Birdline Central & Southern Queensland
Published sightings for the week ending 4 Mar 2012.
|Sun 4 Mar
Rush Creek Rd, Dayboro
At least 2 Oriental Cuckoos were still present at the water-board gate (chain?) on Rush Creek Rd near Dayboro (SEQ) this morning, unfortunately light was poor so couldn't see the second well enough to determine if it was an 'hepatic' bird. (Coords -27.216291, 152.872612)
|Sat 3 Mar
Dayboro - Rush Creek Road
"Normal" coloured bird flew over junction with Dayboro Road early am into gully other side of Dayboro Road. Could not be relocated.
|Fri 2 Mar
10km north of Moranbah, Central Queensland
Group of 20 adults foraging in paddocks on private property. Well outside their normal range.
|Thu 1 Mar
Manly Boat Harbour
Three early returns. Also two Grey Plovers here
Manly Boat Harbour
Very unusual in this location and habitat, but stuck out like a sore thumb next to nearby Grey-tailed Tattlers. Larger size, much darker appearance especially on chest, white lores and eye-ring but no white supercilium
|Wed 29 Feb
O'Reilly's, Lamington National Park
2 rails seen and 5 heard in total
Chris, Rosemary and Rebecca Lester and Damian Woodberry
|Tue 28 Feb
Rush Creek Road, Dayboro
Hepatic female, previously reported from this location by Tom Tarrant two days earlier
|Mon 27 Feb
||Rufous Scrub-bird, Noisy Pitta, Albert's Lyrebird
Border Track, Lamington National Park
3 scrub-birds seen and 2 others heard, 1 Noisy Pitta seen and another heard, 5 lyrebirds seen with 4 in one group
Chris and Rosemary Lester
|Sun 26 Feb
4 x Lesser Frigatebirds holding on the wind above the dunes just south of Angnes waters. Blown in by the Queensland storms.
|Tue 21 Feb
||Plumed Whistling Duck
7 x on private dam near and visible from the road into the maroochy Wetlands
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