birding-aus Birds Australia Rarities Committee (BARC) - January & Febr

Subject: birding-aus Birds Australia Rarities Committee (BARC) - January & February 1999 Update
From: palliser <>
Date: Sat, 06 Mar 1999 14:52:14 +1100

This column is intended to provide birding-aus readers with a regular
update of cases new, outstanding and completed.  This being a note that
will hopefully be a regular post to birding-aus. For those that are
interested a full account of each decision will be published as part of the
Birds Australia Report Series at a later date, it is also hoped to have a
summary published in Wingspan in the near future. Enquiries to Tony
Palliser (Chairman) or other committee members.       
Other Committee members: Paul Andrew, Mike Carter, John Hatch, Bob
Patterson, Danny Rogers and Bob Swindley.  Current proxy members: Dion
Hobcroft, David James, Niven McCrie and Tim Reid.       
NEW CASES RECEIVED (or reopened during January / February 1999).       
 004 Pheasant-tailed Jacana H. chirurgus: Paraburdoo, WA        22/12/74 
256 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius: Lake Bibra, WA 30/12/98  
257 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata: Lower Daintree, N Qld 23/Oct/98  
258 South Is Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi: Nr Ballina, NSW 07/11/98   
259 Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina: Barrow Is, WA 26/11/95  
260 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus: Christmas Island, 20/11/98 
CASES CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW  (Including those requiring expert        
opinion or more than one round of voting).       
206 Westland Petrel  Procellaria westlandica: off Sydney,NSW 08/06/96        
208 Red-rumped Swallow  Hirundo daurica: Mossman,QLD 19/02/96        
231 Westland Petrel  Procellaria westlandica: Wollongong,NSW 28/07/96       
239 Green Sandpiper  Tringa ochropus: Darwin,NT 04/03/98  
240 Arctic Warbler  Phylloscopus borealis: Broome,WA 23/01/98         
247 Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis, Broome, WA Date: TBA     
251 Ringed Plover  Charadrius hiaticula  Lake Connawarre, VIC 10/01/98   
252 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius  Broome, WA 24/08/98      
253 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius  Darwin, NT 20/09/98   
254 Baird's Sandpiper  Calidris bairdii  Pittown, Windsor, NSW 05/10/98 
255 Black-backed Wagtail Motacilla lugens: Broome, WA 15-26/03/98       
CASES ACCEPTED      (January / February 1999)       
CASES NOT ACCEPTED  (January / February 1999)       
248 White Wagtail  Motacilla alba Clear Lake, NSW 20-Nov-97      
250 White Wagtail  Motacilla alba:  Durak River,WA 17/10/97   
I hope you find this information of interest  
Tony Palliser     
Chairman.....Birds Australia Rarities Committe
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