Marrakai Track

Getting There

GPS Coordinates 12°48.798′S, 131°25.62′E

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Wildlife

Mammals 2 species
Antilopine Wallaroo (Macropus antilopinus) 6
Agile Wallaby (Macropus agilis) 3
Land Birds 44 species
Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus) 10
Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) 8
Masked Finch (Poephila personata) 6
White-gaped Honeyeater (Lichenostomus unicolor) 5
Magpie Goose (Anseranas semipalmata) 4
Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) 3
Helmeted Friarbird (Philemon buceroides) 3
Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) 2
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora) 2
Silver-crowned Friarbird (Philemon argenticeps) 2
Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii) 2
Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis) 2
Brown Goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus) 2 first year probably female
Shining Flycatcher (Myiagra alecto) 2 pair
Red-backed Fairywren (Malurus melanocephalus) 2 heard many
White-bellied Cuckooshrike (Coracina papuensis) 2
Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) 2
Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus) 2
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus) 2
White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis) 2
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata) 1
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1
Banded Honeyeater (Cissomela pectoralis) 1
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) 1
Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) 1 heard
Varied Lorikeet (Psitteuteles versicolor) 1
Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis) 1
Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) 1
Bar-shouldered Dove (Geopelia humeralis) 1
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus) 1 heard only
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 1
Torresian Crow (Corvus orru) 1
Buff-sided Robin (Poecilodryas cerviniventris) 1 Great views as he sat on perch near our lunch site.
Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis) 1
Brush Cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) 1 heard many, saw none
Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) 1
Oriental Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis) 1
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus) 1
Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) 1 heard several
Northern Fantail (Rhipidura rufiventris) 1
Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea) 1
Red-collared Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubritorquis) 1
Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta) 1
Lemon-bellied Flyrobin (Microeca flavigaster) 1