Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 00:02:02 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, September 20, 2010 to Sunday, September 26, 2010:

Area: SA

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2010

Location: Bullock Hill C.P.

Diamond Firetail (Stagonopleura guttata) (6+) A small flock of at least 6 birds 
was observed.They were in low shrubs and Sheoaks around a small dam along the 
eastern boundary of the park.

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) (1) One flew over paddocks adjacent to 
Haines Road.

Tree Martins very numerous (approx. 200) and appeared to be breeding in many of 
the Blue Gum hollows in the south-eastern corner of the park.

Reported by: Michaela Doecke on Friday, September 24, 2010


Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010

Location: Clayton,Lake Alexandrina

Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) (1000+) Huge flock feeding 
on the Goolwa side of the regulator,probably feeding on fish trapped there.

Water levels are now back to normal in Lake Alexandrina and bird numbers are 
increasing significantly.The Clayton Weir is set to be opened next 
week,allowing all the Lower Lakes to be on the same level again.

Reported by: Peter Doecke on Friday, September 24, 2010


Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010

Location: Gorge Rd, Athelstone

Flame Robin (Petroica phoenicea) (1) 

The male bird was observed singing on the top of a pruned fruit tree from a 
distance of 4 meters.

Reported by: Graeme Cellier on Thursday, September 23, 2010


Date: Sunday, September 26, 2010

Location: Tolderol Game Reserve Lake Alexandrina.

White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) (1) Juvenile cruising low over 
the lake shore (plenty of water) flew out over lake to the West.

Reported by: William Brooker on Sunday, September 26, 2010


Date: Sunday, September 26, 2010

Location: Ferries McDonald C.P.

Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) (1) Bird standing in the road , then slowly 
crossing to south of Chaunceys Line Rd.

Reported by: William Brooker on Sunday, September 26, 2010


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