All bird sightings - date order

October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014
April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013
October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013
April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012
October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012
April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011
October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011
April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010
October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010
April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009
October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009
April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008
October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008
April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007
October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007
April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006
October 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006 June 2006 May 2006
April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005
October 2005 September 2005 August 2005 July 2005 June 2005 May 2005
April 2005 March 2005 February 2005 January 2005 December 2004 November 2004
October 2004 September 2004 August 2004 July 2004 June 2004 May 2004
April 2004 March 2004 February 2004 January 2004 December 2003 November 2003
October 2003 September 2003 August 2003 July 2003 June 2003 May 2003
April 2003 March 2003 February 2003 January 2003 December 2002 November 2002
October 2002 September 2002 August 2002 July 2002 June 2002 May 2002
April 2002 March 2002 February 2002 January 2002 December 2001 November 2001
October 2001 September 2001 August 2001 July 2001 June 2001 May 2001

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2014 [top]
Whiskered Tern 14/10/2014 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ B.Tynan One bird in breeding plumage flying over mud flats.
Brush Cuckoo 11/10/2014 Minnippi Wetlands, SEQ R. Clarke Located through continuous calls in bush near motorway.
Leaden Flycatcher 10/10/2014 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ R. Clarke Pair of flycatchers seen, with male displaying to the female.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 05/10/2014 Gold Creek Reservoir, SEQ C. Wills Flying overhead.
Russet-tailed Thrush 05/10/2014 Gold Creek Reservoir, SEQ C. Wills Single bird where trees meets dam wall.
Topknot Pigeon 05/10/2014 Gold Creek Reservoir, SEQ C. Wills Approximately 20 birds flying over.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2014 [top]
Black-faced Monarch 28/09/2014 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ H. Possingham An adult bird.
Rufous Fantail 28/09/2014 Nosworthy Park, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham Two, the previous weekend at Sherwood Aboretum. Must be their time to move through.
Satin Flycatcher 28/09/2014 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ H. Possingham A pair at start of walking track, photos taken.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 23/09/2014 Pine Ridge road, Glenwood, SEQ J. Warren 19 birds calling and feeding in the tree tops.
Glossy Ibis 19/09/2014 Lake Clarendon, SEQ G. Glass Two birds feeding in wet area below dam wall.
Australian Logrunner 14/09/2014 Maiala Walking track, Mt Glorious, SEQ K. Hartley Female foraging in the leaf litter.
Inland Dotterel 14/09/2014 Diamantina N.P. WQ C. Mitchell & F. Leverington 200 birds located in an area of green herbage on gibber plain.
Nankeen Night-Heron 14/09/2014 Auchenflower, Brisbane, SEQ V. Ser One adult on floating barricade beside bike path.
Oriental Plover 14/09/2014 Diamantina N.P. WQ C. Mitchell & F. Leverington Single bird located amongst flock of 200 Inland Dotterels.
Bourke's Parrot 12/09/2014 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ R. Clark Birds seen at water hole and later 2 on a vehicle track.
Hall's Babbler 12/09/2014 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ R. Clark Five birds in the group.
Rainbow Bee-eater 10/09/2014 Wiseman Street, Rockhampton, CEQ C. Larkin Two birds observed on overhead lines. Earlier sighting this week on the 4th September 2014.
Bush Stone-curlew 09/09/2014 Wellington Point SHS, SEQ J. Nichols Underneath a demountable, this morning 2 chicks hatched.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 07/09/2014 Allen road Nanango, SEQ F. & J. Bielewicz  
Grey-crowned Babbler 07/09/2014 Joyner, SEQ R. & P. Hallet Seen since June, initially 3 birds and now have increased to 8.
Restless Flycatcher 07/09/2014 Nanango Fauna Reserve, SEQ F. & J. Bielewicz  
Nankeen Night-Heron 06/09/2014 Wynnum, SEQ C. Wills In mangroves near Wynnum.
Red-capped Plover 06/09/2014 Fisherman Islands, SEQ C. Wills Feeding on mud flats on Moreton Bay.
Red-necked Avocet 06/09/2014 Fisherman Islands, SEQ C. Wills Approximately 30 birds at lagoon feeding and resting.
White-bellied Sea-eagle 04/09/2014 Upper Brookfield, SEQ Z .Brookes Adult perched over looking dam.
Eastern Koel 03/09/2014 Quarry street, Rockhampton CEQ M.MacNevin First one I've recorded this season.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2014 [top]
Pacific Baza 31/08/2014 Holland Park West, SEQ S.Veivers One bird
Australasian Shoveler 30/08/2014 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham One Male.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 30/08/2014 Norfolk Lake, Burpengary, SEQ J. & M. Nott One male.
Musk Lorikeet 30/08/2014 Corinda High School, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham One bird
Brown Falcon 24/08/2014 Warwick - Killarney road, SEQ R. van Gucht One pale phase bird.
Grey Goshawk 24/08/2014 Retreat Court, Bunya, SEQ I. Jones Crows and Currawongs took turns in harassing it.
Rose Robin 24/08/2014 Retreat Court, Bunya, SEQ I. Jones  
Grey-crowned Babbler 21/08/2014 Equestrian Drive, New Beith, SEQ D. McIvor One bird.
Eastern Spinebill 17/08/2014 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ D. Blewett Seen feeding in Lantana and Coral trees.
Azure Kingfisher 16/08/2014 Gold Creek Reserve, SEQ C. Wills  
Letter-winged Kite 16/08/2014 Diamantina N.P. WQ C. Mitchell & F. Leverington Single bird flying over park headquaters.
Varied Triller 16/08/2014 Enoggera Reserve, SEQ C. Wills Single bird.
Noisy Pitta 14/08/2014 Postman's Track Samsonvale, SEQ K. Hartley Seen on mown grass track.
White-naped Honeyeater 14/08/2014 Postman's Track Samsonvale, SEQ K. Hartley Numerous birds near small dam with Eastern Silvereyes, Yellow-faced and Scarlet Honeyeaters and a Lewin's Honeyeater.
Beach Stone-curlew 12/08/2014 Beach front at Caloundra, SEQ S. & B. Lawson Single bird seen foraging on sand flats at low tide in the mid afternoon. Disturbed by walkers and flew across Pumicestone passage to Bribie Island sand bank.
Southern Boobook 12/08/2014 Kallangur, SEQ D. Hooper Has been roosting during the day on my court yard Pegola for 4 weeks now.
Painted Honeyeater 04/08/2014 Bladensburg NP, WQ B. Tynan One bird seen at a Dam. Numerous birds seen at Long Water hole just south of Winton.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2014 [top]
Satin Bowerbird 26/07/2014 Moggill Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills Seen near park entrance.
Spotted Harrier 26/07/2014 Moggill Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills One bird.
Noisy Pitta 25/07/2014 Rainbow Forest Park, Indooroopilly, SEQ N. Westcott Crossing the path into the restored area and then seen foraging in the leaf litter.
Australian Hobby 20/07/2014 Red Gum road, New Beith, SEQ D. McIvor Two birds hunting over and resting in the tree tops.
Powerful Owl 20/07/2014 Greenbank, SEQ A. Henderson Two adults roosting near the house. Have recorded them here for the last 34 years with a number of successful breeding attempts. Enclosed photo of the young birds.
Restless Flycatcher 20/07/2014 Gold Creek Reservoir, SEQ C. Wills  
Rose Robin 20/07/2014 Gold Creek Reservoir, SEQ C. Wills Male and female.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 20/07/2014 Red Gum road, New Beith, SEQ D. McIvor One bird.
Letter-winged Kite 09/07/2014 Astrebla National Park, WQ S.Hume One bird, with photo.
Powerful Owl 09/07/2014 Pinjarra Hills, SEQ M. Gilpin Calling at 3.30 a.m. from trees in back yard.
Topknot Pigeon 09/07/2014 Sandy Camp Road Wetlands, SEQ Birds Queensland Outing Seen flying over.
Swamp Harrier 07/07/2014 Metroplex swamp Murarrie, SEQ B. Tynan Flying low before eventually landing on the edge of the water.
Tree Martin 05/07/2014 Wynnum esplanade, SEQ B.Tynan A small number of birds circling around the sea water pool.
Noisy Pitta 04/07/2014 John Oxley reserve, Murrumba Downs, SEQ D. Blewett & A. Keates Moving down the hill in the forest, toward the river.
Nankeen Night-Heron 03/07/2014 Johns Road, Gympie, SEQ W. Plant Three birds, residing and nesting.
Square-tailed Kite 03/07/2014 Bunya, SEQ S. Baker & D. Carty Hawking over tree tops.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2014 [top]
Russet-tailed Thrush 29/06/2014 Fraser Island, SEQ M. West Group of 5 or 6 calling. 2.00pm
Peregrine Falcon 27/06/2014 Mt French Road, Boonah SEQ W.Dunn & L Reeve. Two adults perched in large dead tree.
Musk Lorikeet 23/06/2014 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland Still flocks of 5 to 40 birds passing low over to north of home. From 4:50 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. approx. and estimate 200 birds in total.
Emerald dove 22/06/2014 Gold Creek road, Upper Brookfield, SEQ I. Jones Two birds at roadside near an Australian Brush Turkey mound.
Black-necked Stork 19/06/2014 Schmitt Road, Eagleby, SEQ D. Glen A breeding pair.
Pink-eared Duck 18/06/2014 Farmers Lagoon, Rifle Range Road, Boonah, SEQ W.Dunn & K.Herbert Over 300 birds.
Eastern Grass owl 13/06/2014 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ R.Clark, J. Giles, E. Townsend & K. Ross Seen at 5.40 p.m. just after moon rise.
Nankeen Night-Heron 11/06/2014 Curtain Ave East, Hamilton, SEQ B. Tynan Flushed one bird from the creek edge.
Albert's Lyrebird 09/06/2014 Witches Falls section Mt Tamborine, SEQ S. McCorkell Three birds seen early morning.
Zebra Finch 09/06/2014 Kalbar SEQ BQ Campout Small numbers of birds seen.
Musk Lorikeet 08/06/2014 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, Bald Hills, SEQ R. Clark & K. Blake Large group of birds feeding on flowering eucalypts next to car park area. Uncommon around Bribane
White-throated Nightjar 08/06/2014 John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs, SEQ. R.Clark, J . Leitch and K. Blake Seen on Boardwalk Circuit, RHS just past sign 11 RHS in casuarina closest to Scrub Teak Clump halfway up tree. A common but rarely encountered species.
Plum-headed Finch 07/06/2014 Wharkuroogma, SEQ BQ Campout Seen around campsite.
Square-tailed Kite 07/06/2014 Thompson Road, Bellmere, SEQ P. & L. Cross Over trees on western side of property.(NT)
White-fronted Honeyeater 06/06/2014 Lochern National Park, CWQ A. Emmott The first time I have recorded this species in our area. Feeding on Eremophlia duttoni.
Black-necked Stork 04/06/2014 Amamoore near Traveston Crossing, SEQ T. Asmus Flew down to farm dams on dusk, walked the shallows and was still there at nightfall. (NT)
Black-necked Stork 03/06/2014 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Island, SEQ K. Herbert & B. Blair Male and female flew in just before dusk. (NT)

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2014 [top]
Brolga 31/05/2014 30km west of Tara above Western road on the way to Meandarra, SEQ R. Mahoney Two flying low overhead.
Grey-crowned Babbler 25/05/2014 Stony Camp road, Park Ridge, SEQ D. McIvor Three birds.
Royal Spoonbill 24/05/2014 Yeronga-Moorooka bikeway track, Fehlberg park Yeronga, SEQ C.Arkinstal One bird along concrete drainage line.
Scarlet Robin 22/05/2014 Anstead Bushland Reserve , Anstead SEQ M. Clark, L & M Cooper One male seen about half way along bitumen track through southern part of reserve.
Peregrine Falcon 21/05/2014 Charlotte and Eagle street, Brisbane City P. Jones Male and female flew low over Charlotte street and then circling over Eagle street, finally landing on an Eagle street office block.
Musk Lorikeet 18/05/2014 Anstead Bushland Reserve, SEQ A. Thelander  
Scarlet Robin 18/05/2014 Anstead Bushland Reserve, SEQ A. Thelander Single male feeding along bitumen road leading to old quarry.
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush 17/05/2014 Bowra, SEQ R. Clark & J. Leitch Seen in western paddock circuit, at top end of this stretch. One male and two females.
Square-tailed Kite 17/05/2014 Krause Park, Old Bay Road, Deception Bay SEQ L. Cross Flying low over trees around lagoon. (NT)
Square-tailed Kite 16/05/2014 Thompson Road, Bellmere, SEQ P. & L. Cross Landed in Golden Cane Palm in front yard of house and stayed for a few minutes. (NT)
Powerful Owl 14/05/2014 Mount Coot-tha, SEQ A.Castellano Resting after a dinner of Ringtail possum. (V)
Glossy Black-cockatoo 06/05/2014 Elouera Drive Nanango, SEQ C & R Fingland Four birds feeding in Allocausarina trees
Albert's Lyrebird 03/05/2014 Witches Falls, Tambourine Mountain, SEQ C.Wills Two fascinating birds.
Australian Logrunner 03/05/2014 Witches Falls, Tambourine Mountain, SEQ C.Wills  
Restless Flycatcher 03/05/2014 Oxley Creek Common, Sherwood road, Rocklea, SEQ R. Clark This is my first sighting at this location.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2014 [top]
Peregrine Falcon 24/04/2014 400 George street, Brisbane, SEQ D. Brewer Witnessed adult female eating a Rainbow Lorikeet on ledge of the building (16th floor) at about 8.55. Male arrived approximately half an hour later and ate the remains of the Lorikeet's wings.
Rose Robin 24/04/2014 Elouera Drive Nanango, SEQ C & R Fingland Male and female flitting through trees.
Black-necked Stork 21/04/2014 Bli Bli, SEQ S. Davies 300m down from bridge going toward boat ramp on RHS sandbar.
Long-billed Corella 20/04/2014 Mt Mee Road, King Scrub, SEQ J.Meadsmith 8 to 10 birds picking through the short grass in paddock.
Australian Hobby 19/04/2014 Burnby Road Hemmant, SEQ D. Blewitt & S. Keates 3 birds calling and interacting, perching on electricity transmission towers.
Sooty Owl 17/04/2014 The Knoll National Park, Mount Tambourine, SEQ S.McCorkell One bird seen.
Sooty Owl 14/04/2014 Joalah National Park, Mount Tambourine, SEQ S.McCorkell Two birds calling, saw only one.
Azure Kingfisher 12/04/2014 Church Weir Road, Peak Crossing, SEQ C. Wills Flying over the weir then stopping on a branch to preen.
Pink-eared Duck 12/04/2014 Brisbane- Warwick Road, Willowbank, SEQ C. Wills Opposite the cemetry near Ebenezer road.
Square-tailed Kite 12/04/2014 Rochedale South, SEQ F. Roff-Marsh  
Tawny Frogmouth 12/04/2014 Rochedale South, SEQ F. Roff-Marsh Male and female together in tree.
White-throated Needletail 12/04/2014 Obum Scrub, SEQ BQ Outing Mixed flock with Fork-tailed Swifts about 10 of each species but hard to determine as they kept appearing and diappearing over the tree tops.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 12/04/2014 Kalbar, SEQ C. Wills 5 or 6 birds.
Brown Goshawk 09/04/2014 Auchenflower, SEQ I. & J. Brown Adult being chased by Noisy Miners, Blue-faced Honeyeaters, Torresian Crows and a Laughing Kookaburra.
Pacific Baza 07/04/2014 Bowman Park, Bardon SEQ M. West Single bird.
Square-tailed Kite 07/04/2014 Pullenvale SEQ M. West Hawking over acerage houses.
Powerful Owl 06/04/2014 Bowman Park, Bardon SEQ M. West Female calling from 10.00pm for hours.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 05/04/2014 Allen Road, Nanango SEQ J. & F. Bielewicz Two birds flew overhead quite low.
Square-tailed Kite 05/04/2014 Torbanlea, SEQ P. Allott Two birds being chased by smaller birds.
Southern Boobook 04/04/2014 Renoir Court, Forest Lake SEQ K. Herbert In small roadside tree being severely harassed by Grey Butcherbirds and Noisy Miners.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 03/04/2014 Postman's Track, Samsonvale SEQ BQ Outing  
White-eared Monarch 03/04/2014 Postman's Track, Samsonvale SEQ BQ Outing Single bird heard and seen foraging in a tree overhead.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2014 [top]
Nankeen Night-Heron 30/03/2014 Laidley, SEQ R.Caudwell Seen in Silky oak being harassed by several Australian Magpies.
Pacific Baza 30/03/2014 Mt Nebo Road, The Gap SEQ D. Taylor In tree in car park.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 29/03/2014 Forest Lake, SEQ K. Herbert On the spillway at the Esplanade end of the lake, 3 birds.
Sanderling 28/03/2014 North Spit, Fraser Island SEQ M. West Thirty plus birds.
Lesser Frigatebird 27/03/2014 Eurong, Fraser Island SEQ M. West Seven birds.
Bush Stone-curlew 24/03/2014 Hendra, SEQ S. Desai Found two birds absolutley still and camouflaged in the dry land.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 24/03/2014 Curtain Ave, Hamilton Portside, SEQ B. Tynan Four birds seen.
Pacific Baza 23/03/2014 Anstead Bushland Reserve, SEQ C. Wills Single bird.
Black-necked Stork 22/03/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills Two birds seen at lake off Eagleby Road.
Marsh Sandpiper 22/03/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills One bird.
Red-necked Avocet 22/03/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills Ten birds.
Rufous Scrub-bird 22/03/2014 Goomburra, Main Range National Park, SEQ BQ Campout Seen by 3 seperate observers along Sylvester's Track.
Musk Lorikeet 21/03/2014 Goomburra, Main Range National Park, SEQ BQ Campout  
Red-browed Treecreeper 21/03/2014 Goomburra, Main Range National Park, SEQ BQ Campout  
Wedge-tailed Eagle 19/03/2014 At junction of Mt Lindsay Hwy with Ipswich Motorway, Drewvale, SEQ D. McIvor Second sighting at this location.
Little Lorikeet 17/03/2014 Red Gum Road, New Beith, SEQ D. McIvor Flock of 20+ birds.
Paradise Riflebird 16/03/2014 Lyola Nature Reserve, Maleney, SEQ D. McAully One male and two females.
Spotless Crake 16/03/2014 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Taylor One sighted on mud as water level drops.
Peregrine Falcon 15/03/2014 Broadwater at Southport, SEQ A. Banham Observed for an hour diving at birds, including Sacred Ibis, Lorikeets and an Eastern Osprey before retiring just on dusk.
Spangled Drongo 15/03/2014 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ G. Riley Perched on branch above track.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 12/03/2014 Anstead Bushland Reserve, SEQ BQ Outing Feeding in the large, fruiting fig trees.
Grey Goshawk 10/03/2014 Anstead, Brisbane SEQ D. Waugh White morph photographed in back yard.
Little Shrike-thrush 10/03/2014 Mt Nathan State Forest, SEQ I. Jones  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/03/2014 Sugarbag Road, Caloundra, SEQ O. Scully  
Musk Lorikeet 09/03/2014 Bowman Park, Bardon SEQ M. West In small numbers with Scaly and Rainbow Lorikeets in gumtrees. Earlier than previously recorded.
White-headed Pigeon 09/03/2014 Mooloolaba, SEQ R. Noble Has started a nest in tree in backyard.
Grey Goshawk 07/03/2014 Lyola Nature Reserve, Maleney, SEQ D. McAully Two birds observed for some time being actively harassed by about a dozen Pied Currawongs.
Australasian Shoveler 06/03/2014 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ R. & P. Hallet In front of hide, three males and two females.
Franklin's Gull 06/03/2014 Lake Barambah, SEQ M. Roper, K. McLennan and A. Nichols Seen at 15.00, flew in front of us and landed, settling near a boat trailer. Previous records for this bird has been sumbitted to BQ RAC.
Glossy Ibis 06/03/2014 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ R. & P. Hallet To the left of the hide.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 04/03/2014 Allen Rd Nanango, SEQ F. & J. Bielewicz Pair noted flying quite low across property from N to S.
Oriental Cuckoo 04/03/2014 Oats Hill, Carina Heights SEQ B. Popple One juvenile slowly moving around srub.
Pacific Baza 04/03/2014 Allen Rd Nanango, SEQ F. & J. Bielewicz Settling into a tree in southern woody area of property.
Yellow Chat 04/03/2014 12 Mile Creek near Pt Alma, CNQ M. Roper et al. One bright female perched on a stick on small island.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/03/2014 Nanango - Tarong Rd, SEQ F. & J. Bielewicz Pair noted perched in tree along road.
Great Crested Grebe 02/03/2014 Lake Samsonvale, Joyner, SEQ BQ Outing  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2014 [top]
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 27/02/2014 Allen Road, Nanango, SEQ F. & J. Bielewicz Feeding in Casuarina.
Australian Little Bittern 23/02/2014 Bli Bli Ponds, SEQ C. Watts One male and two females.
Dusky Honeyeater 23/02/2014 Bli Bli Ponds, SEQ C. Watts Feeding on the flowering bottlebrush.
Spotless Crake 23/02/2014 Bli Bli Ponds, SEQ C. Watts  
Marsh Sandpiper 22/02/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills Single bird.
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 22/02/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills Single bird.
Asian Dowitcher 21/02/2014 Port of Brisbane High Tide Roost, SEQ R. Clark Two birds seen on wader ID day.
Barking Owl 21/02/2014 Inskip Point, SEQ BQ Outing Single bird seen in the day.
Black-breasted Button-quail 21/02/2014 Inskip Point, SEQ BQ Outing Seen during the weekend, 21-23 Feb.
Fairy Gerygone 21/02/2014 Inskip Point, SEQ BQ Outing  
Black-fronted Dotterel 15/02/2014 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Island, SEQ K. Hartley Single bird preening and foraging near hide.
Peregrine Falcon 15/02/2014 Mt Mitchell, Cunningham's Gap, SEQ C.Wills Flying around the sumit of Mount Mitchell.
Red-browed Treecreeper 15/02/2014 Spicers Gap SEQ C.Wills Seen flitting through the trees on a circuit walk.
Red-necked Avocet 15/02/2014 Large lagoon on Warwick - Brisbane Road near cemetery SEQ. C.Wills A small number feeding.
Eastern Koel 13/02/2014 Welford NP, CWQ S. & M. Hume One male seen and calling around house.
White-winged Triller 13/02/2014 Northern end of Hornsby road, Bribie Island, SEQ R. Lamb Female feeding fully fledged Juvenile.
Orange Chat 12/02/2014 Welford NP, CWQ B.Tynan Small flocks of 3 and 4 birds noted on the grassy flats.
White-eared Monarch 11/02/2014 Widgee, west of Gympie, SEQ P. & B. Hughes Juvenile seen at our water trough.
Peregrine Falcon 10/02/2014 Indooroopilly, SEQ R.Jones Just before sunrise seen chasing Lorikeets. Alerted to its presence by din of other birds.
Franklin's Gull 09/02/2014 Lake Barrambah, Bjelke Petersen Dam near Murgon SEQ R. Clark and J. Giles. Seen flying by the boat ramp near the lookout over the Lake/Dam. Sighting has been submitted to the BQ RAC.
Musk Duck 09/02/2014 Lake Clarendon, SEQ I. Jones One Female.
Latham's Snipe 06/02/2014 Brookland Water Reserve, Nanango SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Two birds, one inadvertently flushed, the second noted on edge of reeds.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 05/02/2014 Allen Road, Nanango SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz  
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 05/02/2014 Indooroopilly, SEQ R. Thompson Dead on patio after hitting glass.
Australian Hobby 01/02/2014 Lake Clarendon, SEQ C. Wills Two Hobbies seen, one perched on a dead tree, the other bird I saw taking a small unknown bird on the wing. Amazing but not for the small bird.
Black Falcon 01/02/2014 Qually road near Lockyer Waters C. Wills Soaring beautifully.
Great Crested Grebe 01/02/2014 Lake Clarendon, SEQ C. Wills Single bird.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2014 [top]
Grey-crowned Babbler 26/01/2014 Hewill drive, Gracemere SEQ M. MacNevin Several birds at a bird feeder.
Topknot Pigeon 26/01/2014 D'Aguilar Hwy near Cruise park, Woodford SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam  
Franklin's Gull 25/01/2014 Lake Barambah, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird present since 16/01/2014. Seen resting on water, on shore and flying along shore over a 60 minute period. Favours boat ramp at end of O'Niells road. Record Submitted to the BQ Rarities Appraisal Committee.
Glossy Ibis 25/01/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills  
Paradise Riflebird 25/01/2014 O, Reillys SEQ C. Wills Just beyond the garden walk-through section, a male and female flying from tree to tree.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 25/01/2014 Fred Smith Scrub Creek, 6km NW of Murgon, South Burnett. R. Lamb & M. Dam Flock of six flying and calling.
Rose Robin 25/01/2014 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills  
Tawny Frogmouth 25/01/2014 Sherwood, Brisbane P. Toohey  
Nankeen Night-Heron 21/01/2014 Cedar Creek via Beenleigh, SEQ A. Ravn Spotted roosting in dense foilage.
Brown Quail 20/01/2014 Lady Elliot Island, CNQ Brian Tynan One bird see in late afternoon, not recorded on the local checklist.
Fork-tailed Swift 20/01/2014 Canoe Point, Tannum Sands CEQ D. Niland About 100 birds, drifting and hunting over scrub just behind beach for about 3 hours. A strong sea breeze during this time.
Grey-crowned Babbler 20/01/2014 Canoe Point, Tannum Sands CEQ D. Niland  
Australian Little Bittern 18/01/2014 Metroplex, Murarrie, SEQ Rae Clark & Esther Townsend Seen at approx. 5p.m. in southern lake in reeds on western side south of island.
Baillon's Crake 18/01/2014 Metroplex, Murarrie, SEQ Rae Clark & Esther Townsend Seen on north lake, eastern side on large area of hyacinth.
Spotted Harrier 18/01/2014 Between Warwick and Kilarney, SEQ. C.Wills After preening itself while perched on a fence post next to the main road it flew slowly and low down passing within 20m of my car.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 18/01/2014 Top Camp via Toowoomba, SEQ J. Hibbins Two birds soaring in the skies over my house in late afternoon.
Brolga 12/01/2014 Marsh road Diglum off Gladstone - Monto road. CEQ D. Whigham Breeding pair with young chick.
Powerful Owl 12/01/2014 Pinjarra road, Pinjarra Hills, SEQ M.Gilpin Juvenile clutching dead fruit bat, roosting in Cadagi tree in back yard.
White-naped Honeyeater 12/01/2014 Gold Creek Reservoir, SEQ C. Wills Feeding in large eucalypt with White-throated Honeyeater.
Little Lorikeet 10/01/2014 Forest Lake, SEQ C. Wills I've seen up to 6 feeding on nectar of the flowering gums.
Long-billed Corella 10/01/2014 Wetlands opposite Delaney's Creek Primary School, SEQ. R. Lamb & M. Dam Three feeding in grass between small dams.
Rufous Songlark 10/01/2014 Backyard of property in Poets Corner, Nerang, Gold Coast. Jessica Rosewell Also seen on 12/01/2014. Property backs onto reserve beside St Brigid's Primary School.
Powerful Owl 09/01/2014 Mt Ommaney bush track near Flying Fox colony at McLeod golf course, Westlake drive, SEQ. A. Foy Seen 5.30am with a dead Flying Fox.
Black Kite 08/01/2014 Bunya Road, Pine Rivers, SEQ I.Jones Flock of at least 20 birds still present at Pine Rivers dump.
Black Noddy 07/01/2014 O'Regan Creek, Toogoon, SEQ P.Weaver One bird with a flock of Little Terns and other waders, feathers tangled in a branch full of sticky seeds. Caught, untangled, released.
Black Swan 06/01/2014 Tingalpa Creek, Ransome, SEQ A. Johnson Single Swan on creek, my first record for this area.
Pacific Baza 06/01/2014 Kingaroy Golf Course 18th Fairway, SEQ C & R Fingland Nest was knocked down during a storm, fledglings survived but were on the ground. Place in a tree on the 18th of Jan and by the 1st of Feb the family had flown away.
Pallid Cuckoo 06/01/2014 Allen Road Nanango, South Burnett, SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Initially identified by call.
Black-breasted Button-quail 01/01/2014 Boat Mountain, Murgon district SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Two birds observed scurrying for cover.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 01/01/2014 Murgon, SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Small dam just outside Murgon.
Little Shrike-thrush 01/01/2014 Boat Mountain, Murgon district SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz  
Noisy Pitta 01/01/2014 Boat Mountain, Murgon district SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Calling well.
Paradise Riflebird 01/01/2014 Mt Nebo, SEQ C. Wills A female.
Whistling Kite 01/01/2014 Pinjarra Hills, SEQ Mike Gilpin Only my second record here in 12 years.
White-eared Monarch 01/01/2014 Boat Mountain, Murgon district SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Two birds alongside track through rainforest area.
White-throated Needletail 01/01/2014 Boat Mountain, Murgon district SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz 25+ birds immediately overhead.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2013 [top]
Comb-crested Jacana 31/12/2013 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate SEQ Phil Robson With three chicks.
Pacific Black Duck 31/12/2013 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate SEQ Phil Robson Seven newly hached ducklings.
Willie Wagtail 31/12/2013 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate SEQ Phil Robson Nest with 3 young.
Glossy Black-cockatoo 29/12/2013 Allen road, Nanango SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Pair perched quite low in small tree along track to front gate.
Squatter Pigeon 29/12/2013 Lake Awoonga, Central Queensland John Murray Bird found on eastern side of lake in a distressed state, it recovered and was released.
Australian Little Bittern 28/12/2013 Parkland Estate Wetlands, Bli Bli, SEQ R. Lamb Single male flying back and forth between sections of reed beds.
Baillon's Crake 28/12/2013 Parkland Estate Wetlands, Bli Bli, SEQ R. Lamb  
Black Falcon 28/12/2013 Lake Clarendon, SEQ C. Wills Two birds perched in tree next to the entrance of Lake Clarendon another single bird flew away.
Black-necked Stork 28/12/2013 Lake McDonald, Cooroy SEQ The Herbert Family One bird
Cotton Pygmy-goose 28/12/2013 Lake McDonald, Cooroy SEQ The Herbert Family Single bird.
Australian Little Bittern 21/12/2013 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham Unusual record for this location.
Latham's Snipe 21/12/2013 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham Unusual record for this location.
Pheasant Coucal 21/12/2013 Wilston, Brisbane E. & D. Petrie Seen in back yard.
Inland Dotterel 20/12/2013 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ Jane Cooksley & Bridie Cooksley In Western paddock, 5 birds.
Spotless Crake 19/12/2013 Buckley’s Hole Bribie Island, SEQ R. Lamb, M. Dam, G. & M. Davidson Four birds on mud at eastern end of the hole, showing in the middle of the day.
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 16/12/2013 Sarabah, Spring Gully Stays, SEQ BQ Outing One bird
White-eared Monarch 16/12/2013 Python Rock track, Lamington NP, SEQ BQ Outing Seen by all of the group.
Pacific Baza 13/12/2013 Kingaroy Golf course, SEQ Colleen Fingland Pair feeding young in nest in tree along 16th fairway.
Rainbow Bee-eater 11/12/2013 Elouera Drive, Nanango, SEQ Colleen Fingland Two pair have bred and produced two young each. Now out of nest and sitting on power lines above old nest site.
Freckled Duck 08/12/2013 Wetland at 689 Cove Rd. Stanmore, SEQ R. Lamb, M.Dam, K.Cross and M.Davidson Four Freckled ducks seen during Challenge Count also Glossy Ibis and 4 Latham's Snipe.
Australian Brush-turkey 03/12/2013 Lamington N P road about 5kms from O'Reillys Barry Davies A Brush-Turkey in Lamington NP is unremarkable but this bird was a recently hatched chick and in my experience this is unusual for early December.
Lewin's Rail 03/12/2013 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Rae Clark Seen briefly standing in the middle of the creek to the right of the metal stairs.
Peregrine Falcon 01/12/2013 Retreat Court, Bunya, SEQ I. Jones Two birds circling overhead.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2013 [top]
Baillon's Crake 25/11/2013 Parklakes ponds, Bli Bli, SEQ Chris Watts Walking on Lillies.
Cattle Egret 22/11/2013 Warmga Park, Bell SEQ Don & Bernice Seton Two birds seen with cattle early morning. Only third time seen on Warmga park.
Painted Honeyeater 22/11/2013 Warmga Park, Bell SEQ Don & Bernice Seton One bird seen on the property.
White-winged Triller 20/11/2013 Ingham, North Qld. B. Horsley One male hopping around back yard.
White-winged Triller 18/11/2013 Inverai road NR Jandowae, SEQ I. Jones  
Eastern Osprey 17/11/2013 Priors Pocket road, Brisbane C.Wills Landed on dead tree next to me for a short time before flying away.
Spotted Harrier 17/11/2013 Priors Pocket road, Brisbane C.Wills Flew slowly around the lake edge then out over the Brisbane river. Two other Raptors followed shortly after.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 17/11/2013 Priors Pocket road, Brisbane C.Wills Harassed the Eastern Osprey to drop its fish, it didn't succeed.
Azure Kingfisher 13/11/2013 Girraween NP, SEQ B.Venables & C. Wills Low and close to the stream.
Plum-headed Finch 13/11/2013 Main road between Warwick and Killarney, SEQ. B.Venables & C. Wills About 100 birds feeding in the fields just before Killarney.
Rufous Songlark 13/11/2013 Murarrie, Metroplex swamp SEQ B. Tynan Feeding on the lawns in the shadows of the building.
Scarlet Robin 13/11/2013 Girraween NP, SEQ B.Venables & C. Wills Two birds on dead tree close to path beside Bald Rock.
Bush Stone-curlew 11/11/2013 Ipswich State high, Vogel road, Ipswich Ron Elliot Adults with two chicks, also nested here in November 2012.
White-winged Triller 11/11/2013 Murarrie, Metroplex swamp SEQ B. Tynan One male calling from trees beside the water.
Australian Painted Snipe 08/11/2013 Pacific Haven near Burrum Heads, SEQ Tim Thorton One bird
Spotless Crake 02/11/2013 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Two bird.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2013 [top]
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 30/10/2013 German Church road, Carbrook, SEQ Kay Honey Two birds possibly nesting near Native Dog creek. They have been in vicinity for the last month.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 25/10/2013 Booroobin Road, Booroobin, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Two birds in road side casuarina.
Baillon's Crake 13/10/2013 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton D.Blewett & L.Hogan  
Comb-crested Jacana 13/10/2013 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton. D.Blewett & L.Hogan Breeding adult with 2 young.
Spotless Crake 13/10/2013 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton. D.Blewett & L.Hogan  
Grey-crowned Babbler 12/10/2013 Taabinga Station road, Kingaroy, SEQ Joan Davey & Joanne Swain Six to eight birds on the lawns of the property.
Australian Painted Snipe 11/10/2013 1143 Villeneuve Rd Villeneuve, SEQ R.Lamb, K.Cross & S. McBride Male/immature bird observed with scope in LHS bay of the Stanley river backwaters.
Magpie Goose 09/10/2013 Kianawah Rd, Wynnum West, SEQ A. Greenall At the rear of a vacant block a large flock has been observed over the last two months as I pass by on the afternoon train.
Great Knot 08/10/2013 Manly tidal flat- Nelson Road, SEQ Kees Hulsman Dark Green Leg flag on right tibia.
Red Knot 08/10/2013 Manly tidal flat- Nelson Road, SEQ Kees Hulsman Orange Leg flag on right tibia.
Apostlebird 06/10/2013 Bones Creek Crossing, between Durham Downs HS and Ballera, SWQ Julian Reid Eight birds in Red gum, Miniritchie, Gidgee etc

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2013 [top]
Powerful Owl 30/09/2013 Capalaba, SEQ Jeremy Williams & Josh Cummins Two birds seen calling at night both appeared to be juvenilles calling adults for food. Photos taken.
Southern Boobook 30/09/2013 Kenmore, SEQ Louise Raben Found dead on Foot path
Fairy Gerygone 28/09/2013 Red Beach, Bribie Island SEQ Tom Tarrant  
Oriental Plover 28/09/2013 Kakadu Beach , Bribie island SEQ Tom Tarrant  
White-cheeked Honeyeater 25/09/2013 Novotel resort, Maroochydore, SEQ Max McFarlane Five birds seen.
Black kite 24/09/2013 Tip road, Nanango SEQ Colleen Fingland  
Pacific Baza 21/09/2013 Robina Common, SEQ Josh Avila 1 bird observed taking insect from fig tree.
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater 20/09/2013 Fay Smith Wetlands, Maryborough Ruby Rosenfield In bottle brush trees beside creek.
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 18/09/2013 Mt Gravatt - Capalaba road, Chandler SEQ Amanda Johnston In drainage ditch.
Rainbow Bee-eater 16/09/2013 Elouera Drive, Nanango SEQ Colleen Fingland Pair nesting in roadside drain.
Grey Goshawk 15/09/2013 Mt Tamborine, SEQ Max McFarlane One flew over the tree tops chased by Noisy Miners.
Hoary-headed Grebe 14/09/2013 Water holes on Priors Pocket Road, SEQ C. Wills Seen with Australasian Grebes.
Pacific Baza 14/09/2013 Goodna Park, SEQ C. Wills Weird flying style, fluttering wings and diving but characteristic call, shape and size.
Rufous Fantail 14/09/2013 Moggill Forest, SEQ C. Wills Didn't record a Grey Fantail the entire day.
Spotted Harrier 14/09/2013 Meridan Plains near Caloundra turn off, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Single bird flying over paddock close to road.
Powerful Owl 13/09/2013 Bacton Road, Chandler SEQ Amanda Johnston Found dead -hit by a car?
White-browed Scrubwren 10/09/2013 Hemmant quarry reserve, SEQ Jeremy Wynne Building a nest using cauarina tree needle shaped leaves.
Grey Goshawk 09/09/2013 SW Brisbane M. Gilpin Single bird being mobbed by 20 Blue-faced Honeyeaters.
Noisy Pitta 09/09/2013 Oats Hill, Carina SEQ Bill Popple Beautiful bird seen hopping uphill in very dry conditions.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 07/09/2013 Curtis Drive, Hamilton Harbour, SEQ B. Tynan A flock of 5 or more birds in the vinicity.
Red-necked Avocet 05/09/2013 Toorbul High tide roost SEQ Roy & Pam Hallett Three birds among hundreds of various waders.
Swamp Harrier 05/09/2013 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie SEQ B. Tynan One adult flying over the wetlands a number of times.
Black Kite 01/09/2013 Moggill Wetlands, SEQ C. Wills Flew low over wetland and spooked the resident waterbirds before being chased off by crows.
Eastern Osprey 01/09/2013 Priors Pocket Rd, SEQ C. Wills Watched it fly over the large lake.
Pink-eared Duck 01/09/2013 Priors Pocket Rd, SEQ C. Wills At least 12 birds
Radjah Shelduck 01/09/2013 Centenary lakes, Cairns FNQ Dawn Magarry Two adults with 4 ducklings on saltwater side.
Satin Flycatcher 01/09/2013 Oxley Creek Common Rocklea , SEQ Hugh Possingham One male, after first dip.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2013 [top]
Freckled Duck 31/08/2013 Gordonbrook Dam SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Six birds on small grassy island, mere metres above the shoreline.
Glossy Ibis 31/08/2013 Gordonbrook Dam SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Observed comming into land on same small grassy island with Freckled Duck.
Great Crested Grebe 31/08/2013 Gordonbrook Dam SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz Swimming on water close to carpark shoreline.
Black-necked Stork 27/08/2013 Cove road Stanmore, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Single adult seen flying then landing in wetland.
Black-necked Stork 27/08/2013 Franklin's Flats road, Mudgeerabah, SEQ Andrew Darby Spotted 2 birds.
Pacific Baza 26/08/2013 Oberon Esplanade, Hemmant, SEQ Nicole B. Two beautiful hawks.
Black Kite 24/08/2013 Estuary between Jumpinpin Bar and Jacobs Well, SEQ Hanim H. Saw plenty of these Kites over the estuary also Whistling Kites seen.
Grey-crowned Babbler 24/08/2013 Regency Downs, Lockyer valley SEQ Martina Anderson Group of approximately 8 birds seen daily in my yard.
White-necked Heron 21/08/2013 Bunbury Road, Morayfield, SEQ Biggs Family Arrived in our yard, showing maroon plumage.
Fan-tailed cuckoo 18/08/2013 D M Henderson Park, Macgregor SEQ Rae Clark Several birds seen and heard.
Pacific Baza 18/08/2013 Stanley Day park, Bald Hills SEQ Owen Prowse Two birds hunting in bush beside bike path next to Gympie Arterial road.
Rose Robin 18/08/2013 Greenwood Lakes, Forestdale SEQ Rae Clark Three females seen during the course of the walk.
Freckled Duck 15/08/2013 Goondiwindi SWQ S. & I. Nalder and R.& G. Elliott Solitary bird on a pond within the Golf Course.
Golden whistler 15/08/2013 Addison creek, Greenbank SEQ Cassandra Arkinstall One bird
Black Kite 13/08/2013 Brisbane Koala bushland Prout road, Burbank SEQ Jeremy Wynne Three adults flying in smoke column caused by hazard reduction burn.
Grey Goshawk 10/08/2013 Nanango SEQ Julian &Fay Bielewicz Open forest bordering Nanango-Maidenwell Road.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 07/08/2013 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Regina Migala Observed overhead.
Eastern Osprey 06/08/2013 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ Don McIvor Being harassed by 2 crows over Pelican Lagoon.
Pacific Baza 06/08/2013 Fairfield, Brisbane Regina Migala Has been in the vicinity of our backyard since 1/8/2013.
Black Kite 05/08/2013 Maroochydore SEQ Rebbeca Stroud At least 200 to 300 birds, probably more stretched out of sight. Majority on the mudflats and in adjacent trees at the mouth of the Maroochy river also circling over head, an amazing sight.
Bush Stone-curlew 05/08/2013 Wickham Street Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Paul Kennedy Two birds spotted on church grounds at 5.55am
Musk Lorikeet 04/08/2013 Crows Nest SEQ B Tynan Common within the vicinity of Crows Nest.
Regent Bowerbird 04/08/2013 Southern end of Mt Cotton Rd, Redlands Shire, SEQ Malcolm Thompson Male, on the wing, over a small area of Lantana infested rainforest.
White-eared Monarch 04/08/2013 McLeans Rd, Maleny SEQ R.Lamb One bird.
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 02/08/2013 Red Mill house, Daintree FNQ E. & M. Pegg Large fig tree in the grounds of the property, several birds on high branches at 2.30pm.
Great-billed Heron 02/08/2013 Daintree river FNQ E. & M. Pegg On dawn boat trip along the river, juvenille bird in thick vegetation.
Large-billed gerygone 02/08/2013 Daintree river FNQ E. & M. Pegg Seen along Daintree river.
Papuan Frogmouth 02/08/2013 Daintree river FNQ E. & M. Pegg On dawn boat trip along the river, a group of three perched on an over hanging branch.
Shining Flycatcher 02/08/2013 Daintree river FNQ E. & M. Pegg On dawn boat trip along the river, several pairs seen.
Little Kingfisher 01/08/2013 Red Mill house, Daintree FNQ E. & M. Pegg On a branch by house dam. Appeared regularly.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2013 [top]
Pacific Baza 29/07/2013 McGregor, between Padstow and Bleasby Rd, SEQ John Mansell Two birds circling and perching high in a tree.
Regent Honeyeater 28/07/2013 Bundamba, Ipswich SEQ HH &LM Feeding in our Red Grevillas in the front yard. Photo and record has been submitted to the BQ rarities committee.
Australasian Shoveler 27/07/2013 Golden Beach, Caloundra SEQ Don McIvor Single bird on sand bank, visible over several days.
White-headed Pigeon 25/07/2013 Albany creek SEQ Phil Robson Sighted from my front yard.
Grey Goshawk 23/07/2013 Silvertop Rd, Doonan SEQ Sam Hone Caught a BSD that was eating our chook's food.
Spectacled Monarch 22/07/2013 Melaleuca enviroment reserve, Lota SEQ Rae Clark & Karen Blake Early sighting of this bird.
White-throated Nightjar 18/07/2013 John Oxley reserve, Murrumba Downs Rae Clark & Judith Giles Approximately half way down the track on the RHS in the top of a Red Ash tree.
Magpie Goose 16/07/2013 John Street Blackbutt, SEQ Valdamay Jones A flock perched on top of the 30m gums in residential area.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 14/07/2013 Mulgowrie, near Laidley SEQ Mary Barram 150 to 200 birds feeding on pasture alongside Mulgowrie Rd between Mulgowrie Pub and Emmerson Rd.
Apostlebird 13/07/2013 Moggil Rd, Moggil SEQ HH &LM 6 to 8 birds near road.
Australian Magpie 11/07/2013 Old Northern Rd, EP State High SEQ Phil Robson Nesting in the same large gum as used last year.
White-browed Robin 10/07/2013 Racecourse, Mackay Dawn Thyer One bird has been resident on our 1 acre block surrounded by canefields, for several months.
Blue-faced Honeyeater 09/07/2013 Albany creek SEQ Phil Robson Gathering nesting material.
Royal Spoonbill 09/07/2013 Albany creek SEQ Phil Robson Along creek line near home.
Grey Goshawk 07/07/2013 Dirt Rd near Jolly's Lookout, Mt Nebo SEQ Hanim Hussein Noticed the bird sitting in the tree near the Lookout.
Grey Goshawk 07/07/2013 Dirt road near Jolly's lookout, Mt Nebo SEQ. Hanim Hussein Noticed bird sitting in a tree near Lookout.
Black Kite 02/07/2013 Willowbank motor sports precinct, SEQ Steve Priday At least 150 birds concentrated in one location off Champions way.
Black Kite 01/07/2013 Redbank SEQ, near river. Hanin Hussein & Laurie McLeod Five birds.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2013 [top]
Little Lorikeet 30/06/2013 Col Bennet Park, Yarrell street Algester. Tom Mutton A flock has been feeding in this tree for over a week.
Restless Flycatcher 30/06/2013 Fairhill native plant nursery, Sunshine coast. Scott & Jenny Pascoe Observed closley, calling and flying.
White-winged Chough 30/06/2013 Warrego Hwy between Heildon and Gatton. Hanin Hussein & Laurie McLeod 5 birds flew to the side of the road.
Black Kite 28/06/2013 Courbould Park Racecourse, Sunshine coast. Scott Pascoe 30 birds on the wing over the rubbish dump.
Australasian Shoveler 26/06/2013 Winya Rd Kilcoy, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam 12 birds in last lagoon.
Freckled Duck 26/06/2013 Winya Rd Kilcoy, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam 5 birds in last lagoon behind meatworks.
Little Eagle 26/06/2013 Cruice Park, Woodford, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Single bird soaring over park.
Pacific Gull 17/06/2013 Kirra Beach SEQ .J Allison Juvenille bird bird being harassed by Silver Gulls in front of surf club. Moving north .(Record has been submitted to the BQ rarities committee for appraisal)
Black Kite 16/06/2013 Baylis Rd Heritage Park, SEQ D. McIvor Several hundred birds mostly Whistling and Black kites with other smaller raptors and 2 Wedge-tailed eagles. Birds in two distinct groups when first seen were catching thermals at about 100m to 150m but rapidly rose until almost out of sight. 3.15pm to 3.30pm.
Black Kite 16/06/2013 Kilcoy, SEQ R. & A. Stogdale 5 birds circling over road near abbatoir.
Crested Shrike-tit 16/06/2013 Yabba road near Jimna, SEQ I. Jones  
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater 16/06/2013 Yabba road near Jimna, SEQ I. Jones  
Australasian Shoveler 15/06/2013 Waterhole near Gatton, SEQ C.Wills Four birds.
Australian Hobby 15/06/2013 Near Blenheim, SEQ C.Wills Flashed past car.
Black Kite 15/06/2013 Cliveden road reserve, Corinda SEQ Hugh Possingham Two birds.
Black Kite 15/06/2013 Highfields, Toowoomba SEQ Hanin Hussein & Laurie McLeod Maximum of 10 birds.
Freckled Duck 15/06/2013 Lake Galletly, Gatton SEQ C.Wills  
Hoary-headed Grebe 15/06/2013 Lake Galletly, Gatton SEQ C.Wills  
Hoary-headed Grebe 15/06/2013 Oxley creek common, SEQ Hugh Possingham One with several Australasian Grebes.
Square-tailed Kite 15/06/2013 Bowman Park, David avenue, Bardon Juanita Wheeler Spotted over playing fields of Bardon Latrobe Football club.
Trumpet Manucode 15/06/2013 Moreton telegraph station on Wenlock river, FNQ. M. & E. Pegg Two birds feeding in fruiting fig tree, morning and evening.
Freckled Duck 14/06/2013 Lake McDonald, Sunshine coast Frances Cottrell-Dorma 4 birds just off the botanic gardens.
Palm Cockatoo 14/06/2013 Moreton telegraph station on Wenlock river, FNQ. M. & E. Pegg Several birds flying over morning and evening.
Comb-crested Jacana 12/06/2013 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor Single bird on lillypads feeding and preening.
Pacific Gull 12/06/2013 On the beach on the South side of Bongaree Jetty, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor 2 juvenille birds. Record lodged with the BQ Rarities committee.
Black Kite 09/06/2013 Bruce Hwy near King John creek, Caboolture SEQ I. Jones Single bird seen over highway just south of King John Creek also flock present at Pine Rivers dump has increased in size to 20+ birds.
Dusky Honeyeater 09/06/2013 Fairhill Botanic Gardens, Yandina SEQ I. Jones Flock of 8+ actively feeding despite rain, high up in flowering gums and low down in shrubs.
Olive-backed Sunbird 09/06/2013 Capricorn Resort, Yeppoon Ben Louws Two females hovering around the trees surrounding the spa.
Black Kite 08/06/2013 Brightview rd, near Brightview, SEQ Hanin Hussein & Laurie McLeod About 40 birds flying low over the road.
Black Kite 08/06/2013 Lake McDonald, Cooroy SEQ BQ Outing 6birds flew over campground.
Blue-winged Parrot 08/06/2013 Bowra station Cunnamulla, SWQ Mike Gilpin Single bird flying towards us. (record submitted to the Rarities Committee).
Comb-crested Jacana 08/06/2013 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham One bird on water hyacinth, very rare here.
Fairy Gerygone 08/06/2013 Lake McDonald, Cooroy SEQ BQ Outing 2 bird near campground.
Freckled Duck 08/06/2013 Close to Botanic Gardens at Lake McDonald, Cooroy SEQ BQ Outing One female feeding along edge of lake.
Freckled Duck 08/06/2013 Near Ropley SEQ C. Wills Asleep on tree stump in the middle of a swamp.
Glossy Ibis 08/06/2013 Lagoons adjacent to Lake Clarenden C. Wills Feeding in Long grass.
Pink-eared Duck 08/06/2013 Lake Clarenden C. Wills Over 100 birds present.
Red-capped Robin 08/06/2013 Oxley common, Rocklea SEQ Rae Clark, Judy Leitch & Paul Marty One male seen near large eucalypt, approximately 1.2km from start of track.
Zebra Finch 07/06/2013 Mt O'Rielys road, Samford SEQ David Exton Flock of 20 to 30 finches.
Australasian Shoveler 04/06/2013 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor 8 birds among other duck species.
Brolga 04/06/2013 Tinchi Tamba, Pine rivers SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor Sighted from the bridge feeding.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 04/06/2013 Boondal Entertainment centre, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor 2 birds on lagoon with Chestnut teal and Hardheads.
Pink-eared Duck 04/06/2013 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor 7 birds sitting with other duck species
Wandering Whistling-Duck 04/06/2013 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor 6 birds roosting on island with other ducks.
Black Kite 02/06/2013 Warrego Hwy, Bundamba SEQ Hanin Hussein & Laurie McLeod Over 100 birds circling in thermal.
Eastern Reef Egret 02/06/2013 Queens Beach, Redcliffe D. Blewett & H.Holt Dark phase bird.
Red-winged Parrot 01/06/2013 Stanthorpe June Harris 2 birds flying over township.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2013 [top]
Little Lorikeet 28/05/2013 Bulimba creek bikeway, Carindale SEQ B. Popple About 40 birds flocking around gums.
Red-capped Robin 24/05/2013 Oxley common, SEQ B. Popple At turn off to lake.
Spotted Harrier 24/05/2013 Oxley common, SEQ B. Popple In paddocks far end of main track. Great veiws of an adult bird quartering and hunting.
Freckled Duck 23/05/2013 Eagleby Wetlands SEQ Ken Hoy One bird with Hardheads and Wandering Whistling-ducks.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 23/05/2013 Eagleby Wetlands SEQ Ken Hoy Twenty birds.
Australian Bustard 20/05/2013 20km NNW of Dalby on Pirrinuan - Apunyal Rd. Delena Weldon 8km from Warrego hwy. A male walked across the road then returned to the otherside and walked into a freshly headed paddock of Sorghum. Following week 2 birds sighted in same area.
Masked Woodswallow 20/05/2013 Dimbulah, FNQ Shirley Keuch Large mixed flocks of Masked and White-browed Woodswallows.
Grey Goshawk 19/05/2013 Eastern side of the M1, Narangba SEQ. Owen Prowse In trees beside M1, Great northern garden of remebrance area.
Australian Bustard 18/05/2013 10km north of Ayr D. Robinson & G. Cole Standing in paddock.
Blue-winged Kookaburra 18/05/2013 Emu Park jetty, CEQ Ben Louws Two birds.
Brolga 18/05/2013 1 km south of Giru, CNQ D. Robinson & G. Cole  
Bush Stone-curlew 18/05/2013 Mackay Railway yards D. Robinson & G. Cole Standing beside empty railway wagons.
Hardhead 18/05/2013 Oxley common, SEQ C. Wills On lagoon before the main pond.
Red-capped Robin 18/05/2013 Oxley common, SEQ C. Wills Solitary male on the footpath between 1st and 2nd reed beds.
Black Kite 17/05/2013 Yamanto/Deebing Heights, Ipswich Joanne Ottersen 40 to 50 birds seen overhead, second sighting in 3 weeks.
Hardhead 17/05/2013 Chandler SEQ Amanda Johnson Female in company of a Pacific Black Duck.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 15/05/2013 Forest Lake SEQ Glenda Kelly On the 15th and 19th Male only, 21st M & F. Veiwed with a small group of Hardhead and Pacific Black Duck.
Spotted Whistling-Duck 13/05/2013 Weipa Sewerage treatment works, FNQ E.& M. Pegg Birds standing on embankment between two ponds.
Black-necked Stork 12/05/2013 End of Alberton Road, Alberton SEQ Les & Mary Cooper Juvenille bird on the bank of the Logan river.
Black Kite 11/05/2013 Bunya Rd western side of Pine Rivers dump. I. Jones 5 or 6 birds hanging around dump.
Apostlebird 05/05/2013 Bellbowrie, SEQ Brian Pitman 4 birds in back yard.
Red-kneed Dotterel 04/05/2013 Bird Hide near Fishermans Island, Brisbane B.venables & C.Wills Approx 50 feeding on mud flats.
Square-tailed Kite 04/05/2013 Moggill Rd near Priors pocket Rd, Moggill Rebecca &Peter Ryan Flying close to the tree tops.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 04/05/2013 Sandy Camp road Wynnum West B.venables & C.Wills 5 on a wooden log resting in the sunlight.
Black Kite 01/05/2013 Wacol, SEQ Hanin Hussein & Laurie McLeod About 30 birds above the RSPCA.
Bush Stone-curlew 01/05/2013 North West Hospital, Flocktob street Everton park, SEQ M. Vos Two birds standing in garden beside parking area.
Bush Stone-curlew 01/05/2013 Thomas street Chermside SEQ M. Vos Two birds observed.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2013 [top]
Freckled Duck 28/04/2013 Moggill wetlands, Moggill SEQ Rae Clark 3 birds.
Pink-eared Duck 28/04/2013 Moggill wetlands, Moggill SEQ Rae Clark 1 bird
Spotted Quail-thrush 28/04/2013 Bunyaville conservation park, Bunya Martin Ryan Male bird at start of track heading NW. Entrance 100m west of Education centre.
Red-kneed Dotterel 26/04/2013 Beachmere council reserve Moreton Terace, SEQ Ken H Large numbers feeding in shallow waters of wetland lagoon about 60 + birds.
Brolga 25/04/2013 Eagleby sewerage treatment plant, SEQ Rowan Eisner & Willy Bach Soaring overhead.
Caspian Tern 25/04/2013 Eagleby sewerage treatment plant wetlands, SEQ Rowan Eisner & Willy Bach  
Black Kite 23/04/2013 Warmga park, Bell SEQ Bernice & Don Seton One bird sighted on the 23rd and 24th of April.
Brown Goshawk 23/04/2013 Warmga park, Bell SEQ Bernice & Don Seton Two birds observed.
Red-capped Robin 23/04/2013 Warmga park, Bell SEQ Bernice & Don Seton Normal winter visitor bur earlier this year. Both M and F sighted.
Black Kite 22/04/2013 Pinjarra Hills, SEQ Mike Gilpin 20 birds riding the thermals
Budgerigar 22/04/2013 Warmga Park, Bell SEQ Don & Berncie Seton 100+ birds in one flock and many flocks of 20 to 50 in last week. Also other records of flocks of 100+ from othes in the Bell district.
Budgerigar 21/04/2013 Iorn Pot near Kumbia , SEQ Don & Bernice Seton Flocks of 150 to 200 birds feeding on ground and in trees.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 20/04/2013 Wetlands opposite Corner of D'Aguilar Hwy and Mary Smokes creek Rd between Woodford and Kilcoy. Martin Ryan 4 males and 1 female and over 90 Eurasian Coots.
Budgerigar 18/04/2013 Iorn Pot near Kumbia and Warmga Park near Bell, SEQ Don & Bernice Seton, Wayne & Sue Caldwell Large flock of 70 to 80 birds also another small flock of 8 to 10 birds near Bell.
Brahminy Kite 14/04/2013 Boondal Wetlands SEQ B. Iser Seen soaring over the wetland.s
Grey Falcon 14/04/2013 Diamantina N.P. WQ Julian Reid Adult pair with two male immaure birds. Record lodged with BQ rarities committee.
Tawny Frogmouth 14/04/2013 Aspley, SEQ Maree Vos Singke bird spotted in afternoon sitting on a tree branch in our yard.
Tawny Grassbird 14/04/2013 Gumhole camping area, Dimantina National Park Julian Reid 8+ birds spaced out every 40 to 50 m along water hole in large fringing beds of Persicaria lapathifolia, Pale Knotweed.
Bush Stone-curlew 13/04/2013 Greenslopes Bus station, SEQ Geraldine Buchanan Standing in small garden beside out going bus station.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 08/04/2013 Allen road, Nanango SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz 2 noted flying in from the east to circle around house and fly off to the north.
Laughing Kookaburra 06/04/2013 Wishart Vivienne Whitehead Albino bird being feed by normal coloured bird.
Little Tern 05/04/2013 Brighton, SEQ A. Stogdale Small flock near beach.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 04/04/2013 Burpengary, SEQ A. Stogdale Uncommon in area
Little Tern 03/04/2013 Ewan Maddock dam, Sunshine Coast R.Lamb & K. Cross SW corner of dam a single bird flying and feeding close to edge. Highly unusual to see over fresh water.
Red-kneed Dotterel 02/04/2013 Murgon - Nanango Rd, South Burnett B Tynan 4 birds feeding around receeding flood waters where road runs next to Dam.
Pacific Baza 01/04/2013 Toohey Forest Park, Brisbane in parking and barbeque area off Toohey road. Cassandra Arkinstall 4 birds observed near the carpark, one of which was confirmed as a juvenille.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2013 [top]
Australasian Shoveler 31/03/2013 Cove Rd, Commissioner's Flat I Jones 8 birds on flooded channel about 2km west of Old Cove road and T junction.
Emerald Dove 31/03/2013 Faiirhill Botanic Gardens, Yandina SEQ I Jones  
Grey Goshawk 31/03/2013 Near Trouts road Stafford Heights, SEQ S & K Mair Single bird, Grey Morph.
Grey-crowned Babbler 31/03/2013 Wills road Coominya, SEQ Robyn Seen here nearly every day.
Ground Parrot 31/03/2013 Heath area between Cooyar street and Bicentennial Drive, Noosa. Anne Yukich On pathway before reaching boardwalk. Lone bird took flight from ground flying low over vegetation then dropping to cover after about 30 metres
Black Kite 30/03/2013 Gympie city refuse tip, Bonnick Rd. Kelvin Nielsen & Amelia Nielsen 20 birds , weather overcast and showery. 8 birds on the 14th of April.
Black-necked Stork 30/03/2013 Oxley creek common, SEQ Rae Clark Juvenille bird seen at Jabiru Swamp.
Nankeen Night-Heron 30/03/2013 Sherwood Arboretum SEQ I Jones  
Regent Bowerbird 29/03/2013 Brisbane Forest Park Richard & Ruth Thomson A male bird flew across the road and into a roadside tree about 2km below Jolly's Lookout.
Welcome Swallow 26/03/2013 Townsville city centre CNQ Brian Tynan On dusk, a conservative estimate of over 300 birds congregating before roosting under bridge. Same thing the next day.
Banded Lapwing 24/03/2013 Banool Road Lockyer waters SEQ Russ Lamb Two birds in large empty paddock between channel and small dam.
Freckled Duck 24/03/2013 Lowe's Road Lagoon, Placcid Hills Gatton Russ Lamb Two birds sheltering in reeds on lagoon edge.
Great Crested Grebe 24/03/2013 Lake Wivenhoe Branch creek, SEQ Kim Herbert and Alan Minter Four birds, seen others too far away for confirmation.
Hoary-headed Grebe 24/03/2013 Karrasch's Dam, Placcid Hills Gatton Russ Lamb Single adult in breeding plumage.
Weebill 24/03/2013 Gatton Forest reserve, SEQ Russ Lamb Two small parties in northern end of reserve.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 23/03/2013 Wills road Coominya, SEQ Robyn Took my Isa Brown chicken.
Banded Lapwing 22/03/2013 Road Between Dalby and Cecil Plains SEQ B. Venables & C. Wills Two on flat arable land.
Freckled Duck 22/03/2013 Goondiwindi SWQ B. Venables & C. Wills Single female sitting on drowned tree.
Peregrine Falcon 21/03/2013 Morans Falls Lookout, O'Reillys SEQ Richard Puddicombe One bird.
Black-necked Stork 20/03/2013 Gateway motorway Nudgee, SEQ Linda & Phil Cross Past Nudgee exit north bound, juvenille bird in wet paddock close to road.
Glossy Ibis 18/03/2013 Lagoon Rd Kilcoy, SEQ B. Venables & C. Wills A solitary feeder.
Powerful Owl 16/03/2013 Bromley Street Cornubia, SEQ Norma & Bab Hamling 2 birds calling at 10.30pm.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 15/03/2013 Forest Lake SEQ C. Wills A breeding pair with 4 young on the lake being led by the male - since then no sightings of the young.
Little Lorikeet 15/03/2013 Forest Lake SEQ C. Wills In my front yard. Seen first 3 weeks ago, they seem to be feeding on the flowers of a gum.
Rock Dove 15/03/2013 Mapleton SEQ Burnie Collins My first sighting of one in Mapleton.
Powerful Owl 14/03/2013 Wellington Point Reserve SEQ Peter Jenkins Seen on track below esplanade at 10.00am.
Pink-eared Duck 05/03/2013 Normanby Wetlands, Cunningham Hwy 2km north of Warrill Veiw township. Stephen Dray 14 birds
Squatter Pigeon 03/03/2013 Mt Usher Road Bouldercombe, Rockhampton Margaret MacNevin Two birds at edge of garden

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2013 [top]
Australian Painted Snipe 23/02/2013 Deception Bay Conservation park, SEQ Phil and Linda Cross Male bird flushed during wader count.
Black Honeyeater 23/02/2013 Sundown NP SEQ Mike Gilpin One male feeding with Scarlet and Brown Honeyeaters. At eastern extent of range.
Black-chinned Honeyeater 23/02/2013 Sundown NP, Broadwater camping area. Mike Gilpin Groups of 3 to 4 birds.
Eungella Honeyeater 23/02/2013 Eungella NP Nth Queensland I. Jones At Chelmers Rd site as per Thomas and Thomas directions. Single bird heard and seen
Black-necked Stork 22/02/2013 Yandina - Coolum Rd, Yandina Creek SEQ approximately 5 - 6 km from Sunshine motorway. Brit Ballard One bird in rain flooded paddock beside Road.
Black-faced Monarch 20/02/2013 Mungomerys Vine forest Dundowran SEQ George Diggles Observed in rainforest and bird bath.
Black-necked Stork 20/02/2013 Dundowran SEQ George Diggles Single bird at local Lagoon.
Cicadabird 20/02/2013 Mungomerys Vine forest Dundowran SEQ George Diggles Single male in tall eucalypt in rainforest.
Dusky Honeyeater 20/02/2013 Mungomerys Vine forest, Dundowran SEQ George Diggles Single bird observed in blossoming rainforest tree and birdbath.
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 20/02/2013 Mungomerys Vine forest, Dundowran SEQ George Diggles Two birds observed in fruiting rainforest trees.
Spectacled Monarch 20/02/2013 Mungomerys Vine forest Dundowran SEQ George Diggles Single bird observed in blossoming rainforest tree and birdbath.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 10/02/2013 Nudgee beach, SEQ Phil Robson Fledgling being feed by a pair of crows
Beach Stone-curlew 09/02/2013 Inskip Point beach, SEQ E.& M. Pegg Two birds feeding on outgoing tide on land side of the point.
Black-breasted Button-quail 09/02/2013 Inskip Point beach, SEQ E.& M. Pegg A male and female together by walking track about 4pm on cloudy day.
Blue Bonnet 07/02/2013 Rangemore SEQ Don, Bernie and Linda McIvor 2 birds
Bush Stone-curlew 07/02/2013 Southbank Parklands Brisbane Geraldine Buchanan In a garden plot near bronze statue of a man with a kelpie.
Glossy Ibis 06/02/2013 Pelican Lake, Oxley common, SEQ E.& M. Pegg Cloudy day
Plum-headed Finch 06/02/2013 Bell, SEQ Don, Bernie and Linda McIvor Several birds.
Black-necked Stork 02/02/2013 Gympie, SEQ B Tynan One bird in shallow flood water on the side of the highway 20km north of Gympie.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2013 [top]
Sooty Tern 31/01/2013 Jimboomba, SEQ Ron Dowling Two birds found dead,
Lesser Frigatebird 29/01/2013 Scotts Point and Woody Point, Redcliffe area Paul Marty Soaring over headlands
Powerful Owl 29/01/2013 Berrinba wetlands, Browns Plains SEQ Rae Clark & Judy Leitch On circuit track to right of entry at intersection of Demelo and Bush tucker Rd. Near the first park bench on this stretch.
Red-necked Avocet 29/01/2013 Bell's creek, Woody point SEQ Paul Marty 8 birds on sandbank adjacent to mouth of the creek.
Sooty Tern 29/01/2013 Jimboomba, SEQ A. Bowen 20 to 30 birds flying over flood waters.
Sooty Tern 29/01/2013 Robina, Cnr of Cheltenham drive and Stadium Drive, Gold Coast W.B. O'Donnell Two birds found dead in street, presumably from exhaustion. Numerous terns were seen driven inland on the evening of the 27/01/2013 during cyclonic gales
Black Noddy 28/01/2013 Burleigh Headland Parkland between Goodwin Tce and ocean. W.B. O'Donnell 24 birds resting with four Common Noddy on ground underneath Pandanus Palms.
Black Noddy 28/01/2013 Woody Point SEQ Paul Marty Resting in an Umbrella tree adjacent to Gayundah wreck.
Common Noddy 28/01/2013 Burleigh Headland Parkland between Goodwin Tce and ocean. W.B. O'Donnell Near top carpark 10 m from the edge. Four birds resting on turfed area with Black Noddy during tidal surge Frequently approached by humans but would not take flight.
Common Noddy 28/01/2013 Woody Point , Redcliffe A. & R. Stogdale One bird flying toward Woody point, very rare in Redcliffe.
Common Noddy 28/01/2013 Woody point, Redcliffe, SEQ Brian Tynan One bird seen flying near the shore and resting on shoreline rocks north of Woody point jetty.
Sooty Tern 28/01/2013 Redcliffe south to the Brisbane river and up river to Murarrie. Brian Tynan Numerous sightings all along the coast including adults and juveniles. One found exhausted along Woody point walk way.
Spotted Harrier 28/01/2013 Luggage Point, Brisbane SEQ Brian Tynan One adult bird.
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 28/01/2013 Logan reserve SEQ Ron Dowling Two birds.
Diamond Firetail 27/01/2013 Girraween Enviromental lodge, SEQ E.& M. Pegg Several birds in short grass beside the road.
Lesser Frigatebird 26/01/2013 Caloundra, Golden Beach Sunshine coast C. Wills A flock of 8 flying against the strong winds of ex tropical cyclone Oswald.
Latham's Snipe 21/01/2013 Mapleton SEQ Burnie Collins One bird on the smaller lilly pond
Spotted Harrier 20/01/2013 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea Tom Mutton One low overhead on walking path just before Jabiru Swamp at 17.30 hrs
Australian Swiftlet 19/01/2013 Wyaralong Dam, Kneher Rd Coulston, Senic Rim Fassifern Field Nats Approimately 40 birds feeding overhead. A seperate flock of WTNT were also present. Record submitted to Rarities committee.
White-gaped honeyeater 18/01/2013 Pink Lilly, Fitzroy river Rockhampton John Higham Not normally recorded this far south but I have seen it in the same location each summer for the last two years.
European Goldfinch 16/01/2013 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Common, SEQ S. Cunningham In the big tree just before Pelican Lagoon. (Photo supplied)
Grey-crowned Babbler 08/01/2013 Mon Repos Conservation area, Bargara SEQ Kevin Byrne Four birds feeding in trees around pond.
Radjah Shelduck 08/01/2013 Mon Repos Conservation area, Bargara SEQ Kevin Byrne Sighted in pond with other species of ducks.
Australian Painted Snipe 05/01/2013 Pinnaroo Lawn cementry, SEQ Grahame and Robyn Elliott In storm water overflow under Bridgeman Rd. A single bird today and as many as 3 birds irregularly over the last 6 weeks.
Latham's Snipe 05/01/2013 Pinnaroo Lawn cementry, SEQ Grahame and Robyn Elliott Single bird seen regularly over thelast 6 weeks.
Black-tailed Native-hen 04/01/2013 Lake Broadwater, 20km SW of Dalby. Mel Stewart 33 birds seen from the hide.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 03/01/2013 Lake Clarendon, Gatton SEQ Mel Stewart Two birds near pinic area.
Red-backed Button-quail 03/01/2013 Retreat Court Bunya, SEQ I. Jones A male seen in area adjacent to Brisbane Forest park
Apostlebird 01/01/2013 Hawkesbury Rd Moggill, SEQ Andrew Thelander Four birds in front garden.
Pacific Baza 01/01/2013 Tallegalla SEQ Jodie Child Has a nest in a high gum with two chicks.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2012 [top]
Red-backed Button-quail 29/12/2012 Rocklea, north of Sherwood rd, SEQ Hugh Possingham West of the markets, one bird inwet sedges and grasses.
Black Kite 28/12/2012 Near Apex Park, Gatton, SEQ I. Jones Sighted as it flew along Gatton - Granthum Rd near Apex park.
Albert's Lyrebird 25/12/2012 Main Range NP on route to Bare rock, SEQ Kim Herbert At least 7 birds at various locations, mostly heard.
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 23/12/2012 Sherwood arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham Calling from a fig tree.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 22/12/2012 Sherwood arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham Also seen a few days before on south island.
Oriental Cuckoo 16/12/2012 Sparkes Hill Resivoir, Stafford, SEQ Rae Clarke & Judith Giles At least 2 maybe 3 in the area.
Blue-faced Honeyeater 13/12/2012 Mt Crosby School, SEQ Connor Adcock & Max McFarlane A flock of approximately 7 Blue-faced HE's attacking 1 Blue-faced HE.
Bush Stone-curlew 11/12/2012 York st Beenleigh, SEQ Brodie Devencom One bird around carpark.
White-throated Needletail 11/12/2012 Hamilton, Brisbane Brian Tynan Approximately 50 birds at 6.30 am EST
Cotton Pygmy-goose 10/12/2012 Forest Lake boulevard, Forest lake, SEQ Kim Herbert Only 2 birds remaining (M & F) they favour Seychelles point area.
Brolga 09/12/2012 Tinchi Tamba wetlands, SEQ Rick Franks One bird in pond on left after going over the bridge.
Lewin's Rail 07/12/2012 Black mountain near Cooroy Ian Hance On road, early morning.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 07/12/2012 Shingley Beach Cannonvale, Central Qld Jane Grey Three birds low down near water.
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 06/12/2012 Mackay, Central Qld. Ron Steel Nesting in back yard. (photo)
Great-billed Heron 05/12/2012 Ormeau Area, SEQ Frank Burch One Juvenille bird. Record has been submitted to the Rarities committee and approved (case #166)
Red-necked Phalarope 03/12/2012 Bowra Sanctuary Cunnamulla SWQ Merrian Kuerschner, Linda Sulakatku and Rod Cox One bird seen on overflow wetland bore drain (near homestead) and lagoon across from the shearers quarters. Record approved by Rarities committe.
Australian Little Bittern 01/12/2012 Borthwick street, Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie Rae Clark, Margaret Francis-Cairns and Judy leitch One juvenille feeding in reeds, visible for about five minutes with some clear veiws.
Latham's Snipe 01/12/2012 Minnippi Parklands, Brisbane Rae Clark and Margaret Francis-Cairns Feeding along east bank of large island in the lake.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 01/12/2012 Minnippi Parklands, Brisbane Rae Clark and Margaret Francis-Cairns Two birds seen and heard from bridge over the creek.
Spotless Crake 01/12/2012 Corner of David Low way and Petrie creek Rd Diddillibah, Sunshine coast Robyn Howard Flew across road into a grassy paddock.
Square-tailed Kite 01/12/2012 10km north of Maryborough R.Lamb and M. Dam Single bird low over roadside trees.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2012 [top]
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 30/11/2012 Binna Burra lodge Barry Davis Near the lodge.
Blue Bonnet 30/11/2012 Lake Coolmunda, Inglewood SEQ Barry Davis  
Crested Shrike-tit 30/11/2012 Binna Burra lodge, SEQ Barry Davis Seen in carpark
Latham's Snipe 30/11/2012 Beaudesert racecourse, SEQ Barry Davies One bird.
Red-browed treecreeper 30/11/2012 Binna Burra lodge, SEQ Barry Davis Seen in carpark
Red-capped Robin 30/11/2012 Mosquito Creek, Inglewood SEQ Barry Davis Female sighted
Speckled Warbler 30/11/2012 Nindooinbah dam, Beaudesert Barry Davis  
White-throated Needletail 30/11/2012 Beerwah SEQ R.Lamb, J. Houssenloge and Ian 400 plus birds in a rapidly ascending flock.
White-eared Monarch 28/11/2012 Guingana court Beechmont Barry Davis At least two birds resident in my neighbourhood
Australian Painted Snipe 25/11/2012 Douse Lagoon, Sandgate SEQ Denise and Raymond Downham Seen around the edge of the lake
Eastern Koel 25/11/2012 Quarry St, Rockhampton Margaret MacNevin Three males and two females in Bookleaf pine - very noisy.
Latham's Snipe 25/11/2012 Douse Lagoon, Sandgate SEQ Denise and Raymond Downham  
Powerful Owl 25/11/2012 Pullen creek of Pullenvale rd, Pullenvale SEQ Richard Tatac & the Brisbane bird and nature photography group Located bird with half eaten possum while on a photography excursion.
Powerful Owl 25/11/2012 Pullenvale forest park, SEQ Neil Strode Adult bird clutching remains of a part eaten Ring-tailed possum
Eastern Barn Owl 24/11/2012 Bunya Hills near Blue hills drive, SEQ I. Jones Flew low across Bunya Rd out of the forest reserve heading east at about 20:30
Australian Painted Snipe 23/11/2012 Pinnaroo Lawn cemetry and crematorium, Albany creek SEQ. Graham and Robyn Elliot Two birds feeding in storm water drain under Bridgeman Rd.
Azure Kingfisher 22/11/2012 Lake Moondarra Mount Isa Bob Forsyth New record for the area list.
Pheasant Coucal 22/11/2012 Point Cartwright, SEQ Diane and Ken Dolan One bird near the lighthouse
Pacific Baza 21/11/2012 Kedron brook valley Everton Hills, SEQ Ellen One bird calling and circling over the area for the last week.
Bush Stone-curlew 20/11/2012 Ipswich Grammar, Darling street, SEQ Brett Dionysius One adult sitting in garden near boarding tower.
Dollarbird 20/11/2012 Seen along Kedron Brook for the past several weeks. Ellen Seen along Kedron Brook for the past few weeks
Musk Lorikeet 20/11/2012 Inglewood SEQ Barry Davies About 100 birds feeding in trees within the hopital grounds.
Buff-banded Rail 19/11/2012 Fortitude St Mt Crosby SEQ Connor Adcock One bird in neighbours yard.
Black-necked Stork 18/11/2012 Rockhampton CEQ Margaret MacNevin One bird east of highway near Darumbel bridge.
Wonga Pigeon 18/11/2012 Lamington NP, SEQ Connor Adcock One bird along walking track.
Black-necked Stork 14/11/2012 Buckley’s Hole Bribie Island, SEQ Jill and Ian Brown One bird
Pale-vented Bush-hen 14/11/2012 Buckley’s Hole Bribie Island, SEQ Jill and Ian Brown One bird 5 metres north of hide.
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 11/11/2012 Brighton SEQ Phil Robson Four birds on sandbar near new bridge.
White-throated Needletail 10/11/2012 White mountain, Murphys creek, SEQ Birds Queensland outing Six birds at 3.05pm heading in a southernly direction.
Australian Painted Snipe 09/11/2012 Thomas rd Murphys creek, SEQ Birds Queensland outing One female and 3 males just upstream from the creek crossing into Murphys creek retreat. Was sighted on Saturday and Sunday too.
Baillon's Crake 09/11/2012 Sandy Camp road wetland, Wynnum B. Tynan Two birds at far end of lake from viewing platform.
Black-necked Stork 09/11/2012 Between Gladstone and Bororen Margaret MacNevin One bird in a pond beside the train line.
Eastern Koel 09/11/2012 Aspley, Brisbane B. Iser Female sighted on low branch in backyard being harassed by a flock of Noisy Miners.
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 08/11/2012 Long Pocket Indooroopilly, SEQ Ruth Thomson One bird observed for 10 minutes flying around trees in our garden. Our first record for here.
Bush Stone-curlew 06/11/2012 Rudd park Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast W. B. O'Donnell Two birds see at dusk behind a shrub only a short distance fromBurleigh Beach Tourist CP adjacent to paperbark grove.
Orange-footed Scrubfowl 06/11/2012 Knight Island 40kms east of Sarina, CEQ Greg Cobbin Many mounds and calling consistently every morning
Southern Cassowary 06/11/2012 Coopers creek Daintree FNQ Merrian & Geoff Kuerschner Single adult
Southern Cassowary 06/11/2012 Daintree FNQ 9kms south of Mason's Cafe Merrian & Geoff Kuerschner Two adults and 2 young
Australian Painted Snipe 05/11/2012 Sandy Camp road wetland, Wynnum Rae Clark and Judy Leitch One female in pond on left hand side of track leading to veiwing platform. Wing dispaly when a Kookaburra flew over.
Spotless Crake 05/11/2012 Sandy Camp road wetland, Wynnum Rae Clark and Judy Leitch Several birds seen in marshy area where entrance track crosses another track.
Black Falcon 04/11/2012 Lake Clarendon (near Gatton) Anne and Bruce Rasmussen Several sightings. One had caught a small bird posssibly a Masked Lapwing judging from the legs.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 04/11/2012 SW corner of Comet Drive Sunset beach, Sunshine Coast George Diggles One Male and posssibly 2 females but one looked like an immature.
Grey-crowned Babbler 04/11/2012 Hardings paddock, Carmichaels Rd near Gatton, SEQ Anne and Bruce Rasmussen Three birds.
White-winged Triller 04/11/2012 Hardings paddock, Carmichaels Rd near Gatton, SEQ Anne and Bruce Rasmussen Two males and one female
Buff-banded Rail 03/11/2012 Coochiemudlo Island SEQ Kate Brooks Have see this bird a couple of times over the last few weeks.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/11/2012 South of Burgess creek near Seafarer Court, Castaways beach Sunshine Coast. George Diggles Single female quietly feeding in casuarina above bikeway
Latham's Snipe 03/11/2012 Minnippi Parklands, Brisbane M. Roper, K. McClelland, B. Tynan Counted 3 birds on the small islands of the lake. Baillon's and Spotted crakes are still present.
Pacific Baza 03/11/2012 Summners Rd Riverhills, Brisbane Julie Hagans Two birds flying over tree beside Brisbane river at 06.30.
Australian Bustard 02/11/2012 Vine Creek, Ravenshoe FNQ Glenys Johnston In garden area on the creek bank, stayed for 2 hours.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2012 [top]
Barking Owl 31/10/2012 Moreton island SEQ C Wills Good veiws of one bird along Rouse battery track
Beach Stone-curlew 31/10/2012 Moreton Island SEQ C Wills  
Swamp Harrier 31/10/2012 Moreton Island SEQ C Wills Northern end of Island
Noisy Pitta 28/10/2012 Moonah st Coochiemudlo Island SEQ Kate Brooks Seen in the yard of a Holiday house. Several sightings in the last two months.
Black-breasted Button-quail 27/10/2012 Near Devil's Kitchen Noosa National park. Bridie Cooksley Very clear sightings of female.
Brown Quail 27/10/2012 Boondal Wetland, SEQ Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Five birds along fire track
Peregrine Falcon 27/10/2012 Tingalpa creek, Ransome SEQ Amanda Johnston Flying over Tingalpa creek
Red-backed Fairy-wren 27/10/2012 Monisdale SEQ Susan Coleman, Paul Stanton Sighted late afternoon in orchard on our property.
Red-necked Avocet 27/10/2012 Port of Brisbane, SEQ Rae Clark and Margaret Francis-Cairns Approximately 10 birds seen on the high tide roost.
Tawny Frogmouth 27/10/2012 Boondal Wetland, SEQ Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Nesting pair under attack from a Torresian crow, eventually the two birds were driven away from the nest by the crow and then took one egg from the nest.
White-throated Needletail 27/10/2012 Boondal Wetland, SEQ Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Several birds wheeling above the trees
Australian Painted Snipe 24/10/2012 Lake Lenore, UQ campus Gatton, SEQ Jill and Ian Brown, Rae Clark One Female. Sighting has been submitted to the Birds Queensland records Apprasial committee for acceptance.
Red-kneed Dotterel 24/10/2012 Lake Lenore, UQ campus Gatton, SEQ Jill and Ian Brown, Rae Clark Two birds.
Red-kneed Dotterel 24/10/2012 Moggil wetlands, Moggill, SEQ Jill and Ian Brown, Rae Clark One bird
Red-necked Avocet 24/10/2012 Lake Galletl, UQ campus, Gatton Rae Clark & Jill and Ian Brown Three birds seen on Lake.
Noisy Pitta 23/10/2012 Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary, SEQ Max Mcfarlane & Sam McFarlane One bird passing through mangroves
Bush Stone-curlew 22/10/2012 Moores creek area, North Rockhampton Rebecca Ward Two adults and 2 young chicks
Red-backed Button-quail 22/10/2012 Beechmont Rd Advancetown, SEQ Barry Davies Near the green tank, 1 km from the start of Beechmont rd.
Black-tailed Treecreeper 20/10/2012 McNamarra's Rd near Mt Isa NWQ Paul Kennedy Solitary bird.
Carpentarian Grasswren 20/10/2012 McNamarra's Rd near Mt Isa NWQ Paul Kennedy One (possibly a few) seen in a one acre unburnt remnant of spinifex. Extensive (80% +) bushfire destruction of likely habitat through out this and wider area.
Bush Stone-curlew 19/10/2012 225 Queensport Rd Murarrie, SEQ Jane Simoni Single bird wandering near buildings
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher 18/10/2012 Bamaga, FNQ Rob Reed Two birds in my garden first ones noted this season.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 18/10/2012 Beaudesert Nerang Rd Mount Nathan, SEQ Allison Roberts & Erik Streed Three adults were feeding in a casuarina tree right off my balcony of my new property.
Pacific Baza 14/10/2012 Blanchveiw rd Toowoomba, SEQ (bottom of range near Withcott) Tracy Winmil Spotted two birds hunting in the trees five metres from our house. We've been a resident for 15 years at this location and this is our first record of a Pacific Baza.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 13/10/2012 Watson's Rd Mt Tarampa, Lockyer valley, SEQ Jill and Ian Brown On turf farm near Banded Lapwings
Wandering Whistling-Duck 13/10/2012 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate, SEQ Brian Tynan Four birds resting on island. Whiskered terns are still there as reported last week plus one Glossy Ibis.
Australian Painted Snipe 11/10/2012 Linville, SEQ Linda McIvor, Bernie McIvor and Don McIvor On first sighting there were two birdsthen returned on the 15th and sighted 3 birds. Slow running stream with reeds and dense vegetation. Sighting has been submitted to the Birds Queensland records Apprasial committee for acceptance.
Black Bittern 11/10/2012 Linville SEQ Don, Bernie and Linda McIvor Emerging from thick cover and then flying 30 to 50 meters
Black-fronted Dotterel 11/10/2012 Linville SEQ Don, Bernie and Linda McIvor Found at three locations within the area.
Brush Cuckoo 09/10/2012 Tigalpa Creek Ransome, SEQ Amanda Johnston  
Black-faced Monarch 08/10/2012 Tigalpa Creek Ransome, SEQ Amanda Johnston  
Striped Honeyeater 08/10/2012 Douse Lagoon Sangate, SEQ Phil Robson Nesting with young.
Whiskered Tern 08/10/2012 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate, SEQ Phil Robson 100 plus birds in various stages of breeding plumage. Resting in flocks on mud banks and feeding
Pacific Baza 07/10/2012 Gem Rd Kenmore, SEQ Julie Hagans Two birds flew into the top of a large eucalypt tree in my garden. Left half an hour later after being harassed by Noisy Miners.
White-throated Needletail 07/10/2012 Red Beach Bribie Island, SEQ BQ outing 2 birds flew overhead
Black-necked Stork 06/10/2012 Wetland beside Blackbird St, Beenleigh C. & C. Fitzell Male and female, one devouring an eel.
Bush Stone-curlew 06/10/2012 Marchant Park Aspley, SEQ B.Iser & G. Fowler Two birds. Female nesting on ground. Returned to the same location in the park when nesting last year. Seems to only appear in the park when nesting.
Dollarbird 06/10/2012 Bribie Island Rd, Beachmere roundabout B. Tynan 2 birds on overhead powerlines above the roundabout
Red-necked Avocet 06/10/2012 Beachmere, SEQ B. Tynan Counted 14 birds feeding with Black-winged Stilts, Sharp-tailed Sandpipers and Chestnut teal in pools among the mangroves at the end of Biggs St
Black-shouldered Kite 05/10/2012 Minnippi Parklands, Brisbane Scott Pascoe First seen at Model aero club field flying then later perched on powerlines
Forest Kingfisher 05/10/2012 Minnippi Parklands, Brisbane Scott Pascoe Perched in dead tree near Model aero club field.
Fairy Gerygone 04/10/2012 Town of 1770, SEQ June Harris Near Ranger station
Lesser Crested Tern 04/10/2012 Sand bank, Round Hill creek, Town of 1770 June Harris 3 birds in breeding plumage
Brown Goshawk 03/10/2012 Metroplex on Gateway Murarrie Brian Tynan Two birds flying over the wetland.
Powerful Owl 03/10/2012 Aberfoyle St Kenmore, SEQ Ian Venables First heard and then flushed out by Noisy Miners and Pied Currawongs
Baillon's Crake 01/10/2012 Minnippi Parkland, Brisbane Richard Fuller Now 5 Baillon's Crakes, 3 Spotless Crakes and heard 2 Lewin's Rails

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2012 [top]
Grey Goshawk 30/09/2012 Apex Park, Samford SEQ Diane Blewett &Hilary Holt Flew in and perched in the Casurarina trees.
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 29/09/2012 Kedron Wetlands, Brisbane Brian Tynan Counted over 150 Sharp-tailed Sandpipers with 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 6 Red-kneed Dotterels, 5 Red-necked Avocets and plenty of Black-winged Stilts
Red-necked Avocet 28/09/2012 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ Hugh Possingham One and the next day.
Banded Lapwing 26/09/2012 Turf Farm, Watson's Rd Lockyer Valley, SEQ David Niland, Ian & Jill Brown Three chicks, two in Blind Gully Rd and One in Watson's Rd.
Buff-banded Rail 26/09/2012 Moggil Wetlands, Aitchenson St. Ian & Jill Brown Six birds seen on the left of Moggil Rd and 2 Nankeen Night-Herons also sighted at the same location.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 26/09/2012 Turf Farm, Watson's Rd Lockyer Valley, SEQ Ian&Jill Brown Three birds.
Latham's Snipe 26/09/2012 Moggil Wetlands, Aitchenson St. Ian & Jill Brown Sighted on the right of Moggil Rd.
Little Lorikeet 26/09/2012 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ Ian & Jill Brown Down low feeding in the callistemons
Australian Hobby 24/09/2012 Kipparing Shopping Village, Redcliffe A. Stogdale One bird flying over.
Blue-billed Duck 24/09/2012 Gaton University Max McFarlane & Sheena Gillman One bird on the lagoon flicking its tail feathers around.
Great Crested Grebe 24/09/2012 Lake Clarendon, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell At least 15 birds among many swans and Hardheads.
Oriental Plover 24/09/2012 Haslingden RdLockyer Valley Max McFarlane & Sheena Gillman One bird at end of lake.
Red-rumped Parrot 24/09/2012 Gaton University Max McFarlane & Sheena Gillman 42 birds on the sports field.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 24/09/2012 Dowse Lagoon Sangate, SEQ Eddie Chappel Seven see on the island on the eastern side of the lagoon.
Common Sandpiper 23/09/2012 Coochin Creek, Sunshine Coast R. Lamb Single bird on edge of mangroves.
Spotless Crake 23/09/2012 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham Two on SW corner of the north island.
Comb-crested Jacana 22/09/2012 Lake Kurwongbah, SEQ Phil Robson A breeding pair with three chicks and another two adults with one immature bird.
Eastern Koel 22/09/2012 Maleny, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam First record for the season.
Little Eagle 22/09/2012 Retreat Court, Bunya I. Jones Light phase bird passed overhead at the same time as the woodswallows
Masked Woodswallow 22/09/2012 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Hugh Possingham Big flock flying WSW.
Olive-backed Sunbird 22/09/2012 Headland east of the Town of 1770 camp ground. June Harris Nest with two young behind the seat at the headland southern location.
Striped Honeyeater 22/09/2012 Warner Lakes, SEQ Phil Robson Bird building a nest in a Spotted gum about 20 metres above the ground.
Eastern Koel 21/09/2012 Wendy Cresent, Clontarf SEQ A. & R. Stogdale Calling late afternoon.
Glossy Ibis 21/09/2012 Oxley Creek Common SEQ Hugh Possingham and Jenni Garden One bird present for the past five weeks.
Red-kneed Dotterel 21/09/2012 Oxley Creek Common SEQ Hugh Possingham and Jenni Garden One on Pelican lagoon after a long absence.
white-throated Gerygone 19/09/2012 Ransome, SEQ Amanda Johnston  
Channel-billed Cuckoo 16/09/2012 St Lucia Golf course, Brisbane Pete Jones Noting arrival date.
Albert's Lyrebird 15/09/2012 Goomburra SF, SEQ R. Lamb Two seen , one heard on 3 diffferent tracks
Channel-billed Cuckoo 15/09/2012 Urangan boat harbour, Hervey Bay R & A Stogdale One bird flying over.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 15/09/2012 Goomburra SF, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird in campground
Glossy Ibis 15/09/2012 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ B. Venables & C. Wills Single bird relatively close to the bird hide, plumage iridescent in the morning sun.
Latham's Snipe 15/09/2012 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ B. Venables & C. Wills Very rarely get a chance to see it stationary it is normally flying.
Pacific Baza 15/09/2012 Mt Barney Lodge, SEQ Tracey Larkin Observed courting and mating. They have remained on site for 3 weeks , hopefully nesting has commenced.
Powerful Owl 15/09/2012 Toohey Forest, Brisbane Arthur Keates & Magen Pettit Two adults with an immature.
Red-winged Parrot 15/09/2012 Cooloola NP between camp site 3 and Dutgee Walker Camp, Noosa river Paul Rogers Clear site of a male in a tree beside the track.
Superb Fairy-wren 13/09/2012 Bowies Flat Coorparoo, Brisbane M. West Were resident but then not seen for over 12 months.
Australasian Gannet 12/09/2012 Clontarf Beach, SEQ R & A Stogdale Immature diving within 50 metres of the shore.
Powerful Owl 12/09/2012 Retreat Court Bunya, SEQ I. Jones About 10pm - one seen and heard a second bird contact calling from some distance away. Possums were also calling - perhaps unwisely.
Great Bowerbird 10/09/2012 North Ward, Townsville Nadiah First spotted nesting one week ago, recently witnessed male displaying to female with neck crest up and head down.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 10/09/2012 Red Gum rd New Beith, SEQ Don McIvor Carriny a goanna and being harassed by 40 plus birds including Pied butcherbird, Blue-face Honeyeater, Australian Magpie, Noisy Miner and Masked Lapwing.
Blue-billed Duck 09/09/2012 Lake Galletly, Gatton SEQ Beth Pegg 1 Male bird in full breeding plumage
Pink-eared Duck 09/09/2012 Lake Galletly, Gatton SEQ Beth Pegg counted 12 birds
White-headed Pigeon 09/09/2012 Mansfield, Brisbane Sheryl and Arthur Keates Flying along Bulimba creek.
Brown Booby 08/09/2012 Victoria Point SEQ Sheryl and Arthur Keates Photograped perched on a boat and flying.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 07/09/2012 Cove Rd Stanmore, SEQ R Lamb & M Dam 3 birds on one wetland and another 6 on an adjacent wetland.
Latham's Snipe 07/09/2012 Cove Rd Stanmore, SEQ R Lamb & M Dam 3 birds on the wetland
Common Blackbird 06/09/2012 Possum park Caravan park, 19 km north of Miles, SEQ Mike Gilpin A singing lone male perched in a dead tree at sunrise
Grey-crowned Babbler 05/09/2012 Bribie Island SEQ Roy Hallett At least 2 birds near the 18th hole on the Golf course. Saw them in the same place on the 10/02/2012
Pied Currawong 05/09/2012 Bowies Flat Coorparoo, Brisbane M. West Two birds seem to have taken up residence.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2012 [top]
Australian Hobby 31/08/2012 Hamilton Brisbane B. Tynan Perched directly above the road on power lines.
Australasian Gannet 29/08/2012 Clontarf Beach SEQ A Stogdale Single bird seen very close to shore.
Latham's Snipe 29/08/2012 Moggill Wetland Aitchenson street, Moggill SEQ Ian and Jill Brown One bird
Black-faced Woodswallow 26/08/2012 Yabba Rd near Jimna, SEQ I Jones 2 birds along with Black-chinned Honeyeaters and Dusky Woodswallows
Letter-winged Kite 26/08/2012 Mathiesen's Bird Hide at Bingham, Hervey Bay Sean Norman, Bob Gleeson and Keith Mackanavagh Mathiesens property about 300 metres south of the hide..we did a search Sunday morning the 2nd of Sept for about 4 hours and only sighted 4 black shouldered kites...
Spectacled Monarch 25/08/2012 Jaya Mclean rd Maleny, SEQ R.Lamb and M. Dam Early spring arrival?
Baillon's crake 24/08/2012 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Jill and Ian Brown 2 birds
Spotless Crake 24/08/2012 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Jill and Ian Brown 2 birds showing well from 8 am to noon, often concealed in grass with quick excursions into the open
Gull-billed Tern 23/08/2012 Boonooroo SEQ Chris Barnes Counted 700 plus birds at the high tide roost.
Baillon's crake 21/08/2012 Minnippi Wetlands Brisbane A & S Keates 2 feeding on lillies near small island
Banded Lapwing 21/08/2012 Lockyer Waters SEQ Ian and Jill Brown 29 birds, both sides of turf farm in Watson's Road
Blue-winged Kookaburra 21/08/2012 Lake Clarendon SEQ Ian and Jill Brown In the trees opposite the lake. Calling and being chased by Noisy miners
Red-necked Avocet 21/08/2012 Lockyer Waters SEQ Ian and Jill Brown Small lagoon on southern side of Banool Rd, single bird
Spotless Crake 21/08/2012 Minnippi Wetlands Brisbane A & S Keates viewed from small boardwalk west of lake
Southern Cassowary 20/08/2012 Dubuji board walk, Cape tribulation NQ Julie Sarna Immature bird on the board walk
Star Finch 20/08/2012 Lakefield Rd, Lakefield NP Cape York Mike Gilpin 50 plus birds drinking and feeding beside road. Full coloured males and females with many young birds.
Australian Wood Duck 19/08/2012 Wights Mountain, Samford valley SEQ Peter Storer Nesting on ground under the neighbours house with a clutch of 12 eggs. Nest approx 200mm in diameter and made with down
Little Shrike-thrush 19/08/2012 Maroochy Wetlands Reserve I. Jones  
Wedge-tailed Eagle 18/08/2012 Samsonvale Cemetery SEQ Rick Franks While not exactly courting these 2 birds seemed very playful.
Pheasant Coucal 16/08/2012 Burke and Wills roadhouse Carpentaria, NQ David and Marie Niland Non breeding adult crossing the road.
Curlew Sandpiper 14/08/2012 Manly wader roost, Brisbane M Tarrant 3 x green flagged birds with some still in breeding plumage
Spotless Crake 13/08/2012 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ L.Litz-Tyne, O. Jones, A. Pyle, I. Venables One heard in close rank vegetation.
Spotted Harrier 13/08/2012 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ L.Litz-Tyne, O. Jones, A. Pyle & I. Venables One quartering low over area near lake.
Tawny Grassbird 13/08/2012 Tingalpa Creek Ransome SEQ Amanda Johnson In amonst the magroves along with Rose robin and Golden Whistler
Powerful Owl 11/08/2012 JC Slaughter Falls, Mount Cootha, Brisbane Richard Puddicombe It flew over the road heading toward the Slaughter falls pinic area on dusk
Australasian Gannet 10/08/2012 Clontarf Beach SEQ R & A Stogdale First one we have recorded at this location
Double-banded Plover 09/08/2012 Maroochy River mouth near the Pincushion, north shore June Harris A total of16 birds
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 09/08/2012 Wills Rd Coominya SEQ Robyn McIntosh Number of birds feeding on the ground. Uploaded video to U tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbEtPBtxbZo
Cockatiel 08/08/2012 Rockhampton CBD Brian Tynan 4 birds flew over CBD late afternoon
Black-necked Stork 07/08/2012 Mt Morgan turn off along Hwy, south of Rockhampton Brian Tynan One bird in swamp b eside Hwy
Spotless Crake 06/08/2012 Minnippi Parklands SEQ Marie Tarrant Easily to veiw from the small board walk area ajacent to the lake
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 05/08/2012 Charleville Bush caravan park, SWQ Graham Reid For the past two weeks about 50 birds feeding on the Wilga in the afternoon, able to approach within 3 metres.
Rose Robin 05/08/2012 Bellis Rd Clagiraba Mt Nathan SF, SEQ I Jones One adult male
Blue Bonnet 02/08/2012 Waroo Station Between St George and Surat on the Balonne River SWQ George Diggles Located approximately 4 birds in the late afternoon feeding
Bourke's Parrot 01/08/2012 Waroo Station Between St George and Surat on the Balonne River SWQ George Diggles 2 birds flew up and landed on the fence
Diamond Firetail 01/08/2012 Waroo Station Between St George and Surat on the Balonne River SWQ George Diggles 4 birds flushed from the ground
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 01/08/2012 Waroo Station Between St George and Surat on the Balonne River SWQ George Diggles A number of birds (at least six) flying over property at dawn and dusk
Plum-headed Finch 01/08/2012 Waroo Station Between St George and Surat on the Balonne River SWQ George Diggles 2 seperate flocks of about 20 birds each appearing to prepare for roosting
Square-tailed Kite 01/08/2012 Cornubia Forest Park SEQ C & C Fitzell A pair nesting for at least the 3rd year in this locality

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2012 [top]
Eastern Barn Owl 30/07/2012 Southport, Gold coast Nick 1 bird chased by crows and it flew inside a building
Eastern Barn Owl 29/07/2012 Peacehaven Botanic Park, Highfields, SEQ Kim and Paul Herbert 2 birds resting in tree hollow
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 27/07/2012 Regents park logan city Don McIvor One bird being harassed by crows while flying over Flying fox roost.
Gull-billed Tern 24/07/2012 Matheson Hide, Hervey Bay SEQ Sean Norman Sighted a flock of 1500 plus Gull-billed Terns flying past the hide.
Magpie Goose 24/07/2012 Stanly Day Park Bald Hills SEQ Owen Prose Approximately 20 birds in boggy field south of football clubhouse
Paradise Riflebird 21/07/2012 Mary Cairncross Reserve, Maleny SEQ Anne and Bruce Rasmussen  
White-necked Heron 21/07/2012 Ewin Maddock Dam SEQ Anne and Bruce Rasmussen sighted along powerline easment
Peregrine Falcon 20/07/2012 Ipswich, SEQ Thomas Foster I've recorded two birds on two seperate occasions this week
Australian Hobby 18/07/2012 Kenmore, SEQ Ian Venables Located drifting over back yard after hearing alarm calls from several other species
Swift Parrot 18/07/2012 Kenmore, SEQ Ian Venables 2 birds flew into a spotted gum and remained ther for a couple of minutes.Sighting has been submitted to the BQRAC for appraisal. It will be withdrawn after one month if not verified.
Pacific Baza 17/07/2012 Raven St Reserve, Chermside West Anne and Bruce Rasmussen Two birds just above the tree tops
Royal Spoonbill 17/07/2012 Forest Lake SEQ Julie Moore and Kim Herbert 2 birds sighted on lake. Our first record since 2002
Striped Honeyeater 16/07/2012 Toorbul Esplanade SEQ R Lamb and M Dam 2 birds in Mangroves
Black-chinned Honeyeater 14/07/2012 Yabba rd Jimna BQ Outing regulary heard and seen
Brown treecreeper 14/07/2012 Yabba rd Jimna BQ Outing Common on Western side of Track
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 14/07/2012 Peach tree camp ground, jimna BQ Outing One flew over on dusk
Nutmeg Mannikin 14/07/2012 Oxley Common, SEQ Rae Clark In paddock near half turn in track
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 13/07/2012 Kilcoy to Jimna Rd, SEQ Marie Tarrant 2 birds 300metres sth side of Sheep station Creek no.2 crossing
Black-necked Stork 12/07/2012 Kerry Rd, Chambers flat SEQ Ivan and Sandra Reynolds one adult visible from the road
New Holland Honeyeater 09/07/2012 Baroon Pocket Dam, Maleny R Lamb 2 birds
Spectacled Monarch 08/07/2012 Raven St Reserve Chermside West SEQ Brian Tynan & Emily Tynan 1 bird within a mixed species feeding flock
White-eared Monarch 08/07/2012 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park SEQ BQ Outing One bird seen hovering over the foliage
Nutmeg Mannikin 07/07/2012 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ Hugh Possingham About 10 birds have been present for the last two weeks, 250m south of shed.
Rose Robin 07/07/2012 Spring Valley Canungra creek, SEQ George Diggles at least 6 birds seen over the weekend
Square-tailed Kite 07/07/2012 Dudley st Sherwood SEQ Hugh Possingham Flopped overhead
Square-tailed Kite 07/07/2012 Mt Cootha Botanical gardens, SEQ Bob and Anna Sutherst 2 birds seen circling high above gardens before decending to hunt over the tree tops
Varied Triller 07/07/2012 Spring Valley Canungra creek, SEQ George Diggles 2 birds regularly seen in trees around campground
Glossy Ibis 05/07/2012 Western side of Highway opposite Nudgee wetlands SEQ Brian Tynan 6 birds feeding around small wetland near radio tower
Little Eagle 05/07/2012 Goondiwindi June Harris Pale phase bird soaring over the edge of town
Magpie Goose 05/07/2012 Goondiwindi June Harris Approx 10 birds flying over billabong at caravan park
Noisy Pitta 05/07/2012 Benowa st, Mt Tambourine, SEQ Bob and Anna Sutherst Seems to have become a regular winter visitor
Peregrine Falcon 05/07/2012 Goondiwindi June Harris One bird flew directly over us on dusk
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 04/07/2012 Stafford, Nth Brisbane SEQ Emily Tynan One bird near Shand st reserve.
Eastern Osprey 02/07/2012 Albert Logan river bridge near M1 SEQ Jade H  
Wedge-tailed Eagle 02/07/2012 On property at Buccan 4207 SEQ Jade H noted being chased by other birds
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 01/07/2012 Metroplex at Murarrie SEQ Tom & Di Oliver One bird in tree adjacent to culvert to Brisbane river

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2012 [top]
Bush Stone-curlew 29/06/2012 Rudyard st, Richlands SEQ Kim Herbert 2 birds reside at bus Depot
Collared Sparrowhawk 24/06/2012 Nudgee Board walk, SEQ Anne & Bruce Rasmussen It had caught a Grey fantail and was plucking it
Lewin's Rail 23/06/2012 Red road, O'rielys Green mt section Lamington NP Jo Culican One bird crossing the track also heard calling
Cotton Pygmy-goose 21/06/2012 Forest Lake SEQ Kim Herbert & A Minter 16 + birds. Our largest count since the lake was created
Diamond Firetail 19/06/2012 Westeren access to Sundown NP Jill & Ian Brown A small flock feeding on the road verge
Wedge-tailed Eagle 18/06/2012 Jandowae Christine Stewart sitting on fence post along Jandowae connection rd
Red-capped Robin 16/06/2012 Whites Hill reserve, SEQ B Popple Female near the lower carpark showing characteristic brick red cap
Little Lorikeet 15/06/2012 Boston Rd, Chandler, SEQ Bill Popple Lots feeding in the eucalypts with Scaly-breasted and Rainbow Lorikeets
Pacific Baza 15/06/2012 Delan via Gin Gin Rik & Michelle Theil 3 birds, one with immature plumage
Barking Owl 11/06/2012 Ransome SEQ Amanda Johnston and Peter Pender Male calling at 8.30 pm for 10 minutes before flying over Tingalpa creek to Redlands Wet lands
Pictorella Mannikin 10/06/2012 Gumhole camping area Diamantina NP M Scott O'Keeffe feeding in roadside vegetation. Currently the grass is lush and the channels are full
Black-necked Stork 09/06/2012 Oxley Creek Common Rocklea, SEQ H Possingham  
Wandering Whistling-Duck 03/06/2012 Eagleby wetlands, SEQ Bernie & Linda McIvor 2 birds sitting with Pacific Black Ducks, Hardheads
Azure Kingfisher 02/06/2012 Araucaria Walk Enoggera Reservoir A Boardman several sightings within 2.5hours
Comb-crested Jacana 02/06/2012 Araucaria Walk Enoggera Reservoir A Boardman total of 7 birds
Rose Robin 02/06/2012 Araucaria Walk Enoggera Reservoir A Boardman Female
Square-tailed Kite 02/06/2012 Thompsons Rd Bellmerre SEQ Phil and Linda Cross Flying low over trees in Garden
Tawny Frogmouth 01/06/2012 Hamilton, SEQ B Tynan less than 5 km form the CDB of Brisbane

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2012 [top]
Fairy Gerygone 30/05/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ R Noske White moustachial stripes contrasting with pale, olive-grey throat; gave 2 songs
Rufous Fantail 30/05/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ R Noske  
Varied Sittella 30/05/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ R Noske  
Bassian Thrush 27/05/2012 Queen Mary falls near Killarney, SEQ R. Lamb and M. Dam 3 birds feeding in the picnic area
Cotton Pygmy-goose 27/05/2012 Wetland along D'Aguilar Hwy near Villeneuve R. Lamb and M. Dam 25 birds
Red-browed Treecreeper 27/05/2012 Queen Mary falls near Killarney, SEQ R. Lamb and M. Dam  
Beach Stone-curlew 26/05/2012 Inskip Point, SEQ Judith and Brian Willey Earlier reports stated that birds were no longer seen in the vicinity.
Bourke's Parrot 25/05/2012 Yowah SEQ Phil and Linda Cross and Neil Strode 2 birds
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 25/05/2012 Yowah SEQ Phil and Linda Cross and Neil Strode 27 birds feeding in a small tree
White-browed Treecreeper 25/05/2012 Yowah SEQ Phil and Linda Cross and Neil Strode  
Little Eagle 19/05/2012 Retreat Court, Bunya SEQ I Jones Light Phase plumage, being challanged by a whistling kite
Eastern Osprey 13/05/2012 Oxley Common, SEQ Tom and Di Oliver Single bird circling over Pelican lagoon- chased by crows
Noisy Pitta 13/05/2012 Araucaria Trail, Brisbane forest park Denise Downham  
Black-necked Stork 12/05/2012 Bishops Marsh, Bribie Island Rd SEQ I Jones One bird- Male
Cotton Pygmy-goose 09/05/2012 Forest Lake Brisbane C Wills 4 birds have been on the lake for over 1 month
Eastern Barn Owl 09/05/2012 Acacia ridge SEQ C Willis Flew inside of Warehouse and perched for over 2 hours
Beach Stone-curlew 08/05/2012 Brammo Bay, Dunk Island Cherie Malone 2 adult birds with one young on the open beach at high tide.
Varied Sittella 07/05/2012 Pooh's corner Waco, l SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen several birds feeding
White-winged Chough 07/05/2012 Nangara rd, Lockyer waters SEQ Arthur and Sheryl Keates 11 birds feeding on the ground in private property
Nankeen Night-Heron 06/05/2012 Mytrleford, Brisbane Brian Tynan Flushed an adult bird from vegetaion along a flooded road
Pale-vented Bush-hen 06/05/2012 Cornubia, SEQ Norma and Bob Hambling In our backyard!
Square-tailed Kite 06/05/2012 The Gap side of Mt Cootha, Brisbane Kevin Ross Two birds observed flying over tree tops down the hill from the ABC tower. Birds seen again on the 7th of May
Noisy Pitta 04/05/2012 Razor back summit Tweed Heads, NSW William O'Donnell 2 birds on western slope at 5.30 pm in rainforest remnant
Tawny Frogmouth 03/05/2012 kedron, Brisbane Desley Hooper Sitting on power line
Wedge-tailed Eagle 01/05/2012 Birdwood Tce, Bardon SEQ Kay McLennan Flying lover overhead and being chased by crows

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2012 [top]
Black-eared Cuckoo 30/04/2012 Welford Nat Park Western Qld Andrew Ley One bird, Crippling veiws!
Double-banded Plover 30/04/2012 Toorbul Wader Roost Sarah Beavis  
Spotted Harrier 28/04/2012 Prior'sPocket west of Brisbane Rod Gardner A wet first year bird allowed close approach
Azure Kingfisher 25/04/2012 Sheep station Creek enviromental Park, SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen One bird at the first creek crossing
Eastern Osprey 25/04/2012 John Oxley reserve, Murrumba downs, SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen one bird flying overhead
Noisy Pitta 25/04/2012 The Fort reserve, Fort rd, Oxley SEQ Rae Clark  
Rose Robin 25/04/2012 The Fort reserve, Fort rd, Oxley SEQ Rae Clark  
Southern Boobook 25/04/2012 Sheep station Creek enviromental Park, SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen One bird near the information sign
Tawny Frogmouth 25/04/2012 John Oxley reserve, Murrumba downs, SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen one bird
Noisy Pitta 24/04/2012 Tarcoola Track St Lucia, SEQ Hugh possingham In a habitat restoration area at dusk. Revegetation Works!
Rose Robin 21/04/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ R Lamb Male in full colour
Powerful Owl 20/04/2012 Bromley St Cornubia, SEQ Norma and Bob Hambling  
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 19/04/2012 the Fort Bushland, Oxley SEQ Kevin White and David Niland 3 birds in tree tops
emerald dove 19/04/2012 the Fort Bushland, Oxley SEQ Kevin White and David Niland  
Square-tailed kite 18/04/2012 Sydney dr Beewah, SEQ Don and Jan perry 1 bird flying low, visible for at least 3 minutes
wandering Tattler 17/04/2012 Moffat Head, Caloundra SEQ R Lamb 2 birds
Wandering Tattler 15/04/2012 Rainbow bay Coolangatta, SEQ Barry Davis In full breeding plumage
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 15/04/2012 Rainbow bay Coolangatta, SEQ Barry Davis One light Morph bird amongst hundred of dark morphs
Grey Falcon 10/04/2012 Bowra Station Cunnamulla SWQ, house track J & S Allison and A Johnston Male and Female flew in and Perched on tree nearby as we conducted our survey, still there when we left.
Bush Stone-curlew 09/04/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ Alan Boardman 1 Bird
Comb-crested Jacana 09/04/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ Alan Boardman 5 birds in the vicinity
Emerald dove 09/04/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ Alan Boardman 1 bird
Lewin's Rail 09/04/2012 O'Reillys Guesthouse Lamington NP, SEQ Matthew Varghese One bird seen amongst the Crofton weed
Redthroat 09/04/2012 Bowra station Cunamulla, SWQ J & S Allison and A Johnston Heard birds calling and then located 2.
Spectacled Monarch 08/04/2012 Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens, SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen One bird feeding with other species of birds
Flock Bronzewing 07/04/2012 Warri Gate to Noccundra rd to 10kms south of Santos oil field J & S Allison and A Johnston 5 flocks of over 200 birds in each flock
Black Bittern 06/04/2012 Sports Rd Bli Bli Sunshine Coast Robyn Howard Flew in front of nme to land against fence, stood in typical bittern pose.
Budgerigar 06/04/2012 Bowra station Cunamulla, from Warri Gate to Noccundra Rd SWQ J & S Allison and A Johnston Estimated 10s of thousands. Flying in flocks of over 500 birds for over 2.5 hours to sunset.
Sooty Owl 06/04/2012 Amos Rd Stanthorpe, SEQ Peter and Margie Dawson Heard it calling and then saw it fly overhead. Neighbour also heard and saw the bird.
Black-necked Stork 02/04/2012 Nudgee SEQ Owen Prowse Wetland near Radio tower along Hwy. Opposite Nudgee recycling centre
Powerful Owl 02/04/2012 Pinjarra Rd, Pinjarra Hills SEQ Mike Gilpin Roosting along creek tree line with a Squirrel Glider in its talons
Grey Goshawk 01/04/2012 Yarraman State forest (The Quarry clearing) Julian & Fay Bielewicz Single bird perched in top of tree.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2012 [top]
Grey Goshawk 31/03/2012 Allen Rd Nanango, SEQ Julian & Fay Bielewicz 2 birds appeared to be in a display flight
Spectacled Monarch 31/03/2012 Araucaria Track, Brisbane Forest Park Rae Clarke  
Bush Stone-curlew 28/03/2012 Queen st Mall, Brisbane Hugh &Lyn Isermann Spent day under a table at Jimmy's on the Mall. Displayed a reserved sign and barely notice by passing pedestrians
Peaceful Dove 25/03/2012 45 Country Rd Jimboomba SEQ Terry and Gina Williams Juv bird. First record for our property.
Azure Kingfisher 22/03/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ Alan Boardman 2 birds appeared if they were nest site selecting
Fork-tailed Swift 22/03/2012 Bushland Beach Townsville Brian Tynan Approximately 55 birds
Pacific Baza 22/03/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ Alan Boardman  
Restless Flycatcher 22/03/2012 Gap creek Rd, Brookfield, SEQ Rebecca Ryan Plumage suggest that it was an immature
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 22/03/2012 Araucaria Track, D'Aguilar NP, SEQ Alan Boardman  
Arctic Jaeger 21/03/2012 Weipa, Nth Queensland Ben Bright Bird found exhausted at building site at passed into local wildlife carer (wife)
Radjah Shelduck 20/03/2012 Boyne River, Tannum Sands Burnie Collins 1 bird
Black-necked Stork 17/03/2012 Chambers Flat SEQ Ivan Reynolds Adjacent to Chambers flat community hall seen near small dam beside road
Glossy Black Cockatoo 17/03/2012 Foggs Rd Closeburn, SEQ David Redhead 10 birds including M, F and Imm
Plumed Whistling-Duck 17/03/2012 Off Round ridge rd, Jimboomba, SEQ Terry & Gina Williams 2 adults with 10 to 12 young about 1 week old, moving from dam area to thick grass.
Grey-crowned Babbler 14/03/2012 Black water Qld Melinda Dern Counted 12 birds in 1 group wjthin the Hopital grounds. A regular occurence
Black-necked Stork 12/03/2012 Logan Village SEQ Ivan Reynolds Adjust to logan river bridge Anzac ave. One bird seen near small dam
Royal Spoonbill 10/03/2012 Boondal Wetlands SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen Feeding on the flooded clay pans
Striated Heron 10/03/2012 Boondal Wetlands SEQ Bruce and Anne Rasmussen Bird roosting in Mangroves at High tide
Lewin's Rail 09/03/2012 O'Rielys, lamington Nat Park, Rae Clark Several birds in a gully in paddock west of guest house
Black-necked Stork 08/03/2012 North Shore, Towmsville Brian Tynan Feeding along flooded causeway with a Egret species
Blue-billed Duck 04/03/2012 Lake galletly, UQ campus Gatton R Yong, Jringma and P Lowik One bird on far side of lake from bird hide

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2012 [top]
Pale-vented Bush-hen 29/02/2012 Dutton Park Cemetry, Brisbane Rae Clarke In long grass on the bank of the Brisbane river
Long-billed Corella 28/02/2012 Mount Nathan SEQ Maureen Reichmuth 2 birds returning to the feeder for the second year in a row
White-throated Needletail 23/02/2012 Hamilton, Bisbane B. Tynan 8am, approx 50 + birds flying
Pale-vented Bush-hen 21/02/2012 Brisbane River, Karana Downs R & J Wallace 2 x adults and 3 x immature plumage
Australian Owlet-nightjar 20/02/2012 John Oxley park, Murrumba Downs SEQ Julie Sarna and Cheryl Arnott Sitting in tree hollow on RHS of board walk circuit
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 19/02/2012 Bruce Hwy at Beerwah turn off S & R Eacott Between 18.30 and 1900. Estimated well over 400 birds in seperate flocks over the Pine plantations and others flying in a westly direction
Mistletoebird 13/02/2012 Proston, Sth Burnett Jillian Maclure 3 females together in the one tree
eastern osprey 12/02/2012 Urangan Boat harbour, Hervey Bay SEQ R & A stogdale 3 birds resting on the yatch masts
Banded Lapwing 08/02/2012 Watsons Rd Lockyer Valley, SEQ R & J Wallace A total of 7 birds
Pink-eared Duck 08/02/2012 Lake Galletly, UQ Campus, Gatton R & J Wallace 2 birds
Brolga 04/02/2012 Bishop's Lagoon, Toorbul SEQ B Tynan 2 Birds, early morning
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 04/02/2012 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ Hugh Possingham Being raised by Varigated Fairy-wrens
Diamond Firetail 01/02/2012 Hinkling Lane Off Old Wallangarra Rd, SEQ E & M Pegg Large flock in long seeding grass beside rd
Golden-headed Cisticola 01/02/2012 Whytes Island SEQ Robert Baker Calling from roadside fence
Plum-headed Finch 01/02/2012 Hinkling Lane Off Old Wallangarra Rd, SEQ E & M Pegg feeding near grape vines on seeding grass

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2012 [top]
Pacific Baza 31/01/2012 Araucaria track, Walkabout creek D'Aguilar NP SEQ Richard Noske Bird sat on nest for 10 minutes while partner perched nearby giving incessant ticking
Little Eagle 30/01/2012 Giraween NP SEQ E & M Pegg Soaring over Bald rock creek
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 28/01/2012 Warwick, SEQ I. Jones Female and Juv
Plum-headed Finch 28/01/2012 Warwick, SEQ I. Jones Male and Female
White-necked Heron 28/01/2012 Draper, Samford Valley SEQ Julie Sarna Flying overhead
Grey Goshawk 27/01/2012 Bardon, Brisbane Anna Bindman Perched on low branch in backyard
Common Sandpiper 26/01/2012 Under gateway bridge at Murarrie SEQ Rae Clark and Margaret Francis -Cairns Reported same location in January
Peregrine Falcon 26/01/2012 Hamilton river front, Brisbane Jenna & Richard Paxton Photograpgh shows it feeding on a bird (Looks like a Pied Butcherbird)
Grey Goshawk 22/01/2012 Long Pocket, Indooroopilly Richard Thompson Stayed in Garden for over 30 minutes
Common Sandpiper 21/01/2012 Kakadu beach, Bribie Island Ian & Jill Brown With other waders
Lewin's Rail 21/01/2012 Wombye SEQ Gary Palmer Regular visitor to waterway near home
Red-backed Button-quail 14/01/2012 Coachwood street, Buderim D robinson & G Cole Female flew into window, recovered and flew away 2 days later.
Australasian Bittern 12/01/2012 Indooroopilly, SEQ Peter Jones Circling over the Brisbane river in the late afternoon, providing good veiws
Black-breasted Button-quail 06/01/2012 Double Island Point, SEQ Jane and Bridie Cooksley Male and female- also seen on the 7th/1/2012
Little Eagle 06/01/2012 Ransome, SEQ Amanda J 2nd record of this species on the property
Pacific Baza 06/01/2012 Ransome, SEQ Amanda J perched in tree
Pale-vented Bush-hen 06/01/2012 Sherwood Arboretum Hugh Possingham 2 birds on middle Island, East side
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 04/01/2012 Double Island Point, SEQ Jane and Bridie Cooksley One bird seen on 4 consecutive days
White-eared Monarch 03/01/2012 Double Island Point, SEQ Jane and Bridie Cooksley Also seen on the 5th of Jan, 2012
Australian Owlet-nightjar 02/01/2012 Ranome SEQ on private property Amanda Sunnying itself in a hollow of a Mangrove tree
Black-shouldered Kite 02/01/2012 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ E & M Pegg One bird resting in large dead tree
Australian Brush-turkey 01/01/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam A & B Rasmussen Very young bird -plumage was brown except for head and neck being black
Beach Stone-curlew 01/01/2012 Moreton Island SEQ Tim Badger South west end of island, two birds remaing close to each other on tidal flats
Cicadabird 01/01/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam A & B Rasmussen Female only
Comb-crested Jacana 01/01/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam A & B Rasmussen Only one bird seen
Eastern Yellow Robin 01/01/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam A & B Rasmussen 1 bird seen with Spectacled Monarch around horse trail
Little Wattlebird 01/01/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam A & B Rasmussen Chasing other birds away from its favoured feeding tree
Peregrine Falcon 01/01/2012 Moreton Island SEQ Tim Badger South east end of island, 3 birds stooping off the cliffs near the lighthouse
Spectacled Monarch 01/01/2012 Ewen Maddock Dam A & B Rasmussen 1 bird seen with Eastern Yellow Robin around horse trail

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2011 [top]
Beach Stone-curlew 27/12/2011 Moreton Island, SEQ Peter Jones 4 birds seen during a night drive
Channel-billed Cuckoo 26/12/2011 John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs SEQ A & B Rasmussen One adult feeding
Pacific Baza 26/12/2011 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ Sean Bates 2 adults with nest containing 2 young
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 26/12/2011 Pullenvale Forest Park, Pullenvale SEQ A & B Rasmussen One bird seen resting high up in tree
Rufous Fantail 26/12/2011 John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs SEQ A & B Rasmussen 2 birds in mangroves
Spotless Crake 23/12/2011 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton L & M Cooper Single bird on edge of reeds
Black-breasted Button-quail 21/12/2011 Mt Nebo SEQ Andrew Thelander Single adult female
Square-tailed Kite 18/12/2011 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda Hugh Possingham One bird being harrassed by crows
Square-tailed Kite 17/12/2011 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea SEQ Hugh Possingham One flying overhead. (192nd species record for OCC)
White-eared Monarch 14/12/2011 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park Alan Boardman 2 adults amd one juvenille
Collared Imperial-pigeon 05/12/2011 Boigu Island, FNQ Justin Watson Flying over airstrip.
Australian Painted Snipe 04/12/2011 Rosewood Wetlands, Bremner Rd, SE Qld Ray Kellman Female showing well on small grassy peninsular at south end of lagoon ( record submitted to the BQ rarites apprasial committee)
Black Bittern 04/12/2011 Boigu Island, Torrens strait justin Watson At dam near airstrip
Collared Imperial-pigeon 04/12/2011 Deliverance Island, FNQ Justin Watson Flying from Forest.
Australian Hobby 03/12/2011 Cabbage Tree Creek, Dorville Rd, Brisbane A and B Rasmussen Single bird
Common Sandpiper 03/12/2011 Metroplex Murarrie, Brisbane E Townsend One bird on the river bank
Beach Stone-curlew 02/12/2011 Pudley Beach Great Keppel Island Dr Alison Jones  
Pink-eared Duck 01/12/2011 Warrill Veiw, SE Qld Stephen Dray 2 Birds on Wetlands 2km north of township

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2011 [top]
Little Tern 26/11/2011 Clontarff Beach SEQ R & A Stogdale 6 birds close to shore
Square-tailed Kite 26/11/2011 Samford rd near Balmoral Rd, SE QLD Julie Sarna 2 birds circling the tree tops for near 2 hours along the roadside
Buff-banded Rail 25/11/2011 Sherwood Arboretum (Brisbane) rebecca Stroud 2 birds
Nankeen Night-Heron 25/11/2011 Sherwood Arboretum (Brisbane) rebecca Stroud 2 birds
Spotless Crake 25/11/2011 Sherwood Arboretum (Brisbane) rebecca Stroud single bird, SW coner of North Island
Radjah Shelduck 24/11/2011 Wonga (Far north Qld) Steven Tyter behaviour suggests a mating pair
Bush Stone-curlew 22/11/2011 Buderim Residence Julie Swain Appears to be a resident as there during the day and feeding at the bird feeder
Red Wattlebird 20/11/2011 Tin Can Bay area Peter and Bev Hughes single bird, edge of known range
White-throated Needletail 20/11/2011 Zilmere - Brisbane Bruce and Ann Rasmussen Flock passing overhead (waiting on estimate of flock size) 10 plus
Eastern Reef Egret 19/11/2011 Pelican Park, Oxley Common Hugh Possingham White Morp, further from the coast than expected
Beach Stone-curlew 18/11/2011 Sanstone Point Tidal Flats (Bribie Island Area) Ray and Val Laird Single Bird
Spotless Crake 18/11/2011 Samsonvale Cemetery Southwest Qld David Redhead Single bird on side of cemetry
Dusky Honeyeater 15/11/2011 Morayfeild, Caboulture A. Stogdale Single bird along Morayfield rd.
Grey Goshawk 13/11/2011 Tarong Power Station F and J Bielewicz 2 birds flying overhead
Crested Shrike-tit 12/11/2011 Ranger Rd Gatton Richard Noske 2 birds, suspect a nesting pair
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 12/11/2011 Janke's Lagoon SW Qld Richard Noske 2 birds flying over
Cotton Pygmy-goose 10/11/2011 Wharkuroogma Nursery Roadvale, Scenic Rim SE Qld BQ Field trip, Wendy Dunn Single bird with other duck species
Powerful Owl 10/11/2011 Silverton Rd, Doonan Sam Hone End of the road on forested land owned by the department of roads
Wedge-tailed Eagle 08/11/2011 Cnr Nambour -Bli Bli rd and Bruce Hwy, Nambour Robyn Howard One bird being harassed by crows
Spotless Crake 07/11/2011 Bladensburg NP Winton B Tynan and A Ley single bird
Cotton Pygmy-goose 06/11/2011 Canterbury Park, Bald Hills Bruce and Ann Rasmussen 2 birds In company with 2 Grey teal and 3 Chestnut teal

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2011 [top]
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 29/10/2011 Allen Road, Nanago J and F Bielewicz Birds feeding in Casurinas
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 29/10/2011 The 'Nipple', via Nanango - Maidenwell Road J and F Bielewicz  
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 28/10/2011 Port of Brisbane Lee Rossow One bird
Dollarbird 28/10/2011 Nodosa track, Lota Creek, SE Qld Lee Rossow 2 birds
Powerful Owl 28/10/2011 Venam Bushland NP, Cornubia SE Qld D McCorkell An adult feeding a fledgling
Rainbow Bee-eater 28/10/2011 Port of Brisbane Lee Rossow behaviour suggests a nesting pair
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 25/10/2011 Laceys Creek, Brisbane L Harris Single bird
Bush Stone-curlew 23/10/2011 Rudyard St, Richlands SE Qld Kim Herbert In the grounds of Richlands Bus Depot
Great Crested Grebe 23/10/2011 Wivenhoe Dam SE Qld Kim Herbert Opposite the information Centre
Latham's Snipe 23/10/2011 Buckley's Waterhole Bribie Island Marion amd Geoff Kuerschner One bird to the left of the hide
Pacific Baza 18/10/2011 Elouera Drive, Nanango Collen Fingall Chasaed by Friarbirds
Black-faced Monarch 16/10/2011 Sherwood Arboretum (Brisbane) Rae Clark single bird
White-headed Pigeon 16/10/2011 Sherwood Arboretum (Brisbane) Rae Clark 9 birds
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 15/10/2011 Craignish, Hervey Bay Gary Douglas 2 birds landed in a tree for a short while (Reported to be race coxeni. Record sent to DERM and sighting is to be verified by BQ Rarities Commmittee.)
Azure Kingfisher 13/10/2011 West Burleigh, SE Qld Lee Rossow Top dam at Wildlife park
Pacific Baza 13/10/2011 West Burleigh, SE Qld Lee Rossow Single fly flying from tree to tree in Wildlife park
Australian painted snipe 04/10/2011 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ William & Glenda Bowthorpe 2 birds at the water hole. (this record has been submitted to the BQ rarities committee)
Black-throated Finch 04/10/2011 Cumberland Dam, West of Georgetown Peter Morgan  
Masked Finch 04/10/2011 Cumberland Dam, West of Georgetown Peter Morgan  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2011 [top]
Channel-billed Cuckoo 29/09/2011 Elouera Drive, Nanango Collen Fingall My first record for this season
Rainbow Bee-eater 29/09/2011 Elouera Drive, Nanango Collen Fingall Pair have commenced nesting
Red-backed Fairy-wren 29/09/2011 Elouera Drive, Nanango Collen Fingall My first record for this site
Zitting Cisticola 27/09/2011 Kurumba NQ On dirt track running parallel to the main road on the gulf side of the golf course Peter and Bev Morgan watch for it preening for near 30 mins
Great Crested Grebe 25/09/2011 Lake Coolmunda , Inglewood Lee Rossow  
Australian Painted Snipe 22/09/2011 dam on consevation Park north of Normanton Peter and Bev Morgan 6 birds( Sighting has been sent to Rarities committee for apprasial)
Spotted dove 16/09/2011 Mapleton Lillyponds SE Qld Bernie Collins my fiirst record for the area
Baillon's crake 11/09/2011 Chinamans Creek Dam, Cloncurry Peter Morgan At least 4 birds in shallow edges, photo taken
Baillon's Crake 10/09/2011 Emerald Lakes, Carrara, Nerang Broadbeach rd John Rawlinson more than 1 bird reported
Pallid Cuckoo 10/09/2011 Sedan dip road, Cloncurry Peter Morgan Interacting with Horsefields bronze cuckoo
Brown Goshawk 08/09/2011 Metroplex swamp Murarrie, Brisbane B. Tynan 1 bird
Hall's Babbler 08/09/2011 Bladensburg NP Wetern Qld Peter Morgan Scrammy gorge
Redthroat 06/09/2011 Bladensburg NP Wetern Qld Peter Morgan Two locations within park
Collared Sparrowhawk 04/09/2011 Pump Hole south of Muttaburra SEQ Peter Morgan Two birds seen mating
Black-necked Stork 01/09/2011 Willowbend Lagoon, Swanbank M Cameron  
Splendid Fairy-wren 01/09/2011 West of Welford Rd Coming from Jundah SWQ Peter Morgan Male with a petal in his bill

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2011 [top]
Marbled Frogmouth 31/08/2011 Maiala SE Qld J Sneddon, Nic Leseburg and George Chapman In bush at Maiala
Sooty Owl 31/08/2011 Manorina, Mt Nebo J Sneddon, Nic Leseburg and George Chapman  
Spectacled Monarch 31/08/2011 Bellbird Grove SEQ David Niland  
Banded Lapwing 30/08/2011 Il Bogan Polo fields, Beaudesert Barry Davis and Norbert Hopf 10 Birds
Black-faced Woodswallow 29/08/2011 10km South of Quilpie, Toompine Rd Peter morgan Seen mating. A Common species in the area
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 29/08/2011 10km South of Quilpie, Toompine Rd Peter Morgan one bird
Beach Stone-curlew 28/08/2011 Maroochy River estuary Hugh Possingham One bird flying down the river
Black-breasted Button-quail 28/08/2011 Inskip point Mike and Lindy West 3 birds along walk to point
Cotton Pygmy-goose 28/08/2011 Wetlands Cove Rd, Stanmore R Lamb & M Dam 4 Birds
Eastern Curlew 28/08/2011 Inskip Point Mike and Lindy West 2 birds
Little Tern 28/08/2011 Hook Point, fraser Island Mike and Lindy West 3 birds
Noisy Pitta 28/08/2011 Inskip point Mike and Lindy West 1 bird
Barking Owl 27/08/2011 Ravenshoe Glenys Johnson Male and female. Male made 3 passes at a goanna on a tree before knocking it to the ground
Noisy Pitta 27/08/2011 Burleigh Headland Gold Coast William O'Donnell Heard calling in Rainforest on Headland
Tawny Frogmouth 27/08/2011 Mt Cotton Rain forest Gardens SEQ Elaine Underwood & Allison Roberts 3 birds- 2 grey and I rufous colouring
Wedge-tailed Eagle 27/08/2011 Nambour Rubbish dump David Wise Feeding on a dead Ibis
Striated Heron 26/08/2011 Brisbane river, Southbank Lee Halasz Sitting on a nest in Magroves beside the Brisbane river, Southbank
Gibberbird 25/08/2011 Bellar Gas complex West of Cooper Ck Peter Morgan 1 bird
Grey-crowned Babbler 25/08/2011 Hills Peninsular - west, Lake Wivenhoe Joanne Swain and Louise Dalton 4 birds
Topknot Pigeon 25/08/2011 The Gap Brisbane Jan Kelly 6 birds remained in tree for 30 min
Buff-banded Rail 21/08/2011 Kallangur Hotel, Kallangur Desley Hooper Feeding on food scraps from hotel
Southern Boobook 20/08/2011 Oxley Creek Common Tom & Di Oliver 2nd dip in road, sitting in dense foliage
Speckled Warbler 20/08/2011 Thrushton NP, NE section Peter morgan Seems well out of know range
Lewin's Rail 18/08/2011 Emerald Lakes, Carrara, Nerang Broadbeach rd John Allsop  
Painted Button-quail 18/08/2011 Harley Smith Reserve Tallebudgera Valley Col Collins Bird was being eaten by a Kookaburra
Peregrine Falcon 18/08/2011 Schusters Park, Gold coast Col Collins One bird flying overhead
Cotton Pygmy-goose 15/08/2011 Dan Stiller reserve Tim & Marg Roberts on small lake adjacent industrial area
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 15/08/2011 Canungra Golf course Barry and Matt Davis 7 birds flying overhead
Grey-crowned Babbler 15/08/2011 Canungra Golf course Barry and Matt Davis  
Peregrine Falcon 15/08/2011 Junction of Charlotte and Albert Streets Brisbane CBD Pete Jones  
Australian Hobby 14/08/2011 At Lake of Moggill rd near Moggill Ferry Peter Jones  
Black-shouldered Kite 14/08/2011 At Lake of Moggill rd near Moggill Ferry Peter Jones With prey in its talons
Eastern Barn Owl 13/08/2011 The Gap, Brisbane Alan Boardman Mobbed by Torresian crows and eventually flew away
Little Friarbird 07/08/2011 Clontarff, Redcliff A Stogdale Not common in this area
Pacific Baza 07/08/2011 Hardings Paddock, Purga Ranjit de Mel &Marie Bermingham Between wetlands and Picnc area
Speckled Warbler 07/08/2011 Hardings Paddock, Purga Ranjit de Mel &Marie Bermingham On the mowed area of the Bush Tucker track
Spotted Harrier 07/08/2011 Mt Morrow state school BQ Outing 1 bird
Spotted Quail-thrush 07/08/2011 Hardings Paddock, Purga Ranjit de Mel &Marie Bermingham On Gamlen Circuit, M and F on edge of track by northern fence
Square-tailed Kite 07/08/2011 Atherton E Buttreys Seen flying low over the town
Swamp Harrier 05/08/2011 Kedron Brook Wetlands. B Tynan  
Black-breasted Button-quail 04/08/2011 Inskip Point Peter Jones  
Grey Goshawk 04/08/2011 Kanyana park lookout. Nambour Maypleton Rd Peter Jones  
Red-kneed Dotterel 04/08/2011 kedron Brook Wetlands (Airport) Brian Tynan 4 birds
Painted Button-quail 01/08/2011 Boscombe Rd, Brookfeild Chris Read 2 birds regularly seen over June and july

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2011 [top]
Grey Goshawk 31/07/2011 Armstong Ck outside Dayboro R & S Ford  
Red-winged Parrot 31/07/2011 Suburban Acacia Ridge Lee Halasz Single male being harassed by other birds
Black-necked Stork 27/07/2011 Bald Hills Alan Boardman Seen flying across the Motorway
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 24/07/2011 John Oxley reserve Anne & Bruce Rasmussen 2 birds
Spotless Crake 24/07/2011 Harold Keily Park, Bracken ridge Brian Tynan On the muddy edge of the small island in the lake
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 22/07/2011 Swanson Pl Neranwood Charlotte Pirrone Flew into neighbours window, eventually flew away
Grey Goshawk 22/07/2011 Buderim Brian Tynan white Morph, circling overhead
Regent Bowerbird 19/07/2011 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park Alan Boardman 1 male and 3 females near entrance gate
Buff-banded Rail 17/07/2011 Maskell Court, Draper Julie Sarna In the vegetable patch, our first record for the property
Plum-headed Finch 16/07/2011 Manly Wader roost Sandra Harding, David Milton and Joanna Morgan About 15 birds feeding on seeds of dead weeds
Red-backed Button-quail 16/07/2011 Mt Coot-tha Forest Rod Browm One female
Red-necked Crake 16/07/2011 Bayveiw Heights, Cairns Janet Hughes Adult bird found dead on driveway, suspect it was taken by a cat.
Dusky Honeyeater 15/07/2011 Wellington Point George Chapman Pair at the edge of the mangroves beside the path E of the Road.
Barbary Dove 14/07/2011 Junior Chambers Park Beaudesert Col.Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird sitting with Crested Pigeons on telegraph wire
Radjah Shelduck 14/07/2011 Hyatt Regency Coolum, Sunshine Coast Pair of Burdekin ducks seen between golf course lake and guest rooms.  
Red-necked Avocet 12/07/2011 Lake Claredon John Hadley 6 Birds
Dusky Woodswallow 10/07/2011 Kerry Valley, south of Beaudesert, SEQ Duncan Fowler Much activity in various sites along valley
Little Lorikeet 10/07/2011 Kerry Valley, south of Beaudesert, SEQ Duncan Fowler Flock of 10 busy in Eucalypts
Musk Lorikeet 07/07/2011 Sheep Station Creek EP, Upper Caboolture R.Lamb & M.Dam About 6 birds in eucalypt blossom
Painted Button-quail 07/07/2011 Sheep Station Creek EP, Upper Caboolture R. Lamb Single bird
Cotton Pygmy-goose 03/07/2011 Lake Clarendon Tom Tarrant, Joris & Crystal Elst Female
Hoary-headed Grebe 03/07/2011 Farm-dam near Lockyer Waters Tom Tarrant, Joris & Crystal Elst Two birds.
Square-tailed Kite 01/07/2011 Mt Crosby Rd Tivoli, Ipswich M Cameron 1 immature bird low over houses

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2011 [top]
Golden-headed Cisticola 25/06/2011 Ethabuka Reserve, south-west Queensland Julian Reid 1-4 birds in 7 locations, mainly in spinifex grassland. Well outside customary range, and in atypical habitat.
Letter-winged Kite 25/06/2011 Ethabuka Reserve, south-west Queensland Julian Reid Two single birds and a pair (3 locations). Long-haired Rats plaguing.
Plum-headed Finch 25/06/2011 Ethabuka Reserve, south-west Queensland Julian Reid 8 birds, adults and juveniles, in spinifex grasslands and gidgee swale. West of customary range.
Powerful Owl 23/06/2011 Kholo Botanic Gardens, Muirlea (Ipswich) John Hadley Half a Flying fox in its talons
Bush Stone-curlew 21/06/2011 Calliope rest area R &A Stogdale Heard calling at night
Grey Falcon 21/06/2011 Bladensberg NP. Skull hole location Neil Strode et. al A pair perched on top of tree, one flew on approach. Good views on the other which was an immature bird.
Australian Bustard 20/06/2011 Winjunga (Sth of Ayr) R &A Stogdale Two on vegetation in mudflats
Brolga 20/06/2011 Winjunga (Sth of Ayr) R &A Stogdale 6 seen
Radjah Shelduck 20/06/2011 Pond beside hwy Sth of Proserpine R &A Stogdale One bird
Australian Ringneck 19/06/2011 Nerang Angela Baker 4th sighting of this parrot in our garden since Oct 10. Surprised when i discovered it was a Western Australian bird.
Grey Falcon 19/06/2011 Bough Shed camp Bladensberg N.P. Neil Strode et. al One immature bird perched top of tree, near camp. Good views for about 15 mins.
Australasian Shoveler 18/06/2011 Wetland on Cove Rd, Stanmore, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam 2 males, 1 female
New Zealand Storm-Petrel 18/06/2011 30nm east of Southport Jon Norling et. al, Southport pelagic, Paul Walbridge (organiser) Single bird. Unconfirmed 1st record for Queensland and 3rd for Australia. SIGHTING REFERRED TO BIRDS AUSTRALIA RARITIES COMMITTEE FOR ADVICE
Grey Falcon 17/06/2011 Red Sands Dunes 12 kms west of Windorah Neil Strode et. al Many Raptors circulating above the sand hills. G/Falcon joined them about 30 feet above our heads. good views
Pacific Baza 15/06/2011 O'Reilly's Green Mountains, Canungra SEQ Mark Culleton  
Squatter Pigeon 15/06/2011 Hideaway Bay(NQ) R &A Stogdale Flocks feeding in caravan park
Cotton Pygmy-goose 14/06/2011 St lawrence wetlands R &A Stogdale With green Pygmy Goose
Green Pygmy-goose 14/06/2011 St lawrence wetlands R &A Stogdale  
Sooty Owl 14/06/2011 Lamington National Park Road 33Km from Canungra Duncan Fowler 2 Sooty Owls seen from main road
Beach Stone-curlew 13/06/2011 Oak Beach Port Douglas FNQ Tim Wilson Pair seen on Oak Beach.
Bush Stone-curlew 13/06/2011 St lawrence wetlands R &A Stogdale Heard calling at night
Crested Bellbird 13/06/2011 100K East of Quilpie Kim Herbert/Alan Minter Silent whilst foraging on the ground.
Hall's Babbler 13/06/2011 100K East of Quilpie Kim Herbert/Alan Minter 4 birds
Nankeen Kestrel 13/06/2011 Rockhampton Joe Leggett 2 birds - not sure if a pair - flying over high rise units on the Fitzroy River in CBD Rockhampton
Powerful Owl 13/06/2011 Palm Grove, Australian Plant Communities section, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens. Rae Clark and Margaret Francis-Cairns We were attracted by a group of Noisy Miners creating a fuss and saw the owl perched in a tall palm tree.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 13/06/2011 Rockhampton Joe Leggett One bird pursued by crows
Grey Falcon 12/06/2011 Bowra Station Richard Fuller Two adult grey falcons perched in tree 200m south of shearers' quarters at Bowra - thanks to Tamworth birders for locating the birds!
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 11/06/2011 Mount Cainbable-near a small lake, Lamington National Park Road, Canungra SEQld Duncan Fowler, Carmen Ludcke See regularly in this location over the past month, dozens of Scarlet Honeyeaters also feeding on flowering gums
Magpie Goose 11/06/2011 Rest Area North of Gympie R &A Stogdale One goose seen
Black Butcherbird 09/06/2011 Cassowary House, Kuranda E & M Pegg Seen Early in the morning
Grey-headed Robin 06/06/2011 Paluma, North Qld E & M Pegg 5 birds flitting about on a quiet street on the edge of the rainforest
Macleay's Honeyeater 06/06/2011 Paluma, North Qld E & M Pegg Several birds in the trees near the recreation park
Victoria's Riflebird 06/06/2011 Paluma, North Qld E & M Pegg Male displaying on gate post in shaded street while female was watching
Great Crested Grebe 02/06/2011 Eungella Dam, west of Mackay E & M Pegg 2 birds on the water with Pacific black Ducks

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2011 [top]
Bush Stone-curlew 31/05/2011 Kinchant Dam E & M Pegg Under trees near Lookout
Cotton Pygmy-goose 30/05/2011 St Lawrence Lagoons E & M Pegg 6 birds veiwed from the bird hide
Apostlebird 28/05/2011 Coominya State School grounds, Cornhill Street, Coominya Donna Marchiori Group of eight, feeding on the ground.
Australian Bustard 28/05/2011 Road into Cania Dam E & M Pegg Male clearly visible in green crop
Grey Goshawk 10/05/2011 Cintra street, Eastern heights Margaret Cameron  
Pacific Baza 08/05/2011 Brisbane Forest Park, Bunya I. Jones Group of 10 birds in a thermal, calling, displaying and mock-fighting
Rose Robin 08/05/2011 Boscombe Rd, Brookfield Chris Read Female, in creek side vegetation
Square-tailed Kite 08/05/2011 Twine Place, Bellbowrie, Queensland, Australia Krishan Kara A pair of Square-tailed Kites, very low (20m above me), photographed
Black-fronted Dotterel 07/05/2011 Wynnum West Bruce Penman & Tanya Saxon Pair in wetland west of Kianawah Road
New Holland Honeyeater 07/05/2011 Southern side Lake Baroon, North Maleny R.Lamb & SunBOG group Infrequently seen southern end of Blackall Range
Spotless Crake 07/05/2011 Sherwood Arboretum Hugh Possingham One, east side of middle island, chased by a Buff-banded Rail
Apostlebird 05/05/2011 Quarry St Rockhampton between Denham and William St. Margaret MacNevin 17 birds, mainly on the ground, making their way along the street.
Noisy Pitta 03/05/2011 Great Sandy National Park Pete Jones In triangle of bush between Bymien picnic area carpark and freshwater Rd
Pacific Baza 03/05/2011 Carindale E.Berthelsen Not sighted in this location for several years
Square-tailed Kite 03/05/2011 Teewah Beach Pete Jones  
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 03/05/2011 Great Sandy National Park Pete Jones Seary's Creek area
Grey Goshawk 02/05/2011 Lake Barrine, NQ E Buttreys White Morph, sene beside the Hwy
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 02/05/2011 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ R Ryan  
Australian Hobby 01/05/2011 Lake Baroon Pete Jones  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2011 [top]
Rose Robin 30/04/2011 Gap Creek Road, Brookfield R Ryan Female
Oriental Cuckoo 28/04/2011 Beechmont, SEQ Barry Davies In my backyard. My first sighting in this area.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 26/04/2011 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Three
Spotted Quail-thrush 26/04/2011 White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Park Todd Burrows One male flew up from the side of the main track on the ascent to Spring Mountain and called from a perch.
Little Shrike-thrush 25/04/2011 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham One in mixed flock, second record for OCC
Peregrine Falcon 25/04/2011 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Terrorising white-faced herons, but did not strike
Musk Lorikeet 24/04/2011 Stanthorpe P Ryan Feeding in Apple Trees
Noisy Pitta 23/04/2011 Raven St Reserve, Chermside West Helen King One Bird
Square-tailed Kite 23/04/2011 Powers rd reserve, Muirlea Ipswich M Cameron one Bird
Square-tailed Kite 23/04/2011 Sherwood Arboretum Hugh Possingham One
Brown Goshawk 22/04/2011 Bridgeman Downs G & R Elliot 5 Birds soaring together
Topknot Pigeon 22/04/2011 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham 32 landed in a eucalypt; flocks flying around the week before
Little Corella 21/04/2011 Atherton E Buttreys 2 birds seen at Atherton State Primary School
Grey Goshawk 20/04/2011 Brookfield l van Kalken Caught it attacking one of my chooks.
Grey Goshawk 20/04/2011 Eurong, Fraser Island Mike West White Morph. Resident?
Pacific Baza 20/04/2011 Kenmore Plaza Brookfield Rd R Ryan Flying over busy road with 8 other raptors which included 2 Pacific Baza plus 1 Australian pelican
Radjah Shelduck 20/04/2011 Bird hide at Wynnumn North - next to Port of Brisbane rd. See from hide - ducks on shallow water/reed area next to road. Chloe Bailey  
Topknot Pigeon 20/04/2011 North Arm, over Bruce H'way R.Lamb & M.Dam Two main flocks with some stragglers over 1 km. stretch of h'way, 80+ birds
Painted Button-quail 17/04/2011 Haven Rd Upper Brookfield Douglas Dow 5 birds in single group
Pyrrhura frontalis 17/04/2011 Oxley, QLD Lauren Bragg This is an approximate classification. Definite white ring around eye, greenish body, cyan or turquoise highlights on tail or wingtips. Also some red seen.
Squatter Pigeon 17/04/2011 Near Mt Usher Road, Bouldercombe, Rockhampton. Margaret MacNevin 2 birds
Powerful Owl 16/04/2011 Bergin Creek, Bunya I. Jones Calling at about 8pm known to be in area but has not been heard here for 5+ years
Brown Quail 15/04/2011 Mt. Coot-tha Forest, Chapel Hill Rod Brown Many more seen in this area during the past month - actively breeding.
Common Tern 15/04/2011 Lake Currimundi Sunshine coast Dot Crane Feeding frenzy to sea off Moffat Headland then flight to Lake Currimundi up to 500
Pacific Baza 15/04/2011 Mt. Coot-tha Forest, Chapel Hill Rod Brown A pair. The male (presumably) displaying and continually calling.
Pacific Baza 15/04/2011 Private property ransome Amanda Johnston Four
Painted Button-quail 14/04/2011 Bowra Sanctuary Jean Wallace New bird for this area
Topknot Pigeon 14/04/2011 Draper/Samford Valley Julie Sarna A number of flocks of 30+ flying around the Valley each morning/afternoon for the last week. Flying East from Mt Glorious direction. Lots of fruiting fig trees in the area.
Australasian Gannet 11/04/2011 Broadbeach, Gold Coast E. Townsend One bird close to shore
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 11/04/2011 Yorkeys Knob NEQ Ron & Derna per D.Magarry Reported feeding on Beach Almonds along The Esplanade
Channel-billed Cuckoo 10/04/2011 Sherwood Arboretum Hugh Possingham My last record for the summer, not calling
Eastern Koel 10/04/2011 Corinda, SEQ David Niland Single call heard twice today, and once on 3rd & 4th. Last of juveniles passing through?
Grey Goshawk 10/04/2011 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, Brisbane E. Townsend One bird; grey morph
Painted Button-quail 10/04/2011 Private property ransome Amanda Johnston One bird calling for 3 days.Flushed out of the garden
White-throated Treecreeper 10/04/2011 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, Brisbane E. Townsend One bird; female
Grey Goshawk 09/04/2011 Jolly's Lookout Brisbane Forest Park Pete Jones  
Spotted Quail-thrush 09/04/2011 Mt. Coot-tha Forest, Chapel Hill Rod Brown 1 male
Wedge-tailed Eagle 09/04/2011 Gap quarry Brisbane Pete Jones  
Powerful Owl 08/04/2011 Mt. Coot-tha Forest, Chapel Hill Rod Brown Calling at night throughout March and April
Southern Cassowary 07/04/2011 On Bruce Highway 6 Km North of Rollingstone, 56 Km North of Townsville K Minehan sub-adult
Powerful Owl 04/04/2011 Private property ransome Amanda Johnston Calling for four days
Red-backed Button-quail 02/04/2011 O'Reilly's Guesthouse area, Morans Valley Duncan Fowler Found in morning at Day Spa Building, appeared 'stunned' after hitting windows possibly attracted to lights during night, several photos, recovered & subsequently released

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2011 [top]
Black-necked Stork 31/03/2011 Eagleby road. Eagleby Allan Vogler Wendy Dunn Male and female feeding beside lagoon. Opposite a building site and undisturbed by the noise of nail guns.
Blue-winged Kookaburra 30/03/2011 Dugandan walking track. Boonah Wendy Dunn This single female BW Kookaburra has been in the area for two years. Often seen and hear early morning. Territory has shifted about 1 km since first sighted two years ago. No other BWK around, but laughing Kookaburras near by.
Red-backed Button-quail 29/03/2011 Camp Bornhoffen, Numinbah Valley Matthew Davies In the carpark at night.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 26/03/2011 Indooroopilly Pete Jones Juvenile. Still present near nest site
Wedge-tailed Eagle 26/03/2011 Indooroopilly Pete Jones Immature chased by crows over river then up to Mt coot tha
Powerful Owl 24/03/2011 Riverbank end of Blackheath Road, Corinda, 4075. Hazel & John Lahey At 7.30pm tonight we heard a Powerful Owl calling. The sound came from the direction of the riverbank at the end of Blackheath Road, Corinda. John says he also heard it about a week ago.
White-faced Heron 24/03/2011 South Stradbroke Island Todd Burrows 150+ White-faced Heron flying in large groups of 20-40 moving north along the Broadwater, many immature birds amongst them. Large numbers also feeding across exposed mudflats.
Sooty Owl 22/03/2011 North Maleny R.Lamb Heard calling around 8pm
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 20/03/2011 Crown Hotel, Dayboro Tom Tarrant, Bob Dawson 3-4 birds in fruiting fig tree in front of hotel, also large numbers of Figbirds and White-headed Pigeons.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 19/03/2011 Lake Clarendon R. Yong, J. Rowland, J. Ringma, T. Crispin Two birds seen in marsh under dam wall. Also seen back in Oct, hence appears to be regular site for them.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 19/03/2011 Lake Clarendon R. Yong, J. Rowland, J. Ringma, T. Crispin Usually vastly outnumbered by Plumed Whistling-duck, first time seen present in high numbers, inc raft of 5-6 and several lone birds.
Azure Kingfisher 18/03/2011 Kedron Brook, Stafford, Brisbane E. Townsend One bird
Pied Currawong 16/03/2011 Clontarf A Stogdale Rare in Redcliffe, first I have seen at Clontarf in 18 years
Brown Honeyeater 13/03/2011 Lagoon area on the south side of Cabbage Tree Creek at Aspley, Brisbane Anne & Bruce Rasmussen  
Double-barred Finch 13/03/2011 Lagoon area on the south side of Cabbage Tree Creek at Aspley, Brisbane Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Three at least
Red-backed Fairy-wren 13/03/2011 Lagoon area on the south side of Cabbage Tree Creek at Aspley, Brisbane Anne & Bruce Rasmussen  
Superb Fairy-wren 13/03/2011 Lagoon area on the south side of Cabbage Tree Creek at Aspley, Brisbane Anne & Bruce Rasmussen  
Varied Triller 13/03/2011 Lagoon area on the south side of Cabbage Tree Creek at Aspley, Brisbane Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Female
Black Bittern 12/03/2011 Southern end Wappa Dam, Kiamba R.Lamb, K.Cross, A.Benson Single bird on creek edge
Black Bittern 07/03/2011 Gununa, Mornington Island Philip Venables A pair seen 4 times in recent week near Gununa Township during very heavy rain. My first record for the Island.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2011 [top]
Blue Bonnet 20/02/2011 Chinchilla A. Perlinski 1 Flying over
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 20/02/2011 Chinchilla A. Perlinski  
Grey Goshawk 19/02/2011 Bundamba Jane Vidler White all over and attacking our chokes. One choke missing!
Channel-billed Cuckoo 13/02/2011 Gordonvale, South of Cairns. Jen and Phill Leggatt Juv. constantly calling and being fed by 2 crows. Has been in suburban park for 2 days so far, post cyclone Yasi
Channel-billed Cuckoo 13/02/2011 New England Highway, Highfields Dave Fleming Juvenile being fed by two Currawongs.
Superb Parrot 13/02/2011 Cedar Creek, near Samford Neil Tindle Happy feeding with the King Parrots. Photos taken
Peregrine Falcon 12/02/2011 Indooroopilly Pete Jones At sunrise noticed flock of parakeets balling high across area. 5 mins later PG flew low past balcony carrying parakeet in talons. Flew south towards Chelmer w prey.
White-throated Needletail 12/02/2011 Boondall Wetlands Environmental Centre Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Observed flock feeding on the wing and then they moved on.
Sooty Oystercatcher 09/02/2011 Kings Beach Caloundra. A. Perlinski One on rocky outcrop.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 07/02/2011 Greenmount Rd, Samsonvale Tom Tarrant, Dick and Daphne Yates Two pairs
Speckled Warbler 07/02/2011 Greenmount Rd, Samsonvale Tom Tarrant, Dick and Daphne Yates Pair, becoming scarce in area
Oriental Cuckoo 04/02/2011 Adare (north of Gatton) John Hadley  
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 02/02/2011 Mount Sheridan Cairns Rena Adams Fledgling lost after heavy rain and winds from cyclone YASI.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2011 [top]
Wedge-tailed Eagle 30/01/2011 Newstead Park, Buccan Andrew & Melyssa Macready Sighted 4 Wedgetailed Eagles flying and playing in the trees. They all spent some time on the ground as well. This is all in an area that is proposed to have some of these trees removed for a new power line upgrade.
Grey Goshawk 29/01/2011 Elbow Valley Brearne Lyon White all over
Spotted Quail-thrush 27/01/2011 Mt Cootha, ajacent to rough track near JC Slaughter Falls Park Allan Cooney Pair
Black-necked Stork 22/01/2011 Schmidt Rd Eagleby on shore of a lagoon about 1.3km from River Hills Rd intersection. Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Two adults and one immature
Magpie Goose 22/01/2011 Eagleby Wetlands Anne & Bruce Rasmussen One bird resting on island
Rufous Fantail 22/01/2011 Eagleby Wetlands Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Two birds feeding
Wedge-tailed Eagle 22/01/2011 Eagleby Wetlands Anne & Bruce Rasmussen One bird soaring
Cotton Pygmy-goose 20/01/2011 Forest Lake Boulevard. SEQ Kim Herbert 2 Male, 2 Female. One pair with 3 downy chicks. First known breeding on the Lake.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 18/01/2011 Start of the Lower Bellbird track, Lamington NP (near Binna Burra) Barry Davies 1 adult feeding a juvenile. The first time I seen evidence of breeding here.
Sooty Oystercatcher 17/01/2011 Emu Park Regina MacNevin On the rocks on the beach
Grey-crowned Babbler 16/01/2011 Mt Usher Road, Bouldercombe, Rockhampton Margaret MacNevin 2 birds came to bird feeder at private home.
Forest Kingfisher 14/01/2011 South Boundary Road, Brisbane Forest Park Ben Atherton Two, possibly three birds, near the fire road.
Peregrine Falcon 13/01/2011 Riverview Tce, Indooroopilly Pete Jones Landed on balcony of neighbours apartment. Have photographs.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 08/01/2011 Gold Creek Road, Brookfield Rod Gardner One about 400 meters from the end of the road
Grey Goshawk 08/01/2011 Gold Creek Road, Brookfield Rod Gardner White morph, in same area as the Barred Cuckoo-shrike
Oriental Cuckoo 08/01/2011 Anstead Bush Reserve Rod Gardner Two birds: one at the quarry, the second along the sealed road from the smaller car park.
Wonga Pigeon 03/01/2011 40 Thompson Road, Bellmere Linda Cross 1 bird. First garden record in 22 years.
Common Sandpiper 02/01/2011 Metroplex, Murarrie, Brisbane J. Giles & E. Townsend One bird on river bank
Square-tailed Kite 02/01/2011 Lake Samsonvale , near cemetery. Daniel & Alex Thomis  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2010 [top]
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 30/12/2010 Gordonvale. Nth.Qld. Rena Adams Orphan nestling came into care after being found on ground at farm.
Beach Stone-curlew 29/12/2010 Moreton Island Pete Jones Bird seen approx 1 km south of WWII gun battery on east beach.
Laughing Kookaburra 25/12/2010 Wishart C.Wills Albino. Perched on a small tree in a wee creek.
Powerful Owl 24/12/2010 Gold Creek Resevior Chris Read Two young disturbed along small creek in rain. Calling to others but didn't have time to find parents.
White-browed Crake 23/12/2010 Gununa Dam, Mornington Island Philip Venables My first record for the Island in over two years of surveying this sight. Three birds
Black-necked Stork 22/12/2010 At very full farm dam. 13K from Willowbank turn off. New England H/way. Kim Herbert 3 birds.
Powerful Owl 21/12/2010 Pinjarra Road, Pinjarra Hills Mike Gilpin Heard calling at 2.00am
Blue-billed Duck 18/12/2010 Near Gatton B.Venables, C.Wills Male and female on a small lake.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 18/12/2010 Near Lowood B.Venables, C.Wills A pair perched on a wire fence.
Powerful Owl 15/12/2010 Cania Gorge National Park Regina Migala Roosting above walking track to Gorge Lookout - mid morning
Royal Spoonbill 14/12/2010 Toowong Creek. Brisbane. Between Moggill Rd and Miskin St Michael Thorley  
Black-necked Stork 12/12/2010 Wetlands on Cunningham Highway, northern side of Warrill View Township. Steve Dray 2 birds close to highway
Banded Lapwing 11/12/2010 Toorbul Esplanade Ian and Jill Brown One bird. Photo available.
Oriental Cuckoo 11/12/2010 Lametha Outstation, Mornington Island Philip Venables My first record for the Island in over two years of surveying this area. Two birds
Black-necked Stork 08/12/2010 Western side of gateway motorway just north of banyo servo Shelly Morcombe The first I have seen there in 16 years of going up and down the hwy.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 07/12/2010 Spoonbill Ave / Lyrebird Court Peregian Beach 4573 John Simmons 2 adults feeding in casuarinas, calling with one other nearby but not sighted
Black-necked Stork 05/12/2010 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham "One adult in a pond below the Rocklea markets recently sold by state government for ""development""
Grey Ternlet 04/12/2010 Eastern point, Lady Elliot Island Mat & Cathy Gilfedder 2 birds roosting on point after stormy weather. Photos taken. Seen on 4/12 am (1 bird), 4/12 pm (2 birds), 5/12 am (1 bird). SIGHTING HAS BEEN ACCEPTED BY THE RECORDS APPRAISAL COMMITTEE CASE NUMBER 143.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 02/12/2010 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham 14 birds

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2010 [top]
Eastern Barn Owl 30/11/2010 Brisbane Forest Park, Chapel Hill, SEQ Rod Brown One heard calling at edge of forest
Painted Button-quail 30/11/2010 40 Thompson Road, Bellmere Linda Cross 1 bird. Only third record for garden in 22 years.
Beach Stone-curlew 29/11/2010 Currumbin Estuary Beth Hall Very occasional sighting for Currumbin Estuary. No flags or rings sighted.
Eastern Koel 28/11/2010 178 Quarry Street, Rockhampton Margaret MacNevin Young bird, in bookleaf pine, being fed by Blue-faced Honeyeaters.
Brush Cuckoo 27/11/2010 Chelsea Street Env Reserve, Kippa Ring Sharyn Ryan One bird calling loudly
Peregrine Falcon 26/11/2010 Springbrook National Park C.Wills A pair. Both birds were eating on the wing, a cicada maybe.
Black-necked Stork 25/11/2010 Flying over David Low Way west to east in vicinity X 503934.565 Y 7054868.309 Brit Ballard Flying overhead, one bird only, heading east
Salvin's Albatross 25/11/2010 South Stradbroke Island eastern beach Todd Burrows Live beach-washed individual, identified as sub-adult. Currently recuperating at Sea World. Sighting has been accepted by RECORDS APPRAISAL COMMITTEE Case number 141.
Squatter Pigeon 14/11/2010 Mosquito Creek Rd near Lake Coolmunda I. Jones  
White-throated Needletail 12/11/2010 Moggil Road between the Centenary Highway and the turnoff to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre. Rebecca Ryan This flock of 50+ birds suprised me on the way to work. While there was extensive cloud cover, they were still very close to the ground (10-15m)and spread over approx a 2km stretch of road.
Black Falcon 11/11/2010 Lake Clarendon, Gatton Russell Yong & Jeremy Ringma One bird being mobbed by lapwing. First time seen at this location since previous sighting about this time last year.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 11/11/2010 Lake Clarendon, Gatton Russell Yong & Jeremy Ringma Four birds on swampy side of dam wall.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/11/2010 32 Currawong Crt, Tamborine. Sue & Wayne Dugdale Sitting in a she-oak tree eating the pods. We think its a family, mum, dad and junior.
Squatter Pigeon 09/11/2010 Currawinya National Park Russell Yong & Jeremy Ringma One seen on 4WD road leading to Lake Wyara. Appears to be right on boundary of expected distribution.
Pacific Baza 07/11/2010 Bellbird Grove Brisbane Forest Park A.Boardman  
Powerful Owl 07/11/2010 40 Thompson Road, Bellmere Linda Cross 2 birds. First garden record in 22 years.
Brolga 06/11/2010 On road from Callide to Kroombit Tops National Park. Roy Woodward One bird foraging in pasture.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 06/11/2010 Kroombit Tops National Park Roy Woodward Two birds near the Lookout
Great Crested Grebe 02/11/2010 Sherwood Arboretrum Tom Oliver Single adult bird at end of causeway near picnic area, adjacent to the wooden bridge that connects to the island. Photo taken.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2010 [top]
Spotted Quail-thrush 31/10/2010 Park entrance to Logans Ridge on Mt Barney. Consistently seen here in last year. Tracey Larkin Male and Female - First Observed having a dust bath
White-eared Monarch 30/10/2010 Cedar Grove campsite Amamoor State Forest Sharyn Ryan Single bird bathing in the creek at dusk
Black-necked Stork 28/10/2010 In Boondall Wetlands, in saline flats and them moved in amongst mangroves Russel Denton Solitary bird
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 25/10/2010 Eagle Heights. Tamborine Mt. David Wistow 3 Glossy Blacks feeding in the afternoon.
Cicadabird 24/10/2010 Fort Bushland Reserve, Corinda Mat Gilfedder and Hugh Possingham One heard
Great Crested Grebe 24/10/2010 Sherwood Arboretum Mat Gilfedder and Hugh Possingham One on the ponds and still there 04/11; new species for the arboretum
Grey-crowned Babbler 24/10/2010 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Creek Common Mat Gilfedder and Hugh Possingham Two birds, new species for the common
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 23/10/2010 Sighted at 1 Flindersia Street Marcoola on the Sunshine Coast. Bob James Sighted again on 28/10/10
Grey Goshawk 21/10/2010 Bli Bli Road, Nambour Jon Norling Single bird on powerline - grey morph. Fine profile, no barring and darker wings than usual - quite similar to Grey-headed.
Brush Cuckoo 17/10/2010 Picnic Area on North Pine Dam 500m past Golds Scrub La heading to Dayboro. Rae Clark One seen foraging in trees. Not calling.
Magpie Goose 17/10/2010 3 birds feeding in England Park, East side of Leitchs Rd, Brendale Paul Marty  
Black-necked Stork 15/10/2010 Flying north alongside Gateway Motorway near Airport Drive overpass, Eagle Farm Paul Marty  
Australian White Ibis 14/10/2010 NE corner of Archerfield Airport, Brisbane. Lee Halasz About 1000 birds. Similar numbers in the same spot one weeks ago.
Buff-banded Rail 14/10/2010 Oxley Creek Common Tom & Di Oliver Two adult birds on left of path between first and second dip (Refer Hugh Possingham's map).
Pacific Baza 14/10/2010 Billai dhagun Track, Boondall Wetlands Janine Hibberd, Paul Taylor Two adults feeding in woodland north of Environment Centre
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 10/10/2010 Bowra Station/sanctuary Cunnamulla John and Sue Allison Nesting feeding young
Painted Honeyeater 10/10/2010 Bowra Station/sanctuary Cunnamulla John and Sue Allison Nesting pair sitting on nest. Other pairs seen also. Major breeding event happening
Beach Stone-curlew 08/10/2010 Mouth of Barron River, Cairns R.Lamb & M.Dam Single bird
Masked Owl 08/10/2010 The Esplanade, Cairns Jason Estep Photos taken. Seen perched high in a tree facing the ocean.
Black Bittern 06/10/2010 Stewart Creek (tributary of Daintree River) R.Lamb & M.Dam Single bird
Great-billed Heron 06/10/2010 Daintree River, NQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Adult pair
Papuan Frogmouth 06/10/2010 Daintree River, NQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Sitting on nest
Dollarbird 04/10/2010 Brookfield Cemetary Paddock, Brookfield Road. Rebecca Ryan  
Powerful Owl 04/10/2010 Fort Bushland Reserve, Corinda. Hazel and John Lahey It was roosting in the top of an Elaeocarpus obovatus tree, and it was clutching a dead brushtail possum. We got some not so good photos, but got a good look at its face with our binoculars.
Dollarbird 03/10/2010 Nanango C&R Fingland First sighting this season
Eastern Koel 03/10/2010 Nanango C&R Fingland First sighting this season
Australian Spotted Crake 02/10/2010 Ekibin Park, Greenslopes Russell Yong Qi Yung One immature [id'd through dark colour, yellowish bill, apparent streaking on breast and back] in thick low growth bordering the creek. Appears to be out of normal habitat range but is in reasonable vicinity to swamps and mangroves up and downstream.
Powerful Owl 01/10/2010 57 benian rd The Palms Gympie Bruce Mcculloch A resident of this area since we fist resided in 2003 photos available.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2010 [top]
Brown Goshawk 30/09/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills Soaring above us and being chased by crows, on the creekside footpath.
Swamp Harrier 30/09/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills An adult sighted landing in field, then another bird[maybe an immature] close after the first. One seen later on flying off and landing in the trees close to the creek.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 29/09/2010 Forest Lake lake Russell Yong Qi Yung & Taryn Crispin One male-female pair in quiet arm of lake at far side, easily seen from small wooden bridge
Little Kingfisher 29/09/2010 Trebonne Creek, near intersection of Orient and Kirkwoods Rd, S of Ingham R.Lamb & M Dam Single bird
Channel-billed Cuckoo 28/09/2010 Elouera Drive, Nanango C&R Fingland First sighting this season, flying round
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 27/09/2010 Anstead Hugh and Lynn Brown  
Chestnut Teal 25/09/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills Single pair on the lagoon
Restless Flycatcher 25/09/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills 1 Male
Shining Flycatcher 25/09/2010 Mangrove Boardwalk, Shelter Rd, Coombabah, Gold Coast. Barry Davies One female exhibiting courtship behaviour.
White-cheeked Honeyeater 25/09/2010 Sharp Park near Canungra, SEQ Barry Davies My first ever sighting of one in this area.
Australian Owlet-nightjar 23/09/2010 Goondiwindi Cynthia Smith  
Grey Goshawk 22/09/2010 Mt Crosby Rd., Mt Crosby Paul Grimshaw "White morph flying above vine scrub vegetation on Brisbane River bank near Moledina Crescent
Bush Stone-curlew 20/09/2010 Chelmer Train Station A. Perlisnki  
Leaden Flycatcher 19/09/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills 3 Birds in the trees surrounding the footpath
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 19/09/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills Perched in tree
Forest Kingfisher 17/09/2010 Sharp Park near Canungra, SEQ Barry Davies 3 birds.My first ever sighting of this species in this area after living nearby for 28 years.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 17/09/2010 Enoggera Reservoir, The Gap Ben Atherton Perched in dead tree near water's edge.
Grey-crowned Babbler 16/09/2010 Gold Creek Reservoir Russell Yong Qi Yung Two birds feeding at foot of dam wall.
Eastern Koel 15/09/2010 Jaya', McLean Rd, Maleny R.Lamb & M.Lyell First heard for this season
Pheasant Coucal 15/09/2010 Rockhampton, Quarry Street Margaret MacNevin Heard only
Brush Cuckoo 14/09/2010 Marcoola R.Lamb & M.Lyell First heard for this season
Common Blackbird 12/09/2010 Outside police station at St George Jon Norling Single male. Evidence of expanding occurrence?
Grey-crowned Babbler 12/09/2010 Lomandra, Brisbane Forest Park, Ferny Grove Corinna Byrne Foraging in the undergrowth
Beach Stone-curlew 11/09/2010 Mouth of Noosa River Jane Cooksley Pair of birds on vegetated island
Bush Stone-curlew 11/09/2010 Sherwood Road. Sherwood.SEQ Kim Herbert 2 birds, sharing the incubation of one egg on a narrow, dirt, 'island' in a company car park that has constant vehicle/people traffic. BSc have been present and breeding there for at least 4 years.
Cockatiel 10/09/2010 Jubilee Park, Beaudesert. Kevin Byrne Five cockatiels flying slowly through the park.
Rainbow Bee-eater 10/09/2010 Elouera Drive Nanango C&R Fingland 3 pairs returned to same holes as last year
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/09/2010 Noosa National Park- Sunshine Beach Jane Cooksley 6 birds
White-eared Monarch 09/09/2010 Araucaria Circuit Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman  
Black Kite 08/09/2010 Tugun Gold Coast Col.Collins One bird flying and circling over Tugun
Rainbow Bee-eater 07/09/2010 Boundary Rd, Richlands.SEQ Kim Herbert At 5.30pm, approx. 200 birds, wheeling and swooping before settling in small trees just inside the gates of 'Toll Express'
Eastern Koel 06/09/2010 Rockhampton, Quarry Street Margaret MacNevin Heard only;first for season
Dollarbird 04/09/2010 Stanthorpe golf course John and Sue Allison First for season 1 week earlier this year
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 04/09/2010 Stanthorpe golf course John and Sue Allison Many birds seen at various locations on granite belt
Sacred Kingfisher 04/09/2010 Elouera Drive Nanango C&R Fingland Pair return to same nest site as last year
White-winged Fairy-wren 03/09/2010 Lake Binegolly NP near Thargomindah Boardmans and Wellses  
Australian Pratincole 02/09/2010 1km. east of Ballera Gas field Adventure Way (road) West of Thargomindah Boardmans and Wellses At extensive lake systems formed by Cooper Ck. channels with many water bird species present
Cotton Pygmy-goose 02/09/2010 Lake Mary NW of Yeppoon Paul Grimshaw Pair (male & female) observed feeding amongst aquatic plants on lake.
Magpie Goose 02/09/2010 Couti Uti Wetlands on way to Stannage Point. Paul & Leanne Grimshaw, Richard & Pam Gibbs We estimated that at least 3000 Magpie Geese were feeding and roosting on open wetlands beside road.
Radjah Shelduck 02/09/2010 Couti Uti Wetlands on way to Stannage Point. Paul & Leanne Grimshaw, Richard & Pam Gibbs 8 Radjah Shelducks observed together in shallow wetland close to road. Another 2 seen not far away in same location. (Photo taken of 8)
Squatter Pigeon 02/09/2010 Burri Burri Hut Swamp on way to Stannage Point Paul & Leanne Grimshaw, Richard & Pam Gibbs 3 Squatter Pigeons observed in short grass near swamp edge.
Squatter Pigeon 02/09/2010 Roadside beside Lake Mary NW of Yeppoon. Paul Grimshaw Pair observed from car on roadside. Stopped beside them, where they squatted down.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 01/09/2010 Mc Mullen Road, Upper Brookfield, Brisbane Rebecca Ryan Single bird heard calling, approx 7am.
Double-banded Plover 01/09/2010 South Stradbroke Island T Dillon, A Cuttris, B Prince  
Pacific Baza 01/09/2010 New England Highway, Highfields Dave Fleming 1 bird seen at dusk in Eucalyptus saligna

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2010 [top]
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher 31/08/2010 Six Mile Creek, 12km West of St Lawrence. Paul & Leanne Grimshaw, Richard & Pam Gibbs One individual observed and also heard calling in riparian vegetation. (Close to southern extent of known range?)
Grey Goshawk 30/08/2010 Sunshine Mwy, btwn Maroochy River & David Low Way/Pacific Paradise turnoff Russell Yong Qi Yung Single bird on powerlines by motorway, flanked by canefields
Square-tailed Kite 30/08/2010 May Downs Waterhole.72 km NW of Marlborough. Paul & Leanne Grimshaw, Richard & Pam Gibbs Single bird observed for about 5 minutes circling above tree tops along river. Photo taken of bird from below showing profile
Yellow Honeyeater 30/08/2010 May Downs Waterhole.72 km NW of Marlborough. Paul & Leanne Grimshaw, Richard & Pam Gibbs Pairs of birds seen and also heard calling regularly flitting amongst tall Melaleucas on river bank. (Close to southern extent of known range?)
Chestnut Teal 29/08/2010 Boondall Wetlands A. Perlinski Male and female in pond on Billai Dhugan Track
Cotton Pygmy-goose 29/08/2010 Black Duck Lagoon, Ogg Rd, Murrumba Downs, SEQ Ray Smith  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 29/08/2010 Elouera Drive Nanango C&R Fingland Regularly feeding in area
Square-tailed Kite 29/08/2010 Kobble Creek Marie Tarrant Building a nest, back and forth with nest material, rearranging and making soft clucky noises at nest. Refer previous sighting report below (19/6).
Tawny Grassbird 29/08/2010 Boondall Wetlands A. Perlinski On Billai Dhugan Track
Beach Stone-curlew 28/08/2010 Digby Island, off Mackay Anthea Swann Sighted daily, for the five days we were at anchor in the little bay, on the stony shore, foraging in company with a pair of pied oyster catchers
Musk Lorikeet 27/08/2010 The Gap, Brisbane. David Redhead Single bird seen, others probably present.
Pacific Baza 27/08/2010 Armstrong Creek Rd, Dayboro. David Redhead 2 birds.
White-eared Monarch 27/08/2010 Apex Park, North Pine River, Dayboro David Redhead Adult
Grey Goshawk 26/08/2010 Caloundra turnoff of Bruce Highway Jon Norling Single bird on Bruce Highway lightpost
Leaden Flycatcher 22/08/2010 John Oxley Reserve Ogg Rd Murrumba Downs Anne & Bruce Rasmussen Male and Female
Sacred Kingfisher 22/08/2010 John Oxley Reserve Ogg Rd Murrumba Downs Anne & Bruce Rasmussen One seen
Varied Triller 22/08/2010 John Oxley Reserve Ogg Rd Murrumba Downs Anne & Bruce Rasmussen 2 or more males
Large-billed Gerygone 20/08/2010 Big Crystal Creek, Mutarnee, Nth Queensland. Rebecca Ryan Single bird seen down end of road, collecting nesting material. Nest hanging over water on opposite side of small creek.
Little Kingfisher 19/08/2010 Tyto Wetlands, main lagoon, Ingham, Nth Qld. Rebecca Ryan Single bird, perched on a reed, hovering in flight then returning. Great views.
Powerful Owl 19/08/2010 57 Benian Rd The Palms Gympie Bruce Mcculloch / Annete Bourke Owl was carrying a greater glider .
Beach Stone-curlew 18/08/2010 In Pancake Bay, below Bustard Head Lighthouse. Di Robinson & Geoff Cole Eating soldier crabs at low tide
Bourke's Parrot 18/08/2010 Currawinya NP near Hungerford Boardmans and Wellses  
Chowchilla 18/08/2010 Paluma Lookout, path below toilet blocks. Paluma Range National Park, Nth Qld. Rebecca Ryan Single male bird on edge of path, flushed by group of school children. On way back, bird was below path scratching in leaf litter.
White-cheeked Honeyeater 18/08/2010 Mt Michell Scenic Rim Boonah Qld W.Dunn S. Bevas. K.Herbert.A.Vogler Single bird feeding on Flower Spike of Grass Tree. Unusual sighting for area.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 17/08/2010 Coral Cove, just south of Bargara Di Robinson and Geoff Cole 6 swimming on the colf club lagoons
Rose Robin 17/08/2010 Greenwood Lakes, Forestdale, SEQ Kim Herbert Female bird. One other heard.
White-winged Fairy-wren 17/08/2010 Currawinya NP near Hungerford Boardmans and Wellses  
Collared Sparrowhawk 16/08/2010 Sunshine Beach Bridie Cooksley Killed budgie in cage on verandah and has been back regularly- good photo on rail
Black-throated Finch 15/08/2010 Gunnadoo Road, Townsville, Nth Qld Rebecca Ryan 6 birds in top of tree, later seen on electrical wires.
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 15/08/2010 Inglewood road 80km. from Goondiwindi Boardmans and Wellses 2 birds near road
Musk Lorikeet 14/08/2010 Entrance to Chelsea Street Environ Park, Kippa Ring Sharyn Ryan Seen feeding with Rainbow Lorikeets early am
Apostlebird 10/08/2010 Rockhampton, in Stapleton Park near Lakes Creek Road. Margaret MacNevin 7 birds
Bush Stone-curlew 10/08/2010 Park near corner of Marine Pde and ADA Bell Way Southport, under very large tree. Kristine Simmonds These 2 birds have been living in the same spot for a couple of months now, they are well camouflaged by mulch under tree.
Bush Stone-curlew 09/08/2010 Railway yard behind Brisbane Boys Grammar School Linda Steele First sighting of 7 birds on 1 Aug. Now 12 birds
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 07/08/2010 Warrill View S. Dray 3 birds moving through township
Swift Parrot 07/08/2010 Private property in the Upper Lockyer Mike Atzeni SIGHTING Has been accapted by the Rarities Apprasial Committee, Case number 140
Masked Owl 05/08/2010 Pullenvale, Brisbane Rebecca Ryan Heard calling on arrival, female located by spotlight on branch of large gum and stayed for several minutes calling.
Musk Lorikeet 05/08/2010 Clewley St, Corinda SEQ David Niland Pair circling home for about 5 minutes
Hooded Plover 04/08/2010 Noosa Woods/Noosa Spit at the mouth of the Noosa River Magill Weber I'm a visiting birder from the USA, and located the long-staying mega Hooded Plover on the sand bars across from the Noosa Woods carpark where previously reported.
Eastern Barn Owl 01/08/2010 Robinson Rd, Mt Mee SEQ E & J Morgan Pair with 2 fledged young in same tree as last year

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2010 [top]
Fluttering Shearwater 31/07/2010 Off Caloundra Headland, SEQ R.Lamb 1, 000+ flying and resting beyond reef, flew south
Little Lorikeet 31/07/2010 Overhead, Inala Civic Centre Russell Yong Qi Yung One pair, flying overhead. Distinguished by body size and shape [unmistakably tiny, mostly green parrots with very short pointed tails showing yellow-green], bullet-like flight, and very high-pitched repeated 'bzyt' call.
Rainbow Bee-eater 31/07/2010 Bribie Island Golf Course 18th Hole Roy Hallett Group of 6-8 hawking from the power lines. Early Sighting.
Black Kite 23/07/2010 Bribie Island Road, Caboolture, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Brown Falcon 20/07/2010 Wellington Point Lucien Fender 90% sure of identification
Pacific Baza 18/07/2010 Minnippi Parklands Scott Pascoe Immature baza being chased by noisy miners. Seen initially on Bulimba Creek Photograph taken on Tree near lagoon
Masked Owl 13/07/2010 Tumoulin Ravenshoe NQ E. Bultreys One pair seen beside the road. One was hunting and the other was perched low in a tall tree.
Grey Goshawk 11/07/2010 Long Road Mt Tamborine Jon Norling Single bird sighted early and late morning at same location
White-winged Fairy-wren 11/07/2010 Just outside Richmond CQ E. Bultreys One adult male seen with about 5 females and one immature male not yet with full adult plumage
Black Falcon 07/07/2010 Mt Tyson RD. Southern Downs June Harris One bird perched
Eastern Reef Egret 06/07/2010 Currimundi Beach R.Lamb & M.Dam Pair flying north one white other grey morph
Crested Shrike-tit 05/07/2010 Wivenhoe Outlook Tennison Woods Mountain Steve Priday Part of a mixed flock foraging in area of old-growth wet sclerophyll forest.
Red-browed Treecreeper 05/07/2010 Wivenhoe Outlook Tennison Woods Mountain Steve Priday Part of a mixed flock foraging in area of old-growth wet sclerophyll forest.
Spotted Quail-thrush 05/07/2010 Upper Brookfield Brisbane Chris Read Pair walking on firetrail in forest
Varied Sittella 05/07/2010 Wivenhoe Outlook Tennison Woods Mountain Steve Priday Part of a mixed flock foraging in area of old-growth wet sclerophyll forest.
Varied Triller 04/07/2010 Thornlands K Byrne Pair of birds feeding in trees
Beach Stone-curlew 03/07/2010 Brampton Island, Whitsundays Chris Read Pair on small island in front of resort
Pictorella Mannikin 02/07/2010 Diamantina National Park R. & J. Wallace Approx 100 including young birds
Superb Fairy-wren 02/07/2010 4 kms North of Augathella Mulga habitat June Harris Western limit of distribution.
Grey-crowned Babbler 01/07/2010 Chambers Flat SEQ I & R Hinrichsen About 6 on side of road
Hooded Robin 01/07/2010 Outer Barcoo Tourist Drive Ilfracombe to Isisford June Harris A number sighted. 4 photographed.
Mulga Parrot 01/07/2010 Roma CQ Chris Johnson One male among flock of red-rumped parrots

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2010 [top]
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 30/06/2010 Burbank SEQ S.Harding D.Milton Uncommon in area
Spotted Bowerbird 30/06/2010 Injune (90km north Roma) Central Queensland Chris Johnson 5-6 birds foraging in backyards near motel. 2-3 males were seen displaying with with pink crest feathers spread. No bower was found.
Gibberbird 29/06/2010 Kilcowera Station via Hungerford on shores of Lake Wyara E. & M. Pegg Only two birds seen
Great Crested Grebe 29/06/2010 Cuttaburra Crossing - 68km south of R. & J. Wallace Ten birds including juvenile and chick
Orange Chat 29/06/2010 Kilcowera Station via Hungerford on shores of Lake Wyara E. & M. Pegg Several males and females seen
Pictorella Mannikin 29/06/2010 Cuttaburra Crossing - 68km south of R. & J. Wallace Pair. Well south of usual range
Rufous-crowned Emu-wren 29/06/2010 Opalton June Harris 1 female foraging in spinifex captured a small white butterfly
Speckled Warbler 29/06/2010 Canarvan Gorge CQ Chris Johnson 3 birds in bushes lining river
Striated Grasswren 29/06/2010 Opalton June Harris 2 families observed
Wedge-tailed Eagle 29/06/2010 Near Newstead park Weaber Rd Buccan Andrew Macready Sighted sitting in tree that is proposed to be removed by Energex. A regular visitor to this tree normally in pairs.
Bourke's Parrot 27/06/2010 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ E. & M. Pegg Group feeding beside the track
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 27/06/2010 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ E. & M. Pegg Pairs or single birds seen daily
Rufous Fantail 27/06/2010 Eprapah Environmental Centre Victoria Point Kevin Byrne Flitting about through the trees
Spotted Harrier 27/06/2010 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ E. & M. Pegg Flying just above bushes both morning and evening
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 27/06/2010 Cliveden Rd Reserve Corinda Hugh Possingham One; the Noisy Miners saw it first
Blue-billed Duck 26/06/2010 Farm dam near the junction of Lake Clarendon Way and the Gatton-Esk Road I. Jones 3 birds 1 male 2 female
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush 26/06/2010 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ E. & M. Pegg Seen several times moving quickly through low bushes
Chestnut-crowned Babbler 26/06/2010 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ E. & M. Pegg Close to accommodation near small dam
Glossy Ibis 26/06/2010 Lake Claredon near Gatton Alan Boardman 6 birds feeding in swamp near pumping tower end of causeway
Hall's Babbler 26/06/2010 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ E. & M. Pegg Difficult to find
Pacific Baza 26/06/2010 In garden at Thornlands Kevin Byrne Pair resting in tall trees for two hours
Red-browed Treecreeper 26/06/2010 Bellthorpe NP R.Lamb & M.Dam 5 birds seen in small area
Rose Robin 26/06/2010 Oxley Creek Common Chris Martinez 1 female
Square-tailed Kite 26/06/2010 Rocky Gully Road (near Atkinson Dam) I. Jones  
Black-breasted Buzzard 25/06/2010 Between St George and Cunnamulla E. & M. Pegg Cruising high during the afternoon
Light-mantled Sooty Albatross 25/06/2010 South Stradbroke Island T. Dillon S. Maden J. Searle A. Cuttris Beach washed bird - fairly fresh.
Red Wattlebird 25/06/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne Bird feeding in eucalyptus with Noisy Friarbirds
Musk Lorikeet 24/06/2010 Indooroopilly Golf Course SEQ D.Niland T.Oliver O.Jones A group of about 6-10 in flowering eucalypt
Beach Stone-curlew 22/06/2010 Tallebudgera Ck. estuary Palm Beach Col.and Lyn Collins Two metal bands on left Tarsus and one metal band on right Tarsus.Where would have this been banded?
Black-necked Stork 21/06/2010 Cod Hole Maroochy River Maroochydore Robyn Howard Male fishing in shallow salt water
Musk Lorikeet 21/06/2010 Clewley St Corinda SEQ David Niland 10 birds flew over abt 1645h then a flock of 30-40 birds about 10 mins later all heading north
Beach Stone-curlew 19/06/2010 Noosa River mouth (north shore) R.Lamb & M.Dam Pair on edge of small lagoon
Black Swan 19/06/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills In the pond beyond the lagoon with five cygnets
Emerald Dove 19/06/2010 Cedar Creek Road Samford Valley I. Jones  
Red Wattlebird 19/06/2010 Woodward Rd Armstrong Creek (nr Dayboro) Tom Tarrant Mike & Linda Lewis Two (possibly three) birds on Banksias.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 19/06/2010 137 Watson Rd Kobble Creek Tom & Marie Tarrant Up to 5 birds passing south of our property in an easterly-direction. Initially observed from distinct call.
Sarus Crane 19/06/2010 Hasties Rd Atherton NQ E & L Bultreys Large flock of Sarus Crane with some Brogas as well.
Square-tailed Kite 19/06/2010 137 Watson Rd Kobble Creek Tom & Marie Tarrant Single quartering over trees near property. As seen fairly regularly in June may be nesting locally.
Swamp Harrier 19/06/2010 Oxley Common C.Wills Sweeping over a large field
Grey Goshawk 18/06/2010 Bruce Highway just north of Nambour Chris Sanderson & Andrew Stafford Reported on Bird-O
Black Bittern 17/06/2010 Sandy Camp Road Wetland Wynnum West David Redhead Single adult
Double-banded Plover 17/06/2010 Manly Boat Harbour David Redhead c30 at wader roost.
Lesser Crested Tern 17/06/2010 Manly Boat Harbour David Redhead 10 at wader roost
Hooded Plover 16/06/2010 Noosa Estuary Clive Allen Reported on Bird-O.
Southern Giant-Petrel 16/06/2010 Eastern Beach South Stradbroke Island Todd Burrows One deceased immature bird. Beach washed midway along eastern shoreline.
Musk Lorikeet 15/06/2010 Cubberla Creek SEQ I.Venables Many all through June
Musk Lorikeet 15/06/2010 Kenmore SEQ I.Venables Many all through June
Musk Lorikeet 15/06/2010 Rafting Ground Reserve SEQ I.Venables Many all through June
Musk Lorikeet 12/06/2010 Anstead Bush Reserve Rod Gardner Several birds close to Brisbane River
Red Wattlebird 12/06/2010 Anstead Bush Reserve Rod Gardner Close to main car park on the west side of the picnic area. Called several times.
Square-tailed Kite 12/06/2010 Anstead Bush Reserve Rod Gardner An immature on the east side of the reserve
Painted Honeyeater 11/06/2010 Currawinya NP. road to Ourimperee Waterhole C&J & G&S Greet. Fassifern Field Nats goup 4 feeding in mistletoe close to road.
Plum-headed Finch 11/06/2010 Carrawarra creek crossing, Hungerford road, Curawinya NP Fassifern Field nats club 1 bird seen near the water. Not on Currawinya NP bird list
Plum-headed Finch 11/06/2010 Currawinya NP. Cauwarro ruins Fassifern Field nats club Small flock around ruins. Not on the Currawinya bird list
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 10/06/2010 Pimpama Conservation Area John Allsop Three birds heard
Spangled Drongo 10/06/2010 Nerang John Allsop Single bird
Squatter Pigeon 10/06/2010 Currawinya NP. near Thargominda turn off on Hungerford road C&J & G&S Greet. Fassifern Field Nats goup Seen road side. Not on bird list for Currawinya NP. 1 bird
Dusky Woodswallow 09/06/2010 Sheep Station Creek ER (Williamson Rd entrance) R.Lamb & M.Dam single bird
Musk Lorikeet 09/06/2010 Chelsea Road ER Kippa Ring R.Lamb & M.Dam Total of 7 birds in 2 habitats one group with Rainbow Little & Scaly-breasted Lorikeets
Musk Lorikeet 09/06/2010 Mt Coottha Chapel Hill SEQ Rod Brown Many feeding in eucalypts over past week
Musk Lorikeet 09/06/2010 Sheep Station Creek ER (Williamson Rd entrance) R.Lamb & M.Dam 30+ birds over 500m section in company with Rainbow & Little Lorikeet
Squatter Pigeon 09/06/2010 Currawinya NP Ourimperee waterhole. Fassifern Field nats club Bird seen coming down to the water to drink. Not on Currawinya bird list
Long-billed Corella 08/06/2010 Leahy Road Caboolture. Off Pumicestone Road. Peter Boyd Pair of Long Billed Corellas. Male with a leg ring. Happy couple looked like setting up house.
Noisy Pitta 08/06/2010 Burleigh Headland National Park Angus Collins "Two birds ""fighting"""
Musk Lorikeet 07/06/2010 Clewley St Corinda SEQ David & Marie Niland About 4 birds landed in Kauri Pine for about 5 minutes
Musk Lorikeet 06/06/2010 Limosa Road Lowood Sandra Gallienne 2 birds seen feeding in flowering eucalyptus
White-throated Needletail 04/06/2010 From a window of Southport General Hospital Leslie Dick At least six seen view restricted
Buff-banded Rail 01/06/2010 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs Jane & Bridie Cooksley 1 bird clearly seen near permanent pond

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2010 [top]
Grey Goshawk (white morph) 31/05/2010 swamp Nth of Coolum SHS Jane & Bridie Cooksley Numerous sightings over past few weeks- bird on electric wires.
Musk Lorikeet 31/05/2010 Geebung Steve Priday Have been in same Ironbark every day since first reported two weeks ago. Numbers vary from a few to about 20.
White-winged Fairy-wren 31/05/2010 Near Jandowae-Macalister Road crossing of Cooranga Creek, Jimbour West Dave Fleming 1 male and 1 female in grassy road verge adjacent to agricultural land
Eastern Koel 30/05/2010 Kenmore Ian Venables Almost full juvenile being fed by 5 Blue-faced honeyeaters. Juveniles usually leave by mid to late April
Purple-crowned Fairy-wren 30/05/2010 Gregory Downs June Harris 2 families both feeding large cuckoos
Wedge-tailed Eagle 30/05/2010 The Gap Brisbane David Redhead  
Australasian Gannet 28/05/2010 Scarborough S.E. Qld David Redhead 2 in juv plumage off Boat Harbour
Eastern Reef Egret 28/05/2010 Scarborough S.E. Qld David Redhead Single dark phase.
Square-tailed Kite 28/05/2010 The Gap Brisbane David Redhead Single bird
Square-tailed Kite 27/05/2010 Atherton NQ E Bultreys 3 sighted at early afternoon - one was an immature.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 25/05/2010 Behind council site then to Kate Street Macleay Island Julie Sarna Cheryl Arnott Male feeding female flew down to drink at puddle in road then flew off to feed in Kate Street
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 25/05/2010 Kate Street Macleay Island Julie Sarna Cheryl Arnott Flyover of another pair
Musk Lorikeet 24/05/2010 Springwood Todd Burrows A group of approximately 30 birds flying overhead.
Black-necked Stork 23/05/2010 Southern bank of Coochin Creek Burney Starkey Single adult male seen while kayaking towards Pumicestone Passage
Square-tailed Kite 23/05/2010 Sherwood arboretum Hugh Possingham One flying south
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 22/05/2010 Woodward Rd Armstrong Creek Dayboro Tom Tarrant Mike & Linda Lewis Single male singing. Seen well (unseasonal sighting)
Musk Lorikeet 22/05/2010 Sheepstation Creek EP Caboolture Tom & Marie Tarrant Initially found by Gavin Goodyear many with Little Rainbow and Scaly-breasted Lorikeets in flowering Grey Box.
Musk Lorikeet 22/05/2010 Theodore Rd Whiteside Tom & Marie Tarrant With Rainbow and Scaly-breasted Lorikeets in flowering Grey Box
Sooty Owl 22/05/2010 Bunya Mountains Lee Mason In the hollow fig tree on the Dandabah walking track.
Grey-crowned Babbler 20/05/2010 207 Tompson Road Greenbank Jenny Pascoe On window sill fighting pair
Musk Lorikeet 17/05/2010 Corinda David Niland A small flock heard passing over home.
Australasian Shoveler 16/05/2010 Buckleys Hole Bribie Island Peter Boyd Four birds on the water. Last seen at this hole by me in 2003.
Comb-crested Jacana 16/05/2010 Buckleys Hole Bribie Island Peter Boyd The one bird was joined by a mate a while back and they have a chick running around the size of mouse.
Musk Lorikeet 16/05/2010 Geebung Steve Priday About a dozen in flowering Ironbark with Rainbow and Scaly-breasted Lorikeets and resident Noisy Miner group.
Red-capped Robin 16/05/2010 John Wilson Reserve Pinjarra Hills Paul Marty "Female. Observed and photographed on BQ outing. Out of range - generally found west of divide.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 15/05/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne Single bird flying down the valley
Musk Lorikeet 15/05/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne Flock of 15 birds feeding in Eucalyptus tereticornis
Rose Robin 15/05/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne  
White-eared Monarch 15/05/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne  
White-winged Black Tern 14/05/2010 Jumpinpin South Stradbroke Island S Maden T Dillon T Burrows One bird in breeding plumage photographed. Roosting amongst large numbers of Crested Tern Common Tern Little Tern and Silver Gull.
Square-tailed Kite 12/05/2010 Chapel Hill Brisbane Rod Brown An adult circling over house
Square-tailed Kite 12/05/2010 Kenmore Ian Venables Seen several days after 12-5-10
Black-chinned Honeyeater 11/05/2010 Nindooinbah Dam Beaudesert Barry Davies  
Cicadabird 11/05/2010 Couran Cove on South Stradbroke Island Todd Burrows Male bird heard calling. Late recording for this species.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 11/05/2010 Forest Lake SEQ Kim Herbert After a long absence there are 14 birds on the Lake. The largest number that I have seen here.
Australian King-Parrot 10/05/2010 Kenmore Ian Venables Creche of juveniles since summer now numbering up to 15 birds
Southern Whiteface 10/05/2010 20 km west of Stanthorpe Peter Dawson Close to eastern extremity of range
Pied Currawong 09/05/2010 Warilda Street Camp Hill Brisbane Rod Cox Approx four birds in our backyard. Never sighted in our garden before in the 17 years we have lived in Camp Hill. Attacked by the local Pied Butcherbirds and Magpies.
Barking Owl 08/05/2010 Mt. Louisa Townsville E. & M. Pegg Heard each night
Musk Lorikeet 07/05/2010 Couran Cove on South Stradbroke Island Todd Burrows 20-30 birds photographed amongst Scaly-breasted and Rainbow Lorikeets. Feeding on flowering Swamp Mahogany and Broad-leaved Paperbark. First observation for the property.
Unidentified penguin 07/05/2010 500m off shore at Wurtulla on the Sunshine Coast QLD. Was in a school of fish where seagulls were also feeding. Rebecca Creedy Black back with white front. Jumped out of the water within a metre of my surf ski.
Chowchilla 06/05/2010 Paluma E. & M. Pegg 1 adult feeding I juvenile
Macleay's Honeyeater 06/05/2010 Paluma E. & M. Pegg Near township
Australian Owlet-nightjar 05/05/2010 Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 05/05/2010 Kingaroy Julian & Fay Bielewicz 6 birds flying over town centre
Glossy Ibis 05/05/2010 Abbott Point wetlands E. & M. Pegg 2 birds close to edge of water near road
Topknot Pigeon 05/05/2010 Crediton Hall Eungella E. & M. Pegg Feeding high in canopy
Azure Kingfisher 03/05/2010 Broken River Eungella E. & M. Pegg Arriving each afternoon as platypus appears
Masked Woodswallow 03/05/2010 Border of Qld and NSW. White Swamp Rd Carneys Creek QNC and Fassifern Field Nats Unusual sighting for this area
Masked Woodswallow 03/05/2010 Carney's Creek Fassifern Valley Aub Podlich Barry Jahnke Rarely seen here
Peregrine Falcon 03/05/2010 Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz  
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 03/05/2010 Esk Julian & Fay Bielewicz  
Rose Robin 03/05/2010 Tarong Power Station Julian & Fay Bielewicz 1 male
White-necked Heron 03/05/2010 Oxley Common Rae Clark Two seen at Jabiru Lake Oxley Common. Could have been juvenile as not the usual bright white neck.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 03/05/2010 Tarong Power Station Julian & Fay Bielewicz 12 flying through
Albert's Lyrebird 02/05/2010 Falcorostrum Loop Walk Bar Mountain Picnic Area Border Ranges National Park Jenni Garden Single male bird - foraging on Falcorostrum Loop Walk track near man-made rollover banks across track - also spent some time preening in low tree branch b! efore foraging again this time parallel to the walking track.
Paradise Riflebird 02/05/2010 Binna Burra Info. Centre SEQ R & S Ford Pair foraging at car park
Cotton Pygmy-goose 01/05/2010 St. Lawrence Wetlands E. & M. Pegg Large numbers of water birds
Topknot Pigeon 01/05/2010 Burbank SEQ Sandra Harding About 30 flying over

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2010 [top]
Lewin's Rail 30/04/2010 Kedron Brook Wetlands near Nudgee G/C SEQ Roy Sonnenberg Walked along bike path flushed and flew back
Forest Kingfisher 27/04/2010 Beaudesert Barry Davies 7kms south on the Kerry Road
White-eared Monarch 27/04/2010 Gold Creek Reservoir - west side. Chris Read Calling loudly high in tree amongst flowering mistletoe
Red-browed Treecreeper 26/04/2010 Binna Burra Lodge carpark Barry Davies First sighting at BBL by me in 25 years.
Restless Flycatcher 26/04/2010 Sherwood arboretum Hugh Possingham One on north island. Possibly first record for the arboretum (the list is now 157)
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 26/04/2010 Severnlea near Stanthorpe R & S Ford  
Pacific Baza 24/04/2010 Sherwood arboretum/Lone Pine Hugh Possingham 6 birds doing exactly same as reported by S Gallienne (cedar creek 08/04).
Square-tailed Kite 24/04/2010 Bardon Mike West With remains of a nest in its Talons
Spotted Quail-thrush 22/04/2010 Mt Coot-tha SEQ Rod Brown One male seen on Chapel Hill side
Diamond Firetail 21/04/2010 20 km west of Stanthorpe Peter Dawson, Ivan & Sandra Reynolds Late nesting. Seen in small eucalypt approx 2m above ground in sheep country.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 19/04/2010 Cormorant Bay Picnic Area Wivenhoe Dam Sandra Gallienne 1 bird seen feeding in sheoak
Black-necked Stork 18/04/2010 Lake Clarendon near Gatton Alan Boardman et.al  
Chestnut Rail 18/04/2010 Sandalwood Place River Mornington Island Phil Venables Seen or heard intermittently at this location and at the Dugong River over past year.
Lewin's Rail 18/04/2010 Apex Park Gatton Alan Boardman et.al  
Topknot Pigeon 18/04/2010 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham + others 30 birds flying over. Of 11 records for OCC ten are March-June one in August. Mainly an autumn visitor?
Beach Stone-curlew 16/04/2010 Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts Pair feeding late afternoon
Double-banded Plover 16/04/2010 S Stradbroke Is T. Dillon S. Maden J. Searle A. Cuttris Total of 200 birds at 2 sites.
Masked Owl 16/04/2010 Jimna Greg Roberts 1 female seen well
Royal Albatross 15/04/2010 Lynch’s Reef in the Great Barrier Reef (approximately 100km ENE off the coast from Townsville) Michelle Jonker First record for this species in Queensland as well as the record is a considerable distance from the species established distribution and well into tropical waters.
Brush Cuckoo 12/04/2010 Araucaria Circuit Enoggera Dam Alan Boardman Two sightings a kilometre apart
Little Shrike-thrush 12/04/2010 Araucaria Circuit Enoggera Dam Alan Boardman  
Rose Robin 12/04/2010 Araucaria Circuit Enoggera Dam Alan Boardman  
Ground Parrot 08/04/2010 Near Coolum Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts Two birds calling at dusk
Pacific Baza 08/04/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne 6 Pacific Baza seen about 0945 - flying overhead and calling whilst interacting together with acrobatic manoeuvres - in the area for about 30 minutes.
Cicadabird 07/04/2010 Eagle Hts Mt Tamborine S Maden J SearleT Dillon (GCCC) A late bird.
Australasian Shoveler 05/04/2010 Lake Broadwater SEQ D & M Niland A pair well out on lake
Australian Ringneck (Port Lincoln form) 05/04/2010 Mount Nebo, Queensland - elevation about 550 mtrs Vicki Kovacs & Andrew Bagley Parrot sited in grevillea in our yard. Noted because of its black head and bright yellow ring. Single bird seen only and not sited previously
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 05/04/2010 Near roadside lookout on Silent Grove Road approx. 7km south of Qld/NSW border. Paul Grimshaw Pair heard calling and observed on ground on rocky ridge in low scrubby understorey vegetation.
Grey Goshawk 05/04/2010 Nerang State Forest Callie McDonald Matthew Gilbert One individual seen perching approx. 2km along the track that begins Ann st.
Speckled Warbler 05/04/2010 Near roadside lookout on Silent Grove Road approx. 7km south of Qld/NSW border. Paul Grimshaw At least 6 individuals seen within a confined area of scrubby understoreyed woodland with 4 Thornbill species including Buff-rumped, Brown, Yellow and Yellow-rumped Thornbills. Location seems to be a hotspot for small insectivorous birds.
Red-browed Treecreeper 04/04/2010 Private property 30 KM south of Qld/NSW border near Torrington NSW Paul Grimshaw Pair sighted and heard calling in old growth tall open forest on swamp margin.
White-winged Black Tern 02/04/2010 Gununa Township Mornington Island Phil Venables Hundreds of birds resting on sports field and on beach post cyclone Paul.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2010 [top]
Sooty Oystercatcher 28/03/2010 Wynnum foreshore Kim Herbert One bird
Grey-crowned Babbler 26/03/2010 Picnic grounds just out of Gunalda on right side of Bruce Hwy [heading Nth] Russell Yong Qi Yung Six birds feeding under water tower around picnic grounds.
Powerful Owl 23/03/2010 The Drive Bardon Brisbane Mike West Heard calling about 3-4am in suburbia
Channel-billed Cuckoo 22/03/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Hinterland Sandra Gallienne Heard calling then seen flying towards south. Not usually present here in late March.
Little Lorikeet 19/03/2010 Couran Cove on South Stradbroke Island Todd Burrows A number of birds were heard during the day before a pair were observed feeding in a flowering Moreton Bay Ash. Occasional visitor to the island.
Oriental Cuckoo 19/03/2010 Couran Cove on South Stradbroke Island Todd Burrows One adult bird observed flying along western shoreline.
Shining Flycatcher 19/03/2010 Terranora Broadwater L & M Cooper One Female observed further south than usual
Little Wattlebird 15/03/2010 Griffith University Nathan (Toohey Forest) Lee Halasz "1 or 2 birds detected in three different parts of campus over 30 minutes presumably several individuals moving through. Very unusual species here.
Spotted Bowerbird 14/03/2010 Sundown NP (Broadwater camping area) Rob Kernot & Neil Strode  
Square-tailed Kite 11/03/2010 Bowman Parade Bardon Brisbane Tom Tarrant Single quartering over Bowman Park.
Black-necked Stork 08/03/2010 Kianawah Rd Wynnum West B. Light  
Channel-billed Cuckoo 08/03/2010 Oateson Skyline Drive Camp Hill Brisbane Diane Blewett Being mobbed by Noisy Miners
Peregrine Falcon 08/03/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne Single bird flew overhead and landed in dead tree.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 07/03/2010 Cedar Creek Road Cedar Creek Gold Coast Sandra Gallienne 4 birds seen flying overhead
Channel-billed Cuckoo 06/03/2010 Oateson Skyline Drive Camp Hill Brisbane Diane Blewett Begging and being fed by Torriesian Crow
Australian Owlet-nightjar 04/03/2010 Gap Creek Reserve Rebecca & Caitlyn Ryan One bird seen and another heard
Channel-billed Cuckoo 04/03/2010 Boyne Island Julie Duncan "Juvenile sighted in Boyne Island parkland. Being raised by crow. Possible parents (pair) sighted 02/03/2010 in same location.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2010 [top]
Lewin's Rail 28/02/2010 Strong Rd (South) Dayboro Tom & Marie Tarrant Single heard near entrance to water-treatment plant.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 28/02/2010 Apex Park Dayboro Tom & Marie Tarrant Pair breeding in thick vegetation
Brolga 25/02/2010 Cnr Pumicestone Rd and Volz Rd Toorbul Pt Burney Starkey "4 Brologas. One appears to be a new comer. Some territorial chases. (Perhaps the head bobbing and calling of a pair was designed to tell the interloper that they were a committed pair)
Pacific Baza 25/02/2010 54 Scriven st Mount Crosby Trevor Street I have never seen these birds before at Mount Crosby, I saw a juvenile in the morning and at 2pm there were six of them gliding around, what a beautiful bird.
Red-necked Crake 24/02/2010 Heavey Cresc Cairns Dawn Magarry  
Black-necked Stork 23/02/2010 Port of Brisbane Alan Boardman Single adult on island at lake near visitor centre
Australian Hobby 22/02/2010 Jacobs well road Natalie McHugh About 6 sighted whilst driving. Adults and also 1st years
Pacific Baza 22/02/2010 Ewen Maddock Dam walking track E. & M. Pegg 3 birds 2 adults and 1 juvenile
Black-winged Petrel 20/02/2010 Off Southport Paul Walbridge  
White-necked Petrel 20/02/2010 Off Southport Paul Walbridge This is only the fourth submission to either BQ RAC or BARC for this species in Queensland.
Beach Stone-curlew 19/02/2010 Bribie Island between Buckley's Hole and the sea E. & M. Pegg Single bird disturbed when we walked through the mangroves
Spangled Drongo 17/02/2010 Warilda Street Camp Hill Rod Cox Sitting on power line in our street. First sighting this year. Since heard 21/02/10.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 16/02/2010 Heavey Cresc Cairns Dawn Magarry Pair with a small black chick
Shining Flycatcher 13/02/2010 Nudgee Beach Cycle Track entrance Jon Coleman Adult male caught and banded this morning in the Mangroves by the waste disposal facility
Grey-crowned Babbler 10/02/2010 18th tee Bribie Island Golf Club Roy Hallett Two birds on low branches. First Time I've seen them here.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 04/02/2010 Griffith Uni-Mt Gravatt Cemetery SEQ Bob Sutherst Crows feeding fledgling
Magpie Goose 04/02/2010 Cove Rd Stanmore R. Lamb & M. Dam 50+ around small farm dam and in wet paddock
Channel-billed Cuckoo 01/02/2010 Bank St Graceville SEQ Bob Sutherst Crows feeding a fledgling

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2010 [top]
Lovely Fairy-wren 31/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young Two coloured males and several females
Magnificent Riflebird 31/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young High in rainforest.
Marbled Frogmouth 31/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young In rainforest. Located by strange call.
Rufous Owl 31/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young One adult with partly coloured immature bird.
Eclectus Parrot 30/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young One female and 4 males calling and flying near nest hollow.
White-faced Robin 30/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young Perched quietly in low rainforest beside road.
Spotless Crake 29/01/2010 Sherwood Arboretum. On north island in SW corner - visible from west end of causeway Mat Gilfedder 2 birds
Red-bellied Pitta 28/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young  
Trumpet Manucode 27/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young In rainforest. 2 birds. Remarkable call.
Buff-banded Rail 26/01/2010 Oxley Creek Rocklea Burney Starkey One bird with damaged leg seen from kayak
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 26/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young Frequently seen in fig trees.
Grey Goshawk 26/01/2010 Sky Walk Mt Tambourine Chris Johnson Adult bird seen circlying just above forest canopy.
Large-billed Scrubwren 26/01/2010 Sky Walk Mt Tambourine Chris Johnson Two birds foraging near forest floor.
Palm Cockatoo 26/01/2010 Lockhart River Iron Range E. & M. Pegg with John Young 3 birds flying overhead about 6.30am. Later perched high in rainforest.
Russet-tailed Thrush 26/01/2010 Sky Walk Mt Tambourine Chris Johnson Adult bird flushed from small tree. It flew across the path and landed in a large lantana bush where it was positively identified as Russet-tailed Thrush. Good views
Sooty Owl 26/01/2010 Border Ranges National Park Owen Prowse After unsuccessful playback found one perched on sign at loop junction
Striated Heron 26/01/2010 Oxley Creek Graceville Burney Starkey Seen from kayak
Black-necked Stork 23/01/2010 Oxley Creek Common SEQ Rae Clark One in Jabiru Lagoon
Sooty Owl 23/01/2010 Spicers Gap SEQ J. Rowland & N. Murray 2 owls seen calling to each other
Pale-vented Bush-hen 21/01/2010 Gold Creek Reservoir near where the main creek enters top of reservoir Hugh Possingham and Duan Biggs One
Shining Flycatcher 21/01/2010 Pelican Waters Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts Pair in mangroves
Grey Goshawk 19/01/2010 Figtree Pocket Brisbane Natalie McHugh One adult hanging around Lone Pine Sanctuary for the past week. Watched the bird eating prey.
Superb Fruit-Dove 18/01/2010 Mapleton Greg Roberts A pair in rainforest. One other calling.
Eastern Grass Owl 17/01/2010 Brisbane Airport opp Toombul Rd Burney Starkey & Jillian Robinson Two birds at dusk 16 17 & 20
Grey Goshawk 17/01/2010 Sherwood arboretum Hugh Possingham One adult
Shining Flycatcher 17/01/2010 Wivenhoe Dam Amanda Johnston 2 females
Buff-banded Rail 15/01/2010 St Lucia SEQ Janet & Michael Hohnen Adult and chick seen several times during month on riverbank
Glossy Ibis 15/01/2010 Minnippi Parklands SEQ B & J Morgan A party of 7
Black-throated Finch 13/01/2010 Rockdale St. Georgtown NQ E. Bultreys 4 pairs were sighted feeding on the ground of a small rocky ridge.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 13/01/2010 Lyrebird Crescent Peregian Beach John Simmons M & F adults and 1 juvenile cruising and feeding in backyard casuarinas over 3 day period
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 13/01/2010 Rockdale St. Georgtown NQ E. Bultreys 2 sighted on the ground - very striking black and white rear view in flight.
White-winged Triller 13/01/2010 Rockdale St. Georgtown NQ E. Bultreys 2 sighted apart feeding in low woodland.
Black-breasted Button-quail 12/01/2010 Imbil Greg Roberts 4 birds
Pectoral Sandpiper 12/01/2010 Jahnkes Lagoon near Gatton. David Redhead Long staying bird still present on southern shore
Plum-headed Finch 12/01/2010 Lake Dyer near Laidley David Redhead Several
Ground Parrot 11/01/2010 Near Noosa Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts Three birds seen including one on the ground
Spotless Crake 11/01/2010 Eagleby Wetlands Todd Burrows 1 adult bird with 2 young amongst reeds adjacent to Melaleuca Boardwalk
Wedge-tailed Eagle 11/01/2010 Tingalpa Creek Res. Capalaba West Amanda Johnston  
Zebra Finch 10/01/2010 Oxley Creek Common Tom & Di Oliver One Zebra Finch with four Chestnut-breasted Mannikins at the end of path to Pelican Lagoon. Photo taken.
Grey-crowned Babbler 09/01/2010 Redbank Creek west of Esk Jason Richard Eleven birds present for 3 days.
Pectoral Sandpiper 09/01/2010 Jahnke's Lagoon Gatton B.Starkey M.West & J.Robinson 1 bird with sharpies
White-plumed Honeyeater 09/01/2010 Redbank Creek west of Esk Jason Richard Six birds foraging in flowering Pink Bloodwood.
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 07/01/2010 Redbank Creek west of Esk off Esk-Hampton Road Jason Richard Single bird present for past 3 weeks. Unmistakable call and bird sighted on several occasions.
Australian Swiftlet 06/01/2010 Nerang Peter Moloney Seven birds flying quite low readily identifiable
Common Noddy 05/01/2010 Mermaid Beach John Allsop Single bird feding with seven Common Terns
Common Blackbird 04/01/2010 St George K. Slater and E. Townsend One pair seen in the front garden of a house. Several others heard around other houses
Grey Goshawk 02/01/2010 Creek walk Tingalpa Creek Reserve Capalaba West Amanda Johnston One bird crow hassling in flight
Plum-headed Finch 02/01/2010 Farm dam on Brightview Rd. Regency Downs I. Jones  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2009 [top]
Musk Lorikeet 29/12/2009 Federation Park Warwick David & Marie Niland Small groups feeding in flowering mistletoe
Nankeen Night-Heron 28/12/2009 Tingalpa Creek Reserve Capalaba West Amanda Johnston One bird in grey mangrove on creek edge
Blue-faced Parrot-Finch 27/12/2009 East of Mt Bartle Frere. E & L Bultreys 2 sighted flying from the tall grass beside the road into dense rainforest.
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 27/12/2009 Heritage Park Stanthorpe David & Marie Niland Heard and seen in thick heath
Grey Goshawk 27/12/2009 East of Mt Bartle Frere. E & L Bultreys 2 separate birds sighted by the road.
Great Crested Grebe 24/12/2009 Lake Barrine E & L Bultreys 3 sighted in the lake late in the afternoon.
Olive-backed Sunbird 24/12/2009 Byfield Nat Park CEQ S.Harding & D.Milton Near southern limit of range
Oriental Cuckoo 24/12/2009 Sparkes Hill Stafford Brisbane J. Harris and E. Townsend  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 23/12/2009 Byfield Rd Byfield CEQ S.Harding & D.Milton 3 birds in casuarina at 22.8527S 150.6559E
Australian Owlet-nightjar 22/12/2009 Boscombe Rd Brookfield Brisbane Chris Read Sitting on branch over rocky gully
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 22/12/2009 63 Allen Road Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz 1 bird flying across property W-E
Latham's Snipe 20/12/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson Single bird feeding on mudlflats among cormorants terns and dotterels.
Little Curlew 20/12/2009 Garnett's Lagoon SEQ The Wests & Griffin Flock of 14
Galah 19/12/2009 Rockhampton Quarry St between William and Denham St. Margaret MacNevin 30 birds moving along the footpath
Glossy Ibis 19/12/2009 Centenary Lakes Caboolutre East side of Morayfield Road Linda & Phil Cross Four birds feeding around lake.
Ground Parrot 18/12/2009 Noosa North Shore Greg Roberts 1 bird flushed from heath
Pale-vented Bush-hen 18/12/2009 Sunrise Beach Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts One bird
Square-tailed Kite 18/12/2009 Weyba Downs Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts 1 flying over motorway
Broad-billed Flycatcher 17/12/2009 Cape Hillsborough CQ The Wests & Griffin Near mangrove boardwalk
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 15/12/2009 227 Carbeen Cresent Nanango Amanda Johnson Beautiful black with big prominent yellow face and wing markings
Brolga 14/12/2009 Maroochy River Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts 1 bird
Common Sandpiper 14/12/2009 Tallebudgera Ck. Palm Beach Col.Collins One bird feeding on edge of Mangroves.Very rarely seen in Tallebudgera Ck.
Eastern Grass Owl 14/12/2009 Maroochy River Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts 1 female seen well at dusk
Spotted Harrier 14/12/2009 Maroochy River Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts 1 2nd-year bird
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 10/12/2009 Gold Creek Reservoir Brookfield Brisbane M. Clark & L&M Cooper One bird seen close to nursery
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 10/12/2009 Gold Creek Reservoir Brookfield Brisbane M. Clark & L&M Cooper One bird seen close to nursery
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 07/12/2009 Tannum Sands CQ Judith Riddell  
Eastern Grass Owl 07/12/2009 Bli Bli Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts A male bird seen well close to where I found a bird on 4/12/2009
Asian Dowitcher 06/12/2009 On the island in the Lagoon at the Port of Brisbane visitor centre Les & Mary Cooper Single bird with six Curlew Sandpipers
Blue-billed Duck 06/12/2009 Tarong Power Station: Meandu Creek Dam Julian & Fay Bielewicz 2 birds
Glossy Ibis 06/12/2009 Tarong Power Station: Meandu Creek Dam Julian & Fay Bielewicz 3 birds flying in close to observers.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 06/12/2009 Allen Road Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz Up to five birds in area over the past week.
Little Eagle 06/12/2009 Tarong Power Station: Meandu Creek Dam Julian & Fay Bielewicz 1 bird circling close overhead for several minutes.
Musk Duck 06/12/2009 Tarong Power Station: Meandu Creek Dam Julian & Fay Bielewicz 1 solitary male
Black-tailed Native-hen 05/12/2009 The Big Rig Park Roma David & Marie Niland Two birds at ornamental lagoon
White-winged Chough 04/12/2009 Tannum Sands CQ Judith Riddell  
Brolga 03/12/2009 Bishop Marsh Toorbul Peter Boyd Water back in the marsh and three brolga back home
Red-winged Parrot 03/12/2009 Boyne Island Judith Riddell  
Beach Stone-curlew 02/12/2009 Lady Elliot Island K. Slater and E. Townsend One bird
Cicadabird 02/12/2009 Corinda SEQ David Niland One bird heard - in fully urban area.
Grey-crowned Babbler 02/12/2009 Goombarra National PK in camp grounds Amanda Johnston 1 bird chased by red wattle bird
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 02/12/2009 Gully & boardwalk area between Dawson Pde & Glasshouse View Ct Buderim Rae Clark Flew up from forest area below & returned there whilst I was watching. 3 birds seen.
Brush Bronzewing 01/12/2009 Cooloola Greg Roberts 1 flying across Rainbow Beach road
Grey Plover 01/12/2009 Inskip Point Greg Roberts 4 birds

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2009 [top]
Emerald Dove 30/11/2009 Buderim Forest Park Rae Clark At least 4 seen flying or feeding by creek
Fork-tailed Swift 30/11/2009 Watson Rd Kobble Creek (Samsonvale) SE Qld Tom Tarrant 50+ with White-throated Needletails feeding in front of bush-fire smoke.
Magpie Goose 30/11/2009 Minnippi Parkland SEQ Mike Frost Three birds on island in middle of main lake and on 27/11
Nankeen Night-Heron 30/11/2009 Taigum Brisbane Chris Johnson 1 Adult bird flushed from Camphor Laurel Tree in centre of open grassland near creek.
Glossy Ibis 29/11/2009 Dowse Lagoon Sandgate Deborah Gleeson Four birds sighted
Glossy Ibis 29/11/2009 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate Deborah Gleeson Four birds sighted
Grey-crowned Babbler 29/11/2009 Approx 15Km West of Stanthorpe Glenn McRae Pair of Grey crowned Babblers building a nest on the side of the road
Superb Fruit-Dove 29/11/2009 Cooloola Greg Roberts 1 bird near Lake Poona
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 29/11/2009 Woody Point Cernak and David Cousens  
Cicadabird 28/11/2009 Oxley Creek west of Cliveden Road Reserve Hugh Possingham One calling
Glossy Ibis 28/11/2009 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham 9 birds
Grey-crowned Babbler 28/11/2009 Hawkesbury Rd, Anstead, 50m south of Castlereagh Court, Brisbane Rod Gardner Three birds by the road.
Pallid Cuckoo 28/11/2009 Cliveden Reserve Hugh Possingham One around small lagoon
Pink-eared Duck 26/11/2009 Turf farm Beaudesert Col.Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One pair with four ducklings on a dam
Baillon's Crake 25/11/2009 Cooroy Waste Treatment Facility Greg Roberts One bird first seen here on November 5.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 25/11/2009 Eumundi Greg Roberts 3 birds on a farm dam
Spotless Crake 25/11/2009 Cooroy Waste Treatment Facility Greg Roberts One bird first seen here on November 5. At least 9 others calling.
Common Myna 23/11/2009 Park and surrounding properties at Nottingham Lane Peregian Springs Jane Cooksley  
Eastern Yellow Wagtail 22/11/2009 Mornington Island Town dam overflow. Phil Venables 2 birds on recently exposed drying out mud pan.
Black-necked Stork 21/11/2009 Lake Clarendon K.McLennan & M.Roper Found at 6pm at back side of wall.
Glossy Ibis 21/11/2009 Lake Clarendon K.McLennan & M.Roper Found at 6pm at back side of wall.
Oriental Pratincole 21/11/2009 Wide Bay Lake Moondarra Mount Isa Bob Forsyth 180 to 210 birds about 10% were in full adult plumage. None sighted a week later
Grey Falcon 20/11/2009 Duchess- Mt. Isa Road approximately 40 km south of Mt. Isa. Dave Fleming 1 bird on nest in tall gum tree. Took flight after vehicle stopped.
Nankeen Night-Heron 20/11/2009 Holman Street Ferry Terminal Kangaroo Point Brisbane Diane Blewett & Lynne Hogan 1 Adult
White-fronted Honeyeater 19/11/2009 Chinaman Creek Dam Cloncurry Dave Fleming 1 bird in Melaleuca fringing dam. In association with several other honeyeater species.
Black Falcon 18/11/2009 Il-bogan Reserve Beaudesert Barry Davies A pair flying around between the reserve and racecourse.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 18/11/2009 Gympie Greg Roberts Three birds on the outskirts of town
Black-fronted Dotterel 17/11/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson 4-6 birds feeding on 'islands' in the lake.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 17/11/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson 5 adults fedding in a fig tree.
Collared Sparrowhawk 17/11/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson Adult female being mobbed by noisy miners crows magpes and butcherbirds.
Great Cormorant 17/11/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson 2 non-breeding adults among a flock of little black and little pied cormorants.
Red-kneed Dotterel 17/11/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson 2 birds feeding on 'islands' in lake.
Whiskered Tern 17/11/2009 Minnippi Parklands Brisbane Chris Johnson 20-25 adult birds feeding on the lake and surrounding 'islands'.
Eastern Grass Owl 15/11/2009 Nambour area John Malings Flushed male & female in daytime and confirmed on 16/11/2009 by John Noyce and Clive Allen
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 15/11/2009 Northern end of Markai Road just prior to the Tjunction at Haslington Road near Lake Atkinson. Ruth and Bill Kemp & NPAQ Bird Group A pair wandering in the bare paddock.
Crested Shrike-tit 14/11/2009 Gold Creek Reservoir Hugh Possingham and Judit Szabo One
Musk Duck 14/11/2009 Samsonvale Cemetery Ian and Jill Brown One male sleeping in shallow water near the old road 4:40pm
Square-tailed Kite 14/11/2009 Gold Creek Reservoir Hugh Possingham and Judit Szabo One
White-throated Needletail 14/11/2009 Samsonvale Cemetery Ian and Jill Brown Flock of 300-500 swirling over lake 4:45pm
Red-winged Parrot 13/11/2009 Elouera Drive Nanango C&R Fingland Feeding on Grevillea seeds
Noisy Pitta 12/11/2009 Wishing tree walk O'Reillys Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer One bird calling from 15 mtrs.up in a tree
Square-tailed Kite 12/11/2009 Cornubia Forest Park SEQ C & C Fitzell Two chicks first seen in September now close to fledging
White-eared Monarch 11/11/2009 Tarcoola Track St Lucia Mat & Cathy Gilfedder Seen in canopy of mangroves about 8am - unusual sighting for this location.
White-throated Needletail 11/11/2009 Geebung Steve Priday Flock of about 40. First group observed in our area this season.
Beach Stone-curlew 09/11/2009 South Stradbroke Island S Maden J Searle T dillon (GCCC) 5 birds
Sanderling 09/11/2009 South Stradbroke Island S Maden J Searle T dillon (GCCC) 8 birds present on the Surf Beach
Black-faced Monarch 07/11/2009 East Nanango Forest Nanango F&J Bielewicz T&M Mearns LPinwill C&RFingland In Eucalyptus trees
Regent Bowerbird 07/11/2009 East Nanango Forest Nanango F&J Bielewicz T&M Mearns LPinwill C&RFingland Flew across track into trees
Wandering Whistling-Duck 07/11/2009 Cliveden Road Reserve Corinda Hugh Possingham  
White-necked Heron 07/11/2009 East Nanango Forest Nanango F&J Bielewicz T&M Mearns LPinwill C&RFingland 2 x flying into dam
White-winged Triller 07/11/2009 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Two males one female
Cotton Pygmy-goose 06/11/2009 Woodford Dam Nr Cnr D'Aguilar Highway and Kilcoly/Beerwah rd Alex Ferguson 4 birds on Woodford Dam
King Quail 06/11/2009 Cruice Drive Woodford Alex Ferguson Party of six flushed in rank grass near dam
Lewin's Rail 06/11/2009 Cruice Drive Woodford Alex Ferguson One bird crossed Cruice drive near dam
Red-necked Avocet 05/11/2009 Philp Pde Tweed Heads Sth Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer 80 birds roosting on a sandbank
Pallid Cuckoo 04/11/2009 Oxley Town Common Barry Davies On the fence near the red shed.
Green Catbird 02/11/2009 Entrance to East Nanango Forest. Nanango C. Fingland L. Pinwill T. Mearns Feeding in trees
Regent Bowerbird 02/11/2009 Entrance to East Nanango Forest. Nanango C. Fingland L. Pinwill T. Mearns Male & Female feeding in trees
Satin Bowerbird 02/11/2009 Entrance to East Nanango Forest. Nanango C. Fingland L. Pinwill T. Mearns Male & Female feeding. Also Male tending to bower which has been there about 4 years.
Common Sandpiper 01/11/2009 Shultz's Canal between the Nudgee Road and Gateway Arterial Bridges Anthony Eales  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 01/11/2009 Darlington SEQ J. Stephens Up to 11 birds fly over every few evenings towards O'Reilleys

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2009 [top]
Painted Button-quail 28/10/2009 Dudley St Sherwood Hugh Possingham One female in back garden all afternoon
Channel-billed Cuckoo 27/10/2009 Flying over Bardon school 7.00am Joe Leggett The first one I have heard this season
Painted Button-quail 26/10/2009 Steve Irwin Way Beerburrum SEQ R.Lamb M.Dam B & S Cook Single bird sitting on bitumen verge of road
White-throated Needletail 26/10/2009 Red Beach Bribie Is R.Lamb & B.Cook 20+ low over Red Beach. First seen this season.
Blue-billed Duck 25/10/2009 Lake Galletly UQ Campus Gatton Glenn McRae 2 males seen amongst large ammounts of Pink eared Ducks and Plumed Whistling Ducks
Channel-billed Cuckoo 25/10/2009 Gayndah Burnie Collins 7 birds in one fig tree in main street
Red-kneed Dotterel 25/10/2009 Lake Galletly UQ Campus Gatton Glenn McRae Seen on the Island across from the bird hide
Common Sandpiper 24/10/2009 Metroplex Murarrie Brisbane E. Townsend One bird on river bank
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 24/10/2009 Allen Road Nanango Fay & Julian Bielewicz 4 flying overhead calling.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 24/10/2009 Chelsea Street Kippa Ring Sharyn Ryan Seen over Chelsea Street Environmental Park
Southern Boobook 23/10/2009 Tall tree outside Sandgate RSL Sharyn Ryan Heard only
Black Falcon 22/10/2009 Watson's Road Lockyer Valley David Redhead Pair
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 22/10/2009 Seven Mile Lagoon Lockyer Valley. David Redhead Two
Oriental Plover 22/10/2009 Watson's Road Lockyer Valley David Redhead Single bird first seen by others on Tues still present this morning
Black-necked Stork 21/10/2009 """Spiddal"" at Yore Road Tamborine Village" I. & S. Reynolds + members of BrisBOCA 2 adults observed flying over-head and landing on dam.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 21/10/2009 """Spiddal"" at Yore Road Tamborine Village" I. & S. Reynolds + members of BrisBOCA 1 bird observed in open water on swampy lagoon below dam wall.
Great Crested Grebe 21/10/2009 Lagoon at Fred Bucholz Park Tamborine Village I. & S. Reynolds + members of BrisBOCA 2 adult birds
Oriental Plover 20/10/2009 Watson's Rd between Boyce's and 7 mile lagoon Lockyer Valley. Stuart warren Single bird associating with breeding Banded Lapwings visible from road.
Latham's Snipe 18/10/2009 Buckley's Hole Bribie Island George & Judith Chapman Group of 4 birds watched for about 30min to the left of the bird hide - photos taken.
Black-tailed Native-hen 16/10/2009 Beaudesert Racecourse Barry Davies and Ribble Bird Tours (UK) group On the island in the lake
Freckled Duck 16/10/2009 Beaudesert Racecourse Barry Davies and Ribble Bird Tours (UK) group  
White-browed Woodswallow 14/10/2009 Toohey Forest Lee Halasz Approximately 50. Could not see colour pattern due to light conditions so could also have been Masked which I believe have a similar call.
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 11/10/2009 Kureelpa John Kooistra Male heard calling then seen approx. 5.30pm.
Black Kite 10/10/2009 Approx 5 kms from Bruce Highway on road to Bribie Island Caboolture area Colin Reid Robert Dougherty Stuart Warren Single bird above the road
Black-faced Monarch 10/10/2009 Carindale Brisbane Chris Johnson On adult bird sighted in backyard. Video footage taken. Two juveniles observed the following day. Have been seen in the area before. Migrating?
Painted Button-quail 10/10/2009 Burbank SEQ S. Harding One bird at 7am
Red-kneed Dotterel 10/10/2009 Winya Road Kilcoy Robyn Howard On middle dam behind meat-works
Common Sandpiper 09/10/2009 Tingalpa creek Bronson Light  
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 09/10/2009 Redgate Rd, 6km SE of Murgon R.Lamb & M.Dam Pair
Square-tailed Kite 06/10/2009 Daisy Hill south of Brisbane David Redhead Breeding pair now feeding young.
Banded Lapwing 04/10/2009 Cement Mill Rd Karara SEQ Rebecca Ryan P.Ryan S.Pick Over 8 birds in one flock for last 3 days near Cement Mill
Large-tailed Nightjar 04/10/2009 Shark Inlet near Tinnanbar Great Sandy Strait. Sandra Harding and Vicki Campbell Good views of bird after it was accidentally flushed from nest.Two eggs. Southern limit of distribution.
Large-tailed Nightjar 04/10/2009 Tinnanbar SEQ S. Harding V. Campbell Breeding with 2 eggs
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 04/10/2009 Tarong Power Station Fay & Julian Bielewicz 1 seen flying across Meandu Creek Dam
White-throated Nightjar 04/10/2009 Tarong Power Station Fay & Julian Bielewicz Heard distinctly in area of Ash Dam.
Common Sandpiper 03/10/2009 Roosting on yellow pontoon on Shultz\'s Canal between Nudgee Road and Gateway Motorway Anthony Eales  
Great Crested Grebe 03/10/2009 Tarong Power Station Fay & Julian Bielewicz Several birds
Musk Duck 03/10/2009 Tarong Power Station Fay & Julian Bielewicz At least three birds on the Cooling Dam.
Plum-headed Finch 03/10/2009 Coolmunda Dam SEQ Rebecca Ryan P.Ryan S.Pick At least 14 birds on causeway at back.
Red-necked Avocet 03/10/2009 Kedron Brook Wetlands Anthony Eales 5 birds
Red-browed Treecreeper 02/10/2009 Condamine River Rd c5km E of Killarney SEQ Rebecca Ryan P.Ryan S.Pick Breeding with 3 adults feeding cooperatively
Eastern Whipbird 01/10/2009 Netherby Rise Sunrise Beach Keith Campbell  
Emu 01/10/2009 North Childers Bronson Light 4 passing through. Very unusual habitat.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2009 [top]
Black-faced Monarch 30/09/2009 Tingalpa Creek reserve on Creek walk Amanda Johnston One in She-oak tree
Cockatiel 30/09/2009 Bagara near golf course Bronson Light 20+ observed for 4 days
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 30/09/2009 Kroombit Tops R & J Wallace 3 feeding just off walking track to bomber crash site
Baillon's Crake 29/09/2009 Samsonvale Cemetery S.E Qld David Redhead Single Bird
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 28/09/2009 Elouera Drive Nanango C & R Fingland 3 feeding here regularly
Painted Button-quail 28/09/2009 Tingalpa Creek Reserve creek walk Amanda Johnston Parents and 1 young
Square-tailed Kite 28/09/2009 Caloundra Conservation Park Bronson Light 2 flying over Bruce Highway
Peregrine Falcon 27/09/2009 Moreton Island Eric & Jackie Morgan Eggs laid on open shaded bare sand and defended by adults.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 27/09/2009 Oxely Creek Common Bronson Light and Amanda Jonston 2 juvenile birds near red shed
Azure Kingfisher 26/09/2009 Creek edge Capalaba Park Amanda Johnston Pair on mangrove tree
Sacred Kingfisher 25/09/2009 Nosworthy Park Corinda SEQ David Niland First for season and sounded like a nest defence call.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 25/09/2009 Grandview Rd Upper Brookfield Carolyn Nowicki First heard commotion while adult Wedgie was attacking & flying away with my chicken. It then landed in nearby tree without chicken-in-claw. He must have dropped chicken in flight. 1 hour later seen soaring high in sky above the area. Still no sign of chicken
White-throated Nightjar 25/09/2009 Nosworthy Park Corinda SEQ David Niland One flushed from small open patch near creek - flew to tree
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 23/09/2009 Noosa National Park- behind Alexandria Bay Jane Cooksley  
Cotton Pygmy-goose 19/09/2009 689 Cove Road Stanmore (near Woodford) SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam 15 birds on wetland adjacent to road
Double-barred Finch 19/09/2009 Crows Nest Alison McLean Pair spotted previous weekend as well
Grey Goshawk 19/09/2009 Chadwell St Ransome Bronson Light Soaring over trees maybe hunting
Red-backed Fairy-wren 19/09/2009 Crows Nest Alison McLean Males and females
Red-browed Finch 19/09/2009 Lot 2 Barn Road Emu Creek Alison McLean Numerous birds in grassy clearing
Squatter Pigeon 19/09/2009 Roadside of Gatton Bypass (Warrego Hwy) about 5km from Gatton-Helidon Rd turnoff Dave Fleming One bird on gravel shoulder of highway
Superb Fairy-wren 19/09/2009 Crows Nest Alison McLean Males and females
Wedge-tailed Eagle 19/09/2009 Lot 2 Barn Road Emu Creek Alison McLean Pair sitting on fence and regularly seen circling
Grey-crowned Babbler 18/09/2009 Glen Rock day use area, south of Lockyer Valley Robyn Howard 4 birds
Dollarbird 16/09/2009 Stanthorpe golf course John Allison First for season
Black Bittern 15/09/2009 Palm Beach at Currumbin Creek estuary Gold Coast bird Observers Immature Black Bittern sunning itself in a tree near the water
Grey Goshawk 15/09/2009 Pinjarra Hills, SEQ Mike Gilpin Circling over creek
Royal Spoonbill 13/09/2009 Rockhampton at ponds near Southside Holiday Village. Margaret MacNevin 15 birds
Splendid Fairy-wren 12/09/2009 Tregole National Park Morven E. & M. Pegg Male and females near end of circular walking track
Bourke's Parrot 10/09/2009 Eulo Bore E. & M. Pegg Single bird flying from lower dam
Common Myna 10/09/2009 Near Narangba shops fighting with native birds Anita Maxlow Only one sighted fighting with native birds
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 09/09/2009 55 km west of St George E. & M. Pegg Large numbers on trees beside the road. Solitary birds frequently seen beside the road.
Square-tailed Kite 09/09/2009 Cornubia Forest Park SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Pair of birds at nest one appears to be brooding eggs
Ground Parrot 06/09/2009 Noosa North Shore Greg Roberts On a private reserve in heath burned 2-3 years previously
Azure Kingfisher 05/09/2009 Howeston Golf Course Amanda Johnston Mangrove edge low tide
Great Crested Grebe 04/09/2009 Lake Samsonvale Golds Scrub Lane Julie Sarna 60+ birds
Common Sandpiper 02/09/2009 Narda Lagoon Laidley Sarah Beavis Heard and seen.
Fairy Gerygone 01/09/2009 Kin Kin Greg Roberts Surprisingly common in scrub patches
White-eared Monarch 01/09/2009 Kin Kin Greg Roberts Three seen and others heard in at least four patches of scrub

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2009 [top]
Baillon's Crake 29/08/2009 Below cemetery on left Lake Samsonvale R. Lamb & M. Dam 2 birds
Eastern Barn Owl 29/08/2009 Campbell Street Bowen Hills (opposite Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital)   I. Jones
Blue-billed Duck 28/08/2009 Emerald Lakes Carrara Gold Coast Col.Collins with THe Gold Coast Bird Observers One male swimming with Hardheads
Eastern Koel 28/08/2009 The Gap Brisbane David Redhead Male calling in garden midday. First spring record here for 2009.
Latham's Snipe 27/08/2009 Lake Broadwater SW of Dalby Malcolm Wilson 1 bird at lake - first arrival
Masked Owl 27/08/2009 McLean Rd Maleny R. Lamb Pair
Satin Flycatcher 27/08/2009 Sinnamon Park Peter Johnson First record for our garden
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 27/08/2009 Lake Broadwater SW of Dalby Malcolm Wilson 5 birds at lake - first arrivals
Grey-crowned Babbler 26/08/2009 Pullenvale Forest Park Ian and Jill Brown Single bird seen across the creek from track after 2nd bridge about noon.
Musk Lorikeet 26/08/2009 Alexandra Hills Mick Thew I have heard their Sounds for weeks but i only sighted them this morning about 15 feeding on Grevilla Flowers.I have never seen this species in this area ( 30 years )
Eastern Barn Owl 25/08/2009 Auchenflower Ian and Jill Brown Seen at noon chased by a mixed flock of birds. Photo.
Black-chinned Honeyeater 23/08/2009 Sheep Station Creek reserve Morayfield Robert Dougherty Stuart Warren Colin Reid At least 1 pair of birds
Eastern Spinebill 23/08/2009 Sydney Avenue Camp Hill Diane Blewett Definitely 1 possibly 2 adults
Painted Button-quail 23/08/2009 Araucaria Track Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman 3 birds near track where quails often seen. Photo available can email if required.
Red-browed Finch 23/08/2009 Oxley Creek Common David & Marie Niland A small group heard at second creek crossing at sunset
Wedge-tailed Eagle 23/08/2009 Oxley Creek Common David & Marie Niland Two immature birds on fence about 200m east of Red Shed. Still in area after sunset.
Australian Bustard 22/08/2009 Mark's Lane Atherton E & L Bultreys 2 birds sighted in a plowed field on the north end of Mark\'s Lane near Atherton.
Dusky Honeyeater 20/08/2009 Tamrookum Creek Rd. Tamrookum Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer One bird feeding in a Eucalyptus tree
Grey-crowned Babbler 20/08/2009 Rathdowney Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer One bird foraging along river bank
Latham's Snipe 20/08/2009 Boyland Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer TEN birds around the edge of the dams at Boyland
Peregrine Falcon 20/08/2009 Rathdowney Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer One bird circling overhead
Black-necked Stork 18/08/2009 Lake MacDonald Sunshine Coast Greg Roberts  
Double-banded Plover 18/08/2009 Inskip Point R & J Wallace 12 in breeding plumage in a group of Red-necked Stint, Red-capped Plover, Sanderling
Glossy Ibis 18/08/2009 Carbrook near golf course Norma & Bob Hambling  
Latham's Snipe 18/08/2009 Carbrook near golf course Norma & Bob Hambling Three birds
Spotless Crake 18/08/2009 Cooroy Greg Roberts  
Topknot Pigeon 18/08/2009 Bullock Point near Inskip Point R & J Wallace In trees along the road leading into Bullock Point
Latham's Snipe 16/08/2009 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham This seems very early for a supposedly summer visitor
Musk Lorikeet 16/08/2009 Private property Ransome Amanda Johnston Musk lorikeet with rainbow lorikeets and noisy Frairbirds in flowering gums photo taken
Rose Robin 16/08/2009 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Uncoloured bird
Square-tailed Kite 15/08/2009 Daisy Hill Forest Norma & Bob Hambling Pair at a nest
Latham's Snipe 14/08/2009 Oxley Creek Common Mat Gilfedder  
Pacific Baza 14/08/2009 Meiers Road Indooroopilly Jeremy Thompson  
Spotted Harrier 14/08/2009 Hays Inlet Lake Wivenhoe David Redhead Adult
Glossy Ibis 12/08/2009 Griffin Brisbane Marcus Clarke Besides farm dam on Dohles Rock Rd, after Osprey House and before the boat launch. 2 individuals in area.
Rainbow Bee-eater 12/08/2009 Lake Broadwater SW of Dalby M. Wilson & M. Bennie First arrivals for summer
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 12/08/2009 Griffin Brisbane Marcus Clarke Group of 6. Dohles Rock Rd 50 metres on right before Henry Rd intersection
Musk Lorikeet 11/08/2009 Cannon Hill Anglican College Corner Krupp Rd and Junction Rd Chris Johnson 4 birds in stand of flowering eucalyptus - good views
Olive Whistler 11/08/2009 Border track about 5.5km from O\'Reilly's in Lamington NP. On the QLD side of the border. Mat Gilfedder  
Black-eared Cuckoo 10/08/2009 Gibson State Forest near Yarraman Fay & Julian Bielewicz  
Noisy Pitta 10/08/2009 One in garden of Kathy Haydon's home Coochiemudlo Island which had been there for 5 weeks Greg Roberts  
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 10/08/2009 Canoe Point Boyne River estuary J. Ruddell Feeding in fig tree
Sooty Oystercatcher 09/08/2009 Tallebudgera Creek Palm Beach Col.Collins Two birds feeding on Oysters
Australasian Bittern 07/08/2009 Lake Clarendon Rick Franks One seen in reeds near tower.
Baillon's Crake 07/08/2009 Lake Clarendon Rick Franks Seven seen on water's edge near reeds close to tower - from dam wall
Leaden Flycatcher 07/08/2009 SW slope of Mt Gravatt. Lee Halasz Male.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 07/08/2009 Rockhampton on ponds beside Southside Holiday Village Margaret MacNevin Hundreds on shores and in water.
Dusky Honeyeater 06/08/2009 Athelston Rd.Tomewin just over N.S.W. border Col.Collins with THe Gold Coast Bird Observers Two birds feeding in Grevilleas
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 06/08/2009 West Mt Cotton Rd proprety near Venman National Park Anthony Maloney per Bob Hambling one pair
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 04/08/2009 Gununa Mornington Isd NWQ Phil Venables About 60 birds over half juvenile at airport. Unusual
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/08/2009 Sunshine Beach Greg Roberts 2 birds in casuarinas
Little Grassbird 03/08/2009 Ewan Maddock Dam Greg Roberts 1 bird in reeds
Musk Lorikeet 03/08/2009 Darien St sports fields Bridgeman Downs Steve Priday At least a dozen in flowering ironbarks and redgums. Still in Geebung/Chermside area too.
Azure Kingfisher 02/08/2009 Pioneer Park, Nanango Fay & Julian Bielewicz Solitary specimen seen diving
Black Bittern 02/08/2009 Sherwood Arboretum Lee Halasz  
Blue Bonnet 02/08/2009 Mosquito Creek Road near Inglewood Marc Gardner & Geoff Anderssen  
Comb-crested Jacana 02/08/2009 Sewerage settling ponds, Nanango Fay & Julian Bielewicz Solitary specimen
Diamond Firetail 02/08/2009 Durikai State Forest Marc Gardner & Geoff Anderssen Pair
Musk Duck 02/08/2009 Coolmunda Dam, near! Inglewood Marc Gardner & Geoff Anderssen  
Squatter Pigeon 02/08/2009 Cement Mills Road near Karara west of Warwick Marc Gardner & Geoff Anderssen 4 birds
Varied Sittella 02/08/2009 Durikai State Forest Marc Gardner & Geoff Anderssen  
White-browed Babbler 02/08/2009 Durikai State Forest Marc Gardner & Geoff Anderssen Single bird
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 02/08/2009 6 Birru Street Wynnum West Brisbane Erroll Naylor I have never seen this bird in suburbia before. Currently living in back yard feeding on Palm fruits.Single unit male-photos available.
Australasian Bittern 01/08/2009 Lake Clarendon near Gatton Marc Gardner Single bird sunning in reed bed

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2009 [top]
Eastern Whipbird 30/07/2009 In the vicinity of the Japanese Gardens, Darling Heights, Toowoomba C Athanitis Although this bird was not sighted it's distinctive call was definately identified.
Grey Goshawk 30/07/2009 Nerang to Canungra Rd. Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observer Two birds sitting in a tree beside the road
Red Wattlebird 30/07/2009 Kerry Rd. Beaudesert Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Numbers of birds feeding in Eucalypts
Musk Lorikeet 29/07/2009 Buckleys Hole SEQ Alex Ferguson A pair preening
Musk Lorikeet 29/07/2009 Corner Waterworks Rd and Holmes St Brassall Louise Johnston  
Black-necked Stork 28/07/2009 On private property near Lake Kurwongbah Nerangba area. C and J Ivin Two adult birds observed at nest
Buff-banded Rail 28/07/2009 Private property VCA area Ransome Amanda Johnston Mangrove gully photo taken
Eungella Honeyeater 27/07/2009 Track at end of Chelmans Road Eungella Giles Daubeney 2 single sightings 10 minutes apart at 8.30am
Grey Goshawk 27/07/2009 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, Brisbane E. Townsend One bird
Red Wattlebird 26/07/2009 JC Trotter Nature Reserve, Burbank Robert Dougherty, Stuart Warren, Colin Reid  
Restless Flycatcher 26/07/2009 JC Trotter Nature Reserve, Burbank Robert Dougherty, Stuart Warren, Colin Reid  
Australian Painted Snipe 25/07/2009 Ray Rd Mareeba E Bultreys 1 male sighted in a roadside drain 3 times over 3 days, last sighting I took a video of him for 5-10 minutes. the weather was sunny and still.
Grey-crowned Babbler 25/07/2009 Jimbour House, Jimbour, SEQ Ruth Matchett Party of 5-6 'playing' in fruit trees in house garden
Musk Lorikeet 25/07/2009 Mountain St, Mt Gravatt Robert Dougherty, Stuart Warren, Colin Reid 2 in Rob's garden - to add to the seasonal records
Musk Lorikeet 25/07/2009 Whites Hill Bill Popple 20+ Feeding on flowering gums
Satin Bowerbird 25/07/2009 Maleny Kevin Byrne 33 females in one gum tree on private property.
Australasian Bittern 24/07/2009 Lake Clarendon SEQ Alex Ferguson  
Black-necked Stork 24/07/2009 Lake Clarendon SEQ D.Stewart & S.Gillman In swamp beyond the Aust. Bittern
Black-necked Stork 23/07/2009 Franklins park Mudgeeraba Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird sitting/standing on nest
Dusky Honeyeater 23/07/2009 Franklins park Mudgeeraba Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Four birds feeding in a Calistemon tree
Lesser Crested Tern 23/07/2009 S Stradbroke Is S Maden, J Searle, T Dillon 2 birds with 200 Crested.
Lewin's Rail 23/07/2009 Franklins park Mudgeeraba Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird moving amongst reeds in a swampy area
Purple Swamphen 21/07/2009 Opposite Lake Clarendon School, SEQ J. Giles and E. Townsend At least 300 birds
Beach Stone-curlew 19/07/2009 Eastern shore Moreton Island Merrian & Geoff Kuerschner Single bird on beach
Channel-billed Cuckoo 19/07/2009 Gununa Mornington Island Phil Venables Pair also seen in May and recently reported from AWC property Pungaling in NT Gulf coast.
Eastern Barn Owl 19/07/2009 Geebung Steve Priday At 09:00 am, a single bird receiving some very close attention from nearly every crow, magpie, miner and butcherbird in the neighbourhood (and possibly beyond). Flew off within a few minutes.
Musk Lorikeet 19/07/2009 Geebung Steve Priday A pair foraging in the upper branches of the large Ironbark in our backyard in Geebung. Having listened to their calls, I think they may have been in the area for a week or so. Ironbark not in flower but they seemed to be doing some sort of gleaning.
Musk Lorikeet 19/07/2009 Park in Delaware Street, Chermside/Geebung, Brisbane E. Townsend Several dozen birds
Musk Lorikeet 19/07/2009 Wittonga Park. The Gap. Brisbane David Redhead 50 + Roosting at West end of Park
Topknot Pigeon 19/07/2009 Eastern shore Moreton Island Merrian & Geoff Kuerschner Single bird in dead tree
Australasian Bittern 18/07/2009 Lake Clarendon (on dam-wall near tower) Tom Tarrant & Gavin Goodyear  
Baillon's Crake 18/07/2009 Lake Clarendon (on dam-wall near tower) Tom Tarrant & Gavin Goodyear Single bird sunning in reed bed
Black Falcon 18/07/2009 Lake Clarendon (on dam-wall near tower) Tom Tarrant & Gavin Goodyear Single bird chasing corellas around a large Gum-tree
Black-necked Stork 18/07/2009 Carrara John Allsop Single bird in a dam with large numbers of Magpie Geese and White Ibis
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 18/07/2009 Mt Tamborine SEQ Fan Li A group of 3 birds
Plum-headed Finch 18/07/2009 Jahnke's Lagoon Lockyer Valley Tom Tarrant & Gavin Goodyear  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 16/07/2009 Allen Road Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz 2 birds chewing casuarina cones.
Fairy Tern 15/07/2009 Bacchi Cay, Swain Reef, Great Barrier Reef Andrew McDougall New Caledonian race, Sterna nereis exsu
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 15/07/2009 Oxley Common A & S Keates 1 feeding in Eucalypt near Jabiru Swamp
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 14/07/2009 Karana Downs SEQ D.Stewart & S.Gillman One flew over our house calling
Nutmeg Mannikin 14/07/2009 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ David Niland At least 4 birds, mostly immatures
Red-necked Avocet 12/07/2009 Samsonvale Cemetery Tom Tarrant, Gavin Goodyear 6 birds flying over lake, currently uncommon in Greater Brisbane area.
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 12/07/2009 Ransome Amanda Johnston Parent and young in mangroves for several days
Brown-backed Honeyeater 11/07/2009 Clairview Beach CQ Kevin and Gwenda White Southern limit of range
Mangrove Golden Whistler 11/07/2009 Clairview Beach CQ Kevin and Gwenda White  
White-eared Monarch 11/07/2009 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, Brisbane E. Townsend One bird
White-headed Pigeon 10/07/2009 Sparkes Hill Stafford D Taylor One bird
Chestnut Rail 07/07/2009 Sandalwood Place River, Mornington Island Phil Venables One bird seen after sunset on mudflat adjacent to mangroves. To date have not heard the call in approx 20 trips to mangroves.
Swamp Harrier 07/07/2009 Metroplex swamp, Murarrie, SEQ B.Tynan One adult flying over the swamp area and eventually landing on the island.
Banded Lapwing 05/07/2009 Nr. Atkinson\'s Dam A Boardman and J Hadley 2 birds in paddock
Black Falcon 05/07/2009 Lake Clarendon Lockyer Valley A Boardman and J Hadley  
Blue-billed Duck 05/07/2009 Lake Galately Gatton A Boardman and J Hadley 3 birds
Freckled Duck 05/07/2009 Lake Galately Gatton A Boardman and J Hadley 2or 3 birds
Musk Duck 05/07/2009 Janhke\'s Lagoon NR. Lake Clarendon A Boardman and J Hadley 1 bird
Musk Duck 05/07/2009 Opposite Samsonvale Cemetery Tom Tarrant Male displaying to female
Rose Robin 05/07/2009 Mt Mee State Forest Gantry Sellens Road Peter Boyd Two in the picnic area
Square-tailed Kite 05/07/2009 Pullenvale Chris Read 3 kites hovering and gliding approx. 5 to 10m in air, on ridge above developed area in strong wind
Swamp Harrier 05/07/2009 Lake Clarendon Lockyer Valley A Boardman and J Hadley Quartering swamp
Eastern Osprey 03/07/2009 Osprey House Environmental Centre Osprey House Volunteers Chick hatched this morning. Can be viewed on live camera at Centre.
Rose Robin 03/07/2009 Private property LFW area Ransome Amanda Johnston Photo taken
Australasian Pipit 02/07/2009 Turf farm by Beaudesert Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Eight birds on freshly mown turf
Banded Lapwing 02/07/2009 Turf farm by Beaudesert Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Nine birds feeding around freshly cut turf
Freckled Duck 02/07/2009 Beaudesert Race Course Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird swimming with Plumed Whistling-ducks
Pink-eared Duck 02/07/2009 Turf farm by Beaudesert Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Five birds swimming in a dam
White-eared Monarch 01/07/2009 McLean Rd Maleny SEQ R. Lamb Usually seen here in mid-summer

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2009 [top]
Musk Lorikeet 30/06/2009 Kenmore SEQ Ian Venables Flock of about 40 in late June and most of July
Grey Goshawk 29/06/2009 Newstead Park Weaber Rd Buccan Andrew Melyssa & Cameron Macready Seen in flight circling chicken pen then flew over pony club.
Red Wattlebird 28/06/2009 SW slope of Mt Gravatt Brisbane Lee Halasz Single silent bird away from the main nectar feeding ruckus.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 27/06/2009 Allen Road Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz Pair flying west to east across northern end of property.
Peregrine Falcon 27/06/2009 Minnippi Parklands Belmont Stuart Warren & Colin Reid A pair in trees beside model plane airstrip
Square-tailed Kite 27/06/2009 Atherton NQ E & L Bultreys One was observed circling over then it landed in a palm tree briefly. It was a close range sighting.
White-headed Pigeon 27/06/2009 Minnippi Parklands Belmont Stuart Warren & Colin Reid In trees near model plane airstrip
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 26/06/2009 Wongabel state forest Atherton NQ E & L Bultreys A pair flew into a large fig tree, where they stayed for a few minutes then moved on. The sighting wasn't close range, however, knowing their call and behaviour it wasn't to difficult to identify them.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 26/06/2009 Elouera Drive Nanango C & R Fingland 3 here regularly
Beach Stone-curlew 25/06/2009 Curragee Inlet S Stradbroke Is S Maden J Searle T Dillon (GCCC) 3 Birds
Double-banded Plover 25/06/2009 S Stradbroke Island S Maden J Searle T Dillon (GCCC) At 2 locations on the island - total of 195 birds
Eastern Osprey 25/06/2009 Houghton Highway Redcliffe SEQ A & R Stogdale One bird on overhead light
Australasian Gannet 24/06/2009 Margate Beach Redcliffe SEQ A & R Stogdale Immature flying close to shore
Beach Stone-curlew 21/06/2009 On beach , SEQ Moreton Bay Research Station Dunwich Nth Stradebroke Island Rob Elvish a pair
Marbled Frogmouth 20/06/2009 Wattle Gully Retreat property Ansell Rd Witta (near Maleny) Chris Read In palm tree section of rainforest on waterfall walk.
White-fronted Honeyeater 19/06/2009 46 km SW of Charleville P.L. Harris  
Glossy Ibis 18/06/2009 Fred Bucholtz Park Tamborine John Allsop with the Gold Coast Bird Observers 2 Birds
Red-browed Treecreeper 18/06/2009 Duck creek rd. Lamington NP. 200m from rainforest edge Rob Elvish Wim Wisse Wilfried Mahu a pair
Freckled Duck 17/06/2009 Beaudesert race course lagoon Rob Elvish Wim Wisse Wilfried Mahu 1 male
Pacific Baza 17/06/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin & Gwenda White One bird in Hoop Pine 'Forest'
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 17/06/2009 Yeppoon CQ A & R Stogdale Seven birds on fence beside the beach
Australian Bustard 15/06/2009 St Laurence CQ A & R Stogdale 3 seen on wetlands
Brolga 15/06/2009 St Laurence CQ A & R Stogdale 6 seen flying at wetlands
Powerful Owl 15/06/2009 Brentwood Redbank Plains SEQ Jesse Rowland Roosting in eucalypt with a Grey-headed Flying Fox
Great Cormorant 14/06/2009 Minnipii Parklands Chris Johnson 4 adult birds in breeding, diving for fish on lake. Photo\'s taken.
Rose Robin 14/06/2009 Benarkin State Forest Fay & JulianBielewicz Good view of one female; others flitting a little further behind foliage.
Blue-billed Duck 13/06/2009 Lake Galetty Gatton Uni Robert Dougherty Stuart Warren Colin Reid As previously reported still in residence - now 4 birds.
Square-tailed Kite 13/06/2009 Old College Rd Gatton Robert Dougherty Stuart Warren Colin Reid Circling low over trees in residential street perched in conifer.
Australasian Bittern 12/06/2009 Lake Clarendon John Hadley  
Bush Stone-curlew 12/06/2009 Mulumbin beach Yeppoon CQ A & R Stogdale Heard calling at night also on 13 & 14
Musk Lorikeet 12/06/2009 Intersection Caboolture River Road & Beacon St. Power Road, Sippy Downs, Buderim Peter Odekerken Have never observed Musks this far north before and saw them at Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast on 7/5/09. Also many Scaly-breasted feeding around Buderim at present.
Swamp Harrier 12/06/2009 Jacobs Well. SEQ Natalie McHugh Single bird flying low over sugar cane.
Pacific Baza 11/06/2009 Chandler near koala bushland. SEQ Natalie McHugh One bird being mobbed by Torresian crow
Square-tailed Kite 11/06/2009 Kunda Park Maroochydore Tim Siggs Seen flying over main road
Wedge-tailed Eagle 11/06/2009 Mount Cotton SEQ Natalie McHugh One bird soaring over houses around Valley way
Eastern Barn Owl 10/06/2009 UQ Lakes University of Queensland campus St Lucia S. Nicol Unusual for this location, spotted early in the morning flying between trees while being mobbed by noisy miners.
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater 08/06/2009 Mt Greville SEQ Laurie Knight Tucking into the flowers along with the Yellow-faced Honeyeaters and Eastern Spinebills
Crested Shrike-tit 07/06/2009 Durikai State Forest west of Warwick Boardmans' and Wells' 6 birds foraging in trees
Dusky Woodswallow 07/06/2009 Durikai State Forest west of Warwick Boardmans' and Wells' 30+ birds roosting
Striped Honeyeater 07/06/2009 Durikai State Forest west of Warwick Boardmans' and Wells'  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 06/06/2009 Springbrook Rd Neranwood SEQ Mike & Lindy West 3 birds flying beside us at about 4pm
Square-tailed Kite 06/06/2009 Adare Road, Gatton John Hadley  
Musk Lorikeet 04/06/2009 Sparkes Hill Stafford Brisbane E. Townsend One bird feeding separately from a large flock of Scaly-breasted Lorikeets
Crested Shrike-tit 02/06/2009 Opposite DinDin Forest Old Yarraman Road Nanango C.Fingland L.Pinwill & C.Kratzmann With other small birds.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 02/06/2009 Opposite DinDin Forest Old Yarraman Road Nanango C.Fingland L.Pinwill & C.Kratzmann 3x eating on ground in paddock
Princess Parakeet 01/06/2009 131 Long Street Cleveland Donna Wilcox Male and female. Male has collar on left leg.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2009 [top]
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 31/05/2009 Allen Road South Nanango Fay Bielewicz Passing through
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 30/05/2009 Allen Road South Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz 1 adult with 1 juvenile
Red Wattlebird 29/05/2009 Sparkes Hill Stafford Brisbane E.Townsend 3 - 4 birds
Square-tailed Kite 29/05/2009 Mount Cotton SEQ N. McHugh Single bird has been in area for the past 3wks. Soaring on upraised wings, square tail with a sub-terminal band.
Brown Falcon 27/05/2009 Roundabout at intersection of Sunshine Motorway & Yandina-Coolum Rd Coolum. John Kooistra Single bird with very light plumage perched on top of light post.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 27/05/2009 Allen Road South Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz Heard flying overhead
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 27/05/2009 St. Andrew's College Peregian Springs Jane Cooksley 5 birds in paperbarks at 4pm. Were seen here at same time last week beside permanent water source.
Red Wattlebird 27/05/2009 Binna Burra Lodge Barry Davies Seen by Barry Davies and 19 others - first reported sighting at Binna Burra
Black Kite 26/05/2009 Thornlands Kevin Byrne Two black kites circling low (30ft) over garden.
Musk Lorikeet 26/05/2009 Thornlands Kevin Byrne Flock have been sighted daily feeding on blossom in neighbour's giant scribbly gums (over the last three weeks).
White-headed Pigeon 26/05/2009 113 Island Plantation Road Maryborough Saskia Knudsen The White Headed Pigeon landed on the top of one of our aviaries
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 26/05/2009 Allen Road South Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz 3 birds in low shrub
Great Crested Grebe 23/05/2009 Tarong Power Station Nanango Julian & Fay Bielewicz 1 bird at main Cooling Dam a further three at the Meandu Creek Dam
Yellow Thornbill 22/05/2009 Binna Burra Lodge Barry Davies Seen by Tane Gravatt - first reported sighting at Binna Burra
Bassian Thrush 17/05/2009 Goomburra Forest Reserve. Cascades Track Kevin and Gwenda White 3 birds seen on track. Elevation 850m.
Albert's Lyrebird 16/05/2009 Goomburra Forest Reserve. Dalrymple Circuit. Kevin and Gwenda White Single bird crossing track from a gully into undergrowth. Saw bird including distinctive tail in a shaft of sunlight.
Black-necked Stork 16/05/2009 Chambers Flat Ivan & Sandra Reynolds 1 adult on small farm dam
Grey-crowned Babbler 15/05/2009 Lesley Avenue Caboolture Peter Boyd Eleven birds arrived turned over every blade of grass and up and down each tree trunk for two days then moved on.
Black Kite 12/05/2009 Gatton Arthur & Sheryl Keates 1 soaring over road
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 12/05/2009 Curtis Falls Tambourine Scott Pascoe Scratching around on the forest floor later on calling in the tree tops
Plum-headed Finch 12/05/2009 Adare Road sports ground near Gatton Arthur & Sheryl Keates 2 feeding with Double-barred Finch & Yellow-rumped Thornbill
White-backed Swallow 12/05/2009 Ropeley Quarry near Gatton Arthur & Sheryl Keates 4 perched on electricity wires
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 12/05/2009 Carpark of Curtis Falls Tambourine Scott Pascoe One screeching bird in flight over my head.
Bar-tailed Godwit 10/05/2009 Coolmunda Dam near Inglewood SEQ Mat & Cathy Gilfedder Single bird on mudflats visible from camping area on north side.
Musk Lorikeet 09/05/2009 Thornlands Kevin Byrne Flock of ten birds feeding in high canopy of gum trees in home garden. Twenty birds came the following day to feed on the blossom.This is the first time I have seen this bird.
Speckled Warbler 08/05/2009 Anstead Bushlands Tom & Di Oliver Two birds seen feeding on the ground amongst a group of Double-barred Finches
Black-chinned Honeyeater 07/05/2009 Adare Rd Gatton SEQ J.Hadley et al 8 birds with White-throat & Brown-headed Honeyeaters
Freckled Duck 07/05/2009 Beaudesert race course. John Allsop with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Single freckled Duck (male) amongst a group of Plumed Whistling Ducks
Tawny Frogmouth 07/05/2009 Tanager St Albany Creek SEQ Russell Sharman 2 fledglings roost in our yard on alternate days in the same tree
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 07/05/2009 Adare Rd Gatton SEQ J.Hadley et al 5 birds feeding & flying into pines
Star Finch 06/05/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin & Gwenda White One male bird feeding on grass heads with about 30 Double-barred Finches. Presumed caged bird escapee.
Grey-crowned Babbler 04/05/2009 Grandchester. Robert Black Recorded 9 crossing road between Hornbuckles & West rds.
Musk Lorikeet 04/05/2009 Haven Rd Upper Brookfield SEQ Mike Ford & Doug Dow 4 birds at feeder possibly more in surrounding vegetation
Pacific Baza 04/05/2009 Grandchester. Robert Black Watched 5 birds hawking insects above Mt Mort Rd.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 04/05/2009 Between Grandchester & Laidley Robert Black 3 birds drinking on water trough. Appeared to be passing thru.
Restless Flycatcher 04/05/2009 Metroplex Murarrie Brisbane E. Townsend One bird
Wandering Whistling-Duck 04/05/2009 Grandchester. Robert Black 21 birds sighted on farm dam along Mt Mort Rd.
Australasian Bittern 03/05/2009 Nerang river Weedons Crossing causeway. Andrew (Haggis) Haggerty Mature bird on pebbly bank of Nerang river - mid afternoon.
Blue-billed Duck 03/05/2009 Lake Galetly UQ Gatton SEQ Rebecca Ryan 2 males 3 seen Monday and photos by G.Chapman
Brown Falcon 03/05/2009 Lake Moondarra Mt Isa Neil Bar About 3 or 4 falcons
Brown Quail 03/05/2009 By the Brisbane River at Riverhills SEQ Lesley Joyce & John Byers 7 birds having dust baths beside the walkway
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 03/05/2009 Gibraltar Range NSW Burney Starkey Good views of single bird near swamp on Gwydir Hwy
Little Eagle 03/05/2009 Lake Moondarra Mt Isa Neil Bar Over 10 eagles.
Blue-billed Duck 02/05/2009 Bundamba (Dalys) Lagoon SEQ M.Cameron et al A pair - the first in 5 yrs of surveys
Nutmeg Mannikin 02/05/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin & Gwenda White 2 birds perched in a bush at Pelican Island. One had a grass stalk in its beak.
Plum-headed Finch 02/05/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin & Gwenda White 3 juvenile birds
Rose Robin 02/05/2009 Enoggerra Reservoir Brisbane Forest Park SEQ A Perry 1 bird flitting near dam edge near start of Araucaria Walking Trail

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2009 [top]
Cotton Pygmy-goose 30/04/2009 Banora Pt. Sewage works Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird swimming in lagoon.Has been there for one month
Grey Goshawk 30/04/2009 Minnippi Parklands Barry & Joanna Morgan A beautiful adult
Painted Button-quail 30/04/2009 Durikai State Forest M & V Gardner Two birds
White-browed Babbler 30/04/2009 Durikai State Forest M & V Gardner Three birds
Blue-billed Duck 28/04/2009 U.Q. Gatton. David Redhead Two male and a single female. Have been present for several weeks.
Double-banded Plover 28/04/2009 South Stradbroke Island A Bell S Maden & T Dillon After our first sighting of 27 birds on Mar 27 flock now increased to 105 birds
Brolga 27/04/2009 Bishops Lagoon Pumicestone Road Toorbul SEQ Marc Gardner 2 birds
Eastern Barn Owl 27/04/2009 On the foreshore at Palm Beach by the Tallebudgera Ck.mouth Col. Collins One bird being chased by Currawongs Pied Butcherbirds and Noisy Miners
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 27/04/2009 Chermside Hills Park SEQ Betty Green 2 birds feeding in black wattle
Black-necked Stork 26/04/2009 Chambers Flat Ivan & Sandra Reynolds 1 adult on small farm dam
Brahminy Kite 25/04/2009 Over house at Clontarf Redcliffe SEQ R & A Stogdale 2 adults and 2 immature being harrassed by Torresian crows. Dont often see Brahminys
Grey Goshawk 25/04/2009 Mt Glorious SEQ Lim Aun Tiah & Smathi Chong Seen in flight
Great Crested Grebe 23/04/2009 Fred Bucholz Dam Tamborine Village SEQ Barry Davies 1 adult and 2 large chicks
King Quail 22/04/2009 Beechmont Barry Davies Sitting in the middle of the road at 5.45am. My first sighting here in 25 years.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 19/04/2009 Beach front at Palm Beach Gold Coast Col.Collins Three birds feeding in Casuarinas Male and Female and juvenile.First time I have seen them at Palm Beach
Rufous Fantail 19/04/2009 Eprapah Environmental Centre Victoria Point Kevin Byrne Single adult bird flitting about feeding in trees.
Grey-crowned Babbler 18/04/2009 Buxton near Bundaberg Russell Sharman 8 birds in a group working on a cleared section of a mangrove lined creek adjacent to the Isis River
Pacific Baza 18/04/2009 Mount Cotton N. McHugh 2 birds calling and flight displaying
Plumed Whistling-Duck 18/04/2009 Buxton Russell Sharman A breeding pair with chicks
Wedge-tailed Eagle 18/04/2009 Just west of Highway between Gunalda and Tiaro Russell Sharman  
Grey Falcon 17/04/2009 145km W of Wanaaring NSW Kay McLennan & Marion Roper 2 pair and 2 singles seen within 40 mins as travelling E
Grey Goshawk 17/04/2009 Mt Glorious Village. Bob Black & Desley Hooper One bird hunting over tree tops.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 16/04/2009 Banora Point STP L. Allsopp I. Watson & L. Brannian First sighting of this species in the Tweed Heads area
Red-capped Robin 16/04/2009 102 Elouera Drive Nanango Colleen & Robert Fingland First sighting this season. 6th year it has visited here.
Musk Duck 15/04/2009 Tarong Power Station Nanango Julian Bielewicz 1 male
Kelp Gull 14/04/2009 Inskip Point D.J.Pashniak Subadult. I have a good clear photo of the bird and have checked it with Dawn Beck.
Common Noddy 13/04/2009 Fingal Head NSW A Perry & S Catzikiris One bird flying past headland
Grey Falcon 13/04/2009 NW of Thargomindah (15mins) SWQ Kay McLennan & Marion Roper Pair seen overhead
Grey-crowned Babbler 13/04/2009 3 km South of Westmar on Goondiwindi rd. app. 400 km west of Bribane. Bob Black & Desley Hooper 5+ sighted on Goondiwindi Rd 3km S.of Westmar which is between St George & Dalby. This report is for Grey-crowned Babbler survey.
Rose Robin 12/04/2009 Oxley Creek Common Robert Dougherty Stuart Warren & Colin Reid About 200 meters from entrance - early arrival
Southern Boobook 12/04/2009 Bowra station (out west) Jasmine Menzies I got quite a suprise when I found myself staring at this bird. I was spotlighting with some others late at night.
Australasian Shoveler 11/04/2009 Kooralbyn Valley - Kooralbyn Lagoon Elizabeth and Malcolm Pegg 1 pair
Blue-billed Duck 11/04/2009 Kooralbyn Valley - Kooralbyn Lagoon Elizabeth and Malcolm Pegg 2 pairs
Great Crested Grebe 11/04/2009 Kooralbyn Valley - Kooralbyn Lagoon Elizabeth and Malcolm Pegg 3 pairs. One pair of grebes had a young grebe on back.
Rose Robin 11/04/2009 Sparkes Hill Stafford Brisbane E. Townsend Male
Apostlebird 09/04/2009 Rockhampton - Quarry Street between Denham and William Streets. Margaret MacNevin 13 birds making their way along the median strip and harassed by magpies.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/04/2009 Bellis Rd. Gold Coast Hinterland Col.Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Three birds - one pair with a juvenile feeding in Casuarinas
Figbird 08/04/2009 Tamrookum Creek Road near Rathdowney Annette O'Reilly, Brian Patten & Peter Kindness Single male intergrade form together with several southern form figbirds.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 08/04/2009 Duck Creek Road SEQ Barry Davies Two pairs and at least 1 juvenile.
Blue-billed Duck 06/04/2009 Kooralbyn S.E.Q. Tony Bailey and Todd Burrows One pair with seven ducklings. In the lagoon coming into Kooralbyn
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 04/04/2009 Retreat Court Bunya I. Jones 2 birds
Rufous Fantail 01/04/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin & Gwenda White One bird adjacent to mangroves

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2009 [top]
Red-browed Treecreeper 29/03/2009 Brandons Road Bellthorpe State Forest I. Jones  
Black-faced Monarch 28/03/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin & Gwenda White 2 immature birds in mangroves near Tide Gauge
Grey-crowned Babbler 28/03/2009 University Way Sippy Downs SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Single bird feeding on grassy patch in median strip on busy suburban road
Australian Little Bittern 27/03/2009 Kooralbyn SEQ George Chapman Flushed a female (or juvenile) while photographing the Blue-billed Ducks in the lagoon next to the airstrip.
Common Noddy 27/03/2009 South Stradbroke Is Alicia Bell & Terry Dillon At least 45 birds with app 1500 Common Terns
Double-banded Plover 27/03/2009 Wavebreak Is Gold Coast Alicia Bell & Terry Dillon 27 birds - first sighting this year
Black Falcon 26/03/2009 Carbrook Bob & Norma Hambling A pair roosting, then soaring over golf course
Little Eagle 26/03/2009 Skinners Park just South of Brisbane Col.Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying over
Red-footed Booby 26/03/2009 Flinders Reef SEQ David Edwards Photos taken
Wandering Whistling-Duck 25/03/2009 Large Lagoon Capalaba Regional Park Pitwin Rd North Capalaba K and M Hynes Group of five (5) standing at water's edge (photo taken) at 10.30 a.m.
Sooty Oystercatcher 22/03/2009 Tallebudgera Ck Palm Beach Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying towards the mouth of Tallebudgera Ck.
Black Falcon 19/03/2009 Tamrookum Ck Rd. Tamrookum Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying over
Blue-billed Duck 19/03/2009 Kooralbyn S.E.Q. Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Two pairs together swimming in a lagoon.The two males were displaying
Dusky Woodswallow 19/03/2009 Tamrookum Ck Rd. Tamrookum Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers Four birds feeding in a paddock
Grey-crowned Babbler 19/03/2009 Beaudesert Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One pure white bird building a roosting nest with other normal coloured Babblers
Black-necked Stork 18/03/2009 Oxley Creek Common Rocklea Kevin & Gwenda White Bird seen flying into Pelican Island area at about 9.30am. Began feeding on grassy bank.
Brahminy Kite 18/03/2009 Oxley Creek Common Rocklea Kevin & Gwenda White Perched on canoe launching pontoon at entrance
Bush Stone-curlew 15/03/2009 Had been on the nature strip at the start of the Goodwill Bridge - Vulture St end. Kim Herbert 2 birds being harassed by crows.
Painted Button-quail 14/03/2009 Burbank Sandra Harding One male - nice to see in Brisbane
Common Noddy 12/03/2009 Fingal Headland northern N.S.W.. Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying past the headland
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 12/03/2009 Kingscliff Northern N.S.W. Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers 12 birds feeding in Casuarinas. One female had a very pronounced yellow/golden collar as well as the usual yellow spots on her head.
Pacific Golden Plover 10/03/2009 Mudflats at southern end of Flinders Parade Sandgate. Grahame and Robyn Elliott One bird among the several present in full breeding plumage.
Spotted Nightjar 10/03/2009 Bowra Station Cunnamulla R.Lamb & M.Dam 3 birds seen after dusk in 20mins driving along 2km stretch of track
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/03/2009 Duck Creek Rd D Binns & A & S Keates 4 feeding in Casuarinas
Eastern Yellow Robin 07/03/2009 Hardings Paddock Purga Lesley Joyce & John Byers Also seen on the uphill track
Pacific Baza 07/03/2009 Hardings Paddock Purga Lesley Joyce & John Byers Four Pacific Bazas Sighted in a large Eucalypt. They moved around the area as we birded. Approx 8.00 am
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 07/03/2009 Hardings Paddock Purga Lesley Joyce & John Byers Seen on the uphill track feeding
Grey Falcon 06/03/2009 Bowra Station Cunnumulla R.Lamb & M.Dam Single bird seen first on 6/3 and again on 10/3 calling (cackling) as flew low overhead
Grey Goshawk 05/03/2009 Purlingbrook Falls Springbrook Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One Pair flying with a Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine Falcon 05/03/2009 Purlingbrook Falls Springbrook Col.Collins with The Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying with a pair of Grey Goshawks
Striated Heron 05/03/2009 Merthyr Park - New Farm - Brisbane E. Townsend One bird in mangroves
Grey Plover 02/03/2009 Toorbul -SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 01/03/2009 Sherwood Arboretum Hugh Possingham One in figs by Brisbane River
Grey Goshawk 01/03/2009 115 Natalie Road Buccan 4207 Andrew & Melyssa Macready Sighted a pair circling property and nearby trees along the Logan River at Buccan.
Hall's Babbler 01/03/2009 Charleville Anthony Eales A group of a dozen near the radio tower opposite the airport on the way out of town.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2009 [top]
Double-banded Plover 28/02/2009 Wooyung NSW Sandra Harding David Milton Ron Dowling Early arrival
Great Crested Grebe 28/02/2009 Gold Creek Reservoir Hugh Possingham and Richard Fuller Breeding - one adult with three chicks
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 28/02/2009 Along old Mitchell-Surat Hway about 20km south of Mitchell. Eastern banks of Maranoa River Anthony Eales Four birds seen in dead gums on alluvial flats east side of Maranoa R. Also pretty sure they were there 26/02/09 but didn't get as good a look.
Pacific Baza 28/02/2009 Brisbane Koala Park Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Rd near Brightview St Burbank A & B Smallegange Brisbane Koala Park 4 Pacific Bazas 2 adults and two fully grown youngsters. Flew along track just keeping ahead of us. Taken photos of the birds
Square-tailed Kite 27/02/2009 Postmans Track - Lake Samsonvale. S.E Qld David Redhead  
Pacific Baza 26/02/2009 Warrego River about 20km south of Charleville. Anthony Eales Immature bird. Unusual this far west
Black-necked Stork 25/02/2009 Oxley Creek Common Kevin& Gwenda White One bird at wetland
Peregrine Falcon 24/02/2009 Kedron Brook Wetlands Anthony Eales Seen from 7:00am until 7:20 very active.
Grey Falcon 22/02/2009 12 Huyber Lane Eagle Heights Mount Tamborine Brian Bates I am sure we have just seen a Grey Falcon 14.40. I checked in our Peter Slater Field Guide pretty positive but according to the book I could be wrong.
Common Sandpiper 21/02/2009 Metroplex Murarrie Brisbane E. Townsend One bird on the river bank at low tide
Black-breasted Button-quail 20/02/2009 Noosa National Park on the saddle between Winch Cove/Granite Bay and northern end of Alexandria Bay Luke Bennett 80-90% confident of species identification. Male and female seen.
Lesser Frigatebird 20/02/2009 East of Cape Moreton lighthouse - Moreton Island Beth Smyth Greg Miller Leanne Bowden & Alan Genninges 5 seen ahead of a storm
Grey-crowned Babbler 18/02/2009 Wivenhoe Dam- Cormorant Bay P/A SEQ D.Niland & R.Brown A pair staying near parked car in middle of picnic area. Photos taken.
Radjah Shelduck 18/02/2009 Baffle Creek Boat Ramp. North of Bundaberg. P.Harris per June Harris 6 birds present. South of usual range
Grey Plover 15/02/2009 Inskip Point via Rainbow Beach Wendy Dunn & Mike West 60 Grey Plovers roosting on sand bar with other shore birds
Rainbow Bee-eater 15/02/2009 Stafford Shopping Centre Brisbane Alan Boardman Excited group of 20 to 30 birds in trees /bushes in car park near to Cinema entry. Probably attracted to area by infestation of caterpillars or insects?
White-winged Triller 15/02/2009 Araucaria Track Brisbane Forest Park Alan Boardman and Ken Wells  
Kelp Gull 13/02/2009 Inskip Point J. Sneddon & other members of Birds Queensland The bird was standing in shallow water near the point where ferries depart for Fraser Island. Also seen the following day.
Apostlebird 11/02/2009 End of Acacia St - Brisbane Airport Les & Mary Cooper Single bird
Double-barred Finch 10/02/2009 River bend at Caboulture southern side on th emankment Scott Pascoe Pair of Double Barred Finches feeding on acacia seeds at 12:45PM at River Bend cabolture
Eastern Curlew 10/02/2009 Toorbul Sand flats south of boat ramp Scott Pascoe On the sand feeding at Toorbul with silver gulls
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 10/02/2009 Toorbul Sand flats south of boat ramp Scott Pascoe Flying high overhead initally from Bribie island white patch and heading north over mainland towards Donnybrook
Little Eagle 09/02/2009 Palm Beach Gold Coast Col.Collins One bird flying over.Very rarely seen on the Gold Coast
Pale-vented Bush-hen 09/02/2009 Cliveden Road Reserve Oxley Creek Corinda Hugh Possingham Jumping about one metre up in a coral tree
Pale-vented Bush-hen 09/02/2009 Nosworthy Park Corinda Hugh Possingham Calling in long grass
Grey Goshawk 08/02/2009 Western Track Mt. Glorious Alan Boardman and Ken Wells Calling in rainforest
Noisy Pitta 08/02/2009 Western Track Mt. Glorious Alan Boardman and Ken Wells  
Striped Honeyeater 08/02/2009 Burbank SEQ Sandra Harding In gum trees with Noisy Friarbirds
Australian Little Bittern 06/02/2009 Metroplex from the eastern track where the Bitterns were seen earlier this year Anthony Eales Sighted one of the juveniles so at the very least one still doing well.
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 05/02/2009 In the gardens of Hidden Valley Cabins. 24km west of Paluma. Bonnie McLennan  
Freckled Duck 05/02/2009 Beaudesert SEQ Roy Sonnenberg Female on bank of lagoon opposite racecourse
Pacific Baza 05/02/2009 Cornubia Forest Park SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Nest with three juveniles close to fledging
Painted Button-quail 04/02/2009 Suburban Acacia Ridge Lee Halasz Seen for around 10 minutes in a suburban front yard. Great views from inside the house!
Pale-vented Bush-hen 04/02/2009 Gold Creek Road Western Brisbane David Redhead Single bird calling and seen near last creek crossing.
Apostlebird 02/02/2009 West of Stanthorpe SEQ Ian Hinrichsen A group of 6-8 birds at Greenlands
Plum-headed Finch 02/02/2009 Oxley Creek Common SEQ Bob Black Pair bathing & feeding at lake
Asian Dowitcher 01/02/2009 Boonooroo Gavin Goodyear Carl Billingham & Tom Tarrant Single with Bar-tailed Godwits on falling-tide.
Black-necked Stork 01/02/2009 Oxley Common Anthony Eales On the first dam to the left of the walking track heading south. Out in the open good views.
Latham's Snipe 01/02/2009 Oxley Common Anthony Eales At the end of the left hand track in front of the second dam. Landed on muddy section of the track.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 01/02/2009 Samford SEQ Roger & Megan McNeill Seen crossing bottom of Mayfield Rd a few times in early morning over two days
Plum-headed Finch 01/02/2009 Oxley Common Anthony Eales Seen twice along the left hand track toward the two dams.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2009 [top]
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 31/01/2009 Oxley Creek Common K.S.& G.L.White 4 birds feeding on the ground
Beach Stone-curlew 30/01/2009 On beach at Inskip Point close to vegetation as 4WDs passed to barge. E. & M. Pegg Birds seemed undisturbed by passing vehicles. Early morning.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 30/01/2009 Karalee SEQ Sheena Gillman & David Stewart Calling persistently since Christmas - new to the property
Peregrine Falcon 30/01/2009 Bentley Park Paul Ford & Sandra McKenna Caught a Common Myna in flight then settled on a power pole to eat it. Unfortunately with a busy street, it became too much - most of the Myna was dropped and the falcon left the area.
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 30/01/2009 Cornubia Forest park - outer suburban Brisbane C. & C. Fitzell First sighting in this location for five years
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 30/01/2009 Karalee SEQ Sheena Gillman & David Stewart Calling persistently since Christmas - new to the property
Beach Stone-curlew 29/01/2009 Inskip Point close to high water level near road to bargeramp E. and M. Pegg Three birds on beach
Black-breasted Button-quail 29/01/2009 Close to Loop Road on Inskip Point E. & M. Pegg 2 birds seen each day in same area late afternoon and early morning
Black-breasted Button-quail 29/01/2009 In heavy vegetation on Inskip Pt close to Loop road E. and M. Pegg Four birds seen in 2 days
Lewin's Rail 29/01/2009 Sandgate Lagoon. S.E.Qld David Redhead Calling at North end of second lagoon, mid afternoon.
Red-necked Avocet 29/01/2009 Kedron Brook Wetlands - end of Toombul Road by Gateway Mway. Anthony Eales 21 birds. Have been observing them here on and off for over a month.
Red-winged Parrot 29/01/2009 Eastern Crows Nest Mick Radnedge Saw one hanging around the Crows Nest area a few times and of course it is out of its range coming from much further West.
Pallid Cuckoo 26/01/2009 Oxley Creek Common K.S.& G.L. White Perched on fence at about 0.2km from entrance
Beach Stone-curlew 24/01/2009 Inskip Point Ned and Judy Johnston Single bird on the beach where the barges leave for Fraser Island. Lots of vehicles - bird unperturbed
Black-breasted Button-quail 24/01/2009 Inskip Point Ned and Judy Johnston One pair in the bush feeding
Black-necked Stork 21/01/2009 Cunningham Hwy at Warrill View Stephen Dray One and occassionally two birds have been seen over the past few months from time to time but this is the first sighting of three.
Plum-headed Finch 21/01/2009 Oxley Creek Common SEQ Lynda Litz-tyne Lone bird on fence flew towards Rocklea Markets
Little Grassbird 20/01/2009 Tygum Lagoon Waterford West SEQ Neil Strode 2 birds calling - one seen. Often heard near the footbridge
Black-necked Stork 18/01/2009 Fullers OvalLindum Brisbane. David Redhead  
Hoary-headed Grebe 18/01/2009 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre Lake David Redhead Single Juvenile
Australian Little Bittern 17/01/2009 Tyto Wetlands Ingham N.Q. Brian Willey One adult male flushed from the path not far in from the entrance.This was a great pleasure after seeing the Bitterns at Metroplex the previous Sunday.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 16/01/2009 Oakey SEQ Ian Venables Seven birds at airport
Peregrine Falcon 15/01/2009 Kenmore SEQ Ian Venables Single bird flying over - did not appear to be hunting
Apostlebird 14/01/2009 Horton Drive Chuwar SEQ Sheena Gillman & David Stewart Present here for some years - 2 young being fed.
Spotted Quail-thrush 14/01/2009 Samford SEQ Roger & Megan McNeill Female seen walking along road at 71 Mayfield Road in late afternoon
Australian Little Bittern 10/01/2009 Metroplex Wetlands A. Crawford 3 juveniles and an adult female. Several birds reported in last few days. Juveniles were perched from dawn to at least 7.30 - from bridge on Borthwick Avenue, walk south along path on eastern edge of wetland for 100 m then view reeds on other side.
Lewin's Rail 10/01/2009 Gold's Scrub Samsonvale SEQ Marion Roper R.McNeill et al An adult at Kobble Creek
Spotless Crake 10/01/2009 Gold's Scrub Samsonvale SEQ Marion Roper R.McNeill et al An adult at Kobble Creek
White-eared Monarch 09/01/2009 Gold Creek Road - Brisbane George & Judith Chapman Two birds seen opposite letterbox 639. One of them flaunted itself at close range for several minutes. Photos taken.
Plum-headed Finch 08/01/2009 Oxley Common David Redhead  
Yellow-throated Scrubwren 05/01/2009 The Pinnacle Border Ranges NP NSW Phil & Joe Venables Heard mimicking an Albert's Lyrebird
Oriental Cuckoo 04/01/2009 Anstead Bushland Reserve A. Crawford 1 - 2 birds have been seen over the last 3 weeks. 1 today 250 m NE of river lookout shelter
White-winged Triller 04/01/2009 Anstead Bushland Reserve A. Crawford Female along dead-end track going to NW corner of reserve near river
Pale-vented Bush-hen 02/01/2009 Nundah SEQ Roy Sonnenberg Two birds calling in creek behind Huet St
White-throated Needletail 02/01/2009 Centenary Heights suburb Toowoomba Simon Attwood c.100 birds visible over rooftops at about 10.00am but probably more out of vision.
Pink-eared Duck 01/01/2009 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Two on Jabiru Swamp
Plum-headed Finch 01/01/2009 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Gathering nesting material - a feather from edge of swamp
Powerful Owl 01/01/2009 Kholo Botanic Gardens - Ipswich Margaret Cameron  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2008 [top]
Common Sandpiper 31/12/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve George & Judith Chapman Flushed from bank of Creek at low tide and landed on far bank. Photo taken.
Painted Button-quail 31/12/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve George & Judith Chapman Tingalpa Creek Reserve
Buff-banded Rail 29/12/2008 Sherwood Arboretum SEQ Dawn Beck & Vicki Campbell Adult & six chicks
Apostlebird 28/12/2008 Anstead Bushland Reserve - SEQ A. Crawford 5 birds near lookout above quarry
Australian Little Bittern 28/12/2008 Metroplex - Murrarie A. & S. Keates 1 male in reeds - southern side of road
Marbled Frogmouth 28/12/2008 Maleny Malcolm Wilson Seen 4 birds with 2 being possible young ones close to Mary Caincross Park I have photographs of one of the birds
Spotless Crake 28/12/2008 Metroplex - Murrarie A. & S. Keates 1 immature - northern side of road
Powerful Owl 27/12/2008 Gem Rd - Kenmore - Brisbane Julie & Stepjen Hagans Heard calling at 0245hrs for 10 minutes at least as the calling awoke us. Very close to our home likely in neighbours back garden.
Turquoise Parrot 27/12/2008 Gold Coast - Arundel - Tee Trees golf course construction site. M. Ambrey I have seen this bird foraging on the ground at the back of our house, where Tee Trees golf course is being built. This may impact on their habitat unless steps have been taken to help them.
Black-necked Stork 26/12/2008 Oxley Creek Common on Jabiru lagoon Hugh Possingham One adult feeding calmly for over an hour
Black Bittern 24/12/2008 Buaraba Creek (south of Esk) John Hadley  
Little Wattlebird 24/12/2008 Buaraba Creek (south of Esk) John Hadley At least 3 birds
Common Sandpiper 22/12/2008 Tallebudgera Ck. Gold Coast Col.Collins One Bird sitting on rocks.Very rarely seen in Tallebudgera Ck.
Oriental Cuckoo 22/12/2008 Sparkes Hill - Stafford - Brisbane J. Giles and E. Townsend One bird
Plum-headed Finch 18/12/2008 Boyland SEQ Col.Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One pair feeding in grass by the lagoon
Peregrine Falcon 17/12/2008 Draper Samford Valley Julie Sarna In top of Hoop Pine overlooking Samford Valley
Black-necked Stork 12/12/2008 Beachmere Road SEQ E. Townsend One bird - female
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 11/12/2008 Gold Creek Road, Brookfield George Chapman Single bird spotted high in a tall gum tree near the Reservoir end of the road at 7.30am
Australian Brush-turkey 10/12/2008 Noosa Pam Warrell Seen at Noosa in the old caravan park end of Hastings St. White body and tail, yellow legs, blue eyes
Australian Owlet-nightjar 09/12/2008 Nudgee beach boardwalk facing nudgee creek Scott pascoe Bird alone seen in in grey mangrove off timber boardwalk at Nudgee beach Reserve
Grey-crowned Babbler 04/12/2008 Prince St, Virginia, Brisbane Anthony Eales 7 am this morning picking through the melalucas in my backyard.
Powerful Owl 03/12/2008 1st call the same Atkinson Park Kenmore approx, 2nd call a little further away Kingfisher Park, Kenmore Julie & Stephen Hagans 1st call heard at midnight for approx 10 minutes in same direction as the Powerful Owl on 1/12/08 Recorded this call on home video on back deck of our home at 12 Gem RD, Kenmore. 2nd call for approx 5 minutes in a little further away location in same direction possibly Kingfisher Park, Kenmore Please note we sighted a Powerful Owl 10 years ago in the Jacaranda tree in our front garden.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2008 [top]
Blue-billed Duck 30/11/2008 Lake Galletly, UQ Gatton Hagai Loyewski & Tom Tarrant Male in front of hide
Bush Stone-curlew 29/11/2008 Cleveland C.Ellis 5 Birds all having a wonderful time singing (if you can call it that) outside my house at 3 am
Green Peafowl 25/11/2008 Narnoo Street, Chapel Hill Lyn English 1 male and 1 female; appear to be young. They have been in the yard for almost a week now and are quite tame
Red-backed Button-quail 24/11/2008 McKeys Hill, Crossdale, SEQ R.Brown, O.Jones, F.James, R.Wallace, D.Niland Three birds seen on high ridge and another one at low gully the next day.
White-throated Nightjar 24/11/2008 McKeys Hill, Crossdale, SEQ R.Brown, O.Jones, F.James, R.Wallace, D.Niland A pair flushed high on ridge and another one lower down on a nest the next day.
Black-necked Stork 23/11/2008 Eudlo, SEQ Colin Dunn 1 bird in paddock with dam
Glossy Ibis 23/11/2008 Ephemeral wetland on road just south of Lake Clarendon S. Attwood & M. Maron  
Wandering Whistling-Duck 23/11/2008 Lake Dyer S. Attwood & M. Maron  
Cotton Pygmy-goose 22/11/2008 Oxley Creek Common, Jabiru swamp Hugh Possingham A pair
Plumed Whistling-Duck 22/11/2008 Oxley Creek Common, Jabiru swamp Hugh Possingham 15 birds
Wandering Whistling-Duck 22/11/2008 Oxley Creek Common, Jabiru swamp Hugh Possingham 12 birds - 175th species for the common, according to my lists
Broad-billed Sandpiper* 20/11/2008 Cairns Esplanade, NQ Adam Arnold Two birds seen in front of muddies playground in afternoon small numbers turn up each year.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 19/11/2008 Adare Road, Gatton John Hadley 5 including a pair at a hollow in a dead tree
Wandering Whistling-Duck 12/11/2008 On a dam off Lagoon Rd. Morayfield Janet & Rip Curtis photos available
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 11/11/2008 5 silver Gull Ct Sunshine Beach (backs onto Noosa Nat Park) Jane Cooksley 3 birds, late afternoon. flew into paperbarks near natural pond.these are the first Glossy's for the year here.
House Sparrow 07/11/2008 Houses opposite Cabbage Tree Creek, Shorncliffe, SEQ David & Marie Niland One bird heard
Bush Stone-curlew 05/11/2008 Riverhills park near Zambesi St - SEQ Lesley Joyce Heard while raining heavily - and heard before infrequently
Cotton Pygmy-goose 05/11/2008 Adare Rd, Gatton John Hadley Pair
Radjah Shelduck 04/11/2008 Sandycamp Road, Lytton.S.E.Q David Redhead One of the two birds seen by others on Sunday still present today.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/11/2008 Ambrose Rd, Ropeley near Gatton John Hadley 2 feeding in casuarinas
Pale-vented Bush-hen 03/11/2008 Virginia Park, Brisbane Anthony Eales Heard last night and again this afternoon in the small tributary creek to Downfall Creek at the end of Prince St. Great views after some searching.
Square-tailed Kite 03/11/2008 Daisy Hill Forest Bob Hambling Three juveniles just fledged
Australian King-Parrot 02/11/2008 Riverhills - SEQ Lesley Joyce & John Byers Male seen near river.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 02/11/2008 West End - SEQ Lesley Joyce & John Byers Over six in fig trees by river
Radjah Shelduck 02/11/2008 GJ Fuller Oval, Brisbane, UBD 142 N17 Ross Gallardy Pair at the back end of the pond

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2008 [top]
Black Falcon 30/10/2008 Forest Hill, SEQ Margaret Cameron & John Hadley 3 hunting over wheat crop which was being harvested
Little Corella 29/10/2008 Lyrebird Place Wurtulla Dot Crane At lake Currimundi actually drinking out of salt waterlake regularly during October
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 29/10/2008 Lyrebird Place Wurtulla Dot Crane In an old flowering silky oak
Cotton Pygmy-goose 27/10/2008 Centenary lakes, Caboolture.S.E.Q. David Redhead Male and Female
Lewin's Rail 27/10/2008 Minnippi Parklands, Carindale, Brisbane Colin Reid, Stuart Warren First reported by Stuart on (approx) 20.10.08 - seen again today
Australian Bustard 26/10/2008 Dirt road between Dysart and cleremont 4hrs inland central QLD Barry Nolan Large adult bird
Yellow Chat 26/10/2008 St lawrence wetlands John and Sue Allison 3 birds at new observation deck early morning
Pacific Baza 25/10/2008 Point Halloran Conservation Area, School Rd, Pt Halloran Kevin Byrne Bird was flying just above tree canopy. Photo taken.
Square-tailed Kite 25/10/2008 Tinchi Tamba, SEQ D.Niland, R.Brown, M.Clark, O.Jones An immature cruised over just above tree level. A very good twitch tick.
Beach Stone-curlew 24/10/2008 Lyrebird Place Wurtulla Dot Crane In sandbar of lake Currimundi
Painted Button-quail 24/10/2008 Lamaur St. Warner. Bne. Marilyn Hamilton Sadly, we found a dead Painted Button Quail who had hit our window, we don't know if he was nesting close by. We have taken some photos.
Plum-headed Finch 21/10/2008 Sir John Chandler Park, Indooroopilly Tom Oliver Photos taken
Common Sandpiper 16/10/2008 Lake Maraboon/Fairburn Dam, Emerald Anthony Eales Seen in the small bay directly on the right as you enter the recreational area
Crested Shrike-tit 15/10/2008 7km south of Kuranda Mark Newton Never heard of any being seen around the Kuranda area
Powerful Owl 15/10/2008 Chapel Hill - SEQ Rod Brown Calling at night throughout October in forest on Mt Coottha
Dollarbird 14/10/2008 Bribie Island Angela Bartlett Mating pair
Lewin's Rail 14/10/2008 Sampsonvale cemetry David Redhead 2 birds heard, one seen well several times
Spotless Crake 14/10/2008 Sampsonvale cemetry David Redhead 2 birds showing well. Photographed by Geoff Walker yesterday
White-winged Triller 14/10/2008 Sampsonvale cemetry David Redhead Male in car park
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 14/10/2008 Bribie Island Angela Bartlett  
Channel-billed Cuckoo 12/10/2008 Bardon State School Joe Leggett Ist sighting this season
Great Crested Grebe 12/10/2008 Somerset Dam along Neurum Rd near Villeneuve. John and Clare Kooistra Dozens of grebes, many on nests, some displaying.
Superb Parrot 12/10/2008 Ironbark Rd Little Mountain SUNSHINE COAST Wayne Townsend An unexpected young male found in my backyard. I have four photos.
Mistletoebird 11/10/2008 Lockyer Waters The Struthers Clan (Julie, Matthew, Lachlan, Justin, Thomas & Caitlin) Female, 2 x males and 3 young in nest.
Long-billed Corella 09/10/2008 Alexandra Hills G.Chapman & J.Sneddon Nesting pair in Scribbly Gum Conservation Area close to Flinders St-Coburg St cycle/walking path
Bush Stone-curlew 08/10/2008 Church St Fortitude valley Jack Dowds Two adults & two juveniles nearby last sighting at 148 Wickham St Small park between James St and Church Street beside apartments and Anglican Church
Australian Owlet-nightjar 07/10/2008 Chapel Hill - SEQ Rod Brown Calling at night in Mt Coottha forest
Australian Bustard 05/10/2008 Jimbour Rd Malakoff via Dalby G. McRae & D. McRae Single female along roadside
Brown Songlark 05/10/2008 Jimbour Rd Malakoff via Dalby G. McRae & D. McRae Male singing and displaying
Freckled Duck 05/10/2008 Atkinsons Dam Lockyer Valley SEQ M. Gilfedder & L. Halasz 5 birds mixed in with large flock of Hardhead
Horsfield's Bushlark 05/10/2008 Jimbour Rd Malakoff via Dalby G. McRae & D. McRae Approx. 10-12 bushlarks seen along roadside verge with 1 sitting on a fence and mimicking other bird calls.
Black-necked Stork 04/10/2008 Cove Road (at large farm dam) 8km north of Woodford I. Jones  
Grey Goshawk 04/10/2008 Savages Rd Brookfield Carl Billingham Flying overhead at cul-de-sac at end of road
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 04/10/2008 Savages Rd Brookfield Carl Billingham At least 2 Major Mitchell Cackatoo's about half way along Savages Rd - escapees?
Grey Grasswren 03/10/2008 Bulloo River Overflow Tim Dolby A family of Grey Grasswren (3 birds) was observed on the edge of the Bulloo River drainage system in south-western Queensland.
Black Bittern 02/10/2008 Sherwood arboretum Hugh Possingham One

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2008 [top]
Bush Stone-curlew 30/09/2008 Bowen Hills - SEQ Mike Frost Pair in residential at Qld Newspapers
Crested Shrike-tit 28/09/2008 Gold Creek Reservoir south side Hugh Possingham Judit Szabo Martine Maron Just one feeding in brush box. Only my second record after 30 four hour visits
Spectacled Monarch 28/09/2008 McLean Rd Maleny SEQ R.Lamb First for season
Bush Stone-curlew 27/09/2008 Bauhinia House (Community Hall) cnr High and Berserker Sts North Rockhampton Helen Lomas This is a central urban area. Living in carpark?
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 27/09/2008 Mt Coottha Chapel Hill SEQ Rod Brown A flock of 25 birds flying east to west
Channel-billed Cuckoo 25/09/2008 Blackbutt Valdamay Jones First heard this season
Eastern Koel 25/09/2008 Blackbutt Valdamay Jones First heard this season
Rufous-crowned Emu-wren 25/09/2008 Opalton K&G White Excellent close-up views. A total of 7 birds including males and females.
Banded Lapwing 24/09/2008 Abbot Point Lake near Bowen Leif Black & Bob Black 12 - near limit of range
Common Myna 24/09/2008 Blackbutt Valdamay Jones  
Striated Grasswren 24/09/2008 Opalton K&G White Excellent close-up views. A total of 9 birds.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 23/09/2008 Sunrise beach Kerrie Crisp Pair feeding quietly on Casuarina 7am. Came back in the afternoon at 2pm and a pair were feeding again. Photo taken.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 22/09/2008 Corinda SEQ David Niland One heard about 1pm for a minute or so.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 22/09/2008 Lochern NP. SW of Longreach K&G White 3 birds moving along a dry gully
Red-chested Button-quail 21/09/2008 Lytton Wader Roost - Pritchard Rd G. McRae & D. McRae Single male seen associating with a group of Brown Quail on the track between Manly car park and the bird hide.
Dollarbird 20/09/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve Amanda Johnston Mangrove edge
Azure Kingfisher 19/09/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre Kevin Byrne  
Flock Bronzewing 19/09/2008 Rocky Ponds wetland near Gumlu NQ Leif Black & Bob Black Single female near drying fresh wetland
Rufous Fantail 19/09/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre Kevin Byrne  
Yellow White-eye 19/09/2008 Rocky Ponds wetland near Gumlu NQ Leif Black & Bob Black In mangroves near boat ramp
Channel-billed Cuckoo 17/09/2008 Jaya Bridge Creek Rd Maleny SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Heard calling whilst flying in early hours of a.m. still dark
Great Crested Grebe 17/09/2008 Lake Coolmunda Les Dick and Gold Coast Group Approx. 120
Channel-billed Cuckoo 16/09/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve Amanda Johnston Melaleuca Forest stayed in area for 2 days
Sanderling 16/09/2008 South Stradbroke Island A Bell S Maden J Searle T Dillon (GCCC) A single bird with 2 Curlew Sandpiper
Beach Stone-curlew 14/09/2008 Near Gununa township Phil Venables Single bird on salt flat. Commonly seen all over the island
Eastern Koel 14/09/2008 Central Emerald Anthony Eales 1 male calling in a Norfolk Pine at the Maraboon Motel and another distant 1 calling. 1st of the season in the area for me
Regent Honeyeater 14/09/2008 Camping ground Mt Barney Lodge Sandra Harding Ron Dowling David Milton 1 bird mixing with Noisy Friarbirds and Brush Wattle birds
Sooty Oystercatcher 14/09/2008 Gold Cliffs Mornington Is. S-w coastline Phil Venables Single bird on rocky shore
White-eared Monarch 14/09/2008 Townsville Common, NEQ Ed Pierce Reported on Eremaea
Paradise Riflebird 13/09/2008 Mt Glorious Anthony Eales Many heard calling and managed to see two female birds. Lifer yessss!
Grey Goshawk 12/09/2008 Townsville Common, NEQ Ed Pierce  
Black-necked Stork 11/09/2008 Atkinsons Dam. David Redhead Female
Crested Shrike-tit 11/09/2008 Lyrebird Ridge Springbrook Col. Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One pair feeding in the rain forest
Dollarbird 11/09/2008 Emerald Lakes Carrara Gold Coast Les dick One bird sitting on a tree
Eastern Koel 11/09/2008 The Gap Brisbane. David Redhead Female. First of season.
Eastern Koel 11/09/2008 Virginia Park Brisbane Anthony Eales Heard calling 1st of the season
Freckled Duck 11/09/2008 Apex Lake Gatton David Redhead Single bird on island in front of hide
Little Kingfisher 11/09/2008 Rowes Bay Townsville beside Seagulls Resort Karen Doyle & Ivor Preston Reported on Eremaea
Pale-vented Bush-hen 11/09/2008 Redlands IndigiScapes Centre Capalaba B. Essex Single bird
Peregrine Falcon 11/09/2008 Austinville Gold Coast Col. Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying over
Pink-eared Duck 11/09/2008 Gatton Agricultural College David Redhead  
Wandering Whistling-Duck 11/09/2008 Apex Lake Gatton David Redhead  
Grey Goshawk 09/09/2008 Samsonvale cemetery. David Redhead  
Lewin's Rail 09/09/2008 Samsonvale cemetery. David Redhead One possibly two birds calling. Seen by others on 7th
Little Grassbird 07/09/2008 Pelican Lagoon Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Heard
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 07/09/2008 20 kms east of Charleville E. & M. Pegg 5 birds
Australian Owlet-nightjar 06/09/2008 Osprey House Environmental Centre Brenda & Graham Smith In nest box
Black Kite 06/09/2008 Osprey House Environmental Centre Brenda & Graham Smith Seen during 'Rapt in Raptors' activity with Greg Czechura
Little Woodswallow 06/09/2008 Coolibah Track at Iningai Park Nature Reserve Longreach E. & M. Pegg With White-browed, Masked, Black-faced and White-breasted Woodswallows. Large numbers zooming about in the cool air and perched on bare branches.
Swamp Harrier 06/09/2008 Osprey House Environmental Centre Brenda & Graham Smith Seen during 'Rapt in Raptors' activity with Greg Czechura
Wandering Tattler 06/09/2008 Mouth of Sandalwood Place River Mornington Island Phil Venables Single bird on coraline shore at low tide. Identified by darker breeding plumage and call.
Eastern Koel 05/09/2008 The Range Rockhampton Margaret MacNevin Heard only; first time this season.
Black-chinned Honeyeater 03/09/2008 Geraghty Park Julatten Keith Fisher Reported on Eremaea
Black-necked Stork 02/09/2008 Rathdowney SEQ J. Giles and E. Townsend One male bird
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 02/09/2008 Jimboomba Ron Dowling  
Powerful Owl 02/09/2008 JC Slaughter Falls Mt Cootha Judith Hoyle Roosting above dry creek bed
Eastern Yellow Robin 01/09/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve Amanda Johnston parent with 1 young
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 01/09/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve Amanda Johnston 1 adult on mangrove edge

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2008 [top]
Powerful Owl 31/08/2008 Ransome Amanda Johnston Adult
Rufous Fantail 31/08/2008 Sherwood arboretum Hugh Possingham Only second record for the park
Albert's Lyrebird 30/08/2008 Mt Mitchell SEQ Kim Herbert 2 birds disturbed by walkers. Good sighting of one of the birds in flight.
Grey Goshawk 30/08/2008 Mt Mitchell SEQ Kim Herbert Rapid flight landed on tree in canopy just above us.
Peregrine Falcon 30/08/2008 Mt Mitchell SEQ Kim Herbert Circling above before fast downward dive.
Black-chinned Honeyeater 29/08/2008 Bohle River at Bruce Highway Ivor Preston Reported on Eremaea. Low down calling loudly and easy to see. In company with 12+ White-winged Trillers males in breeding plumage.
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 29/08/2008 Auchenflower I and J Brown Noticed before 7 this morning and has moved about in the top of a tree all day resting, sunning and preening.
Black-necked Stork 28/08/2008 Currumbin Valley Rd. Currumbin Col.Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers One female standing in a paddock
Dusky Honeyeater 28/08/2008 Piggabeen Rd. Currumbin Col.Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Approx. six birds feeding in Grevillias
Wandering Whistling-Duck 28/08/2008 Barakula Court Cedar Creek 4207 Roger and Beverley Kitching A band of six on one of our dams - perfect views unmistakable NOT plumed
Squatter Pigeon 25/08/2008 About 13.5 kilometres west of Bollon Peter Royall Two birds were sighted on the gravel shoulder of the Ballonne Highway
Peregrine Falcon 24/08/2008 Elanora Wetlands Elanora Col.Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird circling overhead
Pacific Baza 23/08/2008 Bayside parklands Ransome Amanda Johnston Adult
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 23/08/2008 Very large woodland patch in Kurwongbah (Slicker's riding centre property) Olivia Woosnam 6 individuals sitting high in trees
Square-tailed Kite 22/08/2008 Kenmore Hills Brisbane Chris Read Chased by Torresian Crows Magpies and Currawongs.
Banded Lapwing 21/08/2008 Cnr.of Bromelton House Rd. and Beaudeset -Boonah Rd. Beaudesert Col.Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Two birds in paddock
Latham's Snipe 21/08/2008 Boyland Rd. Boyland Col.Collins with the Gold Bird observers One bird on edge of lagoon
Blue-faced Honeyeater 17/08/2008 Ormiston Olivia Woosnam Single individual sighted.
Red-backed Button-quail 17/08/2008 Bohle Wetlands revegetation site Chris Ezzy Reported on Eremaea. I flushed 2x Red-backed Button-quail from the grassland between the lagoon and the Bohle River, only about 10 metres from the lagoon. They dropped and disappeared into thick grassy cover a short distance away.
Hall's Babbler 16/08/2008 Bowra Station Cunnamulla Rhonda and Lindsay Hansch Group of 5-6 birds
Latham's Snipe 16/08/2008 Wetlands beside 689 Cove Rd Stanmore R.Lamb & M.Dam Pair in same wetland utilized by both Painted & Latham's Snipe late last year
Lesser Crested Tern 16/08/2008 Manly wader roost Colin Reid & Robert Dougherty 8 birds on island in the wader roost - usual visitor this time of year.
Little Eagle 16/08/2008 Tyto Wetlands Tony Ashton Reported on Eremaea. Took off from pandanus and drew two Torresian Crows in noisy low pursuit to the south.
Red-necked Avocet 16/08/2008 Port of Brisbane Shorebird Roost I. Jones Approx. 200 birds
Australasian Gannet 15/08/2008 Point Lookout Nth Stradbroke Island. Kim Herbert 3 Adult birds wheeling above Whales - seen plunge-diving.
Turquoise Parrot 15/08/2008 Ormiston Olivia Woosnam Single individual sighted.
Bourke's Parrot 14/08/2008 Bowra Station Cunnamulla Rhonda and Lindsay Hansch Several birds seen.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 13/08/2008 The Lake Forest Lake Boulevard. SEQ Kim Herbert 7 birds (male/female/Juv.) My first sighting on this Lake in 16 years.
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 10/08/2008 Bramston Beach Dawn Magarry  
Dusky Woodswallow 10/08/2008 Araucaria Circuit Brisbane Forest Park Alan Boardman 4 to 6 birds first time I have seen them in this location. Flying about dead trees on hilly section of track right fork at 1.7 km loop sign.
Masked Lapwing 10/08/2008 Bramston Beach Dawn Magarry Race novaehollandiae
Southern Cassowary 10/08/2008 Bramston Beach Dawn Magarry Sub-adult
Black Bittern 09/08/2008 Sherwood arboretum Hugh Possingham Harassed by Noisy Miners
Superb Parrot 08/08/2008 Warwick Karen Foster We first noticed this rare little visitor in our feeders Friday morning. It looks to be female or a juvenile as it has not got the red thighs as yet. It is on its own so I am assuming it has got away from someone but it is quite aware and is not tame. I have taken many photos and it is just beautiful. I actually feel sad for it as it seems to need social interaction with other birds but is primarily alone.
Brown Goshawk 07/08/2008 Chapel Hill SEQ Rod Brown Over Mt Coottha forest
Fluttering Shearwater 07/08/2008 Caboolture River Mouth, Bramble Bay Dezmond Wells Reported on Eremaea. 4000+ birds sitting and diving at 27 09 13S, 153 03 55E. The next day found small group of 20 birds towards Bribie Island in Bramble Bay.
Carpentarian Grasswren 06/08/2008 McNamara's Road west of Mt Isa Rhonda and Lindsay Hansch 2-3 birds sighted early morning
Lesser Crested Tern 06/08/2008 Sandbar behind Buckley's Hole Bribie Is Russ Lamb Single bird amongst Crested Terns
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 04/08/2008 On 7 mile beach South of Gerroa NSW Graeme Krout "Flock of 6 birds. Only one bird had a tag which was yellow with a black ""30"" on it....no mistake...binoculars used."
Square-tailed Kite 04/08/2008 Hunt Road Alton Downs Rockhampton Anthony Eales Circling low along the trees at the southern end of the road.
Topknot Pigeon 04/08/2008 Oxley Creek Common SEQ David Niland Flock of 12 birds heading south up high but not as fast and straight as usual.
Glossy Ibis 03/08/2008 Pelican Lagoon Oxley Creek Comon Hugh Possingham The flock of about twenty has declined to this single sad lonely bird which has been about for a few months. Salvinia covers the lagoon
Rose Robin 03/08/2008 Oxley Creek Common Hugh Possingham Uncoloured bird
White-eared Monarch 02/08/2008 Skyring Creek Road Coles Creek (south of Gympie) B. Essex Observed active along creek.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2008 [top]
Black Falcon 31/07/2008 Beaudesert Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying over
Black-necked Stork 31/07/2008 Beaudesert T. Robinson and Gold Coast Group Nesting
Blue-billed Duck 31/07/2008 Kooralbyn Resort Sth of Beaudesert Gold Coast Bird Observers Male and female with two ducklings
Wandering Tattler 31/07/2008 Poyungan Rocks Fraser Is. SEQ Mike West Obviously didn't migrate
Square-tailed Kite 29/07/2008 Chapel Hill SEQ Rod Brown Over Mt Coottha forest
Pale-headed Rosella 27/07/2008 Western side of Cootharaba Drive Helensvale Gold Coast Ric Wood "There were two birds. One was the usual colouring but the other had a speckeled red and yellow head. They were both making the same calls and were in the branches of a ""Honey Gum"" in the front yard."
Red-capped Robin 27/07/2008 McDowall Reserve Brisbane A. Crawford Female still near Becketts Road on both sides of walking track
Black Kite 26/07/2008 Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk Paul Walbridge & Bob Inglis Not often sighted around Brisbane. Quartering low over mangroves between Bowls Club and bird hide.
Bourke's Parrot 23/07/2008 Bowra Station Cunnamulla Alan Morris & Mike Kuhl Reported on Eremaea.
Hall's Babbler 23/07/2008 Bowra Station Cunnamulla Alan Morris & Mike Kuhl Reported on Eremaea.
Peregrine Falcon 23/07/2008 Palm Beach Gold Coast Col. Collins One bird flying over
Rose Robin 20/07/2008 Pullenvale Forest park Marianne Willink Male bird. Beautifully coloured bright rose pink chest.
Buff-banded Rail 18/07/2008 McDowell Reserve McDowell Dezmond Wells Reported on Eremaea. Wandering along the creek.
Red-capped Robin* 18/07/2008 McDowell Reserve McDowell Dezmond Wells Female Red-capped Robin near Becketts Rd. Bird is hanging around the walking path through some heavily timbered bush.
Double-banded Plover 17/07/2008 Sandbar mouth Noosa River R. Lamb 5+ birds in breeding colour possibly others non-breeding
Apostlebird 16/07/2008 Rockhampton near corner of Derby and Murray Streets. Margaret MacNevin Several in grassy area under trees behind Meals on Wheels kitchen.
Australian Pratincole 16/07/2008 Cornish Creek 70km North of Aramac CQ D. & M. Niland 3 or 4 birds on road.
Budgerigar 16/07/2008 Cornish Creek 70km North of Aramac CQ D. & M. Niland A couple of small flocks heading west across road
Squatter Pigeon 16/07/2008 Moorrinya National Park NQ D. & M. Niland At least 10 in one group beside road.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 10/07/2008 Chapel Hill SEQ Rod Brown Over Mt Coottha forest
Peregrine Falcon 06/07/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre Victoria Point Kevin Byrne Passed overhead three times before losing sight of it because of tree canopy
Rose Robin 06/07/2008 Greenwood Lakes Forestdale SEQ Kim Herbert Male & Female
Grey Grasswren 04/07/2008 Pyampa Station SWQ K. & G. White 24 birds seen in groups of up to 6 perched in lignum sunbathing in early morning after cold night
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 04/07/2008 Warrill View S. Dray Have been seen on several occassions recently in and around the township
Little Woodswallow 03/07/2008 Laudham Park, south of Ross River Dam I. Preston & W. Holmes Reported on Eremaea. At least 6 birds, late in the afternoon.
Speckled Warbler 03/07/2008 Pullenvale SEQ I. & J. Brown At Pullen Pullen Creek
Speckled Warbler 03/07/2008 Redbank Plains SEQ M. Cameron J. Hadley J. Sneddon At White Rock Reserve
Powerful Owl 02/07/2008 Burbank SEQ S. Harding Heard calling at dusk
Spice Finch 01/07/2008 Swanbank SEQ M. Cameron M. Gordon Flock of 6 along road about 3km from Power Station
Striated Heron 01/07/2008 Colleges Crossing SEQ M. Cameron M. Gordon 3 birds standing on floating clumps of hyacinth
Striated Heron 01/07/2008 Mt Crosby Treatment Works SEQ M. Cameron M. Gordon One standing on rock in river

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2008 [top]
Plumed Whistling-Duck 29/06/2008 15km North of Yeppoon O. Oosnam 600+ birds
Musk Lorikeet 28/06/2008 Goomburra Forest Park SEQ I. & R. Hinrichsen A small group in flowering gums
Black-necked Stork 27/06/2008 Capalaba West Unrecorded 1 adult near dam open paddock photo taken
Caspian Tern 26/06/2008 Fairfield SEQ R. Clark Circling over Brisbane River from Green Bridge up to Fairfield Reserve
Nutmeg Mannikin 26/06/2008 Oxley Creek Common Rocklea Brisbane M. Gilfedder 12 birds near pelican lagoon (also a Black-necked Stork here too)
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 24/06/2008 Boyne Is. J. Ruddell  
White-eared Monarch 21/06/2008 Gold Creek Resevoir Moggill Brisbane R. Dougherty & C. Reid Belatedly - one in trees above toilet block below dam wall
Black-chinned Honeyeater 20/06/2008 Powers Road Reserve Muirlea M. Cameron  
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 19/06/2008 Boyne Is. J. Ruddell  
Black-necked Stork 19/06/2008 Lake Clarendon (near Gatton) M. Cameron & J. Hadley 1 Adult. First we've seen here for a while. They seem to be returning after the drought.
Glossy Ibis 19/06/2008 Lake Clarendon (near Gatton) M. Cameron & J. Hadley 25
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 19/06/2008 Lake Clarendon (near Gatton) M. Cameron & J. Hadley  
Grey Fantail 18/06/2008 Boyne Is. J. Ruddell  
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 18/06/2008 Peregian Beach M. MacNevin Approached slowly and snatched unknown object from the beach sand and flew off.
Sooty Oystercatcher 16/06/2008 Canoe Pt. J. Ruddell  
Long-billed Corella 15/06/2008 Capalaba SEQ J. Morgan The flock has recently grown rapidly to over 150 birds
Pacific Baza 15/06/2008 Boyne Is. J. Ruddell  
Black-breasted Button-quail 14/06/2008 The Enoggera dam in Brisbane Forest Park J. Hammond Three birds sighted and viewed for about 15 minutes. Two males and one female turning around in circles and scratching in the undergrowth. Area they were found in had recently been lightly burnt.The two males were also sighted by another birder Tony Eales on the day and I have since learnt that Mike West managed to find them today the 15th.
Hooded Robin 14/06/2008 Tingalpa creek reserve Unrecorded 1 young in thick forest
Spotted Harrier 13/06/2008 Cemetery, Lake Samsonvale R.Lamb & M.Dam Pair
Great Crested Grebe 10/06/2008 Kinchant Dam Pioneer Valley Mackay E. & M. Pegg 10+ beautiful adults close to shore
Black-necked Stork 09/06/2008 Oxley Common O. Jones et al Single Bird. Could be seen in shallow water near Sherwood Rd
Black-necked Stork 07/06/2008 Jacana Birdhide Townsville Common E. & M. Pegg 3 storks clearly visible with brolgas
Powerful Owl 07/06/2008 Ransome Unrecorded 1 adult in tree looking down at me for 15mins on dusk
Green Pygmy-goose 06/06/2008 Cumberland Dam, outside Georgetown E. & M. Pegg 30+ geese with hundreds of Whistlers on the banks
Sarus Crane 05/06/2008 Brannigan Cr. On highway between Normanton and Karumba NQ E. & M. Pegg 2 with 22 Brolgas at roadside dam
Budgerigar 04/06/2008 Road to Richmond E. & M. Pegg Large flocks flying in close formation.
Black-tailed Godwit 01/06/2008 Lytton Bird Roost G. Chapman Single bird in breeding plumage feeding at low tide with black-winged stilts. Photos taken.
Nankeen Night-Heron 01/06/2008 Fairbairn Dam outside Emerald E. & M. Pegg 3 birds roosting in thick tree in the afternoon
Squatter Pigeon 01/06/2008 Banana-Baralaba Road E. & M. Pegg Wandering along the bitumen

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2008 [top]
Australian Bustard 31/05/2008 Cania Gorge Road E. & M. Pegg In lucerne field - one female and one male
Pied Butcherbird 31/05/2008 Elanora Gold Coast M. Martin One
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 30/05/2008 Jellinbah ML between Bluff and Blackwater. A. Eales Two birds flushed when driving through partially cleared cattle paddocks.
Peregrine Falcon 30/05/2008 Jellinbah ML between Bluff and Blackwater. A. Eales Flushed from a dead tree. Good close views while flying.
Whiskered Tern 30/05/2008 Rockhampton Airport A. Eales A flock of around twenty then aother flock of 100+ flying east across swampland near airport.
Australian White Ibis 28/05/2008 Elanora Gold Coast M. Martin Flying north
White-headed Pigeon 27/05/2008 Ferny Grove I. Jones 2 birds perched in clear view on telephone wires in suburban Ferny Grove near the railway station
Yellow-faced Honeyeater 26/05/2008 Elanora Gold Coast M. Martin Just one
Eastern Osprey 25/05/2008 Mt Crosby SEQ A. Parmiter 2 birds arrived at nest on high tension wires to west of Mt Crosby Rd opposite Powells Rd (Karana Downs).
Square-tailed Kite 25/05/2008 Pullenvale Forest Park Pullenvale SEQ A. Parmiter Circled low overhead several times
Black-necked Stork 24/05/2008 Oxley Creek Common A. Parmiter In Jabiru Swamp
Red-kneed Dotterel 23/05/2008 Osprey House G. Smith 4 in pond opposite far end of Car Park
Red-rumped Parrot 23/05/2008 Thornlands G. Chapman Female.
Rose Robin 21/05/2008 Beechmont CA, Gold Coast A. Bell S. Maden T. Dillon (GCCC) 2 separate birds
Pink-eared Duck 18/05/2008 Water Park Goodiwindi E. & M. Pegg 2 birds
Australian Hobby 17/05/2008 Coolmunda Dam Inglewood E. & M. Pegg  
White-winged Fairy-wren 17/05/2008 Coolmunda Dam Inglewood E. & M. Pegg About 10 immatures with single coloured male.
Sooty Oystercatcher 16/05/2008 Tallebudgera Creek estuary - Gold Coast C. Collins Two birds roosting on a sandbank. Very rarely seen here.
Beach Stone-curlew 15/05/2008 Mangroves behind Buckley's Hole Bribie Is R. Lamb Single bird
Rose Robin 13/05/2008 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brookfield C. Read  
Beach Stone-curlew 11/05/2008 Noosa River on sandbank attached to island in middle of river. Island is opposite t-boat hire or Pelican Beach Park. N. Lechner Two individuals together
Rose Robin 11/05/2008 Lake Manchester D. Blewett & L. Hogan  
Black-necked Stork 10/05/2008 Jabiru lagoon, Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham One
Nutmeg Mannikin 10/05/2008 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham Five - including three juveniles
Black-tailed Treecreeper 08/05/2008 Barkley Highway, Mt Isa C. Read On top of rocky hill, 35km west of Mt Isa.
Carpentarian Grasswren 08/05/2008 McNamaras Rd, Mt Isa C. Read Early morning. 1km off road.
Kalkadoon Grasswren 08/05/2008 Barkley Highway, Mt Isa C. Read On top of rocky hill 35km west of Mt Isa. Very active. Late afternoon.
Speckled Warbler 08/05/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve, Capalaba West G. & J. Chapman On track near the SE end of the viewing platform overlooking the Creek (photo taken)
Powerful Owl 06/05/2008 Toohey forest R. Hambling One bird visible, mate possibly nesting early this year
Plum-headed Finch 05/05/2008 Along creek near Kobble BBQ area (near Samsonvale Cemetery) T. & M. Tarrant Up to 6 including juveniles - suspected breeding
Topknot Pigeon 05/05/2008 South-west Road, Beechmont E. & M. Pegg Flock of 9 birds
Regent Bowerbird 04/05/2008 O'Reilly's Resort E. & M. Pegg One male and 2 females
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 03/05/2008 Mt Glorious O. Jones et al 2 Adults & 2 Jvls in high tree-tops along Main Rd - Maiala
Eastern Spinebill 03/05/2008 Binna Burra Lodge E. & M. Pegg Five birds, 4 brightly coloured males
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/05/2008 Main Range National Park, Goomburra Section A. Eales Four birds - 1 female 3 males resting in a tall gum late afternoon. Observed flying over campsite 3rd 4th and 5th of May.
Musk Lorikeet 03/05/2008 Main Range National Park, Goomburra Section A. Eales Close views of about 6 birds in low wattles near walking track entrance.
Tawny Frogmouth 03/05/2008 Binna Burra Lodge E. & M. Pegg 2 mature birds

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2008 [top]
Grey Goshawk 30/04/2008 Tyto Wetlands, Ingham A. Ashton Several sightings past fortnight. Also keen on creek line.
Pacific Baza 30/04/2008 Kilburnie, near Boundary Hill Mine, Callide A. Eales  
Spotted Harrier 30/04/2008 Tyto Wetlands, Ingham A. Ashton Low over grassland and through woodland, and lurking in small trees, mainly west and north of water. Same yesterday.
Squatter Pigeon 30/04/2008 Kilburnie, near Boundary Hill Mine, Callide A. Eales Pair of birds feeding in a dry creek gully
Straw-necked Ibis 30/04/2008 Buckley's Hole C. Bell Single bird feeding in reeds with white ibis. Uncommon here. Last seen Sept 07
Swamp Harrier 30/04/2008 Tyto Wetlands, Ingham A. Ashton Today: One typical white-rumped, darkish. Last few days (and maybe last year): Unusual plainish grey-brown back, small patch silvery glints in outer wings - only in some lights. Apart, but each mainly using creek line.
Noisy Pitta 28/04/2008 Wight Mtn Rd Wight Mountain SEQ S. Weller Must have flown into window as was concussed for some time. Not seen here previously
Australasian Gannet 27/04/2008 Found on southern tip of North Stradbroke Is Jumpinpin Bar J. Leitch Resting on water inside Jumpinpin bar heading towards Swan Bay North Stradbroke Is. Photo on phone so can foward to mobile phone.
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 27/04/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre K. Byrne Male singing in tree
Rose Robin 27/04/2008 Ocean View Mt Mee SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Flesh-footed Shearwater 26/04/2008 Off Southport SEQ R. Ryan Flying in wake of boat
Little Lorikeet 26/04/2008 Pt Halloran Conservation Area K. Byrne Pair disturbed by crow flying overhead.First sighting of this species for me ever.
Northern Rosella 26/04/2008 Adeles Grove and Lawn Hill gorge H. Hamley & P. Venables Eastern extent of range?
Sandstone Shrike-thrush 26/04/2008 Lawn Hill Gorge H. Hamley & P. Venables Eastern extent of range?
Tahiti Petrel 26/04/2008 Off Southport SEQ P. Ryan From pelagic trip
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 25/04/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre K. Byrne First time I have seen this species in the centre
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 25/04/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre K. Byrne Photographed singing in tree
Oriental Cuckoo 25/04/2008 In Buckley's Hole park on mangrove stump in sand between water hole and Passage C. Bell Single bird on mangrove stump for approx 60 secs then flew overhead and across water hole. Banded chest clearly seen. Rare here.
Topknot Pigeon 25/04/2008 Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham Seventeen birds flying west
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 24/04/2008 Miala, Mt Glorious O. Jones Six individuals
Blue Bonnet 22/04/2008 Goodger-Kunioon Road A. Eales Flock of 6 birds seen briefly in poor light in the morning and and again with good views flying over at 11am
Oriental Cuckoo 22/04/2008 Ocean View Mt Mee SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Hepatic - feeding and sunning on grass
Golden Whistler 21/04/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne A male rufous whistler was bobbing up and down attracting a female golden whistler.After a minute or so the male golden whistler came on the scene.
Oriental Cuckoo 21/04/2008 Ocean View Mt Mee J. Lukin-Amundsen Hepatic-plumage
Black Falcon 20/04/2008 Western side of Lake Moondara, Mt Isa B. Forsyth & P. venables First seen in a long time
Orange Chat 20/04/2008 Western side of Lake Moondara, Mt Isa B. Forsyth & P. venables 30+ birds
White-eared Monarch 20/04/2008 Golds Scrub Lane Samsonvale SEQ V. Kretschmann Single bird feeding in lower storey of woodland
Grey Goshawk 19/04/2008 State Forest Flaxton Mill Road Flaxton. J. Kooistra V. Lee R. Howard S. Rooke. Around 9.00am. Calling flying and perched:observed from walking track and later from road being harrassed by a pair of magpies.
Grey Goshawk 17/04/2008 Hinterland Park Mudgeeraba, Gold Coast C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird sitting in a gum tree and then flew off
Collared Sparrowhawk 15/04/2008 Bli Bli - in a park beside the Maroochy River P. Hiddins & S. Huesler Was being harassed by a couple or three Pied Butcherbirds.
Grey Goshawk 15/04/2008 Golds Scrub Road, Samsonvale, SEQ D. Redhead  
Grey Goshawk 15/04/2008 Wolfang Creek, Peak Downs Highway, Clermont A. Eales  
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 13/04/2008 Brisbane Vallley Highway, Esk J. Richard Flock of 11 birds roosting and foraging around main street of Esk. Sighted smaller flock of 5 birds a week earlier in same area.
Red-capped Robin 11/04/2008 102 Elouera Drive, Nanango C. & R. Fingland M&F, 1st sighting this year - returned here for winter again.
Sooty Oystercatcher 11/04/2008 Monkey Beach Gt Keppel Island J. Thompson A pair
Striated Heron 11/04/2008 Yeerongpilly, SEQ O. Jones & D. Niland An immature at the Brisbane Golf Course- a first here and over a kilometre from the nearest part of the river. On Rocky Waterholes Creek
Black Swan 10/04/2008 Oxley Creek Common - Pelican lagoon H. Possingham  
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 10/04/2008 Oxley Creek Common - Pelican lagoon H. Possingham One fledgling being fed by Superb Fairy-wren
Plum-headed Finch 10/04/2008 Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham A pair
Nutmeg Mannikin 09/04/2008 Kedron Brook Stafford Brisbane E. Townsend Several flocks along side bicycle path behind Stafford City Shopping Centre; some birds carrying nesting material in bills.
Striated Heron 09/04/2008 Kedron Brook Stafford Brisbane E. Townsend Immature bird; at least 2 km from closest mangroves
Cotton Pygmy-goose 08/04/2008 Cove Road, Woodford.S.E.Qld D. Redhead 10 birds
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 08/04/2008 Woowoonga National Park D. Schulz Two birds in a white cedar tree
Plum-headed Finch 06/04/2008 Outskirts of Dalby J. Harris Flock with adults displaying with grass stalks, plus many immatures present.
Black_Peregrine and Brown Falcons 03/04/2008 Boyland Wongelpong area C.Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers All flying in the same area
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/04/2008 Bellis Road Clagiraba C.Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers Three birds feeding on Casuarinas
Rufous Fantail 03/04/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Two birds darting about catching insects.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 03/04/2008 Bruce Highway Boundary Rd. Dakabin R. and P. Hallett 2 birds in flight being harassed by crows
Blue-winged Kookaburra 02/04/2008 Short Street Boonah 84kms SW of Brisbane W. Dunn Been hearing this bird for over three weeks - seen today outside my house on power line. Good views of white eye blue rump and back streaked head. Photos taken. Last sighting of BW Kookaburra for this area was in Harrisville in the mid 1990's.
Powerful Owl 02/04/2008 Bowman Park, Bardon, SEQ West family A female heard calling from 2pm to 3.30pm
Square-tailed Kite 02/04/2008 Cecil Rd, Bardon, SEQ West family Hunting at treetop height- second sighting in a week
Beach Stone-curlew 01/04/2008 Bustard Bay nr 1770 D. Blewett & L. Hogan  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2008 [top]
Arafura Fantail 30/03/2008 Mornington island P. Venables Adjacent to mangroves
Beach Stone-curlew 30/03/2008 Mornington island P. Venables Two adults and one juvenile
Eastern Whipbird 30/03/2008 Goomburra, SEQ F. & G. Dean Nesting
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 30/03/2008 Mornington island P. Venables Two birds. Extra limital?
Rufous Fantail 30/03/2008 Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham One, second record for Common
White-necked Heron 30/03/2008 Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham One flying east
Squatter Pigeon 29/03/2008 Port Alma Road D. Blewett & L. Hogan Single bird
Yellow Chat 29/03/2008 Port Alma Road D. Blewett & L. Hogan 2 birds
White-headed Pigeon 27/03/2008 Brookfield Showground, Brookfield D. Dow My first sighting out of rainforest in this area.
Channel-billed Cuckoo 26/03/2008 Numinbah C.A A Bell C Byrne S Maden T Dillon (GCCC)  
Cicadabird 26/03/2008 Numinbah C.A A Bell C Byrne S Maden T Dillon (GCCC)  
Blue-faced Parrot-Finch 24/03/2008 Mt Lewis, near Cairns B. Barnett & M. O'Connell One bird observed.
Grey Goshawk 24/03/2008 KFC Dalby T. Tarrant Unusual species in an agricultural town like Dalby?
Spectacled Monarch 24/03/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Photographed juvenile in foliage.
White-throated Nightjar 24/03/2008 Upper Brookfield, SEQ D. Dow A single bird calling- has been absent for many months at Haven Rd.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 23/03/2008 Juffs Crossing near Dayboro D. Blewett 1 Adult
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 23/03/2008 Jolly's Lookout P. Venables Two birds - also reported by neighbour to be in the area for the past fortnight
Blue-billed Duck 22/03/2008 Sunnyholt, Arcadia Valley, CQ G.Palmer & M.Roper et al Two pair in breeding colour
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 21/03/2008 Long Pocket (Indooroopilly) R. Thomson In garden & around pool for about 2 hours from 6am. Called periodically. 1st record in the 21 years we have lived in this area.
Square-tailed Kite 21/03/2008 Australiana Park Wallace St Warwick. J. & C. Kooistra 2 adult birds quartering the park adjacent to the velodrome while being harassed by Torresian Crows. Observed around 2.00pm for 10 minutes before flying off to north.
Black-chinned Honeyeater 18/03/2008 Chain of Lagoons, north of Taroom, central Qld J. Richard D. Fleming V. Siegrist S. Ford  
Pheasant Coucal 18/03/2008 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley M. O'Connell & T. Lavery In the middle of Fortitude Valley, living in the pool area of a apartment block.
Scarlet Honeyeater 18/03/2008 Darlington via Beaudesert, SEQ J. Stephens Heard and seen several days
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 18/03/2008 Facing Moreton Bay at Platypus Park, Ormiston C. Selderbeek One bird flew over from mangroves, swooped down, grabbed a fish and flew back towards mangroves
Oriental Cuckoo 17/03/2008 Kobble Creek (nr Dayboro) T. Tarrant Unsure whether a different bird from the one on the 13 March.
Oriental Cuckoo 17/03/2008 Red Cedar picnic ground, Northbrook Parkway, Mt Glorious P. Carter Adult female (grey). Photographed
Oriental Cuckoo 17/03/2008 Red Cedar picnic ground, Northbrook Parkway, Mt Glorious P. Carter Adult female rufous morph, accompanying the other Oriental Cuckoo
Oriental Cuckoo 13/03/2008 Kobble Creek (nr Dayboro) T. Tarrant First for our property
Beach Stone-curlew 12/03/2008 Birri Lodge, Mornington Island P. Venables Single bird on beach
Bush Stone-curlew 12/03/2008 Council owned storge area of the walkway under Story Bridge. M. & G. Vaughan The pair (male and female) have observed continually for two weeks.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 11/03/2008 Burbank S. Harding & D. Milton Around for a week
White-throated Needletail 10/03/2008 Golden Beach Caloundra. D. Redhead Flock of c100
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 10/03/2008 Between Bribie Turn and Caloundra Turn on Bruce Hwy D. Redhead Two small parties in flight
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 10/03/2008 Caloundra Airport D. Redhead 2 birds
Black Kite 04/03/2008 Mt Cootha Botanic Gardens Brisbane D. Redhead Single bird in flight
Channel-billed Cuckoo 04/03/2008 Corinda, SEQ D. & M. Niland A single bird heard
Oriental Cuckoo 04/03/2008 Tingalpa Creek Reserve, Capalaba West M. Clark M. James One female close to track
Carpentarian Grasswren 02/03/2008 McNamara's Rd, west side of road 3km north of Cairn P. Venables, G. Snell, R. Forsyth 3 birds, late afternoon.
Grey Falcon 01/03/2008 30 km west of Mount Isa P. Venables, G. Snell, R. Forsyth 2 adults 1 juvenile. Observed over 2 hours. Seen again at same location on 02/03/08.
Kalkadoon Grasswren 01/03/2008 Selwyn Ranges P. Venables G. Snell R. Forsyth Sitting on Nest on top of Trioda clump.
Peregrine Falcon 01/03/2008 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham Caught a common starling - yes!
Satin Flycatcher 01/03/2008 suburbian Acacia Ridge (Brisbane) L. Halasz Loitered for half a day in and around old mango trees. Photographs verified by many.
Speckled Warbler 01/03/2008 Jimboomba - cross train line and head out of flagstone estate on dirt road J.F Hammond Have sighted speckled warblers three times on this track in the last month.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2008 [top]
Torresian Crow 29/02/2008 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ J.Giles K.Herbert E.Townsend Feeding Channel-billed Cuckoo
Cotton Pygmy-goose 27/02/2008 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea M. Gilfedder 2 females on pelican lagoon at 7:30am
Beach Stone-curlew 25/02/2008 South Stradbroke Is A. Bell, C. Byrne, T. Dillon (GCCC) 5 Birds seen (3+2)
Double-banded Plover 25/02/2008 South Stradbroke Is A. Bell, C. Byrne, T. Dillon (GCCC) A single bird - first for the year.
Black-throated Finch 23/02/2008 Mt surprise, NQ E. Bultreys One seen flying up from a puddle by the road.
Marsh Sandpiper 23/02/2008 Toorbul I. Jones  
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 17/02/2008 Moore Park Beach R. Jones Observed a flock of 20-25 RTB flying and feeding in the Moore Park Beach area.
Common Sandpiper 15/02/2008 Gladstone Marina B. Weston 2 birds feeding on mudflats
Peregrine Falcon 14/02/2008 15th Floor, 295 Ann Street Brisbane J. Ridgway  
Peregrine Falcon 09/02/2008 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ A. Parmiter On dead tree in Pelican Lagoon, being harassed by magpie larks
Australian White Ibis 06/02/2008 Hickey Park, Stafford, Brisbane E.Townsend Flock of 30 birds including one completely black bird; feeding on a sports oval. Not a Glossy Ibis.
Bush Stone-curlew 06/02/2008 Brighton Beach Front, Brisbane C. Howard One bird on beach front just after dark, seen previously in our street.
Peregrine Falcon 01/02/2008 Strathpine M. O'Connell, B. Dreis and D. Gleeson Seen sitting on a Transmission tower next to a large nest that probably used to belong to a Sea Eagle.
Royal Spoonbill 01/02/2008 Minden Lagoon M. Cameron & J.Hadley 7 nests including 2 with young in the nest

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2008 [top]
Swift Parrot 28/01/2008 Wights Mountain P. Storer 3 birds flying high across Samford Valley heading northwest towards Samford State Forest
Sooty Oystercatcher 26/01/2008 Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, SEQ P. Higgins At least two birds foraging on rocks.
Mangrove Honeyeater 24/01/2008 Between Dunwich and Myora, North Stradbroke Island P. Higgins Seen over about 15 min from 06:20.
Bush Stone-curlew 22/01/2008 New Farm P. Higgins Two birds
Common Blackbird 21/01/2008 Moonie Caravan Park E. Barker Not sure if seen this far north before.
Eastern Yellow Robin 21/01/2008 Moonie Caravan Park E. Barker  
Painted Honeyeater 21/01/2008 Moonie Caravan Park E. Barker  
Wandering Whistling-Duck 20/01/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point. K. Byrne Parent birds sitting on young protecting them.
Diamond Firetail 19/01/2008 Southern end of entrance to Sundown NP R. Thomis  
Magpie Goose 19/01/2008 Sherwood Forest Park R. Clark Magpie geese with approx 5 goslings
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 19/01/2008 Albany Creek G. Smith Flock of 15 flew over calling loudly
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 18/01/2008 Powers Road reserve, Muirlea M. Cameron & J.Hadley Juvenile
Grey-crowned Babbler 17/01/2008 Cove Rd Stanmore R. Lamb & M. Dam Party of 5 in roadside vegetation
Magpie Goose 16/01/2008 North side coolmuda dam inglewood opposite olive farm entrance J. Allison 3 magpie geese seen over 4 days at different locations about dam
Magpie Goose 16/01/2008 Sherwood Arboretum J. Thornton 3 Adults have been observed on numerous occassion over the past 3 months
White-headed Pigeon 16/01/2008 Sherwood Arboretum J. Thornton Flying between trees adjacent to board walk
White-winged Fairy-wren 16/01/2008 North side coolmuda dam inglewood opposite olive farm entrance J. Allison Number of flocks around dam
Australian Little Bittern 13/01/2008 Metroplex Brisbane. D. Redhead Female
Olive-backed Oriole 13/01/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Sitting quietly in tree.
Pink-eared Duck 13/01/2008 Fuller Oval Lake.Wynnum West, Brisbane D. Redhead  
Striped Honeyeater 13/01/2008 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre D. Redhead  
White-browed Scrubwren 13/01/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Three birds in undergrowth.
Grey Plover 11/01/2008 Swan Bay, N Stradbroke Island A. Bell, S. Maden, J Searle & T. Dillon (GCCC) 10 Grey Plover with 8 Pacific Golden Plover - identified in flight.
Powerful Owl 11/01/2008 Burbank S. Harding & D. Milton Seen from back deck of house
Red-browed Finch 11/01/2008 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point. K. Byrne Flock of approx 20 feeding in undergrowth.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 11/01/2008 Adare Road north of Gatton M. Cameron & J.Hadley At least 6 including 2 begging young, feeding in pine plantation
White-plumed Honeyeater 10/01/2008 Jack Evans Boat Harbour - Point Danger T.Robinson & Gold Coast Group First for Gold Coast
Brolga 06/01/2008 Emu Park Rockhampton M. MacNevin  
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 06/01/2008 Emu Park Rockhampton M. MacNevin  
Grey Plover 04/01/2008 Kakadu Beach wader roost Bribie Island E. Hohtola 1 bird feeding
Striped Honeyeater 04/01/2008 Playground at the end of Turquoise Place, Virginia, Brisbane. A. Eales Was in a small gum singing continually.
Sooty Oystercatcher 03/01/2008 Redcliffe Point, SEQ A. Crawford 1 bird
Wandering Tattler 03/01/2008 Redcliffe Point, SEQ A. Crawford 1 bird on rocks with Sooty Oystercatcher & Turnstone. Close views, then flew with distinctive Whimbrel-like call
Wandering Whistling-Duck 03/01/2008 Buckleys Hole Bribie Island P. Boyd Pair have thirteen ducklings. Rare breeders on Bribie Island.
Great Crested Grebe 01/01/2008 Swanbank Lagoon M. Cameron 2 birds. First I've seen here for ages.
Grey Goshawk 01/01/2008 Juffs Crossing near Dayboro, SEQ J. Giles and E. Townsend One bird
White-throated Needletail 01/01/2008 Main Green Swamp Road, Lockyer Valley S. Attwood & T. Lowe c.13 birds moving south through mixed woodland/farmland

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2007 [top]
Caspian Tern 30/12/2007 College's Crossing M. Cameron 1 bird. Very unusual here but the water was brackish at that time.
Powerful Owl 29/12/2007 Gavin Way Cornubia (outer southern Bris suburb) C. & C. Fitzell We have been hearing a high pitched whistling call for several nights and located a Powerful Owl in creek a reserve close to our house (probably a Juvenile)
Wood Sandpiper 23/12/2007 GJ Fuller's Oval, Wynnum West A. Crawford 1 bird still present
Little Corella 22/12/2007 University of Qld - adjacent the Green Bridge R. Thomson Group of 150+ feeding under the Kauri Pines. Very tame - allowed me to walk among them. No Long-billed Corellas observed. Many appeared to be immatures.
Common Bronzewing 21/12/2007 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, Brisbane E. Townsend One bird
Oriental Cuckoo 21/12/2007 Stirling Road Reserve, Rosewood M. Cameron & J.Hadley Adult male
Wood Sandpiper 20/12/2007 GJ Fuller's Oval, North Rd, Wynnum west D. Mantle (20.12.07) C. R & Rob D (21.12) 1 bird reported 20.12.07 (DM) 2 birds, same location 21.12.07 (CR & RD)
Grey Plover 18/12/2007 Kakadu Beach wader roost, Bribie Island C. Corden 1 bird seen roosting alone at high tide near northern bird hide
Black-necked Stork 17/12/2007 Ebineza Creek Cunningham Highway near Aratula K. & G. White Wading 100m east of highway
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 17/12/2007 Spicer's Gap, Pioneer picnic area K. & G. White 11 birds flew in silently and perched. Several active in feeding trees in the area
White-throated Needletail 17/12/2007 The Gap, Brisbane D. Redhead 6-10 birds
Double-barred Finch 16/12/2007 Oxley Common K. Byrne Flock of a dozen or so feeding in the grasses.
Brown Goshawk 15/12/2007 Sandy Camp Rd, Wynumm West/Lytton. K. Byrne Juvenile, landed very close in a tree. Was able to take really good close range photos
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 15/12/2007 Sandy Camp Rd, Wynumm West/Lytton. K. Byrne 4 birds in reeds
Glossy Ibis 15/12/2007 Sandy Camp Rd, Wynumm West/Lytton. K. Byrne Single bird with early morning sun shining highlighting its beautiful bronze and green plumage
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 15/12/2007 Miller's Road (north of Gatton) M. Cameron & J.Hadley Adult bird
Banded Lapwing 13/12/2007 Allen Rd. Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird observers Four birds at turf farm
Grey-crowned Babbler 13/12/2007 Nindooinbah dam.Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird observers One whitish mutation feeding with normal Grey-crowned Babblers in the front yard of a house.
Radjah Shelduck 13/12/2007 Nindooinbah dam.Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird observers Three birds still on the dam
Oriental Pratincole 10/12/2007 N of Cunnamulla on Mitchell Highway R. Johnson About 40 birds on roadside inundated land. Not often reported in southern inland Qld: presence probably linked to excellent seasonal conditions
Powerful Owl 09/12/2007 95 Pinjarra Road Pinjarra Hills M. Gilpin Single bird clutching dead Squirel Glider roosting in tree over creek. First sighting in area. Heard only 7-3-02
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 06/12/2007 Gold Creek Rd, Brisbane P. Kyne, C. Glen, S. Pardo  
Cicadabird 06/12/2007 Gold Creek Rd, Brisbane P. Kyne, C. Glen, S. Pardo Female
Magpie Goose 06/12/2007 Emerald Lakes, Broadbeach waters, Gold Coast K. Lindsay Counted over 20 breeding pairs of Magpie Goose many with up to three chicks in a brood, most were nesting, believed more pairs were present than were sighted.
White-eared Monarch 06/12/2007 Gold Creek Rd, Brisbane P. Kyne, C. Glen, S. Pardo Near first creek crossing from end of Gold Creek Rd.
Gibberbird 05/12/2007 Davenport Downs Station, west of Windorah, western Queensland B. Barnett One bird sheltering in shade of buildings.
Blue-billed Duck 02/12/2007 Carrara Wetlands, Gold Coast A. Crawford Male still present in SE corner of lake NW of junction of Nielsen's Road and Birmingham Road
Cotton Pygmy-goose 02/12/2007 Araucaria Track. Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman A pair seen regularly from 24-11-07 to 16-12-07 on Enoggera Dam

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2007 [top]
Black Falcon 29/11/2007 Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Two birds soaring and gliding
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 29/11/2007 Nindooinbah dam Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers One pair feeding in gum trees
Magpie Goose 29/11/2007 Condamine R, Warwick, Qld beside Warwick State high School S. Watt Group of 3 very nervous birds in dead tree on banks of Condamine River
Radjah Shelduck 29/11/2007 Nindooinbah dam Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird still present on dam on 29/11/2007
Figbird 27/11/2007 11 Jeetho St Beenleigh J. Young Female on 3 eggs our backyard, Beenleigh
Sacred Kingfisher 27/11/2007 11 Jeetho St Beenleigh J. Young Babies in nest at the moment. This year we had 3 families rearing babies in our backyard at the same time. Have been nesting and rearing last 9 years.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 25/11/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir C. Read Flying around top of Eucalytus harrassed by boisterous Spangled Drongos
Great Crested Grebe 25/11/2007 Cnr of Daguilar Hwy and Mount Mee Rd. Neer Woodford M. O'Connell & B. Barnett One individual
Pale-vented Bush-hen 25/11/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir C. Read Moved from long grass in creek to well covered bank - Calling, flicking tail and showing well.
Brown Goshawk 24/11/2007 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Nesting, feeding young.In high canopy.
Collared Kingfisher 24/11/2007 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Nesting in termite nest on tree 10m high
Satin Flycatcher 24/11/2007 Eprapah Environmental Centre, Victoria Point K. Byrne Sighted both male and female taking turns to sit on nest in tall mangrove tree.
Square-tailed Kite 21/11/2007 Bushley west of Rockhampton B. Dreis Pair roosting near Capricorn Highway
Bush Stone-curlew 15/11/2007 Approximately 148 Wickham St Fortitude Valley M. O'Connell Breeding couple out the front of apartments in small garden area. According to residents they had a juvenile with them but it hasn't been seen for a few days. Nesting was occuring in the church (Anglican Holy Trinity) grounds next door.
Red Goshawk 15/11/2007 Lotusbird Lodge region E. & M. Pegg Single bird flying overhead.
Star Finch 15/11/2007 North Lakefield National Park E. & M. Pegg 5 mature birds
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater 15/11/2007 Lotusbird Lodge E. & M. Pegg Several birds near watercourse in Lakefield NP.
Albert's Lyrebird 14/11/2007 Border Track, Lamington National Park W. Johnston Single male - photographed having dispute with Scrub Turkey over possession of worm like creature.
Golden-shouldered Parrot 14/11/2007 Artemis Station south of Musgrave Junction E. & M. Pegg 2 juveniles seen on the 14th. 3 mature pairs found at daylight at watering dam on 16th.
Gouldian Finch 13/11/2007 North Lakefield National Park E. & M. Pegg One juvenile at water with flock of black-throated finches. Last seen in this area 1996.
Lovely Fairy-wren 13/11/2007 North Lakefield National Park E. & M. Pegg Several females
Square-tailed Kite 11/11/2007 Near Donnybrook turnoff on Pumicestone Rd (Caboolture to Toorbul) T. & M. Tarrant, D. Cook, G. Goodyear, K. Penland Single bird (photographed)
Bush Stone-curlew 10/11/2007 Mackney road Upper Caboolture backing on to Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park P. Wilson 2 bush stone curlew 1 male 1 female nesting in my back paddock 2 eggs female rarely leaves the nest.
Blue-billed Duck 09/11/2007 Carrara Wetlands, Gold Coast A Bezant & T Dillon A single male. This species bred at this location last year.Seen this morning Nov 9
Square-tailed Kite 08/11/2007 State forest near Caboolture D. Luhrman Nesting pair of Square Tailed Kite. Have been id by Qld Museum
White-browed Crake 07/11/2007 Tyto Wetland, Ingham L. Knight Photographed walking in front of the bird hide
Painted Button-quail 05/11/2007 Ferny hills I. Jones Walking across Bygotts Road in the Brisbane Forest Park
Rufous Fantail 05/11/2007 Sherwood Arboretum H. Possingham One in mangroves
Peregrine Falcon 04/11/2007 On pasture 300m south of Gatton college airstrip, Gatton E. Hohtola 2 perching & flying obviously a male & female based on the size difference
Brown Songlark 03/11/2007 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ K. A. Parmiter "1 Bird around the ""1.0km"" mark"
Grey Goshawk 02/11/2007 Boombana, D Aguilar National Park M. O'Connell B. Dreis T. Lavery In Ironbark, eventually moved on by another bird.
Macleay's Honeyeater 01/11/2007 Hawkins Creek NQ G. Neville & I. Hall Extreme Southern range?
Marsh Sandpiper 01/11/2007 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ B. & J. Morgan Single bird feeding with stilts

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2007 [top]
Australian Owlet-nightjar 31/10/2007 105 Davidson Road, Jimboomba. R. Dowling & G. Palmer A bird quite often heard but rarely seen. Perching occasionally at the front of a hollow log.
Pacific Baza 31/10/2007 White Patch Bribie Island E. & M. Pegg One adult bird circling low over clearing about midday.
Tawny Frogmouth 31/10/2007 Red Beach Rd Bribie Island, SEQ E. & M. Pegg One adult with one pale fluffy chick on tree at beach end of Red Beach Road
Eastern Osprey 29/10/2007 Tinchi Tamba S. Ryan Family of three in tree with nest
Black-necked Stork 28/10/2007 Dam off Mt Lindsay Highway near Jimboomba J. Stephens  
Brolga 28/10/2007 Tinchi Tamba S. and R. Ryan Pair, close to highway at entrance to Tinchi Tamba
Great Crested Grebe 28/10/2007 Araucaria Walk Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman More than 33 birds on Enoggera Dam half way around walk
Inland Dotterel 28/10/2007 Lake Moondarra S. Burke, B. Forsyth, P. Venables A pair at northern extent of their range
Turquoise Parrot 28/10/2007 Girraween National Park, Granite Belt M. Frost One male bird seen perched on low branch flew down to drink from Bald Rock Creek on the Junction Track about 200m from The Junction.
Australian Painted Snipe 27/10/2007 Cove Rd near Woodford M. Dam R. Lamb and others As reported on Birding Aus more than 3 birds and easy to see from road.
Latham's Snipe 27/10/2007 Cove Rd near Woodford M. Dam R. Lamb and others As reported on Birding Aus individual birds on several dams and easy to see.
Rufous Songlark 27/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common Rocklea K. A. Parmiter 1 calling & displaying near tree with barrel
Australian Painted Snipe 25/10/2007 Cove Road, Woodford, SEQ A. Crawford Still present - five birds seen today. Showing well at the dam on the north side of Cove Road. Also Cotton Pygmy-geese there.
Brown Songlark 25/10/2007 Heit Rd Kalbar B. R. Jahnke Rare bird in this area - 1 male observed displaying
Grey Goshawk 25/10/2007 Mt Coot-tha Forest Chapel Hill R. Brown  
Square-tailed Kite 24/10/2007 Daisy Hill R. Hambling Nesting with 2 chicks
Australian Painted Snipe 22/10/2007 Cove Road Stanmore, near Woodford R. Sonnenberg Three birds, 2 males and 1 female
Bush Stone-curlew 22/10/2007 P.A.Hospital Woollongabba D. Lister 2 birds in garden area. Feasting at night on insects attracted to street lighting.
Fairy Martin 21/10/2007 Port of Brisbane K. Byrne Group of approx 20(12young). Sitting on security fence behind Visitor centre.
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 21/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ A. Crawford 2 birds on fence along track to Pelican Lagoon.
White-winged Triller 21/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common, SEQ A. Crawford Pair in tree next to power line on path to Pelican Lagoon.
Common Myna 20/10/2007 Cooroora St Dicky Beach J. Fleming First sighting in this area in 5 years
Little Corella 20/10/2007 Nashville Primary School - Brighton R. Cruttenden 60-100 birds clustered on Zig-Zag wattles (Acacia macradenia).
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 20/10/2007 Dicky Beach Caloundra, SEQ J. Fleming Flock of 8 flew over two being badly pestered by noisy miners
Black Falcon 19/10/2007 10km SW of Jandowae, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird
Pacific Baza 18/10/2007 Fauna Sanctuary, Mt Stanley Road, Nanango C. Fingland, J. Gloster, L. Pinwill 2x in trees then flying overhead
Plum-headed Finch 18/10/2007 2km E of Kumbia, SEQ R. Lamb Two birds on fence
Collared Sparrowhawk 17/10/2007 McLean Rd, Maleny R. Lamb & M. Dam Nesting pair, nest in top of tall eucalypt.
Grey Plover 17/10/2007 Toorbul D. Redhead Single bird, Toorbul roost site, later Kakadu Beach.
Pacific Golden Plover 16/10/2007 Tallebudgera canal Palm Beach, Gold Coast C.Collins One bird at the end of the Tallebudgera canal. Is it the same bird that was here last season???
Brown Songlark 14/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Male bird, calling and displaying, along path to Pelican Lagoon. Single female also seen on 13/10/07, in long grass in paddock adjacent to Common entrance. Rufous Songlark also still present.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 14/10/2007 Near Lookout Kroombit Tops NP S. Ryan Group about seven around midday
Rufous Songlark 14/10/2007 Pallara L. Halasz Calling from a market garden
Wedge-tailed Eagle 14/10/2007 Cania Gorge Giants Chair lookout S. and R. Ryan Pair seen every morning for a week at Lookout up close when climbing early
White-winged Triller 14/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Single male near Pelican Lagoon
Magpie Goose 13/10/2007 Metroplex, Murarrie, Brisbane E. Townsend Pair with five goslings
Superb Fairy-wren 13/10/2007 Sydney Ave, Camp Hill D. Blewett Male calling in front yard
Whiskered Tern 13/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud 5 birds at Pelican Lagoon
Black-faced Monarch 12/10/2007 Sherwood arboretum H. Possingham One along river with Spectacled Monarch
Painted Honeyeater 12/10/2007 Jandowe bird trail no. 1 Site 5 and site 6 C. & C. Fitzell Similar to report of 26/09. Several birds still in these locations. Also present were Black H/E, Singing H/E, Spiny Chk H/E and Yellow throated miners.
Spectacled Monarch 12/10/2007 Sherwood arboretum H. Possingham One along river with Black-faced Monarch
White-winged Triller 12/10/2007 Sherwood arboretum H. Possingham One female
Black-tailed Native-hen 10/10/2007 Leslie Dam, near Warwick, SEQ E. Townsend One bird just below the dam wall
Common Tern 10/10/2007 Currumbin Ck. estuary Gold Coast H. & B. Mannes 100 + flying in from ocean
Crimson Chat 10/10/2007 Lake Broadwater, near Dalby D. Redhead Party of three south of bird hide on loop trail
White-winged Triller 10/10/2007 Pimpama CA, Gold Coast T. Dillon 5 birds - 4 male and 1 female
Cotton Pygmy-goose 07/10/2007 Apex Lake, Gatton, SEQ E. Townsend Pair
Masked Lapwing 07/10/2007 Irrigated farms entrance to Cania Gorge S. and R. Ryan Flock of about 60 in farmers recently ploughed planted field
Peregrine Falcon 07/10/2007 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham One subadult
Pink-eared Duck 07/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Single bird on Pelican Lagoon - first record for Common.
Pink-eared Duck 07/10/2007 Pelican Lagoon, Oxley Creek Common H. Possingham Just one
Paradise Riflebird 06/10/2007 Springbrook, Lyrebird retreat. M. Downes Seen outside of entrance in afternoon but much better viewing early morning (6AM) behind orchid house.
Peregrine Falcon 06/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud A pair at Pelican Lagoon.
Regent Bowerbird 06/10/2007 Springbrook, Lyrebird retreat. M. Downes Clearly visible sitting on large limb of leafless tree. Sighted behind orchid house in early morning (7am) at forest line.
Rufous Songlark 06/10/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Still present - in tall grass by pylons on way to Pelican Lagoon.
Wonga Pigeon 06/10/2007 Springbrook, Lyrebird retreat. M. Downes Feeding on edge of forest within gardens. Sighted afternoon and early morning 2 DAYS.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 05/10/2007 Between Glenden and Moranbah B. Barnett 6 birds observed on farm dam
Latham's Snipe 05/10/2007 Minnippi Parklands M. Frost Two birds feeding on mud bank on eastern side of main lake.
Mulga Parrot 04/10/2007 Skull Hole, Bladensburg Nt Pk via Winton H. Hamley & P. Venables A pair came into drink at around 10AM. Extralimital sighting? However they are on the list for Diamantina Lakes Nt Pk to the South-west.
Squatter Pigeon 04/10/2007 South and north of Collinsville B. Barnett Two birds sighted at two locations approx 100 km apart.
Beach Stone-curlew 02/10/2007 Kakadu Beach, Bribie Island D. Redhead  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2007 [top]
Albert's Lyrebird 30/09/2007 Best of All Lookout, Springbrook A. Hosking and D. Reynolds Male bird with tail displayed fossicking through the leaf litter very close to the path. Observed for several minutes before other people arrived.
Diamond Dove 29/09/2007 Forest Hill, SEQ R. Sonnenberg One bird - Peaceful Doves nearby
Regent Bowerbird 28/09/2007 EH Duncan Park, East Nanango Forest, Nanango C. Fingland, J. Gloster, L. Pinwill Pair drinking & bathing in rockpool
Banded Lapwing 27/09/2007 Lockyer Waters, SEQ R. Sonnenberg And also seen here on 29th
Black Falcon 27/09/2007 Lockyer Waters, SEQ R. Sonnenberg A pair, and also on 29th
Blue-winged Kookaburra 27/09/2007 Lockyer Waters, SEQ R. Sonnenberg  
Channel-billed Cuckoo 27/09/2007 Minnippi Parklands M. Frost Three birds flying over southeast corner of main lake. Heard in area previous week
Dollarbird 27/09/2007 Tarcoola Track, St Lucia M. Gilfedder First for me this season
Eastern Rosella 27/09/2007 Mansfield Brisbane R. & B. Kemp With a group of 4 Pale-headed Rosellas.
Freckled Duck 26/09/2007 Mulligan River Nature Reserve, Boulia FWQ S. Harding & D. Milton  
Powerful Owl 26/09/2007 Upp. Mudgereeba C.A. - Gold Coast AB, SM, BP, JS, TD (GCCC) A single bird roosting.
Yellow Chat 26/09/2007 Mulligan River Nature Reserve, Boulia FWQ S. Harding & D. Milton A pair with several Orange Chats
Channel-billed Cuckoo 25/09/2007 Albany Creek B. & G. Smith 2 flying over calling loudly - chased by local Crows
Papuan Frogmouth 25/09/2007 Private house adjacent to Flecker Botanical Gardens, Cairns. P. & B. Venables Return at approximately the same time and same spot this year to nest.
Crested Shrike-tit 24/09/2007 Lamington National Park, O'Reily's end. M. O'Connell & B. Barnett One male, one female
Eastern Koel 24/09/2007 Bridgeman Downs G. & R. Elliott First seen and heard for this area this spring
Inland Dotterel 24/09/2007 Mulligan River Nature Reserve, Boulia FWQ S. Harding & D. Milton 12 birds and also 3 birds on 26th
Lesser Sooty Owl 24/09/2007 Liverpool Creek South-west of Innisfail P. & B. Venables, B. McGregor Pair of birds seen adjacent to house at 5:00AM. Heard and observed as a permanent resident in this locality for past 20 years.
Oriental Plover 24/09/2007 Mulligan River Nature Reserve, Boulia FWQ S. Harding & D. Milton 2 birds at ephemeral wetland
Red-chested Button-quail 24/09/2007 Mulligan River Nature Reserve, Boulia FWQ S. Harding & D. Milton  
Rose Robin 24/09/2007 Lamington National Park, O'Reily's end. M. O'Connell & B. Barnett Two seen (male, female) around drainage line . Were being harassed by a Grey Fantail
Black Honeyeater 23/09/2007 Jandowae/Inverai District at sites 5&6 of the Wambo Shire Council Bird Trail Brochure D. & B. Seton, D. Stewart, S. Gillman, B. Parton Two pairs sighted well east of their usual habitat in company with many other species including the Painted Honeyeater
Black-faced Monarch 23/09/2007 Norma Croker Park, Acacia Ridge L. Halasz  
Cotton Pygmy-goose 23/09/2007 Norma Croker Park, Acacia Ridge L. Halasz 31 birds. The species continuously present since April.
Painted Honeyeater 23/09/2007 Jandowae/Inverai District, at sites 5 & 6 of the Wambo Shire Council Bird Trail Brochure D. & B. Seton, D. Stewart, S. Gillman, B. Parton Several Pairs sighted at locations within the described areas.
Spectacled Monarch 23/09/2007 Norma Croker Park, Acacia Ridge L. Halasz  
Wandering Whistling-Duck 23/09/2007 Norma Croker Park, Acacia Ridge L. Halasz Pair circling
Black-necked Stork 22/09/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Single juvenile bird near Jabiru Swamp
Carpentarian Grasswren 22/09/2007 30km West of Mt Isa just off Barklay Highway P. & B. Venables 3 birds and then 4 birds sited at two locations either side of highway. Same species sighted at the same locations 3 years prior by B Venables and G Harrington while conducting field work.
Crested Shrike-tit 22/09/2007 Jolly's Lookout, Brisbane Forest Park L. Knight A nice bird to see on the fringe of Brisbane
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 22/09/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Single bird in casuarinas near entrance to the Common.
Spinifexbird 22/09/2007 30km West of Mt Isa just off Barklay Highway P. & B. Venables  
Varied Triller 22/09/2007 Oxley Creek Common R. Stroud Single bird in large gum on way to Pelican Lagoon.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 21/09/2007 Kedron Brook, Teralba Park, Everton Park J. White Six. Not seen here before
Brolga 19/09/2007 Tinchi Tamba about 1km from Bruce Highway D. Robinson & G. Cole Feeding in marsh land
Dollarbird 19/09/2007 Holland Park West M. Downes "Surburban Yard, sitting in tree, calling out loudly, one only, bright orange/red bill. Identified by my sister who has sighted Dollar birds at Anstead quite frequently. Chased off by mickey bird.
Latham's Snipe 18/09/2007 Minnippi Wetlands M. Gilfedder  
Baillon's Crake 16/09/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea B. Lawson It's back for another year! Foraging along the edge of Pelican Lagoon, between the path and the lagoon edge.
Brolga 16/09/2007 Tincha Tamba Wetlands S. Marston 3 birds near wetland close to Gateway Motorway and Wyampa Road
Crimson Chat 16/09/2007 Sundown NP. 400mtrs south of rangers house. M. Gilpin Fully coloured male and female feeding on open ground. Observed for 15 minutes. First recording for Sundown National Park.
Magpie Goose 16/09/2007 Tincha Tamba Wetlands S. Marston Around 10 birds present on wetland close to Gateway Motorway and Wyampa Road
Collared Sparrowhawk 15/09/2007 Jaya, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Perched in back yard
Square-tailed Kite 14/09/2007 Gap Creek Road, between Kenmore Hills and The Gap B. Barnett  
White-throated Nightjar 14/09/2007 Mt Morgan, head of the Dee River J. Wise  
Apostlebird 13/09/2007 95 Pinjarra Rd Pinjarra Hills M. Gilpin Four birds in garden most of afternoon. First sighting in 7 years
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 13/09/2007 Kakadu Beach, Bribie Island R. and P. Hallett Two birds. One appeared to be sitting on a nest on the inland edge of the sand
Beach Stone-curlew 13/09/2007 Kakadu Beach, Bribie Island R. and P. Hallett Two birds on the sand at low tide
Dusky Woodswallow 13/09/2007 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland A flock of about 12 high up and drifting over to south abt 8am. ID not certain but most probably these.
Lesser Crested Tern 13/09/2007 South Stradbroke Is A Bell, L Upton, T Dillon A single bird roosting with 1000 Crested Tern
Masked Lapwing 13/09/2007 Kakadu Beach, Bribie Island R. and P. Hallett Two birds. One with two tiny fluffy babies at the edge of the billabong.
Eastern Koel 12/09/2007 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland Heard calling for a few minutes abt 9am in neaighbours yard. And similarly on 13/9
Eastern Koel 11/09/2007 Acacia Ridge L. Halasz Called once at night
Eastern Koel 11/09/2007 The Gap Brisbane D. Redhead First of season. Present11, 12, 13th
Superb Fruit-Dove 09/09/2007 Camp Hill Brisbane K. Evans Found dead in a back yard with torn flesh
Tawny Frogmouth 05/09/2007 Albany Creek Cashes Crossing R. Sharman Returns to rest on a regular basis for days at a time
Grey Goshawk 03/09/2007 Pullen Pullen Creek at Intersection of Mt Crosby/Moggill Roads J. Richard  
Eastern Osprey 01/09/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Along Brisbane River, first record for arboretum
Golden Bowerbird 01/09/2007 Halloran's Hill, Atherton, NQ E. Bultreys 1 female feeding in rainforest on the halloran's hill crater walk.
Grey Goshawk 01/09/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Then again 8 Sept (Rebbecca Stroud pers comm)
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 01/09/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Still present, now sometimes two (Rebbecca Stroud pers comm)

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2007 [top]
Black-chinned Honeyeater 31/08/2007 Kholo Bridge Reserve Kholo J. Hadley & M. Cameron Birds heard calling from eucalypts on left bank of Brisbane River below Kholo Bridge
Black-chinned Honeyeater 31/08/2007 Kholo Bridge Reserve, Kholo J. Hadley & M. Cameron Eucalypts on left bank of Brisbane River below Kholo Bridge
Blue-faced Parrot-Finch 30/08/2007 Julatten, North Queensland E. & M. Pegg Small groups feeding by the track. Had been reported here for several days.
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 30/08/2007 Julatten, North Queensland E. & M. Pegg 2 birds
Pied Currawong 29/08/2007 Chermside - 500m east of Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital J. Holt 1st sighting for 30 years in Chermside
White-browed Crake 29/08/2007 Mareeba Wetlands, Mareeba, North Queensland E. & M. Pegg 2 birds on lotus lilly in large lagoon.
Crested Shrike-tit 28/08/2007 11 Deverell St. Charleville M. Kelly Juvenille, I have a photo if needed
Southern Cassowary 28/08/2007 Cassowary House, Kuranda, North Queensland E. & M. Pegg 3 birds over 2 days. Male, female and 10 month old.
Square-tailed Kite 26/08/2007 Daisy Hill B & N Hambling Nesting
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 20/08/2007 Kingfisher Bay Resort - Fraser Island L. Bensted Pair seen in burnt Banksia scrub - 1 x male and 1 x female
Pacific Baza 19/08/2007 Old Gympie Rd Landsborough S. Baker 1 bird flushing insects on low tree beside road
Rose Robin 19/08/2007 Araucaria Circuit Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman Winter Visitor
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 18/08/2007 Sherwood Arboretum R., E.., & E. Stroud Single bird observed in tree near river
Bourke's Parrot 17/08/2007 Opalton - Winton road, approx. 30 kilometers north of Opalton B. & J. Willey Birds feeding alongside road in light rain. Two groups of 4 and 1 single bird. This appears to be further north than expected.
Latham's Snipe 17/08/2007 Ewan Maddock Dam, Kowald Rd R. Lamb & B. Cook Single bird on edge
Pale-vented Bush-hen 16/08/2007 James Sharp Park Canungra, SEQ C.Collins with theGold Coast Bird Observers One bird feeding beside tall grass at edge of creek
Beach Stone-curlew 15/08/2007 Edmund Kennedy National Park M. Cordery and D. Flett Pair on beach at creek entrance, 700m north of carpark
Pacific Baza 12/08/2007 Thornlands K. Byrne Bird has been visiting garden daily for the last week. It gets harassed by a large flock of noisy miners unfortunately.
Spotless Crake 12/08/2007 Sherwood Arboretum C. Clark Still one bird in same place along with about 10 Magpie Geese and 1 Royal Spoonbill
Long-billed Corella 11/08/2007 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland A flock of about 60 flew over heading north at 8.30am although ID by calls and flight only and not certain on the species.
Square-tailed Kite 11/08/2007 Gavin Way Cornubia, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Single bird over suburban block being mobbed by magpies
Black-breasted Buzzard 10/08/2007 Plantation Creek, near Ayr, NQ J. Stewart A pair high in adjacent dead trees. Previous unconfirmed sightings in the same region over the last few months.
Black Falcon 08/08/2007 Iona Rd, 20km west of Homehill J. Stewart On top of very high telephone/power posts. 2 birds separated by about a kilometre.
Powerful Owl 07/08/2007 Burbank B & N Hambling Fledged two chicks 05 & 07 Aug
Grey Goshawk 05/08/2007 Araucaria circuit Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman Perched on branch and being mobbed by crows
Little Shrike-thrush 05/08/2007 Araucaria circuit Brisbane Forest Park A. Boardman Seen in the timbered section of the walk .Has been seen previously in the same area
Grey Goshawk 04/08/2007 Auchenflower I. & J. Brown The goshawk was being pursued by a large flock of crows and other birds. First sighting of a grey goshawk in our garden in 35 years! (We have a photo).
Red Wattlebird 04/08/2007 Anstead Bushland Reserve, SEQ R. Gardner Feeding for a few minutes in flowering Spotted Gum, before flying off north-east towards Hawkesbury Road.
Black Falcon 02/08/2007 Plunkett Road Tamborine, SEQ C.Collins with theGold Coast Bird Observers One bird flying over
Grey-crowned Babbler 02/08/2007 Plunkett Road Tamborine, SEQ C.Collins with theGold Coast Bird Observers Four birds feeding and preening
Eastern Curlew 01/08/2007 Alva Beach NQ J. Stewart A single bird feeding on sand flats at low tide
Powerful Owl 01/08/2007 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ B & N Hambling Fledged single chick 01/08/07

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2007 [top]
Bush Stone-curlew 31/07/2007 City Botanic Gardens. K. Herbert 2 birds, Mid morning.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 28/07/2007 Forestdale, Edward's Park H. Possingham Three
White-eared Monarch 27/07/2007 Jaya, McLean Rd, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single adult bird, feeding in tops of citrus trees
Plum-headed Finch 26/07/2007 Glencairn Rd Laidley J. Hadley & M. Cameron Flock of 16 birds
Plum-headed Finch 26/07/2007 Glencairn Rd Laidley J. Hadley & M. Cameron Flock of 16
Little Eagle 25/07/2007 Bruce H'way, Mooloolah Rv, Meridan Plains, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird, mobbed by magpies, magpie larks
Spotted Harrier 25/07/2007 Samsonvale Cemetery C. Read Harriering over dry water channel
Black-necked Stork 24/07/2007 Middle Crk, Eurimbula NP North of Agnes Waters R. & A. Stogdale One bird walking on beach
White-winged Triller 24/07/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea M. Gilfedder "Eclipse male in ""drum"" eucalypt beside Jabiru Lagoon causeway."
Glossy Ibis 23/07/2007 David Low Way, Diddillibah, Sunshine Coast R. Howard Single bird in strange habitat - dry unused canefield beside Eudlo Creek (salt water)
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 22/07/2007 North of the car park, at the western end of Spicer's Gap.Immediately east of the start of the Mt Matheson Trail. G. Palmer Two birds quietly feeding in casuarina's.
Spotted Quail-thrush 22/07/2007 Flinders Peak walking track about 1 km from the start (Local Govt area Ipswich City) A. Walter A male and female pair
White-eared Monarch 22/07/2007 Kholo Botanic Gardens, Ipswich C. Read Flitting from branch to branch on top of trees in rainforest gully section next to main grass clearing.
Black-necked Stork 21/07/2007 Port of Brisbane visitor's centre C. Clark 1 juvenile, possibly the same bird as was previously on Minimippi. Other interesting birds - 13 Pink-eared Duck and 6 Mangrove Honeyeater.
Dusky Honeyeater 19/07/2007 Tomewin Rd. Currumbin. Gold Coast.just on the N.S.W. border C.Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Two birds feeding in Grevilleas.They are now at this spot all the year.
Painted Honeyeater 18/07/2007 Just off Caboolture River Road, Morayfield P. Boyd This is the first time I have seen this bird in the area. Stands out with its bright pink bill and yellow feather margins.
Squatter Pigeon 18/07/2007 Bushley west of Rockhampton B. Dreis  
Little Eagle 15/07/2007 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ A. Crawford Pale phase bird circling over the Toohey Ridge Track
Powerful Owl 15/07/2007 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ A. Crawford Roosting high in tree above dry creek - seen from track at same location as sighting on 15/06.
Red Wattlebird 15/07/2007 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Very uncommon in Brisbane area.
Square-tailed Kite 15/07/2007 Toorbul, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Square-tailed Kite 14/07/2007 Kholo Bridge, Muirlea, SEQ P. Kyne Cruising over treetops along the road on the eastern side of Kholo Bridge.
Albert's Lyrebird 13/07/2007 Witches Falls circuit, Tamborine National Park E. & M. Pegg 2 birds - first female close to cemetry, then mature male on track 100m further on.
Noisy Pitta 13/07/2007 Curtis Falls track, Joalah section, Tamborine National Park E. & M. Pegg 50m from shops at end of track.
Regent Bowerbird 13/07/2007 Tamborine National Park E. & M. Pegg Feeding on blue berries of wild ginger close beside the parked car.
Squatter Pigeon 13/07/2007 Marlborough-Sarina Road, approximately 5 km from Marlborough township D. Fleming Flock of 6 birds on edge of ironbark woodland
Australian Bustard 12/07/2007 Todd Road Green Lakes. approx 18 km NW Yeppoon W.Dunn & R. Mcfalane 7 birds, groups of 4, 2, 1 in flight
Australian Pratincole 12/07/2007 Todd Road Green Lakes. approx 18 km NW Yeppoon W.Dunn & R. Mcfalane Active on the ground, returned to same place as vehicles passed, still in same place two hours later
Cotton Pygmy-goose 12/07/2007 Willawong - pond east of Norma Croker Park J. Garden & T. Lavery 21 birds counted - mixture of male and female
Dusky Woodswallow 12/07/2007 Tamroocum Ck.Rd.South of Beaudesert C. Collins with the Gold Coast Bird Observers Approximately 12 birds. Unusual for this area, seen only once every few years.
Topknot Pigeon 12/07/2007 Blue Knobs pine Plantation, off Byfield road approx 20km north yeppoon W.Dunn & R. Mcfalane 3 flocks flew over heading north. 70, 40, and 15 birds in seperate flocks - large numbers for this area.
Golden-shouldered Parrot 11/07/2007 Windmill Creek, 20km south of Musgrave, FNQ E. Bultreys A small flock of 6 observed near a feeding flock of Pale-headed Rosellas. They flew past me and landed, but unfortunately they were unsettled and flew again. Their double note call could be mistaken for a Pale-headed Rosella but is slightly higher and perhaps softer.
Rufous Scrub-bird 11/07/2007 Lamington National Park T. Dolby Single Rufous Scrub-bird seen in grassy area - as opposed to section of Nothofagus moorei (Antarctic Beech) - on Coomera Track in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park.
Beach Stone-curlew 08/07/2007 Southern end of Kinka Beach Keppel Bay W. Riley & B. Dunn 1 bird amongst the mangroves
Rose Robin 06/07/2007 Kholo Gardens E. & M. Pegg  
Yellow Chat 06/07/2007 Port Alma Road west of salt works, approx 40km south of rockhampton McCosh & Dunn 4 birds 1 male
Dusky Woodswallow 04/07/2007 Toohey Forest, 'Nathan' section. Between Tallowood Track and SE Freeway L. Halasz Flock of 25
Beach Stone-curlew 03/07/2007 Northern end of Main beach Yeppoon W. Riley & B. Dunn 1 bird feeding near people on the beach
Black-chinned Honeyeater 03/07/2007 Kholo Bridge, Kholo M. Cameron Three birds
Black-chinned Honeyeater 03/07/2007 Powers Road Reserve, Kholo M. Cameron Two birds
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 03/07/2007 Albany Creek, SEQ B. & G. Smith Still present 5/7/07
Square-tailed Kite 03/07/2007 Cnr Greentrees Ave. and Brookfield Rd, Kenmore Hills C. Billingham "Flying at tree top height, not a great view as driving at time but stripes on underside of wings and white on forehead most distinctive. Similar location to my previous sighting in Feb 2003.
Restless Flycatcher 02/07/2007 Claude Wharton Weir Gayndah E. & M. Pegg Mixed flock of small bush birds in early morning at trees warmed by sunlight. Seven species.
Long-billed Corella 01/07/2007 Alexandra Hills, E end of Flinders St, UBD185 C18 G.Chapman Two corellas in tree close to road. Only one identifiable.
Red Wattlebird 01/07/2007 Currumbin Ck. Estuary.Gold Coast B. Hall & C. Collins One bird feeding in a Banksia

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2007 [top]
Green Pygmy-goose 30/06/2007 Greenwood Park, Forestdale, Logan City, SEQ D. Taylor "A single female Green Pygmy Goose - a rare straggler to the Brisbane area. It was seen by a number of birders at about 12 noon on Saturday, 30th June, on the largest and second lake from the picnic area.
Spectacled Monarch 30/06/2007 Bli Bli Wetland, SEQ J. Boisen, L.. Litz-Tyne & I. Venables Overstaying for winter
Square-tailed Kite 30/06/2007 Atherton, NQ E. Bultreys First seen as it flew low near our house, later seen again rising on a thermal. Both sightings offered clear views of the definite wing tip spots, pale head and black bar on it's squared tail.
White-headed Pigeon 30/06/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ D. & M. Niland A bird seen collecting nest material in rainforest gully near river
Beach Stone-curlew 29/06/2007 Cardwell, NQ M.Cordery Bird searching for food on its own as the tide rose. Located close to jetty.
Little Eagle 29/06/2007 Boondall Wetlands, SEQ D. & A. Thomis  
Masked Owl 29/06/2007 Jaya, McLean Rd, Maleny, SEQ R.Lamb & M.Dam Owl appearing regularly on dusk for past few days.Second bird seen tonight (4/7)
Beach Stone-curlew 27/06/2007 Myall Beach, Cape Tribulation P. Venables A pair. Seen on 28th and 29th as well.
Bridled Honeyeater 26/06/2007 Myall Beach, Cape Tribulation P. Venables Unconfirmed reports of Lewin's Honeyeater in Cairns during the same period of cold weather.
White-browed Woodswallow 24/06/2007 Big Butter Tin, Prince of Wales Island, Torres Strait, FNQ J. Wren, L. Wren and G. Malone Single male bird perched on Beach She-Oak and flying above at times. A single Black-faced Woodswallow was also close-by. Vagrant to the Torres Strait and Cape York. New bird for Muralug (Prince of Wales Island) birdlist
Speckled Warbler 23/06/2007 Tingalpa Creek Reserve, SEQ J. Sneddon One bird on pathway. Photos taken.
Great-billed Heron 22/06/2007 Gillies H'way west of Godonvale, Sth of Cairns, NQ A. Gillanders A Great-billed Heron was seen this morning about 8 am flying upstream along the Little Mulgrave *Birding Aus*
Australian Bustard 19/06/2007 Before Cunnamulla, SWQ C. Billingham Group of half dozen Bustards crossed road right in front of my car.
Grey Grasswren 19/06/2007 Coopers Crossing, SWQ C. Billingham First bird of the morning on the crossing! It popped up right in front of me then flew off. Spent another hour searching including with call back to no avail. Just shows how elusive they can be. The call that first caught my attention was quite different to that on the BOCA CD.
Little Button-quail 19/06/2007 Both sides of road before Coopers Crossing and after sign to Tennaperra HS, SWQ C. Billingham  
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush 18/06/2007 Bowra Station (contact Ian and Julie McLaren 07 4655 1238), SWQ C. Billingham At least 4 crossed road in front of car before top of stony ridge. Apparently good spot for Redthroat as well but didn't search for them.
Hall's Babbler 18/06/2007 Bowra Station (contact Ian and Julie McLaren 07 4655 1238), SWQ C. Billingham Group found at nest
Black-breasted Button-quail 17/06/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir C.Clark 1 female
Magpie Goose 17/06/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ R. E. & E. Stroud. 14 birds observed in and around northern lagoon, including 2 birds grazing on grass out in open. 8 birds observed 15 & 17 June by H. Possingham.
Double-banded Plover 15/06/2007 South Stradbroke Island, SEQ A. Bell J. Searle & T. Dillon A large flock of 170 birds roosting at High Tide.
Powerful Owl 15/06/2007 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ L. Halasz At Intercampus Track on Western side of Freeway, in large grove of Cheese Trees (Glochidion) on creek, approximately 500m from University Road, Griffith Uni Nathan Campus. With remnants of a flying fox under talon.
House Swift 14/06/2007 Liverpool Cr. Bridge, South West of Innisfail, NQ G. W. Snell 3 House Swifts feeding with a flock of Grey-rumped Swiftlets.
Black-shouldered Kite 13/06/2007 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton, SEQ L. & T. Murphy 2 birds perched on dead tree.
Black-necked Stork 11/06/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Clark Immature in flight over wetland area at Oxley Common. Being chased by crows. Also seen by R. Stroud here 16 June.
Rufous Whistler 11/06/2007 Downs Oval park, Fairfield, SEQ R. Clark First time I have seen this bird in this area.
Rufous Whistler 11/06/2007 The Gap, SEQ T. Murphy One male. First time seen in my garden in 27 years.
White-backed Swallow 11/06/2007 Sundown N.P., SEQ M. Gilpin Single Bird near Ranger's House
Brown-headed Honeyeater 10/06/2007 Lake Coolmunda (Branch Creek crossing), SEQ I. Jones 6 birds foraging - returned to same spot 11/06 to confirm id & saw them again
Marbled Frogmouth 10/06/2007 Mt Glorious, SEQ C. Billingham In Brown's Rd. [Birding, Aus]
Sooty Owl 10/06/2007 Mt Glorious, SEQ C. Billingham Calling on a branch in Browns Rd, no more than 10m away from me [Birding, Aus]
Beach Stone-curlew 09/06/2007 Zoe Bay, Hinchinbrook Island P. Venables Single Bird
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 09/06/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Large group - about 35 birds feeding in long grass by Pelican Lagoon
Little Eagle 09/06/2007 Permanents Road into Sundown NP, SEQ M. Gilpin Single bird being harrassed by Magpies
Magpie Goose 09/06/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud 9 birds on Pelican Lagoon
Turquoise Parrot 09/06/2007 Sundown N.P., SEQ M. Gilpin Flocks of up to ten birds.
Yellow-faced Honeyeater 09/06/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Several birds around canoe pontoon
Olive-backed Sunbird 08/06/2007 Yeppoon-Mulambin Beach F. & G. Dean Two males and three females
Pale-yellow Robin 08/06/2007 Broadwater Creek near Abergowrie, SEQ J. Stewart Single bird in rainforest.
Superb Fruit-Dove 08/06/2007 Broadwater Creek near Abergowrie, SEQ J. Stewart A single male bird feeding on an Alexander palm at the edge of rainforest.
Spotted Quail-thrush 06/06/2007 Mt Coot-tha Forest, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown A pair
Black-necked Stork 05/06/2007 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Two juveniles (almost adult plumage) in main lagoon
Red-chested Button-quail 05/06/2007 Lower Isaac River, CQ B. Black 2 birds flushed in Buffel Grass paddock
Speckled Warbler 05/06/2007 Lower Isaac River, CQ B. Black Uncommon this far North
Jacky Winter 03/06/2007 Lacey's Creek, SEQ C. Clark Family party of 5.
Masked Woodswallow 03/06/2007 Coombabah Sewage Ponds, SEQ M. Hanley & L. Dick Approx 8+ birds. Not normally seen on coast.
Superb Fruit-Dove 03/06/2007 Lacey's Creek, SEQ C. Clark 1 Female
Australian Bustard 02/06/2007 Rocky View, Rockhampton, CQ M. Macnevin 1 bird near dam on property.
Brolga 02/06/2007 Toorbul, SEQ B. Boyd Toorbul has had rain and Ray Bishops waterhole on the Pumicestone Road has water in it and the pair of Brolgas were back this morning.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 02/06/2007 Bardon, SEQ J. Leggett Pair of birds foraging in Weeping Lillypillies on Ithaca Creek adjacent to Bardon State School
Striped Honeyeater 01/06/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Kyne 2 birds. The 2 Spotless Crakes and 1 Lewin's Honeyeater were also seen

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2007 [top]
Eastern Reef Egret 31/05/2007 Mooloolaba Beach, SEQ G. & R. Elliott White phase on rocks at northern end of beach
Wandering Tattler 31/05/2007 Mooloolaba Beach, SEQ G. & R. Elliott On rocks at northern end of beach
Bush Stone-curlew 30/05/2007 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ L. & T. Murphy Serenaded house from front garden at 2.am. Bl**dy loud and woke everyone (except cat).
Crested Shrike-tit 30/05/2007 Nr Nat Park headquarters, SEQ E. & M. Pegg  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 30/05/2007 Walligan, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 6 feeding in Casuarinas - a rare sighting
Painted Button-quail 30/05/2007 McLean Rd, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single adult female, in freeze posture on gravel road
Spotted Pardalote 30/05/2007 Walligan, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 high in trees - a rare sighting
Noisy Pitta 29/05/2007 Old Cleveland Rd, Chandler, SEQ C. & G. Brown First record in back yard in 35 years - photo supplied
Azure Kingfisher 27/05/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham One on south island. Often one will stay all winter.
Square-tailed Kite 27/05/2007 Pullen Pullen Resv., SEQ J. Crow & D. Muir Drifting overhead
Crested Shrike-tit 26/05/2007 Jolly's Lookout, Mt Nebo P. Venables A pair. First personal record in 6 years of living here.
Little Eagle 26/05/2007 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre, Fisherman's Island, SEQ I. Jones Light phase
Brown Falcon 25/05/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ T. Murphy On a tree close to parking lot surveying the scene
Eastern Spinebill 25/05/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ T. Murphy On adult close to parking lot. First record for Common?
Grey Goshawk 25/05/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ G. Chapman & J. Sneddon White morph female (looked like a SC Cockatoo at first glance) in the top branches of a Hoop Pine in bright sunshine. Spectacular!
Azure Kingfisher 23/05/2007 Bob Bell Park, Strathpine, SEQ T. Murphy Two birds on South Pine River
Budgerigar 23/05/2007 Lotus Ck to Twin Bridges Rd, Connors River, C.Q B. Black 19 with finches
Grey-crowned Babbler 23/05/2007 Tugun C.A., Gold Coast, SEQ A. Bell, S. Maden, J. Searle, T. Dillon. First time seen in this area - single bird
Plum-headed Finch 23/05/2007 Lotus Ck to Twin Bridges Rd, Connors River, C.Q B. Black between 1500 & 2000, 75% immature, feeding on grass seeds by road with 200 Zebra Finches
Rainbow Bee-eater 23/05/2007 Bob Bell Park, Strathpine, SEQ L. & T. Murphy A number of birds hawking for insects over river. Late? Might be breeding
Red-chested Button-quail 23/05/2007 Lotus Ck to Twin Bridges Rd, Connors River, C.Q B. Black Feeding, one seen on ground after 2 flew
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 23/05/2007 Oxley Cr M. Gilfedder 1 bird, 400m from red shed
Eastern Grass Owl 22/05/2007 Virginia, SEQ C. Corden 1 bird seen (male) while spotlighting in the wetland area adjacent to the Toombal Road exit from the Gateway Motorway
Painted Button-quail 22/05/2007 40 Thompson Road, Bellmere, SEQ L. Cross Male Bird. First garden sighting (18 years)
Beach Stone-curlew 21/05/2007 Coombabah Creek, Paradise Pnt, Gold Coast, SEQ L. Wallace A single bird
Glossy Ibis 21/05/2007 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost One bird feeding on mudflats on southeastern side of main lagoon.
Laughing Kookaburra 21/05/2007 Herron Rd, Pie Creek via Gympie, SEQ N. Wheatly An albino bird paired with normal one
Black Falcon 20/05/2007 Esk-Crows Nest Road, Biarra, SEQ J. Richard Third sighting of single bird at this location, chased by Torresian Crow, Noisy Miner
Eastern Spinebill 20/05/2007 Nosworthy Park, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham Feeding in mistletoe, also about last winter
Great Crested Grebe 20/05/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ L. & T. Murphy 2 birds - not in breeding plumage
Pink-eared Duck 20/05/2007 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre, Fisherman's Island, SEQ A Crawford (during QWSG count) 17 birds on lake by visitor centre
Restless Flycatcher 20/05/2007 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham One bird
Varied Triller 20/05/2007 Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, SEQ R. & R. Thomson Pair
Regent Bowerbird 19/05/2007 Hunchy 4555, Sunshine Coast, SEQ B. & B. Hettrick Male and female feeding in a fruiting Beach Bird's-Eye (Alectryon coriaeus), particulary in early morning. Frequent visitors while fruit available.
Spotless Crake 19/05/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ J. Richard, C. Corden, A.Daniel, S. Marston Near causeway as previously reported. 2 birds seen by H. Possingham 27 May.5
Turquoise Parrot 19/05/2007 Durikai S. F., SEQ O. Jone, I. Venables et. Al A single male in forest
Wandering Tattler 19/05/2007 Shark bar, Heron Island, CQ S. Walkerden Solitary bird, seen by 2 people, dig. photographs taken, ID verified later with reference books. Bird at low tide wave line, feeding. As we approached, it flew with soft double call.. First observed 17th
Pink-eared Duck 18/05/2007 Coombabah WTP, Gold Coast, SEQ L. Lord & T. Dillon 3 birds present
Little Button-quail 17/05/2007 Mackenzie river, 30 km S. of Middlemount, CQ L. Black & B. Black Good flight views of 2
Long-billed Corella 16/05/2007 Junction of Logan and Ipswich moterway, Wacol, SEQ W. Dunn Approx 15 birds feeding on the ground beside the busy motorway regardless of peak hour traffic
Black-necked Stork 15/05/2007 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost One immature bird on bank of northern lagoon opposite viewing platform
Painted Button-quail 15/05/2007 Lighthouse Reach Track, Bribie Island, SEQ R. Hallet Walked across track
Pink-eared Duck 15/05/2007 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre, Fisherman's Island, SEQ J. Smith 1 pair on water in front of centre
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 15/05/2007 Mt Cluney, Border Ranges, N. NSW F. Standing First sighting at this location
Square-tailed Kite 15/05/2007 Mt Coottha Forest, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown A pair have been seen on southern flank of Mt Coottha in Apr-May in last few years
Turquoise Parrot 15/05/2007 Lighthouse Reach Track, Bribie Island, SEQ R. Hallet Toward Northern end of track perched in tree
Australian King-Parrot 14/05/2007 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ David & Marie Niland A flock of 16 birds - never so many here before, maybe an effect of the drough
Glossy Ibis 13/05/2007 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird feeding at edge of water hole. Rare here
Black Falcon 12/05/2007 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ S. Murray Seen perching and in flight, being harried by a pair of Black-shouldered Kites
Black-necked Stork 12/05/2007 Dreamworld, Gold Coast, SEQ C. Clark 1 flying over harried by Australian Magpie
Cicadabird 12/05/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Single female near Information Centre.
Papuan Frogmouth 12/05/2007 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ B. Venables 2 adults and 1 juv. huddled together in Melaleuca on boardwalk 20m in from Saltwater Cr. in Centenary Lakes
Sooty Oystercatcher 12/05/2007 Mouth of Tallebudgera Ck, Gold Coast, SEQ C. Colins Two birds on rocks and flying and calling loudly
Spotted Harrier 12/05/2007 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ S. Murray Flying over dry lake bed
Tawny Grassbird 12/05/2007 Heron Island, CQ C. Reid First time recorded on island?
Australian Painted Snipe 11/05/2007 St Lawrence, CQ B. Black & R. Jaensch 1 female, 2 males seen on marine plain to the south, in bright light at 4pm, Beautiful!
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 10/05/2007 Spring Gully, SEQ L. & M. Cooper A group of 8 birds, late afternoon
Great Crested Grebe 10/05/2007 Lake Barrine, NQ A. Freguseon 76 birds sitting in the middle of the lake
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/05/2007 JC Trotter Park, Burbank, SEQ J. Sneddon A pair feeding in a casuarina tree.
Square-tailed Kite 09/05/2007 Hasties Swamp, Nr Atherton, NQ A. Freguseon Flew 3 passes over flock of approx 500 plumed whistling ducks putting them up each time
Little Shrike-thrush 07/05/2007 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussen A pair foraging.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 07/05/2007 Spring Mt Wetlands, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 22 birds
Cotton Pygmy-goose 06/05/2007 Norma Croker Park, Acacia Ridge, SEQ B. Inglis & P. Wallbridge The location of the 'water-hole' can be found at J3 on Map 219 of the Brisbane UBD Refidex street directory. Norma Crocker Park is actually in the adjoining suburb of Acia Ridge but access to the water-hole can be achieved by turning off Beatty Road just south of the Oxley Creek bridge.
Spotless Crake 06/05/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ R. Stroud Single bird on western side of north lagoon, near causeway. Very visible - out in open on exposed mud.
Swift Parrot 06/05/2007 Flagstone Creek road nr. Helidon, 100 km West of Brisbane, SEQ P. Wallbridge 7 birds flying over
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 05/05/2007 Doyle Rd, Reesville, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Pair
Powerful Owl 05/05/2007 Alexandra Hills, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussen While spotlighting a habitat tree, we saw a Brushtail Possum emerge from a hollow and move into dense foliage. A Powerful Owl suddenly landed on a near branch but the possum had disappeared. The owl stayed about half a minute before flying off. Later another spotlighting group also saw a Powerful Owl, possibly the same one.
Powerful Owl 05/05/2007 Cleveland Sewage Treatment Works B. Dreis  
Red-winged Parrot 05/05/2007 Point Vernon, Hervey Bay, SEQ N. Silke 2 feeding in grevillea, a rare sighting for this area
Rose Robin 05/05/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Single bird flitting about in uppermost branches of large gum.
Black Kite 04/05/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Kyne et al. Flying over in an easterly direction.
Rose-ringed Parakeet 04/05/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Kyne et al. Female alighted in eucalypt for several minutes.
Swamp Harrier 03/05/2007 Eprapah Creek, Redlands, SEQ S. & J. Harding Quartering over mangroves in estuary
Diamond Dove 02/05/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ M. Gilfedder 1 bird drinking on N side of W end of Causeway
Long-billed Corella 02/05/2007 Long Pocket, Indooroopilly, SEQ R. & R. Thomson Feeding from tray in company of a Little Corella - an odd couple!
Musk Duck 02/05/2007 Water Park, Goondiwindi, SQ E. & M. Pegg Solitary duck in deep water on Lagoon
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 02/05/2007 Water Park, Goondiwindi, SQ E. & M. Pegg About 24 Yellow-billed with 3 Royals feeding early morning
Beach Stone-curlew 01/05/2007 Point Vernon, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman and K. Humphrey 2 roosting on rocks.
Budgerigar 01/05/2007 Manly, SEQ M. Gilfedder 1 bird (green) flushed from path near hole-in-the-fence
Diamond Dove 01/05/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ M. Steedon 1 feeding in grass a rare sighting for this area
Double-banded Plover 01/05/2007 South Stradbroke Island, SEQ A. Bell, L. Upton, T. Dillon. A flock of 31 birds - large gathering?
Lesser Crested Tern 01/05/2007 Manly Wader Roost, SEQ M. Gilfedder 1 bird on island

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2007 [top]
Beach Stone-curlew 30/04/2007 Currumbin Ck. estuary Gold Coast, SEQ C. Collins for B. Hall Walking on the beach
Pink-eared Duck 30/04/2007 Water Park, Goondiwindi, SQ E. & M. Pegg 14 birds in lagoon. Birds easily seen on farm dams in district
White-winged Fairy-wren 30/04/2007 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Dam low so few fisherman in area
Collared Kingfisher 29/04/2007 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Single bird flew on to dead tree, stayed 1-2 minutes. Rarely seen here
Pale-vented Bush-hen 28/04/2007 Gap Creek, Chapel Hill, SEQ C. Clark 1 in small pools in the dry creek bed
Musk Lorikeet 27/04/2007 Evan's Road Reserve, Walloon, Lockyer Valley, SEQ M. Cameron At least 30 with Scaly and Little Lorikeets
Black-shouldered Kite 26/04/2007 Albany Creek, SEQ R. Sharman Same(?) bird slso seen by A. Howes 3/5 surveying grassline from dead tree.
Black-tailed Gull 24/04/2007 Wynnum foreshore near Wynnum Manly Leagues Bowls Club, Wynnum North Esplanade, SEQ D. Tonkinson Probable adult of this species with Silver Gulls. Observed on falling late afternoon tide flying south approx. 20 meters offshore and 8-10 meters above the water. Distinctly larger than Silver Gull but of similar proportions especially the relatively slender yellowish bill, when eventually seen from above upper wing mid-grey with darker outer primaries and small white spot near tip. Tail when fanned showed strong and distinctly sub terminal black band on relatively stout white tail. Last seen continuing south in parallel with low-flying White-bellied Sea-Eagle. Any similar reports or confirmation greatly appreciated. Approx. 600m south of Mangrove Boardwalk
Eastern Barn Owl 24/04/2007 University of Queensland, St Lucia, SEQ H. Possingham and others One bird, most of the day in the courtyard of Building 8 - Goddard building (Zoology).
Kalkadoon Grasswren 24/04/2007 Horse Creek, 27 km N of Dajarra, NWQ K. & G. White 2 birds. Species seen at same spot in 2002 & 2005
Musk Lorikeet 24/04/2007 Mt Gravatt East, SEQ C. Cunnington c. 30 very hungry birds
Spotless Crake 23/04/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ A. Crawford 1 bird at SW of island in north lake - near to where there were 2 birds on 12 April. Lakes are drying out, so easier to see birds like crakes.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 23/04/2007 Fig Tree Pocket Equestrian Centre R. Brown A pair of birds feeding near horse jumps
Azure Kingfisher 22/04/2007 Gold Creek Road, Upper Brookfield, SEQ C. Clark 1 in small pool in the dry creek bed
Emerald Dove 22/04/2007 Gold Creek Road, Upper Brookfield, SEQ C. Clark  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 22/04/2007 J. C. Trotter Park, Burbank, SEQ J. Evans Pair feeding on She-oak
Painted Button-quail 22/04/2007 40 Thompson Road, Bellmere, SEQ L. Cross Male bird. First sighting for garden (18 years)
Topknot Pigeon 22/04/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham and others Four separate flocks totaling over 60 birds, all flying SE
Varied Sittella 22/04/2007 Lake Manchester, SEQ T. & P. Murphy Small flock on new path to dam close to bottom.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 22/04/2007 Lake Manchester, SEQ T. & P. Murphy 2 birds soaring to west of dam
Eastern Whipbird 21/04/2007 Gundale, E. Brisbane, SEQ J. Morgan, S. Harding & D. Milton Small creek on land for wildlife property
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 21/04/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Singel juvenile birds
Spectacled Monarch 21/04/2007 Gundale, E. Brisbane, SEQ J. Morgan, S. Harding & D. Milton Seen during BQ survey of land for wildlife property
Black-necked Stork 20/04/2007 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ P. Boyd Two birds. I have only seen them at Buckley's Hole once before.
Chiming Wedgebill 17/04/2007 Craven's Peak Reserve, 68 km SW of Boulia, SWQ K. & G. White Several birds seen
Black Falcon 15/04/2007 4km on road out of Dayboro to Mt Mee C. Clark One adult bird sitting in a tree being mobbed by Australian Magpie
Black-breasted Button-quail 15/04/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ C. Read Several seen
Cotton Pygmy-goose 15/04/2007 Norma Croker Park, Acacia Ridge, SEQ L. Halasz 7 birds seen around 8 am, still there at 5pm. Also Rose Robin, Azure Kingfisher, Nutmeg Mannikin, Pied Currawong and Brahminy Kite.
Dusky Honeyeater 15/04/2007 Mt Mee, SEQ C. Clark  
Red-backed Kingfisher 15/04/2007 Dayboro, SEQ T. Tarrant  
Rose Robin 15/04/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ C. Read  
White-throated Needletail 15/04/2007 Gold Creek Road, Upper Brookfield, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy About 12 birds flying over the end of the road and the resovior
Bush Stone-curlew 14/04/2007 Fig Tree Pocket, SEQ C. Williams 2 Birds in Lone Pine Eucalypt plantation.
Golden Whistler 14/04/2007 Boondal Wetlands, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussen & Fellow Bushcarers Male & female foraging
Plum-headed Finch 14/04/2007 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ C. Clark 5 in the cut grass along path to hide
Eastern Reef Egret 13/04/2007 Alexander Headleands, SEQ K. Herbert 2 birds, (1 White Morph, 1 Grey Morph) feeding on rocks in front of Alex Surf Club.
Grey Falcon 13/04/2007 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ M. & L. Dutton  
Sooty Oystercatcher 13/04/2007 Alexander Headleands, SEQ K. Herbert 2 birds feeding on rocks in front of Alex Surf Club
Varied Sittella 13/04/2007 Summit Street Reserve, Sheldon. B. Essex Working with other BBBs
Pictorella Mannikin 12/04/2007 Toupan Lagoon, 30 km s of Townsvill, CQ B. Venables & G. Snell 6 birds well east of normal range
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 11/04/2007 Girraween N.P., SEQ F. Guard & Bob Philpot 2 birds on pyramid track
Great Cormorant 11/04/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 immature sitting on log in lagoon, a rare sighting for here
Nankeen Night-Heron 11/04/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 immature roosting in Tti-tree
Plumed Whistling-Duck 11/04/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 12 sitting on log in lagoon
Australian Bustard 10/04/2007 Telgazlie Station, nr. Surat, SWQ J. Byers & L. Joyce 3 birds among ground cover
Hall's Babbler 10/04/2007 Craven's Peak Reserve, 68 km SW of Boulia, SWQ K. & G. White Western extension of range
Hooded Robin 10/04/2007 Telgazlie Station, nr. Surat, SWQ J. Byers & L. Joyce Very classy birds
Southern Whiteface 10/04/2007 Telgazlie Station, nr. Surat, SWQ J. Byers & L. Joyce Running around late afternoon in scrub
Spotted Bowerbird 10/04/2007 Telgazlie Station, nr. Surat, SWQ J. Byers & L. Joyce Drinking at cattle trough
White-winged Fairy-wren 10/04/2007 Telgazlie Station, nr. Surat, SWQ J. Byers & L. Joyce Male in breeding plumage, also Jennies
Black-breasted Button-quail 09/04/2007 Yarraman, SEQ K. Tindige Very shy
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 09/04/2007 Mt Byron Creek, SEQ P. Harms About 8 birds - male and female - observed for a good half hour
New Holland Honeyeater 09/04/2007 Mt Glorious, SEQ A. Crawford About 5 birds between the Rainforest Teahouse and Camp Constable
Australasian Shoveler 08/04/2007 Eastern Georgetown, NQ D. Magarry  
Black-breasted Buzzard 08/04/2007 Eastern Georgetown, NQ D. Magarry  
Buff-banded Rail 08/04/2007 Eastern Georgetown, NQ D. Magarry  
Little Woodswallow 08/04/2007 Eastern Georgetown, NQ D. Magarry  
Masked Finch 08/04/2007 Eastern Georgetown, NQ D. Magarry  
Pictorella Mannikin 08/04/2007 Eastern Georgetown, NQ D. Magarry  
Banded Whiteface 07/04/2007 Craven's Peak Reserve, 68 km SW of Boulia, SWQ K. & G. White Eastern extension of range
Black-necked Stork 07/04/2007 Kerry Road, Beaudesert, SEQ J. Stepens On dam
Common Bronzewing 07/04/2007 Thornlands, SEQ K. Bryne Pair sitting on garden birdbath, late afternoon preening. Solitary on previous sightings
Little Eagle 07/04/2007 Palm Beach Gold Coast C. Collins One bird flying over.
Varied Triller 07/04/2007 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ K. Herbert  
White-browed Babbler 07/04/2007 Craven's Peak Reserve, 68 km SW of Boulia, SWQ K. & G. White Small group
Australian Hobby 06/04/2007 Kedron Brooks Wetlands, SEQ G. & J. Chapman Single adult bird (dark form) at top of dead gum tree near motorway and hunting over wetlands
Plains-wanderer 06/04/2007 Craven's Peak Reserve, 68 km SW of Boulia, SWQ K. & G. White 3 birds flushed from open tussock grassland
Black-fronted Dotterel 05/04/2007 Eli Creek Sererage Ponds, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman 47 feeding around edges of ponds
Common Sandpiper 05/04/2007 Robert Neumann Park, Currumbin Creek Rd, SEQ C. Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird feeding on edge of lake
Dusky Honeyeater 05/04/2007 Tomewin Rd.just over N.S.W. border C. Collins with Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird feeding in Grevilleas. Southern extent of its range?
Plum-headed Finch 05/04/2007 Plantation Park, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart A single bird although there were 40 to 50 Nutmeg Mannikins close by. The first one I've seen in the Ayr district.
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 05/04/2007 Eli Creek Sererage Ponds, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman 5 feeding around edges of ponds
Crimson Finch 03/04/2007 Plantation Creek, East Ayr, NQ J. Stewart A couple of immature ones
Glossy Ibis 03/04/2007 Mandalay Lagoon, Fig Tree Pocket, C. Williams 2 birds flying around and landing. Probably breeding. 5 pm.
Common Bronzewing 01/04/2007 Thornlands, SEQ K. Byrne First time I have seen this bird in Queensland since taking up residency 22 years ago. Seems to be solitary. Striking bronze and green wing plumage. Been visiting garden bird table for the last month.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 01/04/2007 Black Duck Creek Ponds, Nurrumba Downs, SEQ P. Wallbridge & B. Inglis At least 9 birds. [UBD 89 J19]
Orange Chat 01/04/2007 Craven's Peak Reserve, 68 km SW of Boulia, SWQ K. & G. White Large numbers including juveniles
Peregrine Falcon 01/04/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy First seen in tree than flying
Wedge-tailed Eagle 01/04/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 1 immature soaring to south

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2007 [top]
Grey Goshawk 31/03/2007 Yinni Street, Maroochydore, SEQ R. Howard Harassed and chased by over 50 birds of at least 6 different species
Nankeen Night-Heron 31/03/2007 Mapleton cmaping and conference centre, Obi Obi Rd., Mapleton, SEQ D. Robinson & G. Cole Standing in a pool and fishing at 10.am
Oriental Cuckoo 31/03/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Single male. First record for Oxley Creek Common?
Radjah Shelduck 28/03/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ D. & D. Miles et al. 4 birds. First sightings here.
Red-browed Finch 28/03/2007 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 6 seen in undergrowth
Scarlet Honeyeater 28/03/2007 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers Male and female high in gum trees
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 28/03/2007 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 foraging in casuarinas
White-headed Pigeon 28/03/2007 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ T. Murphy 1 immature at entrance to walk
Square-tailed Kite 27/03/2007 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Single bird soaring over urban area
White-eared Monarch 27/03/2007 Inskip Point, SEQ K. Tindige, S. Prativi & M. Cameron Feeding & sun bathing
Black-necked Stork 25/03/2007 Spring Mountain Wetlands, Tully Connection Road, Greenbank, SEQ P. & M.Clark, L Cooper One bird seen at water
Lesser Crested Tern 25/03/2007 Manly, SEQ T. Murphy Single adult bird on mudflats north of boat harbour at low tide. Note: May be same bird which was seen from time to time last year.
Pacific Golden Plover 25/03/2007 Manly, SEQ T. Murphy Two birds on mudflats north of boat harbour. One in breeding plumage, one in winter
Red-necked Crake 25/03/2007 Lake Barine, NEQ E. Bultreys Bird observed at close range on the Lake Barrine rainforest walk. The bird was still for only a short time, as it saw me, before hastily retreating with a call that I would describe as 'Kuk Kuk'.
Grey Goshawk 24/03/2007 Glover Road, Dayboro, SEQ A. Boardman 1 grey phase by causeway
Nutmeg Mannikin 24/03/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ D. Niland Three birds feeding on tall grasses with group of six Chestnut-breasted Mannikins at Pelican Lagoon. New bird for Oxley Creek Common?
Pacific Golden Plover 24/03/2007 Palm Beach Canal, Palm Beach, Gold Coast, SEQ C. Collins One bird roosting on the bank at the end of canal. This is the first sighting in 12 years at Palm Beach. First seen 2 Jan but now in breeding plumage.
Ruddy Turnstone 24/03/2007 Woody Point, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 2 birds near old jetty
Sooty Oystercatcher 24/03/2007 Woody Point, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 5 birds on rocks near old jetty
Cockatiel 22/03/2007 Logan City Bushland, Demeio Road, Browns Plains, SEQ M. & P. Clark & L. Cooper One bird seen. Unusual in this area.
Black-fronted Dotterel 21/03/2007 Nikenbah sewerage farm, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 feeding on banks of pond
Black-necked Stork 21/03/2007 Peak Crossing, nr Ipswich, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol 1 bird at the edge of a small farm dam
Black-winged Stilt 21/03/2007 Nikenbah sewerage farm, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 30 plus feeding along edge of pond
Latham's Snipe 21/03/2007 Mapleton Lilly Ponds, SEQ A. Ellrot & K. Davenport Between 10.00 & 10.20 am on two occasions we saw two birds flush from reedy and thick grasses at the edge of the Lilly ponds. I believe it was the same two birds. This was on a birding excursion with grades 2/3.
Musk Duck 21/03/2007 Nikenbah sewerage farm, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 feeding in pond
Musk Lorikeet 21/03/2007 Queen Mary Falls, Killarney, SEQ P. & R. Royall Four Musk Lorikeets observed many times during the day feeding on the abundant tree blossom.
Turquoise Parrot 21/03/2007 Girraween N.P., SEQ A. & R. Howes 1 birds flushed from roadside near park entrance
Buff-banded Rail 19/03/2007 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre, Fisherman's Island, SEQ E. & M. Pegg In marshy area at end of lake
Grey Goshawk 19/03/2007 Atherton, NEQ E. Bultreys A pair seemed to be teasing a flock of Sulphur-crested Cockatoos by diving and chasing them.
Leaden Flycatcher 19/03/2007 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre, Fisherman's Island, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Seen in thick trees between car park and lake
Albert's Lyrebird 18/03/2007 Witches Falls section, Mt Tamborine, SEQ A. Crawford 2 birds on Witches Chase track, 150 m north of the falls lookout.
Black-necked Stork 18/03/2007 8 Mile Creek, Port Alma Road, south of Rockhampton, CQ A. Boardman One bird on small lagoon.
Brolga 18/03/2007 Near to Saltworks, Port Alma Road, south of Rockhampton, CQ A. Boardman Two birds in field near brackish water lagoons.
Australian Little Bittern 17/03/2007 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Black-faced Monarch 17/03/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Single juvenile bird foraging in dense vegetation along Oxley Creek - first record for common.
Cockatiel 17/03/2007 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ B. Tynan and E. Townsend One bird [Escapee? TM]
Peaceful Dove 17/03/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Single bird observed - first record for Oxley Creek Common?
Rufous Fantail 17/03/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ R. Stroud Single bird observed in mangroves along Oxley Creek - first record for Oxley Creek Common?
Black-necked Stork 16/03/2007 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ L. games, L. Murray & N. Nescott  
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill 16/03/2007 Binna Burra, SEQ B. Davies About 30 birds. White eyes observed. (From BQ, Forum)
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 15/03/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 foraging in trees
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 15/03/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ E. & M. Pegg On extreme far side of circuit walk
Eastern Great Egret 15/03/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 displaying full breeding colours
Variegated Fairy-wren 15/03/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 male in eclipse
Torresian Crow 14/03/2007 Chermside West, SEQ B. Green A single bird with large areas of white on the back and wings, visited back yard a couple of times in last week or so. At Keaton Street.
Latham's Snipe 13/03/2007 Connolly Dam, Warwick, SEQ Ken Wells, et.al. Three birds
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 13/03/2007 Connolly Dam, Warwick, SEQ Ken Wells, et.al. Six birds
Mulga Parrot 10/03/2007 Telgazlie Station, nr. Surat, SWQ M. Roper et al.  
Spotted Harrier 10/03/2007 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ. B. Tynan & M. Roper Both harriers feeding at dusk
Swamp Harrier 10/03/2007 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ. B. Tynan & M. Roper Both harriers feeding at dusk
Black-winged Stilt 09/03/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Normans 7 foraging at water's edge
Chestnut Teal 09/03/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Normans 6 males on pond
Latham's Snipe 09/03/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Normans 6 resting in grass at water's edge
Pacific Baza 09/03/2007 Stanthorpe Golf Course, SEQ J. Alilison Feeding in trees
Pale-vented Bush-hen 09/03/2007 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry In our garden with chicks
White-eared Monarch 08/03/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ I. Venables Single bird
Cicadabird 07/03/2007 Ash Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ Sean Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 males perched in tree
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 07/03/2007 Ash Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ Sean Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 foraging low in tree
Ringed Plover 07/03/2007 Trebonne, nr Ingham, NQ J. Stewart One bird in swampy area near railway tracks to east of town
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 07/03/2007 Ash Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ Sean Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 perched high in Gum tree
Great Crested Grebe 06/03/2007 Yowah, SWQ I. Baxter Found Monday morning , put onto pond to rest & is still there.
Pied Monarch 06/03/2007 Broadwater Creek, nr Ingham, NQ J. Stewart One bird feeding from tree to tree
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 06/03/2007 Broadwater Creek, nr Ingham, NQ J. Stewart A pair
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 05/03/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy One immature, late afternoon
Red Wattlebird 05/03/2007 Spicer's Gap, SEQ D. Beck & V. Campbell Several birds
Australian Hobby 04/03/2007 Brabazon Rd Swamp, Gleneagle, SEQ R. Dowling & G. Palmer Two birds using large tree in paddock as a base. Constantly disturbing wildfowl as they hurtled the length of the swamp.
Black Falcon 04/03/2007 Between Boonah and the Cunningham Hwy, SEQ R. Dowling & G. Palmer Two birds perched in dead tree at turn off to Lake Moogarah. The tree is at the south corner of the intersection.
Spotted Harrier 04/03/2007 Paddock at the corner of Cedar Pocket Rd and Undullah Rd. Cedar Grove, SEQ R. Dowling & G. Palmer Quartering the paddock looking for lunch. Brown quail were scampering around near the edge of the road, obviously quite agitated.
Black-faced Monarch 03/03/2007 Gold Creek Road, Upper Brookfield, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Several birds - probably immatures
Oriental Cuckoo 03/03/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ R. Brown & D. Kinnard 2 birds
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 03/03/2007 Gold Creek Road, Upper Brookfield, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One bird - not calling
Topknot Pigeon 03/03/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy About 30 birds flying over
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 03/03/2007 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ R. Brown & D. Kinnard Several Birds
Black Falcon 01/03/2007 Lake Dyer, Laidley, SEQ M. Cameron & J. Hadley Flew through flock of Corellas than soared around harassed by crows
Elegant Parrot 01/03/2007 Oxenford, Gold Coast, SEQ L. Donato Large flock (about 10) of Elegant Neophemas (sic) seen in a tree in Oxenford (Cades County Estate). [Not Turquoise - TM]
Grey Goshawk 01/03/2007 Albany Creek, SEQ R. Sharman Flying downs South Pine River adjacent to Parks

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2007 [top]
Black-necked Stork 28/02/2007 Next to Rocklea Markets, SEQ I. Venables Single bird on northern side of Sherwood Rd.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 26/02/2007 Curramore Rd, Curramore, SEQ R. Lamb 3 birds at top of euc. in gully off road
Peregrine Falcon 26/02/2007 Centenary Heights, Toowoomba, SEQ S. Attwood Making efforts to reduce local galah population. Could be same bird that saw in town centre last week.
Buff-rumped Thornbill 24/02/2007 Bell Bird Grove, BFP, SEQ A. Boardman Flock of about 6 birds. First time I have seen them in this area, confirmed by song
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 24/02/2007 Harsletts farm, Amiens, SEQ J. Alilison Numerous flocks of 5-10 in company with large flocks of Plum-headed Finches and Red-browed Finches
Cloncurry Parrot 24/02/2007 Leichardt R east of Mt Isa, NWQ P. Venables Single bird feeding along watercourse
Kalkadoon Grasswren 24/02/2007 Ranges 12km west of Mt Isa, NWQ P. Venables Pair
Latham's Snipe 24/02/2007 Harsletts farm, Amiens, SEQ J. Alilison 6 at various sites on dams
Red Wattlebird 22/02/2007 Girraween N.P., SEQ T. Murphy One bird at main parking lot.
Collared Kingfisher 21/02/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 immature feeding on mud flats
Eastern Koel 21/02/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 immature perched in Tea Tree
Glossy Ibis 21/02/2007 Storm King Dam, near Stanthorpe, SEQ T. Murphy 3 birds
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 21/02/2007 Ballandean, SEQ T. Murphy One bird in bushes by pub
Tawny Frogmouth 21/02/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 roosting in Casuarina Tree
Australasian Shoveler 20/02/2007 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ T. Murphy 1 male
Marsh Sandpiper 18/02/2007 Lytonn Wader Roost, SEQ T. Murphy About 10 birds
Red-necked Avocet 18/02/2007 Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Fisherman's Island, SEQ T. Murphy 3 birds only seen near hide
Spotted Quail-thrush 18/02/2007 Spring Mountain, SEQ S. Harding, G. Palmer, D. Milton & A. Tiel Along Trail
Topknot Pigeon 18/02/2007 Spring Mountain, SEQ S. Harding, G. Palmer & D. Milton Flock of 10 in Eucalypt Forest
White-headed Pigeon 18/02/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman One bird flying along waters edge
Bush Stone-curlew 17/02/2007 Glass Factory Grouads, Riverside Drive, West End, SEQ G. Giles  
Red-tailed Tropicbird 17/02/2007 Fingal Head, N Nsw. M. & C. Gilfedder 1 bird circling the headland and lighthouse. (This is about 1 km south of the QLD border)
Bush Stone-curlew 16/02/2007 Energex dept, Bilsen Road, Geebung, SEQ A. Boardman 1 Bush Stone Curlew in ornamental garden. Unusual habitat area being almost entirely Industrial/Commercial
Black-faced Monarch 14/02/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 feeding high in tree
Spectacled Monarch 14/02/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers First sighting this year
Variegated Fairy-wren 14/02/2007 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 males and a female perched side by side
Laughing Gull 11/02/2007 Cairns Esplanade, NQ R. Wheatley One immature - 20 minutes of video taken
Sanderling 11/02/2007 Inskip Point & southern shore Fraser Is, SEQ R. Lanb et al. Seen by participants at BQ Campout, Inskip Point. Four birds on sandbar, up to 30 over 10km stretch of beach on Faser Is
Black-breasted Button-quail 10/02/2007 Mt Mee, SEQ I. Vanables et al.  
Spotless Crake 10/02/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham One bird at Pelican Lagoon
Zebra Finch 10/02/2007 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham One with Double-barred Fiches at The Neck. First record for Oxley Common
Dusky Woodswallow 08/02/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 gliding above, uncommon in Hervey Bay
Golden-headed Cisticola 08/02/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 in long grass with full breeding colours
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 08/02/2007 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 perched high in gum tree

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2007 [top]
Black-necked Stork 31/01/2007 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ R. Sonnenburg Male feeding juvenile on pond edge
Dusky Honeyeater 29/01/2007 Mt Mee, SEQ O. Jones, J. Boisen & I. Venables Several drinking
Baillon's Crake 28/01/2007 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ A. Crawford 2 birds at East side of northern island - often showing well, out in the open.
Beach Stone-curlew 28/01/2007 Awinya Creek, Fraser Island, SEQ N. & J. Johnston Single bird feeding on beach
Common Sandpiper 28/01/2007 Tallebudgera Ck., Gold Coast, SEQ C. Collins Very rarely seen in Tallebudgera Ck. Walking along at the edge of Mangroves approx.one Km up from the mouth
Latham's Snipe 28/01/2007 Fig Tree Pocket Swamp, SEQ R. Brown 2 Birds - flew from a small drain flowing into the swamp
Long-billed Corella 28/01/2007 Tinchi Tamba, SEQ V. Kretschmann 2 birds being harassed by resident cockatoos
Magpie Goose 28/01/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Feeding in long grass by waters edge. First record for Dam?
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 27/01/2007 Manna Gum camp .Goomburra, SEQ M. Glipin Nineteen birds flew over in space of 30 minutes from 5.15pm. All heading in same direction down from he hills in groups from two to five.
Beach Stone-curlew 26/01/2007 Noosa Spit, SEQ M. & C. Glifedder 2 birds on north bank of river
Crested Shrike-tit 26/01/2007 McLean Rd, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Drinking from pool of water on top of tank beside house
Pale-vented Bush-hen 26/01/2007 Creek, Shaw Park, Kalinga, SEQ R. Sonnenburg  
White-throated Nightjar 26/01/2007 Shaw Park, Kalinga, SEQ R. Sonnenburg 2 birds honking before dark
Baillon's Crake 25/01/2007 North Lakes, Mango Hill, SEQ R. Sonnenburg 2 birds on floating vegetation
Zebra Finch 25/01/2007 Eagleby Rd, Eagleby, SEQ C. Collins and Gold Coast Bird Observers 6 birds including two fawn mutations, one pied and 3 normals? Aviary escapees. They looked very healthy. First seen feeding on the side of the road.
Pacific Baza 24/01/2007 Wallangara Army Base, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Single bird in large trees near base
Plum-headed Finch 24/01/2007 Old Wallangara Road, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Three birds near small creek crossing road
White-winged Chough 23/01/2007 Girraween Lodge, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Large flock in hardwood tree plantation. First time I have seen them here
Magpie Goose 22/01/2007 Main street of Moorooka, Brisbane, SEQ L. Halasz 5 flying overhead 7 am
Superb Lyrebird 22/01/2007 Girraween National Park, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Two birds in heavy undergrowth near Underground Creek. One bird calling loudly and female undisturbed by our presence
Glossy Ibis 21/01/2007 Storm King Dam, near Stanthorpe, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 3 birds on receding water's edge close to recreational centre
Pheasant Coucal 21/01/2007 Nth. Stradbroke Island, SEQ J. Byers & L. Joyce Sitting on tree top / clearly visible calling out repeatedly
Bush Stone-curlew 20/01/2007 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Under bus in car park at Brisbane Forest Park
Nankeen Night-Heron 20/01/2007 Westlake, Brisbane, SEQ L. Joyce Adult male - breeding plumage / fishing in daylight after recent rains - took photos
Uniform Swiftlet 20/01/2007 Boigu Island, FNQ C. Curson Very rare vagrant to far N Qld. All-dark swiftlets seen twice in 6days just S of airfield. Positive identification is difficult, due to the very remote possibility of 1 or 2 other all dark PNG swiftlets.
Collared Imperial Pigeon 18/01/2007 Boigu Island, FNQ C. Curson Only seen in Northern Torres Strait. Can be observed most late afternoons, returning from PNG, mainly single birds in flight. The collar is fortunately very visible on the bird
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 18/01/2007 Hinterland Park, Mudgeeraba, SEQ C..Collins and the Gold Coast Birdwatchers Male and female with an immature female feeding on Casuarinas
Red-capped Flowerpecker 18/01/2007 Boigu Island, FNQ C. Curson Sometimes seen S or SW of the airfield/town on the island, near edge of mangroves. Not common.
Square-tailed Kite 18/01/2007 Bonogin Rd., Bonogin, Gold Coast, SEQ C..Collins and the Gold Coast Birdwatchers One bird flying over. Very rarely seen on the Gold Coast
Singing Starling 17/01/2007 Boigu Island, FNQ C. Curson Only seen in the Northern Torres Strait. Fairly common about Boigu town.
Spotted Whistling-Duck 17/01/2007 Boigu Island, FNQ C. Curson Can be seen most days on lagoon alongside airfield on Boigu
Yellow Honeyeater 15/01/2007 Ravenswood, NQ Kerry A pair of Yellow Honey Eaters built a nest in one of my pot plants on our back veranda and laid 2 eggs which hatched out on Feb 14, 2007. Chicks flew 13 days later/
Black-necked Stork 12/01/2007 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird flying into water hole, then flying south 3 hours later. Not seen here by CB since Aug 2003
Latham's Snipe 11/01/2007 Skinners Rd. Carbrook, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell About 6 birds have been present and fairly easily observed for several weeks around the dam
Wedge-tailed Eagle 11/01/2007 Boondall Wetlands, SEQ A. and B. Rasmossen Immature bird flying North South being followed by a crow in western extension
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 10/01/2007 Bribie Island Road near Godwins Beach Turn, SEQ D. Readhead Flock of 28
Australian Hobby 09/01/2007 Port of Brisbane Shorebird Roost, SEQ D. Readhead One
Terek Sandpiper 09/01/2007 Port of Brisbane Shorebird Roost, SEQ D. Readhead About 35
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 05/01/2007 Coombabah Lake, Gold Coast, SEQ L. Dick & T. Dillon A flock of 400. Not seen in such numbers since 2003
Long-billed Corella 04/01/2007 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland About 6-8 birds feeding on seed from ripe kauri pine cones at top of trees. They spend an hour or so each morning over last week.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 03/01/2007 Broadwater, via Nanango, SEQ J. England, F. & J. BIelewicz 1 adult with 2 chicks. See also by F & J Bielewicz; E & R Newman 10 Jan
Crested Shrike-tit 02/01/2007 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell 2 birds very active in tree on Red Beach Road. Previously only single bird seen

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2006 [top]
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 30/12/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder In hoop pines
Red-backed Button-quail 29/12/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham One bird flushed on 28th and 29th, probably male. Also seen 30th by M. & C. Gilfedder
Buff-banded Rail 26/12/2006 Perigian Beach, Sunshine Coast, SEQ A. Boardman One bird at edge of camping ground
Red-backed Button-quail 26/12/2006 Corcorans Lane, Bryden, SEQ G. Goodyear Good flight view of an adult female. Other good birds at this sight included Horsfield's Bushlark, Spotted Harrier, Brown Songlark and Plum-headed Finch
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher 25/12/2006 Clohesy/Kuranda at the Cedar Park Rainforest Resort, NQ Cedar Park Resort Team Came back last week and the nest is in the same Termite mound as last year
Dollarbird 25/12/2006 Clohesy/Kuranda at the Cedar Park Rainforest Resort, NQ Cedar Park Resort Team 3 paris nesting in tree
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 25/12/2006 North Tamborine, SEQ A. Howes + 15 others 3 birds all day in 2 Casuarinas
Australian Painted Snipe 22/12/2006 Hasties Swamp, NEQ E. Bultreys Adult male & Female observed at close range as they stood alert by the waters edge.
Collared Sparrowhawk 21/12/2006 Larapinta, SEQ D. Niland, K. White Came in low and fast over grass to take male Red-backed Fairy-wren
Cotton Pygmy-goose 21/12/2006 Larapinta, SEQ D. Niland, K. White A pair on wetlands - first record here
Cicadabird 20/12/2006 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 male seen high in trees
Eastern Whipbird 20/12/2006 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 birds seen in heavy undergrowth
Fairy Gerygone 20/12/2006 Point Cartwright, Sunshine Coast, SEQ D. Robinson & G. Cole 4 birds
Pied Heron 20/12/2006 Lagoon, Lotus Bird Lodge, Lakefield NP, FNQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 20/12/2006 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 2 seen foraging in Figtree
Black Bittern 19/12/2006 Dam behind Musgrave Roadhouse, FNQ R. Lamb et al. Single bird on dam edge, middle of day
Beach Stone-curlew 18/12/2006 Tweed River opposite Tweed Heads hospital, SEQ C. Collins One bird walking amongst roosting Curlews and Godwitts on sand bank
Pacific Baza 17/12/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One adult
Red-bellied Pitta 16/12/2006 Iron Range NP, FNQ R. Lamb & B. Cook Only one seen in period 13th to 18th Dec
Black-necked Stork 15/12/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ E. & M. Pegg One bird at end of Pelican Lagoon
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 15/12/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Large number of bridge on little creek
Glossy Ibis 15/12/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 3 birds in very shallow water
Plum-headed Finch 15/12/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 2 birds at final gate at Pelican Lagoon
Australian Hobby 14/12/2006 Plantation Creek, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart A family of four. Over the last week they have been observed engaged in midair food transfers sometimes involving all 4 at once. Also chasing Channel-billed Cuckoos.
Large-tailed Nightjar 14/12/2006 Lagoon, Chili Beach, FNQ R. Lamb et al. Flushed-up onto low branch
Spotted Whistling-Duck 14/12/2006 Lagoon behind Chili Beach, Iron Range NP, FNQ R. Lamb & B. Cook Single bird
Little Curlew 13/12/2006 Airstrip, Lockhart River, FNQ R. Lamb et al. Flock of 20+ birds
Squatter Pigeon 13/12/2006 Pine Creek Rd, Hidden Valley, near Paluma, NQ B. McLennan 2 birds seen regularly in Hidden Valley Cabins grounds. Also several seen near Running River Gorge
Latham's Snipe 10/12/2006 Eliot Road, Boonah, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol 1 bird feeding at the edge of a small dam at the back of the Boonah retirement village
Blue-faced Parrot-Finch 09/12/2006 Mt Lewis, FNQ R. Lamb & B. Cook Single adult male in clearing with Red-browed Finch, 7am
Collared Kingfisher 09/12/2006 Chelsea Road Reserve, Lota, SEQ B. Essex  
Speckled Warbler 09/12/2006 Chelsea Road Reserve, Lota, SEQ B. Essex 2 birds
Australian Bustard 07/12/2006 Gayndah, SEQ A. & S. Keates  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 07/12/2006 Bellis Rd, Clagiraba, SEQ C..Collins for the Gold Coast Bird Observers up to 6 feeding on Casurinas
Pale-vented Bush-hen 07/12/2006 Road between Eubenangee Swamp & Bramston Beach, FNQ R. Lamb & B. Cook Single bird crossing the road
Eungella Honeyeater 06/12/2006 Chelmans Rd extension, off Dalrymple Rd., Eungella, CQ R. Lamb & B. Cook Single bird feeding on mistletoe
Superb Fruit-Dove 06/12/2006 Chelmans Rd extension, off Dalrymple Rd., Eungella, CQ R. Lamb & B. Cook Single adult male
Squatter Pigeon 05/12/2006 12 Mile Creek, nr Mt Larcom, CQ R. Lamb & B. Cook 6 birds on dirt track
Cicadabird 03/12/2006 Booral Park, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers Male and female seen and heard calling frequently
Grey-crowned Babbler 03/12/2006 Booral Park, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers A group of about 12 foraging in trees
Large-tailed Nightjar 03/12/2006 Booral Park, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers One seen on ground in undergrowth (close to southern limit)
Plum-headed Finch 03/12/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Six birds - easy to approach
Long-billed Corella 02/12/2006 Arana Hills, SEQ K. Messer 6-8 adults chewing on immature slash & hoop pine cones in suburban backyards. Accompanied by 1 Galah
Masked Lapwing 02/12/2006 Portside, Hamilton, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy 2 adults guarding 2 chicks on open field opposite entrance to ferry terminal

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2006 [top]
Spotless Crake 30/11/2006 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Causeway between two lagoons
Pacific Baza 29/11/2006 Track beside Parkview Av., Cornubia, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Pair have been attending and sitting on nest for about 2 weeks
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 29/11/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ   3 adult birds in silky oak tree in bush by car park. Uncommon here
Black-necked Stork 28/11/2006 Floodway area, Logan Reserve Road, Logan Reserve, SEQ I. & S. Reynolds 2 Birds approx. 200m apart. Easily seen from road. At least one was a juvenile
Pale-vented Bush-hen 27/11/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ R. Dowling One bird - second sighting at Logan Reserve
Pale-vented Bush-hen 27/11/2006 Redlands Indigiscapes Centre, Capalaba, SEQ B. Essex Regularly calling over 2 days.
Pale-yellow Robin 27/11/2006 Mary Cairncross Reserve, Maleny, SEQ B. Essex Single bird
Brolga 26/11/2006 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman & Bundaberg bird watchers 2 birds displaying
Bush Stone-curlew 26/11/2006 Tallebudgera, Palm Beach, SEQ C. Collins for P. Smith One bird by caravan park
Cicadabird 26/11/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman  
Grey-crowned Babbler 26/11/2006 Barbour Street, Esk, SEQ G. & J. Brock Group of 8 foraging on ground
Magpie Goose 26/11/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Bred, three adults and about six offspring at Pleican Lagoon
Red-kneed Dotterel 26/11/2006 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman & Bundaberg bird watchers 4 birds feeding on edge of lagoon
Red-necked Avocet 26/11/2006 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman & Bundaberg bird watchers 5 birds roosting on edge of lagoon
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 26/11/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ R. Dowling, P. Dawson Two birds, the first sighting for Logan Reserve. Also seen on 25/11
American Golden Plover 25/11/2006 The Esplanade, Cairns, NQ M. Roderick One apparent bird photographed with 20-25 Pacific Golden Plovers
Brown Booby 25/11/2006 Joseph Banks Conservation Park, The town of 1770, CQ W. Dunn 11 Brown Boobys in a fishing frenzy with a thousand or more Terns. Some Sheerwaters fishing as well but unable to ID
Common Tern 25/11/2006 The town of 1770, CQ W. Dunn Approx 2000 birds roosting on sand banks in Estuary at low tide
Long-billed Corella 24/11/2006 Innes park, near Bundaberg, CQ P. Juhanson One bird with a flock of galahs feeding with them on grass next to my home in Innes Park - near Bagara
Bar-breasted Honeyeater 23/11/2006 Goose Ponds Park, Mackay, CQ C. Corden 1 bird seen feeding in flowering Cadagi
Barking Owl 23/11/2006 Eungella Village, CQ W. Dunn, A. Vogler, & J. Moore 2 birds heard early evening
Brush Cuckoo 23/11/2006 Mackay Botanic Gardens, CQ C. Corden 1 juvenile and 1 adult bird seen together adjacent to ponds
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher 23/11/2006 Plantation Park, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart Single bird. A surprise to see this one.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 23/11/2006 Mackay Botanic Gardens, CQ C. Corden 1 male seen on pond near observation deck
Eungella Honeyeater 23/11/2006 Dalrymple Road, Eungella, CQ C. Corden Several birds seen and heard along State forest trail at end of Dalrymple Road
Nutmeg Mannikin 23/11/2006 Mackay Botanic Gardens, CQ C. Corden Several birds seen adjacent to ponds
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 23/11/2006 Cape Hillsborough N. P., CQ W. Dunn, A. Vogler, & J. Moore 4 birds heard first then seen in flight and perching late afternoon
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 23/11/2006 Goose Ponds Park, Mackay, CQ C. Corden Several birds feeding
Radjah Shelduck 23/11/2006 Goose Ponds Park, Mackay, CQ C. Corden 1 pair on largest pond
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 23/11/2006 Dalrymple Road, Eungella, CQ C. Corden Several birds heard
Russet-tailed Thrush 23/11/2006 Dalrymple Road, Eungella, CQ C. Corden Heard form state forest trail
White-throated Needletail 23/11/2006 Sunshine Beach, SEQ I. Traverso 50+ sighted gliding high over residential area above Sunshine Beach.
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 22/11/2006 Bond University Lake, Gold Coast, SEQ C. & A. Collins Pair with one young approx 2 weeks old on bank of lake
Blue-winged Kookaburra 22/11/2006 St Lawrence, CQ L. & T. Murphy One bird on dead tree
Brolga 22/11/2006 St Lawrence, CQ L. & T. Murphy 3 birds on edge of pond
Comb-crested Jacana 22/11/2006 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 7 Jacanas including 1 juvenile on water lily covered lagoon
Helmeted Friarbird 22/11/2006 Mackay, CQ L. & T. Murphy One bird in trees on Pioneer river near bridge. Also seen by C. Corden on 21/11.
Latham's Snipe 22/11/2006 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 3 Snipe feeding on grass at edge of lagoon
Little Grassbird 22/11/2006 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 1 bird in reeds at edge of lagoon
Oriental Pratincole 22/11/2006 Townsville Common, NEQ J. Wren Bird Alert from Townsville BOCA. Original sighting reported by A. Appleman 21 Nov. Birds observed on flat exposed muddy ground near water other birds in nearby surrounds were Masked Lapwing, Black-fronted Plovers and a nesting Brolga. Observed birds settled, as well as in flight when forked tail and underwing plumage clearly sighted by all observers. When settled there was a slight hint of a bib and if observed with an Australian Pratincole closeby the leg lengths are very clearly defined by the stance of the latter bird.
Pectoral Sandpiper 22/11/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ T. Ford Found on 21st, still present 22nd. Beware of many Sharpie impostors.
Squatter Pigeon 22/11/2006 30 km south of Yeppoon, CQ L. & T. Murphy 2 birds on concrete flood way on dirt road leading to Caves
Black Butcherbird 21/11/2006 Pioneer River, Mackay, CQ C. Corden Several in mangroves next to river
Radjah Shelduck 21/11/2006 St Lawrence, CQ W. Dunn, A. Vogler & J. Moore 41 birds seen in a lagoon by gravel road behind a large free camping area, probably more in areas out of sight. The same Lagoon had Glossy Ibis, Yellow and Royal Spoonbills, Brolgas, many Egrets and numerous waters birds.
Black-eared Cuckoo 19/11/2006 Lake Manchester, SEQ D. Beck, S. Gillman Seen while with BASQ group, in open forest area
Black-shouldered Kite 19/11/2006 Plantation Creek, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart Single bird, hovering over reedy creek banks
Brown Songlark 19/11/2006 12Mile Ck 47k s Rockhampton, CQ L. & T. Murphy A number of birds
Common Myna 19/11/2006 Anembo Lakes, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman with Hervey Bay birdwatchers 9 Common Mynas spotted at Anembo Lakes, the most recorded in the last 10 years
Dollarbird 19/11/2006 Plantation Creek, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart 3 together, engaged in courtship behaviour. Other sightings of single birds began this week.
Marsh Sandpiper 19/11/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham One bird, busy like all Marsh Sandpipers
Pacific Baza 19/11/2006 Plantation Creek, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart A pair of adults
Singing Honeyeater 19/11/2006 Saltworks on Bajool - Port Alma Road, s of Rockhampton, CQ L. & T. Murphy One bird in mangroves by old railway line
Yellow Chat 19/11/2006 Saltworks on Bajool - Port Alma Road, s of Rockhampton, CQ W. Dunn, A. Vogler, & J. Moore, L. & T. Murphy 2 males, one young - one full breeding plumage, one drab. Seen close to road west of saltworks.
Cattle Egret 18/11/2006 Southern Treatment Works, Cairns, NQ D. Magarry Breeding plumage
Pied Heron 18/11/2006 Southern Treatment Works, Cairns, NQ D. Magarry  
Radjah Shelduck 18/11/2006 Southern Treatment Works, Cairns, NQ D. Magarry Pair
White-browed Crake 18/11/2006 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ D. Magarry Pair
Black-shouldered Kite 17/11/2006 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ M. Steeden 3 black shouldered kites 2 were being aggressive to the other one. Rare sighting in H. Bay
Fork-tailed Swift 17/11/2006 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ M. Steeden With Needletails, hawking for insects
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 17/11/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ I. Reynolds 3 birds flying low over our property at Logan Reserve, calling. Flew from neighbouring property where birds have been seen feeding on previous occasion.
Glossy Ibis 17/11/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost, B. & J. Morgan Five birds circling over main lagoon. Landed briefly on long island between lagoons.
Grey-crowned Babbler 17/11/2006 Woorim, SEQ C. Bell 2 birds observed nest building
Masked Woodswallow 17/11/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ P. Kyne and C. Glen At least 5 birds with White-browed Woodswallows
White-browed Woodswallow 17/11/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost, B. & J. Morgan 4-6 birds in trees and on wire fences between small lagoon and softball fields.
White-browed Woodswallow 17/11/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ P. Kyne and C. Glen Flock of about 30 birds feeding low and on ground at cemetery
Grey Goshawk 16/11/2006 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry Has one large baby
Little Curlew 15/11/2006 Endeavour River, Cooktown, FNQ D. Houghton 1 bird at end of Starcke St on sandbar with Golden Plovers
Little Tern 14/11/2006 Sandy Point, 20 km north of Yeppon, CQ W. Dunn Mixed with Common, Gull-billed and Crested
Pacific Golden Plover 14/11/2006 Sandy Point, 20 km north of Yeppon, CQ W. Dunn 14 birds on mudflats
Australian Spotted Crake 13/11/2006 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ M. Steeden Seen in drain on waters edge seen 2 mornings rare sighting in H. Bay
Baillon's Crake 12/11/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Two birds still present and easy to see
Plum-headed Finch 12/11/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham One bird only
Spotted Quail-thrush 12/11/2006 Mt Coottha, SEQ C. Read Pair in gully on Honeyeater Track.
White-winged Triller 12/11/2006 Long Pocket, Indooroopilly, SEQ R. & R. Thomson Female bird. First time seen in garden. Not seen in locality for 10+ years.
Radjah Shelduck 10/11/2006 Yeppoon Main Beach, CQ W., R. & B. Dunn 2 birds at waters edge disturbed by walkers.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 08/11/2006 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman & Hervey Bay Birdwatchers 1 bird high in tree. Not common in H. Bay
Cicadabird 08/11/2006 Plantation Park, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart A single adult male
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 08/11/2006 Long Pocket, Indooroopilly, SEQ R. & R. Thomson First time seen in garden here.
Nankeen Night-Heron 08/11/2006 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman & Hervey Bay Birdwatchers Rooting in Melaleuca tree at water's edge
Pallid Cuckoo 08/11/2006 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds on Boyces Road at foot of dam.
Spectacled Monarch 08/11/2006 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman & Hervey Bay Birdwatchers 1 bird, could be the fist one for summer.
Buff-banded Rail 07/11/2006 Cane farm headland adjacent to Plantation Creek, Ayr, NQ J. Stewart At Least 3 birds, well separated as they move about adjacent to long grass
Bush Stone-curlew 07/11/2006 Cornubai, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Two adults with Two small chicks spent the day in our backyard
Cotton Pygmy-goose 06/11/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Pair feeding in weeds on main lagoon. Have been around for almost a week.
Dollarbird 06/11/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Two birds over softball fields nar large gum tree. First sighting for season.
Latham's Snipe 05/11/2006 Enogerra Resevoir, SEQ A. Boardman et al. On edge of Reservoir in muddy conditions following rain the previous day.
Wedge-tailed Eagle 05/11/2006 Toogum, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman 1 bird feeding on roadkill alongside Burrum Heads Road
White-throated Needletail 05/11/2006 Enogerra Resevoir, SEQ A. Boardman et al. 200+ birds circling and then moving off and circling again at high altitude. Conditions were humid with storm clouds developing.
Eastern Koel 04/11/2006 Coorparoo, SEQ M. Frost Heard calling in neighbourhood. First for season.
Australian Spotted Crake 03/11/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ I. Venables Far side from bird hide, 1 only
Caspian Tern 03/11/2006 Lake Moogerah, Boonah Shire, SEQ W. Dunn 4 birds. Sometimes roosting on bank sometimes fishing. All attacked the Whistling kite as it flew over.
Glossy Ibis 03/11/2006 Lake Moogerah, Boonah Shire, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol 4 birds feeding in the shallows of Lake Moogerah
Marsh Sandpiper 03/11/2006 Lake Moogerah, Boonah Shire, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol 4 birds. Busy feeding waters edge but repeatedly being chased by Black winged-Stilts
Pacific Golden Plover 03/11/2006 Lake Moogerah, Boonah Shire, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol Single bird feeding on dam edges.
Whiskered Tern 03/11/2006 Lake Moogerah, Boonah Shire, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol Breeding colous
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 03/11/2006 Lake Moogerah, Boonah Shire, SEQ W. Dunn & G. Nicol At water's edge
Black Swan 02/11/2006 Westlake nr Mt Ommaney, SEQ L. Joyce Pair with 4 cygnets
Brown Songlark 02/11/2006 Durikai S. F., SEQ I. Venables Several on edge of forest and 1 at Well's Waterhole
Eastern Koel 02/11/2006 Westlake nr Mt Ommaney, SEQ L. Joyce Heard early mornings - calling repeatedly
Squatter Pigeon 02/11/2006 Durikai S. F., SEQ I. Venables 3 birds feeding on road
Superb Fairy-wren 02/11/2006 Westlake nr Mt Ommaney, SEQ L. Joyce Nest in front garden, rased several young
White-browed Woodswallow 02/11/2006 Durikai S. F., SEQ I. Venables Several hundred
Collared Kingfisher 01/11/2006 Gatakers Bay, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman 2 birds perched in dead tree at waters edge
Cotton Pygmy-goose 01/11/2006 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ I. Venables 11 birds below bird hide
Grey Goshawk 01/11/2006 Mt Clunie nr. Woodenbong, N. NSW R. & R. Thomson White phase. Flew into nearby tree where stayed for 3 to 4 minutes before flying on to a more distant tree.
Little Tern 01/11/2006 South Stradbroke Island, SEQ A. Bell, S. Madden, A. Cuttriss & T. Dillon 2 nests with eggs
Peregrine Falcon 01/11/2006 D.F.S. Store, Brisbane Airport, SEQ B. Rasmussan 2 birds on light standards
Rufous Songlark 01/11/2006 Karara, SEQ I. Venables 1 bird only
White-winged Triller 01/11/2006 Kalbar, SEQ I. Venables Single bird

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2006 [top]
Black-faced Monarch 30/10/2006 Gap Creek Reserve, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussan 1 bird
Pacific Baza 30/10/2006 Gap Creek Reserve, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussan 3 birds moving about and foraging
Red-rumped Parrot 30/10/2006 Cedar grove, Beaudesrt, SEQ L. McPhail Seen daily, a beautiful little parrot. This parrot has not been sighted with others of his species.
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 30/10/2006 Gap Creek Reserve, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussan 1 bird moving about - seen several times
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 29/10/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ R. Dowling A juvenile - second sighting at Logan Reserve
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 28/10/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ B.Lawson, S. Buchanan and other BQ members Found on Sat by 3 members of BQ's Sun outing. Not seen Sun but present again Mon. First record for Bribie. Also Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo and Pacific Baza around car park.
Black-necked Stork 28/10/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 1 bird seen only
Buff-banded Rail 28/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ C. Billingham  
Glossy Ibis 28/10/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 30 birds flushed by 2 White-bellied Seaeagles descending
Latham's Snipe 28/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ C. Billingham About 10-20 present at Pelican Lagoon, along with a dozen Glossy Ibis
Pink-eared Duck 28/10/2006 Eagleby Wetlands Reserve, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Up to half a dozen birds - uncommon on coast
Red-kneed Dotterel 28/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ C. Billingham  
Tawny Frogmouth 28/10/2006 Daisy Hill Koala Centre, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Grey phase bird. Roosts near staff card park. Eyebrows make it look like J. Howard.
Wandering Tattler 28/10/2006 Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, SEQ K. Cross Some birds recorded on rocks between King and Shelly beach.
White-browed Woodswallow 28/10/2006 Nambour, Sunshine Coast, SEQ R. Kernot 80+ flew in from NE, circled around for 1/2 hr before gaining considerable height and disappearing to the SW, into the cool frontal change.
Buff-banded Rail 27/10/2006 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton, SEQ L.. & T. Murphy 2 birds out on mud with 2 Black-fronted Dotterels
Wandering Tattler 27/10/2006 Endeavour River, Cooktown, FNQ D. Houghton 1 bird only on rocks at river mouth
Black-winged Stilt 26/10/2006 Eli Creek sewerage main pond, Hervey Bay, SEQ S. Norman 21 birds, along with 40+ Australian Grebes and 50+ Grey Teal could be larges number in one spot in Hervey bay
Painted Honeyeater 26/10/2006 Gowrie Junction, SEQ G. Glass & D. Beale First time in Toowoomba Bird Observers Inc area – closest earlier probably 25 km west of Oakey Q.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 26/10/2006 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Marsh (Birding-Aus) Seen on Island opposite Araucaria Tree at 6.00 am
Black-breasted Buzzard 25/10/2006 Galdfield, Darling Downs, SEQ F. van Gessell Single bird soaring
Square-tailed Kite 25/10/2006 Daisy Hill Koala Centre, SEQ P. Marsh (Birding-Aus) At nest with two almost fledged young - 30 meters up 4WD track from staff car park (still there 28th)
Peregrine Falcon 24/10/2006 Pialba, Hervey bay, SEQ S. Norman Nesting, with two small young (difficult to see from ground), on top of the Target sign at the entrance to Bay Central shopping centre.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 24/10/2006 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ P. Johnson et al. 9 birds landed at lake as birders arrived
Australian Hobby 22/10/2006 Downfall Creek, Chermside, SEQ A. Crawford Appeared to be a young female perched in a large dead tree by Kerry Fien bikeway,
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 22/10/2006 Dicky Beach, Caloundra, SEQ J. Fleming Flock of 16 birds flying north over SLC at end of Cooroora St
Bar-tailed Godwit 21/10/2006 Gataker's Bay, SEQ S. Norman White flag on left upper leg and red over white band on left lower leg. Two yellow bands on right lower leg
Beach Stone-curlew 21/10/2006 Gataker's Bay, SEQ S. Norman 2 beach stone curlews flew past us at boat ramp coming from Point Vernon and heading in the direction of Eli Creek
Cotton Pygmy-goose 21/10/2006 Greenwood lake, Oxley Creek, Forestvale, SEQ W. Wilesmith 3 pairs
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 21/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Still present
Magpie Goose 21/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Building nest on Pelican lagoon (3 birds). Probably same three birds that were about the week before
Pale-vented Bush-hen 21/10/2006 Benarra Rsv, Corrinda, SEQ H. Possingham  
Shining Flycatcher 21/10/2006 Eli Creek, Point Vernon. Hervey Bay, CQ S. Norman Female shining flycatcher in mangroves on upstream waters edge
Cicadabird 19/10/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Single male - uncommon in Park
Ruddy Turnstone 19/10/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird on sand bank opposite Boulevard - uncommon here
Grey Goshawk 16/10/2006 Jollys Lookout, B.F.P., SEQ P. Venables Single bird
Dusky Honeyeater 15/10/2006 Mt. Whitfield Conservation Park, Cairns, NEQ A. Boardman "At start of ""blue arrow walk"""
Glossy Ibis 15/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ The Friends of Oxley Common bird walk 3 birds
Magpie Goose 15/10/2006 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Posingham 3 birds. First record for area? Note: 3 Magpie Geese flew over Oxley Common same day a little upstream. May have been same birds.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 15/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ The Friends of Oxley Common bird walk Two birds. One with the regular daily takeaway order of Flying Fox clasped in its talons.
White-eared Monarch 15/10/2006 Mailman's Track, Bunya, SEQ I. Jones Juvenile
Australian King-Parrot 14/10/2006 Montville, SEQ Bernie & Sue Family of adults and set of juveniles eating wattle seed
Bar-breasted Honeyeater 14/10/2006 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ A. Boardman Seen nesting. Also seen nesting in Port Douglas
Spotted Whistling-Duck 14/10/2006 Weipa, Cape York C. Doughty 60 birds at sewage farm across river from mine
Wonga Pigeon 14/10/2006 Montville, SEQ Bernie & Sue Two birds mating at Tree Houses
Australian Painted Snipe 13/10/2006 Kedron Brook, Stafford, Brisbane, SEQ E. Townsend One bird, adult female
Black Butcherbird 13/10/2006 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ A. Boardman  
Orange-footed Scrubfowl 13/10/2006 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ A. Boardman Very tame -seen walking by creek
Striated Heron 13/10/2006 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ T. Murphy Bird plunge diving from branch into Brisbane River
Yellow Honeyeater 13/10/2006 Botanical Gardens, Cairns, NEQ A. Boardman  
Baillon's Crake 12/10/2006 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ B. Tynan One Ballion’s Crake skulking around the Mangrove rhizomes along the Brisbane River at Metroplex. According to the ‘local smokers’ they are always there (if you sit quietly).
Collared Kingfisher 12/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Posingham One birds at canoe pontoon. First record for area? Seen also on The Friends of Oxley Common bird walk 15/10. Very confiding for a rail.
White-throated Needletail 12/10/2006 Cooloolah N.P., SEQ D. Readhead Early(?) record. 9 birds.
Baillon's Crake 08/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ A. Crawford 1 Adult at Pelican Lagoon at very end of track. Seen by H. Possingham 12/10 and on The Friends of Oxley Common bird walk 15/10.
Straw-necked Ibis 08/10/2006 Tully Street, Bongaree, SEQ C. Bell Two birds flew overhead then landed in Tully Street parkland. Uncommon in Buckley's Hole area
White-winged Triller 08/10/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird observed 1-2min from 3m away- sitting in tree on wester side of hole
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 06/10/2006 Yugar, Samford, SEQ P. Rodman 10 birds or so in Grevillia tree. (Huge flock seen 12 months ago).
Dollarbird 05/10/2006 Mt Omney Walk, SEQ L. Jouce and J. Byers Sitting high up chirping. Also heard Forest Kingfishers).
Tawny Frogmouth 05/10/2006 Bribie Island, SEQ W. & T. Holly Pair nesting with 2 chicks in trees in our backyard for about 5 weeks.
White-throated Nightjar 05/10/2006 Mt French National Park, Boonah, SEQ W. Dunn, A. Vogler & C. Greet 2 birds roosting on track, flew away as observers approached.
Brown Songlark 04/10/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ C. Sanderson Male in breeding plumage, found perching on fence line halfway along side-road to Pelican Lagoon
Painted Button-quail 04/10/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy One bird near path at end of long reach. Seen in gap in Lantana. Know to occur here but I had not seen it before
Papuan Frogmouth 04/10/2006 McCormack St, Cairns, NQ P. Venables Sitting on nest in back yard
Blue-billed Duck 03/10/2006 Nielson's Road, Carrarra, SEQ H. Beste A female with one chick on a lily lagoon along Nielson's Road. This is the consensus for the bird on the home page.
Black-breasted Button-quail 02/10/2006 Mt Goondicum, Monto, SEQ M. Strong In dry rainforest margin, semi-evergreen vine scrub
Sooty Oystercatcher 01/10/2006 Shag Rcok, north of Stradbroke Island, SEQ D. Edwards 2 birds on rocks

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2006 [top]
Black-faced Monarch 30/09/2006 Bunya Crossing, SEQ B. & G. Smith Above new boardwalk
Channel-billed Cuckoo 29/09/2006 Cruices Crossing, SEQ B. & G. Smith Stalking Brown Cuckoo-Dove
Grey Goshawk 29/09/2006 Main Range NP, upper reaches of Emu Creek, near Killarney, SEQ B. Lawson White phase bird, perched low in a Casuarina cunninghamiana tree on creekline in dry eucalypt forest. Late afternoon.
Long-toed Stint 29/09/2006 Toorbul Wader Roost, SEQ I. Jones Stint-sized but yellow-legged. Difficult to see how many birds in amongst larger waders at main high tide roost - at least 2 seen, possibly more were present
Striped Honeyeater 29/09/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ B. & G. Smith At nest in centre of picnic area
Indian Peafowl 28/09/2006 Botanical Gardens, Brisbane., SEQ A. & A. Robleto (Visitors) Spotted under a tree, then roosting high up tree
Common Starling 27/09/2006 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ T. Murphy A new bird for the Bowra list (sob!). Single adult in breeding plumage
Channel-billed Cuckoo 26/09/2006 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland First arrival heard - calling for a short period only.
Eastern Barn Owl 26/09/2006 Killarney, SEQ E. Townsend One bird, seen at night
Rufous Songlark 26/09/2006 Lake Coolmunda (Branch Creek floodway), SEQ I. Jones Male singing and making display flights
Eastern Koel 24/09/2006 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland First one heard for spring - calling for a short period and not since
Bush Stone-curlew 23/09/2006 Ferny Grove BCC Transfer Station, SEQ D. Taylor Pair seen just past entry gate
Magpie Goose 23/09/2006 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ E. Townsend Several hundred birds 2 birds only seen 13/10)
Slaty-backed Thornbill 23/09/2006 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ T. Murphy 1 bird on ridge above Gumholes creek
Great-billed Heron 22/09/2006 45-50km east of Cunnumula, SWQ I. McInnis One bird in shallow lagoon with Brolgas. Webmaster comments: I am aware that this location is 750km from the sea and for a coastal bird - observer swears it was stout heron (smaller than Jabiru) with correct color for GBH. Recent suggestion - young Brolga.
Grey-crowned Babbler 22/09/2006 Boondal Wetlands, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussen, R. Wallace and other bushcarers Single bird besides mangroves at Cabbage Tree Creek
Cotton Pygmy-goose 17/09/2006 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One adult seen
Diamond Firetail 17/09/2006 Eversleigh west of Durikai SF, SEQ A. Boardman et al. Several birds
Freckled Duck 17/09/2006 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Single bird in non-breeding plumage seen
Glossy Ibis 17/09/2006 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One adult
Hooded Robin 17/09/2006 Eversleigh west of Durikai SF, SEQ A. Boardman et al.  
Inland Thornbill 17/09/2006 Eversleigh west of Durikai SF, SEQ A. Boardman et al. Several birds - eastern end of range
Southern Whiteface 17/09/2006 Eversleigh west of Durikai SF, SEQ A. Boardman et al. Several birds - eastern end of range
Whimbrel 16/09/2006 Inskip Point, SEQ V. Curtis Subspecies hudsonicus on the inland side of the point near the tip. The bird was defininately a 'whimbrel'. There were Eastern Curlew nearby for size comparison. There was no white or light colouration on the rump when it flew. It seemed slightly darker all over than the whimbrels I am familiar with in Victoria.
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 15/09/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ R. Dowling, P. Dawson A dark phase bird seen in September
Beach Stone-curlew 13/09/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ I. & C. Bell 2 birds sighted on beach- serious courting in progress
Kelp Gull 11/09/2006 Main Beach, North Stradbroke Island, about 5km south of Point Lookout S. Dooley One beach washed bird, obviously dead for quite a while as little more than the head was relatively intact. Most likely to be a third year bird.
Glossy Ibis 10/09/2006 Fuller's Oval, SEQ C. Sanderson (fm BirdingAus) 1 bird
Latham's Snipe 10/09/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ C. Sanderson (fm BirdingAus) 1 bird
Lesser Crested Tern 10/09/2006 Manley Boat Harbour, SEQ C. Sanderson (fm BirdingAus) Birds still there
Red Knot 10/09/2006 Manley Boat Harbour, SEQ C. Sanderson (fm BirdingAus) 13 birds
Cockatiel 09/09/2006 Tarampa, SEQ N. Marr (per daughter) Two grown young & two adults.
Pacific Baza 09/09/2006 Brookfield, Brisbane, SEQ A. Boardman Perched on power line by road
Papuan Frogmouth 09/09/2006 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry In our garden
Red-capped Robin 09/09/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ G. Goodyear & H. van Zijl A rarity on the coast side of the ranges
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 08/09/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ I. Reynolds 3 birds seen on neighbouring property feeding in Casuarina tree.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 08/09/2006 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry In our garden. Calling for about 10 minutes and sighted briefly
Common Myna 07/09/2006 Chevallum, SEQ N. Marr One flew across road
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 07/09/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ R. Dowling  
Green Catbird 06/09/2006 Karana Downs, SEQ B. & J. Wallace Near fruiting Moreton Bay Fig on river bank
Green Catbird 06/09/2006 Palmwoods, SEQ N. Marr In our village gardens
Grey Goshawk 06/09/2006 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry Building nest in our garden
Red-backed Fairy-wren 05/09/2006 Valley Cricket Club, Ashgrove, SEQ M. Grover Found in bushes by creek flood plain
Black Bittern 03/09/2006 Cabbage Tree Creek, SEQ B. Barker & M. Keech  
Grey Goshawk 03/09/2006 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ D. Redhead  
Little Shrike-thrush 03/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy 1 bird, not seen here before
Tawny Grassbird 03/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy 2 bird2, not seen here before
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 03/09/2006 Mt Cootha L. English 3 birds
Blue Bonnet 02/09/2006 Loch Lomond, 20 km. E.S.E. of Warwick, SEQ K. Wells & M. White Red-bellied race - two birds
Grey Goshawk 02/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman A pair of birds undertaking courting display
Rufous Fantail 02/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead  
Rufous Fantail 02/09/2006 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ L. Knight 1 bird, may be returned migrant
Shining Flycatcher 02/09/2006 Gengers road, Moore Park, 16km north of Bundaberg, SEQ T. Quested et al. Other nice birds were several Rose-crowned Fruit-doves, a female Mistletoebird, gathering cobwebs for the nest, Spectacled Monarchs, Fairy Gerygones, Mangrove Gerygones, d Leaden Flycatchers and a flock of Sittellas.c
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 02/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead Displaying pair
White-eared Monarch 02/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Also around pine trees
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 02/09/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead 22 birds in single flock
Black Butcherbird 01/09/2006 Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach, CQ C. Corden 1 bird (black plumage) seen in mangroves
Fairy Gerygone 01/09/2006 Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach, CQ C. Corden Small flock seen in dry vine thicket
Large-billed Gerygone 01/09/2006 Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach, CQ C. Corden 1 bird seen in mangroves
Speckled Warbler 01/09/2006 Stewart's Road Reserve, Rosswood(?) M. Cameron At least 6 including group of 3 and pair with singing male
White-eared Monarch 01/09/2006 Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach, CQ C. Corden 1 bird seen in dry vine thicket

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2006 [top]
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 31/08/2006 Tamrookum Ck. Rd. sth of Beaudesert, SEQ C..Collins & The Gold Coast Birdwatchers One bird only feeding in various trees
Australasian Pipit 30/08/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird seen on beach 22/08 and near water hole on 30/08
Bell Miner 28/08/2006 37 Lake Road, Slacks Creek, Brisbane, SEQ S. Raymer Possibly a female - not as brightly coloured as the male [not yet seen] I do know that there are 2 birds - one seen feed on berries of palm tree in front yard of my house.
Eungella Honeyeater 28/08/2006 Gamma State Forest, Eungella, CQ C. Corden One bird at end of Chelmans Rd, off Dalrymple Rd
Apostlebird 27/08/2006 Anstead Bushland Reserve, SEQ W. Wilesmith 8 birds feeding on edge of picnic area
Glossy Ibis 27/08/2006 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ L. & T. Murphy 1 bird on muddy edge of very dried up lagoon
Little Corella 27/08/2006 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ L. & T. Murphy Flocks of almost 100 noisy birds
Turquoise Parrot 27/08/2006 Hart St, Blackbutt, QLD L. Buckingham Male & Female adult birds feeding on back lawn at my home at 7.30a.m.
Black Falcon 26/08/2006 Hillview, nr Beaudesert., SEQ W. Clark, H. & J. Beste Pair chasing each other. Photgraphed
Plum-headed Finch 26/08/2006 Hillview, nr Beaudesert., SEQ W. Clark, H. & J. Beste About 50 on Powerlines
Great Crested Grebe 24/08/2006 Karana Downs, SEQ B. & J. Wallace 2 on Brisbane River near Kookaburra Park
Black Kite 23/08/2006 Tarcoola Track, St Lucia, SEQ M Gilfedder  
Grey Goshawk 23/08/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost One grey morph adult in trees along western path.
Rufous Owl 23/08/2006 Backyard McCormack St, Edge Hill, Cairns, NQ B. Venables Killing a Laughing Kookaburra This is a correction of the Powerful Owl originally reported.
White-winged Triller 21/08/2006 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ D. Niland A single female in flowering red gum.
Australasian Gannet 19/08/2006 King's Beach, Calaundra, SEQ T. Murphy et al. 20+ birds feeding offshore
Eastern Reef Egret 19/08/2006 King's Beach, Calaundra, SEQ T. Murphy et al. Several birds of both colour phases feeding on rocks
Lesser Frigatebird 19/08/2006 Main highway Woodford to Kilcoy, SEQ D. Stanbridge First noticed as large black slim silhouette soaring over paddock. Then bird turned and soared over highway above me, revealing white window under each wing, indicating a male. Long straight beak unlike bird of prey.
Pacific Baza 19/08/2006 Third Lagoon Reserve, Brighton, SEQ B. & A. Rasmussen Foraging around canopy and trying to ignore the noisy minors harassing it.
Cape Petrel 18/08/2006 Hervey Bay, near Woody Point, Fraser Island, SEQ G. Etherington  
Fairy Gerygone 18/08/2006 Causeway Lake, Kinka beach, nr Yeppon, CQ A. Walter  
Giant-Petrel sp. 18/08/2006 Hervey Bay, near Woody Point, Fraser Island, SEQ G. Etherington Seen from Hervey Bay Whale Watching boat, Mikat, Just a bit too distant to get the bill-tip colour/shade
Long-billed Corella 14/08/2006 Karana Downs, SEQ B. & J. Wallace 6 - approx 1km east of College's Crossing
Pale-vented Bush-hen 14/08/2006 Karana Downs, SEQ B. & J. Wallace On bank of Brisbane River
Powerful Owl 14/08/2006 Burbank, SEQ N. & B. Hambling Two adult birds plus two chicks which fledged previous week
Australian Brush-turkey 10/08/2006 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ L. & T. Murphy Single bird so at home in suburbs that it used the pedestrian crossing on Payne Road!
Grey-crowned Babbler 09/08/2006 Ballandean, SEQ L. Litz-Tyne, J. Boaisen, O. Jones, I. Venables 14 in family
Regent Bowerbird 09/08/2006 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ BQ Outing Unusual this lowr
Crested Shrike-tit 08/08/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Single bird by road being closely watched by Golden Whistler
Freckled Duck 08/08/2006 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ M. Dutton Only one bird seen
Marbled Frogmouth 08/08/2006 Bonogin, Gold Coast Hinterland, SEQ J. Richard, B. Nottidge, A. McArthur, D. Fleming At least five individuals responding to playback at junction of gully systems.
Papuan Harrier 08/08/2006 70 km short of Weipa, FNQ P. Ryan  
Red-necked Avocet 08/08/2006 Lucinda Drive, Port of Brisbane Bird Hides I. & S. Reynolds 60+ resting. 1 flock of 23, 1 flock 37+
Sooty Owl 08/08/2006 Bonogin, Gold Coast Hinterland, SEQ J. Richard, B. Nottidge, A. McArthur, D. Fleming Strong response by pair to playback. Trilling for more than one hour, both birds sighted.
Striped Honeyeater 08/08/2006 Tully Street, Bongaree, SEQ C. Bell Single bird sighted in gum tree
Marbled Frogmouth 07/08/2006 Morton Telegraph Station, Vape York, FNq P. Ryan Photographed
Superb Fairy-wren 07/08/2006 Salvator Rosa, Carnarvon National Park, SQ P. & R. Royall Near the Nogoa River nearby the camping grounds. Possibly at extreme edge of range. Also sighted the next day near the same area
Cotton Pygmy-goose 06/08/2006 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 4 pairs (apparently 17 birds have been seen here)
Eastern Barn Owl 06/08/2006 Bridge Creek Rd, Malaney, SEQ R. Lamb Family of 2 adults and (at least)2 fledged juveniles.
Pacific Baza 05/08/2006 Dicky Beach, Caloundra, SEQ T. Magrathea Landed on the clothesline and checked the garden out for food
Pacific Baza 04/08/2006 Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens, SEQ N. Marr Chassed by Noisy Miners
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 04/08/2006 St John's Wood, SEQ C. Farrell 4 Birds feeding in Casaurina cunninghamiana, called many times over 20min period. Other birds in area were agitated inc Sulfou-crested cockies, crows, currawongs, miners
Australasian Gannet 03/08/2006 Point Cartwright, SEQ N. Marr Adult and juvenile feeding just off shore
Bush Stone-curlew 03/08/2006 XXXX Brewery, Milton, SEQ P. & A. Boardman Pair, carolled BQ members in monthly meeting later
Fairy Gerygone 03/08/2006 Point Cartwright, SEQ N. Marr One pair, possibly courting
Latham's Snipe 03/08/2006 Salt Water Park, Hope Island, SEQ J. Richard & A. McArthus Pair flushed from Typha near Golf Course boundary
Tawny Grassbird 03/08/2006 Point Cartwright, SEQ N. Marr One bird
Fairy Gerygone 02/08/2006 Point Cartwright, Mooloolaba, SEQ J. England 3 in group
Buff-breasted Button-quail 01/08/2006 55km SE of Charters Towers, NQ D. Wilson Three pairs flushed in sparse grassland in eucalypt savannah

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2006 [top]
Glossy Ibis 30/07/2006 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ W. Dunn 5 birds feeding at edge of swamp
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 30/07/2006 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ C. Lester & T. & T, Tarrant Between Atkinson's Dam and Lockyer Waters, near campground (with large blue boot outside!) May be closest signing to Brisbane in last 19 years
Azure Kingfisher 29/07/2006 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ D. Slivihsky On low branch over water
Bar-shouldered Dove 29/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M 3 on ground feeding on native grass seeds.
Black-shouldered Kite 29/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M Hovering still in mid air then dropped to the ground to take its quarry. Flew on a dead tree to feed.
Comb-crested Jacana 29/07/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ L. & T. Murphy 2 birds
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 29/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M 5 in wild raspberry bushes feeding.
Black Falcon 28/07/2006 Biloela, SEQ J. England  
Australasian Pipit 26/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. 3 seen on freshly mowed grass chasing insects.tails bop up and down.
Australasian Shoveler 26/07/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Fitzell Aprox 8-10 birds
Brahminy Kite 26/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. 2 adults observed feeding on road killed bandicoot. they were feeding in the middle of the road but when cars were within 100m, they would fly up and when all clear would land again to feed. I watched them for 15 or 20 mins. Most of the kill was consumed then they flew off quite content, I would say, as most of the bandicoot was consumed.
Dusky Honeyeater 26/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. Around 10 were observed in a bottlebrush tree in flower with 6 or so Yellow-spotted Honeyeaters.
Mistletoebird 26/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. Male and female checking out mistletoe plant for berries. Only flowers available due to cyclone damage - should have berries within the next month or so.
Nankeen Kestrel 26/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. feeding on grasshopper on power pole.chased by peewees but was then left alone and stayed around same area all afternoon.this one was a male bird.
Pink-eared Duck 26/07/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ C. Fitzell 2 birds
Red-browed Finch 26/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. feeding on grass seeds on ground.4 young ones without red brows and 2 adults
Yellow Chat 26/07/2006 12Mile Ck 47k s Rockhampton, CQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Australian Brush-turkey 25/07/2006 Ashgrove, SEQ T. Murphy Adult outside library been harassed by Magpie, 2 Noisy Miners and Grey Butcherbird. Wonder what it had done!
Australian Hobby 25/07/2006 Giwadha track, Chermside Hills Reserve, SEQ B. & A. Rasmussen Pale adult being harrassed by several noisy miners. Had two unsuccessful attempts to settle
Magpie Goose 25/07/2006 Metroplex on Gateway, Murarrie, SEQ B. Tynan  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 24/07/2006 Mt Archer, 3k from base turn-off, CQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Lesser Crested Tern 24/07/2006 Manly Boat Harbour, SEQ T. N. & L. Murphy Single bird flew overhead. Seen by G. Etherington 29 July.
Magpie Goose 24/07/2006 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton, SEQ T. N. & L. Murphy 300-400 birds flying south to north at dusk.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 23/07/2006 Black Duck Lagoon, Ogg Rd, Murrumba Downs, SEQ G. Fisher 6 birds
Shining Flycatcher 23/07/2006 Nundah Creek, Boondall Wetlands, SEQ R. Wallace A male Shining Flycatcher flew across from the shore to a mangrove island immediately in front of my (leading) canoe. This is a short distance up from the birdhide and in the vicinity where it had previously been sighted.
Emu 21/07/2006 Nerang, SEQ A. & N. Wakefield Bird by side of road on Nerang Springbrook road.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 21/07/2006 Childers Woodgate Raod, SEQ D. Robinson & G. Cole 9 feeding on ground beside road
Black-throated Finch 20/07/2006 Oak Valley Res s of Townsville, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Cotton Pygmy-goose 20/07/2006 Bundaber, SEQ D. Robinson & G. Cole 18 on Coral Cove golf links lagoons
Little Shearwater 20/07/2006 Woorim lookout, Bribie Island, SEQ T. Ford Single bird moving through the fragmented Fluttering Shearwaters, fairly close to shore.
Beach Stone-curlew 19/07/2006 Eli Creek, Point Vernon. Hervey Bay, CQ P. Royall & Bird Watchers of Hervey Bay. A single bird on the mud flats near the mouth of Eli Creek.
Fluttering Shearwater 19/07/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ T. Ford Approx 2500 offshore in brisk south easterlies.
Lesser Crested Tern 19/07/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ T. Ford Three birds on sand spit. Between one and three since 5/5, viewable around high tide if dogs, fishermen and walkers absent.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 18/07/2006 Broadwater Rd, NW. of Ingham, CQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Great-billed Heron 16/07/2006 Mossman River, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Squatter Pigeon 16/07/2006 Cement Mills, Gore, SQ T. Tarrant Seven birds...I've been to this spot several times in the past 2 years. This was my first sighting of this species since 1989!
White-winged Black Tern 15/07/2006 Mathiesen's Bird Hide. Bingham, Hervey Bay, SEQ P. Royall, J. Knight & B. Gauld. A solitary bird in amongst 15 Crested Terns resting at the high tide.
Double-banded Plover 14/07/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ T. Ford One bird present since 18/6. Less common around the south of Bribie Island since roost enhancements.
Great-billed Heron 14/07/2006 Saltwater Ck East of Newell Beach, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Barking Owl 12/07/2006 Victoria Point, SEQ M. Forbes Has been there since 7 th July at least, leaves and returns (only 1), sits in a grevilea tree, nxt to our bedroom window. Kids delighted & amazed.
Giant-Petrel sp. 12/07/2006 Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, SEQ T. Ford An immature bird doing its best to ignore the Humpback Whales and Bottlenose Dolphins
Plumed Whistling-Duck 12/07/2006 Peak Crossing, nr Ipswich, SEQ W. Dunn Approx 1500 ducks roosting around a dam close to the township of Peak Crossing
Gouldian Finch 11/07/2006 Kingfisher Camp, Bowthorn Station north of Lawn Hill N.P., NWQ A. Howe Black-headed & Red-headed males with flock of Long-tailed Finches approx. 1km upriver walk, feeding in low grasses late afternoon.
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 11/07/2006 Barrett's Lagoon, nWest of Cooktown, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Black Falcon 10/07/2006 Byfield, Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn, J. Thompson & R. Macfalane Flying low over young forestry pine plantation
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 10/07/2006 Byfield, Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn, J. Thompson & R. Macfalane Approx 200 gathered on long grass amongst young forest pine plantation
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 10/07/2006 Nr Innisfail, NQ Andy M. I noticed pure white chestnut breasted finches (3) in a flock of around 50 or so normals. The birds were also seen last year but seems only around in winter for some reason. Told National Parks last year. They said I was dreaming. (No I'm not.)
Purple-crowned Fairy-wren 10/07/2006 Kingfisher Camp, Bowthorn Station north of Lawn Hill N.P., NWQ A. Howe Several families. Males in full colour. In tall grasses along Nicholson River.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 09/07/2006 Ogg Road Murrumba Downs, SEQ G. Goodyear Eight birds present on dam. Easily viewed adjacent to Ogg Rd
Crimson Finch 09/07/2006 6.3k down 12Mile W'H track, Lakefield, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Great-billed Heron 09/07/2006 10k n 12Mile W/H Rd Lakefield NP, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Little Friarbird 09/07/2006 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton, SEQ T. & L. Murphy Very common, prefering taller trees.
Red-necked Avocet 09/07/2006 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ T. & L. Murphy 25 birds with stilts at high tide roost. Also 1 curlew sand and 6 Black-tailed Godwit.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 09/07/2006 Retreat Court, SEQ I. Jones Single bird flew over in late afternoon, heading towards Samford State Forest. Calling as it flew but no answering calls heard
Spotted Harrier 09/07/2006 Cooran, Noosa hinterland, SEQ A. Thelander  
Grey Goshawk 08/07/2006 Pinjarra Hills, SEQ M. Gilpin Over house being harrassed by crows. White morph
Magpie Goose 08/07/2006 Boyds Plain 12km north of Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn, A. & E. Keller About 1000 roosting in paddock besides swamp
Speckled Warbler 08/07/2006 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton, SEQ D. Houghton & K. Shurcliff Two seen near wooden bridge at NW corner of reserve
Star Finch 08/07/2006 Nifold Plain, Twin Palms, Lakefield NP, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Straw-necked Ibis 08/07/2006 Ashgrove, SEQ T. Murphy 1 bird in small raised flowerbed in garden just opposite Library
White-necked Heron 08/07/2006 Boyds Plain 12km north of Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn, A. & E. Keller 12 Pacific and 30 White-faced in small swamp
Black Bittern 07/07/2006 Wenlock River, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Palm Cockatoo 07/07/2006 Wenlock River, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Black Bittern 06/07/2006 Road to Iron Range, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Satin Bowerbird 06/07/2006 Raven St Reserve, Chermside West, SEQ M. Keech & R. Barker  
White-streaked Honeyeater 06/07/2006 West of Iron Range, FNQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Eastern Barn Owl 05/07/2006 Cooran, Noosa hinterland, SEQ A. Thelander  
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 03/07/2006 Ferny Grove, SEQ M. Roper 4 flying over at 4pm
Freckled Duck 02/07/2006 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ L. Knight Single Bird on Lake Freeman, just a hint of red on the cere seen . Roy Sonnenbird saw it 29/6 and suspects a female or juvenile. 2nd bird recorded 2 July
Plumed Whistling-Duck 02/07/2006 Delaney Creek, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen 75+ on Lagoon
Regent Bowerbird 02/07/2006 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ G. Etherington A female, unexpected in this area. Drive to the last car park and then take the footpath towards the Aboriginal Art Trail. After a few metres, take the stone steps that lead off to the right and follow the trail for about 200 metres. The bird was feeding with a Lewin's Honeyeater. No sign of any Powerful Owls though.
Rufous Owl 02/07/2006 200m Nth. of Rainforest Camp Turnoff, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Spotted Harrier 02/07/2006 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ V. Kreischmann Single bird
Striped Honeyeater 02/07/2006 Cooran, Noosa hinterland, SEQ A. Thelander This species has been in the district for about one month - an influx that doesn't seem to happen every year.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 02/07/2006 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, SEQ D. Taylor At least 6
Brown Falcon 01/07/2006 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One bird soaring
Brown Goshawk 01/07/2006 Murrumba Downs, SEQ G. Fisher Immature (Female?) In backyard. Performing small circular flights, sending all other birds into a frenzy, and returning to perch for short periods.
Northern Scrub-robin 01/07/2006 250m s Rainforest Camp Turnoff F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Rainbow Bee-eater 01/07/2006 Juff's Crossing, Dayboro, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Small flock in field before crossing
Red-backed Kingfisher 01/07/2006 Dayboro, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Rare on coast: 1 probable female. It can be found on Lyndhurst Road (Avalon Downs sub-division) just of Fingerboard Rd (accessible from Petrie-Dayboro Rd or Dayboro-Mt Mee Rd) Usually on wooden fence-posts. Seen by numerous observiers since that date. Last reported 1 July
Restless Flycatcher 01/07/2006 Dayboro, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One bird at end of Wattlebrea Road - off Lyndhurst Road.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2006 [top]
Channel-billed Cuckoo 30/06/2006 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ L. Knight Unusual to see in Brisbane at this time of year
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 30/06/2006 Opposite Iona College, Lytton, SEQ B. Essex Single bird
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 30/06/2006 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ R.Woodford 2 birds flying ne with 2 Galahs. Cockatoos were calling intermittently
Speckled Warbler 30/06/2006 Opposite Iona College, Lytton, SEQ B. Essex In flock of silvereyes and Scarlet Honeyeaters.
Grey Goshawk 29/06/2006 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Gray morph. Chased into Morton Bay Fig
Red-browed Pardalote 28/06/2006 21k s on Jowalbinna Rd, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Cotton Pygmy-goose 27/06/2006 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ P. & B. Venables A pair
Horsfield's Bushlark 27/06/2006 Forsyth Rd East of Atherton, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Red-browed Pardalote 27/06/2006 Split Rock Sth. of Laura, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Figbird 26/06/2006 Perwillowen Road, Nambour, SEQ R. Howard Flock of 500 - 700. Also in flock approx 30 Topknots, 50-60 Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikes
Noisy Pitta 26/06/2006 Burleigh Headland, Gold Coast, SEQ H. & J. Beste, T. Dillon 2 - possibly 3 birds
Rufous-crowned Emu-wren 26/06/2006 "Opalton, ""Tou, Long""" G. & K. White Adjacent to miner's shacks. Seen at same location in Apil 2003
Brown Falcon 25/06/2006 Pallara, SEQ S. Harding Near Forest Lakes in suburbs
Fuscous Honeyeater 25/06/2006 Old Kaban Rd cnr Arbouin Rd F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Hooded Robin 25/06/2006 Filed River/Gnallan-a-Gea Creek, WQ P. Venables In very arid environment
Pacific Gull 25/06/2006 Inskip Point, SEQ M. West Bird still there on Sunday
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 25/06/2006 Booral, near Hervey Bay, SEQ P. Royall Possibly the first sighting in the Hervey Bay area. Single bird only.
Square-tailed Kite 25/06/2006 Daisy Hill Koala Centre, SEQ P. & L. Woodall 1 near EPA centre and near Noisy Miner with young
Fuscous Honeyeater 24/06/2006 Kaban Rd s of Herberton, CQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Kalkadoon Grasswren 24/06/2006 Horse Creek, 27 km N of Dajarra, NWQ G. & K. White Seen at same location in Apil 2003
Kermadec Petrel 24/06/2006 20km NE of Gold Coast Seaway, SEQ J. Norling One dark pahse bird
Helmeted Guineafowl 23/06/2006 Chillagoe, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Australasian Gannet 22/06/2006 Inskip Point, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Several juvenile birds diving for fish
Australian Swiftlet 22/06/2006 Outside Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, NQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Brown Falcon 22/06/2006 Chapel Hill, SEQ J. McCullough  
Fluttering Shearwater 22/06/2006 Inskip Point, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Two birds feeding with Crested Terns on small baitfish 100m offshore
Pacific Gull 22/06/2006 Inskip Point, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Juvenile with Silver Gulls and Crested Terns on beach
Cape Petrel 21/06/2006 Point Cartwright, Caloundra Shire, SEQ R. Kernot One bird perched on water amongst surfers for a short while, before disappearing southward.
Fairy Gerygone 21/06/2006 Point Cartwright, Caloundra Shire, SEQ R. Kernot 2 males, 1 female present since first observed 29th Jan. 2006. Possibly birds reported from Bribie Is.in 2005.
Masked Woodswallow 20/06/2006 Julia Creek/Kynuna Road - 10k's from Kynuna, NWQ M. & V. Gardener Thousands feeding over plains with White-browed Woodswallows
White-browed Woodswallow 20/06/2006 Julia Creek/Kynuna Road - 10k's from Kynuna, NWQ M. & V. Gardener Thousands feeding with Masked Woodswallows
Australian Ringneck 19/06/2006 Approx 75k's South of Augathella on Mitchell Highway, SWQ M. & V. Gardener Over 20 birds feeding in rain puddles beside road
Australian Ringneck 19/06/2006 Filed River/Gnallan-a-Gea Creek, WQ P. Venables Western (Port Lincoln) form. 4 - 8 birds seen daily over 8 days at 3 locations of the dry interdune watercourse
Grey Fantail 19/06/2006 Filed River/Gnallan-a-Gea Creek, WQ P. Venables Just over NT border. Unusual for such an arid environment?
Sooty Oystercatcher 19/06/2006 Tallebudgera Ck, SEQ C. Collins Rarely seen at Tallebudgera Ck
Squatter Pigeon 19/06/2006 Approx 75k's South of Augathella on Mitchell Highway, SWQ M. & V. Gardener Single bird
Star Finch 19/06/2006 Karumba, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Zitting Cisticola 19/06/2006 Karumba Point, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Inland Dotterel 18/06/2006 Sandringham station NW of Bedourie, WQ P. Venables 14 Birds on edge of Gibber Plain
Noisy Pitta 18/06/2006 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ L. Halasz and M. Gilfedder On edge of mangroves
Orange Chat 18/06/2006 West of Windorah, WQ P. Venables  
Australian Bustard 17/06/2006 23km from Kingaroy in the Inverlaw area, SEQ K. Vost Have been seeing 3-4 of these birds approximately 3 times a week when I go walking at the back of our property over the last few weeks.
Blue-winged Kookaburra 17/06/2006 Cinnabar Road, off Kilkivan-Goomeri Road, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG 2 Birds. Also at same site: White-winged Choughs, Red-rumped Parrots, Magpie Geese, Grey-crowned Babblers, Apostlebirds, etc
Chirruping Wedgebill 17/06/2006 West of Quilpe, SWQ P. Venables  
Magpie Goose 17/06/2006 North Lakes Lagoon, Murrumba Downs, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Six +
Nankeen Kestrel 17/06/2006 Dayboro, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Dive bombing Black-shouldered Kite
White-necked Heron 17/06/2006 Dayboro, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen In back year in new estate
Black Falcon 16/06/2006 West of Julia Creek, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Black-necked Stork 16/06/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ W. Wilesmith 2 birds
Painted Honeyeater 16/06/2006 Sedan Dip, nr Julia Creek, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Shining Flycatcher 16/06/2006 Boondal Wetlands, SEQ D. Fitzgibbon & R. Wallace Female seen 23 March near the birdhide on the lower reaches of Nundah Creek within the Boondall Wetlands by Rod Wallace. This was confirmed by the Senior Interpretive Officer, David Fitz-Gibbon at the Environment Centre within the week. First reported sighting for the Boondall Wetlands. David Fitz-Gibbon saw the male Shining Flycatcher in mangroves a short distance upstream from the birdhide while conducting a canoe trip.
Varied Lorikeet 16/06/2006 Fullarton River, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Varied Lorikeet 16/06/2006 Sedan Dip, nr Julia Creek, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske In 100's
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 16/06/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ W. Wilesmith A pair
Black Falcon 15/06/2006 West of Winton, NWQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Musk Duck 15/06/2006 Diamantina N.P., WQ B. Tynan 1 on Warraccota water hole
Buff-banded Rail 14/06/2006 Brisbane Downtown Botanical Garden, SEQ B. Rasmussen One bird feeding around edge of top pond at Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.
Restless Flycatcher 14/06/2006 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen  
Striated Grasswren 14/06/2006 Opalton, CQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Rufous-crowned Emu-wren 13/06/2006 West of Opalton, CQ F. Pierce & J. Mattiske  
Australasian Shoveler 12/06/2006 Coochin Farm, Roys Road, Beerwah, SEQ R. Howard, J. Hewett 4 Males, 3 Females - on private property
Australasian Shoveler 12/06/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ P. Harms Also about 6 birds, photographed.
Pink-eared Duck 12/06/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ P. Harms At least six. Photographed
Beach Stone-curlew 11/06/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ J. Byers & L. Joyce A lone bird in good condition of foreshore
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 11/06/2006 UQ Campus, Gatton, SEQ E. Matsuura 3 birds -first of this winter
Red-necked Avocet 10/06/2006 Lake Galletly, Gatton, SEQ E. Matsuura 9 birds - first of this year (I guess)
Rose Robin 10/06/2006 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Male & females seen since mid June
Cotton Pygmy-goose 09/06/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost & J. Morgan Four birds, 1 male, 3 female/immature? swimming on northern part of main lagoon.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 08/06/2006 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ S. Ryan Pair seen from the observer platform
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 08/06/2006 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen One bird at sunset
Red-kneed Dotterel 08/06/2006 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ S. Ryan ID of single bird was easy thanks to Noela at Bowra over Easter - can't miss the white line along wing
Red-capped Robin 07/06/2006 Elouera Drive, Nanango, SEQ C. Fingland Regularly here since April. In 2005 present April to end of June. Active most of the day.
Blue-winged Parrot 05/06/2006 Diamantina N.P., WQ B. Tynan and A. Ley Flock of 9 feeding (refer to article in Australian Field Ornithology)
Spotless Crake 05/06/2006 Wynnum west, Sandy Camp Rd, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Two birds seen in open opposite Iona Collage for up to 15 minutes
Brolga 04/06/2006 Bishop's Lagoon, Toorbul, SEQ M. & V, Gardner 7 birds (three at lagoon and another four in adjacent paddock with cattle)
Squatter Pigeon 04/06/2006 1 Kilometer west of S. Q. Lime on either side of Cement Mills Rd. Gore. 50 K's East of Inglewood on Warwick Rd, SEQ G. Palmer & R. Dowling Birds were very confiding giving excellent views.I had been put on to the birds by Tom Tarrant.
Australasian Gannet 03/06/2006 Bribie Island (surf beach), SEQ G. Fisher Numerous birds seen diving into schools of fish just outside breakers.
Bush Stone-curlew 03/06/2006 Bodgen Road, Elimbah, SEQ P. Boyd Twelve birds under the trees up driveway. Have not seen such a large number for twenty years or more.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 03/06/2006 Neville Lawrie Reserve next to Daisy Hill forest, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell Near Quarry, saw 3 birds and later 1 male bird
Powerful Owl 03/06/2006 Alperton Rd, Burbank, SEQ B. Hambling  
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 02/06/2006 Elouera Drive, Nanango, SEQ C. Fingland 3 x regularly here feeding in Casuarina trees.
Australasian Gannet 01/06/2006 Buckley’s Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird flying low along water's edge
Bush Stone-curlew 01/06/2006 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy Single bird seen at night outside my house. Usual at this time of year.
Southern Boobook 01/06/2006 Southbank adjacent to Victoria Bridge, SEQ I. Venables & H. Hambley Mobbed by Noisy Miners in Caoagi E Torreliana
Wandering Whistling-Duck 01/06/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Pair seem to have taken up residence, seen 5 days

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2006 [top]
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 31/05/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Benett One bird feeding alongside eight royals. Possibly a new record for OCC?
Striated Heron 30/05/2006 Mount Ommaney Boardwalk, SEQ P. Crow et al Riding driftwood with tide
Common Blackbird 29/05/2006 Stanthorpe, SEQ E. Townsend Backyard bird; 6 seen; apparently they have been here on and off for at least 2 years
Common Bronzewing 29/05/2006 Stanthorpe, SEQ E. Townsend Backyard bird
Square-tailed Kite 29/05/2006 Gannawarra St, Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, SEQ B. Nottidge & D. Flemming One adult circled lazily above tree tops for about 15 minutes. Attacked by Magpie-Lark & Noisy Miners
Black-necked Stork 28/05/2006 Kalbar, SEQ B. Jahnke On saline wetlands at waste water treatment plant
Chestnut Teal 28/05/2006 Schultz Canal, Toombul, SEQ S. & D. Baker 6 birds
Black Bittern 27/05/2006 Villanova College sportgrounds, SEQ H. Possingham One flushed from a very filthy drain
Franklin's Gull 27/05/2006 Jumpinpin bar, Stradbroke Islands, SEQ R. Pirie (c/- J. Norling) Very rare: Single Franklin's Gull sighted near Jumpinpin bar in full breeding plumage.
Magpie Goose 26/05/2006 Carrara Makets, Gold Coast, SEQ J. Kearney Approximately 10 birds in feed lot area for small number of cattle opposite markets. 2 or 3 birds frequently seen around Carrara over last 12 months
Noisy Pitta 26/05/2006 Elanda Point, Tewantin, SEQ C. Hill Bird lushed in lowland 'wet' thicket.
Swift Parrot 26/05/2006 Kenore, SEQ I. Venables 4 birds, earlier than usually seen
Beach Stone-curlew 25/05/2006 Maroochy River, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell 3 birds seen on north shore of river from Cotton Tree shore
Striped Honeyeater 25/05/2006 River Heads, near Hervey Bay P. Royall Numerous sightings since the original date. Up to 4 birds at a time. Not normal range but Striped Honeyeaters were sighted in the Hervey Bay district during winter 2005.
Australian Owlet-nightjar 24/05/2006 Boondall Wetlands, SEQ M. Ryan, B. & A. Rasmussen Perched on low Casuarina branch next to Billai-Dhagun track
Zitting Cisticola 22/05/2006 Mingo Crossing, nr Gyndah, SEQ B. Venables Rare: A few seen. Confirmed. Range extension?
Silver Gull 21/05/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ W. Wilesmith One bird
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 21/05/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham My first record for Oxley Creek Common, used to be at Cliveden Reserve. Two birds
Crested Shrike-tit 18/05/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. & I. Bell Single male bird observed 3-4 minutes on road as on 22/05. Photographed today
Indian Peafowl 18/05/2006 Cummingham's Gap, SEQ I. & R. Hinrichsen Four miles on northern side of highway a couple of kms from top of gap
Lesser Frigatebird 16/05/2006 Cooktown, FNQ D. Houghton & K. Shurcliff 2 males seen flying over Mt. Cook
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 15/05/2006 Hills's Educational Centre, Jimboomba G. Palmer & R. Dowling  
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 15/05/2006 Cairns, NQ T. Larry (reported B. Venables) Local irruption in suburbs
Pacific Baza 14/05/2006 Bunya (suburb), SEQ S. & D. Baker 1 bird feeding in gums
Powerful Owl 13/05/2006 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ B. Hambling A pair roosting in same tree, probably due to start nesting any day now.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 13/05/2006 Beerwah, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussen Four flew overhead heading twards the forest
Crested Shrike-tit 11/05/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Single male about 10' overhead in tree- observed approx 3 minutes-preening, picking at bark and singing.
Buff-banded Rail 09/05/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ A. Boardman One bird in grass below paperbark trees at edge of lagoon
Pink-eared Duck 09/05/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ A. Boardman Two birds feeding by filtering weed from lagoon. Seen at distance in poor light of early evening so would like confirmation of ID
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 09/05/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ A. Boardman  
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 07/05/2006 7th Brigade Park, Chermside, SEQ A. Crawford 7th Brigade Park, Chermside@
Speckled Warbler 07/05/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ P. Hacker Photo taken
Australian Brush-turkey 06/05/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Single bird walking across Red Beach car park from beach side into bush
Painted Button-quail 06/05/2006 Mt Mee State Forest, SEQ A. Boardman One bird in grass by fall's lookout trrack
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 06/05/2006 The Chermside Hills Reserve, SEQ John Holt, Anne & Bruce Rasmussen 3 birds sighted and another group heard calling close by
Australian King-Parrot 03/05/2006 Corinda, SEQ J. Thornton 1 pair
Pacific Baza 03/05/2006 Sunnybank, SEQ O. Jones Calling and flying overhead for approx 10 minutes at 10 meters height

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2006 [top]
Pied Monarch 30/04/2006 Rose Gums, Malanda area, NQ E. & M. Pegg In cyclone damaged area
Rose Robin 30/04/2006 Upper Kedron, SEQ M. Roper Male & female - full colour
Spotless Crake 30/04/2006 Pond opposite school grounds on Sandy Camp Rd, Wynnum west Colin R. & Robert D. 2 birds seen, approx 30 meters away, along the edge of the reedbed left of the viewing platform.
Spotless Crake 30/04/2006 Sandy Camp road wetlands reserve, Wynnum West/Lytton, SEQ Colin 2 birds running in and out of reed beds
Square-tailed Kite 30/04/2006 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables 1 bird gliding over suburb
Varied Triller 30/04/2006 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Immature: beautiful
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 30/04/2006 Lee's Crossing, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Hunting along creek. Perched oppostite White-headed Pigeons
Yellow-breasted Boatbill 30/04/2006 Rose Gums, Malanda area, NQ E. & M. Pegg In cyclone damaged area
Black-necked Stork 29/04/2006 Bundmaba Wetland, Daly's lagoon, Ripley, SEQ M. Cameron Pair with 1 large young bird begging loudly, spreading wings and sticking out its head with bill held horizontal
Australian Brush-turkey 28/04/2006 Forest Lake, SEQ K. Herbert Juvenile - first time in 13 years. Also seen same site this week.
Black Butcherbird 27/04/2006 Mossman River (boat cruise), NQ E. & M. Pegg  
Bridled Honeyeater 27/04/2006 Mossman River (boat cruise), NQ E. & M. Pegg  
Little Kingfisher 27/04/2006 Mossman River (boat cruise), NQ E. & M. Pegg lage number on river
Masked Owl 27/04/2006 Geraghty Park, Julatten, NQ E. & M. Pegg Seen at nest hole each evening
Rose Robin 27/04/2006 Bellmere, (8kms west of Caboolture), SEQ L. Cross 2 birds in our garden - early winter arrivals
Shining Flycatcher 27/04/2006 Mossman River (boat cruise), NQ E. & M. Pegg Usually seen in area
Wedge-tailed Eagle 27/04/2006 Boundary Road exit of Bruce Highway, Narangba, SEQ L. Cross Two birds over highway
Black-necked Stork 26/04/2006 Causeway over lake Mitchell, nr Molloy, NQ E. & M. Pegg Very few waterbirds on Lake.
Black-shouldered Kite 25/04/2006 South Pine Rd, Everton Hills, SEQ M. Roper  
Black-shouldered Kite 25/04/2006 Sth Pine Road, Everton Hills, SEQ M. Roper  
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 25/04/2006 Sundown N.P., SEQ G. Palmer & R. Dowling Sighted by Ron Dowling
Olive-backed Sunbird 25/04/2006 Cassowary House, Kuranda, NQ E. & M. Pegg Several males in area
Swamp Harrier 25/04/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ A. Crawford Juvenile on track to Pelican Island
Bower's Shrike-thrush 24/04/2006 Black Mountain Road, Kuranda, NQ E. & M. Pegg  
Brolga 24/04/2006 Bishop's Marsh, Toorbul, SEQ G. Fisher 3 birds
Red-necked Crake 24/04/2006 Cassowary House, Kuranda, NQ E. & M. Pegg Regular visitor each morning
Southern Cassowary 24/04/2006 Cassowary House, Kuranda, NQ E. & M. Pegg Male with two juveniles and large female chased away by male
Rose Robin 23/04/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Lowland winter disperal. 1 pair chasing each other through trees.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 21/04/2006 5km W of Dalby, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 3 birds by roadside
Hall's Babbler 20/04/2006 End of Bluff Rd., Yowah, SWQ R. Lamb & J. England Group of 12+
Masked Owl 20/04/2006 Conondale Range, SEQ S. Harding & D. Milton Both male & female at Booloomba Creek entrance road.
Masked Owl 20/04/2006 Conondale Range, Booloomba Ck entrance Rd, SEQ S. Harding & D. Milton Both male & female
Black Kite 19/04/2006 Lake Clarendon School, SEQ R. Sonnenburg Flock of 12+ - unusual in area
Wedge-tailed Eagle 19/04/2006 Nudgee/Banyo, SEQ M. Ryan 2 birds soaring over area for about 20 minutes
Spotted Quail-thrush 18/04/2006 Biggaden area, SEQ S. Harding et al. 2 pair in different habitats
Spotted Quail-thrush 18/04/2006 Biggenden Area, Near Rathdowny, SEQ S. Harding, D. Milton & R. Dowling 2 pairs in different habitats
Pacific Baza 16/04/2006 QUT Caseldine Campus Walking/Cycle path, SEQ A. and B. Rasmussen Watched it flying and catching prey and eating it.
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 16/04/2006 Between QUT Caseldine Campus and Cabbage Tree Creek, SEQ A. and B. Rasmussen Immature from photograph
Slaty-backed Thornbill 16/04/2006 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ N. Marr A flock of 4
Black-breasted Button-quail 15/04/2006 Bull's Falls Track, Mt Mee State Forest, SEQ N. Brooker, T. Tarrent Family of 3+ in dry rainforest scrub, and lantana, female seen well
White-eared Monarch 15/04/2006 Bull's Falls Track, Mt Mee State Forest, SEQ N. Brooker, T. Tarrent Adults with one young
Plum-headed Finch 14/04/2006 Sundown N.P., SEQ M. Gilpin A mature pair and three uncoloured birds in the Broadwater Camp area. Not sighted this far into the park before
Grey Goshawk 12/04/2006 Mt Tamborine, SEQ T. Dillon & S. Maden 3 birds soaring
Spotted Nightjar 12/04/2006 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ T. Murphy & A. Boardman Rare in Brisbane. Presumably same bird seen by M. Keller and A. Mitchell 18/3. Smaller size, more active flight and more rounded wings notable when compared to White-throated Nightjar, which was also present.
Azure Kingfisher 10/04/2006 Brisbane River, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham Hard to imagine how this birds finds fish in such murky water. Heading downstream, seen from canoe.
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 10/04/2006 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham 2 adults and 4 young, no doubt a successful breeding year. Birds sitting next to river near large fruiting small-leaved fig.
Peregrine Falcon 10/04/2006 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ W. Wilesmith One bird circling
Australasian Shoveler 09/04/2006 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ T. & L. Murphy One female or immature
Black Kite 09/04/2006 Lake Clarendon, SEQ R. Sonnenbourgh Flock of 12+ by school - unusual in area
Comb-crested Jacana 09/04/2006 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ T. & L. Murphy 2 adults and 2 juveniles
Marsh Sandpiper 09/04/2006 Cabbage Tree Creek, Shorncliffe, SEQ T. & L. Murphy 1 bird in non-breeding plumage
Crested Shrike-tit 08/04/2006 Jollys Lookout, B.F.P., SEQ L. Knight A pair beside the track partway between Jolly's Lkt and Bombana
Rufous Fantail 08/04/2006 Redlands Indigiscapes Centre, Capalaba, SEQ B. Essex 3 birds
Topknot Pigeon 08/04/2006 Bell Bird Grove, BFP, SEQ T. Murphy About 50 birds flying east
Pacific Baza 07/04/2006 Albany Creek, SEQ B. & G. Smith 3 birds foraging in eucalypts at bottom of garden
Bush Stone-curlew 06/04/2006 Dunmore Park, Milton, SEQ V. Kretschmann 1 bird
Eurasian Coot 06/04/2006 Forest Lake, SEQ Grace Swimming and feeding on main lake
Magpie Goose 06/04/2006 Spring Mountain Estate, Spring Mountain, SEQ Grace Swimming on man-made lake - possibly had juveniles accompanying them.
Beach Stone-curlew 05/04/2006 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, SEQ Birdwatchers Hervey Bay 3 birds in close proximity to each other.
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 04/04/2006 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird seen in small flock of mainly juvenile Double-barred Finches in lantana off Boulevard
Plum-headed Finch 04/04/2006 Priors Pocket Rd, Moggill, SEQ S. Pell About 8 birds
Spotted Whistling-Duck 03/04/2006 Awonga Point Sewage Ponds, Weipa, FNQ B. Bright Have been seen in July and December as well. Virtually no other birds present at all (6 Burdekin Ducks and about same P B Ducks).
Black-necked Stork 02/04/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ P. Woodall 1 bird at Pelican Lagoon
Brown Goshawk 02/04/2006 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ A. Boardman Hunting over suburb being mobbed by 3 Crows and 7 Noisy Miners.
Crested Shrike-tit 02/04/2006 Thylogale Track, D'Aigular NP, SEQ A. Walter 3 birds
Pacific Baza 02/04/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Adults hunting through tree tops
Restless Flycatcher 02/04/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman  
Speckled Warbler 02/04/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Second sighting of Probable Speckled Warbler on the walk but about 2 km from previous sighting.
Black-faced Monarch 01/04/2006 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Single adult bird seen on Road to beach

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2006 [top]
Rufous Fantail 31/03/2006 Carina Heights, SEQ B. Longmire Trapped in kitchen - flew away after 10 to 15 minutes
Australian Brush-turkey 30/03/2006 Noosa Heads, SEQ C. Fitzell Juvenile bird, completely white seen between Hastings St and river mouth
Bush Stone-curlew 30/03/2006 Mush Avenue, QUT, Kelvin Grove, SEQ N. Steet Pair. One slightly smaller than the other.
Grey Goshawk 30/03/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ C. Fitzell Single bird
Grey Goshawk 29/03/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy Single grey phase bird
Bush Stone-curlew 27/03/2006 Coochiemudlo Isd, SEQ J. Giles 2ad & juv in garden at wharf
Noisy Pitta 27/03/2006 Park Ridge, SEQ I. & R. Hinrichsen 1 bird, one day only on log at ground level
Bush Stone-curlew 25/03/2006 Kurilpa Park (next to MAP building site), South Brisbane, SEQ E. Townsend Pair
Black Kite 24/03/2006 Widgee, SEQ P.&B. Hughes 2nd time in 40yrs, and on 31/3
Grey Goshawk 24/03/2006 Eudlo, SEQ C. Dunn One bird in garden by creek
White Tern 21/03/2006 Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, SEQ S. Attwood Rare: Flew over head and subsequently north of the point.
Long-billed Corella 20/03/2006 Brisbane Ste High School & Musgrave Park, South Brisbane, SEQ Grace Two or more birds that call very loudly; seen flying to the large pine tree in the school grounds.
Scarlet Honeyeater 20/03/2006 Upper Brookfield, SEQ D. Dow First seasonal singing from many birds
Albert's Lyrebird 19/03/2006 Cummingham's Gap, SEQ D. & L. Webb One bird
Black Falcon 19/03/2006 Mt Whitestone, 15km SW Gatton, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird, perched and flying
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher 18/03/2006 Kuranda/Clohsey, NQ Rosy 2 adults with juveniles at Cedar Park Resort
Grey Goshawk 18/03/2006 Goomurra S.F.P, SEQ M. West et al Gliding over rainforest
Long-tailed Jaeger 18/03/2006 Pelagic off Southport, SEQ S. Harding Not common
Speckled Warbler 18/03/2006 Mailman's Track, Bunya, SEQ I. Jones  
Spotted Nightjar 18/03/2006 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ M. Keller, A. Mitchell Rare this far east of range. With White-throated Nightjars and different shape and wing spots observed.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 16/03/2006 Kedron Brook, Kalinga Park, Brisbane, SEQ R. Sonnenberg One adult walking along creek
Common Noddy 15/03/2006 South Stradbroke Island, SEQ T Dillon, S Maden, J Searle 8 birds roosting with Crested and Common Terns
Common Bronzewing 12/03/2006 Pumicestone Road on way to Toorbul, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Grey Goshawk 12/03/2006 Mt Glorious, SEQ M. West Hawking in early fog
Regent Bowerbird 12/03/2006 O'reilly's, Lamington National Park, SEQ M. Huxley Feeding in fruiting tree with numerous other lorikeets, bowerbirds, catbirds, thrushes and wrens
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 11/03/2006 Mount Nebo Lookout, Morelia Walk, Manorina, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ L. Halasz Four birds feeding on fruiting native fig (Ficus obliqua). Great views for 20 minutes.
Black-necked Stork 10/03/2006 Paddock, Eudlo, SEQ C. Dunn 1 bird in transit about this time of year
Grey Goshawk 10/03/2006 Dalveen, SEQ M., L. & M. West Perched on stump in open field
White-throated Nightjar 10/03/2006 Bunya, SEQ I. Jones 2 birds seemingly in display flight, bill-clapping and flying in close formation, both with wings held in a moderately steep 'V'
Brown Booby 06/03/2006 Bribie Island, SEQ M. Huxley Plunge-diving to catch fish offshore.
Grey Goshawk 05/03/2006 Kings Lane weir on Obi Obi Creek, 2km W of Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb Single gray morph bird
Sooty Oystercatcher 05/03/2006 Point Cartwright, Sunshine Coast, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 2 birds
Wandering Tattler 05/03/2006 Point Cartwright, Sunshine Coast, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 4 birds on rock shelf
Royal Spoonbill 04/03/2006 Mt Coottha Botanic Gdnds, Mt Coottha, SEQ T. & L. Murphy & S. Stanford Single bird feeding in lower pond
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 04/03/2006 Chinchilla, CWQ J. Giles & E. Townsend  
Black-faced Monarch 02/03/2006 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ T. & L. Murphy & S. Stanford 1 immature
Striped Honeyeater 02/03/2006 Tracy St, Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables  
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 02/03/2006 Parkway Palce, Kenmore, SEQ J. Yates 6 feeding in pine trees
Black-faced Monarch 01/03/2006 Locke St., Warwick, SEQ K. Wells & M. White Freshly dead bird found in urban back yard in Warwick. No obvious clues as to the cause of death. Unexpected sighting for this far west of the Dividing Range.
Buff-banded Rail 01/03/2006 Major Street, Manley West, SEQ G. Ferguson Appears to be at least 3 birds (? breeding)living under large tussock in suburban yard where pigeons and lorikeets are feed by resident (metres from the roadway) - crn Glading Street and along small creek/drain in park across the street
Double-banded Plover 01/03/2006 South Stradbroke Island, SEQ T. Dillon & J. Searle 4 birds (2+2) with large flocks of Lesser & Greater Sandplovers
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 01/03/2006 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables 4 flying over
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 01/03/2006 Cubbuli Creek Flats, Karabil St, SEQ L. & P. Cole Feeding on grass seeds (Mt Coottha flock?)

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2006 [top]
Bush Stone-curlew 28/02/2006 Yerongpilly, BCG, SEQ L. Murray 8 Bush Stone Curlews - 4 feeding on ground with Wood Duck
Channel-billed Cuckoo 28/02/2006 Buderim, Sunshine Coast, SEQ J. Swain Two very large juvenile Channel-Billed Cuckoos have been around the back yard for a couple of months being fed by a crow. They were constantly in the area until a week ago.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 27/02/2006 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ R. Gutherie, S. Stanford & L.. & T. Murphy 2 adults at usual spot where river widens above causeway.
New Holland Honeyeater 27/02/2006 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ R. Gutherie, S. Stanford & L.. & T. Murphy 1 bird seen along with Eastern Spinebill and White-headed Pigeon in Gdns at Maiala Rainforest Teahouse and Restaurant
Brown Booby 26/02/2006 Burnett Heads, Bundenberg, SEQ D. Milton & C. Barnes Flying along foreshore
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 26/02/2006 Bell Bird Grove, BFP, SEQ A. Boardman  
Speckled Warbler 26/02/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Probable sighting - at end of first inlet on walk
Crested Shrike-tit 25/02/2006 Tenison Woods, Mt Glorius, SEQ D. Taylor On Qld Nats walk, 19 years since walked track, bird also on list then
Noisy Miner 24/02/2006 Seven Oaks Street, Taringa, SEQ A. Smerdon One white bird being feed by parents outside Sullivan & Nicolaides Pathology. See
Collared Sparrowhawk 21/02/2006 Zillmere, SEQ A. & B. Rasmussen Immature sighted in neighbour's tree in suburban garden feeding on recent kill
Plumed Whistling-Duck 20/02/2006 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ D. Readhead 26 birds. Rare here in recent years
Black-breasted Button-quail 19/02/2006 Inskip Point, SEQ C. Corden & M. Bush A group of 6 birds seen late afternoon along walking track between carpark and Fraser Island ferry.
Black-faced Monarch 19/02/2006 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman One immature by walking track
Grey Goshawk 19/02/2006 Montville, Malaney Rd, SEQ M. West et al.  
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 18/02/2006 West End, Brisbane, SEQ E. Townsend Flock of 23 birds
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 18/02/2006 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables 7 flying over
Plumed Whistling-Duck 17/02/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Twelve birds on northern part of logoon
Pacific Baza 15/02/2006 Morgan Park Resource Reserve, Warwick, SEQ S. & I. Nalder 1 bird in large tree being harried by Noisy Miners
Bush Stone-curlew 13/02/2006 Holy Trinity Church, Fortitude Valley, SEQ L. Cole Single bird observed for half hour
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher 12/02/2006 Barron Falls Boardwalk, Kuranda, NQ A. Ward & D. Magarry  
White-throated Needletail 12/02/2006 Broadbeach, Nr Surfers Paradise, SEQ A. Boardman 10 to 12 birds chasing insects over dunes and beach during storm.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 12/02/2006 Albany Creek, SEQ B. & G. Smith 3 Flew over towards Bunyaville S F Park
Black-faced Monarch 11/02/2006 Cash Crossing, Albany Creek, SEQ B. & G. Smith 1 immature approx 300m upstream from bridge
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 09/02/2006 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland A pair flew over to west - anyone lost them? I would have passed them off as yellow-tails except that I heard the call - quite distinct, especially after my Jan sightings.
Lesser Frigatebird 07/02/2006 Indian Heads, Fraser Island, SEQ M. West et al. Dozen birds hunting
Grey Goshawk 06/02/2006 Nr Lake Garawongera, Fraser Island, SEQ M. West et al. White male
Black Kite 05/02/2006 Burbank, SEQ S. Harding Hunting over forests
Cockatiel 05/02/2006 Hatton Vale, Lockyer Valley, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy About 100 birds on telephone wires
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 04/02/2006 Agnes Waters, CQ L. Mayoh Photographed in a melaleuca tree beside a dam.
Varied Sittella 04/02/2006 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell 2 birds in gum tree on edge of hole observed for 2-3 minutes
Red-browed Treecreeper 03/02/2006 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Rare on Bribie and not reported from area before. Single male bird moving through gum tree, sighted several times before it disappeared.
Speckled Warbler 03/02/2006 Lota Creek, South of Manly, SEQ R. Gardner Female with 3 young hopping on ground about 10 meters from Mangroves.*Birding, Aus*
Eastern Rosella 02/02/2006 Goodna, SEQ C. Bech & J. Sperling Juvenile bird at feeder with pale-headed Rosellas. Also observed 4 Feb.
Little Eagle 02/02/2006 Darlington, SEQ A. O'Reilly & J. Stephens Flying & roosting in hoop pine
Bush Stone-curlew 01/02/2006 Arundel Drive Arundel Hills Country Club, Arundel, SEQ K. Russell Near 18th green. Breeding pairs here since 1996.
Rainbow Bee-eater 01/02/2006 Gaythorne Station, SEQ A. Boardman 6 birds over station
Scarlet Honeyeater 01/02/2006 Morgan Park Resource Reserve, Warwick, SEQ R. & G. Elliott, S. & I. Nalder Several seen
White-throated Needletail 01/02/2006 Ferny Grove Station, SEQ A. Boardman 8 birds flying around clouds

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2006 [top]
Golden-headed Cisticola 31/01/2006 Bowen Hills, SEQ M. Frost 1 bird heard on at least two days in long grass on vacant land net to Railway line at QLD Newspapers
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 31/01/2006 Kinka Beach, CEQ D. & M. Niland Groups from 3 to 15 on all beaches from Yeppoon to Emu Park - locals say they are there from November to February, feeding on pines and casuarinas
Pacific Baza 30/01/2006 Tingalpa Creek Reserve, SEQ J. & D. Gallagher 2 juveniles
Topknot Pigeon 30/01/2006 Diggings Road, Eungella, NQ. E. Pegg Several small flocks feeding along road. Also calling continually early morning.
Beach Stone-curlew 29/01/2006 Bellmunda Beach, North of Mackay, CG D. Edwards 1 bird
Brolga 29/01/2006 West of Belmunda, nr Mackay, CQ D. Edwards 6 birds plus 1 imm
Beach Stone-curlew 28/01/2006 Dudeon Point, South of Mackay, CG P. & L. Cross 2 birds
Beach Stone-curlew 28/01/2006 Pioneer mouth, Mackay, CG D. Edwards 3 birds
Brown Songlark 28/01/2006 Dudeon Point, South of Mackay, CG L. Cross Male bird
Olive-backed Sunbird 28/01/2006 Rowes Bay, Townsville, NQ E. Pegg Late afternoon on ground near N.P. office.
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 28/01/2006 Rowes Bay, Townsville, NQ E. Pegg 2 pigeons seen over 3 day in foreshore vegetation
Black-necked Stork 27/01/2006 Swampy are past Ayr, NQ E. Pegg Saw 4 birds in area during three days.
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 27/01/2006 Ropely Rd, West of Blenheim J. Hadely, J. English, M. Cameron At least 2 and maybe 5 by road side
Brolga 26/01/2006 Lake Barfield, South of Mackay, CQ L. Cross & D. Beck 2 adults + 2 chicks
Peregrine Falcon 25/01/2006 Churchbank Weir, SEQ J. English & M. Cameron  
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 24/01/2006 Moroochydore, SEQ R. Howard In mangroves at The Cod Hole on the Maroochy River. Probably a second bird present
Brush Cuckoo 22/01/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ V. Kretschmann Single bird calling
Grey Goshawk 22/01/2006 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ V. Kretschmann Single bird over lake
Skua Sp. 22/01/2006 North of N. Stradbroke Island, SEQ D. Edwards 2 birds mobbing terns
Bush Stone-curlew 21/01/2006 Car park at the intersection of Ann and East/James Streets, Fortitude Valley, SEQ L. Campbell 2 adult birds (possibly nesting) in inner city car park
Oriental Cuckoo 21/01/2006 Juff's Crossing, Dayboro, SEQ G. Goodyear They were hanging around the cattle grid after the causeway. (UBD 65 L18) [From birding Aus] Also present were Rose-crowned Fruit-doves, Emerald Doves, White-eared Monarchs and a host of other regulars.
Powerful Owl 20/01/2006 Red Hill, Brisbane, SEQ P. Noonan I'm not sure I believe my eyes, but what I think was a Powerful Owl landed on the railing of my 5th floor unit balcony in Red Hill. (I have never seen such a large owl before. Lighting was not good enough to see colour detail but I could see the bird quite clearly, approximately 4 Meters away, from my lounge chair.
White-eared Monarch 20/01/2006 McLean Rd, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird, probably female.Spent time perched on top of lilypilly.Last seen here Jan '05
Plum-headed Finch 18/01/2006 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds in ditches near cane fields
Albert's Lyrebird 17/01/2006 Lamington N.P., SEQ M. Watt Two birds, male and female many kilometres apart in Lamington National Park, near O'Reilly's Guesthouse.
Australian Logrunner 16/01/2006 Linda Garrett C.P., Mapleton, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird
Channel-billed Cuckoo 15/01/2006 Torwood, SEQ G. Field Often heard in Torwood but seldom seen. Chased by crows. Possibly 2 around.
Russet-tailed Thrush 15/01/2006 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One bird on track. Rufous at tail very conspicuous. Very confiding. The rarer of the two at Mt Glorious. Bassian Thrush seen on falls track 2 days later.
Topknot Pigeon 15/01/2006 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy A number of birds flying around constantly
White-throated Needletail 15/01/2006 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Several birds. In sky.
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 14/01/2006 Riverside Gardens, Douglas, Nr Townsville, CQ K. & C. Hicks Took a good photo of the bird
Tawny Frogmouth 14/01/2006 8 Aston Street, Toowong, SEQ D. McRobbie It is a privilege that this pair of birds should spend all of Saturday 14 Jan with me in my back yard in suburban Toowong. I managed to get a couple of photos with a digital camera, quite reasonable quality if you'd care to see them.
Yellow Chat 13/01/2006 47kms south of Rockhampton, CQ W. Dunn, J. McCabe National park ranger Rare: 2 Female birds seen clearly on grass tussocks within the 12 mile creek system, Fitzroy basin. (research area for Yellow chats)
Plumed Whistling-Duck 09/01/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Two birds on shore at northern end of main lagoon. Uncommon visitor
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 08/01/2006 Logan Reserve, SEQ I. Renyolds 3 birds feeding in Casuarina tree in neighbouring property. Have seen them here previously as well as on our own property. Always seems to be same trees
Olive-backed Sunbird 05/01/2006 Riverside Gardens, Douglas, Nr Townsville, CQ K. & C. Hicks Got a few pictures of this beauty. Saw it 3 times in the same tree in one week in January, but haven't seen it since.
Bush Stone-curlew 04/01/2006 Brisbane Downtown Botanical Garden, SEQ M. Watt Three adults and two chicks on lawn in Brisbane City Botanical gardens not far from the info centre.
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 02/01/2006 Junction Track, Girraween NP, SEQ C. Corden Several birds seen along the track
Diamond Firetail 02/01/2006 Storm King Dam, near Stanthorpe, SEQ C. Corden A pair seen next to road on eastern shore of the dam
Peregrine Falcon 02/01/2006 Binna Burra, SEQ M. Watt One bird seen over cliffs on the border track, 12 km from Binna Burra at close range, amazing aerial acrobatics. Also encountered Black-faced Monarch, Paradise Riflebird, Green Catbird and Satin Bowerbirds.
Tawny Frogmouth 02/01/2006 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ E. Pegg In area of trees with ground cover cleared. Late afternoon/
Crested Shrike-tit 01/01/2006 Border Road, Lindsay Ck vicinity, South of Mt Ballow [via Woodenbong], SEQ L. Knight  
Plum-headed Finch 01/01/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder 2 birds
Plumed Whistling-Duck 01/01/2006 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder 26 birds
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 01/01/2006 Karabil St, Kenmore, SEQ L. & P. Cole 2 babies being fed in trees. Nest on Mt Coottha?

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2005 [top]
Australian Brush-turkey 31/12/2005 Taringa, SEQ L. & T. Murphy Month old chick perfectly at home in suburban garden, walking right next to people and roosting for night on branch 2 meters up.
Dollarbird 30/12/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost 8+ birds hawking for insects over Bulimba Creek
Pacific Baza 30/12/2005 Samford State Forest, SEQ I. Jones Group of 7 birds soaring, displaying and calling to each other
Bush Stone-curlew 29/12/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ M. Wattt One bird in gardens near the oval carpark of Payne Rd state school. Often seen in pairs on the oval at night, call almost each night to distant birds. Permenant residents.
Common Blackbird 29/12/2005 Stanthorpe, SEQ D. Niland One heard calling along Quart Pot Creek Park in centre of town.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 24/12/2005 Albany Creek, SEQ B. & G. Smith One male feeding at end of garden, 2nd bird calling nearby
Cattle Egret 22/12/2005 Southbank, SEQ T. Murphy Single bird seen several times flying over river and also CBD
Spotted Whistling-Duck 21/12/2005 Awonga Point Sewage Ponds, Weipa, FNQ B. Bright Counted 45 birds, but were a couple of others in far pond. Saw 16 in July.
House Swift 17/12/2005 Retreat Court, Bunya, SEQ I. Jones Brief view of 2 birds ahead of storms - flight unlike Needletail's, with frequent bursts of rapid wing-flaps. White rump and blunt tail similar to Needletail, so definitely not Fork-tailed Swift or White-backed Swallow. Uncertain of id - did any other observers see these birds ahead of storm?
Yellow-breasted Boatbill 14/12/2005 Marray falls, South of Tully, NQ K. & G. White Pair displaying in camping area
Red Goshawk 12/12/2005 50km East of Weipa, FNQ K. & G. White 1 bird gliding over canopy beside road
Red Goshawk 09/12/2005 80 km East of Weipa, FNQ K. & G. White 2 birds perched beside road
Cicadabird 06/12/2005 Nosworthy Park, Corinda, SEQ D. Niland First for this area
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 06/12/2005 Cook's Hut Iron Range N.P., FNQ K. & G. White 2 birds feeding in low scrub on rad. Race Marshalli
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 04/12/2005 North Buderim Road Lagoon, Buderim and Petrie Park, Nambour, SEQ S. Rooke, D. Robinson, R. Howard 2 Birds sighted at each site
Sooty Owl 03/12/2005 Bunya Mts, SEQ P. Hacker & M. Keller Probably male. Spotlighting in forest
Red-bellied Pitta 02/12/2005 Cook's Hut Iron Range N.P., FNQ K. & G. White One bird observed over 30 minutes. Seen again next day.
Brush Cuckoo 01/12/2005 Mt Coottha Forest, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown Calling in area Nov-Dec - 1st time in area

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2005 [top]
Crested Shrike-tit 30/11/2005 Old Wallangara Rd, nr Girraween NP, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Near creek parallel to road. Several immature and adult birds.
Plum-headed Finch 30/11/2005 Old Wallangara Rd, nr Girraween NP, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Near creek parallel to road. Several immature and adult birds.
Bush Stone-curlew 29/11/2005 Sandy Pt, 14 km Nth of Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn 2 birds in car park
Greater Sand Plover 29/11/2005 Sandy Pt, 14 km Nth of Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn Mixed flock with Lesser SPs. 2000 plus, gathered at high tide and scattered in groups over the sand dunes
Little Tern 29/11/2005 Sandy Pt, 14 km Nth of Yeppoon, CQ W. Dunn 300 plus, some with Common Terns at high tide
Nankeen Night-Heron 29/11/2005 McIntyre Brook, below Coolimunda Dam, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 3 to 4 dozen> birds in foliage
Little Eagle 28/11/2005 Pyramid Rd, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Gliding above cattle in late afternoon
Rufous Fantail 28/11/2005 Suburban Garden, Aspley, SEQ J. Pyle Not seen in garden before - passing through - stayed for 1 day - used bird bath
Square-tailed Kite 27/11/2005 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ J. Harris et al. 2 or 3 birds
Great Crested Grebe 26/11/2005 Lake Dyer, Laidley, SEQ J. Harris et al. 10-12 birds
Magpie Goose 26/11/2005 Lake Dyer, Laidley, SEQ J. Harris et al. Several birds nesting
Beach Stone-curlew 24/11/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Singel bird on beach
Apostlebird 23/11/2005 Moggill, SEQ R. West We have had a family living here for years - wondered if they are anywhere else in Brisbane?
Grey Shrike-thrush 23/11/2005 Moggill, SEQ R. West Nesting in our garden - very melodious
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 23/11/2005 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell 2 adult birds and 2 juveniles in tree next to walk-way to beach
Australian King-Parrot 21/11/2005 Capalaba, SEQ Mick Pair flying over morning and night
Black-necked Stork 20/11/2005 Beachmere Road, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Emu 19/11/2005 Eurimbula National Park, Nr Gladstone, SEQ I. Jones 2 in coastal forest
Wandering Albatross 19/11/2005 20nm NE Southport, SEQ J. Norling 1 immature in advanced plumage
Powerful Owl 17/11/2005 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ C. Corden 1 adult bird seen in car park while spotlighting at 7pm
Buff-banded Rail 16/11/2005 Balara Shopping Centre, Bribie Island, SEQ E. & M. Pegg By lake behind shopping centre, quite tame and didn't rush away.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 16/11/2005 Balara Shopping Centre, Bribie Island, SEQ E. & M. Pegg One bird in lake behind shopping centre, with Pacific Blacks/
Southern Cassowary 14/11/2005 Emmalgen Ck, Cape Tribulation, NEQ P. A. Gade Walked along creek, very healthy
Spotted Quail-thrush 12/11/2005 Lamington National Park, SEQ M. Huxley One male seen beside border track. Flew off after freezing.
Magpie Goose 11/11/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Two birds on bank at south-east corner of main lagoon.
Australian Logrunner 09/11/2005 The Knoll National Park, Tambourine Mountain, SEQ B. Seymour Two birds photographed scratching in dry leaves
Powerful Owl 09/11/2005 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ C. Billingham  
White-throated Nightjar 09/11/2005 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ C. Billingham Flying over end car park
Brolga 08/11/2005 Townsville Common, NEQ P. A. Gade 4, 2 adult, 2 last years hatchlings
Bush Stone-curlew 08/11/2005 West End, Brisbane, SEQ E. Townsend Five birds on a sports oval, at midnight
Channel-billed Cuckoo 08/11/2005 Rafting Ground Reserve, Kenmore, SEQ E. Pegg large red-eyed male mobbed by several Noisy Miners
Eastern Curlew 08/11/2005 Townsville Common, NEQ P. A. Gade Flock of 6
Great Crested Grebe 08/11/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ E. Pegg Single bird on second lake
Spotted Whistling-Duck 08/11/2005 Lockart River Farm dam, FNQ J. Pritchard 40 plus birds
Cotton Pygmy-goose 05/11/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ C. Corden & M. Bush 1 Male and 1 Female observed very close to shore near Kiosk. Been here for last 2 days.
Kelp Gull 04/11/2005 Ross River, Townsvill, NQ R. & R. Hughes One bird
Eastern Koel 03/11/2005 Flat Rock Creek, Tugun, SEQ M. Bruce 1 male at top of tree. Has been calling ant dusk, da
Collared Kingfisher 02/11/2005 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ D. Magarry Nesting pair
Nankeen Night-Heron 02/11/2005 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ E. Pegg Two birds flushed from heavy foliage during day
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 01/11/2005 Kulgen nr Kalbar, SEQ P. Schneider Chasing whistling ducks, first sighting for area

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2005 [top]
Blue Bonnet 30/10/2005 Cowrie Junction, 20km NW of Toowoomba, SEQ G. Glass et al. Three birds
Pacific Baza 29/10/2005 40 daventry St, Hill End, SEQ I. Larsen Catches grasshoppers in my garden and drinks for my bird bath
Pied Heron 29/10/2005 Yorkey's Knob, NEQ D. Magarry Not often on coast
Spectacled Monarch 29/10/2005 Goomburra State Forest, SEQ R. Hinrichsen 1 bird in rain forest
Channel-billed Cuckoo 28/10/2005 Charters Towers, NQ B. Maff This bird hit the house and was knocked unconscious. When located a Magpie was standing over it as if protecting it.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 28/10/2005 Grey Street, Nanango, SEQ C. Fingland, J. Gloster, S. Henwood Pair feeding in swamp
Latham's Snipe 28/10/2005 Grey Street, Nanango, SEQ C. Fingland, J. Gloster, S. Henwood Pair in swamp
Magpie Goose 28/10/2005 Grey Street, Nanango, SEQ C. Fingland, J. Gloster, S. Henwood 3 feeding in swamp
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 27/10/2005 Inskip Point, SEQ C. Reid Unusual for location? ie not rain forest. Two birds near tip of point.
Masked Owl 26/10/2005 Julatten, FNQ D. Macgarry First sighting
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 25/10/2005 Kuranda/Clohsey, NQ Rosy Flock of aprox 35 eating on a Fig Tree at Cedar Park Resort
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 25/10/2005 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Corden 1 male seen on track near car park
Spotted Catbird 25/10/2005 Kuranda/Clohsey, NQ Rosy Seen at Cedar Park Resort
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 25/10/2005 Kuranda/Clohsey, NQ Rosy Flock at Cedar Park Resort
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher 24/10/2005 Kingfisher park, Hulatten, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Seen a.m. two days (first heard calling 22/10)
Lesser Sooty Owl 23/10/2005 Julatten, FNQ D. Macgarry Juvenile
Masked Owl 23/10/2005 Geraghty Park, Julatten, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Pair seen emerging from hollow after dusk
Papuan Frogmouth 23/10/2005 Whitfield, NQ D. Macgarry First in garden for 6-7years
Tawny Frogmouth 23/10/2005 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, SEQ BCC organised outing Many roosting birds in paperbarks including nesting adult and adult with chicks
Bush Stone-curlew 22/10/2005 Victoria Point, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell 2 adults and 2 chicks about (1/3 adult size) in car park
Wandering Albatross 22/10/2005 20nm ESE Southport, SEQ J. Norling 1 imm + 1 adult seen several times during day
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 22/10/2005 Beutell Lookout, Ravensbourne N.P., SEQ J. Holt 10 birds, aggressive interaction between 4 of them for 15 mins
Albert's Lyrebird 21/10/2005 Botanical Gardens, Lamington N.P., SEQ E. Pegg Easily visible on large rock near entrance gate. Scratching and walking in area
Regent Bowerbird 21/10/2005 Close to O'Reilley's Guest House, Lamington N.P., SEQ E. Pegg Only Regent BB seen in several days
Eastern Spinebill 20/10/2005 Bina Burra Lodge, Lamington N.P., SEQ E. Pegg Nest building near Lodge
Noisy Pitta 20/10/2005 Coomera Track, Lamington N.P., SEQ E. Pegg Several birds were calling that day on track after silence for pervious months
Beach Stone-curlew 18/10/2005 Spitfire Creek East side of Moreton Island C. Boardman  
Australian Little Bittern 17/10/2005 Tyto Wetlands, Ingham, NQ R. Lamb Single bird in reeds
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 16/10/2005 Farm dam 5 km N of Rollingstone, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Many small flocks, total 200+ birds, beside cane field
Fernwren 16/10/2005 H track, Paluma, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Party of three birds
Golden Bowerbird 16/10/2005 Birthday Creek Falls, Paluma, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Male by bower
Barking Owl 15/10/2005 Rowes bay, Townsville, CQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Pair calling every night
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 15/10/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ J. Giles, M. Roberts, E. Townsend At least 6 birds
Glossy Ibis 15/10/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ A. Boardman, K. Wells & T. Murphy Single bird
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 15/10/2005 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ T. & M. Tarrant, D. Taylor & J. Harris Male
Satin Flycatcher 15/10/2005 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ T. & M. Tarrant, D. Taylor & J. Harris Male, views unmistakable
Sooty Owl 15/10/2005 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ M. Keller & M. Popes Spotlighting
Sooty Oystercatcher 15/10/2005 Magnetic Island, NEQ R. Lamb et al. Single bird
Wandering Whistling-Duck 15/10/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ A. Boardman, K. Wells & T. Murphy 8-10 birds
White-winged Triller 15/10/2005 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ T. & M. Tarrant, D. Taylor & J. Harris Heard only
Eastern Barn Owl 12/10/2005 Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, SEQ B. Witham Never seen any type of OWL in these beaches. Spotted by myself twice in 1 month
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 10/10/2005 Beachmere, SEQ E. Townsend Flock of 16 birds
Grey Falcon 09/10/2005 10km E of Richmond, CNQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird overhead
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 09/10/2005 3km E of Richmond, CNQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird by roadside
Black-backed Butcherbird 07/10/2005 Agnes Waters, CQ L. Mayoh Way out of range but clear photograph
Horsfield’s Bushlark 07/10/2005 Hartley St, Emu Park, CQ R. Howard Seen singing on post 2 mornings in grassy area at claypans
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 06/10/2005 Dralington, Beaudesert, SEQ J. Stephens Seen most evenings from the 1st
Magpie Goose 06/10/2005 Upper Kedron Rd, SEQ M. Roper Pair nesting
Grey Goshawk 05/10/2005 Gardener Falls, Mapleton, SEQ N. Marr Pair seem resident as seen here before by others
Channel-billed Cuckoo 03/10/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Heard first call of season
Black-necked Stork 02/10/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. Bowden & G. Miller  
Rufous Fantail 02/10/2005 Kedron, SEQ L. Hooper In back garden
Bush Stone-curlew 01/10/2005 West Ashgrove, SEQ J. Cunningham Breeding pair inside fence Energex sub-station (safe from cats/foxes) sat on eggs for many days, now in a more sheltered position 10 metres away, low scrub with good cover.... have not sighted chicks yet.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2005 [top]
Eastern Koel 30/09/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Heard first call of season
Glossy Ibis 30/09/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost 1 bird at southern end of main lagoon
Magpie Goose 30/09/2005 Thornside, SEQ G. Watson Overhead flying south
Topknot Pigeon 30/09/2005 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ T. Murphy Very active, many birds feeding and flying around
Spectacled Monarch 27/09/2005 Upper Kedron, SEQ M. Roper First sighting
Channel-billed Cuckoo 26/09/2005 Mt Coottha, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown First appearance for season
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 26/09/2005 Koreelah Nat Pk, N NSW D. Niland Total of nine birds in to creek at sunset
Red Goshawk 26/09/2005 Koreelah Nat Pk, N NSW D. Niland Rare: Circled high overhead for about 3-4 minutes
White-throated Nightjar 26/09/2005 Koreelah Nat Pk, N NSW D. Niland Called persistently between 4 and 5am
Banded Lapwing 25/09/2005 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds at Ground Cuckoo-shrike site (GCS were not seen)
Dollarbird 25/09/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead Single bird - fist of season
Long-toed Stint 25/09/2005 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa Rpted by B. Forsyth Three or so birds. Rare
Marsh Sandpiper 25/09/2005 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds on waters edge
Painted Button-quail 25/09/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead Single bird
Painted Button-quail 25/09/2005 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, SEQ R. Sonnenberg One bird observed among platelets
Yellow Chat 25/09/2005 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa Rpted by B. Forsyth About a dozen birds. Rare
Bush Stone-curlew 24/09/2005 Shaw Park Hockey Filed, Kalingo, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Two birds calling each night for two weeks
Dollarbird 24/09/2005 Boonooroo Park, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett Single bird seen flying overhead. Calling loudly.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 24/09/2005 Sewage Pond, Kilkivan, SEQ B. Neville An amazing site over 500+
Brown Falcon 23/09/2005 55km south of Quilpie, SWQ N. Marr Crossed road with snake held in bill
Bassian Thrush 22/09/2005 Coomera Falls Track, Binna Burra, SEQ M. West Pair near junction with Broder Track
Pale-yellow Robin 22/09/2005 Coomera Falls Track, Binna Burra, SEQ M. West Feeding young near function with Border Track
Rufous Scrub-bird 22/09/2005 Coomera Falls Track, Binna Burra, SEQ M. West 3 birds beside track near rocky lookout
Pheasant Coucal 20/09/2005 Bomerang St, Lutwyche, SEQ V. Splatt Seen in garden - not recorded before
Wedge-tailed Eagle 20/09/2005 Ferny Grove, SEQ A. Ternode Above our house
Whiskered Tern 20/09/2005 Boonooroo Park Wetland, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett 6 - 8 Birds feeding beside Neilsens Rd. Not seen on this wetland before.
Red-whiskered Bulbul 19/09/2005 Webster Street, South Mackay, CQ I. Burgess There have been a couple of these birds around our area in the last couple of weeks. I haven't seen them before. (It is a known bird for Mackay - TM).
Fuscous Honeyeater 13/09/2005 137 Watson Rd, Samsonvale (nr Kobble Creek Rd), SEQ T. Tarrant First sighting on our block in Samsonvale, presumed south-bound migrant
Australian Wood Duck 12/09/2005 UQ lakes, St Lucia, SEQ B. Lawson Male and female wood ducks with 25 (possibly 26) ducklings in tow. Busily fending off intruding kids and other Australian Wood Ducks
Cockatiel 12/09/2005 Scarborough Boat Harbour, SEQ B. & G. Smith Perched on telephone wires. Escapee?
Eastern Koel 12/09/2005 Nosworthy Park, Corinda, SEQ D. Niland Heard calling for about five minutes in early am, but not again since
Grey Goshawk 11/09/2005 Barambah Enviromental Ed Cntr, Gomeri, SEQ N. Marr Pair in courting display
Red-rumped Parrot 11/09/2005 Emu Park, Yeppoon, CQ M. Spicer Single male. 400 km out of range. Possible escapee.
Buff-banded Rail 10/09/2005 Jimna, SEQ N. Marr Pair feeding beside road in dry area
New Holland Honeyeater 10/09/2005 Barambah Enviromental Ed Cntr, Gomeri, SEQ N. Marr Numbers bathing at small pool with White-naped Honeyeaters
White-naped Honeyeater 10/09/2005 Barambah Enviromental Ed Cntr, Gomeri, SEQ N. Marr Numbers bathing at small pool
Azure Kingfisher 09/09/2005 Walton Bridge, The Gap, SEQ A. Boardman One bird perched on plant stem in creek near bridge. Second sighting for this location.
Magpie Goose 09/09/2005 Wetlands behind G.J Fuller field across rd from Lindum State School/Iona College, SEQ Margret Hundreds.... Very rare this far south (effects of the drought?)
Black-naped Tern 08/09/2005 Willis Island, beyond Grt Barrier Reef, NQ D. Edwards 2 with green leg flags
Eastern Rosella 08/09/2005 Leslie Dam, Warwick, SEQ R. Howard & M. Ogden 6 birds, also 2 at Cunningham Rest Area, Warrego Hwy, and 6 on road into Goomburra SF on 09/09/05
Striped Honeyeater 07/09/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird in gum tree and also in garden palm tree on Tully St
Kelp Gull 06/09/2005 Cairns Foreshore, NQ J. Crowhurst One bird
Australian Owlet-nightjar 05/09/2005 Mt Coottha, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown Nocturnal calling throughout September
Powerful Owl 05/09/2005 Mt Coottha, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown Nocturnal calling throughout September
Bush Stone-curlew 03/09/2005 Elanda Point, Sunshine Coast, SEQ C. Howard On ground, roosting
Eastern Barn Owl 01/09/2005 Bridge St, Mayne, SEQ L. Bowden & G. Miller  
White-throated Nightjar 01/09/2005 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ C. Read Gliding above trees at dusk in clearing near Powerful Owl site (saw large male as well)

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2005 [top]
Brolga 29/08/2005 Yandina Creek area, SEQ D. & M. Niland A single bird in ploughed can field
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 29/08/2005 Limosa St, Bellbowrie P. Bostock 3 birds, prob. 1 female and 2 males, present for 6 days, feeding on Allocasuarina littoralis. This is second observation in 10 years at this site.
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush 28/08/2005 Eulo Bore, SWQ L. Knight A flighty pair on a stony rise on south side of road 2-3 km east of Bore
Emerald Dove 28/08/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ F. Cotteral-dormer et al Two drinking at rusted drum
Grey Goshawk 28/08/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy One grey phase bird over water
Pied Imperial-Pigeon 28/08/2005 Mooroobool, Cairns, NEQ G. Van 2 Pied Imperial Pigeons were seen in there usual annual migratory tree today. Also seen feeding on Alexandra palm seeds.
Regent Honeyeater 28/08/2005 40 Thompson Rd, Bellmere, SEQ L. Cross Rare: Seen in garden. Also seen last Sunday
Striated Heron 28/08/2005 Southbank, Brisbane, SEQ E. Townsend One bird on the Southbank 1 City Cat pontoon
Swift Parrot 28/08/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy One bird down at water's edge by last culvert close to loop. Being harassed by Bell Miners. Excellent views
Black Swan 27/08/2005 Kingaroy, SEQ N. Marr  
Black-necked Stork 27/08/2005 Bellmere Rd, Bellmere, SEQ L. Cross At farm dam - one bird
Common Myna 27/08/2005 Outskirts of Dalby, SEQ N. Marr Two birds
Latham's Snipe 27/08/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ M. Roper et al. Seven feeding together
Turquoise Parrot 27/08/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ M. Roper et al. First record
Yellow-legged Flycatcher 27/08/2005 Murray Falls Camping Area (south of Tully), NQ K. & M. Pettit Several sightings at close range over 3 days. Tame, approached to within 2 metres on ground. Well south of range shown in Pizzey and Morecombe.
White-eared Honeyeater 26/08/2005 Southwood N.P., SEQ N. Marr Never seen in this location before
Pacific Baza 25/08/2005 Flat Rock Creek, Currumbin, SEQ M. Bruce Jumped from branch to branch making its call like a squeaky toy
Black Kite 24/08/2005 Dakabin, SEQ D. Redhead Single bird over Bruce Highway
Black Honeyeater 23/08/2005 49km south of Quilpie, SWQ N. Marr  
Hall's Babbler 23/08/2005 49km south of Quilpie, SWQ N. Marr Four birds in Mulga over green herbage
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 23/08/2005 45km south of Quilpie, SWQ N. Marr Six birds feeding by roadside
Pied Honeyeater 23/08/2005 49km south of Quilpie, SWQ N. Marr  
Black-necked Stork 22/08/2005 Beachmere Road, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Flock Bronzewing 22/08/2005 Diamantina N/P, FWQ B. Tynan Nesting - 2 eggs
Channel-billed Cuckoo 21/08/2005 Catana Wetland, nth of Cairns, NEQ B. Venables First call of season
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush 21/08/2005 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ A. Boardman et al. Pair on stony ridge
Hall's Babbler 21/08/2005 Bowra Station, Cunnamulla, SWQ A. Boardman et al. Approximately six birds
Pacific Baza 21/08/2005 Agnes Water, Coastal Central QLD L. Mayoh Chased off by male Brahminy Kite Kites nesting
White-browed Babbler 21/08/2005 Agnes Water, Coastal Central QLD L. Mayoh In my garden. Noise alerted me as I had not heard it before
Grey Goshawk 20/08/2005 Cairns Esplanade, NQ D. Mcgarry Nesting again in area
Hall's Babbler 20/08/2005 167km up Windorah Rd, SMQ     N. Marr Three birds, very wild
Spotted Harrier 20/08/2005 94km North West of Quilpie, SWQ N. Marr  
Australian Bustard 19/08/2005 Lawn Hill National Park, NWQ A. Smith Pair at side of read to Riversleigh
Brolga 19/08/2005 21km west of Charleville, SWQ N. Marr  
Pied Honeyeater 19/08/2005 167km up Windorah Rd, SMQ     N. Marr  
Wedge-tailed Eagle 19/08/2005 Hillsdale Road, Hillsdale, via Kingaroy, SEQ C. Fingland & H. Leask Nest. Female commenced sitting 9 July. First chick hatched 19 August and can be clearly seen, 2nd chick hatched 22 August. Sighted 26/8/05. Male feeding chicks.
Australasian Gannet 18/08/2005 Shelley Beach, Coulandra, SEQ T. Murphy Both adults and immature diving close to shore
Eastern Reef Egret 18/08/2005 Shelley Beach, Coulandra, SEQ T. Murphy One of each phase feeding on rocks at base of cliff
Grey Grasswren 18/08/2005 Near Goyder Lagoon, SA L. Knight A single individual briefly seen scampering about between clumps of lignum in a lignum swamp beside road
Noisy Pitta 18/08/2005 Mt Tambourne, SEQ S. Hadring & D. Milton Palm Grove walk - not calling
Pheasant Coucal 18/08/2005 Shelley Beach, Coulandra, SEQ T. Murphy On street hiding under very small shrub
White-browed Robin 18/08/2005 Lawn Hill National Park, NWQ A. Smith North-western race "Buff sided Robin"
Double-banded Plover 17/08/2005 Caloundra Sandbank, SEQ T. Murphy A few in breeding plumage with some Whimbrels and Curlews
Eyrean Grasswren 17/08/2005 Big Red, Birdsville, SWQ L. Knight A pair in the caingrass on the crest of the dune, got several good photographs
Little Corella 17/08/2005 Dead Man Gully, SEQ N. Marr 80 birds
Spotted Harrier 17/08/2005 Durong South, SEQ  N. Marr  
Black-necked Stork 16/08/2005 Norman River, Karumba, NWQ A. Smith Pair at water's edge
Eastern Koel 16/08/2005 Cairns, NQ B. Venables First call of season (female)
Black Swan 15/08/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ K. McLennan All still thriving
Red-necked Avocet 14/08/2005 Cairns Esplanade, NQ B. Venables Six birds. Possible effect of drought in southern Australia?
Red-necked Avocet 13/08/2005 Cairns Esplanade, NQ D. Mcgarry 6 birds. Rare visitor
Rufous Songlark 12/08/2005 South of Innisfail, NEQ J. McLean Solitary bird flushed from grass on three occasions (10-12th) on the eastern side of Sisters Island
Bush Stone-curlew 11/08/2005 South of Innisfail, NEQ J. McLean 5 adults on the western spit of Stephens Island
Carpentarian Grasswren 11/08/2005 McNamara's Rd, 61km NW Mt Isa, NWQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 10/08/2005 Old Caloundra Road, Beerwah State Forest, SEQ D. Fleming Group of 3, possibly 1 male 2 females. Feeding on A. littoralis, approx. 2m from the ground.
Painted Finch 10/08/2005 Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NWQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Flock of 15*
Rufous Owl 10/08/2005 Suburban Edge Hill, Cairns, adjacent to Flecker Botanical Gardens, NEQ B. Venables Being mobbed by Drongos and Black Butcherbirds
Dusky Grasswren 09/08/2005 Mica Creek, 9km S Mt Isa, NWQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Glossy Ibis 09/08/2005 Nathan Rd Wetlands, Redcliffe, SEQ S. Ryan Flock of 10 plus opposite the airport
Beach Stone-curlew 08/08/2005 Lizard island, FNQ R. & R. Thomson Pair seen frequently from the 1st
Black Swan 08/08/2005 Boonaroo Park Wetlands, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett A pair of Black Swans sighted on water today, first seen in this location for quite a while (at least 9 months).
Brolga 08/08/2005 Kyuna, NCQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 60 birds
Buff-banded Rail 08/08/2005 UQ Campus, St Lucia, SEQ L. Bode Scurrying off a path and into shrubs near Mayne Hall
Bush Stone-curlew 08/08/2005 UQ Campus, St Lucia, SEQ L. Bode Three adult birds standing stock still on verge of car park near University Drive
Sooty Oystercatcher 08/08/2005 Lizard island, FNQ R. & R. Thomson 1 bird seen frequently from the 1st
Cotton Pygmy-goose 07/08/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ G. & R. Elliott, I. & S. Nalder 6 birds on lagoon
Cotton Pygmy-goose 07/08/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ R. Sonnenberg One pair. (5 birds were seen 31 july)
Glossy Ibis 07/08/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ G. & R. Elliott, I. & S. Nalder  
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 07/08/2005 5km south of Winton, NCQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 3 birds
Spinifex Pigeon 07/08/2005 20 km south of Winton, NCQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 20 birds feeding on ground
Wandering Whistling-Duck 07/08/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ G. & R. Elliott, I. & S. Nalder 30 birds loafing on lagoon shore
Spinifexbird 06/08/2005 Bladensberg N.P., nr Wintopn, WQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird 4 km south of Skull Hole
Grey Goshawk 04/08/2005 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry In our garden
Barking Owl 02/08/2005 Takarakka tourist park, Canarvon Gorge, CQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Takarakka tourist park, Canarvon Gorge
Glossy Ibis 02/08/2005 Zillman Waterhole, SEQ G. & R. Elliot 1 bird
Little Friarbird 02/08/2005 Wooloongabba, SEQ A. Boardman First time seen in area in 15 years
Crested Shrike-tit 01/08/2005 Mapleton S.F. Drive, SEQ D. & M. Niland 1 bird
Red-browed Treecreeper 01/08/2005 Mapleton S.F. Drive, SEQ D. & M. Niland  
Red-necked Crake 01/08/2005 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry Calling every day for last two weeks - seen in our garden
Wandering Whistling-Duck 01/08/2005 Bracken Ridge Waterhole, SEQ G. & R. Elliot 7 birds on Island

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2005 [top]
Australian Bustard 30/07/2005 5km S of Cania Gorge, CQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 23 in one small paddock
Little Kingfisher 30/07/2005 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ D. Magarry  
Spotted Quail-thrush 30/07/2005 McAffeys Lookout, Mt Nebo Rd, BFP, SEQ P. Venables A pair just below the lookout. Second sighting in 4 years of regular commuting Mt Nebo Rd.
Papuan Frogmouth 28/07/2005 Mossman River, NEQ E. Pegg Viewed from small boat in river
Swift Parrot 28/07/2005 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Single bird
Australian Brush-turkey 27/07/2005 Camp Hill, SEQ R. Cox Not seen in this area before
Square-tailed Kite 27/07/2005 Bellmere Rd, Bellmere, SEQ L. Cross Corner of Stern Road - gliding over trees. Also seen 4 June. 2 birds Thompson rd.
Freckled Duck 26/07/2005 Hasties Swamp, NEQ E. Pegg 4 birds with thousands of Plumed Whistling-ducks
Pink-eared Duck 26/07/2005 Hasties Swamp, NEQ E. Pegg Abt 50 birds in group separately in deep water
Black-necked Stork 25/07/2005 Boonooroo Park Wetland, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett A pair seen landing as 5.15pm
Chowchilla 25/07/2005 Paluma, NEQ E. Pegg Scratching beside track behind Ivy Cottage, early morning
Grey Whistler 25/07/2005 Barron Falls Boardwalk, Kuranda D. Magarry  
Restless Flycatcher 25/07/2005 Yorkey's Knob, NEQ D. Magarry Not often seen on coast
Swift Parrot 25/07/2005 Bowman Park, Bardon, SEQ M. West Heard only
Victoria's Riflebird 25/07/2005 Paluma, NEQ E. Pegg 2 males and 3 females in Ivy Cottage Garden
Yellow-breasted Boatbill 25/07/2005 Barron Falls Boardwalk, Kuranda D. Magarry  
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 24/07/2005 Varsity lakes, Robina, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett Pair of Pied Oyster Catchers on a dam 10 kn inland, along with 2 Pelicans, several Pacific Black Ducks and Stilts.
Cape Petrel 24/07/2005 Teewah Beach, SEQ M. West 1 freshly dead, beach washed
Emu 24/07/2005 Cooloolah, SEQ M. West 2 in Pine plantation - rarely seen near coast
Little Eagle 23/07/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder Pale morph bird circling high overhead
Australian Bustard 22/07/2005 Lakeland Downs P. Venables A flock of nine birds
Brown Booby 21/07/2005 On way over to Moreton Island, from MICat, out of Brisbane River mouth K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 6 seen on Thursday, along with numerous mature and immature Gannetts; 2 BB seen on way back on Friday sitting atop channel marker
Australian Bustard 20/07/2005 Road into Cania Gorge, NEQ E. Pegg Male with group of females in paddock
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 20/07/2005 Palmwoods, SEQ N. Marr About 20 birds
Swift Parrot 20/07/2005 Enogerra Resevoir, SEQ M. West Juvenile seeming lost in hostile colony of Bell Miners
Topknot Pigeon 20/07/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ BQ Outing 1 bird - unusual to see only one
Powerful Owl 18/07/2005 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ C. Read Heard calling deep in dense gully in late afternoon - located 3 metres off the ground in tree (thanks to Tom Tarrant for directions
Swift Parrot 18/07/2005 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables 4 birds in Eucalyptus maculata (not feeding)at home. Flew off in westerly direction.
Beach Stone-curlew 17/07/2005 Stanage bay, CQ M. & J. Ibbotson This is the first sighting at Stanage Bay since November 2003
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 17/07/2005 Morven, SWQ E. Townsend One bird, in town
Freckled Duck 16/07/2005 Tailings Dam, Mt Carbine, FNQ D. Magarry First reported early June
Double-banded Plover 15/07/2005 Round Hill Head, SEQ M., S. & T. Ferrier Solitary bird on sand bank - full breeding plumage
Grey Goshawk 15/07/2005 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ C. Read Chased by Noisy Miners
Rainbow Bee-eater 15/07/2005 Marist Brother Oval, Fig Tree Pocket, SEQ R. Brown About 40 or 50 birds roosting each evening in July in trees behind oval
Plum-headed Finch 14/07/2005 Boondall Wetlands, SEQ B. Venables About 30 birds at Anne Beasley Lookout
Barking Owl 11/07/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. . & J. Meyer Has twice been sitting on my gate watching while we drive in
Beach Stone-curlew 11/07/2005 Loyalty Beach, nr Bamaga, FNQ P. Venables Single bird seen or heard daily from 11/7 to 15/7
Freckled Duck 11/07/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ R. Sonnenburg 3 birds seen 9 July and again 11 July
Australasian Shoveler 10/07/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ D. King & T. King A pair were seen at both Fred Bucholz park and at a dam on the Bidadaba Rd. In company of about a dozen grey teals.
Freckled Duck 10/07/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ D. King & T. King 3 ducks. The lagoon is full at the moment so there are good numbers of birds
Pacific Gull 09/07/2005 Scarborough/Redcliffe, SEQ G. Anderson Rare in QLD. 2 immatures seen at Queens Beach Nth near Griffith Rd. UBD 82 B116 (Still there on 10th - has been there some weeks apparently]
Paradise Riflebird 09/07/2005 Lower Bell Bird Track, Binnaburra, SEQ D. King & T. King Two male and five females in same tree in lower section of walk where the Bellbird colony is located. Also on the track Lyrebird. Noisy Pitta, Whipbirds and Currawong heard.
Swift Parrot 08/07/2005 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables 4 birds roosting - not feeding
Glossy Ibis 07/07/2005 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ G. Miller, L. Bowden, M. & L. West 1 bird flying past near cemetery
Beach Stone-curlew 06/07/2005 Goat Island, Maroochydore River, SEQ I. Venables 1 pair on western side - first seen on 4th
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 06/07/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost 1 bird near viewing platform north end of lake. Uncommon visitor
Red-backed Button-quail 05/07/2005 Upper Brookfield, SEQ D. Dow 10-12 Birds. 5th sighting in 5 months
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 04/07/2005 Surat, SCQ E. Townsend One bird
Australian Logrunner 03/07/2005 Mt Glorious, SEQ S. Baker, D. Conty  
Baillon's Crake 03/07/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Unusual in winter
Blue Bonnet 03/07/2005 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Eastern edge of distribution also seen 23 June
Emu 03/07/2005 Omanama, east of Inglewood, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Eastern edge of distribution
Freckled Duck 03/07/2005 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Rare in area. Also seen 23rd June
Red-capped Robin 03/07/2005 Karawatha, SEQ W. Wilesmith 1 female
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 03/07/2005 Darlington, Nr Beaudesert, SEQ J. Stephens Flock of about 12 - still around
Superb Fairy-wren 03/07/2005 Southbank Parklands, SEQ T. Murphy 1 male in grounds of apartment block near footbridge
Yellow-throated Miner 03/07/2005 Coolunda Dam R. Sonnenberg Eastern edge of distribution
Baillon's Crake 02/07/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ I. Venables Iin Lake Freeman near causeway
Grey Goshawk 02/07/2005 Rainbow Beach, Cooloola N.P., SEQ P. Royall Single bird. Grey morph. Flying from tree to tree in eucalypt forest, near trail leading up to Murrawa Lookout.
New Holland Honeyeater 02/07/2005 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ D. Borick  
Paradise Riflebird 02/07/2005 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ D. Borick male
Regent Honeyeater 02/07/2005 40 Thompson Rd, Bellmere, SEQ P. Cross Rare: Immature bird seen in garden a.m. (Note: Seen 2/7 by Trevor Ford close to spot. Reported some adult marks)
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 02/07/2005 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ D. Borick 2 males?
Azure Kingfisher 01/07/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy Bird on Enoggera Creek behind High School taking advantage of recent rain
Black-necked Stork 01/07/2005 Logan Reserve, SEQ I. Renyolds On next doors dam
Red Wattlebird 01/07/2005 Logan Reserve, SEQ I. Renyolds One bird.First seen on 27 June 05, and on 28th and 30th. Feeding on Banksia intrifolia Only record known for area about 20-25 years ago at Tamborine Village.
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 01/07/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ M. Dutton 1 bird

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2005 [top]
Cotton Pygmy-goose 30/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ L. Litz-Tyne 2 birds 1 adult and 1 juvernile
Pink-eared Duck 30/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ L. Litz-Tyne 2 birds feeding
Freckled Duck 29/06/2005 Nulla Creek, Abbot Point, NEQ J. Wren 16 birds counted mingling with Plumed and Wandering Whistling Ducks. 8 birds there 4 July
Southern Boobook 28/06/2005 Clayfield, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen  
Pink-eared Duck 27/06/2005 Skinners swamp, Carbrook, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell 24 birds. I have not seen these here for at least 5 years
Freckled Duck 26/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 2 birds on Lake Freeman. Also seen by R. Sonnenberg 24 June.
Hoary-headed Grebe 26/06/2005 Lake Dyer, Laidley, SEQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 1 seen among about 150 Australasian grebes
Paradise Riflebird 26/06/2005 Illinbah and Cave tracks, Binnaburra, SEQ D. King Male & female birds. Located primairily through their tapping on the trees which resounded through the forest.
Buff-banded Rail 25/06/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy One bird on path. Ran into forest rather than water.
Hooded Robin 25/06/2005 Hospital Hill, Bowen, NQ J. Knight, J Knight & 2 visitors Observed in garden on slope of Hospital Hill, Bowen. Checked with observer about possible Varied or White-winged Triller, black bib and throat observed
Albert's Lyrebird 24/06/2005 Green Mountain Border Track, SEQ D. King There are large numbers of Lyrebirds at O'Rieley's at the moment. They are at their vocal best at the moment and can be seen foraging close to tracks - I saw 3 on a 6 k walk.
Australasian Shoveler 24/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ T. Murphy About 6 birds
Glossy Ibis 24/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ T. Murphy 1 bird
Plumed Whistling-Duck 24/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ T. Murphy About 300 birds - by far the commonest bird - next was about 30 Pink-eared
Black-necked Stork 23/06/2005 Mt Isa sewage ponds O. Jones & G Hayden 1 Bird
Wedge-tailed Eagle 23/06/2005 Boonooroo Park, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett Smallish bird seen overhead. Quite Low perhaps only 60m up.
Grey Goshawk 22/06/2005 Mt.Glorious Road M. Keller & M Roper 1 bird
Spotted Harrier 22/06/2005 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ M. Keller & M Roper 1 bird near airport
Powerful Owl 21/06/2005 Mt.Cootha, SEQ M. Keller & M Roper 1 bird
White-throated Nightjar 21/06/2005 Mt.Cootha, SEQ M. Keller & M Roper 1 bird
Beach Stone-curlew 19/06/2005 Moreton Island, SEQ A. Smith 1 bird on shoreline on Ocean side
Black-necked Stork 19/06/2005 Coombabah Wetlands, Gold Coast, SEQ L. Dick, M. Hanley & T. Dillon 3 birds - 2 adult + 1 immature
Jacky Winter 19/06/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG  
Plumed Whistling-Duck 19/06/2005 Flat Rock Creek, Currumbin M. Bruce 18 ducks on the bank of creek. Extremely shy
Varied Sittella 19/06/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG Group in dry bushland
Black Kite 18/06/2005 Maryborough Tip R. Sonnenberg not often seen in area
Noisy Pitta 18/06/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG Flew across clearing, hotly pursued for the last part by a Brown Goshawk
Regent Bowerbird 18/06/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG 4 males, 3 females or immatures
Square-tailed Kite 18/06/2005 Maryborough near airport R. Sonnenberg Pair seen regularly over a few days
Blue-billed Duck 17/06/2005 Benoble (w. of Canungra) D. King Single duck on small logoon near the rest area with Chestnut Teal and Black Ducks
Dusky Woodswallow 17/06/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG Only sighted one afternoon. Similar time to Little, but separate group. 15 Birds?
Little Woodswallow 17/06/2005 Camp Somerset, Esk, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG Maybe 20 birds? Only sighted for one afternoon. Similar time to Dusky but separate group.
Red-backed Kingfisher 17/06/2005 Intersection of Stony Creek Rd and D'Aguilar Hw, SEQ V. Lee, J. Kooistra & R. Devine Single bird sitting on powerline
Spotted Harrier 17/06/2005 Intersection of Stony Creek Rd and D'Aguilar Hw, SEQ V. Lee, J. Kooistra & R. Devine  
Swamp Harrier 17/06/2005 Kowald Rd, Ewen Maddock Dam, SEQ V. Lee, J. Kooistra & R. Devine  
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 17/06/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ H. Beste & T. Dillon A single bird
Freckled Duck 16/06/2005 Lake Dyer, Laidley, SEQ J. Hadley 4 birds
Lewin's Rail 15/06/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. & J. Meyer Nips out to have a look around early morning
Albert's Lyrebird 14/06/2005 Springbrook, SEQ J. & R. Mahoney In full display mode on Best of All Lookout track. Seen also 15/6/05. Numerous other birds calling throughout surrounding forests.
Azure Kingfisher 14/06/2005 Teralba Park, Everton Park, SEQ J. White On Kedron Brook
Australian King-Parrot 13/06/2005 Montville, SEQ The Bendrys 4 King Parrots singing and jumping around the branches in the trees near cabin.
Azure Kingfisher 13/06/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead  
Beach Stone-curlew 13/06/2005 Archer Point south of Cooktown, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 2 on beach south of access road
Black-necked Stork 13/06/2005 Mt Carbine dam, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 1 immature
Comb-crested Jacana 13/06/2005 Delaneys Creek nr. Woodford, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen  
Eastern Reef Egret 13/06/2005 Archer Point south of Cooktown, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 1 grey morph, 1 white morph
Freckled Duck 13/06/2005 Mt Carbine dam, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 4 seen
Great Crested Grebe 13/06/2005 Mt Carbine dam, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 5 birds
Olive-backed Oriole 13/06/2005 Delaneys Creek nr. Woodford, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen  
Pale-headed Rosella 13/06/2005 Montville, SEQ The Bendrys 2 in the trees, singing and jumping around the branches.
Rose Robin 13/06/2005 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Occasional birds seen during winter
Satin Bowerbird 13/06/2005 Montville, SEQ The Bendrys 2 males and 1 female in the trees next to our cabin.
Sooty Oystercatcher 13/06/2005 Mathiesen's Bird Hide, Great Sandy Strait, Bingham, Hervey Bay, SEQ P. & R. Royall, J. Knight Solitary bird on rocky shoreline.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 13/06/2005 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen  
White-cheeked Honeyeater 13/06/2005 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen Several birds birds seen with other honeyeaters in Banksia
Brolga 12/06/2005 Banksia Beach (Pumicestone Passage side of Bribie Island), SEQ I. Jones In company with a few Pelicans at high tide, unusually close to human activity (picnic/barbecue area)
Fairy Gerygone 12/06/2005 Glastonbury Creek camping area, Brooyar State Forest, 15 km west of Gympie, SEQ. L. Halasz Pair feeding on foliage along creek
Plum-headed Finch 12/06/2005 Port of Brisbane Visitor Centre, Fisherman's Island, SEQ D. Redhead 10 birds with Chestnut breasted Mannikins
Rufous Whistler 12/06/2005 Boonooroo Park, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett One male singing on fence in front garden. Quite approachable; only previously seen them high in foliage in parklands elsewhere in Suburb.
Spotted Harrier 12/06/2005 Glastonbury Creek camping area, Brooyar State Forest, 15 km west of Gympie, SEQ. L. Halasz Working grazing grassland.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 12/06/2005 Main Dam, Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetry, Bridgeman Downs, SEQ G. Elliot 7 birds loafing on pump structure at edge of dam
Australasian Grebe 11/06/2005 Gordonbrook Dam, near Kingaroy, SEQ E. Pegg Over 85 birds in one close flock
Glossy Ibis 11/06/2005 Gordonbrook Dam, near Kingaroy, SEQ E. Pegg  
Pacific Baza 11/06/2005 Silverleaf Weir, N. of Murgon, SEQ E. Pegg On ground then flew to nearby tree
Rufous Owl 11/06/2005 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ P. Venables A pair, one of which caught a jungle fowl. Another bird reported at Catana Wetlands 10 km to the north of Cairns the nest day.
Turquoise Parrot 11/06/2005 Eastern end of Sundown NP S. Harding & D. Mitton Large flock approx 40 birds in Sundown Creek
Wandering Whistling-Duck 11/06/2005 Gordonbrook Dam, near Kingaroy, SEQ E. Pegg  
White-browed Crake 11/06/2005 Keatings Lagoon near Cooktown, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 1 adult at bird hide
Black-eared Cuckoo 10/06/2005 Laura River, crossing just south of Laura, FNQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 1 bird seen in Melaleuca along creek
Cotton Pygmy-goose 10/06/2005 Joe Sippel Weir, S. of Murgon, SEQ E. Pegg Two pairs
Eastern Koel 10/06/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy On the 10th June, one calling. Must be global warming
Magpie Goose 10/06/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Five birds flying south away from main lagoon
Spotted Harrier 10/06/2005 Joe Sippel Weir, S. of Murgon, SEQ E. Pegg  
Azure Kingfisher 09/06/2005 Cooby Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ J. Wheeler One bird observed on Dam
Grey Goshawk 09/06/2005 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen 2 birds
Striated Pardalote 09/06/2005 Cooby Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ J. Wheeler Two nesting birds
Pheasant Coucal 08/06/2005 Spring Hill, SEQ E. Pegg On construction area fence, -not seen in our back yard since 1996.
Topknot Pigeon 08/06/2005 Cape Bedford north of Endeavour River, NQ P. Venables Eight birds flying between rainforest pockets. Northern Extent of range??
Peregrine Falcon 05/06/2005 Maroochydore on Duporth-on -the -river I. Venables 1 Pair
Azure Kingfisher 04/06/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. & T. Murphy One bird on creek by Jetty
Grey Fantail 04/06/2005 Mangrove boardwalk, Gardens Point, Brisbane City, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Grey Goshawk 04/06/2005 Pinjarra Hills, SEQ M. Gilpin One bird. Grey morph. Being harrassed by two crows.
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 04/06/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. & T. Murphy At least 4 birds seen where path dips half way to Pelican Island
Striped Honeyeater 04/06/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. & T. Murphy One bird seen where path dips half way to Pelican Island
Rose Robin 03/06/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ L. & T. Murphy Several males
Varied Triller 03/06/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ L. & T. Murphy One male
Pale-vented Bush-hen 02/06/2005 Kalinga park, Kedron Brook, SEQ R. Sonnenburg  
Pied Currawong 02/06/2005 Eagle St, Brisbane UBD, SEQ V. Kretschmann Has joined the café set
Brahminy Kite 01/06/2005 Brisbane CBD, SEQ A. Smith Seen soaring from Goodwill Bridge
Cotton Pygmy-goose 01/06/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ G. & R. Elliot Single bird seen
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo 01/06/2005 10 km SE of Mitchell, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal 2 birds
Red-necked Avocet 01/06/2005 Moreton Bay Marine Park, SEQ J. & B. Morgan Group of 28 at high tide roost
Spangled Drongo 01/06/2005 Pine Ridge Road, Coombabah, SEQ C. Wood Family of nine have been here from early June. They feed on the wing with very acrobatic dives for food thrown up for them.
Spangled Drongo 01/06/2005 Pine Ridge Road, Coombabah, SEQ C. Wood Family of nine have been here from early June.hey feed on the wing with very acrobatic dives for food thrown up for them.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2005 [top]
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 30/05/2005 Jollys Lookout, B.F.P., SEQ P. Venables 4 birds seen daily for last five days
Jacky Winter 30/05/2005 Between Ashmore St and Kedron Brook bikeway, Everton Park, SEQ J. White First time seen in this area
Swift Parrot 29/05/2005 Macintyre River Walk, Goondiwindi, SQ G. & R. Elliott, I. & S. Nalder Single bird seen off Elizabeth Drive
White-eared Monarch 29/05/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman One bird foraging in the Bunya Pines
Black-chinned Honeyeater 28/05/2005 Clem Walton Park, Corella Dam G. Glass 1 bird, 'Golden-backed' race.
Freckled Duck 28/05/2005 Delta Downs St, NE Normanton, NQ S. Harding & D. Milton 14 on Lily Lagoon NW Homestead
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 28/05/2005 Jollys Lookout, B.F.P., SEQ P. Venables Four birds seen regularly in past two months
Grey Goshawk 28/05/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ J. & B. Morgan  
Lewin's Rail 28/05/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton At hide on Lagoon
Painted Finch 28/05/2005 Clem Walton Park, Corella Dam G. Glass & D. Beal Flock of 40 coming to drink
Plum-headed Finch 28/05/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ P. Woodall Single bird feeding on grass seeds
Red Knot 28/05/2005 Toorbul Wader Roost, SEQ K. Shurcliff & D. Houghton 4 along with 9 Great Knots
Red-necked Avocet 28/05/2005 Lake Corella, W of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal 2 birds
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 28/05/2005 Lake Corella, W of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal stirred up all the birds on the lake
Australian Hobby 26/05/2005 Scarborough, SEQ D. Redhead Single bird
Glossy Ibis 26/05/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ D. Redhead 2 birds
Pink-eared Duck 26/05/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ D. Redhead 2 birds
Barking Owl 24/05/2005 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ G. Glass 2 birds calling - also on 25th
Purple-crowned Fairy-wren 24/05/2005 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal Eclipse plumage - seen up to 24th
Sandstone Shrike-thrush 24/05/2005 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal One bird seen and one heard
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 24/05/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder Three birds. In newly planted eucalypts next to the red shed. Early morning.
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater 24/05/2005 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal Seen up to 24th
Northern Rosella 23/05/2005 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal 1 bird
Square-tailed Kite 23/05/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds soaring over Whitehead road - probably resident as seen last month
Australian Owlet-nightjar 22/05/2005 Rosegreen Station, N of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass 1 bird flushed late afternoon
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 22/05/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Two separate individuals along Oxley Creek
White-browed Robin 22/05/2005 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal plentiful in vegetation fringing creek, western race - seen up to 24th
Black-shouldered Kite 21/05/2005 Esplande, Yeppon F. James On beach-front light-standard outside Strand Hotel.
Bush Stone-curlew 21/05/2005 Rosegreen Station, N of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass 2 birds in dry creekbed
Fairy Gerygone 21/05/2005 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ T. Ford Two, possibly three, vocal individuals present in car park, having not been observed for nearly two weeks.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 21/05/2005 JC Trotter Park, Cherbon St, Burbank, SEQ J. Evans (per Roy Sonnenburg) 4 feding in Allocasuarina trees
Grey Falcon 21/05/2005 Rosegreen Station, N of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal 2 birds
Spinifex Pigeon 21/05/2005 Rosegreen Station, N of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal About 20 birds - also seen 22nd
Wompoo Fruit-Dove 21/05/2005 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin -Amundsen 1 bird first time seen in vicinity in fig tree
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater 21/05/2005 Rosegreen Station, N of Cloncurry, NWQ G. Glass & D. Beal Also seen 22nd
Australian Hobby 20/05/2005 Little St, Everton Park, SEQ J. White About 30 other birds were making alarm calls as the Hobby sat unperturbed on a tennis court fence waiting until it could get down to the Crested Pigeon lying on the court.
Bush Stone-curlew 20/05/2005 Chandler, SEQ J. & B. Morgan In no-mans-land at south corner of complex
Fuscous Honeyeater 19/05/2005 Sheepstation Creek Consv. Park, SEQ D. Niland Numerous in western section of park.
Pink-eared Duck 19/05/2005 Mullers Lagoon, Bowen, NQ J. Wren Lone bird sighted on Mullers Lagoon. Distinguishing features were its feeding habit seiving the water through its bill, plus the Zebra effect with plumage.
Turquoise Parrot 19/05/2005 Sheepstation Creek Consv. Park, SEQ D. Niland One or two birds flushed from grass beside track.
Crimson Chat 17/05/2005 Coastal saltflats / mangoves, NW Burketown, NQ S. Harding & D. Milton Unusual habitat north of normal distribution
Pink-eared Duck 17/05/2005 Skinner Park, SEQ M. Keller, M. & L. Dufton 3 pairs
Yellow-faced Honeyeater 17/05/2005 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen 1 bird visiting
Barking Owl 15/05/2005 Mitchell Show Grounds SWQ G. Glass 2 birds calling. also on 16th and 2nd June
Fairy Gerygone 15/05/2005 Rocky Creek Farm, Biggenden, SEQ M. Keller, M. & L. Dufton Juvenile (Adult later seen by S. Harding)
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 15/05/2005 Lake Cooroibah Road, Cooroibah, SEQ J. Kooistra 2 males observed for 20 minutes in top of dead gum resting, preaning and "creaking"
Little Lorikeet 15/05/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy A number of birds
Peregrine Falcon 15/05/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 1 large bird showing very large bright yellow legs
Spotted Quail-thrush 15/05/2005 Rocky Creek Farm, Biggenden, SEQ M. Keller, M. & L. Dufton Male
Square-tailed Kite 15/05/2005 Rocky Creek Farm, Biggenden, SEQ M. Keller, M. & L. Dufton Soaring in group with Brown Falcon & Kestrel
Diamond Firetail 14/05/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ I. Venables, L. Litz-Tyne, J. Boisen & D. Innis One road just past the creek crossing on way to dam wall
Grey-crowned Babbler 13/05/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ D. & M. Niland Only one bird seen in pine tree & adjoining garden
Australian Painted Snipe 12/05/2005 Goorganga plain, northern edge. Access road just south of Proserpine. Freshwater swamp on north side of road. NQ B. Black 2birds flushed from 1m off road beside grassy pool with cloddy edge, at about midday.
Eastern Rosella 12/05/2005 Boonooroo Park, SEQ T. Bennett Seen with a Pale Headed Rosella 1 x Male Eastern Rosella. First time seen in this area.
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet 12/05/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ L. & T. Murphy 4 birds - generally still rather common in The Gap
Australian Painted Snipe 11/05/2005 Wunjunga Road, about 4.4k from Bruce highway, South of Ayr, NQ. B. Black 6 birds, mostly male and immature feeding in cyperus wetland, between dead cyperus bases in the open at 4.40pm
Black-throated Finch 11/05/2005 Cromarty siding road(40k south of Townsville) 200 metres from Bruce highway. B. Black Approximately 20 birds with large flock of about 200 chesnut breasted mannikins (mostly immature). Feeding on guinea grass beside the road.
Australasian Shoveler 10/05/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ D. Redhead 2 males + 2 females
Eastern Reef Egret 10/05/2005 Scarborough, SEQ D. Redhead Dark phase bird
Glossy Ibis 10/05/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ D. Redhead 3 birds
Grey Goshawk 10/05/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. & I. Bell Single bird on tree near road, being harrassed by smaller birds.
Spangled Drongo 10/05/2005 Pine Ridge Road Coombabah Gold Coast 4216 C. Wood Family of up to seven have been coming into the back yard and feeding on honey/bread mixture. The catch portions of dogfood, thrown up, on the wing.
Black-tailed Native-hen 09/05/2005 Toorbul, SEQ E. Townsend One bird (UBD J16)
Australasian Shoveler 08/05/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ D. Redhead 3 birds
Fairy Gerygone 08/05/2005 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ G. Nye, T. Tarrant, P. Walbridge, T. Ford Still present, at least two birds, possibly four.
Freckled Duck 08/05/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ D. Redhead 10 birds
Glossy Ibis 08/05/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ D. Redhead 3 birds
Rose Robin 08/05/2005 Bell Bird Grove, BFP, SEQ A. Boardman  
Silvereye 08/05/2005 Bell Bird Grove, BFP, SEQ A. Boardman Strong colouration on flank rustic/chestnut.Lateralis Race wintering from Tasmania maybe?
Superb Fruit-Dove 08/05/2005 Red Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ G. Nye, T. Tarrant, P. Walbridge, T. Ford Juvenlie Male
Little Eagle 07/05/2005 Between Sundown Np And Bruxner H/W, SEQ M. Gilpin At Dumaresq River Crossing
Little Friarbird 07/05/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ L. Halasz One "fawn" (white/light grey) bird with ten plus normal coloured birds feeding in flowering Melaleucas in wetland.
White-backed Swallow 07/05/2005 Sundown N.P., SEQ M. Gilpin Two Birds Circling Low Overhead Then Landing In Dead Tree.
Red-capped Robin 06/05/2005 Lester Road, nr Gatton, SEQ R. Laudon Male and female with Grey Fantail (Downs Lockyer map 34C 4F)
Speckled Warbler 06/05/2005 Redwood Park, Toowoomba, SEQ R. Laudon Several Birds
Black-necked Stork 05/05/2005 Protheroe Rd, Lake Samsonvale, SEQ D. Redhead Male
Crimson Chat 05/05/2005 Cheviot Hills, 150km N. of Hughenden, NQ G. & K. White Small flock mixed with Zebra Finches
Glossy Ibis 05/05/2005 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ D. Redhead 6 birds
Swamp Harrier 05/05/2005 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ D. Redhead Male
Azure Kingfisher 02/05/2005 Kholo Botanical Garden, Ipswich, SEQ J. Kooistra & V. Lee Single bird hunting over pond near car park
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 02/05/2005 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 5 birds as usual at higest point on Boyce Road
Magpie Goose 02/05/2005 Lake Galletly, Gatton, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy About 100 birds in flock
Pink-eared Duck 02/05/2005 Swanbank Lake, Ipswich, SEQ J. Kooistra & V. Lee Single bird on lake with other waterfowl species
Plumed Whistling-Duck 02/05/2005 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy About 1000 birds, plus another 100 at Lake Galletly
Red-chested Button-quail 02/05/2005 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ A. Walter Single bird flushed on Nathan Ridge Track
Topknot Pigeon 02/05/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Thirty-seven birds flying over
Turquoise Parrot 02/05/2005 Sundown N.P., SEQ J. Holt Group of approx 30 at waterhole at 6.45 am
Whistling Kite 02/05/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham First record for arboretum
White-breasted Whistler 02/05/2005 Karumba Pt, NQ G. & K. White 2 birds eating small crabs at base of mangrove
White-winged Black Tern 02/05/2005 Lake Atkinson, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy About 20 birds in winter plumage
Common Myna 01/05/2005 Centenary Lakes, Cairns, NQ P. Venables Irritating a Shining Bonze Cuckoo
European Goldfinch 01/05/2005 Port of Brisbane, Visitor Centre, SEQ D. Redhead Single bird
Plum-headed Finch 01/05/2005 Port of Brisbane, Visitor Centre, SEQ D. Redhead Flock of about 40
Red-necked Avocet 01/05/2005 Port of Brisbane, SEQ D. Redhead 180 birds
Royal Spoonbill 01/05/2005 Port of Brisbane, Visitor Centre, SEQ D. Redhead 80 birds
Striped Honeyeater 01/05/2005 Port of Brisbane, Visitor Centre, SEQ D. Redhead Single bird
White-browed Woodswallow 01/05/2005 Mitchell River, North of Dunbar, NQ G. & K. White Large flock mixed with White-breasted, Masked, Black-faced and Little Woodswallows

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2005 [top]
Australasian Shoveler 30/04/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ G. Palmer & R. Wallace About 7 birds
Beach Stone-curlew 30/04/2005 Cairns Airport, NQ P. Venables On saltpan between mangrove boardwalks
Black Butcherbird 30/04/2005 Mitchell River, North of Dunbar, NQ G. & K. White Well south of reported range
Cockatiel 30/04/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell 2nd sighting in this area over 6 months. Escapee or genuine sighting?
Grey Goshawk 30/04/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Brief but clear sighting of single bird on low tree branch from 10m
Banded Lapwing 29/04/2005 Burke Development Road, nr Highbury HS, NQ G. & K. White 3 birds well north of reported range
Black-throated Finch 29/04/2005 Mitchell River, North of Dunbar, NQ G & K White Approx. 15 birds drinking with, Double bar, Masked , Crimson & Red -browed finches
Bush Stone-curlew 29/04/2005 Wickham Park, Brisbane, SEQ C. Higgins & M. Donnelly 3 individuals
Lovely Fairy-wren 29/04/2005 Mitchell River, North of Dunbar, NQ G. & K. White Good views over 3 days. Well outside reported range.
Pied Currawong 29/04/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell One bird on fence in my back yard on Tully Street next to the Hole. Chased away by Kookaburra
Black-breasted Buzzard 28/04/2005 West Warwick, SEQ K. & F. Wells Single adult soaring over the Condamine valley three km. west of the Warwick P.O.
Blue-billed Duck 28/04/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ G. Palmer & R. Wallace Eclipse male working the dam alongside the loafing Freckled Duck - not seen 30/5 TM
Freckled Duck 28/04/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ G. Palmer & R. Wallace Been there for some time now 7 birds seen 30/5 TM
Cockatiel 25/04/2005 Boonooroo Park, Carrara, SEQ T. Bennett Single Bird in flight. Heard call first & it flew directly above me. Native colouration - aviary escapee?
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 25/04/2005 Boonoo Boonoo National Park, northern NSW D. Fleming Three adults observed feeding on side of main access road, approximately 2km east of the Cypress Pine camping area
King Quail 25/04/2005 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ L. Halasz Pair flushed below cemetery
Noisy Pitta 24/04/2005 Glengarif Stn, W. Maryborough, SEQ G. Plamer, D. Milton, S. Harding & R. Dowling Pair in dry rainforest.
Red-browed Treecreeper 24/04/2005 Condamine River Road, SEQ M. West Seen in company with White-throated Treecreeper
Square-tailed Kite 24/04/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ D. Redhead See twice during the day
White-eared Monarch 23/04/2005 Glengarif Stn, W. Maryborough, SEQ G. Plamer, D. Milton, S. Harding & R. Dowling 2 noisy birds calling and displaying in dry rainforest
Zebra Finch 23/04/2005 Freestone, SEQ M. West More than 100 birds in flock, with many Yellow-rumped Thornbills
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 21/04/2005 Clevland, SEQ P. Venables 7 birds in Scribbly Gum Forest
Turquoise Parrot 21/04/2005 Moggill State Forest, SEQ M. Gilfedder & J. Watson 1 bird flushed from side of Mill Rd
Spotless Crake 20/04/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ M. Gilfedder SW corner of N most island at 7:30am
Latham's Snipe 19/04/2005 Nth end of Cairns Esplanade, NEQ P. Venables Eight (8) birds counted in a small area 12 reported from same place (grassy filed adjacent to mangroves) a few days earlier suggesting preparing to migrate?
Speckled Warbler 19/04/2005 Boondall Wetlands, SEQ D. Redhead Pair
Wedge-tailed Eagle 19/04/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Gilfedder Flying over the red shed at 5:30pm Harassed by 30+ crows.
Diamond Firetail 18/04/2005 Coochin Farm, off Pumicestone Passage, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Bird Observer Group Drought vagrant or escapee
Glossy Ibis 18/04/2005 Pumicestone Passage, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Bird Observer Group "15 flying in ""V"" skein. Also two groups of 3 and 4 on nearby Coochin Farm"
Grey Goshawk 18/04/2005 Coochin Farm, off Pumicestone Passage, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Bird Observer Group  
Mangrove Gerygone 18/04/2005 Coochin Farm, off Pumicestone Passage, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Bird Observer Group Several birds regularly found here in Melaleuca quinquenervia up to 2 kms from coast in freshwater sites.
Spotted Harrier 18/04/2005 Coochin Farm, off Pumicestone Passage, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Bird Observer Group  
Flame Robin 17/04/2005 Queen Mary Falls, Killarney, SEQ B. Venables & J. Wills One female
Freckled Duck 17/04/2005 Fred Bucholz Park, Tamborine, SEQ B. & R. Kemp et al The ducks were sitting quietly quite close to the shore
Grey Goshawk 17/04/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman The presence of the Grey Goshawk was causing some dicomfort to a Pacific Baza which constantly called in apparent distress and flew close to the Goshawk, where perched, but did not attempt to mob it.
Speckled Warbler 17/04/2005 Nindooinbah Dam, Braford Park, Beaudesert, SEQ B. & R. Kemp et al They were seen before crossing the bridge at the beginning of the walk
Varied Triller 17/04/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman Near to water's edge
White-winged Fairy-wren 17/04/2005 Thane Creek, W. of Warwick, SEQ B. Venables & J. Wills Easterly sighting
Black-necked Stork 16/04/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Two birds
Plum-headed Finch 16/04/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Flock of 7
Rufous Fantail 16/04/2005 39 Dudley St, Sherwood, SEQ H. Possingham One in our suburban back yard, presumably on the move
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet 13/04/2005 McDowel, SEQ B. Green A flock of over 50 birds came into yard from adjoining trees
Azure Kingfisher 10/04/2005 R. Cox & L. Sulakati Pullenvale Reserve@ Single bird on tree branch over pool, approx. 350m along "Creek Walk" towards Fisher Place Gate
Powerful Owl 10/04/2005 Burbank, Toohey Forest, SEQ N. & B. Hambling & C. Pavey One pair at Burbank, one pair at Toohey Forest, none seen at Venman NP
Black-necked Stork 09/04/2005 Horn/Thursday Island, FNQ P. Venables On exposed reef at low tide
Masked Owl 09/04/2005 Freshwater Road, Cooloola Section, Great Sandy National Park, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Single bird in dense rainforest on 4WD track near Bymien Picnic Area(7:30pm)
Buff-rumped Thornbill 08/04/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds
Comb-crested Jacana 08/04/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ T. Murphy Several birds
Cotton Pygmy-goose 08/04/2005 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ T. Murphy 3 birds - still regular here
Great Crested Grebe 08/04/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ T. Murphy 70 birds, more may have been under the water
Long-billed Corella 08/04/2005 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ T. Murphy 8 birds
Rufous Whistler 08/04/2005 Spring St, West End, SEQ D. Cassidy & I. O'Brien We were very shocked when our cat brought a juvenile in after dark - we were unable to save its life unfortunately.
Striped Honeyeater 08/04/2005 Lake Manchester, SEQ T. Murphy 1 bird
Square-tailed Kite 07/04/2005 Gap Creek Reserve, SEQ C. Gosper Two overhead
White-winged Fairy-wren 07/04/2005 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ D. Redhead Approx 10 birds incl 1 male
Plum-headed Finch 06/04/2005 Ballandean, SEQ D. Redhead About 100 birds in flock
Singing Honeyeater 06/04/2005 16km E of Jandowae, SWQ M. Wilson Not uncommon in Brigalow/Belah complex
Spectacled Monarch 06/04/2005 Redlands Indigiscapes Centre, Capalaba, SEQ B. Essex Working with other small birds in riparian area.
White-browed Babbler 06/04/2005 Wyberba, Nr Girraween N.P, SEQ D. Redhead Party building next
Black-necked Stork 05/04/2005 Mondoolun, Beaudesert, Mt Tambourine, SEQ J. Stephens  
Bush Stone-curlew 05/04/2005 Brisbane Botanical Gardens, SEQ R. Brown 7 birds in group [Note. Which garden not specified. TM]
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 05/04/2005 Mondoolun, Beaudesert, Mt Tambourine, SEQ J. Stephens  
Australasian Shoveler 03/04/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham & other Two with Grey teal
Australasian Shoveler 03/04/2005 Poona Dam, Nambour, SEQ J. & C. Kooistra & V. Lee Pair on lake about midday
Azure Kingfisher 03/04/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman  
Comb-crested Jacana 03/04/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman  
Cotton Pygmy-goose 03/04/2005 Poona Dam, Nambour, SEQ J. & C. Kooistra & V. Lee 3 birds on lake around midday
Fairy Gerygone 03/04/2005 Red Beach, Bribie Is, SEQ G. Nye Male bird in the carpark seen twice 15mins apart. This means Sandra, David & Graham "Southern extent of range" are wrong by c250km . Also seen 22/04
Pacific Baza 03/04/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ A. Boardman  
Pacific Baza 03/04/2005 Mullar Rd, Boondall, SEQ G. & R. Ellott Regular seasonal visitor
Restless Flycatcher 03/04/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham & other A pair
Square-tailed Kite 03/04/2005 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables One bird flying over
Beach Stone-curlew 02/04/2005 Moreton Island, SEQ M. West 3 birds at Spitfire Creek during WPSQ camp
Sooty Oystercatcher 02/04/2005 Moreton Island, SEQ M. West Pair at the Boulder during WPSQ camp

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
March 2005 [top]
Superb Fruit-Dove 31/03/2005 Moggill State Forest, SEQ C. Gosper One adult male
Powerful Owl 30/03/2005 Mt Coottha Forest, Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown Nighttime calling throughout month
White-headed Pigeon 30/03/2005 Laurel Ave, Chelmer, SEQ F. James Pair on powerlines
Grey Goshawk 29/03/2005 Bladensberg N.P., nr Wintopn, WQ W. Muller, A. Cook Male & female, white morph, performing together
Fork-tailed Swift 28/03/2005 Kinkuna N.P., N of Woodgate, SEQ S. Hardong & D. Milton Small flock flew overhead
Glossy Ibis 28/03/2005 Lake Samsonvale, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy 3 birds. Water level is low and lake has thousands of coots & ducks. Great-crested Grebes are numerous and Jacanas walk on the duck weed around swimming Black Swans. 5 immature White-bellied Sea Eagles and other raptors there.
Lesser Crested Tern 28/03/2005 Scarborough, SEQ J. Bosen, l. Litz, G. Innes, I. Venables Single bird
Collared Sparrowhawk 27/03/2005 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Regularly hunts Noisy Miners and Lorikeets in Kenmore [Good bird - TM]
Fork-tailed Swift 27/03/2005 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham Five circling slowly south
Painted Button-quail 27/03/2005 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ L. Halasz Single bird on Toohey Mtn.. Quite tame. Dogs and people walked within 10 metres. Watched for 15 minutes.
Red-necked Avocet 27/03/2005 Fisherman's Island, SEQ T. Murphy About 60 birds on a flooded settling pond on Bishop Drive
Spotted Whistling-Duck 27/03/2005 Awonga Point Sewage Ponds, Weipa, FNQ M. Barnett Pair with 11 three to four week old ducklings
White-winged Fairy-wren 27/03/2005 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ I. Jones Male seemed to be acquiring new plumage, blue somewhat paler than field guide and streaked darker on crown, white in wings only obvious in flight or when preening. 2 or 3 females/eclipse males also seen (Mosquito Creek Road)
Comb-crested Jacana 26/03/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. & L. Murphy 1 bird at start of walk
Great Crested Grebe 26/03/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. & L. Murphy 2 birds
Little Egret 26/03/2005 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ H. Possingham The dam is being drained providing habitat (mud) for several species of waterbird not normally present
Pacific Baza 26/03/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ D. Redhead & Tim Murphy 1 bird
Plum-headed Finch 24/03/2005 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham One male
Spotless Crake 24/03/2005 Mogill Country Club, SEQ S. Pell Pair on golf course lake
Papuan Frogmouth 22/03/2005 Daintree River, FNQ C. McGrath Family of 3 at night time
Crested Shrike-tit 21/03/2005 Bridge Creek Valley, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam First sighting in valley in 10 years
Painted Honeyeater 21/03/2005 24km NW of Jimbour, SWQ M. Wilson In thick Brigalow/Belah scrub
Painted Honeyeater 21/03/2005 Inverai-Kate Plains Road, Jandowae, SEQ D. & B. Seton 2 birds seen late afternoon, in heavy Brigalow clump, on the side of the road.( dry weather road only). Birds were not calling.
Singing Honeyeater 21/03/2005 Inverai-Kate Plains Road, Jandowae, SEQ D. & B. Seton 6 birds, very active
White-throated Nightjar 21/03/2005 20km NW of Jandowae, SWQ M. Wilson Flushed from long grass on roadside
White-throated Nightjar 21/03/2005 9 mile stock route, Warra /Jandowe area, SEQ D. & B. Seton 1 bird flushed from under trees, a juvenile, very brown in color
Azure Kingfisher 19/03/2005 Cooby Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ S. Attwood Single bird fishing from dead branch overhanging water, approximately 300m along walking track from dam wall car park.
Black-necked Stork 19/03/2005 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 1 bird upstream in shallow water
Glossy Ibis 19/03/2005 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 6 birds, upstream
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 18/03/2005 Mapleton Lilly Ponds, SEQ B. & G. Smith Continually calling as it flew overhead
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 17/03/2005 Cairns Esplanade, NQ A. Boardman 2 birds in fruiting fig tree
Sooty Owl 17/03/2005 Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb Calling over few weeks, seen in early am.
Glossy Ibis 15/03/2005 Leslie Dam, Warwick, SEQ C. Armstong 1 on its own, feeding along the shoreline
Pink-eared Duck 14/03/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Single bird swimming in waterhole - ate level low
Lewin's Rail 13/03/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ J. Watson & C. Armstrong 2 birds chasing each other, maybe one other on its won
Black-necked Stork 12/03/2005 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ I. Jones Immature
Bush Stone-curlew 12/03/2005 Wickham park, Brisane, SEQ C. Higgins & M. Donnelly 3 individuals
Crested Shrike-tit 12/03/2005 Barker's Creek circuit, Bunya Mountains NP, SEQ W. Board and J. Challen Party of 3 birds
Pink-eared Duck 12/03/2005 Lake Galletly, Gatton, SEQ D. & M. Niland About 80 birds altogether, two families with c5 downy chicks each and six pairs in courtship 'circling'
Sooty Owl 12/03/2005 Barker's Creek circuit, Bunya Mountains NP, SEQ W. Board and J. Challen Single bird in hollow strangler fig. Several birds vocal in early hours of 13/03/05.
Magpie Goose 11/03/2005 Boonooroo Wetland, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett Pair with 7 babies (very young - less than a week old I would guess), adjacent to Emmanuel College.
Eastern Koel 10/03/2005 Enoggera Creek, Windsor, SEQ BQ mid-week outing In Magpie Lark's nest, long stripped tail sticking over edge of nest
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 10/03/2005 Warmga Park, Bell, SEQ D. & B. Seton 5 birds outside our garden, have been seen regularly over the years.
Pink-eared Duck 10/03/2005 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ E. & M. Pegg A pair close to fishing area
White-winged Chough 10/03/2005 Ingelwood, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 8 birds beside Texas to Inglewood Rd
Blue-billed Duck 09/03/2005 Near the old Ironpot School, North West of Dalby, SEQ D. & B. Seton & the bird trail helpers 1 female & 6 young
Diamond Firetail 09/03/2005 Girraween N.P., SEQ E. & M. Pegg At Pyramid Rd - usually found here in March
Emu 09/03/2005 Jimbour Cooranga Road, SEQ D. & B. Seton & the bird trail helpers 1 bird seen while travelling along the Dingo Barrier Fence Bird Trail
Hooded Robin 09/03/2005 Girraween N.P., SEQ E. & M. Pegg Old Wallangarra Rd, Sth of Girraween Turn-off
Masked Lapwing 09/03/2005 Tamway, Thursday Island, FNQ P. Venables Race novaeholladiae
Pink-eared Duck 09/03/2005 Farm Dam North East of Jimbour on Fletcher's Road, SEQ D. & B. Seton & the bird trail helpers Surrounding area very dry, this dam has a windmill pumping into it
Plum-headed Finch 09/03/2005 Girraween N.P., SEQ E. & M. Pegg Old Wallangarra Rd, Sth of Girraween Turn-off
Rufous Fantail 08/03/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy Moving through. 3 birds
Spangled Drongo 08/03/2005 Warmga Park, Bell, SEQ D. & B. Seton 2 birds.We have 1 or 2 sightings, each year, of only 1 or 2 birds.
Red-bellied Pitta 07/03/2005 Lockerbie Scrub, Bamaga, FNQ P. Venables & H. Hamalsy Easily seen in trees but not on ground
Barn Swallow 06/03/2005 Newell Beach, N. QLD C. Billingham Two birds noted with a Red-rumped Swallow
Double-barred Finch 06/03/2005 Taigum, Cabbage Tree Creek, SEQ J. Stenvall Started with one now we have about 20 they all brought babys in to feed, straight out of the nest. about 12 mature about 9 babies need to protect this flock from possible poaching
Fuscous Honeyeater 06/03/2005 Sundown N.P. (Broadwater Campground), SEQ BQ Campout  
Hooded Robin 06/03/2005 Sundown N.P. (Broadwater Campground), SEQ BQ Campout  
Plum-headed Finch 06/03/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ C. Reid & R. Dougherty Single bird - probable male - feeding along fence line near Pelican Island
Red-rumped Swallow 06/03/2005 Newell Beach, N. QLD C. Billingham Single bird seen with two Barn Swallows and numerous Welcome Swallows on Powerlines near elevated water storage
Regent Bowerbird 06/03/2005 Lagoon Pocket, Gympie, SEQ J. Larner Single moulting male at Kiaka Rd
Southern Whiteface 06/03/2005 Sundown N.P. (Broadwater Campground), SEQ BQ Campout Very difficult to observe
Red-kneed Dotterel 05/03/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell 2 and 3 birds seen on consecutive days
Black-necked Stork 03/03/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. Games 1 bird in swamp on LHS of info centre
Blue-faced Honeyeater 03/03/2005 Tugun, SEQ M. Bruce 1 adult + 3 immature
Southern Boobook 03/03/2005 Rafting Ground Reserve, Kenmore, SEQ D. Rousevell Feeding at dusk
Black-necked Stork 02/03/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. Games 1 bird in swamp near Info Center
Kingfisher (sp) 02/03/2005 Gray St, Red Hill, SEQ A. Davis Bird flew on to the front verandah (at around 3pm) then disappeared somewhere in the front garden. From bird book was either a Forest Kingfisher or Sacred Kingfisher (as they are not wetlands birds), although not 20/22cm tall as it describes, it was more like half that size - maybe a young one? Not seen here before.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 01/03/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell 19 ducklings seen with 2 pairs of adult birds

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
February 2005 [top]
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 28/02/2005 Toowoomba, SEQ S. Attwood Flock of around 15 birds calling and flying SSE of University
Black-necked Stork 27/02/2005 Kalbar, SEQ B. Jahnke 2 adults + 1 juvenile
Oriental Cuckoo 27/02/2005 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ R Dougherty One adult feeding in trees in regenerated area beside pond
Red-necked Avocet 27/02/2005 Deception Bay wetlands, east of Redcliffe Aerodrome, SEQ J. Smith Flock of 60-70, along with black-winged stilts
King Quail 26/02/2005 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ A. Walter 3 female birds seen on the margin of the cut grass and the adjacent uncut bush
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 26/02/2005 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ A. Walter A pair observed on Postman's Track
Black-necked Stork 25/02/2005 Bald Hills, SEQ G. & B. Smith Saw from Hoyland Street in Bald Hills creek.
Brolga 25/02/2005 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, SEQ V. Kretschmann 1 bird
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 25/02/2005 Junction Track, Girraween N.P., SEQ K. Slater & E. Townsend One bird
Royal Spoonbill 25/02/2005 Clayfield, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen One flyin low east to west across Sangate Rd
Black-necked Stork 24/02/2005 Lake Wemba C. Hill 2 adults
Weebill 24/02/2005 Larapinta, SEQ D. Niland A few heard and seen
White-browed Babbler 24/02/2005 McDowell, SEQ B. Green One seen feeding in suburban yard near Downfall Creek Reserve, for about 20 minutes. Escapee?
Buff-banded Rail 23/02/2005 Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane K. McLennan 1 only day time
Bush Stone-curlew 23/02/2005 Seacrest Cpurt, Clevland, SEQ C. Carroll Adult bird has been sitting under carport watching me in my home office all day. Appears healthy and well and not at all concerned with the attention we've given it. I've been able to get within 5 feet of it and it made a mild noise but seems unconcerned with my presence.
Magpie Goose 23/02/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ T. Murphy Several birds
Royal Spoonbill 23/02/2005 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ T. Murphy One bird feeding on grass with White Ibises
Grey Goshawk 19/02/2005 Kin Kin, SEQ N. Marr White morph - only second sighting in nearly 18 years
Oriental Cuckoo 16/02/2005 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ D. Redhead The bird found by Tom Tarrant 15/2 still present at midday.
Marbled Frogmouth 15/02/2005 Imbil, SEQ B. Calvert & I. McMillan A pair visited frequently in February
Wandering Tattler 15/02/2005 Shorncliffe Esplanade G. Palmer 11 birds loafing, feeding on small rocks. High tide had forced the birds right up under the esplanade. Birds were within 3 metres.
Azure Kingfisher 13/02/2005 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy One bird
Wandering Whistling-Duck 13/02/2005 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ I. Jones Watchful pair with 13 or possibly 14 small ducklings - hard to count as all were actively diving and staying in a tight bunch near adults.
Common Blackbird 12/02/2005 Jindalee, SEQ T. Goode One female (?)
Oriental Cuckoo 12/02/2005 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ L. Halasz Single bird flying through picnic area
Paradise Riflebird 12/02/2005 Snake Ridge, nr O'Reilly's, Lamington N.P., SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Female
Comb-crested Jacana 11/02/2005 Connolly Dam, Warwick, SEQ C. Armstrong 1 only
Latham's Snipe 11/02/2005 Connolly Dam, Warwick, SEQ C. Armstrong 2, One feeding on weeds on waters edge and the other flushed by a cow
Noisy Pitta 08/02/2005 O'Reilly's, Lamington N.P., SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Painted Button-quail 06/02/2005 Junction Track, Girraween NP, SEQ D. Blewett & J. Giles Single male
Speckled Warbler 06/02/2005 Pikedale Road, SW of Warwick, SEQ D. Blewett & J. Giles Male & Female
Magpie Goose 05/02/2005 Lake Clarendon, SEQ W. Board & S. Plat Three adults and two chicks
Spotless Crake 05/02/2005 Edwards Park, Carindale, SEQ R. Kemp The bird was on the mud at the end of a waterhole in Bulimba Creek
Tawny Grassbird 05/02/2005 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ. T. Murphy Abundant. Flying and singing everywhere
Banded Lapwing 04/02/2005 Wepa, FNQ M. Barnet On roadside at roundabout in front of shopping centre - well outside normal range
Pacific Baza 04/02/2005 Tully St, Bongaree, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell Flew overhead and circled twice
Fork-tailed Swift 02/02/2005 Bli Bli, SEQ S. Heussler In front of storm front.
Brown Goshawk 01/02/2005 Forest Lake, SEQ K. Herbert Adult and Juvenile in small park area
Buff-banded Rail 01/02/2005 Forest Lake, SEQ K. Herbert First I have seen here
Bush Stone-curlew 01/02/2005 Herston, SEQ D. Blewett Pari with very young chick
Grey Goshawk 01/02/2005 Widgee, Nr Gympie, SEQ P & B. Hughes Seen every two or three months. Checking out young wallabies.
Spotless Crake 01/02/2005 Karabil St, Chapel Hill, SEQ L. Cole Walking down Cubberla Creek calling at 5 second intervals. First sighting in 35 years

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
January 2005 [top]
Black-necked Stork 30/01/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham 2 birds in small sawp NW of Pelican Lagoon
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 29/01/2005 Raven Street Reserve, West Chermside, SEQ R. Woodford No often seen here
Pectoral Sandpiper 29/01/2005 Lake Broadwater, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Six birds foraging in front of bird hide
Pink-eared Duck 29/01/2005 Lake Broadwater, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Two birds in front of bird hide
Red-rumped Parrot 29/01/2005 Lake Broadwater, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Male & Female seen near bird hide
Blue Bonnet 27/01/2005 Warmga Park, Bell, SEQ D. & B. Seton 2 birds. Blue Bonnets have been breeding residents on our property for many years.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 27/01/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Two birds
Common Greenshank 26/01/2005 Donnybrook, SEQ K. & M. Pettit 20 in company with 12 Marsh Sandpipers
Cotton Pygmy-goose 26/01/2005 Pormpuraaw, NQ P. Venables Pair
Little Tern 26/01/2005 Toorbul Wader Roost, SEQ K. & M. Pettit 14 birds
Red Knot 26/01/2005 Toorbul Wader Roost, SEQ K. & M. Pettit Green flag on upper right leg. In company with other red knots, great knots, whimbrels, 300 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Australian Pied Oystercatchers, Sanderlings, 1 Curlew.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 26/01/2005 Picnic Point, Toowoomba, SEQ S. Attword Group of 8 birds in pines. 2 birds seen Centenary Heights next day.
Black Bittern 23/01/2005 Cairns, NQ P. Venables Juvenile & Adult at Centenary Lakes
Great-billed Heron 23/01/2005 Cairns, NQ P. Venables In mangroves at northern end of Esplanade. Also at Cent' Lakes 25/10/04
Red-backed Fairy-wren 22/01/2005 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Travelling with Red-browed Firetail
Black Bittern 21/01/2005 Kowanyama, NQ P. Venables 3-4 seen each morning on Magnificent Creek
Wandering Tattler 21/01/2005 Wickham Point, Caloundra Headland, SEQ R. Lamb 4 birds
Bush Stone-curlew 20/01/2005 Kin Kin, SEQ N. Marr Recently started calling here at night - used to be here years before we came.
Barking Owl 19/01/2005 Kowanyama, NQ P. Venables Seen and heard at same site often since 1985
Black-necked Stork 18/01/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ T. Murphy One adult (very bright plumage) feeding at swamp near Pelican Island.
Olive-backed Oriole 16/01/2005 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Harassing Pacific Baza - Both seemed to have the same call! One mimicking?
Wedge-tailed Eagle 16/01/2005 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Two, 'playing' (one slightly larger)
Little Kingfisher 15/01/2005 Cairns, NQ P. Venables & B. Venables Seen again after 3 months absence on Centenary Lake
Tawny Frogmouth 15/01/2005 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen OOM-ing
Red-backed Fairy-wren 13/01/2005 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen In mixed flock with Variegateds
Bush Stone-curlew 11/01/2005 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy Bird displaying and calling on road in front of my house
Common Myna 11/01/2005 Childers, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen One seen on main street
Cicadabird 10/01/2005 Bunya Mountains National Park, SEQ D. & B. Seton Both Male & Female were observed nest building
Leaden Flycatcher 10/01/2005 Bunya Mountains National Park, SEQ D. & B. Seton 5 or more pairs of birds nesting in close proximity, in open forest in western foothills
White-eared Monarch 10/01/2005 Bridge Creek, Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb Songle bird
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 10/01/2005 Buderim, Sunshine Coast, SEQ B. To Flock of about one dozen eating pine cones off Radiata trees in swampy section of Martin Creek
Grey-crowned Babbler 09/01/2005 Hervey Bay, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Group beside lagoon
Rainbow Bee-eater 09/01/2005 Great Sandy Strait, Mainland coast, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Mass roosting in Mangrove Island
White-breasted Woodswallow 07/01/2005 Pelican Beach, Noosa River, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen One perched on powerlines above intersection
White-throated Honeyeater 07/01/2005 Pelican Beach, Noosa River, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen irds chirping in trees between crowds & busy road
Sooty Oystercatcher 06/01/2005 Whickham Point, Caloundra headland, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 5 birds
Cotton Pygmy-goose 05/01/2005 Gordon Brook Dom, nr Kingaroy, SEQ M. Frost 1 pair, 1 female + 5 chicks, 1 female + 3 chicks
Freckled Duck 01/01/2005 Sewage Pond Area, Mt Isa, NWQ B. Forsyth 6 birds on bank between ponds
Plum-headed Finch 01/01/2005 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham A pair
Varied Triller 01/01/2005 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham Two or three birds from November 2004

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
December 2004 [top]
Freckled Duck 31/12/2004 Old Station Dam, Breakaway Creek Housing Estate, Mt Isa, NWQ B. Forsyth & H. Morga One bird which had been sighted a week earlier
Pale-vented Bush-hen 31/12/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ H. Possingham In long grass near boardwalk
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 29/12/2004 Condamine Rive, Warwick, SEQ C. Armstrong 4 birds in Johnson Grass, have been seen around here at this time of year in last 3 yrs
Mistletoebird 29/12/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Female, unspooling tree-down from eucalypt
Superb Fruit-Dove 27/12/2004 1km NW of Mount D'Aguilar, SEQ H. Possingham One seen, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove and Wompoo Fruit-Dove around in numbers
Beach Stone-curlew 26/12/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ E. Townsend One bird on the sandbar; put to flight by a man with two dogs
Plum-headed Finch 26/12/2004 Gayndah, SWQ A. & S. Keates 1 adult + 3 immatures
Buff-banded Rail 23/12/2004 Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane K. McLennan 1 only - seen during the day
Black Honeyeater 22/12/2004 23km N. of Augathella, Landsborough Highway SWQ M. & V. Gardner Single male
Blue-winged Kookaburra 22/12/2004 Cairns Central Swamp, NQ D. Magarry A pair, not often on the coast
Fork-tailed Swift 22/12/2004 Landsborough-Matilda Highway, SWQ M. & V. Gardner Very large flock estimated over 5000 birds along a 40km stretch either side (North and South) of the town of Augathella SW Qld. Could have been alot more
Peregrine Falcon 20/12/2004 Caloundra, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Soaring in advance of storm over CBD
White-browed Crake 18/12/2004 Cairns, NQ P. Venables Adult with three chicks on Centenary Lake
Bush Stone-curlew 17/12/2004 Ithaca TAFE college, Fulchers Road, Ashgrove, SEQ T. Tempelton Pair with two very small chicks--perhaps a few days old-sheltering under their (?) mother. Sighted mid afternoon resting in shade of a tree. Reports say that this pair has been at the college for a number of years, but has not produced chicks until this year. Two chicks produced earlier this year-one disappered, the other killed on the road when three quarters grown.
Crimson Finch 15/12/2004 Pormpuraaw, NQ P. Venables White-bellied form common
Rufous Owl 15/12/2004 Cairns, NQ P. Venables In Rain tree of front yard opposite Botanical Gardens
Star Finch 15/12/2004 Pormpuraaw, NQ P. Venables Commonly seen here since the 1980's
Australian King-Parrot 13/12/2004 Nimerette St, SEQ T. Dampier Feeding in back yard, on sunflowers. 2 beautiful birds. Also seen 15th
Pied Heron 13/12/2004 Yorkey's Knob, NEQ D. Magarry  
Banded Honeyeater 12/12/2004 Saxby River, Bunda Bunda Road, 80km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Single male feeding in Eucalypt beside river crossing
Black Falcon 12/12/2004 Saxby River, Bunda Bunda Road, 80km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Pair
Brush Cuckoo 12/12/2004 Saxby River, Bunda Bunda Road, 80km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Pair and possibly more incessantly calling
Little Eagle 12/12/2004 Saxby River, Bunda Bunda Road, 80km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Single dark phase (seemed to be moulting with the odd missing primary wing feathers)
Little Woodswallow 12/12/2004 Saxby River, Bunda Bunda Road, 80km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth  
Pale-headed Rosella 12/12/2004 Saxby River, Bunda Bunda Road, 80km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Western extremity of range
Grey Goshawk 11/12/2004 Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary, Bli Bli, SEQ R. Howard Nesting
Bush Stone-curlew 10/12/2004 Gordon Thomson Park, Chelmer, SEQ T. Murphy Stnding in middle of open pakland at noon
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 09/12/2004 Lockerbie Scrub, Bamaga, FNQ P. Venables Not shown here in field guides
Pale-vented Bush-hen 08/12/2004 Whitfield, NQ D. Magarry A pair in our garden
Banded Lapwing 06/12/2004 Polo Field, Beadesert, SEQ D Redhead 2 adults + 1 juvenile
Black-necked Stork 06/12/2004 Horn Island, NQ P. Venables Beside airstrip
Black-shouldered Kite 06/12/2004 Cryma Rd, Beaudesert, SEQ D Redhead Originally seen by D. Drew. There are two birds there.
Peregrine Falcon 06/12/2004 Cryma Rd, Beaudesert, SEQ D Redhead Adult
Spotted Harrier 06/12/2004 Cryma Rd, Beaudesert, SEQ D Redhead Immature
Cotton Pygmy-goose 05/12/2004 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ T. Murphy One male and 3 female / immature
Crested Shrike-tit 05/12/2004 Bunya Mountains National Park, SEQ D. & B. Seton 2 Birds were observed feeding in the mid-storey of Schlerophyll forest at base of Bunya Mtns
Grey Goshawk 05/12/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ R. Lamb et al. Single bird near dam
Pale-headed Rosella 05/12/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Eating Moreton Bay Fig, left-footed
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 05/12/2004 Kholo Botanical Garden, Ipswich, SEQ T. Murphy One female - also 2 Brown Cuckoo-dove, 1 Emerald Dove & 1 Peaceful Dove
Oriental Pratincole 04/12/2004 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa B. Forsyth & M. Gardner First sight this year 11/11/04
Spangled Drongo 04/12/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Latham's Snipe 03/12/2004 Poona Dam, Nambour, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird, far edge of dam. Four Green Pygmy-Geese still on Poona Dam
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 03/12/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Collided with window; partially revived; remains found after predation later the same day
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 02/12/2004 Cryma Rd, Beaudesert, SEQ D. Drew At edge of pond eating a duck.
Black Swan 01/12/2004 Cairns Esplanade, NQ D. Magarry Not often on coast
Buff-banded Rail 01/12/2004 Kallangur/Mango Hill, SEQ P. Cannard Raised two chicks and may be breeding again
Green Pygmy-goose 01/12/2004 Poona Dam, Nambour, SEQ S. Rooke 4 Males. Sighting confirmed by Robyn Howard. First time either of us had seen GREEN Pygmy-Goose on S.C. in 15 years
Tawny Frogmouth 01/12/2004 Nimerette St, SEQ T. Dampier Parents & 3 jveniles
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 01/12/2004 Enid Rd, Backen Ridge, SEQ K. & M. Pettit Drawn by the unmistakable lovely cries, observed a pair in a Scots pine (or similar). Mobbed by peewees and noisy miners, and soon moved on, heading south-east.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
November 2004 [top]
Yellow-billed Spoonbill 30/11/2004 Yeronga, SEQ J. Houston Three birds flying south over Kadumbs St
Grey Plover 29/11/2004 Kakadu Beach, Bribie Island, SEQ R. Lamb 2 birds
Little Tern 29/11/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ R. Lamb 20+20+ birds on sand spit behind (south) of Buckley's Hole
Australian Hobby 27/11/2004 Roseleigh St, Wooloowin, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Perched on Telegraph wire
Fork-tailed Swift 27/11/2004 Bunya, SEQ I. Jones Small group of 4 or 5 flying low
Emerald Dove 26/11/2004 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy 2 birds feeding just outside Gape Village Car Park
Barn Swallow 25/11/2004 Yorkey's Knob Logoon, NEQ D. Magarry Three birds
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 25/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Eating Givellea seeds
Torresian Crow 25/11/2004 7th Brigade Park, Geebung, SEQ E. Townsend 47 birds on sports oval
Australian Painted Snipe 23/11/2004 Karrasch's Lagoon, SEQ D. Niland, R. Wallace, H. Hadely Single bird in short grass near water's edge
Emerald Dove 23/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen First sighting for us
Lewin's Honeyeater 23/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Nest in cypress
Common Starling 22/11/2004 Chancellor Park, Sunshine Coast, Nr Buderim, SEQ J. Dillon 5 Starlings in my backyard. Dark almost black with yellow beak.
Pale-headed Rosella 21/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Eating gaznia
Beach Stone-curlew 20/11/2004 The Spit, Southport, SEQ P. Kyne Pre-dawn. On beach just south of seawall. Flew across to South Stradbroke when disturbed.
Torresian Crow 20/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Chicks fledged 51 days since nest building first observed
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 18/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Caspian Tern 17/11/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost One bird flying over northern end of main lagoon, swooping to feed occasionally.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 17/11/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Nine birds swimming at north-east end of main lagoon.
Regent Bowerbird 15/11/2004 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ W. Board Male and three females in tall strangler fig with single male Paradise Riflebird.
White-eared Monarch 15/11/2004 Wynnum Boardwalk, SEQ W. Board Single bird in upper canopy of mangroves approximately one third of the way from the southern end of the boardwalk.
White-headed Pigeon 15/11/2004 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ W. Board Flock of 4 flying over picnic area.
Black-throated Finch 14/11/2004 Station 180km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Over 300 birds at one small soak with some Zebra and Double-barred Finches
Crested Bellbird 14/11/2004 Station 180km NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Single bird
Inland Dotterel 14/11/2004 Julia Creek to Bunda Bunda Rd, 90kms NE of Julia Creek, NWQ M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Way out of range, with Oriental Plovers and Australian Pratincoles on side of road in open plains (mitchell grass) country
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike 13/11/2004 Roseleigh St, Wooloowin, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen 2 chicks in nest, NW corner of park
Southern Boobook 13/11/2004 Roseleigh St, Wooloowin, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Calling for suburban backyear
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 11/11/2004 Logan Reserve, SEQ I. Reynolds Two birds flew over to east at tree-top height
Noisy Pitta 09/11/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ L. Cooper Single bird, no call heard
Eastern Barn Owl 08/11/2004 Indooroopilly, SEQ S. Doel & J. Bagshaw 5.15 pm in flight, being chased by two Magpies
Beach Stone-curlew 07/11/2004 Inskip Point, SEQ P. Royall Single bird observed for at leats 5 minutes bathing in the salt water.
Sanderling 07/11/2004 2kms South of Corio Bay, Capricorn Coast, CQ W. Dunn 1 bird with small group of Red-necked Stints on Beach
Variegated Fairy-wren 07/11/2004 John Chandler Park, Long Pocket, SEQ R. Thomson A group of several birds including two males in riverside vegatation
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 07/11/2004 Beachmere, SEQ E. Townsend Seven birds in residential area
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 06/11/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Kyne 2 birds in fig trees Aggressive towards Figbirds
Grey-crowned Babbler 06/11/2004 Kholo Botanical Garden, Ipswich, SEQ W. Wilesmith 2 birds seen
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 06/11/2004 Kholo Botanical Garden, Ipswich, SEQ W. Wilesmith A pair seen
Nankeen Night-Heron 06/11/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ H. Possingham, J. Nicholls One
Satin Flycatcher 06/11/2004 Kauri Creek camp area, Tinaroo Dam, NEQ D. Magarry A late record
Topknot Pigeon 06/11/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ H. Possingham, J. Nicholls At least 40 flying over in several flocks
Black-necked Stork 05/11/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird in farm dam east of causeway on overflow
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 05/11/2004 Kedron Brook, Alderley, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Grey Goshawk 04/11/2004 Showgrounds, Maleny, SEQ P. Rose Grey morph males being chased by Currawong into rainforest trees
Brown Goshawk 02/11/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Crested Shrike-tit 02/11/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell 2nd bird in tree but not identified

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
October 2004 [top]
Beach Stone-curlew 31/10/2004 Little Sand Hills, Moreton Island National Park, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Single bird flushed from Mangroves
Pacific Golden Plover 31/10/2004 The Hulks wrecks, Moreton Island National Park, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Single nbr. bird with group of 13 nbr. Grey Plovers.
Wandering Whistling-Duck 31/10/2004 Dowse Lagoon, Sandgate, SEQ L. & T. Murphy About 5 birds
Common Tern 30/10/2004 The Hulks wrecks, Moreton Island National Park, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen 10 nbr. Common Terns roosting on beach with 15 Crested Tern and 25 Silver Gulls
Red-browed Finch 29/10/2004 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ D. Niland & Group First seen here
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 28/10/2004 Lake Coolmunda (near Inglewood), S. QLD. I. Jones 2 birds flushed from shrub at lakeside
Pink-eared Duck 28/10/2004 Lake Coolmunda (near Inglewood), S. QLD. I. Jones 2 feeding together with shoveller
Superb Fairy-wren 28/10/2004 Southbank Parklands, SEQ A. Boardman 2 groups. Also see 1 Oct by J. Lukin-Amundsen
Australasian Pipit 26/10/2004 Dayboro, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen 2 in new estate
Bar-tailed Godwit 26/10/2004 Sandstone Point, SEQ A. Freguson One bird in a flock of 86 had a green flag upper right leg, and metal band on lower left leg
Buff-banded Rail 26/10/2004 Griffith, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen 2 crossing road
Cicadabird 25/10/2004 Nosworthy Park, Corinda, SEQ H. Possingham One bird
Nankeen Night-Heron 25/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ Bird Week Group 3 birds flushed from creek, circled for minutes and attacked by Crows. Joined by 2 more until eventually settling again
Pacific Golden Plover 25/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Three birds
Red-kneed Dotterel 25/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ H. Possingham Three birds
Baillon's Crake 24/10/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ I. Venables & S. Gillman Seen during Twitch but only seen by 2
Fork-tailed Swift 24/10/2004 Nudgee Beach, SEQ B. Tynan & M. Roper 10 birds with flock of 200 Needletails
Powerful Owl 24/10/2004 Toohey Forest, Brisbane, SEQ M. Bennet & P. Kyne Roosting beside track
Rufous Songlark 24/10/2004 Kedron Wetlands, SEQ B. Tynan & M. Roper 1 feeding
Cicadabird 23/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Bennet & P. Kyne Female next to the Common
Dollarbird 23/10/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Welcome back
Latham's Snipe 23/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Bennet & P. Kyne One bird
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 23/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Bennet & P. Kyne 10 birds
Spangled Drongo 23/10/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Welcome back
Spotted Quail-thrush 23/10/2004 Girraween N.P., SEQ M. & J. Gilpin, R. & M. Henderson Male on track into Mt Norman Day Area
Striped Honeyeater 23/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ Bird Week led by D. Niland One of 44 species seen in 2 hours
Turquoise Parrot 23/10/2004 Girraween N.P., SEQ M. & J. Gilpin, R. & M. Henderson Fully coloured pair beside walking track
Whiskered Tern 23/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Bennet & P. Kyne 8 birds roosting and feeding
White-throated Needletail 23/10/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Streaming bow ahead of frist rains
White-winged Triller 23/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ B. Tynan & M. Roper one
Australian Painted Snipe 19/10/2004 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ P. Royall & J. Knight Nine birds were sighted late in the afternoon. One group of three and one group of six.
Eastern Rosella 18/10/2004 Clifton Rd, Mr Molar, SEQ N. & J. Harris One Bird
Glossy Ibis 18/10/2004 Boonooroo Wetland, Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett 1 bird adjacent to Emanuel College, Neilsens Rd
Glossy Ibis 18/10/2004 Nerang, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett 3 birds on small dam adjacent to Beechmont Rd & Birribi Ave
Azure Kingfisher 17/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One bird feeding. Blue very brilliant.
Little Button-quail 17/10/2004 Girraween N.P., SEQ W. Dunn 2 birds beside junction track
Little Lorikeet 17/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Wallbridge Constantly flyinmg around in flocks. Many observers in last few days.
Spotless Crake 17/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ B. Tynan One
White-winged Triller 17/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Wallbridge Several birds - still there on 17rd.
Plum-headed Finch 16/10/2004 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ P. Kyne & C. Glen Flock of about 40 birds, very active and noisy
Australian Little Bittern 15/10/2004 Yorks Hollow, Herston, SEQ C. Reid One immature in small pond at end of Gilchrist Avenue. Not seen since.
Black-tailed Native-hen 15/10/2004 Lake Broadwater, SEQ N. & J. Harris One bird seen
Australian Little Bittern 14/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Wallbridge Easy to miss still there on 23rd - seen on Bird Week walk
Baillon's Crake 14/10/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ P. Wallbridge Easy to miss
Nankeen Night-Heron 14/10/2004 Cubberla Creek, Kenmore, SEQ L. & P. Cole Breeding Pumage - wlaking up creek. Not seen before.
Rufous Fantail 14/10/2004 Cubberla Creek, Kenmore, SEQ L. & P. Cole Found inside house - escape out window
Cotton Pygmy-goose 13/10/2004 College's Crossing, Mt. Crosby, SEQ A. Boardman Male and female
Channel-billed Cuckoo 12/10/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen One soaring
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 12/10/2004 Felton South, SEQ N. & J. Harris Two small flocks in grain crop
Eastern Koel 12/10/2004 Ocean View, Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen First sighting this season
Regent Bowerbird 10/10/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ H. Possingham Eleven feeding on wild tobaccoo weed
White-necked Heron 10/10/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ H. Possingham One bird
Baillon's Crake 08/10/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ C. Reid One bird at Bulimba Creek end of pond feeding in open on lily pads
Australian King-Parrot 07/10/2004 Springwood, SEQ L. Cooper I female in suburban garden
Tawny Frogmouth 07/10/2004 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy Hunting insects by roadside at night - allowed close approach
Australian Painted Snipe 05/10/2004 Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NWQ H. Morgan & B. Forsyth Two males and two females on west side.
Magpie Goose 05/10/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Three adults on island at north-west end of main lagoon. Rare visitor.
Nankeen Night-Heron 05/10/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ M. Roberts Two birds
Painted Button-quail 05/10/2004 Elanor Wetlands, SEQ C. Collins A pair seen
Red-necked Stint 05/10/2004 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa H. Morgan & B. Forsyth 10-15 birds
Powerful Owl 04/10/2004 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ P. Skelly Female owl flew away then settled and lay along a branch with wings dropping (distraction because of hidden chick?). After 5 minutes sat normally.
Australian Spotted Crake 03/10/2004 Lefoes Road, Bli Bli, SEQ R. Howard Ran across grassed area of over 20 metres, hid in weeds, then ran back again. Found again in vegetation on pond bank
Common Blackbird 03/10/2004 Bracken Ridge, SEQ K. Pettit Male blackbird fossicking for insects in garden mulch. Positive identification, no binoculars needed. Have never before seen one so far north
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 03/10/2004 Coombabah Wetland Reserve, Gold Coast, SEQ L. Dick & T. Dillon Heard over the last two weeks
Satin Flycatcher 03/10/2004 Splityard Creek Dam, SEQ J. Thornton & G. Palmer Single Male on Kipper Creek Road.
Australian Swiftlet 02/10/2004 Jourama Falls N.P., NQ M. & V. Gardner Small group of about 8 birds, possibly more flying high above canopy in gully
Crimson Finch 02/10/2004 Tyto Wetlands, Ingham, NQ M. & V. Gardner Up to approx 20 birds including juveniles and partly coloured immatures
Eastern Spinebill 02/10/2004 Bunya Mts, SEQ D. Arbrahams Uncommon and shy
Golden Whistler 02/10/2004 Bunya Mts, SEQ D. Arbrahams A few sightings
Red-browed Finch 02/10/2004 Bunya Mts, SEQ D. Arbrahams Plentiful
Satin Bowerbird 02/10/2004 Bunya Mts, SEQ D. Arbrams Plentiful
Sooty Oystercatcher 02/10/2004 N. Stradbroke Island, SEQ D. Edwards 3 birds on Shag Rock
Superb Lyrebird 02/10/2004 Girraween N.P., SEQ M. & L. Dufton  
Brown-backed Honeyeater 01/10/2004 Townsville Common, NEQ M. & V. Gardner One of the most ubiquitous birds at the common along with Sunbirds
Buff-banded Rail 01/10/2004 Brisbane Downtown Botanical Garden, SEQ J. Giles  

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
September 2004 [top]
Cicadabird 30/09/2004 Petrie Creek Rd.Rosemount, Sunshine Coast, SEQ R. Howard Seen landing on wire. First this season. One also heard in Maroochydore on 03/10/04
Crimson Finch 30/09/2004 Mackenzie River, CQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables Well SW of normal range
Eastern Koel 30/09/2004 Bracken Ridge, SEQ K. Pettit Early this year, usually arrives around 7 October.
Grey Goshawk 30/09/2004 Yowah, SWQ I. Baxter White morph. First one seen in area. Had taken a juvenile Red-winged parrot, was being harassed by parent Red-wings, Mallee ringneck parrots, Peewees, Apostles, Red-backed Kingfisher. Was driven off leaving kill behind.
Blue-winged Parrot 29/09/2004 Thargominda, SWQ K. White One bird on ground
Chestnut-breasted Whiteface 29/09/2004 French Line near Coulson Track, SA P. Hacker 6 birds seen, immature photographed. S26 06 6.09 E137 00 13.5. This location is just of 100km west and very slightly south of the SW corner of QLD.
Eungella Honeyeater 29/09/2004 Cherman Rd, Dalrymple Hts, SEQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables  
Australian Bustard 28/09/2004 Noccundra, SWQ E. Wheeler One bird at edge of settlement
Australian Painted Snipe 28/09/2004 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ P. Royall, J. Knight, W. Kirkwood et al. Three birds were observed late afternoon in the shallows for a considerable amount of time. Have been sighted here earlier.
Eastern Koel 28/09/2004 Nerang, SEQ T. Bennett Heard repeated calling. 1st for the season.
Little Corella 28/09/2004 Nudgee College, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen Flcok on wires outside scholl
Ruff 28/09/2004 Garnet's Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ P. Royall, J. Knight, W. Kirkwood et al. Rare: A single bird was observed for a considerable amount of time feeding in the shallows. Has possibly been sighted a few weeks earlier at the same location.
Flock Bronzewing 27/09/2004 Cooper Creek Floodplain, W of Thargomindah, SWQ E. Wheeler 6 birds, with males in display flights. And one bird 30km S of Noccundra next day.
Brolga 26/09/2004 Julia Creek Sewage Treatment Plant, NWQ M. Gardner One pair
Budgerigar 26/09/2004 Eulo, SWQ E. Wheeler Numerous and nesting at billabong W side of town. Also crossing road W->E all of way to Tibooburra, NSW
Buff-banded Rail 26/09/2004 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ L. & T. Murphy One bird feeding on edge of dam above main picnic area
Crested Shrike-tit 26/09/2004 Bellthorpe State Forest, SEQ I. Jones  
Curlew Sandpiper 26/09/2004 Julia Creek Sewage Treatment Plant, NWQ M. Gardner Two birds, possibly resting during migration south, uncommon inland
Grey Goshawk 26/09/2004 Broken River, Eungella, CQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables 1 pair grey morph
Torresian Crow 26/09/2004 Fortitude Valley, SEQ S. Himes, L. & T. Murphy Dropped empty tuna can on us from about 20m. An Al Queda operative?
White-winged Fairy-wren 26/09/2004 Julia Creek Sewage Treatment Plant, NWQ M. Gardner  
Beach Stone-curlew 25/09/2004 Tangalooma airstrip, Moreton Island, SEQ G. O'Meara, J. Hoyle Thick knees heard calling at night. A search the following day located a pair of both Beach and Bush stone curlews
Bourke's Parrot 25/09/2004 Nine Mile Bore, Eulo, SWQ E. Wheeler 2 birds seen
Brown Falcon 25/09/2004 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Channel-billed Cuckoo 25/09/2004 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Large-tailed Nightjar 25/09/2004 Rainbow Beach, SEQ C. Corden 1 bird at night identified and located by call
Latham's Snipe 25/09/2004 Skinners Rd, Carbrook, SEQ C. & J. Fitzell Up to nine birds around the edge of Skinners swamp
Australian Bustard 24/09/2004 Leichardt Highway, south of Westwood, CQ J. & C. Kooistra Four birds crossing road
Little Corella 24/09/2004 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy 6 birds on high school playing field - my first sighting for the Gap
Little Grassbird 22/09/2004 Cordid Bay, CQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables 1 bird
Squatter Pigeon 22/09/2004 Byfield, Yeppoon, CQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables  
Flock Bronzewing 21/09/2004 Birdsville, SWQ K. White 20 birds beside road
Squatter Pigeon 21/09/2004 Raglan, CQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables Several birds
Australian Bustard 20/09/2004 Middle Ridge Fossicking area, 5 km west of Rubyvale, CQ J. & C. Kooistra Singel bird
Great-billed Heron 20/09/2004 Redden Creek, Machans Beach north of Cairns, NQ M. & G. Kuerschner 3 birds, 2 of them displaying
Grey Goshawk 20/09/2004 Maroochy River North Shore, SEQ J. Richards Single bird sitting on powerline adjacent to Motorway early morning for last 3 weeks
Satin Bowerbird 20/09/2004 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ G. Blond Bower close to picnic bench
White-eared Monarch 20/09/2004 Eurimbula N.P., CQ J. Boisen, O. Jones, L. Litz-tyne & I. Venables 1 bird in degraded coastal forest
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 19/09/2004 Glendon Station near Camp grounds, 26 km west of Warwick, SEQ R. Howard & J. Hewett 4 birds
Regent Honeyeater 19/09/2004 Durikai S. F., SEQ M. & L. Dufton Rare: Seen after others in campout had left.
Tawny Frogmouth 19/09/2004 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, SEQ B. Lawson Tawny Frogmouth sitting on nest in Iron bark tree toward eastern end of unsealed carpark, no chicks apparent yet.
Diamond Firetail 18/09/2004 Durikai S. F., SEQ M. Keller et al.  
Little Eagle 18/09/2004 15 km East of Kilcoy, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 18/09/2004 Dunethin Rock, Sunshine Coast, SEQ I. Jones Juvenile, constantly begging and being fed by a single Brown Thornbill
Inland Thornbill 17/09/2004 Lake Broadwater, SW of Dalby R. Lamb & M. Dam  
White-winged Black Tern 17/09/2004 Lake Broadwater, SW of Dalby R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Grey Goshawk 16/09/2004 Bunya Mts, SEQ L. Cole et all Flying about canopy on Dalby Rd.
Regent Honeyeater 16/09/2004 Glenelg Station, Macintyre Brook, SEQ L & P. Cole et al. Along brook near sheep shed.
Superb Lyrebird 16/09/2004 Girraween Lodge, Stanthorpe, SEQ K. Browne One bird
Masked Owl 15/09/2004 Ravensbourne N.P., SEQ L & P. Cole et al. Rarely observed.
Pacific Baza 15/09/2004 Kenmore Hills, SEQ L. Taylor 1 bird in tree in Tinnar Cres. Harassed by N. Miners
Buff-banded Rail 14/09/2004 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ W. Wilesmith Also a good view across from canoe pontoon
Channel-billed Cuckoo 14/09/2004 Boonooroo Park - near Carrara, Gold Coast, SEQ T. Bennett Heard. Is this early for them to be back?
Pale-vented Bush-hen 14/09/2004 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ W. Wilesmith One seen clearly at edge of creek opposite canoe pontoon
Spotted Harrier 14/09/2004 Near Haden, Darling Downs, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird
Dollarbird 12/09/2004 Coombabah Wetland Reserve, SEQ J. Bannister, L. Dick, T. Dillon First for season
Dollarbird 12/09/2004 Dayboro, SEQ T. Tarrent First for season - Birding Aus
Turquoise Parrot 12/09/2004 Burrow's Waterhole, Sundown N.P., SEQ W. Board and J. Challen Four birds, two male, two female, foraging in the grass to the west of the camping area.
Black Swan 11/09/2004 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa H. Morgan & B. Forsyth 100s. One bird with 6 cygnets
Black-tailed Godwit 11/09/2004 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa H. Morgan & B. Forsyth 5 birds
Curlew Sandpiper 11/09/2004 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa H. Morgan & B. Forsyth One bird with Victorian orange leg flag
Oriental Plover 11/09/2004 Wide Bay, Lake Moondarra, Mount Isa H. Morgan & B. Forsyth  
Magpie Goose 07/09/2004 Tingalpa Conservation area, SEQ J. Martyr About 30 birds
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 06/09/2004 Jollys Lookout, B.F.P., SEQ P. Venables Back again after 9 days
Wedge-tailed Eagle 06/09/2004 Mt Mellum, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Two birds soaring against escarpment
Black-breasted Button-quail 05/09/2004 Inskip Point, SEQ G. Fisher et al. 9 birds in one group and numerous other sightings of 2-3 birds. Also seen by T. Murphy 30/8. Soup plates everywhere.
White-necked Heron 05/09/2004 Withcott (near Toowoomba), SEQ S. Attwood One on small pond on private land - seen from road.
Beach Stone-curlew 03/09/2004 Wonga Beach, Daintree River Estuary, FNQ A. Chappel Two birds came out of the bush onto the beach at the Northern end
Grey Goshawk 03/09/2004 Balfour Range, SEQ T. Murphy 1 white phase adult over road east of Blackbutt
Yellow Honeyeater 03/09/2004 The Monument, Phosphate Hill, WQ W. Broad Single bird foraging with White-Plumed and Grey-Headed Honeyeaters on 'Goat Track' trail.
Beach Stone-curlew 02/09/2004 Coongul Point, Fraser Island, SEQ T. Murphy Two birds seen from Whale watching boat
Nankeen Night-Heron 02/09/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ D. Niland 1 dead bside fence
Hooded Parrot 01/09/2004 Pine Creek, N.T. M. & T. Keller Endangered

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
August 2004 [top]
Baillon's Crake 31/08/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ P. Hacker 8 different birds
Double-banded Plover 31/08/2004 Inskip Point, SEQ L. & T. Murphy 3 birds in full breeding plumage with flock of Sanderlings
Pheasant Coucal 31/08/2004 Ferny Grove, SEQ A. Tenncok Seems to be nesting in backyeard - seen half a dozen times in Auguts
Powerful Owl 31/08/2004 Mt Crosby, SEQ S. Gillam Heard only - will go looking
Black-necked Stork 29/08/2004 Canungera Airfield J. Yates Pair nesting on tree top
Black-necked Stork 29/08/2004 Redland bay, SEQ T. Bennett Single bird in a tiny dam (almost empty).
Beach Stone-curlew 28/08/2004 Mission Beach South, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 2 birds
Flock Bronzewing 28/08/2004 Cloncurry Sewage Treatment Ponds, NWQ M. & V. Gardner Single female, seemed lost, flew around and landed with Grey Teal and Pink-eared Ducks
Little Corella x Galah 28/08/2004 Cloncurry Sewage Treatment Ponds, NWQ M. & V. Gardner This bird had the body shape and crest of a Little Corella but a faint apricot/pink breast and markings of a grey/white 'cap' of galahs.
Black-breasted Buzzard 26/08/2004 About. 30km East of Cloncurry over the Flinder's Highway, NWQ M. Gardner and J. Wallace Single bird
Northern Giant-Petrel 26/08/2004 Platypus Bay, Fraser Island, SEQ D. Gemmell Bird swimming alongside our boat.
Regent Bowerbird 26/08/2004 Cliveden Avenue Reserve, Corinda, SEQ D. Niland 1 female
Sarus Crane 26/08/2004 10km NW Manlanda, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 60+ feeding in harvested cane field, late arvo
Australian Brush-turkey 25/08/2004 Railway Terrace, Murarrie, SEQ Gary  
Brown Booby 25/08/2004 Taylor Reef, 45km E Mission Beach, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 50+ birds on sand cay
Sooty Oystercatcher 25/08/2004 Dilli Beach, Fraser Island, SEQ O. Jones & P. Eade One only with two Australian Pied Oystercatchers
Australian Swiftlet 24/08/2004 Wongaling Beach, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Flock of 10 birds flying East towards Dunk Island
Common Sandpiper 24/08/2004 Wongaling Beach, NQ R. Lamb Single bird in creek mouth
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 24/08/2004 Wongaling Beach, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 2 birds
Victoria's Riflebird 24/08/2004 Wongaling Beach, NQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Seen in coastal rain forest
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater 24/08/2004 Glen Rock Enviromental Park, SEQ K. McLennan  
Red-rumped Parrot 23/08/2004 Westmar, Darling Downs, QLD W. Broad Flock of about 10 birds. Nesting in dead tree - eastern entrance to town.
Nutmeg Mannikin 21/08/2004 Cairns Airport, NQ R. Lamb Flock of 8 birds
Black-necked Stork 18/08/2004 Theodolite Creek, Woodgate, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Double-banded Plover 18/08/2004 Theodolite Creek, Woodgate, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird, full breeding plumage
Australian Bustard 16/08/2004 Leichhardt Highway 15k north of Taroom CQ G. & R. Elliott Two birds
White-faced Heron 16/08/2004 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ L. Murphy On front lawn close to house. First time seen there.
Australian Bustard 15/08/2004 North of Caboolture Aerodrome in Tea-tree swamp, SEQ J. Martyr Unusual sighting. According to Aust Bird Atlas (2003) & field guides they do not occur this far south-[east].
Black-necked Stork 15/08/2004 Dawson River Flood Plain at Taroom CQ G. & R. Elliott One bird on waterhole
Buff-banded Rail 15/08/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Single adult seen at darting in and out of reeds to southeast of bird hide at 17H10.
Spotless Crake 15/08/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Pair seen foraging on bank opposite bird hide at 17H00.
Australian Bustard 14/08/2004 Dawson River 15k west of Taroom CQ (on Injune Road) G. & R. Elliott Seven birds
Mistletoebird 14/08/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Several birds
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 14/08/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One adult flying along creek
Glossy Ibis 13/08/2004 Garnet's lagoon, River Heads, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam Single bird
Rose Robin 13/08/2004 Arkarra Lagoons, Hervey Bay, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam One male
Baillon's Crake 12/08/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ R. Kernot & G. Kernot At least 5 observed very easily.
Glossy Ibis 12/08/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ J. Mahoney Uncommon here
Little Grassbird 12/08/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ R. Kernot & G. Kernot Two or more birds, unusual on Sunshine Coast. Probably here due to drought conditions.
Swamp Harrier 12/08/2004 Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, SEQ R. Kernot & G. Kernot  
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 12/08/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ J. Mahoney First sighting here for me
Buff-banded Rail 09/08/2004 Condamine R. Warwick, SEQ C. Armstrong 1 only
Grey Goshawk 09/08/2004 Maleny, SEQ R. Lamb Single bird, white phase, mobbed by magpies and currawongs
Bell Miner 08/08/2004 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy Commonest bird at lake edge on walk.
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 08/08/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ L. Litz-Tyne A flock of about 40
Forest Kingfisher 08/08/2004 Araucaria Walk, Enoggera Reservoir, SEQ T. Murphy Seems to be perm resident
Beach Stone-curlew 07/08/2004 Sheridan Point, Cape York P. Hacker  
Eastern Barn Owl 07/08/2004 South Brisbane, Brisbane, SEQ J. Giles & E. Townsend One bird chased into mangroves by crows, at 2 pm
Palm Cockatoo 07/08/2004 Punsand bay, Cape York P. Hacker 2 birds flew in to defend their drumming tree
Black-necked Stork 06/08/2004 Beachmere Road, Caboolture, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo 06/08/2004 Around waterhole beside road approx. 40km North of Clermont, CQ M. & V. Gardner Approx. 400 birds including many adults and immature
Glossy Ibis 05/08/2004 Cove Rd, Woodford, SEQ R. Lamb & M. Dam 1 bird
Plum-headed Finch 05/08/2004 Policeman Ck approx. 38km South of Charters Towers towards Belyando Crossing, CQ M. & V. Gardner 4 birds
Rainbow Bee-eater 05/08/2004 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island B. Ryan 3ks south of Kingfisher Bay Resort
Squatter Pigeon 05/08/2004 Approx. 30km north of Belyando Crossing, CQ M. & V. Gardner Single bird by side of road on way to Belyando Crossing.
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 04/08/2004 Trinity Beach, Cairns, FNQ J. Doidge 1 pair birds excavating nesting hole in dead Delonix tree. No sign of nesting yet.Occasionally three more.
Leaden Flycatcher 04/08/2004 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island B. Ryan In lagoons around resort complex
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 04/08/2004 Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island B. Ryan Sandhill behind Kingfisher Bay Resort
Corella sp. 02/08/2004 Stafford, Brisbane, SEQ E. Townsend Approx. 150 birds; most likely Little Corella
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird 02/08/2004 Gunshot Creek, Cape York P. Hacker Calling above the Bower
Painted Button-quail 01/08/2004 Tallegalla, SEQ I Venables and all participants on Marburg Walk 2 birds

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
July 2004 [top]
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 30/07/2004 Daintree River, FNQ P. Hacker  
European Goldfinch 29/07/2004 Piggabeen Valley, Tweed Heads, N NSW Gold Coast Bird Observers One bird seen
Australasian Shoveler 25/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen Male and female seen foraging in Lake Freeman amongst waterborne vegetation in centre of lake
Cotton Pygmy-goose 25/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen A total of 7 birds seen (4 male, 3 female) seen in Lake Freeman
Plum-headed Finch 25/07/2004 Swinging Bridge Park, Cooyar, SEQ W. Board Flock of approx. 40 in trees adjacent to creek.
Southern Giant-Petrel 25/07/2004 Inskip Point, SEQ M. West, M. Keller et al. Roosting on Cummings Island
Wandering Whistling-Duck 25/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ W. Board & J. Challen 10 birds seen amongst the 500+ Plumed Whistling- Ducks.
Black-necked Stork 24/07/2004 Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NWQ B. Forsyth, B. & E. Williams 1 adult and 2 immatures in NW corner
Red Goshawk 24/07/2004 Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NWQ B. Forsyth, B. & E. Williams  
Russet-tailed Thrush 24/07/2004 Bunya Mts N.P., SEQ W. Board Numerous - Westcott Lookout on Paradise-Westcott trail, Mount Kinagarow track
Sooty Owl 24/07/2004 Bunya Mts N.P., SEQ W. Board Pair in hollow strangler fig halfway along track between Dandabah campsite and Paradise Parking Lot.
Squatter Pigeon 24/07/2004 Lake Mary Rd, between Yeppoon& Rockhampton, CQ P. & R. Royall, L. & A. Baldwin. 7 birds sitting on the gravel shoulder of the road.
Beach Stone-curlew 22/07/2004 Mission Beach, NQ P. Hacker  
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot 22/07/2004 Mission Beach, NQ P. Hacker  
Hooded Robin 22/07/2004 Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NWQ B. Forsyth, B. Tate In NW corner. 1st record of Hooded Robin in Lake area
Scarlet-chested Parrot 22/07/2004 Austinville Rd, Austinville, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers A male bird - escapee?
Powerful Owl 21/07/2004 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ P. Skelly Male & Female now out of nest hollow. First signgting for female since May.Chick heard nearby. Pellets show feeding.
Restless Flycatcher 20/07/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost 1 bird at south end of mail lagoon - heard over three days
Red Bishop 19/07/2004 Miles, WQ R. Howes 1 Male! (Espcapee?)
Baillon's Crake 18/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ I. Venables & T. Parsons 6 individuals seen
Black Falcon 18/07/2004 Youngabura, NQ A. Gillanders One bird patroling [Bding Aus]
Blue-billed Duck 18/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ I. Venables & T. Parsons 1 bird
Comb-crested Jacana 18/07/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ T. Murphy One bird only
Cotton Pygmy-goose 18/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ I. Venables & T. Parsons 7 birds
Glossy Ibis 18/07/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ T. Murphy One bird only
Mallard 18/07/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ T. Murphy Had all field marks - with some domestic ducks. A bit large for a pure bred bird maybe.
Red-necked Avocet 18/07/2004 Fisherman's Island, SEQ T. Murphy About 60 birds
Wandering Whistling-Duck 18/07/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ I. Venables & T. Parsons About 80 among Plumed W-Ducks
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 16/07/2004 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Grey Goshawk 15/07/2004 Rosemount, SEQ R. Howard Petrie Creek Road
Tree Martin 15/07/2004 Brisbane CBD, SEQ J. Giles and E. Townsend Breeding in holes underneath the William Jolly Bridge; bred here last winter too.
Pale-vented Bush-hen 14/07/2004 Julatten, FNQ K. Fisher A pair seen evey day from the 10th at Kingfisher Lodge [Bding Aus]
Rose Robin 14/07/2004 Tarcoola Track, St Lucia, SEQ H. Possingham One uncoloured bird - also seen 1/7/04
Striped Honeyeater 13/07/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ R. Kernot, W. Muller Heard only
Swift Parrot 13/07/2004 Glen Frew St, Kenmore, SEQ R. Kernot, W. Muller Flock of about 12 birds. Note. Not there now according to Birding Aus
Tawny Grassbird 13/07/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ R. Kernot, W. Muller  
White-eared Monarch 13/07/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ R. Kernot, W. Muller In Mill Rd.
Red-capped Robin 12/07/2004 Sundown N.P. (north), SEQ K. Mc?  
Turquoise Parrot 12/07/2004 Sundown N.P. (north), SEQ K. Mc? Flock of 14 feeding on grass seeds
Australasian Gannet 10/07/2004 Palm Beach Estuary, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers 2-300 birds at sea off estuary
Striped Honeyeater 10/07/2004 Gladys Court, Joyner, SEQ G. Blond First sighting at this location in Pine Rivers in three years of residence
Leaden Flycatcher 09/07/2004 Hemmant Quarry Reserve, SEQ D. Niland Single male bird - overwintering?
Dusky Honeyeater 08/07/2004 Piggabeen Valley, Tweed Heads, N NSW Gold Coast Bird Observers Also at Cobaki (Tweed Heads) on 29 July
Grey Goshawk 08/07/2004 Ocean View / Mt Mee, SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen  
Sacred Kingfisher 08/07/2004 Sherwood Arboretum, SEQ D. Niland Single bird - overwintering?
White-eared Monarch 08/07/2004 Piggabeen Valley, Tweed Heads, N NSW Gold Coast Bird Observers Also at Cobaki (Tweed Heads) on 29 July
Green Pygmy-goose 04/07/2004 Clem Walton Park, Corella Dam M. & V. Gardner Three pairs
Little Woodswallow 04/07/2004 Clem Walton Park, Corella Dam M. & V. Gardner Several birds
Pacific Baza 03/07/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ L. Knight Three birds spread-eagled feeding in the canopy
Spotless Crake 03/07/2004 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, SEQ M. Barnett One adult seen along waterway to Harold Keiley Park
Swift Parrot 03/07/2004 Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown 4 birds
Plum-headed Finch 02/07/2004 Raysource Road, Haigslea, SEQ E. Townsend About 12 birds
Sooty Oystercatcher 02/07/2004 Eli Creek, Hervey Bay, SEQ M. West "With a ""relationship"" with a Pied"
Wedge-tailed Eagle 02/07/2004 West End, SEQ T. Tarrent Soaring low with T. Crows. All young birds. {Birding Aus]
Yellow White-eye 02/07/2004 Cape Hillsborough N. P., CQ K. & G. White 2 birds in mangroves at different times. South of shown Atlas range.

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
June 2004 [top]
Australian Brush-turkey 30/06/2004 Corinda, SEQ D. Niland 7 every day in back yard picking custard apples out of tree
Common Myna 30/06/2004 Ashgrove, SEQ T. Murphy About 25 birds flying over Ashgrove Ave. There are enough to form flocks now; sob!
Glossy Ibis 30/06/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ C. Yates One feeding
Swift Parrot 30/06/2004 Kenmore, SEQ R. Jaenach Flock of 12 birds visits top of tall Eucalypt in Glen Frew St every day at 16.30.
Grey Goshawk 29/06/2004 Camp Hill, SEQ R. Cox  
Powerful Owl 29/06/2004 Ferny Grove, SEQ M. Roper Heard in garden
Yellow White-eye 29/06/2004 Cape Hillsborough N. P., CQ K. White One bird feeding in mangroves. And again on 2 July 2004, abt 1km from first location. No other silvereyes seen in NP
Brown Quail 27/06/2004 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder Many {From Birding-Aus}
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 27/06/2004 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, SEQ E. Townsend One bird
King Quail 27/06/2004 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder 3 birds in 2 locations {From Birding-Aus}
Spotted Harrier 27/06/2004 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder One bird {From Birding-Aus}
Striped Honeyeater 27/06/2004 Karana Downs, SEQ B. Q. Committee Regular here
Black-necked Stork 26/06/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ D. Niland One flying south from Pelican Isd lagoon
Plum-headed Finch 26/06/2004 Hawkesbury Road, SEQ D. Muir, L. & P. Cole Mostly young with some Double-bars
Great Crested Grebe 25/06/2004 Poona Dam, Kureelpa, west of Nambou, SEQ H. Possingham Three birds
New Holland Honeyeater 25/06/2004 2km west of Mapleton, SEQ H. Possingham Two birds
Red-headed Honeyeater 25/06/2004 Kurumba, NWQ M. & V. Gardner  
Sarus Crane 25/06/2004 Kurumba, NWQ M. & V. Gardner Many adults with accompanying juveniles/immatures - also in Wetlands closer to Normanton, N Qld
Star Finch 25/06/2004 Kurumba, NWQ M. & V. Gardner 12 birds including immatures
Black Falcon 24/06/2004 Hillview, Beaudesert, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers Single bird. Seen on group outing
Fuscous Honeyeater 24/06/2004 Hillview, Beaudesert, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers Single bird
Plum-headed Finch 24/06/2004 Hillview, Beaudesert, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers A flock of 50+
Plumed Whistling-Duck 24/06/2004 Tamrookum, Beaudesert, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers About 2500 birds - during group outing
White-winged Triller 24/06/2004 Hillview, Beaudesert, SEQ Gold Coast Bird Observers  
Great Crested Grebe 22/06/2004 Lake Wivenhoe, SEQ R. Brown & R. Wallace I adjoining lake. 4 adults & 2 juveniles. Adults in mating posn.
Australasian Gannet 21/06/2004 Moreton Bay, SEQ J. Giles and E. Townsend One bird seen from Bribie Island
Bell Miner 20/06/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Numerous on south side of lake
Comb-crested Jacana 20/06/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy At least one adult and several young
Crested Shrike-tit 20/06/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Two birds making two-note call
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 20/06/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy One bird
White-eared Monarch 20/06/2004 Gold Creek Reservoir, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ A. Boardman & T. Murphy Easily seen near bridge across dam spillway
Banded Lapwing 19/06/2004 Thurso Road, 40 km N.W. Bowen, FNQ J. Wren 2 adult birds feeding in a dry slightly grassed paddock. [Birding Aus]
Blue Bonnet 19/06/2004 Mosquito Creek Rd, opposite Lake Coolmunda 10-15kms East of Inglewood, SEQ T. Bennett Pair of Blue Bonnets seen alongside road. Eastern edge of range
Glossy Black-Cockatoo 19/06/2004 Mudgeeraba, SEQ B. Green Up to 5 birds in yard since 2 April
Grey-headed Honeyeater 19/06/2004 Chinaman Creek Dam recreation/picnic area, Cloncurry, NWQ. M. Gardner Good numbers along with Brown, Rufous-throated and White Plumed Honeyeaters in flowering bloodwoods around dam.
Rufous Songlark 19/06/2004 Cloncurry River, approx. 3k's South Cloncurry, NWQ M. Gardner 3 birds
White-backed Swallow 19/06/2004 Cloncurry Sewage Treatment Ponds, NWQ M. Gardner Two birds, one flew within 2 metres, excellent views. Uncommon NW Qld, but possible winter migrant.
Australasian Shoveler 18/06/2004 Stanton Road, Neurum, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG 1 Male and 1 Female for at least 3 days on farm dam
Glossy Ibis 18/06/2004 Cove Road, Woodford, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG 3 birds being harassed by 2 Swamp Harriers
Wandering Whistling-Duck 18/06/2004 Stanton Road, Neurum, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG 30+ birds on farm dam
White-necked Heron 18/06/2004 Cove Road, Woodford, SEQ Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary BOG 3 birds
Comb-crested Jacana 17/06/2004 Logan River near Beenleigh, SEQ C. & C. Fitzell 6-8 individuals, mostly juveniles in parkland lagoon west of old highway bridge over
Barking Owl 16/06/2004 Gem Rd, Kenmore, SEQ D. & A. Beck Called for 2 hours from 10pm. Same bird (probably) was heard 9/6 by G. & E. Beruldsen
Eastern Grass Owl 15/06/2004 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ J. Lukin-Admunsen Probably sighting at dusk
Flock Bronzewing 15/06/2004 10 km west of Windorah, SWQ P. Rothlisberg Flock of 4 birds
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 15/06/2004 Bundaberg, Qld B. Moorhead 4 birds have taken up residence [Bding-Aus]
Albert's Lyrebird 14/06/2004 Main Range N.P. - Cunninghams Gap, SEQ T. Bennet Single male foraging close to track on Plam Grove cricuit walk
Grey Goshawk 14/06/2004 Yandina to Coolum Rd, SEQ C. Fitzell Two birds seen on power lines beside canefield. One remained for good sighting and video as it hunted
Swift Parrot 13/06/2004 Kenmore South, SEQ R. Jaensch & I. Gynther up to 12 birds, in and passing through remnant tall eucalypts in urban area
Black Falcon 12/06/2004 Lake Broadwater, SEQ M. & J. Gilpin & R. & M. Henderson Pair at bird hide
Great Crested Grebe 12/06/2004 Lake Broadwater, SEQ M. & J. Gilpin & R. & M. Henderson Pair on lake
Swift Parrot 10/06/2004 Aberfoyle St, Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Up to 11 birds from the 6th
Black-necked Stork 07/06/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ M. Frost Uncommon visitor. One bird on island at northern end of main lagoon.
Black Bittern 06/06/2004 Glen Rock Regional Park, SEQ N. McKilligan, L. Marlatt & D. Pagel Feeding at a drying pool about mid-morning, on Blackfellows Creek.
Cotton Pygmy-goose 06/06/2004 Mareeba Wetlands, FNQ M. Gilpin Two birds on Lake near Visitor's Centre
Swift Parrot 06/06/2004 Durikai S. F., SEQ C. Armstrong 2 only feeding in flowering Ironbark with Brown-headed, Yellow-faced & White-cheeked Honeyeaters.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 06/06/2004 Lyndhurst Dam, Warwick, SEQ C. Armstrong 1 only, seen only occasionally along Condamine R.
Little Woodswallow 05/06/2004 Stone Axe Creek area, Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NW Qld M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Two birds
Pictorella Mannikin 05/06/2004 Stone Axe Creek area, Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NW Qld M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Very common throughout area including adjacent spinifex/acacia woodland and riparian areas.
Red Goshawk 05/06/2004 Abattior Swamp - between Julatten and Mt Molloy, FNQ M. Gilpin Rare: Single bird circling over scrub and cane field.
Restless Flycatcher 05/06/2004 Enogerra Resevoir, SEQ B. Q. Outing Not common in Brisbane
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 05/06/2004 Stone Axe Creek area, Lake Moondarra, Mt Isa, NW Qld M. Gardner & B. Forsyth Uncommon, rarely seen in Mt Isa region. In Spinifex/acacia woodland.
Brown Quail 04/06/2004 Cobble Creek & Gold Scrub, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Two flocks of about 8 male & females, feeding in open on seeding grass.
Great Crested Grebe 04/06/2004 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Six adults with chicks, some still pale and downy, on Lake Samsonvale
Grey Goshawk 03/06/2004 Jollys Lookout, B.F.P., SEQ P. Venebles  
Swift Parrot 03/06/2004 Kenmore, SEQ J. Jeansch 12 birds near Geln Frew St. Small numbers of Rainbow, Scaly-breasted and Little Lorikeets were in the same area.
Black-necked Stork 02/06/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ O. Jones & G. Haydon Single bird
Glossy Ibis 02/06/2004 Oxley Creek Common, Rocklea, SEQ O. Jones & G. Haydon 4 birds
Oriental Cuckoo 02/06/2004 Nr. Curtain Fig Tree Cairns, FNQ A. Gilanders 2 birds
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 02/06/2004 Nr. Curtain Fig Tree Cairns, FNQ A. Gilanders  
Yellow-breasted Boatbill 02/06/2004 Nr. Curtain Fig Tree Cairns, FNQ A. Gilanders  
Pallid Cuckoo 01/06/2004 Yungaburra, FNQ. A. Gilanders First for home block, still some juvenile plumage showing

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
May 2004 [top]
Crested Shrike-tit 31/05/2004 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ W. Muller & C. Fizgerald Small flock near picnic area
Great Crested Grebe 30/05/2004 Tambo lake, Qld A. Cooke Pair displaying
Letter-winged Kite 30/05/2004 Station Road, Bethania, SEQ J. Watson et al. Rare in Brisbane. Hunts in early (before 6.00) morning in paddocks east of Station Rd and north of railway crossing. 2 birds seen earlier. UBD 263 C6
Little Eagle 30/05/2004 Carrara Markets, SEQ J. Welch 1 bird perched in a tree on the Robina Parkway. Observed for 1/2 hour.
Pale-headed Rosella 29/05/2004 Richmond, NWQ M. & V. Gardner Two birds, western extremity of range? In street trees
Varied Lorikeet 29/05/2004 Richmond, NWQ M. & V. Gardner In street trees
Square-tailed Kite 28/05/2004 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Single bird
Freckled Duck 27/05/2004 Winton, Qld A. Cooke  
Glossy Ibis 27/05/2004 Winton, Qld A. Cooke  
Grey Falcon 27/05/2004 Windorah, SWQ O. Jones & G. Haydon 1 bird
Hoary-headed Grebe 27/05/2004 Winton, Qld A. Cooke Pair
Letter-winged Kite 27/05/2004 Windorah, SWQ O. Jones & G. Haydon 5 birds
Little Grassbird 27/05/2004 Winton, Qld A. Cooke  
Black-necked Stork 26/05/2004 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Two birds at western end of storage
Cotton Pygmy-goose 26/05/2004 Apex Lakes, Gatton, SEQ E. & M. Pegg Four birds on second lake
Plumed Whistling-Duck 26/05/2004 Rathdowney area, SEQ K. Herbert Over 500 birds on banks of a small farm dam.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 26/05/2004 Atkinson's Dam, SEQ E. & M. Pegg A juvenile soaring high on up-swept wings, then droppind in low over ducks near dam wall.
Crimson Chat 25/05/2004 Inside Track, Birdsville, SWQ O. Jones & G. Haydon 2 male & 1 female with Zebra Finch Flock
Orange Chat 25/05/2004 Inside Track, Birdsville, SWQ O. Jones & G. Haydon 14 in mixed flock
Peregrine Falcon 24/05/2004 Spring Hill, SEQ E. & M. Pegg 2 birds hunting and catching a pigeon then flying to window ledge/ rear of Main Roads Bldg to eat it, calling loudly.
Spotted Harrier 23/05/2004 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ T. Murphy Immature. There were two Harriers but other one not seen well.
Australasian Bittern 22/05/2004 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ G. Goodyear Rare in QLD (From Birding-Asu)
Silver-crowned Friarbird 22/05/2004 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ A. Cooke & M. Calvert Camping ground
Black Bittern 21/05/2004 Indarra Falls, Lawn Hill NP, NWQ A. Cooke  
Glossy Ibis 21/05/2004 Riversleigh, NWQ A. Cooke, M. & L. Calvert On dam
Great Crested Grebe 21/05/2004 Riversleigh, NWQ A. Cooke, M. & L. Calvert On dam
Purple-crowned Fairy-wren 21/05/2004 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ A. Cooke, M. & L. Calvert Near ranger station
Sandstone Shrike-thrush 21/05/2004 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ A. Cooke, M. & L. Calvert Near ranger station
Varied Lorikeet 21/05/2004 Lawn Hill NP, NWQ A. Cooke  
White-browed Robin 21/05/2004 Escott Lodge, Burketown, NWQ A. Cooke, M. & L. Calvert  
Black Bittern 20/05/2004 Gatton area, SEQ N. McKilligan Feeding at a drying pool about mid-morning, on Blackfellows Creek
Black-shouldered Kite 20/05/2004 Settlement Rd, Keperr, SEQ M. Roper & W. Pinilla  
Lesser Crested Tern 20/05/2004 Marouchydore, SEQ I. Venables 1 among Crested Terns
Lesser Sooty Owl 20/05/2004 Clifton Beach, Cairns, FNQ A. Gilanders Heard (From Birding-Aus)
Square-tailed Kite 20/05/2004 South of Mt Coottha, SEQ R. Brown A pair of birds
Australasian Shoveler 19/05/2004 Sewage Pond Area, Mt Isa, NWQ G. Hopkins First record for Mt Isa
Crimson Finch 19/05/2004 Gregory River, Gregory Downs, NWQ A. Cooke & M. Calvert  
Great-billed Heron 19/05/2004 Gregory River, Gregory Downs, NWQ A. Cooke & M. Calvert  
Cicadabird 18/05/2004 Nerum Creek Bush retreat, Nr Mt Archer, SEQ G. Hill 3 female birds
Grey Goshawk 17/05/2004 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Grey morph bird
Brown Treecreeper 16/05/2004 Inverary Rd, nr Duraki D. Blewett, J. Giles 2 birds
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren 16/05/2004 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ C. Armstrong About 20 km south of the Dam where Greenup-Limevale Rd joins Waroo Rd (Tin Hut Rd)
Collared Sparrowhawk 16/05/2004 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Caught and ate Rainbow Lorikeet
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 16/05/2004 Bell Bird Grove, BFP, SEQ A. Boardman  
Turquoise Parrot 16/05/2004 State Forest, Spring Ck Rd, nr Duraki, SEQ D. Blewett, J. Giles 10 birds
Varied Sittella 16/05/2004 Inverary Rd, nr Duraki, SEQ D. Blewett, J. Giles 5 birds
Wedge-tailed Eagle 16/05/2004 Cunningham H'way, west of Mutdapilly D. Blewett, J. Giles Perched in low tree by main highway
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 15/05/2004 Coolmunda Dam, Darling Downs, SEQ D. Blewett, J. Giles, N. Thompson, P. Matthews 2 flocks with 5 birds seen separately
Providence Petrel 15/05/2004 Pelagic off Southport, SEQ P. Wallbridge et al. Good numbers
Wilson's Storm-Petrel 15/05/2004 Pelagic off Southport, SEQ P. Wallbridge et al. Seen close to boat
Apostlebird 14/05/2004 Georgeson Oval at The Range, Rockhampton, NEQ M. MacNevin At least 15 birds on grassy area, silky oaks nearby with seed pods on twigs and possibly on the ground
Grey Falcon 14/05/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. & I. Bell V Rare on coast. Seen for short time in trees and fluing. Bright orange-yellow legs and beak. Speckled on back, thick body. Appearance was of Falcon, not Grey Goshawk shown in Pizzey.
Pallid Cuckoo 14/05/2004 Karumba Point, NQ A. Cooke Immature
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo 13/05/2004 Priors Pt. Road, SEQ L. & P. Cole & C. Fitzgerald Pair feeding in Eucalypts - not calling - moved swiftly though.
Plum-headed Finch 13/05/2004 Priors Pocket Road, Moggill, SEQ C. Fitzgeral, L. Cole & P. Cole Seen also 07/5/04 - flock of 5 with Doublebar F. Red-browed F. & Chestnet-breasted M.
Square-tailed Kite 10/05/2004 Kenmore South, SEQ R. Jaensch 1bird over treetops, urban area
Flock Bronzewing 09/05/2004 Waterhole 6 Kms West of Julia Creek on Flinders Highway M. & V. Gardner Decent flock of over 80 birds came to waterhole for evening drink
Star Finch 09/05/2004 Karumba, Southern Gulf of Carpentaria B. Forsyth Abou 300 birds, 10% in adult plumage
Wedge-tailed Eagle 09/05/2004 Suburban Shailer Park, Edge of Daisy Hill Forest, SEQ C. Fitzell Single bird perching on dead tree
Glossy Ibis 08/05/2004 Reedybrook, near Valley of Lagoons, Kennedy Dev. Road, west of Ingham, Qld. J. Legatt Two birds seen wading in shallow reedy lagoon among many other species of water birds.
Australian Brush-turkey 07/05/2004 Karumba, Southern Gulf of Carpentaria B. Forsyth End of western range - been there four years now - may have followed Rubber Vine
Australian Painted Snipe 07/05/2004 Porcupine Gorge National Park, 50k north of Hughenden, Qld. P. & J. Legatt Male bird observed at close range on creek edge just 50 metres downstream of the Pyramid. Female may have been seen
Radjah Shelduck 07/05/2004 Karumba, Southern Gulf of Carpentaria B. Forsyth 4 birds
Yellow Honeyeater 07/05/2004 Karumba, Southern Gulf of Carpentaria B. Forsyth End of western range
Beach Stone-curlew 06/05/2004 Tannum Sands South of Gladstone A. Boardman  
Striated Heron 06/05/2004 Brisbane River Nr State Library, SEQ G. Miler & L. Bowden Now out of nest but still very visible between boardwalk & River
Striated Heron 06/05/2004 Kurilpa Pt, SEQ P. Venables Two chicks on nest in mangroves
Rose Robin 05/05/2004 Chapel Hill, SEQ R. Brown Many birds started occuing in past week
White-faced Heron 05/05/2004 Deception Bay, SEQ R. Constantine Adult - quite large
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 05/05/2004 Maiala, Mt Glorious, SEQ W. Muller, L. Games, & C. Fiztgerald Two flying over
Black Bittern 04/05/2004 Bunyawalbin, Nthn NSW D. Niland One flushed from side of road in Melaleuca Forest
Grey Fantail 03/05/2004 Aspley, SEQ A. Pyle In garden passing through
Great Bowerbird 02/05/2004 Birralee Station, SW of Collinsville, NQ A. Boardman  
Grey Goshawk 02/05/2004 Mt Mee S. F., SEQ J. Lukin-Amundsen One bird
Musk Lorikeet 02/05/2004 Kenmore, SEQ I. Venables Five birds in Umbrella tree
Brolga 01/05/2004 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands, SEQ V. Kretschmann 1 bird for last three weeks
Ground Cuckoo-shrike 01/05/2004 Permanents road access to Sundown NP, SEQ M. & J. Gilpin R. & M. Henderson Three birds. Have been in area for a few weeks
Spectacled Monarch 01/05/2004 Fig Tree Pocket, SEQ R. Jaensch A bird in grove of tall mangroves
Turquoise Parrot 01/05/2004 Sundown N.P., SEQ M. & J. Gilpin R. & M. Henderson In groups of up to 10 and in full colour
White-backed Swallow 01/05/2004 Sundown N.P., SEQ M. & J. Gilpin R. & M. Henderson Two birds seen in same place five hours apart on same day

Bird Date Location Observer Remark
April 2004 [top]
Grey Goshawk 30/04/2004 Copperload Dam, Cairns, FNQ P. Venebles  
Australian Bustard 28/04/2004 Mingo Crossing, Burnett River R. Sonnenberg 5 birds
Brolga 27/04/2004 Gregory dev. Road 72 km. north ot Clermont A. Boardman 67 birds on small dam
Squatter Pigeon 26/04/2004 Durong-Mundubbera Road, 1 km south of Myola turnoff, just north of Allies Creek SF S. Kennedy One bird by the road.
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike 26/04/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ R. Jaensch Several birds inside the forest.
White-eared Monarch 26/04/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ R. Jaensch Single birds in creek-side trees - also seen 21 Feb and 22 Nov 03.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 26/04/2004 Manorina, Brisbane Forest Park, SEQ W. Muller & H. Uzu Eri At least 5 birds
Plum-headed Finch 25/04/2004 Allies Creek SF S. Kennedy 250 birds, grasses seeding after wildfire
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 25/04/2004 Sparkes Hill, Stafford, SEQ E. Townsend Pair perched on tall dead tree
Wandering Tattler 24/04/2004 Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, SEQ S. Harding, D. Milton & J. Morgan Two birds, one in breeding plumage
Wedge-tailed Eagle 24/04/2004 Cove Road, North Woodford, SEQ R. Howard & J. Hewett 2 Birds. One old bird with broken leg, perched then later in flight.
Beach Stone-curlew 23/04/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ A. Ferguson Between Buckley's Hole and Red Beach
Australian Brush-turkey 22/04/2004 The Gap, Brisbane, SEQ T. Murphy 6 birds on suburban street
Common Redshank 22/04/2004 Mouth of Ross River, Townsville J. Wieneke Rare: You can ring Jo on 07-4771-47407 for details. From Birding-Aus
Lewin's Rail 20/04/2004 Minnippi Parklands, SEQ C. Gosper One bird at the edge of the scrub along Bulimba Ck - south of the lake.
Topknot Pigeon 20/04/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ R. Jaensch Flock high overhead, heading south
Little Bronze-Cuckoo 18/04/2004 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ BQ outing One male, unusual sighting - not seen there before
Little Shrike-thrush 18/04/2004 Eagleby Wetlands, SEQ BQ outing Pair
Spotted Whistling-Duck 16/04/2004 Awonga Point Sewage Ponds, Weipa, FNQ M. Barnett, S. Gould, R. Thorn 4 separate family groups at different ages. Group sizes 2ad+12, 2ad+12, 2ad+9, 2ad+2. Two groups seem to be only a week or so old. All ducklings still downy with strongly two toned markings. Other adult spotted whistling ducks also present.
Square-tailed Kite 16/04/2004 15 km N of Tiaro, SEQ R. Jaensch Single bird, over Bruce Highway, forest patches near cane fileds
King Quail 14/04/2004 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ M. & J. Gardner Pair flushed along with two Brown Quail I
Varied Triller 14/04/2004 Golds Scrub Lane, Samsonvale, SEQ M. & J. Gardner  
Baillon's Crake 12/04/2004 Garnett's Lagoons, Bingham, Hervey Bay P. Royall & I. Hance Single bird hiding in the grass growing in the waters edge. It was almost trodden on before being flushed much to our surprise.
Barking Owl 12/04/2004 Allies Creek SF S. Kennedy Pair
Black-chinned Honeyeater 12/04/2004 Barakula SF, ridge to east of Simon's Sawmill S. Kennedy Two foraging on bark of ironbark and mistletoe nectar
Diamond Firetail 12/04/2004 Right at entrance to Barakula SF on Auburn Road. S. Kennedy One bird
Dusky Honeyeater 12/04/2004 Coongara Rock, Nr Biggenden S. Harding, D. Milton & G. Palmer Southern extent of range
Hooded Robin 12/04/2004 Right at entrance to Barakula SF on Auburn Road. S. Kennedy Right at entrance to Barakula SF on Auburn Road.
Spotted Quail-thrush 12/04/2004 Barakula SF, ridge to east of Simon's Sawmill S. Kennedy Pair, second location in forest with records.
Striped Honeyeater 12/04/2004 Buckley's Hole, Bribie Is, SEQ C. Bell single bird seen in she-oak on Passage side of water hole
Fairy Gerygone 11/04/2004 Coongara Rock, Nr Biggenden S. Harding, D. Milton & G. Palmer Southern extent of range
Great-billed Heron 11/04/2004 Esplanade, Bribie Island, SEQ C. Bell Rare this far south. Flying. Neck stretched out in front, fairly long beak. As big as a swan. The underneath of the outstretched wings was pale sandy colour across the whole width for about half the expanse nearer the head, and darker brown right across the rear half
Grey-tailed Tattler 11/04/2004 Manly Foreshore, SEQ T. Murphy 45 birds many in breeding plumage. Late migrants?
Wedge-tailed Eagle 11/04/2004 Morayfield Shopping Centre, Morayfield, SEQ M. & V. Gardner Single bird being harrassed by at least 10 Torresian Crows. Appeared to be immature.
White-eared Monarch 11/04/2004 Coongara Rock, Nr Biggenden S. Harding Somewhat uncommon
White-throated Nightjar 10/04/2004 Mt. Barney National Park, Nr. Rathdowney, SEQ. A. Boardman Flushed from track on ridge N.N.East of Upper Portals. Landed 3 metres away allowing positive ID before flying to cover
Eastern Grass Owl 09/04/2004 Kedron Brook Wetlands, SEQ. R. Sonnenberg  
Plum-headed Finch 09/04/2004 Lake Coolmunda (near Inglewood), S. QLD. I. Jones Small party of adult males, females and at least 2 juveniles drinking at Branch Creek. Several groups feeding in grasses nearby, at least 20 birds in tota
Powerful Owl 09/04/2004 J. C. Slaughter Falls, Mt Coottha, SEQ R. Sonnenberg Pair
White-throated Nightjar 06/04/2004 Shaw Park, Kallinga, SEQ R. Sonnenberg & B. Beolens Two birds. Unusual in area. Hawking round lights
Black-breasted Buzzard 04/04/2004 North of Cloncurry, NWQ B. Forsyth One bird
Oriental Cuckoo 04/04/2004 Moggill State Forest, SEQ M. & C. Gilfedder Single birds at Mill Road gate, about 50m in from gate.
Plumed Whistling-Duck 04/04/2004 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ S. Gillman, C. Mckay & A. Betts On Lake Samson
Wandering Whistling-Duck 04/04/2004 Samsonvale Cemetery, SEQ S. Gillman, C. Mckay & A. Betts On