White-throated needletails

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Subject: White-throated needletails
From: robert morris <>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:16:10 +1000
Hi Joan

White-throated Needletails don't have a white rump. Perhaps you saw their vents 
on the underside (which are white)? If the birds had white rumps - they may 
have been Fork-tailed Swifts? 


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> On 30 Nov 2014, at 09:28,  wrote:
> Hello Mike et al
> Between 11-11.25am (when hanging out washing) noticed two groups of 15-20 
> White-throated needletails pass over Tungarra Rd Girraween (2145) white rumps 
> shining in the sun as they flew from east to west in a circular movement - 
> probably feeding.
> Did anyone else see them?
> Joan Wharton
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