White-throated Needletails

To: "Michael Tarburton" <>
Subject: White-throated Needletails
From: "Alan Gillanders" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 16:34:34 +1000
Have been nudged into reporting these sightings.

04/02/07 Readhead/ Dudley reserve, Newcastle. about 25 WTNT
Birds feeding 2 to 40 metres in an east - west pattern and the flock drifting slowly north on the light SE breeze

16/02/07 Butchers Creek, Malanda, Atherton Tablelands 30+ WTNT
Birds feeding with large flock of White-rumped Swiftletts 10 to 300 metres. Weather, 3 eighths low cloud, 4 eighths strato cumulus fine at the time but rain before and after sighting

27/02/07 Yungaburra, Atherton Tablelands 1 WTNT
Passed overhead with a flock of 50+ White-rumped Swifletts
Cloud approaching from the SE This cloud had caught on the escarpment over night and was rising with the warming day. Cleared to a beautiful warm green season day.


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