Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Broome Roadtrip 02

I lodged at the Broome Bird Observatory for 3 days before and 3 days after the Ashmore Reef Pelagic Cruise. It sits on the edge of Roebuck Bay about 20km from Broome by road. It is a great place for birds!!

Silver Gull, Common Sandpiper
Brahminy Kite
Australian Bushlark
Brown Falcon catching some last rays.
White-bellied Sea-eagle
Whistling Kites
Yellow Chat, male
Roebuck Bay 
Mudskipper, species unknown to me.
Blue-spotted Mudskipper
Broad-billed Flycatcher
Great Egret
Mangrove Mudskippers
Oriental Pratincole
Pacific Golden Plover
High tide roost. Birds on the beach.
A close up of above. What can you see?
Curlew Sandpiper
Lesser Sand Plover
As to the shorebirds above? I reckon you can see Red-necked Avocets, Bar-tailed Godwits, Black-winged Stilts, Caspian Terns, a Common Sandpiper, Crested Terns, Eastern Curlews and Silver Gulls.