Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, March 25, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019:

Area: SA

Location: Macs Beach, Price

Black Falcon (Falco subniger) (1) A long flypast around the access road.

Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) (8) 8 Great Knot in excellent breeding plumage. Also good numbers . . . → Read More: Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

White-bellied Sea-Eagle SE-21 Help

Hi all we are seeking HELP. We have just released an eight (8) month old Sea-Eagle at Sydney Olympic Park, NSW. It has just gone through four month of care and rehab. before release. see Media Release . We did not get the chance to attach a tracking device but we do have a very . . . → Read More: White-bellied Sea-Eagle SE-21 Help

Contact for Wim Vader

Hi all, I have often read Wim Vader’s beautifully written reports from Norway’s far north on birding-aus, and he never fails to evoke wonderful images of that part of the world. I’m planning to visit the area this year, and am hoping someone has Wim’s contact details as I would love to ask his advice . . . → Read More: Contact for Wim Vader

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 65, Issue 18

Hi Peter Next year for me. Away most of this year in Sth America. Be in touch as your trips seem fantabulous! Cheers Pippy Cannon Sent from Yahoo7 Mail on Android

On Wed, 27 Mar. 2019 at 2:01, <; wrote:

Send Birding-Aus mailing list submissions to You can reach the . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 65, Issue 18

Mt Isa birding opportunity October (advertisement of sorts)

Hi all, I've been contacted by a birder who wants to spend a few days around Mt Isa with me looking for Grasswrens and other key targets. He's looking for someone to share the trip. Dates are 8-11 October. Please contact me privately if you're interested. It should be a great short trip. Spinifexbird, . . . → Read More: Mt Isa birding opportunity October (advertisement of sorts)

Summer breeding Banded Lapwings

I came across of a family of Banded Lapwings in a paddock near Avalon Airport and the WTP consisting of two adults and two half grown young indicating a late January laying date. This is about 6 months off the peak August laying period in "temperate" parts of Australia. HANZAB indicates 1 Vic record . . . → Read More: Summer breeding Banded Lapwings

12 gram warblers with a 20,000 km annual migration


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John Young and the Night Parrot

Management plans to bring the Night Parrot back from the brink will need to be revamped and the birding community is set to be deeply divided after Australia's biggest private conservation group controversially dismissed a raft of records of the critically endangered bird claimed by north Queensland naturalist John Young.

More . . . → Read More: John Young and the Night Parrot

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 65, Issue 13

The Arid Lands is a great spot for birds, native plants, ( including a small nursery ) plus cafe/coffee shop and giftshop. We always drop in en route to the North, nowadays usually for coffee.

Some years ago we found, among others, REDTHROAT there after dipping elsewhere, ELEGANT PARROT, and at the Northern end of . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 65, Issue 13

Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens | eBird Hotspots | eBird


Here’s the ebird hotspot list for the above.

Cheers, Sue

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