Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 00:05:05 +0930
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, April 27, 2015 to Sunday, May 3, 2015:

Area: SA

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Location: Murray mouth Hindmarsh Island

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) (2) birds were standing in shallow water 
about 500mts East of the main car park

Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis) (5) 2 of the 5 birds sighted were in 
full breeding plumage.

Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) (35) Birds were resting on the 
beach or feeding in shallow water along with 7 Sooty OYkS

Reported by: Winston Syson on Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Location: Hassel Road Ponds (Goolwa Ponds) Goolwa

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (1) Single bird on large pond to the right 
of bird hide.

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) (1) Bird was hawking high over the wetland

Reported by: Winston Syson on Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015

Location: Tanunda Sewage Ponds

Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis) (50) Mostly on the far side of the pond 
with the viewing platform

Pink-eared Duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus) (80) Mostly on the next pond to 
the west.

Australasian Shoveler (Anas rhynchotis) (20) Among the above, along with a 
number of Grey Teal.  Also several Hoary-headed Grebe, and large numbers of 
Masked Lapwing on the banks.

Reported by: Kevin Stracey on Saturday, May 2, 2015


Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015

Location: Gregory street Port Elliot

Crested Shrike-tit (Falcunculus frontatus) (1) Single bird was constantly 
calling and and looking for prey on a large Eucalypt ( SA Blue Gum ) on the 
block next to me.

Black-chinned Honeyeater (Melithreptus gularis) (1) Single bird was calling 
from a blue Gum 2 blocks from me.

Reported by: Winston Syson on Sunday, May 3, 2015


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