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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Meringandan Lake "Tom Volp Park", South East Queensland 25/01/11

A visit today to Tom Volp Park (better known as Meringandan Lake) at Meringandan, South East Queensland proved quite delightful.  While a lot of the area is not easily accessable and there are limited ideal viewing points, this little lake was abundunt with wildlife. Unfortunately there were many Common Indian Myna residing there also.

Identified Bird List from this short visit is as follows:

Coot
Swamp Hen
Australasian Little Grebe
Black Duck
Wood Duck
Red-rumped Parrot
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Superb Blue Fairy Wren (Male & Female)
Chestnut Breasted Mannikin
Brown Honeyeater
Peaceful Dove
Australian Magpie Lark (Pee Wee)
House Sparrow
Common Indian Myna

Brown Honeyeater Nest

Brown Honeyeater

Brown Honeyeater on Nest


Dragonfly

House Sparrow

Tom Volp Park - Nesting Boxes

Chestnut Breasted Mannikin


Chestnut Breasted Mannikin

Dragonfly

Swamp Hen

Black Duck (Wood Duck in rear)

Wood Ducks & Black Duck


Coot


Australasian Little Grebe


Coot

Superb Blue Fairy Wren


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