Highlights of this wildlife journey safari to far East Gippsland:
Mammals: Platypus (Ornithorhychus anatinus), Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), Long-nosed Bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) as well as three species of macropod, Koala and Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus).
Reptiles Eastern Blue-tongue (Tiliqua scincoides) and Gippsland Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii howittii)
Birds: Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax), White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), Hooded Plover (Thinornis cucullatus), Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus), Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata) and Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus). 10 species of parrot/cockatoo including Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) and Gang-gang (Callocephalon fimbriatum) and Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) which despite the name is not a very common sighting down here.
Wildlife Guide: Brett Howell
Areas visited: Orbost, Marlo, Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers Beach, Raymond Island, Cape Conran Coastal Park, Cabbage Tree Palms Reserve, Lake Tyers Forest, Snowy River National Park, Buchan Caves Reserve, Croajingolong National Park, The Lakes National Park.
For more pics go to: https://www.echidnawalkabout.com.au/wildlife-journey-animals-list-october-2017/
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