Birdline South Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline South Australia Weekly Update
Date: 2 May 2011 01:31:00 +1000

Birdline South Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 1 May 2011.

Tue 26 Apr White-faced Heron, Great Knot Parham
White-faced Heron: spread across southern limit of Parham Beach toward Webb Beach (48). Great Knot: southern limit of beach on edge of exposed rocky shore (12).
David Hartland

Great Knot, Bar-tailed Godwit, Double-banded Plover, Red Knot Thompson Beach
Great Knot: one with partial breeding plumage (5). Bar-tailed Godwit: small group associating with mixed flock of Knot sp. (no breeding plumage evident) (5). Double-banded Plover: central beach (access via main carpark) just in from waters edge on a very low 'high' tide (3). Red Knot: (est.) ** One bird with two leg bands - RIGHT LEG black on top, white below. A few others showing advanced breeding plumage with red colouring through head,throat,chest and belly. (30).
David Hartland

Mon 25 Apr Spotted Harrier, Cape Barren Goose, Banded Lapwing Porter Lagoon near Burra
Spotted Harrier: flying over small section of marsh on right hand side of road on approach to the old toilets/track, skirmishing and locking talons w/ Falcons (3). Cape Barren Goose: feeding among taller grass, perhaps 10 metres from water on south-western edge viewed from Barrier hwy (3). Banded Lapwing: as per CB Geese (2).
David Hartland

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