NSW Hawkesbury area

To: Ed Williams <>
Subject: NSW Hawkesbury area
From: Nikolas Haass <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 08:01:03 -0700 (PDT)
Sunday, Ed Williams and I spent the late afternoon and the early evening in the 
Hawkesbury area: 67 bird species, 4 mammal species and one orchid species.


Brown Goshawk
White-eared Honeyeater 4
Scarlet Honeyeater 4
White-winged Chough 4
Rose Robin 1 male (but no signs of Red-capped Robins)
Waxlip Orchid (Glossodia major) 4

Cornwallis Rd (Windsor/Richmond):
good numbers of Cattle Egret, White-faced Heron and Straw-necked Ibis
Black-shouldered Kite
Collared Sparrowhawk 1 pair (adult male and second-year female)
Nankeen Kestrel 2
Aus Hobby 1
Banded Lapwing 1 pair
Eastern Bluetongue (only 4 weeks ago)

Pitt Town Lagoon (at dusk):
Glossy Ibis 1 (there were 2 last week)
great roost flight of large numbers of Straw-necked Ibis and Cattle Egret
Swamp Harrier
Brown Falcon (only last week)
Aus Spotted Crake (only last week)
Spotless Crake
Black-winged Stilt (only last week)
Eastern Barn Owl
Restless Flycatcher 1
Little Grasbird

Mitchell Park (after dark):
Common Brushtail Possum 2
Yellow-bellied Glider 4+ (only heard)
Sugar Glider 2 (+ several more heard)
Common Ringtail Possum 4



Nikolas Haass

Sydney, NSW


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