Birdline Central & Southern Queensland
Published sightings for the week ending 12 Sep 2010.
Sun 12 Sep Eastern Grass Owl Near Ninderry, Sunshine Coast
1 bird, probably a male, in tall grassland at dusk
Glossy Black-Cockatoo Duck Creek Rd, Lamington NP
Group of 5 birds feeding quietly about 5m from ground in Casuarina about
2.5km from Lamington NP Road end of Duck Creek Road. Note Duck Creek
Road is 4WD only.
Andrew Wood, Frank Verhack
Sat 11 Sep Marbled Frogmouth Mapleton Forest Reserve, Sunsine Coast
A male seen well and a female heard calling at the same spot where I saw
a Tawny Frogmouth recently.
Fri 10 Sep Bush Stone-Curlew Bundall 4217
Pair of stone-curlews sitting and wandering around in car park behind
ANZ building at Corporate Court, Bundall, Surfers Paradise.
Thu 9 Sep Pacific Baza Newport Waters Kippa Ring
A Pair, one stayed hidden and the other was most curious of the guy
photographing Her/Him. I never heard them but took several photos over a
10-15 minute period during which they stayed close to the trees.
Ground Parrot Peregian Beach, Sunshine Coast
A single bird calling at dusk in the southern portion of Noosa National
Park. This is one of a handful of Ground Parrots hanging on at this site
in the midst of the bustling Sunshine Coast. Two Lewin's Rails were also
Eastern Koel The Gap, Brisbane
Male calling in garden,my first this spring.
Wed 8 Sep Pacific Baza Cedar Creek Road, Cedar Creek (Gold Coast)
2 Pacific Baza flew over at 0925 - quite high up - birds were circling
each other and calling. Flew in from SE headed towards NW. In view for
about 5 minutes.
Tue 7 Sep King Quail Near Bli Bli, Sunshine Coast
A male flushed and two birds hear in tall grassland. Many Brown Quails
White Throated Nightjar Round Mountain, Elimbah, 4516
1 White-throated Nightjar found sitting on nest. 1 egg.
Caleb Khu, Benjamin Khu, Jared Khu
Sun 5 Sep Musk Lorikeet THE Gap, Brisbane.
2 in garden
Wed 1 Sep Australian Hobby Gladstone marina parklands
One bird seen hunting just over the treetops in the late afternon.
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