Birdline North Queensland
Published sightings for the week ending 10 Nov 2013.
|Sat 9 Nov
Tyto Wetlands, Ingham
Square-tailed Kite drifting over Tyto Wetlands this morning and challenged by White-breasted Woodswallow
|Fri 8 Nov
Mareeba Rodeo Grounds Cell
Little Curlew (1) Seen just inside western entrance to rodeo grounds to right of gate. Not common in this area.
|Thu 7 Nov
||Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher, Red-necked Crake
Stewart Creek Road, Daintree
At least 2 Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher calling at dawn this morning towards the end of Stewart Creek Rd, 8km from Daintree village. Also heard a single Red-necked Crake. (Moderator Note:- At least 4 Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher seen at this location on 6th November and two heard calling on the 2nd November which was 1st recorded for this season).
|Wed 6 Nov
||Budgerigar, Banded Honeyeater, Diamond Dove
Kondaparinga Road, north of Mt Carbine
Several small flocks and a couple of larger flocks of Budgerigar seen during a morning along Kondaparinga Road,(which leads to Hurricane Station). Diamond Dove seen in a few places and a single Banded Honeyeater.
|Tue 5 Nov
Mungalla Station (Forrest Beach, Queensland)
Juvenile Ruddy Turnstone feeding on mud, lower lagoon, at Mungalla Station this morning; observed with Sharp-tailed Sandpipers and Red-necked Stints, but flying apart. This species not previously recorded here.
Dubuji Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation
Single Cassowary seen sitting in mangroves at low tide in mid-afternoon. Also heard Red-necked Crake calling from this same location in the evening.
|Mon 4 Nov
1 heard, but never seen, calling 3 nights in a row and 1 morning. Along the creek between the Tourist Caravan Park and the Golf Course.
Anne Stokes and Chris Armstrong
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