Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Western Australia Weekly Update
Date: 7 Jan 2013 01:31:51 +1000

Birdline Western Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 6 Jan 2013.

Fri 4 Jan Grey Honeyeater Near Tom Price, Western Australia
One located by persistent call on return to car after hour's search. 0900 about 400m up first side road (22 44'18"S 117 51'02"E) on left side of SE approach road to Tom Price (floodway between road and railway).
Jim Allen

Wed 2 Jan Pectoral Sandpiper Northern Hwy, 50km s Meekatharra, Western Australia
One foraging on mud edges of shallow stock dam or floodway approx. 100 m in from west side of highway. Viewed thru scope from 50m. With Avocet, Pink eared Duck, Crimson & Orange Chat, White backed Swallow and other birds as well as cattle coming in for drink. Only sandpiper present. About 1500hrs. 40-plus degrees. 26 56' 44"S 118 15' 01"E.
Jim Allen

Ruff, Pectoral Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit, Marsh Sandpiper, White-winged Black Tern and Glossy I Lake McLarty, Western Australia
A Reeve, a Pectoral Sandpiper (possibly 2), 2 Black-tailed Godwits, a Marsh Sandpiper, a White-winged Black Tern and 17 Glossy Ibis were today's highlights at Lake McLarty with the water level dropping.
John Barkla and Alison Street

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