Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 20 May 2013 06:36:53 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 19 May 2013.

Sun 19 May Freckled Duck Garnet's Lagoon, Hervey Bay
Freckled Duck 12 birds observed resting and feeding. My first sighting of Freckled Ducks.
Peter Royall and three others.

Sun 19 May Hoary-headed Grebe Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate
Single bird put on a fishing display for half an hour, just 10m from the main hide - first I've seen here.
Ged Tranter

Sat 18 May Pacific Baza Minnippi Parklands, Tingalpa
Pacific Baza (1) high in a eucalypt being swooped by some butchers. Poss juvenile, stripes feint but no doubt a PB.
Natalie Quinn

Sat 18 May Black Kite Mt Crosby Rd, Tivoli
500-1000 birds streaming above, moving generally east to west, dispersing and then regrouping. Tried taking photos with iPhone, but only specks in the sky, one photo attached of group of closer birds, but only part of the 'flock'
Liz Gould

Fri 17 May Freckled duck (3) Karraschs Dam, Placid Hills (Gatton)
Standing on-shore with a small flock of wood ducks (also a single pink-ear).
Drew Morris

Thu 16 May Cockatiels Intersection Gould Hill Rd and Mt Lindsay Hwy, north of Beaudesert
7 birds on electricity wires
Liz Gould

Wed 15 May Square-Tailed Kite Boscombe Rd, Brookfield
Soaring low over forest along creek.
Chris Read

Australasian Shoveler Dowse Lagoon Sandgate
About six both male and female, close to the island in the lagoon and best viewed from the side of the lagoon nearest to the Lawn Bowls Club
Vincent Bugeja

Freckled Duck Dowse Lagoon Sandgate
one seen on the island in the lagoon and best viewed from the side of the lagoon nearest to the Lawn Bowls Club.
Vincent Bugeja

Cotton Pygmy-Goose Dowse Lagoon Sandgate
male and female seen from the viewing platform on Southerden Street
Vincent Bugeja

Mon 13 May Square-tailed Kite Kenmore South
Soaring and drifting over suburb; observed here annually in autumn.
Roger Jaensch

Sun 12 May Black kite Reedy Creek, M1 motorway
30+ black kites have been circling on the north eastern side of the Bermuda St exit for about a week now.
Wes Tolhurst

Black-necked Stork Nudgee
Adult bird in small ephemeral swamp on western side of the Gateway Motorway just 700 metres South of Nundah Creek crossing.
Steve Murray

Black Kite Caloundra road
At least 12 Black Kites seen over Corbould Park ( adjacent to dump )
Tim Siggs

Wed 1 May Little Eagle Graceleigh Park, Beechmont
A pair flying above the ridge just west of the park. The first time I have seen them in Beechmont .
Barry Davies

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