How many species in southern Qld/northern NSW this Spring?

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Subject: How many species in southern Qld/northern NSW this Spring?
From: Michael Atzeni <>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 06:12:20 +0800 (WST)

We collectively notched up 298 species within 250 km of Toowoomba over Winter.  
Details at the link below.   Any retrospective sightings to fill the gaps are 

Doing it all again this Spring (1 Sep-30 Nov) and again invite you to chip in.

As at 25/10,  249 spp have been reported:

With the BQ twitchathon just finished, the NSW one coming up, and just over a 
month left, should be able to compile an impressive list so let's set the bar 
at 350 spp and see how we go.

Current "Wanted List" is maintained at:

and given below for your convenience:

Little Penguin

 Hoary-headed Grebe

 Wandering Albatross

 Black-browed Albatross

 Yellow-nosed Albatross

 Shy Albatross

 Southern Giant Petrel

 Northern Giant Petrel

 Cape Petrel

 Snow Petrel

 Great-winged Petrel

 Tahiti Petrel

 Providence Petrel

 Kermadec Petrel

 White-necked Petrel

 Gould's Petrel

 Black-winged Petrel

 Fairy Prion

 Black Petrel

 Streaked Shearwater

 Flesh-footed Shearwater

 Wedge-tailed Shearwater

 Buller's Shearwater

 Short-tailed Shearwater

 Hutton's Shearwater

 Fluttering Shearwater

 Wilson's Storm-Petrel

 Black-bellied Storm-Petrel

 Australian Gannet

 Masked Booby

 Brown Booby

 Great Frigatebird

 Lesser Frigatebird

 Eastern Reef Egret

 Black Bittern

 Australasian Bittern

 Freckled Duck

 Radjah Shelduck

 Green Pygmy-goose

 Black-breasted Buzzard

 Letter-winged Kite

 Spotted Harrier

 Grey Goshawk

 Red Goshawk

 Australian Hobby

 Grey Falcon

 Stubble Quail

 Red-backed Button-quail

 Black-breasted Button-quail

 Red-chested Button-quail

 Little Button-quail

 Pale-vented Bush-hen

 Australian Spotted Crake

 Australian Bustard

 Australian Painted Snipe

 South Island Pied Oystercatcher

 Sooty Oystercatcher

 Banded Stilt

 Bush Stone-curlew

 Oriental Pratincole

 Grey Plover

 Ringed Plover

 Double-banded Plover

 Lesser Sand Plover

 Greater Sand Plover

 Little Curlew

 Lesser Yellowlegs

 Wood Sandpiper

 Wandering Tattler

 Ruddy Turnstone


 Pectoral Sandpiper

 Broad-billed Sandpiper


 Red-necked Phalarope

 Brown Skua

 Pomarine Jaeger

 Arctic Jaeger

 Long-tailed Jaeger

 Pacific Gull

 Kelp Gull

 Laughing Gull

 Franklin's Gull

 Sabine's Gull

 Lesser Crested Tern

 Roseate Tern

 Black-naped Tern

 White-fronted Tern

 Common Tern

 Little Tern

 Bridled Tern

 Sooty Tern

 White-winged Black Tern

 Black Noddy

 Common Noddy

 Grey Ternlet

 White Tern

 Brush Bronzewing

 Squatter Pigeon

 Diamond Dove

 Superb Fruit-Dove

 Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove

 Pied Imperial-Pigeon

 Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo

 Glossy Black-Cockatoo

 Long-billed Corella

 Scaly-breasted Lorikeet

 Musk Lorikeet

 Little Lorikeet

 Double-eyed Fig-Parrot

 Turquoise Parrot

 Swift Parrot


 Ground Parrot

 Superb Parrot

 Oriental Cuckoo

 Brush Cuckoo

 Fan-tailed Cuckoo

 Black-eared Cuckoo

 Sooty Owl

 Masked Owl

 Eastern Grass Owl

 Eastern Barn Owl

 Powerful Owl

 Barking Owl

 Southern Boobook

 Spotted Nightjar

 White-throated Nightjar

 Australian Swiftlet

 Fork-tailed Swift

 Azure Kingfisher

 Blue-winged Kookaburra

 Red-backed Kingfisher

 Superb Lyrebird

 Horsfield's Bushlark

 White-backed Swallow

 Barn Swallow

 Barred Cuckoo-shrike


 White-winged Triller

 Varied Triller

 Blue Rock Thrush

 Common Blackbird

 Brown Songlark

 White-eared Monarch

 Satin Flycatcher

 Shining Flycatcher

 Scarlet Robin

 Red-capped Robin

 Flame Robin

 Hooded Robin

 Pale-yellow Robin

 Crested Bellbird

 Olive Whistler

 White-browed Babbler

 Spotted Quail-thrush

 Red-backed Fairy-wren

 Southern Emu-wren

 Eastern Bristlebird

 Chestnut-rumped Heathwren

 Buff-rumped Thornbill

 Inland Thornbill

 Chestnut-rumped Thornbill

 Fairy Gerygone

 Western Gerygone

 Mangrove Gerygone

 Southern Whiteface

 Crimson Chat

 Red-browed Treecreeper


 Dusky Honeyeater

 Black Honeyeater

 Pied Honeyeater

 Singing Honeyeater

 New Holland Honeyeater

 White-fronted Honeyeater

 Striped Honeyeater

 Painted Honeyeater

 Regent Honeyeater

 Bell Miner

 Masked Woodswallow

 White-browed Woodswallow

 Black-faced Woodswallow

 Little Woodswallow

 Spotted Bowerbird

 Nutmeg Mannikin

 Chestnut-breasted Mannikin

 European Goldfinch


Mick Atzeni
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