Birdline Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Australia Weekly Update
Date: 21 May 2012 01:30:28 +1000

Birdline Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 20 May 2012.

Thu 17 May Princess Parrot, Grey Honeyeater Newhaven Station and Tanami Track, Northern Territory
14 Princess Parrots seen early morning (big thanks to Peter and Tony for the great work they do). Grey Honeyeater 50kms along Tanami Track in flowering Mulga.
Tim Faulkner, Scott Ryan, John Weigel

Wed 16 May Princess Parrot Newhaven Station, Northern Territory
Princess Parents still present at Newhaven Station in varying numbers over the last week. 20 birds seen this morning.
Peter Struik and Toni Marsh

Sun 13 May Broad-billed Flycatcher Corio Bay, Queensland, Queensland
5 birds in mangroves - a southerly extension of range for this species
Greg Roberts

Fri 11 May Letter-winged Kite, Plains Wanderer Monkira Station, Southern Boundary Astrebla Downs National Park, , Queensland
Two, possibly three Plains Wanderers seen at 7pm on Road. Two seen initially, after another search another single bird was sighted close to the first sighting. Possible same bird! 17 Letter-winged Kites also seen close to the southern boundary to Astrebla Downs NP (no public access to Astrebla Downs). Two Gibberbirds and many Inland Dotterels in same general area. Other notable sighting was Feirce Snake (Inland Taipan) on route to Bedourie.
Tim Faulkner, John Weigel, Scott Ryan

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