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Forum: Scotland Today, 11:07
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Posted By delia todd
Hi Rick The last ferry across to the Handa is...

Hi Rick

The last ferry across to the Handa is 2pm, the last departure from the island is 16.45. The main seabird colony is across on the far side of the island from the landing point. By the time...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 20:21
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Another species down below us was a Variegated...

Another species down below us was a Variegated Fairywren; then in a nearby bush what appears to be her youngster.

We returned home via a cuppie back at Maidenwell and I spotted a Blue-faced...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 17:54
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Indeed I can't James.... could've been a...

Indeed I can't James.... could've been a previously undescribed species, couldn't it?;)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 16:44
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
LOL James... think you've been caught out by a...

LOL James... think you've been caught out by a Stickbirdo:)

A close crop of that section of the picture attached.
Forum: Scotland Yesterday, 15:14
Replies: 551
Views: 89,849
Posted By delia todd
A pretty decent list that Paul. Excellent work...

A pretty decent list that Paul. Excellent work laddie.

Can you remind me what the asterisks denote? I'm sure you've told us before, but my memory... well... ummmm.;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 13:34
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By delia todd
Hi Mike Can't help a lot here, as I have to wear...

Hi Mike

Can't help a lot here, as I have to wear my specs all the time, even for driving now.

I remember back when I got my first pair of multifocals, was completely comfortable with them within an...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 12:47
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Indeed KB.... bit of a shocker that, don't you...

Indeed KB.... bit of a shocker that, don't you think!!!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 11:59
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Oh Mike... thanks so much for your kind comment....

Oh Mike... thanks so much for your kind comment.

I love those wee plovers - one of my favourite wader families.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 11:57
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
We moved on then to the Paradise Parking Area...

We moved on then to the Paradise Parking Area .

Underneath a vehicle already there Was a White-browed Scrubwren. I was clicking for a bit, hoping for a better view, when another vehicle came in and...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 20th January 2020, 20:42
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
OK as promised, I'll show you some of the plaques...

OK as promised, I'll show you some of the plaques that surrounded the statue. From memory I think there were 8, but here's 5.

If you're interested and want full size versions of any of these so you...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 20th January 2020, 20:36
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
On our way back from seeing the owl, I was...

On our way back from seeing the owl, I was re-acquainted with a pretty Eastern Yellow Robin. How delightful they are.

Not like this Gympie-Gympie or Giant Stinging Tree!!! Apparently the worst plant...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 20th January 2020, 19:33
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By delia todd
Thanks Pianoman. I've found a species list for...

Thanks Pianoman.

I've found a species list for the Bunya Mountains park and it has Black Cotton Bush (Senecio quadridentatus) on it. But I'm unable to find a close enough picture (for my eyes) of...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 20th January 2020, 10:41
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Dandabah Campground We moved on to Dandabah...

Dandabah Campground

We moved on to Dandabah Campground then, which was very attractively laid out with this pole statue as a centre piece (you can possibly see where part of the inspiration for it...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 20th January 2020, 09:15
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Ooops! Corrected. Thanks John.

Ooops!

Corrected. Thanks John.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 19th January 2020, 23:36
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Thank you so much Kim! I'm so glad to hear that...

Thank you so much Kim!

I'm so glad to hear that you're enjoying your time with us.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 19th January 2020, 21:36
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
From Maidenwell we then headed further into the...

From Maidenwell we then headed further into the park and on the approach to the Russell Park Picnic area we pulled up short for movement was seen in the tree tops.

Found the culprit eventually.... a...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 19th January 2020, 17:53
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By delia todd
OMG!!! I never thought of that Niels, I was o...

OMG!!! I never thought of that Niels, I was o sure it was feathers LOL. I didn't pick them up though, just photographed them in situ.

Mmmm... better move this thread to the Plant forum then!
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 19th January 2020, 17:39
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By delia todd
Seeds perhaps? Queensland

Up in the Bunya Mountains we spotted these three, together like this lying on the road.

I really can't think what they can be. I originally put it in the Bird ID, as I thought it was feathers....
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 19th January 2020, 11:31
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Still at breakfast, the male Red-winged Parrot...

Still at breakfast, the male Red-winged Parrot joined a Spotted Dove and a pair of Rainbow Lorikeets at their seed feast.

Before leaving that lovely setting, I just had to take a picture of a...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 19th January 2020, 11:19
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Thanks so much Keith and Chris.... your comments...

Thanks so much Keith and Chris.... your comments are much appreciated.
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Sunday 19th January 2020, 10:58
Replies: 445
Views: 52,586
Posted By delia todd
Female Shoveler?

Female Shoveler?
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 19th January 2020, 10:30
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By delia todd
Well it worked for me too H2, though I then...

Well it worked for me too H2, though I then discovered I could read it OK just by clicking on your thumbnail.

A lovely pre-dawn description this one lad. Especially as we haven't had much in the way...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 19th January 2020, 01:48
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By delia todd
It's a Common Bronzewing Glazzers:...

It's a Common Bronzewing Glazzers: https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Common_Bronzewing

So pretty when the light catches them right.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th January 2020, 19:57
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Bunya Mountains

21 October 2019

An early start as Hans and Judy had another adventure for me today!

An hour or so's drive brought us to the Bunya Mountain national park: https://osm.org/go/ucvyNf--?m=

We stopped...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th January 2020, 12:34
Replies: 423
Views: 15,576
Posted By delia todd
Continuing my wander round the grounds and just...

Continuing my wander round the grounds and just about keeping the Maned Ducks company was the pretty Common Bronzewing. Sadly in the shade, so the pretty wing colours weren't shining.

A Red-necked...
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