NSW, Capertee Valley, Turquoise Parrot, Plum-headed Finch, Spiny-cheeked

Subject: NSW, Capertee Valley, Turquoise Parrot, Plum-headed Finch, Spiny-cheeked HE and more
From: Nikolas Haass <>
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 07:25:09 -0700 (PDT)
Hi all,

Ed Williams, Rob Hynson, Raja and I spent the weekend in Capertee Valley. We 
saw a total of 104 bird species and 10 mammal species.

Blue-billed Duck: 2 males at Lithgow sewage ponds
Tawny Frogmouth: 1 at Glen Davis
White-bellied Sea-Eagle: 1 catching a Eurasian Coot at Lake Wallace
Wedge-tailed Eagle: 7
Little Eagle: 1 pale morph at Genowlan Bridge
the four commoner falcon species
Turquoise Parrot: 1 pair at the Wollemi NP entrance
Southern Boobook: 2 at Glen Davis
Spiny-cheeked HE: 1 at Genowlan Bridge
Scarlet Robin: 5
Flame Robin: 4
Plum-headed Finch: 2 (a female and a juvenile) at Glen Davis

Platypus: 2 Rylstone
Long-nosed Bandicoot: 1 at the third bridge between Capertee and Glen Davis
Common Wombat 4 alive (plus 4 roadkills)
Common Brushtail Possum: 8 at the Wollemi NP entrance
all four commoner macropods

Common Eastern Froglets and other un-id'd frogs

Common Myna: 1 at Crown Station Rd
Red Fox: 3
Eur. Rabbits: a gazillion

we did not see any Regent or Black-chinned HEs



Nikolas Haass

Sydney, NSW


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