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Self Guided Illustrated Historical Walks

Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.

1890s Annandale A Short Walk second edition Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of Church with steeple Federation Annandale A Short Walk Marghanita da Cruz Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition by Marghanita da Cruz with Annandale Viaduct and Soldiers 1920s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of 1920s Flats 1930s Annandale: A Short Walk by Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of an Art Deco Pub 1940s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with photograph of street with aircraft being towed. 50s Annandale A Short Walk,  Marghanita da Cruz

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Bird Species Sighted in Annandale

A-C D-J K-L M-O P-R S-T U-Z
Common Name (D-J)Sightings, Field Notes & Photographs
Spangled Drongo Near the wetland, and auctioneers, During winter1
Pacific black Duckfrequent visitor1
 Pacific Black Ducks swimming
Photographed by Susanne Martain in the Federal Park wetlands 12 April 2006 3.17pm
Great Egret

seen Federal Park Wetlands outside survey time1

white bird with long beak and legsGreat Egret, White's Creek Wetlands Photograph Marghanita da Cruz approx 11am 10 July 2013

Rufous Fantail

Federal Park, 27/3/03 9.30 am. A lovely little bird, like a dancing flame. Seen in the trees near Johnston's Creek. At this time of year they are moving back north after migrating south to breed.1

a lovely immature bird stop over on (6/3/13) the Magnolia in my tiny front yard, Young Street, in March on its way north. - Andrew Taylor

Tawny FrogmouthSeen on the Johnson Creek end of Piper St first half of 2013 - Andrew Taylor
Fig Bird

Susan Lane, circa 1996

Fig Bird - Susanne Martain
Photographed by Susanne Martain, 4.30pm 5 Dec 2005 Nelson St North
Galahseen outside survey time.
Galah - Photograph Susanne Martain
Photographed by Susanne Martain at North End of Nelson Street on 8 April 2004 at 1.02pm
Silver gull resident
Striated Heronfrequent visitor1
Striated Heron - Photo MarghanitaWhites Creek wetland, 7/12/02 about 9.45am
White Faced Heron heron in federal park wetlands

Federal Park Wetlands, Annandale
approximately 4.30pm 26 September 2009
Photo: Marghanita da Cruz

Two sighted - One in White's Creek/Wetland fence and other in and around Rosebead next to Wetland. approx 11am 10 July 2013

White Faced Herongrey heron with white faceWhite Faced Heron in Orphan's Creek Gully, Forest Lodge, near Pyrmont Bridge Road, Photograph Marghanita da Cruz 27 July 2012
New Holland Honeyeater seen outside survey time1
Yellow-faced Honeyeatermigrate through, most overfly but some alight in trees along White's Creek. This year was the biggest movement I've seen through the inner west and there was a day (11/4/13) at the peak where I saw/heard 1000+ Yellow-faced Honeyeater in flocks of 5-50 Young Street - Andrew Taylor
White-plumed honeyeater resident1
White Plumed Honey Eater - Photograph Susanne MartainPhotographed by Susanne Martain at corner of Chapman Road & The Crescent at 12.15pm 30 July 2005.
Australian white ibis three birds on a TV aerial resident1
Ibis Photograph - Marghanita da Cruz
Photographed by Marghanita da Cruz near Whites Creek Wetlands September 2005.
Ibis looking at concrete drain - Photograph Susanne MartainPhotographed by Susanne Martain in Johnstons Creek Canal 28 September 2002 at 9.59am
Common KoelSummer Migrant - distinctive call heard in South Annandale.

1The terms "resident", "occasional" , "frequent visitor" refer to the original Survey Site and Period. This list builds on information gathered in a Survey for the Birds Australia National Atlas and Cumberland Atlas (which contributes to the National Atlas but records more information). The Survey was of the 2 hectare site which included the Federal Park Wetlands, and was bounded by Johnston Creek Canal, the Crescent, and [light rail] overpass on Rozelle Bay. The site was surveyed for 20 minutes each survey period, originally every season, but then every month over a few years before 2006.

This page www.ramin.com.au/annandale/birds-3.html last updated 10 July 2013.