Friday, 31 January 2020

Ken's Southern Australian Sojourn - January 2020

During the first few weeks of 2020 my 15 year old son Matt and I did a little father-and-son bonding via a road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne. I accidently saw some birds enroute....
Spotted Crake - quite the common crake down south...

Peregrine Falcon in Adelaide's CBD

Cape Barren Geese

Singing Honeyeater: a common species in and around Adelaide

Adelaide Rosella

juvy White plumed Honeyeater

common but charming Red capped Plover

Southern Scrub Robin

Elegant Parrot

White browed Woodswallow

Western Grey Kangaroo

A lifer for me: Australian Sea lion

New Zealand Fur seal

Spiny cheeked Honeyeater

an impressive Pacific Gull on Adelaide's foreshore

Rufous Bristlebird on Victoria's Great Ocean Road

Matt studiously not birding

Australian Gannet breeding grounds

Australian Gannets

a handsome introduced specie: Goldfinch

12 Apostles plus smoke haze: courtesy of climate change assisted bush fires...
** All pics by Ken Cross