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Birds of Australia

"dhigaraa" [gamilaraay], "dhigayaa" [yuwaalayaay], "ghigayaa" [yuwaalaraay] = bird

Latest twitch: 18 Mar. 2019 - Spotted Harrier at Eulah Creek, NSW

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Scrub-robin

Including vagrants, in total there are almost 900 bird species in Australia, including its territorial waters and surrounding islands. These pages contain our steadily growing account of sightings, photography and audio recordings of Australian birds. The scientific, common and Aboriginal names of all bird species presented here are listed in an INDEX. The structure of the bird pages is explained here. Lists of bird species are available for several locations near Narrabri, NSW. Credits to contributors are given here. Comments are welcome.

The second-tier navigation bar above provides links to a number of high-level pages and to the 26 family groups of birds, as used in the "Field Guide to Australian Birds" by Michael Morcombe. Hovering the cursor above the numbers, one can see which bird families each group comprises.

Latest Updates
Grey Wagtail
Added 20/03/2019
Cox's Sandpiper
Added 03/03/2019
Princess Parrot
Improved 31/01/2019
Long-toed Stint
Eastern Ground Parrot
Added 03-07/01/2019
Little Woodswallow
Improved 07/01/2019
Hooded Plover
Little Tern
Improved 21/12/2018
Papuan Frogmouth
Helmeted Friarbird
Brown-backed Honeyeater
Mangrove Robin
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
Shining Flycatcher
Improved 12-14/12/2018

These pages are largely based on our own observations and those of our contributors. The structure of these bird pages is explained HERE. For more salient facts on any bird species please refer to a field guide.

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