Eremaea Birdlines
Interesting and unusual bird observations
Birdline Central & Southern Queensland

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland is a site for the reporting of rare or unusual birds outside their normal range, unusually high or low numbers, early or late arrivals or departures for migrant species and interesting behaviour or unusual habitat usage. The BSCQ region covers a large area from south of Ayr to the New South Wales Border and west to the Northern Territory border.

Birdline Central & Southern Queensland is supported by BirdLife Southern Queensland and moderated by Andy Jensen, Dezmond Wells, Rob Morris and Sandra Gallienne.

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Moderators' Note

The Moderators have adopted a 2 tier sightings system. All legitimate reports will be published,with some sightings which the Moderators consider to be unusual for rarity, distribution or timing being published as 'Highlights' on this page. The following link will appear after sighting submissions which contains information about the species of interest plus the Unusual Record Report Form to be completed and submitted for relevant sightings: Reports that do not meet the reporting criteria will not be published and we encourage all individuals to submit lists to ensure their sightings are included. We encourage any one with a long list of species to enter them into eBird Australia. The Atlas and list entry components of Eremaea Birds moved to a new site called eBird Australia on 1st February 2014. Birdlines will remain here. In the meantime for entering all your lists register with eBird at

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Reports published in the past 30 hours.

October 2021
Sun 24Painted Button-Quail, White-eared Monarch
Godwin Beach Environmental Park
Doing a Birds in Backyard survey, we were surprised to see the above two species. A check of our records indicated a first for us of both species at this spot. The monarch was an imm. in the last stage of a moult into adult plumage. The 2 quail were just beside the path along the mangroves section heading east. Alas, no photos.
Brian & Meg Johnson 24/10 #261071
Sat 9White-winged Triller
442 Bunburra Rd, Bunburra .Qld
There has been quite a lot in the area this month. Constantly calling. This species only occurs here in this district every few years, breeds and then disperse.
Errol 10/10 #260972
Outside normal range
Early arrival; late departure
Interesting behaviour
Hard to see
Unusual habitat
Uncommon in area
Unusual numbers
Rare vagrant
Rare migrant
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