Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

October 27, 2012

Leeton Birding

Filed under: Birds — Tags: , , — admin @ 11:17 pm

Riverina, NSW.

This weekend I got some time off work so I headed for Leeton and Narrandera. First stop was the Fivebough Swamp at Leeton. There was a lot more water there than two years ago. But then was at the height of summer.

Red-kneed Dotterel
Red-kneed Dotterel (Erthrogonys cinctus)

Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern (Childonias hybridus)

Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa)

Variegated Fairy-wren
Variegated Fairy-wren (Malurus lamberti)

Whistling Kite
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)

Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)

Straw-necked Ibis
Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)

fox
fox

Leeton Fivebough Swamp bird list

Red Wattlebird
Black-tailed Native-hen
Black-winged Stilt
Red-kneed Dotterel (Erthrogonys cinctus)
Magpie-lark
Whiskered Tern (Childonias hybridus)
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa)
Variegated Fairy-wren (Malurus lamberti)
Grey Teal
Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)
Great Cormorant
Australian Pelican
Eurasian Coot
Straw-necked Ibis
Australian White Ibis
White-plumed Honeyeater
Superb Fairy-wren

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