Birds to look out for this month

What birds might you see in the month of June? Here’s a few to keep a look out for…

  • Overwintering Sanderlings foraging on ocean beaches in southern Australia
  • Restless Flycatchers in northern Australia
  • Displaying Superb Lyrebirds in south-eastern Australia
  • Swift Parrots in south-eastern mainland Australia

Interesting records from the past

4/6/1996
Purple-backed Starling | Christmas Island | 1st record for Australia
12/6/1981
Superb Fruit-Dove | Elizabeth Town, Tas. | 4th record for Tasmania
13/6/2010
Semipalmated Plover | Clonmel Island, Vic. | 1st record for Victoria
17/6/1984
Sabine’s Gull | Port Macdonnell, SA | 1st record for SA
18/6/1995
Short-billed Dowitcher | Corner Inlet, Vic. | 1st record for Australia
22/6/1969
Grey-backed Storm-Petrel | Bulli, NSW | 1st record for NSW

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