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Interesting and unusual bird observations
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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Reports published in the past 30 hours.

May 2023
Fri 26megamegaPink-eared Duck
Single bird with teal and shovelers. Unusual at this site, according to Birdata.
Richard Ashby 26/5 #269316
Thu 18megamegaSpangled Drongo
Mt William National Park--Deep Creek Campground
Single bird sighted for 4 consecutive days in tops of eucalyptus trees, making short flights and quite vocal at times.
Ian Cameron and Anne Witherden 22/5 #269308
Cattle Egret
26 Cattle Egrets feeding amongst a herd of cattle in a paddock near the Frankford Road.
Frank Wilson 18/5 #269292
Mon 8Spotted Quailthrush
Lake Leake Rd 500m before car park.
Pair of birds flushed three times. eBird checklist
Hazel Britton, Richard Ashby 8/5 #269263
Sun 7Brown Quail
Black River Campground
8 Brown Quail feeding at the day use car park. Observed from my car for 13 minutes. eBird checklist
Jenny Ostenfeld 8/5 #269258
Fri 5highlightAustralian Crake
Franklin River Nature Trail
One bird, possibly more. Observed grazing on riverside flats in close proximity to Landcare members working bee. Spotless Crakes have previously been recorded at this site. eBird checklist
Loris Patman 5/5 #269241
Wed 3Grey Currawong
Lake Mikany, Smithton water supply.
First sighting at this site for me in nearly 20y of observations. Sp. thin in the west. eBird checklist
Richard Ashby 3/5 #269233
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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