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Fri 22White-winged Triller
Finland Road, Paradise Waters
Single bird - non-breeding male eBird checklist
Mary Hynes 22/9 #231921
Little Bronze Cuckoo
Shepherson Park - Kin Kin
Three birds actively calling and chasing in a fig tree near the picnic shelter. eBird checklist
Steve Popple 22/9 #231917
Thu 21Sharp-tailed sandpiper
Finland Road, Pacific Paradise
2 birds in lake between Finland Road and the golf club. With couple Latham's Snipes & 3 Red-kneed Dotterels eBird checklist
Mary Hynes & Chris Watts 21/9 #231907
Thu 14Grey Goshawk , white morph
Templeton's Lagoon, near Eumundi
The bird was observed in a dead tree by the lagoon' flying off when harassed by a Magpie Lark. This is the second sighting of a white morph bird in the general area with a previous sighting at Federal on 9 April this year.
Anne Burgess 15/9 #231830


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Fri 22Red Knot
Boat Harbour, Kurnell
One Knot seen feeding alone on the shelf. Wader numbers are increasing. A dapper Whiskered Tern reported by Michael Ellison earlier in the week was also present. eBird checklist
Greg McLachlan 22/9 #231923
Baillon's Crake
Jacana Hsd Clarenza NSW
Once common here, but not seen for 20 years. ( Moderator's note: this report is publish in the light of the long period since previous sighting at a well surveyed location (AKM).
Eric Wheeler 22/9 #231919
Leaden Flycatcher
Ingleside Chase Reserve
2 Birds seen and heard calling. Appear to be first for the season in Sydney. Other recently arrive migrants in Warriewood include: White-throated Gerygone, Rufous Whistler, Black-faced Monarch, Sacred Kingfisher, Dollarbird, Koel and Channel-billed Cuckoo. All that's missing is Rufous Fantail and Cicababird which will undoubtedly arrive soon.
Jayden Walsh 22/9 #231918
Thu 21Topknot pigeon
Bonnievale camping ground, Bundeena
4 Topknot Pigeons took flight from cabbage tree palm when I approached from Cabbage Tree Basin into camping ground this afternoon around 3pm
Bruce Roubin 21/9 #231913
Koel
Suburb Ruse
I heard a Koel calling this evening from my house in south west Sydney, not sure if they have been recorded as yet this season.
Brendon Levot 21/9 #231912
Latham's Snipe
Deaves Rd, Cooranbong, NSW
Single bird feeding on the edges of a pond. On private land but visible from the road
Maurice Ashton 21/9 #231904
Torresian Crow
Main Street in Gunnedah
A single bird perched on a power pole proclaiming his dominance over the town.
George Madani 21/9 #231903
Wed 20Powerful Owl
Boondah Reserve, Warriewood
Single bird calling at 8.30pm from vegetation along Narrabeen Creek, just to the west of Boondah Road.
Carl Corden 22/9 #231916
Baillon's Crake
Tuggerah STW
Originally Andrew Melville found 4-6 Baillon's Crakes at the Tuggerah STW and subsequently on 21/9/1, nine were found by AKM and Allan Benson. They are in the north-west corner of the large pond accessed along the bank from Canntree Rd Tuggerah. This is the first report for Baillon's Crakes on the Central Coast since one was seen at McPherson Rd Swamp Oct 2013, however in period 2010-2013, birds were seen at a number of locations in the period Sep-Dec, indication some form of a spring passage to or through the Central Coast.
Andrerw Melville and Alan Morris 21/9 #231906
Eastern Curlew
Camden Haven river at North Haven
Observed 12 Eastern Curlew loafing on rising tide on sandbank, also a pair of Sooty Oystercatchers seen flying down river, not often seen in this area.
Stephen Gallivan 20/9 #231902
Sun 17highlightAustralian Painted Snipe
Pitt Town Lagoon
Lone male. Was around 5-5.30pm. It was foraging with Sharp-tailed Sandpipers. Video is now available at https://youtu.be/JwcYQVzGQKE eBird checklist Further information
Darren Broughton and Thalia Broughton 21/9 #231908


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Thu 21Grey Goshawk (white morph)
Primrose Sands
In my backyard for about 25 minutes. About 70 pics taken and a video. Bird in good health. It was totally white. First i have seen here in 17 years. I submit this sighting for interested persons. My first visit to this site.
Dennis Gale 21/9 #231914


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