Featured Australian Birds
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Brown Skua
Brown Skua
Cape Petrel
Cape Petrel
Wandering Albatross
Wandering Albatross

Birds of Australia (work in progress)
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Species Common Name Species Scientific Name Family Common Name Family Scientific Name
Australian Brush-turkey
Alectura lathami
Mound Builders
MEGAPODIIDAE
Australian Hobby
Falco longipennis
Falcons
FALCONIDAE
Australian Logrunner
Orthonyx temminckii
Logrunner & Chowchilla
ORTHONYCHIDAE
Australian Pelican
Pelecanus conspicillatus
Pelican
PELICANIDAE
Bassian Thrush
Zoothera lunulata
Thrushes & Blackbird
TURDIDAE
Black-browed Albatross
Thalassarche melanophrys
Albatrosses
DIOMEDEIDAE
Bourke's Parrot
Neophema bourkii
Lorikeets, Rosellas & Parrots
PSITTACIDAE
Brown Gerygone
Gerygone mouki
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Brown-headed Honeyeater
Melithreptus brevirostris
Honeyeaters & Chats
MELIPHAGIDAE
Brown Skua
Stercorarius antarcticus
Skuas & Jaegers
STERCORARIIDAE
Brown Thornbill
Acanthiza pusilla
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Buff-rumped Thornbill
Acanthiza reguloides
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Cape Petrel
Daption capense
Petrels & Shearwaters
PROCELLARIIDAE
Chestnut-crowned Babbler
Pomatostomus ruficeps
Babblers
POMATOSTOMIDAE
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren
Hylacola pyrrhopygia
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill
Acanthiza uropygialis
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Diamond Dove
Geopelia cuneata
Doves & Pigeons
COLUMBIDAE
Eastern Whipbird
Psophodes olivaceus
Quail-thrushes, Whipbirds & Wedgebills
PSOPHODIDAE
Fairy Gerygone
Gerygone palpebrosa
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Green-backed Gerygone
Gerygone chloronota
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Grey-crowned Babbler
Pomatostomus temporalis
Babblers
POMATOSTOMIDAE
Grey Goshawk
Accipiter novaehollandiae
Osprey, Kites, Hawks, Eagles & allies
ACCIPITRIDAE
Ground Cuckoo-shrike
Coracina maxima
Cuckoo-shrikes & Trillers
CAMPEPHAGIDAE
Hall's Babbler
Pomatostomus halli
Babblers
POMATOSTOMIDAE
Inland Thornbill
Acanthiza apicalis
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Large-billed Gerygone
Gerygone magnirostris
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Laughing Kookaburra
Dacelo novaeguineae
Kingfishers
HALCYONIDAE
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo
Lophochroa leadbeateri
Cockatoos & Corellas
CACATUIDAE
Olive-backed Oriole
Oriolus sagittatus
Orioles & Figbird
ORIOLIDAE
Peaceful Dove
Geopelia placida
Doves & Pigeons
COLUMBIDAE
Pilotbird
Pycnoptilus floccosus
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Plum-headed Finch
Neochmia modesta
Finches
ESTRILDIDAE
Red-capped Robin
Petroica goodenovii
Robins
PETROICIDAE
Shy Albatross
Thalassarche cauta
Albatrosses
DIOMEDEIDAE
Southern Whiteface
Aphelocephala leucopsis
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Speckled Warbler
Chthonicola sagittata
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Splendid Fairy-wren
Malurus splendens
Fairy-wrens, Emu-wrens & Grasswrens
MALURIDAE
Striated Thornbill
Acanthiza lineata
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Striped Honeyeater
Plectorhyncha lanceolata
Honeyeaters & Chats
MELIPHAGIDAE
Tasmanian Scrubwren
Sericornis humilis
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Tasmanian Thornbill
Acanthiza ewingii
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Wandering Albatross
Diomedea exulans
Albatrosses
DIOMEDEIDAE
Weebill
Smicrornis brevirostris
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Western Gerygone
Gerygone fusca
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
White-browed Scrubwren
Sericornis frontalis
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
White-faced Heron
Egretta novaehollandiae
Bitterns, Herons, Night-Herons & Egrets
ARDEIDAE
White-throated Gerygone
Gerygone albogularis
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
White-throated Treecreeper
Cormobates leucophaea
Treecreepers
CLIMACTERIDAE
Yellow-nosed Albatross
Thalassarche chlororhynchos
Albatrosses
DIOMEDEIDAE
Yellow Thornbill
Acanthiza nana
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa
Thornbills, Scrubwrens, Gerygones & allies
ACANTHIZIDAE