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Sydney - Millennium Parklands, Australia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Sydney - Millennium Parklands, Australia

Map of Sydney - Millennium Parklands, Australia

Hoary-headed Grebe (Poliocephalus poliocephalus) White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides) Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea)

A number of trails pass through wetland areas.


Eastern Australia

11/20/2012: I took the train across Sydney to visit the Sydney Olympic Park area and take advantage of a few trails in the area. After leaving the train, I was surprised to find that pretty much no one in this area spoke any English. I was still able to find the park for a couple hours of hiking.

Previous Visit (Sydney - Centennial Park: 11/20/2012)
Next Visit (Royal National Park: 11/21/2012)

Species Recorded (19)

Birds ( 19 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Hoary-headed Grebe - Poliocephalus poliocephalus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Pied Cormorant - Phalacrocorax varius

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Striated Heron - Butorides striata
White-faced Heron - Egretta novaehollandiae

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Australian Ibis - Threskiornis molucca

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Chestnut Teal - Anas castanea
Gray Teal - Anas gracilis

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Red-necked Avocet - Recurvirostra novaehollandiae
Masked Lapwing - Vanellus miles

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Pied Stilt - Himantopus leucocephalus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper - Calidris acuminata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Silver Gull - Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Rainbow Lorikeet - Trichoglossus moluccanus

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Australian Raven - Corvus coronoides
Pied Currawong - Strepera graculina

Fantails ( Rhipiduridae )
Willie-wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

( Maluridae )
Superb Fairywren - Malurus cyaneus




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