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Old Wednesday 27th September 2017, 15:50   #1
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Can anyone tell me if the box ironbark trees in Capertee Valley are flowering? I understand this attracts the regent honeyeater which I would dearly love to see. Any tips on seeing this endangered bird will be much appreciated. I have a few locations from Dolby and Clarke's guide. I plan to visit around 13 Oct. I am visiting from Singapore and will be birding the east coast for 2 weeks. Thanks.
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Old Wednesday 27th September 2017, 17:03   #2
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Welcome to BirdForum. Probably the easiest thing to do is to check EBird for recent sightings of Regent Honeyeater. You can find those here by searching on Regent Honeyeater:
http://ebird.org/ebird/map/
There appear to have been a few sightings in recent weeks.
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Old Thursday 28th September 2017, 06:44   #3
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Thanks Andrew. I have had a look. ebird looks useful for australia.
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Hi, there is a guide to the region here: http://archive.lithgow.nsw.gov.au/to...erteebirds.pdf
And I have found them at this time of year (october) at site 4, however, its not always. I usually park my car and wander the cross road area for about 30minutes. I have also seen them at sites 5 and 6, the end of the road at 6 seems to have some sort of development happening and I am not sure how good that will be.
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