There was a Crimson
Chat at Gapsted in the Ovens Valley, thanks Dexter Palmer.
There were small numbers of both
Fairy and Tree Martins along Glenmore Road
between Glenmore and Rowsley, thanks Micah Kawalek.
There were 3 Hooded
Robins seen at the Chiltern-Mt Pilot NP, thanks Aaron Organ.
There were at least 3
Hutton's Shearwaters feeding about half a km off the coast
between Kirk Point and the end of Beach Road, some birds sometimes coming to
within 200m of the shore, thanks Danny Rogers.
Rosella was seen in Kurrajong Crescent, Melton only the second by this
observer seen in 13 years, thanks Micah Kawalek
Cuckoos were heard and seen at the Cranbourne Botanical Gardens, thanks
There are currently 60
Freckled Duck on the reservoir at Newlyn - a small town halfway
between Creswick and Daylesford, other birds of interest include
Blue-billed Duck (15), Musk Duck,
Red-capped Dotterel (an unusual birds for this area),
Black-fronted Dotterel, Great Crested Grebe,
Tree Martin, and a Crescent Honeyeater in bush
next to the Reservoir, thanks Tim Dolby.
There were 2 Long-billed
Corellas at O'Donnell Reserve in St Kilda, thanks Vin.
There were 26
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos in gums and wattles along Merri
Creek, Clifton Hill this morning just upstream from the Roseneath St footbridge,
thanks Neville Pamment.
On the pelagic trip off Port
Fairy there was 1 Slender-billed Prion and 1
Grey-backed Storm-petrel, thanks Rohan Clarke.
There were at least 10
Swift Parrots at the Pipemakers Park in Maidstone (just
south-east of Highpoint Shopping Centre (Melway map 28, B10), thanks Chris
There were 3 Long-billed
Corellas as well as both Grey and Pied
Currawongs at Banyule Flats Reserve, thanks Michael Mules
A flock of 6
Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoos were seen near the East Brunswick
velodrome, thanks Paul Peake.
2 Great Skuas
were seen from the cliffs at Cape Nelson near Portland, thanks Steve Clark.
Duck was seen at Braeside Wetlands, thanks Jacqui Sheppard.
1 Grey Currawong
seen and heard on the north-west edge of Edinburgh Gardens and adjacent North
Fitzroy suburbia - about 3.5 km NE of the Melbourne GPO, thanks Paul Peake.
There was an early Fairy
Martin seen near Pyramid Hill and Pallid Cuckoos near
Kerang on the 7th, thanks Simon Starr.
A male Spotted
Quail-thrush was seen at the Wehla forest west of Kingower, thanks
Powerful Owl has been seen at the Kooyoora State Park near the
Melville Caves, thanks John Alexander.
Swift Parrots seen at Pipemakers park were nearby sitting
quietly in the top of a eucalypt adjacent to the car park and clubhouse (off
Stanford St), thanks Jim Caine.
The mob of
YTBC's, seen a couple of days earlier on the Merri Creek, were
probably seen again flying upstream along the Darebin Creek Valley on the 12th,
thanks Anthea Fleming.
Regent Honeyeaters can still be seen in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot
National Park, thanks Aaron Organ.
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