BIRDLINE NSW - update 18 April 1998

Subject: BIRDLINE NSW - update 18 April 1998
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: 20 Apr 1998 05:04:05 EST

     Highlights in New South Wales over the last week are as follows:

     EMU                1 with 8 young Munghorn Gap, Mudgee 13/4
     PLUMED WHISTLING DUCK      25 Richmond 13/4
     BEACH STONE-CURLEW 1 Shoalhaven Heads, Nowra 15/4 - back from its trip
                        to Wollongong?
     JAPANESE SNIPE     1 Mill Ponds, Botany 27/3
     COMMON SANDPIPER   1 Yarramundi Bridge, Richmond 13/4
     CASPIAN TERN       2 Dee Why Lagoon, Sydney 11/4
     LITTLE TERN        1 Penrhyn Road, Botany 4/4
     WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN    12 Nobby's Head, Newcastle 11/4
     PALLID CUCKOO      1 Capertee Valley 13/4
     BARN OWL           1 in a disused train tunnel UNDER St James Station,
                        Sydney 6/4 - extraordinary location.  Also 1
                        Narromine and 1 Wellington 10/4
     SACRED KINGFISHER  1 Maroubra, Sydney 10/4
     LEADEN FLYCATCHER  1 fem Gore Creek Valley, Lane Cove 14/4
     PLUM-HEADED FINCH  8 Capertee River, Glen Alice 13/4

     Regarding last week's Letter-winged Kite, I have spoken to the
     observer who is adament as to the correct identity and the site was
     roughly half way between Tenterfield and Glen Innes.

     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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