Coochin Creek, 8/6/11

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Russ Lamb
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Location: Maleny,SEQ

Coochin Creek, 8/6/11

Post by Russ Lamb » Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:33 pm

Took ourselves down to Coochin Creek last Friday to try and find Shining Flycatcher recently reported. No luck, but we did have a great morning with highlights being a Jabiru, Whistling Kite, Brahminy Kite and Aust.White Ibis all in one bino view as they flew down creek, and getting 5 species of kingfisher. Morning's bird list follows:

Brush Turkey
Little Pied Cormorant
Pied Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
White-faced Heron
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
Striated Heron
Aust. White Ibis
Straw-necked Ibis
Black-necked Stork
Whistling Kite
Brahminy Kite
Buff-banded Rail
Masked Lapwing
Crested Tern
Brown Cuckoo-Dove
Peaceful Dove
Bar-shouldered Dove
Topknot Pigeon (50+)
Rainbow Lorikeet
Pale-headed Rosella
Shining-bronze Cuckoo
Azure Kingfisher
Laughing Kookaburra
Forest Kingfisher
Sacred Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Striated Pardalote
Mangrove Gerygone
White-throated Gerygone
Brown Thornbill
Little Wattlebird
Blue-faced H/E
Noisy Miner
Lewin's H/E
Mangrove H/E
Brown H/E
Scarlet H/E
Golden Whistler
Grey Shrike-thrush
Grey Fantail (heaps)
Willie Wagtail
Spangled Drongo
Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike
Pied Butcherbird
Pied Currawong
Red-browed Finch
Welcome Swallow

Russ Lamb, Maleny

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