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Birds of Cooper Creek drainage sub-basin

Total number of species: 236

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Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End.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 Neochmia modesta plum-headed 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 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
Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
Petroicidae Melanodryas cucullata hooded robin C QA
Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped 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 Monarcha melanopsis black-faced monarch SL QAI
Monarchidae Myiagra inquieta restless flycatcher C QA
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 leucophrys willie wagtail 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 Melloria quoyi black butcherbird C QAI
Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
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
Psophodidae Cinclosoma castaneothorax chestnut-breasted quail-thrush C QA
Psophodidae Cinclosoma cinnamomeum cinnamon quail-thrush C QA
Psophodidae Psophodes cristatus chirruping wedgebill C QA
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus halli Hall's babbler C QA
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus ruficeps chestnut-crowned babbler C QA
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus superciliosus white-browed babbler C QA
Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
Meliphagidae Ashbyia lovensis gibberbird C QA
Meliphagidae Certhionyx variegatus pied 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 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 Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
Meliphagidae Plectorhyncha lanceolata striped honeyeater C QA
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 Purnella albifrons white-fronted 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 Acanthiza nana yellow thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza robustirostris slaty-backed thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Acanthiza uropygialis chestnut-rumped thornbill C QA
Acanthizidae Aphelocephala leucopsis southern whiteface C QA
Acanthizidae Aphelocephala nigricincta banded whiteface C QA
Acanthizidae Gerygone fusca western gerygone C QA
Acanthizidae Pyrrholaemus brunneus redthroat C QA
Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
Maluridae Amytornis barbatus grey grasswren NT QA
Maluridae Malurus lamberti variegated fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus leucopterus white-winged fairy-wren C QA
Maluridae Malurus splendens splendid fairy-wren C QA
Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus maculatus 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
Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
Strigidae Ninox connivens barking owl C QAI
Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Chalcites osculans black-eared cuckoo C QAI
Cuculidae Cuculus optatus oriental cuckoo SL 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 barnardi mallee ringneck C QA
Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
Psittacidae Neophema chrysostoma blue-winged parrot C QA
Psittacidae Neophema elegans elegant parrot C VU
Psittacidae Neopsephotus bourkii Bourke's parrot C QA
Psittacidae Northiella haematogaster blue bonnet C QA
Psittacidae Pezoporus occidentalis night parrot E E QA
Psittacidae Psephotus haematonotus red-rumped parrot C QA
Psittacidae Psephotus varius mulga parrot 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 Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
Turnicidae Turnix pyrrhothorax red-chested button-quail C QA
Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail C QA
Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos common sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Limosa limosa black-tailed godwit SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis marsh sandpiper SL QAI I
Pedionomidae Pedionomus torquatus plains-wanderer E CE QA
Charadriidae Charadrius australis inland dotterel C QA
Charadriidae Charadrius bicinctus double-banded plover SL QAI I
Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
Charadriidae Erythrogonys cinctus red-kneed dotterel C QA 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 Cladorhynchus leucocephalus banded stilt C VU I
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 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 Antigone 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 Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle 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 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
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 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
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 Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
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
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 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 eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
Anatidae Oxyura australis blue-billed duck C QA I
Anatidae Spatula rhynchotis Australasian shoveler 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
Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DES 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.

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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
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


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Birds of Cooper Creek drainage sub-basin, WetlandInfo website, accessed 29 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=sub-basin-cooper-creek&Kingdom=animals&Class=birds

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