was a Rufous Bristlebird on walking track near Bird Rock,
Jan Juc, thanks Hannie & Willem Groeneveld.
East Gippsland there were 103 Royal Spoonbills at Port Albert,
also 43 at Mann's Beach and 6 at McLaughlin's Beach, thanks Duncan
were 5 Sharp-tailed Sandpipers at Pelican Point, Tooradin,
thanks Damien Cooney.
sighting of a large congregation of around 400 Australasian
Gannets were seen feeding in Port Phillip Bay, off Aspendale Beach,
thanks Jacqui Sheppard.
A female Brush Bronzewing present on a native
flower farm west of Pyramid Hill, at least 40km through open farmland to nearest
population, thanks Simon Starr
were 2 Brolgas at Birregurra Creek Swamp, about 15 Km east of
Colac, thanks Ian Davies.
were Brown Gerygones at Morwell NP, as well as
Red-browed Treecreeper, Varied Sittella,
Scarlet Robin, Bassian Thrush,
Yellow-faced and Brown-headed Honeyeaters and
Wedge-tailed Eagle, thanks Tania Ireton.
white phase Grey Goshawk was seen at the Langwarrin Flora and
Fauna Reserve, near the McClelland Drive car park.
Magpie Goose ahs been seen on a farm between Cohuna &
Koondrook, thanks Chris Coleborn.
juvenile Spotted Harrier at Lascelles NW Victoria, thanks Rohan
Olive Backed-oriole in a garden in Rupanyup, quite
unusual in this area, thanks Ian Morgan.
different Malleefowl seen by two observers in less than 24
hours, Bronzewing Flora and Fauna Reserve; at least 2 birds working mounds,
thanks Rohan Clarke.
Pied Butcherbird along the Dunmunkle Creek, 8
kms north of Rupanyup. 20/8/03. Rare in this area, thanks Ian
Swift Parrots in Brynterion Reserve 13 kms south of Rupanyup,
thanks Ian Morgan.
Darters were seen at Holland's Landing - an unusual sighting in
this area, thanks Duncan Fraser.
was a Crimson Chat at Gapsted in the Ovens Valley, thanks
Common Mynas were seen in Wandiligong in North east Victoria,
thanks Julie Hollow.
There are still 20
Freckled Duck at Newlyn Reservoir - near Creswick, Vic. Also
present were 2 Red-necked Stint (one with an orange leg tag - indicating it was
tagged in Victoria), Musk and Blue-billed
Duck, Great Crested Grebe, Yellow-tailed
Black-Cockatoo and Long-billed Corella, thanks Tim
Regent Honeyeaters can still be seen in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot
National Park, thanks Aaron Organ.
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.
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