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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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highlightHighlightmegamegaMega
November 2018
Tue 6Star Finch, Oriental Plover
Timber Creek Airfield
Large flock of 500+ Star Finches feeding both sides of runway. Eventually all flew off to west in sep flocks of 50-100. Also 10 Oriental Plover on grass next to runway. eBird checklist
Darryl Eggins 7/11 #236045

October 2018
Sat 27Fork-tailed Swift
Mac Clark Conservation Reserve
Hundreds of birds present after strong northerly winds and stormy weather overnight. Not seen the previous day.
Peter Nunn 28/10 #235903
Sun 21megamegaRuff
Katherine Wastewater Treatment Plant
Wader seen feeding with Sharp-tailed Sp's distinctly larger. Appears to be juvenile bird. Great pictures to be seen on https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49352198 compliments of Marc Gardner Also still present is Broad-billed Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, Yellow-billed Spoonbills and Yellow Chats eBird checklist Further information
Marc Gardner, Erin Britton, Mick Jerram 22/10 #235845
Sat 20highlightBroad-billed Sandpiper
Katherine Wastewater Treatment Plant
Seen by Marc Gardner, this evening at 6PM. Also present, Yellow Wagtail eBird checklist
Marc Gardner 20/10 #235821
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