Mangrove Gerygones at Avalon

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Subject: Mangrove Gerygones at Avalon
From: Ricki Coughlan <>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2007 12:21:06 +1100
G'day bird lovers

Whilst in the mangroves at Careel Bay, Avalon, this morning I observed 4 Mangrove Gerygones (heard several more at the same time), indicating that they are currently present in very good numbers. These birds were reported at this location some years back and I am unaware of any recent reports.

Also had lots (more than 6) of Brush Bronzewings calling at Deep Creek, Narrabeen, early this morning. This was over a 300 metre stretch, so you could say that they're also about in good numbers right now - or at least vocal enough to find them easier than usual.

Happy birding

Ricki Coughlan


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