Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:05:07 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, December 23, 2013 to Sunday, December 29, 2013:

Area: SA

Date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Location: Sir Richard Peninsula Nr Murray Mouth

Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (42) Spread out on mudflats.

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) (8) Have been looking for Bar Tails around 
Goolwa channel first I have seen this summer.

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (40+) Good to see Curlew Sandpipers here 
, did not see many last summer,a number of juveniles seen.

Reported by: William Brooker on Tuesday, December 24, 2013


Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013

Location: Whites Road Wetlands, Globe Derby

Australian Painted Snipe (Rostratula australis) (1) Male feeding in the open 
from the islands in the main pond.  Water levels dropping rapidly.

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Friday, December 27, 2013


Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013

Location: Pareora, 319 Balaklava Rd, Port Wakefield

Letter-winged Kite (Elanus scriptus) (5) As previously reported elsewhere, a 
group of at least 5 favouring the large trees along the riverbed.  The owners 
of the property couldn't be more friendly and helpful: please contact them at 
the farmhouse.  The best Christmas present this year!

Australian Pratincole (Stiltia isabella) (3) In a pea straw paddock further 

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Friday, December 27, 2013


Date: Friday, December 27, 2013

Location: Laratinga Wetlands, Mount Barker

Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis) (1) Seen by Peter Day and Adrienne Lovelock 
from near effluent ponds.  Circled, then flew off to north-east.   First 
sighting for Laratinga.   Photograph posted to Gallery.

Reported by: Peter Day on Saturday, December 28, 2013


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