Fwd: [Birding-Aus] Birdline ACT Weekly Update

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Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2012 11:08:45 +1000
In light of the recent discussions about Latham's Snipe, the record on 27 August is probably the first of the season.
Birdline ACT

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Published sightings for the week ending 2 Sep 2012.

Sun 2 Sep Great Egret Gungaderra Creek
A solitary Great Egret was hunting at the eastern side of Flemington Road alongside Gungaderra Creek this afternoon.
PJ Milburn

Fri 31 Aug Spotted Harrier Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
Spotted Harrier - Adult flew low over Kellys Swamp from the west, teal and coot went in every direction!
Steve Holliday

Thu 30 Aug Pink-eared Duck Yerrabi Pond
Six Pink-eared Duck on the pond today.
Christine D

Tue 28 Aug Brown Quail Mount Rogers
Three birds near the trig.
Stephen Wallace

Wonga Pigeon Bendora Dam Road
Wonga Pigeon (1) Single bird flushed from side of road. Photographed in large Stringybark tree. Very dark colouration. [Moderator's comment: There have been very few records of this species since the 2003 fires.]
Scott Ryan & Brendan Sheean

Mon 27 Aug Latham's Snipe and Nankeen Night-Heron, Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
My first Latham's Snipe of the season (last year first returnee was observed on 20/8). Also now 7 Nankeen Night-Herons (one on the swamp and 6 perched in a willow on Jerrabomberra Creek).
Alastair Smith

Banded Lapwing Canberra International airport
Banded Lapwing (2) In the grass, a couple of meters inside the airport fence, behind Costco.
Ben Walmsley

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