Birdline Tasmania Weekly Update

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Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:30:55 +1000
Birdline Tasmania 

Published sightings for the week ending 28 Feb 2010.

Sun 28 Feb      Cape Barren Goose Launceston 
27 observed at around 13.00 PM adjacent to the Bass highway in a paddock
15 minutes west of Launceston city. 
James Melville 

Sat 27 Feb      Ground Parrot, Collared Sparrowhawk, Striated Fieldwren
Lake Lea, Vale of Belvoir Conservation area 
Twenty eight species observed over a two day stay at the lake. The
highlights were- Ground Parrot: one flushed from heathland approx 100
metres from the locked gate. (1). Collared Sparrowhawk: male (1) seen
near Swan Creek. Striated Fieldwren: (3+). 
James Melville 

        Wedge-tailed Eagle Between Tunbridge and Ross, Midlands Highway 
Saw one bird on the way south to Hobart in the morning, and one on the
way north (same bird?) in the evening. 
John and Shirley Tongue 

Fri 26 Feb      Peregrine Falcon Lillico Beach Conservation area 
Single bird flying swiftly SW over Penguin observation platform, just
before dusk. 
John and Shirley Tongue 

Sun 21 Feb      Cook's, Gould's, Soft-plumaged Petrel, Buller's
Shearwater, Long-tailed Jaeger Eaglehawk Neck pelagic 
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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