Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 23 Sep 2013 06:45:45 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 22 Sep 2013.

Sun 22 Sep Dollarbird Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate
First of spring here, calling loudly and circling the northern end of the lagoon
Ged Tranter

Sat 21 Sep Freckled Duck Black Duck Hole, Murrumba Downs
Fine warm morning with little cloud cover and light winds. Freckled Duck (1) With Pink-eared Ducks on a small island in the middle of the Northernmost pond. Photos taken
Julie Sarna (1190)

Sat 21 Sep Black Breasted Button Quail Ipskip Point
One female bird located after much searching early in morning.
Trevor Lumb

Squatter Pigeon Eidsvold - North Burnett
Several sightings
Greg Roberts

Ground Cuckoo-shrike Eidsvold - North Burnett
Several sightings
Greg Roberts

White-winged Triller, Yellow-billed Spoonbill Samsonvale cemetery and surrounds
3 White-winged Trillers. 2 Females and one male in trees in the car park area. Call heard. Photographed. 1 Yellow-billed Spoonbill in flock of 8 Royal Spoonbills. Photographed.
Benjamin and Peter Harms

Fri 20 Sep Asian Dowitcher Toorbul Beach
One bird identified amongst Godwits.
Trevor Lumb

Thu 19 Sep Freckled Duck Monto
1 bird roadside dam
Greg Roberts

Large-tailed Nightjar, White-throated Nightjar Kalpowar
Two nightjar species at same site
Greg Roberts

Black Falcon Mundubbera

Greg Roberts

Masked and White-browed Woodswallows 137 Watson Rd Kobble Creek Qld
Approximately 50-100 Woodswallows flying fairly-low in north-westerly direction over Kobble Creek (SE Qld) at around 16.30 hrs today (19 September 2013). More Masked than White-browed noted.
Tom Tarrant

White-winged Triller Greens Road Griffin wetlands
3x White-winged Triller (including two singing males) and 2+ Rufous Songlark (also singing) this morning at the end of Greens Road (Griffin), in the scrub around the drying ephemeral wetland. Both species scarce on the coast, but a welcome sign of spring.
Andy Jensen

Pacific Golden Plover Burnett Heads, Bunderberg.
This is my full list mangrove honeyeater, wimbrel, eastern curlew, Red necked stint, white tern, sacred kingfisher, white breasted sea eagle and about 4 Golden Plovers only one was in breeding plumage.
Jed Knight

Wed 18 Sep Black necked stork mudgerabah goldcoast
was standing out in a open field near highway. watched it dor a while. rare on gold coast
Jed Knight

Square-tailed Kite Moggill Conservation Park
One wafting over the tree tops of our property on the edge of the conservation park
Rod Gardner

Beach Stone Curlew (2); Striated Heron (6); Grey-tailed Tattler (8) Amity Point, Stradbroke Island
All species observed on the tidal mudflats to the south of the caravan park at low tide today. Mangrove Gerygones and Mangrove Honeyeaters were also about. List for the day up soon.
Elliot Leach; Louise Ashton

Russet-tailed Thrush Cooloola NP, Bymien-Lake Poona Track
Seen well in good light on the walking track 600m from picnic area. Walked in front of us for 50 metres.
Ivor Preston & Karen Doyle

Black-breasted Buttonquail Inskip Point
Male & Female observed in mid afternoon beside the walking track, 50m north of the carpark.
Ivor Preston & Karen Doyle

Dollarbird Macleay Island
Two Dollarbirds seen early this morning at Pat's Park end of the Island.
Julie Sarna

Tue 17 Sep King Quail Lake Sampson Vale
Five birds flushed with one positive ID.
Trevor Lumb

Fri 6 Sep Crimson Rosella Canara Court, Cranbrook
Crimson Rosella (1) Adelaide form. Calling and seen clearly.
Janet Robino

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