AUSTRALIA 2003 BIRD LIST, IN ORDER SEEN

Notes: An asterisk (*) means it was a life bird for us. This list does not contain every bird seen in every state/territory. They are only listed once - the first time we see them.

Totals: There were 492 trip birds, including 413 life birds

New South Wales, at beginning of trip. August 14 - 17, 2003.

sulfur crested cockatoo
common myna
rainbow lorikeet *
galah
crested pigeon *
masked lapwing
laughing kookabura
australian magpie
eastern rosella
crimson rosella *
rock dove
eastern whipbird *
pacific black duck
australian king-parrot *
australian wood duck
white-faced heron
superb fairy-wren
lewin's honeyeater *
brown thornbill *
white-browed scrubwren *
great egret
noisy friarbird *
eastern spinebill *
little wattlebird *
mallard
australasian shoveler
yellow-faced honeyeater *
magpie-lark
black-faced cuckoo-shrike *
australian white ibis
cattle egret
greylag goose
straw-necked ibis *
spotted turtle-dove
satin flycatcher *
common starling
willie wagtail *
purple swamphen
silver gull
hardhead *
coot
australian pelican *
blue-faced honeyeater *
dusky moorhen
magpie goose
black swan
grey butcherbird *
barn owl
pied butcherbird *
welcome swallow
white-necked heron *

Queensland. August 17 - September 11, 2003.

pheasant coucal *
australian brush-turkey *
regent bowerbird *
wonga pigeon *
satin bowerbird *
eastern yellow robin *
black shouldered kite *
australian raven *
spotted pardalote *
paradise riflebird *
large-billed scrubwren *
russet-tailed thrush *
yellow-throated scrubwren *
grey fantail
golden whistler *
crested shrike-tit *
green catbird *
southern boobook
albert's lyrebird *
logrunner *
red-browed finch *
figbird *
variegated fairy-wren *
red-backed fairy-wren *
caspian tern
darter *
torresian crow *
great created grebe
brown honeyeater *
tawny frogmouth *
white-throated honeyeater *
little friarbird *
whistling kite *
black-winged stilt
rufous whistler *
white-throated gerygone *
white-breasted woodswallow *
glossy ibis
golden-headed cisticola *
chestnut-breasted mannikin *
tawny grassbird *
olive-backed oriole *
brown cuckoo-dove *
scarlet honeyeater *
little bronze-cuckoo *
white-bellied sea eagle
white-headed pigeon *
grey shrike-thrush *
brush cuckoo *
wompoo fruit-dove *
brown gerygone *
red-rumped parrot *
nankeen kestrel *
wedge-tailed eagle *
noisy* miner *
pied cormorant
apostlebird *
striated pardalote *
red-capped robin *
rose robin *
spiny-cheeked honeyeater *
mistletoebird *
buff-rumped thornbill *
yellow thornbill *
grey-crowned babbler *
weebill *
pink-eared duck *
red-kneed dotterel *
australasian grebe *
grey teal
black-fronted dotterel *
rufous songlark *
clamorous reed-warbler *
richard's pipit
white-throated treecreeper *
jacky winter *
fuscous honeyeater *
banded lapwing *
scaly-breasted lorikeet *
ground cuckoo-shrike *
yellow-billed spoonbill *
little corella *
plumed whistling-duck
jabiru
cotton pygmy-goose *
white-cheeked honeyeater *
little shrike-thrush *
rainbow bee-eater
bar-shouldered dove *
peaceful dove *
brahminy kite *
tree martin *
pied currawong
house sparrow
black-breasted buttonquail *
brown quail *
collared kingfisher *
intermediate egret *
sacred kingfisher *
mangrove honeyeater *
eastern curlew *
spangled drongo *
black kite *
brown falcon *
brolga *
yellow-bellied sunbird *
yellow honeyeater *
fairy martin *
eungella honeyeater *
fan-tailed cuckoo *
superb fruit-dove *
dusky honeyeater *
white-gaped honeyeater *
zebra finch *
leaden flycatcher *
latham's snipe *
white-winged triller *
yellow-throated miner *
forest kingfisher *
macleay's honeyeater *
topknot pigeon *
spotted catbird *
noisy pitta *
papuan frogmouth *
grey-headed robin *
victoria's riflebird *
golden bowerbird *
southern cassowary *
metallic starling *
bower's shrike-thrush *
pale yellow robin *
mountain thornbill *
spectacled monarch *
atherton scrubwren *
bridled honeyeater *
white-rumped swiftlet *
grey goshawk *
sarus crane *
blue-winged kookaburra *
red-tailed black-cockatoo *
double-barred finch *
squatter pigeon *
brown treecreeper *
green pygmy-goose *
wandering whistling-duck *
swamp harrier
australian bustard *
emerald dove *
orange-footed scrubfowl *
comb-crested jacana
yellow-spotted honeyeater *
grey whistler *
graceful honeyeater *
varied triller *
white-bellied cuckoo-shrike *
double-eyed fig-parrot *
great bowerbird *
yellow-breasted boatbill *
pale headed rosella *
azure kingfisher *
helmeted friarbird *
little kingfisher *
whimbrel
black butcherbird *
mangrove robin *
little egret
yellow oriole *
large-billed gerygone *
shining flycatcher *
common greenshank
common sandpiper
brown-backed honeyeater *
crested tern *
bush stone-curlew *
striated heron
rufous fantail *
magnificent riflebird *
fairy gerygone *
tawny-breasted honeyeater *
pied imperial-pigeon *
lemon-bellied flycatcher *
trumpet manucode *
pacific baza *
fawn-breasted bowerbird *
osprey
red-necked crake *
crimson finch *
restless flycatcher *
rufous-throated honeyeater *
diamond dove *
white-plumed honeyeater *
varied lorikeet *
black-faced woodswallow *
singing honeyeater *
cockatiel *
silver-crowned friarbird *
spinifex pigeon *
grey-fronted honeyeater *
grey-headed honeyeater *
wood sandpiper *
hoary-headed grebe *
little grassbird *
buff-banded rail *
pictorella mannikin *
common bronzewing *
little woodswallow *
spotted bowerbird *
long-tailed finch *
painted finch *

Northern Territory. September 12 - 28, 2003.

brown songlark *
black-breasted buzzard *
red-winged parrot *
red-necked avocet *
australian ringneck *
white-backed swallow *
slaty-backed thornbill *
grey falcon *
western bowerbird *
little crow *
australian hobby *
budgerigar *
pied honeyeater *
major mitchell's cockatoo *
mulga parrot *
chestnut-rumped thornbill *
splendid fairy-wren *
crested bellbird *
grey honeyeater *
yellow-rumped thornbill *
inland thornbill *
australian pratincole *
rufous night heron
bar-breasted honeyeater *
channel-billed cuckoo *
radjah shelduck *
northern fantail *
masked finch *
banded honeyeater *
yellow-tinted honeyeater *
little pied cormorant
varied sitella *
northern rosella *
hooded parrot *
gouldian finch *
dollarbird *
white-browed woodswallow *
black-tailed treecreeper *
rainbow pitta *
rufous-banded honeyeater *
red-headed honeyeater *
great-billed heron *
black falcon *
partridge pigeon *
banded fruit-dove *
white-lined honeyeater *
pied heron
white-browed crake *
white-browed robin *
barking owl *
singing bushlark *
oriental plover *

Western Australia. September 29 - October 21, 2003.

yellow-rumped mannikin *
star finch *
red-backed kingfisher *
little eagle *
white-quilled rock-pigeon *
sandstone shrike-thrush *
spotted harrier *
little black cormorant
yellow white-eye *
mangrove grey fantail *
mangrove golden whistler *
white-breasted whistler *
brown goshawk *
dusky gerygone *
broad-billed flycatcher *
grass owl *
yellow chat *
red-capped plover *
marsh sandpiper *
little curlew *
sharp-tailed sandpiper *
long-toed stint *
pallid cuckoo *
ruddy turnstone
sooty oystercatcher *
grey-tailed tattler *
greater sand plover
bar-tailed godwit
great knot *
curlew sandpiper *
terek sandpiper *
red knot
eastern reef egret
red-necked stint
lesser sand plover *
grey plover
pacific golden plover
little tern
whiskered tern
lesser crested tern *
broad-billed sandpiper *
pied oystercatcher
black-tailed godwit
gull-billed tern
spinifexbird *
crimson chat *
white-winged fairy-wren *
chiming wedgebill *
white-browed babbler *
masked woodswallow *
white-fronted honeyeater *
rufous fieldwren *
southern scrub-robin *
silvereye
scarlet robin *
western gerygone *
new holland honeyeater *
red wattlebird *
blue-billed duck *
musk duck *
australian shelduck
western yellow robin *
western rosella *
long-billed black-cockatoo *
grey currawong *
regent parrot *
short-billed black-cockatoo *
dusky woodswallow *
red-capped parrot *
yellow-plumed honeyeater *
blue-breasted fairy-wren *
purple-crowned lorikeet *
white-eared honeyeater *
western thornbill *
brown-headed honeyeater *
shining bronze-cuckoo *
rufous treecreeper *
western spinebill *
white-naped honeyeater *
white-breasted robin *
red-tailed tropicbird
pacific gull *
rock parrot *
red-winged fairy-wren *
western bristlebird *
great skua *
noisy scrub-bird *
brush bronzewing *
western whipbird *
western wattlebird *
malleefowl *
elegant parrot *
tawny-crowned honeyeater *
chestnut teal *
black-eared cuckoo *
nullarbor quail-thrush *
southern whiteface *
shy heathwren *
slender-billed thornbill *
white-winged chough *
musk lorikeet *
diamond firetail *
black-chinned honeyeater *
european goldfinch
little raven *
hooded robin *
banded stilt *
black-tailed native-hen *
blackbird
cape barren goose

Victoria, before going to Tasmania. October 29 - November 14, 2003.

blue bonnet *
mallee emuwren *
long-billed corella *
yellow-tailed black-cockatoo *
painted honeyeater *
striated thornbill *
rufous bristlebird *
hooded plover *
olive whistler *
european greenfinch
bell miner *
red-browed treecreeper *
bassian thrush *
pilotbird *
superb lyrebird *
gang-gang cockatoo *
striated fieldwren *
crescent honeyeater *
little penguins
short-tailed shearwater *
painted buttonquail *
superb parrot *
horsfield's bronze-cuckoo *
gilbert's whistler *
collared sparrowhawk *
black honeyeater *
striped honeyeater *
white-fronted chat *
chestnut-crowned babbler *
australian owlet-nightjar *
inland dotterel *
plainswanderer *
little buttonquail *

Tasmania. November 14 - 20, 2003.

great cormorant
black-faced cormorant *
tasmanian native-hen *
tasmanian scrubwren *
forest raven *
yellow wattlebird *
green rosella *
swift parrot *
dusky robin *
black-headed honeyeater *
strong-billed honeyeater *
black currawong *
tasmanian thornbill *
pink robin *
forty spotted pardalote *
flame robin *
yellow-throated honeyeater *
scrubtit *
beautiful firetail *
orange-bellied parrot *
southern emu-wren *
ground parrot *
australasian gannet

Victoria, after return from Tasmania. November 21 - 23, 2003.

black-faced monarch *
eastern bristlebird *

New South Wales, at end of trip. November 23 - December 7, 2003.

chestnut-rumped heathwren *
rockwarbler *
speckled warbler *
yellow-tufted honeyeater *
turquoise parrot *
glossy black-cockatoo *
rufous scrub-bird *
white-throated needletail *
mangrove gerygone *
beach stone-curlew *
cicadabird *
common koel *


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