Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 28 May 2012 01:30:25 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 27 May 2012.

Sat 26 May Lewin's Rail Gold Creek Reservoir
Calling amongst dense vegetation at western end of reservoir in late afternoon.
Chris Read

Tue 22 May Pale-vented Bush-Hen (1) Adder Rock, North Stradbroke Island
One Pale-vented Bush-Hen seen by both observers skulking amongst vegetation along a very narrow creekline at the Adder Rock Campground. (Possibly seen on the 20th also.) Other good sightings around Adder Rock included two Forest Kingfisher, a male Leaden Flycatcher, a couple of Rufous Fantail and four or five resident Bush Stone-Curlew.
Michael Wood & Plaxy Barratt

Little Eagle Mooloolah Valley
Two birds flying south over Mooloolah connection Rd and over Ewen Maddock Dam.
Tim Siggs

Mon 21 May Spectacled Monarch (1) & Little Shrike-Thrush (2) Mungal Nature Reserve, North Stradbroke Island
A Spectacled Monarch and two Little Shrike-Thrush were seen by both observers at Mungal Nature Reserve. No calls were detected during our time spent observing the birds. A Rufous Fantail was also present.
Michael Wood & Plaxy Barratt

Sun 20 May Marbled Frogmouth Lamington National Park
Marbled Frogmouth - seen spotlighting from the car on the way home. About halfway down the winding road in rainforest. Perched on a loop of vine.
Elliot Leach; Sarah Maunsell; Carlos Bueno; Mariana Pinto

Barking Owl Tannum Sands
4 birds in camping ground
Greg Roberts

Sat 19 May Beach Stone-Curlew (2) & Bush Stone-Curlew (>17) Amity Point, North Stradbroke Island
Two Beach Stone-Curlews seen on the verge of mangroves south of the caravan park -one bird putting on quite a display and bathing before us. No less than 17 Bush Stone-Curlews were sighted within the grounds of the caravan park, along with a lone Koala.
Michael Wood & Plaxy Barratt

Tue 15 May Olive-backed Sunbird Byfield
Several at the southern end of their range
Greg Roberts

Sat 12 May Beach Stone-Curlew Eurimbula National Park
4 birds. Other nice species included Fairy Warbler, White-eared Monarch, Shining Flycatcher.
Greg Roberts

Thu 10 May Beach Stone-Curlew Eurimbula National Park
4 birds. Other nice birds included 12 Shining Flycatchers and Fairy Gerygone.
Greg Roberts

Thu 3 May Australian Bustard 45 and 79 km East of Stanage Bay
Two groups sighted feeding in green grassland alongside creeks. First group consisted of 11 birds, second group had 7 birds.
Peter Mackey

Burdekin Duck 45 km East of Stanage Bay
Pair seen with a group of 50+ Magpie Geese
Peter Mackey

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