OCTOBER 2014

31 Southern Boobook [last heard on 14.10] calling along Allen Roadl also Shining Bronze-Cuckoo and male Pacific Koel.  Little Lorikeet [2] later in day along Allen Road.
30 Pacific Koel [male] continues to call at Blackbutt State School.
29 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo continues to call from Allen Road, Nanango.  Second  report of Pacific Koel at Blackbutt State School.  Black Kite observed quite low overhead flying over D'Aguilar Highway near junction with Berlin Road.
28 From Allen Road, Nanango, this morning:  Channel-billed Cuckoo, Tawny Frogmouth, Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo and, from very close to the house, White-browed Scrubwren. White-headed Pigeon [6] noted in same area as that of sighting on 16.10.14
27 Pacific Koel reported from Blackbutt State School.  Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo calling along Allen Road, Nanango.
26 7th report of Shining Bronze-Cuckoo since its first appearance along Allen Road on 13 October.  Oriental Dollarbird on Aleen Road.  Male Pacific Koel called again.
25 3 Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos passing by overhead; Pheasant Coucal called again; 
24 First Pacific Koel heard at Allen Road; first Brush Cuckoo of season at Allen Road; Shining Bronze-cuckoo still here.
23 Shining Bronze-cuckoo continues tp call along Allen Road.  First Pacific [Common or Eastern] Koel heard from IGA carpark in Yarraman.   Black-shouldered kite noted hunting above small farm down along D'Aguilar Highway [near Reeve Road junction].
22 No reports submitted.
21 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo continues to call along Allen Road.  Julian Payne reports return of male Regent Bowerbird to her Nukku Road [Blackbutt] property.  Fay Bielewicz reports female Red-winged Parrot at Alane Road.
20 No reports submitted.
19 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo still calling along Allen Road.  Channel-billed Cuckoo calling along Allen Road.
18 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo calling again along Allen Road.  Fay & Julian Bielewicz report 4 male Australian King-Parrots including a juvenile with reddish beak and red beginning to show through top of head but otherwise green.  One of the adults has a missing leg and this one displayed excessive aggression towards the other 3 Kings.
17 No reports submitted.
16 Solitary White-headed Pigeon noted foraging on side of road at Blackbutt; Oriental Dollarbird still calling at Allen Road.
15 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo still calling well along Allen Road.
14 Shining Bronze-Cuckoo still calling well along Aleen Road.  Southern Boobook calling along Allen Road.
13 Fay & Julian Bielewicz report the season's first Shining Bronze-Cuckoo and Brush Cuckoo along Allen Road.  Also, Sacred Kingfisher observed perched on overhead wires along Allen Road.
12 Fay & Julian Bielewicz report their second sighting of Oriemtal Dollarbird [2 nirds]; alsi noted Pheasant Coucal, Tawny Frogmouth and Brown Goshawk.  All at Allen Road.
11 Second consecutive Channel-billed Cuckoo at Allen Road; 1st Oriental Dollarbird of season reported over Allen Road.  3 Musk Duck [1 male, 2 females] and Great Crested Grebe reported from Cooling Water Dam.  Fay BIelewicz reports arrival of Sacred Kingfisher at Tarong Power Stattion.
10 Third Channel-billed Cuckoo of season along Allen Road:.
9 No reports submitted.
8 Julian Bielewicz reports observing a Black Kite seemingly quartering field alongside Berlin Road.
7 Fay Bielewicz reports Square-tailed Kite at Allen Road.  Julie Payne reports male Regent Bowerbird at her Nukku [Blackbutt] garden birdbath.  Deb Gould reports Australasian Figbird at her Benarkin garden.
6 Fay Bielewicz reports second Allen Road Channel-billed Cuckoo [previous, 16.09.14].  Also first White-throated Nightjar on Allen Road since December 2013.
5 No reports submitted.  Labour Day long weekend.
4 No reports submitted.  Labour Day long weekend.
3 Southern Boobook appears to have returned to the Allen Road area.
2 Bush Stone-curlew calling well along Allen Road.
1 Second sighting of Square-tailed Lite pair [see 21.09.14] along Berlin Road reported  by Fay & Julian Bielewicz.  Bell Miners calling well along Brisbane Valley Rail Trial [Benarkin to Blackbutt section]. 
 

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