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Birds of Mount Isa local government area

Total number of species: 297

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Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
Estrildidae Emblema pictum painted finch C QA
Estrildidae Erythrura gouldiae Gouldian finch E E QA
Estrildidae Heteromunia pectoralis pictorella mannikin C QA
Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
Estrildidae Neochmia phaeton crimson finch C QAI
Estrildidae Neochmia phaeton phaeton crimson finch C QA
Estrildidae Neochmia ruficauda star finch C QA
Estrildidae Poephila acuticauda long-tailed finch C QA
Estrildidae Poephila cincta black-throated finch C QA
Estrildidae Poephila personata masked finch C QA
Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
Sturnidae Sturnus vulgaris common starling II
Hirundinidae Cheramoeca leucosterna white-backed swallow C QA
Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
Hirundinidae Hirundo rustica barn swallow SL QAI
Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
Megaluridae Cincloramphus cruralis brown songlark C QA
Megaluridae Cincloramphus mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
Megaluridae Eremiornis carteri spinifexbird C QA
Megaluridae Megalurus gramineus little grassbird C QAI
Acrocephalidae Acrocephalus australis Australian reed-warbler C QAI
Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
Petroicidae Melanodryas cucullata hooded robin C QA
Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
Petroicidae Poecilodryas cerviniventris buff-sided robin C QA
Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird C QA
Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
Monarchidae Myiagra inquieta restless flycatcher C QA
Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
Corvidae Corvus bennetti little crow C QA
Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
Corvidae Corvus sp. U
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura dryas Arafura fantail SL QA
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufiventris northern fantail C QAI
Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
Artamidae Artamus cinereus melanops black-faced woodswallow (north-west & inland Australia) C QA
Artamidae Artamus cyanopterus dusky woodswallow C QA
Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
Artamidae Artamus minor little woodswallow C QA
Artamidae Artamus personatus masked woodswallow C QA
Artamidae Artamus superciliosus white-browed woodswallow C QA
Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
Artamidae Cracticus tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
Artamidae Cracticus torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
Artamidae Strepera graculina pied currawong C QA
Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla woodwardi sandstone shrike-thrush C QA
Pachycephalidae Oreoica gutturalis crested bellbird C QA
Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
Campephagidae Coracina maxima ground cuckoo-shrike C QA
Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis rubeculus grey-crowned babbler (north-western) C QAI
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis temporalis grey-crowned babbler (eastern) C QAI
Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Certhionyx variegatus pied honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Cissomela pectoralis banded honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Conopophila rufogularis rufous-throated honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons orange chat C QA
Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea yellow chat V QA
Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea crocea yellow chat (gulf) V QA
Meliphagidae Epthianura tricolor crimson chat C QA
Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Grantiella picta painted honeyeater V V QA
Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
Meliphagidae Meliphaga notata yellow-spotted honeyeater C Q
Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
Meliphagidae Melithreptus gularis black-chinned honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Melithreptus gularis gularis black-chinned honeyeater (eastern) C QA
Meliphagidae Melithreptus gularis laetior golden-backed honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
Meliphagidae Philemon argenticeps silver-crowned friarbird C QA
Meliphagidae Philemon buceroides helmeted friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Ptilotula flavescens yellow-tinted honeyeater C QAI
Meliphagidae Ptilotula keartlandi grey-headed honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ptilotula penicillata white-plumed honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ptilotula plumula grey-fronted honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ramsayornis fasciatus bar-breasted honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
Meliphagidae Stomiopera unicolor white-gaped honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Sugomel niger black honeyeater C QA
Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed pardalote C QA
Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza apicalis inland thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza chrysorrhoa yellow-rumped thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Gerygone fusca western gerygone C QA
Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
Maluridae Amytornis ballarae Kalkadoon grasswren C QA
Maluridae Amytornis dorotheae Carpentarian grasswren E E QA
Maluridae Amytornis sp. U
Maluridae Malurus coronatus purple-crowned fairy-wren V QA
Maluridae Malurus lamberti variegated fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus leucopterus white-winged fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Stipiturus ruficeps rufous-crowned emu-wren C QA
Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus maculatus spotted bowerbird C QA
Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus nuchalis great bowerbird C QA
Climacteridae Climacteris melanurus black-tailed treecreeper C QA
Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
Strigidae Ninox connivens barking owl C QAI
Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus brush cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Chalcites osculans black-eared cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Cuculus optatus oriental cuckoo SL QAI
Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
Psittacidae Barnardius zonarius Australian ringneck C QA
Psittacidae Barnardius zonarius macgillivrayi Cloncurry parrot C Q
Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
Psittacidae Parvipsitta pusilla little lorikeet C QA
Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella C QA
Psittacidae Platycercus venustus northern rosella C QA
Psittacidae Psitteuteles versicolor varied lorikeet C QA
Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
Psittacidae Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
Psittacidae Trichoglossus haematodus rubritorquis red-collared lorikeet C QA
Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
Cacatuidae Lophochroa leadbeateri Major Mitchell's cockatoo V QA
Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
Laridae Chlidonias hybrida whiskered tern C QAI I
Laridae Chlidonias leucopterus white-winged black tern SL QAI I
Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
Glareolidae Glareola maldivarum oriental pratincole SL QAI
Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
Turnicidae Turnix pyrrhothorax red-chested button-quail C QA
Turnicidae Turnix sp. U
Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail C QA
Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos common sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper E CE QAI I
Scolopacidae Calidris melanotos pectoral sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Calidris ruficollis red-necked stint SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Calidris subminuta long-toed stint SL VU
Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot E CE QAI I
Scolopacidae Gallinago hardwickii Latham's snipe SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Gallinago megala Swinhoe's snipe SL VU
Scolopacidae Gallinago sp. U
Scolopacidae Heteroscelus sp. U
Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
Scolopacidae Limosa limosa black-tailed godwit SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
Scolopacidae Phalaropus lobatus red-necked phalarope SL VU I
Scolopacidae Tringa glareola wood sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis marsh sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Xenus cinereus terek sandpiper SL QAI I
Rostratulidae Rostratula australis Australian painted snipe V E QA I
Jacanidae Irediparra gallinacea comb-crested jacana C QAI I
Charadriidae Charadrius australis inland dotterel C QA
Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
Charadriidae Charadrius veredus oriental plover SL QAI I
Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
Charadriidae Erythrogonys cinctus red-kneed dotterel C QA I
Charadriidae Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden plover SL QAI I
Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola grey plover SL QAI I
Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
Charadriidae Vanellus miles miles masked lapwing (northern subspecies) C QAI
Charadriidae Vanellus tricolor banded lapwing C QA
Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI
Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra novaehollandiae red-necked avocet C QA I
Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
Rallidae Amaurornis cinerea white-browed crake C QAI I
Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
Rallidae Porzana fluminea Australian spotted crake C QA I
Rallidae Porzana pusilla Baillon's crake C QAI I
Rallidae Porzana tabuensis spotless crake C QAI I
Rallidae Tribonyx ventralis black-tailed native-hen C QA
Gruidae Grus rubicunda brolga C QAI I
Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
Falconidae Falco hypoleucos grey falcon V QA
Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
Falconidae Falco peregrinus peregrine falcon C QAI
Falconidae Falco subniger black falcon C QA
Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
Accipitridae Accipiter novaehollandiae grey goshawk C QAI
Accipitridae Accipiter sp. U
Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
Accipitridae Circus approximans swamp harrier C QAI
Accipitridae Circus assimilis spotted harrier C QA
Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
Accipitridae Elanus scriptus letter-winged kite C QA
Accipitridae Erythrotriorchis radiatus red goshawk E V QA
Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
Accipitridae Hamirostra melanosternon black-breasted buzzard C QA
Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle C QAI
Accipitridae Lophoictinia isura square-tailed kite C QA
Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes yellow-billed spoonbill C QA I
Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
Threskiornithidae Plegadis falcinellus glossy ibis SL QAI
Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
Ardeidae Ardea intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
Ardeidae Ardea sumatrana great-billed heron C QAI I
Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
Ardeidae Egretta picata pied heron C QAI I
Ardeidae Ixobrychus flavicollis black bittern C QAI I
Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork C QAI I
Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant C QAI I
Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax carbo great cormorant C QAI I
Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris little black cormorant C QA I
Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax varius pied cormorant C QAI I
Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
Apodidae Aerodramus terraereginae Australian swiftlet C QA
Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
Columbidae Columba livia rock dove II
Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
Columbidae Geophaps plumifera spinifex pigeon C QA
Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
Columbidae Phaps histrionica flock bronzewing C QA
Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
Podicipedidae Podiceps cristatus great crested grebe C QAI I
Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe C QA I
Podicipedidae Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian grebe C QAI I
Anatidae Anas castanea chestnut teal C QA I
Anatidae Anas gracilis grey teal C QAI I
Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos northern mallard II I
Anatidae Anas rhynchotis Australasian shoveler C QAI I
Anatidae Anas sp. U
Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
Anatidae Aythya australis hardhead C QAI I
Anatidae Biziura lobata musk duck C QA I
Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
Anatidae Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
Anatidae Dendrocygna arcuata wandering whistling-duck C QAI I
Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
Anatidae Nettapus coromandelianus cotton pygmy-goose C QAI I
Anatidae Nettapus pulchellus green pygmy-goose C QAI I
Anatidae Stictonetta naevosa freckled duck C QA I
Anatidae Tadorna tadornoides Australian shelduck C VU I
Anseranatidae Anseranas semipalmata magpie goose C QAI I
Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
Phasianidae Pavo cristatus Indian peafowl II
Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA

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Legend

Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
PE : Extinct in the wild
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species


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Birds of Mount Isa local government area, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 14 November 2019, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=lga-mount-isa&Kingdom=animals&Class=birds>.

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