Birdline South Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline South Australia Weekly Update
Date: 25 Jul 2011 01:30:59 +1000

Birdline South Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 24 Jul 2011.

Sun 24 Jul Australasian Gannet, Hooded Plover Maslin Beach
Australasian Gannet (1) flying across sea at quite some distance from shore, no diving/fishing observed - flying outh to north. Hooded Plover (2) south of Maslin Ck. terminus within 'unclad' section of Maslin Beach. 10-15 metres away from shoreline, sitting amongst the dark debris washed on shore. Observed foraging at water's edge after 20 minutes of viewing.
David Hartland

Sat 23 Jul Scarlet-chested Parrot Gluepot Reserve
a pair checking nest hollows
Helga Kieskamp

Fri 22 Jul Black-chinned Honeyeater Angas River, Strathalbyn
Two foraging in River Red and SA Blue Gums along the banks of the Angas River, opposite Bosisto Lane.
Nat Doecke

Wed 20 Jul Chestnut-breasted Whiteface, Banded Whiteface, Southern Whiteface Strzelecki track
A 3-whiteface day: 2 Chestnut-breasted at Mt Lyndhurst, 7 Banded Whiteface (actively foraging) in the white sand dunes, and 2 Southern Whiteface at one of the many creek crossings.
Peter Waanders

Wed 13 Jul Buff-Banded Rail Reynella East, 5161
Male bird seen at creek opening 16.45 hrs. Headless body of bird found following day.
William Brooker

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