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Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline Northern Territory

Birdline NT 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.

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Recent Sightings


Reports published in the past 30 hours.

May 2015
Wed 27megamegaPrincess Parrot
Gary Junction Road, about 30 kms west of Kintore
Group of 19 Princess Parrots flying westward, to the south of the road, calling in flight eBird checklist Further information
Richard Waring 27/5 #223382
Mon 25Channel-billed Cuckoo
Fogg Dam, Northern Territory
Heard the bird first, and then spotted it being chased by crows near the Car Park area of Fogg Dam.
Janis Otto 25/5 #223360
Tue 19highlightRufous Owl
East Point--Forest near Peewees
To the left of where the track divides, coming from the road. Seen at 4pm thanks to the alarm calls of the drongos. Also seen Rainbow Pitta in both morning and afternoon plus Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove feeding in a tree by the road 100th from track when walking back to Fannie Bay.
Peter Johnston 19/5 #223283
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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