Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update

Subject: Birdline Central & Southern Queensland Weekly Update
Date: 16 Jun 2014 03:01:22 +1000

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Published sightings for the week ending 15 Jun 2014.

Sun 15 Jun Yellow Chat Cheetham Salt Works, Port Alma Road
Two pair at the same site as reported earlier - near Bajool Gate No. 1 -about 3pm - long sustained views as they slowly foraged around - initially on north side of road (beside the fence) - flew over to south side and continued feeding through the patches of low saltbush.
Brian & Meg Johnson

White-throated Nightjar John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs
The Nightjar still showing really well this morning. Preening and yawning lots early on. A Varied Triller also present.
Rob Morris

Cotton Pygmy goose Villeneuve
Three pairs of CP geese in the small lagoon next to old Kilcoy quarry
James lee Fong

Fri 13 Jun Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Longreach River Walk (Water Treatment Plant)
Small active group of mixed adult & juvenile birds in tall grass around edged of wetland beside large round-about Landsborough hwy western edge Longreach
Samantha Greiner

Nutmeg Mannikin Parklakes Wetland, Bli Bli
Single juv. bird feeding on grass seeds on western edge of wetlands, adjacent to construction site.
Russ Lamb

Thu 12 Jun Painted Button-Quail, Yellow Thornbill, Fuscous Honeyeater, Speckled Warbler Haigslea Cemetery/Raysource Rd
Plenty of interesting sightings along Raysource and Kamp Road. A fantastic woodland location!
Christian Perrin

Tue 10 Jun White-throated Nightjar, Noisy Pitta John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs
White-throated Nightjar still in same roosting tree as previously reported. Also a Noisy Pitta south eastern corner of the board walk in to the left in the mangroves. Photo taken.
Geoff Walker

Mon 9 Jun Black kite Cnr Anzac and Narangba rd
1 bird circling above houses
Desmond Wells

Sun 8 Jun Turquoise Parrots, Diamond Firetails, Chestnut-rumped Heathwren, Southern Whiteface Girraween National Park
Girraween was very 'birdy' yesterday. 3 Turquoise Parrots, 4 Diamond Firetails, 1 Chestnut-rumped Heathwren, 1 Southern Whiteface were the highlights. Lots of Honeyeaters, Scarlet Robins etc.
Rob Morris

Sat 7 Jun Grey Goshawk Enogerra Reservoir
Seen at the end of Walkabout Creek. Between end and up to the Bike Track following the dry creek bed.
Paul Turner

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