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Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline South Australia

Birdline South 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 South Australia is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by David Harper, Margaret Alcorn and Paul Taylor.

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November 2020
Mon 2Lewin’s Rail
Heptinstalls Springs, Wine Shanty Track, Cleland CP
We heard a strange call and waited 15 minutes for it to come out of the vegetation to the edge of the track.
Elizabeth Macilwain Bronwyn Mart 2/11 #259082

October 2020
Sun 25Eastern curlew
Port Clinton, Yorke Peninsula
20+ Eastern Curlews. (Mod.note: numbers in the low 20's have been seen at this location for a month, and seems to be all that will arrive here this season. This is about 50% less than the number here last year).
Natalie Olding (Blieschke) 26/10 #259023
highlightCommon Gull-billed Tern, Terek Sandpiper
Clinton CP, head of Gulf St. Vincent
9 Common Gull-billed Terns, a good number for this uncommon species in SA. Also 5 Terek Sandpipers here, a regular location for these over summer.
Paul Taylor 25/10 #259020
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