Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update
Date: 7 Oct 2013 06:54:51 +1000

Birdline Western Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 6 Oct 2013.

Sat 5 Oct Shining Bronze Cuckoo Gosnells Road East Just before the private entry to a Gun Club.
Various species present before dusk incl red capped parrots, straw necked ibis, 28s and some Port Lincolns plus the usual honeyeaters and thornbills
Ken Glasson

Wed 2 Oct Rufous Fieldwren Cape Range National Park access road at 21 48 42S 114 05 52
Rufous Fieldwren (2 off) feeding in the dunes, then calling from shrubs.
George and Teresa Baker

Fri 20 Sep Magpie Goose, Intermediate Egret, Glossy Ibis, Brolga Lake Eda, Roebuck Plains Station
Part of the BBO plains and lakes tour, part 2. 2 Magpie Geese, at least 40-50 Intermediate Egret seen, likely more, at least 200 Glossy Ibis, and approx. 1000 Brolga.
Jackson Airey

Chestnut Teal Lake Campion, Roebuck Plains Station
Part of the BBO plains and lakes tour, part 2. First stop in a woodland section then onto Lake Campion itself. Chestnut Teal (1) Single Chestnut Teal seen by all members of the group and confirmed by the BBO guides. Known to be in the area.
Jackson Airey

Wed 18 Sep Black-tailed Treecreeper, Little Woodswallow Willaroo Well, Roebuck Plains Station
Part of the BBO plains and lakes tour.
Jackson Airey

Mon 16 Sep Oriental Plover, Australian Pratincole, Yellow Chat Roebuck Plains Station
Birds seen driving through the plains to other locations and also on the BBO Yellow Chat tour. Yellow Chat (8) seen on the Yellow Chat tour
Jackson Airey

Sat 14 Sep Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Roebuck Plains Station
A visit to the Tagarana Bore with permission from the station manager. Eventually got onto a couple around the bore area.
Jackson Airey

Thu 12 Sep Barn Swallow Broome Sewage Ponds
Barn Swallow Several seen on 3 visits, over the ponds and also the trees on the gold course side
Jackson Airey

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