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Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline Victoria

Birdline Victoria (Australia) is a site for the reporting of rare or unusual birds outside their normal range, unusually high or low numbers, early or late arrivals or departures for migrant species and interesting behaviour or unusual habitat usage.

Birdline Victoria is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Margaret Alcorn, Michael Ramsey , Scott Baker and Simon Starr.

We support ethical birding .

11/18/2020

Moderators' Note

We will publish reports of birds that are rare or unusual, outside their normal range, unusually high or low numbers, early or late arrivals or departures for migrant species and interesting behaviour or unusual habitat usage.

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Reports published in the past 30 hours.

August 2022
Sun 7Spotless Crake, Tree Martin
Newells Paddock Wetland Reserve
A Spotless Crake heard calling from the reeds and a Tree Martin flying around with the Welcome Swallows.
Chris Lester 8/8 #267198

July 2022
Tue 26Wonga Pigeon
Greta south ,Victoria
Bird presented in one of my poultry cages . I saw no ID band attached and the bird seemed quite tamed . He spent the night , eat , rested and left in the morning . I did not know identity of bird until i searched online . Apparantly they are not local to my area?
Matthew Strahan 28/7 #267178
Sun 24Scarlet honeyeater
Greater Bendigo National Park--Kamarooka
Single male bird seen feeding along with various other honeyeaters on the flowering eucalypts along Millwood road south of Campbells Road eBird checklist
Philip Dubbin 26/7 #267174
Fri 22Brown Songlark
Neds Corner Station
Many 100s present across property with lots of males doing song displays and territorial displays. Also heard first Pallid Cuckoo for season
Doug Robinson 22/7 #267166
Thu 21Pink Robin
Truganina Park, Altona Meadows
On gravel roadway immediately NE of 100 steps carpark, 1 adult female. eBird checklist
Peter Bennet 21/7 #267164
Sun 17Ruddy Turnstone
Mornington Peninsula National Park between St Andrews and Gunnamatta
6 birds with Hooded Plovers at 0900. On shoreline rocks at low tide.
Gerard O’Reilly 17/7 #267151
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Outlying population
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Repeat report of megas
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Rare vagrant Australia or Victoria
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