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Charles Darwin National Park Field Trip

15 May 1999

About two dozen birders attended. The weather was reasonable, not too hot but getting that way by about 10 o'clock or so. The sand-flies were pretty bad to begin with but soon disappeared so that the mangroves were fairly pleasant.
Charles Darwin NP has a good stand of mangroves though access isn't that easy. There's a good fringe between the mangroves and woodland as well and that area can be productive for birds. The woodland was fairly quiet, though a few birds were about.

Bird List

Straw-necked Ibis
Black Kite
Whistling Kite
Brahminy Kite
White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Brown Goshawk
Peaceful Dove
Bar-shouldered Dove
Red-winged Parrot
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Little Corella
Rainbow Lorikeet
Varied Lorikeet
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo
Sacred Kingfisher
Rainbow Bee-eater
Great Bowerbird
Striated Pardalote
Green-backed Gerygone
Mangrove Gerygone
Brown Honeyeater
Red-headed Honeyeater
White-gaped Honeyeater
White-throated Honeyeater
Little Friarbird
Helmeted Friarbird
Silver-crowned Friarbird
Mangrove Robin
Northern Fantail
Leaden Flycatcher
Spangled Drongo
White-breasted Woodswallow
Grey Butcherbird
Black Butcherbird
Olive-backed Oriole
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
White-winged Triller
Varied Triller
Tree Martin
Yellow White-eye
Golden-headed Cisticola
Double-barred Finch
Long-tailed Finch
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin

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