Spring 2015

3rd November 2015

Loddon River Pilefields @ Newstead – Little Grassbird, Sacred Kingfisher, Rainbow Bee-eater, Australian Reed-warbler, Rufous Songlark (first heard for season).

31st October 2015

Home garden – Olive-backed Oriole (first one I can recall in town).

22nd October 2015

Spring Hill – Mistletoebird (nest-building), Red-capped Robin, Scarlet Robin, Square-tailed Kite, Pallid Cuckoo, Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Horsfield’s Bronze-cuckoo, Crested Bellbird, Spotted Quail-thrush (calling), Fuscous Honeyeater, Brown Treecreeper, Black-chinned Honeyeater, Brown-headed Honeyeater, Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Varied Sitella, Peaceful Dove, Olive-backed Oriole.

17th October 2015

Plunkett’s Lane Green Gully – Small flock of White-browed Woodswallows + one Masked Woodswallow, Sacred Kingfisher (first for season), White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (making nest), Peaceful Dove, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Dusky Woodswallow.

11th October 2015

Bruce’s TrackSquare-tailed Kite (1), Grey Currawong (on nest).

Mia Mia Track – Crested Bellbird, White-browed Woodswallow (small flocks high overhead), Olive-backed Oriole, Dusky Woodswallow.

5th October 2015

Newstead Cemetery – Rainbow Bee-eaters (first arrivals), Pallid Cuckoo, White-backed Swallow.

4th October 2015

Demo Track areaSpeckled Warbler, Black-eared Cuckoo ( a number calling), Striated Thornbills (collecting nesting material)

27th September 2015

Sullivan’s Track (Muckleford SF)Painted Honeyeater (at least two birds calling late this afternoon), Red-capped Robin (nesting), Olive-backed Oriole, Weebill, Grey Fantail, Jacky Winter, Fuscous Honeyeater, Brown-headed Honeyeater, Mistletoebird (gathering nesting material).

26th September 2015

Wyndham Street, Newstead – Shining Bronze-cuckoo, Pallid Cuckoo, White-naped Honeyeater, Brown-headed Honeyeater, Red Wattlebird (feeding 2 fledglings), Weebill, Yellow Thornbill, Silvereye, Eastern Rosella, Crimson Rosella, Grey Shrike-thrush (nest with 3 eggs), New Holland Honeyeater, Common Bronzewing (on nest), Musk Lorikeet, Striated Pardalote, Spotted Pardalote, Rufous Whistler.

Loddon River @ Newstead – Powerful Owl (adult pair)

5th September 2015

Wyndham St, Newstead – Horsfield’s Bronze-cuckoo, Spotted Pardalote, Crimson Rosella, Eastern Rosella, Brown-headed Honeyeater, Weebill, Yellow Thornbill, Yellow-rumped Thornbill.