SWIFT records Summer 2020/2021

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Subject: SWIFT records Summer 2020/2021
From: martin cachard <>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2021 02:52:31 +0000

Hi Mike, and to anyone interested on Birding-Aus,


Here are my most recent sight records of Fork-tailed (Pacific) Swifts and White-throated Needletails:

  • 23/12/20  6:30pm: 1 x Fork-tailed Swift, flying directly NE low above suburban Urangan, Hervey Bay, SEQ;
  • 28/12/20  6:30am: 3 to 5 White-throated Needletails, hawking low to medium height above heathland, Kings Bore Rd West, Cooloola, SEQ;
  • 05/01/21  7:30am:  minimum of 5 White-throated Needletails, flying directly SSE above Bruce Hwy, 5kms south of Miriam Vale, SEQ;
  • 10/01/21  8:30am:  150+ Fork-tailed (Pacific) Swifts, hawking low to medium height above Park Ridge, Whitfield Range, Cairns, FNQ;
  • 31/01/21  8:00am:  50+ White-throated Needletails, hawking low to medium height above Clamshell Falls, Behana Gorge, near Cairns, FNQ;


Cheers for now, Martin


Martin Cachard

Cairns, FNQ


phone: +61 428 782 808


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