# Species*:131
# Excl Vagrants*:131
# Endemics*:24
# Near Endemics*:11
*Based on partial or incomplete data.


The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Magpie Goose: Anseranatidae

1Magpie GooseAnseranas semipalmata

Ducks: Anatidae

2Plumed Whistling-DuckDendrocygna eytoni
3Black SwanCygnus atratus
4Maned DuckChenonetta jubata
5Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
6Gray TealAnas gracilis
7Chestnut TealAnas castanea
8HardheadAythya australis

Megapodes: Megapodiidae

9Australian BrushturkeyAlectura lathami

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

10Brown QuailSynoicus ypsilophora

Grebes: Podicipedidae

11Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

12Rock PigeonColumba livia
13White-headed PigeonColumba leucomela
14Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis
15Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes
16Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralis
17Topknot PigeonLopholaimus antarcticus

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

18(Channel-billed Cuckoo)Scythrops novaehollandiae
19Shining Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx lucidus
20(Brush Cuckoo)Cacomantis variolosus

Swifts: Apodidae

21/White-throated Needletail/Hirundapus caudacutus
22/Pacific Swift/Apus pacificus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

23Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
24Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
25&Eurasian CootlFulica atra
26Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotus

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

27Bush Thick-kneeBurhinus grallarius

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

28Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

29Black-fronted DotterelCharadrius melanops
30Masked LapwingVanellus miles

Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

31&Australian Painted-SnipelRostratula australis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

32Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae

Storks: Ciconiidae

33Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus

Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

34Australasian GannetMorus serrator

Anhingas: Anhingidae

35Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

36Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
37Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
38Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris

Pelicans: Pelecanidae

39Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

40Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
41Little EgretEgretta garzetta
42White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
43Striated HeronButorides striata
44Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
45Pacific HeronArdea pacifica
46Great EgretArdea alba
47Plumed EgretArdea plumifera

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

48Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
49Australian IbisThreskiornis molucca
50Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
51Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia
52Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes

Osprey: Pandionidae

53OspreyPandion haliaetus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

54&Black-shouldered KitelElanus axillaris
55Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
56Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
57&Spotted HarrierlCircus assimilis
58Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
59Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
60Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
61Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
62Black KiteMilvus migrans
63White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

64Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
65Torresian KingfisherTodiramphus sordidus
66(Sacred Kingfisher)Todiramphus sanctus

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

67Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

68&Nankeen KestrellFalco cenchroides
69Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
70Brown FalconFalco berigora
71Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Cockatoos: Cacatuidae

72Yellow-tailed Black-CockatooZanda funereus
73GalahEolophus roseicapilla
74Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
75Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita

Parrots: Psittaculidae

76&Red-winged ParrotlAprosmictus erythropterus
77Pale-headed RosellaPlatycercus adscitus
78Red-rumped ParrotPsephotus haematonotus
79Scaly-breasted LorikeetTrichoglossus chlorolepidotus
80Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus moluccanus

Fairywrens: Maluridae

81Variegated FairywrenMalurus lamberti
82Superb FairywrenMalurus cyaneus
83Red-backed FairywrenMalurus melanocephalus

Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

84Lewin's HoneyeaterMeliphaga lewinii
85Yellow-faced HoneyeaterCaligavis chrysops
86Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
87Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysoptera
88Scarlet MyzomelaMyzomela sanguinolenta
89Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
90Blue-faced HoneyeaterEntomyzon cyanotis
91Striped HoneyeaterPlectorhyncha lanceolata
92Little FriarbirdPhilemon citreogularis
93Noisy FriarbirdPhilemon corniculatus

Pardalotes: Pardalotidae

94Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatus

Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

95White-browed ScrubwrenSericornis frontalis
96Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
97Mangrove GerygoneGerygone levigaster

Pseudo-Babblers: Pomatostomidae

98Gray-crowned BabblerPomatostomus temporalis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

99Black-faced CuckooshrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
100White-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina papuensis

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

101Gray ShrikethrushColluricincla harmonica
102Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

103Olive-backed OrioleOriolus sagittatus
104Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieilloti

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

105White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus
106Gray ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
107Pied ButcherbirdCracticus nigrogularis
108Australian MagpieGymnorhina tibicen
109Pied CurrawongStrepera graculina

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

110Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
111Australian Rufous FantailRhipidura rufifrons
112Gray FantailRhipidura albiscapa

Drongos: Dicruridae

113Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

114Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca
115Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubecula

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

116Torresian CrowCorvus orru

Australasian Robins: Petroicidae

117Eastern Yellow RobinEopsaltria australis

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

118Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

119Australian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus australis

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

120Tawny GrassbirdCincloramphus timoriensis

Swallows: Hirundinidae

121Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
122Fairy MartinPetrochelidon ariel
123Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

124SilvereyeZosterops lateralis

Starlings: Sturnidae

125Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

126&MistletoebirdlDicaeum hirundinaceum

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

127Red-browed FiretailNeochmia temporalis
128&Double-barred FinchlStizoptera bichenovii
129Chestnut-breasted MuniaLonchura castaneothorax

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

130House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

131Australian PipitAnthus australis


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.



//Boreal Visitor2
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
()Breeding Season Only3


NTNear Threatened1
CRCritically Endangered0

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.