Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 5 Nov 2012 01:30:47 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 4 Nov 2012.

Sun 4 Nov Australian Painted Snipe Sandy Camp Road wetland, Wynnum.
the female still present this evening + Spotless (1) and Baillon's Crakes (2)
Rob Morris, Paul Walbridge, Stuart Pickering

Black Petrel, Long-tailed Jaeger Southport Pelagic
2 Black Petrels today (the first bird in was a Black Petrel), 1 imm L-T Jaeger, several Pomerine and 2 Arctic Jaegers, 3 Providence Petrels, 2 Sooty Terns, 1 ad Brown Booby, c20 Wilson's Storm Petrels and small nos. of Wedge-tailed and Short-tailed Shearwaters.
Rob Morris on the Southport Pelagic organised by Paul Walbridge

Lathams Snipe 4 Creek along Birdsong Drive , Mooloolah Valley

Tim siggs

Fri 2 Nov Australian Little Bittern Sandy Camp Road Wetlands Reserve
Australian Little Bittern (1) Flew up from reeds and rested on far edge of lagoon near where paths cross close to viewing platform. Female or juvenile plumage.
Sandra Gallienne

Fri 2 Nov Australian Painted Snipe Lake Lenore,U.Q Gatton.
Male present midday. 5 Red-necked Avocets and 2 Red-kneed Dotterel also present on larger lake other side of road.
David Redhead

Australian Painted Snipe Sandy Camp Road Wetlands Reserve
Australian Painted Snipe (1) Female in same location as perviously reported on drying pools behind viewing platform. Could not locate during morning visit but had good extended views feeding along margins of pools durnig evening visit (poor quality digiscope photo taken on phone).
Chris Attewell

Australian Painted Snipe, Baillon's and Spotless Crakes Sandy Camp Road Wetlands
Female bird seen out in open at 4pm in same area as reported by Roger Jaensch. Also 1-2 Baillon's and a Spotless Crake, 5 Wandering Whistling Ducks. The Little Bittern was seen earlier in the day by other birders.
Stuart Pickering

Thu 1 Nov Australian Painted Snipe Sandy Camp Road wetlands, Wynnum-Lytton
Female with pale hood, in shallows among reed stubs and wood debris in south-west corner of pond behind the viewing platform, from 5:10 pm till my departure at 5:37 pm. Motionless at times, otherwise feeding within a small area, in water covered in red Azolla.
Roger Jaensch

Large-tailed Nightjar Boonooroo
A pair on banks of Little Tuan Creek. This area is at the southern end of the distributional range of this species. [Eds. Large-tailed Nightjars have been recorded from the Rainbow Beach area and the Great Sandy National Park south of Rainbow Beach Road - both are south of Boonooroo].
Greg Roberts

Tue 30 Oct Comb-crested Jacana Lake Dunn - Aramac
Surprised to see this bird in arid country so far west (photograph)
Ivor Preston & Karen Doyle

Tue 30 Oct Shining Flycatcher Burrum Heads
7 seen (5 males and 2 females) and 2 others heard in mangroves from kayak at 5 sites
Greg Roberts

Square-tailed Kite Bundaberg
bird on nest seen with Trevor & Annie Quested and Eric Zillmann.. has been nesting here for 27 years in succession
Greg Roberts

Buff-banded Rail Burpengary Sewerage Works/Uhlmann Rd Boat Ramp
Buff-banded Rail (1) 1 single bird in front of sewerage pond gates pecking at the middle section of a dead Red-bellied Black Snake which had been squashed on the road.
Judith Lattaway

Wandering Whistling-Duck Northwood Estate Lagoons
Wandering Whistling-Duck (1) 1 lone duck on larger southern lagoon
Judith Lattaway

Red-Winged Parrot Bellbowrie
1 Male Red-Winged Parrot photographed in suburban garden
Stephanie Barrett

Mon 29 Oct Fork-tailed Swift Barcaldine Botanical Walk
Small flock mixing with Woodswallows.
Ivor Preston & Karen Doyle

Mon 29 Oct Baillon's Crake Sandy Camp Wetlands.
2 from main causeway.Also c 100 Magpie Geese,c25 Wandering Whistling Ducks and a White-necked Heron.
Davjd Redhead

Glossy Black Cockatoo North Pine Dam
Three Glossy Black Cockatoos flying across road at the North Pine Water Treatment Plant.
Dezmond Wells

Sun 28 Oct Red-kneed Dotterel Port Of Brisbane
2 at old Visitor Centre Lake, also 3 Whiskered Terns. 5 Red-necked Avocets and 5 Whiskered Terns at the Shorebird Roost.
Davjd Redhead

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