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Birds of Carnarvon National Park

Total number of species: 245

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Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End.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 Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
Estrildidae Neochmia modesta plum-headed finch C QA
Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
Estrildidae Stagonopleura guttata diamond firetail V V QA
Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
Dicaeidae 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 Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
Zosteropidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
Zosteropidae Zosterops lateralis cornwalli silvereye (eastern) C QA
Locustellidae Cincloramphus mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
Locustellidae Cincloramphus timoriensis tawny grassbird C QAI
Locustellidae Poodytes 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 Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
Petroicidae Melanodryas cucullata hooded robin C QA
Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
Petroicidae Petroica rosea rose robin C QA
Corcoracidae Corcorax melanorhamphos white-winged chough C QA
Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird C QA
Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
Monarchidae Myiagra cyanoleuca satin flycatcher SL 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. C U
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufifrons rufous fantail SL QAI
Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow 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 torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
Artamidae Strepera graculina pied currawong C QA
Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
Falcunculidae Falcunculus frontatus crested shrike-tit C QA
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis golden whistler C QAI
Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
Campephagidae Coracina lineata barred cuckoo-shrike C QA
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 Edolisoma tenuirostre common cicadabird C QAI
Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
Cinclosomatidae Cinclosoma punctatum spotted quail-thrush C QA
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris eastern spinebill C QA
Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops yellow-faced honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
Meliphagidae Epthianura tricolor crimson chat C QA
Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Lichenostomus melanops yellow-tufted honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
Meliphagidae Manorina melanophrys bell miner C QA
Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
Meliphagidae Melithreptus brevirostris brown-headed honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Melithreptus gularis black-chinned honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Melithreptus lunatus white-naped honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Myzomela sanguinolenta scarlet honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Nesoptilotis leucotis white-eared honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Phylidonyris niger white-cheeked honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Plectorhyncha lanceolata striped honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ptilotula fusca fuscous honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ptilotula penicillata white-plumed honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ptilotula plumula grey-fronted honeyeater C QA
Pardalotidae Pardalotus punctatus spotted pardalote 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 Acanthiza lineata striated thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza nana yellow thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza pusilla brown thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza reguloides buff-rumped thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza sp. C U
Acanthizidae Gerygone fusca western gerygone C QA
Acanthizidae Gerygone mouki brown gerygone C QA
Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
Acanthizidae Gerygone sp. C U
Acanthizidae Pyrrholaemus sagittatus speckled warbler C QA
Acanthizidae Sericornis frontalis white-browed scrubwren C QA
Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
Maluridae Malurus assimilis purple-backed fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus cyaneus superb fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus leucopterus white-winged fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus sp. C U
Maluridae Malurus splendens splendid fairy-wren C QA
Ptilonorhynchidae Chlamydera maculata spotted bowerbird C QA
Climacteridae Climacteris affinis white-browed treecreeper C QA
Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper C QA
Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea white-throated treecreeper C QA
Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea metastasis white-throated treecreeper (southern) C QA
Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
Alcedinidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
Alcedinidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
Alcedinidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
Alcedinidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
Alcedinidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
Tytonidae Tyto javanica eastern barn owl C QAI
Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
Strigidae Ninox connivens barking owl C QAI
Strigidae Ninox strenua powerful owl V QA
Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo 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 lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
Psittaculidae Alisterus scapularis Australian king-parrot C QA
Psittaculidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
Psittaculidae Barnardius zonarius barnardi mallee ringneck C QA
Psittaculidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
Psittaculidae Northiella haematogaster blue bonnet C QA
Psittaculidae Parvipsitta pusilla little lorikeet C QA
Psittaculidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella C QA
Psittaculidae Platycercus adscitus palliceps pale-headed rosella (southern form) C QA
Psittaculidae Psephotus haematonotus red-rumped parrot C QA
Psittaculidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
Psittaculidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow 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 Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami glossy black-cockatoo (eastern) V V QA
Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
Cacatuidae Zanda funerea yellow-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
Turnicidae Turnix varius painted button-quail C QA
Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail C QA
Scolopacidae Gallinago hardwickii Latham's snipe SL QAI I
Jacanidae Irediparra gallinacea comb-crested jacana C QAI I
Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) C QAI
Charadriidae Vanellus tricolor banded lapwing C QA
Recurvirostridae Himantopus leucocephalus pied stilt C QAI I
Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
Rallidae Amaurornis moluccana pale-vented bush-hen C QAI
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 Tribonyx ventralis black-tailed native-hen C QA
Rallidae Zapornia pusilla Baillon's crake C QAI I
Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
Falconidae Falco peregrinus macropus Australian peregrine falcon C QA
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 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 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 Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
Pandionidae Pandion haliaetus cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes yellow-billed spoonbill C QA I
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 Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron 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 Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
Columbidae Geophaps scripta scripta squatter pigeon (southern subspecies) V V QA
Columbidae Leucosarcia melanoleuca wonga pigeon C QA
Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe C QA I
Podicipedidae Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian grebe C QAI I
Anatidae Anas gracilis grey teal C QAI I
Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
Anatidae Aythya australis hardhead C QAI 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 Nettapus coromandelianus cotton pygmy-goose C QAI I
Anatidae Radjah radjah radjah shelduck C QAI I
Anatidae Spatula rhynchotis Australasian shoveler C QAI I
Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
Phasianidae Synoicus ypsilophorus brown quail C QAI
Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Legend

Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
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


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Birds of Carnarvon National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 16 June 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-carnarvon&Kingdom=animals&Class=birds

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