Birdline ACT Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline ACT Weekly Update
Date: 19 Nov 2012 01:30:40 +1000

Birdline ACT

Published sightings for the week ending 18 Nov 2012.

Fri 16 Nov Buff-banded Rail Kambah
2 birds near the tee of the 6th green, Murrumbidgee Golf Club.
MIchael Wright

Australian Spotted Crake West Belconnen Pond
One bird foraging on the middle island.
Stephen Wallace

Thu 15 Nov Painted Button-quail Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Painted Button-quail (1) A single bird seen on a service road at 13.15 today
Scott Ryan

Wed 14 Nov Swamp Harrier, Pilotbird Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Swamp Harrier (1) pale bird, presumably adult male, near Info Centre Pilotbird (1) heard, Lyrebird Trail
Steve Holliday

Wed 14 Nov Barn Owl Yarralumla Creek
Near the corner of Cotter Road and McCullogh St or closer to the Yarralumla Creek, Lia Battison and I saw a Barn Owl fly over the road from south to north, basically out of Curtin towards the equestrian park.
Philip Veerman

Mon 12 Nov Australian Spotted Crake Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
Australian Spotted Crake seen between Bittern and Cygnus hides.
Frank Antram

Mon 12 Nov Freckled Duck, Baillon's Crake, Red-kneed Dotterel Kellys Swamp & Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Fyshwick
Freckled Duck (7) at Kellys Swamp. At least 10 more visible at the sewage ponds from the road. Baillon's Crake (1) from Bittern Hide. Red-kneed Dotterel (1) fromTadorna Hide, first I have seen here this year, 2 Black-fronted Dotterels in the same area
Steve Holliday

Sun 11 Nov Superb Parrot Coppins Crossing Rd, Molonglo
Approximately 6 birds, about 500m past the Coppins Crossing bridge heading to Stromlo from Belconnen
Dean Ansell

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