Bird Watching

Myall Springs is home to abundant wildlife with more than one hundred species of birds, including water birds. Bird watchers find delight in spotting Black Swans, Swamp Hens, Falcons, Hawks and the famous Painted Honey Eater.

This small bird (16cm) which is listed as vulnerable on the threatened species list makes its home among the weeping myalls and has delighted many a bird watcher visiting Myall Springs.

The properties location means that it has a good representation of birds more readily associated with the New England region to the east as well as the birds of the Liverpool Plains. It provides fertile ground for bird watching and provides a unique opportunity to sit in one spot and witness the beauty of hundreds of different species.

See species list below for a better understanding of the variety spotted at Myall Springs:

Tamworth Bird Watchers
BIRDS OF RANGARI (north of Gunnedah)
300 40’31S 150025’55E

  • Crested Pigeon
  • Nankeen Kestrel
  • Unknown raptor
  • Galah
  • Little Corella
  • Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
  • Australian King Parrot
  • Red-Winged Parrot
  • Eastern Rosella
  • Red-rumped Parrot
  • Fan-tailed Cuckoo
  • Laughing Kookaburra
  • Superb Fairy- Wren
  • Yellow-rumped Thornbill
  • Singing Honeyeater
  • White-plumed Honeyeater
  • Noisy Miner
  • Red Wattlebird
  • Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
  • Brown Honeyeater
  • Striped Honeyeater
  • Noisy Friarbird
  • Painted Honeyeater
  • Grey-crowned Babbler
  • Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
  • Rufous Whistler
  • Grey Butcherbird
  • Pied Butcherbird
  • Australian Magpie
  • Pied Currawong
  • Willie Wagtail
  • Torresian Crow
  • Australian Raven
  • Magpie-lark
  • White-winged Chough
  • Apostlebird
  • Rufous Songlark
  • Welcome Swallow
  • Common Myna(introduced)
  • Common Starling (introduced)
  • Mistletoebird
  • Zebra finch

Painted Honeyeater

 

Matt & Mel
(02) 6743 3525

3481 Rangari Rd
Rangari NSW 2380

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