Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 00:05:05 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, December 5, 2011 to Sunday, December 11, 2011:

Area: SA

Date: Sunday, December 4, 2011

Location: Greenfields Wetlands, Magazine Road

Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis) (1) Flying overhead. Several photos takens.

Reported by: Peter Day on Monday, December 5, 2011


Date: Monday, December 5, 2011

Location: Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) (6) Have seen up to six birds on the drying 
Southern lagoon bordering Holder Bottom Road. Birds have been seen for the last 
five days feeding with White-necked Herons.

Reported by: Peter Jacobs on Tuesday, December 6, 2011


Date: Monday, December 5, 2011

Location: Bremer Valley Road 10km north of Callington

White-browed Woodswallow (Artamus superciliosus) (2) 2 birds sitting on the top 
wire of a barbed wire fence, along the edge of a bare paddock with no tree 
anywhere near. This is the first time we have seen this species anywhere near 
our property

Reported by: Barbara and Peter Bansemer on Monday, December 5, 2011


Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Location: Beyond Hayborough

Pink-eared Duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus) (2) First time observed in this 
location. Beyond is a Eco housing development off the Port Elliot road

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla) (1) Single bird on same pond as Ducks. also 2 
Spotted Crake.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Thursday, December 8, 2011


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