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Australian wildlife. Birds. IBIS. Native.

GLOSSY IBIS – PLEGADIS FALCINELLUS

Tags: Australian wildlife. Birds. IBIS. Native. Unlike the common Australian White and the Straw-necked Ibises which thrive on Bribie Island, the Glossy Ibis is but a rare visitor. During the month of January in 2014,...

THIS IS THE STORY OF OWLY

The last issue of The Bribie Islander featured our pet the Owl, Dog, and Cat eating out of Bunnykins dishes. The editor wanted to know more about the story behind the picture. The owl...
Bribie Island. Native birds. Wildlife BROLGA – GRUS RIBICUNDA.

Australian Native Birds – BROLGA – GRUS RIBICUNDA

Tags: Bribie Island. Native birds. Wildlife BROLGA – GRUS RIBICUNDA. Now they are rarely seen but do pop up on the island from time to time. When there is water at Bishop’s Marsh on the road...

TURTLE HATCHLINGS DO THE BRIBIE BEACH HUSTLE

Diane Oxenford, who is among many other things, a passionate advocate and champion of all things turtles, kindly shared these photos with The Bribie Islander. She says she has been kept really busy now...
Australian Birds. Wildlife.

Australian Wildlife – RESTLESS FLYCATCHER -MYIAGRA INQUIETA

Tags: Australian Birds. Wildlife. I remember the first time I saw a Restless Flycatcher. It was at Ewan Maddock Dam and the bird was high up in a tree in open woodland. I watched in...
Australian Native Wildlife. Beetles

Australian Wildlife – LONGICORN – LONGHORN BEETLES

Tags: Australian Native Wildlife. Beetles Longicorn or Longhorn Beetles are a large family of wood-boring beetles with about 1250 species in Australia and 26 000 worldwide. They are easy to identify as they have particularly...
pelican australian wildlife birds

AUSTRALIAN PELICAN – PELECANUS CONSPICILLATUS

Tags: Australian wildlife. Birds. Pelican Probably the most observed and loved birds on Bribie Island are the iconic Australian Pelicans. They are likely to be seen wherever there is water and the Pumicestone Passage is...
australian wildlife birds butcherbird

Australian Wildlife Birds Butcherbird

There are four Butcherbird species in Australia. Grey Butcherbirds and Pied Butcherbirds are the two species commonly found on Bribie Island. They are fairly similar in appearance if sighted from a distance but are...
Native Australian wildlife. Animals. Queensland. Bribie Island

Bribie Island Native Wildlife

Tags: Native Australian wildlife. Animals. Queensland. Bribie Island Featured Image(above): Photo Credit: David Simpson. Banksia Beach On one of my early morning walks together with my camera complete with a big zoom lens (which often gets...
Native Wildlife. Birds. Storks. Australian. Queensland.

BLACKNECKED STORK – EPHIPPIORHYNCHUS ASIATICS

Tags: Native Wildlife. Birds. Storks. Australian. Queensland. Jabiru It was a Thursday morning when I received a call from a friend to say that a Jabiru was feeding at Buckley’s Hole. Such a visitor was...

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