birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 1.7.99

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From: "Gladwin, Chris [JJPAU]" <>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 1999 05:30:08 -0400
Some quite astonishing seabird records this last week (why was I away!).
Call Birdline for a full summary.  Highlights in NSW over the last week or
so, that have not already been posted to Birding-Aus, are as follows:

NORTHERN ROYAL ALBATROSS        1 Mistral Point, Maroubra, Sydney 27/6
SOUTHERN FULMAR 1 Long Reef, Sydney 24/6, 26/6, 27/6
GIANT PETREL    30 (including 1 white phase) Long Reef 26/6
CAPE PETREL             30 Long Reef 26/6
FLUTTERING SHEARWATER   2500 per hour Maroubra 16/6
BLACK-NECKED STORK      1 Seaham, Newcastle 19/6
HARDHEAD DUCK   104 Tuggerah Dairy Swamp, Central Coast 21/6
PACIFIC BAZA            1 Middle Cove, Sydney 25/6
SOUTH ISLAND PIED OYSTERCATCHER 1 still present Patche's Beach, Wardell,
Ballina 26/6
SOUTHERN SKUA   7 Long Reef, Sydney 26/6
TOPKNOT PIGEON  40 Lindfield, Sydney 26/6
WHITE-HEADED PIGEON     30 Turramurra Station, Sydney 30/6
POWERFUL OWL    2 Pennant Hills Park, Sydney  19/6
NOISY PITTA             1 imm Taronga Zoo, Mosman 26/6
PILOTBIRD               3 Jersey Springs, Lady Carrington Drive, Royal Nat
Park 18/6
WHITE-WINGED CHOUGH     4 Castlecove G.C., Sydney 28/6 - most unusual in

Chris Gladwin
Sydney, Australia

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