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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, Paul Taylor, Peter Waanders and Simon Starr.

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September 2019
Fri 20Crimson Chat
Near Balaklava
One pair building a nest on roadside. Small numbers have been seen in southern areas of SA this month.
Paul Taylor 20/9 #241230
Sun 15Australian Bustard
Salter Springs
One female bustard in a lentil crop. This is a different one that was near Bowmans (a male) in July.
Paul Taylor 15/9 #241165
Wed 11Greater Sand Plover
Port Clinton, Yorke Peninsula
2 recently arrived Greater Sand Plovers, a regular location here for them over the last 2 summers.
Paul Taylor 11/9 #241129
Tue 10Crimson Chat
5 kms east of Port Wakefield
3 Crimson Chats (1 male, 2 females) on roadside.
Paul Taylor 10/9 #241124
Tue 3Dusky Woodswallow
12 Dusky Woodswallow hawking for insects over suburban gardens.
Simon Fahey-Sparks per Kelvin Sparks 4/9 #241079

August 2019
Thu 29highlightAustralian Bustard
Eyre Highway at -31.50654 E 130 77099
A group of 6 Australian Bustards were observed contently feeding close to the highway verge a few kilometres west of he Nullarbor Roadhouse this morning.
Jacquie and Len Axen 1/9 #241055
highlightLesser Sand Plover
Bald Hill Beach
One Lesser Sand Plover, possibly the same bird that was here in April. Not sure if it migrated or overwintered.
Paul Taylor 29/8 #241044
Fri 23diamond firetail
gawler(sandy creek) golf club
about 12 sited on the 15th hole also seen on the 11 th not sur if it is the same flock they do like to travel
tony huntley 25/8 #241012
White-necked Heron
Near Balaklava
One White-necked Heron by a dam east of the town. Uncommon in this area.
Paul Taylor 23/8 #241004
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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