Aves - Birds

List of common names

Pictures by Pam Cocks.


Honeyeaters,  Small colourful birds,  Small brown birds,   Apostlebird, Bowerbird, Turkeys, Curlew  Freshwater birds,  Crows, Magpies, Currawong, Peewee,   Birds of Prey,  Myna,  Corella, Cockatoo, Lorikeet, Parrots,   Cuckoos,  Shore birds,  Doves, Pigeons,  Large birds,   Swallows, Woodswallows, Martin,  Kingfishers,  Figbird, Oriole,  Fantails and Flycatcher,   Cuckoos,  

Honeyeaters

Small colourful birds eg. Finches, Wrens

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Small brown birds

Apostlebird, Bowerbird, Turkeys, Curlew, Bustard

Freshwater Birds

Crows, Magpies, Currawong, Peewee

Birds of Prey

Myna

Corella, Cockatoo, Lorikeet, Parrots

Cuckoos

Shore Birds

Doves, Pigeons

Large Birds

Swallows, Woodswallows, Martins

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Kingfishers

Figbird, Oriole

Fantails and Flycatcher

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Little Black Cormorant

Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Magpie Geese

Magpie-lark

Grallina cyanoleuca

   
         
 
Masked Lapwing

Vanellus miles

Monarch Flycatcher, Black-faced

Monarcha melanopsis

Monarch Flycatcher, Spectacled

Monarcha trivirgatus

 

         
   
Nankeen Kestrel

Falco cenchroides

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Oystercatcher, Sooty

Haematopus fulinosus

   
         
 

Peafowl

Pavo christas

Pelican

Pelicanus conspicillatus

Pheasant Coucal

Centropus phasianinus

Pied Butcherbird

Cracticus nigrogularis

 
         
   

Pigeon, Squatter

Petrophasa scripta

Pigeon, Torresian Imperial

Ducula spilorrhoa

Plover, Red-capped

Charadrius ruficapillus

   
         
 
Rainbow Bee-eater

Merops ornatus

Rainbow Lorikeet

Trichoglossus haematodes

 

Raven, Australian

Corvus coronoides

Red-backed Wren

Malurus melanocephalus

 
         
 
Red-browed Firetail Finch

Aegintha temporalis

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus magnificus

Royal Spoonbill

Platalea regia

Yellow-billed Spoonbill

Platalea flavipes

 
         
 

Rufous Fantail

Rhipidura rufifrons

Rufous Shrike-thrush

Colluricinda megarhyncha

Spotted Nightjar

Eurostopodus guttatus

Sacred Kingfisher

Halycyon sancta

 
         
   

Satin Flycatcher

Myiagra cyanoleuca

 

Silver Gull

Larus novaehollandiae

Southern Boobook Owl

Ninox novaeseelandiae

 
         
     

Spangled Drongo

Dicrurus megarhynchus

   

Striated Pardalote

Pardalotus striatus

 
         
   
  Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Cacatua galerita

Sunbird

Nectarinia jugularis

Tern, Caspian

Hydroprogne caspia

 
         
   

Tern, Common

Sterna hirundo

Varied Triller

Lalage leucomela

 

Yellow Robin

Eopsaltria australis

 
         
 

Welcome Swallow

Hirundo neoxena

Whistling Kite

Haliastur sphenurus

White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike

Coracina papuensis

White-breasted Sea Eagle

Haliaeetus leucogaster