Birds at the AALBG

Bird List

The birds listed below have been observed at the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden.
Compiled by   -   Port Augusta Bird Observers Group

Sourced From -  Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, Simpson & Day,    8th. Edition
August  2012,  B.Haase, P.Langdon. 

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r resident
s seasonal
o occasional
c common
b breeding evidence
FL Flinders Lookout coastal area
* introduced species

Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae Race novaehollandiae [o]
Stubble Quail Coturnix pectoralis [o]
Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora Race australis [o]
Little Button-quail Turnix velox [o] [b]
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus [o]
Australasian Gannet Morus serrator [FL] [o]
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius Race hypoleucos [FL] [c]
Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos Race melanoleucos [FL] [o]
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris [FL] [s]
Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus [FL] [o]
Black Swan Cygnus atratus [FL] [o]
Grey Teal Anas gracilis [FL] [o]
Pink-eared Duck Malacorhynchus membranaceus [FL] [o]
Hardhead Aythya australis [FL] [o]
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis [FL] [o]
Musk Duck Biziura lobata [FL] [o]
Black-tailed Native hen Tribonyx ventralis [o]
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica [o]
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae [FL] [o]
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta [FL] [o]
Little Egret Egretta garzetta [FL] [o]
Straw Necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis [o]
Yellow-billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes [FL] [o]
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos [FL] [o] [s]
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia [FL] [o] [s]
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata [FL] [o] [s]
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis [FL] [o] [s]
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella [o] [s]
Australian Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris [FL] [o]
Sooty Oystercatcher Haemotopus fuliginosus Race fuliginosus [FL] [o]
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Race novaehollandiae [FL] [o]
Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor [o]
Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus [FL] [o]
Inland Dotterel Charadrius australis [o]
Red-necked Avocet Recurvirostra novaehollandiae [FL] [o]
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae Race novaehollandiae [FL] [c]
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida [FL] [o]
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia [FL] [o]
Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii Race cristata [FL] [o]
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris [o]
Black Kite Milvus migrans Race affinis [o]
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax Race audax [o]
Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides Race morphnoides [o]
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus Race fasciatus [o]
Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrhocephalus Race cirrhocephalus [o]
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis [o]
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans [o]
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis Race longipennis [o]
Brown Falcon Falco berigora Race berigora [o]
Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides Race cenchroides [r] [b] [c]
Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia [*] [o]
Spotted Dove (Turtle Dove) Streptopelia chinensis Race chinensis [*] [r] [b] [c]
Peaceful Dove Geopelia striata [o]
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata [o]
Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera [o]
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes Race lophotes [r] [b] [c]
Galah Eolophus roseicapillus Race albiceps [o]
Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea Race gymnopis [o]
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo Lophochroa leadbeateri Race leadbeateri [o]
Purple-crowned Lorikeet Glossopsitta porphyrocephala [o]
Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus [o]
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus [o] [b]
Australian Ringneck Barnardius zonarius Race barnardi [o]
Mulga Parrot Psephotus varius [r] [b]
Blue Bonnett Northiella haematogaster Race haematogaster [o]
Blue-winged Parrot Neophema chrysostoma [o] [s]
Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans Race elegans [s]
Scarlet-chested Parrot Neophema splendida [o]
Pallid Cuckoo Cacomantis pallidus [s] [o]
Black-eared Cuckoo Chalcites osculans [s]
Horsefield's Bronze-cuckoo Chalcites basalis [s] [b]
Southern Boobook Owl Ninox novaeseelandiae Race halmaturina [o]
Eastern Barn Owl Tyto javanica [o]
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides Race brachypterus [o]
Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus [o]
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus Race pacificus [s] [o]
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus [s] [b]
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrrhopygia [s] [b]
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Race sanctus [s] [o]
Splendid Fairy Wren Malurus splendens Race musgravi [o]
Variagated Fairy Wren Malurus lamberti Race assimillis [r] [b] [c]
White-winged Fairy-wren Malurus leucopterus Race leuconotus [r] [b] [c]
Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus Race substriatus [o]
Rufous Fieldwren Calamanthus campestris Race campestris [r] [b] [c]
Redthroat Pyrrholaemus brunneus [r] [b]
Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris [o]
Yellow-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza chrysorrhoa Race leighi [o] [b]
Southern Whiteface Aphelocephala leucopsis [r] [b]
Red Wattle Bird Anthochaera carunculata Race woodwardii [o] [b]
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater Acanthagenys rufogularis [r] [c] [b]
Yellow-throated Miner Manorina flavigula Race ? [o]
Singing Honeyeater Lichenostomus virescens Race sonorus [r] [b] [c]
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater Lichenostomus ornatus [o]
White-plumed Honeyeater Lichenostomus penicillatus Race leilavalensis [o]
White-fronted Honeyeater Purnella albifrons [o] [b]
New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae Race novaehollandiae [o]
Tawny-crowned Honeyeater Gliciphila melanops Race melanops [o]
Pied Honeyeater Certhionyx variegatus [o] [b]
Black Honeyeater Sugomel niger [o] [b]
Crimson Chat Epthianura tricolor [o] [b]
Orange Chat Epthianura aurifrons [o]
White-fronted Chat Epthianura albifrons [o] [b]
Chirruping Wedgebill Psophodes cristatus [r] [b] [c]
White-browed Babbler Pomatostomus superciliosus Race superciliosus [r] [b] [c]
Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii [o] [b]
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis Race gutturalis [o]
Grey Shrike-thrush Colluricincla harmonica Race ? [o]
Gilberts Whistler Pachycephala inornata [o]
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris Race rufiventris [o]
Grey Fantail Rhipidura albiscapa Race alisteri [s]
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Race leucophrys [r] [b]
Magpie-lark Grallina cyanoleuca Race cyanoleuca [o] [b]
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae Race melanops [o]
Ground Cuckoo-shrike Coracina maxima [o]
White-winged Triller Lalage sueurii [o] [s]
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorhynchus Race leucopygialis [o]
Masked Woodswallow Artamus personatus [o] [b]
White-browed Woodswallow Artamus superciliosus [o] [b]
Black-faced Woodswallow Artamus cinereus Race melanops [b] [r]
Dusky Woodswallow Artamus cyanopterus Race cyanopterus [o]
Grey Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus Race leucopterus [r]
Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen Race ? [r] [b] [c]
Australian Raven Corvus coronoides Race coronoides [r] [b] [c]
Little Raven Corvus mellori [o]
Little Crow Corvus bennetti [o] [b]
White-backed Swallow Cheramoeca leucosternus [r] [b]
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena Race neoxena [r] [b] [c]
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Race ? [o]
Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel [o]
Australasian Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae Race novaeseelandiae [r] [b] [c]
Rufous Songlark Cincloramphus mathewsi [s] [b]
Brown Songlark Cincloramphus cruralis [s] [b]
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Race domesticus [*] [r] [b] [c]
Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata Race castanotis [o] [b]
Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum Race hirundinaceum [r] [c] [b]
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis Race pinarochrous [s] [o]
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Race merula [*] [c] [b]
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Race vulgaris [*] [o]

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