The following observations have been reported for
the Central Coast and Lower Hunter areas, plus a few others and may be
worthwhile following up.
Penny Drake-Brockman saw a Black-tailed
Native Hen at Pambalong Swamp near the causeway on Friday 14/6/02. One
was there over Christmas 2000!
Neil and Judi Russell on 12/6/02 saw 200+
Swift Parrots around Wyongah/Tuggerawong, east of Wyong,
particularly around Tuggerawong Public School, Mullawal Rd & Darri Rds,
these birds have been here fo over two weeks. A few Swift parrots were also seen
at Canton Beach.
40+ Swift Parrots were still
present at Wyee Point village and 60+ at Budgewoi Shopping Centre Car
Park last Thursday, while 2-300+ are still at the usual sites at Bateau
2 Spotted Quail-thrush and 6
Rock Warblers were seen on the Old Great North Rd, Dharug NP on
15/6/02 at Dharug NP by M. Vesk
John Seale and Craig Cassady saw 1 Regent
Honeyeater at Bombee Creek, Sawtell 6-16/6/02.
Greg Clancy and John Seale have seen 20+
Swift Parrots at Moonee Beach Caravan park 15-16/6/02. Kororo
Creek and Moonee beach have hosted Swift parrots at theis time of the year on
4+ Regent Honeyeaters were at Wyee
Point West on 11/6/02, seen by Don Moon , Alan Morris & others
4+ Swift Parrots but no Regent
Honeyeaters were seen at Galbaba Pt Res South Swansea on 12/6/02 seen by Alan
Morris & Geoff Jones.
Australasian Bittern 1 at edge of
wetland Enterprise Drive Berkeley Vale 27/5/02 seen by Kevin
Records Officer, Birding