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by Russell
Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Articles and websites of interest
Topic: Big, Red Flying thing on Christmas Day
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Big, Red Flying thing on Christmas Day

Hi everyone. I'm a bit late but just thought I should tell you about my latest post on my blog. I did it on Christmas day but didn't tell anyone. If you have time please check it out: .://

Hope you enjoy it!

Happy days :D
by Russell
Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: Outings
Topic: Some notes on July 28 outing 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1188

Thank you. Please link away, Kylie.

Ye-gosh, a knock at my door! :D
by Russell
Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Outings
Topic: Some notes on July 28 outing 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1188

Some notes on July 28 outing 2012

Hi Folks,

I've just written an accurate account of the July 28 Outing on my blog: .://

Please check it out.

Only the names haven't been changed! :roll:

Thanks for a great time.

Happy Days!
by Russell
Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Winter Beyond - 2012
Topic: Barking Owl
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Yeah, I read the same report too. Well worth a look. Lake Broadwater is a magical place. A great record....and I haven't seen a Barking Owl either!
by Russell
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Autumn Within - 2012
Topic: Black kites overhead
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Wow! Pretty cool! I wonder if they're just passing or will hang around? I bet there are some around the waterworks in that case. It'd be interesting to see if anything else is on their tails.
by Russell
Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: Summer Beyond - 2011-12
Topic: Additions from the Dalby District
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Nice bit of wording. Australia is going through a frightening time. Everything the administrators are doing is opposite to the advice I read 20 or more years ago in Australian Government educational materials.
by Russell
Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Going, going, gone ...
Topic: Have the spinebills already gone???
Replies: 15
Views: 4323

I didn't chase them away. Actually I could barely catch 'em with my big Nikon lens. Have put some pics from Niddrie Drive on my blog for the record...


by Russell
Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: Rare/Unusual Bird Reports
Topic: Red Goshawks at Haigslea, SEQ
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

It was 2:35pm on August 29 when I was on the way to Brisbane Airport on the Airport Flyer when I saw a Red Goshawk at Plainlands. We'd just stopped for a passenger at Plainlands and had just commenced again when I saw the bird sitting on top of a dead tree on the side of the Toowoomba bound lane (at...
by Russell
Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Winter Beyond - 2011
Topic: Raptors of the Downs
Replies: 1
Views: 501

Raptors of the Downs

Arrived Tuesday night and went for a look south-west of Toowoomba yesterday, Thursday 18th August from about noon til 2pm. In order of appearance: Before we got to Wyreema, one Black-shouldered Kite followed by a Spotted Harrier a couple of hundred meters later. Saw the harrier coming straight towar...
by Russell
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Winter Within - 2011
Topic: Australian Pelican
Replies: 1
Views: 530

A great sight. I remember seeing a large flock of Australian Pelicans very high up and heading west over the city when I was at Prince Henry Drive, I think, last August.
by Russell
Mon May 16, 2011 11:15 am
Forum: Autumn Within - 2011
Topic: Grey Goshawk (white morph)
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Last white one I saw was at Prince Henry Drive 2003-04. Lucky you.
by Russell
Mon May 16, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: Autumn Within - 2011
Topic: Bazas flocking
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Wow! I've read about records of Bazas flocking at the Bunya Mountains years ago. What a sight! Lucky you!
by Russell
Mon May 16, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Autumn Within - 2011
Topic: Zebra Finches in Toowoomba
Replies: 2
Views: 706

I used to find them at the cemetery back in the 1980s but haven't seen them there for a long time.
by Russell
Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Spring Within - 2010
Topic: Any swifts?
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Yeah, well I was thinking about Red Goshawks just today and practising some flight photos in preparation..... Hope the sky is blue. :roll:
by Russell
Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: The Challenge - 2010
Topic: Swift Parrot
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Thanks Mick. Very well spotted I must add!

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