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May 23, 2013

Crescent Head Birds

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Limeburners Creek National Park.

This is the other end of Limeburners Creek National Park. These photos are from Big Hill. You get here from Crescent Head, along the road to Point Plomer. The creek here is very dark with Ti-Tree discolouration. And there are millions of mosquitos, even in daytime.

Lewin's Honeyeater
Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii)

Lewin’s Honeyeater are very common along the east coast of Australia.

Little Wattlebird
Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

Little Wattlebirds are also common along the coastal heaths of Eastern Australia.

Australasian Grebe - winter plumage
Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae)

This is the Australasian Grebe in winter plumage, without the yellow stripe below the eye.

Crescent Head bird list

Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii)
White-cheeked Honeyeater
Spangled Drongo
Pied Butcherbird
Australian Pelican
Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)
Great Cormorant – breeding
Pied Cormorant
Hardhead (Aythya australis)
Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) – winter plumage
Black Swan
White-necked Heron
White-faced Heron
White-bellied Sea-eagle
Masked Lapwing
Australian Magpie
Laughing Kookaburra
Crested Tern
Silver Gull
Australasian Gannet
Australian White Ibis
Straw-necked Ibis
Superb Fairy-wren

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