RECENT SIGHTINGS OF INTEREST IN QUEENSLAND:
DIAMOND FIRETAIL @ Glen Carns Road, via FOREST HILL, se Q. Those interested
should contact John Hadley on 07 5465444.
BROLGA @ Nathan Road Wetlands, KIPPA-RING. se Q. Reported by Arthur &
Sheryl Keates. Confirmed by Julian & Fay Bielewiz.
MAGPIE GOOSE 24 @ the Emeraled Lakes Golf Course in CARRARA, Gold Coast, se
Q. Reported by Jenny Chandler.
BLACK-NECKED STORK in paddock across the road from ROBINA Railway Station.
Reported by Jenny Chandler.
SWIFT PARROT 50+ seen between 26 & 35 Tarrant Drive, MUDGEEREBA, se Q.
Reported by Tom & Marie Tarrant, along with others.
BLACK HONEYEATER @ North Delta Station near BARCALDINE, central western Q.
Reported by Alex Appleman.
FAN-TAILED CUCKOO hears @ Jones Lane, DECEPTION BAY, se Q. First of the
season. Reported by Julian & Fay Bielewicz.
LEWIN'S HONEYEATER @ Jones Lane, DECEPTION BAY, se Q. Rare in this area.
Reported by Julian & Fay Bielewicz.
The following TOWNSVILLE sightings from Alex Appleman:
GOULD'S BREONZE-CUCKOO (1) @ Lavarack Barracks reveg site (a new bird for
the Lavarack list).
BROWN BOOBY(> 40) on pylons in the sea channel, visible from the Port.
BLACK SWAN(> 1000) @ Toonpan Lagoon.
PINK-EARRED DUCK (7) " "
GREAT CRESTED GREBE(2) " "
PLUM-HEADED FINCH(c 12) " "
DIAMOND DOVE(4) " "
Queensland Ornithological Society
12 Florence Street
Kippa Ring, Q. 4021
Tel: +61 7 3283 4921
Fax: +61 7 3880 4272