Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 20 Aug 2012 01:30:47 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 19 Aug 2012.

Sun 19 Aug Wood duck Wights Mountain, Samford Valley
Nesting on ground under neighbours house with a clutch of 12 eggs. Nest diameter approx 200 mm and made of down. Private property - no access.
Peter Storer

White-bellied Sea-Eagle Sherwood Arboretum
White-bellied Sea-Eagle (1) Being mobbed by Noisy Miners and Torresian crows
Kurtis Lindsay

Sat 18 Aug Black-breasted Buttonquail Inskip Point
7 birds, also Painted Buttonquail in hinterland... see link for pictures and comments
Greg Roberts

Tahiti Petrel Southport Pelagic
Surprise appearance today of lone Tahiti Petrel. Not often recorded in the winter months.
Steve Murray

Plumed Whistling ducks Birdsville, western queensland
14 plumed whistling ducks on the billabong adjacent to town. Flock of 50+ flock pigeons also flew over during the walk.
Drew morris

Fri 17 Aug Lesser Crested Tern Moreton Island
Single Lesser Crested Tern seen fishing close to shore, bayside beach Moreton Island
Judith Hoyle and Gavin O'Meara

Wed 15 Aug Spotted Harrier Oxley Creek Common
Still on site. 3rd paddock in from first gate - the one with extensive long grass.
Colin Reid

Tue 14 Aug Black-chinned Honeyeater Moy Pocket, Sunshine Coast hinterland
4 birds feeding with White-throated and White-naped Honeyeaters
Greg Roberts

Sun 12 Aug Banded Lapwing Bowra Station
Banded Lapwing, (3) on side of road not far from front gate. (I have been told they are nesting on the property)
Anthony & Vicki Katon

Fri 10 Aug Spotted Harrier Jobs Gate Rd Turnoff
Spotted Harrier 1 flying low over grassland
Anthony & Vicki Katon

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