Birdline South Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline South Australia Weekly Update
Date: 16 Sep 2013 10:27:39 +1000

Birdline South Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 15 Sep 2013.

Thu 12 Sep White-throated Gerygone Private property,Point Sturt Road.
White-throated Gerygone (1) Was amazed to find a sub-adult Gerygone foraging in our Mallee Box woodlot this morning!First detected by the call,then observed for 20 minutes from as little as 3 metres away! Photos obtained.
Nat Doecke

Wed 11 Sep Sacred Kingfisher, Peregrine Falcon, Rufous Songlark, Australasian Pipit Whites Road Wetlands, Bolivar
Sacred Kingfisher: (1) Located by call Peregrine Falcon: (1) Dived for an in-flight attack on a Pacific Black Duck directly in front of me, miraculously the duck escaped Rufous Songlark: Unsure whether 1 or several (up to 4) birds, photographed and call recorded Australasian Pipit: (1) Characteristic tail-bobbing observed
Rebecca Zanker

Wed 11 Sep Osprey Aldinga Beach
Incidental observation made whilst driving Osprey (1) Flying low over cliffs along Esplanade between Butterworth Rd. and Stock St. Perched a moment on the clifftop just beyond permapine railings before heading north again. Great views had as we were driving along the Esplanade
David Hartland

Tue 10 Sep White-winged Triller Point Sturt Road
White-winged Triller (2) Pair foraging in established revegetation.
Nat Doecke

Sat 31 Aug Hooded Plover Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island
Two pairs incubating eggs; one pair slightly away from beach in small lunettes at estuary of Harriet River; the other pair have slightly elevated nest on primary dune, near Spot X, S of Eleanor River Mouth.
Chris Baxter

Fri 30 Aug Crimson Chat Stokes Hill
Crimson Chat (4) In a paddock near the entry.
D & S Redman

Thu 29 Aug Rufous Songlark Rawnsley Park
Rufous Songlark. calling constantly behind the old stone building near the cabin accommodation.
D & S Redman

Birdline South Australia is hosted by Eremaea Birds.


To unsubscribe from this mailing list,
send the message:
(in the body of the message, with no Subject line)
<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU