glossy blacks

Subject: glossy blacks
From: "Peter Johnson (Intouch Data)" <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 14:17:18 +1000
no Glossy Blacks Evan, but I thought I'd mention my Squatter Pigeon encounters 
- isn't it often the way that when you finally tick a species they seem to fly 
at you all of a sudden as if you've been running around with your eyes closed! 
Two Sundays ago I ticked my first Squatter Pigeon on the dirt road into the 
Mareeba (Nth Qld) wetlands. Saw another on the way out. Last Sunday driving 
between Ashford (just north of Inverell, NSW) and Texas (QLD) came across al 
leat 5 on the roadside in the late afternoon. In fact the gassy edges were 
alive with Peaceful and Bar Shouldered Doves, Crested Pigeons, Red Rumped 
Parrots, Galahs, Pale Headed and Eastern Rosellas etc etc.



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