List of animals seen on Wildlife Journey tour to East Gippsland, Australia, from 14 to 17 October 2019, with Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner:

Platypus in river East Gippsland

Platypus. Pic by Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner

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Birds seen:

Ruddy Turnstone (our first sighting in East Gippsland!), Rufous Whistler, Mistletoebird, Laughing Kookaburra, Brown Goshawk, Hooded Plover,  Little Egret, Australasian Darter, Little Tern, White-browed Woodswallow, Sacred Kingfisher, Sooty Shearwater and many others.

Ruddy Turnstones Cape Conran

Ruddy Turnstones. Pic by Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner

Rufous Whistler male Wildlife Journey tour

Male Rufous Whistler. Pic by Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner

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Reptiles seen:

Eastern Long-necked Turtle, Jacky Lizard, Gippsland Water Dragon, Copper-tailed Skink and Guichenot’s Skink, amongst others.

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A great trip for mammals:

In particular: Platypus, Short-beaked Echidna, Bare-nosed Wombat, Red-necked Wallaby, Koala, Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Swamp Wallaby, Common Brushtail and Australian Fur Seal.

Wombat Wildlife Journey tour list of animals

Pic by Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner

Eastern Grey Kangaroo female with joey

Female Eastern Grey Kangaroo with pouch joey. Pic by Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner

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For full wildlife species checklist for this tour click here.

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Laughing Kookaburra on branch East Gippsland tour list of animals

Laughing Kookaburra. Pic by Wildlife Guide Martin Maderthaner

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