Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 70, Issue 21

Painted Finch Question (Kirri Hardy) I have seen them around the fence line of the poo ponds in Tom Price and in the Gascoyne River bed in Carnarvon around pools in Reed beds in the past Robin Ashford From: Birding-Aus <; on behalf of <; Sent: Saturday, 24 August 2019 4:00 PM To: . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 70, Issue 21

Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, August 26, 2019 to Sunday, September 1, 2019:

Area: SA

Location: Port Elliot Sewage ponds Hill Street Port Elliot.

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) (40) Most birds were resting on the side of the plastic lined pond.

Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis) (5) . . . → Read More: Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 70, Issue 22

Subject: [Birding-Aus] Does anyone have a blog?

On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 2:00 AM <> wrote:

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Does anyone have a blog?

Dear List,

If anyone on this mailing list has a blog, could you email that link to me? (Or, if you know of a good list of birding blogs) I’m creating a page of links to birding blogs (mostly for birding inspiration for myself) and I’d love to have yours



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Painted Finch Question

Hi all So just a question about Painted Finch A friend and I are heading inland from 80 Mile Beach to Karajini NP and then towards Cue direction and down to Kalgoorlie or something like that etc

Is there any good spots to see Painted Finch? Appreciate your reply’s


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Request for a contact

Can anyone help me get in touch with Paul Marty, formerly from Perth now living in Brisbane, or at least QLD. My Email address is

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Little Blue Birdlist

BirdLife Western Australian have published a revised version of BOCA’s Little Blue Birdlist. It is a A6 sized paper record/tick list of Australian birds and uses IOC 9.2 nomenclature. They are $5.00 each plus postage, so order your copy by email at  

 I have found it very useful on . . . → Read More: Little Blue Birdlist

Review: Taylor’s “Birding Australia’s Islands”

Dear Birders,

Thought you might be interested in this short review of Sue Taylor’s book “Birding Australian Islands”, from a fellow birder.

Review: I finally got this book in the mail in Ottawa, Canada. Previously having birded Australia for 2 years while my wife and I were living there, I was intrigued by what could . . . → Read More: Review: Taylor’s “Birding Australia’s Islands”

King Island bird surveys – Promotion

Could you please place the following in your next edition. Thanks, Kate

DIARY DATE: ‘Wings on King’ Spring Surveys 7-10th November, 2019


Have you been birding in the beautiful King Island yet? Come and join in gathering spring bird data while enjoying the spring wildflowers adorning the island. Join Mark . . . → Read More: King Island bird surveys – Promotion

White-headed Petrels off Sydney Harbour National Park.

There were 2 White-headed Petrels off Sydney Heads this afternoon flying into a 40 knot southerly always good to see these birds from shore. Cheers michael.