Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest

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Subject: Birdpedia - Australia - Weekly Digest
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Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2015 13:35:06 +0000
The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period 
Monday, November 2, 2015 to Sunday, November 8, 2015:

Area: SA

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Location: Black Point, Y.P.

Painted Button-quail (Turnix varius) (1) One female was seen, plus some fresh 
platelets, in my garden area at Black Point. Interestingly I saw one near this 
place last year on October 2nd.

Reported by: Margaret Tiller on Friday, November 6, 2015


Date: Friday, November 6, 2015

Location: Port Clinton and Clinton CP

Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) (1) A group of 40 seen initially at 
the beach at the end of Cumberland Street. They were among the small mangroves, 
were disturbed and flew north to the next small inlet. They then flew back to 
the mangrove area, before flying north again. They were seen again at the 
parking bay off the highway, this time standing in the water.

Grey-tailed Tattler (Heteroscelus brevipes) (1) 3 birds seen at Cumberland 
Street beach with Greenshanks.

Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) (1) 12 birds roosting at Cumberland St 

Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis) (1) Total of 20 seen across both 

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) (1) About 8 birds some quite 
brightly coloured still

Reported by: Richard Woodland on Friday, November 6, 2015


Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Location: Magazine Rd Wetlands

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) (20) Mainly in the top pond in 
front of the bird hide. Photo attached

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) (150) All over but mainly in the pond in front 
of the bird hide. Photo attached

Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) (30) Some flying and feeding, others in 
pond in front of the bird hide.  Photo attached

Singing Honeyeater (Lichenostomus virescens) (2) One adult and one young. Photo 

Great Egret (Casmerodius albus) (1) Just the one spotted today. Photo attached

Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) (4) Four sighted only but 
there were many more Hoary Headed.  Photo attached

Reported by: Gordon Pateman on Sunday, November 8, 2015


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