RFI South Coast NSW (& WTNT)

To: Tom and Mandy Wilson <>
Subject: RFI South Coast NSW (& WTNT)
From: (Andrew Taylor)
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 06:41:00 +1100
On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 09:28:52PM +1100, Tom and Mandy Wilson wrote:
> I'm headed down to South Durras (near Batemans Bay) for a week's
> holiday - are there any interesting sightings from that neck of the
> woods from people who've been there over the last couple of weeks?

Keep an eye out for Square-tailed Kite around Batemans Bay and elsewhere.
I saw one on the outskirts of Batemans Bay on Dec. 26th from the car
as I was coming in from Canberra.  Not unusual and I suspect they'll become
a backyard bird around south coast towns which have high bird (prey)
densities are fringed by tall forests.
Clostest to an owl sighting has been the feathers of a butchered Galah
on a Mogo State Forest trail - maybe killed by a Powerful Owl.  I had
a quick look at the trees but had to catch up with my running companions.

And for Mike Tarburton, 20+ White-throated Needletails foraging at treetop
height for at least 2 hours on 4/1/8 at Broulee (south of Batemans Bay)
a smaller number present on 5/1/8. None seen in the week previous or


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