Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update
Date: 13 Aug 2012 01:32:02 +1000

Birdline Western Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 12 Aug 2012.

Sat 11 Aug Square-tailed Kite, Black-breasted Buzzard Broome, Western Australia
Square-tailed Kite seen over grass plains of Dampier Creek, close to the area of stunted trees. Black-breasted Buzzard seen close to Dampier Creek.
Bruce Wedderburn

Thu 9 Aug Common Redshank, Asian Dowitcher Crab Creek, Broome, Western Australia
Common Redshank (1) and Asian Dowitcher (3) seen with Adrian Boyle from mud flats of Little Crab Creek.
Bruce Wedderburn

Mon 6 Aug Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo Kennedy St, South Hedland, Western Australia
Several birds seen flitting about small bushes and grass clumps in a small reserve or vacant lot near Kennedy St, South Hedland. In the street nearby I also saw about 20-30 Cockatiels.
S. Plunkett

Thu 2 Aug Long-toed Stint Roebuck Plains Station, Western Australia
First returning bird.
Simon Davies

Tue 31 Jul Pacific Baza Nimalaica wetland, Western Australia
Sub-adult circled over marsh for five minutes before being chased off to the east by a Whistling Kite. First record for Broome area.
Simon Davies

Bourke's Parrot, Black Honeyeater Murchison Settlement 10' Cell, Western Australia
Bourke's Parrot and Black Honeyeater
Angus Hartshorn

Sat 28 Jul White-browed Woodswallow Broome Bird Observatory, Western Australia
One flew east over Bird Observatory with huge numbers of migrating Masked Woodswallows.
Simon Davies

Redthroat, Slaty-backed Thornbill, Western Gerygone Mount Augustus National Park, Western Australia
Redthroat (8) seen at 3 different locations, Slaty-backed Thornbill and Western Gerygone
Angus Hartshorn

Wed 25 Jul Star Finch Tom Price Sewage Treatment Works, Western Australia
Star Finch (50) feeding between ponds with Zebra Finches. Saw at least 5 separate flocks
Angus Hartshorn

Black-eared Cuckoo, Painted Finch Karijini National Park, Western Australia
Black-eared Cuckoo (1) juvenile and Painted Finch
Angus Hartshorn

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