Date: 27 October 2008 8:27:01 AM
To: L&L Knight <>
Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Fw: RFI: Mackay / Rockhampton / Brisbane
You weren't thinking of Carmila were you. Capella is north of
Emerald on the Clermont road.
Quoting L&L Knight <>:
> You should be able to find the scrubfowl in the coastal scrub around
> Capella when you are driving south from Mackay to Rocky.
> On 27/10/2008, at 7:29 AM, Grant Brosie wrote:
>> Nick Livanos and I will be spending 2 weeks birding around the
>> mentioned areas from the 8th Novemeber.
>> This is our first trip 'north' and want to see everything these
>> have to offer. We're mainly focusing on the Mackay area with many
>> local species being ticks for us.
>> We're desperately seeking local contacts who can give us the best
>> spots and maybe/possibly/hopefully show us around.
>> Of course we'll take any information we can get so feel free to
>> me your lists and sightings.
>> Our plan is to spend 2 days driving to Mackay via the inland route,
>> 4-6 days in the Mackay area (birding within 150km), 2-3 nights in
>> Rockhampton and the remaining time around Sunshine coast / Brisbane
>> My appologises for the following list but these are our target
>> species. Some maybe ridiculously out of range or very hard to find
>> but we're hopeful.
>> Orange-footed Scrubfowl
>> Green Pygmy-goose
>> Great-billed Heron ??
>> Pied Heron ??
>> Red-backed Button-quail ??
>> Tropical Terns / Boobies
>> Pied Imperial-pigeon
>> Superb Fruit-dove
>> Little Bronze-cuckoo
>> Barking Owl
>> Marbled Frogmouth
>> White-throated / Large-tailed Nightjar
>> Aust. Swiftlet
>> Little Kingfisher ??
>> Buff-breasted Paradise-kingfisher ??????
>> Large-billed Gerygone ??
>> Fairy Gerygone
>> Helmeted Friarbird
>> White-gaped Honeyeater ??
>> Eungella Honeyeater
>> Yellow Honeyeater
>> Bar-breasted Honeyeater
>> Rufous-throated Honeyeater ??
>> Dusky Honeyeater
>> Yellow Chat (Rocky)
>> Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
>> Mangrove Robin ?
>> White-browed Robin
>> Shining Flycatcher ??
>> Barred Cuckoo-shrike
>> Black Butcherbird
>> Great Bowerbird
>> Olive-backed Sunbird
>> Zitting Cisticola
>> Metallic Starling
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