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.

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)

 
SPECIESSCIENTIFIC NAMEHABITATSTATUS
Babblers      
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis Woodlands Common Resident
Barn Owls      
Barn Owl Tyto javanica Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Grass Owl Tyto longimembris Grasslands Common Resident
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
Bustards      
Plain turkey Ardeotis australis Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Butcherbirds      
Black Butcherbird Cracticus quoyi Woodlands Common Resident
Pied Butcherbird Cracticus nigrogularis Woodlands Common Resident
Cockatoos      
Galah Eolophus roseicapilla Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident
Red-tail Black Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksii Woodlands Common Resident
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident
Cormorants      
Little Black cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Freshwater Common Resident
Little Pied cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Freshwater Common Resident
Coucals      
Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Cranes      
Brolga Grus rubicundus Woodlands Grasslands Freshwater Rare
Crested Hawks      
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident
Crows      
Torresian Crow Corvus orru Woodlands Common Resident
Cuckoos      
Channel billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident
Common Koel Eudynamys scolopaccea Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident
Cuckoo-shrikes      
Barred Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineate Woodlands Uncommon
Black faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novalehollandiae Woodlands Common Resident
Cicada bird Coracina tenuirostris Woodlands Vine thicket Common
Darters      
Australian Darter Anhinga melanogaster Freshwater Common
Dollar birds      
Dollar bird Eurystomus orientalis Woodlands Common
Drongos      
Spangled drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident
Ducks      
Australian Black swan Anhinga novaehollandiae Freshwater Common
Australian wood duck Chenonetta jubata Freshwater Common Resident
Green pygmy goose Nettapus pulchellus Freshwater Rare
Pacific black duck Anas superciliosa Freshwater Common Resident
Plumed whistling duck Dendrocygna eytoni Freshwater Common Resident
Wandering whistling duck Dendrocygna arcuata Freshwater Common Resident
Eagles      
Little eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Wedge tail eagle Aquila audax Woodlands Common
White bellied sea eagle Haliaeeyus leucogaster Freshwater Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Egrets      
Cattle Egret Ardea ibis Freshwater Common Resident
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Freshwater Common
Fairy Wrens      
Red backed Fairy Wren Malurus melanocelphalus Woodlands Common Resident
Falcons      
Brown Falcon Falco berigora Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Woodlands Common Resident
Fantails      
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident
Figbirds      
Figbird Sphecotheres viridis Freshwater Woodlands Common Resident
Finches      
Black throated finch Poephila cincta Grasslands Woodlands Common Resident
Chestnut breasted mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax Grasslands Woodlands Vine thicket Common Resident
Double barred finch Taeniopygia bichenovii Woodlands Vine thicket Common Resident
Red browed finch Neochmia temporalis Grasslands Woodlands Common Resident
Flowerpeckers      
Mistletoe bird Dicaeum hirundinaceum Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident
Flycatchers      
Jacky winter Microeca fascinans Woodlands Common Resident
Leaden flycatcher Myiagra rubecula Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident
Lemon bellied flycatcher Microeca flavigaster Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident
Frogmouths      
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides Woodlands Common Resident
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
Collared Goshawk Accipiter cirrocephalus Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Grebes      
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Freshwater Uncommon Resident
Harriers      
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Freshwater Grasslands Uncommon
Hawk-owls      
Barking Owl Ninox connivens Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae Woodlands Common Resident
Herons      
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis Freshwater Common Resident
Nankeen night Heron Nycticorax calendonicus Freshwater Uncommon Resident
White necked Heron Ardea pacifica Freshwater Uncommon Resident
White faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Freshwater Common Resident
Honeyeaters      
Blue faced Honey eater Entomyzon cyantois Woodlands Common Resident
Dusky Honey eater Myzomela obscura Woodlands Common Resident
Helmeted Friar bird Philemon buceroides Woodlands Common Resident
Lewins Honey eater Meliphaga lewinii Woodlands Common Resident
Little friar bird Philemon citreogularis Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Noisy Friar bird Philemon corniculatus Woodlands Common Resident
Scarlet Honey eater Myzomela sanguinolenta Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon Resident
Yellow faced Honey eater Lichenostomus chrysops Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Common Resident
Ibis      
Straw necked Ibis Threskioris spinicollis Freshwater Common Resident
Jacanas      
Comb crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacean Freshwater Uncommon Resident
Kingfishers      
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea Riverine / Gallery Forest Freshwater Common Resident
Blue winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Forest Kingfisher Todirampus macleayii Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident
Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae Woodlands Common Resident
Little Kingfisher Ceyx pusilla Riverine / Gallery Forest Freshwater Common Resident
Sacred Kingfisher Todirampus sanctus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Grasslands Common Resident
Kites      
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Woodlands Freshwater Uncommon Resident
Square tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus Woodlands Freshwater Common Resident
Lapwings      
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Grasslands Freshwater Common Resident
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
Scaly breasted Lorikeets Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus Woodlands Common Resident
Magpies      
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tilicen Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Martins      
Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel Woodlands Common Resident
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Woodlands Common Resident
Monarchs      
Black faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident
Mound Builders      
Brush Turkey Alectura lathami Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident
Orange footed scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt Vine thicket Uncommon Resident
Mudlarks      
Magpie lark (Pee Wee) Granilla cyanoleuca Woodlands Common Resident
Nightjars      
Australian Owlet Nightjar Aegotheles cristatus Woodlands Uncommon
Large tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus Woodlands Common Resident
Orioles      
Olive backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Common Resident
Osprey      
Eastern Osprey Pandion cristatus Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Vine thicket Uncommon
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
Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus Woodlands Common Resident
Parrots      
Crimson winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus Woodlands Uncommon
Pale headed Rosella Platycercus adscitus Woodlands Common Resident
Pigeons & Doves      
Bar shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis Vine thicket Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Brown cuckoo Dove Macropygia amboinensis Vine thicket Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Common Resident
Brush Bronzewing Dove Phaps chalcoptera Woodlands Common Resident
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes Woodlands Uncommon Resident
Emerald winged Dove Chalcophaps indica Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Common Resident
Peaceful Dove Geopelia striata Vine thicket Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Pied Imperial Pigeon Ducula bicolor Vine thicket Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident
Rose crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus regina Woodlands Freshwater Vine thicket Common Resident
Superb Fruit Dove Ptilinopus superbus Woodlands Common Resident
Wompoo Fruit Dove Ptilinopus magnificus Vine thicket Woodlands Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident
Wonga Pigeon Leucosarcis picata Woodlands Common Resident
Possums      
Brush tailed possum Trichosurus vulpecula Riverine / Gallery Forest Woodlands Common Resident
Quails      
Brown Quail Coturnix xpsilophora Grasslands Common Resident
Painted button quail Turnix varia Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident
Red chested quail Turnix pyrrhothorax Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident
Rails      
Buff banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Freshwater Uncommon Resident
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Freshwater Common Resident
Purple Swamp Hen Porphyrio porphyrio Freshwater Uncommon Resident
Robins      
Eastern yellow robin Eopsaltria australis Freshwater Common Resident
Mangrove Robin Eopsaltria pulverulenta Freshwater Common Resident
Scrub wrens      
Large billed scrub wren Sericornis magnirostra Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Uncommon Resident
Shrike-thrushes      
Grey Shrike thrush Colluricincia harmonica Woodlands Vine thicket Uncommon Resident
Little Shrike thrush Colluricincia megarhyncha Vine thicket Riverine / Gallery Forest Common Resident
Silver eyes      
Silver eye Zosteropus lateralis Woodlands Common Resident
Sittellas      
Varied Sittella Daphoenositta chrysoptera Woodlands Uncommon Resident
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
Yellow billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes Freshwater Common Resident
Stone-Curlews      
Bush stone Curlew Burhinus grallarius Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Storks      
Jabiru Ephippiorrhynchus asisticus Freshwater Rare Resident
Sunbirds      
Olive backed sunbird Nectarinia jugularis Vine thicket Woodlands Common Resident
Swallows      
Little wood swallow Artamus minor Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
White breasted swallow Artamus leucorynchus Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Swiftlets      
Australian Swiftlet Aerodramus terraereginae Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena Woodlands Grasslands Common Resident
Treecreepers      
Brown tree creeper Climacteris picumnus Woodlands Grasslands Uncommon Resident
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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