Birdline Australia Weekly Update

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Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:30:28 +1000
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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. 
Maarten Hulzebosch 

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
more active. 
Ian May 

        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. 
Steve Elson 

Wed 24 Feb      Eastern Reef Egret Whalers In Warf, Victor Harbor. SA.,
South Australia 
A single dark morph bird seen foraging on the rocks at low tide near the
boat ramp in front of Whalers Inn . 
Edawrd Smith 

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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