Pair still there at 3.00pm. On Solander trail as reported by Alan, about
100m past the Management Trail turn off on LHS. Probably the same pair.
2009/8/24 Alan McBride <>
> Two birds on sealed Solander Trail just northeast of Cunninghams rest area.
> 11.30 today.
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> Alan McBride
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> On 23/08/2009, at 17:50, Tim Jones <> wrote:
>> The Wildflower Garden is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m..
>>> Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 14:17:40 +1000
>>> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Glossy Black Cockatoos - Ku-ring Gai Wildflower
>>> Garden, St Ives northern Sydney
>>> Hi all
>>> suffering from a heavy cold, but not wanting to waste a great day in
>>> I visited the above site this morning for a short walk. It also has a
>>> reasonable playground for my kids in a clearing where I could sit quietly
>>> (well apart from the sneezing anyway) and watch the birds. As a bonus,
>>> (although I was not aware of this at the time I decided to go there) a
>>> of Glossy Blacks reported on BirdlineNSW by B Ayres on 22 Aug was still
>>> present (at NW end of Browns Track near Lamberts Clearing) feeding mostly
>>> quietly and not fussed by us. There was the usual chomping of casuarina
>>> nuts, but occasionally the male would make a quiet screeching call.
>>> the pair for about 10 mins before going back to the visitor centre and
>>> caught up with some US birders (who had seen the birdline report) and
>>> directed them to the pair.
>>> Also several Golden Whistlers singing and calling well around Lamberts
>>> clearing and various honeyeaters all very active.
>>> Also saw a large goanna and a Diamond Python (my attention drawn to both
>>> alarm calls from honeyeaters).
>>> Tom Wilson
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