The birds and the bees - nectar feeders

To: Greg and Val Clancy <>
Subject: The birds and the bees - nectar feeders
From: Bill Stent <>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 13:32:47 +1100
There are pretty good numbers of Musk Lorikeets in Kew (Vic) at the
moment, along with the regular Rainbows.  I've heard a few Littles at
my local park (Hays Paddock) but haven't been able to actually see
them, apart from tiny squeaky bullets zooming about.


On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Greg and Val Clancy <> wrote:
> Musk Lorikeets returned to the Clarence Valley, north coast NSW, in late
> October after an absence of many months.  Last week I had the four lorikeet
> species at home at Coutts Crossing - Rainbow, Scaly-breasted, Musk and
> Little.  Maybe not large numbers but the flowering Silky Oaks and some
> eucalypts are keeping the lorikeets around.  The Musk Lorikeet is irruptive
> in our area and probably travels from more temperate regions such as
> southern NSW and Victoria when nectar is scarce there.
> Greg
> Dr Greg. P. Clancy
> Ecologist and Wildlife-birding Guide
> Coutts Crossing NSW 2460
> 0266493153  0429601960
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Dolby
> Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 11:45 AM
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> Subject: [Birding-Aus] The birds and the bees - nectar feeders

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