Birdline Northern Territory Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Northern Territory Weekly Update
Date: 14 May 2012 01:30:47 +1000

Birdline Northern Territory

Published sightings for the week ending 13 May 2012.

Sat 12 May Red goshawk Arhnem Hwy
Flying low over a swamp along the Arhnem hwy 28 km east of the Stuart hwy junction.
Ben Weston

Wed 9 May Princess Parrot Newhaven
The desert is looking good after all the rain, and a few days ago, Danae, AWC manager at Newhaven, found a mob of Princess Parrots at Newhaven. They seem to be hanging around and we've seen up to 50 birds at a time. The birds have been seen for four days in a row at the same site. If anyone is interested in seeing these stunning birds, Joe and Danae ask that you phone Newhaven (08 8964 6000) before your visit and we can assist in taking visitors to the site. Newhaven has great camping with hot showers and composting toilets and good bore water. We will be staying staying to assist visitors and to study the parrots.
Per Peter Struik and Toni Marsh

Tue 1 May Rainbow pitta Fogg dam
Bird seen and observed for 4 to 5 mins along the rain forest walking track at 8 am.
Ben Weston

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