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Little Red Flying Foxes Visit the Sanctuary of Bribie Island

A most remarkable phenomenon is happening right now here on Bribie Island. Thousands of the Little Red Flying Foxes have come to enjoy the flowering trees. They are the only flying fox in the...
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Australian Wildlife – Arrival – BIRDS IN THE YARD

I have very mixed feelings about our South East Queensland Summers; all that heat and humidity. I found it particularly trying when I first came to Bribie and made my feelings quite clear to...
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Australian Bribie Wildlife – Whistling Kite Halaistur Sphenurus

Whistling Kite. Australian, Queensland, Moreton Bay, Bribie Island native wildlife. Birds. Whistling Kites are medium-sized raptors commonly seen and heard while soaring above all areas of Bribie Island. Their whistling calls while in flight or...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – White-Necked Heron – Ardea Pacifica

Tags: Native Wildlife. Birds. White-Necked Heron – Ardea Pacifica. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Australian. White-necked Herons are occasional visitors to Bribie Island and are almost always seen near shallow waters. I have seen them...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Black-fronted Dotterel – Elseyornis melanops

Tags: Black-fronted Dotterel. Wildlife. Birds. Native. Australian. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Bribie Island. Elseyornis melanops I have seen Black-fronted Dotterels a few times on Bribie Island. When the water is low at Buckley’s Hole, I have...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Rufous Whistler – Pachycephala rufiventris

Tags: Native wildlife. Rufous Whistler. Birds. Australian. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Bribie Island. Rufous Whistlers are very common birds residing in wooded areas and wallum heathland on Bribie Island and local areas. There are several species...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Leaden Flycatcher – Myiagra rubecula

Leaden Flycatchers are reasonably common on Bribie and surrounds and most likely to be encountered in woodlands in mid to upper canopies during the summer months. They are small active, passerine birds at 14-17cm...
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Bribie Wildlife – Red-necked Stint – Calidris ruficollis

Tags: Wildlife. Native. Birds. Australian. Red-necked Stint. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Bribie Island. Red-necked stints are the smallest migratory shorebirds to visit our beaches. They are very common and descend onto our sandy beaches in flocks...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Crested Tern

Tags: Thalasseus bergii. Crested Tern. Birds. Wildlife. Native. Australian. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Crested Terns are a common sight on Bribie Island and are often seen flying over saltwater areas or roosting on sandy beaches and...
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Bribie Island Wildlife – Eastern Osprey

Tags: Wildlife. native. Eastern Osprey. Pandion Cristatus. Birds. Australian. Queensland. Moreton Bay A familiar sight on Bribie Island is the Eastern Osprey flying over the Pumicestone Passage and along the coastline at Woorim searching for...

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