Noosa National Park

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Subject: Noosa National Park
From: "SeanDooley" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:11:03 +1000
G'day all,
I recently spent a few days on a family holiday at Noosa (Queensland
Sunshine Coast). Birding was unfortunately not really on the agenda though a
quick pre-dawn dash down to the Yellow Bittern site on the morning of our
flight back to Melbourne did get me my first tick from an Aussie twitch
since the Grey-headed Lapwing in 2006. With only 14 minutes before I simply
had to leave in order not to miss the plane, the bird finally obliged in
front of 8 delighted (and very well-behaved!) birders and photographers. 
I thought it was worth mentioning, however, how productive the birding was
in the Noosa Heads section of Noosa National Park. I managed to visit three
times and only covered the walking tracks nearest Noosa, not getting out to
Alexandra Beach or anywhere along the coast. For anyone with only a little
time to spare, this place is well worth a visit. Highlights included some
terrific up close views of Noisy Pittas. They seem fairly well accustomed to
the many walkers and joggers that pound the tracks and merely froze for a
few seconds when somebody went past, leaving me standing there siaking up
sustained views. This was along the Tanglewood Track in the rainforest
section. I don't know if they are there over the summer months but it seemed
excellent for them. 
Other good lowland rainforest birds included Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Rufous
Shrike-thrush, White-eared Monarch 
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