birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 28.5.99

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Subject: birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 28.5.99
From: "Gladwin, Chris [JJPAU]" <>
Date: Fri, 28 May 1999 00:14:08 +0200
Highlights in NSW over the last three weeks or so are as follows:

WANDERING ALBATROSS     1 Mistral Point, Coogee, Sydney 9/5
WEDGE-TAILED SHEARWATER 1 late bird Mistral Point, Coogee 9/5
STRIATED HERON          1 Long Reef, Sydney 23/5
BLACK-NECKED STORK      1 Nr Bellingen, North Coast 22/5
PINK-EARED DUCK 76 Bicentennial Park, Sydney 17/5
WHITE-BREASTED SEA-EAGLE        2 Newington, Sydney Olympics Site 9/5
BRAHMINY KITE   1 Myall Lakes, Hawkes Nest 22/5
PACIFIC BAZA            6 Eastern Creek, Sydney last week
GREY GOSHAWK    1 Blackman Park, Lane Cove River 9/5 and 2 Marsfiled, Sydney
BROWN FALCON    1 Magic Point, Maroubra, Sydney 11/5
LEWIN'S RAIL            up to 9 (!) daily Magic Point, Maroubra, Sydney till
at least 26/5
SPOTLESS CRAKE  up to 3 daily Magic Point, Maroubra, Sydney till at least
PAINTED BUTTON QUAIL    3 Castlereagh NR, Richmond 13/5
BROWN QUAIL             20 Magic Point, Maroubra 8/5
SOOTY OYSTERCATCHER     17 Long Reef, Sydney 23/5
KELP GULL               1 Long Reef, Sydney 23/5
ARCTIC SKUA             2 late birds Mistral Point, Coogee, Sydney 9/5
YELLOW-TAILED BLACK COCKATOO    up to 44 in one flock wandering Sydney's
Eastern suburbs all month
SWIFT PARROT    3 Noorangingy Reserve, Doonside, Sydney 9/5
TOPKNOT PIGEON  50 Taronga Zoo, Mosman 19/5
EMERALD DOVE    1 Blackman Park, Lane Cover River, Sydney 9/5
SACRED KINGFISHER       1 over wintering Bobbin Head, Sydney
NOISY PITTA             1 juv Taronga Zoo, Mosman 17/5 and 1 Field of Mars
Reserve, East Ryde, Sydney 4/5
GREENFINCH              2 Magic Point, Maroubra 11/5

Chris Gladwin
Sydney, Australia

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