Wither the WoT-NoTs?

To: "michael hunter" <>
Subject: Wither the WoT-NoTs?
From: Michael Tarburton <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 14:03:21 +1100
g'day list readers

There are reports of WTNT's around Sydney at Ryde, Chatswood, Ashfield and Arcadia for example. Those from the Central coast so far this season include sightings at: Bateau Bay, Mangrove Mtn, Narara, and Wamberal Lagoon, but as you say Michael - none from Avoca!

Most sightings I have gleaned or been sent so far this season are from Qld. If there are fewer birds in total, maybe they do not have to forage over all Australian Forests - particularly in the southern half of the continent.

Happy swift watching
(& if you find any please let me know - thank you)


Michael Tarburton


On 19/01/2009, at 12:15 PM, michael hunter wrote:

White-throated Needletails (WTNTs ) under summer stormclouds are usually as regular as sunburn during our Christmas break at Avoca Beach, but not a
one seen this year despite plenty of cumulo-nimbus. Where are they?


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