Saturday, 7 November 2015

Full list of birds seen in Australia

This is a full list in alphabetical order of species seen on the holiday, 12th -31st October 2015, with location and maximum number of birds seen at each location in brackets.In total, 170 species of which 144 were new for me.


Species
Location with number of birds seen in brackets
Australasian Figbird
Atherton Tablelands(30), Esplanade, Cairns(10), Port Douglas(30)
Australasian Gannet
at sea, Sydney(2)
Australasian Grebe
Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Port Douglas(1)
Australian Brush-turkey
Atherton Tablelands(3), Kuranda(2), Mossman Gorge, Daintree(1)
Australian Darter
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(1), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Esplanade, Cairns(2), Mateeba Wetlands(2)
Australian Magpie
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(6), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(10), Watson Bay, Sydney(3)
Australian Pelican
Atherton Tablelands(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(8), Esplanade, Cairns(10), Mateeba Wetlands(1), Port Douglas(1), Rose Bay, Sydney(1)
Australian Pied Oystercatcher
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1)
Australian Raven
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(4), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Australian White Ibis
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(50), Centennial Park, Sydney(50), City, Sydney(1), Esplanade, Cairns(3), Port Douglas(2)
Australian Wood Duck
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(30), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(2)
Azure Kingfisher
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Bar-shouldered Dove
Port Douglas(2)
Bar-tailed Godwit
Esplanade, Cairns(20), Port Douglas(4)
Beach Stone-curlew
Cairns industrial estate(2), Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(2)
Bell Miner
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(20)
Black Bittern
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Black Butcherbird
Port Douglas(2)
Black Kite
Atherton Tablelands(50)
Black Noddy
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(2)
Black Swan
Centennial Park, Sydney(6), Mateeba Wetlands(20)
Black-browed Albatross
at sea, Sydney(1)
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1)
Black-faced Monarch
Atherton Tablelands(2)
Black-fronted Plover
Esplanade, Cairns(2)
Black-naped Tern
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(10)
Black-necked Stork
Port Douglas(1), River Cruise, Port Douglas(1)
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Mateeba Wetlands(1)
Brahminy Kite
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(2), Port Douglas(1)
Bridled Tern
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(50)
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Port Douglas(2)
Brown Booby
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(80)
Brown Thornbill
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(2)
Brown Treecreeper
Atherton Tablelands(1)
Brown-backed Honeyeater
Daintree(2), Port Douglas(2)
Bush Stone-curlew
Cairns industrial estate(2), Cairns to Port Douglas(2), Port Douglas(2)
Caspian Tern
Centennial Park, Sydney(1)
Cattle Egret
Atherton Tablelands(50), Mateeba Wetlands(20), Port Douglas(10), River Cruise, Daintree(200)
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Centennial Park, Sydney(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Chestnut Teal
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(2)
Comb-crested Jacana
Mateeba Wetlands(3), Port Douglas(4)
Common Myna
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(50), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(20), Cairns to Port Douglas(50), Centennial Park, Sydney(30), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(30), Port Douglas(100), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Common Noddy
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(5000)
Common Sandpiper
Port Douglas(4), River Cruise, Port Douglas(1)
Crescent Honeyeater
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1)
Crested Pigeon
Centennial Park, Sydney(5), Watson Bay, Sydney(10)
Crested Tern
Manly, Sydney(2), Palm Cove(2), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Crimson Rosella
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(20)
Dollarbird
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Double-barred Finch
Mateeba Wetlands(20)
Dusky Honeyeater
Atherton Tablelands(2)
Dusky Moorhen
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(30), Port Douglas(5)
Eastern Great Egret
Esplanade, Cairns(1), Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1), Mateeba Wetlands(1), Port Douglas(1)
Eastern Koel
River Cruise, Daintree(5)
Eastern Reef Egret
Port Douglas(1)
Eastern Spinebill
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1)
Emu
Mateeba Wetlands(1)
Eurasian Coot
Atherton Tablelands(20), Centennial Park, Sydney(50), Mateeba Wetlands(100)
Fairy Martin
Centennial Park, Sydney(5)
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1)
Far Eastern Curlew
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1), River Cruise, Port Douglas(1)
Fluttering Shearwater
at sea, Sydney(500)
Forest Kingfisher
Cairns to Port Douglas(1), Mateeba Wetlands(1), Port Douglas(1), River Cruise, Daintree(2)
Galah
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(10)
Glossy Ibis
River Cruise, Daintree(2)
Golden Whistler
Atherton Tablelands(5), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(5)
Great Cormorant
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(1)
Great Crested Grebe
Atherton Tablelands(50)
Great Frigatebird
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(10)
Great Knot
Esplanade, Cairns(50)
Great-billed Heron
Port Douglas(1)
Greater Sand Plover
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(2)
Green Pygmy-Goose
Mateeba Wetlands(20)
Grey Butcherbird
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(1)
Grey Fantail
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1)
Grey-tailed Tattler
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(2)
Gull-billed Tern
Esplanade, Cairns(8), Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(5), Port Douglas(2)
Hardhead
Centennial Park, Sydney(50), Mateeba Wetlands(100)
Helmeted Friarbird
Kuranda(10), Port Douglas(5)
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
House Sparrow
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(1)
Intermediate Egret
Cairns to Port Douglas(1), Centennial Park, Sydney(3), Esplanade, Cairns(1), Mateeba Wetlands(2), Port Douglas(1)
Kelp Gull
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(2)
Large-billed Gerygone
Atherton Tablelands(10), Port Douglas(2)
Laughing Kookaburra
Atherton Tablelands(3), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Port Douglas(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Lesser Crested Tern
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(50), Port Douglas(6), River Cruise, Port Douglas(3)
Lesser Frigatebird
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(1)
Lesser Sand Plover
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(20)
Lewin's Honeyeater
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1)
Little Black Cormorant
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Manly, Sydney(1)
Little Curlew
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1)
Little Eagle
Atherton Tablelands(1)
Little Egret
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(2), Port Douglas(1)
Little Pied Cormorant
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(20), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Little Raven
Centennial Park, Sydney(1)
Little Tern
Esplanade, Cairns(2), Port Douglas(4)
Magpie Goose
Cairns to Port Douglas(5), Mateeba Wetlands(3000), Port Douglas(30), River Cruise, Daintree(5)
Magpie-lark
Atherton Tablelands(5), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(2), Cairns to Port Douglas(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(4), City, Sydney(1), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1), Port Douglas(5)
Masked Lapwing
Botanic Gardens, Sydney(3), Cairns to Port Douglas(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(3), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1), Port Douglas(5), Watson Bay, Sydney(2)
Metallic Starling
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Mistletoebird
Atherton Tablelands(1)
Nankeen Kestrel
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(1)
Nankeen Night-Heron
Port Douglas(1)
New Holland Honeyeater
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(10), Centennial Park, Sydney(5), Manly, Sydney(10), Watson Bay, Sydney(10)
Noisy Friarbird
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Noisy Miner
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(2), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(5), Centennial Park, Sydney(20), City, Sydney(10), Watson Bay, Sydney(50)
Nutmeg Mannikin
Port Douglas(5)
Olive-backed Sunbird
Atherton Tablelands(2), Kuranda(2), Port Douglas(5), River Cruise, Port Douglas(3)
Orange-footed Scrubfowl
Port Douglas(5)
Osprey
Cairns to Port Douglas(3), Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1), Port Douglas(2)
Pacific Black Duck
Atherton Tablelands(6), Centennial Park, Sydney(4), City, Sydney(2), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(2), Port Douglas(3)
Pacific Golden Plover
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(20)
Pale-yellow Robin
Daintree(1)
Papuan Frogmouth
River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Peaceful Dove
Port Douglas(3)
Peregrine
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Pheasant Coucal
Daintree(1)
Pied Cormorant
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(1), Manly, Sydney(4), Watson Bay, Sydney(1)
Pied Currawong
Atherton Tablelands(2), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(5), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(10), Watson Bay, Sydney(5)
Pied Heron
Port Douglas(1)
Pied Imperial-Pigeon
Esplanade, Cairns(30), Port Douglas(50)
Pied Stilt
Port Douglas(2), River Cruise, Port Douglas(10)
Purple Gallinule
Atherton Tablelands(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(50), Port Douglas(30)
Rainbow Bee-eater
Esplanade, Cairns(1), Port Douglas(1)
Rainbow Lorikeet
Atherton Tablelands(50), Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(30), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(30), Centennial Park, Sydney(30), City, Sydney(3), Kuranda(100), Palm Cove(30), Port Douglas(20), River Cruise, Port Douglas(2), Watson Bay, Sydney(20)
Red Wattlebird
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(3), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(2), Watson Bay, Sydney(2)
Red-backed Fairy-Wren
Mateeba Wetlands(5)
Red-capped Plover
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(30)
Red-necked Stint
Esplanade, Cairns(1), Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(20), Port Douglas(2), River Cruise, Port Douglas(2)
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(10)
Roseate Tern
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(10)
Royal Spoonbill
Esplanade, Cairns(2)
Ruddy Turnstone
Esplanade, Cairns(1), Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(1)
Satin Bowerbird
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(2)
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Port Douglas(2)
Shining Flycatcher
River Cruise, Daintree(2)
Short-tailed Shearwater
at sea, Sydney(200)
Silver Gull
at sea, Sydney(1000), Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(200), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(30), Centennial Park, Sydney(30), Manly, Sydney(50), Port Douglas(50), Watson Bay, Sydney(20)
Silvereye
Atherton Tablelands(1)
Sooty Tern
Michaelmas Cay, Great Barrier Reef(500)
Spangled Drongo
Atherton Tablelands(3), Port Douglas(3), River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Spotted Dove
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(2), Centennial Park, Sydney(5), Esplanade, Cairns(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(2)
Spotted Harrier
Atherton Tablelands(1)
Starling
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(50), Centennial Park, Sydney(5)
Straw-necked Ibis
Cairns to Port Douglas(10), Port Douglas(1)
Striated Heron
Esplanade, Cairns(4), Port Douglas(2), River Cruise, Port Douglas(4)
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Atherton Tablelands(10), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(8), Cairns to Port Douglas(1), Centennial Park, Sydney(20), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(50), Manly, Sydney(2), Watson Bay, Sydney(15)
Superb Fairy-wren
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(10), Centennial Park, Sydney(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(5)
Terek Sandpiper
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1), River Cruise, Port Douglas(1)
Varied Honeyeater
Esplanade, Cairns(1), Palm Cove(3)
Varied Triller
Atherton Tablelands(1)
Wandering Whistling-Duck
Port Douglas(3)
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
at sea, Sydney(500)
Welcome Swallow
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(50), Botanic Gardens, Sydney(30), Cairns to Port Douglas(30), Centennial Park, Sydney(30), City, Sydney(5), Esplanade, Cairns(20), Katoomba, Blue Mountains(20), Port Douglas(100), River Cruise, Port Douglas(1), Watson Bay, Sydney(30)
Whimbrel
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(20), Port Douglas(5)
Whiskered Tern
Mateeba Wetlands(2)
Whistling Kite
Atherton Tablelands(1), Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas(1), Mateeba Wetlands(2)
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
Port Douglas(2)
White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Mateeba Wetlands(1), River Cruise, Port Douglas(1)
White-breasted Woodswallow
Cairns to Port Douglas(10), Port Douglas(5), River Cruise, Port Douglas(3)
White-browed Scrubwren
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(5), Watson Bay, Sydney(3)
White-faced Heron
Barangaroo, Sydney(1), Centennial Park, Sydney(1)
White-necked Heron
Port Douglas(2)
White-rumped Swiftlet
Port Douglas(50)
White-throated Nightjar
Daintree to Port Douglas(2)
White-throated Treecreeper
Katoomba, Blue Mountains(2)
Willie Wagtail
Bondi Beach to Cougee, Sydney(1), Cairns to Port Douglas(1), Centennial Park, Sydney(2), Esplanade, Cairns(1), Port Douglas(1)
Yellow Oriole
Port Douglas(5), River Cruise, Daintree(1)
Yellow-spotted Honeyeater
Mossman Gorge, Daintree(1), Port Douglas(1)
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Manly, Sydney(5)


Jabiru or black-necked stork.

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