Bird Info

ALL CANBERRA'S BIRDS – PHOTOS, CALLS, LOCAL STATUS and POPULATION DATA

 

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Common Name Scientific Name Family Group Status in ACT More Info…
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae Emu Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata Previously extinct, now... Previously extinct, now reintroduced. Rare, breeding resident. Although restricted to the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Sanctuary, the birds are free-flying and so may, in the future, establish wild populations.
Stubble Quail Coturnix pectoralis Quail Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Brown Quail Synoicus ypsilophorus Quail Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Rare breeding resident/escapee. An... Rare breeding resident/escapee. An introduced species.
Plumed Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna eytoni Swan and Ducks Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Musk Duck Biziura lobata Swan and Ducks Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa Swan and Ducks Uncommon, non-breeding visitor.... Uncommon, non-breeding visitor. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Black Swan Cygnus atratus Swan and Ducks Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Domestic Greylag Goose Anser anser domesticus An introduced bird. Common,... An introduced bird. Common, breeding resident.
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata domestica Swan and Ducks An introduced bird. Common,... An introduced bird. Common, breeding resident.
Australian Shelduck Tadorna tadornoides Swan and Ducks Rare, breeding visitor. Rare, breeding visitor.
Australian Wood Duck Chenonetta jubata Swan and Ducks Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Pink-eared Duck Malacorhynchus membranaceus Swan and Ducks Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Australasian Shoveler Spatula rhynchotis Swan and Ducks Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Grey Teal Anas gracilis Swan and Ducks Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Chestnut Teal Anas castanea Swan and Ducks Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Northern Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Swan and Ducks An introduced species not yet... An introduced species not yet recorded in the ACT but included here to avoid misclassifications within the Mallard group.
Domestic Mallard Anas platyrhynchos domesticus Swan and Ducks Uncommon, breeding resident. An... Uncommon, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Swan and Ducks Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Pacific Black Duck x Domestic Mallard Anas superciliosa x Anas platyrhynchos domesticus Swan and Ducks Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Hardhead Aythya australis Swan and Ducks Common, breeding visitor. Common, breeding visitor.
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis Swan and Ducks Rare, breeding resident. Declared... Rare, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Australian Brush-turkey Alectura lathami Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Rare, breeding visitor. Rare, breeding visitor.
Rock Dove Columba livia Pigeons and Doves Very common, breeding resident. An... Very common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
White-headed Pigeon Columba leucomela Pigeons and Doves Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis Pigeons and Doves Uncommon, breeding resident. An... Uncommon, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Brown-capped Emerald-Dove Chalcophaps longirostris Pigeons and Doves Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera Pigeons and Doves Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Brush Bronzewing Phaps elegans Pigeons and Doves Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes Pigeons and Doves Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata Pigeons and Doves Rare, non-breeding visitor/escapee. Rare, non-breeding visitor/escapee.
Peaceful Dove Geopelia placida Pigeons and Doves Rare, non-breeding resident. Rare, non-breeding resident.
Bar-shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis Pigeons and Doves Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Wonga Pigeon Leucosarcia melanoleuca Pigeons and Doves Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus Pigeons and Doves Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides Nocturnal Birds Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis Nocturnal Birds Rare, breeding summer visitor. Rare, breeding summer visitor.
Spotted Nightjar * Eurostopodus argus Nocturnal Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Australian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles cristatus Nocturnal Birds Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Swifts Uncommon, non-breeding summer... Uncommon, non-breeding summer migrant.
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus Swifts Rare, non-breeding summer migrant. Rare, non-breeding summer migrant.
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Accidental. Accidental.
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Ardenna pacifica Accidental. Accidental.
Australasian Darter Anhinga novaehollandiae Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius Grebes, Darter and Cormorants Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Common, non-breeding visitor. Common, non-breeding visitor.
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Non-breeding vagrant . Declared... Non-breeding vagrant . Declared Endangered in NSW.
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Endangered in NSW and under the EPBC Act.
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Rare, breeding visitor. Rare, breeding visitor.
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Great Egret Ardea alba Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Uncommon, non-breeding visitor. Uncommon, non-breeding visitor.
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Uncommon, non-breeding visitor. Uncommon, non-breeding visitor.
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Nankeen Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Australian White Ibis Threskiornis moluccus Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Common, non-breeding visitor. Common, non-breeding visitor.
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Yellow-billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks Uncommon, non-breeding visitor. Uncommon, non-breeding visitor.
Osprey * Pandion haliaetus Raptors Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris Raptors Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Letter-winged Kite Elanus scriptus Raptors Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Square-tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura Raptors Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster Raptors Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus Raptors Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Black Kite Milvus migrans Raptors Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus Raptors Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus Raptors Common, breeding resident/summer... Common, breeding resident/summer migrant.
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae Raptors Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis Raptors Rare, non-breeding visitor.... Rare, non-breeding visitor. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Raptors Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax Raptors Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides Raptors Uncommon, breeding resident.... Uncommon, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT and NSW.
Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides Raptors Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Brown Falcon Falco berigora Raptors Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis Raptors Common, breeding resident/summer... Common, breeding resident/summer migrant.
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos Raptors Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Endangered in NSW.
Black Falcon Falco subniger Raptors Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Raptors Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Brolga Antigone rubicunda Brolga and Bustard Extinct. Declared Vulnerable in... Extinct. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Rails Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Lewin’s Rail Lewinia pectoralis Rails Rare, breeding visitor. Rare, breeding visitor.
Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis Rails Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Baillon’s Crake Zapornia pusilla Rails Rare, non-breeding summer migrant. Rare, non-breeding summer migrant.
Australian Spotted Crake Porzana fluminea Rails Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Spotless Crake Zapornia tabuensis Rails Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Black-tailed Native-hen Tribonyx ventralis Rails Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa Rails Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Rails Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis Brolga and Bustard Extinct. Declared Endangered in... Extinct. Declared Endangered in NSW.
Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius Various Water Birds Previously extinct but reintroduced... Previously extinct but reintroduced at Mulligans Flat NR as a free-flying population. Rare, breeding resident. Declared Endangered in NSW.
Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus Various Water Birds Uncommon, non-breeding visitor. Uncommon, non-breeding visitor.
Red-necked Avocet Recurvirostra novaehollandiae Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus Various Water Birds Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops Various Water Birds Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus Various Water Birds Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor Various Water Birds Rare, breeding visitor. Rare, breeding visitor.
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Various Water Birds Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus Plains-wanderer Extinct. Declared Endangered in... Extinct. Declared Endangered in NSW.
Australian Painted-snipe Rostratula australis Various Water Birds Rare, non-breeding visitor.... Rare, non-breeding visitor. Declared Endangered in NSW and under the EPBC Act.
Latham’s Snipe Gallinago hardwickii Various Water Birds Common, non-breeding summer... Common, non-breeding summer migrant.
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Various Water Birds Rare, non-breeding summer migrant. Rare, non-breeding summer migrant.
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Red Knot Calidris canutus Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Various Water Birds Uncommon, non-breeding summer... Uncommon, non-breeding summer migrant.
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Endangered in NSW.
Painted Button-quail Turnix varius Button-quail Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Red-chested Button-quail Turnix pyrrhothorax Button-quail Breeding vagrant. Breeding vagrant.
Little Button-quail Turnix velox Button-quail Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Accidental; remains found in a... Accidental; remains found in a Peregrine Falcon nest in 1994.
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Various Water Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Various Water Birds Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae Various Water Birds Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Glossy Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami Cockatoos Rare, breeding visitor. Declared... Rare, breeding visitor. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT and NSW.
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo Zanda funereus Cockatoos Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Gang-gang Cockatoo Callocephalon fimbriatum Cockatoos Common, breeding... Common, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo Cacatua leadbeateri Cockatoos Non-breeding escapee. Declared... Non-breeding escapee. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Galah Eolophus roseicapilla Cockatoos Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Long-billed Corella Cacatua tenuirostris Cockatoos Uncommon, breeding... Uncommon, breeding resident/escapee.
Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea Cockatoos Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Cockatoos Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus Cockatoos Rare, non-breeding visitor/escapee. Rare, non-breeding visitor/escapee.
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus moluccanus Parrots Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus Parrots Non-breeding vagrant/escapee. Non-breeding vagrant/escapee.
Musk Lorikeet Glossopsitta concinna Parrots Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Little Lorikeet Glossopsitta pusilla Parrots Rare, non-breeding visitor.... Rare, non-breeding visitor. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Purple-crowned Lorikeet Glossopsitta porphyrocephala Parrots Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Australian King-Parrot Alisterus scapularis Parrots Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Superb Parrot Polytelis swainsonii Parrots Common, breeding summer migrant.... Common, breeding summer migrant. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT, NSW and under the EPBC Act.
Crimson Rosella Platycercus elegans Parrots Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius Parrots Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor Parrots Rare, non-breeding winter migrant.... Rare, non-breeding winter migrant. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT, Endangered in NSW and Critically Endangered under the EPBC Act.
Red-rumped Parrot Psephotus haematonotus Parrots Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Parrots Rare, non-breeding visitor/escapee. Rare, non-breeding visitor/escapee.
Blue-winged Parrot Neophema chrysostoma Parrots Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Turquoise Parrot Neophema pulchella Parrots Non-breeding vagrant/escapee.... Non-breeding vagrant/escapee. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Eastern Koel Eudynamys orientalis Cuckoos Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Cuckoos Rare, non-breeding summer migrant. Rare, non-breeding summer migrant.
Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo Chalcites basalis Cuckoos Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Black-eared Cuckoo Chalcites osculans Cuckoos Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chalcites lucidus Cuckoos Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Pallid Cuckoo Heteroscenes pallidus Cuckoos Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis Cuckoos Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus Cuckoos Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua Nocturnal Birds Rare, breeding resident. Declared... Rare, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Barking Owl Ninox connivens Nocturnal Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Southern Boobook Ninox boobook Nocturnal Birds Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae Nocturnal Birds Non-breeding vagrant. Declared... Non-breeding vagrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Barn Owl Tyto alba Nocturnal Birds Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Azure Kingfisher Ceyx azureus Kookaburra, Kingfishers, Bee-eater and Dollarbird Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae Kookaburra, Kingfishers, Bee-eater and Dollarbird Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrrhopygius Kookaburra, Kingfishers, Bee-eater and Dollarbird Breeding vagrant. Breeding vagrant.
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Kookaburra, Kingfishers, Bee-eater and Dollarbird Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus Kookaburra, Kingfishers, Bee-eater and Dollarbird Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Kookaburra, Kingfishers, Bee-eater and Dollarbird Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Superb Lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae Lyrebird Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
White-throated Treecreeper Cormobates leucophaea Treecreepers Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Red-browed Treecreeper Climacteris erythrops Treecreepers Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus Treecreepers Rare, breeding resident. Eastern... Rare, breeding resident. Eastern sub-species declared Vulnerable in the ACT and NSW.
Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus Bowerbird, Ravens, Chough and Apostlebird Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Superb Fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus Fairy-wren Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Pilotbird Pycnoptilus floccosus Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
White-browed Scrubwren Sericornis frontalis Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Calamanthus pyrrhopygius Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Speckled Warbler Pyrrholaemus sagittatus Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Uncommon, breeding resident.... Uncommon, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Brown Gerygone Gerygone mouki Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Rare, winter visitor. Rare, winter visitor.
Western Gerygone Gerygone fusca Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
White-throated Gerygone Gerygone olivacea Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Striated Thornbill Acanthiza lineata Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Yellow Thornbill Acanthiza nana Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza chrysorrhoa Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza uropygialis Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Buff-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza reguloides Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Brown Thornbill Acanthiza pusilla Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Southern Whiteface Aphelocephala leucopsis Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Spotted Pardalote Pardalotus punctatus Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding... Very common, breeding resident/migrant.
Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus Scrubwrens, Gerygones, Thornbills, Pardalotes and allied birds Very common, breeding... Very common, breeding resident/migrant.
Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris Honeyeaters Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Lewin’s Honeyeater Meliphaga lewinii Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Yellow-faced Honeyeater Caligavis chrysops Honeyeaters Very common, breeding... Very common, breeding resident/summer migrant.
Singing Honeyeater Gavicalis virescens Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
White-eared Honeyeater Nesoptilotis leucotis Honeyeaters Common, breeding... Common, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant.
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater Lichenostomus melanops Honeyeaters Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Fuscous Honeyeater Ptilotula fusca Honeyeaters Uncommon, breeding resident/autumn... Uncommon, breeding resident/autumn migrant.
White-plumed Honeyeater Ptilotula penicillata Honeyeaters Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
White-fronted Honeyeater Purnella albifrons Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Bell Miner Manorina melanophrys Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala Honeyeaters Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater Acanthagenys rufogularis Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Little Wattlebird Anthochaera chrysoptera Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia Honeyeaters Rare, breeding visitor. Declared... Rare, breeding visitor. Declared Endangered in the ACT and Critically Endangered in NSW and under the EPBC Act.
Red Wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata Honeyeaters Very common, breeding... Very common, breeding resident/autumn migrant.
Crimson Chat Epthianura tricolor Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
White-fronted Chat Epthianura albifrons Honeyeaters Rare, breeding resident. Declared... Rare, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Black Honeyeater Sugomel niger Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Scarlet Honeyeater Myzomela sanguinolenta Honeyeaters Rare, non-breeding visitor. Rare, non-breeding visitor.
Tawny-crowned Honeyeater Glyciphila melanops Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Crescent Honeyeater Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus Honeyeaters Uncommon, breeding... Uncommon, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant.
New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae Honeyeaters Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
White-cheeked Honeyeater Phylidonyris niger Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Suggestion of... Non-breeding vagrant. Suggestion of breeding with New Holland Honeyeater, producing hybrids.
Black-chinned Honeyeater Melithreptus gularis Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Eastern... Non-breeding vagrant. Eastern sub-species declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Brown-headed Honeyeater Melithreptus brevirostris Honeyeaters Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
White-naped Honeyeater Melithreptus lunatus Honeyeaters Very common, breeding... Very common, breeding resident/summer migrant.
Blue-faced Honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Noisy Friarbird Philemon corniculatus Honeyeaters Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Little Friarbird Philemon citreogularis Honeyeaters Rare, breeding summer migrant. Rare, breeding summer migrant.
Striped Honeyeater Plectorhyncha lanceolata Honeyeaters Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta Honeyeaters Rare, breeding visitor. Declared... Rare, breeding visitor. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT, NSW and under the EPBC Act.
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Non-breeding vagrant. Eastern... Non-breeding vagrant. Eastern sub-species declared Vulnerable in NSW.
White-browed Babbler Pomatostomus superciliosus Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Spotted Quail-thrush Cinclosoma punctatum Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Eastern Whipbird Psophodes olivaceus Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Varied Sittella Daphoenositta chrysoptera Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Uncommon, breeding resident .... Uncommon, breeding resident . Declared Vulnerable in the ACT and NSW.
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae Cuckoo-shrikes, Figbird and Oriole Common, breeding resident/summer... Common, breeding resident/summer migrant.
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina papuensis Cuckoo-shrikes, Figbird and Oriole Rare, non-breeding autumn migrant. Rare, non-breeding autumn migrant.
Cicadabird Edolisoma tenuirostris Cuckoo-shrikes, Figbird and Oriole Rare, breeding summer migrant. Rare, breeding summer migrant.
White-winged Triller Lalage tricolor Cuckoo-shrikes, Figbird and Oriole Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.... Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT.
Crested Shrike-tit Falcunculus frontatus Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Olive Whistler Pachycephala olivacea Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Uncommon, breeding... Uncommon, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Common, breeding... Common, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant.
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Grey Shrike-thrush Colluricincla harmonica Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Australasian Figbird Sphecotheres vieilloti Cuckoo-shrikes, Figbird and Oriole Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus Cuckoo-shrikes, Figbird and Oriole Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Masked Woodswallow Artamus personatus Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Rare, breeding summer migrant. Rare, breeding summer migrant.
White-browed Woodswallow Artamus superciliosus Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Dusky Woodswallow Artamus cyanopterus Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Common, breeding summer migrant.... Common, breeding summer migrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Grey Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Pied Butcherbird Cracticus nigrogularis Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Rare, breeding visitor. Rare, breeding visitor.
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Pied Currawong Strepera graculina Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Grey Currawong Strepera versicolor Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Non breeding vagrant. Non breeding vagrant.
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Common, breeding resident/summer... Common, breeding resident/summer migrant.
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Australian Raven Corvus coronoides Bowerbird, Ravens, Chough and Apostlebird Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Little Raven Corvus mellori Bowerbird, Ravens, Chough and Apostlebird Uncommon, breeding resident/winter... Uncommon, breeding resident/winter migrant.
Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Satin Flycatcher Myiagra cyanoleuca Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Restless Flycatcher Myiagra inquieta Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Rare, breeding resident. Rare, breeding resident.
Black-faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Magpie-lark Grallina cyanoleuca Babblers, Sittella, Whistlers and Flycatchers Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
White-winged Chough Corcorax melanorhamphos Bowerbird, Ravens, Chough and Apostlebird Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Apostlebird Struthidea cinerea Bowerbird, Ravens, Chough and Apostlebird Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Jacky Winter Microeca fascinans Robins Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Scarlet Robin Petroica boodang Robins Uncommon, breeding... Uncommon, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT and NSW. Species name boodang as per ACT legislation.
Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii Robins Uncommon, breeding visitor. Uncommon, breeding visitor.
Flame Robin Petroica phoenicea Robins Uncommon, breeding... Uncommon, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Rose Robin Petroica rosea Robins Uncommon, breeding migrant. Uncommon, breeding migrant.
Pink Robin Petroica rodinogaster Robins Rare, non-breeding winter migrant.... Rare, non-breeding winter migrant. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata Robins Rare, breeding resident. Declared... Rare, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in the ACT, the same status as the south-eastern subspecies in NSW.
Eastern Yellow Robin Eopsaltria australis Robins Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Horsfield’s Bushlark Mirafra javanica Larks and Pipit Rare, breeding summer migrant. Rare, breeding summer migrant.
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Larks and Pipit Common, breeding resident. An... Common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis Old World Warblers Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Australian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus australis Old World Warblers Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Tawny Grassbird Cincloramphus timoriensis Old World Warblers Non-breeding vagrant. Non-breeding vagrant.
Little Grassbird Poodytes gramineus Old World Warblers Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Rufous Songlark Cincloramphus mathewsi Old World Warblers Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Brown Songlark Cincloramphus cruralis Old World Warblers Rare, breeding summer migrant. Rare, breeding summer migrant.
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis Silvereye Very common, breeding... Very common, breeding resident/migrant.
White-backed Swallow Cheramoeca leucosterna Swallows and Martins Breeding vagrant. Breeding vagrant.
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena Swallows and Martins Very common, breeding resident. Very common, breeding resident.
Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel Swallows and Martins Uncommon, breeding summer migrant. Uncommon, breeding summer migrant.
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Swallows and Martins Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus Thrushes, Starlings and Bulbul Non-breeding vagrant. An introduced... Non-breeding vagrant. An introduced species.
Bassian Thrush Zoothera lunulata Thrushes, Starlings and Bulbul Uncommon, breeding... Uncommon, breeding resident/altitudinal migrant.
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Thrushes, Starlings and Bulbul Common, breeding resident. An... Common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Thrushes, Starlings and Bulbul Extinct. An introduced species. Extinct. An introduced species.
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Thrushes, Starlings and Bulbul Very common, breeding resident. An... Very common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Thrushes, Starlings and Bulbul Very common, breeding resident. An... Very common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum Mistletoebird Common, breeding summer migrant. Common, breeding summer migrant.
Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata Finches Rare, breeding visitor/escapee. Rare, breeding visitor/escapee.
Double-barred Finch Taeniopygia bichenovii Finches Uncommon, breeding resident. Uncommon, breeding resident.
Plum-headed Finch Neochmia modesta Finches Non-breeding vagrant/escapee. Non-breeding vagrant/escapee.
Red-browed Finch Neochmia temporalis Finches Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata Finches Uncommon, breeding resident.... Uncommon, breeding resident. Declared Vulnerable in NSW.
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Finches Common, breeding resident. An... Common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Finches Extinct. An introduced species. Extinct. An introduced species.
Australasian Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae Larks and Pipit Common, breeding resident. Common, breeding resident.
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Finches Common, breeding resident. An... Common, breeding resident. An introduced species.
Common Greenfinch Chloris chloris Finches Uncommon, breeding resident. An... Uncommon, breeding resident. An introduced species.
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