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Royal National Park, Australia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Royal National Park, Australia

Map of Royal National Park, Australia

Unidentified Butterfly
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) Black-faced Monarch (Monarcha melanopsis) New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) Maned Duck (Chenonetta jubata) Variegated Fairywren (Malurus lamberti) - Male

The second oldest national park in the world.


Eastern Australia

11/21/2012: On the way to the Kangaroo Valley for a kayaking trip, I thought it might be good to make a stopover in Royal National Park. I visited a couple of spots in the park including a forest trail with a bunch of Red Cedar trees.

Previous Visit (Sydney - Millennium Parklands: 11/20/2012)
Next Visit (Morton National Park: 11/22/2012)

Species Recorded (28)

Birds ( 27 )

Honeyeaters ( Meliphagidae )
Eastern Spinebill - Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Little Wattlebird - Anthochaera chrysoptera
Lewin's Honeyeater - Meliphaga lewinii
New Holland Honeyeater - Phylidonyris novaehollandiae

Scrubwrens ( Acanithizidae )
Striated Thornbill - Acanthiza lineata
White-browed Scrubwren - Sericornis frontalis

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Great Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo

Anhingas ( Anhingidae )
Australasian Darter - Anhinga novaehollandiae

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Chestnut Teal - Anas castanea
Pacific Black Duck - Anas superciliosa
Maned Duck - Chenonetta jubata

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
White-bellied Sea-Eagle - Haliaeetus leucogaster

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Eurasian Coot - Fulica atra
Dusky Moorhen - Gallinula tenebrosa
Australasian Swamphen - Porphyrio melanotus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Crested Pigeon - Ocyphaps lophotes

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo - Cacatua galerita

( Dacelonidae )
Laughing Kookaburra - Dacelo novaeguineae

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Australian Raven - Corvus coronoides
Black-faced Monarch - Monarcha melanopsis
Pied Currawong - Strepera graculina

Fantails ( Rhipiduridae )
Gray Fantail - Rhipidura albiscapa

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Common Myna - Acridotheres tristis

( Maluridae )
Superb Fairywren - Malurus cyaneus
Variegated Fairywren - Malurus lamberti

( Pardalotidae )
Yellow-throated Scrubwren - Neosericornis citreogularis

( Eopsaltriidae )
Eastern Yellow Robin - Eopsaltria australis




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