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Birdline Australian Capital Territory

Birdline ACT 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. Observations interesting to you can also be reported, but please provide justification. If you have any questions, please contact the moderators. Good birding and thanks for contributing to Birdline ACT! You can follow Birdline ACT on the web, RSS and Twitter. We encourage you to register and enter full lists of the species you see at

Birdline Australian Capital Territory is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Alastair Smith and Peter Milburn.

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Moderators' Note

Silver Gull Project Mark Carey is researching the seasonal movements and urbanisation of Silver Gulls in south-eastern Australia. He has a number of colour-banded Silver Gulls around Lake Burley Griffin. Please report all sightings of gulls with alphanumeric bands to or Twitter @silvergullproj

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February 2020
Sat 15White-fronted Chat
Denman Prospect, Wyndam Avenue
A friend just sent me this cropped phone image of three birds he saw running up & down the footpaths adjacent to a construction site at Denman Prospect last week. He thought they were a Chat but wasn't sure. Three birds seen, believed to be two males & a female.
Bevan McGregor 20/2 #245493
Tue 11megamegaWhite-tailed Tropicbird
Banks ACT
Brought into a vet clinic when found in the road in the suburb in Banks in ACT. Bird was a juvenile. Sent to ACT Wildlife for care.
Michelle Chipperfield 11/2 #245445
Outside normal range
Early arrival; late departure
Interesting behaviour
Hard to see
Unusual habitat
Uncommon in area
Interesting to you as observer (must be justified)
Unusual numbers
Rare vagrant
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