Blue Gum Swamp, Winmalee

Description: A valley between Springwood and Shaws Ridges with a creek flowing through the valley and a fire trail following close to the creek . The floor of the valley is alluvium and the ridges are Hawkesbury sandstone. The vegetation is open forest dominated by Deanes Blue Gum along the valley floor and typical sandsone flora on the ridges. The site is on the eastern slopes of the Blue Mountains about 60km west of Sydney and forms part of the Blue Mountains National Park.and is accessible via the fire trail that commences at the end of Whitecross Road, Winmalee.
Updated: 11/10/2009
Region: Australia: New South Wales
Location: 33°39'18"S 150°36'19"E
Season: January to December
Period: 1/1/1900 to 4/25/2014
Lists: 352
Species: 121
Best Day List: 52 species, Mark Ley 10/5/2011.

Common Names

The reporting rate (proportion of lists which record each species) is shown as a percentage.
Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
Maned Duck<1%Pacific Black Duck3%
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites
Pacific Baza<1%Wedge-tailed Eagle1%Brown Goshawk10%
Little Eagle<1%Gray Goshawk1%Collared Sparrowhawk1%
Pigeons and Doves
White-headed Pigeon<1%Brush Bronzewing17%Peaceful Dove1%
Brown Cuckoo-Dove43%Crested Pigeon<1%
Common Bronzewing36%Wonga Pigeon14%
Cuckoos
Brush Cuckoo1%Shining Bronze-Cuckoo16%Channel-billed Cuckoo8%
Fan-tailed Cuckoo62%Australian Koel3%
Barn-Owls
Sooty Owl1%
Owls
Powerful Owl7%Southern Boobook4%
Owlet-Nightjars
Australian Owlet-Nightjar7%
Frogmouths
Tawny Frogmouth5%
Nightjars and Allies
White-throated Nightjar<1%
Swifts
White-throated Needletail2%Pacific Swift1%
Kingfishers
Azure Kingfisher1%Laughing Kookaburra49%Sacred Kingfisher18%
Bee-eaters
Rainbow Bee-eater<1%
Rollers
Dollarbird9%
Falcons and Caracaras
Australian Hobby<1%Black Falcon<1%
Cockatoos
Glossy Black-Cockatoo1%Gang-gang Cockatoo26%Little Corella1%
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo40%Galah28%Sulphur-crested Cockatoo86%
Parrots
Rainbow Lorikeet72%Crimson Rosella94%Turquoise Parrot<1%
Little Lorikeet<1%Eastern Rosella19%Australian King-Parrot64%
Lyrebirds
Superb Lyrebird55%
Bowerbirds
Satin Bowerbird54%
Australasian Treecreepers
White-throated Treecreeper92%Red-browed Treecreeper65%
Fairywrens
Variegated Fairywren59%Superb Fairywren1%
Honeyeaters
Eastern Spinebill86%Bell Miner1%New Holland Honeyeater92%
Lewin's Honeyeater84%Noisy Miner1%White-cheeked Honeyeater6%
Yellow-faced Honeyeater83%Red Wattlebird58%White-naped Honeyeater60%
White-eared Honeyeater54%Little Wattlebird20%Brown-headed Honeyeater7%
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater40%Scarlet Myzomela9%Little Friarbird1%
Fuscous Honeyeater<1%Crescent Honeyeater2%Noisy Friarbird54%
Pardalotes
Spotted Pardalote74%Striated Pardalote5%
Thornbills and Allies
Pilotbird44%Large-billed Scrubwren27%Yellow Thornbill1%
Rockwarbler23%Chestnut-rumped Heathwren1%Striated Thornbill45%
Yellow-throated Scrubwren28%Buff-rumped Thornbill<1%White-throated Gerygone<1%
White-browed Scrubwren77%Brown Thornbill86%Brown Gerygone75%
Whipbirds and Wedgebills
Eastern Whipbird85%
Quail-thrushes and Jewel-babblers
Spotted Quail-thrush4%
Woodswallows
White-browed Woodswallow1%Dusky Woodswallow1%
Bellmagpies and Allies
Gray Butcherbird10%Pied Currawong85%
Australasian Magpie10%Gray Currawong1%
Cuckooshrikes
Black-faced Cuckooshrike20%Common Cicadabird1%
Sittellas
Varied Sittella<1%
Whistlers and Allies
Crested Shrike-tit37%Golden Whistler80%
Gray Shrike-Thrush79%Rufous Whistler36%
Old World Orioles
Olive-backed Oriole8%
Fantails
Willie-wagtail<1%Rufous Fantail41%Gray Fantail85%
Monarch Flycatchers
Black-faced Monarch35%Leaden Flycatcher42%
Magpie-lark<1%Satin Flycatcher1%
Crows, Jays, and Magpies
Australian Raven20%
Australasian Robins
Flame Robin<1%Rose Robin10%Eastern Yellow Robin92%
Swallows
Welcome Swallow4%Tree Martin8%
Bulbuls
Red-whiskered Bulbul1%
Yuhinas, White-eyes, and Allies
Silver-eye9%
Thrushes and Allies
Olive-tailed Thrush4%
Starlings
Common Myna1%
Flowerpeckers
Mistletoebird1%
Waxbills and Allies
Beautiful Firetail8%Red-browed Firetail60%
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