Emus in south-east QLD

To: Chris Sanderson <>, "Birding-Aus (Forum)" <>
Subject: Emus in south-east QLD
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:31:44 +1000
A somewhat more recent book by the QLD Museum is "Wildlife of Greater
Brisbane", my copy published in 1995.  No mention of Emus.  Doesn't sound
very hopeful.


> From: Chris Sanderson <>
> Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 13:49:02 +1000
> To: "Birding-Aus (Forum)" <>
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Emus in south-east QLD
> Hi all,
> I've been reading a book published in 1968 by the QLD Museum called Birds of
> Brisbane and Envrions by Donald P Vernon.  It basically details a list of
> species found in the region and has notes on range and identification.
> Among many interesting things in the book, it lists Emus as being on Bribie
> Island.  I was wondering if anyone knows whether those Emus were there
> naturally, and if they are still there?  Also, is anyone aware of places
> that people can go to see Emu within a daytrip's distance from Brisbane?
> Regards,
> Chris


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