Further info re birds recorded from Granite Belt area

Sightings anywhere within a 250 km radius of Toowoomba, but excluding the local survey area (see above), for the period 1 Sep - 30 Nov 2009.

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Wes & Norma Sturdee
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Further info re birds recorded from Granite Belt area

Post by Wes & Norma Sturdee » Wed Sep 30, 2009 3:19 pm

Just a clarification of which birds were seen where and when on our recent Granite Belt trip:-

GIRRAWEEN N.P. 15/9/ - 19/9/09
Wood Duck Wonga Pigeon
King Parrot Crimson Rosella
Laughing Kookaburra Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike
Eastern Yellow Robin Golden Whistler
Rufous Whistler Grey Shrike-Thrush
Grey Fantail Willie Wagtail
Superb Fairy-Wren White-browed Scrubwren
White-throated Gerygone Striated Thornbill
Torresian Crow Leaden Flycatcher
Yellow Thornbill Weebill
Brown Thornbill White-throated Treecreeper
Red Wattlebird Noisy Friarbird
White-throated Honeyeater White-eared Honeyeater
Yellow-faced Honeyeater Eastern Spinebill
Brown Honeyeater Spotted Pardalote
Dusky Woodswallow Pied Currawong
Magpie Satin Bowerbird
Tawny Frogmouth Welcome Swallow

SUNDOWN N.P. 17/9/09

Peaceful Dove Galah
Rainbow Bee-eater Australasian Pipit
Jacky Winter Restless Flycatcher
Rufous Songlark Variegated Fairy-Wren
Speckled Warbler Brown Treecreeper
Striated Pardalote Red-browed Finch
Magpie-lark Australian Raven


Apostlebird Straw-necked Ibis
Rainbow Lorikeet Pelican
Red-rumped Parrot Grey Butcherbird
Pied Butcherbird Noisy Miner


Eurasian Coot Dusky Moorhen
White-faced Heron Little Pied Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant White Ibis
Australasian Grebe Clamorous Reed-Warbler
Pacific Black Duck Hardhead
Eastern Rosella Sacred Kingfisher
Black-fronted Dotterel


Red-winged Parrot Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Silver Gull Nankeen Kestrel
Whistling Kite Great Cormorant
Great Egret Little Egret
Masked Lapwing Pied Cormorant
Black-winged Stilt Darter
Royal Spoonbill Crested Pigeon
Gret Teal Double-barred Finch
Little Corella Black Swan
Cockatiel Common Myna

Also saw White-winged Choughs and Grey-Crowned Babblers on roadside just north of Tenterfield on 17.9.09

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