Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 00:05:05 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, September 2, 2013 to Sunday, September 8, 2013:

Area: SA

Date: Sunday, September 1, 2013

Location: Mannum

Regent Parrot (Polytelis anthopeplus) (3) Three Regent Parrots flying north 
along eastern bank of River Murray opposite caravan park.

Reported by: Bob and Maureen Snell on Tuesday, September 3, 2013


Date: Sunday, September 1, 2013

Location: Torrens Path, North Adelaide

Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) (1) Calling loudly in its regular 
territory opposite the zoo.

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) (1) On the city bank of the river 
near the university.

No Boobook today to complete the city night bird trifecta.

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Monday, September 2, 2013


Date: Sunday, September 1, 2013

Location: Goolwa Ponds

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) (1) single bird near the small car park 
away from the stables

Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis) (2) male and female diving on the far side 
of the pond

Reported by: Peter Corcoran on Tuesday, September 3, 2013


Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Location: Normanville S.A.

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) (6) 6 Birds in a pine tree near 
the Caravan Park at Normanville.

Reported by: Anthea Williams on Tuesday, September 3, 2013


Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Location: Roseworthy Campus

White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica) (1) 

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) (1) 

White-necked Heron seen this morning and this afternoon opposite the Roseworthy 
Campus on Mudla Wirra Road, Roseworthy

Reported by: Lisa Girdham on Wednesday, September 4, 2013


Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013

Location: Armata Rd Onkaparinga Hills

Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis) (1) First one of the season, 
calling strongly.

Reported by: William Brooker on Saturday, September 7, 2013


Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013

Location: Dunn's Lagoon, Finniss.

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) (3) Three Wood Sanpiper with a group of 
Red-kneed Dotterel near fence line at northern end of lagoon.

Dunn's Lagoon very full and a lot of water lying in surrounding paddocks. 22 
species seen at Dunn's Lagoon, plus another nine species on adjacent paddocks.

Reported by: Bob and Maureen Snell on Saturday, September 7, 2013


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