Dollarbird now at Booragoon Lake Perth WA

To: <>, "birdswa email list" <>, "Frank O'Connor" <>
Subject: Dollarbird now at Booragoon Lake Perth WA
From: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 10:24:18 +1000
Hi Frank,

I am curious to know why you believe that the Dollarbird is a 'sub-adult'? It look like a juvenile to me. I suppose it depends upon what your definition off sub-adult is. Certainly a juvenile is a 'sub-adult' if you call anything younger than an adult a 'sub-adult' but I don't. I usually reserve the term for a bird that is close to assuming full adult plumage, i.e. a late stage immature.

A juvenile bird is one that is still in the plumage that it had when it left the nest.


Greg Clancy

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