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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.

March 2015
Mon 23highlightRed-rumped Swallow
Lee Point
This morning there were at least 2 Red-rumped Swallows flying relatively low around Lee Point. Unfortunately the photo was achieved when the birds were higher in the sky.
Luke Paterson 23/3 #222700
Wed 18highlightFranklin's Gull
Buffalo Creek
Franklin's Gull still present at Buffalo Creek after being reported last week. It was found roosting at high tide with >480 Silver Gulls and a few hundred waders.
Amanda Lilleyman 19/3 #222626
Thu 12megamegaFranklin's Gull
Buffalo Creek Point
This bird was seen on Thursday 12 MARCH - not February as just noted on Birdline. Including another photo eBird checklist
Jane and James Robinson 14/3 #222549
megamegaFranklin's Gull
Buffalo Creek Shore
With gulls and waders on the beach with incoming tide early morning eBird checklist Further information
Jane and James Robinson 14/3 #222544
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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