Wildlife Journey Species Checklist 11 to 14 November 2018

Wildlife Journey Species Checklist 11 to 14 November 2018

Highlights of this journey to far East Gippsland:
Mammals: Platypus (Ornithorhychus anatinus), Burunnan Dolphin (Tursiops australis), Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), Australian Fur Seal (Arctocephalus pusillus), Bush Rat (Rattus fuscipes), Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Reptiles: Black Rock Skink (Egernia saxatilis), Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus) Goanna (Lace Monitor Varanus varius), Eastern Blue-tongue (Tiliqua scincoides) and Gippsland Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii howittii)

147 species of birds particularly Topknot Pigeon (Lopholaimus antarcticus) – great header pic by Martin above, Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae), Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia), Black-faced Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscescens), Cicadabird (Coracina tenuirostris), Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus), Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax), White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) and Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus)

Wildlife Guide: Martin Maderthaner

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-november-2018/

Wildlife Journey checklist November 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist November 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist November 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist November 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist November 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist November 2018

 

 

Wildlife Journey Species Checklist 1 to 4 April 2018

Wildlife Journey Species Checklist 1 to 4 April 2018

Highlights of this amazing autumn journey to far East Gippsland:

Mammals: Platypus (Ornithorhychus anatinus), Australian Fur Seal (Arctocephalus pusillus), Bush Rat (Rattus fuscipes), Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus), Eastern Grey Kangaroo (Macropus giganteus), Swamp Wallaby (Wallabia bicolor), Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) Common Ringtail (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) and lovely views of a Sugar Glider (Petaurus breviceps)

101 species of birds particularly Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata), Olive Whistler (Pachycephala olivacea), Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa), Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis), Flame Robin (Petroica phoenicea), Spotted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma punctatum), Crescent Honeyeater (Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus), White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus), Nankeen Night-heron (Nycticorax caledonicus), Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) and Gang-gang (Callocephalon fimbriatum)

Reptiles – quiet, mostly due to cool weather. Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus) and Red-bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus)
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.

For more pics go to: Wildlife Journey April 2018

 

Wildlife Journey checklist April 2018

 

Wildlife Journey checklist April 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist April 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist April 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist April 2018

Wildlife Journey checklist April 2018

Wildlife Journey 26 to 29 November 2017

Highlights of this journey to far East Gippsland:  lots of reptiles – including Goanna (Lace Monitor Varanus varius), Eastern Long-necked Turtle (Chelodina longicollis), Black Rock Skink (Egernia saxatilis), Yellow-bellied Water Skink (Eulamprus heatwolei), Delicate Skink (Lampropholis delicata), Jacky Lizard (Amphibolurus muricatus), Gippsland Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii howittii) – and mammals: Platypus (Ornithorhychus anatinus), Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), Bare-nosed Wombat (Vombatus ursinus). Plus 140 species of birds including White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea), Cicadabird (Coracina tenuirostris), Sanderling (Calidris alba), Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), Australasian Figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti),  Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) and Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa).

Wildlife Guide: Martin Maderthaner

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.

 

East Gippsland Wildlife Journey species list November 2017

 

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East Gippsland Wildlife Journey species list November 2017