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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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January 2020
Thu 16highlightSpotted Whistling Duck
Maxwell Creek Sewage Ponds, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, AU (-11.548, 130.566)
2 Individuals spotted in ponds by Magen Pettit eBird checklist
Magen Pettit 17/1 #244274

December 2019
Sat 28highlightAustralian Little Bittern
Palmerston Golf Course at (-12.4767861, 130.9724194)
"In reeds at one of the lakes. Resting still, ca. 50cm above water surface. Legs spread holding on to reeds. Beak pointing skywards. Yellowish wing plumage, white chest with central line. Ca. 25cm in size." eBird checklist
Holger Woyt (entered by Mick Jerram) 29/12 #243126
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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