Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

May 29, 2019

Bridge Creek Rest Area

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Bridge Creek

Coming out of the Litchfield Disneyland, I stopped at Bachelor for some petrol and headed down the Stuart Highway. Half-way to Katherine, I stopped off at the rest area at Bridge Creek. I went for a wander in the afternoon and then again early in the morning.

Gouldian Finch


Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae)

This Gouldian Finch is an adult male Black-faced morph.

Crimson Finch


Crimson Finch (Neochmia phaeton)

I think this is a juvenile.

 Golden-headed Cisticola


Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis)

Banded Honeyeater


Banded Honeyeater (Cissomela pectoralis)

 White-throated Honeyeater


White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis)

Black Kite


Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

Blue-faced Honeyeater


Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis albipennis)

Bridge Creek bird list

Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae)
Crimson Finch (Neochmia phaeton)
Masked Finch (Peophila personata)
Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis)
Forest Kingfisher
Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla kuhli)
White-winged Triller
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
Spangled Drongo
Bar-shouldered Dove
Paperbark Flycatcher
Red-winged Parrot
White-gaped Honeyeater
Banded Honeyeater (Cissomela pectoralis)
White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis)
Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta)
Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis albipennis)
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Black Kite
Whistling Kite
Red-collared Lorikeet

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