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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Rare Sea Bird - The Bulwer's Petrel found in Oakey.

Information Care Of the Toowoomba Bird Observer's Club.A Rare Sea-Bird, the Bulwer's Petrel has been found at Oakey on the Darling Downs, not far from Toowoomba.  
This rare sea-bird was found exhausted at the Oakey Aviation Base a fortnight ago and was handed onto local expert Wildlife Carer, but sadly it died a day after it was found.  
This is the SECOND sighting EVER of this bird in Australia, and is a first for Queensland!!
Bulwer's Petrel - Photo C/- Toowoomba Bird Observer's Club


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Today's National News Article on the rare Bulwer's Petrel:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-14/rare-seabird-found-in-southern-qld/4518246

J.G.

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