Monday, 28 May 2012

Inskip Point Birds Part Two

As I have covered some of the birds that visit the point in part one, I thought I would show some of what we call bush birds of Inskip Point in part two.
The male Figbird below is the intergrade form of this species, the northern race being yellow underneath while our southern race is green below.
Figbird (Sphecotheres viridis) (Male)
Figbird (Sphecotheres viridis) (Female)
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa)
Noisy Friarbird (Philemon corniculatus)
Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis)

Sunday, 27 May 2012

Inskip Point Birds Part One

No matter what time of day or time of year, Inskip Point always has a variety of birds to see. One we don't see there very often is the Black-winged Stilt which showed up on this day.

Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)

Crested Tern (Sterna bergii)

Silver Gull (Larus novaehollandiae) & Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)

Crested Tern & Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

Black-winged Stilt (Immature)

Monday, 14 May 2012

Bath Time

Bath time can sometimes be a case of wait your turn even in the bird world. 
Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) (Immature)
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)
I'm not finished yet.