Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

May 14, 2019

Nearly at Kakadu

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 4:38 am

Harriet Creek

I set off from Pine Creek after getting a few supplies and petrol. Half way along the road to Kakadu I found a picnic area and decided to stop for some lunch. It was a nice area next to Harriet Creek. So I ended up staying there for the night.

Red-collared Lorikeet


Red-collared Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubritorquis)

Yellow-throated Miner


Yellow-throated Miner (Manorina flavigula )

Dusky Honeyeater  - maybe


Dusky Honeyeater (Myzomela obscura) – maybe

I think this is a Dusky Honeyeater but not sure.

 Crimson Finch


Crimson Finch (Neochmia phaeton)

Bar-shouldered Dove


Bar-shouldered Dove (Geopelia humeralis)

All huddled up like a bunch of woodswallows. This is the first time I have seen this.

Little Friarbird


Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis)

Northern Rosella


Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus)

Harriet Creek bird list

Partridge Pigeon (Geophaps smithii smithi)
Yellow-throated Miner
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Little Woodswallow (Artamus minor)
Peaceful Dove (Geopelia placida)
Bar-shouldered Dove
Crimson Finch
Dusky Honeyeater (Myzomela obscura)
Brown Honeyeater
Bar-breasted Honeyeater (Ramsayornis fasciatus)
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (Ptolotula flasvescens)
Little Friarbird
Red-collared Lorikeet
Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus)
Red-winged Parrot
Pied Butcherbird

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