Macleay's, Dusky, Yellow-spotted, Graceful and Yellow-faced Honeyeater's greeted us at the beginning of the walk as they fed on nectar from the grevillea's. Further on a pair of Papuan Frogmouth pretended to be part of the tree they were roosting in. An Azure Kingfisher flashed along the creek before perching and showing off its bright blue back and orange/rufous breast.
A couple of Barred Cuckoo-shrike were seen perching high up on a Blue Quandong tree and further into the walk we saw several others feeding on small red figs.
A pair of Large-billed Gerygone were building their hanging nest in a tree adjacent to Bushy Creek.
They usually prefer to nest over water where they build their wispy nest to look like flood debris, hence their alternative name of Flood Bird. Last year they did nest over water but a water monitor ate the eggs and destroyed the nest.
A Red-winged Parrot (male) flew from nearby
A surprise in
This was a good end to a successful 2½ hours birding in which we saw 48 species and heard a further 7.