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 locationsContinue reading “Whites Hill Reserve, 2020-2023”

Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park, Sep 2020

Summary: Dry uninspiring bushland that nevertheless has some decent birds Date of visit: Sep 23, 2020 Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park is a large nondescript-looking block of bushland just south of Caboolture, about 40km north of Brisbane CBD. It sizes 231 hectares, and has been protected since 1977. The longest oustide loop, Grey Gum Circuit,Continue reading “Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park, Sep 2020”

Plunkett Conservation Reserve, Sep 2020

Summary: Dry sandstone forest off the beaten track with long confusing paths and mediocre birds. Date of visit: Sep 15, 2020 I will forever remember Plunkett Conservation Park for one very special reason: it was where I first used my new Nikon 500mm prime lens. I had been using a 300mm lens up until then,Continue reading “Plunkett Conservation Reserve, Sep 2020”

Toohey Forest, Jul/Aug 2020

Summary:Large dry sandstone bushland 10km from Brisbane CBD with loads of good paths and reasonable bird action depending on time of year. Dates of visit: July 29, Aug 12, 13, 18 2020 Toohey Forest is a fairly large tract (260 hectares) of bushland in Tarragindi, around 10km from Brisbane CBD. Theres a few different typesContinue reading “Toohey Forest, Jul/Aug 2020”