U.S. birder visiting Penrith area

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Subject: U.S. birder visiting Penrith area
From: "Mike Simpson" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 18:32:39 +1000
A U.S. birder, Doug Karalun visited the Penrith area end May/beginning June.
I met him for a short while early in his visit and he has passed me a list
of the birds he saw in the Penrith/Glenbrook/Richmond areas. I am posting it
here as it may be of interest to some on this forum.

These two birds were seen at Yarramundi Bridge (Agnes Banks).
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Peaceful Dove 

These birds were seen at Tench Reserve (Penrith). 

Yellow Thornbill
Willie Wagtail
White-plumed Honeyeater
White-faced Heron
Welcome Swallow
Superb Fairy-wren
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Spotted Turtle-Dove
Rock Pigeon
Red-browed Finch
Red Whiskered Bulbul
Red Wattlebird
Rainbow Lorikeet
Pied Currawong
Pacific Black Duck
Olive-backed Oriole
Noisy Miner
Masked Lapwing
Little Pied Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Laughing Kookaburra
House Sparrow
Grey Goshawk
Grey Fantail
Grey Butcherbird
Golden Whistler
European Goldfinch
Eurasian Coot
Eastern Yellow Robin
Eastern Spinebill
Dusky Moorhen
Crested Pigeon
Common Starling
Common Myna
Common Blackbird
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Black Bittern
Bell Miner
Azure Kingfisher
Australian Wood Duck
Australian Raven
Australian Magpie
Australasian Grebe

These birds were seen at Pugh's Lagoon. 

Swamp Harrier
Straw-necked Ibis
Royal Spoonbill
Rose Robin
Plumed Whistling-Duck
Chestnut Teal
Brown Goshawk
Black Swan

These birds were seen around Penrith. 

Australian White Ibis
Black-shoulder Kite
Zebra Finch
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Restless Flycatcher
Red-rumped Parrot
Purple Swamphen
Peregrine Falcon
Nutmeg Manakin
Nankeen Kestrel
Long-billed Corella
Great Egret
Golden Headed Cisticola
Cattle Egret
Buff-rumped Thornbill

These birds were seen around Glenbrook. 


Yellow-tufted Honeyeater
Yellow -faced Honeyeater
White-throated Treecreeper
White-naped Honeyeater
White-Browed Scrubwren
Superb Lyrebird
Striated Thornbill
Spotted Pardalote
Scarlet Robin
Rock Warbler
New Holland Honeyeater
Little Wattlebird
Crimson Rosella
Collared Sparrowhawk
Brown Thornbill
Australian King Parrot


Mike Simpson, Penrith, NSW, Australia

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