Home of the black cockatoo

The following birds and animals have been observed in and around "The Feathered Nest" area.

The birds listed are named according to "The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds" - second edition by Peter Slater and the page numbers are provided here to assist in easy identification in the field.

"The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds" is provided in your retreat for your use.

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Habitat

FreshwaterFreshwater

Riverine / Gallery ForestRiverine / Gallery Forest

WoodlandsWoodlands

GrasslandsGrasslands

Vine thicketVine thicket

Sub tropical ForestSub tropical Forest

Status

CommonCommon (seen often)

UncommonUncommon (seen occasionally)

RareRare (no seasonal regularity)

ResidentResident (all year)

VagrantVagrant (passing through seasonally)

 
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SPECIESSCIENTIFIC NAMEHABITATSTATUSPAGE
Babblers        
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis Woodlands Common Resident 324
Barn Owls        
Barn Owl Tyto javanica Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 200
Grass Owl Tyto longimembris Grasslands Common Resident 200
Bat        
Black Flying fox Pteropus alecto Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Freshwater Common Resident  
Little Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus australis Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Freshwater Common Resident  
Bee-eaters        
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Freshwater Common Vagrant 248
Bustards        
Plain turkey Ardeotis australis Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 172
Butcherbirds        
Black Butcherbird Cracticus quoyi Woodlands Common Resident 346
Pied Butcherbird Cracticus nigrogularis Woodlands Common Resident 346
Cockatoos        
Galah Eolophus roseicapilla Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident 218
Red-tail Black Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksii Woodlands Common Resident 216
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident 218
Cormorants        
Little Black cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Freshwater Common Resident 146
Little Pied cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Freshwater Common Resident 146
Coucals        
Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 236
Cranes        
Brolga Grus rubicundus Woodlands Grasslands Freshwater Rare 148
Crested Hawks        
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident 182
Crows        
Torresian Crow Corvus orru Woodlands Common Resident 352
Cuckoos        
Channel billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident 236
Common Koel Eudynamys scolopaccea Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident 236
Cuckoo-shrikes        
Barred Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineate Woodlands Uncommon 332
Black faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novalehollandiae Woodlands Common Resident 332
Cicada bird Coracina tenuirostris Woodlands Vine thicket Common 332
Darters        
Australian Darter Anhinga melanogaster Freshwater Common 146
Dollar birds        
Dollar bird Eurystomus orientalis Woodlands Common 248
Drongos        
Spangled drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident 356
Ducks        
Australian Black swan Anhinga novaehollandiae Freshwater Common 134
Australian wood duck Chenonetta jubata Freshwater Common Resident 136
Green pygmy goose Nettapus pulchellus Freshwater Rare 142
Pacific black duck Anas superciliosa Freshwater Common Resident 138
Plumed whistling duck Dendrocygna eytoni Freshwater Common Resident 136
Wandering whistling duck Dendrocygna arcuata Freshwater Common Resident 136
Eagles        
Little eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides Woodlands Uncommon Resident 190
Wedge tail eagle Aquila audax Woodlands Common 190
White bellied sea eagle Haliaeeyus leucogaster Freshwater Woodlands Uncommon Resident 190
Egrets        
Cattle Egret Ardea ibis Freshwater Common Resident 156
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Freshwater Common 156
Fairy Wrens        
Red backed Fairy Wren Malurus melanocelphalus Woodlands Common Resident 274
Falcons        
Brown Falcon Falco berigora Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 192
Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 192
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Woodlands Common Resident 194
Fantails        
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident 358
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident 356
Figbirds        
Figbird Sphecotheres viridis Freshwater Woodlands Common Resident 342
Finches        
Black throated finch Poephila cincta Grasslands Woodlands Common Resident 394
Chestnut breasted mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax Grasslands Woodlands Vine thicket Common Resident 394
Double barred finch Taeniopygia bichenovii Woodlands Vine thicket Common Resident 396
Red browed finch Neochmia temporalis Grasslands Woodlands Common Resident 398
Flowerpeckers        
Mistletoe bird Dicaeum hirundinaceum Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident 392
Flycatchers        
Jacky winter Microeca fascinans Woodlands Common Resident 366
Leaden flycatcher Myiagra rubecula Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident 360
Lemon bellied flycatcher Microeca flavigaster Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident 366
Frogmouths        
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides Woodlands Common Resident 202
Frogs        
Barra frog Litoria nasuta Freshwater Riverine / Gallery Forest Sub tropical Forest Common Resident  
Green tree frog Litoria caerulea Freshwater Riverine / Gallery Forest Sub tropical Forest Common Resident  
Stoney creek frog Litoria wilcoxi Freshwater Riverine / Gallery Forest Sub tropical Forest Common Resident  
Goshawks        
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus Woodlands Common Resident 188
Collared Goshawk Accipiter cirrocephalus Woodlands Uncommon Resident 188
Grebes        
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Freshwater Uncommon Resident 132
Harriers        
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Freshwater Grasslands Uncommon 184
Hawk-owls        
Barking Owl Ninox connivens Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 198
Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae Woodlands Common Resident 198
Herons        
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis Freshwater Common Resident 150
Nankeen night Heron Nycticorax calendonicus Freshwater Uncommon Resident 154
White necked Heron Ardea pacifica Freshwater Uncommon Resident 150
White faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Freshwater Common Resident 154
Honeyeaters        
Blue faced Honey eater Entomyzon cyantois Woodlands Common Resident 306
Dusky Honey eater Myzomela obscura Woodlands Common Resident 312
Helmeted Friar bird Philemon buceroides Woodlands Common Resident 322
Lewins Honey eater Meliphaga lewinii Woodlands Common Resident 298
Little friar bird Philemon citreogularis Woodlands Uncommon Resident 322
Noisy Friar bird Philemon corniculatus Woodlands Common Resident 322
Scarlet Honey eater Myzomela sanguinolenta Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident 312
Yellow faced Honey eater Lichenostomus chrysops Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Common Resident 302
Ibis        
Straw necked Ibis Threskioris spinicollis Freshwater Common Resident 160
Jacanas        
Comb crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacean Freshwater Uncommon Resident 162
Kingfishers        
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea Riverine / Gallery Forest Freshwater Common Resident 244
Blue winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii Woodlands Uncommon Resident 242
Forest Kingfisher Todirampus macleayii Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident 246
Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae Woodlands Common Resident 242
Little Kingfisher Ceyx pusilla Riverine / Gallery Forest Freshwater Common Resident 244
Sacred Kingfisher Todirampus sanctus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident 246
Kites        
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Woodlands Freshwater Uncommon Resident 186
Square tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 186
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus Woodlands Freshwater Common Resident 186
Lapwings        
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Grasslands Freshwater Common Resident 98
Lizards        
Common bearded Dragon Pogona barbata Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Eastern Blue tongue Tiliqua scincoides Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Eastern water Dragon Intellagama lesuerii Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Eastern water skink Eulamprus quoyii Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Frilled neck lizard Chlamydosaurus kingie Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Knob tailed gecko Nephrurus levis Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Lace monitor Varanus varius Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Leaf tailed gecko Phyllurus ossa Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident  
Lorikeets        
Rainbow Lorikeets Trichoglossus haematodus Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident 220
Scaly breasted Lorikeets Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus Woodlands Common Resident 220
Magpies        
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tilicen Woodlands Uncommon Resident 350
Martins        
Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel Woodlands Common Resident 256
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Woodlands Common Resident 256
Monarchs        
Black faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident 362
Mound Builders        
Brush Turkey Alectura lathami Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident 172
Orange footed scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt Vine thicket Uncommon Resident 172
Mudlarks        
Magpie lark (Pee Wee) Granilla cyanoleuca Woodlands Common Resident 356
Nightjars        
Australian Owlet Nightjar Aegotheles cristatus Woodlands Uncommon 204
Large tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus Woodlands Common Resident 204
Orioles        
Olive backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident 342
Osprey        
Eastern Osprey Pandion cristatus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon 182
Other        
Dingo Canis lupis dingo Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident  
False Water rat Hydromys chrysogaster Freshwater Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Northern Bandicoot Isoodon macrourus Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Short beaked Echidna Tacyglossus aculeatus Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Short necked turtle Emydura krefftii Freshwater Common Resident  
Ulysses Butterfly Papilio Ulysses joesa Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Pardalotes        
Red browed Pardalote Pardalotus rubricatus Woodlands Uncommon Resident 296
Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus Woodlands Common Resident 296
Parrots        
Crimson winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus Woodlands Uncommon 224
Pale headed Rosella Platycercus adscitus Woodlands Common Resident 228
Pigeons & Doves        
Bar shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis Vine thicket Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 206
Brown cuckoo Dove Macropygia amboinensis Vine thicket Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Common Resident 212
Brush Bronzewing Dove Phaps chalcoptera Woodlands Common Resident 210
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes Woodlands Uncommon Resident 208
Emerald winged Dove Chalcophaps indica Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Common Resident 206
Peaceful Dove Geopelia striata Vine thicket Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 206
Pied Imperial Pigeon Ducula bicolor Vine thicket Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident 214
Rose crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus regina Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Common Resident 212
Superb Fruit Dove Ptilinopus superbus Woodlands Common Resident 212
Wompoo Fruit Dove Ptilinopus magnificus Vine thicket Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident 212
Wonga Pigeon Leucosarcis picata Woodlands Common Resident 210
Possums        
Brush tailed possum Trichosurus vulpecula Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident  
Quails        
Brown Quail Coturnix xpsilophora Grasslands Common Resident 178
Painted button quail Turnix varia Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident 176
Red chested quail Turnix pyrrhothorax Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident 176
Rails        
Buff banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Freshwater Uncommon Resident 166
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Freshwater Common Resident 164
Purple Swamp Hen Porphyrio porphyrio Freshwater Uncommon Resident 164
Robins        
Eastern yellow robin Eopsaltria australis Freshwater Common Resident 370
Mangrove Robin Eopsaltria pulverulenta Freshwater Common Resident 372
Scrub wrens        
Large billed scrub wren Sericornis magnirostra Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident 282
Shrike-thrushes        
Grey Shrike thrush Colluricincia harmonica Woodlands Vine thicket Uncommon Resident 340
Little Shrike thrush Colluricincia megarhyncha Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Common Resident 340
Silver eyes        
Silver eye Zosteropus lateralis Woodlands Common Resident 384
Sittellas        
Varied Sittella Daphoenositta chrysoptera Woodlands Uncommon Resident 330
Snakes        
Brown tree snake Boiga irregularis Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Common Resident  
Carpet Python Morelia spilota Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Common Resident  
Red bellied black snake Pseudechis porphyriacus Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Uncommon Resident  
Spoonbills        
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia Freshwater Common 160
Yellow billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes Freshwater Common Resident 160
Stone-Curlews        
Bush stone Curlew Burhinus grallarius Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 172
Storks        
Jabiru Ephippiorrhynchus asisticus Freshwater Rare Resident 148
Sunbirds        
Olive backed sunbird Nectarinia jugularis Vine thicket Woodlands Common Resident 392
Swallows        
Little wood swallow Artamus minor Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 344
White breasted swallow Artamus leucorynchus Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 344
Swiftlets        
Australian Swiftlet Aerodramus terraereginae Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident 252
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident 254
Treecreepers        
Brown tree creeper Climacteris picumnus Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident 268
Wallabies        
Agile Wallaby Macropus agilis Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Rufous Bettong Aepyprymnus rufescens Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Whip tail wallaby Macropus parryi Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident  
Rainbow Bee-eater

Rainbow Bee-eater, Merops ornatus

Red-tail Black Cockatoo

Red-tail Black Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus banksii

Brolga

Brolga, Grus rubicundus

Australia Wood Ducks

Australia Wood Duck, Chenonetta jubata

Plumed Whistling Ducks

Plumed Whistling Ducks, Dendrocygna eytoni

Wedge-tailed eagle

Wedge-tailed eagle, Aquila audax

Double barred finch

Double barred finch, Taeniopygia bichenovii

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides

Australasian Grebe

Australasian Grebe, Tachybaptus novaehollandiae

Blue faced Honey eater

Blue faced Honey eater, Entomyzon cyanotis

Forest Kingfisher

Forest Kingfisher, Todiramphus macleayii

Masked Lapwing

Masked Lapwing, Vanellus miles

Rainbow Lorikeets

Rainbow Lorikeets, Trichoglossus haematodus

Brush Turkey

Brush Turkey, Alectura lathami

Ulysses Butterfly

Ulysses Butterfly, Papilio Ulysses joesa

Brush Bronzewing Dove

Brush Bronzewing Dove, Phaps chalcoptera

Wonga Pigeon

Wonga Pigeon, Leucosarcis picata

Brush tailed possum

Brush tailed possum, Trichosurus vulpecula

Carpet Python

Carpet Python, Morelia spilota

Yellow billed Spoonbill

Yellow billed Spoonbill, Platalea flavipes

Olive backed sunbird

Olive backed sunbird, Nectarinia jugularis

Agile Wallaby

Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis

 
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