You Yangs Victoria

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Subject: You Yangs Victoria
From: "Shirley Cameron" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 21:04:10 +1000
The Werribee Wagtails (25)  went to the You Yangs today. Apart from finding
the whole area is drying out rapidly we were treated to a feast of birds. We
went to the Seed or Bird Garden area, Big-Rock and around to the Drysdale Rd
Entrance. The weather  was perfect and birds were very accessible.
Here is our list.
Australian Wood Duck


White Faced Heron

Straw-necked Ibis

Little Eagle

Brown  Falcon

Masked Lapwing

Common Bronze-wing


Sulphur-crested cockatoo

Crimson Rosella

Eastern rosella

Red-rumped parrot

Shining Bronze Cuckoo


Rainbow Bee-eater

White-throated Treecreeper

Superb Fairy wren

Spotted Pardalote

Brown Thornbill

Yellow-rumped Thornbill

Red wattle bird

White plumed honeyeater

New Holland Honeyeater

Jacky Winter

Eastern yellow robin

Grey Shrike Thrush

Golden whistler

Rufous whistler

Restless Flycatcher

Rufous Fantail

Grey fantail

Willie Wagtail

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

Dusky Woodswallow

Australian Magpie

Australian Raven

Little Raven

White-winged Chough

Richards Pipit

House Sparrow

Diamond Firetail 

Red-browed Finch


Welcome Swallow


Common Blackbird

Common Starling


We surprised to see Rainbow Bee-eaters so early in the season.

Shirley Cameron
03  9741 2997

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