Gibraltar Reserve Wildlife Refuge

Private Wildlife Refuge

Getting There

By appointment; www.birdrangers.com

GPS Coordinates 29°26.988′S, 152°24.696′E

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Wildlife

Mammals 8 species
Eastern Chestnut Mouse (Pseudomys gracilicaudatus) 2
Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) 2 Great views
Swamp Rat (Rattus lutreolus) 2
Pale Field-rat (Rattus tunneyi) 1
Northern Brown Bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus) 1
Red-necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) 1
Bush Rat (Rattus fuscipes) 1
Brush-tailed Phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa) 1
Land Birds 105 species
Brown Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora) 15
Yellow-faced Honeyeater (Lichenostomus chrysops) 11
Brown Thornbill (Acanthiza pusilla) 11
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) 11
Red-browed Finch (Neochmia temporalis) 10
Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) 10
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus) 10
Varied Sittella (Daphoenositta chrysoptera) 9
Brown Gerygone (Gerygone mouki) 9
King Quail (Excalfactoria chinensis) 8
Australian Masked Owl (Tyto novaehollandiae) 8
Red-backed Fairywren (Malurus melanocephalus) 8
Variegated Fairywren (Malurus lamberti) 7
Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii) 6
Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) 6
Black-faced Cuckooshrike (Coracina novaehollandiae) 6
Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena) 6
Tawny Grassbird (Megalurus timoriensis) 6
Regent Bowerbird (Sericulus chrysocephalus) 6
Grey Goshawk (Accipiter novaehollandiae) 6
Fairy Martin (Petrochelidon ariel) 6
Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) 5 Spring arrival 15th sept
White-throated Treecreeper (Cormobates leucophaea) 5
Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans) 5
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa) 5
Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis) 5
Torresian Crow (Corvus orru) 5
Scarlet Myzomela (Myzomela sanguinolenta) 5
Glossy Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami) 5
Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum) 5
Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis) 5
Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax) 4
Noisy Friarbird (Philemon corniculatus) 4
Australian Owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles cristatus) 4
Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris) 4
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) 4
Leaden Flycatcher (Myiagra rubecula) 4 Spring arrival 17th sept
Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis) 3
Spectacled Monarch (Symposiachrus trivirgatus) 3 Spring arrival 20th sept
Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus) 3
Buff-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza reguloides) 3
Slender-billed Cuckoo-Dove (Macropygia amboinensis) 3
Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) 3
White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica) 3
Wompoo Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus magnificus) 3
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) 3
Spangled Drongo (Dicrurus bracteatus) 3
Paradise Riflebird (Ptiloris paradiseus) 3
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) 3
Brush Cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) 3 recent arrival 10th Oct
White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea) 3
Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae) 3 spring arrival 20th sept
Lewin's Rail (Lewinia pectoralis) 3
Brown Goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus) 3
Shining Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus) 3
Black-faced Monarch (Monarcha melanopsis) 2
Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides) 2
Australian Logrunner (Orthonyx temminckii) 2
Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna) 2
Noisy Pitta (Pitta versicolor) 2
Pale-yellow Robin (Tregellasia capito) 2
Australian Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis) 2
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 2
Grey Shrikethrush (Colluricincla harmonica) 2
Bell Miner (Manorina melanophrys) 2
Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons) 2 Spring arrival 20th sept
Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) 2
Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis) 2
Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis) 2
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) 2
Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela) 2
Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) 2
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) 2
Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) 2
Dusky Woodswallow (Artamus cyanopterus) 2
Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta) 2
White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis) 2
Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera) 1
White-headed Pigeon (Columba leucomela) 1
Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) 1
Square-tailed Kite (Lophoictinia isura) 1
White-naped Honeyeater (Melithreptus lunatus) 1
New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) 1
Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) 1 spring arrival 19th sept
White-cheeked Honeyeater (Phylidonyris niger) 1
Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) 1
Common Cicadabird (Coracina tenuirostris) 1
Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris) 1
White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) 1
Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis) 1
Little Lorikeet (Glossopsitta pusilla) 1
Large-billed Scrubwren (Sericornis magnirostra) 1
Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) 1
Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx basalis) 1
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) 1
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus) 1
White-bellied Cuckooshrike (Coracina papuensis) 1
Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta) 1
Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus) 1
Pacific Baza (Aviceda subcristata) 1
White-throated Nightjar (Eurostopodus mystacalis) 1
Hardhead (Aythya australis) 1
Brown Cuckoo-Dove (Macropygia phasianella) 1
Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) 1
Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina) 1
Seabirds 4 species
Little Pied Cormorant (Microcarbo melanoleucos) 2
Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) 1
Australian Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) 1
Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) 1
Amphibians 1 species
Peron's Tree Frog (Litoria peronii) 1

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