Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 00:05:05 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, March 26, 2012 to Sunday, April 1, 2012:

Area: SA

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Location: Kangaroo Island

Fork-tailed Swift (Apus pacificus) (200) see over Kingscote and Nepean Bay on 
14 March 2012 during N wind thunderstorm

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) (1) feeding amongst beach strewn boulders 
at Stokes Bay rocky beach, 25 March 2012.

Rock Parrot (Neophema petrophila) (5) in coastal heath at Seal Bay, 25 March 

Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) (1) sub adult male on dead tree in Middle 
River estuary, 25 March 2012. Three seen here previously-past month or so-as 
reported in past Birdpedia posting.

Purple-crowned Lorikeet (Glossopsitta porphyrocephala) (50+) feeding noisily in 
several flowering Cup Gums E. cosmophylla, main street of Parndana, 26 March 

Flesh-footed Shearwater (Puffinus carneipes) (1) fresh beach derelict, Vivonne 
Bay, 4 March 2012.

Rock Parrot (Neophema petrophila) (15) feeding in coastal succulents at Point 
Ellen, Vivonne Bay, 8 March 2012-mostly immatures.

Elegant Parrot (Neophema elegans) (1) flew across South Coast Road 10km W of 
Vivonne Bay. Pasture and coastal mallee association.

Hooded Plover (Thinornis rubricollis) (11) Nine adults and two grey-headed 
immatures, together at Harriet River Mouth during storm tide surge at Vivonne 
Bay, 4 March 2012.

White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) (3) adult pair and an immature 
perched on cliff face and then swooping for a fish, Western River Cove, 10 
March 2012.

Reported by: Chris Baxter on Wednesday, March 28, 2012


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