brown songlarks in West Vic

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Subject: brown songlarks in West Vic
From: Steve Clark <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:05:41 +1100
So - it seems Brown Songlarks are indeed scarce in Victoria this year.  I
thought that with the inland areas drying out we would have had an
increase.  Wonder where they all are?

Steve Clark
Hamilton, Vic

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Russell Woodford <>wrote:

> Hi John
> I have a later start this morning so I will go via Scenic Drive to see if
> I can spot the bird. I've don't think I have a sight record form Victoria
> yet, though I heard the one in Ocean Grove a couple of times. DO you think
> this is the same bird, or are they simply expanding their range?
> Cheers
> Russell
> On 26 November 2013 07:15, John Newman <> wrote:
>> Hi fellas, just another piece of the jigsaw from Geelong region. At least
>> 2 and possibly a 3rd brown songlark were seen in separate sites in
>> grassland approx. 1/2 hr  west of Geelong around Lake Gherang area, singing
>> beautifully and making confident flights. So at least some have got this
>> far west. This was 3 weeks ago.
>> Also Russell you will hopefully hear the koel now with its penetrating
>> call wafting through Highton again this am.
>> Cheers,
>> John Newman

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