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Mareeba Wetlands, Australia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Mareeba Wetlands, Australia

Map of Mareeba Wetlands, Australia

Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena) Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena) Pacific Koel (Eudynamys orientalis)

An "eco" reserve near Mareeba. "Eco" stands for "expensive"


Eastern Australia

11/14/2012: After the eclipse, we decided to head south to the Atherton Tablelands. On the way there, it seemed like a good idea to visit the Mareeba Wetlands. There were a bunch of people there however, probably because of the eclipse, so we did not get much of an opportunity to visit the area.

Previous Visit (Maitland Downs: 11/14/2012)
Next Visit (Possum Valley: 11/14/2012)

Species Recorded (8)

Birds ( 8 )

( Casuariidae )
Emu - Dromaius novaehollandiae

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Green Pygmy-goose - Nettapus pulchellus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Black Kite - Milvus migrans

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Pacific Koel - Eudynamys orientalis

Rollers ( Coraciidae )
Dollarbird - Eurystomus orientalis

Cuckoo-shrike ( Campephagidae )
White-bellied Cuckooshrike - Coracina papuensis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Welcome Swallow - Hirundo neoxena

( Podargidae )
Tawny Frogmouth - Podargus strigoides




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