Birdline Victoria Update - 13 October 2003

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Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 09:20:19 +1000
Birdline Victoria Update No. 133
For the week ending: 13 October, 2003


12 October

There were 2 Olive-backed Orioles seen at Banyule Flats, thanks James Bailey.


11 October

A white phase Grey Goshawk was seen twice being pursued by Magpies over Pakenham Road, Cockatoo, thanks Noel Billing.


8 October

There was a pair of Diamond Firetails observed at the Canni Creek Racecourse, south of Buchan, thanks Len Axen.


7 October

There were hundreds of Silvereyes are feeding in the flowering Capeweed along the Avon river at Bushy Park (mainly Vic. birds with a smattering of Tassie birds), thanks Duncan Fraser.


6 October

There was a Grey Currawong in a Kurrajong tree at Ceres in East Brunswick, thanks Wendy Moore.


5 October

There were 5 Blue-Billed Ducks & 14 Whiskered Terns at the Pakenham waste water treatment plant (Sewerage Farm), thanks Graham Beal.


5 October

A Black Falcon was seen in the Yallock Creek area, Westernport Bay, thanks Graham Beal & Andrew Silcocks.


5 October

There was returning a Dollarbird at Chiltern, thanks Sean Dooley.


30 September

A female Little Bittern has returned to Moonstone Walk Wetlands, Bundoora, thanks Sean Dooley.


28 September

There was 1 Elegant Parrot, 3 Rufous Calamanthus and several White-winged Fairy-wrens at Lake Tyrrell, thanks John Harris.


28 September

At Northern Wyperfeld NP near the Meridian Track and Casuarinas Campsite highlights of a trip included Crimson Chat, Elegant Parrot and Striped Honeyeater as well as unusually high numbers of parrots, including Major Mitchell Cockatoo, Regent Parrot, Blue Bonnet, Mulga Parrot, Little Corella, and high numbers of White-winged Triller, Rufous and Brown Songlark. There was also Redthroat on the Lake Brambuck Walk, Southern Wyperfeld, thanks Tim Dolby.


23 September

2 light morph Little Eagles soaring high over the Avon River at Bushy Park near Boisdale, thanks Duncan Fraser.


21 September

There was a Great Knot feeding along the beach at Seaford Melways 97 C11, it may be the same as the one reported at Rickett's Point 16/9, thanks Aidan Sudbury.

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