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Birds

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).

BirdsClass: Aves
Pheasants, QuailFamily: Phasianidae
Brown QuailCoturnix ypsilophora
 Order: Anseriformes
Ducks, Geese and SwansFamily: Anatidae
Musk DuckBiziura lobata
Black SwanCygnus atratus
Paradise ShelduckTadorna variegata 
Australian Wood DuckChenonetta jubata
Freckled DuckStictonetta naevosa 
MallardAnas platyrhynchos 
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
Grey TealAnas gracilis 
Cheastnut TealAnas castanea 
Australian ShovelerAnas rhynchotis 
HardheadAythya australis 
 Order: Podicipediformes
GrebesFamily: Podicipedidae 
Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae 
Hoary-headed GrebePoliocephalus poliocephalus 
Great-crested GrebePodiceps cristatus 
  Order: Pelecaniformes
Cormorants Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Little Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax melanoleucos 
Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo 
Pelicans Family: Pelecanidae
Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus 
  Order: Ciconiiformes
Herons Family: Ardeidae
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
Great EgretArdea alba 
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia 
Cattle EgretArdea ibis
Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
Ibis and SpoonbillsFamily: Threskiornithidae
Austalian White IbisThreskiornis molucca
Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia 
Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes 
 Order: Falconiformes
Hawks and EaglesFamily: Accipitridae
Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
Black-shouldered KiteElanus axillaris
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
White Bellied Sea-eagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
Spotted HarrierCircus assimilis
Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
Grey GoshawkAccipiter novaehollandiae
Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
Falcons Family: Falconidae
Brown FalconFalco berigora
Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Nankeen KestrelFalco cenchroides
 Order: Gruiformes
Crakes and RailsFamily: Rallidae
Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippenis
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusilla
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
 
Eurasian CootFulica 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 DotterelElseyornis melanops
Masked LapwingVanellus miles
 Order: Columbiformes
Doves and Pigeons Family: Columbidae
Rock DoveColumba livia
Spotted Turtle-doveStreptopelia chinensis
Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralis
Common BronzewingPhaps chalcoptera
Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes
  Order: Psittaciformes
Cockatoos Family: Cacatuidae
Yellow-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus funereus 
Gang-gang CockatooCallocephalon fimbriatum
GalahCacatua roseicapilla
Long-billed CorellaCacatua tenuirostris
Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita
Lorikeets and RosellasFamily: Psittacidae 
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted LorikeetTrichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Musk LorikeetGlossopsitta concinna
Little LorikeetGlossopsitta pusilla
Australian King-parrotAlisterus scapularis
Swift ParrotLathamus discolor
Crimson RosellaPlatycercus elegans
Eastern RosellaPlatycercus eximius
Red-rumped ParrotPsephotus haematonotus
  Order: Cuculiformes
Cuckoos Family: Cuculidae
Pallid CuckooCuculus pallidus 
Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus 
Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis 
Horsfield's Bronze-cuckooChrysococcyx basalis 
Shining Bronze-cuckooChrysococcyx lucidus 
Common KoelEudynamys scolopacea 
Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae 
  Order: Strigiformes
Owls Family: Strigidae
Barking Owl Ninox conivens
Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae
  Family: Tytonidae
Barn OwlTyto alba
  Order: Caprimulgiformes
Frogmouths Family: Podargidae
Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoides
Owlet-NightjarsFamily: Aegothelidae
Australian Owlet-nightjarAegotheles cristatus
 Order: Apodiformes
SwiftsFamily: Apodidae
White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
 Order: Coraciiformes
KingfishersFamily: Alcedinidae
Azure KingfisherAlcedo azurea
  Family: Halcyonidae
Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
 Family: Meropidae
Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus
 Family: Coraciidae
DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis
 Order: Passeriformes
 Family: Climacteridae
White-throated TreecreeperCormobates leucophaea
Fairy-WrensFamily: Maluridae
Superb Fairy-wrenMalurus cyaneus
Variegated Fairy-wrenMalurus lamberti
 Family: Pardalotidae
Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatus
Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus
White-browed ScrubwrenSericornis frontalis
WeebillSmicrornis brevirostris
Brown GerygoneGerygone mouki
White throated GerygoneGerygone olivacea
Brown ThornbillAcanthiza pusilla
Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
Yellow Thornbill Acanthiza nana
Striated Thornbill Acanthiza lineata
HoneyeatersFamily: Meliphagidae
Red WattlebirdAnthochaera carunculata
Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysoptera
Noisy FriarbirdPhilemon corniculatus
Bell MinerManorina melanophrys
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
Lewin’s HoneyeaterMeliphaga lewinii
Yellow-faced HoneyeaterLichenostomus chrysops
Fuscous HoneyeaterLichenostomus fuscus
White-plumed HoneyeaterLichenostomus penicillatus
White-naped HoneyeaterMelithreptus lunatus
New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
Eastern SpinebillAcanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Scarlet HoneyeaterMyzomela sanguinolenta
 Family: Petroicidae
Jacky WinterMicroeca fascinanas
Scarlet RobinPetroica multicolor
Flame RobinPetroica phoenicea 
Red-capped RobinPetroica goodenovii 
Rose RobinPetroica rosea 
Eastern Yellow RobinEopsaltria australis 
 Family: Cinclosomatidae
Eastern WhipbirdPsophodes olivaceus
SittellasFamily: Neosittidae
Varied SittellaDaphoenositta chrysoptera
 Family: Pachycephalidae
Crested Shrike-titFalcunculus frontatus
Golden WhistlerPachycephala pectoralis
Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris
Grey Shrike-thrushColluricincla harmonica
 Family: Dicruridae
Black-faced MonarchMonarcha melanopsis
Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubecula
Restless FycatcherMyiagra inquieta
Magpie LarkGrallina cyanoleuca
Rufous FantailRhipidura rufifrons
Grey FantailRhipidura fuliginosa
Willie WagtailRhipidura leucophrys
Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus
Cuckoo-ShrikesFamily: Campephagidae
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina papuensis
White-winged TrillerLalage sueurii
CicadabirdCoracina tenuirostris
 Family: Oriolidae
Olive-backed OrioleOriolus sagittatus
FigbirdSphrcotheres viridis
 Family: Artamidae
Masked WoodswallowArtemus personatus
White-browed WoodswallowArtemus superciliosus
Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterus
Grey ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
Australian MagpieGymnorhina tibicen
Pied CurrawongStrepera graculina
Crows and RavensFamily: Corvidae
Australian RavenCorvus coronoides
Little RavenCorvus mellori
 Family: Corcoracidae
White-winged ChoughCorcorax melanorhamphos
 Family: Ptilinorhynchidae
Satin BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus violaceus
 Family: Alaudidae
SkylarkAlauda arvensis
 Family: Motacillidae
Richard's PipitAnthus novaeseelandiae
 Family: Passeridae
House SparrowPasser domesticus
Zebra FinchTaeniopygia guttata
Double-barred FinchTaeniopygia bichenovii
Red-browed FinchNeochmia temporalis
Nutmeg MannikinLonchura punctulata
Chestnut-breasted MannikinLonchura castaneothorax
FinchesFamily: Fringillidae
European Goldfinch*Carduelis carduelis
 Family: Dicaeidae
Mistletoe BirdDicaeum hirundinaceum
SwallowsFamily: Hirundinidiae
White-backed SwallowCheramoeca leucosternus
Tree MartinHirondo nigricans
Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
Fairy MartinHirondo ariel
 Family: Pycnonotidae
Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
 Family: Sylviidae
Clamorous Reed-warblerAcrocephalus stentoreus
Little GrassbirdMegalurua gramineus
Rufous SonglarkCincloramphus mathewsi
Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis
 Family: Zosteropidae
SilvereyeZosterops lateralis
 Family: Musciapidae
Bassian ThrushZoothera lunulata
Common BlackbirdTurdus merula
StarlingsFamily: Sturnidae
Common MynahAcridotheres tristis
Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris
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