Cruising the Kamarooka Forest

Kamarooka Forest is part of the Greater Bendigo National Park. It is north of Bendigo and contains a variety of habitats and plenty of interesting sites for finding birds and animals.  I recently spent a day exploring Kamarooka with a birding mate, John. I clocked up a new Vic lifer (312) as well – White Fronted Honeyeater. Along the way we found plenty of small birds and one that I have only seen a few times before – a White Bellied Cuckoo Shrike. One of our favourites was a Weebill, Australia’s smallest bird. We also tracked a bird call that neither of us had heard before and it turned out to be a Restless Flycatcher making a very unusual call – certainly one we had not heard before.

Golden Whistler

Golden Whistler

Female Golden Whistler

Female Golden Whistler

Weebill

Weebill – Austrralia’s smallest bird

White Bellied Cuckoo Shrike

White Bellied Cuckoo Shrike

White Bellied Cuckoo Shrike

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Restless Flycatcher

Restless Flycatcher making a very unusual and loud call. 

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