Here is the full list of critters seen by us over the last two days away from Sydney heading from the coast at Newcastle up into the Pokolbin area of the Hunter Valley.
ducks demanding food outside our door
magpies trying to steal the ducks’ food we ended up giving them
fairy wrens coming to scavenge the crumbs left by the ducks
other ducks minding their own business on the dams
fairy wrens flitting about mountain roads
some sort of green forest finch
more small hawks/falcons
peacocks (as we passed the Hunter Valley Zoo)
Mammals – wild:
Mammals – farm and town:
cows – Angus, Hereford, Brahmin cross
dogs – kelpies, border collies, golden retrievers, Great Danes
hundreds of bush flies
They’ve all been enjoying the rain.