Birdline ACT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline ACT Weekly Update
Date: 13 Aug 2012 01:30:43 +1000

Birdline ACT

Published sightings for the week ending 12 Aug 2012.

Sun 12 Aug Tree Martin Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
Following Holliday's report of a Fairy Martin, my first Tree Martin of the season observed hawking with Welcome Swallows
Alastair Smith, Frank Antram

Crescent Honeyeater Cotter Mouth, Cotter Road, ACT
Crescent Honeyeater (1) Female
Alastair Smith

Sat 11 Aug Red-capped Robin Giralang, near intersection of Baldwin Drive & William Slim Drive
Single male. Location: -35.215399°, 149.086268°
Duncan McCaskill

Fri 10 Aug Swamp Harrier Kellys Swamp, Jerrabomberra Wetlands
Seen around 8 am then again early afternoon
Michael Maconachie

Fairy Martin Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
Fairy Martin (2+) with Welcome Swallows over Kellys Swamp, first I have seen this season
Steve Holliday

Wed 8 Aug White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Jensen Street, Hughes
Flew over the yard in the direction of Hughes Oval, further searches in that direction failed to relocate it.
John Leonard

Tue 7 Aug Spotted Harrier Jerrabomberra wetlands
Flew past twice in 2 hours.
Stephen Wallace

Crescent Honeyeater Australian National Botanic Gardens
Crescent Honeyeater (1) seen feeding on a grevillea at section 25.
Brendan Sheean

Sun 5 Aug Australian Shelduck Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
Australian Shelduck (1) seen flying over the paddocks adjacent to the wetlands heading towards the Turf Farm.
Brendan Sheean

Sat 4 Aug Olive-backed Oriole Australian National Botanic Gardens
A single Olive-backed Oriole in the centre of the gardens.
Christine D

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