Birds of Australia Guide

This page is a chapter in the book Australian Bird Guide.
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[top]Emu and Cassowary


Order: Casuariformes. Family: Casuariidae

Common name
Scientific nameNotes
Southern CassowaryCasuarius casuarius
EmuDromaius novaehollandiae

[top]Mound-builders


Order: Galliformes. Family: Megapodidae

Common name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian Brush-turkeyAlectura lathami
MalleefowlLeipoa ocellata
Orange-footed ScrubfowlMegapodius reinwardt

[top]Pheasants


Order: Galliformes. Family: Phasianidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Stubble QuailCoturnix pectoralis
Brown QuailCoturnix ypsilophora
King QuailExcalfactoria chinensis
Indian PeafowlPavo cristatusintroduced
Red JunglefowlGallus gallusintroduced
Green JunglefowlGallus variusintroduced, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Common PheasantPhasianus colchicusintroduced
Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavointroduced

[top]Guineafowl


Order: Galliformes. Family: Numididae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagrisintroduced

[top]Magpie Goose


Order: Anseriformes. Family: Anseranatidae

Common name
Scientific name
Notes
Magpie GooseAnseranas semipalmata

[top]Ducks, geese and swans


Order: Anseriformes. Family: Anatidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Spotted Whistling-DuckDendrocygna guttata
Plumed Whistling-DuckDendrocygna eytoni
Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuata
Musk DuckBiziura lobata
Freckled DuckStictonetta naevosa
Cape Barren GooseCereopsis novaehollandiae
Black SwanCygnus atratus
Mute SwanCygnus olorintroduced
Canada GooseBranta canadensisvagrant, introduced
Radjah ShelduckTadorna radjah
Australian ShelduckTadorna tadornoides
Paradise ShelduckTadorna variegatavagrant, Lord Howe Island
Australian Wood DuckChenonetta jubata
Pink-eared DuckMalacorhynchus membranaceus
Cotton Pygmy-gooseNettapus coromandelianus
Green Pygmy-gooseNettapus pulchellus
GarganeyAnas querquedula
Australasian ShovelerAnas rhynchotis
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeatavagrant
Grey TealAnas gracilis
Chestnut TealAnas castanea
Northern PintailAnas acutavagrant
Northern MallardAnas platyrhynchosintroduced
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
HardheadAythya australis
Blue-billed DuckOxyura australis

[top]Tropicbirds


Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Phaethontidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda
White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

[top]Grebes


Order: Podicipediformes. Family: Podicipedidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae
Hoary-headed GrebePoliocephalus poliocephalus
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus

[top]Pigeons and doves


Order: Columbiformes. Family: Columbidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Rock PigeonColumba liviaintroduced
White-headed PigeonColumba leucomela
Barbary DoveStreptopelia roseogriseaintroduced
Red Collared DoveStreptopelia tranquebaricaintroduced
Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensisintroduced
Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensisintroduced
Brown Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensis
Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
Common BronzewingPhaps chalcoptera
Brush BronzewingPhaps elegans
Flock BronzewingPhaps histrionica
Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes
Spinifex PigeonGeophaps plumifera
Partridge PigeonGeophaps smithii
Squatter PigeonGeophaps scripta
White-quilled Rock-PigeonPetrophassa albipennis
Chestnut-quilled Rock-PigeonPetrophassa rufipennis
Diamond DoveGeopelia cuneata
Peaceful DoveGeopelia striata
Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralis
Wonga PigeonLeucosarcia picata
Banded Fruit-DovePtilinopus cinctus
Wompoo Fruit-DovePtilinopus magnificus
Superb Fruit-DovePtilinopus superbus
Rose-crowned Fruit-DovePtilinopus regina
Orange-bellied Fruit-DovePtilinopus iozonusvagrant, Torres Strait
Elegant Imperial-PigeonDucula concinnavagrant
Christmas Island Imperial PigeonDucula whartoniChristmas Island
Collared Imperial-PigeonDucula mulleriivagrant, Torres Strait
Torresian Imperial-pigeonDucula spilorrhoa
Topknot PigeonLopholaimus antarcticus

[top]Frogmouths


Order: Podargiformes. Family: Podargidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoides
Papuan FrogmouthPodargus papuensis
Marbled FrogmouthPodargus ocellatus

[top]Nightjars


Order: Caprimulgiformes Families: Eurostopodidae and Caprimulgidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
White-throated NightjarEurostopodus mystacalis
Spotted NightjarEurostopodus argus
Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus
Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinisvagrant, Christmas Island

[top]Owlet-nightjars


Order: Aegotheliformes. Family: Aegothelidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian Owlet-nightjarAegotheles cristatus

[top]Swifts


Order: Apodiformes. Family: Apodidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Glossy SwiftletCollocalia esculenta
Linchi SwiftletCollocalia linchitreated as conspecific with Glossy Swiftlet C. esculenta
Australian SwiftletAerodramus terraereginaetreated as conspecific with White-rumped Swiftlet Collocalia spodiopygius
Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensisvagrant
White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
Fork-tailed SwiftApus pacificus
House SwiftApus affinisvagrant

[top]Storm-petrels


Order: Procellariiformes. Family: Hydrobatidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Leach's Storm-PetrelHydrobates leucorhoavagrant
Matsudaira's Storm-PetrelHydrobates matsudairaevagrant
Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Grey-backed Storm-PetrelGarrodia nereis
White-faced Storm-PetrelPelagodroma marina
Black-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta tropica
White-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta grallariavagrant

[top]Albatrosses


Order: Procellariiformes. Family: Diomedeidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans
Royal AlbatrossDiomedea epomophora
Laysan AlbatrossPhoebastria immutabilisvagrant
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris
Shy AlbatrossThalassarche cauta
Grey-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostoma
Yellow-nosed AlbatrossThalassarche chlororhynchos
Buller's AlbatrossThalassarche bulleri
Sooty AlbatrossPhoebetria fusca
Light-mantled Sooty AlbatrossPhoebetria palpebrata

[top]Fulmars, petrels and shearwaters


Order: Procellariiformes. Family: Procellariidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
Antarctic PetrelThalassoica antarctica
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Snow PetrelPagodroma niveavagrant, Heard Island
Blue PetrelHalobaena caerulea
Broad-billed PrionPachyptila vittata
Salvin's PrionPachyptila salvini
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
Fulmar PrionPachyptila crassirostrisvagrant; Heard Island
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialis
Westland PetrelProcellaria westlandicavagrant
Black PetrelProcellaria parkinsoni
Grey PetrelProcellaria cinerea
Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulweriivagrant
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Buller's ShearwaterArdenna bullerivagrant
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Pink-footed ShearwaterArdenna creatopusvagrant
Great ShearwaterArdenna gravisvagrant
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinusvagrant
Fluttering ShearwaterPuffinus gavia
Hutton's ShearwaterPuffinus huttoni
Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminierivagrant
Little ShearwaterPuffinus assimilis
Tahiti PetrelPseudobulweria rostrata
Kerguelen PetrelLugensa brevirostris
Barau's PetrelPterodroma barauivagrant
Juan Fernandez PetrelPterodroma externavagrant
Kermadec PetrelPterodroma neglectavagrant; Lord Howe Island; Norfolk Island
Herald PetrelPterodroma heraldica
Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Great-winged PetrelPterodroma macroptera
Providence PetrelPterodroma solandri
Mottled PetrelPterodroma inexpectata
Gould's PetrelPterodroma leucoptera
Cook's PetrelPterodroma cookiivagrant
White-necked PetrelPterodroma cervicalisvagrant; Norfolk Island
Vanuatu PetrelPterodroma occultavagrant
Black-winged PetrelPterodroma nigripennis
Atlantic PetrelPterodroma incertavagrant
Common Diving-PetrelPelecanoides urinatrix
South Georgian Diving-PetrelPelecanoides georgicusvagrant; Macquarie Island; Heard Island

[top]Penguins


Order: Sphenisciformes. Family: Spheniscidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
King PenguinAptenodytes patagonicusvagrant; Macquarie Island; Heard Island
Emperor PenguinAptenodytes forsterivagrant, Heard Island
Gentoo PenguinPygoscelis papuavagrant; Macquarie Island; Heard Island
Adelie PenguinPygoscelis adeliaevagrant, Macquarie Island, Heard Island
Chinstrap PenguinPygoscelis antarcticusvagrant
Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes chrysocomevagrant; Macquarie Island; Heard Island
Fiordland PenguinEudyptes pachyrhynchusvagrant
Erect-crested PenguinEudyptes sclaterivagrant
Macaroni PenguinEudyptes chrysolophusvagrant; Macquarie Island; Heard Island
Little PenguinEudyptula minor
Magellanic PenguinSpheniscus magellanicusvagrant

[top]Frigatebirds


Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Fregatidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel
Great FrigatebirdFregata minor
Christmas Island FrigatebirdFregata andrewsivagrant; Christmas Island

[top]Boobies and gannets


Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Sulidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Abbott's BoobyPapasula abbottivagrant; Christmas Island
Cape GannetMorus capensisvagrant
Australasian GannetMorus serrator
Masked BoobySula dactylatra
Red-footed BoobySula sula
Brown BoobySula leucogaster

[top]Darters


Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Anhingidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae

[top]Cormorants


Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax varius
Black-faced CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscescens
Imperial ShagLeucocarbo atricepsMacquarie Island, Heard Island
Kerguelen ShagLeucocarbo verrucosusvagrant

[top]Pelicans


Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Pelecanidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

[top]Storks


Order: Ciconiiformes. Family: Ciconiidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus

[top]Bitterns, herons and egrets


Order: Ciconiiformes. Family: Ardeidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Australasian BitternBotaurus poiciloptilus
Australian Little BitternIxobrychus dubius
Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensisvagrant
Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
Grey HeronArdea cinereavagrant
White-necked HeronArdea pacifica
Eastern Great EgretArdea modesta
centre
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana
Cattle EgretArdea ibis
Striated HeronButorides striatus
Pied HeronEgretta picata
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Eastern Reef EgretEgretta sacra
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticoraxvagrant, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
Malayan Night HeronGorsachius melanolophusvagrant, Christmas Island

[top]Ibis and spoonbills


Order: Ciconiiformes. Family: Threskiornithidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Australian White IbisThreskiornis molucca
Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia
Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes

[top]Hawks, kites and eagles


Order: Acciptriformes. Family: Accipitridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Black-shouldered KiteElanus axillaris
Letter-winged KiteElanus scriptus
Square-tailed KiteLophoictinia isura
Black-breasted BuzzardHamirostra melanosternon
Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
Variable GoshawkAccipiter hiogasterChristmas Island, treated as conspecific with Brown Goshawk A. fasciatus
Grey GoshawkAccipiter novaehollandiae
Spotted HarrierCircus assimilis
Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
Red GoshawkErythrotriorchis radiatus
Gurney's EagleAquila gurneyivagrant, Torres Strait
Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides

[top]Osprey


Order: Acciptriformes. Family: Pandionidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Eastern OspreyPandion cristatustreated as conspecific with Osprey P. haliaetus

[top]Falcons


Order: Falconiformes. Family: Falconidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Nankeen KestrelFalco cenchroides
Brown FalconFalco berigora
Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
Grey FalconFalco hypoleucos
Black FalconFalco subniger
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

[top]Cranes


Order: Gruiformes. Family: Gruidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Sarus CraneGrus antigone
BrolgaGrus rubicunda

[top]Rails, crakes, and coots


Order: Gruiformes. Family: Rallidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Chestnut RailEulabeornis castaneoventris
Red-necked CrakeRallina tricolor
Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciatavagrant
Lewin's RailLewinia pectoralis
Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
Lord Howe WoodhenGallirallus sylvestrisLord Howe Island
CorncrakeCrex crexvagrant
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusilla
Australian Spotted CrakePorzana fluminea
Ruddy-breasted CrakePorzana fuscavagrant, Christmas Island
Spotless CrakePorzana tabuensis
White-browed CrakeAmaurornis cinerea
Pale-vented Bush-henAmaurornis moluccanatreated as conspecific with Bush-hen A. olivaceus
White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurusvagrant, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
WatercockGallicrex cinereavagrant, Christmas Island
Black-tailed Native-henTribonyx ventralis
Tasmanian Native-henTribonyx mortierii
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
Eurasian CootFulica atra

[top]Bustards


Order: Gruiformes. Family: Otididae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian BustardArdeotis australis

[top]Sheathbills


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Chionididae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Black-faced SheathbillChionis minorHeard Island

[top]Stone-curlews (thick-knees)


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Burhinidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Bush Stone-curlewBurhinus grallarius
Beach Stone-curlewEsacus magnirostris

[top]Oystercatchers


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Haematopodidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosus

[top]Avocets and stilts


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Recurvirostridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Red-necked AvocetRecurvirostra novaehollandiae
Banded StiltCladorhynchus leucocephalus

[top]Plovers and lapwings


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Charadriidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulavagrant
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusvagrant
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusvagrant
Red-capped PloverCharadrius ruficapillus
Double-banded PloverCharadrius bicinctus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticusvagrant
Oriental PloverCharadrius veredus
Inland DotterelCharadrius australis
Black-fronted DotterelElseyornis melanops
Hooded PloverThinornis rubricollis
Red-kneed DotterelErythrogonys cinctus
Banded LapwingVanellus tricolor
Masked LapwingVanellus miles

[top]Plains Wanderer


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Pedionomidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Plains WandererPedionomus torquatus

[top]Jacanas


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Jacanidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinacea

[top]Painted Snipe


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Rostratulidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian Painted SnipeRostratula australis

[top]Waders or shorebirds


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Scolopacidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Latham's SnipeGallinago hardwickii
Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenuravagrant; Christmas Island
Swinhoe's SnipeGallinago megala
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemasticavagrant
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Little CurlewNumenius minutus
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicaudavagrant
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropusvagrant
Grey-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Wandering TattlerTringa incana
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropusvagrant
Nordmann's GreenshankTringa guttifervagrant
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesvagrant
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatus
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
Red KnotCalidris canutus
SanderlingCalidris alba
Little StintCalidris minuta
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisvagrant
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdiivagrant
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
DunlinCalidris alpinavagrant
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusvagrant
Buff-breasted SandpiperTryngites subruficollisvagrant
Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellus
RuffPhilomachus pugnax
Wilson's PhalaropeSteganopus tricolorvagrant
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusvagrant

[top]Button-quail


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Turnicidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Red-backed Button-quailTurnix maculosus
Black-breasted Button-quailTurnix melanogaster
Chestnut-backed Button-quailTurnix castanotus
Buff-breasted Button-quailTurnix olivii
Painted Button-quailTurnix varius
Red-chested Button-quailTurnix pyrrhothorax
Little Button-quailTurnix velox

[top]Pratincoles


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Glareolidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum
Australian PratincoleStiltia isabella

[top]Skuas


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Stercorariidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormicki
Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Arctic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicauda

[top]Gulls and terns


Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Laridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Common NoddyAnous stolidus
Black NoddyAnous minutus
Lesser NoddyAnous tenuirostris
White TernGygis albavagrant; Lord Howe Island; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Norfolk Island
Grey TernletProcelsterna ceruleavagrant; Lord Howe Island; Norfolk Island
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscata
Little TernSternula albifrons
Fairy TernSternula nereis
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged Black TernChlidonias leucopterus
Black TernChlidonias nigervagrant
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
White-fronted TernSterna striata
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Antarctic TernSterna vittatavagrant; Macquarie Island; Heard Island
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis
Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Pacific GullLarus pacificus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusvagrant, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostrisvagrant
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricillavagrant
Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcanvagrant
Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusvagrant
Sabine's GullXema sabinivagrant

[top]Parrots and allies


Order: Psittaciformes Families: Strigopidae, Cacatuidae and Psittacidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Palm CockatooProbosciger aterrimus
Red-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus banksii
Glossy Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus lathami
Yellow-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus funereus
Carnaby's Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus latirostris
Baudin's Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus baudinii
Gang-gang CockatooCallocephalon fimbriatum
Major Mitchell's CockatooLophochroa leadbeateri
GalahEolophus roseicapilla
Long-billed CorellaCacatua tenuirostris
Western CorellaCacatua pastinator
Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita
CockatielNymphicus hollandicus
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted LorikeetTrichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Varied LorikeetPsitteuteles versicolor
Musk LorikeetGlossopsitta concinna
Little LorikeetGlossopsitta pusilla
Purple-crowned LorikeetGlossopsitta porphyrocephala
Double-eyed Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta diophthalma
Eclectus ParrotEclectus roratus
Red-cheeked ParrotGeoffroyus geoffroyi
Australian King-ParrotAlisterus scapularis
Red-winged ParrotAprosmictus erythropterus
Superb ParrotPolytelis swainsonii
Regent ParrotPolytelis anthopeplus
Princess ParrotPolytelis alexandrae
Green RosellaPlatycercus caledonicus
Crimson RosellaPlatycercus elegans
Eastern RosellaPlatycercus eximius
Pale-headed RosellaPlatycercus adscitus
Northern RosellaPlatycercus venustus
Western RosellaPlatycercus icterotis
Australian RingneckBarnardius zonarius
Red-capped ParrotPurpureicephalus spurius
BluebonnetNorthiella haematogaster
Swift ParrotLathamus discolor
Red-rumped ParrotPsephotus haematonotus
Mulga ParrotPsephotus varius
Golden-shouldered ParrotPsephotus chrysopterygius
Hooded ParrotPsephotus dissimilis
Tasman ParakeetCyanoramphus cookii
Red-fronted ParakeetCyanoramphus novaezelandiae
BudgerigarMelopsittacus undulatus
Bourke's ParrotNeopsephotus bourkii
Blue-winged ParrotNeophema chrysostoma
Elegant ParrotNeophema elegans
Rock ParrotNeophema petrophila
Orange-bellied ParrotNeophema chrysogaster
Turquoise ParrotNeophema pulchella
Scarlet-chested ParrotNeophema splendida
Eastern Ground ParrotPezoporus wallicus
Western Ground ParrotPezoporus flaviventris
Night ParrotPezoporus occidentalis

[top]Cuckoos


Order: Cuculiformes. Family: Cuculidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Pheasant CoucalCentropus phasianinus
Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceusvagrant, Christmas Island
Eastern KoelEudynamys orientalis
Long-tailed CuckooEudynamys taitensisLord Howe Island, Norfolk Island
Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae
Horsfield's Bronze CuckooChalcites basalis
Black-eared CuckooChalcites osculans
Shining Bronze CuckooChalcites lucidus
Little Bronze CuckooChalcites minutillus
Pallid CuckooCacomantis pallidus
Chestnut-breasted CuckooCacomantis castaneiventris
Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis
Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus
Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus

[top]True owls


Order: Strigiformes. Family: Strigidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Powerful OwlNinox strenua
Rufous OwlNinox rufa
Barking OwlNinox connivens
Southern BoobookNinox novaeseelandiae
Brown Hawk-OwlNinox scutulatavagrant, Ashmore Reef
Christmas Island Hawk-OwlNinox natalis

[top]Barn owls


Order: Strigiformes. Family: Tytonidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Sooty OwlTyto tenebricosa
Masked OwlTyto novaehollandiae
Eastern Barn OwlTyto javanica
Eastern Grass OwlTyto longimembris

[top]River kingfishers


Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Alcedinidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Azure KingfisherCeyx azureus
Little KingfisherCeyx pusilla

[top]Tree kingfishers


Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Halcyonidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Buff-breasted Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera sylvia
Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
Blue-winged KookaburraDacelo leachii
Yellow-billed KingfisherSyma torotoro
Forest KingfisherTodiramphus macleayii
Red-backed KingfisherTodiramphus pyrrhopygia
Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris

[top]Bee-eaters


Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Meropidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

[top]Rollers


Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Coraciidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

[top]Pittas


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Pittidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Red-bellied PittaPitta erythrogaster
Blue-winged PittaPitta moluccensisvagrant
Noisy PittaPitta versicolor
Rainbow PittaPitta iris

[top]Lyrebirds


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Menuridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Albert's LyrebirdMenura alberti
Superb LyrebirdMenura novaehollandiae

[top]Scrub-birds


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Atrichornithidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Rufous Scrub-birdAtrichornis rufescens
Noisy Scrub-birdAtrichornis clamosus

[top]Treecreepers


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Climacteridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
White-throated TreecreeperCormobates leucophaea
White-browed TreecreeperClimacteris affinis
Red-browed TreecreeperClimacteris erythrops
Brown TreecreeperClimacteris picumnus
Black-tailed TreecreeperClimacteris melanura
Rufous TreecreeperClimacteris rufa

[top]Bowerbirds and catbirds


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Ptilonorhynchidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Spotted CatbirdAiluroedus melanotis
Green CatbirdAiluroedus crassirostris
Tooth-billed BowerbirdScenopoeetes dentirostris
Golden BowerbirdAmblyornis newtonianus
Regent BowerbirdSericulus chrysocephalus
Satin BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus violaceus
Spotted BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus maculatus
Western BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus guttatus
Great BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus nuchalis
Fawn-breasted BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus cerviniventris

[top]Fairy-wrens, emu-wrens and grasswrens


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Maluridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Superb Fairy-wrenMalurus cyaneus
Splendid Fairy-wrenMalurus splendens
Purple-crowned Fairy-wrenMalurus coronatus
Red-backed Fairy-wrenMalurus melanocephalus
White-winged Fairy-wrenMalurus leucopterus
Variegated Fairy-wrenMalurus lamberti
Lovely Fairy-wrenMalurus amabilis
Blue-breasted Fairy-wrenMalurus pulcherrimus
Red-winged Fairy-wrenMalurus elegans
Southern Emu-wrenStipiturus malachurus
Mallee Emu-wrenStipiturus mallee
Rufous-crowned Emu-wrenStipiturus ruficeps
Grey GrasswrenAmytornis barbatus
Striated GrasswrenAmytornis striatus
Short-tailed GrasswrenAmytornis merrotsyi
White-throated GrasswrenAmytornis woodwardi
Carpentarian GrasswrenAmytornis dorotheae
Thick-billed GrasswrenAmytornis textilis
Dusky GrasswrenAmytornis purnelli
Kalkadoon GrasswrenAmytornis ballarae
Eyrean GrasswrenAmytornis goyderi
Black GrasswrenAmytornis housei

[top]Bristlebirds


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Dasyornithidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Eastern BristlebirdDasyornis brachypterus
Western BristlebirdDasyornis longirostris
Rufous BristlebirdDasyornis broadbenti

[top]Scrubwrens, thornbills and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Acanthizidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
PilotbirdPycnoptilus floccosus
RockwarblerOrigma solitaria
FernwrenOreoscopus gutturalis
Yellow-throated ScrubwrenSericornis citreogularis
White-browed ScrubwrenSericornis frontalis
Tasmanian ScrubwrenSericornis humilis
Atherton ScrubwrenSericornis keri
Large-billed ScrubwrenSericornis magnirostra
Tropical ScrubwrenSericornis beccarii
ScrubtitAcanthornis magna
Chestnut-rumped HeathwrenHylacola pyrrhopygia
Shy HeathwrenHylacola cauta
Striated FieldwrenCalamanthus fuliginosus
Rufous FieldwrenCalamanthus campestris
RedthroatPyrrholaemus brunneus
Speckled WarblerChthonicola sagittatus
WeebillSmicrornis brevirostris
Brown GerygoneGerygone mouki
Norfolk Island GerygoneGerygone modesta
Mangrove GerygoneGerygone levigaster
Western GerygoneGerygone fusca
Dusky GerygoneGerygone tenebrosa
Large-billed GerygoneGerygone magnirostris
Green-backed GerygoneGerygone chloronota
Fairy GerygoneGerygone palpebrosa
White-throated GerygoneGerygone albogularis
Slaty-backed ThornbillAcanthiza robustirostris
Striated ThornbillAcanthiza lineata
Yellow ThornbillAcanthiza nana
Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
Chestnut-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza uropygialis
Buff-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza reguloides
Western ThornbillAcanthiza inornata
Slender-billed ThornbillAcanthiza iredalei
Tasmanian ThornbillAcanthiza ewingii
Inland ThornbillAcanthiza apicalis
Brown ThornbillAcanthiza pusilla
Mountain ThornbillAcanthiza katherina
Southern WhitefaceAphelocephala leucopsis
Chestnut-breasted WhitefaceAphelocephala pectoralis
Banded WhitefaceAphelocephala nigricincta

[top]Pardalotes


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Pardalotidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatus
Forty-spotted PardalotePardalotus quadragintus
Red-browed PardalotePardalotus rubricatus
Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus

[top]Honeyeaters


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Meliphagidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Images
Eastern SpinebillAcanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Western SpinebillAcanthorhynchus superciliosus
Pied HoneyeaterCerthionyx variegatus
Lewin's HoneyeaterMeliphaga lewinii
Yellow-spotted HoneyeaterMeliphaga notata
Graceful HoneyeaterMeliphaga gracilis
White-lined HoneyeaterMeliphaga albilineata
Kimberley HoneyeaterMeliphaga fordiana
Bridled HoneyeaterLichenostomus frenatus
Eungella HoneyeaterLichenostomus hindwoodi
Yellow-faced HoneyeaterLichenostomus chrysops
Singing HoneyeaterLichenostomus virescens
Varied HoneyeaterLichenostomus versicolor
Mangrove HoneyeaterLichenostomus fasciogularis
White-gaped HoneyeaterLichenostomus unicolor
Yellow HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavus
White-eared HoneyeaterLichenostomus leucotis
Yellow-throated HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavicollis
Yellow-tufted HoneyeaterLichenostomus melanops
Purple-gaped HoneyeaterLichenostomus cratitius
Grey-headed HoneyeaterLichenostomus keartlandi
Yellow-plumed HoneyeaterLichenostomus ornatus
Grey-fronted HoneyeaterLichenostomus plumulus
Fuscous HoneyeaterLichenostomus fuscus
Yellow-tinted HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavescens
White-plumed HoneyeaterLichenostomus penicillatus
White-fronted HoneyeaterPurnella albifrons
Bell MinerManorina melanophrys
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
Black-eared MinerManorina melanotis
Yellow-throated MinerManorina flavigula
Spiny-cheeked HoneyeaterAcanthagenys rufogularis
Western WattlebirdAnthochaera lunulata
Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysoptera
Regent HoneyeaterAnthochaera phrygia
Red WattlebirdAnthochaera carunculata
Yellow WattlebirdAnthochaera paradoxa
Brown-backed HoneyeaterRamsayornis modestus
Bar-breasted HoneyeaterRamsayornis fasciatus
Rufous-banded HoneyeaterConopophila albogularis
Rufous-throated HoneyeaterConopophila rufogularis
Grey HoneyeaterConopophila whitei
Black HoneyeaterSugomel niger
Dusky HoneyeaterMyzomela obscura
Red-headed HoneyeaterMyzomela erythrocephala
Scarlet HoneyeaterMyzomela sanguinolenta
Green-backed HoneyeaterGlycichaera fallax
Tawny-crowned HoneyeaterGlyciphila melanops
Banded HoneyeaterCissomela pectoralis
Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
Crescent HoneyeaterPhylidonyris pyrrhoptera
New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
White-cheeked HoneyeaterPhylidonyris nigra
White-streaked HoneyeaterTrichodere cockerelli
Black-chinned HoneyeaterMelithreptus gularis
Strong-billed HoneyeaterMelithreptus validirostris
Brown-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus brevirostris
White-throated HoneyeaterMelithreptus albogularis
White-naped HoneyeaterMelithreptus lunatus
Black-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus affinis
Blue-faced HoneyeaterEntomyzon cyanotis
Helmeted FriarbirdPhilemon buceroides
Silver-crowned FriarbirdPhilemon argenticeps
Noisy FriarbirdPhilemon corniculatus
Little FriarbirdPhilemon citreogularis
Macleay's HoneyeaterXanthotis macleayana
Tawny-breasted HoneyeaterXanthotis flaviventer
Striped HoneyeaterPlectorhyncha lanceolata
Painted HoneyeaterGrantiella picta

[top]Babblers


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Pomatostomidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Grey-crowned BabblerPomatostomus temporalis
Hall's BabblerPomatostomus halli
White-browed BabblerPomatostomus superciliosus
Chestnut-crowned BabblerPomatostomus ruficeps

[top]Logrunner and chowchilla


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Orthonychidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian LogrunnerOrthonyx temminckii
ChowchillaOrthonyx spaldingii

[top]Quail-thrush, whipbirds and wedgebills


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Psophodidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Spotted Quail-thrushCinclosoma punctatum
Chestnut Quail-thrushCinclosoma castanotum
Cinnamon Quail-thrushCinclosoma cinnamomeum
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrushCinclosoma castaneothorax
Eastern WhipbirdPsophodes olivaceus
Western WhipbirdPsophodes nigrogularis
Chirruping WedgebillPsophodes cristatus
Chiming WedgebillPsophodes occidentalis

[top]Sittella


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Neosittidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Varied SittellaDaphoenositta chrysoptera

[top]Cuckoo-shrikes and trillers


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Campephagidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Ground Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina maxima
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina papuensis
Barred Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina lineata
CicadabirdCoracina tenuirostris
White-winged TrillerLalage sueurii
Varied TrillerLalage leucomela

[top]Whistlers and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Pachycephalidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Images
Crested Shrike-titFalcunculus frontatus
Olive WhistlerPachycephala olivacea
Red-lored WhistlerPachycephala rufogularis
Gilbert's WhistlerPachycephala inornata
Golden WhistlerPachycephala pectoralis
Mangrove Golden WhistlerPachycephala melanura
Grey WhistlerPachycephala simplex
Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris
White-breasted WhistlerPachycephala lanioides
Little Shrike-thrushColluricincla megarhyncha
Bower's Shrike-thrushColluricincla boweri
Sandstone Shrike-thrushColluricincla woodwardi
Grey Shrike-thrushColluricincla harmonica
Crested BellbirdOreoica gutturalis

[top]Figbird and orioles


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Oriolidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieilloti
Yellow OrioleOriolus flavocinctus
Olive-backed OrioleOriolus sagittatus

[top]Currawongs, woodswallows, butcherbirds & allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Artamidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus
Masked WoodswallowArtamus personatus
White-browed WoodswallowArtamus superciliosus
Black-faced WoodswallowArtamus cinereus
Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterus
Little WoodswallowArtamus minor
Black ButcherbirdCracticus quoyi
Grey ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
Black-backed ButcherbirdCracticus mentalis
Pied ButcherbirdCracticus nigrogularis
Australian MagpieCracticus tibicen
Pied CurrawongStrepera graculina
Black CurrawongStrepera fuliginosa
Grey CurrawongStrepera versicolor

[top]Drongo


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Dicruridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus

[top]Fantails


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Rhipiduridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Rufous FantailRhipidura rufifrons
Arafura FantailRhipidura dryas
Grey FantailRhipidura albiscapa
Mangrove Grey FantailRhipidura phasiana
Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventris
Willie WagtailRhipidura leucophrys

[top]Shrikes


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Laniidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Brown ShrikeLanius cristatusvagrant, Christmas Island

[top]Magpie, crows and ravens


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Corvidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian RavenCorvus coronoides
Forest RavenCorvus tasmanicus
Little RavenCorvus mellori
Little CrowCorvus bennetti
Torresian CrowCorvus orru
House CrowCorvus splendensvagrant

[top]Monarch Flycatchers


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Monarchidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Broad-billed FlycatcherMyiagra ruficollis
Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubecula
Satin FlycatcherMyiagra cyanoleuca
Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alecto
Restless FlycatcherMyiagra inquieta
White-eared MonarchCarterornis leucotis
Black-faced MonarchMonarcha melanopsis
Black-winged MonarchMonarcha frater
Spectacled MonarchMonarcha trivirgatus
Magpie-LarkGrallina cyanoleuca
Frilled MonarchArses telescophthalmus
Pied MonarchArses kaupi
Yellow-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus flaviventer

[top]Chough and apostlebird


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Corcoracidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
White-winged ChoughCorcorax melanorhamphos
ApostlebirdStruthidea cinerea

[top]Birds of Paradise, riflebirds


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Paradisaeidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Trumpet ManucodePhonygammus keraudrenii
Paradise RiflebirdPtiloris paradiseus
Victoria's RiflebirdPtiloris victoriae
Magnificent RiflebirdPtiloris magnificus

[top]Australasian robins


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Petroicidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
Jacky WinterMicroeca fascinans
Lemon-bellied FlycatcherMicroeca flavigaster
Yellow-legged FlycatcherMicroeca griseoceps
Scarlet RobinPetroica boodang
Red-capped RobinPetroica goodenovii
)
Flame RobinPetroica phoenicea
Rose RobinPetroica rosea
Pink RobinPetroica rodinogaster
Hooded RobinMelanodryas cucullata
Dusky RobinMelanodryas vittata
Pale-yellow RobinTregellasia capito
White-faced RobinTregellasia leucops
Eastern Yellow RobinEopsaltria australis
Western Yellow RobinEopsaltria griseogularis
White-breasted RobinEopsaltria georgiana
Mangrove RobinPeneonanthe pulverulenta
Grey-headed RobinHeteromyias cinereifrons
White-browed RobinPoecilodryas superciliosa
Buff-sided RobinPoecilodryas cerviniventris
Northern Scrub-robinDrymodes superciliaris
Southern Scrub-robinDrymodes brunneopygia
)

[top]Larks


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Alaudidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Horsfield's BushlarkMirafra javanica
Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensisintroduced

[top]Cisticolas and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Cisticolidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

[top]Reed-Warblers


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Acrocephalidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australian Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus australis
Oriental Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis

[top]Grassbirds, songlarks and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Megaluridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Tawny GrassbirdMegalurus timoriensis
Little GrassbirdMegalurus gramineus
Rufous SonglarkCincloramphus mathewsi
Brown SonglarkCincloramphus cruralis
SpinifexbirdEremiornis carteri

[top]White-eyes


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Zosteropidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Christmas Island White-eyeZosterops natalisChristmas Island
Pale White-eyeZosterops citrinella
Yellow White-eyeZosterops luteus
SilvereyeZosterops lateralis
Slender-billed White-eyeZosterops tenuirostris
White-chested White-eyeZosterops albogularisNorfolk Island, possibly extinct

[top]Leaf-warblers


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Phylloscopidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealisvagrant

[top]Swallows


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Hirundinidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
White-backed SwallowCheramoeca leucosternus
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
Fairy MartinPetrochelidon ariel
Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricavagrant
Asian House MartinDelichon dasypusvagrant, Christmas Island

[top]Bulbuls


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Pycnonotidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosusintroduced

[top]Thrushes and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Turdidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Bassian ThrushZoothera lunulata
Russet-tailed ThrushZoothera heinei
BlackbirdTurdus merulaintroduced
Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalusChristmas Island
Song ThrushTurdus philomelosintroduced

[top]Starlings


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Sturnidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Metallic StarlingAplornis metallica
Common StarlingSturnus vulgarisintroduced
Common MynaSturnus tristisintroduced

[top]Sunbirds


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Nectariniidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Image
MistletoebirdDicaeum hirundinaceum
Olive-backed SunbirdNectarinia jugularis

[top]Australasian finches, firetails and waxbills


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Estrildidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Zebra FinchTaeniopygia guttata
Double-barred FinchTaeniopygia bichenovii
Long-tailed FinchPoephila acuticauda
Black-throated FinchPoephila cincta
Masked FinchPoephila personata
Crimson FinchNeochmia phaeton
Star FinchNeochmia ruficauda
Plum-headed FinchNeochmia modesta
Red-browed FinchNeochmia temporalis
Diamond FiretailStagonopleura guttata
Beautiful FiretailStagonopleura bella
Red-eared FiretailStagonopleura oculata
Painted FinchEmblema pictum
Blue-faced Parrot-FinchErythrura trichroa
Gouldian FinchErythrura gouldiae
Nutmeg MannikinLonchura punctulataintroduced
Yellow-rumped MannikinLonchura flaviprymna
Chestnut-breasted MannikinLonchura castaneothorax
Java SparrowLonchura oryzivoraintroduced, Christmas Island
Pictorella MannikinHeteromunia pectoralis

[top]Old World sparrows


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Passeridae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
House SparrowPasser domesticusintroduced
Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusintroduced

[top]Wagtails and pipits


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Motacillidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiae
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusvagrant

[top]Finches, crossbills and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Fringillidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
Common ChaffinchFringilla coelebsintroduced vagrant, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisintroduced
Common RedpollAcanthis flammeaintroduced vagrant, Lord Howe Island, Macquarie Island
European GreenfinchChloris chlorisintroduced

[top]Buntings, seedeaters and allies


Order: Passeriformes. Family: Emberizidae

Common Name
Scientific name
Notes
YellowhammerEmberiza citrinellavagrant, Lord Howe Island
Australian Bird Guide

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