Blackbirds in Tenterfield

Just how many Common Blackbirds have infiltrated Toowoomba and surrounds? And whereabouts are they? To help control this latest threat, please post details of all positive and possible sightings (date, time, numbers, ->O, exact location, behaviour) here. If unsure about your ID, please provide a description of the features you noted ...

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Blackbirds in Tenterfield

Post by Mick Atzeni » Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:52 pm

From: Michael <matzeni@westnet.com.au> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Blackbird situation in Queensland Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 17:31:14 +0900 To: <jspk@iprimus.com.au>

Thanks for this info, John.

I suspect there's some truth in your theory. Females are more likely
to be overlooked too.

Cheers
Michael

---- Original Message ----
From: jspk@iprimus.com.au
To: matzeni@westnet.com.au
Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Blackbird situation in Queensland
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 08:04:55 +1000

>Hi Michael,
>We lived in Tenterfield, NSW up until late 2002. In 2001/2, we saw
>single birds (adult males, if I recall rightly) on a number of
>occasions. Maybe adult males 'scout out' new locations, and then
>wait for a female to "Catch up"??
>
>John Tongue
>Ulverstone, Tas.

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