Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

April 28, 2019

West Kimberley Birding

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Between Derby and Fitzroy Crossing

I went back to Derby after my little trek up the Gibb River Road and then headed east towards Fitzroy Crossing. I just stopped at any water-hole I found along the road. And the results were outstanding. Lots of new birds and a swag of ticks. woot and l33t!1!!

Horsfield's Bushlark


Horsfield’s Bushlark (Mirafra javanica)

Little Woodswallow  - juvenile


Little Woodswallow (Artamus minor derbyi) – juvenile

Little Woodswallow  - adult


Little Woodswallow (Artamus minor derbyi) – adult

Rufous Songlark


Rufous Songlark (Megalurus mathewsi)

Black Honeyeater


Black Honeyeater (Sugamel nigrum)

Pied Honeyeater


Pied Honeyeater (Certhionyx variegatus)

Yellow-tinted Honeyeater


Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (Ptilotula flavescens)

Rufous-throated Honeyeater


Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila rufogularis)

Budgerigar


Budgerigar (Melopsitticus undulatus)

Diamond Dove


Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata)

Kimberley bird list

Rufous Songlark (Megalurus mathewsi)
Horsfield’s Bushlark (Mirafra javanica)
Black-faced Woodswallow
Little Woodswallow
Zebra Finch
Long-tailed Finch
Peaceful Dove
Diamond Dove
Budgerigar
Brown Honeyeater
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (Ptilotula flavescens)
Black Honeyeater
Pied Honeyeater
Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conophila rufogularis)
White-winged Triller (Lalage tricolor)
Yellow-throated Miner (Manorina flavigula lutea)
Jacky Winter

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