May 2011 by the Gilbert River on Rockdale Station

May 3, 2011

A day camped by the Gilbert River on Rockdale Station. Also including a large dam near by. 


Wildlife

Land Birds 52 species
Red-backed Kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius) 2
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus) 1
Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus) 1 Rufous Morph
Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) 1
Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) 1
Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus) 1
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) 1
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (Lichenostomus flavescens) 1
Brolga (Grus rubicunda) 1
Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) 1
Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta) 1
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) 1
Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) 1
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 1
White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) 1
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) 1
Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) 1
Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) 1
Black-breasted Buzzard (Hamirostra melanosternon) 1
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa) 1
Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) 1
White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea) 1
Green Pygmy Goose (Nettapus pulchellus) 1
Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis) 1
Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) 1
White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis) 1
Black-throated Finch (Poephila cincta) 1
Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) 1
Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides) 1
Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis) 1
Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) 1
Varied Sittella (Daphoenositta chrysoptera) 1
Cotton Pygmy Goose (Nettapus coromandelianus) 1
Peaceful Dove (Geopelia placida) 1
Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii) 1
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) 1
Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus) 1
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus) 1
Azure Kingfisher (Ceyx azureus) 1
Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) 1
Double-barred Finch (Taeniopygia bichenovii) 1
Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis) 1
Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris) 1
Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus) 1
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus) 1
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) 1
Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis) 1
Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) 1
Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta) 1
Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea) 1
Squatter Pigeon (Geophaps scripta) 1
Red-backed Fairywren (Malurus melanocephalus) 1
Seabirds 2 species
Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) 1
Little Pied Cormorant (Microcarbo melanoleucos) 1
Terrestrial Reptiles 2 species
Tommy Roundhead (Diporiphora australis) 1
Yellow-spotted Monitor (Varanus panoptes) 1

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Enoch Bultreys


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