Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:05:05 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, March 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 30, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014

Location: Magazine Rd wetlands, Salisbury

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) (1) Cormorant has breeding plumage. No 
sign of nest. Photo submitted.

Reported by: Gordon Pateman on Monday, March 24, 2014


Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Location: Goolwa Ponds Hassel Road

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (8) Birds were on the first large pond to 
the right of the bird hide.

Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes) (8) Birds were on the edge of the 
first pond with White Ibis

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) (1) Single bird flew along edge of pond and 
landed along side Black-fronted and Red Kneed Dotterel.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Location: The Barrage Goolwa

Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) (1) Single bird was in SA water depot 
just through the gate and then flew on to power lines.

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) (1) Bird was first seen in the Dune 
area across from the second pull in area and then flew to a more favourable 
viewing position on the side of the road.

Banded Stilt (Cladorhynchus leucocephalus) (1) Single bird in full plumage 
feeding on mud flat half way to Beacon 19 along with large numbers of Avocet

Reported by: Winston Syson on Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014

Location: Point Sturt Road

White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) (1) A sub-adult bird soaring 
over Point Sturt Road near 'Nanda' homestead,then engaging in aerial antics 
with both an Australian Hobby and a Whistling Kite.

Reported by: Nathaniel Doecke on Saturday, March 29, 2014


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