BIRDLINE NSW - update 10 May 1998

Subject: BIRDLINE NSW - update 10 May 1998
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: 11 May 1998 00:19:00 EST

     Highlights in New South Wales over the last week include some very good
     sitings, and are as follows:

     FAIRY PENQUIN      1 Hacking River, Cronulla 2/5 and 2 Berry's Bay,
                        McMahon's Point (Sydney) 10/5
     FAIRY PRION        30 off Sydney 9/5
     BULLER'S ALBATROSS 1 off Sydney 9/5
     PLUMED WHISTLING DUCK      160 Powell's Lane, Richmond 3/5
     PINK-EARED DUCK    7 McGrath's Hill, Windsor 9/5
     KING QUAIL         1 heard Cupitt's Lane / Cornwallis
                        Road, Richmond 3/5
     BROWN QUAIL        6 Cupitt's / Cornwallis Richmond 10/5
     DOUBLE-BANDED PLOVER       20 Penrhyn Road, Botany 1/5
     WANDERING TATTLER  2 Hastings Point, Tweed Heads 26/4
     SWIFT PARROT       60 Castlereagh SF, Richmond 9/5
     LITTLE LORIKEET    15 Centennial Park, Sydney 12/4
     POWERFUL OWL       1 Bilgola, Sydney 1-3/5
     WHITE WAGTAIL      2 Merimbula, Eden 24/4 - the third species of
                        Wagtail in NSW in as many months
     FLAME ROBIN        1 Cornwallis Road, Windsor 3/5
     RED-CAPPED ROBIN   pair Castlereagh SF, Richmond 25/4
     ROSE ROBIN         1 Gore Creek, Lane Cove 4/5
     RUFOUS WHISTLER    1 Scheyville res., Windsor 9/5 - late record
     REGENT HONEYEATER  6 Castlereagh SF, Richmond 9/5
     CRIMSON CHAT       12 Wagga Wagga 24/4

     Chris Gladwin
     Sydney, Australia

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

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

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