Mt Surprise - Ideal for birdwatchers

Mt Surprise Only - MS
Resident - R
Migratory - M

Points To Remember
Advise us of new sightings
Be sure of place of sightings

Australian Brush-Turkey
Brown Quail
Plumed Whistling Duck
Australian Wood Duck
Magpie Geese
Radjah Shelduck
Pacific Black Duck
Australasian Grebe
Great Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Pied Cormorant
Little Pied Cormorant
Black-necked Stork
Australian Pelican
White-necked Heron
White-faced Heron
Little Egret
Great Egret
Nankeen Night Heron
Black Bittern
Straw-necked Ibis

Emu R
Australian White Ibis
Royal Spoonbill
Pacific Baza M
Black Kite R
Collared Sparrowhawk
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Little Eagle
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Brown Falcon
Nankeen Kestral
Peregrine Falcon
Grey Falcon
Australian Bustard R
Bush Stone Curlew
Black-fronted Dotterel
Masked Lapwing
Banded Lapwing M
Peaceful Dove R
Bar-Shouldered Dove
Common Bronzwing

Crested Pigeon
Spinifex Pigeon
Squatter Pigeon
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo
Galah R
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Rainbow Lorikeet R
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet Varied
Lorikeet M
Red-winged Parrot R
Pale-headed Rosella
Budgerigar M
Pallid Cuckoo M
Brush Cuckoo M
Shining Bronze-cuckoo M
Common Koel M
Channel-billed cuckoo M
Pheasant Coucal R
Barn Owl
Barking Owl
Southern BoobookTawny Frogmouth

Australian Owlet-nightjar
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Forest Kingfisher
Sacred Kingfisher
Azure Kingfisher
Rainbow Bee-eater R
Dollarbird M
Red-backed Fairy Wren
Red-browed Pardelote
Striated Pardelote
White-throated Gerygone
Yellow ThornbillLittle Friarbird
Noisy Friarbird
Blue-faced Honeyeater R
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin

Yellow-throated Miner MS
Yellow Honeyeater
Black-chinned Honeyeater
Singing Honeyeater
White-throated Honeyeater
Rufous-throated Honeyeater
Banded Honeyeater
Brown Honeyeater R
Grey-crowned Babbler
Varied Sittella
Leaden Flycatcher
Satin Flycatcher
Willie Wagtail
Grey Fantail M
Northern Fantail
Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike R
White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike
White-winged Triller
Olive-backed Oriole

White-browed Woodswallow
Masked Woodswallow
Black-faced Woodswallow
Dusky Woodswallow
Little Woodswallow
Pied Butcherbird R
Magpie-lark R
Australian Magpie
Pied Currawong M
Australian Raven R
Apostlebird R
Great Bowerbird R
Richards Pipit
Double-barred Finch R
Black-throated Finch
Red-browed Finch
Zebra Finch


Fossicking licences are sold at the shop. This licence can be used to access any of the designated fossicking areas within Queensland. Be Aware each state has its own rules and regulations.

Bird watching

A great day out for the family. Why not go out and discover some of the exclusive bird life we have to discover here at Mount Surprise. Click here for a list of birds you might find.


At our shop you will find lots of interesting things such as clothing, accessories and homewares through to our range of gemstones and gifts made from stones found in the region.

Contact us

Garland St, Mt Surprise Q. 4871
P: (07) 4062 3055

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