Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:02:02 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, July 12, 2010 to Sunday, July 18, 2010:

Area: SA

Date: Sunday, July 11, 2010

Location: On the banks of the Torrens behind the zoo

Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) (1) The darter was perched on the grass on the 
riverbank next to the zoo, between the cycle/walking path and the river, drying 
its wings, taking no notice of walkers or cyclists. (It probably couldn't take 
off. It looked very wet). We walked past only 2 metres away.  The river was 
very dirty, and appeared to be liquid black mud, but maybe some fish are 

Reported by: Barbara and Peter Bansemer on Monday, July 12, 2010


Date: Monday, July 12, 2010

Location: Murray River NP, Lyrup Flats

Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans) (1) Near campsite 4.

Redthroat (Pyrrholaemus brunneus) (3) In lignum between campsites 4, 5 and the 

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Monday, July 12, 2010


Date: Sunday, July 18, 2010

Location: Myponga Beach

Eastern Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) (1) First observed flying over the Myponga 
River near the bridge.It then flew inland along the river and perched in a dead 
Red Gum about 500 metres upstream.

Hooded Plover (Charadrius rubricollis) (2) 2 individuals were foraging among 
seaweed on the beach.

Reported by: Nathaniel and Jeremiah Doecke on Sunday, July 18, 2010


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