Gospers Mountain fire

Is this impacting Regent Honeyeater areas yet? Martin Butterfield http://franmart.blogspot.com.au/

Snipe in Valley

Dear All

Over the last 40 years my Mulgoa Valley birdlist has totalled over 220 spp including many seasonals, vagrants and one -off accidentals. More during inland droughts . Although development has been largely staved off in the Valley itself, Mac-mansions are carpeting onetime surrounding bush and pastureland with a gradual reduction in species but . . . → Read More: Snipe in Valley

Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, November 11, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019:

Area: SA

Location: On our bone-dry property at Rockleigh

Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus) (1) A very uncommon bird at Rockleigh. Last sighting was in June 2013. Its colouring was brilliant, as were the . . . → Read More: Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

Re tagged curlew Sandpiper

I’m interested in knowing also. We Just had a Curlew Sandpiper with a coloured flag on its left leg, near Streaky Bay, South Australia.

Sandra Kinsey usually of British Columbia, Canada

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tagged Curlew SP’s at WTP (Melbourne)

Hello birders, If you know of a good contact or link for reporting ringed and tagged waders, would you please let me know? Today at the Western Waste Treatment Plant (“Werribee”) we found 3 tagged Curlew Sandpipers together in a mixed flock at the edge of the bay.  Details of the observation are at . . . → Read More: tagged Curlew SP’s at WTP (Melbourne)

WTP Access

Hi fellow birders, I’m in Melbourne for a couple of days with my son Finn (of Finns Honey). He super keen to add to his bird list. Any idea how and if we would be able to gain access to the Western Treatment Plant at Werribee on Saturday morning? Thanks so much, Wes

Sent . . . → Read More: WTP Access

Southern Chinese Kentish Plovers may be a new species


— John LeonardCanberra

Terania Creek (Northern NSW) Fire

Hi all, I was in Nightcap National Park last week (Gibbergunyah Range Road). Magical birding as always. The rainforest (Big Scrub) was extremely dry. No water in the creeks. Rocky Creek Dam still above 80% however. This is footage taken yesterday a couple of kms from Protesters Falls (Nightcap National Park): Fire activity at . . . → Read More: Terania Creek (Northern NSW) Fire

FW: Melbourne Koel

Oh, I see Rod’s message (with my comments) also went to birding-aus. So now I need to send my message to B-A also. I wanted the conversation private, until my initial thoughts could be properly developed. I wish people would ask about forwarding private messages publicly, before doing so. Even so, for now . . . → Read More: FW: Melbourne Koel

To what extent are Austral pelagic birds dependent on fishery discards?

see www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191107202557.htm

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