Eremaea Birdlines
Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline South Australia

Birdline South 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 South Australia is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Margaret Alcorn, Peter Waanders and Simon Starr.

We support ethical birding .

Recent Sightings

Follow us on Facebook rss

Reports published in the past 30 hours.

March 2018
Wed 7Fork-tailed Swift
Point Sturt Peninsular
A large flock of approximately 100 birds. eBird checklist
Sim Doecke 7/3 #233763
Sun 4Grey Currawong
Grey Currawong calling from tall tree in our suburban garden early this morning then seeing flying off. A few come down from the hills every autumn, presumably in post-breeding dispersal. eBird checklist
Kelvin Sparks 4/3 #233727
Rainbow and Musk Lorikeets
Ardrossan, Yorke Peninsula
2 Rainbow and several Musk Lorikeets, both uncommon on Yorke Peninsula, with Purple-crowned Lorikeets in flowering eucalypts.
Paul Taylor 4/3 #233723
Fri 2Banded Lapwing
5 km west of Balaklava
45 scattered in a bare paddock, a few seeking shade along a fenceline. Uncommon here, but numbers seem to be recovering.
Paul Taylor 2/3 #233707
Thu 1Diamond Dove
American River
Single bird on power lines. No apparent leg bands.
Tony Pridham 2/3 #233705

February 2018
Sun 25Double-banded Plover
Thompsons Beach
One in non-breeding plumage and another appeared to be a juvenile.
Paul Taylor 25/2 #233656
Thu 22Fork-tailed Swift
Point Sturt Peninsular
Large flock of approximately 110 birds flying high and calling. Weather warm, cloudy, humid, and calm.
Sim Doecke 22/2 #233627
Sun 18Little Egret
Bald Hill Beach
A flock of 12 Little Egrets. Usually only one or two here.
Paul Taylor 18/2 #233597
Red Knot
Bald Hill Beach
I counted 104 Red Knots. A few acquiring breeding plumage.
Paul Taylor 18/2 #233593
Outside normal range
Early arrival; late departure
Interesting behaviour
Hard to see
Unusual habitat
Uncommon in area
Unusual numbers
Rare vagrant
This web site is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Creative Commons License