Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Sun, 22 May 2016 14:35:05 +0000
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, May 16, 2016 to Sunday, May 22, 2016:

Area: SA

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016

Location: Sheidow Park back yard

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum) (1) One female which foraged briefly in a 
fuchsia tree that was almost finished blooming.
First time I've seen a Mistletoebird in 16 years in my garden tho' Silvereye 
are common.

Reported by: Anthony John Bainbridge on Monday, May 16, 2016


Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016


Musk Duck (Biziura lobata) (2) On the Effluent Lagoon

Crested Shrike-tit (Falcunculus frontatus) (2)

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (2) On concrete barrier in central pool

41 species in total. All usual birds including Red Kneed Dotterels, Red Browed 
Finches, young White Plumed Honeyeaters.

7 species of ducks.

2.5 hours bird-watching.

2 ring tailed possums!

Water level moderate .8m in central pond. Limited muddy areas.

Sue Winwood & Margaret Moxon

Reported by: Sue Winwood on Thursday, May 19, 2016


Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Location: Whites Road Wetlands

Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx basalis) (1) Photo attached

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) (1) Photo attached

Pink-eared Duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus) (1) Photo attached

Superb Fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus) (1) More males than normal seen today. 
Photo Attached

Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) (1) Photo attached

Reported by: Gordon Pateman on Saturday, May 21, 2016


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