Monday, 12 August 2013

Western Australia Day 16

A late morning visit to Joondalup Lake produced two new species, Pink-eared Duck and Inland Thornbill. The former a surprisingly uncommon species despite being listed as common in the Perth area. A full list of species observed as follows:-
Pied Cormorant, Eastern Great Egret, Australasian Grebe, Black Swan, Australian Shelduck, Pacific Black Duck, Grey Teal, Australian Wood Duck, Musk Duck, Hardhead, Pink-eared Duck (1), Eurasian Coot, Swamp Harrier (1), Australian White Ibis, Feral Rock Dove, Spotted Turtle Dove, Galah, Little Corella, Rainbow Lorikeet, Australian Ringneck, Laughing Kookaburra, Inland (broad-tailed) Thornbill, Western Gerygone, Singing Honeyeater, Tree Martin, Welcome Swallow, Red Wattlebird, Grey Fantail, Splendid Fairywren, Willie Wagtail,  Rufous Whistler, Grey Butcherbird, Australian Magpie, Australian Raven.

                                                             Pink-eared Duck

                                                                  Inland Thornbill

                                                                    Grey Teal

                                                                   Rufous Whistler

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