Traralgon to Cranbourne, Victoria
2007 Victorian trip report
We stayed the night in a wonderful cabin at Traralgon. Next morning I did a quick survey of the area immediately around our cabin in the caravan park. There was nothing to really get excited about. I saw several Australian Ravens and Australian Magpies, one Magpie Lark, some Red Wattlebirds and a small flock of Common Starlings. Several Striated Pardalotes called from the trees in the park and Welcome Swallows swooped around hawking for their breakfast of insects.
A couple of Pied Currawongs passed through the park and I heard a Grey Fantail off in the distance. A flock of White Ibis flew overhead and two Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikes landed in the tree nearby.
As we left the park I noted a Black-shouldered Kite near the road. It was my turn to drive and I didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t take all that much notice of the birds along the way. I was concentrating on looking at the new territory we were travelling through. I did notice the increasing number of Common Mynas along this part of the highway.
We stopped at Cranbourne to visit people we know. We spent more time in their garden than we had anticipated. While there I added Little Corella for the first time on the trip.