Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:05:08 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, November 17, 2014 to Sunday, November 23, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014

Location: Laratinga Wetlands, Mt Barker

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (4) Three on pond 3, one on the main 
effluent lagoon.

Latham's Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) (1) On a broad exposed bank in the 
northern part of pond 11.

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla) (2) One each on pond 5 and 11.

Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea) (4) Various locations.

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) (1) Perched high in reeds on pond 

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) (1) Very active on pond 10.

An enjoyable and productive 90 minutes, despite the gloom and the showers.

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Monday, November 17, 2014


Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Location: Laratinga

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (12) 12 birds seen, most roosting on the 
concrete divide between  pond 8 & the channel to pond 7. They were alternating 
with Chestnut & Grey Teal & Hardhead. A Trip Report has been entered on 
Birdpedia for this visit by 9 members of the AOC.  Many photos taken, 2 chosen 
for this report.

Reported by: Margaret Tiller on Tuesday, November 18, 2014


Date: Friday, November 21, 2014

Location: Barrage Rd Goolwa

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) (1) Bird inside Barrage wire fence near 
first turn in.

Brown Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora) (3) An adult with 2 juveniles, along 
roadside just up from boat ramp.

Reported by: William Brooker on Saturday, November 22, 2014


Date: Friday, November 21, 2014

Location: Sir Richard Peninsula, Goolwa Channel

Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) (1) Single bird (as last summer) 
with other waders.

Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica) (2) Two birds in NB plumage.

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) (35) A group of 17 and a group of 18.

Rock Parrot (Neophema petrophila) (1) One bird only.

Sanderling (Calidris alba) (20) A group of Sanderling loafing on mudflats at 
high tide along with many Sharpies , Curlew Sandpipers and Red necked Stints.

Reported by: William Brooker on Saturday, November 22, 2014


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