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Checklist S46507921

 
Location
Priors Pocket, Moggill, Brisbane, Queensland, AU ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:28 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 28 minute(s)
Distance:
0.642 kilometer(s)
Observers:
Chris Attewell
Comments:
Cold, calm, fine becoming light overcast. Successfully chasing up Diamond Doves recently reported in area after number of dips with other sightings, spend majority of time watching the doves.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
31 species total
9
Australian Wood Duck
1
Crested Pigeon
2
Diamond Dove

Lifer. Petite long tailed doves with brown wings and back & white spotting on coverts, one with obvious vivid red eye ring (male) the other paler & less obvious (female?), pale grey head, mantle & chest graduating to off white belly & vent, pink feet.

Located along the track that travels from the yellow gate behind the first line of trees to the river lagoon. Walk to the end of the shelter belt line to where the way is blocked by temporary fencing and the recently ploughed field begins - had them warming up in the sun perched in the eucalypts then feeding in the ploughed field.

NB other birders have also reported a juvenile bird, possible breeding?

Link to video compilation of obliging male perched then feeding in field:

Diamond Dove Male S46507921

Link to video of more elusive probable female (can’t see the paler eye ring colour in this though):

Diamond Dove Female S4650792

ML104797231

© Chris Attewell

Still of male Diamond Dove feeding

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
1
Bar-shouldered Dove
15
Masked Lapwing
4
Cattle Egret
2
Australian White Ibis
1
Laughing Kookaburra
4
Rainbow Bee-eater
2
Galah
13
Long-billed Corella
6
Little Corella
23
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
2
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
3
Yellow-faced Honeyeater
4
Scarlet Honeyeater
3
Brown Honeyeater
2
Striated Pardalote
7
Yellow-rumped Thornbill

Yellow-rumped Thornbill S46507921

2
Pied Butcherbird
5
Australian Magpie (Black-backed)
1
Golden Whistler
2
Rufous Whistler
1
Australasian Figbird
3
Willie Wagtail
2
Grey Fantail
25
Magpie-lark
5
Torresian Crow
1
Rose Robin
4
Australasian Pipit
2
Double-barred Finch
 

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Yes