Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 11 Jun 2012 01:30:22 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 10 Jun 2012.

Sat 9 Jun Striated Heron Toowong
1 Striated Heron by Regatta Ferry terminal, Toowong
Kurtis Lindsay

Yellow-billed Spoonbill,Pink-eared Ducks, Raptors Kedron
No sign of the reported Spotted Harrier today, instead a good array of raptors, Osprey, imm Swamp Harrier, Collared Sparrowhawk and BSK. Also 9 Pink-eared Ducks and 1 Yellow-billed and 7 Royal Spoonbills
Stuart Pickering

Wed 6 Jun Pink-eared Duck, Glossy Ibis Kedron Brook Wetlands
Pink-eared Duck (12) On main body of water Also 8 Glossy Ibis
Chris Attewell

Tue 5 Jun Glossy Black Cockatoo Noosa area, Sunshine Coast
6 birds at 3 sites
Greg Roberts

Spotted Harrier Kedron Brook Wetlands
Spotted Harrier (1) Adult bird at southern end of reserve. Bird made brief appearance low over swamp then dropped into thick grassland, never coming up again, despite being dive-bombed by a Black-shouldered Kite. Also a juvenile Swamp Harrier present and at least two Pink-eared Ducks.
Steve Murray

Mon 4 Jun Banded Lapwing Eungella hinterland. Cattleyards at junction of Pipeline Rd & Turrawulla Rd
Banded Lapwing (3)
Alistair & Carmen Drake

Sun 3 Jun Eungella Honeyeater Broken River Resort
4/6 around 10.00 Eungella Honeyeaters feeding in the grevilleas around our cabin, the reception & restaurant areas. They were there again on 5/6
Alistair & Carmen Drake

Cape Petrel North Stradbroke Island
Cape Petrel (1) 100 meters from observer, 30m off the rocks, flying south. Unmistakable.
Colin Reid

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