Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 28 Nov 2011 01:30:22 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 27 Nov 2011.

Sun 27 Nov Cotton Pygmy-Goose Eumundi, Sunshine Coast
5 birds on two dams
Greg Roberts

Australian Painted Snipe,Cotton Pygmy Geese Rosewood Wetland,Bremer Road
1 Australian Painted Snipe (probable male) seen at N end of wetland at 6am, only on show for 5 minutes and not seen later in afternoon when revisiting site. Also 11 Cotton Pygmy Geese,Pacific Baza and a few Buttonquail heard early on (Red Backed?).
Stuart Pickering and Andy Jensen

Eastern Curlew & Pacific Golden Plover Pacific Harbour Marina area, Bribie Island
With 2 hrs to go before a very high tide, approx. 300 E. Curlew and at least 60 (counted) P. G. Plover were seen on each side of the small canal near the Marina. These are the most we've seen at any time on the island over the last 6 years.
Brian & Meg Johnson

Sat 26 Nov Oriental Cuckoo Anstead Bush Reserve
First of the summer, a hepatic female, in the north-west of the reserve near the river.
Rod Gardner

Thu 24 Nov Shining Flycatcher Noosa River, Sunshine Coast
A total of 7 birds at 4 new sites on the Noosa River and Lake Cooroibah
Greg Roberts

Australian Painted Snipe Rosewood Wetland
Female still present today.
David Redhead

Mon 21 Nov Australian Painted Snipe Rosewood wetland
A pair of Australian painted snipe observed amoungst the vegetation fringing one of the swallow outer pools. Great views from close range. Still present are they cotton pygmy geese, pink eared duck and lathams snipe, it appears as tho the sharp-tailed sandpipers have moved on. Unfortunitally there were also two muscovy ducks recorded at the site for the first time.
Brendan Cook

Two spotless crakes Samsonvale Cemetery
Two spotless Crakes and a Buff-banded Rail to left of cemetery. Spotless Crakes also seen Sat 19th
Geoff Walker

Fri 18 Nov Spotless Crake Samsonvale cemetery
1 bird on 18th to left of cemetry,seen by another observer on 20th and 2 birds on 21st.
David Redhead

Sat 12 Nov Masked Lapwing Toowoomba Bicentennial Waterbird Habitat
Usually you see a pair, we saw over 45 Masked Lapwings in the habitat. Can't upload photos due to bad internet connection.
Curtis Hayne

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