Eremaea Birdlines
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, Peter Waanders and Simon Starr.

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February 2019
Sat 16Square-tailed kite
circled slowly over my house before moving off in a westerly direction
Peter Corcoran 17/2 #236827
Thu 14Brown Songlark
Bald Hill Beach
A male songlark still in breeding plumage near the high tide mark. Most have now migrated north from local farming areas.
Paul Taylor 14/2 #236803
Fri 8Freckled Duck
Wilmington sewerage ponds
One bird on pond. Has been seen here before in previous years
Gary Wright 8/2 #236769
Thu 7Grey Shrike-Thrush
1 immature spent 10 mins in our suburban garden, feeding in and under golden wattle, and briefly perched on kitchen roof (poor photo attached). Uncommon visitor to the Adelaide Plains. eBird checklist
Kelvin Sparks 7/2 #236763
Sun 3Banded Lapwing
Tolderol Game Reserve
68 Banded Lapwing flushed by a White-bellied Sea-Eagle at the far end of pond 17. At the same time 25 Glossy Ibis flew up as well.
Elizabeth Macilwain 5/2 #236752
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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