Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

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Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 01:30:32 +1000
Birdline Central & Southern Queensland 

Published sightings for the week ending 20 Jun 2010.

Sat 19 Jun      Hooded Plover Noosa 
Bird still present this afternoon on sandbanks opposite Noosa Woods
carpark at high tide.No sign of the sterna Tern sp though,also tried a
few sites at Caloundra without success. 
Stuart Pickering,Andy Jensen and Sam Woods 

        Red Wattlebird Woodward Rd, Armstrong Creek (Dayboro) Qld 
Two (possibly three) birds on Banksias. (-27.21822, 152.79352) 
Tom Tarrant, Mike & Linda Lewis 

        Square-tailed kite Watson Rd, Kobble Creek 
Single seen quartering over trees near our property. Seen fairly
regularly during June. Possibly nesting in area? 
Tom & Marie Tarrant 

        Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Watson Rd, Kobble Creek 
Up to 5 birds seen over property, flying fast in an easterly direction.
Initially observed by approaching distinct call. 
Tom & Marie Tarrant 

Thu 17 Jun      Lesser Crested Tern Manly Boat Harbour Wader Roost 
10 birds present, also c30 Double Banded Plover. 
David Redhead 

        Black Bittern Sandy Camp Road Wetland Reserve, Wynnum West 
Single adult 
David Redhead 

Tue 15 Jun      Possible Arctic Tern, Hooded Plover Noosa 
A possible Arctic Tern in breeding plumage were seen during the course
of regular shorebird surveys of the Noosa estuary on Tuesday, June 15.
Also juvenile Hooded Plover. The plover was seen in several places in
the smallish estuary on Tuesday and Wednesday. It moved around with the
tide changes. There is a free public telescope mounted at the end
carpark at Noosa Woods, which is accessed through Hastings Street. (See
Bob Inglis photographs in further information). 
Per Jill Dening 

        Comb-crested Jacana Lake Kurwongbah 
2 Comb-crested Jacanas at the southern end of Mick Hanling Park sighted
around 11.00 am 
John Dennison 

Mon 14 Jun      Rufous Fantail Mill Road, Moggill State Forest, Anstead 
At least two birds present - though three separate sightings in half an
hour at a waterhole along the creek, making a possible four birds. Some
discussion recently on birding-aus about whether this species
overwinters in SE Queensland 
Rod Gardner 

Fri 11 Jun      Rufous Fantail Fig Tree Walk and Charlie Moreland Park 
at start of ramp at Fig Tree Walk (1). recent interest on birding-aus
about overwintering rufous fantails, so this may be of interest. 
Kathy Wilk 

Tue 1 Jun       Spotted Whistling-Duck NW of Coen, Cape York 
Spotted Whistling-Duck (2 + 10 ducklings) on lagoon on Coen River in
front of old Rokeby Homestead, 100km NW of Coen. 
Mungkan Kanja BA survey group per John Seale 


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