# Species*:156
# Excl Vagrants*:156
# Endemics*:47
# Near Endemics*:3
*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.*

color codes

Cassowaries and Emus: Casuariidae

1EmuDromaius novaehollandiae

Ducks: Anatidae

2Black SwanCygnus atratus
3Australian ShelduckTadorna tadornoides
4Maned DuckChenonetta jubata
5Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
6Gray TealAnas gracilis
7Musk DuckBiziura lobata

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

8Brown QuailSynoicus ypsilophora
9&Stubble QuaillCoturnix pectoralis

Grebes: Podicipedidae

10Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae
11&Hoary-headed GrebelPoliocephalus poliocephalus
12Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

13Rock PigeonColumba livia
14Common BronzewingPhaps chalcoptera
15Brush BronzewingPhaps elegans
16Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

17Horsfield's Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx basalis
18Shining Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx lucidus
19Pallid CuckooCacomantis pallidus
20Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis

Frogmouths: Podargidae

21Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoides

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

22Spotted NightjarEurostopodus argus

Swifts: Apodidae

23/Pacific Swift/Apus pacificus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

24Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotus
25&Spotless CrakelZapornia tabuensis

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

26Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostris

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

27Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
28Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

29/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
30Hooded PloverCharadrius cucullatus
31Red-capped PloverAnarhynchus ruficapillus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

32/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
33/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
34/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
35/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
36/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis
37/Sanderling/Calidris alba

Buttonquail: Turnicidae

38Painted ButtonquailTurnix varius

Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

39#Brown Skua#Stercorarius antarcticus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

40Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
41Pacific GullLarus pacificus
42Common GullLarus canus
43Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
44Australian Fairy TernSternula nereis
45Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
46(Whiskered Tern)Chlidonias hybrida
47Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

Albatrosses: Diomedeidae

48#Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross**#Thalassarche carteri
49White-capped AlbatrossThalassarche cauta
50#Campbell Albatross**#Thalassarche impavida

Southern Storm-Petrels: Oceanitidae

51#Wilson's Storm-Petrel#Oceanites oceanicus

Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

52#Great-winged Petrel#Pterodroma macroptera
53(Flesh-footed Shearwater)Ardenna carneipes

Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

54Australasian GannetMorus serrator

Anhingas: Anhingidae

55Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

56Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
57Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
58Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
59Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax varius
60Black-faced CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscescens

Pelicans: Pelecanidae

61Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

62Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
63White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
64Pacific HeronArdea pacifica
65Great EgretArdea alba

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

66Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
67Australian IbisThreskiornis molucca
68Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
69Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes

Osprey: Pandionidae

70OspreyPandion haliaetus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

71&Black-shouldered KitelElanus axillaris
72Square-tailed KiteLophoictinia isura
73Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
74Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
75Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
76&Spotted HarrierlCircus assimilis
77Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
78Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
79Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
80White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

81Barn OwlTyto alba

Owls: Strigidae

82Southern BoobookNinox boobook

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

83Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
84(Sacred Kingfisher)Todiramphus sanctus

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

85&Nankeen KestrellFalco cenchroides
86Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
87Brown FalconFalco berigora
88Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Cockatoos: Cacatuidae

89Carnaby's Black-CockatooZanda latirostris
90Baudin's Black-CockatooZanda baudinii
91Red-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus banksii
92GalahEolophus roseicapilla
93Western CorellaCacatua pastinator

Parrots: Psittaculidae

94Regent ParrotPolytelis anthopeplus
95Elegant ParrotNeophema elegans
96Rock ParrotNeophema petrophila
97Australian RingneckBarnardius zonarius
98Western RosellaPlatycercus icterotis
99Red-capped ParrotPurpureicephalus spurius
100&Purple-crowned LorikeetlParvipsitta porphyrocephala

Scrub-birds: Atrichornithidae

101Noisy Scrub-birdAtrichornis clamosus

Fairywrens: Maluridae

102Southern EmuwrenStipiturus malachurus
103Red-winged FairywrenMalurus elegans
104Blue-breasted FairywrenMalurus pulcherrimus
105Splendid FairywrenMalurus splendens

Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

106&Western SpinebilllAcanthorhynchus superciliosus
107Yellow-throated MinerManorina flavigula
108Spiny-cheeked HoneyeaterAcanthagenys rufogularis
109&Red WattlebirdlAnthochaera carunculata
110Western WattlebirdAnthochaera lunulata
111Singing HoneyeaterGavicalis virescens
112Tawny-crowned HoneyeaterGliciphila melanops
113Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
114New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
115White-cheeked HoneyeaterPhylidonyris niger
116Brown-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus brevirostris

Bristlebirds: Dasyornithidae

117Western BristlebirdDasyornis longirostris

Pardalotes: Pardalotidae

118Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatus
119Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus

Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

120Western FieldwrenCalamanthus montanellus
121WeebillSmicrornis brevirostris
122Spotted ScrubwrenSericornis maculatus
123Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
124Inland ThornbillAcanthiza apicalis
125Western ThornbillAcanthiza inornata
126Western GerygoneGerygone fusca

Pseudo-Babblers: Pomatostomidae

127White-browed BabblerPomatostomus superciliosus

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

128Black-faced CuckooshrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
129White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor

Whipbirds and Wedgebills: Psophodidae

130Western WhipbirdPsophodes nigrogularis

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

131Gray ShrikethrushColluricincla harmonica
132Gilbert's WhistlerPachycephala inornata
133Western WhistlerPachycephala occidentalis
134Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

135Black-faced WoodswallowArtamus cinereus
136Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterus
137Gray ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
138Australian MagpieGymnorhina tibicen
139Gray CurrawongStrepera versicolor

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

140Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
141Gray FantailRhipidura albiscapa

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

142Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca
143Restless FlycatcherMyiagra inquieta

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

144Australian RavenCorvus coronoides

Australasian Robins: Petroicidae

145Scarlet RobinPetroica boodang
146Jacky-winterMicroeca fascinans
147Western Yellow RobinEopsaltria griseogularis
148White-breasted RobinEopsaltria georgiana

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

149Australian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus australis

Swallows: Hirundinidae

150Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
151Fairy MartinPetrochelidon ariel
152Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

153SilvereyeZosterops lateralis

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

154&MistletoebirdlDicaeum hirundinaceum

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

155Red-eared FiretailStagonopleura oculata

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

156Australian 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 Visitor8
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal5
()Breeding Season Only3


NTNear Threatened4
CRCritically Endangered1

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.