Birdline Northern Territory Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Northern Territory Weekly Update
Date: 18 Jun 2012 01:31:10 +1000

Birdline Northern Territory

Published sightings for the week ending 17 Jun 2012.

Fri 15 Jun Rainbow Pitta Howard Springs Nature Park
Early morning sighting. Mozzies in swarms!!! Heard more in bush but unable to coax out.
John Francis

Tue 12 Jun Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo Alice Springs
A pair of Horsefield's Bronze Cuckoo observed this morning just outside the western edge of the Waste stabilisation Ponds, down the rubbish tip road at the locked Power And water gates...
Shane Green

Mon 11 Jun Grey Falcon Heath Rd, Alice Springs
5.30pm this afternoon a Grey falcon was observed in pursuit of a Black Faced Woodswallow just above the treeline in the CSIRO block along Heath Rd. It failed in the attack and flew off towards the Todd River, flying directly over the top of "Pathdorf ", a Bed and Breakfast at the end of Heath Rd.
Shane Green

Spinifex Pigeon Alice Springs....Emily Gap
Group of seven birds seen on same ridge and at the same time as Grey Falcon.
Shane Green

Grey Falcon Emily Gap, East MacDonnell Ranges
Seen high on ridge top above waterhole perched in small tree, before taking to the air and soaring east.
Shane Green

Thu 7 Jun Australian Bustards Angas Downs Indigenous Protected Area
Group of four bustards seen together in desert oak spinifex country on Angas Downs last week.
Jennifer Smits

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