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Birdline Western Australia

Birdline Western 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 Western Australia is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Adrian Boyle, Nigel Jackett, Rohan Clarke and Tim Dolby.

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Moderators' Note

Please forward details on any sightings of Rock Parrots on Rottnest Island, including number of birds, location, time, date, presence/absence and colour of a band, to James Sansom at

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March 2020
Thu 5highlightOriental Plover
Arubiddy Station, northwest of Cocklebiddy
Small flock of Oriental Plover present on the open area around one of the bores on Arubiddy Station. Ten counted originally (04/03/20) then at least 6 seen on 05/03/20. Also present were at least 10 Banded Lapwing. Several of the Oriental Plover were in breeding plumage but others were in non-breeding plumage. eBird checklist
Peter Valentine (with Martin and Sam Willis) 6/3 #245574
Outside normal range
Early arrival; late departure
Interesting behaviour
Hard to see
Unusual habitat
Uncommon in area
Unusual numbers
Rare vagrant
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