Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2015 00:05:05 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, January 26, 2015 to Sunday, February 1, 2015:

Area: SA

Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

Location: Bushland (St Johns) Park, Lobethal

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) (1) In the stringybark forest on the 
western side of the park leading up towards the northern lake.

Reported by: David Cox on Monday, January 26, 2015


Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

Location: Goolwa Effluent Ponds

Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis) (1) In the pond closest to the electricity 

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Wednesday, January 28, 2015


Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Location: Mandalay Drive Happy Valley

Black-chinned Honeyeater (Melithreptus gularis) (1) Further to recent visit of 
an adult to garden bird bath an immature bird has visited, so birds have 
presumably bred nearby.

Reported by: William Brooker on Wednesday, January 28, 2015


Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Location: Laratinga

Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis) (2) 

Latham's Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) (2) 

Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis) (1) 

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) (1) 

All seen by Rod Kathy Dorothy and Andy. 43 species seen in total

Reported by: Rod Tetlow on Thursday, January 29, 2015


Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Location: Murray Mouth Hindmarsh Island Goolwa

Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) (41) Water level in the channel 
was very low,so it was a long walk from the lookout across the sand to get good 
looks at these birds. Also 2 Sooty Oyks.

Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia) (50) Flock of birds resting on the sand close to 
the OYKS.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Thursday, January 29, 2015


Date: Saturday, January 31, 2015

Location: Thompson Beach

Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis) (22) At the northern end of the beach, hunkered down 
against a biting south-westerly with Caspian and Crested Terns.

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Sunday, February 1, 2015


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