Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

June 10, 2019

Corella Dam Mt Isa

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Clem Walton Park

After I stocked up at Mount Isa, I headed to the Corella Dam which is halfway between Mount Isa and Cloncurry. There were quite a few caravans and campers there but I moved into the bush a bit for a bit of peace and quiet away from the generators.

Purple-backed Fairywren


Purple-backed Fairywren (Malurus assimilis)

This has been split from the Variegated Fairy-wren.

White-necked Heron


White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica)

This White-necked Heron has just caught a lovely fish. Also known as the Pacific Heron.

Rufous-throated Honeyeater


Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila rufogularis)

Spotted Bowerbird


Spotted Bowerbird (Chlamydera maculata)

First one spotted going east. They are a change from the Great Bowerbird.

Grey-crowned Babbler


Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)

There were a whole mob of these making a new nest.

Straw-necked Ibis


Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)

Paperbark Flycatcher


Paperbark Flycatcher (Myiagra nana)

Diamond Dove


Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata)

White-breasted Woodswallow


White-breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorhynchus)

Budgerigar


Budgerigar (Melopsitticus undulatus)

Corella Dam bird list

Purple-backed Fairywren (Malurus assimilis) split from Variegated Fairy-wren
Spotted Bowerbird (Chlamydera maculata)
Australasian Darter
Little Pied Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Australasian Grebe
Masked Lapwing
Black-fronted Dotterel
Great Egret
Little Egret
White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica)
Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)
Red-winged Parrot
Budgerigar
Cockatiel
Peaceful Dove
Diamond Dove
Crested Pigeon
Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)
White-plumed Honeyeater
Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila rufogularis)
Brown Honeyeater
Little Friarbird
Yellow-throated Miner
Weebill
Zebra Finch
Double-barred Finch
Jacky Winter
White-breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorhynchus)
Paperbark Flycatcher (Myiagra nana)
Caspian Tern
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

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