BIRDLINE NSW - update 13 April 1998

Subject: BIRDLINE NSW - update 13 April 1998
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: 13 Apr 1998 23:46:23 EST

     The Black-backed Wagtail could not wait for Easter and appears to have
     departed over night on Thursday 9th April - causing much disappointment to
     those who did not skip work earlier in the week.

     In New South Wales over the last week:

     BLACK BITTERN      1 Glendale, Newcastle 6/4
     PINK-EARED DUCK    200 Morpeth STW, Newcastle 10/4
     OSPREY             1 Long Reef, Sydney 11/4
     LETTER-WINGED KITE 1 north of Armidale 11/4
     COLLARED SPARROWHAWK       1 Glendale, Newcastle 10/4 - any connection
                                with an injured wagtail?
     PACIFIC BAZA       3 Royal National Park, Sydney 31/3
     PACIFIC GULL       1 imm Bondi Beach, Sydney 9/4
     ARCTIC SKUA        2 Nobby's Haed, Newcastle 10/4
     WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN    1 Nobby's Head, Newcastle 10/4
     GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOO      3 St Ives, Sydney 2/4
     DOLLARBIRD         1 Port Macquarie 11/4
     CHANNEL-BILLED CUCKOO      1 Mosman, Sydney 11/3
     BLACK-BACKED WAGTAIL       1 Glendale, Newcastle 5-9/4.  First NSW
                                record if accepted
     RUFOUS FANTAIL     1 Royal National Park, Sydney 5/4
     BLACK-FACED MONARCH        1 Royal National Park, Sydney 5/4
     LEADEN FLYCATCHER  1 Wyong, Central Coast 4/4
     SOUTHERN LOGRUNNER "several" Bulli Pass, Wollongong 31/3

     Chris Gladwin
     Sydney, Australia

     BIRDLINE NSW (02) 9290 1778 - sponsored by Birds Australia, NSW Field
     Ornithologists Club and Cumberland Bird Observers Club

     Please reply direct as a I am unable to see "Birding-Aus"

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