Upper Lockyer/Helidon sightings 5/6/10

Sightings within the local survey area for the period 1 Jun - 31 Aug 2010. The local survey area is a rectangular area extending from Kingsthorpe NW of Toowoomba to the Mt Whitestone/Fordsdale area SE of Helidon.

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Upper Lockyer/Helidon sightings 5/6/10

Post by Mick Atzeni » Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:59 pm

Did some birding this morning. Picked up 89 spp in all. Highlights included good clear views of the resident bush-hen and a very late adult Little Bronze-cuckoo, two species I hear often here but rarely see:

Wandering Whistling-Duck (7) Hood's dam, Helidon
Black Swan (1) Hood's dam, Helidon
Australian Wood Duck "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Pacific Black Duck "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Australasian Shoveler (1) Hood's dam, Helidon
Grey Teal Helidon Spa
Hardhead (4) Hood's dam, Helidon
Australasian Grebe Hood's dam, Helidon
Little Pied Cormorant "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Little Black Cormorant (1) Helidon Spa
Great Egret Helidon Picnic area
Australian White Ibis (1) Hood's dam, Helidon
Straw-necked Ibis (1) Hood's dam, Helidon
Wedge-tailed Eagle "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Brown Falcon (1) "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Bush-Hen (1; good views - finally!) "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Dusky Moorhen Hood's dam, Helidon
Eurasian Coot Hood's dam, Helidon
Comb-crested Jacana (3) Hood's dam, Helidon
Black-winged Stilt (2) Helidon Spa
Black-fronted Dotterel (2) Helidon Spa
Masked Lapwing Helidon Spa
Rock Dove Helidon Spa
Spotted Turtle-Dove Thomas Rd, Upper Lockyer
Common Bronzewing "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Crested Pigeon "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Peaceful Dove "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Bar-shouldered Dove "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (3) "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Galah Lockyer
Cockatiel Hood's dam, Helidon
Rainbow Lorikeet "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Musk Lorikeet (plenty at present) "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Little Lorikeet "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Australian King-Parrot "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Pale-headed Rosella "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Fan-tailed Cuckoo "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Little Bronze-Cuckoo (1 adult; very late record) "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Azure Kingfisher "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Laughing Kookaburra "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Rainbow Bee-eater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
White-throated Treecreeper "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Red-backed Fairy-wren "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Spotted Pardalote "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Striated Pardalote "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
White-browed Scrubwren "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Speckled Warbler near Helidon Dip, Airforce Rd, Helidon
Weebill "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
White-throated Gerygone "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Buff-rumped Thornbill "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Yellow-rumped Thornbill "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Striped Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Noisy Friarbird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Little Friarbird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Blue-faced Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Noisy Miner "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Lewin's Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Yellow-faced Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Fuscous Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Brown-headed Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
White-throated Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
White-naped Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Brown Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Scarlet Honeyeater "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Jacky Winter "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Rose Robin "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Grey-crowned Babbler Helidon Spa
Eastern Whipbird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Golden Whistler "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Rufous Whistler "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Grey Shrike-thrush "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Magpie-lark "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Grey Fantail "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Willie Wagtail "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Hood's dam, Helidon
Figbird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Grey Butcherbird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Pied Butcherbird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Australian Magpie "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Pied Currawong "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Torresian Crow "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
House Sparrow Helidon
Double-barred Finch "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Red-browed Finch "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Mistletoebird "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Welcome Swallow Helidon Spa
Silvereye "Tiddalac", Upper Lockyer
Michael Atzeni
7 Woden St, Murphys Creek 4352
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