Top End Trip Report

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Subject: Top End Trip Report
From: Nick Leseberg <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 12:53:28 +0000
Hi All,

Just finished a solid 9 days birding in the Top End, focussing on the Top End 
specialties. Recorded 196 species, with highlights and general locations as 

East Point: Large-tailed Nightjar, Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove
Nightcliff Mangroves: White-breasted Whistler, Broad-billed Flycatcher, Yellow 
Buffalo Creek: Sanderling, Red/Great Knot, Lesser/Greater Sand-Plover, Terek 
Sandpiper, Grey Plover plus others
Darwin Botanic Gardens: nesting Barking Owl
Pine Creek: Hooded Parrots
Fergusson River: Brown Quail, Bar-breasted Honeyeater, Northern Rosella, 
Black-tailed Treecreeper
Buntine Highway: Black-breasted Buzzard, Little Woodswallow
Victoria River: Lilac-crowned Fairy-Wren, White-quilled Rock-Pigeon
Timber Creek: Oriental Plover, Red-backed Kingfisher, 
Gouldian/Star/Long-tailed/Masked Finch, Chestnut-backed Button-Quail, 
Buff-sided Robin
Central Arnhem Rd: Black-chinned Honeyeater
Kakadu: Red Goshawk, Chestnut-quilled Rock-Pigeon, Banded Fruit-Dove, Sandstone 
Shrike-Thrush, White-lined Honeyeater
Adelaide River: Mangrove Golden Whistler, Arafura Fantail
Palmerston STW: Mangrove Robin, Mangrove Fantail, Yellow White-eye

If anyone has any questions or would like more information, please let me know.

Regards and good birding

Nick Leseberg
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