birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 20.9.99

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Subject: birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 20.9.99
From: "Gladwin, Chris [JJPAU]" <>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 06:57:45 +0800
This week's cold snap put a hold on migration with a much quieter week in NSW.  
Highlights as reported to Birdline NSW, are as follows:

CAPE PETREL             8 Mistral Point, Maroubra, Sydney 12/9
SOUTHERN FULMAR 1 Mistral Point, Maroubra, Sydney 13/9 - this bird has to go 
south soon
BULLER'S SHEARWATER     1 Long Reef, Sydney 17/9 - first record for summer of 
this former major rarity
PINK-EARED DUCK 17 Bicentennial Park, Homebush Bay 18/9 - the ones that liked 
the city so much that they stayed
PACIFIC BAZA            1 Beecroft, Epping 15/9
SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER  17 Mason Park, Strathfield 18/9
ARCTIC SKUA             2 Maroubra, Sydney 13/9 
SOUTHERN SKUA   2 Maroubra, Sydney 16/9 - late birds
CASPIAN TERN    3 Narabeen Lake, Dee Why, Sydney 7/9
CHANNEL-BILLED CUCKOO   1 Middle Cove, Sydney 15/9
RAINBOW BEE-EATER               5 Freeman's Reach, Windsor - first return for 
REGENT BOWERBIRD                1 Cattai NP, Windsor 13/9

Chris Gladwin
Sydney, Australia

BIRDLINE NSW (02) 9439 9536 - sponsored by Birds Australia, NSW Field 
Ornithologists Club, Cumberland Bird Observers Club, Hunter Bird Observer's 
Club and Illawarra Bird Observers Club

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