Category: Larks, Whistlers, Monarchs

Larks, Pipits, Songlarks, Cuckoo-shrikes, Trillers, Bulbuls, Cicadabird, Robins, Flycatchers, Jacky Winter, Scrub-Robins, Shrike-tits, Whistlers, Shrike-thrushes, Crested Bellbird, Flycatchers, Gerygones, Reed-warblers

Little Shrike-thrush

Another new one for me today. This was a lovely little bird, just scratching around in the leaf litter. Just a funny little note – my bird guide describes Shrike-thruses as “Large-plainly coloured thickheads...

Spectacled Monarch

Another new one for my list today. I’ve included the one photo so you can see just how difficult it can be to spot these birds when they’re in the scrub. The white marks...

Brown Gerygone

Gerygones are Australian Warblers. I’d always said “JerryGone”, but we heard one of the rangers say Djer-ig-gonee. But then we heard more people saying jerrygone, so I’m sticking with jerrygone. I also heard someone...