# Species*:152
# Excl Vagrants*:152
# Endemics*:11
# Near Endemics*:22
*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

2Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuata
3Radjah ShelduckRajah radjah

Megapodes: Megapodiidae

4Orange-footed MegapodeMegapodius reinwardt

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Rock PigeonColumba livia
6&Diamond DovelGeopelia cuneata
7Peaceful DoveGeopelia placida
8Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralis
9Torresian Imperial-PigeonDucula spilorrhoa

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

10(Pheasant Coucal)Centropus phasianinus
11Pacific KoelEudynamys orientalis
12Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
13(Brush Cuckoo)Cacomantis variolosus

Swifts: Apodidae

14/Pacific Swift/Apus pacificus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

15Chestnut RailGallirallus castaneoventris
16Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis

Cranes: Gruidae

17BrolgaAntigone rubicunda

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

18Bush Thick-kneeBurhinus grallarius

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

19Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalus

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

20Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

21Masked LapwingVanellus miles
22/Oriental Plover/Anarhynchus veredus
23/Greater Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus leschenaultii

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

24/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
25/Little Curlew/Numenius minutus
26/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
27/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
28/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
29/Gray-tailed Tattler/Tringa brevipes
30/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
31/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
32/Sanderling/Calidris alba

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

33Australian PratincoleStiltia isabella
34/Oriental Pratincole/Glareola maldivarum

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

35Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
36Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
37Little TernSternula albifrons
38Australian TernGelochelidon macrotarsa
39Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
40(Whiskered Tern)Chlidonias hybrida
41Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis
42Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

Southern Storm-Petrels: Oceanitidae

43#Wilson's Storm-Petrel#Oceanites oceanicus

Storks: Ciconiidae

44Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus

Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

45#Lesser Frigatebird#Fregata ariel

Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

46#Brown Booby#Sula leucogaster

Anhingas: Anhingidae

47Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

48Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
49Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris

Pelicans: Pelecanidae

50Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

51Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
52Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
53Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
54Little EgretEgretta garzetta
55Pied HeronEgretta picata
56White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
57Striated HeronButorides striata
58Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
59Pacific HeronArdea pacifica
60Great EgretArdea alba
61Plumed EgretArdea plumifera
62Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

63Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
64Australian IbisThreskiornis molucca
65Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
66Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia

Osprey: Pandionidae

67OspreyPandion haliaetus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

68Black-breasted KiteHamirostra melanosternon
69Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
70Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
71Gray GoshawkAccipiter novaehollandiae
72Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
73Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
74Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
75Black KiteMilvus migrans
76Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
77White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

78Barn OwlTyto alba

Owls: Strigidae

79Barking OwlNinox connivens

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

80Azure KingfisherCeyx azureus
81Little KingfisherCeyx pusillus
82Blue-winged KookaburraDacelo leachii
83&Red-backed KingfisherlTodiramphus pyrrhopygius
84Forest KingfisherTodiramphus macleayii
85Torresian KingfisherTodiramphus sordidus
86(Sacred Kingfisher)Todiramphus sanctus

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

87Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

Rollers: Coraciidae

88(Oriental Dollarbird)Eurystomus orientalis

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

89&Nankeen KestrellFalco cenchroides
90Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
91Brown FalconFalco berigora
92Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Cockatoos: Cacatuidae

93Red-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus banksii
94GalahEolophus roseicapilla
95Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
96Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita

Parrots: Psittaculidae

97&Red-winged ParrotlAprosmictus erythropterus
98&Varied LorikeetlPsitteuteles versicolor
99Red-collared LorikeetTrichoglossus rubritorquis

Pittas: Pittidae

100Rainbow PittaPitta iris

Bowerbirds: Ptilonorhynchidae

101Great BowerbirdChlamydera nuchalis

Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

102White-gaped HoneyeaterStomiopera unicolor
103Rufous-banded HoneyeaterConopophila albogularis
104&Rufous-throated HoneyeaterlConopophila rufogularis
105Dusky MyzomelaMyzomela obscura
106Red-headed MyzomelaMyzomela erythrocephala
107&Banded HoneyeaterlCissomela pectoralis
108Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
109Blue-faced HoneyeaterEntomyzon cyanotis
110White-throated HoneyeaterMelithreptus albogularis
111Little FriarbirdPhilemon citreogularis
112Helmeted FriarbirdPhilemon buceroides
113&Silver-crowned FriarbirdlPhilemon argenticeps

Pardalotes: Pardalotidae

114Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus

Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

115Green-backed GerygoneGerygone chloronota
116Large-billed GerygoneGerygone magnirostris
117Mangrove GerygoneGerygone levigaster

Pseudo-Babblers: Pomatostomidae

118Gray-crowned BabblerPomatostomus temporalis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

119Black-faced CuckooshrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
120White-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina papuensis
121White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor
122Varied TrillerLalage leucomela

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

123Arafura ShrikethrushColluricincla megarhyncha
124Gray WhistlerPachycephala simplex

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

125Olive-backed OrioleOriolus sagittatus
126Green OrioleOriolus flavocinctus
127Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieilloti

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

128White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus
129Silver-backed ButcherbirdCracticus argenteus
130Black ButcherbirdMelloria quoyi

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

131Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventris
132Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
133Mangrove FantailRhipidura phasiana

Drongos: Dicruridae

134Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

135Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca
136Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubecula
137Broad-billed FlycatcherMyiagra ruficollis
138Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alecto

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

139Torresian CrowCorvus orru

Australasian Robins: Petroicidae

140Lemon-bellied FlyrobinMicroeca flavigaster
141Mangrove RobinMelanodryas pulverulenta

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

142Tawny GrassbirdCincloramphus timoriensis

Swallows: Hirundinidae

143Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans

Starlings: Sturnidae

144Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

145&MistletoebirdlDicaeum hirundinaceum

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

146Crimson FinchNeochmia phaeton
147&Double-barred FinchlStizoptera bichenovii
148Long-tailed FinchPoephila acuticauda
149Chestnut-breasted MuniaLonchura castaneothorax

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

150House SparrowPasser domesticus
151Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

152Australian 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 Visitor13
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal3
()Breeding Season Only5


NTNear Threatened2
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.