briggsys birds

Crested pigeons put on an amazing courtship display

Premium Content Crested pigeons put on an amazing courtship display

They build a rough platform of twigs for a nest, quite low to the ground, and both...

RARE SIGHT: Bird colouration not always black and white

Premium Content RARE SIGHT: Bird colouration not always black and white

Have you seen a bird with a different colour scheme to usual? This could be why

TAWNY FROGMOUTH: Invisible by day and silent by night

Premium Content TAWNY FROGMOUTH: Invisible by day and silent by night

This nocturnal bird has employs an effective disguise trick that can make them very...

COLOURFUL CHARACTER: A bird as beautiful as any flower

Premium Content COLOURFUL CHARACTER: A bird as beautiful as any flower

The rose-crowned fruit dove is a stunning sight for those lucky enough to catch a...

DOLLARBIRD: A cashed up migrant from PNG

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PLUS: How you can learn more about the birds in your backyard with a special...

Don’t let the name fool you, this drongo isn’t silly

Premium Content Don’t let the name fool you, this drongo isn’t silly

These industrious birds build a ‘hammock’ nest of twigs, vine tendrils and grasses...

The little bird that can swim like a fish

Premium Content The little bird that can swim like a fish

Flocks hunt for food together and will sometimes co-operate with other birds such...

SPICE FINCH: Cage escapee establishes a population

Premium Content SPICE FINCH: Cage escapee establishes a population

It is one of several species of finch that can be found in the area

World’s largest cuckoo visits Bundaberg

Premium Content World’s largest cuckoo visits Bundaberg

This spring migrant is notorious for calling all night long during the breeding...

You know summer is coming when you start to hear this sound

Premium Content You know summer is coming when you start to hear this sound

STORMBIRD: Each spring this bird migrates from PNG and Indonesia to breed in...

Kooky coucal: Not a pheasant but a cuckoo

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These clumsy looking birds have some “rather odd” behaviours and unusual habits

Get to know the majestic white-bellied sea eagle

Premium Content Get to know the majestic white-bellied sea eagle

The best places to see this bird is around the coast from Moore Park to Elliott...

Quirky character: Unmasking the ‘plover’

Premium Content Quirky character: Unmasking the ‘plover’

While it still visits waterways it is often seen in urban areas where it has...

Briggsy’s Birds: Curlew’s call plaintive

Premium Content Briggsy’s Birds: Curlew’s call plaintive

THE long legged bush stone-curlew is a bird that is active at night and its...

Briggsy’s Birds: A hunter with very keen eyesight

Premium Content Briggsy’s Birds: A hunter with very keen eyesight

The whistling kite is a bird of prey with eyesight up to eight times better than a...