Hi Colin - this is an amazing record - has this species ever been seen in
Brisbane before? Such a long way out of range. Amazingly I live about 4 minutes
away so will be there in the morning!! cheers David Taylor
On 08/05/2011, at 6:18 PM, Colin R wrote:
> A single White-fronted Honeyeater was observed this morning from 8.30 -
> (at least) 10.30 and finally at 17.00 tonight high in the canopy on the
> edge of the forest at the south end of the park, between Bulimba Ck and
> the forest trail entrance. Look for the metal box on the short pole
> numbered 269 beside the Gas pipeline sign and check out the canopy from
> there. It appeared to favour two or three tress at that point, but did
> move further into the forest at times. This bird was in company with
> Scarlet Honeyeaters and aggressively chased them from the canopy.
> Sightings were difficult but patience rewarded - it disappeared for up
> to an hour at a time, but returned to the same two or three trees.
> Photos have been taken but are proving difficult to publish currently.
> Observed by Rob Dougherty, Stuart Warren, Andy Jensen and Stuart
> Pickering. Most of us with previous experience of this species
> If more info is required will be happy to assist any interested parties
> - pls call 0412 522 962.
> Colin Reid
> So many birds, so little time......
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