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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, Paul Taylor, Peter Waanders and Simon Starr.

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February 2020
Sat 15white winged chough
grassy woodland golf course wilmington
nine choughs in woodland. Choughs have been appearing in wilmington over the last couple of years. May have bred here last year as juveniles on Stony Creek on the edge of town. White Winged Choughs appear to be moving slowly northward
gary wright 18/2 #245484
Banded Lapwing, Blue Bonnet
Bremer Range Road, near Monarto South
13 adult Banded Lapwing on rough grassland, also 4 more on similar site near Monarto South where seen last June/July. Surprised to see Blue Bonnet (2) this far south.(Moderator's note: Blue Bonnets are fairly common in the Murray Bridge area...PT) eBird checklist
Kelvin Sparks 15/2 #245465

January 2020
Thu 30Grey-tailed Tattler
Coobowie Bird Hide
Solitary bird feeding on mudflats during receding tide
Julie Syrette 14/2 #245458
Mon 27highlightSquare-tailed Kite
Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park
One bird observed low over the park, circling overhead. Moulting but chestnut visible on breast, black terminal tail band and white face visible head and side on. Discounted other possible species based on these observations and experience of this bird and others. Out of its range but maybe displaced by drought or fires.
Debbie Colbourne Julian Miles 27/1 #244342
Sun 26European Greenfinch
Virginia
At least 5 Greenfinches, including a couple of fledglings.
Paul Taylor 26/1 #244335
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