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  1. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    On-show species list from my visit on the 29.10.18

    Red-tailed Phascogale
    Western Quoll
    Golden Bandicoot
    Greater Bilby*
    Burrowing Bettong
    Rufous Hare-wallaby
    Red Kangaroo
    Dingo
    Plains Mouse
    Spinifex Hopping-mouse
    Greater Stick-nest Rat
    Ghost Bat

    Emu
    Little Buttonquail*
    Grey Teal
    Australian Grebe
    Australian Bustard
    White-headed Stilt
    Banded Lapwing
    Inland Dotterel
    Bush Stone-curlew
    Common Bronzewing
    Spinifex Pigeon
    Peaceful Dove
    Diamond Dove*
    Red-tailed Black Cockatoo
    Mulga Parrot*
    Princess Parrot
    Australian Ringneck
    Budgerigar
    Tawny Frogmouth
    Red-backed Kingfisher*
    Sacred Kingfisher
    Rainbow Bee-eater
    Red-capped Robin
    Hooded Robin
    Yellow-rumped Thornbill
    Chestnut-rumped Thornbill
    Inland Thornbill
    Pied Honeyeater
    White-fronted Honeyeater
    Golden-backed Honeyeater
    Grey-headed Honeyeater
    Orange Chat
    Crimson Chat
    Crested Bellbird
    Chiming Wedgebill
    Cinnamon Quail-thrush
    Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
    White-winged Fairy-wren
    Splendid Fairy-wren
    Eyrean Grasswren
    Dusky Grasswren (unsigned)
    Southern Whiteface
    Redthroat
    Rufous Whistler
    Masked Woodswallow
    Black-faced Woodswallow
    Western Bowerbird
    White-winged Triller
    Australian Reed-warbler
    Zebra Finch
    Painted Finch

    Pygmy Mulga Monitor
    Rusty Desert Monitor
    Perentie*
    Spinifex Legless Lizard
    Slater's Skink
    Gidgee Skink
    Fire-tailed Skink*
    Desert Skink
    Panther Skink
    Brooks Ctenotus (unsigned)
    Central Knob-tailed Gecko
    Northern Spiny-tailed Gecko
    Bynoe's Gecko*
    Thorny Devil
    Inland Bearded Dragon
    Lined Earless Dragon
    Central Military Dragon
    Central Netted Dragon
    Cane Grass Dragon
    Stimson's Python
    Centralian Carpet Python
    Woma Python
    Desert Death Adder
    Mulga Snake

    Acacia Stick Insect
    Blistered Pyrgomorph
    Small Black Ants
    Piedish Beetle

    Desert Wolf Spider
    Barking Spider
    Desert Scorpion
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    * = (not seen)
     
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  2. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    Seen during the bird-show:

    Australian Magpie
    Tawny Frogmouth
    Black-breasted Buzzard
    Barn Owl
    White-faced Heron
    Australian Hobby
    Whistling Kite

    Darkened signs (so probably not there anymore):
    Helmeted Gecko
    Western Hooded Scalyfoot
    Sand-plain Gecko
     
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  3. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    Animals see-able during the nocturnal-tour (as told by cashier):
    Bilby
    Rufous Hare-wallaby
    Burrowing Bettong
    Brush-tailed Bettong
    Greater Stick-nest Rat
    Golden Bandicoot
    Short-beaked Echidna
     
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  4. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    So no longer any Stripe-faced Dunnarts (which doesn't surprise me) or Spectacled Hare Wallabies (they had three previously)?
     
  5. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    There were no signs for them...
     
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