Sunday, January 10, 2016

Summer at Rogers Reserve 2016

10th January 2016


A walk through the Charles & Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve in suburban Highfields today, provided plenty to see.  Birds and butterflies aplenty, along with flowering shrubs, wildflowers and more.  Here are just some of the photos of things that we managed to capture, that caught our eye, this morning.

BIRD LIST 10/01/16
  1. Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
  2. Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera
  3. Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae
  4. Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
  5. Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
  6. Galah Eolophus roseicapilla
  7. Australian King-Parrot Alisterus scapularis
  8. Pale-headed Rosella Platycercus adscitus
  9. Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
  10. Scaly-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus
  11. Variegated Fairy-wren Malurus lamberti
  12. Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala
  13. Eastern Whipbird Psophodes olivaceus
  14. Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
  15. Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

INSECT LIST 10/01/16
  1. Orchard Swallowtail Butterfly
  2. Blue Triangle Butterfly
  3. Glasswing Butterfly
  4. Small Grass Yellow Butterfly

Hairy-leaved Lollybush (Clerodendrum tomentosum)

Male Variegated Fairy Wren (Malurus lamberti)

Fruit of the Small-Leaf Tuckeroo

Rainbow Lorikeet's

Purple Berries on Native Grasses
Juvenile Eastern Whip Bird
Crows Nest Fern
Fringe Lily Wildflower
Laughing Kookaburra
Devil's Needles Berries

Scaley-breasted Lorikeet checking our a nesting hollow
Blue-Bell Wildflowers
Juvenile Australian Magpie
Parent & Juvenile Australian Magpie's

Berries on Tape Vine
Pale-headed Rosella

Wandering Sailor Wildflowers

Can you see me?  Noisy Miner camouflaging in a Small-leaf Tuckeroo
Nest of a Noisy Miner Honeyeater
Red Beries on native Salt Bush
Indian Mynah's (Invasive Pest Species)
Dollarbird - migratory bird that returns to Charles & Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve every year from
Papua New Guinea

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