Swift Parrots in Capertee - 21 Aug 2005

Subject: Swift Parrots in Capertee - 21 Aug 2005
From: Tun Pin Ong <>
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 17:33:05 -0700 (PDT)

It was a good outing at Capertee, not just for birding
but also to meet up with David Geering and Carol
Probets for the first time. Also thanks to a number of
other birdwatchers who showed me the swift parrots and
additional spot for Regent Honeyeater, whom I did not
get a chance to know your names.

I was particularly puzzled by at least one single
swiftie (not sure if it was the same individual) that
kept coming back to a nest-like hollow, at least 5
times. It once tucked into the hollow, doing some sort
of inspection. Red-rumped Parrots also appeared at the
branch once but swiftie seemed to be more interested
in it.

As we know that Swift Parrots do not breed in NSW,
maybe this is just a parrot's inquisitive nature.

Tun Pin ONG
St Leonards

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