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Birds in the woodland. Images: Lotte von Richter and Alan Leishman

Bird list based on Birds of Mount Annan Botanic Garden by A.J. Leishman (March 2006).

Birds Class: Aves
Pheasants, Quail Family: Phasianidae
Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora
  Order: Anseriformes
Ducks, Geese and Swans Family: Anatidae
Musk Duck Biziura lobata
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata 
Australian Wood Duck Chenonetta jubata
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Grey Teal Anas gracilis 
Cheastnut Teal Anas castanea 
Australian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis 
Hardhead Aythya australis 
  Order: Podicipediformes
Grebes Family: Podicipedidae 
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae 
Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus 
Great-crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 
   Order: Pelecaniformes
Cormorants  Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos 
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 
Pelicans  Family: Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus 
   Order: Ciconiiformes
Herons  Family: Ardeidae
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Great Egret Ardea alba 
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 
Cattle Egret Ardea ibis
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Ibis and Spoonbills Family: Threskiornithidae
Austalian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca
Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia 
Yellow-billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes 
  Order: Falconiformes
Hawks and Eagles Family: Accipitridae
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus
White Bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax
Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides
Falcons  Family: Falconidae
Brown Falcon Falco berigora
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides
  Order: Gruiformes
Crakes and Rails Family: Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippenis
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa
 
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
  Order Turniciformes
Button Quails  Family: Turnicidae
Painted Button-quail  Turnix varia
   Order: Charadriiformes
Waders and Gulls  Family: Scolopacidae
Latham's Snipe  Gallinago hardwickii
   Family: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus
  Family: Charadriidae
Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles
  Order: Columbiformes
Doves and Pigeons  Family: Columbidae
Rock Dove Columba livia
Spotted Turtle-dove Streptopelia chinensis
Bar-shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis
Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes
   Order: Psittaciformes
Cockatoos  Family: Cacatuidae
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus 
Gang-gang Cockatoo Callocephalon fimbriatum
Galah Cacatua roseicapilla
Long-billed Corella Cacatua tenuirostris
Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
Lorikeets and Rosellas Family: Psittacidae 
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Musk Lorikeet Glossopsitta concinna
Little Lorikeet Glossopsitta pusilla
Australian King-parrot Alisterus scapularis
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor
Crimson Rosella Platycercus elegans
Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius
Red-rumped Parrot Psephotus haematonotus
   Order: Cuculiformes
Cuckoos  Family: Cuculidae
Pallid Cuckoo Cuculus pallidus 
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus 
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis 
Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoo Chrysococcyx basalis 
Shining Bronze-cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus 
Common Koel Eudynamys scolopacea 
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae 
   Order: Strigiformes
Owls  Family: Strigidae
Barking Owl  Ninox conivens
Southern Boobook  Ninox novaeseelandiae
   Family: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
   Order: Caprimulgiformes
Frogmouths  Family: Podargidae
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides
Owlet-Nightjars Family: Aegothelidae
Australian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles cristatus
  Order: Apodiformes
Swifts Family: Apodidae
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
  Order: Coraciiformes
Kingfishers Family: Alcedinidae
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea
   Family: Halcyonidae
Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
  Family: Meropidae
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus
  Family: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
  Order: Passeriformes
  Family: Climacteridae
White-throated Treecreeper Cormobates leucophaea
Fairy-Wrens Family: Maluridae
Superb Fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus
Variegated Fairy-wren Malurus lamberti
  Family: Pardalotidae
Spotted Pardalote Pardalotus punctatus
Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus
White-browed Scrubwren Sericornis frontalis
Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris
Brown Gerygone Gerygone mouki
White throated Gerygone Gerygone olivacea
Brown Thornbill Acanthiza pusilla
Yellow-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Yellow Thornbill  Acanthiza nana
Striated Thornbill  Acanthiza lineata
Honeyeaters Family: Meliphagidae
Red Wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata
Little Wattlebird Anthochaera chrysoptera
Noisy Friarbird Philemon corniculatus
Bell Miner Manorina melanophrys
Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala
Lewin’s Honeyeater Meliphaga lewinii
Yellow-faced Honeyeater Lichenostomus chrysops
Fuscous Honeyeater Lichenostomus fuscus
White-plumed Honeyeater Lichenostomus penicillatus
White-naped Honeyeater Melithreptus lunatus
New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae
Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Scarlet Honeyeater Myzomela sanguinolenta
  Family: Petroicidae
Jacky Winter Microeca fascinanas
Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor
Flame Robin Petroica phoenicea 
Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii 
Rose Robin Petroica rosea 
Eastern Yellow Robin Eopsaltria australis 
  Family: Cinclosomatidae
Eastern Whipbird Psophodes olivaceus
Sittellas Family: Neosittidae
Varied Sittella Daphoenositta chrysoptera
  Family: Pachycephalidae
Crested Shrike-tit Falcunculus frontatus
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris
Grey Shrike-thrush Colluricincla harmonica
  Family: Dicruridae
Black-faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis
Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula
Restless Fycatcher Myiagra inquieta
Magpie Lark Grallina cyanoleuca
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus
Cuckoo-Shrikes Family: Campephagidae
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina papuensis
White-winged Triller Lalage sueurii
Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris
  Family: Oriolidae
Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus
Figbird Sphrcotheres viridis
  Family: Artamidae
Masked Woodswallow Artemus personatus
White-browed Woodswallow Artemus superciliosus
Dusky Woodswallow Artamus cyanopterus
Grey Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
Pied Currawong Strepera graculina
Crows and Ravens Family: Corvidae
Australian Raven Corvus coronoides
Little Raven Corvus mellori
  Family: Corcoracidae
White-winged Chough Corcorax melanorhamphos
  Family: Ptilinorhynchidae
Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus
  Family: Alaudidae
Skylark Alauda arvensis
  Family: Motacillidae
Richard's Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae
  Family: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata
Double-barred Finch Taeniopygia bichenovii
Red-browed Finch Neochmia temporalis
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax
Finches Family: Fringillidae
European Goldfinch *Carduelis carduelis
  Family: Dicaeidae
Mistletoe Bird Dicaeum hirundinaceum
Swallows Family: Hirundinidiae
White-backed Swallow Cheramoeca leucosternus
Tree Martin Hirondo nigricans
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena
Fairy Martin Hirondo ariel
  Family: Pycnonotidae
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
  Family: Sylviidae
Clamorous Reed-warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Little Grassbird Megalurua gramineus
Rufous Songlark Cincloramphus mathewsi
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
  Family: Zosteropidae
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis
  Family: Musciapidae
Bassian Thrush Zoothera lunulata
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
Starlings Family: Sturnidae
Common Mynah Acridotheres tristis
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
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