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List of Australian birds

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List of Australian birds

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The Birds Australia list is considered unofficial. It is based on Christidis and Boles, The Taxonomy and Species of Birds of Australia and its Territories, RAOU, Melbourne, 1994, but incorporates suggested changes in taxonomy such as new species accepted by the Birds Australia Rarities Committee.

Struthioniiformes

Struthionidae

  • Ostrich, Struthio camelus - introduced, now considered locally extinct

Casuariidae

  • Southern Cassowary, Casuarius casuarius
    Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae
    King Island Emu, Dromaius ater - extinct
    Kangaroo Island Emu, Dromaius baudinianus - extinct

Galliformes

Megapodiidae

  • Australian Brush-turkey, Alectura lathami
    Malleefowl, Leipoa ocellata
    Orange-footed Scrubfowl, Megapodius reinwardt

Phasianidae

  • Stubble Quail, Coturnix pectoralis
    Brown Quail, Coturnix ypsilophora
    King Quail, Coturnix chinensis
    Red Junglefowl, Gallus gallus
    Common Pheasant, Phasianus colchicus
    Indian Peafowl, Pavo cristatus
    Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo

Odontophoridae

  • California Quail, Callipepla californica

Anseriformes

Anseranatidae

  • Magpie Goose, Anseranas semipalmata

Anatidae

  • Plumed Whistling-Duck, Dendrocygna eytoni
    Wandering Whistling-Duck, Dendrocygna arcuata
    Blue-billed Duck, Oxyura australis
    Musk Duck, Biziura lobata
    Freckled Duck, Stictonetta naevosa
    Mute Swan, Cygnus olor
    Black Swan, Cygnus atratus
    Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    Cape Barren Goose, Cereopsis novaehollandiae
    Australian Shelduck, Tadorna tadornoides
    Paradise Shelduck, Tadorna variegata
    Radjah Shelduck, Tadorna radjah
    Australian Wood Duck, Chenonetta jubata
    Cotton Pygmy-goose, Nettapus coromandelianus
    Green Pygmy-goose, Nettapus pulchellus
    Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    Pacific Black Duck, Anas superciliosa
    Australasian Shoveler, Anas rhynchotis
    Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata
    Grey Teal, Anas gracilis
    Chestnut Teal, Anas castanea
    Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    Garganey, Anas querquedula
    Pink-eared Duck, Malacorhynchus membranaceus
    Hardhead, Aythya australis

Podicipediformes

Podicipedidae

  • Australasian Grebe, Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
    Hoary-headed Grebe, Poliocephalus poliocephalus
    Great Crested Grebe, Podiceps cristatus

Sphenisciformes

Spheniscidae

  • King Penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Emperor Penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri
    Gentoo Penguin, Pygoscelis papua
    Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
    Chinstrap Penguin, Pygoscelis antarctica
    Rockhopper Penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome
    Fiordland Penguin, Eudyptes pachyrhynchus
    Snares Penguin, Eudyptes robustus
    Erect-crested Penguin, Eudyptes sclateri
    Macaroni Penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus
    Royal Penguin, Eudyptes schlegeli
    Little Penguin, Eudyptula minor
    Magellanic Penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus

Procellariiformes

Procellariidae

  • Common Diving-Petrel, Pelecanoides urinatrix
    South Georgian Diving-Petrel, Pelecanoides georgicus
    Southern Giant-Petrel, Macronectes giganteus
    Northern Giant-Petrel, Macronectes halli
    Southern Fulmar, Fulmarus glacialoides
    Antarctic Petrel, Thalassoica antarctica
    Cape Petrel, Daption capense
    Snow Petrel, Pagodroma nivea
    Kerguelen Petrel, Lugensa brevirostris
    Tahiti Petrel, Pseudobulweria rostrata
    Great-winged Petrel, Pterodroma macroptera
    White-headed Petrel, Pterodroma lessonii
    Providence Petrel, Pterodroma solandri
    Kermadec Petrel, Pterodroma neglecta
    Herald Petrel, Pterodroma arminjoniana
    Soft-plumaged Petrel, Pterodroma mollis
    Mottled Petrel, Pterodroma inexpectata
    Juan Fernandez Petrel, Pterodroma externa
    White-necked Petrel, Pterodroma cervicalis
    Barau's Petrel, Pterodroma baraui
    Black-winged Petrel, Pterodroma nigripennis
    Cook's Petrel, Pterodroma cookii
    Gould's Petrel, Pterodroma leucoptera
    Blue Petrel, Halobaena caerulea
    Broad-billed Prion, Pachyptila vittata
    Salvin's Prion, Pachyptila salvini
    Antarctic Prion, Pachyptila desolata
    Slender-billed Prion, Pachyptila belcheri
    Fairy Prion, Pachyptila turtur
    Fulmar Prion, Pachyptila crassirostris
    Bulwer's Petrel, Bulweria bulwerii
    White-chinned Petrel, Procellaria aequinoctialis
    Westland Petrel, Procellaria westlandica
    Black Petrel, Procellaria parkinsoni
    Grey Petrel, Procellaria cinerea
    Streaked Shearwater, Calonectris leucomelas
    Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Puffinus pacificus
    Buller's Shearwater, Puffinus bulleri
    Flesh-footed Shearwater, Puffinus carneipes
    Pink-footed Shearwater, Puffinus creatopus
    Great Shearwater, Puffinus gravis
    Sooty Shearwater, Puffinus griseus
    Short-tailed Shearwater, Puffinus tenuirostris
    Manx Shearwater, Puffinus puffinus
    Fluttering Shearwater, Puffinis gavia
    Hutton's Shearwater, Puffinus huttoni
    Audubon's Shearwater, Puffinus lherminieri
    Little Shearwater, Puffinus assimilis
    Newell's Shearwater, Puffinus auricularis

Diomedeidae

  • Wandering Albatross, Diomedea exulans
    Tristan Albatross, Diomedea dabbenena
    Antipodean Albatross, Diomedea antipodensis
    Gibson's Albatross, Diomedea gibsoni
    Southern Royal Albatross, Diomedea epomophora
    Northern Royal Albatross, Diomedea sanfordi
    Amsterdam Albatross, Diomedea amsterdamensis
    Laysan Albatross, Phoebastria immutabilis
    Black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys
    Campbell Albatross, Thalassarche impavida
    Buller's Albatross, Thalassarche bulleri
    Pacific Albatross, Thalassarche platei
    Shy Albatross, Thalassarche cauta
    White-capped Albatross, Thalassarche steadi
    Salvin's Albatross, Thalassarche salvini
    Chatham Albatross, Thalassarche eremita
    Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross, Thalassarche chlororhynchos
    Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross, Thalassarche carteri
    Grey-headed Albatross, Thalassarche chrysostoma
    Sooty Albatross, Phoebetria fusca
    Light-mantled Sooty Albatross, Phoebetria palpebrata

Hydrobatidae

  • Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus
    Grey-backed Storm-Petrel, Garrodia nereis
    White-faced Storm-Petrel, Pelagodroma marina
    Black-bellied Storm-Petrel, Fregetta tropica
    White-bellied Storm-Petrel, Fregetta grallaria
    Leach's Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma leucorhoa
    Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma matsudairae

Pelecaniformes

Phaethontidae

  • Red-tailed Tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda
    White-tailed Tropicbird, Phaethon lepturus

Sulidae

  • Abbott's Booby, Papasula abbotti
    Cape Gannet, Morus capensis
    Australasian Gannet, Morus serrator
    Masked Booby, Sula dactylatra
    Tasman Booby, Sula tasmani - extinct
    Red-footed Booby, Sula sula
    Brown Booby, Sula leucogaster

Anhingidae

Phalacrocoracidae

  • Little Pied Cormorant, Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
    Black-faced Cormorant, Phalacrocorax fuscescens
    Pied Cormorant, Phalacrocorax varius
    Little Black Cormorant, Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
    Great Cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo
    Imperial Shag, Leucocarbo atriceps

Pelecanidae

  • Australian Pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus

Fregatidae

  • Great Frigatebird, Fregata minor
    Lesser Frigatebird, Fregata ariel
    Christmas Frigatebird, Fregata andrewsi

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae

  • White-faced Heron, Egretta novaehollandiae
    Little Egret, Egretta garzetta
    Eastern Reef Egret, Egretta sacra
    White-necked Heron, Ardea pacifica
    Great-billed Heron, Ardea sumatrana
    Pied Heron, Ardea picata
    Great Egret, Ardea alba
    Intermediate Egret, Ardea intermedia
    Cattle Egret, Ardea ibis
    Striated Heron, Butorides striatus
    Black-crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax
    Nankeen Night Heron, Nycticorax caledonicus
    Malayan Night Heron, Gorsachius melanolophus
    Little Bittern, Ixobrychus minutus
    Yellow Bittern, Ixobrychus sinensis
    Black Bittern, Ixobrychus flavicollis
    Australasian Bittern, Botaurus poiciloptilus

Threskiornithidae

  • Glossy Ibis, Plegadis falcinellus
    Australian White Ibis, Threskiornis molucca
    Straw-necked Ibis, Threskiornis spinicollis
    Royal Spoonbill, Platalea regia
    Yellow-billed Spoonbill, Platalea flavipes

Ciconiidae

  • Black-necked Stork, Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Phoenicopteriformes

Phoenicopteridae

  • Greater Flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber

Falconiformes

Accipitridae

  • Osprey, Pandion haliaetus
    Pacific Baza, Aviceda subcristata
    Black-shouldered Kite, Elanus axillaris
    Letter-winged Kite, Elanus scriptus
    Square-tailed Kite, Lophoictinia isura
    Black-breasted Buzzard, Hamirostra melanosternon
    Black Kite, Milvus migrans
    Whistling Kite, Haliastur sphenurus
    Brahminy Kite, Haliastur indus
    White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Haliaeetus leucogaster
    Spotted Harrier, Circus assimilis
    Swamp Harrier, Circus approximans
    Brown Goshawk, Accipiter fasciatus
    Grey Goshawk, Accipiter novaehollandiae
    Collared Sparrowhawk, Accipiter cirrhocephalus
    Red Goshawk, Erythrotriorchis radiatus
    Gurney's Eagle, Aquila gurneyi
    Wedge-tailed Eagle, Aquila audax
    Little Eagle, Hieraaetus morphnoides

Falconidae

  • Brown Falcon, Falco berigora
    Australian Hobby, Falco longipennis
    Grey Falcon, Falco hypoleucos
    Black Falcon, Falco subniger
    Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    Nankeen Kestrel, Falco cenchroides

Gruiformes

Gruidae

  • Sarus Crane, Grus antigone
    Brolga, Grus rubicunda

Rallidae

  • Red-necked Crake, Rallina tricolor
    Red-legged Crake, Rallina fasciata
    Buff-banded Rail, Gallirallus philippensis
    Lord Howe Woodhen, Gallirallus sylvestris
    Lewin's Rail, Rallus pectoralis
    Bush-hen, Amaurornis olivaceus
    White-breasted Waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus
    Baillon's Crake, Porzana pusilla
    Australian Spotted Crake, Porzana fluminea
    Ruddy-breasted Crake, Porzana fusca
    Spotless Crake, Porzana tabuensis
    White-browed Crake, Porzana cinerea
    Chestnut Rail, Eulabeornis castaneoventris
    Watercock, Gallicrex cinerea
    Purple Swamphen, Porphyrio porphyrio
    White Gallinule, Porphyrio albus - extinct
    Dusky Moorhen, Gallinula tenebrosa
    Black-tailed Native-hen, Gallinula ventralis
    Tasmanian Native-hen, Gallinula mortierii
    Eurasian Coot, Fulica atra

Otididae

  • Australian Bustard, Ardeotis australis

Turniciformes

Turnicidae

  • Red-backed Button-quail, Turnix maculosa
    Little Button-quail, Turnix velox
    Red-chested Button-quail, Turnix pyrrhothorax
    Chestnut-backed Button-quail, Turnix castanota
    Buff-breasted Button-quail, Turnix olivii
    Painted Button-quail, Turnix varia
    Black-breasted Button-quail, Turnix melanogaster

Charadriiformes

Pedionomidae

  • Plains Wanderer, Pedionomus torquatus

Scolopacidae

  • Latham's Snipe, Gallinago hardwickii
    Pin-tailed Snipe, Gallinago stenura
    Swinhoe's Snipe, Gallinago megala
    Black-tailed Godwit, Limosa limosa
    Hudsonian Godwit, Limosa haemastica
    Bar-tailed Godwit, Limosa lapponica
    Little Curlew, Numenius minutus
    Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus
    Eastern Curlew, Numenius madagascariensis
    Upland Sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda
    Spotted Redshank, Tringa erythropus
    Common Redshank, Tringa totanus
    Marsh Sandpiper, Tringa stagnatilis
    Common Greenshank, Tringa nebularia
    Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes
    Wood Sandpiper, Tringa glareola
    Green Sandpiper, Tringa ochropus
    Terek Sandpiper, Xenus cinereus
    Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos
    Grey-tailed Tattler, Heteroscelus brevipes
    Wandering Tattler, Heteroscelus incana
    Ruddy Turnstone, Arenaria interpres
    Asian Dowitcher, Limnodromus semipalmatus
    Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus
    Great Knot, Calidris tenuirostris
    Red Knot, Calidris canutus
    Sanderling, Calidris alba
    Little Stint, Calidris minuta
    Red-necked Stint, Calidris ruficollis
    Long-toed Stint, Calidris subminuta
    White-rumped Sandpiper, Calidris fuscicollis
    Baird's Sandpiper, Calidris bairdii
    Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos
    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Calidris acuminata
    Dunlin, Calidris alpina
    Curlew Sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea
    Stilt Sandpiper, Micropalama himantopus
    Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tryngites subruficollis
    Broad-billed Sandpiper, Limicola falcinellus
    Ruff, Philomachus pugnax
    Wilson's Phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor
    Red-necked Phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus
    Grey Phalarope, Phalaropus fulicarius

Rostratulidae

  • Australian Painted Snipe, Rostratula australis

Jacanidae

  • Comb-crested Jacana, Irediparra gallinacea
    Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Chionididae

  • Black-faced Sheathbill, Chionis minor

Burhinidae

  • Bush Stone-curlew, Burhinus grallarius
    Beach Stone-curlew, Esacus neglectus

Haematopodidae

  • Pied Oystercatcher, Haematopus longirostris
    Sooty Oystercatcher, Haematopus fuliginosus
    South Island Pied Oystercatcher, Haematopus finschi

Recurvirostridae

  • Black-winged Stilt, Himantopus himantopus
    Banded Stilt, Cladorhynchus leucocephalus
    Red-necked Avocet, Recurvirostra novaehollandiae

Charadriidae

  • Pacific Golden Plover, Pluvialis fulva
    Grey Plover, Pluvialis squatarola
    Ringed Plover, Charadrius hiaticula
    Little Ringed Plover, Charadrius dubius
    Kentish Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus
    Red-capped Plover, Charadrius ruficapillus
    Double-banded Plover, Charadrius bicinctus
    Lesser Sand Plover, Charadrius mongolus
    Greater Sand Plover, Charadrius leschenaultii
    Caspian Plover, Charadrius asiaticus
    Oriental Plover, Charadrius veredus
    Inland Dotterel, Charadrius australis
    Black-fronted Dotterel, Elseyornis melanops
    Hooded Plover, Thinornis rubricollis
    Red-kneed Dotterel, Erythrogonys cinctus
    Banded Lapwing, Vanellus tricolor
    Masked Lapwing, Vanellus miles

Glareolidae

  • Oriental Pratincole, Glareola maldivarum
    Australian Pratincole, Stiltia isabella

Laridae

  • Brown Skua, Catharacta lonnbergi
    South Polar Skua, Catharacta maccormicki
    Pomarine Jaeger, Stercorarius pomarinus
    Arctic Jaeger, Stercorarius parasiticus
    Long-tailed Jaeger, Stercorarius longicauda
    Pacific Gull, Larus pacificus
    Black-tailed Gull, Larus crassirostris
    Kelp Gull, Larus dominicanus
    Silver Gull, Larus novaehollandiae
    Black-headed Gull, Larus ridibundus
    Laughing Gull, Larus atricilla
    Franklin's Gull, Larus pipixcan
    Sabine's Gull, Larus sabini
    Gull-billed Tern, Sterna nilotica
    Caspian Tern, Sterna caspia
    Lesser Crested Tern, Sterna bengalensis
    Crested Tern, Sterna bergii
    Roseate Tern, Sterna dougallii
    White-fronted Tern, Sterna striata
    Black-naped Tern, Sterna sumatrana
    Common Tern, Sterna hirundo
    Arctic Tern, Sterna paradisaea
    Antarctic Tern, Sterna vittata
    Little Tern, Sterna albifrons
    Fairy Tern, Sterna nereis
    Bridled Tern, Sterna anaethetus
    Sooty Tern, Sterna fuscata
    Whiskered Tern, Chlidonias hybridus
    White-winged Black Tern, Chlidonias leucopterus
    Black Tern, Chlidonias niger
    Common Noddy, Anous stolidus
    Black Noddy, Anous minutus
    Lesser Noddy, Anous tenuirostris
    Grey Ternlet, Procelsterna albivittata
    White Tern, Gygis alba

Columbiformes

Columbidae

  • New Zealand Pigeon, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae - extinct
    Norfolk Island Ground-dove, Gallicolumba norfolciensis
    White-throated Pigeon, Columba vitiensis - extinct
    Rock Dove, Columba livia
    White-headed Pigeon, Columba leucomela
    Laughing Turtle-Dove, Streptopelia senegalensis
    Spotted Turtle-Dove, Streptopelia chinensis
    Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Macropygia amboinensis
    Emerald Dove, Chalcophaps indica
    Common Bronzewing, Phaps chalcoptera
    Brush Bronzewing, Phaps elegans
    Flock Bronzewing, Phaps histrionica
    Crested Pigeon, Ocyphaps lophotes
    Spinifex Pigeon, Geophaps plumifera
    Partridge Pigeon, Geophaps smithii
    Squatter Pigeon, Geophaps scripta
    White-quilled Rock-Pigeon, Petrophassa albipennis
    Chestnut-quilled Rock-Pigeon, Petrophassa rufipennis
    Diamond Dove, Geopelia cuneata
    Peaceful Dove, Geopelia striata
    Bar-shouldered Dove, Geopelia humeralis
    Wonga Pigeon, Leucosarcia melanoleuca
    Banded Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus cinctus
    Wompoo Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus magnificus
    Superb Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus superbus
    Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus regina
    Elegant Imperial-Pigeon, Ducula concinna
    Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon, Ducula whartoni
    Collared Imperial-Pigeon, Ducula mullerii
    Pied Imperial-Pigeon, Ducula bicolor
    Topknot Pigeon, Lopholaimus antarcticus

Psittaciformes

Cacatuidae

  • Palm Cockatoo, Probosciger aterrimus
    Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus banksii
    Glossy Black-Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus lathami
    Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus funereus
    Short-billed Black-Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus latirostris
    Long-billed Black-Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus baudinii
    Gang-gang Cockatoo, Callocephalon fimbriatum
    Galah, Eolophus roseicapilla
    Long-billed Corella, Cacatua tenuirostris
    Western Corella, Cacatua pastinator
    Little Corella, Cacatua sanguinea
    Major Mitchell's Cockatoo, Cacatua leadbeateri
    Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua galerita
    Cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus

Psittacidae

  • Rainbow Lorikeet, Trichoglossus haematodus
    Scaly-breasted Lorikeet, Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus
    Varied Lorikeet, Psitteuteles versicolor
    Musk Lorikeet, Glossopsitta concinna
    Little Lorikeet, Glossopsitta pusilla
    Purple-crowned Lorikeet, Glossopsitta porphyrocephala
    Eclectus Parrot, Eclectus roratus
    Red-cheeked Parrot, Geoffroyus geoffroyi
    Double-eyed Fig-Parrot, Cyclopsitta diophthalma
    Australian King-Parrot, Alisterus scapularis
    Red-winged Parrot, Aprosmictus erythropterus
    Superb Parrot, Polytelis swainsonii
    Regent Parrot, Polytelis anthopeplus
    Princess Parrot, Polytelis alexandrae
    Green Rosella, Platycercus caledonicus
    Crimson Rosella, Platycercus elegans
    Eastern Rosella, Platycercus eximius
    Pale-headed Rosella, Platycercus adscitus
    Northern Rosella, Platycercus venustus
    Western Rosella, Platycercus icterotis
    Australian Ringneck, Barnardius zonarius
    Red-capped Parrot, Purpureicephalus spurius
    Blue Bonnet, Northiella haematogaster
    Swift Parrot, Lathamus discolor
    Red-rumped Parrot, Psephotus haematonotus
    Mulga Parrot, Psephotus varius
    Golden-shouldered Parrot, Psephotus chrysopterygius
    Hooded Parrot, Psephotus dissimilis
    Red-crowned Parakeet, Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae
    Budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus
    Bourke's Parrot, Neopsephotus bourkii
    Blue-winged Parrot, Neophema chrysostoma
    Elegant Parrot, Neophema elegans
    Rock Parrot, Neophema petrophila
    Orange-bellied Parrot, Neophema chrysogaster
    Turquoise Parrot, Neophema pulchella
    Scarlet-chested Parrot, Neophema splendida
    Ground Parrot, Pezoporus wallicus
    Night Parrot, Pezoporus occidentalis
    Norfolk Island Kaka, Nestor productus - extinct
    Paradise Parrot, Psephotus pulcherrimus - extinct

Cuculiformes

Cuculidae

  • Oriental Cuckoo, Cuculus saturatus
    Pallid Cuckoo, Cuculus pallidus
    Brush Cuckoo, Cacomantis variolosus
    Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo, Cacomantis castaneiventris
    Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Cacomantis flabelliformis
    Black-eared Cuckoo, Chrysococcyx osculans
    Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo, Chrysococcyx basalis
    Shining Bronze-Cuckoo, Chrysococcyx lucidus
    Little Bronze-Cuckoo, Chrysococcyx minutillus
    Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo, Chrysococcyx russatus
    Common Koel, Eudynamys scolopacea
    Long-tailed Cuckoo, Eudynamys taitensis
    Channel-billed Cuckoo, Scythrops novaehollandiae

Centropodidae

  • Pheasant Coucal, Centropus phasianinus

Strigiformes

Strigidae

  • Powerful Owl, Ninox strenua
    Rufous Owl, Ninox rufa
    Barking Owl, Ninox connivens
    Southern Boobook, Ninox novaeseelandiae
    Brown Hawk-Owl, Ninox scutulata
    Christmas Island Hawk-Owl, Ninox natalis

Tytonidae

  • Sooty Owl, Tyto tenebricosa
    Lesser Sooty Owl, Tyto multipunctata
    Masked Owl, Tyto novaehollandiae
    Barn Owl, Tyto alba
    Grass Owl, Tyto capensis

Caprimulgiformes

Podargidae

  • Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides
    Papuan Frogmouth, Podargus papuensis
    Marbled Frogmouth, Podargus ocellatus

Caprimulgidae

  • White-throated Nightjar, Eurostopodus mystacalis
    Spotted Nightjar, Eurostopodus argus
    Large-tailed Nightjar, Caprimulgus macrurus
    Savanna Nightjar, Caprimulgus affinis

Aegothelidae

  • Australian Owlet-nightjar, Aegotheles cristatus

Apodiformes

Apodidae

  • Glossy Swiftlet, Collocalia esculenta
    White-rumped Swiftlet, Collocalia spodiopygius
    Uniform Swiftlet, Collocalia vanikorensis
    White-throated Needletail, Hirundapus caudacutus
    Fork-tailed Swift, Apus pacificus
    House Swift, Apus affinis

Coraciiformes

Alcedinidae

  • Azure Kingfisher, Ceyx azurea
    Little Kingfisher, Ceyx pusilla

Halcyonidae

  • Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher, Tanysiptera sylvia
    Laughing Kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae
    Blue-winged Kookaburra, Dacelo leachii
    Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Syma torotoro
    Forest Kingfisher, Todiramphus macleayii
    Red-backed Kingfisher, Todiramphus pyrrhopygia
    Sacred Kingfisher, Todiramphus sanctus
    Collared Kingfisher, Todiramphus chloris

Meropidae

  • Rainbow Bee-eater, Merops ornatus

Coraciidae

  • Dollarbird, Eurystomus orientalis

Passeriformes

Pittidae

  • Red-bellied Pitta, Pitta erythrogaster
    Blue-winged Pitta, Pitta moluccensis
    Noisy Pitta, Pitta versicolor
    Rainbow Pitta, Pitta iris

Menuridae

  • Albert's Lyrebird, Menura alberti
    Superb Lyrebird, Menura novaehollandiae

Atrichornithidae

  • Rufous Scrub-bird, Atrichornis rufescens
    Noisy Scrub-bird, Atrichornis clamosus

Climacteridae

  • White-throated Treecreeper, Cormobates leucophaeus
    White-browed Treecreeper, Climacteris affinis
    Red-browed Treecreeper, Climacteris erythrops
    Brown Treecreeper, Climacteris picumnus
    Black-tailed Treecreeper, Climacteris melanura
    Rufous Treecreeper, Climacteris rufa

Maluridae

  • Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Malurus coronatus
    Superb Fairy-wren, Malurus cyaneus
    Splendid Fairy-wren, Malurus splendens
    Variegated Fairy-wren, Malurus lamberti
    Lovely Fairy-wren, Malurus amabilis
    Blue-breasted Fairy-wren, Malurus pulcherrimus
    Red-winged Fairy-wren, Malurus elegans
    White-winged Fairy-wren, Malurus leucopterus
    Red-backed Fairy-wren, Malurus melanocephalus
    Southern Emu-wren, Stipiturus malachurus
    Mallee Emu-wren, Stipiturus mallee
    Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Stipiturus ruficeps
    Grey Grasswren, Amytornis barbatus
    Black Grasswren, Amytornis housei
    White-throated Grasswren, Amytornis woodwardi
    Carpentarian Grasswren, Amytornis dorotheae
    Striated Grasswren, Amytornis striatus
    Short-tailed Grasswren, Amytornis merrotsyi
    Eyrean Grasswren, Amytornis goyderi
    Thick-billed Grasswren, Amytornis textilis
    Dusky Grasswren, Amytornis purnelli
    Kalkadoon Grasswren, Amytornis ballarae

Pardalotidae

  • Spotted Pardalote, Pardalotus punctatus
    Forty-spotted Pardalote, Pardalotus quadragintus
    Red-browed Pardalote, Pardalotus rubricatus
    Striated Pardalote, Pardalotus striatus
    Eastern Bristlebird, Dasyornis brachypterus
    Western Bristlebird, Dasyornis longirostris
    Rufous Bristlebird, Dasyornis broadbenti
    Pilotbird, Pycnoptilus floccosus
    Rockwarbler, Origma solitaria
    Fernwren, Oreoscopus gutturalis
    Yellow-throated Scrubwren, Sericornis citreogularis
    White-browed Scrubwren, Sericornis frontalis
    Tasmanian Scrubwren, Sericornis humilis
    Atherton Scrubwren, Sericornis keri
    Large-billed Scrubwren, Sericornis magnirostris
    Tropical Scrubwren, Sericornis beccarii
    Scrubtit, Acanthornis magnus
    Chestnut-rumped Heathwren, Hylacola pyrrhopygia
    Shy Heathwren, Hylacota cauta
    Striated Fieldwren, Calamanthus fuliginosus
    Rufous Fieldwren, Calamanthus campestris
    Redthroat, Pyrrholaemus brunneus
    Speckled Warbler, Chthonicola sagittata
    Weebill, Smicrornis brevirostris
    Brown Gerygone, Gerygone mouki
    Norfolk Island Gerygone, Gerygone modesta
    Dusky Gerygone, Gerygone tenebrosa
    Mangrove Gerygone, Gerygone laevigaster
    Lord Howe Gerygone, Gerygone insularis - extinct
    Western Gerygone, Gerygone fusca
    Large-billed Gerygone, Gerygone magnirostris
    Green-backed Gerygone, Gerygone chloronota
    Fairy Gerygone, Gerygone palpebrosa
    White-throated Gerygone, Gerygone olivacea
    Mountain Thornbill, Acanthiza katherina
    Brown Thornbill, Acanthiza pusilla
    Inland Thornbill, Acanthiza apicalis
    Tasmanian Thornbill, Acanthiza ewingii
    Chestnut-rumped Thornbill, Acanthiza uropygialis
    Slaty-backed Thornbill, Acanthiza robustirostris
    Western Thornbill, Acanthiza inornata
    Buff-rumped Thornbill, Acanthiza reguloides
    Slender-billed Thornbill, Acanthiza iredalei
    Yellow-rumped Thornbill, Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
    Yellow Thornbill, Acanthiza nana
    Striated Thornbill, Acanthiza lineata
    Southern Whiteface, Aphelocephala leucopsis
    Chestnut-breasted Whiteface, Aphelocephala pectoralis
    Banded Whiteface, Aphelocephala nigricincta

Meliphagidae

  • Red Wattlebird, Anthochaera carunculata
    Yellow Wattlebird, Anthochaera paradoxa
    Little Wattlebird, Anthochaera chrysoptera
    Western Wattlebird, Anthochaera lunulata
    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Acanthagenys rufogularis
    Striped Honeyeater, Plectorhyncha lanceolata
    Helmeted Friarbird, Philemon buceroides
    Silver-crowned Friarbird, Philemon argenticeps
    Noisy Friarbird, Philemon corniculatus
    Little Friarbird, Philemon citreogularis
    Regent Honeyeater, Xanthomyza phrygia
    Blue-faced Honeyeater, Entomyzon cyanotis
    Bell Miner, Manorina melanophrys
    Noisy Miner, Manorina melanocephala
    Yellow-throated Miner, Manorina flavigula
    Black-eared Miner, Manorina melanotis
    Macleay's Honeyeater, Xanthotis macleayana
    Tawny-breasted Honeyeater, Xanthotis flaviventer
    Lewin's Honeyeater, Meliphaga lewinii
    Yellow-spotted Honeyeater, Meliphaga notata
    Graceful Honeyeater, Meliphaga gracilis
    White-lined Honeyeater, Meliphaga albilineata
    Bridled Honeyeater, Lichenostomus frenatus
    Eungella Honeyeater, Lichenostomus hindwoodi
    Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Lichenostomus chrysops
    Singing Honeyeater, Lichenostomus virescens
    Varied Honeyeater, Lichenostomus versicolor
    Mangrove Honeyeater, Lichenostomus fasciogularis
    White-gaped Honeyeater, Lichenostomus unicolor
    Yellow Honeyeater, Lichenostomus flavus
    White-eared Honeyeater, Lichenostomus leucotis
    Yellow-throated Honeyeater, Lichenostomus flavicollis
    Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Lichenostomus melanops
    Purple-gaped Honeyeater, Lichenostomus cratitius
    Grey-headed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus keartlandi
    Yellow-plumed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus ornatus
    Grey-fronted Honeyeater, Lichenostomus plumulus
    Fuscous Honeyeater, Lichenostomus fuscus
    Yellow-tinted Honeyeater, Lichenostomus flavescens
    White-plumed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus penicillatus
    Black-chinned Honeyeater, Melithreptus gularis
    Strong-billed Honeyeater, Melithreptus validirostris
    Brown-headed Honeyeater, Melithreptus brevirostris
    White-throated Honeyeater, Melithreptus albogularis
    White-naped Honeyeater, Melithreptus lunatus
    Black-headed Honeyeater, Melithreptus affinis
    Green-backed Honeyeater, Glycichaera fallax
    Brown Honeyeater, Lichmera indistincta
    White-streaked Honeyeater, Trichodere cockerelli
    Painted Honeyeater, Grantiella picta
    Crescent Honeyeater, Phylidonyris pyrrhoptera
    New Holland Honeyeater, Phylidonyris novaehollandiae
    White-cheeked Honeyeater, Phylidonyris nigra
    White-fronted Honeyeater, Phylidonyris albifrons
    Tawny-crowned Honeyeater, Phylidonyris melanops
    Brown-backed Honeyeater, Ramsayornis modestus
    Bar-breasted Honeyeater, Ramsayornis fasciatus
    Rufous-banded Honeyeater, Conopophila albogularis
    Rufous-throated Honeyeater, Conopophila rufogularis
    Grey Honeyeater, Conopophila whitei
    Eastern Spinebill, Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
    Western Spinebill, Acanthorhynchus superciliosus
    Banded Honeyeater, Certhionyx pectoralis
    Black Honeyeater, Certhionyx niger
    Pied Honeyeater, Certhionyx variegatus
    Dusky Honeyeater, Myzomela obscura
    Red-headed Honeyeater, Myzomela erythrocephala
    Scarlet Honeyeater, Myzomela sanguinolenta
    Crimson Chat, Epthianura tricolor
    Orange Chat, Epthianura aurifrons
    Yellow Chat, Epthianura crocea
    White-fronted Chat, Epthianura albifrons
    Gibberbird, Ashbyia lovensis

Petroicidae

  • Jacky Winter, Microeca leucophaea
    Lemon-bellied Flycatcher, Microeca flavigaster
    Yellow-legged Flycatcher, Microeca griseoceps
    Scarlet Robin, Petroica multicolor
    Red-capped Robin, Petroica goodenovii
    Flame Robin, Petroica phoenicea
    Rose Robin, Petroica rosea
    Pink Robin, Petroica rodinogaster
    Hooded Robin, Melanodryas cucullata
    Dusky Robin, Melanodryas vittata
    Pale-yellow Robin, Tregellasia capito
    White-faced Robin, Tregellasia leucops
    Eastern Yellow Robin, Eopsaltria australis
    Western Yellow Robin, Eopsaltria griseogularis
    White-breasted Robin, Eopsaltria georgiana
    Mangrove Robin, Eopsaltria pulverulenta
    White-browed Robin, Poecilodryas superciliosa
    Grey-headed Robin, Heteromyias albispecularis
    Northern Scrub-robin, Drymodes superciliaris
    Southern Scrub-robin, Drymodes brunneopygia

Orthonychidae

  • Logrunner, Orthonyx temminckii
    Chowchilla, Orthonyx spaldingii

Pomatostomidae

  • Grey-crowned Babbler, Pomatostomus temporalis
    White-browed Babbler, Pomatostomus superciliosus
    Hall's Babbler, Pomatostomus halli
    Chestnut-crowned Babbler, Pomatostomus ruficeps

Cinclosomatidae

  • Eastern Whipbird, Psophodes olivaceus
    Western Whipbird, Psophodes nigrogularis
    Chirruping Wedgebill, Psophodes cristatus
    Chiming Wedgebill, Psophodes occidentalis
    Spotted Quail-thrush, Cinclosoma punctatum
    Chestnut Quail-thrush, Cinclosoma castanotum
    Cinnamon Quail-thrush, Cinclosoma cinnamomeum
    Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush, Cinclosoma castaneothorax

Neosittidae

  • Varied Sittella, Daphoenositta chrysoptera

Pachycephalidae

  • Crested Shrike-tit, Falcunculus frontatus
    Crested Bellbird, Oreoica gutturalis
    Olive Whistler, Pachycephala olivacea
    Red-lored Whistler, Pachycephala rufogularis
    Gilbert's Whistler, Pachycephala inornata
    Golden Whistler, Pachycephala pectoralis
    Mangrove Golden Whistler, Pachycephala melanura
    Grey Whistler, Pachycephala simplex
    Rufous Whistler, Pachycephala rufiventris
    White-breasted Whistler, Pachycephala lanioides
    Little Shrike-thrush, Colluricincla megarhyncha
    Bower's Shrike-thrush, Colluricincla boweri
    Sandstone Shrike-thrush, Colluricincla woodwardi
    Grey Shrike-thrush, Colluricincla harmonica

Dicruridae

  • Yellow-breasted Boatbill, Machaerirhynchus flaviventer
    Black-faced Monarch, Monarcha melanopsis
    Black-winged Monarch, Monarcha frater
    Spectacled Monarch, Monarcha trivirgatus
    White-eared Monarch, Monarcha leucotis
    Frilled Monarch, Arses telescophthalmus
    Pied Monarch, Arses kaupi
    Broad-billed Flycatcher, Myiagra ruficollis
    Leaden Flycatcher, Myiagra rubecula
    Satin Flycatcher, Myiagra cyanoleuca
    Shining Flycatcher, Myiagra alecto
    Restless Flycatcher, Myiagra inquieta
    Magpie-Lark, Grallina cyanoleuca
    Rufous Fantail, Rhipidura rufifrons
    Grey Fantail, Rhipidura fuliginosa
    Lord Howe Fantail, Rhipidura cervina - extinct
    Mangrove Grey Fantail, Rhipidura phasiana
    Northern Fantail, Rhipidura rufiventris
    Willie Wagtail, Rhipidura leucophrys
    Spangled Drongo, Dicrurus bracteatus

Campephagidae

  • Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike, Coracina novaehollandiae
    Barred Cuckoo-Shrike, Coracina lineata
    White-bellied Cuckoo-Shrike, Coracina papuensis
    Cicadabird, Coracina tenuirostris
    Ground Cuckoo-Shrike, Coracina maxima
    White-winged Triller, Lalage sueurii
    Varied Triller, Lalage leucomela
    Long-tailed Triller, Lalage leucopyga

Oriolidae

  • Yellow Oriole, Oriolus flavocinctus
    Olive-backed Oriole, Oriolus sagittatus
    Figbird, Sphecotheres viridis

Artamidae

  • White-breasted Woodswallow, Artamus leucorynchus
    Masked Woodswallow, Artamus personatus
    White-browed Woodswallow, Artamus superciliosus
    Black-faced Woodswallow, Artamus cinereus
    Dusky Woodswallow, Artamus cyanopterus
    Little Woodswallow, Artamus minor
    Black Butcherbird, Cracticus quoyi
    Grey Butcherbird, Cracticus torquatus
    Black-backed Butcherbird, Cracticus mentalis
    Pied Butcherbird, Cracticus nigrogularis
    Australian Magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen
    Pied Currawong, Strepera graculina
    Black Currawong, Strepera fuliginosa
    Grey Currawong, Strepera versicolor

Paradisaeidae

  • Paradise Riflebird, Ptiloris paradiseus
    Victoria's Riflebird, Ptiloris victoriae
    Magnificent Riflebird, Ptiloris magnificus
    Trumpet Manucode, Manucodia keraudrenii

Corvidae

  • Australian Raven, Corvus coronoides
    Forest Raven, Corvus tasmanicus
    Little Raven, Corvus mellori
    Little Crow, Corvus bennetti
    Torresian Crow, Corvus orru

Corcoracidae

  • White-winged Chough, Corcorax melanorhamphos
    Apostlebird, Struthidea cinerea

Laniidae

  • Brown Shrike, Lanius cristatus

Ptilonorhynchidae

  • Spotted Catbird, Ailuroedus melanotis
    Green Catbird, Ailuroedus crassirostris
    Tooth-billed Catbird, Scenopoeetes dentirostris
    Golden Bowerbird, Prionodura newtoniana
    Regent Bowerbird, Sericulus chrysocephalus
    Satin Bowerbird, Ptilonorhynchus violaceus
    Spotted Bowerbird, Chlamydera maculata
    Western Bowerbird, Chlamydera guttata
    Great Bowerbird, Chlamydera nuchalis
    Fawn-breasted Bowerbird, Chlamydera cerviniventris

Alaudidae

  • Singing Bushlark, Mirafra javanica
    Skylark, Alauda arvensis

Motacillidae

  • Australasian Pipit, Anthus novaeseelandiae
    Red-throated Pipit, Anthus cervinus
    Yellow Wagtail, Motacilla flava
    Citrine Wagtail, Motacilla citreola
    Grey Wagtail, Motacilla cinerea
    White Wagtail, Motacilla alba
    Black-backed Wagtail, Motacilla lugens

Passeridae

  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Passer montanus
    Zebra Finch, Taeniopygia guttata
    Double-barred Finch, Taeniopygia bichenovii
    Long-tailed Finch, Poephila acuticauda
    Black-throated Finch, Poephila cincta
    Masked Finch, Poephila personata
    Crimson Finch, Neochmia phaeton
    Star Finch, Neochmia ruficauda
    Plum-headed Finch, Neochmia modesta
    Red-browed Finch, Neochmia temporalis
    Diamond Firetail, Stagonopleura guttata
    Beautiful Firetail, Stagonopleura bella
    Red-eared Firetail, Stagonopleura oculata
    Painted Finch, Emblema picta
    Nutmeg Mannikin, Lonchura punctulata
    Yellow-rumped Mannikin, Lonchura flaviprymna
    Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Lonchura castaneothorax
    Java Sparrow, Lonchura oryzivora
    Pale-headed Munia, Lonchura pallida
    Pictorella Mannikin, Heteromunia pectoralis
    Blue-faced Parrot-Finch, Erythrura trichroa
    Gouldian Finch, Erythrura gouldiae

Fringillidae

  • Common Chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs
    European Greenfinch, Carduelis chloris
    European Goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis
    Common Redpoll, Carduelis flammea

Emberizidae

  • Yellowhammer, Emberiza citrinella

Nectariniidae

  • Yellow-bellied Sunbird, Nectarinia jugularis

Dicaeidae

  • Mistletoebird, Dicaeum hirundinaceum
    Red-capped Flowerpecker, Dicaeum geelvinkianum

Hirundinidae

  • White-backed Swallow, Cheramoeca leucosternum
    Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica
    Welcome Swallow, Hirundo neoxena
    Red-rumped Swallow, Hirundo daurica
    Tree Martin, Hirundo nigricans
    Fairy Martin, Hirundo ariel
    Asian House Martin, Hirundo dasypus

Pycnonotidae

  • Red-whiskered Bulbul, Pycnonotus jocosus

Sylviidae

  • Clamorous Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus stentoreus
    Oriental Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus orientalis
    Arctic Warbler, Phylloscopus borealis
    Tawny Grassbird, Megalurus timoriensis
    Little Grassbird, Megalurus gramineus
    Spinifexbird, Eremiornis carteri
    Rufous Songlark, Cinclorhamphus mathewsi
    Brown Songlark, Cinclorhamphus cruralis
    Zitting Cisticola, Cisticola juncidis
    Golden-headed Cisticola, Cisticola exilis

Zosteropidae

  • Christmas Island White-eye, Zosterops natalis
    Pale White-eye, Zosterops citrinella
    Yellow White-eye, Zosterops lutea
    Silvereye, Zosterops lateralis
    Robust White-eye, Zosterops strenuus - extinct
    Slender-billed White-eye, Zosterops tenuirostris - extinct
    White-chested White-eye, Zosterops albogularis

Muscicapidae

  • Bassian Thrush, Zoothera lunulata
    Russet-tailed Thrush, Zoothera heinei
    Common Blackbird, Turdus merula
    Island Thrush, Turdus poliocephalus
    Song Thrush, Turdus philomelos
    Narcissus Flycatcher, Ficedula narcissina
    Blue-and-white Flycatcher, Cyanoptila cyanomelana
    Blue Rock-Thrush, Monticola solitarius

Sturnidae

  • Tasman Starling, Aplonis fusca - extinct
    Metallic Starling, Aplonis metallica
    Singing Starling, Aplonis cantoroides
    Common Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
    Purple-backed Starling Sturnus philippensis
    Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis

See also


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