Birdline South Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline South Australia Weekly Update
Date: 17 Oct 2011 01:31:07 +1000

Birdline South Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 16 Oct 2011.

Fri 14 Oct Scarlet-chested Parrot, Red-lored Whistler, Black-eared Miner, Black Honeyeater Gluepot Reserve
1 male SCP feeding and a female checking out nest hollows. Two pairs of RLW's. Flock of about 35 Miners including many hybrids. And still a few Black Honeyeaters around, one male carrying food to a possible nest.
Peter Waanders

Wed 12 Oct Shining Bronze-cuckoo (1), White-winged Triller (1), Crested Shrike-tit (2), Diamond Firetail (21) Altona Landcare Reserve
One Shining Bronze-cuckoo heard and then seen in middle of reserve, many Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoos in reserve as well. First White-winged Triller (male) for the season in the Barossa that I have seen. The Crested Shrike-tits were in their usual area in the middle of the reserve as well, calling a lot! Also a large flock of Diamond Firetails are frequenting the new growth coming up after last years fire in the paddock just on the left of the blue track.
Chris Steeles

Tue 11 Oct Grey Falcon 10 km west of Cameron Corner
A single Grey Falcon seen in flight about 10km west of Cameron Corner.
Simon Blanchflower

Wed 5 Oct Australian Shelduck Murtho Road Paringa
Grazing in paddock alongside public road
Geordie Wright

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