Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

April 30, 2019

Mary Pool

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Mary Pool

These are the extra photos from the morning at Mary Pool, which is on the Mary River. Between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, Central Kimberleys.

Little Woodswallow


Little Woodswallow (Artamus minor derbyi)

A bunch of Little Woodswallows snuggling up in the morning chill.

White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike


White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina papuensis hypoleuca)

GST with lizard


GST with lizard

I think this is a Grey Shrike-thrush with a lizard.

fairy-wren - but which one


Red-backed Fairy-wren maybe

Not sure which one. I will have to ask the experts. Edit. This is a possible. the only other possible is Purple-backed Fairywren (Malurus assimilis).

Mary River bird list

White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina papuensis hypoleuca)
Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris falcata)
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater
Peaceful Dove
Black-fronted Dotterel
Little Woodswallow (Artamus minor derbyi)
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
fairy-wren
Whistling Kite
Black Kite

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