Easter birding

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Subject: Easter birding
From: "Alan Stuart" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 21:37:50 +1000
Hunter Bird Observers Club had its Easter camp at a property adjoining the
Kelvin State Forest near Gunnedah (NSW). It is the 4th time that the club
has camped on this property in the past 15 years. The total bird list is
now 130. We saw 104 species over the four day break.

Highlights included a Black Falcon seen several times and a Regent
Honeyeater which was only seen briefly at a water trough. Yellow-rumped
Thornbill, Double-barred Finch, Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Silvereye and
Speckled Warbler were exceedingly common as was, unfortunately, Common

The complete list is:

Stubble Quail
Brown Quail
Pacific Black Duck
White-faced Heron
White-necked Heron
Black-shouldered Kite
Brown Goshawk
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Black Falcon
Brown Falcon
Australian Hobby
Peregrine Falcon
Nankeen Kestrel
Masked Lapwing
Common Bronzewing
Crested Pigeon
Peaceful Dove
Bar-shouldered Dove
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Musk Lorikeet
Australian King-Parrot
Crimson Rosella
Eastern Rosella
Blue Bonnet
Musk Lorikeet
Red-rumped Parrot
Turquoise Parrot
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Southern Boobook
Tawny Frogmouth
Australian Owlet-nightjar
Laughing Kookaburra
White-throated Treecreeper
Brown Treecreeper
Superb Fairy-wren
Variegated Fairy-wren
Spotted Pardalote
Striated Pardalote
White-browed Scrubwren
Speckled Warbler
Western Gerygone
White-throated Gerygine
Inland Thornbill
Buff-rumped Thornbill
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Striated Thornbill
Yellow Thornbill
Southern Whiteface
Noisy Friarbird
Little Friarbird
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Striped Honeyeater
Regent Honeyeater
Noisy Miner
Lewin's Honeyeater
Yellow-faced Honeyeater
White-eared Honeyeater
Fuscous Honeyeater
White-plumed Honeyeater
Brown-headed honeyeater
Eastern Spinebill
Jacky Winter
Red-capped Robin
Hooded Robin
Eastern Yellow Robin
Grey-crowned Babbler
Varied Sitella
Crested Shrike-tit
Golden Whistler
Rufous Whistler
Grey Shrike-thrush
Leaden Flycatcher
Restless Flycatcher
Grey Fantail
Willie Wagtail
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
White-winged Triller
Olive-backed Oriole
White-browed Woodswallow
Black-faced Woodswallow
Dusky Woodswallow
Grey Butcherbird
Pied Butcherbird
Australian Magpie
Pied Currawong
Australian Raven
White-winged Chough
Singing Bushlark
Richard's Pipit
House Sparrow
Zebra Finch
Welcome Swallow
Tree Martin
Common Starling

Alan Stuart
President HBOC

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