Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 5 Sep 2011 01:30:18 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 4 Sep 2011.

Sun 4 Sep Great Cormorant Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate
Single bird resting with Little black cormorants
Ged Tranter

Sat 3 Sep Grey Falcon 800 meters inside main entrance track
A superb day of birding firstly at 8 am locating 6 Bourkes parrots sitting in a tree 2 km from homestead along the house circuit then at 10am we were ecstatic to see the GF sitting alone in a dead tree approx 100 meters from our car. With the morning sun shining behind us we had the perfect photo conditions Before the day was over we had also seen 4 Halls babblers and various other birds of note! What a great place to come and camp and bird at. BOWRA station
Hedley and Irena Earl

Fri 2 Sep Pacific Bazar Warner, Brisbane
Two individuals using a thermal to rise
Dezmond Wells

Topknot Pigeon Bongaree, Bribie Island
A flock of about 30 birds landed on the neighbour's palm trees which have ripe fruit at present. They began to feed before the resident Magpie chased them away. To see these on Bribie is a rare occurrence, we believe.
Brian & Meg Johnson

Thu 1 Sep Sooty Owl D'Aguilar National Park
Originally reported by Nick Leseberg at Manorina Car Parking area. One bird seen shortly after dusk and what sounded like a juvenile heard further up the walking trail.
Steve Murray

Black Kite,Lewins Rail Minnippi
1 Black Kite flew fairly low over lake at 1050 heading North. Also 2 Lewins Rails heard and 2 Jacanas on the lake
Stuart pickering

Wed 31 Aug Banded Stilt Coombabah Sewage Treatment Works, Shelter Road, Coombabah
Juvenile Banded Stilt seen at STW with Black-winged Stilts at about noon. White head, neck and back, straight black bill - brown/black wings and red legs. Too distant to photograph, viewed with scope.
Sandra Gallienne

Tue 30 Aug Beach Stone Curlew S Stradbroke Island
Family Group
Terry Dillon

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