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King Parrot

Checklist of birds of the ANBG

Bird names follow Christidis, L., and Boles, W.E., The Taxonomy and Species of Birds of Australia and Its Territories. Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union Monograph 2. RAOU, Melbourne. 1994.

Infrequent or rare sightings are indicated by an asterisk ( * )


    Brown Quail

Geese, Swans, Ducks (family ANATIDAE)

    Australian Wood Duck
    Pacific Black Duck

Kites, Eagles, Harriers (family ACCIPITRIDAE)

    Brown Goshawk
    Grey Goshawk *
    Collared Sparrowhawk

Falcons (family FALCONIDAE)

    Australian Hobby *

Lapwings, Plovers, Dotterels (family CHARADRIIDAE)

    Masked Lapwing

Pigeons, Doves (family COLUMBIDAE)

    Crested Pigeon *
    Rock Dove
    Common Bronzewing

Cockatoos (family CACATUIDAE)

    Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
    Gang-gang Cockatoo
    Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Parrots (family PSITTACIDAE)

    Australian King-Parrot
    Crimson Rosella
    Eastern Rosella
    Red-rumped Parrot *
    Rainbow Lorikeet *

Parasitic Cuckoos (family CUCULIDAE)

    Pallid Cuckoo
    Brush Cuckoo
    Fan-tailed Cuckoo
    Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo
    Shining Bronze-Cuckoo

Hawk Owls (family STRIGIDAE)

    Southern Boobook

Frogmouths (family PODARGIDAE)

    Tawny Frogmouth

Kingfishers (family HALCYONIDAE)

    Laughing Kookaburra
    Sacred Kingfisher

Bee-eaters (family MEROPIDAE)

    Rainbow Bea-eater

Rollers (family CORACIIDAE)

    Dollarbird *

Treecreepers (family CLIMACTERIDAE)

    White-throated Treecreeper

Fairy-wrens (family MALURIDAE)

    Superb Fairy-wren

Pardalotes, Scrubwrens, Thornbills (family PARDALOTIDAE)

    Spotted Pardalote
    Striated Pardalote
    White-browed Scrubwren
    Speckled Warbler *
    Weebill *
    Brown Gerygone *
    White-throated Gerygone *
    Brown Thornbill
    Buff-rumped Thornbill
    Yellow-rumped Thornbill
    Yellow Thornbill
    Striated Thornbill

Honeyeaters (family MELIPHAGIDAE)

    Red Wattlebird
    Little Wattlebird
    Noisy Friarbird
    Little Friarbird *
    Regent Honeyeater *
    Yellow-faced Honeyeater
    White-eared Honeyeater
    Yellow-tufted Honeyeater *
    White-plumed Honeyeater
    Bell Miner *
    Brown-headed Honeyeater *
    White-naped Honeyeater
    Crescent Honeyeater
    New Holland Honeyeater
    Eastern Spinebill

Robins (family PETROICIDAE)

    Scarlet Robin
    Red-capped Robin *
    Flame Robin
    Rose Robin *
    Eastern Yellow Robin

Sittellas (family NEOSITTIDAE)

    Varied Sittella

Shrike-thrushes, Wistlers (family PACHYCEPHALIDAE)

    Olive Whistler *
    Golden Whistler
    Rufous Whistler
    Grey Shrike-thrush

Magpie-lark, Flycatchers, Fantails (family DICRURIDAE)

    Black-faced Monarch
    Leaden Flycatcher
    Satin Flycatcher *
    Rufous Fantail *
    Grey Fantail
    Willie Wagtail *

Cuckoo-shrikes, Trillers (family CAMPEPHAGIDAE)

    Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

Orioles, Figbirds (family ORIOLIDAE)

    Olive-backed Oriole

Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs (family ARTAMIDAE)

    Dusky Woodswallow
    Australian Magpie
    Pied Currawong
    Grey Currawong

Ravens, Crows (family CORVIDAE)

    Australian Raven

Bowerbirds (family PTILONORHYNCHIDAE)

    Satin Bowerbird

Australian Mud-nesters (family CORCORACIDAE)

    White-winged Chough

Finches, Sparrows (family PASSERIDAE)

    House Sparrow
    Double-barred Finch *
    Red-browed Finch
    Diamond Firetail *

Chaffinches, Goldfinches (family FRINGILLIDAE)

    European Goldfinch

Flowerpeckers (family DICAEIDAE)


Swallows, Martins (family HIRUNDINIDAE)

    Welcome Swallow

Old World Warblers (family SYLVIIDAE)

    Clamorous Reed-Warbler *

White-eyes (family ZOSTEROPIDAE)


Old World Thrushes (family MUSCICAPIDAE)

    Bassian Thrush *
    Common Blackbird

Starlings, Mynas (family STURNIDAE)

    Common Starling

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