Am staying at The Dalby Tourist Caravan Park and there is a walking track along the river adjacent to the Caravan Park which is rich with bird life as well as Baobab Trees and huge gums that line the river bank
Coolamunda Lake is a haven for birds…. The Lake has now filled after the rains and more and more birds are arriving at the Lake. THE GOONDIWINDI REGIONlies in the heart of the Brigalow Belt, on theborder between Queensland and New SouthWales. It’s a place where the tropical north meetsthe temperate south and the wetterContinue reading “Birds at Coolamunda Lake”
Oooconcoon Bay was named for the swans that used to live here before the days of water ferries and jetskis and noisy motor boats.
I started with many birds. There were Butcher Birds, magpies and curlews. When the Kookaburras came, they chased away all the other birds and now I feed Kookaburras
The Laughing Kookaburra is instantly recognisable in both plumage and voice. It is generally off-white below, faintly barred with dark brown, and brown on the back and wings. The tail is more rufous, broadly barred with black. There is a conspicuous dark brown eye-stripe through the face. It is one of the larger members of the kingfisher family.
One of the most internationally famous locations is the Cairns Esplanade, the long park along the coast of the city that forms the city waterfront. The beach is mostly mud, actually something of a recent development caused by the complex effects of dredging the harbour
Walked the Kakadu Bird Sanctuary Track this morning.. The artificial roost site, hides and interpretive centre at Kakadu Beach are the result of cooperation between the Queensland Wader Study Group and the developer of Pacific Harbour, a canal residential estate on Pumicestone Passage. The artificial roost site was built in 2002 to compensate for theContinue reading “Morning Walk at Bribie Island Kakadu Bird Sanctuary”
http://www.sunbittern.com/bribie%20birds.html The Pumicestone Passage is a wonderful area for birds and there are several vantage points from the numerous beaches. Raptors are common and include spectacular White-bellied Sea-Eagles, Ospreys and Brahminy Kites. Waders, including the globally-threatened Eastern Curlew, are plentiful on the mudflats, especially in summer, and you might even spot a majestic Black-necked Stork.Continue reading “Bird Walking Track and Sanctuary at Bribie Island”