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Interesting and unusual bird observations
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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November 2017
Fri 10Roseate Tern
Rottnest Island
4 breeding plumage birds at the sand spit, eastern end of Thompson Bay at approx 9.30am. Faint rosy hue noticeable on 2 birds. Roosting with a mixed group of Crested and Fairy Terns. I returned later in the afternoon with my camera, hoping for photos but no Roseate's present. eBird checklist
Isaac Clarey 12/11 #232747
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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