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.
Black Bittern Sandy Camp Road Wetland Reserve, Wynnum West
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
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
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.
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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