Birdline ACT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline ACT Weekly Update
Date: 30 May 2011 01:30:28 +1000

Birdline ACT

Published sightings for the week ending 29 May 2011.

Sat 28 May Yellow-tufted Honeyeater Maribyrnong Avenue, Kaleen
A single bird feeding on lerps in a Eucalyptus lansdowniana in my backyard, the first in over 30 years residence.
Mark Clayton

Spotted Dove Chifley
Unfortunately can report 7 Spotted Doves sitting on power lines near Haswell Place in Chifley this morning.
Michael Wright

Crescent Honeyeater Macquarie Oval
A Crescent Honeyeater, possibly the same one reported a week ago by Sue Lashko, was present on my regular survey of Macquarie Oval this morning, together with a mixed flock of pardalotes, Silvereyes, Eastern Spinebills (2), Grey Fantail (1) and Golden Whistler (1).
Frank Antram

Fri 27 May White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Deakin Hill
Clear sighting on Deakin Hill just behind the track above the top of Strickland Crescent. Dark morph variety.
Marion Jones

Tue 24 May Red-capped Robin Shepherds Lookout
Visits to Shepherds Lookout on Saturday and today proved fruitful with a Brown Falcon and Peregrine Falcon on Saturday, about 5 minutes apart, and an immature male Red-capped Robin today. Scarlet Robins and one male Flame Robin also present as well as good number of Speckled Warblers. Speckled Warblers were in groups of up to 5 in mixed feeding flocks.
Stephen Wallace

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