Eremaea Birdlines
Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline Western Australia

Birdline Western Australia is a site for the reporting of rare or unusual birds outside their normal range, unusually high or low numbers, early or late arrivals or departures for migrant species and interesting behaviour or unusual habitat usage.

Birdline Western Australia is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Adrian Boyle, Nigel Jackett and Tim Dolby. Register for weekly email notifications.

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Moderators' Note

Please forward details on any sightings of Rock Parrots on Rottnest Island, including number of birds, location, time, date, presence/absence and colour of a band, to James Sansom at

Recent Sightings


Reports published in the past 30 hours.

March 2015
Mon 23highlightLaughing Dove
Cape Range National Park--Milyering Visitors Centre
Roosting under a verandah in the Cape Range National Park. [Mod note. Significant range extension for this introduced species. Closest recorded near Carnarvon 350 km soutth. TD]
Grant Griffin 25/3 #222712
Wed 11highlightMalayan Night Heron
Cocos Keeling Island West Island
Last seen 27 Jan 2015 at the start of beacon heights road . Now sighted four mornings in a row at the end of beacon heights road.
Geof Christie 11/3 #222518
Outside normal range
Early arrival; late departure
Interesting behaviour
Hard to see
Unusual habitat
Uncommon in area
Unusual numbers
Rare vagrant
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