Birdline Tasmania Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Tasmania Weekly Update
Date: 14 Apr 2014 03:03:17 +1000

Birdline Tasmania

Published sightings for the week ending 13 Apr 2014.

Sun 13 Apr Cape Barren Goose Marion Bay
A group of 15 Cape Barren Geese was at the water's edge at the north end of the bay at 1:30pm. They flew off towards Dunalley before I could take a photo. There was a group (quite possibly the same group) in the same area at 3:30pm, again flying off quickly.
Paul Tildesley

Fri 11 Apr Freckled Duck (2) Four Springs Lake near Selbourne
2 birds with many coots.
Ed Pierce

Black-winged Stilt Tamar Island Wetlands
Single bird still present.
Ed Pierce

Freckled Duck Tamar Island Wetlands
Single duck roosting in freshwater lagoon near car park, 9 flew over bridge 2 heading south, 2 seen from bridge 1 to south (could be part of the group that flew over earlier.)
Ed Pierce

Tue 8 Apr Grey Goshawk (white morph) West Tamar Trail
About half way between Tailrace Park and Kings Bridge. Record photo attached.
Ed Pierce

Cape Barren Goose Hadspen
2 birds flying low over the road on the Launceston side of Hadspen.
Frank Wilson

Sun 6 Apr White-fronted Chat Moulting Lagoon Game Reserve (Flacks Road)
45-50 White-fronted Chat not sure if unusual numbers for this area. Also 2 Double-banded Plovers.
Dick Jenkin

Wed 2 Apr Peregrine Falcon Sandy Bay Road at Lower Sandy Bay shops
Single bird, probably male, flew over the road at about 6.15 pm, heading inland.
Simon Grove

Sun 30 Mar White-throated Needletail Pieman River, Corinna to Mouth
Just beyond conjunction of Savage and Pieman Rivers, I spotted between 6 and 8 White-throated Needletails swooping and circling overhead.
Cath de Little

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