Top End – photo gallery

Pictures of a few of the superb birds seen during our six day visit to Darwin and the Top End.

OK, so I know it’s common but it’s still gorgeous – Rainbow Lorikeet

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Not so common but equally as gorgeous – Rainbow Pitta. One of five seen in Howard Springs Nature Park

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Australian Bustard – seen near Cooinda

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Now that’s a pretty pigeon – Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove

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One of several new honeyeaters seen on the trip, this one is Red-headed – seen at East Point boardwalk

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and this is Banded Honeyeater, near Edith Falls

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We had a bit of a finch fest – this is Masked Finch

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Long-tailed Finch

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and Crimson Finch. All fairly common in the ‘triangle’

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A few more of the Yellow Waters specialities. Comb-crested Jacana

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Black Bittern – also seen at Edith Falls

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Black-necked Stork or Jabiru

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‘Guardian of the waters’ – a male White-bellied Sea Eagle

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and finally…..another superb, splendid parrot – this time Hooded, seen in the Water Gardens at Pine Creek

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Off to Thailand this morning to meet up with Neil and Eunice for a ten day Thai bird fest – or my money back Neil!

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