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I live in the north part of Sydney. Here are some non-human inhabitants.

Rabbits

There are lots of rabbits, which I have mixed feelings about – it’s nice to see animals generally, but rabbits aren’t native.

brown rabbit

A baby black rabbit.

baby black rabbit

baby black rabbit

baby black rabbit

Lizards

Skinks are pretty common.

skink

skink head

A lizard by a bush track in Hornsby.

lizard

lizard head

A blue tongue lizard near my door (video).

blue tongue lizard

blue tongue lizard head

Some water dragons (who love creeks).

water dragon

water dragon

water dragon

water dragon

Geckos sometimes came out at night when I was in Mount Colah.

gecko

Frogs

I found this frog in the garden on a rainy day in Mount Colah.

frog

frog

Tadpoles in a puddle.

tadpoles

Snakes

Diamond pythons (video).

diamond python

diamond python

A red belly black snake (photo is from Taronga Zoo).

red belly black snake

Birds

Sulphur crested cockatoos, who can be noisy.

cockatoos in tree

cockatoo

Rainbow lorikeets. I love the sound they make.

rainbow lorikeet

rainbow lorikeet

Crimson rosellas.

crimson rosella

King parrots.

king parrot

king parrot

Galah.

galah

A kookaburra hoping for food.

kookaburra

A healthy looking brush turkey.

brush turkey

brush turkey

Brush turkeys dig huge dirt mounds.

brush turkey mound

Photos copyright © David Fisher 2016. Comments or question to davidfisher@australiaonline.net.au
(if you ask permission to use photos, I’ll almost certainly give it).

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