Various records of historical interest (Colin Reid)

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Various records of historical interest (Colin Reid)

Post by Mick Atzeni » Mon Aug 31, 2009 11:18 pm

Re: [Birding-Aus] Re: How many species in southern Qld/northern NSW this Winter?
From : Colin R <>
Subject : Re: [Birding-Aus] Re: How many species in southern Qld/northern NSW this Winter?
To : Michael Atzeni <>

Mon, 31 Aug, 2009 10:38 AM
Hi Michael

I'm not sure exactly what you hope to achieve, some of the birds on your
wanted list are relatively easy and seen regularly.

Here are some records of mine (others would have, I am sure, much more extensive records) going back several years that may be of use....

Wandering Albatross 25.10.08 Southport Pelagic
Great-winged Peterel 25.10.08 Ditto
Kermadec petrel 25.4.09 Ditto
Gould's Petrel 25.10.08 Ditto
Flesh-footed Shearwater 25.10.08 Ditto
Short-tailed Shearwater 25.10.08 Ditto
Brown Booby 29.8.09 Ditto
Red-backed Button-quail 4.1.09 Hay's Inlet, Bryden district
Bush-hen 25.10.08 Bulimba Creek (Resident)
Asian Dowitcher 31.1.09 Boonooroo
Wood Sand 20.12.07 Wynnum North
Ruff 30.11.03 Murarrie
Long-tailed Skua 20.8.05 Southport pelagic
Black Noddy 13.9.03 Ditto
White Tern 20.4.02 Ditto
Grass Owl 25.9.05 Kedron Brook Wetlands (prob Resident)
Powerful owl Anytime Mt Cootha
Marbled Frogmouth Anytime Mt Glorious
White-throated Nightjar Anytime Mt Cootha
Red-backed Kingfisher For several months Samsonvale
Southern Em-wren Several times Cooloola NP
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Anytime ? Giraween NP
Fairy Gerygone Regular Bribe Island
Southern Whiteface regular Sundown NP
Dusky Honeyeater Anytime? Mt Mee
Black Honeyeater 30.1.03 Samsonvale
Regent Honeyeater 20.6.09 Anstead Bush res
Diamond Firetail Anytime? Sundown NP

Other birds like Little Bronze Cuckoo and Black-chinned Honeyeaters -
several times at different locations and others like Plum-headed Finch,
Channel-billed Cuckoo, Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo and Koel? too many to

Don't know if any of that helps in your quest!

Michael Atzeni
7 Woden St, Murphys Creek 4352
Mob: 0499 395 485

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