Simon Mustoe <>
Update, Christmas Island
Laurie Knight <>
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 21:50:21 +1000
I think the group would have preferred to have seen the Pitta before
its last gasp.
I can just imagine Maxwell Smart saying "Missed it by that much".
On 19/03/2010, at 8:58 PM, Simon Mustoe wrote:
Richard Baxter has kindly provided images from his recent Christmas
Island tour. They can be viewed at http://www.bird-o.com/
More information will be provided as it becomes available in due
course. This seems to be a great all-round experience with some
fantastic non-birding experiences as well. Imagine swimming with
whale sharks just off the beach, after seeing a Cinnamon Bittern,
then finding the carcass of a blue-winged pitta while snorkelling.
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