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Birds in the Gilgandra Flora Reserve

The Gilgandra Flora Reserve is a small remnant of scrub interspersed with woodland near Gilgandra, NSW, without surface water. The following bird species were spotted by M. Windeyer from February 2012 until present. They are listed here in four categories, according to the timing of their sightings. In some cases the categorisation indicates a trend. Bird species that are listed as Vulnerable or Endangered are marked as such.

Bird species seen breeding in the Gilgandra Flora Reserve (with at least a photo of a nest or nest entrance) are marked with a clickable superscript "N", leading to the relevant breeding information.

The Gilgandra Flora Reserve is listed as a "birding hotspot" on .

Any time of year Spring & summer Autumn & winter Irregular or infrequent
Nankeen Kestrel

Crested Pigeon


Eastern Rosella

Australian Ringneck

Red-rumped Parrot

Laughing Kookaburra

Superb Fairy-wren

Striated Pardalote

Speckled Warbler V

Yellow Thornbill

Yellow-rumped Thornbill

Buff-rumped Thornbill N

Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

Noisy Friarbird

Noisy Miner

Yellow-faced Honeyeater

White-eared Honeyeater

White-plumed Honeyeater

Eastern Yellow Robin

Jacky Winter N

Red-capped Robin

Rufous Whistler

Willie Wagtail N


Pied Butcherbird

Australian Magpie

Pied Currawong

Australian Raven


Double-barred Finch

Zebra Finch

Peaceful Dove

Common Bronzewing

Glossy Black-Cockatoo V

Pallid Cuckoo

Brush Cuckoo

Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo

Rainbow Bee-eater

White-throated Needletail


Grey Fantail

Dusky Woodswallow

Masked Woodswallow

White-winged Triller

Grey Butcherbird


Welcome Swallow

Brown-headed Honeyeater

Golden Whistler

Rufous Songlark

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Brown Goshawk

Brown Falcon

Australian Hobby

Diamond Dove

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Australian King-Parrot

Red-winged Parrot

Blue Bonnet

White-throated Treecreeper

Spotted Pardalote

Western Gerygone

Striated Thornbill

Striped Honeyeater

Little Friarbird

Yellow-throated Miner

Blue-faced Honeyeater

Singing Honeyeater

Brown Honeyeater

Varied Sittella V

Grey Shrike-thrush

Restless Flycatcher

Olive-backed Oriole

White-browed Woodswallow

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

White-winged Chough

Little Raven

Plum-headed Finch

Diamond Firetail

Fairy Martin

Tree Martin

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Any time of year Spring summer Autumn & winter Irregular or infrequent

Scrubby woodland at the Gilgandra Flora Reserve; some of the eucalypts, in particular the one at the front right, are of the mallee type (photo courtesy of M. Windeyer)

Scrub at the Gilgandra Flora Reserve (photo courtesy of M. Windeyer)