Some from Abberton

Sightings within the local survey area for the period 1 Dec 2011 - 29 Feb 2012. The local survey area is a rectangular area extending from Kingsthorpe NW of Toowoomba to the Mt Whitestone/Fordsdale area SE of Helidon.

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Some from Abberton

Postby Bill Jolly » Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:59 pm

Some of the birds at Abberton in the first few days of summer:

Brown Quail with young
Plumed Whistling Duck
Eastern Great Egret
Little Egret
Royal Spoonbill
White-bellied Sea-eagle - taking a Hardhead from the water
Brown Goshawk
Buff-banded Rail with young
Dusky Moorhen with young
Black-fronted Dotterel with young
Pheasant Coucal
Eastern Koel
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Sacred Kingfisher at nest
Yellow Thornbill
Striped Honeyeater
Grey-crowned Babbler
White-winged Triller
Olive-backed Oriole on nest
Spangled Drongo
Golden-headed Cisticola
Tawny Grassbird
Zebra Finch
Double-barred Finch
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin

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Dates of Bill's sightings

Postby Mick Atzeni » Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:32 am

For the record, Bill's sighting dates (all Dec, 2011) are below:

1st Brown Quail
1st Plumed Whistling Duck
2nd Aust Wood Duck
1st Grey Teal, Pacific Black Duck, Hardhead
1st Aust. Grebe
1st Spotted Dove
2nd Crested Pigeon
1st Peaceful Dove, Bar-shouldered Dove
1st Aust Darter, Little Pied Cormorant, Little Black Cormorant
1st Eastern Great Egret, Little Egret
2nd Cattle Egret, Straw-necked Ibis
1st Royal Spoonbill
1st White-bellied Sea-eagle
4th Brown Goshawk
1st Buff-banded Rail, Dusky Moorhen, Black-fronted Dotterel, Masked Lapwing
1st Galah, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
2nd Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
1st Pheasant Coucal, Eastrn Koel
2nd Channel-billed Cuckoo
2nd Laughing Kookaburra, Sacred Kingfisher
1st Dollarbird
1st Superb Fairywren, Red-backed Fairywren, White-browed Scrbuwren
2nd Yellow Thornbill
4th Striated Pardalote
1st Lewin's Honeyeater, Brown Honeyeater, White-throated Honeyeater, Noisy Friarbird, Little Friarbird, Striped Honeyeater
2nd Grey-crowned Babbler
1st Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
2nd White-winged Triller
2nd Grey Shrike-thrush
1st Olive-backed Orioe
3rd Spangled Drongo
1st Willie Wagtail
1st Torresian Crow
1st Magpie-lark
1st Golden-headed Cisticola, Tawny Grassbird
1st Silvereye
1st Fairy Martin
2nd Common Myna
2nd Mistletoebird
1st Zebra Finch, Double-barred Finch
3rd Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
1st House Sparrow
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