Loddon River: Seasonal bird lists

Winter 2011: Brown Falcon, Red Wattlebird, Purple-crowned Lorikeet, White-browed Scrub-wren, Superb Fairy-wren, Dusky Moorhen, Peaceful Dove, Little Pied Cormorant, Galah, Blackbird, Crested Shrike-tit, White-plumed Honeyeater, Whistling Kite, Crimson Rosella, Powerful Owl (pellets found and bird reported 30/6 by Emma Wolters on Birdline) – to 10th June.

Summer 2010/11: Tawny Frogmouth, Whistling Kite, Blackbird, Sacred Kingfisher, Australian Magpie, Pacific Black Duck, Superb Fairy-wren, Little Cuckoo-shrike, Musk Lorikeet, Galah, Long-billed Corella, Australian Hobby, Black-shouldered Kite, Little Raven, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, White-browed Scrub-wren, Little Corella, Rainbow Bee-eater, Dusky Moorhen, Dusky Woodswallow, Swamp Harrier, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Dollarbird (22/2), White-faced Heron, Mistletoebird, Little Eagle.

Winter 2010: Whistling Kite, Swift Parrot, Superb Fairy-wren, Red-rumped Parrot, White-plumed Honeyeater, Little Eagle, Sacred Kingfisher, Musk Lorikeet, Little Cuckoo-shrike.

Red-rumped Parrots near the Loddon River @ Newstead, 18th June 2010

Autumn 2010: Crimson Rosella, Eastern Rosella, Australian Magpie, White-plumed Honeyeater, Red Wattlebird, Red-rumped Parrot, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Red-browed Firetail, Galah, White-browed Scrub-wren, Blackbird*, House Sparrow*, Superb Fairy-wren, Collared Sparrowhawk, Indian Mynah*, Little Eagle, Eastern Yellow Robin, Grey Shrike-thrush, New Holland Honeyeater, White-winged Chough, Australian Raven, Little Raven, Dusky Moorhen, Welcome Swallow, Whistling Kite, White-faced Heron, Musk Lorikeet.

Loddon River below the weir - after nearly 100mm of rain, 8th March 2010

Summer 2009/10: Crimson Rosella, Eastern Rosella, Australian Magpie, White-plumed Honeyeater, Red Wattlebird, Red-rumped Parrot, Purple-crowned Lorikeet, Willie Wagtail, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Grey Shrike-thrush, Red-browed Firetail, Clamorous Reed-warbler, Dusky Moorhen, Galah, Sacred Kingfisher, Crested Pigeon, Dusky Woodswallow, Welcome Swallow, New Holland Honeyeater, White-browed Scrub-wren, Blackbird*, House Sparrow*, Silvereye, Common Bronzewing, White-faced Heron, Superb Fairy-wren.

One of the deeper pools on the Loddon

Spring 2009: Superb Fairy-wren, Little Grassbird, Clamorous Reed-warbler, Dusky Moorhen, Sacred Kingfisher (first seen 3/11), Musk Lorikeet, Red Wattlebird, Peaceful Dove, New Holland Honeyeater, White-plumed Honeyeater, White-browed Scrub-wren, Crested Pigeon, Galah, Crimson Rosella, Blackbird*, Red-browed Firetail, Rufous Whistler, Rufous Songlark, Yellow-rumped Thornbill, Australian Magpie.

Big tree on the Loddon

Is this the most venerable River-red Gum in the district?

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