Bengal Florican Rescued

When visiting Cambodia I hired a local guide and was rewarded with 9 Lifers in a couple of hours. The organisation is Cambodia Bird Guide Association (CBGA). They have recently issued their first newsletter.x-thread://196668232/

They wrote:

We are excited to share a happy news that our critically endangered Bengal Florican that we rescued earlier in . . . → Read More: Bengal Florican Rescued

Winton, Qld

For those who know the ‘old’ Winton W.T.Ponds in central-western Qld, you will be disappointed to hear that today, council workmen moved in and began using a bulldozer to remove the majority of the bullrushes around some of the ponds. We were there yesterday and it was alive with birds. This afternoon, it was a . . . → Read More: Winton, Qld

photos of red-capped parrots?

Hi all I am improving the wikipedia article on these critters. And to date no-one has taken or donated a decent appropriately licenced image to be used. Any image has to be licenced for creative commons (including possible commercial use)

creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en

If people are uncomfortable with doing that with their best shots then maybe ‘off-cuts’ . . . → Read More: photos of red-capped parrots?

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14 July Sydney Pelagic Report

14 July Sydney Pelagic Report

OVERVIEW The conditions in the days leading up to the trip were anything but benign. Fortunately wind forecasts were downgraded with each successive update for the weekend. The final forecast for the Saturday was for 3-5m seas with the wind dropping to 10 knots by morning. Thankfully the wind did . . . → Read More: 14 July Sydney Pelagic Report

Which Frogmouth?

I’m torn between Papuan and Marbled but I see Marbled has a very small distribution area. Taken at the Wonga CP.

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Where do WA Birders Post Notable Sightings

Hi

I am going to Southern WA in December.

I’ve noticed that there are very few postings of sightings on Eremaea Birdlines WA.

Is there another website or Facebook site that WA people post on regularly , please or is Western Aus ebird the only source ?

Cheers

Kevin

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Portland pelagic

HI all

Anyone know the current contact for Portland pelagic?

Thanks very much Phil.

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An example of a feral cat targeting a nesting box

See: www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-07-26/feral-cat-leadbeaters-possum/10034052

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Sanderling numbers in SW Victoria

Hi birders

I hope the photo in the link is visible to the general public.

Yambuk Beach, SW Victoria. c.1981. Large flock of Sanderling. … … #sanderling #yambuk #pentaxmx #pentax50mmf1_7 #kodachrome64 #ozbirds #birds #shorebirds #waders #ozwildlife #birdlifeaustralia #birdlifeaus #calidrisalba #bird

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