Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:05:05 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, June 17, 2013 to Sunday, June 23, 2013:

Area: SA

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Location: On our property at Rockleigh

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis) (1) Our first sighting of a hobby. It 
chased a swallow, unsuccessfully, then perched at the top of a dead tree. We 
were planting trees, with lots of dirt on our hands, so naturally our cameras 
were back in the shed.

Australian Owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles cristatus) (1) This is only our second 
sighting in 5 years. It was sitting on a branch but too far away to get a good 

Diamond Firetail (Stagonopleura guttata) (2) Diamond firetails are sometimes 
around but we have not seen them since July last year.

Reported by: Barbara and Peter Bansemer on Friday, June 21, 2013


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