Birdline Australia Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Australia Weekly Update
Date: 15 Dec 2014 09:13:39 +1000
   Birdline Australia

   Published sightings for the week ending 14 Dec 2014.

   Tue 9 Dec Red-footed booby Great Barrier Reef--Michaelmas Cay
   2 birds seen perched on rails of moored boat close to where the tour
   boats arrive. Able to get within a few metres of them - feet quite
   Janet chapman
   Mon 8 Dec Red-throated Pipit Lake Eda (Roebuck Plains Station)
   The pipit had a creamy-white throat and malar stripe and was heavily
   streaked from the chest down to the belly and with some streaking down
   the flanks. Dark on the back and lack of primary projection. Access
   permission for the site is required.
   Maarten Hulzebosch, Amanda Lilleyman, Arthur Keates, Peter Crighton
   House Crow St Kilda Rd (opposite Shrine of rememberance)
   Reported and photographed on powerlines along St Kilda Rd opposite the
   Shrine of Remembrance this morning. Also reported along Park Street
   recently by James Mustafa and Tim Bawden in the early afternoon.
   George Matthias via Victorian Twitchers facebook page
   Tue 2 Dec Australian Brush-turkey (Cape York race 'purpureicollis') Mt
   Lewis, FNQ
   A single adult bird of Cape York race seen very well & closely with
   photographic evidence seen not too far from the top clearing - it had a
   pure purple/white collar with absolutely no hint of yellow on it. This
   I believe represents the most southerly record of this race by a fair
   Martin Cachard & Judy Leitch
   Grey Wagtail Charles Darwin University Campus Casuarina Darwin
   In very shallow watercourse
   Angela Marles
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