Koel photo?

Hi all, Bill here

I have to write a Facebook message on behalf of my employer, Optics Central, about the return of the Koel to Melbourne. Does anyone have a photo that I can use?

I can’t pay anything for it, but I’ll certainly give credit.

Many thanks.

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Gamba Grass

The scourge of gamba grass that Denise often reminds us about on Birding-aus has made it into today’s The Guardian newspaper:

 

www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/13/increased-fire-risk-fear-as-african-gamba-grass-invades-northern-australia

 

Stephen Ambrose

Ryde, NSW

 

 

Return to Sender

Hi birding-aus;

Does anyone know if Professor Michael Tarburton is overseas or has a new email address as my post to him in the last 10 days says it is in a queue and then bounces back.

thanks. owen.

Sent from my iPhone

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BOCA CDs

Hi again birding-aussers,

The BOCA CDs have found a new home!

Thanks,

Paul Dodd South Melbourne

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Free to a good home – All 10 BOCA bird call CDs

Hi Birding-aussers,

I have a full set of 10 BOCA bird call CDs that need rehoming. If you’re interested, please let me know. First come, first served.

Thanks,

Paul Dodd South Melbourne

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BirdLife VIC Public Talk – Melbourne 8 November – CANCELLED

The BirdLife VIC Public Talk – Melbourne

 

Scheduled at

Ground floor, 60 Leicester St, Carlton. for:7:30 pm Thursday 8th November 2018.

 

Has been CANCELLED.

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Budgie house husband

Re Lewins Rail family feeding chicks.

Some months ago we caught an escaped blue female budgie which had been chased by a Grey Butcherbird, kept her and bought a cockbird for company, they mated, we put in a nesting box and three noisy chicks hatched. While moving them to a much larger cage, the hen . . . → Read More: Budgie house husband

egg theft/disposal

Gidday all, Saw three Australian Ravens being chased off by Bush Stone-curlew today in Townsville Common Cons. Park. Found two curlew eggs nearby. Ravens returned soon after and flew off with eggs. And seemingly swallowed them in flight as I tried in vain to focus and photograph the action. Certainly, two thorough sweeps of . . . → Read More: egg theft/disposal

BirdLife VIC Public Talk – Melbourne

This month’s speaker will be Leah Royle, Senior Development Executive, Australian Wildlife Conservancy,

Subject

“Changing the game: providing new hope for Australia’s threatened wildlife”

 

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Lewin’s Rails feeding young reported on birdline – Lake Hamilton, Vic

Marion Halliday has reported seeing Lewin's Rails with young (at least 5, possibly 6) at Lake Hamilton via the Birdline Victoria Facebook group. She says one was seen feeding one of the young a worm "a couple of times" on the evening of 29/10/18, and posted a photo of an adult with a worm, . . . → Read More: Lewin’s Rails feeding young reported on birdline – Lake Hamilton, Vic