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 David Harper, Margaret Alcorn, Paul Taylor, Peter Waanders and Simon Starr.

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April 2019
Tue 23Jacky Winter
20 km north of Balaklava
3 Jacky Winters together on roadside. Uncommon in this area.
Paul Taylor 23/4 #238330
Wed 17Pacific (Fork-tailed) Swift
Nicholson Avenue Whyalla
5+ birds drifting low over the rooftops during humid overcast conditions
David Harper 17/4 #238269
Pacific (Fork-tailed) Swift
6km’s south-east of Lochiel over the highway
A flock of 15+ birds drifting low over the main highway. Getting a bit late in the season for this migratory species to still be present this far south
David Harper 17/4 #238268
Sun 14highlightSanderling
Bald Hill Beach
One Sanderling, the first I've seen here. Rarely seen in Gulf St. Vincent.
Paul Taylor 14/4 #238250
highlightLesser Sand Plover
Bald Hill Beach
One Lesser Sand Plover, a wader rarely seen in SA in recent years.
Paul Taylor 14/4 #238249
Tue 9Blue-winged Parrot
Near Bowmans
About 10 in a mallee scrub, passing through on their northerly winter migration.
Paul Taylor 9/4 #238207

March 2019
Sat 30Blue-winged Parrot
Near Bowmans
One Blue-winged Parrot with about 20 Elegant Parrots.
Paul Taylor 30/3 #238112
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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