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Koala
[Phascolarctos cinereus]
(Victoria, Australia)

Wombat
[Vombatus ursinus]
(Cradle Mountain NP,
Tasmania, Australia)

Echidna
[Tachyglossus]
(Cradle Mountain NP,
Tasmania, Australia)

Water Buffalo
[Bubalus arnee]
(Roper Bar, Savannah Way,
Northern Territory, Australia)

Spotted Quoll
[Dasyurus maculatus]
(Tasmania, Australia)

Dingo
[Canis lupus dingo]
(Boggy Hole, Finke NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

Tasmanian Devil
[Sarcophilus harrisii]
(Tasmania, Australia)

Fat-tailed Pseudantechinus
[Pseudantechinus
macdonnellensis]
(Palm Valley, Finke NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

Freshwater Crocodile
[Crocodylus johnstoni]
(Windjana Gorge, Western
Australia, Australia)

Saltwater Crocodile
[Crocodylus porosus]
(Shady Camp, Northern Territory,
Australia)

Quokka
(Rottnest Island, Western
Australia, Australia)

Western Grey Kangaroo
(Cape Le Grand NP,
Western Australia,
Australia)

Black-footed Rock-Wallaby,
Black-flanked Rock-Wallaby,
Warru
[Petrogale lateralis]
(Pilgonaman Gorge, Cape
Range NP, Western Australia,
Australia)

Rock Wallaby
(Alice Springs, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Red-bellied, Rufous or Tasmanian
Pademelon
[Thylogale billardierii]
(Cradle Mountain NP, Tasmania,
Australia)

Red Kangaroo
[Macropus rufus]
(Flinders Ranges, South
Australia, Australia)

Eastern Grey Kangaroo
[Macropus giganteus]
(Flinders Ranges, South
Australia, Australia)

Bennett- or Red-necked
Wallaby
[Macropus rufogriseus]
(Flinders Ranges, South
Australia, Australia)

Rock Wallaby
[Petrogale lateralis]
(Adcock Gorge, Kimberleys,
Western Australia, Australia)

Young Wallaby
(Nitmiluk NP, Northern
Territory, Australia)

 

 

 

Euro or Wallaroo
[Macropus robustus]
(Simpsons Gap, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Great Aussie Blue
[Inflatus australis sub sp indigo]
(Australia-day,
Perth, Australia)

 

 

 

 

Black swan
[Cygnus atratus]
(Perth, Western Australia,
Australia)

Cape Barren Goose
[Cereopsis novaehollandiae]
(Tasmania, Australia)

Australian Shelduck
[Tadorna tadornoides]
(Montecollina Bore, Strzelecki
Track, South Australia,
Australia)

Burdekin Duck or Radjah
Shelduck [Tadorna radjah]
(Mamukala Lagoon, Kakadu NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

 

 

Pied Heron
[Ardea picata]
(Shady Camp, Mary River NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

 

White-faced Heron
[Ardea novaehollandiae]
(Leichhardt Falls,
Queensland, Australia)

Adult Rufus Night Heron
[Nycticorax caledonicus]
(Yvanhoe Crossing,
Kununurra, Western
Australia, Australia)

Juvenile Rufus Night Heron
[Nycticorax caledonicus]
(Cowarie Station, Birdsville
Track, South Australia,
Australia)

 

 

Great Egret
[Ardea alba]
(Lake Field NP, Cape York,
Queensland, Australia)

Intermediate Egret [Ardea
intermedia] and Pied or Magpie
Geese [Anseranas semipalmata]
(Mamukala Lagoon, Kakadu NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

Straw-necked Ibis
[Threskiornis spinicollis]
(Mamukala Lagoon, Kakadu NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

Sarus Cranes
[Grus antigone]
Mitchell River, Queensland,
Australia

 

 

Purple Swamphen
[Porphyrio porphyrio]
(Cowarie Station,
Birdsville Track,
South Australia,
Australia)

Masked Lapwing
[Vanellus miles]
(Lomarieum Lagoon,
Northern Territory,
Australia)

Comb-crested Jacana
[Jacana gallinacea]
(Parry Lagoon, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Black-winged Stilt
[Himantopus himantopus]
(Mamukala Lagoon, Kakadu NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

 

Australian Cranes or Brolgas [Grus rubicundus] and Black-Necked Storks or Jabirus [Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus] at Parry Lagoon, Northern Territory, Australia.

Something a bit special:

A juvenile Pied Heron [Ardea picata] training his courtship display at Cockatoo Lagoon, Keep River NP, Northern Territory, Australia.

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
[Cacatua galerita]
(Mataranka Homestead,
Northern Territory,
Australia)

Little Corellas
[Cacatua pastinator]
(Windjana Gorge NP,
Western Australia,
Australia)

Glossy Black-Cockatoo
[Calyptorhynchus lathami]
(Mitchell Plateau, Western
Australia, Australia)

Galah
[Cacatua leadbeateri]
(Newman, Western
Australia, Australia)

 

Australian King Parrot
[Alisterus scapularis]
(Lake Eildon, Victoria,
Australia)

Ringnecked Parrot
[Platycercus zonarius]
(Palm Valley, Finke NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

Red Winged Parrot
[Aprosmictus erythropterus]
(Undara Volcanic NP,
Queensland, Australia)

Rainbow Lorikeet,
eastern form,
[Trichoglossus haematodus]
(Perth, Western Australia,
Australia)

Rainbow Lorikeet,
red-collared form,
[Trichoglossus haematodus
rubritorquis]
(Mataranka Homestead,
Northern Territory, Australia)

 

 

Northern Rosella, Brown's
Parakeet, Smutty Rosella
[Platycercus venustus]
(Lelyin (Edith) Falls,
Northern Territory,
Australien)

Blue Bonnet, pallid form
[Psephotus haematogaster]
(Cowarie Station, Birdsville
Track, South Australia,
Australia)

Blue-Cheeked Rosella
[Platycercus elegans],
(Dawson Developmental
Road, Queensland,
Australia)

 

 

 

Spinifex Pigeon
[Petrophassa plumifera]
(Arltunga, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Apostlebird
[Struthidea cinerea]
(Mataranka Homestead,
Northern Territory,
Australia)

Welcome Swallow
[Hirundo Neoxena]
(Shark Bay, Western
Australia, Australia)

Pacific Swallow
[Hirundo tahitica]
(Curdimurka, Oodnadatta
Track, South Australia,
Australia)

 

 

Laughing Kookaburra
[Dacelo novaeguineae]
(Baden-Powell Camp, Lane
Pool NP, Western
Australia, Australia)

Forest Kingfisher, northern
form [Todiramphus macleayii]
(Lakefield NP, Cape York,
Queensland, Australia)

Rainbow Bee-eater
[Merops ornatus]
(Windjana Gorge, Western
Australia, Australia)

Black Currawong
[Strepera fuliginosa]
(Lake Dove, Tasmania,
Australia)

 

Australian pelican
[Pelecanus conspicillatus]
(Monkey Mia, Western
Australia, Australia)

Pied Cormorant
[Phalacrocorax varius]
(Shark Bay, Western
Australia, Australia)

Black-faced Cormorant
[Leucocarbo fuscescens]
(Bruny Island, Tasmania,
Australia)

Australian Darter
[Anhinga melanogaster]
(Savannah Way, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Shy albatross
[Diomedea cauta]
(Bruny Island, Tasmania,
Australia)

 

 

Sooty Oystercatcher
[Haematopus fuliginosus]
(Fish Creek Beach,
Western Australia,
Australia)

Pied Oystercatcher
[Haematopus longirostris]
(Fish Creek Beach,
Western Australia,
Australia)

Red-kneed Dotterel
[Erythogonys cinctus]
(Fish Creek Beach,
Western Australia,
Australia)

 

 

White-bellied Sea-Eagle
[Haliaeetus leucogaster]
(Leschenault Peninsula CP,
Western Australia, Australia)

Wedge-tailed Eagle
[Aquila audax]
(Laverton, Western
Australia, Australia)

Probably a Whistling Kite
[Haliastur sphenurus]
(Leschenault Peninsula CP,
Western Australia,
Australia)

Australian Kestrel
[Falco cenchroides]
(Boggy Hole, Finke NP,
Northern Territory,
Australia)

Brown Falcon [Falco berigora] or
Little Eagle [Hieraaetus morphnoides]
(Kakadu NP, Northern Territory,
Australia)

 

Whistling Kite
[Milvus sphenurus]
(Shady Camp, Mary River
NP, Northern Territory,
Australia)

Juvenile Whistling Kite
[Milvus sphenurus]
(Lomarieum Lagoon,
Northern Territory,
Australia)

Pheasant Coucal
[Centropus phasianinus]
(Windjana Gorge, Western
Australia , Australia)

Tawny Frogmouth
[Podargus strigoides]
(Tasmania, Australia)

 

 

 

Emu
[Dromaius novaehollandiae]
(Tamala Station, Western
Australia, Australia)

Australian Bustard
[Ardeotis australis]
(Cape York, Queensland,
Australia )

Australian Brush-turkey,
northern form
[Alectura lathami]
(Cape York, Queensland,
Australia)

 

 

Splendid Wren
[Malurus splendens]
(Lake Hart Rest Area, South
Australia, Australia)

Lovely Wren
[Malurus amabilis]
(Harris Dam, Western
Australia, Australia)

Superb Blue Wren
[Malurus cyaneus]
(Hellyer Gorge, Tasmania,
Australia)

Grey Fantail
[Rhipidura fuliginosa]
(Warren Camping, Western
Australia, Australia)

Yellow-throated Miner
[Manorina flavigula]
(Palm Valley, Finke NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

White-plumed Honeyeater
[Lichenostomus penicillatus]
(Alice Springs, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Silvereye
[Zosterops lateralis]
(Waychinicup NP, Western
Australia, Australia)

White-browed Robin
[Poecilodryas superciliosa]
(Adel's Grove, Queensland,
Australia)

Scarlet Robin
[Petroica multicolor]
(Porongurup NP, Western
Australia, Australia)

Zebra Finch
[Poephila guttata]
(Ellery Creek Big Hole, Northern
Territory, Australia)

 

 

 

Grey-fronted Honeyeater
[Lichenostomus plumulus]
(Daly Waters, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Singing Honeyeater
[Lichenostomus virescens]
(Daly Waters, Northern
Territory, Australia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flying foxes
(Windjana Gorge NP,
Western Australia, Australia)

Fruit bats
(Butterfly Springs, Limmen
NP, Northern Territory,
Australia)

 

 

 

Spurge hawk caterpillar
[Hyles euphorbiae]
seen in the Vikos-Gorge,
Greece

Also a Spurge hawk
caterpillar ...?
seen at Vathirevma,
Greece

Also a Spurge hawk
caterpillar ...?
seen at Vathirevma,
Greece

Silver Striped or Vine Hawk
Moth [Hippotion celerio]
Francis Peron NP, Western
Australia, Australia

... and another one in a
different colour, also seen
at Francis Peron NP,
Western Australia, Australia

seen at The Blowholes,
Albany, Western Australia,
Australia

seen at Scott National Park,
Western Australia, Australia

seen at Kalkari Crate,
Queensland, Australia

seen at Frankland River,
Western Australia, Australia

seen at Bluff Knoll, Stirling
Ranges NP, Western Australia,
Australia

Processionary caterpillars [Thaumetopoea processionea]
They follow each other head-to- bum; the first one stops ... all stop!
Seen at Lake Muir, Western Australia, Australia

 

seen in a mine shaft in
Arltunga Historic Reserve,
Northern Territory, Australia

seen in Cape York,
Queensland, Australia

large moth ...
seen in Port Augusta, South
Australia, Australia

seen at Edith Falls, Northern
Territory, Australia

 

seen near Mt. Kasidiaris,
Greece

seen at Butterfly Springs,
Limmen Bight NP, Northern
Territory, Australia

seen at Dale Gorge,
Karijini NP, Western
Australia, Australia

seen at Yarra Ranges NP,
Victoria, Australia

seen at Kalkari Crate,
Queensland, Australia

 

 

 

seen at the Olgas (Kata
Tjuta), Northern Territory,
Australia

seen in Cape York,
Queensland, Australia

 

 

 

seen near Mt. Kasidiaris,
Greece

seen near Ioannina, Greece

seen near Ioannina, Greece

Wasp; seen at Bachsten
Camp, Munja Track,
Western Australia, Australia

A wasp dragging some sort of a
cricket to its nest; seen at
Fish Creek Beach, Western
Australia, Australia

 

 

A wasp dragging a spider to
its nest; seen at Windjana
Gorge, Western Australia,
Australia

unknown ... seen at
Kalgoorlie, Western
Australia, Australia

Common Australian fly,
come in large number, can be
found everywhere in Australia

 

 

 

unknown ... seen at Cape
York, Queensland, Australia

Beetle of some sort ... seen
at Chott Bou Charab, Tunisia

Weaver ant, green ant,
green tree ant, orange gaster
[Oecophylla smaragdina]
(Cape York, Queensland,
Australia)

Scorpion, approx. 12 cm
long, seen at El Leham
Mountains, Tunisia

 

seen near Leonora, Western
Australia, Australia

seen near Anthousa, Greece

seen near Anthousa, Greece

seen at Barnett River Gorge,
Western Australia, Australia

... just before a thunderstorm they
all fled higher above ground ....
seen at the Monastery Panaghias
Chrisinou, Greece

 

seen on the Mpaara trail,
Finke NP, Northern Territory,
Australia

seen in Hunters Gorge,
Diamantina NP,
Queensland, Australia

seen in the Undara Volcanic
NP, Queensland, Australia

seen in Kalambaka, Greece

 

 

 

Stick insect
[Phasmatodea]
(Carsons Beach, Western
Australia, Australia)

Stick Insect
[Phobaeticus serratipes]
(Victoria Rock, Western
Australia, Australia

Stick Insect
[Phobaeticus serratipes]
(Bachsten Camp, Munja
Track, Western Australia,
Australia)

 

 

 

Praying mantis
(Lake Christopher, Western
Australia, Australia)

Praying mantis
(Yulara, Northern Territory,
Australia)

Praying mantis
(Caranbirini CR, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Praying mantis
(Zagora, Greece)

 

 

 

 

Dromedary
(Magrou, Tunisia)

Australian camels ... yes,
they actually are dromedary
... but the Aussies call them
camels ...
(Great Central Road,
Northern Territory, Australia)

 

 

 

Salamander
(Vovousa, Greece)

Frog of some sort .... seen
at Waychinicup NP, Western
Australia, Australia

another frog, seen in Cape
York, Queensland, Australia

another frog, also seen in
Cape York, Queensland,
Australia

White lipped green frog
[Litoria infrafrenata]
(near Cooktown, Queensland,
Australia)

 

 

 

Tiny frog, almost stepped on it
(Savannah Way, Queensland,
Australia)

Cane toads
[Bufo marinus]
(Gilbert River, Queensland,
Australia)

 

 

 

Perentie
[Varanus giganteus]
(Alice Springs, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Merten's Water Monitor
[Varanus mertensi]
(Adcock Gorge, Western
Australia, Australia)

Heath Monitor
[Varanus rosenbergi]
(Bluff Knoll, Stirling Ranges
NP, Western Australia,
Australia)

Gould's Goanna
[Varanus gouldii gouldii]
(Laverton, Western Australia,
Australia)

Sand Goanna
[Varanus gouldii flavirufus]
(Lake Ballard, Western Australia,
Australia)

Crested Dragon; Bicycle Lizard
[Ctenophorus cristatus]
(Sandalwood Rock, Holland
Track, Western Australia,
Australia)

Crested Dragon; Bicycle Lizard
[Ctenophorus cristatus]
(Thursday Rock, Holland
Track, Western Australia,
Australia)

Tawny Rock Dragon
[Ctenophorus decresii]
(Wilpena Pound, Flinders
Ranges, South Australia,
Australia)

Jacky Lizard
[Amphibolurus muricatus]
(Lelyin (Edith) Falls, Northern
Territory, Australia)

unknown dragon
(Wilpena Pound, Flinders
Ranges, South Australia,
Australia)

Ornate Dragon, female
[Ctenophorus ornatus]
(Victoria Rock, Holland
Track, Western Australia,
Australia)

Ornate Dragon, male
[Ctenophorus ornatus]
(Kokerbin Rock, Holland
Track, Western Australia,
Australia)

Central Military Dragon
[Ctenophorus isolepis]
(Caranbirini CR, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Mallee Military Dragon
[Ctenophorus fordi]
Lucky Bay near Hutt Lagoon,
Western Australia, Australia

unknown dragon
(Mt. Barnett, Gibb River Road,
Western Australia, Australia)

Gilbert's Water Dragon;
Ta-Ta Lizard
[Amphibolurus gilberti,
Lophognathus gilberti]
(Kununurra, Western
Australia, Australia)

Dwarf Bearded Dragon
[Pogona minor]
(Sandalwood Rock, Holland
Track, Western Australia,
Australia)

unknown dragon
(Lawn Hill National Park,
Queensland, Australia)

Ring-tailed Dragon
[Ctenophorus caudicinctus]
(King's Canyon, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Ring-tailed Dragon
[Ctenophorus caudicinctus]
(Bindoola Creek, Gibb River Road,
Western Australia, Australia)

Two-lined Dragon
[Diporiphora bilineata]
(Roper Bar, Savannah Way,
Northern Territory, Australia)

unknown skink
(Lelyin (Edith) Falls, Northern
Territory, Australia)

unknown skink
(Burk and Wills Camp 119
site, Queensland, Australia)

King's Skink
[Egernia kingii]
(Waychinicup NP, Western
Australia, Australia)

Centralian Ranges rock-skink
[Egernia margaretae margaretae]
(Wilpena Pound, Flinders Ranges,
South Australia, Australia)

 

 

 

Southern Water Skink;
Dreeite Water Skink
[Eulamprus tympanum]
(Mt. Rosea, Grampians,
Victoria, Australia)

Black Rock Skink
[Egernia saxatilis]
(Mt. Rosea, Grampians,
Victoria, Australia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shingleback; Bobtail; Stumpy-
tail; Sleepy Lizard; Pinecone
Lizard; Boggi
[Tiliqua rugosa]
(Stirling Ranges, Western
Australia, Australia)

Southern Blue-tongue;
Blotched Blue-tongue
[Tiliqua nigrolutea]
(Trail Harbour, Tasmania,
Australia)

 

 

 

 

 

Purplish dtella
[Gehyra purpurascens]
Old Andado Road, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Tree dtella
[Gehyra variegata]
(Redbank Gorge, Northern
Territory, Australia

Centralian dtella
[Gehyra montium]
(Palm Valley, Finke NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

 

 

A Thorny Devil on the Holland Track, Western Australia, Australia and one on the Great Central Road, Western Australia, Australia; they adjust their colour to the surroundings.

 

 

Southwestern earless skink,
Five-lined Skink
[Hemiergis initialis]
(Cowan Rock, Western
Australia, Australia)

worm
(Pieman River, Tasmania,
Australia)

worm
(Pieman River, Tasmania,
Australia)

 

 

 

 

Brown Snake; Dugite
[Pseudonaja affinis]
(Cranbrook, Western
Australia, Australia)

White-lipped Snake
[Drysdalia coronoides]
(Great Ocean Road, Victoria,
Australia)

Brown Tree Snake; "Night Tiger"
[Boiga irregularis]
(Munja Track, Kimberleys,
Western Australia, Australia)

 

 

Spider seen in the desert of
Chott Bou Charab, Tunisia

Huntsman
[Sparassidae]
(Palm Valley, Finke NP,
Northern Territory, Australia)

unknown spider
(Ormiston Gorge, Northern
Territory, Australia)

Trapdoor Spider
[Idiopidae]
(Walls of Jerusalem,
Tasmania, Australia)

Trapdoor Spider
[Idiopidae]
(Kalgoorlie, Western
Australia, Australia)

Jumping Spider
[Salticidae]
(Climies Track, Tasmania,
Australia)

Jumping Spider
[Salticidae]
(Chili Beach, Cape York,
Queensland, Australia)

Jumping Spider
[Salticidae]
(Kununurra, Western Australia,
Australia)

St. Andrew's Cross Spider
[Argiope keyserlingi /
Argiope aetherea]
(Munja Track, Kimberleys,
Western Australia, Australia)

Australian Jewel Spider,
Spiny
[Austracantha minax]
(Island Pool, Western
Australia, Australia)

Garden Orbweaver
[Eriophora transmarina /
Eriophora biapicata]
(Wellington Weir, Western
Australia, Australia)

Golden Orbweaver
[Nephila ssp.]
(Chili Beach, Cape York,
Queensland, Australia)

probably a Golden Orb Spider
(Warraweena Station, Flinders
Ranges, South Australia,
Australia)

Redback Spider
[Latrodectus hasselti]
(Holland Track, Western
Australia, Australia )

Black House Spider
[Badumna insignis /
Badumna longinqua]
(Holland Track, Western
Australia, Australia )

 

Dolphin
(Monkey Mia, Western
Australia, Australia)

Cat-fish
(Cape York, Queensland,
Australia)

Spanish Mackerel
(Steep Point, Western
Australia, Australia)

Salmon
(Parry Beach, Western
Australia, Australia)

 

 

 

young Fur Seal
(Bruny Island, Tasmania,
Australia)

Fur Seal males
(Bruny Island, Tasmania,
Australia)

Sea-lions
(Point Labatt CP, South Australia,
Australia)

 

 

seen on the Great Ocean
Road, Victoria, Australia

seen at Steep Point Camp,
Western Australia, Australia

seen at Trial Harbour,
Tasmania, Australia

seen at Waychinicup NP,
Western Australia, Australia

seen at Kalbarri, Western
Australia, Australia

 

 

Yabbie, seen at Montecollina
Bore, Strzelecki Track,
South Australia, Australia

Ghost Crab, seen at the
Tessellated Pavement,
Tasmania, Australia

unknown "thing", found at
Mungo NP, New South Wales,
Australia

 

 

And finally a collection of starfish ...

... seen at Trial Harbour, Tasmania, Australia ....

... and on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia.

 

 

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Last updated: Wednesday, 15.09.2010 5:09 PM



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