Wamboin Community Association

Local Bird Observations

Last updated 04/10/2014

Compiled by: David McDonald, David Cook and Kathy Cook

The bird species list below is information extracted from the Canberra Ornithologists Group database (currently 185 species). This information is derived from local bird observations in Wamboin and Bywong. If anybody has valid records of species not identified below, please contact David McDonald.

Australian Brush-turkey Stubble Quail Indian Peafowl
Black Swan Australian Shelduck Australian Wood Duck
Northern Mallard Muscovy Duck Pacific Black Duck
Australasian Shoveler Grey Teal Chestnut Teal
Pink-eared Duck Hardhead Australasian Grebe
Hoary-headed Grebe Australasian Darter Little Pied Cormorant
Pied Cormorant Little Black Cormorant Great Cormorant
Australian Pelican White-faced Heron White-necked Heron
Cattle Egret Intermediate Egret Nankeen Night-Heron
Australian White Ibis Straw-necked Ibis Royal Spoonbill
Black-shouldered Kite Whistling Kite White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Brown Goshawk Collared Sparrowhawk Spotted Harrier
Swamp Harrier Wedge-tailed Eagle Little Eagle
Brown Falcon Australian Hobby Peregrine Falcon
Nankeen Kestrel Purple Swamphen Dusky Moorhen
Eurasian Coot Black-fronted Dotterel Red-kneed Dotterel
Masked Lapwing Latham's Snipe Painted Button-quail
Red-chested Button-quail Silver Gull Rock Dove
Brown Cuckoo-Dove Common Bronzewing Crested Pigeon
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo Gang-gang Cockatoo Galah
Long-billed Corella Little Corella Cockatiel
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Rainbow Lorikeet Little Lorikeet
Australian King-Parrot Superb Parrot Crimson Rosella
Eastern Rosella Swift Parrot Red-rumped Parrot
Pallid Cuckoo Brush Cuckoo Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Eastern Koel
Channel-billed Cuckoo Powerful Owl Barking Owl
Southern Boobook Eastern Barn Owl Tawny Frogmouth
White-throated Nightjar Australian Owlet-nightjar White-throated Needletail
Fork-tailed Swift Azure Kingfisher Laughing Kookaburra
Sacred Kingfisher Rainbow Bee-eater Dollarbird
Superb Lyrebird White-throated Treecreeper Brown Treecreeper
Satin Bowerbird Superb Fairy-wren Spotted Pardalote
Striated Pardalote White-browed Scrubwren Chestnut-rumped Heathwren
Speckled Warbler Weebill Brown Gerygone
Western Gerygone White-throated Gerygone Brown Thornbill
Buff-rumped Thornbill Yellow-rumped Thornbill Yellow Thornbill
Striated Thornbill Southern Whiteface Red Wattlebird
Black Honeyeater Scarlet Honeyeater Noisy Friarbird
Noisy Miner Yellow-faced Honeyeater White-eared Honeyeater
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater Fuscous Honeyeater White-plumed Honeyeater
Brown-headed Honeyeater White-naped Honeyeater Painted Honeyeater
Crescent Honeyeater New Holland Honeyeater Eastern Spinebill
White-fronted Chat Jacky Winter Scarlet Robin
Flame Robin Rose Robin Hooded Robin
Eastern Yellow Robin Spotted Quail-thrush Varied Sittella
Golden Whistler Rufous Whistler Grey Shrike-thrush
Black-faced Monarch Leaden Flycatcher Satin Flycatcher
Restless Flycatcher Magpie-lark Rufous Fantail
Grey Fantail Willie Wagtail Spangled Drongo
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Cicadabird White-winged Triller
Olive-backed Oriole Masked Woodswallow White-browed Woodswallow
Dusky Woodswallow Grey Butcherbird Pied Butcherbird
Australian Magpie Pied Currawong Grey Currawong
Australian Raven Little Raven White-winged Chough
Eurasian Skylark Golden-headed Cisticola Australasian Pipit
House Sparrow Double-barred Finch Red-browed Finch
Diamond Firetail Common Greenfinch European Goldfinch
Mistletoebird Welcome Swallow Tree Martin
Fairy Martin Bassian Thrush Australian Reed-Warbler
Rufous Songlark Silvereye Common Blackbird
Common Starling Common Myna