|Lesley & Al conferring on the bird list|
The track led down the slope to the grassed paddocks with many small birds in the track-side bushes where several had colourful berries, Red-olive
Plum Pittosporum phylliraeoides, White Myrtle Pittosporum rhombifolium and Orangebark Maytenus bilocularis.
|Something has caught their eye,|
Genevieve, Rod, Lesley & Susan.
Species Lists for McEwan SF - compiled from members’ &and visitors’ sightings
Birds: Crested Pigeon, Peaceful Dove, Bar-shouldered Dove, Collared Sparrowhawk, Lorikeet sp., Laughing Kookaburra, Speckled Warbler, Weebill, Spotted Pardalote, Striated Pardalote, Lewin's Honeyeater, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Noisy Miner, Striped Honeyeater, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Golden Whistler, Rufous Whistler, Grey Butcherbird, Pied Butcherbird, Australian Magpie, Pied Currawong, Grey Fantail, Willie Wagtail, Torresian Crow, Silvereye, Mistletoebird, Double-barred Finch.
Butterflies: Small Grass-yellow Eurema smilax, Black Jezebel Delias nigrina, Cabbage White Pieris rapae, Meadow Argus Junonia villida, Yellow Admiral Vanessa itea, Common Crow Euploea core, Lesser or Native Wanderer Danaus chrysippus, Wanderer or Monarch Danaus plexippus.
Moths: Ghost Moth sp (possibly Trictena atripalpis).
Odonata: Wandering Percher Diplacodes bipunctata, Australian Emperor Hemianax papuensis.
Spiders: Jewel Spider Austracantha minax, Golden Orb-Weaver Nephila edulis (dark brown joints).
Mammals: Narrow-nosed Planigale Planigale tenuirostris
Reptiles: Iridescent litter-skink Lygisaurus foliorum