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Cuckoos, Coucal, Owls, Frogmouths, Nightjars


Aboriginal name(s): "yagay" [ngadjon], "piltapari" = owl; "meriki" = night bird

Oriental Cuckoo
Pallid Cuckoo
Brush Cuckoo
Black-eared Cuckoo
Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Horsefield's Bronze-Cuckoo
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Little Bronze-Cuckoo
Australian Koel
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Pheasant Coucal
Rufous Owl
Powerful Owl
Barking Owl
Australian Boobook
Eastern Barn Owl
Eastern Grass Owl
Australian Masked Owl
Greater Sooty Owl
Lesser Sooty Owl
Marbled Frogmouth
Tawny Frogmouth
Papuan Frogmouth
White-throated Nightjar
Spotted Nightjar
Large-tailed Nightjar
Australian Owlet-nightjar

Only native bird species sighted by us are listed in this table and only items where we have some information are clickable links to the relevant sections.