RFI Sydney

Hi all,   A friend of mine wants to spend a few days in Sydney. He would like to stay in Sydney where he could access some good birding spots on foot or by public transportation. He would also like a recommendation on a place to stay. He’s a very good birder but is . . . → Read More: RFI Sydney

HANZAB, Perth area

Try the BirdLife WA library at 167 Perry Lakes Drive, Floreat. Phone 08 9383 7749 Cheers, Jonny Dr. Jonny SchoenjahnPerth, Western Australia http://www.jonnybird-australia.com/greyfalcon.htm

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Hello Everyone,


I have been trying to track down some of the HANZAB volumes for a while, yet I can not seem to find out where I can look at them.

I live in Perth, and none of the Public Libraries have them available (or so my research has . . . → Read More: HANZAB

Head pressing in Eastern Rosellas

Thanks Mike for doing the HANZAB Vol 5 search. I am now of the opinion that mite infestation is the most likely explanation for this peculiar behaviour. Geoff

Head pressing by Eastern Rosellas

Thank you all for your detailed and considered opinions on this observation. Some comments: . initially I did think the birds were probably listening for what dangers (reptilian, mammalian or avian) may be laying inside the nest box. However, I began to doubt this theory when I noticed how frequently the male head pressed the . . . → Read More: Head pressing by Eastern Rosellas

Using artificial intelligence to track birds’ dark-of-night migrations

see www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190828080536.htm

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dodgy yellow wagtail email

Gidday all, Just deleted stilted request from purported visiting birder from Portugal with five pix of maybe Yellow Wagtail attached (left unopened by me). Addressed to 'Mr,' Seemed dodgy. Anyone else received this in past 12 hours? Cheers, Tony Ashton

Head pressing by Eastern Rosellas

Once again we have Eastern Rosellas nesting in a box next to our lounge room wall. This year we have again observed a puzzling behavioural pattern by the nesting couple. The lengthy process of nest selection (we have two boxes in the backyard) involves much 'head pressing' where the bird presses its forehead on the . . . → Read More: Head pressing by Eastern Rosellas

FW: Little Blue Birdlist

We have had a number of enquiries about the Little Blue Birdlist via email. The part time Office Manager has asked that when you email could you include the number of books you wish to purchase and your address and that will help with calculating the postage and so reduce the number of . . . → Read More: FW: Little Blue Birdlist

Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, September 16, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019:

Area: SA

Location: Mt. Lofty Botanic Gardens

Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata) (1) Foraging in leaf litter underneath a bush. Cloudy conditions.

Reported by: Annette Smith on Monday, September 16, 2019


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