Birdline ACT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline ACT Weekly Update
Date: 4 Jun 2012 01:30:11 +1000

Birdline ACT

Published sightings for the week ending 3 Jun 2012.

Sun 3 Jun Cattle Egret Kelly's Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetland, Fyshwick
10 Cattle Egret in the paddock with cattle. Loosely associating with Australian White Ibis
Alastair & Niamh Smith; Frank Antram

Restless Flycatcher Namadgi Visitor's Centre
Restless Flycatcher reported by Lindell still present, though in woodland about 200m north of the Namadgi visitor's centre.
Alastair Smith

Sat 2 Jun Bassian Thrush Australian National Botanic Gardens
Two Bassian Thrushes were observed running and foraging on the ground in section 11 of the ANBG.
Christine D

Wed 30 May Pink-eared Duck, White-bellied Sea-Eagle Kelly's Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetland, Fyshwick
Pink-eared Duck (2) on Kelly's Swamp White-bellied Sea-Eagle (1) adult, circling overhead
Steve Holliday

Tue 29 May Southern Whiteface, White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike The Pinnacle Nature Reserve
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (1) beautifully marked dark morph bird foraging in the massive old Yellow Box with a broken nest box on the trunk at the reserve entrance at the end of Dungowan St, Hawker. Southern Whiteface (2) along southern boundary with mixed flock of small birds, mainly Superb Fairy-wrens and Yellow-rumped Thornbills.
Steve Holliday

Sun 27 May Restless Flycatcher Namadgi Visitor Centre
A very active Restless Flycatcher seen in the large eucy trees at the entrance to the NVC car park on Sunday morning.
Lindell Emerton

Fri 11 May Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Australian National Botanical Gardens
A Shining Bronze-Cuckoo observed preening in section 20 of the ANBG
Lindell Emerton

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