Published sightings for the week ending 28 Feb 2010.
Sat 27 Feb Scarlet Honeyeater Lerderderg Gorge, Victoria
Richard & Ken Lang
Fri 26 Feb Little Curlew Bulban Road, Werribee/Little River,
One Little Curlew in a paddock amongst a dozen Banded Lapwings. It was
seen 900m from Newton's Rd going towards Edgars Rd, on the south side.
This is the same area that it was seen in the previous year.
Thu 25 Feb Oriental Plover Price SA., South Australia
4 birds still present at Hills Rd approx 1 km from coast on south west
side of road. Appear settled. One near full breeding plumage bird is
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Eastern Yellow Wagtail Tom South Lake
near Cranbrooke, Western Australia
Tom South Lake near Cranbrooke, north of Albany (WA). Last seen on the
22nd February, this bird is on the lakes system on Brickhouse Road, near
Cranbrooke, north of Albany. The lakes are about 12km from the main
highway, on the right hand side. There is also a road called Hamila Road
nearby, that joins Brockhouse Road heading east. There is a little lake
on the side of that road where there are numerous Yellow Wagtails.
Wed 24 Feb Eastern Reef Egret Whalers In Warf, Victor Harbor. SA.,
A single dark morph bird seen foraging on the rocks at low tide near the
boat ramp in front of Whalers Inn .
Sun 21 Feb Cook's, Gould's, Soft-plumaged Petrel, Buller's
Shearwater, Long-tailed Jaeger Eaglehawk Neck pelagic, Tasmania
The BOCA Eaglehawk Neck pelagic recorded 27 species including five rarer
seabirds - Cook's (1), Gould's (3), Soft-plumaged Petrel (1), Buller's
Shearwater (1), Long-tailed Jaeger (1). This may be the first Cook's
Petrel recorded on an organised pelagic off Tasmania. Also seen were an
estimated 50 Wandering Albatross (including 34 together), 4 other
species of albatross and good numbers of White-chinned Petrels
Rohan Clarke et al.
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