Sunshine Coast sightings

Sightings anywhere within a 250 km radius of Toowoomba, but excluding the local survey area (see above), for the period 1 Jun - 31 Aug 2010.

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Russ Lamb
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Joined: Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:28 pm
Location: Maleny,SEQ

Sunshine Coast sightings

Post by Russ Lamb » Sat Jun 05, 2010 2:11 pm

Our local SunBOG visited a new (for most) birding site this morning (Sat. 5th June),a SCRC reserve on De Zen Road, Palmview. Enjoyable winter birding in a well preserved patch of lowland wet euc. forest with some Picabeen gullies.
An incomplete list of the groups sightings follows:

Pied Currawong
Lewin's Honeyeater
Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Scarlet Honeyeater
Grey Fantail (a million)
Rufous Fantail
Pied Butcherbird
Grey Butcherbird
Little Shrike-thrush
Grey Shrike-thrush
Brown Thornbill
Brown Cuckoo-Dove
Topknot Pigeon
Golden Whistler
Rufous Whistler
Shining Bronze-cuckoo
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Rainbow Bee-eater (h)
Large-billed Scrubwren
Pacific Black Duck
Eastern Yellow Robin
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (h)
Striated Pardalote (h)
Spotted Pardalote (h)
Spectacled Monarch
White-throated Treecreeper
Eastern Whipbird (h)
Rainbow Lorikeet
Whistling Kite
Welcome Swallow
Brush Turkey
Masked Lapwing
Bar-shouldered Dove
Laughing Kookaburra
Brown Gerygone
White-browed Scrubwren
Noisy Friarbird
Noisy Miner
White-throated Honeyeater (h)
White-cheeked Honeyeater
Aust. Magpie
Torresian Crow

Looking forward to a return Spring visit.

Russ Lamb, Maleny

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