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Blackbirds in Tenterfield

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:52 pm
by Mick Atzeni
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.