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List of local Birds

Currently includes birds seen on walks off the mountain but the table search tools allow limiting to birds only seen on TM. Periodically the Bird Group exports a list of birds seen on TM classified by region status. The current Tamborine Mountain Bird List is being compiled for download (link will be added when ready).

Authorised Editor(s): Jeff Eller

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Scientific Name Wikipedia Link Current Common Name Example Photo View
11897 Bird Ptiloris paradiseus Paradise Riflebird Example Photo View
11908 Bird Pusser domesticus House Sparrow Example Photo View
11920 Bird Rallus pectoralis Lewin's Rail View
11933 Bird Recurvirostra novaehollandiae Red-Necked Avocet Example Photo View
11938 Bird Rhipidura albiscapa alisteri Pied Fantail Example Photo View
11939 Bird Rhipidura leucophrys Willie Wagtail Example Photo View
11940 Bird Rhipidura rufifrons Rufous Fantail Example Photo View
11969 Bird Rostratula benghalensis Painted Snipe View
12022 Bird Scythrops novaehollandiae Channel-Billed Cuckoo Example Photo View
12041 Bird Sericornis citreogularis Yellow-Throated Scrubwren Example Photo View
12042 Bird Sericornis frontalis White-Browed Scrubwren Example Photo View
12043 Bird Sericornis magnirostris Large-Billed Scrubwren Example Photo View
12044 Bird Sericulus chrysocephalus Regent Bowerbird Example Photo View
12065 Bird Smicrornis brevirostris Weebill View
12096 Bird Sphecotheres viridis Figbird Example Photo View
12357 Bird Stagonopleura guttata Diamond Firetail View
12118 Bird Sterna albifrons Little Tern View
12119 Bird Sterna bergii Crested Tern Example Photo View
12120 Bird Sterna caspia Caspian Tern Example Photo View
12121 Bird Sterna nilotica Gull-Billed Tern Example Photo View
12124 Bird Stictonetta naevosa Freckled Duck Example Photo View
12131 Bird Strepera graculina Pied Currawong Example Photo View
12132 Bird Streptopelia chinensis Spotted Turtle-Dove Example Photo View
12354 Bird Struthidea cinerea Apostlebird Example Photo View
12135 Bird Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling Example Photo View
12155 Bird Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian Grebe Example Photo View
12158 Bird Taeniopygia bichenovii Double-Barred Finch Example Photo View
12214 Bird Threskiornis molucca White Ibis Example Photo View
12215 Bird Threskiornis spinicollis Straw-Necked Ibis Example Photo View
12229 Bird Todiramphus chloris Collared Kingfisher Example Photo View
12230 Bird Todiramphus macleayii Forest Kingfisher Example Photo View
12231 Bird Todiramphus sanctus Sacred Kingfisher Example Photo View
12246 Bird Tregellasia capito Pale Yellow Robin Example Photo View
12249 Bird Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus Scaly-Breasted Lorikeet Example Photo View
12250 Bird Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow Lorikeet Example Photo View
12260 Bird Tringa cinereus Terek Sandpiper View
12261 Bird Tringa nebularia Common Greenshank View
12262 Bird Tringa stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper View
12370 Bird Turdus merula Common Blackbird View
12272 Bird Turnix maculosa Red-Backed Button-Quail View
12273 Bird Turnix melanogaster Black-Breasted Button-Quail View
12274 Bird Turnix varius Painted Button-Quail View
12280 Bird Tyto alba Barn Owl Example Photo View
12281 Bird Tyto tenebricosa Sooty Owl View
12290 Bird Vanellus miles Masked Lapwing Example Photo View
12369 Bird Vanellus tricolor Banded Lapwing View
12346 Bird Zoothera heinei Russet-Tailed Thrush Example Photo View
12347 Bird Zoothera lunulata Bassian Thrush Example Photo View
12350 Bird Zosterops lateralis Silvereye Example Photo View