Darebin Parklands, Alphington (Melbourne, Victoria)

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Subject: Darebin Parklands, Alphington (Melbourne, Victoria)
From: Lawrie Conole <>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 13:22:16 +1000
Hi folks

My birding has been all very close to home for the last few weeks, and with an infant in tow. This morning we went for a short wander through the bottom corner of Darebin Parklands (Alphington - Melbourne, Victoria). The most interesting obs to me was probably the female Scarlet Robin. The Zebra Finch was a lutino aviary escapee ...

Mallard                              Anas platyrhynchos
Pacific Black Duck                   Anas superciliosa
Chestnut Teal                        Anas castanea
Australasian Grebe                   Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
Little Black Cormorant               Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Purple Swamphen                      Porphyrio porphyrio
Dusky Moorhen                        Gallinula tenebrosa
Spotted Turtle-Dove                  Streptopelia chinensis
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo             Cacatua galerita
Rainbow Lorikeet                     Trichoglossus haematodus
Superb Fairy-wren                    Malurus cyaneus
Spotted Pardalote                    Pardalotus punctatus
White-browed Scrubwren               Sericornis frontalis
Brown Thornbill                      Acanthiza pusilla
Yellow Thornbill                     Acanthiza nana
Red Wattlebird                       Anthochaera carunculata
Little Wattlebird                    Anthochaera chrysoptera
Noisy Miner                          Manorina melanocephala
White-plumed Honeyeater              Lichenostomus penicillatus
New Holland Honeyeater               Phylidonyris novaehollandiae
Eastern Spinebill                    Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Scarlet Robin                        Petroica boodang
Grey Shrike-thrush                   Colluricincla harmonica
Magpie-lark                          Grallina cyanoleuca
Grey Fantail                         Rhipidura albiscapa
Willie Wagtail                       Rhipidura leucophrys
Grey Butcherbird                     Cracticus torquatus
Australian Magpie                    Gymnorhina tibicen
Pied Currawong                       Strepera graculina
Grey Currawong                       Strepera versicolor
Little Raven                         Corvus mellori
House Sparrow                        Passer domesticus
Zebra Finch                          Taeniopygia guttata
Red-browed Finch                     Neochmia temporalis
Mistletoebird                        Dicaeum hirundinaceum
Welcome Swallow                      Hirundo neoxena
Silvereye                            Zosterops lateralis
Common Blackbird                     Turdus merula
Common Starling                      Sturnus vulgaris
Common Myna                          Acridotheres tristis
40 species

Lawrie Conole
92 Yarralea Street
ALPHINGTON, Victoria 3078

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