Australia Bird Distribution

Parrots / Psittacines found in Australia – please scroll down for all others

Photos of Birds found in Australia

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Forest Birds A through G

Apostlebird or Grey Jumper (Struthidea cinerea) – Native to Australia

Atherton Scrubwren (Sericornis keri) – Range: Wet Tropics of Australia

Australasian Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)

Australasian / Australian Treecreepers (Red-browed Treecreeper, Climacteris erythrops; Rufous Treecreeper, Climacteris rufa; White-throated Treecreeper, Cormobates leucophaeus)

Australian Brush-turkey, also frequently called the Scrub Turkey (Alectura lathami) – Range: Eastern Australia from Far North Queensland to Illawarra in New South Wales

Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis) aka Bush Turkey – Range: Northern Australia

Australian Logrunner (Orthonyx temminckii) – Range: Eastern Australia

Australo-Papuan or Australasian Babblers (Pomatostomidae) aka pseudo-babblers

Bassian Thrush (Zoothura lunulata) aka Olive-tailed Thrush – Range: Southeastern Australia

Bee-eaters (Meropidae) – includes the Rainbow Bee-eaters (Merops ornatus) common in southern Australi. Migrate north during the winter into northern Australia

Birds of Paradise (Paradisaeidae) – Range: Northeastern Australia

Black-faced Monarch (Monarcha melanopsis) – Range: Eastern seaboard of Australia

Brown Songlark (Cincloramphus cruralis) aka Australian Songlark

Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus) – Range: Eastern Australia

Brown Quail aka Swamp Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora) – Range: Northern, eastern, south-eastern and south-western Australia

Butcherbirds (Cracticus)

California Quail (Callipepla californica) – Range: Introduced into Australia

Canary White-eyes aka Yellow White-eyes or Australian Yellow White-eyes (Zosterops luteus) – Endemic forest bird

Chestnut-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus ruficeps)

Chowchillas (Orthonyx spaldingii) – Endemic

Common Cicadabirds (Coracina tenuirostris) – also known as Slender-billed Cicadabirds or simply Cicadabirds

Common Myna or Indian or Talking Myna (Acridotheres tristis)

Crimson Chats (Epthianura tricolor)

Fairy Wrens, Emy-wrens & Grasswrens (Maluridae)

Figbirds (Sphecotheres viridis) – Range: Northern and eastern Australia, and the islands nearby

Flame Robin (Petroica phoenicea)


Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis)

Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) – Range: Australian mangroves

Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)

Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa) – Range: Common in all parts of Australia except western desert areas

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