Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:05:05 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, December 1, 2014 to Sunday, December 7, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

Location: Magazine Road Wetlands

Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) (3) 3 birds seen from bank of the path 
approx. half way to bird hide, near brackish water & rocks on track area 
running along western boundary. Excellent view of birds on ground only 10 
metres from observors.
3 birds also seen 30 mins later on mud in front of bird hide.

Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta) (3) Much to our amazement and after 
extended observation 3 LTS seen in and out of reeds in shallow water edge of 
middle pond. Seen from central path. Also observed in flight.

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) (2) 

Red-kneed Dotterel (Erythrogonys cinctus) (50) 

Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) (4) 

Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes) (1) 

Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus) (9) Excellent view from Bird Hide

Shorebirds 2020 Survey 07.00-11.15

Sue Winwood, Margaret Moxon and Chris Bates-Brownsword

Reported by: Sue Winwood on Monday, December 1, 2014


Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Location: Magazine Rd Wetlands

Great Egret (Casmerodius albus) (1) Photo attached

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) (1) Photo Attached

Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus) (1) Photos attached

Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea) (1) Photo Attached

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) (1) Photo Attached

Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) (1) Photo Attached

Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) (1) Photo Attached

Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) (1) Photo attached

Singing Honeyeater (Lichenostomus virescens) (1) Photo attached

Reported by: Gordon Pateman on Thursday, December 4, 2014


Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Location: Clayton Bay

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) (1) Single bird was feeding in the water 
close to the far bank as viewed from the road.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Sunday, December 7, 2014


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