POW Is. Qld. Fork-tailed Swift sightings.

To: <>, "Michael Tarburton" <>
Subject: POW Is. Qld. Fork-tailed Swift sightings.
From: "Jon Wren" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:58:20 +1000
Gooday Michael and others,
21 March 2018 1755 Homestead waterhole Prince of Wales Is. Very cloudy sky with 
showers. Birds were observed just over the treetops and feeding. Main flock of 
15 followed by smaller groups of 2 – 7 birds. Total 30+ birds over 30 min. 
22 March 2018 Muralug Beach POW Is. 1825. Very heavy sky with storm front to 
the East of Horn Is.  Flock of 60 birds first observed high up and travelling 
East. Over next 40 mins. flocks of 5 – 30 birds flew through at various 
heights. Birds lower seemed to be feeding above the treetops while others up 
higher moved easterly. Also observed a few smaller Swifts mixed in with the 
flock but unable to get a good view. Total of 200+ birds by the time the light 
Jon, Laura and Camilla Wren
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