Bird counts by BOPPAS 2nd December, 1996

Subject: Bird counts by BOPPAS 2nd December, 1996
From: IAN MAC RAE <>
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 1996 11:19:59 +1000
BOPPAS for short, or "Bird Observers of Pumicestone Passage and Surrounds"
went to Mount Mee Forest Reserve which is readily accessible from Brisbane
via Dayboro or from Caboolture via D'Aguilar. Either way no more than 1.5h
On a very hot day only 67 species were recorded at D'Aguilar and Mt. Mee:
Brown Quail; Pied Cormorant; Little Pied Cormorant; Pacific Black Duck; Wood
Duck; Purple Swamp Hen; Cattle Egret; Intermediate Egret; Latham's
(Japanese) Snipe; Masked Lapwing; Black-shouldered Kite; Superb Fruit-dove;
Rose-crowned Fruit-dove; Wompoo Fruit-dove; Topknot Pigeon; White-headed
Pigeon; Feral Pigeon; Brown Cuckoo-Dove; Rainbow Lorikeet; Australian King
Parrot; Crimson Rosella; Pale-headed Rosella; Fan-tailed Cuckoo;
White-throated Needletail; Laughing Kookaburra; Dollarbird; Noisy Pitta;
White-throated Treecreeper; Variegated Fairy-wren; Large-billed Scrub-wren;
White-browed Scrub-wren; Yellow-throated Scrub-wren; Brown Gerygone; Brown
Thornbill; Noisy Miner; Lewin's Honeyeater; Eastern Spinebill; Scarlet
Honeyeater; Eastern Whipbird; Eastern Yellow Robin; Pale-yellow Robin;
Little Shrike-thrush; Grey Shrike-thrush; Golden Whistler; Rufous Whistler;
Grey Fantail; Rufous Fantail; Willie Wagtail; Black-faced Monarch;
Spectacled Monarch; Magpie-lark; Spangled Drongo (one on the nest); Figbird;
Green Catbird; Satin Bowerbird; Regent Bowerbird; Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike;
Barred Cuckoo-shrike; Cicadabird; Varied Triller; Grey Butcherbird; Pied
Butcherbird; Australian Magpie; Pied Currawong; Torresian Crow; Welcome
Swallow; Red-browed Firetail. 
Plus: Red-bellied Black Snake, Lace Monitor and Land Mullet
Compliments of the Season,
Ian MacRae 

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