Birdline South Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline South Australia Weekly Update
Date: 24 Dec 2012 01:31:42 +1000

Birdline South Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 23 Dec 2012.

Fri 21 Dec Nankeen Night Heron Glenelg Jetty
A very tame adult male Night Heron in breeding plumage wandering around the end of the jetty, just waiting for some dinner from the local fishermen. Never seen this species in marine habitat before - only freshwater.
Claire & Ziggy Wolinski

Striped Honeyeater , Regent Parrot and Little Eagle. Morgan Conservatiin Park, Morgan.
Up to six Striped Honeyeaters were observed early morning at M C P.. A Sub adult Little Eagle was also seen well at the ferry crossing. A handful of Regent Parrots were around as well.
Edward Smith, Bridgette Hall, Roly Lloyd

Thu 20 Dec Yellow Thornbill Greenfields Wetlands, Parafield Gardens
Yellow Thornbill (2) Birds seen feeding amongst paperbark. Odd to see this species here, as reserve is quite isolated and some distance from what would normally be expected to be "suitable habitat".
Michael Wood

Mon 17 Dec Buff-breasted Sandpiper Price Saltfields, N of Adelaide, SA
1 bird observed feeding along water's edge and on low vegetation on track.
Helga Kieskamp & Peter Waanders

Sat 8 Dec Letter-winged Kite, Grey Falcon Birdsville track, SA
9 different Grey Falcons (including immatures) and up to 68 Letter winged kites (including immatures)
Jean-Marc Thiollay per Peter Waanders

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