Honeyeater Party

To: Carl Clifford <>
Subject: Honeyeater Party
From: Chris Charles <>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 13:17:56 +1000
Thanks Carl. I invited myself to the Munmorah party this morning & it was still raging.
Scarlet HE predominated but also White-cheeked, Yellow-faced & Scaly-
breasted & Rainbow Lorikeets.
Also a j-walking Brush Bronzewing.
Effective use of Google Earth.

Cheers, Chris

Chris Charles
0412 911 184

33deg 47'30"S

On 24/04/2008, at 5:39 PM, Carl Clifford wrote:

Sorry, David, that was the best google Earth could do  :(
It is a good spot to remember though, any easy diversion between
Syd & Newcastle and there is usually something happening.

Carl Clifford

On 24/04/2008, at 5:31 PM, David Stowe wrote:

Gotta love someone who thinks that a gps reading down to the
seconds with 2 decimal places is an APPROX location!! :)

Seriously though - thanks for the very detailed description Carl. I wish i could get up there myself.

David Stowe,

On 24/04/2008, at 4:53 PM, Carl Clifford wrote:

Dear All,
Anyone who will be on the northern part of the NSW Central Coast
over the Weekend will be able to catch a Honeyeater party. At the
southern entrance of the Munmorah State Consevation area (approx
33°12'12.61"S 151°35'44.92"E), just before the entry booth, there are some young Swamp Mahoganys along the road blooming well. The
trees are alive with honeyeaters, despite the rain. I spent about
10 minutes there this afternoon between showers (deluges) and saw
Little Wattlebird, Scarlet Honeyeater, New Holland Honeyeater,
White-cheeked Honeyeater and Yellow-faced Honeyeater franticly
foraging amongst the blossom. I don't know if the nectar was
starting to ferment, but the trees had the atmosphere of a B&S
ball in the early hours of the morning. Very hectic. The blossom
looked as if it should last up to a week more.

The same spot is also very good for Honeyeaters when the Melaleuca quinquenervia around the old sand mining pool adjacent to the road is in blossom.

Hopefully the rain will ease enough over the week-end for me to
get back and have a good look and get a few pix. If anyone stops
to have a look, I wouldn't go off the road or along the couple of
tracks there without your Wellies.

Cheers, and HAGWE


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