My 2015 (Little) Big Year Bird List

My 2015 (Little) Big Year Bird List

This table shows the Australian bird species that I saw in 2015, which ended up at 278 species.
Common NameScientific Name
Southern CassowaryCasuarius casuarius
EmuDromaius novaehollandiae
Australian Brush-turkeyAlectura lathami
Orange-footed ScrubfowlMegapodius reinwardt
Brown QuailCoturnix ypsilophora
Magpie GooseAnseranas semipalmata
Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuata
Musk DuckBiziura lobata
Freckled DuckStictonetta naevosa
Cape Barren GooseCereopsis novaehollandiae
Black SwanCygnus atratus
Radjah ShelduckTadorna radjah
Australian ShelduckTadorna tadornoides
Australian Wood DuckChenonetta jubata
Pink-eared DuckMalacorhynchus membranaceus
Green Pygmy-gooseNettapus pulchellus
Australasian ShovelerAnas rhynchotis
Grey TealAnas gracilis
Chestnut TealAnas castanea
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
HardheadAythya australis
Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
Rock DoveColumba livia
White-headed PigeonColumba leucomela
Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
Brown Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensis
Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes
Peaceful DoveGeopelia striata
Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralis
Wonga PigeonLeucosarcia melanoleuca
Wompoo Fruit-DovePtilinopus magnificus
Topknot PigeonLopholaimus antarcticus
Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoides
White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
Fork-tailed SwiftApus pacificus
Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans
Antipodean AlbatrossDiomedea antipodensis
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophrys
Campbell AlbatrossThalassarche impavida
Shy AlbatrossThalassarche cauta
White-capped AlbatrossThalassarche steadi
Indian Yellow-nosed AlbatrossThalassarche carteri
Buller's AlbatrossThalassarche bulleri
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Antarctic PetrelThalassoica antarctica
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Fluttering ShearwaterPuffinus gavia
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Great-winged PetrelPterodroma macroptera
Providence PetrelPterodroma solandri
Little PenguinEudyptula minor
Australasian GannetMorus serrator
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae
Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax varius
Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus
Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus
White-necked HeronArdea pacifica
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Cattle EgretArdea ibis
Striated HeronButorides striatus
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Australian White IbisThreskiornis moluccus
Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia
Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes
OspreyPandion haliaetus
Black-shouldered KiteElanus axillaris
Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
Grey GoshawkAccipiter novaehollandiae
Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
Nankeen KestrelFalco cenchroides
Brown FalconFalco berigora
Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
BrolgaGrus rubicunda
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Red-necked CrakeRallina tricolor
Spotless CrakePorzana tabuensis
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
Eurasian CootFulica atra
Bush Stone-curlewBurhinus grallarius
Australian Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosus
Black-winged StiltHimantopus leucocephalus
Red-necked AvocetRecurvirostra novaehollandiae
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Red-capped PloverCharadrius ruficapillus
Double-banded PloverCharadrius bicinctus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Black-fronted DotterelElseyornis melanops
Hooded PloverThinornis rubricollis
Red-kneed DotterelErythrogonys cinctus
Masked LapwingVanellus miles
Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinacea
Latham's SnipeGallinago hardwickii
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
Red KnotCalidris canutus
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellus
Brown SkuaStercorarius lonnbergi
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Arctic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Fairy TernSternula nereis
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged Black TernChlidonias leucopterus
Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Red-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus banksii
Yellow-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus funereus
Gang-gang CockatooCallocephalon fimbriatum
GalahEolophus roseicapillus
Long-billed CorellaCacatua tenuirostris
Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted LorikeetTrichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Double-eyed Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta diophthalma
Australian King-ParrotAlisterus scapularis
Crimson RosellaPlatycercus elegans
Eastern RosellaPlatycercus eximius
Red-rumped ParrotPsephotus haematonotus
Turquoise ParrotNeophema pulchella
Eastern Ground ParrotPezoporus wallicus
Eastern KoelEudynamys orientalis
Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae
Gould's Bronze-CuckooChalcites russatus
Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis
Barn OwlTyto alba
Azure KingfisherCeyx azureus
Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
Forest KingfisherTodiramphus macleayii
Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus
DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis
Superb LyrebirdMenura novaehollandiae
White-throated TreecreeperCormobates leucophaea
Brown TreecreeperClimacteris picumnus
Spotted CatbirdAiluroedus melanotis
Green CatbirdAiluroedus crassirostris
Satin BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus violaceus
Superb Fairy-wrenMalurus cyaneus
Red-backed Fairy-wrenMalurus melanocephalus
Variegated Fairy-wrenMalurus lamberti
Lovely Fairy-wrenMalurus amabilis
Southern Emu-wrenStipiturus malachurus
Eastern BristlebirdDasyornis brachypterus
White-browed ScrubwrenSericornis frontalis
Speckled WarblerChthonicola sagittata
Western GerygoneGerygone fusca
Striated ThornbillAcanthiza lineata
Yellow ThornbillAcanthiza nana
Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
Brown ThornbillAcanthiza pusilla
Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus
Eastern SpinebillAcanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Lewin's HoneyeaterMeliphaga lewinii
Yellow-spotted HoneyeaterMeliphaga notata
Singing HoneyeaterLichenostomus virescens
Yellow HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavus
Yellow-tufted HoneyeaterLichenostomus melanops
Fuscous HoneyeaterLichenostomus fuscus
White-plumed HoneyeaterLichenostomus penicillatus
Bell MinerManorina melanophrys
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysoptera
Red WattlebirdAnthochaera carunculata
Brown-backed HoneyeaterRamsayornis modestus
White-fronted ChatEpthianura albifrons
Dusky HoneyeaterMyzomela obscura
Scarlet HoneyeaterMyzomela sanguinolenta
Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
White-cheeked HoneyeaterPhylidonyris niger
Black-chinned HoneyeaterMelithreptus gularis
Brown-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus brevirostris
White-naped HoneyeaterMelithreptus lunatus
Blue-faced HoneyeaterEntomyzon cyanotis
Helmeted FriarbirdPhilemon buceroides
Striped HoneyeaterPlectorhyncha lanceolata
Grey-crowned BabblerPomatostomus temporalis
White-browed BabblerPomatostomus superciliosus
Eastern WhipbirdPsophodes olivaceus
Varied SittellaDaphoenositta chrysoptera
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina papuensis
Barred Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina lineata
White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor
Golden WhistlerPachycephala pectoralis
Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris
Grey Shrike-thrushColluricincla harmonica
Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieilloti
Yellow OrioleOriolus flavocinctus
Olive-backed OrioleOriolus sagittatus
White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus
Black-faced WoodswallowArtamus cinereus
Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterus
Black ButcherbirdCracticus quoyi
Grey ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
Australian MagpieCracticus tibicen
Pied CurrawongStrepera graculina
Grey CurrawongStrepera versicolor
Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus
Rufous FantailRhipidura rufifrons
Grey FantailRhipidura fuliginosa
Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventris
Willie WagtailRhipidura leucophrys
Australian RavenCorvus coronoides
Little RavenCorvus mellori
Torresian CrowCorvus orru
Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubecula
Satin FlycatcherMyiagra cyanoleuca
Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alecto
Black-faced MonarchMonarcha melanopsis
Spectacled MonarchSymposiarchus trivirgatus
Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca
White-winged ChoughCorcorax melanorhamphos
Victoria's RiflebirdPtiloris victoriae
Jacky WinterMicroeca fascinans
Lemon-bellied FlycatcherMicroeca flavigaster
Scarlet RobinPetroica multicolor
Rose RobinPetroica rosea
Eastern Yellow RobinEopsaltria australis
Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis
Australian Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus australis
Little GrassbirdMegalurus gramineus
SilvereyeZosterops lateralis
Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
Fairy MartinPetrochelidon ariel
Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
Common BlackbirdTurdus merula
Metallic StarlingAplonis metallica
Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Common MynaSturnus tristis
MistletoebirdDicaeum hirundinaceum
Olive-backed SunbirdNectarinia jugularis
Zebra FinchTaeniopygia guttata
Double-barred FinchTaeniopygia bichenovii
Crimson FinchNeochmia phaeton
Red-browed FinchNeochmia temporalis
Diamond FiretailStagonopleura guttata
Beautiful FiretailStagonopleura bella
Chestnut-breasted MannikinLonchura castaneothorax
House SparrowPasser domesticus
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis