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Swifts, Kingfishers, Bee-eater, Dollarbird


Aboriginal name(s): "lalool", "wakooka", "googaburra" = kookaburra; "noorigoo", "perina" = kingfisher; "loongana" = swift

General observations

Australian Swiftlet
Fork-tailed Swift
White-throated Needletail
Azure Kingfisher
Little Kingfisher
Forest Kingfisher
Red-backed Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Sacred Kingfisher
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Laughing Kookaburra
Rainbow Bee-eater

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. For explanations of the structure of pages on individual bird species click HERE.