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Port Stephens pelagic this Sunday VACANCIES

Hi all,

There are one or two vacancies for the pelagic running out of Port Stephens this Sunday. Contact me offline if you’re interested or want more details.

Mick

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Observations on copulation behaviours of Blue-faced Honeyeater in suburban Brisbane

9 June 2018 – Sydney Pelagic Report

9 JUNE 2018 REPORT

OVERVIEW Compared to the conditions leading up to this trip the weather for the day was thankfully predicted to be relatively benign with milder winds and a 1-1.5m swell accompanied by patchy showers. There was very little swell or wind on the way out giving a comfortable ride for the . . . → Read More: 9 June 2018 – Sydney Pelagic Report

Wim’s Calystegia sepium

In Wim Vader’s report of a stroll in the” balmy” Netherlands (well compared with Tromso), he pondered the English for Calystegia sepium, not having his English plant book with him. It is Hedge Bindweed, also known as Bugle vine, Heavenly trumpets or Bellbind (amongst others). Many laymen know it as convolvulus. Formerly called Convolvulus sepium . . . → Read More: Wim’s Calystegia sepium

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Jordan birding book

Hi all,

I’ll be in Jordan for a week or so soon. Can anyone make recommendations re. bird guide?

Thanks

Paul

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Birding Agnus waters & Bundaberg

Hi all

Just recently was birding in Agnus waters and found a young Plum-headed finch on its own with Double-barred finches…seemed odd?? I’ve only seen Plum headeds inland at Bowra station etc, not near the beach

And then in Bundaberg yesterday a Nutmeg mannikin with a little group of Double-barred finches…also interesting I thought… Anyways

. . . → Read More: Birding Agnus waters & Bundaberg

A walk in Odijk, the Netherlands

A walk in Odijk, the Netherlands

My partner Riet lives in Odijk, a commuter village near Utrecht in the Netherlands, and everytime I stay here, I make the same walk of c one hour, mostly along the little river Kromme Rijn and through suburbia: I have written about this before, just as I feel I . . . → Read More: A walk in Odijk, the Netherlands

Sydney Sea-Eagles

Hi All, Just a quick note, the first egg has been laid at 5:33pm tonight 11 June. Live video is available at Sea-EagleCAM Live Video & Chat These are wild Eagles we just happen to have a camera close by. Hopping for success this year. We have had some disappointments over the last few years. . . . → Read More: Sydney Sea-Eagles