Saturday, May 8, 2010

Ourimbah RTA Reserve




Eastern Yellow Robin Eopsaltria australis

The RTA Reserve at Ourimbah was alive with birds yesterday morning, calling and flitting through the trees. Rainforest conditions are always a challenge for photography, but it was a beautiful morning for walk. The Yellow Robins were everywhere, and characteristically curious.

Bird list:

Australian Brush-turkey; Brown Cuckoo-Dove; Crested Pigeon; Bar-shouldered Dove; Cattle Egret; White-faced Heron; Pacific Baza; Superb Fairy-wren; Green Catbird; Regent Bowerbird; Superb Lyrebird; Laughing Kookaburra; Fan-tailed Cuckoo; Eastern Rosella; Galah; Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo; Rainbow Lorikeet; White-browed Scrubwren; Mangrove Gerygone; Yellow Thornbill; Brown Thornbill; Eastern Spinebill; Lewin's Honeyeater; Yellow-faced Honeyeater; Bell Miner; Noisy Miner; Little Wattlebird; White-cheeked Honeyeater; Eastern Whipbird; Golden Whistler; Grey Shrike-thrush; Australian Magpie; Pied Currawong; Grey Fantail; Willie Wagtail; Australian Raven; Magpie-lark; Eastern Yellow Robin; Silvereye; Welcome Swallow; Red-browed Finch.


  1. What a great looking bird - Eastern Yellow Robin. Your photos are wonderful. Makes me want to fly over to Australia and go birding .... one day I'll get there. Thanks for sharing!

  2. You would be made very welcome!