Lane Cove National Park #3: Land creatures

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Australian water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii)

Australian water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii)


 
This final post in the Lane Cove National Park series features the Australian brush turkey (Alectura lathami) and the Australian water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii).

 

Australian brush turkey (Alectura lathami)

Australian brush turkey (Alectura lathami)

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Lane Cove National Park #2: Laughing kookaburra

Monday, 24 November 2014
Laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

Laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

 

This mischievous Laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) had good reason for mirth today — a perfectly executed raid on a picnic table at the Lane Cove National Park in Sydney.

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Lane Cove National Park #1: Waterfowl

Sunday, 23 November 2014
Dusky moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)

Dusky moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)

 

These are photos from a day out at the Lane Cove National Park. It’s a lovely place for a picnic and a bit of wildlife stalking. 🙂

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Birds at the RBG #4: Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo

Saturday, 22 November 2014
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)

These are just a few members of a large flock of cockatoos feeding under heavy tree cover next to the boundary fence. Beyond the fence is the main road.

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