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Rainbow Bee-eater

red-brow.jpgTableland's Birdlist

The following birdlist covers approximately 300 bird species
and has been compiled and provided by local naturalist, Alan Gillanders.

A PDF copy of this document can be downloaded from his website: www.alanswildlifetours.com.au

* wet tropic endemic      ** Tablelands endemic

Ratites, Megapodes & Quail
Southern Cassowary
Australian Brush-turkey
Orange-Footed Scrub Fowl
Stubble Quail
Brown Quail
King Quail
Ducks & Geese
Magpie Goose
Plumed Whistling-Duck
Wandering Whistling-Duck
Black Swan
Radjah Shelduck
Australian Wood Duck
Freckled Duck
Cotton Pygmy-goose
Green Pygmy-goose
Pacific Black Duck
Grey Teal
Chestnut Teal
Pink-eared Duck
Other Water Birds
Australasian Grebe
Hoary-headed Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Little Pied Cormorant
Pied Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Australian Pelican
Black-necked Stork
Black Bittern
White-faced Heron
Little Egret
White-necked Heron
Cattle Egret
Great-billed Heron
Pied Heron
Eastern Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Nankeen Night Heron
Glossy Ibis
Australian White Ibis
Straw-necked Ibis
Royal Spoonbill
Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Eastern Osprey
Pacific Baza
Black-shouldered Kite
Square-tailed Kite
Black-breasted Buzzard
Black Kite
Whistling Kite
Brahminy Kite
White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Little Eagle
Spotted Harrier
Swamp Harrier
Collared Sparrowhawk
Brown Goshawk
Grey Goshawk
Red Goshawk
Black Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Australian Hobby
Brown Falcon
Grey Falcon
Nankeen Kestrel
Cranes, Rails & Waders
Sarus Crane
Red-necked Crake
Buff-banded Rail
Lewin's Rail
Pale-vented Bush Hen
Australian Spotted Crake
Spotless Crake
White-browed Crake
Purple Swamphen
Dusky Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Australian Bustard
Latham's Snipe
Little Curlew
Marsh Sandpiper
Common Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Grey-tailed Tattler
Red-necked Stint
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Painted Snipe
Comb-crested Jacana
Bush Stone-curlew
Black-winged Stilt
Pacific Golden Plover
Black-fronted Dotterel
Red-kneed Dotterel
Masked Lapwing
Red-backed Button-quail
Painted Button-quail
Australian Pratincole
Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon)
White-headed Pigeon
Spotted Turtle-Dove
Brown Cuckoo-Dove
Emerald Dove
Crested Pigeon
Squatter Pigeon
Peaceful Dove
Diamond Dove
Bar-shouldered Dove
Wompoo Fruit-Dove
Superb Fruit-Dove
Rose-Crowned Fruit-Dove
Pied Imperial-Pigeon
Topknot Pigeon
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Rainbow Lorikeet
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Little Lorikeet
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot
Australian King Parrot
Red-winged Parrot
Crimson Rosella
Pale-headed Rosella
Australian Swiflet
White-throated Needletail
Fork-tailed Swift
Kingfishers etc
Azure Kingfisher
Little Kingfisher
Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher
Laughing Kookaburra
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Forest Kingfisher
Red-backed Kingfisher
Sacred Kingfisher
Rainbow Bee-Eater
Pitta & Treecreepers
Noisy Pitta
White-throated Treecreeper
Brown Treecreeper
Spotted Catbird
Tooth-Billed Bowerbird *
Satin Bowerbird
Golden Bowerbird *
Great Bowerbird
Lovely Fairy-Wren
Red-backed Fairy-Wren
Scrubwrens & Warblers
Australian Fernwren *
Yellow-throated Scrubwren
White-browed Scrubwren
Atherton Scrubwren **
Large-Billed Scrubwren
Brown Gerygone
Large-billed Gerygone
Fairy Gerygone
White-throated Gerygone
Mountain Thornbill *
Buff-rumped Thornbill
Yellow Thornbill
Spotted Pardalote
Red-browed Pardalote
Striated Pardalote
Eastern Spinebill
Lewin's Honeyeater
Yellow-spotted Honeyeater
Graceful Honeyeater
Bridled Honeyeater *
Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Yellow Honeyeater
Fuscous Honeyeater
White-plumed Honeyeater
Noisy Miner
Yellow-throated Miner
Brown-backed Honeyeater
White-throated Honeyeater
White-naped Honeyeater
Black-chinned Honeyeater
White-cheeked Honeyeater
Banded Honeyeater
Brown Honeyeater
Rufous-throated Honeyeater
Dusky Honeyeater
Scarlet Honeyeater
Helmeted Friarbird
Little Friarbird
Noisy Friarbird
Blue-faced Honeyeater
Macleay's Honeyeater *
Robins, Flycatchers etc
Jacky Winter
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
Pale-yellow Robin
Eastern Yellow Robin
White-browed Robin
Grey-headed Robin *
Chowchilla *
Grey-crowned Babbler
Eastern Whipbird
Varied Sittella
Crested Shrike-tit
Golden Whistler
Grey Whistler
Rufous Whistler
Little Shrike-thrush
Bower's Shrike-thrush *
Grey Shrike-thrush
Yellow-breasted Boatbill
Black-faced Monarch
Spectacled Monarch
White-eared Monarch
Pied Monarch *
Restless Flycatcher
Leaden Flycatcher
Satin Flycatcher
Rufous Fantail
Grey Fantail
Northern Fantail
Willie Wagtail
Spangled Drongo
Trillers to Butcherbirds
Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike
Barred Cuckoo-Shrike
White-bellied Cuckoo-Shrike
White-winged Triller
Varied Triller
Yellow Oriole
Olive-Backed Oriole
White-breasted Woodswallows   
Masked Woodswallow
White-browed Woodswallow
Dusky Woodswallow
Little Woodswallow
Black Butcherbird
Grey Butcherbird
Pied Butcherbird
Australian Magpie
Pied Currawong
Victoria's Riflebird *
Torresian Crow
Sunbird to Swallows

Yellow-bellied Sunbird
Mistletoe Bird
Welcome Swallow
Tree Martin
Fairy Martin

Larks & Grassbirds

Rufous Songlark
Horsfield’s Bushlark
Australasian Pipit
Australian Reed-Warbler
Tawny Grassbird
Golden-headed Cisticola


Thrushes & Starlings

Bassian Thrush
Russet-tailed Thrush
Metallic Starling
Common Myna

House Sparrow
Zebra Finch
Double-barred Finch
Crimson Finch
Black-throated Finch
Red-browed Finch
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Blue-faced Parrot-Finch
Oriental Cuckoo
Pallid Cuckoo
Brush Cuckoo
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Horsefield's Bronze-Cuckoo
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Little Bronze-Cuckoo
Common Koel
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Pheasant Coucal
Night Birds
Barking Owl
Rufous Owl
Southern Boobook
Sooty Owl
Eastern Barn Owl
Eastern Grass Owl
Masked Owl
Tawny Frogmouth
Papuan Frogmouth
White-Throated Nightjar
Spotted Nightjar
Large-tailed Nightjar
Owlet Nightjar