Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 4 Jun 2012 01:30:22 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 3 Jun 2012.

Sun 3 Jun Square-tailed Kite Bellbowrie - Creswick Place
One hunting low over the trees in the park across the road from my house. Masked Lapwings, Magpie larks and noisy miners all in hot pursuit!
Rob Morris

Sat 2 Jun Topknot Pigeons Lamington NP
Flocks of 50+ moving quickly to the north over the ranges. All other usual suspects in good numbers, Regent Bowers, Superb Fruit-dove present around the information center.
Brendan Cook

White-winged Chough Corner of Nangara Rd and Topaz Crescent, Lockyer Waters
A group of about twelve birds observed foraging in a wooded paddock.
Gavin Goodyear

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross Sunshine Coast Pelagic
First record of a live bird of this species in Queensland
Greg Roberts & 8 others

White-faced Storm-Petrel Sunshine Coast Pelagic
2 birds
Greg Roberts & 8 others

Mon 28 May White-eared Monarch Moy Pocket, Sunshine Coast hinterland
4 birds along Mary River calling well... unusual at this time of year
Greg Roberts

Striped Honeyeater Walloon
Taylors Road.
Steve Cole

Grey Crowned Babbler Walloon
Taylors Road. Sighted on road side with 2-3 others audible in group in adjacent tree.
Steve Cole

Glossy Black Cockatoos Mount Cainbable, Lamington National Park Road via Canungra SE Qld
2 Birds well seen around a small lake 8am, not unusual here or this time of year except for the very few reported sightings (GBC Drought) around Lamington in past year-so was starting to wonder where they have been--> so good news
Duncan Fowler, G & L Burke

Sun 27 May Beach Stone Curlew Toorbul
Appeared from mangroves at roost site end of Esplanade.
Steve Cole

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