Wildlife Journey Species Checklist 3 to 6 March 2019

Highlights of this journey to far East Gippsland:

 

 

Mammals:

Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus), Red-necked Wallaby (Notamacropus rufogriseus), Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) and Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) Swamp Wallaby (Wallabia bicolor)

Reptiles

Goanna (Lace Monitor Varanus varius), Jacky Lizard (Amphibolurus muricatus), Gippsland Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii howittii) and Red-bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus)

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Birds

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa), Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis), Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides), Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus), Red-necked Stint, Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), and heard both Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) and Barn Owl, Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus), Gang-gang (Callocephalon fimbriatum), Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum), White-eared Honeyeater, Superb Lyrebird, Large-billed Scrubwren (Sericornis magnirostra), Jacky Winter, Nankeen Night-heron, many Australian King-Parrots, and a big flock of Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae) on the Snowy River flats.

Wildlife Journey checklist March 2019

Wildlife Guide: Janine Duffy

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.

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For more pics go to: https://www.echidnawalkabout.com.au/blog/past-trip-wildlife-checklists/

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