NW NSW Trip Report 10th - 16th June

Subject: NW NSW Trip Report 10th - 16th June
From: Nigel Jackett <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 11:17:22 +1000
Nathan Waugh and I recently returned from a successful trip 
to the NW region of NSW, including adjacent areas in QLD 
(Pyampa station) and SA (dunes to the west of Cameron 
Corner). 138 species were recorded during the trip with 8 
lifers for Nathan and 9 for myself. 

Daily Highlights:

- 9 Regent Honeyeaters - Crown Station Rd, Capertee Valley
- 2 Collared Sparrowhawks - Capertee Valley
- 2 White-bellied Cuckoo-shrikes - Glen Alice Cemetary
- 3 Grey-crowned Babblers - Capertee Valley
- 1 Black Falcon - Between Nyngan and Cobar

- 1 Australian Bustard - 19km west of Willcania
- 5 Redthroats - Salthole Creek, 30km N of Broken Hill
- 3 Rufous Fieldwrens - near 'Sturts' Meadows turnoff on 
Silver City Hwy

- 2 Cinnamon Quail-thrush - Dead Horse Gully, Sturt NP
- 4 Grey Grasswrens - Pyampa Station, QLD
- 2 Orange Chats - Pyampa Station, QLD

- 6 Bourke's Parrots - (2) 15km W of Tibooburra on Cameron 
Corner Rd, (4) at Fort Grey, Sturt NP
- 1 Inland Dotterel - 20km W of Tibooburra on Cameron Corner 
- 3 Gibberbirds - 27km W of Tibooburra on Cameron Corner Rd

- 1 Grey Falcon - 39km W of Cameron Corner
- 1 Blue-winged Parrot - 39km W of Cameron Corner
- 15+ Eyrean Grasswrens - On dunes 36-39km W of Cameron 

- 2 Major Mitchell's Cockatoos - 30km W of Cobar on Barrier 
- 2 Superb Parrots - 75km W of Nyngan on Barrier Hwy



Complete List:

Little Button-quail
Australian Pelican
Little Pied Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Hoary-headed Grebe
Black Swan
Pacific Black Duck
Grey Teal
Chestnut Teal
Pink-eared Duck
Australian Wood Duck
Black-tailed Native-hen
Purple Swamphen
Eurasian Coot
White-faced Heron
Cattle Egret
Great Egret
Straw-necked Ibis
Australian Bustard
Masked Lapwing
Banded Lapwing
Black-fronted Dotterel
Inland Dotterel
Silver Gull
Black-shouldered Kite
Black Kite
Whistling Kite
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Collared Sparrowhawk
Black Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Australian Hobby
Grey Falcon
Brown Falcon
Nankeen Kestrel
Rock Dove
Spotted Turtle-Dove
Peaceful Dove
Common Bronzewing
Crested Pigeon
Gang-gang Cockatoo
Little Corella
Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Rainbow Lorikeet
Little Lorikeet
Australian King Parrot
Superb Parrot
Crimson Rosella
Eastern Rosella
Australian Ringneck
Red-rumped Parrot
Mulga Parrot
Blue Bonnet
Bourke’s Parrot
Blue-winged Parrot
Barn Owl
Australian Owlet-nightjar
Laughing Kookaburra
Varied Sittella
White-throated Treecreeper
Brown Treecreeper
Superb Fairy-wren
Splendid Fairy-wren
Variegated Fairy-wren
White-winged Fairy-wren
Eyrean Grasswren
Grey Grasswren
Spotted Pardalote
Striated Pardalote
Rufous Fieldwren
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill
Striated Thornbill
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Southern Whiteface
Red Wattlebird
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Noisy Friarbird
Regent Honeyeater
Bell Miner
Noisy Miner
Yellow-throated Miner
Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Singing Honeyeater
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater
Fuscous Honeyeater
White-plumed Honeyeater
White-naped Honeyeater
Orange Chat
White-fronted Chat
Chirruping Wedgebill
Cinnamon Quail-thrush
Grey-crowned Babbler
White-browed Babbler
Chestnut-crowned Babbler
Red-capped Robin
Hooded Robin
Eastern Yellow Robin
Jacky Winter
Crested Bellbird
Grey Shrike-thrush
Willie Wagtail
Olive-backed Oriole
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
Black-faced Woodswallow
Dusky Woodswallow
Grey Butcherbird
Pied Butcherbird
Australian Magpie
Pied Currawong
Australian Raven
Little Raven
Little Crow
White-winged Chough
White-backed Swallow
Welcome Swallow
Tree Martin
Richard’s Pipit
Singing Bushlark
Rufous Songlark
House Sparrow
Double-barred Finch
Zebra Finch
Red-browed Finch
Diamond Firetail
Common Starling
Common Myna
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