The boss was kind enough to finally roster me 2 days off in a row (first
since early Feb) so I took the chance and headed for the mountains with the
main objective of adding to my ever important year list. Birds highlighted
are year ticks:
Pearce's Pass- New Holland Honeyeater, BEAUTIFUL FIRETAIL (1), Brown
Thornbill, White-browed Scrubwren, ROCK WARBLER (1).
Zig Zag Railway- GREY CURRAWONG (1)
Lake Wallace- PINK-EARED DUCK (3), Great-crested Grebe, Musk Duck, Aust.
Capertee Valley (after dark)- SOUTHERN BOOBOOK (1)
Glen Davis camping area- BLACK-CHINNED HONEYEATER (2), BROWN TREECREEPER
(2+), PEACEFUL DOVE (3+), RESTLESS FLYCATCHER (1), Diamond Firetail (with
nest), Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Speckled Warbler, Little Lorikeet,
Gang-gang Cockatoo, Crested Shrike-tit
Glen Alice Rd- SOUTHERN WHITEFACE (2), Scarlet Robin (2), White-bellied
Glen Davis Rd- WHITE-BROWED BABBLER (5+), Hooded Robin (pair + 1 young
male), Common Bronzewing
Crown Station Rd- REGENT HONEYEATER (20+), MUSK LORIKEET (2), White-browed
Babbler, Black-chinned Honeyeater, Striped Honeyeater, White-bellied
Cuckoo-shrike, Brown Treecreeper, Dusky Woodswallow, Restless Flycatcher,
Speckled Warbler, Diamond Firetail
Pitt Town Lagoon- RED-KNEED DOTTEREL (2), NUTMEG MANNIKIN (5+),
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Red-whiskered Bulbul, White-necked Heron, Aust.
Shoveler, Variegated Fairy-wren.
15 year ticks and 119 species for the 2 days.
Year list now stands at 245!!!
Thanks to all that helped with info.
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