Honeyeaters West of the Divide

Subject: Honeyeaters West of the Divide
From: "Dean Portelli" <>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 12:28:24 +1000
Last weekend I was at Munghorn Gap NR NSW (west of the divide) and recorded the following honeyeater species (arranged in approximate order of most to least encountered):

Eastern Spinebill
Yellow Faced Honeyeater
New Holland Honeyeater
Brown Headed Honeyeater
Noisy Miner
Fuscous Honeyeater
White Naped Honeyeater
Red Wattlebird

Spinebills were the most abundant species feeding on the abundant Styphelia and Mistletoe flowers.

Other birds included:
King Parrot
Eastern Rosella
Laughing Kookaburra
Superb Lyrebird (nesting)
Eastern Yellow Robin
Golden Whistler
Grey Shrike-Thrush
Superb Blue Wren
Buff Rumped Thornbill
Brown Thornbill
White Browed Scrubwren
White Throated Treecreeper
Striated Pardalote
Red Browed Firetail
White Winged Chough
Pied Butcherbird
Grey Butcherbird
Pied Currawong
Australian Magpie
Australian Raven

Mammals Included:
Swamp Wallaby
Common Wallaroo
Eastern Grey Kangaroo
Common Wombat

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