Birdline North Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline North Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 11 Jun 2012 01:30:27 +1000

Birdline North Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 10 Jun 2012.

Fri 8 Jun Black-breasted Buzzard Flinders Highway, Selheim
Seen 2km west of Burdekin River (Macrossan Bridge). Uncommon in this area.
Len & Chris Ezzy

Mon 4 Jun Pied Honeyeater Approx 100 km South of Hughenden on road to Winton
Stopped off at Vellum Dam to look for Flock Bronzewings reported a few weeks ago. No Bronzewings recorded but I was pleased to find a group of 5 Pied Honeyeaters a few km North of Vellum Dam. Very poor pic attached.
Dominic Chaplin

Topknot Pigeon Townsville
Topknot Pigeon (40) 2:40 pm, flock over Ross Crerk (CBD) heading north
Niel Bruce

Sun 3 Jun Beach Stone-curlew Cooya Beach
Beach Stone-curlew (1) single bird out on the mud flats
Doug Herrington

Wed 30 May Cotton Pygmy-goose Pentland 10' Cell
Cotton Pygmy-goose (80) Unusual congregation of Cotton Pygmy-geese at Pentland Dam. Moderators Note: This sort of congregation here is fairly common.
Dominic Chaplin

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