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Bribie Island Wildlife – Little Egret

Tags: Egret. Native wildlife. Birds. Herron. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia Little Egrets are a species of heron and a common sight on Bribie Island. They are easily distinguished from other white Egrets...

Help Needed for Pelican Twinnies

Dear Loyal Readers, we need you to read this article in full. It is sadly the reality for these guys and they need your urgent help! As you may know, The Twinnies have been...

URGENT !!!!!! ATTENTION JET SKIERS AND BOATIES ON PUMICESTONE PASSAGE AND MORETON BAY Please...

URGENT !!!!!! ATTENTION JET SKIERS AND BOATIES ON PUMICESTONE PASSAGE AND MORETON BAY Please Go Slowly!!!! We have a small fur seal swimming around in Bribie Island’s surrounding waters. It would be appreciated if you would consider this little seal...
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...
Native Australian Wildlife. Birds. BooBook Owls. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland (3)

AUSTRALIAN BOOBOOK OWL – NINOX NOVAESEELANDIAE

Tags: Native Australian Wildlife. Birds. BooBook Owls. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland Australian Boobook Owls are the smallest and most common of the Australian Owls and are reasonably common breeding residents on Bribie Island. They...
Wildlife. Native. Birds. Cuckoo. Australian. Queensland. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay (1)

Bribie Island Wildlife – BRONZE – CUCKOOS

Tags: Wildlife. Native. Birds. Cuckoo. Australian. Queensland. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay Bronze-Cuckoos are the smallest of the Cuckoo species in Australia. They have iridescent bronze-green plumage and are barred on their underparts. Their calls are...
Australian wildlife. Queensland. Figbird. Birds.-1

AUSTRALASIAN FIGBIRD (SPHECOTHERES VIEILLOTI)

Tags: Australian native wildlife. Queensland. Figbird. Birds. The green form of the Australasian Figbird which belongs to the Oriole family is a very common inhabitant on Bribie Island. They are mostly seen gorging on berries...

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 Wildlife. Queensland. Brisbane. Birds

WILDLIFE AUSTRALASIAN GREBE – TACHYBAPTUS NOVAEHOLLANDIAE

Tags: Australian Wildlife. Queensland. Brisbane. Birds By Marj Webber Last week I spent a couple of hours in the serenity of the hide at Buckley’s Hole. There were lots of birds scattered around the far banks...
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,...

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