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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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Sunbird Journal Volume 49

In November 2022 Birds Queensland published issue 2 of volume 49 of The Sunbird journal.

You can now read the full issue online. Currently only the full issue is available for download but updates are expected in a week or so, which will provide individual articles and searchability through the database.

Contents

  • Robert Bush, Allison Roberts and Jon Coleman,  (and many others)
    Queensland Bird Report, 2018-2019
  • Jon Coleman, et al.
    Bird banding in Queensland in 2018 and 2019
  • Elinor Scambler
    Research update: Australian Sarus Cranes Antigone a. gillae and Brolgas A. rubicunda

 

In July 2021 Birds Queensland published issue 1 of volume 49 of The Sunbird journal.

You can now read the full issue online.

Contents

  • Allan Briggs and Richard A. Noske
    The avifauna of Rockhampton revisited after 45 years: additions, deletions and a checklist covering 135 years – Read the article.
  • Andrew Ley and Chris Mitchell
    Additions to the avifauna of Diamantina National Park, Queensland – Read the article.
  • Jonathan T. Coleman, Stephen Macdonald & Ross McMillan
    Survival, movements and breeding success of Bush Stone-curlews – Read the article.
  • Andrew Ley
    The status of the White-fronted Honeyeater in central-western Queensland – Read the article.

We would be interested to hear your feedback on The Sunbird Vol 49 – comments can be emailed to the Secretary.<

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Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) © Vince Bugeja