Yellow-breasted Boatbills at Lizard Island?

To: martin cachard <>
Subject: Yellow-breasted Boatbills at Lizard Island?
From: Michael Tarburton <>
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 12:02:16 +1100

Remember that birds lost at sea, or caught up in cyclone or tropical storms quite often land on boats (sail boats, motorboats, whatever) and I doubt you would say that was normal habitat for them. Such birds do turn up as ship-assisted vagrants. Might this have happened to a YB Boatbill?


Michael Tarburton


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