Published sightings for the week ending 4 Sep 2011.
|Sun 4 Sep
Umbagong District Park, Latham
A single Buff-banded Rail in Ginninderra Creek. It was near where the large water (?) pipe passes over the creek to east of Florey Drive. It was foraging on the Latham side of the creek. W
|Sat 3 Sep
Two birds flew over Coulter Drive near Lachlan Street around midday. They were heading from East to West.
Kama Nature Reserve
My first Olive-backed Oriole of the spring
|Fri 2 Sep
north side of Narrabundah Hill, Duffy
4 seen at top of dead Eucalypt
Araba St Aranda
an apparently immature Grey Butcherbird was calling and moving about 20 metres up a gum on Araba St Aranda around 8:30 am
|Tue 30 Aug
Coppins Crossing Rd
2-3 birds seen along roadside between William Hovell Drive and river crossing around 9pm.
||Rose Robin, Golden Whistler
Warks Rd, Brindabella
Female Rose Robin & at least 6 Golden Whistlers, both sexes, seen along Warks Rd this morning. Other birds of interest included Fan-tailed Cuckoo & a pair of Peregrine Falcons.
Red-capped Robin (1) female observed along the eastern boundary fence this morning. Other notable highlights included Black-shouldered Kite (1) on nest, Speckled Warbler (10) and Jacky Winter (4).
Some returning migrants too with Western Gerygone (2), Noisy Friarbirds and a female Rufous Whistler (1).
Goodwin Hill, MacGregor
Single bird on east side of hill at dawn. Flew south in direction of Kippax.
|Mon 29 Aug
Coppins Crossing Rd
Barn Owl sitting on fence post about 100m from intersection with William Hovell Drive at 7.20pm.
Jamison Oval, Macquarie
This afternoon at 16:45 I heard Peaceful Dove calling on the shopping
centre side of Jamison Oval. I went to investigate and flushed 2 birds
from the trees along Halloran Close. They flew into the trees along
2 Barn Owls seen 9 pm on adjacent fence posts between Copping Crossing and William Hovel Dr.
Also 1 Wombat seen.
||Noisy Friarbird, Dusky Woodswallow
Migrants are returning to Newline with Dusky Woodswallow (10) and a single Noisy Friarbird.
On an otherwise quiet morning, birds of note included Common Bronzewing (2), Speckled Warbler (2) and Southern Whiteface (2)
|Mon 22 Aug
||White-Bellied Sea Eagle
Lake Ginninderra- Western Shores
Juvenile with white wing stripe (underneath) flew over. Being chased by 4 A Ravens