Local Spring Obs.

Sightings within the local survey area for the period 1 Sep - 30 Nov 2009. 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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Michael Wood
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Local Spring Obs.

Post by Michael Wood » Wed Sep 16, 2009 10:39 am

Here are a few observations made on a flying visit recently:

Jacky Winter -Thomas Road, Murphy's creek
Black-chinned Honeyeater (8th & 9th, Sept.) -Thomas Road, Murphy's creek
Double-barred Finch (heard only) -Thomas Road, Murphy’s Creek
Fuscous Honeyeater -Thomas Road, Murphy’s Creek
Buff-rumped Thornbill -Thomas Road, Murphy’s Creek
Striped Honeyeater -Thomas Road, Murphy’s Creek
Australian Hobby (1) -Thomas Road, Murphy’s Creek
Brown-headed Honeyeater -Thomas Road, Murphy’s Creek

Australasian Pipit (1) –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Golden Whistler –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Eastern Spinebill (1) –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Striated Thornbill –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Speckled Warbler –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Varied Sittella –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Azure Kingfisher (1) –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Powerful Owl (heard only) –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (5) –‘Tiddalac’, Murphy’s Creek

Glossy Ibis (2) –Hoods Lagoon, Helidon
Intermediate Egret (1) –Hoods Lagoon, Helidon
Black-winged Stilt –Hoods Lagoon, Helidon

Dusky Woodswallow (2) -Highfields Falls
Rufous Fantail -Highfields Falls
Crested Shrike-Tit (2) -Highfields Falls
Varied Sittella (4) -Highfields Falls
Grey Goshawk (1) -Highfields Falls

Pheasant Coucal (1) -Helidon Dip

Red Wattlebird (Toowoomba)
White-headed Pigeon (2-James St, Toowoomba)
Michael Wood

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