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Birdwatching in the Port Macquarie and Hastings Region of NSW, Australia



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UNUSUAL REPORTS FOR HASTINGS REGION DECEMBER 2020- FEBRUARY 2021 - ALAN MORRIS

Abbreviations used include A – adult, F – female, M – male, J – juvenile, DY – dependent young, Im – immature, N – nest, E – eggs, ra - rest area, rk – road kill, hw – hit window,  ba – blown ashore, bc – beachcast, hc – heard calling, pr – pair.

*First Return, **Last Date,

Bold – on the review list of the NSW Ornithological Records Appraisal Committee (ORAC). Submission required. Bird names used and the order in which they occur are in accord with the IOC World Birdlist Version 5.4 2015.

 
Brown Quail 18 16/12-27/2 Pump Stn Partridge Ck Ken Monson
Stubble Quail 2 17/1/2021 Ponsford Rd, Comboyne Julia Hudd
Magpie-Goose 1 31/1-12/2 King Creek Rd Swamp   Clive Meadows
Magpie-Goose 3 27/1-22/2 Pump Stn Partridge Ck   James Oates
Wandering Whistling Duck 3 8/12/20 Port Macquarie STW   Alan Morris
Wandering Whistling Duck 2,6Y 18/2/2021 Seale Rd Swamp   Clive Meadows
Wandering Whistling Duck 2 27/2/2021 Seale Rd Swamp   Alan Morris
Plumed Whistling Duck 2 13/12/20 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Per Julia Hudd
Plumed Whistling Duck 20 28/12/20 Illa Langi Rd, Maria River Rd Graeme Catt
Plumed Whistling Duck 1 2/1/2021 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Karen Smedley
Plumed Whistling Duck 12 27/2/2021 Seale Rd Swamp Alan Morris
Australian Shelduck                   2 14-15/1/21 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Peter Hudd
Australian Shoveler                    6 2/1/2021 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Karen Smedley
Pink-eared Duck 2 13/12/20 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Julia Hudd
Great Crested Grebe 5 9/12/20 Bootawa Dam,. Tinonee   Alan Morris
Hoary-headed Grebe 1 20/11/20 Port Macquarie Old STW   Alan Morris
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 1000s 12/12/20 Tacking Point Lighthouse   Tim Morris
Black-necked Stork 1 1/12/20 Johns River Bridge   Tony Morton
Black-necked Stork AF 7/12/20 South West Rocks   Jenny Stiles
Black-necked Stork 1 8-9/12/20 Plummers Lane Jerseyville   Jenny Stiles
Black-necked Stork 2 12/12/20 Dahlsford Village, Green Meadows   Julia Hudd
Black-necked Stork 1 15/12/20 Willow Cres Hastings River Dve   Liam Murphy
Black-necked Stork 2A+J 28/12/20 Maria River Rd Crescent Head   Graeme Catt
Black-necked Stork 2A 10/1/2021 Ivers Rd Kew   Alan Morris
Black-necked Stork 2A 11/1/2021 Pembroke Rd Beechwood   Julia Hudd
Black-necked Stork AF 14/1/2021 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Julia Hudd
Black-necked Stork 2A+J 15/1/2021 Annie Baisols Place, Maria River Rd   Fran Smith
Australasian Bittern 2 13/12&17/1 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Ian Bradshaw
Little Bittern 1HC 3-11/1/2021 Cattai Wetlands   Julia Hudd
Little Bittern 1HC 8-14/1/2021 Seale Rd West,  Belmore Swamp   Liam Murphy
Black Bittern                               1 8/1/2021 Coopernook Wetlands   Alan Morris
Nankeen Night-heron 42 5/1--27/2 Active nesting colony Kinchela   Peter West
Royal Spoonbill 12+N 12/2/2021 Nesting Gray St Port Macqarie   Ted Giblin
Pacific Baza 2 21/10/20 Wayne Richards Park, Port Macquarie   Margaret ?
Pacific Baza 2+2Y 26-30/12/20 North Shore West   Lindy Frost
Pacific Baza 4+1J 28/2/2021 King Creek   Clive Meadows
Pacific Baza 4 28/2/2021 Sherwood   Karen Smedley
Black Kite 1 2/1/21 Kundabung   Sue Proust
Black Kite 1 16/1/2021 Cairncross Tip   Ted Giblin
Square-tailed Kite 1 10/12/20 South Kempsey   Alan Morris
Square-tailed Kite 1 22/12/20 Beach St Dunbogan   Alan Morris
Square-tailed Kite 2 29/12/20 Burrawan SF Pacific Motorway   Raw Shorty
Grey Goshawk 1 9/12/20 Coralville   Alan Morris
Grey Goshawk 2 15/1/2021 Logans Crossing Kendal   Alan Morris
Brown Goshawk                         1 2/12/2021 North Haven Swamp Forest   Alan Morris
Collared Sparrowhawk 1 1/1/21 Pump Stn Partridge Creek   Alan Morris
Collared Sparrowhawk 1 18/1/2021 Lyndale St Port Macquarie   Alan Morris
Wedge-tailed Eagle 1 30/12/20 Kew Village   Alan Morris
Wedge-tailed Eagle 2 26/1/2021 Ghinnin Ghinni Creek Cundletown   Alan Morris
Wedge-tailed Eagle 1 8/2/2021 Camden View Village, laurieton   Alan Morris
Brolga 2 8-9/12/20 Plummers Lane Jerseyville   Jenny Stiles
Brolga 3 16/1-1/2 Boyters Lane Jerseyville   Tony Morton
Buff-banded Rail 3 11/1/2021 1 on 27/2/21 Seale’s Rd Belmore Swamp   Alan Morris
Lewin’s Rail 1 16/12/20 Pump Station, Partridge Creek   Ken Monson
Lewin’s Rail HC 24/12/20 Cattai Wetlands   Julia Hudd
Lewin’s Rail 1 18-19/2/21 Lily Pond, Koala St Port Macquarie   Ian Kerr
Spotless Crake 1 8/1/2021 Seale Rd West Belmore Swamp   Liam Murphy
Painted Button-quail A,4Y 3/12/20 Lorne SF   Lachlan Hall
Beach Stone-curlew 1 26-30/11/20 Harrington Breakwall   Simon Blanchflower
South Is Pied Oystercatcher 1 27/1-26/2 Harrington Breakwall   Michael Kearns
Comb-crested Jacana 2 29/12-5/2 Kings Rd Swamp, King Creek   Raw Shorty
Comb-crested Jacana 1 6-14/2/2021 Bonny Hills Wetlands   Alan Morris
Pacific Golden Plover 37 30/11/20 Harrington Breakwall   Alan Morris
Pacific Golden Plover 71 9/12/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Pacific Golden Plover 14 19/11-23/1 Anchorage Pt Settlement Point   Alan Morris
Greater Sand Plover 2 9/12/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Red-capped Plover 24 9/12-27/2 Farquhar Inlet   Clive Meadows
Double-banded Plover 2 5/1/2021 Farquhar Inlet   Stefanie Owen
Kentish Plover 2+ 14-18/2/21 Farqhuar  Inlet   Michael Kearrns
Hooded Plover J 23/2/2021 Farqhuar Inlet   Carol Edwards
Red-kneed Dotterel 1 27/2/2021 Boyters Lane Jerseyeville   Alan Morris
Ruddy Turnstone 1 9/12/20 Farquhar Inlet   Clive Meadows
Eastern Curlew 14 30/11/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Eastern Curlew 27 9-26/2/21 North Haven Riverside Reserve   Alan Morris
Whimbrel                                     8 26/2/2021 North Haven Riverside Reserve   Alan Morris
Bar-tailed Godwit 38 30/11/20 Harrington Breakwall   Alan Morris
Bar-tailed Godwit 72 9/12/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Bar-tailed Godwit 32 17/2/2021 North Haven Riverside Reserve   Mick Anderton
Common Greenshank 1 2/12/20 Lake Cathie   Ted Giblin
Pectoral Sandpiper 1 1/11/20 Boyters Lane North   Peter West
Grey-tailed Tatler 2 2-18/2/2021 Stingray Ck Bridge North Haven   Alan Morris
Great Knot 1 9/12-21/2 Harrington Breakwall   Alan Morris
Great Knot 8 7/1/2021 Farquhar Inlet   Andrew Robinson
Red-necked Stint 68 30/11/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Sanderling 9 30/11/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Sanderling 1 9/12/20 Harrington Breakwall   Clive Meadows
Common Noddy 1 30/1/2021 Tacking Point Light House   Tim Morris
White-winged Black Tern 1 26/1-5/2 Rosendahl Reservoir   James Oates
Little Tern 186 30/11/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Little Tern 20 pr 9/12/20 Harrington Breakwall & Farquhar Inlet   Silas Darnell
Common Tern                            4 30/11/20 Farquhar Inlet   Alan Morris
Whiskered Tern 1 1/12/20 Rosendahl Reservoir, Pt Macquarie   Ted Giblin
Whiskered Tern 5 14/1--27/2 Max 52 on 16/1 Seale’s Rd Swamp   Fran Smith
Aleutian Tern                              9 16/11-28/2 Farquhar Inlet   Liam Murphy
Aleutian Tern 4 27/1/2021 5 on 27/2 Harrington Breakwall   Silas Darnell
Arctic Jaeger 1 22/12 & 8/1 Tacking Point Light House   Ian Kerr
Pomerine Jaeger 1 8/1/2021 Tacking Point Light House   Tim Morris
White-throated Needletail 50 3/12/20 1414 hrs Hastings River Dve Fernbank   Stacie Bassett
White-throated Needletail 5 7/12/20 Bootawa Dam, Tinonee   Peter West
White-throated Needletail 5 7/12/20 1430 hrs Kings Creek   Clive Meadows
White-throated Needletail 30 15/12/20 0840 hrs Port Macquarie CBD   Tim Morris
White-throated Needletail; 9 20/12/20 1120 hrs Bonny Hills Reflexions CP   Alan Morris
White-throated Needletail 500+ 26/12/20 Opal Circuit Emerald Downs   Raw Shorty
White-throated Needletail 50 27/12/20 Camden Head   Sue Proust
White-throated Needletail 20 1/1/2021 Pump Station, Partridge Creek Pt Mac   Hastings BW
White-throated Needletail 20 3/1/2021 Googik Track, Lake Innes NR Pt Mac   James Oates
White-throated Needletail 9 7/1/2021 1630 hrs Cathie Creek Estuary   Alan Morris
White-throated Needletail 8 9/1/2021 1110 hrs Cattai Wetlands, Coopernook   Alan Morris
White-throated Needletail 13 18/1/2021 Kooloonbung Ck NR Port Macquarie   Alan Morris
White-throated Needletai 10 21/1/2021 Kew Village   Alan Morris
White-throated Needletail 20 26/1/2021 1015 hrs Redoak, Hallidays Point   Alan Morris
White-throated Needletail 50 30/1/2021 0956 hrs Wauchope   Les Mitchell
Pacific Swift                                50 3/12/20 1414 hrs Hastings River Dve Fernbank   Stacie Bassett
Pacific Swift 2 3/12/20 King Creek Rd Swamp, King Creek   Ted Giblin
Pacific Swift 6 6/12/20 Grassy Head   Clive Meadows
Pacific Swift 2 15/12/20 0840 hrs Port Macquarie CBD   Tim Morris
Pacific Swift 18 24/12/20 Lake Cathie   Raw Shorty
Pacific Swift 1 9/1/2021 1110 hrs Cattai Wetlands, Coopernook   Alan Morris
Owlet-Nightjar 2A+J 21/2/2021 Sea-Acres NR   Peter West
Peregrine Falcon 1 5/1/2021 Communications Tower Port Macquarie   Tim Morris
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 1 15/12/20 Port Macquarie   Sue Chatty
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 1 24/1/2021 Sea-Acres NR   Fran Smith
Topknot Pigeon 8 4/1/2021 Lorne Community Hall   Alan Morris
Powerful Owl A+J 14/11/20 Sea-Acres NR   Kylie Randall
Powerful Owl HC 2/12/20 Bril Brils SF Taree   Facebook
Powerful Owl 2 18/12-18/1 x4 Sea-Acres NR   Tony Morton
Powerful Owl 1 6/1/2021 Anita Cl;ose Kooloonbung Ck Res   James Oates
Channel-billed Cuckoo ** 2 1/2/2021 Camden View Village Laurieton   Alan Morris
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 1 12/12/20 Googik Tk Port Macquarie   James Oates
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 1 5/3/2021 North Haven Swamp Forest   Alan Morris
Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo 1 13/2/2021 Sherwood   Karen Smedley
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 1 14/12/20 Robinwood HSD, Sherwood   Alastair Smedley
Pallid Cuckoo 1 8-11/1/2021 Seale Rd Swamp, Belmore River   Liam Murphy
Forest Kingfisher                         1 14/1/2021 Dahlsford Village Pt Macquarie   Julia Hudd
Forest Kingfisher 1 27/2/2021 Verges Creek Rd Kempsey   Alan Morris
Australian Hobby 1 1/12 & 19/2 Laurieton   Alan Morris
Southern Emu-wren 1 1/3/2021 Pump Station, Partridge Creek   Alan Morris
Fuscous Honeyeater 1 15/2/2021 Pump Station, Partridge Ck   Les Mitchell
Blue-faced Honeyeater 1 19/2/2021 Ellerslie Close, Lakewood   Mick Anderton
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 1 18/1/2021 Ivers Lane, Johns River   Alan Morris
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 1 11/2/2021 Sherwood   Alistair Smedley
Dusky Woodswallow 2 18/2/2021 Saltwater Tk, Limeburners Ck NR   Les Mitchell
White-winged Chough 5 7/12/20 Bootawa Dam Tinonee   Sue Proust
White-winged Chough 7 8/2/2021 Wawiba Peppermint Reserve, Old Bar   Ron McDermot
Restless Flycatcher 1 15/1/2021 Lorne Community Centre   Alan Morris
Paradise Riflebird                       3 30/1-17/2 Boorganna NR Comboyne   Tony Morton
Pale Yellow Robin 2 31/1/2021 Boorganna NR Comboyne   Ted Giblin
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 25+ 1-27/2/2021 Pump Station, Partridge Creek   James Oates
 
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