Birdline NT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline NT Weekly Update
Date: 6 Dec 2010 01:30:51 +1000

Birdline NT

Published sightings for the week ending 5 Dec 2010.

Sun 5 Dec Spotless Crake Ilparpa Swamp
Two Spotless Crake feeding and contact calling at dusk on edge of Reedbeds just 50m from roadside. Whole swamp is alive with waterbirds right now. Many Buff-banded Rail & waders. Also 100+ Plumed Whistling-Ducks flying in to roost flushed 2 Lathams(?) Snipe.
Mark Carter

Tue 23 Nov Spotless Crake Glen Helen Road 23 31S 132 16E
Along Reeds at Western End of Glen Helen Resort. Very Secretive, saw twice. Believed to be way out ofits range, however, with the amount of water in the centre, I am not too surprised
Mick Jerram

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