Bird sightings at Patangga

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Note: "A" = abundant

 

3 Dec 2008
28 Jul 10
9 Sep 10
1 Nov 10
22 Dec 10
19 Jan 11
2 Mar 11
15 Jun 11
25 Jul 11
26 Sep 11
14 Nov 11
27 Jan 12
13 Apr 12
18 May 12
5 Jul 12
9 Oct 12
14 Dec 12
16 Jan 13
27 Mar 13
21 May 13
9 Aug 13
9 Oct 13
11 Dec 13
Jan 14
1 Apr 14
30 Jun 14
9 Aug 15
29 Sep 15
30 Nov 15
11 Feb 16
29 Mar 16
23 June 2016 23 Dec 2016 7 Feb 2017
4 April 2017
5 June 2017
26 July 2017 3 Oct 2017        
Australian pelicans
2
3
3
2
1
1
4
5
1
5
6
3
1
     
1
1
2          
Australian white ibis
2
1
1
1
1
3
4
2
7
1
1
1
  1 2
3
           
Australasian grebe
4
4
     
3
1          
Banded stilt
1
     
           
Blackbird
1
1
1
A
2
A
A
     
1          
Black-shouldered kite
1
1
     
           
Black swan
     
           
Black-tailed native hen
2
     
           
Chestnut teal
2
     
           
Collared or spotted turtle-dove
2
1
     
1 1        
Crested tern
2
1
1
2
1
1
2
1
2
     
2          
Crow
1
     
           
Fairy martin
2
2
2
1
     
           
Feral pigeon
1
1
A
5
A
7
     
           
Galah
3
     
           
Great white egret
1
1
     
           
Grey fantail
1
     
           
Grey shrike-thrush
1
     
           
Grey teal
8
19
4
     
           
Little egret
1
1
1
3
     
           
Little black cormorant (60-65cm)
1
1
2
1
2
1
1
1
15
1
3
2    
1          
Little pied cormorant (55cm)
1
1
1
1
2
3
6
2
8
6
3
3
2
6
2
3
1
  1 2
3
3          
Magpie
2
     
           
Masked lapwing (spur-winged plover)
1
2
1
6
1
1
2
2
2
4
     
1
           
New Holland honeyeater
2
2
1
2
4
2
2
3
3    
3
3 5        
Pacific black ducks
6
3
3
     
4
4          
Pacific gull
1
     
           
Pied cormorant (70-75cm)
A
2
1
3
3
3
7
1
3
3
1
1
2
2
2
2
     
           
Piping shrike (magpie-lark, mudlark, peewee)
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
3
  1  
1
           
Sandpiper
1
5
     
           
Raven
1
     
           
Red capped plover
2
     
           
Red wattlebird
1
     
1          
Sacred kingfisher
1
     
           
Silver gull
A
6
5
10
A
A
A
2
3
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
8
A
A
A
A
A
1
3
A
A
A
A
A A A
A
A
A A        
Singing honeyeater
1
1
1
2
1
3
1
A
     
2          
Sooty oystercatcher
3
2
1
1
1
  1  
3
2
           
Sparrow
2
1
     
           
Spiny cheeked honeyeater
2
     
           
Spotted turtle-dove
3
     
           
Starling
A
     
           
Topknot (crested) pigeon
2
2
1
3
     
 
           
Welcome swallow
1
2
5
3
3
3
1
2
2
1
A
2
2
2    
  2        
Whiskered tern (marsh tern)
1
1
2
2
2
1
4
8
10
4
     
           
White faced heron
1
1
1
1
1
     
           
Willy wagtail
2
2    
           

 

 

Comments

5 June 2017: The marina pontoons have all been gated off, making water access difficult

4 April 2017: The marina pontoons are attracting numbers of fishers

7 Feb 2017: Dolphins playing in the channels around "The Swimmers"

29 Mar 2016: Tide high so no shorebirds/waders

29 Sept 2015: Bridge repairs underway on rail bridge

30 June 2014: A pod of 4 dolphins were playing in Jervois Basin

24 Jan 2014: A fisherman was digging bait in the last remaining patch of samphire

11 Dec 2013: One of the Pied cormorants fishing near the fishermen on the marina pontoon had fishing line tangled round its leg, but was too wary for us to catch

9 Oct 2013: 2 dolphins, stormy weather

21 May 2013: Dolphin breached at the pontoon next to the water testing probe!

18 May 2012: Moon jellies at the marina pontoon

13 April 2012: Enchylaena tomentosa still carrying abundant fruit

27 Jan 2012: Tide very low, ducks, oystercatcher and ibis probing for invertebrates. Heavy honey scent from flowering Avicennia marina, Myoporum parvifolium and Melaleuca lanceolata. Heavy crops of ripe fruit on Enchylaena tomentosa

25 July 2011: High tide, no mud flat exposed so few birds

15 June 2011: High tide so few shorebirds, 2 classes of students and a maintenance crew were working on the site

3 Mar 2011: A few moon jellies at the marina

19 Jan 2011: Many moon jellies at the marina

22 Dec 2010:Cabbage white butterflies active

1 Nov 2010: Many moon jellies at the marina

9 Sept 2010: Cabbage white butterflies active

 

Follow this link to:

Saltmarsh retreat zone (front page of Mangrove Cove Monitoring web site)

GIS analysis

Water quality

Mangrove expansion photopoints