Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update
Date: 2 Jan 2012 01:30:57 +1000

Birdline Western Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 1 Jan 2012.

Sun 1 Jan Rock Parrot Bremer Bay, Western Australia, Western Australia
A single bird feeding along a gravel track to the Back Beach at Bremer Bay. An ID photo was taken. In 2008 the species was also present at this location.
Peter Valentine

Fri 30 Dec Fairy Tern, Pacific Golden Plover Gordon Inlet, northeast of Bremer Bay, Western Australia
Fairy Terns (>10) including nesting pairs. Nests located amidst fresh 4wd tracks across sandbar of inlet. Concerns about survival of eggs. Much larger numbers of Crested Terns and several Caspian Terns present but no sign of nesting. Pacific Golden Plover (6) seen, along with many Red-necked Stints, Sanderlings and Red-capped Plovers. No sign of Hooded Plover.
Peter Valentine

Broad-billed Sandpiper Lake McLarty, Western Australia
Located and photographed a Broad-billed Sandpiper amongst 400 Red-necked Stints at Lake McLarty today.
John Barkla & Alison Street

Tue 27 Dec Pectoral Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit and Glossy Ibis Lake McLarty, Western Australia
One Pectoral Sandpiper, three Black-tailed Godwits and eight Glossy Ibis were highlights of visit to Lake McLarty.
John Barkla & Alison Street

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