Sounds of Summer

To: L&L Knight <>, Birding Aus <>
Subject: Sounds of Summer
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 21:01:56 +1000
My Brisbane sounds of summer.

Nothing unusual.  Not 'musical'.  But so pleasing to my ears: the Red
Bottlebrush (Callistemon viminalis) is in flower.  Our garden is tiny - the
house takes up much of our 16 perch  (404 sq. m?) allotment, but some 40
years ago I planted the bottlebrush - to the present delight of a dozen or
rainbow lorikeets by day and flying foxes by night.  Such happy noise.



> From: L&L Knight <>
> Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 10:38:41 +1000
> To: Birding Aus <>
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Sounds of Summer
> We are on our sixth day of summer here in Brisbane.  Sure signs that
> summer is here include the first Channel-bill to call in my
> neighbourhood [4 am this morning] and a Dollarbird quacking while I
> work.
> Regards, Laurie.


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