Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

February 25, 2019

Blackwood River Return

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Chapman Pool Birding

In the afternoon after I arrived in Augusta, I went out to the lighthouse hoping to see some sea-birds but there was nothing much. Just a few Sooty Oystercatchers on the rocks. doh!

Sooty Oystercatcher


Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus)

I went bush for the weekend to escape the tourist hordes and went camping at Chapman Pool in Blackwood River National Park.

Twenty-eight Parrot


Twenty-eight Parrot – Australian Ringneck (Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus)

Grey Shrike-thrush


Grey Shrike-thrush (Collurincla harmonica rufiventris)

Inland Thornbill (Acanthiza apicalis apicalis)

The red eye gives this one away every time.

Inland Thornbill


Inland Thornbill (Acanthiza apicalis apicalis)

Scarlet Robin


Scarlet Robin (Petroica boodang campbelli)

south-west bird list

Inland Thornbill (Acanthiza apicalis apicalis)
Grey Shrike-thrush (Collurincla harmonica rufiventris)
Scarlet Robin (Petroica boodang campbelli)
Red-winged Fairy-wren (Malurus elegans)
White-breasted Robin
White-browed Scrubwren
Twenty-eight Parrot – Australian Ringneck (Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus)
New Holland Honeyeater
Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)
Grey Fantail
Grey Currawong
Australian Raven
Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus)

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