Blue Q photo, and RFI for Brisbane Regent Honeyeater hotspots

To: John Weigel <>
Subject: Blue Q photo, and RFI for Brisbane Regent Honeyeater hotspots
From: Laurie Knight <>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:48:42 +1000

You may be thinking about the Walkabout Creek establishment at the Gap (on the 
road through to Mt Nebo).  They have a walk in aviary - you might like to ring 
to see if they have a RB.

Regards, Laurie.

On 26 Jun 2014, at 6:36 pm, John Weigel <> wrote:

> David,
> I've sent you a small file image. If anyone else wishes to see it, would you 
> mind if they contact you for a forwarding of the image?  I'm still on the 
> never-ending birding trip, with two birds to go before end of June to make my 
> targeted 'half-year' species list of 700. I will be home for a week in mid 
> July if anyone needs a big file image.  BTW if anyone knows where I have best 
> shot at Regent Bowerbird in Brisbane, please let me know (tonight!). Recent 
> locations please. Isn't there a cafe somewhere near Mt Glorious with tame 
> birds?
> PS: Number 698 was Inskip Black-breasted BQ today, and I thought it worth 
> mentioning  somewhere that for some reason the area with 'platelets' appears 
> to have shrunken, and I took hours, not the usual minutes to find a bird.  
> Not sure if its the predomination of ferns and spreading Lantana, or if a cat 
> has moved in, or if, as usual, I'm grasping for excuses.
> John W
> Hi John,
> that is very interesting. Have you put the photo online ? And if so what is
> the link to it. I'd be very interested in seeing it.
> Thanks for replying,
> David
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 12:14 PM, John Weigel <>
> wrote:
>> Hi David
>> I photographed one on Crab Ck Rd 1km before Broome Bird Observatory.
>> George Swan later told me it is predominant form in the region.
>> John W
>> *To*:"" 
>> <>*Subject*:"blue
>> ' Brown Quail*From*:David Richardson <>*Date*:Tue,
>> 24 Jun 2014 15:48:42 +1000
>> Hi everyone,
>> Just enquireing if anyone on list has encountered the "blue ' form of Brown
>> Quail ?
>> Very interested to know of sightings and where .
>> Thanks,
>> David Richardson
> John Weigel AM
> Australian Reptile Park
> PO 737 Gosford NSW 2250
> (02) 4340 1022
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