Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 13:35:06 +0000
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, December 5, 2016 to Sunday, December 11, 2016:

Area: SA

Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

Location: Thompson Beach Dublin

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (100+) Birds were feeding in a flooded 
Saltpan and Samphire at the Northern end of the beach.

Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis) (1) Birds were feeding also in the 
Saltpan and Samphire.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Location: Bold Hill Beach Port Wakefield

Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) (15) Birds were feeding in shallow 
water at the high tide mark. Shouthern end of beach

Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis) (500) Large flock were feeding with 12 
Curlew and 6 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper at the Southern end of the Beach

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) (13) Several spots along the beach

Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) (4) Birds were feeding along the shoreline 
on the high tide.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Location: Port Clinton Yorke Peninsula

Grey-tailed Tattler (Heteroscelus brevipes) (3) On rocks on high tide

Reported by: Winston Syson on Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Location: Mac's Beach Yorke Peninsula

Red Knot (Calidris canutus) (320) Large flock were feeding in shallow water on 
the high tide.

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) (9) Roosting on the high tide mark.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Location: Aldinga WashPool swamp.

Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae) (16) Nice sized flock of Cape 
Barren Geese loafing on the swamp

There were multitudes of many species of waterfowl spread right across the 
swamp. I only had a crappy set of 7X32 binoculars which are always in the car 
so a call back is strongly recommended.

Reported by: Anthony John Bainbridge on Sunday, December 11, 2016


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