Saturday, 16 December 2017

Australia - The End!

Our final two days in Oz gave us a few more goodies. Most noteably this Bassian Thrush provided amazing views at Minnamurra Falls. A very pleasing sighting and a species we'd thought we had missed - but it's a Zoothera thrush so all the sweeter.



Bassian Thrush


We also found a nice selection of birds at a nearby park...

Crimson Rosella

Galah

Long-billed Corella

On the way to Sydney Airport and our flight back to the UK we called in to the Olympic Park and discovered a flock of Red-necked Avocets - a bird I was very keen to see.



Red-necked Avocet

And there were some close Royal Spoonbills....



Royal Spoonbill

And our final lifer was this Tawny Frogmouth...

Tawny Frogmouth


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