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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.

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Reports published in the past 30 hours.

October 2015
Tue 6Whiskered Tern
Bald Hill Beach
At least 60 Whiskered Terns, the first seen here since early autumn of this spring and summer visitor.
Paul Taylor 6/10 #224923
Greater Sand Plover
Bald Hill Beach
two birds present
Paul Taylor 6/10 #224919
Red Knots, waders
Bald Hill Beach
About 80 Red Knots in a compact flock. Other waders here this morning were 25 Grey Plovers, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 20 Sharpies and 50+ stints. Also a breeding pair of Pied Oystercatchers with a nest on seaweed containing one egg.
Paul Taylor 6/10 #224918

September 2015
Mon 28highlightLittle Bittern
Banrock Station
Male little bittern calling from reed beds along main boardwalk, was quite vocal and was heard calling throughout the day. eBird checklist
Tim Field 30/9 #224812
Black-faced Cormorant
Port Germein
One Black-faced Cormorant, with about 30 Pied and 1 Little Pied Cormorants at end of jetty.
Paul Taylor and Pam Smith 28/9 #224775
Fri 25highlightWood Sandpiper
Coober Pedy
One Woody at effluent ponds overflow.
Paul Taylor and Pam Smith 25/9 #224736
Thu 24megamegaBeach stone-curlew
Cape Douglas
Single Beach stone-curlew sighted slightly north of Cape Douglas shacks on Reef Platform.
Richard Letheby 4/10 #224881
Wed 16Bourke's Parrot
40 kms North of Marla
A pair flushed from the roadside.
Pam Smith and Paul Taylor 16/9 #224615
Australian Bustard
50 kms south of Marla
A group of 14 bustards near the road.
Paul Taylor and Pam Smith 16/9 #224612
Tue 15Inland Dotterel
15 kms south of Cadney HS.
A group of at least 6 including 2 or more juveniles, by the roadside.
Paul Taylor and Pam Smith 16/9 #224613
Sat 12Beautiful Firetail
Bool Lagoon
A pair near the buildings at a very dry Bool Lagoon.
Paul Taylor and Pam Smith 12/9 #224548
Wed 9Blue-faced Honeyeater
Calperum Station
Single male feeding on Eremophila near woolshed
Bob Sothman 13/9 #224561
common sandpiper
Inman River Estuary, Victor Harbour
Feeding on edge of river. Characteristic tail bobbing.
Ian Jury 9/9 #224515
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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