Pelagic trip reports Eaglehawk Neck 18th and 19th May 2019

Budgerigars en masse

Hello Birders, I am hoping members of Birding Aus might be able to help me with some recollections of budgerigar massing. Some years ago the late Terry Pacey offered this group a vignette about seeing budgerigars so thick on power lines east of Dalby in the 50s or 60s that they stretched the wires almost . . . → Read More: Budgerigars en masse

Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, May 20, 2019 to Sunday, May 26, 2019:

Area: SA

Location: Lake McIntyre Millicent

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (400+) Birds were roosting all around the edges of the lake along with Chestnut Teal and Black Duck.

Reported by: Winston Syson on . . . → Read More: Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

Norfolk Is Birding pal

Will be on Norfolk Is in July when Margaret Christian is not doing her Birding Walks. Will have car and am wondering if there is someone on Norfolk or a visitor at that time who might like to come birding with me on the mornings of Mon 22nd and /or Wed 24th July. I haven't . . . → Read More: Norfolk Is Birding pal

wondering about Terry Pacey?

Hi I am wondering if any one knows if it is possible to contact Terry Pacey? His last on this forum was a while ago and I know he is not young. Sarah Harris

Writer & researcher 0414 263 236


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Spreading my wheels again

Dear Wim, Thank you for painting such a vivid picture of your world. It is all surreal to most Australians. I knew that birds changed their plumage with the season but I had never realised that the snow white fur of hares changed to dull brown in Summer. Also I knew nothing of Willow Grouse . . . → Read More: Spreading my wheels again

Spreading my wheels again

Spreading my wheels again; once more around the Balsfjord


Last week I finally could use my car again, after it was buried in snow all winter and early spring. Now much of the snow has disappeared and this morning also our garden is finally snow free. This . . . → Read More: Spreading my wheels again

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EOI Colombia March 2020

Hi folks

My UK friend and I are planning a 3 week private guided trip to Colombia in March next year. There are nominally one (possibly two) spots available at the moment.

Roughish itinerary is 2 distinct sections – 2 weeks Choco/Andes/Cauca Valley and 1 week around Santa Marta area. Waiting for guides to quote . . . → Read More: EOI Colombia March 2020

Camera shop Melbourne

Thanks very much for all suggestions – much appreciated.

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