Tree Sparrow Melbourne Zoo

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Subject: Tree Sparrow Melbourne Zoo
From: "Brian & Meg" <>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 18:40:14 +1100
Thanks to everyone who responded to our request re finding Tree Sparrows at the 
Melbourne Zoo. The response was generous and many. Yesterday, we were lucky 
enough to attend the Twilight Concert at the Zoo. Using info. from all the 
respondents, we began our search soon after entering at 5:30pm. The first 
sparrows sighted were nearly all fledglings – they were everywhere. Eventually, 
their parents turned up and they all proved to be House Sparrows. This was the 
case around the Cafeteria, near the entrance, along the primate walk and around 
the giraffe enclosure. After about an hour and many hundreds of sparrows later, 
three male Tree Sparrows were sighted in the Barn Paddock of the elephant 
Brian & Meg
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