Gwydir Park TSR

Subject: Gwydir Park TSR
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 08:56:03 +1100
A two-hour visit to the far end of the Gwydir Park TSR (where it meets the
Gwydir River) West of Uralla on Sunday morning produced a very good list of
woodland species, including the following:

Little Lorikeet
Musk Lorikeet
Jacky Winter (at least two pairs)
Eastern Yellow Robin
Dollar Bird (very numerous)
White-throated Tree-creeper
Brown Tree-creeper
Sacred Kingfisher (breeding)
Rainbow Bee-eater (at least four pairs, one bird seen entering nesting burrow)
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Brush Cuckoo
Peaceful Dove (several)
Bar-shouldered Dove
Olive-backed Oriole
Speckled Warbler (at least two pairs, behaviour suggestive of breeding)
Blue-faced Honey-eater (juvenile)
White-Plumed Honey-eater (numerous)
Fuscous Honey-eater (abundant)
Diamond Firetail
Satin Flycatcher
Buff-rumped Thornbill
Rufous Songlark (numerous)

No sign of the Black-chinned Honeyeaters that are often there

One Platypus in river.

John Clifton-Everest

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