Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers

Grey-crowned Babbler

Pomatostomus temporalis
Presumed to be extinct in the ACT; reasons unknown. A recent sighting may result in a change of status.

White-browed Babbler

Pomatostomus superciliosus
Presumed to be extinct in the ACT; reasons unknown. A recent sighting may result in a change of status.

Spotted Quail-thrush

Cinclosoma punctatum
Uncommon breeding resident in small numbers throughout the dry areas of the forests of the ACT.

Eastern Whipbird

Psophodes olivaceus
Uncommon breeding resident in restricted habitat in the western ranges, with occasional birds moving as far as the Murrumbidgee River.
Uncommon breeding resident occurring throughout the ACT, except for the highest country and the wet forests of the western ranges.

Crested Shrike-tit

Falcunculus frontatus
Uncommon breeding resident, more often seen in the ranges, but widely distributed.

Olive Whistler

Pachycephala olivacea
Uncommon breeding resident with some altitudinal migration.
Common breeding resident; most birds are altitudinal migrants.
Common breeding migrant. May occur anywhere in the ACT, but is more numerous in dry woodlands. A small percentage remains over winter.
Common breeding resident throughout the ACT, most often seen in the ranges of the south. Often an altitudinal migrant.

Spangled Drongo

Dicrurus bracteatus
Uncommon breeding migrant to the wet forests. Regularly reported from the tablelands during migration in spring and autumn.
Common breeding resident. Much of the population of the ranges migrates in winter, together with some from the tablelands.
Common breeding resident; some altitudinal migration. The probability exists of some birds leaving the ACT in winter.
Common breeding migrant, mainly in the dry forests of the tablelands.
Common breeding migrant mainly to the higher areas of wet forests. Often seen about Canberra gardens on passage.
Uncommon breeding resident mostly of open woodland on the tablelands, generally avoiding closed forests.

Black-faced Monarch

Monarcha melanopsis
Rare visitor. One possible breeding record.
Common breeding resident of the tablelands, including the urban area of Canberra.