Pinks Robins (formerly "Possible Tasmanian Morepork in Victoria")

Subject: Pinks Robins (formerly "Possible Tasmanian Morepork in Victoria")
From: Chris Corben <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:52:33 -0500
So would Tassy Pinks be identifiable as such if collected in Victoria?

Or is this just an average difference with broad overlap?

Cheers, Chris.

On 06/12/2013 11:35 PM, Jeff Davies wrote:
G'day Richard, Nikolas and Stephen.

I'm interested to know where everyone is getting their data from.
HANZAB shows that Tasmanian birds are bigger in all measurements so rather
than having proportionately longer wings they are just bigger all around, no
advantage in that for migration. Similarly there is not enough data in
HANZAB to compare average weights for the two ssp, but if the birds in Tas
are physically bigger in all measurements then they would have to be

Cheers Jeff.


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