Sea-eagle and other birds in SE Melbourne

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Subject: Sea-eagle and other birds in SE Melbourne
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 18:57:50 +1100
There have been two records of sea-eagles in 3 days:
- one fishing off Sandringham on Sunday at 1000 (at the same
time as 100+ white-throated needletails were around in a
clear blue sky and apparently feeding at all levels from
roof-top to out of sight - also seen in Hampton)

- one (transitional plumage?) today (Tuesday) feeding in
flight over or near the eastern section of the Royal
Melbourne Golf Course

The most recent record of the Grey-tailed Tattler was on 7/1
when it was on the rock walls around the Beaumaris Motor
Yacht Squadron leased area with a Common Sandpiper also on a
rock wall about 100m north.  The latter was in this area on

Michael Norris
Bayside Friends of Native Wildlife
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