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Rottnest Island, Australia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Rottnest Island, Australia

Map of Rottnest Island, Australia

Rottnest Rottnest Bike Path
Western Gerygone (Gerygone fusca) Quokka (Setonix brachyurus) Western Whistler (Pachycephala fuliginosa) - Male Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides) Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus) Singing Honeyeater (Gavicalis virescens)
Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides) - Male Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii) - Female Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) Australian Golden Orbweaver (Trichonephila edulis) Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides) - Female Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae)
Singing Honeyeater (Gavicalis virescens) Western Whistler (Pachycephala fuliginosa) - Juvenile Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides) White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)



Western Australia

4/4/2023: We took the early boat to Rottnest Island, and we walked around waiting for our cabin to be ready. After awhile, we decided it would be better to get some bicycles.

4/5/2023: We rode our rental bikes most of the way around the island before catching the ferry back to Perth.

Previous Visit (King's Park and Botanic Garden: 4/3/2023)
Next Visit (King's Park and Botanic Garden: 4/6/2023)

Species Recorded (36)

Birds ( 34 )

Old World Vultures ( Accipitridae )
Swamp Harrier - Circus approximans

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus

Honeyeaters ( Meliphagidae )
Singing Honeyeater - Gavicalis virescens

Whistlers ( Pachycephalidae )
Western Whistler - Pachycephala fuliginosa

Scrubwrens ( Acanithizidae )
Spotted Scrubwren - Sericornis maculatus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Pied Cormorant - Phalacrocorax varius

Herons ( Ardeidae )
White-faced Heron - Egretta novaehollandiae

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Gray Teal - Anas gracilis
Australian Shelduck - Tadorna tadornoides

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Nankeen Kestrel - Falco cenchroides

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Red-capped Plover - Charadrius ruficapillus
Red-necked Avocet - Recurvirostra novaehollandiae

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
Pied Oystercatcher - Haematopus longirostris

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Pied Stilt - Himantopus leucocephalus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Red-necked Stint - Calidris ruficollis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
White-winged Tern - Chlidonias leucopterus
Silver Gull - Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Caspian Tern - Hydroprogne caspia
Pacific Gull - Larus pacificus
Roseate Tern - Sterna dougallii
Australian Fairy Tern - Sternula nereis
Great Crested Tern - Thalasseus bergii

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Laughing Dove - Spilopelia senegalensis

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Galah - Eolophus roseicapilla

( Dacelonidae )
Sacred Kingfisher - Todiramphus sanctus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Welcome Swallow - Hirundo neoxena
Tree Martin - Petrochelidon nigricans

White-eyes ( Zosteropidae )
Silvereye - Zosterops lateralis

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Australian Raven - Corvus coronoides
Magpie-lark - Grallina cyanoleuca
Australian Magpie - Gymnorhina tibicen

( Pardalotidae )
Western Gerygone - Gerygone fusca

( Eopsaltriidae )
Red-capped Robin - Petroica goodenovii




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