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Overview

The Noosa Nature Map project is a new initiative to allow people to record sightings of different kinds of wildlife including birds. This enables better decisions for the conservation and preservation of our wildlife.

The birds have been listed in a number of categories. These are: Birds of prey, Nocturnal Birds, Parrots, Pigeons and Doves, Water birds, Cuckoos, Honeyeaters, Other - smaller than magpie and Other - magpie or larger.

This system avoids scientific classifications in order to create a simple and easy to understand system for beginners as well as experts.

By recording your sightings of birds you can add to our knowledge of the local birdlife, as well as learning for yourself about the natural world around us. If you don’t know the name of the species of bird you have photographed, our experts are happy to identify what you have seen. You will also be able to chat with other like-minded people about your experiences and observations. All sightings of birds are welcome, and we are especially interested in sightings of rare birds.

So you are invited to participate in this project and share your photos of the local birds. It is a good way to enjoy nature and be part of the new wave of citizen science.

Highly sensitive species

  • Species that are listed as threatened or listed as species of concern within the Noosa area of interest.
  • Species of particular concern and showing their distribution could indicate breeding sites.
  • Any photo can be shown on the site but the location will be hidden automatically irrespective of whether the picture is of a nesting bird or not.
  • The photo location will not be shown on the radar.

Sensitive species

  • Species that are listed as threatened or listed as species of concern within the Noosa area of interest. Note that some species maybe listed as threatened in QLD but not in other states / territories and vice versa.
  • Any photo can be shown on the site but the location will be hidden by the moderator if the picture is of a nesting bird.

Note: For all purposes there will be no difference in the treatment of records between sensitive and non-sensitive species. The moderator will consider all records to determine if the details of the location should be suppressed.

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Honeyeater Acanthagenys rufogularis (Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater)

Acanthagenys rufogularis
Acanthagenys rufogularis
Acanthagenys rufogularis
Acanthagenys rufogularis

Other - smaller than magpie Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill)

Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa

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Other - smaller than magpie Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill)

Acanthiza lineata
Acanthiza lineata
Acanthiza lineata
Acanthiza lineata
Acanthiza lineata
Acanthiza lineata

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Other - smaller than magpie Acanthiza nana (Yellow Thornbill)

Acanthiza nana
Acanthiza nana
Acanthiza nana
Acanthiza nana
Acanthiza nana
Acanthiza nana

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Other - smaller than magpie Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill)

Acanthiza pusilla
Acanthiza pusilla
Acanthiza pusilla
Acanthiza pusilla
Acanthiza pusilla
Acanthiza pusilla

Other - smaller than magpie Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill)

Acanthiza reguloides
Acanthiza reguloides
Acanthiza reguloides
Acanthiza reguloides
Acanthiza reguloides
Acanthiza reguloides

Honeyeater Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill)

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

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Bird of prey Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk)

Accipiter cirrocephalus
Accipiter cirrocephalus Juvenile
Accipiter cirrocephalus
Accipiter cirrocephalus
Accipiter cirrocephalus
Accipiter cirrocephalus

Bird of prey Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk)

Accipiter fasciatus
Accipiter fasciatus
Accipiter fasciatus
Accipiter fasciatus
Accipiter fasciatus
Accipiter fasciatus

Bird of prey Accipiter novaehollandiae (Grey Goshawk)

Accipiter novaehollandiae
Accipiter novaehollandiae
Accipiter novaehollandiae
Accipiter novaehollandiae
Accipiter novaehollandiae
Accipiter novaehollandiae

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Other - smaller than magpie Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna)

Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres tristis

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Other - smaller than magpie Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler)

Acrocephalus australis
Acrocephalus australis
Acrocephalus australis
Acrocephalus australis
Acrocephalus australis
Acrocephalus australis

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Water & Shore bird Actitis hypoleucos (Common Sandpiper)

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Nocturnal Bird Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar)

Aegotheles cristatus
Aegotheles cristatus
Aegotheles cristatus
Aegotheles cristatus
Aegotheles cristatus
Aegotheles cristatus

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Other - smaller than magpie Aerodramus terraereginae (Australian Swiftlet)

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Other - magpie or larger Ailuroedus crassirostris (Green Catbird)

Ailuroedus crassirostris Green Catbird - juvenile - Yattee Yattah
Ailuroedus crassirostris Green Catbird -
Ailuroedus crassirostris
Ailuroedus crassirostris

Other - magpie or larger Alectura lathami (Australian Brush-turkey)

Alectura lathami
Alectura lathami
Alectura lathami
Alectura lathami
Alectura lathami
Alectura lathami

Parrot Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot)

Alisterus scapularis Male
Alisterus scapularis Female
Alisterus scapularis Male
Alisterus scapularis
Alisterus scapularis
Alisterus scapularis

Water & Shore bird Amaurornis moluccana (Pale-vented Bush-hen)

Water & Shore bird Amaurornis olivacea (Bush Hen)

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