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



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UNUSUAL REPORTS FOR HASTINGS REGION * June - July 2022

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.   

SPECIES No. DATE LOCATION OBSERVER
Plumed Whistling Duck 12 26/6/2022 Isaacs Lane, Johns River Alan Morris
Wandering Whistling Duck 12 17/6/2022 Port Macquarie WWTP Alan Morris
Wandering Whistling Duck 16 18-24/6/22 Cattai Wetlands Silas Darnell
Wandering Whistling Duck 21 31/7/2022 King Creek Rd Swamp Alan Morris
Pink-eared Duck 3 19-29/6/22 Boyters Lane, Jerseyville Karen Smedley
Hoary-headed Grebe 1 31/7/2022 King Creeek Rd Swamp Alan Morris
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 1 24/6/2022 Partridge Creek, Fernbank Tony Morton
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 1 26/6/2022 Hat Head NP Lachlan Hall
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 1 12/7/2022 Clunes Lane, Harrington Silas Darnell
Emerald Dove 1 28/7/2022 Wingham Brush Silas Darnell
Wompoo Fruit-Dove                 1 27/6/2022 Hit window Port Macquarie              Ted Giblin
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 1 5/7/2022 Taree Botanical Gardens Christine Randle
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 1 24/7/022 Kooloonbung Creek NR Susan Monkley
Buff-banded Rail 1 26/6/2022 Boyters Lane, Jerseyville Alan Morris
Buff-banded Rail 4 21-24/6/22 Sandhurst Reserve, Port Macquarie Raw Shorty
Buff-banded rail 4 5/7/2022 Freemans Rd, Rawdon Island Alan Morris
Beach Stone-curlew 2 8/6/2022 Settlement Point, Pt Macquarie Peter West
Beach Stone-curlew 2 18/6/2022 Pelican Is, Pt Macquarie Ted Giblin
Beach Stone-curlew 1 18/6 & 28/7 Harrington Breakwall Per Silas Darnell
Comb-crested Jacana 1` 2/6/2022 Macleay Valley Way, Clybucca Tim Morris
Double-banded Plover 3 16/6/2022 Cathie Creek Estuary Alan Morris
Double-banded Plover 49 16/6/2022 Harrington Estuary Sue Proust
Double-banded Plover 37 16/6/2022 Farquhar Inlet Silas Darnell
Pacific Gull Im 15/6/2022 Tacking Point Lighthouse Rick Shaw
White-fronted Tern 4 9/6-5/7/22 Cathie Creek Estuary Alan Morris
White-fronted Tern 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
White-fronted Tern 1 15/6/2022 Farquhar Inlet Silas Darnell
Little Penquin 1 18/7/2022 Shelly Beach, Pt Macquarie Per Tim Morris
Wandering (Gibson’s) Alb. 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Campbell’s Albatross 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Yellow-nosed Albatross 2 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Buller’s Albatross 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Shy Albatross                             1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel 45 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Northern Giant-Petrel 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Ted Giblin
Southern Giant-Petrel 1bc 24/6/2022 Beachcast @ Light House Beach Per Tim Morris
Grey-faced Petrel 16 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Fairy Prion 45 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Sooty Shearwater 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Hutton’s Shearwater 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Fluttering Shearwater 1 13/6/2022 South West Rocks pelagic Liam Murphy
Fluttering Shearwater 3 18/6/2022 Tacking Point Lighthouse Tony Morton
Fluttering Shearwater 2 24/6/2022 Port Macquarie Pelagic Alan Morris
Black-necked Stork N+1J 7/6-9/7/22 Re-nesting, Private property Tony Morton
Black-necked Stork 2 8-18/6/22 Coopernook Wetlands Silas Darnell
Black-necked Stork A 19/6/2022 Lorne Community Hall Alan Morris
Nankeen Night-heron 1 25/7/2022 Kooloonbung Creek NR Susan Monkley
Nankeen Night-heron Im 25/7/2022 Cathie Creek Estuary Susan Monkley
Eastern Reef Egret 2 24/7/2022 Crescent Head Lindy Frost
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 1 18/6/2022 Hibbard Ferry, North Shore Lindy Frost
Pacific Baza 4 7-8/6/2022 Kooloonbung Ck NR,Port Macquarie Susan Monkley
Pacific Baza 2 17/7/2022 Redbank, Forster Rd Steve Mantle
Pacific Baza 1 22/7/2022 Harrington Rain Forest Silas Darnell
Square-tailed Kite 1 10 & 24/6 Cathie Creek Estuary Alan Morris
Square-tailed Kite 1 26/6/2022 Macquarie NR Pt Macquarie Tim Morris
Square-tailed Kite 1 27/6/2022 King Creek Clive Meadows
Wedge-tailed Eagle 1 7/6/2022 Isaacs Rd, Johns River Alan Morris
Wedge-tailed Eagle 2 13/6/2022 Kew Village Alan Morris
Wedge-tailed Eagle 1 12/7/2022 King Creek Clive Meadows
Grey Goshawk 1 3 &24/7/22 Lauriton Boardwalk Alan Morris
Grey Goshawk (white morph) 1 6/6/2022 Birdwood Peter West
Grey Goshawk 1 21/6/2022 Christmas Bells Plains, Lake Cathie Gail Pickett
Spotted Harrier 1 7/6/2022 Yarras Peter West
Southern Boobook 1 5/7/2022 North Haven Primary School James Oates
Southern Boobook HC 6/7/2022 Port Macquarie Ted Giblin
Southern Boobook HC 6 & 30/7/22 Fairwinds Ave Lakewood Mick Anderton
Powerful Owl 1 4 & 21/5/22 Sea-Acres NR Julia Hudd
Powerful Owl HC 21/6/2022 Camden Head Peter West
Barn Owl 1 27/7/2022 Lake Cathie Fire Station Susan Monkley
Azure Kingfisher 1 26/7/2022 Freemans Rd, Rawdon Island Dan Mantle
Forest Kingfisher                        1 16/6/2022 Fernbank Lane Alan Morris
Forest Kingfisher 1 21/7/202 Port Macquarie STW Les Mitchell
Red-backed Kingfisher 1 22/6/2022 Boyters Lane, Jerseyville Merren Weaver
Noisy Pitta 1 7/6- 31/7 2 on 19/6, south end, Sea-Acres NR Rich Shaw
Peregrine Falcon 1 28/6/2022 Tacking Point, Lighthouse Rob Smith
Peregrine Falcon 2 12/7/2022 Bago Bluff Les Mitchell
Crimson Rosella 4 28/6/2022 Winter visitors to King Creek Clive Meadows
Southern Emu-wren 2 8/7/2022 Beach Rd, Dunbogan Alan Morris
Little Friarbird 1 29/6/2022 Boyters Lane, Jerseyville Cheryl Cooper
Blue-faced Honeyeater 1 11/7/2022 McCarthy’s yard Port Macquarie Terry McCarthy
White-breasted Woodswallow * 10+ 30/7/2022 Hat Head NP – Korogoro Circuit Rose Weismantel
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 40 6/6/2022 Forbes River Rd, Yarras Peter West
Log-runner AM 24/6/2022 Sea-Acres NR Clive Meadows
Logrunner 2 15/7/2022 Francis Retreat, Bonny Hills James Oates
Crested Shrike-tit                       2 18/6/2022 Harrington Rainforest Alan Morris
Varied Sittella 3 22/6/2022 North Haven Swamp Forest Alan Morris
White-winged Chough 6 29/5-6/6 Forbes River Rd Yarras Peter Hudd
Spangled Drongo 13 3/6/2022 6 on  Pilot Beach Reserve Peter West
Spangled Drongo 6 20/7/2022 Gogleys Lagoon Alan Morris
Fairy Martin * 2 30/7/2022 Rawdon Island Alan Morris
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 21 15-29/6/22 Boyters Lane, Jerseyville Cheryl Cooper
Russet-tailed Thrush 1 28/7/2022 Wingham Brush Silas Darnell

 Additional Information & Breeding records:  Wandering Whistling Duck: 4 King Creek Rd Swamp 5/6 (FSm); Buff-banded Rail: 1 Sunnyvale Rd Kew 14/6, 1 Camden View Village 4-31/7 (AMo); Black-necked Stork: A Lorne Community Hall 18/6 , Im Coopernook Wetlands 19/6 (AMo), 1 fly over Kew 9/7 (PWe); Pacific Baza: 1 Bonny Hills 24/6 (MAnderton), Coopernook Wetlands 26/6 (JHu), 1 Harrington Rainforest 26/7 (SDa); Square-tailed Kite: 1 Laurieton Boardwalk 7/6,  1 Wall Reserve, Nth Haven 14/6(AMo), 1 Wauchope 8/7 (IKe), Lake Cathie 24/7 (AMo); Southern Boobook: HC Northshore, Pt Macquarie 6/7 (LFr); Noisy Pitta: 1 Lyndale St Reserve Pt Macquarie 6/4 (TMo), 1 Sea-Acres NR 20/4 (CMe), 1 Harrington Rainforest 24/4 (CRe); White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike: A Camden View Village 3/7 (AMo); Rose Robin: AF Forbes River Rd Yarras 15/5 (JHu); Good Birding !
  
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