Birdline Tasmania Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Tasmania Weekly Update
Date: 4 Nov 2013 03:02:36 +1000

Birdline Tasmania

Published sightings for the week ending 3 Nov 2013.

Sat 2 Nov Blue-billed Duck Lake Dulverton, Oatlands
3 Blue-billed ducks seen in the water near the intersection of Church St and the Esplanade (-42.302137,147.372453). Not especially rare for the area, but noteworthy.
Tim Collins, Graham Collins, Anne Collins.

Thu 31 Oct Grey Goshawk Old Jetty Road, Eaglehawk Neck
1 Grey Goshawk (white) in trees along road. Being dived on by a pair of masked lapwings.
Francie Goss

Wed 30 Oct Blue-winged Parrot Gawler, S of Ulverstone
13 Blue-winged Parrots in paddock/roadside
Hazel Britton and Alison Parkes

Mon 28 Oct Australian Shelduck Maria Island
A pair of Australian Shelducks were observed on the shores of the small lagoon near Bloodstone Point, down from the convict ruins at Point Lesur.
Catherine de Little

White-necked Heron Paddock near Huon Highway, at Southport turn-off, GPS South 43 deg 24 min 32 sec, East 146deg, 57 mi
Two white-necked herons were observed in a paddock near several cattle.
Catherine de Little

Wed 16 Oct Caspian Tern Big Roaring Beach, near Surveyors Bay
A Caspian Tern was observed flying for some time quite close to shore. This is the first sighting of this species on this beach in eight years of bird watching.
Catherine de Little

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