Travelling Coucals

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Subject: Travelling Coucals
From: Penny Brockman <>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 23:02:47 +1100
Dear Bruce and all

When we were at Well 50 at the northern end of the Canning Stock Route in 1994, we found Pheasant Coucal there and also on the eastern shores of Lake Gregory. This was well south of their range according to the field guides but considered due to their flying south or being swept south by the 2002 cyclone which had dumped an enormous amount of rain on the area. The area around Well 50 was thickly vegetated. We also found Brown Quail there and much further south at Well 33. An example I hazard of Australian birds' nomadism and to take advantage of rainfall wherever it occurs.
Happy birding

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