Mt. Lewis

The road to Mt Lewis climbs through rainforest. At the top is an area with cleared grass and regrowth trees at an altitude of 950m

Getting There

The gravel road is often in poor condition and can become impassable in wet season (December-April). Location is 10km from Bushy Creek at bottom of road.

GPS Coordinates 16°34.608′S, 145°18.516′E

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Wildlife

Mammals 1 species
Musky Rat-kangaroo (Hypsiprymnodon moschatus) 1
Land Birds 36 species
Red-browed Finch (Neochmia temporalis) 30
Blue-faced Parrotfinch (Erythrura trichroa) 15 Adult, Male & Female
Barred Cuckooshrike (Coracina lineata) 8 Heard
Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis) 8
Yellow-throated Scrubwren (Sericornis citreogularis) 7
Spotted Catbird (Ailuroedus melanotis) 7
Mountain Thornbill (Acanthiza katherina) 6
Grey-headed Robin (Heteromyias cinereifrons) 5 Heard
Atherton Scrubwren (Sericornis keri) 5
Chowchilla (Orthonyx spaldingii) 5 Heard
Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii) 5
Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus) 4 Heard
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) 4
Superb Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus superbus) 4 Heard
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa) 3 race keasti; Race - keastii
Wompoo Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus magnificus) 3
Australian Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis) 3 Male & Female
Shining Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus) 2 Heard
Bridled Honeyeater (Lichenostomus frenatus) 2
White-throated Treecreeper (Cormobates leucophaea) 2 race 'minor'; Heard
Pale-yellow Robin (Tregellasia capito) 2
Grey Whistler (Pachycephala simplex) 1
Victoria's Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) 1
Brown Gerygone (Gerygone mouki) 1
Tooth-billed Bowerbird (Scenopoeetes dentirostris) 1
Yellow-breasted Boatbill (Machaerirhynchus flaviventer) 1
Large-billed Scrubwren (Sericornis magnirostra) 1
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata) 1
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) 1 Flew over
Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo (Cacomantis castaneiventris) 1 Adult male found by Del Richards and seen well
Fernwren (Oreoscopus gutturalis) 1 Many heard but not seen
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) 1
Golden Bowerbird (Prionodura newtoniana) 1 Male flew across road
Australian Swiftlet (Aerodramus terraereginae) 1
Bower's Shrikethrush (Colluricincla boweri) 1
Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata) 1 race cuneata
Damselflies 2 species
Austroargiolestes aureus 4 Tropical Flatwing
Diphlebia hybridoides 3 Tropical Rockmaster