Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:05:08 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, December 9, 2013 to Sunday, December 15, 2013:

Area: SA

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013

Location: The Beyond housing Development Hayborough Port Elliot road

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (1) Single bird resting on bank with other 
duck species. this is the first sighting of this species at this location.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Friday, December 13, 2013


Date: Saturday, December 14, 2013

Location: Whites Road Wetlands, Globe Derby

Australian Painted Snipe (Rostratula australis) (1) Single male observed 
amongst reeds on sandbar.

Birds SA members watched area where 2 males had been seen on 1st December. 
After approx 20 minutes the bird was seen when it moved. Observed moving around 
and sitting in the reeds.

Weather was bright and sunny, temp approx 23 degrees.

When entering from Whites Road, take the track to the left around the the 
outside of the wetlands (clockwise direction). The first dam has been reduced 
to three separate pools of water, the bird was seen on the sandbar between the 
2nd and 3rd pools.

Reported by: Richard Woodland on Saturday, December 14, 2013


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