Sea Eagle double catch

A friend of mine was yesterday at Garie Beach, Royal NP, south of Sydney.


He watched a Sea Eagle fly off a cliff, hit the water, and emerge with two fish. ‘Either two fish, or a fish with two tails!’


Has anyone seen or heard of such . . . → Read More: Sea Eagle double catch

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Unreported White-throated Needletail sightings.

G’day Bird Observers, I am working on the last seasons WTNT report so if you have unreported sightings I would love to receive them please.

One interesting observation was by Demetrios Bertzeletos who saw an estimated 6,000 WTNT at Surfside 22nd March. This would be the majority of the total population and might explain why . . . → Read More: Unreported White-throated Needletail sightings.

David Fisher RIP

Very sad news that David Fisher of Sunbird Bird Tours died in his sleep on May 22, his lung cancer treatment was unsuccessful and we have lost a terrific birder and all round nice guy, well known to many Aus birders from this frequent visits over many years. RIP David, sorely missed Phil Gregory . . . → Read More: David Fisher RIP

Feather identification…

Feather identification

Hi there Just posting this on behalf of someone… Does anyone know what bird this feather belongs to? Pheasant Coucal or Kookaburra or neither?? Let me know and I’ll pass it on… Kirri 😊

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Lost camera

We visited the Western Treatment Plant yesterday. As we can't find our small camera at our apartment we assume we somehow dropped it out of the car in the plant yesterday. It is a small Panasonic in a black case. If anyone finds such a thing could they email me to discuss how to . . . → Read More: Lost camera

Curtis island QLD

Hi all Just wondering who has been to Curtis Island QLD near Gladstone and what birds I should expect to see/what I should look out for… I saw a post about the Capricorn Yellow Chat on Curtis island…could anyone give me any info on possible location if that’s allowed?? We’ll be there in just over . . . → Read More: Curtis island QLD