Wildlife Journey October 2017

by | Dec 10, 2017 | Wildlife Journey checklists

Highlights of Wildlife Journey tour to East Gippsland, Australia, from 29 October to 1 November 2017, with Wildlife Guide Brett Howell:

Wildlife Journey animals list Female Powerful Owl

Female Powerful Owl “Polly” at Buchan

Birds: Powerful Owl, Common Sandpiper, Wedge-tailed Eagle, White-bellied Sea-eagle, Hooded Plover, Sooty Oystercatcher, Freckled Duck and Bassian Thrush. 3 species of cuckoo including Pallid Cuckoo, Fan-tailed Cuckoo and Horsfield’s Bronze-cuckoo. 10 species of parrot/cockatoo including Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo and Gang-gang, Galah, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Little Corella, Musk Lorikeet and Australian King-parrot. Also great views of a pair of Little Ravens interacting with a Laughing Kookaburra.

Wildlife Journey animals list Raven Kookaburra

Wildlife Journey animals list

Mammals: Platypus, Echidna, Long-nosed Bandicoot as well as three species of macropod, Koala and Grey-headed Flying-fox.

Reptiles Eastern Blue-tongue and Gippsland Water Dragon

Wildlife Journey animals list

For full wildlife species checklist for this tour click here.


Wildlife Journey animals list  Common Sandpiper amongst kelp

Common Sandpiper on beach – not a common sighting at all!