Could anyone give me directions to the Night Heron roosting trees at Bonny
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Troy Mutton
> Thanks Graham for the heads up on the nesting Bazas. Was down there this
> morning along with several other birders. We noted that there was actually 3
> young in the nest - 2 older birds, including one that was flapping about and
> standing up, and one still very much covered in down. Light was shocking but
> I got some record shots of nest with young and parent - although none of
> these show the younger bird that I can make out - another birder there saw
> the third and he hadn't seen it despite being there for some time before I
> arrived. Further, I can say that these Baza's appeared to be totally
> non-plussed by the presence of people watching proceedings.
> Earlier at Mt Bass Firetrail, there was at least 12 and possibly up to 16
> Southern Emu-wrens in 3 seperate feeding parties, 2 Beautiful Firetails
> about a km apart from each other, 3 Brown Quail, and more Tawny-crowned
> Honeyeaters than you can shake a stick at, including several younger birds.
> Down at Bonnie Vale, in the Night-heron roost trees were 6 Night-herons,
> more than I usually see there, and across the river was a young Dollarbird
> calling loudly and being busily serviced by 2 adults.
> A very belated North Queensland trip report to follow later today.
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