Victoria Quinton <>, Birding-aus <>
rufous fantails and bats
Merrilyn Serong <>
Mon, 31 Dec 2007 14:19:05 +1100
Rufous Fantails arrive in Victoria later than most of the other breeding
migrants. Another possibility is that this is not their first attempt.
Lindy Lumsden is a bat expert. If you do a Google search for her name
you will find lots of sites.
Happy New Year.
Victoria Quinton wrote:
Hello all, and happy transition from 2007 to 2008,
Do birds ever wonder what day or year it is?
I was recently on the Mornington Peninsula, for the first time in a while,
and was delighted to find a rufous fantail nest.
There was a pair of adult rufous fantails and they were taking turns [the few
times I saw them] sitting on the nest.
I did not wish to disturb them, and could not see young, so I presume there
were eggs in the nest.
Is this later than usual for them to nest and breed?
Subject the Second: bats..
If around 70 small bats [allow margin for error as they were flying in
suddenly move to a house, appear one day, from where are they most likely to
Does anyone know a 'bat man' - or whatever the speciality is called - who
knows a great deal about mammals that fly in that part of Aus.?
Happy Birding to all.. and safety for Man and Beast alike this summer..
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