Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, September 19, 2022 to Sunday, September 25, 2022:

Area: SA

Location: Prospect

Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus) (1) On a power line on Devonport Tce alongside the Gawler Railway Line. Brown Goshawk?

Reported by: David Cox on Saturday, September 24, 2022

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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

RFI

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.

www.birdtours.co.uk/tripreports/australia/australia/austral.htm

Geoffrey

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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 Birding-Aus

 

 

From: Wim Vader <wjm.vader@gmail.com&gt; Sent: lørdag 6. august 2022 16:09 To: Willem Jan Marinus Vader <wim.vader@uit.no&gt; 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

From Birding-Aus

 

 

From: Wim Vader <wjm.vader@gmail.com&gt; Sent: fredag 29. juli 2022 17:38 To: Willem Jan Marinus Vader <wim.vader@uit.no&gt; Subject: A sunny sommerdag in Tromsø

 

A sunny summerday in Tromsø

 

I have kept silent since the spring rush here at 70* N, as I . . . → Read More: From Birding-Aus

Last minute vacancy on Savannah to Tropics birding tour Aug ’22 (advertisement)

Hi all, A last-minute vacancy for 1 person, or 2 people sharing a room, has arisen on our 8-day "Savannah to Tropics birding tour", commencing on 20 August 2022. We will look for sought-after birds such as Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Buff-sided Robin, up to 10 species of finch including Black-throated Finch; Great-billed Heron, White-breasted Whistler, . . . → Read More: Last minute vacancy on Savannah to Tropics birding tour Aug ’22 (advertisement)