FW: RFI Tassy, Owls and Waders

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Subject: FW: RFI Tassy, Owls and Waders
From: Bob <>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:59:59 +1100
Hi Again Folks
Does anyone have more specific directions for the "fairly regular roost" of the 
Masked Owls at Port Arthur that John and others have mentioned? Please reply if 
you do.
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] RFI Tassy, Owls and Waders
> From: 
> Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:01:34 +1100
> CC: 
> To: 
> Hi Bob,
> Not sure how you'd go for either owl at Melaleuca.  Masked Owls have a fairly 
> regular roost at Port Arthur, but I haven't been to see these ones myself, so 
> hopefully others on here who have been will have accurate info.  Boobooks 
> (Morepork now, I believe) are around Bruny Island, St. Helens, etc.  We've 
> had Masked Owls here in the NW, but not often.
> For waders near Hobart, your best bet is Pipeclay Lagoon, and Orielton 
> Lagoon.  Both are to the east and SE of Hobart.  You'll really need a scope 
> for both.
> Good luck with the trip,
> John Tongue, 
> Ulverstone, Tas.
> On 22/01/2014, at 1:04 PM, Bob <> wrote:
> > Hi All
> > 
> > A friend and I are going to Tassy for 4 days over the long weekend to do 
> > some birding, including an overnight at Melaleuca.
> > 
> > Can anyone tell me if there have been Masked Owls and/or Boobooks 
> > seen/heard there recently? Also is there an area not too far from Hobart 
> > that there is a good chance to get either of them?
> > 
> > Also, is there a good wader spot reasonably close to Hobart?
> > 
> > (will have a hire car after returning from Melaleuca)
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > Bob
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