Atherton Tableland Bird Checklist ALAN'S WILDLIFE TOURS ph. _07

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					                      Atherton Tableland Bird Checklist
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Ratites, Megapodes & Quail   Collared Sparrowhawk            Superb Fruit-Dove
  Southern Cassowary         Brown Goshawk                   Rose-Crowned Fruit-Dove
  Australian Brush-turkey    Grey Goshawk                    Pied Imperial-Pigeon
  Orange-Footed Scrub Fowl   Red Goshawk                     Topknot Pigeon
  Stubble Quail              Black Falcon                  Parrots
  Brown Quail                Peregrine Falcon                Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
  King Quail                 Australian Hobby                Galah
Ducks & Geese                Brown Falcon                    Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
  Magpie Goose               Grey Falcon                     Rainbow Lorikeet
  Plumed Whistling-Duck      Nankeen Kestrel                 Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
  Wandering Whistling-Duck Cranes, Rails & Waders            Little Lorikeet
  Black Swan                 Sarus Crane                     Double-eyed Fig-Parrot
  Radjah Shelduck            Brolga                          Australian King Parrot
  Australian Wood Duck       Red-necked Crake                Red-winged Parrot
  Freckled Duck              Buff-banded Rail                Crimson Rosella
  Cotton Pygmy-goose         Lewin's Rail                    Pale-headed Rosella
  Green Pygmy-goose          Pale-vented Bush Hen          Cuckoos
  Pacific Black Duck         Australian Spotted Crake        Oriental Cuckoo
  Grey Teal                  Spotless Crake                  Pallid Cuckoo
  Chestnut Teal              White-browed Crake              Brush Cuckoo
  Pink-eared Duck            Purple Swamphen                 Fan-tailed Cuckoo
  Hardhead                   Dusky Moorhen                   Horsefield's Bronze-Cuckoo
Other Water Birds            Eurasian Coot                   Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
  Australasian Grebe         Australian Bustard              Little Bronze-Cuckoo
  Hoary-headed Grebe         Latham's Snipe                  Common Koel
  Great Crested Grebe        Little Curlew                   Channel-billed Cuckoo
  Darter                     Marsh Sandpiper                 Pheasant Coucal
  Little Pied Cormorant      Common Greenshank             Night Birds
  Pied Cormorant             Wood Sandpiper                  Barking Owl
  Little Black Cormorant     Common Sandpiper                Rufous Owl
  Great Cormorant            Grey-tailed Tattler             Southern Boobook
  Australian Pelican         Red-necked Stint                Sooty Owl
  Black-necked Stork         Sharp-tailed Sandpiper          Eastern Barn Owl
  Black Bittern              Painted Snipe                   Eastern Grass Owl
  White-faced Heron          Comb-crested Jacana             Masked Owl
  Little Egret               Bush Stone-curlew               Tawny Frogmouth
  White-necked Heron         Black-winged Stilt              Papuan Frogmouth
  Cattle Egret               Pacific Golden Plover           White-Throated Nightjar
  Great-billed Heron         Black-fronted Dotterel          Spotted Nightjar
  Pied Heron                 Red-kneed Dotterel              Large-tailed Nightjar
  Eastern Great Egret        Masked Lapwing                  Owlet Nightjar
  Intermediate Egret         Red-backed Button-quail       Swifts
  Nankeen Night Heron        Painted Button-quail            Australian Swiflet
  Glossy Ibis                Australian Pratincole           White-throated Needletail
  Australian White Ibis    Gulls & Terns                     Fork-tailed Swift
  Straw-necked Ibis          Silver Gull
  Royal Spoonbill            Gull-billed Tern
  Yellow-billed Spoonbill    Caspian Tern
Raptors                      Whiskered Tern
  Eastern Osprey
  Pacific Baza             Pigeons
  Black-shouldered Kite      Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon)       Names and order loosely
  Square-tailed Kite         White-headed Pigeon            follow Systematics and
                                                            Taxonomy of Australian Birds
  Black-breasted Buzzard     Spotted Turtle-Dove            by Christidis and Boles
  Black Kite                 Brown Cuckoo-Dove
  Whistling Kite             Emerald Dove
  Brahminy Kite              Crested Pigeon
  White-bellied Sea-Eagle    Squatter Pigeon
  Wedge-tailed Eagle         Peaceful Dove
  Little Eagle               Diamond Dove
  Spotted Harrier            Bar-shouldered Dove
  Swamp Harrier              Wompoo Fruit-Dove
 Kingfishers etc                 Yellow-throated Miner        Trillers to Butcherbirds
  Azure Kingfisher               Brown-backed Honeyeater        Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike
  Little Kingfisher              White-throated Honeyeater      Barred Cuckoo-Shrike
  Buff-breasted Paradise         White-naped Honeyeater         White-bellied Cuckoo-Shrike
….Kingfisher                     Black-chinned Honeyeater       Cicadabird
  Laughing Kookaburra            White-cheeked Honeyeater       White-winged Triller
  Blue-winged Kookaburra         Banded Honeyeater              Varied Triller
  Forest Kingfisher              Brown Honeyeater               Yellow Oriole
  Red-backed Kingfisher          Rufous-throated                Olive-Backed Oriole
  Sacred Kingfisher            Honeyeater                       Figbird
  Rainbow Bee-Eater              Dusky Honeyeater               White-breasted
  Dollarbird                     Scarlet Honeyeater           Woodswallows
Pitta & Treecreepers             Helmeted Friarbird             Masked Woodswallow
  Noisy Pitta                    Little Friarbird               White-browed Woodswallow
  White-throated Treecreeper     Noisy Friarbird                Dusky Woodswallow
  Brown Treecreeper              Blue-faced Honeyeater          Little Woodswallow
Bowerbirds                       Macleay's Honeyeater *         Black Butcherbird
  Spotted Catbird              Robins, Flycatchers etc          Grey Butcherbird
  Tooth-Billed Bowerbird *       Jacky Winter                   Pied Butcherbird
  Satin Bowerbird                Lemon-bellied Flycatcher       Australian Magpie
  Golden Bowerbird *             Pale-yellow Robin              Pied Currawong
  Great Bowerbird                Eastern Yellow Robin           Victoria's Riflebird *
Fairy-wrens                      White-browed Robin             Torresian Crow
  Lovely Fairy-Wren              Grey-headed Robin *            Apostlebird
  Red-backed Fairy-Wren          Chowchilla *                 Sunbird to Swallows
Scrubwrens & Warblers            Grey-crowned Babbler           Yellow-bellied Sunbird
  Australian Fernwren *          Eastern Whipbird               Mistletoe Bird
  Yellow-throated Scrubwren      Varied Sittella                Silvereye
  White-browed Scrubwren         Crested Shrike-tit             Welcome Swallow
  Atherton Scrubwren **          Golden Whistler                Tree Martin
  Large-Billed Scrubwren         Grey Whistler                  Fairy Martin
  Weebill                        Rufous Whistler              Larks & Grassbirds
  Brown Gerygone                 Little Shrike-thrush           Rufous Songlark
  Large-billed Gerygone          Bower's Shrike-thrush *        Horsfield’s Bushlark
  Fairy Gerygone                 Grey Shrike-thrush             Australasian Pipit
  White-throated Gerygone        Yellow-breasted Boatbill       Australian Reed-Warbler
  Mountain Thornbill *           Black-faced Monarch            Tawny Grassbird
  Buff-rumped Thornbill          Spectacled Monarch             Golden-headed Cisticola
  Yellow Thornbill               White-eared Monarch          Thrushes & Starlings
Pardalotes                       Pied Monarch *                 Bassian Thrush
  Spotted Pardalote              Restless Flycatcher            Russet-tailed Thrush
  Red-browed Pardalote           Leaden Flycatcher              Metallic Starling
  Striated Pardalote             Satin Flycatcher               Common Myna
Honeyeaters                      Magpie-lark                  Finches
  Eastern Spinebill              Rufous Fantail                 House Sparrow
  Lewin's Honeyeater             Grey Fantail                   Zebra Finch
  Yellow-spotted Honeyeater      Northern Fantail               Double-barred Finch
  Graceful Honeyeater            Willie Wagtail                 Crimson Finch
  Bridled Honeyeater *           Spangled Drongo                Black-throated Finch
  Yellow-faced Honeyeater                                       Red-browed Finch
  Yellow Honeyeater                                             Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
  Fuscous Honeyeater                                            Blue-faced Parrot-Finch
  White-plumed Honeyeater
  Noisy Miner

                          *wet tropic endemic      **Tablelands endemic

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                This list of nearly 300 birds covers the area of the Atherton Tablelands Regional
                Council but does not include vagrants. All these birds have been observed by
                Alan and his guests. Alan would appreciate being informed of additional
                sightings or errors. Revised Jan 2011.