My Australian Bird Species Life List

My Australian Bird Species Life List

This table lists all the Australian bird species I have seen, which stands at 478 as of the end of April 2016
Common nameScientific name
Southern CassowaryCasuarius casuarius
EmuDromaius novaehollandiae
Australian Brush-turkeyAlectura lathami
Orange-footed ScrubfowlMegapodius reinwardt
Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris
Stubble QuailCoturnix pectoralis
Brown QuailCoturnix ypsilophora
Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus
Common PheasantPhasianus colchicus
Magpie GooseAnseranas semipalmata
Plumed Whistling-DuckDendrocygna eytoni
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
Cotton Pygmy-gooseNettapus coromandelianus
Green Pygmy-gooseNettapus pulchellus
Australasian ShovelerAnas rhynchotis
Grey TealAnas gracilis
Chestnut TealAnas castanea
Northern MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
HardheadAythya australis
Blue-billed DuckOxyura australis
Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae
Hoary-headed GrebePoliocephalus poliocephalus
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
Rock DoveColumba livia
White-headed PigeonColumba leucomela
Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis
Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
Brown Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensis
Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
Common BronzewingPhaps chalcoptera
Flock BronzewingPhaps histrionica
Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes
Spinifex PigeonGeophaps plumifera
Partridge PigeonGeophaps smithii
Squatter PigeonGeophaps scripta
White-quilled Rock-PigeonPetrophassa albipennis
Diamond DoveGeopelia cuneata
Peaceful DoveGeopelia striata
Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralis
Wonga PigeonLeucosarcia melanoleuca
Wompoo Fruit-DovePtilinopus magnificus
Torresian Imperial-PigeonDucula spilorrhoa
Topknot PigeonLopholaimus antarcticus
Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoides
Marbled FrogmouthPodargus ocellatus
Spotted NightjarEurostopodus argus
Australian Owlet-nightjarAegotheles cristatus
White-rumped SwiftletAerodramus spodiopygius
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
Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Antarctic PetrelThalassoica antarctica
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialis
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas
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
Black-faced CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscescens
Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus
Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus
Australasian BitternBotaurus poiciloptilus
Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
White-necked HeronArdea pacifica
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Cattle EgretArdea ibis
Striated HeronButorides striatus
Pied HeronEgretta picata
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Eastern Reef EgretEgretta sacra
Nankeen Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Australian White IbisThreskiornis moluccus
Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia
Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes
OspreyPandion haliaetus
Black-shouldered KiteElanus axillaris
Square-tailed KiteLophoictinia isura
Black-breasted BuzzardHamirostra melanosternon
Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
Grey GoshawkAccipiter novaehollandiae
Spotted HarrierCircus assimilis
Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
Nankeen KestrelFalco cenchroides
Brown FalconFalco berigora
Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
Grey FalconFalco hypoleucos
Black FalconFalco subniger
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Sarus CraneGrus antigone
BrolgaGrus rubicunda
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Red-necked CrakeRallina tricolor
Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
Spotless CrakePorzana tabuensis
Black-tailed Native-henTribonyx ventralis
Tasmanian Native-henTribonyx mortierii
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
Eurasian CootFulica atra
Australian BustardArdeotis australis
Bush Stone-curlewBurhinus grallarius
Australian Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosus
Black-winged StiltHimantopus leucocephalus
Red-necked AvocetRecurvirostra novaehollandiae
Banded StiltCladorhynchus leucocephalus
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Red-capped PloverCharadrius ruficapillus
Double-banded PloverCharadrius bicinctus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Inland DotterelCharadrius australis
Black-fronted DotterelElseyornis melanops
Hooded PloverThinornis rubricollis
Red-kneed DotterelErythrogonys cinctus
Banded LapwingVanellus tricolor
Masked LapwingVanellus miles
Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinacea
Australian Painted SnipeRostratula australis
Latham's SnipeGallinago hardwickii
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Grey-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
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
Red-chested Button-quailTurnix pyrrhothorax
Little Button-quailTurnix velox
Australian PratincoleStiltia isabella
Brown SkuaStercorarius lonnbergi
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Arctic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Fairy TernSternula nereis
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged Black TernChlidonias leucopterus
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Pacific GullLarus pacificus
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Red-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus banksii
Glossy Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus lathami
Yellow-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus funereus
Carnaby's Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus latirostris
Baudin's Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus baudinii
Gang-gang CockatooCallocephalon fimbriatum
Major Mitchell's CockatooLophochroa leadbeateri
GalahEolophus roseicapillus
Long-billed CorellaCacatua tenuirostris
Western CorellaCacatua pastinator
Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita
CockatielNymphicus hollandicus
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted LorikeetTrichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Varied LorikeetPsitteuteles versicolor
Musk LorikeetGlossopsitta concinna
Little LorikeetGlossopsitta pusilla
Double-eyed Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta diophthalma
Australian King-ParrotAlisterus scapularis
Red-winged ParrotAprosmictus erythropterus
Green RosellaPlatycercus caledonicus
Crimson RosellaPlatycercus elegans
Eastern RosellaPlatycercus eximius
Pale-headed RosellaPlatycercus adscitus
Northern RosellaPlatycercus venustus
Western RosellaPlatycercus icterotis
Australian RingneckBarnardius zonarius
Red-capped ParrotPurpureicephalus spurius
Blue BonnetNorthiella haematogaster
Red-rumped ParrotPsephotus haematonotus
Mulga ParrotPsephotus varius
BudgerigarMelopsittacus undulatus
Elegant ParrotNeophema elegans
Turquoise ParrotNeophema pulchella
Eastern Ground ParrotPezoporus wallicus
Pheasant CoucalCentropus phasianinus
Eastern KoelEudynamys orientalis
Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae
Horsfield's Bronze-CuckooChalcites basalis
Black-eared CuckooChalcites osculans
Little Bronze-CuckooChalcites minutillus
Gould's Bronze-CuckooChalcites russatus
Pallid CuckooCacomantis pallidus
Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis
Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus
Southern BoobookNinox novaeseelandiae
Barn OwlTyto alba
Azure KingfisherCeyx azureus
Little KingfisherCeyx pusilla
Buff-breasted Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera sylvia
Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
Blue-winged KookaburraDacelo leachii
Forest KingfisherTodiramphus macleayii
Red-backed KingfisherTodiramphus pyrrhopygius
Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus
DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis
Rainbow PittaPitta iris
Superb LyrebirdMenura novaehollandiae
White-throated TreecreeperCormobates leucophaea
Red-browed TreecreeperClimacteris erythrops
Brown TreecreeperClimacteris picumnus
Black-tailed TreecreeperClimacteris melanura
Rufous TreecreeperClimacteris rufa
Spotted CatbirdAiluroedus melanotis
Green CatbirdAiluroedus crassirostris
Regent BowerbirdSericulus chrysocephalus
Satin BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus violaceus
Spotted BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus maculatus
Western BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus guttatus
Great BowerbirdPtilonorhynchus nuchalis
Superb Fairy-wrenMalurus cyaneus
Splendid Fairy-wrenMalurus splendens
Red-backed Fairy-wrenMalurus melanocephalus
White-winged Fairy-wrenMalurus leucopterus
Variegated Fairy-wrenMalurus lamberti
Lovely Fairy-wrenMalurus amabilis
Red-winged Fairy-wrenMalurus elegans
Southern Emu-wrenStipiturus malachurus
Rufous-crowned Emu-wrenStipiturus ruficeps
Dusky GrasswrenAmytornis purnelli
Eastern BristlebirdDasyornis brachypterus
RockwarblerOrigma solitaria
Yellow-throated ScrubwrenSericornis citreogularis
White-browed ScrubwrenSericornis frontalis
Atherton ScrubwrenSericornis keri
Large-billed ScrubwrenSericornis magnirostris
Speckled WarblerChthonicola sagittata
WeebillSmicrornis brevirostris
Brown GerygoneGerygone mouki
Mangrove GerygoneGerygone levigaster
Western GerygoneGerygone fusca
Fairy GerygoneGerygone palpebrosa
White-throated GerygoneGerygone olivacea
Slaty-backed ThornbillAcanthiza robustirostris
Striated ThornbillAcanthiza lineata
Yellow ThornbillAcanthiza nana
Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
Chestnut-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza uropygialis
Buff-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza reguloides
Western ThornbillAcanthiza inornata
Inland ThornbillAcanthiza apicalis
Brown ThornbillAcanthiza pusilla
Mountain ThornbillAcanthiza katherina
Southern WhitefaceAphelocephala leucopsis
Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatus
Red-browed PardalotePardalotus rubricatus
Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus
Eastern SpinebillAcanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Western SpinebillAcanthorhynchus superciliosus
Pied HoneyeaterCerthionyx variegatus
Lewin's HoneyeaterMeliphaga lewinii
Yellow-spotted HoneyeaterMeliphaga notata
Graceful HoneyeaterMeliphaga gracilis
Bridled HoneyeaterLichenostomus frenatus
Yellow-faced HoneyeaterLichenostomus chrysops
Singing HoneyeaterLichenostomus virescens
Varied HoneyeaterLichenostomus versicolor
White-gaped HoneyeaterLichenostomus unicolor
Yellow HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavus
White-eared HoneyeaterLichenostomus leucotis
Yellow-tufted HoneyeaterLichenostomus melanops
Grey-headed HoneyeaterLichenostomus keartlandi
Yellow-plumed HoneyeaterLichenostomus ornatus
Grey-fronted HoneyeaterLichenostomus plumulus
Fuscous HoneyeaterLichenostomus fuscus
Yellow-tinted HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavescens
White-plumed HoneyeaterLichenostomus penicillatus
Bell MinerManorina melanophrys
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
Yellow-throated MinerManorina flavigula
Spiny-cheeked HoneyeaterAcanthagenys rufogularis
Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysoptera
Red WattlebirdAnthochaera carunculata
Brown-backed HoneyeaterRamsayornis modestus
Rufous-banded HoneyeaterConopophila albogularis
Rufous-throated HoneyeaterConopophila rufogularis
Crimson ChatEpthianura tricolor
Orange ChatEpthianura aurifrons
White-fronted ChatEpthianura albifrons
Black HoneyeaterSugomel niger
Dusky HoneyeaterMyzomela obscura
Red-headed HoneyeaterMyzomela erythrocephala
Scarlet HoneyeaterMyzomela sanguinolenta
Banded HoneyeaterCissomela pectoralis
Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
Crescent HoneyeaterPhylidonyris pyrrhopterus
New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
White-cheeked HoneyeaterPhylidonyris niger
Black-chinned HoneyeaterMelithreptus gularis
Brown-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus brevirostris
White-throated HoneyeaterMelithreptus albogularis
White-naped HoneyeaterMelithreptus lunatus
Blue-faced HoneyeaterEntomyzon cyanotis
Helmeted FriarbirdPhilemon buceroides
Silver-crowned FriarbirdPhilemon argenticeps
Noisy FriarbirdPhilemon corniculatus
Little FriarbirdPhilemon citreogularis
Macleay's HoneyeaterXanthotis macleayana
Striped HoneyeaterPlectorhyncha lanceolata
Painted HoneyeaterGrantiella picta
Grey-crowned BabblerPomatostomus temporalis
White-browed BabblerPomatostomus superciliosus
Australian LogrunnerOrthonyx temminckii
ChowchillaOrthonyx spaldingii
Spotted Quail-thrushCinclosoma punctatum
Cinnamon Quail-thrushCinclosoma cinnamomeum
Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrushCinclosoma castaneothorax
Eastern WhipbirdPsophodes olivaceus
Varied SittellaDaphoenositta chrysoptera
Ground Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina maxima
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina papuensis
Barred Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina lineata
White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor
Varied TrillerLalage leucomela
Crested Shrike-titFalcunculus frontatus
Golden WhistlerPachycephala pectoralis
Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris
Little Shrike-thrushColluricincla megarhyncha
Bower's Shrike-thrushColluricincla boweri
Grey Shrike-thrushColluricincla harmonica
Crested BellbirdOreoica gutturalis
Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieilloti
Yellow OrioleOriolus flavocinctus
Olive-backed OrioleOriolus sagittatus
White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus
Masked WoodswallowArtamus personatus
White-browed WoodswallowArtamus superciliosus
Black-faced WoodswallowArtamus cinereus
Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterus
Little WoodswallowArtamus minor
Black ButcherbirdCracticus quoyi
Grey ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
Pied ButcherbirdCracticus nigrogularis
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
Forest RavenCorvus tasmanicus
Little RavenCorvus mellori
Little CrowCorvus bennetti
Torresian CrowCorvus orru
Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubecula
Satin FlycatcherMyiagra cyanoleuca
Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alecto
Restless FlycatcherMyiagra inquieta
Black-faced MonarchMonarcha melanopsis
Spectacled MonarchSymposiarchus trivirgatus
Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca
Yellow-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus flaviventer
White-winged ChoughCorcorax melanorhamphos
ApostlebirdStruthidea cinerea
Paradise RiflebirdPtiloris paradiseus
Victoria's RiflebirdPtiloris victoriae
Jacky WinterMicroeca fascinans
Lemon-bellied FlycatcherMicroeca flavigaster
Scarlet RobinPetroica multicolor
Red-capped RobinPetroica goodenovii
Rose RobinPetroica rosea
Pink RobinPetroica rodinogaster
Hooded RobinMelanodryas cucullata
Pale-yellow RobinTregellasia capito
Eastern Yellow RobinEopsaltria australis
Western Yellow RobinEopsaltria griseogularis
White-breasted RobinEopsaltria georgiana
Grey-headed RobinHeteromyias albispecularis
White-browed RobinPoecilodryas superciliosa
Horsfield's BushlarkMirafra javanica
Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensis
Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis
Australian Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus australis
Tawny GrassbirdMegalurus timoriensis
Little GrassbirdMegalurus gramineus
Rufous SonglarkCincloramphus mathewsi
Brown SonglarkCincloramphus cruralis
SpinifexbirdEremiornis carteri
SilvereyeZosterops lateralis
White-backed SwallowCheramoeca leucosterna
Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
Fairy MartinPetrochelidon ariel
Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans
Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
Bassian ThrushZoothera lunulata
Russet-tailed ThrushZoothera heinei
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
Long-tailed FinchPoephila acuticauda
Black-throated FinchPoephila cincta
Crimson FinchNeochmia phaeton
Red-browed FinchNeochmia temporalis
Diamond FiretailStagonopleura guttata
Beautiful FiretailStagonopleura bella
Red-eared FiretailStagonopleura oculata
Painted FinchEmblema pictum
Blue-faced Parrot-FinchErythrura trichroa
Nutmeg MannikinLonchura punctulata
Chestnut-breasted MannikinLonchura castaneothorax
House SparrowPasser domesticus
Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiae
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis