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Australian bird habitats: urban park

Description of habitat

Urban parks are near-natural habitats, often with water courses and fringe vegetation. These green zones attract a variety of bird species. Depending on the vegetation that remains or has been planted, the bird populations can vary widely. This leads to a very long list here; only a small fraction of the bird species listed here will typically be present in any given urban park.

Bird species found in this type of habitat or plant

This is not necessarily a complete list. We display here some examples of bird species found by us in this kind of habitat or plant. Hover your cursor on thumbnails to see names of species; click on thumbnail to go to the page describing the species.

Photos

Little Pied Cormorant drying its wings on a river bank in an urban park

Pair of Pacific Black Ducks on a lawn in an urban park

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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