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Species Index

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Group: Birds

FamilyGenusScientific NameCommon Name
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Gould 1847)Australasian Darter
Anous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Noddy
Anthus novaeseelandiae (Gmelin, 1789)Australasian Pipit
Ardea alba (Linnaeus, 1758)Great Egret
Ardea intermedia (Wagler, 1827)Intermediate Egret
Ardea pacifica (Latham, 1801)White-necked Heron
Ardenna carneipes (Gould, 1844)Flesh-footed Shearwater
Ardenna pacificus (Gmelin, 1789)Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758)Ruddy Turnstone
Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)Cattle Egret
Butorides striata (Linnaeus, 1758)Striated Heron
Ceyx azureus (Rafinesque, 1815)Azure Kingfisher
Charadrius ruficapillus (Temmnck, 1822)Red-capped Plover, Red-capped Dotterel
Chenonetta jubata (Latham, 1801)Australian Wood Duck
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826)Silver Gull
Cygnus atratus (Latham, 1790)Black Swan
Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)Emu
Egretta novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)White-faced Heron
Egretta sacra (Gmelin, 1789)Pacific Reef Heron
Elanus axillaris (Latham, 1801)Black-shouldered Kite
Entomyzon cyanotis (Latham, 1801)Blue-faced Honeyeater
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus (Latham, 1790)Black-necked Stork
Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)Beach Stone-curlew
Falco cenchroides (Vigors & Horsefield, 1827)Nankeen Kestrel
Fregata ariel (Gray, 1845)Lesser Frigatebird
Fregata minor (Gmelin, 1789)Great Frigatebird
Haematopus fuliginosus (Gould, 1845)Sooty Oystercatcher
Haematopus longirostris (Vieillot, 1817)Pied Oystercatcher
Haliaeetus leucogaster (Gmelin, 1788)White-bellied Sea Eagle
Haliastur indus (Boddaert, 1783)Brahminy Kite
Haliastur sphenurus (Vieillot, 1818)Whistling Kite
Himantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-winged Stilt
Hirundo neoxena (Gould, 1842)Welcome Swallow
Limosa lapponica (Linnaeus, 1758)Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-tailed Godwit
Malurus cyaneus (Ellis, 1782)Superb Fairywren
Malurus lamberti (Vigors & Horsefield, 1827)Variegated Fairywren
Malurus melanocephalus (Latham, 1801)Red-backed Fairy-wren
Meliphaga lewinii (Swainson, 1837)Lewin's Honeyeater
Merops ornatus (Latham, 1801)Rainbow Bee-eater
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Vieillot, 1817)Little Pied Cormorant
Morus serrator (Gray, 1843)Australasian Gannet
Numenius madagascariensis (Linnaeus, 1766)Far Eastern Curlew
Nycticorax caledonicus (Gmelin, 1789)Nankeen Night Heron
Onychoprion fuscata (Linnaeus, 1766)Sooty Tern
Pandion cristatus (Vieillot, 1816)Eastern Osprey
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Temminck, 1824)Australian Pelican
Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)Great (Black) Cormorant
Phalacrocorax sulcirirostris (Brandt, 1837)Little Black Cormorant
Phalacrocorax varius (Gmelin, 1789)Pied Cormorant
Phylidonyris niger (Bechstein, 1811)White-cheeked Honeyeater
Platalea regia (Gould, 1838)Royal Spoonbill
Pluvialis fulva (Gmelin, 1789)Pacific Golden Plover
Pterodroma gouldi (Smith, 1840)Grey-faced Petrel
Rhipidura leucophrys (Latham, 1810)Willie Wagtail
Sterna hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Tern
Sternula albifrons (Pallas, 1764)Little Tern
Sula dactylatra (Lesson, 1831)Masked Booby
Sula leucogaster (Boddaert, 1783)Brown Booby
Sula sula (Linnaeus, 1758)Red-footed Booby
Thalasseus bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823)Crested Tern
Threskiornis moluccus (Cuvier, 1829) White Ibis
Todiramphus macleayii (Jardine and Selby, 1830)Forest Kingfisher
Todiramphus sanctus (Vigors & Horsefield, 1827)Sacred Kingfisher
Vanellus miles novaehollandiae (Boddaert, 1783)Black-shouldered Lapwing, Masked Plover
Zanda funereus (Shaw, 1794)Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

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