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West Lake Robina, 2021-2023

Summary: Fairly typical Gold Coast suburban lake with some interesting bird life Dates of visit: Various from April 2021 to April 2023 I’m covering West Lake Robina on the Gold Coast in Queensland here not because it’s a stand-out birding location, but more as a case study in observing a “local patch” over an extended…

Whites Hill Reserve, 2020-2023

Summary: Large forest that is a cut above many similar reserves in Brisbane for birding Dates of visit: 6 visits from July 2020 to March 2023 More heavily birded than Toohey Forest, Karawatha Forest, Bunyaville and possibly even Mt Coot-tha, Whites Hill Reserve in Camp Hill is one of the best dry forest birding locations…

Flat Rock, Ballina, 2022-2023

Summary: Tidal outcrop offering terrific close encounters with terns and other birds Dates of visit: Apr 26 2022, Apr 5 and 11 2023 Flat Rock is a tidal rocky outcrop just north-east of the town of Ballina on the northern NSW coast. It’s a great place to watch terns and a mixture of other seabirds…

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