ADVERT- Sandhill Grasswren Expeditions

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Subject: ADVERT- Sandhill Grasswren Expeditions
From: Mark Carter <>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2015 05:33:17 +0000
Hi All,
Sorry to post another ad so soon but I'm pretty excited about this one.
I have an accessible location for the new Sandhill Grasswren Amytornis oweni 
(formerly Striated Grasswren subspecies oweni) and am running some three-day 
accommodated trips departing Alice Springs for birders keen to twitch them. 
More information is on my website:
For background on the species authority for this bird read the original 2013 
paper by Les Christidis et al. at:
I'm aware that as the IOC has so far refused to accept the split but this is 
probably a temporary situation- in my experience the four species formerly 
called Striated Grasswren are distinct in habitat, plumage and voice- not to 
mention distribution. But don't just take my word for it- come and see for 


Mark Carter

Birding and
T ++61 (0) 447358045
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