Gluepot Nature Reserve trip 1

04/04/2018

Just got back from a couple of days camping at the Gluepot Reserve in South Australia, was my first time there so was a bit of a learning trip but what I seen was a stunning amount of birds in their natural state, met some really lovely people thank you (Peter & Jenny) whom are also passionate about birds and nature, was a truly wonderful couple of days, I will be back for sure...

                                                                                                    Mallee Ringneck, Barnardius zonarius

                                                                                                    Mallee Ringneck, Barnardius zonarius

                                                                                                       Mallee Ringneck, Barnardius zonarius

                                                                                                       Mallee Ringneck, Barnardius zonarius

                                                                                  Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo ,   Lophochroa leadbeateri  Cacatuidae

                                                                                  Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo, Lophochroa leadbeateri Cacatuidae

                 These Guy's & Girl's are just the most beautiful Cockatoo, and just so much fun to watch, wow, what a privileged, my first time seeing them too....!                                                                                      Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo ,   Lophochroa leadbeateri  Cacatuidae

                 These Guy's & Girl's are just the most beautiful Cockatoo, and just so much fun to watch, wow, what a privileged, my first time seeing them too....!

                                                                                    Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo, Lophochroa leadbeateri Cacatuidae

                                                                                                                          The Star....

                                                                                                                          The Star....

                                                              The ever so ,beautiful and tiny Spotted Pardalote, Pardalotus punctatus, Pardalotidae

                                                              The ever so ,beautiful and tiny Spotted Pardalote, Pardalotus punctatus, Pardalotidae

                                                                                                Jacky Winter, Microeca fascinans Petroicidae

                                                                                                Jacky Winter, Microeca fascinans Petroicidae

                                                                                                    The stunning colors of the Mulga Parrot

                                                                                                    The stunning colors of the Mulga Parrot

                                                                                 Varied Sittella, Daphoenositta chrysoptera,Neosittidae

                                                                                 Varied Sittella, Daphoenositta chrysoptera,Neosittidae

                                                                                              Red-capped Robin, Petroica goodenovii Petroicidae

                                                                                              Red-capped Robin, Petroica goodenovii Petroicidae

                                                                             Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Acanthagenys rufogularis, Meliphagidae

                                                                             Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Acanthagenys rufogularis, Meliphagidae

                                                                                  White-eared Honeyeater, Lichenostomus leucotis Meliphagidae

                                                                                  White-eared Honeyeater, Lichenostomus leucotis Meliphagidae

                                                                                                          Mulga Parrot, Psephotus varius

                                                                                                          Mulga Parrot, Psephotus varius

                                                                                 One of Australia’s rarest  passerines , the black-eared miner ( Manorina melanotis )

                                                                                 One of Australia’s rarest passerines, the black-eared miner (Manorina melanotis)

                                                                                             Galah, Eolophus roseicapillus Cacatuidae

                                                                                             Galah, Eolophus roseicapillus Cacatuidae

                                                                                           Common Bronzewing, Phaps chalcoptera Columbidae

                                                                                           Common Bronzewing, Phaps chalcoptera Columbidae

                                                                               Brown-headed Honeyeater, Melithreptus brevirostris Meliphagidae

                                                                               Brown-headed Honeyeater, Melithreptus brevirostris Meliphagidae

                                                                                                 White-fronted Honeyeater , Purnella albifrons

                                                                                                 White-fronted Honeyeater, Purnella albifrons

                                                                                       Yellow-plumed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus ornatus

                                                                                       Yellow-plumed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus ornatus

                                                                                               White-browed Babbler, Pomatostomus superciliosus

                                                                                               White-browed Babbler, Pomatostomus superciliosus

                                                                                        Red Wattlebird, Anthochaera carunculata Meliphagidae

                                                                                        Red Wattlebird, Anthochaera carunculata Meliphagidae

                                                                                           Grey Butcherbird, Cracticus torquatus Artamidae

                                                                                           Grey Butcherbird, Cracticus torquatus Artamidae

                                                                                                           YIKES!!!..........I am outa here!!

                                                                                                           YIKES!!!..........I am outa here!!

                                                                                                             The Mothers meeting...

                                                                                                             The Mothers meeting...

                                                                                                                   Birds of a feather...

                                                                                                                   Birds of a feather...

                                                                                                                 Things are looking up......

                                                                                                                 Things are looking up......

                                                                                                                 A splash of Color......

                                                                                                                 A splash of Color......

 

A stunning couple of days, blessed with beautiful weather surrounded by nature at its finest....


https://gluepot.org/

http://birdlife.org.au/