NH Honeyeaters

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Subject: NH Honeyeaters
From: Carol Probets <>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 18:06:18 +1000
Here in the Blue Mountains (NSW), New Holland Honeyeaters certainly breed at any time of year with peaks in spring and autumn.

I have a favourite memory of stalking a displaying Superb Lyrebird one winter at Hassan's Walls near Lithgow, looking up into a nearby shrub and noticing a New Holland Honeyeater nest with two nestlings. Those nestlings would have had a front-row seat to the lyrebird's performance each day. That was in July.



At 8:15 AM +0930 5/6/08, Tony Russell wrote:
Further to my earlier note below I note that Simpson and Day (7th Ed
p324) shows them nesting nearly all year round. Oh well, it's still nice
to have them even if this timing isn't unusual.


-----Original Message-----
 On Behalf Of Tony Russell
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 8:07 AM
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Subject: [Birding-Aus] NH Honeyeaters

I have a pair of New Holland Honeyeaters building a nest just outside my
computer room window in a pittosporum bush. Because of the glass they
don't seem to notice me watching them. Isn't this a bit early for them
to be nesting?




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