Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Pelican Pt Bird Sanctuary

Earlier in the month we had a lovely morning at Pelican Pt Bird Sanctuary. Thanks to the owner and manager (Des and Violette) for their hospitality.

Bird List:

Pacific Gull Larus pacificus
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae
Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Musk Duck Biziura lobata
Australasian Shellduck Tadorna tadornoides
Black Swan Cygnusa atratus
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Masked Lapwing Vanellus novaehollandiae
Australian Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans
Brown Falcon Falco berigora
Australian Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena
Striated Fieldwren Calamanthus fuliginosus
White-fronted Chat Epthianura albifrons
Yellow-throated Honeyeater Lichenostomus flavicollis
Flame Robin Petroica phoenicea
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
Green Rosella Platycercus caledonicus
Superb Fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Total 22 bird species
Weather fine partly cloudy and very windy

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