Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

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Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
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Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 01:30:22 +1000
Birdline Central & Southern Queensland 

Published sightings for the week ending 7 Feb 2010.

Sun 7 Feb       Black and Common Noddies, Brown Booby Point
Lookout,Stradbroke Island 
During a 4 hour seawatch today had 1 Black and 6-7 Common Noddies,most
close in.1 adult Brown Booby, 3-4 Sooty terns,300 Wedge-tailed
Shearwaters,3 Arctic and 1 Pom Skua.Lots of Little and Crested terns and
a few Common Terns.On the nearby rocks were 2 Wandering Tattlers. 
Stuart Pickering and Andy Jensen 

Thu 4 Feb       Black Falcon & Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo Warwick Sth
1 pair Black Falcons over town at 12.30 pm and 3 YTBC over town at
4.45pm. Both spp unusual for town. 
Chris Armstrong 

Wed 3 Feb       Black Noddy Port Curtis Gladstone 
30+ Black Noddies in Port Curtis and smaller numbers of Common Noddies
on both the 2nd and 3rd Feb. All seem to be hiding from the wind and
very heavy rain. 
Rob Morris 

        Bridled Terns Port Curtis Gladstone 
Small numbers out in the harbour between Gladstone and the mainland -
I've not been on Port Curtis before but i assume this is unusual? 
Rob Morris 

        Brown Booby Port Curtis Gladstone 
1 on a beach on Curtis Island and one in the harbour in very wet
conditions with strong on shore winds (for the last 3 days). This bird
look exhausted. I wonder what other seabirds were blown ashore? 
Rob Morris 

Fri 29 Jan      Spotless Crake Sherwood Arboretum 
2 birds seen well on SW edge of North Island at 8am. Visible from west
(river) end of the causeway. 
Mat Gilfedder 


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