Successful Bird Walk at Bullock Hill

Today John Gitsham led a group of enthusiastic bird watchers on a walk through the beautiful Bullock Hill Conservation Park.

A group of 12, including members from the Friends of Cox Scrub spotted or heard 28 different bird species on the 5km walk, including the very pretty Golden Whistler.

The findings of the bird monitoring walk have been uploaded to the South Australian Murray Darling Basin monitoring data portal to add to the information collected by SAMDB’s ever-growing team of citizen scientists.

Species recorded:

Collared Sparrowhawk

Peaceful Dove

Brush Bronzewing

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo


Mush Lorikeet

Elegant Parrot

Crimson Rosella

Red-rumped Parrot

Rainbow Lorikeet

Laughing Kookaburra

Superb Fairy-Wren

Red Wattlebird

New Holland Honeyeater

Crescent Honeyeater

White-plumed Honeyeater

Striated Pardalote

Southern Whiteface

White-browed Babbler

Australian Magpie

Grey Currawong

Grey Shrike-thrush

Red-browed Finch (Firetail)

Willie Wagtail

Little Raven

Golden Whistler

Rufous Whistler

Grey Fantail

Luckily the weather held off for us to have a BBQ lunch and a chat about what was seen.









Friends of Cox Scrub have a new Facebook Page – – give them a ‘like’ to hear about what they are up to.

This project is supported by the SA Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme and the NRM Levy.





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