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October 2022 Meeting — 6th October 2022
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We produce a range of brochures and other information on birds in Queensland, and on all aspects of birding in Queensland.
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Bird identification can be difficult, even for experienced birders, and many discussions occur during group walks and camps on this subject.
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We produce a range of brochures and other information on birds in Queensland, and on all aspects of birding in Queensland.
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“Of those bird species known to have been present or to have visited regularly in Australia when Europeans settled in 1788, 1.9% are Extinct and a further 11.5 % are considered Threatened. Some 6.0 % are Near Threatened.”
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Organizations like Birds Queensland assist with scientific research projects by raising money each year and allocating it as grants.
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Birds Queensland is a non-profit organisation that finances its own activities. Our logo is the brightly coloured and beautiful Sunbird which is normally found only between Normanton and Bundaberg.
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Metroplex on Gateway (Metroplex Wetlands)

Directions: Metroplex on Gateway is a Business park in the
shadow of the Gateway Way Bridge. From Lytton Road, turn north on Metroplex at
the first traffic light west of the Gateway Arterial. Drive to the second round
about and park. A walkway along the Brisbane river is straight ahead of you and a
lake, which contains a breeding colony of White Ibises is to your right.

For a small park, overshadowed by the Gateway Bridge, it contains a lot of birds.
Baillon’s Crake and Swamp Harrier have been seen here. Many Egrets and sometimes
Glossy Ibis and Magpie Geese occur on the Lake and the sparse mangroves on the edge
of the Brisbane River could throw up something as well.

This site is very close to Minnippi Parklands. This can be reached by crossing
Lytton Road at the end of Metroplex and driving along Creek Road and then turning
left into Wynnum Road.

eBird bird list: https://ebird.org/australia/hotspot/L1177484

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Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) © Vince Bugeja