Channel-bill cuckoo

CBC heard along Berrys Creek Wollstonecraft this morning. Don’t think I’ve ever heard one in August before. Chris

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Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, September 5, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022:

Area: SA

Location: Dulkaninna wetlands on the Birdsville Track

Plumed Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna eytoni) (11) We stopped at this beautiful wetland on the way north, and spotted the group of plumed whistling ducks sitting . . . → Read More: Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

Request for information… after looking at ebird! Alice Springs and Uluru

Ok, so I'm going to ALice and Uluru in a week's time and have the following targets: Rufous-crowned Emuwren Grey Honeyeater Rufous Grasswren Copperback Quailthrush So the Emuwren I hope to see at either Ellery Creek, Ormiston Gorge or St Theresa Road. The Grey Honeyeater either at Kunoth Well, Alice Springs Desert Park or Olive . . . → Read More: Request for information… after looking at ebird! Alice Springs and Uluru


Gooday all


Can some good person please tell me if and where Spotted Whistling Ducks can be found in the NE Qld / Cairns area. We are heading up that way soon and would like to see one if possible if someone can tell us a location for them.

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That Button-quail

While looking for something else, I came across the following list from 25 years ago. It was a trip for the legendary Phoebe Snetsinger, the first person to record 8000 bird species. What caught my eye was the record of a Buff-breasted Button-quail, in there with the 8000.


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Spotting scopes

Hi all… I’m ready to buy a Spotting scope for shorebird watching etc… Which are the best brands for optics and that I could attach my phone too maybe to take a pic of what I see distantly?

Thanks heaps Kirri 😊 Sent from my iPhone

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From: Wim Vader <; Sent: lørdag 6. august 2022 16:09 To: Willem Jan Marinus Vader <; Subject: Gull stories from Tromsø


Some gull stories from Tromsø


The most common gull species here in Tromsø (70*N in N. Norway) is the appropriately . . . → Read More: From Birding-Aus