List of birds of Western Australia

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The following is a List of birds sighted in Western Australia.

Common name Family Scientific name Notes Image
American golden plover Charadriidae Pluvialis dominica Pluvialis dominica1.jpg
Antarctic prion Procellariidae Pachyptila desolata Pachyptila desolata -South Atlantic -flying-8-crop1.jpg
Antarctic tern Laridae Sterna vittata Sterna vittata - Antarctica I.jpg
Arctic jaeger Laridae Stercorarius parasiticus Arcticskua2.jpg
Arctic tern Laridae Sterna paradisaea Arctic terns.jpg
Arctic warbler Sylviidae Phylloscopus borealis Arcticwarbler248.jpg
Asian dowitcher Scolopacidae Limnodromus semipalmatus Olangoasiadowitcher.jpg
Australasian bittern Ardeidae Botaurus poiciloptilus aka 'brown bittern' Hurepo.jpg
Australasian figbird Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Green Figbird samcem.JPG
Australasian gannet Sulidae Morus serrator or Sula bassana aka 'Australian gannet' Morus serrator - Derwent River Estuary.jpg
Australasian grebe Podicipedidae Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian Grebe.jpg
Australasian shoveler Anatidae Anas rhynchotis Kuruwhengi.jpg
Yellow oriole Oriolidae Oriolus flavocinctus Yellow oriole portland08.JPG
Australian bustard Otididae Ardeotis australis aka 'bush turkey' Australian Bustard.jpg
Australian hobby Falconidae Falco longipennis Aus hobby samcem aug08.jpg
Australian magpie Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Magpie.jpg
Australian owlet-nightjar Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus aka 'moth owl' 603 aegotheles.jpg
Australian painted snipe Rostratulidae Rostratula australis Australian Painted-Snipe female Nov02.JPG
Australian pelican Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Pelican lakes entrance02.jpg
Australian pratincole Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian Pratincole davenport aug91.jpg
Australian raven Corvidae Corvus coronoides aka 'crow' Australianraven.jpg
Australian ringneck Psittacidae Barnardius zonarius aka "twenty-eight" Port Lincoln parrot at Augusta profile.jpg
Australian shelduck Anatidae Tadorna tadornoides AussieShelduck.jpg
Australian spotted crake Rallidae Porzana fluminea Australian Crake (Porzana fluminea) from side.jpg
Australian white ibis Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian White Ibis-preening.jpg
Australian wood duck Anatidae Chenonetta jubata AustralianWoodDuck.JPG
Azure kingfisher Alcedinidae Alcedo azurea Azurekingfisher.jpg
Baillon's crake Rallidae Porzana pusilla Baillon's crake.jpg
Baird's sandpiper Scolopacidae Calidris or Erolia bairdii BairdSandpiper23.jpg
Banded honeyeater Meliphagidae Certhionyx pectoralis
Banded lapwing Charadriidae Vanellus tricolor Vanellus tricolor.jpg
Banded stilt Recurvirostridae Cladorhynchus leucocephalus Banded stilts 2 Governors Lake Rotto email.jpg
Banded whiteface Pardalotidae Aphelocephala nigricincta
Barau's petrel Procellariidae Pterodroma baraui
Bar-breasted honeyeater Meliphagidae Ramsayornis fasciatus
Barking owl Strigidae Pterodroma baraui Barking Owl.jpg
Barn owl Tytonidae Tyto alba Tyto alba close up.jpg
Barn swallow Hirundinidae Hirundo rustica Landsvale.jpg
Bar-shouldered dove Columbidae Geopelia humeralis Bar shouldered dove.JPG
Bar-tailed godwit Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica BartailedGodwit24.jpg
Beach stone-curlew Burhinidae Esacus giganteus aka 'beach thick-knee' Beach Thick-knee Inskip Pt1.JPG
Black bittern Ardeidae Ixobrychus flavicollis Black Bittern I IMG 5079.jpg
Black butcherbird Artamidae Cracticus quoyi
Black falcon Falconidae Falco subniger
Black grasswren Maluridae Amytornis housei
Black honeyeater Meliphagidae Certhionyx niger Black Honeyeater.jpg
Black kite Accipitridae Milvus migrans Milvus migrans 2005-new.jpg
Black noddy Laridae Anous minutus Anous minutus.JPG
Black swan Anatidae Cygnus atratus The state bird of Western Australia Black Swans.jpg
Black-backed wagtail Motacillidae Motacilla lugens
Black-bellied storm petrel Hydrobatidae Fregetta tropica
Black-breasted buzzard Accipitridae Hamirostra melanosternon aka 'black-breasted kite' Black Breasted Buzzard 1.jpg
Black-browed albatross Diomedeidae Thalassarche melanophrys Black-browed albatross.jpg
Black-chinned honeyeater Meliphagidae Melithreptus gularis Black-chinned Honeyeater kurwongbah aug03.jpg
Black-crowned night heron Ardeidae Nycticorax nycticorax Nycticorax-nycticorax.jpg
Black-eared cuckoo Cuculidae Chrysococcyx osculans Black-eared Cuckoo imm bowra nov06.jpg
Black-faced cormorant Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax fuscescens 4 black-faced cormorants.jpg
Black-faced cuckoo-shrike Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae Blackfacedcuckooshrike.jpg
Black-faced monarch Dicruridae Monarcha melanopsis Blackfacedmonarch.jpg
Black-faced woodswallow Artamidae Artamus cinereus Black-faced Woodswallow Newhaven.JPG
Black-fronted dotterel Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops Black-fronted dotterel.jpg
Black-headed gull Laridae Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull - St James's Park, London - Nov 2006.jpg
Black-naped tern Laridae Sterna sumatrana Black-naped Tern LEI.JPG
Black-necked stork Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Black-necked Stork.jpg
Black-shouldered kite Accipitridae Elanus axillaris Blackshoulderedkite.jpg
Black-tailed godwit Scolopacidae Limosa limosa Limosa limosa.jpg
Black-tailed native-hen Rallidae Gallinula ventralis Black-tailed Native-hen gatton aug02.jpg
Black-tailed treecreeper Climacteridae Climacteris melanurus
Black-winged stilt Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus Whiteheadedstilt.jpg
Bluebonnet Psittacidae Northiella haematogaster Bluebonnet-front.jpg
Blue petrel Procellariidae Halobaena caerulea Halobaena caerulea.jpg
Blue-and-white flycatcher Muscicapidae Cyanoptila cyanomelana Blue-and-white Flycatcher.jpg
Blue-billed duck Anatidae Oxyura australis Blue-billed-duck.jpg
Blue-breasted fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus pulcherrimus
Blue-faced honeyeater Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis aka 'bananabird' BlueFacedHoneyeater-Aust Redphoenix.jpg
Blue-winged kookaburra Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii BlueWingedKookaburra.jpg
Blue-winged pitta Pittidae Pitta moluccensis Pitta moluccensis - Kaeng Krachan.jpg
Bourke's parrot Psittacidae Neopsephotus bourkii Bourkes Parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii)9.jpg
Brahminy kite Accipitridae Haliastur indus BrahminyKite wiki.jpg
Bridled tern Laridae Onychoprion anaethetus Bridled tern.jpg
Broad-billed flycatcher Dicruridae Myiagra ruficollis Broad billed flycatcher1.jpg
Broad-billed prion Procellariidae Pachyptila vittata Broad billed prion.jpg
Broad-billed sandpiper Scolopacidae Limicola falcinellus Limicola falcinellus.jpg
Brolga Gruidae Grus rubicunda Brolga.jpg
Brown booby Sulidae Sula leucogaster Brown booby.jpg
Brown falcon Falconidae Falco berigora Falco berigora.jpg
Brown goshawk Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus Brown gosshawks.jpg
Brown hawk-owl Strigidae Ninox scutulata
Brown honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta Brown Honeyeater.jpg
Brown quail Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophorus Brown Quail.jpg
Brown songlark Sylviidae Cincloramphus cruralis Brown Songlark M- Barridine - May 04 230.JPG
Brown-headed honeyeater Meliphagidae Melithreptus brevirostris
Brush bronzewing Columbidae Phaps elegans
Brush cuckoo Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus
Budgerigar Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus Budgie001.jpg
Buff-banded rail Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis Buff-banded Rail, Pengo.jpg
Buff-breasted sandpiper Scolopacidae Tryngites subruficollis
Bulwer's petrel Procellariidae Bulweria bulwerii Bulwers petrel.jpg
Bush stone-curlew Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius Bush Stone-curlew.jpg
Plain bush-hen Rallidae Amaurornis olivacea
Cape Barren goose Anatidae Cereopsis novaehollandiae Stavenn Cereopsis novaehollandiae 00.jpg
Cape petrel Procellariidae Daption capense
Caspian tern Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Sterna-caspia-010.jpg
Cattle egret Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret.jpg
Channel-billed cuckoo Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae Channel-billed Cuckoo Dec07 Kobble.JPG
Chestnut quail-thrush Cinclosomatidae Cinclosoma castanotum Cinclosoma castanotum.jpg
Chestnut rail Rallidae Eulabeornis castaneoventris
Chestnut teal Anatidae Anas castanea Male chestnut teal.jpg
Chestnut-backed button-quail Turnicidae Turnix castanotus
Chestnut-breasted mannikin Passeridae Lonchura castaneothorax
Chestnut-breasted quail-thrush Cinclosomatidae Cinclosoma castaneothorax
Chestnut-rumped thornbill Pardalotidae Acanthiza uropygialis
Chiming wedgebill Cinclosomatidae Psophodes occidentalis
Christmas frigatebird Fregatidae Fregata andrewsi
Cicadabird Campephagidae Coracina tenuirostris
Cinnamon quail-thrush Cinclosomatidae Cinclosoma cinnamomeum
Clamorous reed warbler Sylviidae Acrocephalus stentoreus Clamorous reed warbler.jpg
Cockatiel Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus Cockatiels.jpg
Collared kingfisher Halcyonidae Todiramphus chloris Collared Kingfisher.jpg
Collared sparrowhawk Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus Collared Sparrowhawk kobble08.JPG
Comb-crested jacana Jacanidae Irediparra gallinacea Irediparra gallinacea1.jpg
Common bronzewing Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera Phaps chalcoptera by George Raper.jpg
Common diving petrel Procellariidae Pelecanoides urinatrix
Common greenshank Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia Tringa nebularia0.jpg
Pacific koel Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis aka 'eastern koel' Pacific koel fem kob08.JPG
Common noddy Laridae Anous stolidus aka 'brown noddy' Common Noddy.jpg
Common pheasant Phasianidae Phasianus colchicus introduced Phasianus colchicus 2 tom (Lukasz Lukasik).jpg
Common redshank Scolopacidae Tringa totanus Redshank172.jpg
Common sandpiper Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos Actitis hypoleucos 1 tb (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Common starling Sturnidae Sturnus vulgaris introduced Sturnus vulgaris Jojo.jpg
Common tern Laridae Sterna hirundo Tern-KayEss-2.jpeg
Crested bellbird Pachycephalidae Oreoica gutturalis Crested Bellbird male mulgaview apr04.jpg
Crested pigeon Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes Ocyphaps lophotes.jpg
Crested shrike-tit Pachycephalidae Falcunculus frontatus
Crested tern Laridae Thalasseus bergii Crested tern444 edit.jpg
Crimson chat Meliphagidae Image:Crested Tern.jpg
Crimson finch Passeridae Neochmia phaeton
Curlew sandpiper Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea Calidris ferruginea (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Dark-sided (sooty) flycatcher Muscicapidae Muscicapa sibirica
Darter Anhingidae Anhinga melanogaster Darterfemale.jpg
Diamond dove Columbidae Geopelia cuneata Golabek diamentowy.jpg
Dollarbird Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis Stavenn Eurystomus orientalis 00.jpg
Domestic goose Anatidae Anser anser and Anser cygnoides introduced Domesticated greylag goose in skagen denmark 6th of may 2006.jpg
Double-banded plover Charadriidae Charadrius bicinctus aka 'banded dotterel' BandedDotterelBuller.jpg
Double-barred finch Passeridae Taeniopygia bichenovii aka 'Bicheno's finch' and 'owl finch' Double-barred Finch.jpg
Dunlin Scolopacidae Calidris or Erolia alpina Calidris-alpina-001 edit.jpg
Dusky gerygone Pardalotidae Gerygone tenebrosa
Dusky grasswren Maluridae Amytornis purnelli
Dusky honeyeater Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura Myzomela obscura 1.jpg
Dusky moorhen Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa Dusky Moorhen.jpg
Dusky woodswallow Artamidae Artamus cyanopterus Dusky Woodswallow.jpg
Eastern curlew Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis aka 'Far Eastern curlew' Far Eastern Curlew -2.jpg
Eastern reef egret Ardeidae Egretta sacra aka 'Pacific reef egret' Eastern Reef Egret.jpg
Elegant parrot Psittacidae Neophema elegans
Emerald dove Columbidae Chalcophaps indica Emerald Dove.JPG
Emu Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae Emu02 - melbourne zoo.jpg
Erect-crested penguin Spheniscidae Eudyptes sclateri
Eurasian coot Rallidae Fulica atra Fulica atra, adult and chick.jpg
Eurasian tree sparrow Passeridae Passer montanus aka 'Eurasian tree sparrow' or 'German sparrow'. Ship-assisted, but establishes periodically Passer montanus 2.jpg
Fairy martin Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel FairyMartin (Mattern).jpg
Fairy prion Procellariidae Pachyptila turtur Titiwainuigould.jpg
Fairy tern Laridae Sterna nereis
Fan-tailed cuckoo Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis
Fiordland penguin Spheniscidae Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Fiordland penguin (Mattern).jpg
Flesh-footed shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus carneipes Flesh footed shearwater.JPG
Flock bronzewing Columbidae Phaps histrionica
Fluttering shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus gavia Shearwaterfluttergodman.jpg
Fork-tailed swift Apodidae Apus pacificus aka 'Pacific swift'
Franklin's gull Laridae Larus pipixcan
Freckled duck Anatidae Stictonetta naevosa Freckled Duck.jpg
Galah Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapillus aka 'rose-breasted cockatoo' or 'galah cockatoo' Rosakakadu ts3.jpg
Garganey Anatidae Anas querquedula Garganey duck.jpg
Gilbert's whistler Pachycephalidae Pachycephala inornata
Glossy ibis Threskiornithidae Plegadis falcinellus Plegadis falcinellus (aka) background blurred.jpg
Golden whistler Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis GoldenWhistlerMale.jpg
Golden-headed cisticola Sylviidae Cisticola exilis Cisticola exilis.jpg
Gouldian finch Passeridae Erythrura gouldiae aka 'Lady Gouldian finch' or 'Gould's finch' GouldianFinches.jpg
Gould's petrel Procellariidae Pterodroma leucoptera
Grass owl Tytonidae Tyto longimembris
Great bowerbird Ptilonorhynchidae Chlamydera nuchalis Chlamydera nuchalis by Bowdler Sharpe.jpg
Great cormorant Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax carbo Phalacrocorax carbo02.jpg
Great crested grebe Podicipedidae Podiceps cristatus Podiceps cristatus 2 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Great egret Ardeidae Ardea alba Great Egret1.jpg
Great frigatebird Fregatidae Fregata minor NPSgreaterfrigatebird.jpg
Great knot Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris
Great skua Laridae Stercorarius skua GreatSkuaInWater.jpg
Great-billed heron Ardeidae Ardea sumatrana Ardea sumatrana -Palawan, Philippines-8.jpg
Greater sand plover Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii
Great-winged petrel Procellariidae Pterodroma macroptera Great-winged Petrel, chick.jpg
Green pygmy-goose Anatidae Nettapus pulchellus GreenPigmyGoose.PNG
Green-backed gerygone Pardalotidae Gerygone chloronotus
Grey butcherbird Artamidae Cracticus torquatus Greybutcherbird.jpg
Grey currawong Artamidae Strepera versicolor Greycurrawong email.jpg
Grey falcon Falconidae Falco hypoleucos
Grey fantail Dicruridae Rhipidura fuliginosa Greyfantail.jpg
Grey goshawk Accipitridae Accipiter novaehollandiae
Grey honeyeater Meliphagidae Conopophila whitei)
Grey petrel Procellariidae Procellaria cinerea aka 'puffin gris' or 'pardela gris' Procellaria hasitata.jpg
Grey plover Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola aka 'black-bellied plover' Pluvialis squatarola1.jpg
Grey shrike-thrush Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica GreyShrike-thrushHarmonica (Zarni02).jpg
Grey teal Anatidae Anas gracilis GreyTealSmall.jpg
Grey-backed storm petrel Hydrobatidae Garrodia nereis
Grey-crowned babbler Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis
Grey-fronted honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus plumulus
Grey-headed albatross Diomedeidae Thalassarche chrysostoma Greyhead.jpg
Grey-headed honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus keartlandi
Grey-tailed tattler Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes
Ground cuckoo-shrike Campephagidae Coracina maxima
Western ground parrot Psittacidae Pezoporus flaviventris
Gull-billed tern Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica Gull-billed Tern.jpg
Hardhead Anatidae Aytha australis Hardhead12.jpg
Helmeted guineafowl Numididae Numida meleagris introduced, often free-ranging, but apparently never permanently established Helmeted guineafowl kruger00.jpg
Herald petrel Procellariidae Pterodroma arminjoniana
Hoary-headed grebe Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus
Hooded plover Charadriidae Thinornis rubricollis Hooded plover444.jpg
Hooded robin Petroicidae Melanodryas cucullata Hoode Robin male bowra apr07.jpg
Horsfield's bronze cuckoo Cuculidae Chrysococcyx basalis Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo Newhaven.jpg
House crow (ship assisted) Corvidae Corvus splendens aka 'Colombo crow' House Crow.jpg
House sparrow Passeridae Passer domesticus introduced House sparrowIII.jpg
House swift Apodidae Apus affinis aka 'house swift'
Hutton's shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus huttoni
Indian peafowl Phasianidae Pavo cristatus Introduced. aka the 'common peafowl' or the 'blue peafowl' Pavo cristatus male.jpg
Inland dotterel Charadriidae Charadrius australis
Inland thornbill Pardalotidae Acanthiza apicalis
Intermediate egret Ardeidae Ardea intermedia Intermediateegret.jpg
Jacky winter Petroicidae Microeca fascinans
Jouanin's petrel Procellariidae Bulweria fallax
Kelp gull Laridae Larus dominicanus Larus dominicanus.jpg
Kentish plover Charadriidae Charadrius alexandrinus Snowy Plover Morro Strand.jpg
Kerguelen petrel Procellariidae Lugensa brevirostris
King penguin Spheniscidae Aptenodytes patagonicus King penguin blue and orange.jpg
King quail Phasianidae Coturnix chinensis aka 'Chinese painted quail', 'king quail' or 'blue-breasted quail' Excalfactoria chinensis (aka).jpg
Large-billed gerygone Pardalotidae Gerygone magnirostris
Latham's snipe Scolopacidae Gallinago hardwickii aka 'Japanese snipe'
Laughing gull Laridae Larus atricilla Laughing gull - natures pics.jpg
Laughing kookaburra Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae introduced Laughing Kookaburra.JPG
Laughing dove Columbidae Streptopelia senegalensis introduced Streptopelia senegalensis.jpg
Leach's storm petrel Hydrobatidae Oceanodroma leucorhoa Lesp1.jpg
Leaden flycatcher Dicruridae Myiagra rubecula
Lemon-bellied flycatcher Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster
Lesser crested tern Laridae Thalasseus bengalensis Crestedtern89.jpg
Lesser frigatebird Fregatidae Fregata ariel Lesser frigatebird lei.jpg
Lesser noddy Laridae Anous tenuirostris Anous tenuirostris 01.jpg
Lesser sand plover Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus Lesser Sand Ploverwith Sanderling I IMG 9382.jpg
Letter-winged kite Accipitridae Elanus scriptus Elanus scriptus.jpg
Lewin's rail Rallidae Lewinia pectoralis
Light-mantled sooty albatross Diomedeidae Phoebetria fusca and Phoebetria palpebrata Light sooty albatross flying.jpg
Australian little bittern Ardeidae Ixobrychus dubius Ixobrychus minutus 3 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Little black cormorant Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Littleblackcormorant.jpg
Little bronze cuckoo Cuculidae Chrysococcyx minutillus
Little button-quail Turnicidae Turnix velox
Little corella Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea Littlecorella1.jpg
Little crow Corvidae Corvus bennetti Little crow (Fifer).jpg
Little curlew Scolopacidae Numenius minutus Numenius minutus 1.jpg
Little eagle Accipitridae Aquila morphnoides Little Eagle flight gore jun06.jpg
Little egret Ardeidae Egretta garzetta Little Egret Reflection.jpg
Little friarbird Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis Little Friarbird.jpg
Little grassbird Sylviidae Megalurus gramineus
Little penguin Spheniscidae Eudyptula minor aka 'fairy penguin' Fairy penguin.jpg
Little pied cormorant Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Little Pied Cormorant - melbourne zoo.jpg
Little ringed plover Charadriidae Charadrius dubius Charadrius dubius 4 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Little shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus assimilis
Little shrike-thrush Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha Little Shrike-thrush.jpg
Little stint Scolopacidae Calidris or Erolia minuta Littlestint86.jpg
Little tern Laridae Sternula albifrons Koajisashi 05a2432s.jpg
Western wattlebird Meliphagidae Anthochaera lunulata Littlewattlebird2.jpg
Little woodswallow Artamidae Artamus minor
Long-billed black-cockatoo Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus baudinii
Long-billed corella Cacatuidae Cacatua tenuirostris introduced Longbilledcorella.jpg
Long-tailed finch Passeridae Poephila acuticauda
Long-tailed jaeger Laridae Stercorarius longicaudus aka 'long-tailed skua' Chaluha malá.jpg
Long-toed stint Scolopacidae Calidris or Erolia subminuta
Macaroni penguin Spheniscidae Eudyptes chrysolophus Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus)6.jpg
Magpie-goose Anseranatidae Anseranas semipalmata Magpie.goose.sideon.arp.750pix.jpg
Magpie-lark Dicruridae Grallina cyanoleuca Male magpie lark in suburban garden.jpg
Major Mitchell's cockatoo Cacatuidae Lophochroa leadbeateri Cacatua leadbeateri.jpg
Mallard Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos introduced Anas platyrhynchos LC0014.jpg
Malleefowl Megapodiidae Leipoa ocellata
Mangrove gerygone Pardalotidae Gerygone levigaster
Mangrove golden whistler Pachycephalidae Pachycephala melanura
Mangrove grey fantail Dicruridae Rhipidura phasiana
Mangrove robin Petroicidae Eopsaltria pulverulenta
Marsh sandpiper Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis Tringa stagnatilis.jpg
Masked booby Sulidae Sula dactylatra Masked booby with chick.JPG
Masked finch Passeridae Poephila personata
Masked lapwing Charadriidae Vanellus miles Maskedlapwing.jpg
Masked owl Tytonidae Tyto novaehollandiae Masked owl mask4441.jpg
Masked woodswallow Artamidae Artamus personatus
Matsudaira's storm petrel Hydrobatidae Oceanodroma matsudairae
Mistletoebird Dicaeidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum
Mulga parrot Psittacidae Psephotus varius Perruche multicolore.jpg
Musk duck Anatidae Biziura lobata Musk-Duck-304.jpg
Mute swan Anatidae Cygnus olor introduced SwansCygnus olor.jpg
Nankeen kestrel Falconidae Falco cenchroides Falco cenchroides Flickr.jpg
Nankeen night heron Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus Nankeen Night Herons.jpg
Narcissus flycatcher Muscicapidae Ficedula narcissina
New Holland honeyeater Meliphagidae Phylidonyris novaehollandiae Newhollandhoneyeater.jpg
Night parrot Psittacidae Pezoporus occidentalis Pezoporus occidentalis.jpg
Noisy scrub-bird Atrichornithidae Atrichornis clamosus
Northern fantail Dicruridae Rhipidura rufiventris
Northern giant petrel Procellariidae Macronectes giganteus
Northern pintail Anatidae Anas acuta Anas acuta FWS.jpg
Northern rosella Psittacidae Platycercus venustus aka 'Brown's parakeet' or 'smutty rosella' Platycercus venustus.jpg
Northern shoveler Anatidae Anas clypeata Anas clypeata 2.jpg
Olive-backed oriole Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus OliveBackedOriole.jpg
Orange chat Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons
Orange-footed scrubfowl Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt Mégapode de Reinwardt.jpg
Oriental cuckoo Cuculidae Cuculus saturatus aka 'Himalayan cuckoo'
Oriental plover Charadriidae Charadrius veredus
Oriental pratincole Glareolidae Glareola maldivarum
Oriental reed warbler Sylviidae Acrocephalus orientalis
Osprey Accipitridae Pandion haliaetus OspreyNASA.jpg
Pacific baza Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata aka 'crested hawk' Pacific Baza.jpg
Pacific black duck Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacificblackduck.jpg
Pacific golden plover Charadriidae Pluvialis fulva
Pacific gull Laridae Larus pacificus Pacificgull.jpg
Pacific swallow Hirundinidae Hirundo tahitica Hirundo tahitica.jpg
Painted button-quail Turnicidae Turnix varius
Painted finch Passeridae Emblema pictum aka 'painted firetail' and 'painted firetail finch'
Pale-headed munia Passeridae Lonchura pallida Ashmore Reef
Pallid cuckoo Cuculidae Cuculus pallidus Pallid Cuckoo immature.jpg
Partridge pigeon Columbidae Geophaps smithii
Peaceful dove Columbidae Geopelia placida Peaceful Dove - melbourne zoo.jpg
Pectoral sandpiper Scolopacidae Calidris melanotos
Peregrine falcon Falconidae Falco peregrinus Falco peregrinus nest USFWS.jpg
Pheasant coucal Centropodidae Centropus phasianinus
Pheasant-tailed jacana Jacanidae Hydrophasianus chirurgus Pheasant tailed Jacana (Non-breeding) I IMG 8638.jpg
Pictorella mannikin Passeridae Heteromunia pectoralis
Pied butcherbird Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis Cracticus nigrogularis-Cyron.jpg
Pied cormorant Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax varius Pied Cormorant.jpg
Pied heron Ardeidae Ardea picata
Pied honeyeater Meliphagidae Certhionyx variegatus
Pied oystercatcher Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Pied Oystercatcher.jpg
Pink-eared duck Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus Pink eared duck.jpg
Pin-tailed snipe Scolopacidae Gallinago stenura aka 'pin-tailed snipe'
Plumed whistling duck Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni
Pomarine jaeger Laridae Stercorarius pomarinus aka 'pomarine jaeger' Stercorarius pomarinusPCCA20070623-3985B.jpg
Princess parrot Psittacidae Polytelis alexandrae aka 'Alexandra's parrott' Princess Parrot (Buffalo Zoo).jpg
Purple swamphen Rallidae Porphyrio porphyrio aka 'African purple swamphen' or 'purple moorhen' or 'purple gallinule' Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) 22-Mar-2007 10-12-15 AM.JPG
Purple-crowned fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus coronatus
Purple-crowned lorikeet Psittacidae Glossopsitta porphyrocephala Purple-crowned Lorikeet.jpg
Purple-gaped honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus cratitius Lichenostomus cratitius.jpg
Radjah shelduck Anatidae Tadorna radjah Ohar radza Tadorna rajah RB1.jpg
Rainbow bee-eater Meropidae Merops ornatus Rainbowbeeeater.jpg
Rainbow lorikeet Psittacidae Trichoglossus haematodus introduced, declared pest Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Perched 1900px.jpg
Rainbow pitta Pittidae Pitta iris Pitta iris.jpg
Red goshawk Accipitridae Erythrotriorchis radiatus
Red knot Scolopacidae Calidris canutus
Red wattlebird Meliphagidae Anthochaera carunculata Redwattlebird2.jpg
Red-backed button-quail Turnicidae Turnix maculosus
Red-backed fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus
Red-backed kingfisher Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygia
Red-browed finch Passeridae Neochmia temporalis Redbrowedfiretail.jpg
Red-browed pardalote Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus
Red-capped parrot Psittacidae Purpureicephalus spurius aka 'king parrott' Red-Capped-Parrot 0004 flat web.jpg
Red-capped plover Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus Red-capped Plover.jpg
Red-capped robin Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii
Red-chested button-quail Turnicidae Turnix pyrrhothorax
Red-eared firetail Passeridae Stagonopleura oculata
Red-footed booby Sulidae Sula sula Red-footed booby.jpg
Red-headed honeyeater Meliphagidae Myzomela erythrocephala
Red-kneed dotterel Charadriidae Erythrogonys cinctus
Red-legged crake Rallidae Rallina fasciata
Red-necked avocet Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra novaehollandiae RedNeckedAvocet.jpg
Red-necked phalarope Scolopacidae Phalaropus lobatus RedNeckedPhalaropeIceland2006.jpg
Red-necked stint Scolopacidae Calidris or Erolia ruficollis Tounen 06f8022qsp.jpg
Red-rumped swallow Hirundinidae Cecropis daurica
Red-tailed black-cockatoo Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii Red Tailed Black Cockatoo-2.jpg
Red-tailed tropicbird Phaethontidae Phaethon rubricauda Rtailedtropicbird8.jpg
Redthroat Pardalotidae Pyrrholaemus brunneus
Red-throated pipit Motacillidae Anthus cervinus Anthus cervinus.jpg
Red-winged fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus elegans
Red-winged parrot Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus Red-winged parrot.JPG
Regent parrot Psittacidae Polytelis anthopeplus Polytelis anthopeplus.jpg
Restless flycatcher Dicruridae Myiagra inquieta Restlessflycatcher2.jpg
Richard's pipit Motacillidae Anthus richardi Anthus richardi.jpg
Rock dove Columbidae Columba livia aka 'rock pigeon'. introduced. Strutting pigeon.gk.jpg
Rock parrot Psittacidae Neophema petrophila Rock Parrot Cape Leeuwin 2 email.jpg
Rockhopper penguin Spheniscidae Eudyptes chrysocome Eudyptes chrysocome.jpg
Roseate tern Laridae Sterna dougallii Sterna dougallii.jpg
Rose-crowned fruit-dove Columbidae Ptilinopus regina
Royal albatross Diomedeidae Diomedea epomophora aka 'southern royal albatross' 070226 southern royal albatross off Kaikoura 2.jpg
Royal spoonbill Threskiornithidae Platalea regia Royal Spoonbill.jpg
Ruddy turnstone Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres Tournepierre042006.jpg
Ruff Scolopacidae Philomachus pugnax Kampfläufer 2007-06-08 118.jpg
Rufous bristlebird Pardalotidae Dasyornis broadbenti
Rufous fantail Dicruridae Rhipidura rufifrons Rufousfantail.jpg
Rufous fieldwren Pardalotidae Calamanthus campestris
Rufous owl Strigidae Ninox rufa
Rufous songlark Sylviidae Cincloramphus mathewsi
Rufous treecreeper Climacteridae Climacteris rufus
Rufous whistler Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris
Rufous-crowned emu-wren Maluridae Stipiturus ruficeps
Rufous-throated honeyeater Meliphagidae Conopophila rufogularis
Sabine's gull Laridae Xema sabini XemaSabini.jpg
Sacred kingfisher Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus Sacredkingfisher.jpg
Salvin's prion Procellariidae Pachyptila salvini aka 'medium-billed prion'
Sanderling Scolopacidae Calidris alba Calidris-alba-001.jpg
Sandstone shrike-thrush Pachycephalidae Colluricincla woodwardi
Sarus crane Gruidae Grus antigone Grus antigone Luc viatour.jpg
Satin flycatcher Dicruridae Myiagra cyanoleuca Satinflycatcher1.jpg
Scarlet robin Petroicidae Petroica multicolor Petroica multicolor.jpg
Scarlet-chested parrot Psittacidae Neophema splendida aka 'scarlet-breasted parrot', 'orange-throated parrot' or 'splendid parrot' Neophema splendida.jpg
Sharp-tailed sandpiper Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata
Shining bronze cuckoo Cuculidae Chrysococcyx lucidus Pipiwharauroa.jpg
Shining flycatcher Dicruridae Myiagra alecto
Short-billed black-cockatoo Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus latirostris Calyptorhynchus latirostris Carnaby gnangarra.jpg
Short-tailed shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus tenuirostris aka 'yolla'
Shy albatross Diomedeidae Thalassarche cauta 070226 Shy mollymawk off Kaikoura 2.jpg
Shy heathwren Pardalotidae Hylacola cauta
Silver gull Laridae Larus novaehollandiae Seagull on sale pier.jpg
Silver-crowned friarbird Meliphagidae Philemon argenticeps
Silvereye Zosteropidae Zosterops lateralis aka 'white-eye' or 'wax-eye' Silvereye3.jpg
Singing bushlark Alaudidae Mirafra cantillans
Singing honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus virescens Singing Honeyeater Bowra.jpg
Slaty-backed thornbill Pardalotidae Acanthiza robustirostris
Slender-billed prion Procellariidae Pachyptila belcheri
Slender-billed thornbill Pardalotidae Acanthiza iredalei
Soft-plumaged petrel Procellariidae Pterodroma mollis
Sooty albatross Diomedeidae Phoebetria palpebrata and Phoebetria fusca Light sooty albatross flying.jpg
Sooty oystercatcher Haematopodidae Haematopus fuliginosus Sooty Oystercatcher.jpg
Sooty shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus griseus Puffinus griseus.png
Sooty tern Laridae Onychoprion fuscata Sterna fuscata.JPG
South polar skua Laridae Stercorarius maccormicki older name: 'MacCormick’s skua' Stercorarius maccormicki.JPG
Southern boobook Strigidae Ninox novaeseelandiae aka 'mopoke' or 'morepork' MoreporkMaunga.jpg
Southern emu-wren Maluridae Stipiturus malachurus
Southern fulmar Procellariidae Fulmarus glacialoides Southern Fulmar closeup.jpg
Southern giant petrel Procellariidae Macronectus giganteus
Southern scrub-robin Petroicidae Drymodes brunneopygia
Southern whiteface Pardalotidae Aphelocephala leucopsis
Spangled drongo Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus Drongo1.jpg
Spinifex pigeon Columbidae Geophaps plumifera Geophaps plumifera1.jpg
Spinifexbird Sylviidae Eremiornis carter
Spiny-cheeked honeyeater Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogalaris
Splendid fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus splendens Splendid Fairy-wren male.jpg
Spotless crake Rallidae Porzana tabuensis MarshCrake SpotlessCrake.jpg
Spotted harrier Accipitridae Circus assimilis
Spotted nightjar Caprimulgidae Eurostopodus argus
Spotted pardalote Pardalotidae Pardalotus punctatus Spotted Pardalote Pengo.jpg
Spotted redshank Scolopacidae Tringa erythropus Tringa erythropus 1.jpg
Spotted dove Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis introduced SpottedDove.jpg
Square-tailed kite Accipitridae Lophoictinia isura
Star finch Passeridae Neochmia ruficauda
Straw-necked ibis Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis Threskiornis spinicollis-fragment.jpg
Streaked shearwater Procellariidae Calonectris leucomelas
Striated grasswren Maluridae Amytornis striatus
Striated heron Ardeidae Butorides striatus Striated heron.jpg
Striated pardalote Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus Pardalotus with nesting material.jpg
Stubble quail Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis
Sulphur-crested cockatoo Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita Cacatua galerita -flying -Sydney-7.jpg
Swamp harrier Accipitridae Circus approximans SwampHarrierBuller.jpg
Swinhoe's snipe Scolopacidae Gallinago megala aka 'forest snipe' or 'Chinese snipe'
Swinhoe's storm petrel Hydrobatidae Oceanodroma monorhis
Tahiti petrel Procellariidae Pseudobulweria rostrata
Tawny frogmouth Podargidae Podargus strigoides Tawny Frogmouth 1.jpg
Tawny grassbird Sylviidae Megalurus timoriensis
Tawny-crowned honeyeater Meliphagidae Phylidonyris melanops
Terek sandpiper Scolopacidae Xenus cinereus Xenus cinereus.jpg
Thick-billed grasswren Maluridae Amytornis textilis
Tiger shrike Laniidae Lanius tigrinus sighted once, possibly ship assisted Tiger shrike (Lanius tigrinus), Hindhede Nature Park, Singapore - 20060921.jpg
Torresian crow Corvidae Corvus orru aka 'Australian crow' or 'Papuan crow' Torresian crow.jpg
Torresian imperial pigeon Columbidae Ducula spilorrhoa Torresian imp pigeon cairns09.JPG
Tree martin Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans Tree Martin Sherwood Nov01.JPG
Varied lorikeet Psittacidae Psitteuteles versicolor Psitteuteles versicolor by Edward Lear.jpg
Varied sittella Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera Daphoenositta chrysoptera.jpg
Varied triller Campephagidae Lalage leucomela Varied Triller female Inskip.JPG
Variegated fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus lamberti) aka 'Lambert wren' Variegated Fairy-wren male.jpg
Wandering albatross Diomedeidae Diomedea exulans Wandering Albatross (van Poppel).jpg
Wandering whistling duck Anatidae Dendrocygna arcuata Wandering Whistling Duck - melbourne zoo.jpg
Wedge-tailed eagle Accipitridae Aquila audax Wedge Tailed Eagle.jpg
Wedge-tailed shearwater Procellariidae Puffinus pacificus Wedge tailed shearwater2.jpg
Weebill Pardalotidae Smicrornis brevirostris
Welcome swallow Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena Welcome swallow.jpg
Western bowerbird Ptilonorhynchidae Chlamydera guttata
Western bristlebird Pardalotidae Dasyornis longirostris
Western corella Cacatuidae Cacatua pastinator
Western gerygone Pardalotidae Gerygone fusca
Western rosella Psittacidae Platycercus icterotis Platycercus icterotis1.jpg
Western spinebill Meliphagidae Acanthorhynchus superciliosus The Western Spinebill (E. E. Gostellow).jpg
Western thornbill Pardalotidae Acanthiza inornata
Western whipbird Cinclosomatidae Psophodes nigrogularis
Western yellow robin Petroicidae Eopsaltria griseogularis Eopsaltria griseogularis.jpg
Whimbrel Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus Numenius phaeopus1.jpg
Whiskered tern Laridae Chlidonias hybridus Chlidonias hybrida 2 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Whistling kite Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus aka 'whistling eagle' or 'whistling hawk' Whistlingkite.jpg
White wagtail Motacillidae Motacilla alba White-Wagtail.jpg
White-backed swallow Hirundinidae Cheramoeca leucosternus
White-bellied cuckoo-shrike Campephagidae Coracina papuensis White-bellied Cuckooshrike kobble.JPG
White-bellied sea eagle Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster CorroboreeSeaEagle.jpg
White-breasted robin Petroicidae Eopsaltria georgiana White breasted Robin MR 1 email.jpg
White-breasted whistler Pachycephalidae Pachycephala lanioides
White-breasted woodswallow Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus White-breasted Woodswallow Samcem.JPG
White-browed babbler Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus superciliosus White-browed Babbler (Pomatostomus superciliosus).jpg
White-browed crake Rallidae Porzana cinerea Porzana cinerea - Bueng Boraphet.jpg
White-browed robin Petroicidae Poecilodryas superciliosa White-Browed Robin.jpg
White-browed scrubwren Pardalotidae Sericornis frontalis Scrub wren female Vocalising444.jpg
White-browed treecreeper Climacteridae Climacteris affinis
White-browed woodswallow Artamidae Artamus superciliosus White-browed Woodswallow Samcem.JPG
White-cheeked honeyeater Meliphagidae Phylidonyris nigra Whitecheekedhoneyeater.jpg
White-chinned petrel Procellariidae Procellaria aequinoctialis Procellaria aequinoctialis off Kaikoura.jpg
White-eared honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus leucotis WhiteEaredHoneyeater.jpg
White-faced heron Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae White-faced Heron - melbourne zoo.jpg
White-faced storm petrel Hydrobatidae Pelagodroma marina aka 'white-faced petrel' Godmanstormlg.jpg
White-fronted chat Meliphagidae Epthianura albifrons Epthianura albifrons.jpg
White-fronted honeyeater Meliphagidae Phylidonyris albifrons
White-fronted tern Laridae Sterna striata SternaStriataBuller.jpg
White-gaped honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus unicolor
White-headed petrel Procellariidae Pterodroma lessonii Pterodroma lessonii.jpg
White-lined honeyeater Meliphagidae Meliphaga albilineata
White-naped honeyeater Meliphagidae Melithreptus lunatus Whitenapedhoneyeater.jpg
White-necked heron Ardeidae Ardea pacifica aka 'Pacific heron' Pacific Heron.jpg
White-plumed honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus penicillatus Whiteplumedhoneyeater.jpg
White-quilled rock pigeon Columbidae Petrophassa albipennis
White-rumped sandpiper Scolopacidae Calidris or Erolia fuscicollis White-rumped Sandpiper.jpg
White-tailed tropicbird Phaethontidae Phaethon lepturus Phaethon lepturus.jpg
White-throated gerygone Pardalotidae Gerygone olivacea White-throated Gerygone kobble aug08.JPG
White-throated honeyeater Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis White-throated Honeyeater.jpg
White-throated needletail Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus White-throated Needletail 09a.jpg
White-winged black tern Laridae Chlidonias leucopterus aka 'white-winged black tern' Chlidonias niger (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
White-winged fairy-wren Maluridae Malurus leucopterus
White-winged triller Campephagidae Lalage tricolor
Willie wagtail Dicruridae Rhipidura leucophrys Willie wagtail.jpg
Wilson's storm petrel Hydrobatidae Oceanites oceanicus aka 'Wilson's petrel' Oceanites oceanicusPCCA20070623-3634B.jpg
Wood sandpiper Scolopacidae Tringa glareola Tringa glareola 3 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Yellow bittern Ardeidae Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern.jpg
Yellow chat Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea
Yellow wagtail Motacillidae Motacilla flava aka 'yellow wagtail'
Yellow white-eye Zosteropidae Zosterops luteus
Yellow-billed spoonbill Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes Spatule à bec jaune.jpg
Yellow-nosed albatross Diomedeidae Thalassarche chlororhynchos aka 'Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross' Thalassarche chlororhynchos.png
Yellow-plumed honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus ornatus
Yellow-rumped mannikin Passeridae Lonchura flaviprymna aka 'yellow-rumped munia'
Yellow-rumped thornbill Pardalotidae Acanthiza chrysorrhoa Yellowrumpedthornbill.jpg
Yellow-throated miner Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula Manorina flavigula.jpg
Yellow-tinted honeyeater Meliphagidae Lichenostomus flavescens
Zebra finch Passeridae Taeniopygia guttata Zebra finch.jpg
Zitting cisticola Sylviidae Cisticola juncidis Zittingcistic.JPG

References[edit]

  • Serventy, D.L.; Whittell, H.M. (1949–1976 (published in 5 editions)). Birds of Western Australia.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Johnstone, R.E.; Storr, G.M. (1998). Handbook of Western Australian Birds. Volume 1 – Non-Passerines (Emu to Dollarbird). Oxford University Press. 

See also[edit]

List of Australian birds