Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:05:07 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, October 20, 2014 to Sunday, October 26, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014

Location: Flinders Ranges

Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax) (1) Spotted this juvenile on a fence about 
25kms north of Hawker on the Leigh Creek Rd. Photos attached.

Black Kite (Milvus migrans) (1) Must have seen at least 100 for the week. Lots 
of road kill has obviously attracted them. Photos attached

Apostlebird (Struthidea cinerea) (1) Discovered this family of 4 juveniles 
about 20kms from Hawker in "Jennys Camp" on the road to Worumba Homestead. 
Photo attached.

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) (1) At the Big4 Holiday Park in Hawker. Photo 

Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea) (1) Lots of them about. This one was in the 
Parachilna Gorge. Photo attached.

Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) (1) Saw 100's during the week. This one was near 
the Elder Range along with one of many with young in varying places. Photos 

Peaceful Dove (Geopelia placida) (1) These young ones were in the Brachina 
Creek. Photos attached.

Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis) (1) These were extremely 
common in Hawker and were rampant in the Holiday Park. Photo attached.

Reported by: Gordon Pateman on Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Location: Greenfields Wetlands, Magazine Road

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) (8) Feeding in a tight group beyond the 
second bridge, in the pool with the hide.

White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica) (2) Just beyond the first bridge.

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Sunday, October 26, 2014


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