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* animals usually seen at Walkabout Park.
** animals usually seen on Wild Sleep Out programs.
*** animals that only live wild so might not be seen.

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Australian Brush Turkey***

The Australian brush-turkey, Alectura lathami, also frequently called the Scrub Turkey, is a common, widespread species of mound-building bird .... More

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Azure Kingfisher***

The Azure Kingfisher, Alcedo azurea is a small kingfisher (17-19 cm), in the river kingfisher family, Alcedinidae. It is found in Northern and Eastern .... More

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The emu is Australia's largest bird. It does not fly, although it does have tiny wings. The wings help the bird cool itself in hot weather. The emu .... More

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Forest Kingfisher***

The Forest Kingfisher was first described by the naturalists Sir William Jardine and Prideaux John Selby in 1830. It was known for many years by its .... More

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Gang-gang Cockatoo***

The Gang-gang Cockatoo, Callocephalon fimbriatum, is found in the cooler and wetter forests and woodlands of Australia, particularly ..... More

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Great Egret

The Great Egret is a large bird with all-white plumage that can reach one meter in height and weigh up to 950 g. It is thus only slightly smaller than the .... More

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Kookaburras, known as the Laughing Kookaburras, are from the family Kingfishers. Similar to other kingfishers, Kookaburras have a stout .... More

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Little Eagle***

The Little Eagle (Aquila morphnoides) is a very small eagle native to Australasia, measuring 45–55 cm (17–21.5 inches) in length and ... More

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Rainbow Bee-Eater

Rainbow bee-eaters are brilliantly coloured birds that grow to be 7 to 8 inches in length, including the elongated tail feathers .... More

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Tawny Frogmouth*

The general plumage of the Tawny Frogmouth is silver-grey, slightly paler below, streaked and mottled with black and rufous. A second .... More

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