Monthly Archives: May 2006

Cheynes Beach and Waychinicup National Park bird list

Here is the list of birds seen during a recent holiday to Cheynes Beach Caravan Park (alas no Noisy Scrub-bird):

  • Brown Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora)
  • Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides)
  • Pacific Gull (Larus pacificus)
  • Crested Tern (Sterna bergii)
  • Brush Bronzewing (Phaps elegans)
  • Western Rosella (Platycercus icterotis)
  • Red-winged Fairy-wren (Malurus elegans)
  • White Cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris nigra)
  • Grey Currawong (Strepera versicolor)
  • Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa)
  • New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae)
  • Singing Honeyeater (Lichenostomus virescens)
  • White-breasted Robin (Eopsaltria georgiana)
  • White-browed Scrubwren (Sericornis frontalis)

Birds seen at Albany during the same trip:

  • Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
  • Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus)
  • Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)

Birds seen on the roadside whilst travelling:

  • Scarlet Robin (Petroica boodang, between Wagin and Katanning)