BIRDLINE NSW - update 18 May 1998

Subject: BIRDLINE NSW - update 18 May 1998
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: 18 May 1998 00:20:00 EST

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

     SHORT-TAILED SHEARWATER    1 Cape Solander, Cronulla 17/5
     AUSTRALIAN GANNET  200 per hour north Maroubra 16/5
     YELLOW-BILLED  SPOONBILL   1 McGrath's Hill, Windsor 14/5
     AUSTRALIAN SHOVELER        54 McGrath's Hill, Windsor 14/5
     OSPREY             2 Narrabeen Lagoon, Sydney 9/5
     GREY-TAILED TATTLER        5 Shell Point, Botany Bay 17/5
     WHITE-FRONTED TERN 1 Mistral Point, Maroubra 17/5
     BARN OWL           1 North Sydney 8.30am 12/5
     POWERFUL OWL       1 Lane Cove Res., Sydney 13/5
     GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOO      4 16km e of Parkes 10/5

     SWIFT PARROT       16 daily Taronga Zoo, Sydney, 29 junction of
     Londonderry/Carrington Roads, Richmond 16/5, 8 Cookamidgera SF, Parkes
     10/5 and at Castlereagh SF, Richmond 10 trail 27, 6 1km south of
     entrance on Northern Road and 4 near Spinks Road - all 17/5

     LITTLE LORIKEET    1 Taronga Zoo 16/5, 20 Castlereagh SF 17/5
     MUSK LORIKEET      "many" Captain Cook's Landing Point, Cronulla 17/5
     SACRED KINGFISHER  2 Shell Point, Botany Bay 17/5
     RED-CAPPED ROBIN   3 Castlereagh SF 17/5
     RUFOUS WHISTLER    1 Bicentennial Park, Sydney 16/5
     RUFOUS FANTAIL     1 Concord, Strathfield 16/5 - late record

     REGENT HONEYEATER  up to 8 (including 2 imms) daily Castlereagh SF,
     Richmond on trail 27 (south between trails 28 and 29).  One banded red
     over red and one banded red over white.  Where are these from?

     BLACK-CHINNED HONEYEATER   4 Castlereagh SF 17/5
     TAWNEY-CROWNED HONEYEATER  1 Cape Solander, Cronulla 17/5
     CHESTNUT-RUMPED HEATHWREN  1 Cape Solander, Cronulla 17/5

     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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