Summer 2017/18

1st December 2017

Moolort Plains – Spotted Harrier, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Nankeen Kestrel, Brown Falcon, Black Kite, Whistling Kite.

2nd December 2017

Annand’s Lane – Rainbow Bee-eater, Brown Treecreeper, Diamond Firetail, Dusky Woodswallow, Little Eagle, Restless Flycatcher, Red-rumped Parrot, Australian Magpie-lark, Superb Fairy-wren.

19th December 2017

Annand’s Lane -Rainbow Bee-eater, Brown Treecreeper, Diamond Firetail, Dusky Woodswallow, Restless Flycatcher, Red-rumped Parrot, Australian Magpie-lark, Superb Fairy-wren, White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Common Bronzewing, Willie Wagtail.

20th December 2017

Rise and Shine @ Zumpe’s Lane – Dusky Woodswallow (nest-building), Eastern Rosella, Australian Owlet-nightjar, Eastern Yellow Robin, Peaceful Dove, Crimson Rosella.

30th December 2017

Newstead township – Square-tailed Kite.

3rd January 2018

Rise and Shine (Zumpe’s Lane) – Sacred Kingfisher, Eastern Yellow Robin, Dusky Woodswallow, Crimson Rosella, Crested Shrike-tit, Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Fuscous Honeyeater, Peaceful Dove, Brown Treecreeper.

Newstead township – Barking Owls heard calling around midnight.

4th January 2018

Cairn Curran @ Sewell’sWhite-throated Needletail (1) at 8.30pm … no storm clouds!

7th January 2018

Mia Mia Track – Chestnut-rumped Heathwren, Red-capped Robin, Speckled Warbler, Buff-rumped Thornbill.

9th January 2018

Joyce’s Creek towards Plaistow – Yellow-billed Spoonbill, White-bellied Sea-Eagle (1 adult), Black-fronted Plover, Black-winged Stilt (1), Sacred Ibis, White-faced Heron, Great Cormorant, Little Black Cormorant, Little Pied Cormorant, Darter, Whistling Kite, Chestnut-breasted Shelduck, Grey Teal, Pacific Black Duck, Wood Duck, Wedge-tailed Eagle.

11th January 2018

Annand’s Track (Sandon State Forest) – Peregrine Falcon, Australian Owlet-nightjar (calling).

17th January 2018

Cairn Curran (Sewell’s) – Juvenile Swamp Harrier, Caspian Tern (2), White-bellied Sea-Eagle (immature + adult)

3rd February 2018

Rise and Shine (Zumpe’s Lane)Square-tailed Kite, White-browed Babbler, Fuscous Honeyeater, Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Jacky Winter, Dusky Woodswallow, Laughing Kookaburra, Sacred Kingfisher, Peaceful Dove.

4th February 2018

Newstead Courthouse – Rainbow Bee-eaters hawking above the Yellow Gums.

9th February 2018

Newstead township – Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (1) passing through in a SW direction at 2pm.

18th February 2018

Rise and Shine (Zumpes Lane) – Varied Sittella, Red-capped Robin, Eastern Yellow Robin, Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Black-chinned Honeyeater, White-browed Woodswallow (small flock), Dusky Woodswallow, Peaceful Dove, White-throated Treecreeper, Brown Treecreeper, Diamond Firetail, White-browed Babbler, White-winged Chough, Crimson Rosella, Rainbow Bee-eater (overhead), Sacred Kingfisher, Crested Shrike-ti, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike.