Visiting the Kianawah Rd wetlands I didn’t expect to find a new bird running around on the grass!
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
I went to Grafton, with Mum, for the Jacaranda Festival. And a few birds.
I think these are probably the nicest shots I’ve ever taken of Rufous Whistlers.
Also known as White-throated Warbler. (Gerygones are Australian Warblers.) Initially we thought this was either an Eastern Yellow Robin or a Pale Yellow Robin, but the facebook Bird ID group helped out.
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...
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...
One day I’ll get a good shot.
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...
There are lots of lovely birds in Anna’s garden, at Mimirosa, in O’Connell, where we like to stay near Bathurst.