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FOSI Newsletter, Issue #75, December 2016

Friends of Stradbroke Island Newsletter

Issue #75 December 2016 In this issue Straddie’s Summer Birds The Moreton Bay Ramsar Site and Toondah Harbour Toondah Harbour plan raises serious questions for the State Government Both Sibelco and Walker Group Paid Nil Income Tax in 2014/15 Tell-tale sign of…? Glossy Black Cockatoo Count Day 2016 Report Moreton Bay Research Station Open Day Island Fox Control Annual Update Pelicans at One Mile Please support FOSI’s ongoing work Straddie’s Summer Birds Oriental Dollarbird – displaying its ‘silver dollar’ wing markings, photo by Chris Walker Stradbroke is expecting many visitors this summer— most will come by ferry or water taxi – but many others will be flying in from international and Australian departure points. But they won’t be landing at the Dunwich airstrip, but touching down in the island’s forest and shores. These are the myriad of birds flying in to spend summer on Minjerribah. Among the early arrivals are the rollicking green Oriental Dollarbirds, so …