Yeah stacks of buttonquail around this season - I assume because it's been so wet. Very hard to get views of any but the LBQs. I hear the other...
Haven't updated this in a while!
288 - Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus)
289 - Green Oriole (Oriolus flavocinctus)
I was one off on my numbers because I accidentally counted ringneck parrot twice :p Now on 287 birds + 3 heard only.
280 - Olive-backed...
Haha wet season mate - hard to get around and birds are dispersed far and wide. Had a couple fleeting glimpses of possible juv Gouldians flying...
267 - Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus)
268 - Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis)
269 - Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomastomus...
241 - Western Wattlebird (Anthochaera lunulata)
242 - Western Gerygone (Gerygone fusca)
243 - White-cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris niger)...
Woops sorry I keep accidentally doing this because my personal list includes heard-onlies that aren't lifers.
240 - Brown Honeyeater...
Started two weeks of self-quarantine but luckily there are enough birds around to keep me happy... for now :P
233 - Crescent Honeyeater (Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus)
234 - Large-billed Scrubwren (Sericornis magnirostra)
235 - Rose Robin (Petroica rosea)
Took the Hudwit off my list as I think it's most likely a hybrid at this stage...
222 - Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)
woops must have forgotten to post...
2 - Southern Brown Tree Frog (Litoria ewingii)
A bit of birding from Reef Island (212-216), the treatment plant (217) and Gippsland (218-222) got some nice species... The Hudsonian Godwit is...
Reef Island, Victoria
212 - Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
213 - Grey-tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes)
214 - Pacific Golden Plover...
Rare vagrant - this bird was photographed at Lake Modewarre in Victoria, Australia
Female bird seen in state forest near Lakes Entrance
Seen in Mallacoota... not sure if the recently-split species overlap around this area or if this is only within Krefft's Glider range.
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper and Red-necked Stint also present
Saw my first Buff-breasted Sandpiper in Lake Modewarre yesterday! Very rare vagrant to Australia :)
208 - Hooded Plover (Thinornis...
Bairnsdale-Lakes Entrance area, East Gippsland
203 - White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea)
204 - Glossy Black Cockatoo...
201 - Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
202 - Australasian Shoveler (Spatula rhynchotis)
--- Southern Brown...
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