Re: Olive-backed Orioles & Sacred Kingfishers around Melbourne

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Subject: Re: Olive-backed Orioles & Sacred Kingfishers around Melbourne
From: Dr Richard Nowotny <>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 00:12:02 +1000
Both were present at the You Yangs Regional Park last weekend - one of the more reliable sites for them.    Richard

Bill Stent wrote:
> Heard my first olive-backed oriole for the season yesterday just
> upstream of
> the Fairfield boathouse on the Yarra (in Melbourne).  Coming through
> this
> morning I caught a glimpse of it.  I think there may have been a
> second as
> well.
> I was on the lookout (listen out?) for kingfishers.  Nix yet,
> unfortunately.
> Bill
We heard Sacred Kingfishers last weekend along Darebin Creek close to
the Yarra confluence.
On Sunday an Oriole was calling at Gresswell Hill or vicinity (between
Macleod and Watsonia).
Anthea Fleming

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