birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 28.11.99

Subject: birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 28.11.99
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 21:11:38 EST
Highlights, as reported to Birdline NSW, in the last few weeks are as

WANDERING ALBATROSS     2 Long Reef, Sydney 27/11, 1 Mistral Point, Maroubra
25/11 ? late records
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS  2 Long Reef, Sydney 27/11
GIANT PETREL sp.        1 Mistral Point, Maroubra 28/11 ? extremely late record
ANTARCTIC PRION 1 dead Birdy Beach, Munmorah, Central Coast 20/11
SOUTHERN FULMAR 2 dead Haycock Rock, Merimula, South Coast 8/11 ? no wonder
they became elusive
BULLER?S SHEARWATER     1 Long Reef, Sydney 28/11
BLACK BITTERN   1 Lion?s Park, Chittaway Bay, Central Coast 23/11
PACIFIC BAZA            1 Colo, Windsor 28/11
BUFF-BANDED RAIL        1 Manly Dam, Sydney 24/11, 1 pr + 1 chick and 1 pr + 3 
Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney 21/11
BUSH STONE-CURLEW       1 heard Saratoga 21/11, 1 + 1 chick St Hubert?s Island
14/11- both Central Coast
LONG-TAILED SKUA        1 Long Reef, Sydney 24/11
BAR-SHOULDERED DOVE     1 Manly Dam, Sydney 24/11
PALLID CUCKOO   1 Tempe, Sydney 27/11 ? if you saw the location you?d say it
was unusual!
MANGROVE HONEYEATER     20 Clarence River, Iluka, North Coast 23/11

Chris Gladwin
Sydney, Australia

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