Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2014 00:05:05 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, June 2, 2014 to Sunday, June 8, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Friday, May 30, 2014

Location: Toronto St, Ovingham

Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) (1) This was in a grevillea 
outside our front fence. Had a great view for a couple of minutes. I haven't 
seen one in our suburb (next to Prospect) in the close to 30 years we have 
lived here.

Reported by: David Cox on Tuesday, June 3, 2014


Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014

Location: Felixstow, Adelaide

Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis) (1) First seen on neighbours 
clothes line much to the distress of surrounding New Holland and White-plumed 
honeyeaters, Red Wattlebirds and Noisy Miners. Later seen being chased out from 
our almond tree by a Magpie lark.

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum) (1) Seen in tree in front of house at the 
same time cuckoo on line. Last saw Mistletoebird in that tree in 2011.

Also seen and photographed by Andrew Humpage

Reported by: Sandy Dickson on Thursday, June 5, 2014


Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014

Location: Field River mouth-Hallett Cove

Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) (1) Single white morph bird, foraging on 
rocks,about 300 metres south of the Heron Way Reserve

Reported by: Nathaniel Doecke on Sunday, June 8, 2014


Date: Friday, June 6, 2014

Location: Newland Head CP approx. 3 Km west of Kings Beach

White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) (1) Single adult bird flew low 
over the cliffs moving west and then was sighted inland being mobbed by Little 
Ravens and chased off out to sea and then moving East towards West Island and 
the Bluff.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Friday, June 6, 2014


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