Birdline Australian Capital Territory Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Australian Capital Territory Weekly Update
Date: 11 Mar 2013 01:30:59 +1000

Birdline Australian Capital Territory

Published sightings for the week ending 10 Mar 2013.

Sat 9 Mar Spotted Harrier Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, Gungahlin
One male Spotted Harrier seen well together with a female Collared Sparrowhawk. The usual bird flocks around with one containing at least 2 Varied Sittellas. A lone Grey Butcherbird at the front entrance gate.
Andrew Reeson, Falk Wicker

Mon 4 Mar Rufous Fantail Australian National Botanic Gardens
Observed one bird quite well in the rainforest section, about 15:20, as it was being hassled by a Grey Fantail. Appears to be an early migration sighting, thanks to Alastair for the info.
Rob Child

Wonga Pigeon Corin Road near Woods Reserve
Wonga Pigeon (1) Approx 17.40, a single bird seen on the side of the road approx 400 metres south of Woods Reserve
Scott Ryan

White-winged Triller Kama Nature Reserve
Triller seems to be hanging on a little later in season than usual. Observed just east of central dam 35 15 57S/149 01 31E. Other species observed included Diamond Firetail and Brown Treecreeper (which I haven't seen there in recent visits).
Ian Fraser

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