Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Western Australia Day 11

A morning visit to Joondalup Lake south provided the following species:-
Australasian Grebe, Black Swan, Australian Shelduck, Pacific Black Duck, Chestnut Teal, Australasian Shoveler, Australian Wood Duck, Musk Duck, Hardhead (6), Blue-billed Duck (2),  Dusky Moorhen, Black-tailed Native-hen, Eurasian Coot, Swamp Harrier (2), Black-shouldered Kite, Australian White Ibis, Straw-necked Ibis, Crested Pigeon (3), Galah, Little Corella, Long-billed Corella, Rainbow Lorikeet, Australian Ringneck, Tree Martin, Red Wattlebird, Grey Fantail, Willie Wagtail, Australian Magpie, Australian Raven.

                                                               Straw-necked Ibis

                                                                Australian White Ibis

                                                           Black-tailed Native-hen

                                                                   Australian Magpie

                                                                Australian Shelduck

                                                  Magpie-lark collecting nest material

                                                                 Crested Pigeon

Later in the afternoon a family visit to Yanchep National Park, 19 miles north of Wanneroo produced the piece de resistance, an Emu observed while driving along Yanchep Beach Road. Then while queing to visit the Crystal Cave I observed a Western Wattlebird another lifer. 

                                                            Western Wattlebird

                                                              Western Grey Kangaroos 

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