Bird Lists – Outings of 2011

Bird Lists for Outings of 2011

Please scroll down this page for the species lists from our monthly outings in 2011.

February Outing – BELLISS ROAD CLAGIRABA, HISTORIC TUNNEL & DARLINGTON RANGE ROAD CANUNGRA 13.2.11

The species list for our February outing includes 43 species for the outing with 20 members & visitors attending.

BELLIS ROAD
Common Bronzewing, Grey Butcherbird, Cicadabird, Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Pheasant Coucal, Torresian Crow, Brush Cuckoo, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Pied Currawong, Dollarbird, Bar-shouldered Dove, Spangled Drongo, Australian Wood Duck, Pacific Black Duck, Little Friarbird, Noisy Friarbird Tawny Frogmouth & 2 Juv., Laughing Kookaburra, Masked Lapwing, Rainbow Lorikeet, Scaly-breasted Lorikeet, Australian Magpie, Magpie-lark, Noisy Miner, Crested Pigeon, Buff-banded Rail ( 5 all up), Eastern Yellow Robin, Welcome Swallow, Purple Swamphen, White-throated Treecreeper, Eastern Whipbird,
32 species

HISTORIC TUNNEL &
DARLINGTON RANGE ROAD
Grey Butcherbird, Cicadabird, Torresian Crow, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Spangled Drongo, Leaden Flycatcher, Noisy Friarbird, White-throated Gerygone, Lewin’s Honeyeater, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Forest Kingfisher, Rainbow Lorikeet, Bell Miner, Striated Pardalote, Eastern Yellow Robin, Grey Shrike-thrush, Silvereye, Brown Thornbill, White-throated Treecreeper.
19 species

March Outing  – FLAT ROCK, LAKE CHICKIBA and MELDRUM PARK – 13.3.11

Sunday March 13, 2011 TBO met at Flat Rocks for its monthly outing. We proceeded onto Lake Chickiba, Meldrum Park, and finally the North Wall – Ballina.  We were joined by 14 members and 1 guest.  The following birds were seen:

FLAT ROCK 7.45am – 9.15am
Rainbow Bee-eater, Great Cormorant, Little Pied Cormorant, Pied Cormorant, Spangled Drongo, Eastern Reef Egret (dark morph), Red-backed Fairy-wren, Silver Gull, White-faced Heron, Lewin’s Honeyeater, Striped Honeyeater, White-cheeked Honeyeater, Australian White Ibis, Rainbow Lorikeet, White-throated Needletail, Sooty Oystercatcher, Red-necked Stint, Wandering Tattler, Common Tern, Crested Tern, Little Tern, Ruddy Turnstone, Little Wattlebird, Whimbrel, 24 species.

LAKE CHICKIBA 9.25am – 9.40am
Pied Butcherbird, Torresian Crow, Dollarbird, Spotted Dove, Eastern Great Egret, Striped Honeyeater, Australian White Ibis, Sacred Kingfisher, Masked Lapwing, Australian Magpie, Magpie-lark, Noisy Miner,Eastern Osprey, Australasian Pipit, Pacific Golden Plover, Willie Wagtail, Little Wattlebird, 17 species.

MELDRUM PARK 9.45am – 11.40am
Pied Butcherbird, Bar-tailed Godwit, Silver Gull, Australian White Ibis, Brahminy Kite, Masked Lapwing, Rainbow Lorikeet, Scaly-breasted Lorikeet, Australian Magpie, Magpie-lark, Noisy Miner, Eastern Osprey, Aust. Pied Oystercatcher, Australian Pelican, Crested Pigeon, Pacific Golden Plover, Red-capped Plover, Lesser Sand Plover, Red-necked Stint, Welcome Swallow, Whimbrel, 21 species.
TBO meeting held afterwards

NORTH WALL – BALLINA 11.50am – 12.30pm
Great Cormorant, Pied Cormorant, Galah, Silver Gull, White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Crested Tern, Little Tern, Little Wattlebird, 8 species. Many dolphins also sighted at the end of the rock wall.

Thank you to all who joined us for a sometime sunny, rainy and windy day. See you next month!

April Outing – SALLY JACKA’S PROPERTY 10.4.11

Our April outing took us to Sally’s property at Chillingham where 24 members and guests identified 45 species.

Australian Brush-turkey, Satin Bowerbird, Green Catbird, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Torresian Crow, Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Shining Bronze-Cuckoo, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Pied Currawong, Bar-shouldered Dove, Spangled Drongo, Grey Fantail, Rufous Fantail, Red-browed Finch, Leaden Flycatcher, Restless Flycatcher, Noisy Friarbird, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Brown Honeyeater, Lewin’s Honeyeater, Scarlet Honeyeater, Australian King-Parrot, Australian Logrunner, Australian Magpie, Magpie-lark, Noisy Miner, Black-faced Monarch, Spectacled Monarch, Olive-backed Oriole, Striated Pardalote, Topknot Pigeon, Wonga Pigeon, Paradise Riflebird, Eastern Yellow Robin, Eastern Rosella, Large-billed Scrubwren, White-browed Scrubwren, Grey Shrike-thrush, Little Shrike-thrush, Silvereye, Welcome Swallow, Brown Thornbill, Willie Wagtail, Eastern Whipbird, Golden Whistler.

May Outing – Wychwood Forest Escape 8.5.11

Our May outing took us to the Wychwood Forest Escape along the Urliup Road where 23 members identified 26 species.

Satin Bowerbird, Torresian Crow, Shining Bronze-Cuckoo, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Pied Currawong, Emerald Dove, Grey Fantail, Rufous Fantail, Red-browed Finch, Lewin’s Honeyeater, Laughing Kookaburra, Rainbow Lorikeet, Australian Magpie, Spotted Pardalote, Topknot Pigeon, White-headed Pigeon, Wonga Pigeon, Eastern Yellow Robin, Large-billed Scrubwren, White-browed Scrubwren, Grey Shrike-thrush, Silvereye, Brown Thornbill, White-throated Treecreeper, Eastern Whipbird, Golden Whistler.

June Outing-  This outing was cancelled due to rain.

July Outing  Bird Count, Mt Nardi,  10 July 2011

Pied Currawong,  Large-billed Scrubwren, Emerald Dove, White-browed Scrubwren, Grey Fantail,  Grey Shrike-thrush, Brown Gerygone, Brown Thornbill, Lewin’s Honeyeater,  Willie Wagtail, Striated Pardalote, Eastern Whipbird, Spotted Pardalote, Golden Whistler, Wonga Pigeon, Albert’s Lyrebird, Eastern Yellow Robin, Logrunner, Crimson Rosella, White-throated Treecreeper, Eastern Spinebill, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Pheasant Coucal,  Eastern Rosella

24 species (plus an unidentified Cuckoo)

August Outing- Bird Count,  830 Commissioners Creek Road, 14

Pied Butcherbird,  Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Torresian Crow, Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Shining Bronze Cuckoo, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike, Pied Currawong, Bar-shouldered Dove, Grey Fantail, Rufous Fantail, Red-browed Finch, Noisy Friarbird, Lewins Honeyeater, Laughing Kookaburra, King Parrot, Magpie, Brown Goshawk, Wedge-tailed Eagle,  Magpie Lark, Noisy Miner, Olive-backed Oriole, Logrunner (heard), Striated Pardalote, Spotted Pardalote, Wonga Pigeon, Eastern Yellow Robin, Pale Yellow Robin, Rose Robin (heard), Large-billed Scrubwren, White-browed Scrubwren, Silvereye, Brown Thornbill, Varied Triller, Eastern Whipbird, Golden Whistler, Wompoo Fruit-dove, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo, Azure Kingfisher

Total: 40 species

Species Lists for outings in September through December are available for veiwing as PDF files:

 September Outing –Chinderah, site of former Kingscliff Sewage Treatment Plant 11.9.11.   Bird Count (61 species) from the day is available at: Kingscliff STP 11 9 11 TBO outing birdlist

 October Outing- Mebbin National Park/Wollumbin State Conservation Area 09.10.11.  Bird Count (45 species) from the day is available at: Mebbin Forrest 09-10-11 TBO Species List

November Outing- Eagleby Wetlands 14 November, 201. Bird Count (80 species) from the day is available at: Eagleby Wetlands Outing 11 11

 December Outing- 148 Fernvale Road, Fernvale locality, Murwillumbah 11.12.11. Bird Count (66 species) from the day is available at: Fernvale Outing Bird count – 11.12.11

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