Birdline North Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline North Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 9 Jan 2012 01:30:52 +1000

Birdline North Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 8 Jan 2012.

Thu 5 Jan Buff-banded Rail, White-browed Crake Ross River Bush Gardens
Buff-banded Rail (3) on grassland downstream of Aplins Weir White-browed Crake (1) near island in water hyacinth, close to the jacana + 3 chicks
Alexandra Canton

Wed 4 Jan Tawny Frogmouth Ross River Bush Gardens
Tawny Frogmouth
Ed Pierce

Wompoo Fruit-Dove Queens Gardens: Townsville
Wompoo Fruit-Dove roosting in rain tree at perimeter. Yasi survivor?
Alexandra Canton, G&C Bruce

Sun 1 Jan Beach Stone-curlew, Ruddy Turnstone Ross River mouth, Townsville
Beach Stone-curlew (1) Found resting on mud under Mangroves just to the left of Benwell Road last vehicle parking area closest to Townsville Port gates (ID pic attached) Ruddy Turnstone (1) Unusual sighting - Foraging on mudflats in front of Benwell Road last vehicle parking area closest to Townsville Port gates (ID pic attached)
Len & Chris Ezzy

Birdline North Queensland is sponsored by Birds Australia North Queensland and Townsville Region Bird Observers Club and co-ordinated and hosted by Eremaea Birds.



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