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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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Reports published in the past 30 hours.

February 2021
Sun 21White-browed Treecreeper
Mount Mary Station
One male, occasionally calling, in predominantly oak woodland.
Paul Taylor and Stuart Milde 21/2 #259746
Wed 17Banded Lapwing
Thompsons Beach
39 Banded Lapwings on the beach. Occasionally these fly to the coast in hot weather, as was today.
Paul Taylor 17/2 #259734
Sun 14Latham's Snipe
Whicker Road Wetland
1 Latham's Snipe sighted, southern end of wetland. Unusual sighting for this site.
Mary-Ann Van Trigt first sighted by Peter Barnes 16/2 #259726
highlightPainted Finch
Matheson Bore Rest Area
At least 2 birds flushed in party with Zebra Finches at rest area on Stuart Hwy approx 100 km N of Coober Pedy (-28.259300, 134.154823). Had a quick look this morning (15/2/21) but was unable to relocate. Alot of water lying around after good rainfall a few days ago, perhaps moving around in response to this?
Daniel Ashdown 16/2 #259725
Tue 2highlightSpotted Nightjar
Oaklands Park
Moderator's Note: a remarkable sighting in suburban Adelaide.
Svetlana Cook 3/2 #259659
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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