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Greg Roberts
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Wildlife nut, journalist, blogger, snapper
Wildlife nut, journalist, blogger, snapper

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When in Rome
Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam - Sistine Chapel Our 6-week visit to Europe kicked off with a 5-night stay in Rome following a tortuous 27 hour flight via Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam. We booked an apartment through AirBnb in Lazio, a short distance from the...

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Freckled Duck at Lake Macdonald
Freckled Duck This morning I found a Freckled Duck on Lake Macdonald on the Sunshine Coast. The bird was seen from the hide on Grange Road among a large flock of Hardheads. The numbers of Hardhead (estimated 500) was unusually large for the region. These im...

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Media coverage today following my recent post about subdividing the  Maroochy River canelands. SUNSHINE COAST DAILY 19/05/2017 By Bill Hoffman SUNSHINE
Coast Council has started action against two subdivision developments
on cane land north west of Bli Bli ...

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Media coverage today following my recent post about subdividing the  Maroochy River canelands. SUNSHINE COAST DAILY 19/05/2017 By Bill Hoffman SUNSHINE
Coast Council has started action against two subdivision developments
on cane land north west of Bli Bli ...

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New Charter Boat for Sunshine Coast Pelagics
Crusader 1 I'm pleased to announce that we will be trialling a big new boat for
pelagic birding trips off Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast. We will
be able to take up to 23 people in what would be the largest and most
comfortable boat doing pelagic birding ...

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Camping at Noosa North Shore
Sanderling We
braved some lousy weather for a 3-day camping trip to Noosa North
Shore, staying in the council-owned caravan park by the sea. We've
stayed here a few times previously; this part of the world will one
day be discovered by the tourism industry ...

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Caneland Subdivisions a Blow to Rare Birdlife
Spotted Harrier Despite local and state government restrictions on land use on sugarcane farms around the Maroochy River on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, properties are being busily subdivided with the blessing of the local council. New residential developme...

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Glossy, Red-tailed and Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos together at Amamoor
Glossy Black Cockatoo I've not managed previously to see all species of eastern Australia's black cockatoos in one outing, so was chuffed to finally manage to do so during a 3-day campout with Glenn at Cedar Grove in Amamoor State Forest, in the Sunshine Co...

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In Search of Night Parrot
Night Parrot - Pic by John Young Anyone
planning on searching for the Night Parrot in western Queensland will be
disappointed to learn that almost all suitable habitat in
the vicinity of known sites is
inaccessible due to state government conservation order...
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