Public Bird-feeding forum

Just letting folk know Wildlife Tourism Australia is holding a 90-minute  free public forum  at Southbank, Brisbane, on bird-feeding, 21st June Ronda Green, PhD Proprietor, Araucaria Ecotours Chair, Wildlife Tourism Australia Chair, Scenic Rim Wildlife Adjunct Researcher, Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University *** Wildlife Tourism Australia conference Brisbane 22-25th June 2020 *** “Wildlife . . . → Read More: Public Bird-feeding forum

Fwd: Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds

Phil Gregory ornithological writer/tour leader/tour facilitator Field Guides / Sicklebill Safaris / Cassowary House / Cassowary ToursPO Box 387KurandaQLD 4881AustraliaPh: +61 7 40 937 318Email: OR Website 2: Website 3:

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From: Phil Gregory <> Subject: Birds ofParadise and Bowerbirds Date: 24 December 2019 at 5:33:30 AM AEST To:

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Cassowary House

Sue, Phil, and Rowan Gregory  would like to thank everyone who has come to see or stay with us at Cassowary House since 1998. That era has now come to an end as we have sold the property to Leonie Travis and her family. They intend to keep running it as a guest house and . . . → Read More: Cassowary House

Book on Seabirds

Dear Fellow Birders,


I have been interested in obtaining a book that covers, comprehensively, the seabirds of Australia, if not the world.

I was hoping that someone might be able to recommend a book that fits the description above?


Thank you for your help.


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Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

The following is a digest of Sightings Reported on Birdpedia for the period Monday, January 13, 2020 to Sunday, January 19, 2020:

Area: SA

Location: At Rockleigh

Varied Sittella (Daphoenositta chrysoptera) (6) We saw sittellas irregularly, but every few months, till the Jan 2014 bushfire, then once in the next March. Then they vanished. Given . . . → Read More: Birdpedia – Australia – Weekly Digest

New birds discovered in Indonesia

Warm regards, Charles Hunter

Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 75, Issue 10

For the uninitiated, where is Bonna Point Reserve?

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Plague birds and army birds

Plague birds and army birds                                    As every autumn, also in 2019 Tromsø had an influx of Bohemian Waxwings in autumn, when the abundant Rowans (Mountain Ash, Sorbus aucuparia) have ripe berries. This year the harvest was not . . . → Read More: Plague birds and army birds

Kentish plover

Today I saw the Kentish Plover at Bonna point reserve at 2.15pm. Gps was -34.0075, 151.1881 Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.g

At Lake Burley Griffin

There was a report yesterday of an unusual number of waterfowl on Lake Burley Griffin, so I had a look this morning. Remarkably, despite predictions, the air was the clearest it has been for about 3 weeks. One reason for the number of birds (several hundred) is that the lake is so low . . . → Read More: At Lake Burley Griffin