Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 30 May 2011 01:30:37 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 29 May 2011.

Sun 29 May White-fronted Honeyeater,Black-necked Stork Minnippi
Good morning at Minnippi.White-fronted Honeyeater still present in same area,1 Black-necked Stork flew low over lake at 8am,my 1st record here,also 1 Comb-crested Jacana on lake.
Stuart Pickering

Thu 26 May Square-tailed Kite Glendevon Crescent, Mt Warren Park
One bird flying over residential area today about 11.00-11.45. Observed for about 45 minutes - photos taken
Sandra Gallienne and Judy Leitch

Tue 24 May Glossy Ibis Buckley's Hole
One bird foraging on mudflat between Buckley's Hole and the Sandbar
Dezmond Wells

King Quail Maroochy River
1 seen and several heard
Greg Roberts

Beach Stone-Curlew Maroochy River
2 birds on sandflats
Greg Roberts

Spotless Crake (immature) Harold Kielly Park, off Bracken Ridge Rd.
One seen on the island just in front of the footbridge - in early morning sunlight - not too shy. Also present were 4 adult Magpie Geese with 3 half-grown immatures. A very large White-tailed Water-rat was nearby acting very like an otter. Many GH Cisticolas & Tawny Grassbird were seen & heard in the reeds, etc.
Brian Johnson

Mon 23 May Black-breasted Button-quail Inskip point
3 in total. 2 hens then one cock at separate locations. All within 50m of the car park. Also Large-tailed Nightjars at Rainbow Waters caravan park
Tim Faulkner

Sat 21 May Black-naped Tern South Stradbroke Island
One bird roosting with Crested, Common and Little Terns towards the northern end of the eastern beach.
Todd Burrows, Bill Moorhead, Jack Moorhead, Leighton Upton

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