Australian Outback – Western NSW (Waterbirds)

For an arid environment Western NSW has quite impressive diversity of waterbirds.  In 2011 the area received above average rainfall and the dams were full throughout the summer, providing habitat for water-loving species.

Red-necked avocet

Red-necked avocet

Red-necked avocet

Red-necked avocet

Black-fronted dotterell

Black-fronted dotterell

Black-fronted dotterell

Black-fronted dotterell

Inland dotterell

Inland dotterell

Buff-banded rail

Buff-banded rail

Straw-necked ibil

Straw-necked ibis

Royal spoonbill

Royal spoonbill

Great cormorant

Great cormorants

Australasian grebes

Australasian grebes

Hoarary-headed grebe

Hoary-headed grebe

Grey teal taking off

Grey teal taking off

Pink-eared ducks

Pink-eared ducks

Australian shell-ducks

Australian shell-ducks

Wood ducks in flight

Wood ducks in flight

Black swans and other water birds

Black swans and other water birds

 

 

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