Birdline South Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline South Australia Weekly Update
Date: 4 Nov 2013 03:02:30 +1000

Birdline South Australia

Published sightings for the week ending 3 Nov 2013.

Sat 2 Nov Pied Butcherbird Highland Valley 35deg13'59" S, 138deg54'16"E
On 18/4/11 I sighted a Pied Butcherbird between about 1645 hrs & 1700 hrs within about 30 metres of my house. During the time of observation the bird flew in a relatively small area among Eucalyptus spp & Acacia spp. & was sighted on about 8 occasions.
Adrian Thomas Watkins

Common Sandpiper, Red-necked Stint, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Amata Waste Water Treatment Plant
Site vegetation has been cleared from overflow pond and around pools leaving no shade for birds. As a result viewing has been pretty lousy until today with the arrival of waders Common Sandpiper (1) Feeding at overflow pipe and on margin of pond Red-necked Stint (1) Feeding w/ Sharpies Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (8) Feeding in overflow pond in approx. 10mm of water.
David Hartland

Tue 29 Oct Great Crested Grebe, Black-tailed Godwit Greenfields Wetlands, Dry Creek
Good to see the grebe at this location. Not often reported in this area. Great Crested Grebe (1) In breeding plumage Black-tailed Godwit (1) Across from bird hide, was sleeping most of the time, some preening, among grey teals and sharp-tailed sandpipers
Rebecca Zanker

Sun 27 Oct Tawny Frogmouth Flagstaff Hill
Family of 4 Tawny Frogmouths observed huddled together in a tree at eye level in our backyard backing onto Sturt Gorge.
Lance Peters

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