Sunday Challenge Count in northern NSW

Sightings anywhere within a 250 km radius of Toowoomba, but excluding the local survey area (see above), for the period 1 Dec 2012 - 29 Feb 2013.
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SAM
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Sunday Challenge Count in northern NSW

Post by SAM » Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:53 pm

A big list of starters from last Sunday's Challenge Count, NE NSW, plus a few more from Ballina this week:

Short-tailed Shearwater 2/12/12 off Flat Rock, Ballina
Australian Pelican 2/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
Little Black Cormorant 2/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
Pied Cormorant 2/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
Little Pied Cormorant 2/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
Australasian Darter 2/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
White-necked Heron 2/12/12 Nimbin Rd, north of Lismore
Eastern Great Egret 2/12/12 West Byron STP
White-faced Heron 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Little Egret 2/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
Eastern Reef Egret 7/12/12 Flat Rock, Ballina
Cattle Egret 2/12/12 West Ballina
Nankeen Night-Heron 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Black-necked Stork 2/12/12 Ballina Heights
Straw-necked Ibis 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Glossy Ibis 4/12/12 Teven Rd, West Ballina
Royal Spoonbill 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Plumed Whistling-Duck 2/12/12 Ascot Pl North Ballina
Black Swan 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Australian Wood Duck 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Grey Teal 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Pink-eared Duck 2/12/12 South Lismore STP (per J.Harris)
Hardhead 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Eastern Osprey 2/12/12 Ballina
Black-shouldered Kite 2/12/12 Teven Rd, West Ballina
Whistling Kite 2/12/12 Ballina
Brahminy Kite 7/12/12 East Ballina
Swamp Harrier 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Grey Goshawk 2/12/12 The Pinnacle, Border Ranges Nat Park
Brown Goshawk 2/12/12 Nimbin Rd, north of Lismore
Nankeen Kestrel 2/12/12 Teven Rd, West Ballina
Australian Hobby 2/12/12 Lake Chickiba, East Ballina
Brown Falcon 2/12/12 Blue Knob Rd, north of Nimbin
Australian Brush-turkey 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Spotless Crake (heard) 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Eurasian Coot 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Comb-crested Jacana 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Australian Pied Oystercatcher 2/12/12 South Ballina
Sooty Oystercatcher 2/12/12 Flat Rock, Ballina
Black-winged Stilt 2/12/12 Lake Chickiba, East Ballina
Bush Stone-curlew 2/12/12 East Ballina
Beach Stone-curlew 2/12/12 South Ballina
Masked Lapwing 2/12/12 Lake Chickiba, East Ballina
Red-kneed Dotterel 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Pacific Golden Plover 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Grey Plover 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Lesser Sand Plover 2/12/12 Lake Chickiba, East Ballina
Greater Sand Plover 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Black-fronted Dotterel 2/12/12 Lake Chickiba, East Ballina
Bar-tailed Godwit 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Whimbrel 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Eastern Curlew 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Common Greenshank 7/12/12 Richmond River, Ballina
Terek Sandpiper 2/12/12 Mobbs Bay, South Ballina
Grey-tailed Tattler 2/12/12 Mobbs Bay, South Ballina
Wandering Tattler 7/12/12 Flat Rock, Ballina
Ruddy Turnstone 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Great Knot 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Red Knot 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Sanderling 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Red-necked Stint 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Curlew Sandpiper 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Silver Gull 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Gull-billed Tern 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Crested Tern 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Common Tern 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Little Tern Silver Gull 2/12/12 South Ballina beach
Whiskered Tern 2/12/12 Mobbs Bay, South Ballina
White-headed Pigeon (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Spotted Dove 2/12/2 West Ballina
Brown Cuckoo-Dove 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Wompoo Fruit-Dove (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove 2/12/12 Rocky Ck Dam (per J.Harris)
Topknot Pigeon 2/12/12 The Pinnacle, Border Ranges Nat Park
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo 2/12/12 The Pinnacle, Border Ranges NP
Galah 2/12/12 Nimbin Rd, north of Lismore
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 2/12/12 The Pinnacle, Border Ranges NP
Crimson Rosella 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Australian King-Parrot 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Fan-tailed Cuckoo 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Southern Boobook (heard) 1/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
White-throated Needletail 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Azure Kingfisher 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Rainbow Bee-eater 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Dollarbird 2/12/12 East Ballina
Noisy Pitta (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Albert's Lyrebird 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Welcome Swallow 2/12/12 Ballina
Australasian Pipit 2/12/12 Lake Chickiba, East Ballina
Barred Cuckoo-shrike 2/12/12 Rocky Ck Dam (per J.Harris)
White-winged Triller(heard) 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Bassian Thrush 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Golden-headed Cisticola 4/12/12 Teven Rd, West Ballina
Australian Reed-Warbler (heard) 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Grey Fantail 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Rufous Fantail 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Black-faced Monarch 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Tawny Grassbird 7/12/12 Coast Rd north of Lennox Head
Leaden Flycatcher 7/12/12 Coast Rd north of Lennox Head
Restless Flycatcher 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Rose Robin (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Eastern Yellow Robin 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Golden Whistler 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Rufous Whistler 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Grey Shrike-thrush 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Australian Logrunner (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Eastern Whipbird 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Red-backed Fairy-wren 2/12/12 South Ballina
Superb Fairy-wren 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Variegated Fairy-wren 7/12/12 Coast Rd north of Lennox Head
Yellow-throated Scrubwren 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Yellow-rumped Thornbill 2/12/12 South Lismore STP (per J.Harris)
White-throated Gerygone 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Brown Gerygone 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Brown Honeyeater 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Scarlet Honeyeater (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Noisy Friarbird 2/12/12 West Byron STP
White-cheeked Honeyeater 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Eastern Spinebill 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Bell Miner 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Little Wattlebird 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Olive-backed Oriole 2/12/12 West Byron STP
White-breasted Woodswallow 2/12/12 West Byron STP
Paradise Riflebird 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Green Catbird (heard) 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Regent Bowerbird 2/12/12 Boatharbour NR, Lismore (per J.Harris)
Satin Bowerbird 2/12/12 Border Ranges Nat Park
Common Myna 2/12/12 Nimbin Rd, north of Lismore
Common Starling 7/12/12 North Ballina
House Sparrow 2/12/12 Nimbin

Steve McBride, Ballina, NSW

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