Broadwater Park SF

Subject: Broadwater Park SF
From: Alexandra Appleman <>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 10:15:45 +1000
A relaxing weekend at Broadwater Park, approximately 45km by road from
Ingham NQ (latitude 18*30'S).  Here patches of rainforest and monsoon vine
forest are protected within the "Wet Tropics" WHA and the birding is glorious.

Best birds:

orange footed scrub fowl                lewins honeyeater
wompoo pigeon                           yellow spotted honeyeater
pale yellow robin                       graceful honeyeater
eastern yellow robin            dusky honeyeater
grey headed robin                       macleays honeyeater
bowers shrike-thrush            variegated triller
little shrike-thrush            rufous fantail
yellow breasted boatbill                northern fantail
pied monarch                            large billed scrub wren
spectacled monarch                      victoria's riflebird

The 'raptor run" to and from Ingham was quiet compared to previous weeks;
with only brown falcon, black, whistling, brahminy and black-shouldered
kites in evidence; but there was an unusually large number of blue winged
kookaburras  stationed along the power lines.


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