Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:05:09 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, April 9, 2012 to Sunday, April 15, 2012:

Area: SA

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2012

Location: Copper Coast Hwy east of Kadina at 33 59 39S 137 47 45E

Black Falcon (Falco subniger) (2) First saw the a female Falcon flying quite 
spectacular fast and low trying to grab an Australasian Pipit, the Pipit 
managed to duck and weave enough to gain a life saving gap only to be attacked 
again except this time by the male who came down fast from above! didn't see 
the end result as the chase descended below the roadside trees!

Reported by: Chris Steeles on Monday, April 9, 2012


Date: Monday, April 9, 2012

Location: Thiele Hwy between Freeling and Gawler

Barn Owl (Tyto alba) (3) Two birds typically sitting on fence posts and another 
Owl sitting on top of a large Prickly Pear growing on the side of the road!

Reported by: Chris Steeles on Monday, April 9, 2012


Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012

Location: Finniss

Southern Emu-wren (Stipiturus malachurus) (4) Observed on private property 
along Tookayerta Creek,about 1km upstream of the junction with the Finniss 
River.I watched them at close range as they moved through an area of 
swampland,where they were feeding mainly in patches of Juncus and Phragmites.

Reported by: Nathaniel Doecke on Thursday, April 12, 2012


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