Flying Fox Monitoring - results

A number of roosts are monitored in the Region on a regular basis. Several temporary roosts are monitored less frequently. Information on this page is regularly updated as data becomes available.

Disclaimer: Monitoring data is primarily obtained by day time counts at the best accessible location or locations to the roost. While this data provides a good guide to the species of flying-fox present and relative changes to the number of animals in a roost, the actual count is only the best estimate of the number of animals present on the date of monitoring. Flying-foxes are known to move between camps on a daily basis, so any roost count is only an estimated snapshot of individuals present at that time.

For further information, please contact Council or e-mail esmailbox@moretonbay.qld.gov.au.

Latest observations

From the latest monitoring, increased numbers of flying foxes have been recorded at Albany Creek, Ferny Hills and Woodford. Decreased numbers of flying foxes have been recorded at Caboolture, Bongaree, Dayboro and Scarborough.

The results spread sheet is now downloadable from Flying Foxes Data [XLS].

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Albany Creek, Kingfisher Street Map

11 September 2018

Currently monitored on a fortnightly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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5681420710increased since last reading

Bellara, Warrigal Street Map

16 August 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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Bongaree, Cotterill Avenue Map

16 August 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000decreased since last reading

Burpengary, Facer Road Map

07 March 2018

This roost site is considered inactive.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Burpengary, Progress Road Map

07 August 2017

This roost site is considered inactive.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Burpengary, Rowley Road Map

05 September 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Caboolture, Waterview Crescent Map

03 September 2018

Currently monitored on a fortnightly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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1310369005000decreased since last reading

Camp Mountain, Richards Road Map

12 September 2018

Currently monitored on a quarterly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Dayboro, Railway Street Map

21 August 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Dayboro, Strong Road Map

21 August 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000decreased since last reading

Deception Bay, Bermuda Avenue Map

05 September 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Ferny Hills, Kylie Avenue Map

12 September 2018

Currently monitored on a fortnightly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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7641910955increased since last reading

Kallangur, Highet Street Map

26 May 2016

This roost site is considered inactive.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Redcliffe, Henzell Street Map

07 September 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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48658504950decreased since last reading

Samford, Days Road Map

12 September 2018

Currently monitored on a quarterly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Samford, Greenwood Crescent Map

12 September 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Sandstone Point, Bestmann Road Map

16 August 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Scarborough, Sunnyside Road Map

04 September 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Strathpine, Mecklem Street Map

19 December 2014

This roost site is considered inactive.

Flying fox numbers
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0000no change since last reading

Woodford, Webb Lane Map

05 September 2018

Currently monitored on a monthly basis.

Flying fox numbers
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437017430021800increased since last reading

Further resources

  1. For general information about flying-foxes, please visit the Queensland Government Department of Environment & Heritage Protection website.

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