BIRDLINE NSW - update 28 November 1997

Subject: BIRDLINE NSW - update 28 November 1997
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: 28 Nov 1997 05:40:05 EST

     Highlights in New South Wales over the last few weeks are as follows:

     LITTLE SHEARWATER  1 off Narrabeen, Sydney - taken into care 4/11
     GLOSSY IBIS        2 Pittown lagoon, Windsor 22/11
     PINK-EARED DUCK    5 Pittown lagoon, Windsor 22/11
     BAILLON'S CRAKE    1 Centennial Park, Sydney 15/11 and 1 McGrath's
                        Hill STW, Windsor 22/11
     AUSTRALIAN CRAKE   1 McGrath's Hill STW, Windsor 22/11
     STUBBLE QUAIL      several Cornwallis Road, Windsor 22/11
     BROWN QUAIL        several Cornwallis Road, Windsor 22/11
     BEACH STONE-CURLEW 1 Comerong Island, Wollongong early November - well
                        south of range
     RED-NECKED AVOCET  1 Comerong Island 8/11
     GREY PLOVER        2 Penrhyn Road, Botany up to 15/11 and 1 Lake
                        Illawarra 8/11
     PECTORAL SANDPIPER 1 Bicentenial Park, Sydney 13/11
     GREAT KNOT         7 Comerong Island 16/11
     SANDERLING         2 Penrhyn Road, Botany 23/11
     SOOTY TERN         1 Manly Beach, Sydney - taken into care 20/11
     BARN OWL           1 regularly Werrington, Sydney early November
     PHEASANT COUCAL    1 Pymble, Sydney regularly
     ORINTAL CUCKOO     1 Mitchell Park, Cattai 24/11
     WHITE-THROATED NEEDLETAIL  Matcham, Central Coast 27/10 and Bilgola,
                                Sydney 22/11 - scarce so far this year
     CICADABIRD         1 Dharag NP 5/11
     SPECTACLED MONARCH 1 Manly Dam, Sydney 1/11 - overshot migrant

     Chris Gladwin
     Sydney, Australia

     BIRDLINE NSW (02) 9290 1778 - sponsored by Birds Australia, NSW Field
     Ornithologists Club and Cumberland Bird Observers Club

     Please reply direct as a I am unable to see "Birding-Aus"

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