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Birdline Tasmania

Birdline Tasmania 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 Tasmania is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by James Melville, John Tongue and Paul Brooks.

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May 2024
Fri 17highlightHardhead
Lake Leake
c 300 birds, largest flock we've ever seen in Tas, by far.
Richard Ashby, Hazel Britton. 17/5 #270502
Wed 15Great Crested Grebe
Yellow Sandbanks (south of Moulting Lagoon)
Five birds, first sighting of sp. for me for probably forty years in Tas.
Richard Ashby, Hazel Britton. 17/5 #270500
Fri 3Kelp Gull
Irishtown (south of Smithton)
Pair of adults with Pacific Gulls in newly harrowed paddock. Pacifics seen regularly 10 km inland at Copper Creek but this is the first time I've ever seen Kelps in the NW away from a saline environment.
Richard Ashby 3/5 #270477

April 2024
Sun 28Grey Goshawk (white morph)
Roslyn Ave, Blackmans Bay
I have had a Grey Goshawk visit the garden before, don't know if this was the same bird. It came quite close to the house, perching on the deck railings.
Clare Darling 29/4 #270459
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