Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:05:05 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, August 11, 2014 to Sunday, August 17, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014

Location: Port Pirie

Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis) (1) Classic low quartering of grassland 
bordering Port Wakefield Road

Travelling south on Port Wakefield road and approximately 2 ks before the Port 
Pirie turnoff the bird was observed working the grassland on the Port Pirie 
side of the highway

Reported by: Anthony John Bainbridge on Monday, August 11, 2014


Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014

Location: Dry Creek Wetlands, Modbury Heights

Black-tailed Native-hen (Tribonyx ventralis) (1) A single bird foraging with 
two Purple Swamphens on the grassy area adjacent to the wetland along Golden 
Grove Road (just before Grenfell Road).

Reported by: Martyn Price on Monday, August 11, 2014


Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Location: Onkaparinga River bank across from the storm water pipe outlet at 
Perry's Bend BBQ and car park area.

White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica) (1) Foraging along the low tide mark

Reported by: Anthony John Bainbridge on Thursday, August 14, 2014


Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Location: Point Sturt Peninsula

Black-chinned Honeyeater (Melithreptus gularis) (1) Calling from Spotted Gums 
on private property. The Black-chins seem to be ranging within about 5 km of 
their core area in Clayton Bay.

Reported by: Peter Doecke on Thursday, August 14, 2014


Date: Friday, August 15, 2014

Location: Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens

Scarlet Robin (Petroica boodang) (1) At Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens near the upper 
car park.
Photos attached.

Reported by: Gordon Pateman on Sunday, August 17, 2014


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