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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.

November 2014
Sun 23highlightYellow Wagtail
Copperfield Dam
Observed a Yellow Wagtail sp at Copperfield Dam today. Very hot looking (40 deg C). Actively feeding and 'wagging' Further information
Mick Jerram, Peter Eve, Bruce Reynolds and Marcus Batten 23/11 #221000
Wed 5megamegaEastern Yellow Wagtail (tschutschensis)
Noticed smallish bird on water's edge at Papunya Sewage Ponds. Has similar flight jizz to Grey Wagtail seen in Alice Springs WTP last year. Took photos. Checked photos with others more knowledgeable in this area. Stated too tall in legs and tail too short for Grey Wagtail, ID as Eastern Yellow Wagtail ssp. tschutschensis. eBird checklist
Richard Waring 5/11 #220685
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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