Passing of Jerry Olsen

The following message from the COG President Neil Hermes has just appeared on the mailing list of Canberra Ornithologists Group (COG) It is with great sadness that I report the sudden passing of Jerry Olsen last Saturday. Jerry was a great member and friend of COG, a personal friend to many, a consummate professional and . . . → Read More: Passing of Jerry Olsen

SWIFT records Summer 2020/2021

Hi Mike, and to anyone interested on Birding-Aus,


Here are my most recent sight records of Fork-tailed (Pacific) Swifts and White-throated Needletails:

23/12/20  6:30pm: 1 x Fork-tailed Swift, flying directly NE low above suburban Urangan, Hervey Bay, SEQ; 28/12/20  6:30am: 3 to 5 White-throated Needletails, hawking low to medium height . . . → Read More: SWIFT records Summer 2020/2021