large flock on Rainbow Lorikeets, Strathfield railway station, Sydney, N

To: "'Bill Stent'" <>, "'Shirley Cook'" <>, "'Ben Hope'" <>, <>
Subject: large flock on Rainbow Lorikeets, Strathfield railway station, Sydney, NSW
From: "Tony Russell" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 08:46:35 +1030
Why would you want to do that Bill ?


-----Original Message-----
 On Behalf Of Bill Stent
Sent: Thursday, 25 March 2010 8:20 AM
To: Shirley Cook; Ben Hope; 
Subject: large flock on Rainbow Lorrikeets, Strathfield
railway station, Sydney, NSW

Actually, Common Mynas do this as well around our way.  I wonder if you can 
get an enormous cannon net to go over the whole tree...


From: "Shirley Cook" <>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2010 8:48 AM
To: "Ben Hope" <>; <>
Subject: large flock on Rainbow Lorrikeets,Strathfield 
railway station, Sydney, NSW

> Dear all,
> I was at the Chifley Hotel in Penrith for a couple of nights a fortnight 
> ago and on the first night just on dusk, I came out of the hotel to be 
> greeted by the most unearthly cacophony that at first I thought was some 
> ear-splitting metal working being done somewhere nearby.  It then became 
> obvious it was coming from hundreds of Rainbow Lorikeets, settling down 
> for the night in the trees around the hotel.  When I came outside again 
> about half an hour later with darkness approaching, they had settled down 
> to the occasional twittering!
> Regards
> Shirley Cook
> Secretary/Treasurer
> Birds Australia (Northern NSW)

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