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Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline Northern Territory

Birdline NT 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 Northern Territory is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Christopher Watson, Marc Gardner, Mark Carter, Mick Jerram, Peter Kyne and Tim Dolby.

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April 2019
Sat 20highlightStar Finch
Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
2 birds reported by Russell Woodford this afternoon. Birds were in the stagnant pond next to the main ponds
Russel Woodford 20/4 #238298
Fri 19highlightScarlet-chested Parrot
Alice Springs Desert Park
Lone Scarlet-chested Parrot first found March 24th. Thought to be an immature female. Has been seen regularly on site since, feeding in the woodland and sand country habitats. Still present this afternoon.
Peter & Lisa Nunn 19/4 #238289
Fri 12highlightHouse Swift
Foreshore (Casuarina Rd, Nightcliff)
2-5 House Swifts being seen occasionally, among Fork-tailed Swift Flocks eBird checklist
John Rawsthorne 12/4 #238223
Tue 2Star Finch
Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
8 Star Finches seen in woodland and grasses at Western edge of overflow plain (where sprinklers are). Nice Northern Record! eBird checklist
Marc Gardner and Mick Jerram 3/4 #238152

March 2019
Tue 26Dusky Moorhen
Kumbidgee Lodge
A comfortable looking bird, easily seen from Gorge Rd eBird checklist
Mick Jerram 27/3 #238091
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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