Recent Gallery Updates


Venomous Snakes
Added the following species :
Viperidae : Saw-scaled Vipers (
Echis carinatus; Echis coloratus; Echis ocellatus; Echis pyramidum); Puff Adder; Gaboon Viper; Rhinoceros Viper
Elapidae : Spectacled Cobra; Monocled Cobra; Rinkhals; Red Spitting Cobra; Cape Coral Snake


Updated/added the following species :
Anatidae :
Mandarin Duck; Red-crested Pochard
Muscicapidae : European Robin; Common Stonechat
Prunellidae : Dunnock
Sittidae : Eurasian Nuthatch


Updated/added the following pages :

Landscapes : Images from 2016 trips added to Australia, France & Spain

Amphibians : Cane Toad, Green-eyed Treefrog, Northern Barred Frog

Reptiles : Boyd's Forest Dragon, Water Dragon, Eulamprus tigrinus, Red-bellied Black Snake, Saw-shelled Turtle, Southern Blue Tongue, Eastern Water Skink, Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko, White's Skink

Monotremes : Duck-billed Platypus, Short-beaked Echidna
Marsupials : Tasmanian Devil, Common Wombat, Green Ringtail Possum, Coppery Brush-tailed Possum, Australian Spotted Cuscus, Rufous-bellied Pademelon, Bennett's Wallaby, Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Musky Rat Kangaroo
Cetaceans :
Humpback Whale, Long-finned Pilot Whale, Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Carnivores : Australian Fur Seal


Updated/added the following pages :
Wildflowers : Globularia repens; Globularia bisnagarica; Snapdragon, Annual Rock-rose; Common Asphodel; White Asphodel; Asphodelus fistulosus; Xanthorrhoea australis; Xanthorrhoea platyphylla; Tree Aloe; Urospermum dalechampii; Tolpis barbata; Milk Thistle; Galactites tomentosa; Jersey Thrift;
Mallow Bindweed
; Grape Hyacinth


Updated/added the following pages :
Butterflies : Mountain Clouded Yellow; Southern Scarce Swallowtail; Common Swallowtail; Wall, Dingy Skipper
Crustaceans : Decapoda (crabs & Crayfish)

Orchids :
Common Bee Orchid; Woodcock Orchid; Sombre Bee Orchid; Fly Orchid; Lady Orchid; Dense-flowered Orchid; Elder-flowered Orchid; Black Vanilla Orchid; Cowslip Orchid; Pink Candy Orchid; White Spider Orchid; Banded Bee Orchid; Little Laughing Leek Orchid; Zebra Orchid
Iridaceae : Bearded Iris; Spanish Iris


Updated/added the following species :

Anatidae : Gadwall
Columbidae : Woodpigeon
Hirundinidae : Barn Swallow
Passeridae : House Sparrow
Turdidae : Whinchat

Mammals : Alpine Chamois; Alpine Marmot

Amphibians : Stripeless Tree Frog

Reptiles : Slow Worm; Large Psammodramus; Common Wall Lizard; Shingleback; Merten's Water Monitor; Estuarine Crocodile; Carpet Python; Boyd's Forest Dragon, Water Dragon


Updated/added the following species :
Ardeidae :
Purple Heron; Squacco Heron; Little Egret; Cattle Egret
Threskiornithidae : Glossy Ibis
Ciconiidae : White Stork
Recurvirostridae : Black-winged Stilt
Phoenicopteridae :
Greater Flamingo
Accipitridae : Egyptian Vulture; Western Marsh Harrier
Muscicapidae : Spotted Flycatcher


Updated/added the following species :
Laridae :
Audouin's Gull; White-winged Black Tern; Common Tern; Whiskered Tern
Motacillidae :
Yellow Wagtail; Tawny Pipit
Muscicapidae :
Pied Flycatcher
Sylviidae :
Cetti's Warbler; Western Subalpine Warbler; Melodious Warbler
Turdidae :
Common Nightingale
Fringillidae :
European Serin


Added 10 new species to the Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family) galleries


Updated/added the following species :
Phasianidae :
Red Grouse; Ptarmigan
Petroicidae :
Western Yellow Robin; Scarlet Robin; White-breasted Robin; Lemon-bellied Flyrobin
Maluridae : Lovely Fairy-wren; Splendid Fairy-wren
Pardalotidae : Striated Pardalote

Mammals : Red Deer


Updated/added the following species :
Orthonychidae :
Rhipiduridae : Northern Fantail; Willie Wagtail; Arafura Fantail; Grey Fantail
Eupetidae : Eastern Whipbird
Monarchidae : Paperbark Flycatcher; Restless Flycatcher; Shining Flycatcher; Pied Monarch;
Leaden Flycatcher; Spectacled Monarch
Pachycelaphidae : Sandstone Shrike-thrush; Grey Whistler; Golden Whistler; Rufous Whistler


Updated the following species :
Acanthizidae :
Mountain Thornbill; Atherton Scrubwren; Western Gerygone; White-browed Scrubwren
Cuculidae : Pheasant Coucal
Campephagidae : Varied Triller; White-winged Triller; Barred Cuckoo-shrike; White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike; Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike


Updated the following species :
Ardeidae :
Pied Heron
Cacatuidae : Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Columbidae : Rose-crowned Fruit-dove


Pittidae : Rainbow Pitta
Motacillidae : Australasian Pipit
Redesigned main mammal index & created sub-indexes for major groups
Updated/added following species
Marsupials : Honey Possum; Red-legged Pademelon; Short-eared Rock Wallaby; Mareeba Rock Wallaby; Yellow-footed Antechinus; Torresian Striped Possum; Green Ring-tailed Possum
Lagomorphs : European Rabbit
Rodents : Mexican Hairy Dwarf Porcupine
Sloths & Anteaters : Northern Tamandua


Ciconiidae : Black-necked Stork
Threskiornithidae : Royal Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis; Straw-necked Ibis
Ardeidae : White-necked Heron; Great-billed Heron; Pied Heron; Little Egret; Pacific Reef Heron
Pelecanidae : Australian Pelican
Phalacrocoracidae : Little Pied Cormorant
Anhingidae : Australasian Darter
Podagridae : Papuan Frogmouth
Aegothelidae : Australian Owlet-nightjar
Cuculidae : Little Bronze-cuckoo; Brush Cuckoo; Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Rallidae : Purple Swamphen
Otidae : Australian Bustard
Burhinidae : Bush Stone-curlew; Beach Stone-curlew
Recurvirostridae : Pied Stilt
Charadriidae : Pacific Golden Plover; Lesser Sandplover; Masked Lapwing; Red-kneed Dotterel
Scolopacidae : Grey-tailed Tattler
Glareolidae : Australian Pratincole
Laridae : Whiskered Tern
Accipitridae : Black Kite; Little Eagle
Meropidae : Rainbow Bee-eater
Coraciidae : Oriental Dollarbird
Alcedinidae : Azure Kingfisher; Red-backed Kingfisher; Buff-breasted Paradise-kingfisher
Falconidae : Nankeen Kestrel
Cacatuidae : Red-tailed Black Cockatoo; Carnaby's Black Cockatoo
Psittacidae : Hooded Parrot; Northern Rosella; Elegant Parrot; Varied Lorikeet; Red-collared Lorikeet; Red-winged Parrot; Double-eyed Fig-parrot


: Magpie Goose
Anatidae : Plumed Whistling-duck; Wandering Whistling-duck; Radjah Shelduck; Green Pygmy-goose; Grey Teal
Podicipedidae : Australasian Grebe
Columbidae : Brown Cuckoo-dove; White-tipped Dove; Chestnut-quilled Rock-pigeon; White-quilled Rock-pigeon; Squatter Pigeon; Bar-shouldered Dove; Pacific Emerald Dove; Torresian Imperial-pigeon; Black-banded Fruit-dove; Rose-crowned Fruit-dove