Plains-wanderer Weekends 2003, 2004 & 2005

# = Rarely encountered
* Nomadic or migratory species

R = Recorded

H = Heard only


L = Seen only by a leader

SPECIES
29/30
NOV 03
6/7
DEC 03
13/14
DEC 03
20/21
DEC 03
10/11
APRIL 04
Easter
26/27
NOV 04
4/5
DEC 04

11/12
DEC 04
18/19
DEC 04
19/20
Nov 05
Good Food
W/E
26/27
Nov
05
3/4
Dec
05

10/11
Dec
05

17/18
Dec
05
31 Dec
1 Jan
05/06
Emu
Dromaius novaehollandiae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Stubble Quail
Coturnix pectoralis
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
#Brown Quail
Coturnix ypsilophora
Plumed Whistling-Duck
Dendrocygna eytoni
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Blue-billed Duck
Oxyura australis
Musk Duck
Stictonetta naevosa
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black Swan
Cygnus atratus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Freckled Duck
Stictonetta naevosa
Australian Shelduck
Tadorna tadornoides
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Wood Duck
Chenonetta jubata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black Duck
Anas superciliosa
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Chestnut Teal
Anas castanea
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Grey Teal
Anas gracilis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australasian Shoveler
Anas rhynchotis
R
Pink-eared Duck
Malacorhynchus membranaceus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Hardhead
Aythya australis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australasian Grebe
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Hoary-headed Grebe
Poliocephalus poliocephalus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Great Crested Grebe
Podiceps cristatus
R
R
R
R
Darter
Anhinga melanogaster
R
R
R
R
R
R
L
R
R
R
Little Pied Cormorant
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Pied Cormorant
Phalacrocorax varius
Little Black Cormorant
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Pelican
Pelecanus conspicillatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-faced Heron
Egretta novaehollandiae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
R
R
R
R
White-necked Heron
Ardea pacifica
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Great Egret
Ardea alba
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Intermediate Egret
Ardea intermedia
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Cattle Egret
Ardea ibis
*Nankeen Night-heron
Nycticorax caledonicus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Little Bittern
(Black-backed)
Ixobrychus minutus
R
R
H
R
R
R
Australasian Bittern
Botaurus poiciloptilus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
R
R
R
R
R
Australian White Ibis
Threskiornis molucca
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Straw-necked Ibis
Threskiornis spinicollis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Royal Spoonbill
Platalea regia
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Platalea flavipes
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black-shouldered Kite
Elanus axillaris
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Letter-winged Kite
Elanus scriptus
#*Square-tailed Kite
Lophoictinia isura
Black Kite
Miilvus migrans
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Whistling Kite
Haliastur sphenurus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-bellied Sea-eagle
Haliaeetus leucogaster
R
*Spotted Harrier
Circus assimilis
R
R
R
L
Swamp Harrier
Circus approximans
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Brown Goshawk
Accipiter fasciatus
RL
R
R
Collared Sparrowhawk
Accipiter cirrhocephalus
R
R
R
R
R
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Aquila audax
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Little Eagle
Hieraaetus morphnoides
R
R
R
R
R
R
Brown Falcon
Falco berigora
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Hobby
Falco longipennis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black Falcon
Falco subniger
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
R
R
Nankeen Kestrel
Falco cenchroides
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Brolga
Grus rubicunda
R
R
Buff-banded Rail
Gallirallus philippensis
R
*Baillon’s Crake
Porzana pusilla
R
R
R
R
*Australian Spotted Crake
Porzana fluminea
H
R
R
R
R
R
Spotless Crake
Porzana tabuensis
R
HL
R
H
H
R
R
H
Purple Swamphen
Porphyrio porphyrio
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Dusky Moorhen
Gallinula tenebrosa
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Black-tailed Native-hen
Gallinula ventralis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Eurasian Coot
Fulica atra
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Little Button-quail
Turnix velox
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Red-chested Button-quail
Turnix pyrrhothorax
Painted Button-quail
Turnix varia
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Plains-wanderer
Pedionomus torquatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R 10
*Latham’s Snipe
Gallinago hardwickii
R
*#Little Curlew
Numenius minutus
R 1
*Marsh Sandpiper
Tringa stagnatilis
R
R
*Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
R
*Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
*Red-necked Stint
Calidris ruficollis
R
*Long-toed Stint
Calidris subminuta
*Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
*Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Calidris acuminata
R
R
R
R
*Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea
*Ruff
Philomachus pugnax
#*Painted Snipe
Rostratula benghalensis
#Bush Stone-curlew
Burhinus grallarius
*Black-winged Stilt
Himantopus himantopus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Banded Stilt
Cladorhynchus leucocephalus
Red-necked Avocet
Recurvirostra novaehollandiae
Double-banded Plover
Charadrius bicinctus
Red-capped Plover
Charadrius ruficapillus
R
*Inland Dotterel
Charadrius australis
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black-fronted Dotterel
Elseyornis melanop
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Red-kneed Dotterel
Erythrogonys cinctus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Banded Lapwing
Vanellus tricolor
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Masked Lapwing
Vanellus miles
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Australian Pratincole
Stiltia isabella
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Silver Gull
Larus novaehollandiae
*Gull-billed Tern
Sterna nilotica
*Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias hybridus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Rock Dove
Columba livia
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Spotted Turtle-Dove
Streptopelia chinensis
R
Common Bronzewing
Phaps chalcoptera
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Crested Pigeon
Ocyphaps lophotes
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Diamond Dove
Geopelia cuneata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Peaceful Dove
Geopelia striata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Galah
Cacatua roseicapilla
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Long-billed Corella
Cacatua tenuirostris
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Little Corella
Cacatua sanguinea
#Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo
Cacatua leadbeateri
R
R
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Cacatua galerita
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
H
R
R
R
R
R
*Cockatiel
Nymphicus hollandicus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Musk Lorikeet
Glossopsitta concinna
R
R
Superb Parrot
Polytelis swainsonii
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Yellow Rosella
Platycercus flaveolus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Eastern Rosella
Platycercus eximius
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Ringneck
Barnardius zonarius
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Blue Bonnet
Northiella haematogaster
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Red-rumped Parrot
Psephotus haematonotus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Budgerigar
Melopsittacus undulatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
* Blue-winged Parrot
Neophema chrysostoma
Pallid Cuckoo
Cuculus pallidus
R
R
*Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Cacomantis flabelliformis
Horsfield’s Bronze-cuckoo
Chrysococcyx basalis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Shining Bronze-cuckoo
Chrysococcyx lucidus
#Barking Owl
Ninox connivens
Southern Boobook
Ninox novaeseelandiae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Barn Owl
Tyto alba
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Tawny Frogmouth
Podargus strigoides
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Owlet Nightjar
Aegotheles cristatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*White-throated Needletail
Hirundapus caudacutus
R
*Fork-tailed Swift
Apus pacificus
Azure Kingfisher
Alcedo azurea
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Laughing Kookaburra
Dacelo novaeguineae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Red-backed Kingfisher
Todiramphus pyrrhopygia
Sacred Kingfisher
Todiramphus sanctus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Rainbow Bee-eater
Merops ornatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Dollarbird
Eurystomus orientalis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-throated Treecreeper
Cormobates leucophaeus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Brown Treecreeper
Climacteris picumnus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Superb Fairy-wren
Malurus cyaneus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Variegated Fairy-wren
Malurus lamberti
R
R
R
White-winged Fairy-wren
Malurus leucopterus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Spotted Pardalote
(red-rump)
Pardalotus punctatus
H
R
H
R
R
H
Yellow-rumped Pardalote (yellow-rump) Pardalotus punctatus xanthopygus
Striated Pardalote
Pardalotus striatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-browed Scrubwren
Sericornis frontalis
R H
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Weebill
Smicrornis brevirostris
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Western Gerygone
Gerygone fusca
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Brown Thornbill
Acanthiza pusilla
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill
Acanthiza uropygialis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Buff-rumped Thornbill
Acanthiza reguloides
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Yellow Thornbill
Acanthiza nana
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Striated Thornbill
Acanthiza lineata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Southern Whiteface
Aphelocephala leucopsis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Red Wattlebird
Anchochaera carunculata
R
R
R
R
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Acanthagenys rufogularis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Striped Honeyeater
Plectorhyncha lanceolata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Noisy Friarbird
Philemon corniculatus
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Little Friarbird
Philemon citreogularis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Blue-faced Honeyeater
Entomyzon cyanotis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
Noisy Miner
Manorina melanocephala
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Yellow-throated Miner
Manorina flavigula
R
R
R
R
R
Singing Honeyeater
Lichenostomus virescens
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-plumed Honeyeater
Lichenostomus penicillatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Black-chinned Honeyeater
Melithreptus gularis
Brown-headed Honeyeater
Melithreptus brevirostris
R
R
R
R
R
R
L
*Painted Honeyeater
Grantiella picta
R
R
R
R
#White-fronted Honeyeater
Phylidonyris albifrons
R
R
R
*Black Honeyeater
Certhionyx niger
R
R
R
*# Pied Honeyeater
Certhionyx variegatus
R
R
*#Crimson Chat
Epthianura tricolor
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Orange Chat
Epthianura tricolor
R
R
L
R
White-fronted Chat
Epthianura albifrons
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Jacky Winter
Microeca fascinans
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Scarlet Robin
Petroica multicolor
Red-capped Robin
Petroica goodenovii
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Flame Robin
Petroica phoenicea
Hooded Robin
Melanodryas cucullata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Grey-crowned Babbler
Pomatostomus temporalis
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-browed Babbler
Pomatostomus superciliosus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
#Chestnut-crowned Babbler
Pomatostomus ruficeps
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Varied Sittella
Daphoenositta chrysoptera
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
Crested Shrike-tit
Falcunculus frontatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Gilbert’s Whistler
Pachycephala inornata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Golden Whistler
Pachycephala pectoralis
R
Rufous Whistler
Pachycephala rufiventris
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Grey Shrike-thrush
Colluricincla harmonica
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Leaden Flycatcher
Myiagra rubecula
*Restless Flycatcher
Myiagra inquieta
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Magpie Lark
Grallina cyanoleuca
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Rufous Fantail
Rhipidura rufifrons
           
R
R
Grey Fantail
Rhipidura fuliginosa
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
Willie Wagtail
Rhipidura leucophrys
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Coracina novaehollandiae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*White-bellied
Cuckoo-shrike
Coracina papuensis
*Ground Cuckoo-shrike
Coracina maxima
R
*White-winged Triller
Lalage sueurii
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*#Olive-backed Oriole
Oriolus sagittatus
H
*White-breasted Woodswallow
Artamus leucorynchus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Masked Woodswallow
Artamus personatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*White-browed Woodswallow
Artamus superciliosus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Black-faced Woodswallow
Artamus cinereus
R
R
R
R
R
R
Dusky Woodswallow
Artamus cyanopterus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Grey Butcherbird
Cracticus torquatus
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
R
Pied Butcherbird
Cracticus nigrogularis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Magpie
Gymnorhina tibicen
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Pied Currawong
Strepera graculina
Australian Raven
Corvus coronoides
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Little Raven
Corvus mellori
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
White-winged Chough
Corcorax melanorhamphos
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Apostlebird
Struthidea cinerea
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Singing Bushlark
Mirafra javanica
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Australian Pipit
Anthus novaeseelandiae
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Zebra Finch
Taeniopygia guttata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Red-browed Finch
Neochmia temporalis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
Diamond Firetail
Stagonopleura guttata
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
European Goldfinch
Carduelis carduelis
R
Mistletoebird
Dicaeum hirundinaceum
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
R
R
R
White-backed Swallow
Cheramoeca leucosternus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Welcome Swallow
Hirundo neoxena
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Tree Martin
Hirundo nigricans
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Fairy Martin
Hirundo ariel
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Clamorous Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus stentoreus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Little Grassbird
Megalurus gramineus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
H
H
R
R
*Rufous Songlark
Cincloramphus mathewi
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Brown Songlark
Cincloramphus cruralis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
*Golden-headed Cisticola
Cisticola exilis
H
H
R
H
R
R
R
R
H
Silvereye
Zosterops lateralis
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Common Blackbird
Turdus merula
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Common Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
MAMMALS
Short-beaked Echidna
Tachyglossus aculeatus
Yellow-footed Antechinus
Antechinus flavipes
R
R
Fat-tailed Dunnart
Sminthopsis crassicaudata
R
R
R
R
R
Common Ringtail Possum
Pseudocheirus peregrinus
R
Common Brushtail Possum
Trichosurus vulpecula
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Western Grey Kangaroo
Macropus fuliginosus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Eastern Grey Kangaroo
Macropus giganteus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Red Kangaroo
Macropus rufus
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Swamp Wallaby
Wallabia bicolor
             
R
R
                 
AMPHIBIANS & REPTILES

Great Bango Frog
Limnodynastes interioris

R
Spotted Grass Frog
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis
H
Spadefoot Frog
Neobatrachus sudelli
R
R
Crucifix Toad
(Holy-cross Frog)
Notaden bennetti
R
Peron's Tree Frog
Litoria peronii
H
Long-necked Tortoise
Chelodina longicollis
R
R
Bearded Dragon
Pogona barbata
R
R
R
Sand Goanna
Varanus gouldii
               
R
Tree Goanna
Varanus varius
R
Curl Snake
Suta suta
R

Red-bellied Black Snake
Pseudechis porphyriacus

R