Queenscliff-Sorrento Ferry

Description: The Queenscliff-Sorrento ferry is an all-weather service making 24 crossings daily, every day of the year- ON THE HOUR - EVERY HOUR from 7am - 6pm. Extra services operate at Easter and Christmas. The ferry departs from Sorrento Pier (Melway 157 C7) or Queenscliff (Melway 236 K5).
Updated: 12/24/2012
Region: Australia: Victoria
Location: 38°17'40"S 144°42'49"E
Season: January to December
Period: 1/1/1900 to 4/24/2014
Lists: 26
Species: 51
Best Day List: 26 species, Neil Shelley 2/16/2002.

Common Names

The reporting rate (proportion of lists which record each species) is shown as a percentage. The reporting rate for a single observation is 4%.
Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
Black Swan12%
Grebes
Hoary-headed Grebe8%Great Crested Grebe4%
Penguins
Little Penguin31%
Albatrosses
White-capped Albatross4%Black-browed Albatross19%
Chatham Albatross8%Wandering Albatross4%
Shearwaters and Petrels
Southern Giant-Petrel8%Short-tailed Shearwater15%Fluttering Shearwater8%
Storm-Petrels
White-faced Storm-Petrel4%
Boobies and Gannets
Australasian Gannet85%
Cormorants and Shags
Little Black Cormorant12%Pied Cormorant38%Little Pied Cormorant50%
Great Cormorant23%Black-faced Cormorant38%
Pelicans
Australian Pelican19%
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
White-faced Heron12%
Ibises and Spoonbills
Australian Ibis8%Royal Spoonbill8%
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites
Australian Kite4%Swamp Harrier4%Whistling Kite4%
Oystercatchers
Pied Oystercatcher19%Sooty Oystercatcher19%
Plovers and Lapwings
Masked Lapwing4%
Sandpipers and Allies
Gray-tailed Tattler4%Ruddy Turnstone4%
Common Greenshank4%Curlew Sandpiper4%
Skuas and Jaegers
Brown Skua8%Pomarine Jaeger12%Parasitic Jaeger27%
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Silver Gull77%Fairy Tern15%Common Tern8%
Pacific Gull50%Caspian Tern12%Great Crested Tern65%
Kelp Gull4%White-fronted Tern8%
Owls
Southern Boobook4%
Honeyeaters
Red Wattlebird4%
Bellmagpies and Allies
Australasian Magpie4%
Swallows
Welcome Swallow31%
Starlings
Common Myna4%European Starling4%
Wagtails and Pipits
Australasian Pipit4%
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow8%
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