Birds at Lammermoor Native Gardens
Beach scrub birds
The abundant food provided by the dense vegetation of beach scrub supports more birdlife than the other plant communities at Lammermoor, so much so that at times the trees seem to be alive with birds. Most of them eat either fruit, nectar or insects, or a combination of these.
  For a complete list of birds found at Lammermoor follow this link;
Lammermoor Native Gardens bird spotting list PDF 22KB
   
     
  Lewin's Honeyeater
Meliphaga lewinii 
  Blue-faced Honeyeater
Entomyzon cyanotis
 
 
These feed in the upper branches and on the trunks of trees, eating mostly nectar, small fruits and berries, their presence is indicated by a strong, staccato call.
 
This noisy and gregarious honeyeater is found in small flocks throughout the gardens, they have an affinity for Coastal Banksias and are often seen among these.
 
     
     
  Dusky Honeyeater
Myzomela obscura
  Bar-shouldered Dove
Geopelia humeralis
 
 
Dusky Honeyeaters are fast moving and can be hard to spot but they are plentiful here and you will catch a glimpse of them. They mainly feed on nectar, pollen, berries and insects.
 
You will probably hear these large doves before you see them, their call is a loud and distinctive 'cook coo cook coo' and in flight the wings make a pronounced whistle.
 
     
     
         
         
         
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  LNG Vegetation Zones
  - A: Car Park area
  - B: Lioness Park
  - C: Ivey St. East entrance
  - 1: Paperbark swamp
  - 2: Kedron Park
  - 3: Lammermoor creek
  - 4: Poplar gum woodland
  - 6: Beach scrub
  - 7: Secondary dune
  - 8: Foredune
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