Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 24 Jun 2013 06:46:04 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 23 Jun 2013.

Sun 23 Jun Freckled Duck Lake MacDonald Cooroy
One Freckled Duck roosting with Little Black Cormorants
Anne Burgess

Freckled Duck, White-necked Heron Minnippi Parklands, Tingalpa
Freckled Duck still present, asleep under the Island. White-necked Heron still on the Airfield (3rd week in a row!), also 2 White-bellied Cuckoo Shrikes in the scrub behind the Airfield
Stuart Pickering

Spectacled Monarch, Rose Robin, Shining Bronze-Cuckoo, Sacred Kingfisher Gold Creek Reservoir
One late/overwintering Spectacled Monarch and approximately 10 Rose Robins at Gold Creek Reservoir today. Also 4+ Shining Bronze-Cuckoos and a Sacred Kingfisher.
Plaxy Barratt, Dan Mantle, Michael Wood, Raja Stephenson & Nikolas Haass

Hoary-headed Grebe Black Duck Hole, Murrumba Downs
Single bird at northern end of southern pond this afternoon. Black-tailed Native-hen still nearby in Dohles Rocks along with 60+ Pink-eared Duck and Spotted Harrier.
Andy Jensen

Sat 22 Jun Striated Heron Priors Pocket Road, Priors Pocket
Striated Heron (1) Floating down the Brisbane River on a branch
Adrian Brooks

Sat 22 Jun Black Kite East Brisbane
A huge commotion in the local Noisy Miner and Torresian Crow crowd alerted us to a Black Kite flying over our place. It was then harassed by a Torresian Crow and chased past 'The Gabba'.
Nikolas Haass & Raja Stephenson

Thu 20 Jun Pink-eared Duck Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate
About 30 observed on the lagoon
Vince Bugeja

Freckled Duck Dowse Lagoon Sandgate
Two observed from hide at the lagoon
Vince Bugeja

Banded Lapwing Perrigian Springs
One bird in the newly cleared area.
Matt Davies

Australian Little Bittern Sandy Camp Road Wetlands Reserve
sub-adult in reeds on left of path going to hide at 3.30 pm
Steve & Tessa Blaber

Black-tailed Native-hen Dohles Rocks
Single bird in paddocks of house opposite Osprey House Environmental Centre. Favouring area to right of driveway to house, in paddock by pond. Also c.40 Pink-eared Ducks still on pond and a Swamp Harrier through.
Andy Jensen

Tue 18 Jun Beach Stone-curlew Beachmere
Two birds sighted on mud flats near mouth of Caboolture River
John Dennison

Pink-eared Duck Oxley Creek Common
A single bird this morning - not a rare vagrant of course, but maybe of interest to list keepers!
Colin Reid

Mon 17 Jun Black-necked Stork Tamborine Village
A male beside the Beenleigh- Beaudesert Road near the Fred Bucholz Dam turnoff.
Barry Davies

Freckled Duck 'Tee Trees Wetlands', Arundel
Single bird seen this afternoon with numerous Pacific Black Duck on the wetland behind the houses of Golden Bear Drive. First time I have seen this species on the Gold Coast. Swamp Harrier also seen at this location today.
Todd Burrows

Spotted Harrier Old Tamborine Road Weir, Oxenford
One bird seen flying east across the weir this morning at about 9am. Another bird seen about midday flying east over Regatta Av. Oxenford being mobbed by Masked Lapwing. First time I have seen this species on the Gold Coast.
Todd Burrows

Thu 13 Jun Black Kite M1/Gold Coast Hwy intersection
1 Black Kite over the trees in the triangle east of M1/north of GCHwy.
Nikolas Haass

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