Magnetic Island

A friend’s 40th birthday on Magnetic Island was a good excuse to head over and track down a few of the locals, including the island’s endemic skink, Menetia sadlieri.

Allied rock-wallaby (Petrogale assimilis)
Allied rock-wallaby (Petrogale assimilis)

Ctenotus eutaenius
Ctenotus eutaenius – reptick!

Menetia sadlieri
Menetia sadlieri – tiny little reptick!

Carlia rhomboidalis
Carlia rhomboidalis

Lampropholis mirabilis
Lampropholis mirabilis

Orange-flanked rainbow skink (Carlia rubigo)
Orange-flanked rainbow skink (Carlia rubigo)

Orange-flanked rainbow skink (Carlia rubigo)
Orange-flanked rainbow skink (Carlia rubigo)

Bush stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)
Bush stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius), sitting on its chick in the middle of a vacant block.

Repticks:
Menetia sadlieri
Ctenotus eutaenius

About Stewart Macdonald

I'm a wildlife ecologist living and working in Queensland, Australia. I spend most of my time in the bush finding and photographing wildlife.
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