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Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline Tasmania

Birdline Tasmania 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 Tasmania is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by James Melville, John Tongue and Paul Brooks.

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July 2017
Sat 22Welcome Swallow, Hardhead
Okehampton Road, Triabunna
20 plus swallows hawking over paddock. Wintering birds or early arrivals? Estimated at least 200 Hardheads on Rostrevor Lagoon on the same day.
Peter Brown 22/7 #231401
Fri 21Striated Pardalote
Blythe River, Heybridge
Unusually large number of birds overwintering this year. Hearing and seeing them all over the place. Today at least five individuals calling in euc woodland on 2km walk.
Richard Ashby 22/7 #231397
Tue 18highlightFreckled Duck
Goulds lagoon Granton
10 resting in the shallows. 1 swimming close to observation platform.
Peter Brown 19/7 #231384
Sun 16Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Cataract Gorge
Single bird on the zig zag track.
Geoff Bromfield 16/7 #231368
Sun 9highlightPink-eared Duck
Bonnington farm, Barilla (restricted access)
5 Pink-eared Ducks on the dam. Photographed by Els Wakefield.
Nicole Sommer and Els Wakefield 9/7 #231321
Sat 8Royal Spoonbill
Penna Settling Ponds (restricted access)
Three Royal Spoonbill flew in to the main settling pond approx 3pm. Also of interest were 3 Black-faced Cuckooshrike along the Shark Point Rd shelter belt.
Nicole Sommer 9/7 #231317

June 2017
Fri 30Black-faced Cuckooshrike
Sulphur Creek
Four birds seen hawking above coastal wattle behind the beach. eBird checklist
Frank Wilson 30/6 #231256
Tue 27Grey Goshawk (white morph)
Tamar Island Wetlands
Single bird perched in a tree by the road opposite to the wetlands entrance. eBird checklist
Geoff Bromfield 27/6 #231240
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