Birdline ACT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline ACT Weekly Update
Date: 23 Apr 2012 01:30:46 +1000

Birdline ACT

Published sightings for the week ending 22 Apr 2012.

Sun 22 Apr Rainbow Lorikeet Gungahlin Town Centre
3 Rainbow Lorikeets flew east over Gungahlin Town Centre at about 1400 today.
PJ Milburn

Pink Robin Shepherds Lookout
Two females this morning near the carpark.
Stephen Wallace

Cattle Egret, Pied Currawong Kelly's Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetland, Fyshwick
Cattle Egret (28) on the swamp and an extremely large flock of at least 100 Pied Currawong flew over in waves.
Alastair Smith

Sat 21 Apr Black Falcon Mulligan's Flat Sanctuary
At 1700 this afternoon a male Black Falcon was observed quartering Mulligan's Flat Sanctuary high above the tree tops. It departed northward into NSW.
PJ Milburn

Tue 17 Apr Swift Parrot Mulligan's Flat Sanctuary
7 Swift Parrots flew past me, heading east, at about 1400 today in the heart of Mulligan's Flat. I was unable to locate them in any of the flowering Eucalypts.
PJ Milburn

Mon 16 Apr Barn Owl Cotter Road
Barn Owl (1) Flew across the road just before Mt Stromlo
Scott Ryan

Sun 15 Apr Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Shining Bronze-Cuckoo, Dusky Woodswallow Molonglo River near confluence with Murrumbidgee River
1 Fan-tailed Cuckoo, 1 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo and 1 Dusky Woodswallow
Sue Lashko

Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Shepherd's Lookout
1 Fan-tailed Cuckoo and 1 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo [Moderator comment - Sue states these were different birds to those recorded by her on the same day at the confluence of the Molonglo and Murrumbidgee rivers.]
Sue Lashko

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