Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 108, Issue 7

WTP. I am at Kirk Point. The gravel roads and tracks are dry, with the occasional puddle on the edge. There is no sign of any flooding. Martin W.

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WTP apres le deluge

What is the state of the roads in the WTP at present? I have a thought of visiting on the way from the Grampians to Sale but in a 2WD car and don't want to slide all over the place (and especially not into a pond)! Martin Butterfield http://franmart.blogspot.com.au/ https://mallacootaweatherwildlife.blogspot.com/ . . . → Read More: WTP apres le deluge

Request for reports of Australian Painted-snipe

Some concern is being expressed about the state of our endemic  Australian Painted-snipe.  This is listed as Endangered under the EPBC Act, but it is not among the 22 bird taxons listed as priorities in the Threatened Species Action Plan 2022-2023.  The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2020 says that ‘numbers may now . . . → Read More: Request for reports of Australian Painted-snipe

Ther Christmas catalogue of Innovations has ad advert for binoculars with a digital camera. 10x magnification with 96 – 1000 m field of view.It is only $125. Has anyone ever tried it? What is it like?David Robertson Adelaide

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 108, Issue 5

Many thanks. I had been thinking on those lines! David

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Treeswift Wildlife: Guiding Roles & Hiring Opportunities

Hi Birding Aus, My name is Jack and I'm one of the founders of Treeswift Wildlife & Nature, a wildlife watching and nature organisation. We are reaching out, as we are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team in guiding roles and as wildlife photography tutors (we have both part time & casual . . . → Read More: Treeswift Wildlife: Guiding Roles & Hiring Opportunities

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 108, Issue 2

Hi Ron

Howard Springs roughly 15-20 min out of Darwin, is always reliable for me any time of the year. Get there before 8am if possible with less people…I usually detect them by hearing them foraging in leaf litter or the sound of their feet hopping through the debris, or they’ll actually call. (Familiarise yourself . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 108, Issue 2

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 107, Issue 11

re birding TI area Hi Ron Depending on your access birding is wonderful at Seisa especially in the rainforest. Check out ebird for Seisa and the area. About 8 yrs since I was there. Good luck Joan Wharton

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Rainbow Pittas etc

Hi all, 

I will be lecturing on a Viking cruise ship that stops in Cairns on 26 October, Thursday Island on 28 October and Darwin on 31 October. I have not been to Cairns or Darwin since my grad study days in 1973(!), and I have never been to Thursday Island. 

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Question re Currawongs

Do Pied Currawongs continually nest in the same nest each year (like our resident magpies) or do they make a new nest each year ?

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