Reserve Bird List

Common Name

Scientific name

Quail

 
Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora
King Quail Coturnix chinensis
Button-Quail Turnicidae
Buff-breasted Button-quail Turnix olivii
Painted Button Quail Turnix varia
Red-backed Button-Quail Turnix maculosa

Ducks, Geese and Swans

 
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
Wandering Whistling duck Dendrocygna arcuata
Plumed Whistling Duck Dendrocygna eytoni
Australian Wood Duck Chenonetta jubata
Pink-eared Duck Malacorynchus membranaceus
Grey Teal Anas gracilis
Radjah Shelduck Tadorna radjah
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa
Hardhead Aythya australis
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Green Pygmy Goose Nettapus pulchellus
Cotton Pygmy Goose Nettapus coromandelianus

Grebes

 
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

Darters

 
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
Cormorants Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius

Pelicans

 
Australian Pelican Pelicanus conspicillatus

Crakes, Rails, Swamphens, Moorhens and Coots

 
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Baillon’s Crake Porzana pusilla
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Herons, Egrets and Bitterns

 
White-necked (Pacific) Heron Ardea pacifica
White-faced Heron Ardea novaehollandiae
Cattle Egret Ardea ibis
Great Egret Ardea alba
Little Egret Ardea garzetta
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia
Rufous Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis

Ibis and Spoonbill

 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Australian White (Sacred) Ibis Threskiornis mollucca
Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia
Yellow-billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes

Storks

 
Black-necked Stork (Jabiru) Ephippiorynchus asiaticus

Cranes

 
Brolga Grus rubicundus
Sarus Crane Grus antigone

Bustard

 
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis
Sandpiper, Snipe and Godwit Scolopacidae
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Latham’s (Japanese) Snipe Gallinago hardwickii
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficolis

Jacanas

 
Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea

Stone Curlews

 
Bush Stone Curlew Burhinus grallarius

Stilts, Avocets

 
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

Lapwings, Plovers and Dotterel

 
Black-fronted Dotterel (Plover) Elseyornis melanopus
Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus
Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles

Gulls and Terns

 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia

Osprey

 
Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles and Harriers

 
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris
Square-tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura
Black-breasted Buzzard Hamirostra melanosternon
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis
Swamp (Marsh) Harrier Circus approximans
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax
Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides

Falcons

 
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis
Nankeen (Australian) Kestrel Falco cenchroides
Brown Falcon Falco berigora

Pigeons and Doves

 
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps laphotes
Squatter Pigeon Geophaps scripta
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata
Peaceful Dove Geopelia striata
Bar-shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis

Cockatoos

 
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo Calyptorynchus banksii
Galah Cacatua roseicapilla
Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita

Parrots

 
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus chlorepidotus
Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus
Pale-headed Rosella Platycerus adscitus

Cuckoos and Coucals

 
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Pallid Cuckoo Cuculus pallidus
Brush Cuckoo Cuculus variolosus
Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx basalis
Shining Bronze Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus
Gould’s Bronze Cuckoo Chrysococcyx russatus
Common Koel Eudymamys scolopacea
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae
Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus

Owls

 
Rufous Owl Ninox rufa
Barking Owl Ninox connivens
Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Grass Owl Tyto capensis

Frogmouths

 
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides
Owlet-Nightjars Aegothelidae
Australian Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles cristatus

Nightjars

 
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis
Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus

Swiftlets and Swifts

 
White-rumped Swiftlet Collocalia spodiopygia
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus

Kingfishers

 
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea
Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae
Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleaayii
Red-Backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrrhopygia
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus

Bee-eaters

 
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus

Rollers

 
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis

Sitella

 
Varied Sittella Daphoenositta chrysoptera

Treecreepers

 
Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus
White-throated Treecreeper Cormobates leucophaeus

Fairy-Wrens

 
Red-backed Fairy-Wren Malurus melanocephalus

Pardalotes, Gerygones and Thornbills

 
Spotted Pardalote Pardalotus punctatus
Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus
Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris
Fairy Gerygone Gerygone palpebrosa
White-throated Gerygone Gerygone olivacea
Buff-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza reguloides

Honeyeaters

 
Noisy Friarbird Philemon corniculatus
Little Friarbird Philemon citreogularis
Blue-faced Honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis
Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala
Lewin’s Honeyeater Meliphaga lewinii
Yellow Honeyeater Lichenostomus flavus
White-throated Honeyeater Melithreptus albogularis
Scarlet Honeyeater Myzomela sanguinolenta
Brown Honeyeater Lichmera indistincta
Banded Honeyeater Certhionyx pectoralis
Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis modestus

Australo-Papuan Babblers

 
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis

Australian Robins

 
White-browed Robin Poecilodryas superciliosa
Jacky Winter Microeca fascinans

Shrike-Thrushes and Whistlers

 
Little Shrike-thrush Colluricincla megarhyncha
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris

Monarchs, Magpie-Lark, Flycatchers, Wagtails, Fantails and Drongos

 
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher Microeca flavigaster
Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula
Magpie-lark Grallina cyanoleuca
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufrifrons
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
Northern Fantail Rhipidura rufiventris
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leocophrys
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus

Orioles and Figbird

 
Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus
Figbird Sphecotheres viridis

Bowerbirds

 
Great Bowerbird Chlamydera nuchalis

Cuckoo-Shrikes and Trillers

 
Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina papuensis
Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris
White-winged Triller Lalage sueurii

Woodswallows, Butcherbirds and Currawongs

 
Black-faced Woodswallow Artamus cinereus
Grey Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus
Pied Butcherbird Cracticus nigrocularis
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Ravens and Crows

 
Australian Raven Corvus coronoides
Torresian Crow Corvus orru
Australian Mud-nesters Corcoracidae
Apostlebird Struthidea cinerea

Swallows and Martins

 
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena
Tree Martin Hirundo nigricans

Larks, Pipits and Wagtails

 
Richard’s Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae

Old World Warblers

 
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Tawny Grassbird Megalurus timoriensis
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
Rufous Songlark Cincloramphus mathewsi

Old World Sparrows

 
House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Weavers, Waxbills, Grass-Finches and Mannikins

 
Red-browed Finch Neochmia temporalis
Crimson Finch Neochmia phaeton
Double-barred Finch Taeniopygia bichenovii
Black-throated Finch Poephila cincta
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax

Flowerpeckers

 
Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum
White-eyes Zosteropidae
Silvereyes Zosterops lateralis

Starlings and Mynas

 
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica
Common Mynah Acridotheres tristis
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