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Scientific name Australia Introduced Nearby Islands Extinct
STRUTHIONIFORMES RATITES      
Struthionidae Ostriches      
Struthio camelus   Ostrich    
Casuariidae Cassowaries and Emus      
Casuarius casuarius Southern Cassowary      
Dromaius novaehollandiae Emu      
Dromaius ater       King Island Emu
Dromaius baudinianus       Kangaroo Island Emu
GALLIFORMES FOWL-LIKE BIRDS      
Megapodiidae Megapodes      
Alectura lathami Australian Brush-turkey      
Leipoa ocellata Malleefowl      
Megapodius reinwardt Orange-footed Scrubfowl      
Phasianidae Old World Quail and Pheasant      
Coturnix pectoralis Stubble Quail      
Coturnix ypsilophora Brown Quail      
Coturnix chinensis King Quail      
Gallus gallus   Red Junglefowl    
Phasianus colchicus   Common Pheasant    
Pavo cristatus   Indian Peafowl    
Meleagris gallopavo   Wild Turkey    
Odontophoridae New World Quail      
Callipepla californica   California Quail    
ANSERIFORMES WATERFOWL      
Anseranatidae Magpie Goose      
Anseranas semipalmata Magpie Goose      
Anatidae Ducks, Geese and Swans      
Dendrocygna eytoni Plumed Whistling-Duck      
Dendrocygna arcuata Wandering Whistling-Duck      
Oxyura australis Blue-billed Duck      
Biziura lobata Musk Duck      
Stictonetta naevosa Freckled Duck      
Cygnus olor   Mute Swan    
Cygnus atratus Black Swan      
Branta canadensis     Canada Goose  
Cereopsis novaehollandiae Cape Barren Goose      
Tadorna tadornoides Australian Shelduck      
Tadorna variegata     Paradise Shelduck  
Tadorna radjah Radjah Shelduck      
Chenonetta jubata Australian Wood Duck      
Nettapus coromandelianus Cotton Pygmy-goose      
Nettapus pulchellus Green Pygmy-goose      
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard      
Anas superciliosa Pacific Black Duck      
Anas rhynchotis Australasian Shoveler      
Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler      
Anas gracilis Grey Teal      
Anas castanea Chestnut Teal      
Anas acuta Northern Pintail      
Anas querquedula Garganey      
Malacorhynchus membranaceus Pink-eared Duck      
Aythya australis Hardhead      
PODICIPEDIFORMES GREBES      
Podicipedidae Grebes      
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian Grebe      
Tachybaptus ruficollis     Little Grebe  
Poliocephalus poliocephalus Hoary-headed Grebe      
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe      
SPHENISCIFORMES PENGUINS      
Spheniscidae Penguins      
Aptenodytes patagonicus     King Penguin  
Aptenodytes forsteri     Emperor Penguin  
Pygoscelis papua     Gentoo Penguin  
Pygoscelis adeliae     Adelie Penguin  
Pygoscelis antarctica     Chinstrap Penguin  
Eudyptes chrysocome     Rockhopper Penguin  
Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Fiordland Penguin      
Eudyptes robustus     Snares Penguin  
Eudyptes sclateri     Erect-crested Penguin  
Eudyptes chrysolophus     Macaroni Penguin  
Eudyptula minor Little Penguin      
Spheniscus magellanicus     Magellanic Penguin  
PROCELLARIIFORMES TUBE-NOSED SEABIRDS      
Procellariidae Petrels and Shearwaters      
Pelecanoides urinatrix Common Diving-Petrel      
Pelecanoides georgicus     South Georgian Diving-Petrel  
Macronectes giganteus Southern Giant-Petrel      
Macronectes halli Northern Giant-Petrel      
Fulmarus glacialoides Southern Fulmar      
Thalassoica antarctica Antarctic Petrel      
Daption capense Cape Petrel      
Pagodroma nivea     Snow Petrel  
Lugensa brevirostris Kerguelen Petrel      
Pseudobulweria rostrata Tahiti Petrel      
Pterodroma macroptera Great-winged Petrel      
Pterodroma lessonii White-headed Petrel      
Pterodroma solandri Providence Petrel      
Pterodroma neglecta     Kermadec Petrel  
Pterodroma arminjoniana Herald Petrel      
Pterodroma mollis Soft-plumaged Petrel      
Pterodroma inexpectata Mottled Petrel      
Pterodroma externa     Juan Fernandez Petrel  
Pterodroma cervicalis     White-necked Petrel  
Pterodroma baraui     Barau's Petrel  
Pterodroma nigripennis Black-winged Petrel      
Pterodroma cookii     Cook's Petrel  
Pterodroma leucoptera Gould's Petrel      
Halobaena caerulea Blue Petrel      
Pachyptila vittata Broad-billed Prion      
Pachyptila salvini Salvin's Prion      
Pachyptila desolata Antarctic Prion      
Pachyptila belcheri Slender-billed Prion      
Pachyptila turtur Fairy Prion      
Pachyptila crassirostris     Fulmar Prion  
Bulweria bulwerii     Bulwer's Petrel  
Procellaria aequinoctialis White-chinned Petrel      
Procellaria westlandica     Westland Petrel  
Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel      
Procellaria cinerea Grey Petrel      
Calonectris leucomelas Streaked Shearwater      
Puffinus pacificus Wedge-tailed Shearwater      
Puffinus bulleri Buller's Shearwater      
Puffinus carneipes Flesh-footed Shearwater      
Puffinus creatopus     Pink-footed Shearwater  
Puffinus gravis     Great Shearwater  
Puffinus griseus Sooty Shearwater      
Puffinus tenuirostris Short-tailed Shearwater      
Puffinus puffinus     Manx Shearwater  
Puffinus gavia Fluttering Shearwater      
Puffinus newelli     Newell's Shearwater  
Puffinus huttoni Hutton's Shearwater      
Puffinus lherminieri     Audubon's Shearwater  
Puffinus assimilis Little Shearwater      
Diomedeidae Albatrosses      
Diomedea exulans Wandering Albatross      
Diomedea epomophora Royal Albatross      
Diomedea immutabilis     Laysan Albatross  
Diomedea melanophris Black-browed Albatross      
Diomedea cauta Shy Albatross      
Diomedea chrysostoma Grey-headed Albatross      
Diomedea chlororhynchos Yellow-nosed Albatross      
Diomedea bulleri Buller's Albatross      
Phoebetria fusca Sooty Albatross      
Phoebetria palpebrata Light-mantled Sooty Albatross      
Hydrobatidae Storm-Petrels      
Oceanites oceanicus Wilson's Storm-Petrel      
Garrodia nereis Grey-backed Storm-Petrel      
Pelagodroma marina White-faced Storm-Petrel      
Fregetta tropica Black-bellied Storm-Petrel      
Fregetta grallaria     White-bellied Storm-Petrel  
Oceanodroma leucorhoa Leach's Storm-Petrel      
Oceanodroma matsudairae     Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel  
PELECANIFORMES TOTIPALMATE SWIMMERS (PELICANS AND ALLIES)      
Phaethontidae Tropicbirds      
Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird      
Phaethon lepturus White-tailed Tropicbird      
Sulidae Gannets and Boobies      
Papasula abbotti     Abbott's Booby  
Morus capensis     Cape Gannet  
Morus serrator Australasian Gannet      
Sula dactylatra Masked Booby      
Sula tasmani       Tasman Booby
Sula sula Red-footed Booby      
Sula leucogaster Brown Booby      
Anhingidae Darters      
Anhinga melanogaster Darter      
Phalacrocoracidae Cormorants      
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Little Pied Cormorant      
Phalacrocorax fuscescens Black-faced Cormorant      
Phalacrocorax varius Pied Cormorant      
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Little Black Cormorant      
Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant      
Leucocarbo atriceps     Imperial Shag  
Pelecanidae Pelicans      
Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian Pelican      
Fregatidae Frigatebirds      
Fregata minor Great Frigatebird      
Fregata ariel Lesser Frigatebird      
Fregata andrewsi     Christmas Frigatebird  
CICONIIFORMES HERONS, STORKS AND IBIS      
Ardeidae Herons and Egrets      
Egretta novaehollandiae White-faced Heron      
Egretta garzetta Little Egret      
Egretta sacra Eastern Reef Egret      
Ardea pacifica White-necked Heron      
Ardea sumatrana Great-billed Heron      
Ardea picata Pied Heron      
Ardea alba Great Egret      
Ardea intermedia Intermediate Egret      
Ardea ibis Cattle Egret      
Butorides striatus Striated Heron      
Nycticorax nycticorax     Black-crowned Night Heron  
Nycticorax caledonicus Nankeen Night Heron      
Gorsachius melanolophus     Malayan Night Heron  
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern      
Ixobrychus sinensis     Yellow Bittern  
Ixobrychus flavicollis Black Bittern      
Botaurus poiciloptilus Australasian Bittern      
Threskiornithidae Ibis and Spoonbills      
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis      
Threskiornis molucca Australian White Ibis      
Threskiornis spinicollis Straw-necked Ibis      
Platalea regia Royal Spoonbill      
Platalea flavipes Yellow-billed Spoonbill      
Ciconiidae Storks      
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Black-necked Stilt      
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES FLAMINGOS      
Phoenicopteridae Flamingos      
Phoenicopterus ruber     Greater Flamingo  
FALCONIORMES DIURNAL BIRDS OF PREY      
Accipitridae Hawks, Eagles and Kites      
Pandion haliaetus Osprey      
Aviceda subcristata Pacific Baza      
Elanus axillaris Black-shouldered Kite      
Elanus scriptus Letter-winged Kite      
Lophoictinia isura Square-tailed Kite      
Hamirostra melanosternon Black-breasted Buzzard      
Milvus migrans Black Kite      
Haliastur sphenurus Whistling Kite      
Haliastur indus Brahminy Kite      
Haliaeetus leucogaster White-bellied Sea-Eagle      
Circus assimilis Spotted Harrier      
Circus approximans Swamp Harrier      
Accipiter fasciatus Brown Goshawk      
Accipiter novaehollandiae Grey Goshawk      
Accipiter cirrocephalus Collared Sparrowhawk      
Erythrotriorchis radiatus Red Goshawk      
Aquila gurneyi     Gurney's Eagle  
Aquila audax Wedge-tailed Eagle      
Hieraaetus morphnoides Little Eagle      
Falconidae Falcons      
Falco berigora Brown Falcon      
Falco longipennis Australian Hobby      
Falco hypoleucos Grey Falcon      
Falco subniger Black Falcon      
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon      
Falco cenchroides Nankeen Kestrel      

 

Scientific name Australia Introduced Nearby Islands Extinct
GRUIFORMES RAILS, CRANES AND BUSTARDS      
Gruidae Cranes      
Grus antigone Sarus Crane      
Grus rubicunda Brolga      
Rallidae Rails, Crakes and Gallinules      
Rallina tricolor Red-necked Crake      
Rallina fasciata     Red-legged Crake  
Gallirallus philippensis Buff-banded Rail      
Gallirallus sylvestris     Lord Howe Woodhen  
Rallus pectoralis Lewin's Rail      
Amaurornis olivaceus Bush-hen      
Amaurornis phoenicurus     White-breasted Waterhen  
Porzana pusilla Baillon's Crake      
Porzana fluminea Australian Spotted Crake      
Porzana fusca     Ruddy-breasted Crake  
Porzana tabuensis Spotless Crake      
Porzana cinerea White-browed Crake      
Eulabeornis castaneoventris Chestnut Rail      
Gallicrex cinerea     Watercock  
Porphyrio porphyrio Purple Swamphen      
Porphyrio albus       White Gallinule
Gallinula tenebrosa Dusky Moorhen      
Gallinula ventralis Black-tailed Native-hen      
Gallinula mortierii Tasmanian Native-hen      
Fulica atra Eurasian Coot      
Otididae Bustards      
Ardeotis australis Australian Bustard      
TURNICIFORMES BUTTON-QUAIL      
Turnicidae        
Turnix maculosa Red-backed Button-quail      
Turnix velox Little Button-quail      
Turnix pyrrhothorax Red-chested Button-quail      
Turnix castanota Chestnut-backed Button-quail      
Turnix olivii Buff-breasted Button-quail      
Turnix varia Painted Button-quail      
Turnix melanogaster Black-breasted Button-quail      
CHARADRIIFORMES SHOREBIRDS AND GULLS      
Pedionomidae Plains-wanderer      
Pedionomus torquatus Plains-wanderer      
Scolopacidae Sandpipers      
Gallinago hardwickii Latham's Snipe      
Gallinago stenura     Pin-tailed Snipe  
Gallinago megala Swinhoe's Snipe      
Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit      
Limosa haemastica     Hudsonian Godwit  
Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit      
Numenius minutus Little Curlew      
Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel      
Numenius madagascariensis Eastern Curlew      
Bartramia longicauda     Upland Sandpiper  
Tringa erythropus     Spotted Redshank  
Tringa totanus Common Redshank      
Tringa stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper      
Tringa nebularia Common Greenshank      
Tringa flavipes     Lesser Yellowlegs  
Tringa ochropus     Green Sandpiper  
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper      
Xenus cinereus Terek Sandpiper      
Actitis hypoleucos Common Sandpiper      
Heteroscelus brevipes Grey-tailed Tattler      
Heteroscelus incanus Wandering Tattler      
Arenaria interpres Ruddy Turnstone      
Limnodromus semipalmatus Asian Dowitcher      
Calidris tenuirostris Great Knot      
Calidris canutus Red Knot      
Calidris alba Sanderling      
Calidris minuta Little Stint      
Calidris ruficollis Red-necked Stint      
Calidris subminuta Long-toed Stint      
Calidris fuscicollis     White-rumped Sandpiper  
Calidris bairdii     Baird's Sandpiper  
Calidris melanotos Pectoral Sandpiper      
Calidris acuminata Sharp-tailed Sandpiper      
Calidris alpina     Dunlin  
Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper      
Micropalama himantopus     Stilt Sandpiper  
Tryngites subruficollis     Buff-breasted Sandpiper  
Limicola falcinellus Broad-billed Sandpiper      
Philomachus pugnax Ruff      
Steganopus tricolor     Wilson's Phalarope  
Phalaropus lobatus Red-necked Phalarope      
Phalaropus fulicaria     Grey Phalarope  
Rostratulidae Painted Snipe      
Rostratula benghalensis Painted Snipe      
Jacanidae Jacanas      
Irediparra gallinacea Comb-crested Jacana      
Hydrophasianus chirurgus     Pheasant-tailed Jacana  
Chionidae Sheathbills      
Chionis minor     Black-faced Sheathbill  
Burhinidae Stone-curlews      
Burhinus grallarius Bush Stone-curlew      
Esacus neglectus Beach Stone-curlew      
Haematopodidae Oystercatchers      
Haematopus finschi     South Island Pied Oystercatcher  
Haematopus longirostris Pied Oystercatcher      
Haematopus fuliginosus Sooty Oystercatcher      
Recurvirostridae Stilts and Avocets      
Himantopus himantopus Black-winged Stilt      
Cladorhynchus leucocephalus Banded Stilt      
Recurvirostra novaehollandiae Red-necked Avocet      
Charadriidae Plovers and Lapwings      
Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover      
Pluvialis squatarola Grey Plover      
Charadrius hiaticula     Ringed Plover  
Charadrius dubius     Little Ringed Plover  
Charadrius alexandrinus     Kentish Plover  
Charadrius ruficapillus Red-capped Plover      
Charadrius bicinctus Double-banded Plover      
Charadrius mongolus Lesser Sand Plover      
Charadrius leschenaultii Greater Sand Plover      
Charadrius asiaticus     Caspian Plover  
Charadrius veredus Oriental Plover      
Charadrius australis Inland Dotterel      
Elseyornis melanops Black-fronted Dotterel      
Thinornis rubricollis Hooded Plover      
Erythrogonys cinctus Red-kneed Dotterel      
Vanellus tricolor Banded Lapwing      
Vanellus miles Masked Lapwing      
Glareolidae Pratincoles      
Glareola maldivarum Oriental Pratincole      
Stiltia isabella Australian Pratincole      
Laridae Gulls, Terns and Skuas      
Catharacta skua Great Skua      
Catharacta maccormicki     South Polar Skua  
Stercorarius pomarinus Pomarine Jaeger      
Stercorarius parasiticus Arctic Jaeger      
Stercorarius longicaudus Long-tailed Jaeger      
Larus pacificus Pacific Gull      
Larus crassirostris     Black-tailed Gull  
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull      
Larus novaehollandiae Silver Gull      
Larus ridibundus     Black-headed Gull  
Larus atricilla     Laughing Gull  
Larus pipixcan     Franklin's Gull  
Larus sabini     Sabine's Gull  
Sterna nilotica Gull-billed Tern      
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern      
Sterna bengalensis Lesser Crested Tern      
Sterna bergii Crested Tern      
Sterna dougallii Roseate Tern      
Sterna striata White-fronted Tern      
Sterna sumatrana Black-naped Tern      
Sterna hirundo Common Tern      
Sterna paradisaea Arctic Tern      
Sterna vittata     Antarctic Tern  
Sterna albifrons Little Tern      
Sterna nereis Fairy Tern      
Sterna anaethetus Bridled Tern      
Sterna fuscata Sooty Tern      
Chlidonias hybridus Whiskered Tern      
Chlidonias leucopterus White-winged Black Tern      
Chlidonias niger     Black Tern  
Anous stolidus Common Noddy      
Anous minutus Black Noddy      
Anous tenuirostris Lesser Noddy      
Procelsterna cerulea     Grey Ternlet  
Gygis alba White Tern      

 

Scientific name Australia Introduced Nearby Islands Extinct
COLUMBIFORMES PIGEONS AND DOVES      
Columbidae Pigeons and Doves      
Columba livia   Rock Dove    
Columba vitiensis       White-throated Pigeon
Columba leucomela White-headed Pigeon      
Streptopelia senegalensis   Laughing Turtle-Dove    
Streptopelia chinensis   Spotted Turtle-Dove    
Macropygia amboinensis Brown Cuckoo-Dove      
Chalcophaps indica Emerald Dove      
Phaps chalcoptera Common Bronzewing      
Phaps elegans Brush Bronzewing      
Phaps histrionica Flock Bronzewing      
Ocyphaps lophotes Crested Pigeon      
Geophaps plumifera Spinifex Pigeon      
Geophaps smithii Partridge Pigeon      
Geophaps scripta Squatter Pigeon      
Petrophassa albipennis White-quilled Rock-Pigeon      
Petrophassa rufipennis Chestnut-quilled Rock-Pigeon      
Geopelia cuneata Diamond Dove      
Geopelia striata Peaceful Dove      
Geopelia humeralis Bar-shouldered Dove      
Leucosarcia melanoleuca Wonga Pigeon      
Gallicolumba norfolciensis       Norfolk Island Ground-Dove
Ptilinopus cinctus Banded Fruit-Dove      
Ptilinopus magnificus Wompoo Fruit-Dove      
Ptilinopus superbus Superb Fruit-Dove      
Ptilinopus regina Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove      
Ducula concinna     Elegant Imperial-Pigeon  
Ducula whartoni     Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon  
Ducula mullerii     Collared Imperial-Pigeon  
Ducula bicolor Pied Imperial-Pigeon      
Lopholaimus antarcticus Topknot Pigeon      
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae       New Zealand Pigeon
PSITTACIFORMES COCKATOOS, PARROTS AND LORIKEETS      
Cacatuidae Cockatoos      
Probosciger aterrimus Palm Cockatoo      
Calyptorhynchus banksii Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo      
Calyptorhynchus lathami Glossy Black-Cockatoo      
Calyptorhynchus funereus Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo      
Calyptorhynchus latirostris Short-billed Black-Cockatoo      
Calyptorhynchus baudinii Long-billed Black-Cockatoo      
Callocephalon fimbriatum Gang-gang Cockatoo      
Cacatua roseicapilla Galah      
Cacatua tenuirostris Long-billed Corella      
Cacatua pastinator Western Corella      
Cacatua sanguinea Little Corella      
Cacatua leadbeateri Major Mitchell's Cockatoo      
Cacatua galerita Sulphur-crested Cockatoo      
Nymphicus hollandicus Cockatiel      
Psittacidae Parrots and Lorikeets      
Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow Lorikeet      
Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus Scaly-breasted Lorikeet      
Psitteuteles versicolor Varied Lorikeet      
Glossopsitta concinna Musk Lorikeet      
Glossopsitta pusilla Little Lorikeet      
Glossopsitta porphyrocephala Purple-crowned Lorikeet      
Eclectus roratus Eclectus Parrot      
Geoffroyus geoffroyi Red-cheeked Parrot      
Cyclopsitta diophthalma Double-eyed Fig-Parrot      
Alisterus scapularis Australian King-Parrot      
Aprosmictus erythropterus Red-winged Parrot      
Polytelis swainsonii Superb Parrot      
Polytelis anthopeplus Regent Parrot      
Polytelis alexandrae Princess Parrot      
Platycercus caledonicus Green Rosella      
Platycercus elegans Crimson Rosella      
Platycercus eximius Eastern Rosella      
Platycercus adscitus Pale-headed Rosella      
Platycercus venustus Northern Rosella      
Platycercus icterotis Western Rosella      
Barnardius zonarius Australian Ringneck      
Purpureicephalus spurius Red-capped Parrot      
Northiella haematogaster Blue Bonnet      
Lathamus discolor Swift Parrot      
Psephotus haematonotus Red-rumped Parrot      
Psephotus varius Mulga Parrot      
Psephotus chrysopterygius Golden-shouldered Parrot      
Psephotus dissimilis Hooded Parrot      
Psephotus pulcherrimus Paradise Parrot      
Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae     Red-crowned Parakeet  
Melopsittacus undulatus Budgerigar      
Neopsephotus bourkii Bourke's Parrot      
Neophema chrysostoma Blue-winged Parrot      
Neophema elegans Elegant Parrot      
Neophema petrophila Rock Parrot      
Neophema chrysogaster Orange-bellied Parrot      
Neophema pulchella Turquoise Parrot      
Neophema splendida Scarlet-chested Parrot      
Pezoporus wallicus Ground Parrot      
Pezoporus occidentalis Night Parrot      
Nestor productus       Norfolk Island Kaka


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