What birds are sighted at Tambo Bluff?

Sightings depend on the season and condition of the wetlands.
Updated 26/02/2018

LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY FAMILY LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY GENUS
 FAMILY => Common name * = introduced
ACANTHIZIDAE
Yellow Thornbill Acanthiza nana
Brown Thornbill Acanthiza pusilla
Buff-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza reguloides
White-throated Gerygone Gerygone olivac= ea
White-browed Scrubwren Sericornis frontalis
ACCIPITRIDAE
Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrhocephalus
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae
Wedge-tail Eagle Aquila audax
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus
ALCEDINISDAE
Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae
Sacred Kingfisher Halcyon sancta
ANATIDAE
Chestnut Teal Anas castanea
Grey Teal Anas Gracilis
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Maned Duck Chenonetta jubata
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
Pink-Eared Duck Malacorhynchus membranaceus
Australasian Shelduck Tadorna tardornides
ARDEIDAE
Great Egret Egretta alba
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Rufous Night Heron Nycitcorax caledonicus
ARTAMIDAE
Dusky Woodswallow Artamus cyanopterus
Masked Woodswallow Artamus personatus
CAMPEPHAGIDAE
Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike Coracina novaehollandiae
CHARADRIIDAE
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles
COLUMBIDAE
White-headed Pigeon Columba leucomela
Pigeon Columba livia*
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes
Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera
Spotted Turtledove Streptopelia chinensis
CORVIDAE
Australian Raven Corvus coronoides
CRACTICIDAE
Grey Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
Pied Currawong Strepera graculina
Grey Currawong Strepera versicolor
CUCLIDAE
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Pallid Cuckoo Cacomantis pallidus
Horsefield’s Bronze-Cuckoo Chysococcyx basalis
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chysococcyx lucides
FALCONIDAE
Brown Falcon Falco berigora
Australian Kestrel Falco cenchroides
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis
Black Falcon Falco subniger
FRINGILLIDAE
European Goldfinch Carduelis chloris*
GRALLINIDAE
Australian Mudpie Lark Grallina cyanoleuca
HAEMATAPIDADAE
Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris
HIRUNDINIDAE
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena
LARIDAE
Whiskered Tern Childonias hybrida
 Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
MALURIDAE
Superb Fairy-Wren Malurus cyaneus
MELIPHAGIDAE
Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Red Wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata
Little Wattlebird Anthochaera chrysoptera
Yellow-faced Honeyeater Lichenostomus chrysops
Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala
Lewin’s Honeyeater Meliphaga lewinii
Scarlet Honeyeater Myzomela sanguinolenta
New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae
MUSICICAPIDAE
Grey Shrike-Thrush Colluricincla harmonica
Eastern Yellow Robin Eopsaltria australis
Jacky Winter Microeca fascinans
Satin/Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris
Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor
Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophyrs
Blackbird Turdus merula*
NECTARINIIDAE
Misletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum<= /td>
ORIOLIDAE
Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus
ORTHONYCHIDAE
Eastern Whipbird Psophodes olivaceus
PARDOLOTIDAE
Spotted Pardalote Pardalotus punctatus
PASSERIDAE
House Sparrow Passer domesticus*
PELECANIDAE
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus
PHALACROCORACIDAE
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius
PHASIANIDAE
Brown Quail Coturnix australis
PLATALEIDAE
Yellow-billed Spoonbill Platalea flavipes
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
White Ibis Threskiornis molucca
Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis
 PODICIPEDIDAE
 Hoary-headed Grebe Poliocephalus poliocephalus
 Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
PLOCEIDAE
Red-Browed Firetail Neochmia temporalis
PODARGIDAE
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides
PSITTACIDAE
Australian King Parrot Alisterus scapularis
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
Galah Cacatua roseicapilla
Gang Gang Cockatoo Callocephalon frimbriatum
Yellow tailed Black Cockatoo Calyptorrhynchus funereus
Crimson Rosella Platycercus elegans
Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius
Rainbow Lorrikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
PTILONORHYNCHIDAE
Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus
RALLIADAE
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
Buff-Banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
RECURVIROSTRIDAE
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
SCOLOPACIDAE
Latham’s Snipe Gallinago hardwickii
TURNICIDAE
Painted Button-Quail Turnix varia
TYTONIDAE
Barking Owl Ninox connivens
Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua
Barn Owl Tyto alba
ZOSTEROPIDAE
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

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