Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:05:08 +1030
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, December 15, 2014 to Sunday, December 21, 2014:

Area: SA

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Location: Hansborough Bridge, River Light on Theile Highway SW of Eudunda

Brown Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora) (2+) Heard calling from tall grass and 
chenopod under gums north of bridge. 2 birds were then seen on verge on 
opposite side of road. They retreated into grass several times as cars passed 
re-emerging each time as I watched from parked car. Fifth personal SA record of 
2014 and second on 13/12 as they were seen on Saltfields tour led by John Hatch 
on Saturday morning (also Feb? tour I recall).

Reported by: Jim Allen on Monday, December 15, 2014


Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Location: Clayton Bay

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) (10) Two small flocks of Glossies flying 
over the western side of Island View Drive.Also present were 1000+ Great 
Cormorants, feeding in the 'Clayton Narrows' adjacent to Hindmarsh Island.

Reported by: Nathaniel Doecke on Thursday, December 18, 2014


Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Location: Tolderol Game Reserve Langhorne Creek

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) (15) This group of birds were feeding in the 
first pond past the pump house.

Pink-eared Duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus) (150) These ducks were feeding 
with a very large number of Grey Teal.

Australasian Shoveler (Anas rhynchotis) (50) Same area as other ducks. 46 bird 
species observed in a 2hr visit.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Thursday, December 18, 2014


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