Home and Away!


B i r d i n g  t r i p s  a t  h o m e  a n d  a b r o a d

Australia: September 8th - 21st 2016

Places visited: Cairns and surrounding area and the Great Barrier Reef.


Day One: Silver Gull, Australian Pelican and Rainbow Lorikeet.



Day Two: Rainbow Bee-eater, Pacific Baza, Straw-necked Ibis.



Day Three: Pacific Black Duck, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Masked Lapwing.



Day Four: Laughing Kookaburra, Yellow Honeyeater, White-breasted Woodswallow.



Day Five: Papuan Frogmouth, Brahminy Kite, Chestnut breasted Mannikin, Double-eyed Fig-Parrot, Crimson Finch, Lemon-bellied Flycatcher.



Day Six: Brown Honeyeater, Sacred Kingfisher, Whistling Kite



Day Seven: Golden-headed Cisticola, Lewin's Honeyeater, Red-browed Finch, Scarlet Honeyeater, Black-winged Kite, Australian Bustard.



Day Eight: Victoria's Riflebird, Pale-yellow Robin, Spotted Catbird, Squatter Pigeon, Red-backed Fairywren, Crested Pigeon, Red-winged Parrot, Southern Cassowary, Macleay's Honeyeater.



Day Nine: Crested Tern, Bar-shouldered Dove, Spotted Dove.



Day Ten: Red-capped Plover, Comb-crested Jacana, Far Eastern Curlew.



Day Eleven: Beach Stone Curlew, Black-fronted Dotterel, Little Shrike Thrush.



Day Twelve: Olive-backed Oriole, Blue-winged Kookaburra, Double-barred Finch, Emu, Black Swan, White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike, Sarus Crane, Australian Wood Duck, Golden Whistler, Brown Cuckoo-dove, Welcome Swallow, Purple Swamphen.



Day Thirteen: Olive-backed Sunbird, Straited Heron, Rose-crowned Fruit-dove,



Day Fourteen: Rufous Whistler, Shining Bronze Cuckoo, Forest Kingfisher, Eastern Spinebill, White-cheeked Honeyeater, Pale-headed Rosella, Plumed Whistling Duck, Eastern Yellow Robin, Metallic Starling.



In addition: Peaceful Dove, Australian Darter, Collared Kingfisher.