SIGHTINGS 2021

October

  • Private tour to Cheynes Beach and Stirling Ranges for all the skulkers - Noisy Scrub-bird, Western Bristlebird, Black-throated Whipbird and Western Fieldwren. A bonus Little Button-quail was also seen and photographed - first ever for the Albany region!

September

  • Private targeted 10-day tour - Stirling Ranges, Cheynes Beach, Mt Magnet and Carnarvon - 200 species recorded including all the SW endemics, Western Quail-thrush, Chiming Wedgebill, Ground Cuckoo-shrike and mangrove specialties such as Dusky Gerygone, White-breasted Whistler, Mangrove Fantail as well as Black-tailed Treecreeper, Spinifex Pigeon and Red-browed Pardalote.

May

  • Private targeted 10-day tour of the SW - 150 species recorded including all the SW endemics plus Western Quail-thrush, Blue-breasted Fairywren, Rufous Treecreeper, Diamond Dove, Mulga & Bourke's Parrots, Black-eared Cuckoo, Black-breasted Buzzard, and Little Woodswallow etc.

January

  • Cheynes Beach private tour - Noisy Scrub-bird, Western Bristlebird and Black-throated Whipbird

 

SIGHTINGS 2020

March

  • 4-day private tour for Australia-Naturally Tours - 120 species including Noisy Scrubbird, Western Bristlebird and Black-throated Whipbird

February

  • Private SW tours - 15 endemics plus 5 near endemics

January

  • Private tour to Cheynes Beach - 15 endemics, plus 5 near endemics

 

SIGHTINGS 2019

December

  • Bellbird Tours SW Endemics - 150 species

October

  • Limosa SW - 180+ species including Gilbert's Whistler, Western Bowerbird, Cape Barren Goose and Cockatiel. 

September

  • Private tour north of Perth - Western Quail-thrush, Chiming Wedgebill, Bourke's Parrot, Pied and Black Honeyeaters, Western Grasswren, White-browed & Black-tailed Treecreeper, Spinifex Pigeon.

August

  • Cheynes Beach  - all 16 SW endemics plus all 5 near-endemics

February

  • Various SW tours including to Cheynes Beach - Noisy Scrub-bird, Western Bristlebird and Black-throated (Western) Whipbird all seen and photographed.

January

  • Wings/Sunbird SW tour - 170+ species including all endemics (bar Western Fieldwren), plus Freckled Duck, Hooded Plover and a surprise sighting of a rare Sabine's Gull at Bremer Bay!