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Birds at Maules Creek

At Maules Creek, a small community near Narrabri, NSW, the following bird species were spotted by R. Druce from February 2011 until now. They are listed here in four categories, according to the timing of their sightings. In some cases the categorisation indicates a trend. The location of the sightings listed here is about 5 km South-West of the centre of Maules Creek, close to Leard State Forest. Bird species that are listed as Vulnerable or Endangered are marked as such.

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

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

Black Kite

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Whistling Kite

Black-shouldered Kite N

Nankeen Kestrel

Brown Falcon

Masked Lapwing

Crested Pigeon N

Common Bronzewing

Peaceful Dove

Bar-shouldered Dove

Galah N

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Little Corella


Turquoise Parrot V

Red-rumped Parrot N

Blue Bonnet

Eastern Rosella

Australian King-Parrot

Australian Ringneck

Tawny Frogmouth

Southern Boobook

Laughing Kookaburra

Brown Treecreeper V

White-throated Treecreeper

Superb Fairy-wren N

White-winged Fairy-wren

Purple-backed Fairy-wren

Striated Pardalote

White-browed Scrubwren

Speckled Warbler V

Yellow-rumped Thornbill

Noisy Friarbird

Little Friarbird

Noisy Miner

Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

Striped Honeyeater

White-plumed Honeyeater

Brown Honeyeater

Singing Honeyeater

Eastern Yellow Robin

Grey-crowned Babbler V

Rufous Whistler

Willie Wagtail N

Restless Flycatcher


Pied Butcherbird

Grey Butcherbird

Pied Currawong

Australian Magpie

Australian Raven


White-winged Chough N

Spotted Bowerbird

Australian Pipit

Double-barred Finch N

Plum-headed Finch

Zebra Finch N

Welcome Swallow


Rufous Songlark

Channel-billed Cuckoo

Sacred Kingfisher

Rainbow Bee-eater


Yellow-faced Honeyeater

Jacky Winter

Grey Fantail

Black Swan

Australian Wood Duck

Pacific Black Duck

Grey Teal

Plumed Whistling-Duck

Australasian Grebe

Australian Pelican

Pied Cormorant

Little Pied Cormorant

Plumed Egret

Great Egret

White-faced Heron

White-necked Heron

Yellow-billed Spoonbill

Australian White Ibis

Straw-necked Ibis

Square-tailed Kite V

Australian Hobby

Spotted Harrier

Red-chested Button-quail

Diamond Dove

Glossy Black-Cockatoo V

Red-winged Parrot

Shining Bronze-Cuckoo

Common Koel

Azure Kingfisher

Yellow Thornbill

Chestnut-rumped Thornbill

Inland Thornbill

Brown-headed Honeyeater

Red-capped Robin

Hooded Robin V

Grey Shrike-thrush

Golden Whistler

Olive-backed Oriole

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

Dusky Woodswallow

White-breasted Woodswallow

White-browed Woodswallow

Red-browed Finch

Singing Bushlark

Tree Martin


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