Highlights in NSW over the last week or so are as follows:
PINK-EARED DUCK 100 Bicentennial Park, Sydney 20/3
BLACK-NECKED STORK 2 Illawong spillway, Raymond Terrace 13/3
PACIFIC BAZA 2 Bulli, Illawarra 12/3 and 1 Beecroft, Sydney 20/3
GREY TERNLET 8 "Fish Rock" at South West Rocks, Kempsey for 4 weeks to at
least this weekend. Largest recorded flock from mainland Australia.
GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOO 1 Gloucester Tops, Barrington 13/3
MUSK LORIKEET still many in Sydney and Illawarra regions
KOEL 1 Leichhardt, Sydney 20/3 - late bird
CHANNEL-BILLED CUCKOO 1 Stroud, Gloucester 13/3 - late bird
WHITE-THROATED NEEDLETAIL 20 Ilford, Lithgow 21/3
GLOSSY SWIFTLET 2 reported from South Hurstville, Sydney briefly at 10:00am
14/3 by observer familiar with species overseas. If accepted this would be
the first accepted record for NSW.
RUFOUS FANTAIL 2 Copeland Tops, Gloucester 13/3
SPECTACLED MONARCH 1 Copeland Tops, Gloucester 13/3
PARDISE RIFLEBIRD 1 Copeland Tops, Gloucester 13/3
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Club and Illawarra Bird Observers Club
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