Your list of wishes certainly provides some challeneges - especially
around SE Qld!!
Please see below for some 'assistance'.......
(I have referred you to a couple of other sites that may help, if you
are unable to locate info let me know and I'll describe in more detail)
On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 15:23:42 EDT, said:
> Hello Downunder,
> I will visit Brisbane soon and would like to do some birdwatching on
> July. The following species are of particular interest and I appreciate
> information of locations with good chances of seeing one or the other in
> around Brisbane:
> red goshawk - almost impossible here, Cairns and places north is the only
> semi-reliable location
> red-chested button-quail - very difficult, no reliable locations
> black-breasted button-quail - difficult around Brisbane, easy at Inskip Pt,
> near Rainbow Beach, 200 Kms north.
> Lewin's rail - no reliable locations, difficult in SEQ, I believe easier in
> south NSW, Vic.?
> powerful owl - well known site in suburban Brisbane - Slaughter Falls, Mt
> Cootha - can provide more accurate details.
> grass owl - site fairly reliable near Brisbane airport, try Birds Qld web
> site for specific details
> sooty owl - site at Mt Glorious, 40 kms NE Brisbane CBD. Ref archives of
> Birds Aus for a recent report.
> regent honeyeater - almost impossible, extremly rare in SEQ, vague
> possibility west of Warwick, but not in 2 days.
> yellow chat - nope, sorry!
> star finch - ditto - need to be north of Mackay
> letter-winged kite - Good luck!! 800 - 1000 kms west MAYBE, but again, not in
> a 2 day visit!!
> I am looking forward to your suggestions and detailed site descriptions
> most welcome!
> Thank you very much,
> Christian Dietzen
> Mönchwörthstraße 23
> D-68199 Mannheim
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> mobile +49 175 47 29 888
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