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CAPE YORK BIRDS & WILDLIFE


The following birds have been identified in the Violet Vale Station, Lakefield National Park and Artemis Station areas. Click here for Fauna List.

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Status
Habitat
C
Common
F
Freshwater
U
Uncommon
R
Riverine/Gallery Forest
R
Rare
W
Woodlands
r
Resident
G
Grasslands
w
Winter visitor
E
Estuarine/Mangroves
s
Summer visitor
V
Vine Thicket


Species
Status
Habitat
Scientific Name
EMU
Emu
Cr
W
Dromaius novachollandiae
MOUND BUILDERS
Orange-footed Scrubfowl
Cr
V
Megapodius reinwardt
Australian Brush-turkey
Cr
VRW
Alectura lathami
TRUE QUAILS
Brown Quail
Cr
WG
Coturnix ypsilophora
King Quail
Ur
WG
Coturnix chinensis
MAGPIE GEESE
Magpie Goose
C
F
Anseranas semipalmata
DUCKS
Wandering Whistling Duck
C
F
Dendrocygna arcuata
Plumed Whistling Duck
C
F
Dendrocygna eytoni
Pacific Black Duck
C
F
Anas superciliosa
Hardhead
U
F
Aythya australis
Australian Wood Duck
U
F
Chenonetta jubata
Radjah Shelduck
C
F
Tadorna radjah
Grey Teal
C
F
Anas gracilis
Green Pygmy-goose
Cr
F
Nettapus pulchellus
Cotton Pygmy-goose
R
F
Nettapus coromandelianus
Pink-eared Duck
R
F
Malacorhynchus membranaceus
GREBES
Australasian Grebe
C
F
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
Great Crested Grebe
R
F
Podiceps cristatus
DARTERS
Australian Darter
C
F
Anhinga melanogaster
CORMORANTS
Pied Cormorant
C
FE
Phalacrocorax varius
Little Pied Cormorant
C
F
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Little Black Cormorant
C
F
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Great Cormorant
U
E
Phalacrocorax carbo
FRIGATEBIRDS
Lesser Frigatebird
U
E
Fregata ariel
PELICANS
Australian Pelican
C
FE
Pelecanus conspicillatus
HERONS
Great-billed Heron
U
E
Ardea sumatrana
White-necked Heron
C
F
Ardea pacifica
Pied Heron
Cs
F
Ardea picata
White-faced Heron
C
F
Egretta novaehollandiae
Nankeen Night Heron
C
F
Nycticorax caledonicus
Striated Heron
C
F
Butorides striatus
Black Bittern
R
EF
Ixobrychus flavicollis
EGRETS
Cattle Egret
C
F
Ardea ibis
Great Egret
C
F
Ardea alba
Little Egret
C
F
Egretta garzetta
Intermediate Egret
C
F
Ardea intermedia
IBIS
Glossy Ibis
Cs
F
Plegadis falcinellus
Australian White Ibis
C
F
Threskiornis molucca
Straw-necked Ibis
C
F
Threskiornis spinicollis
SPOONBILLS
Royal Spoonbill
C
F
Platalea regia
Yellow-billed Spoonbill
U
F
Platalea Flavipes
STORKS
Jabiru (Black-necked Stork)
C
F
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
GOSHAWKS
Collared Sparrowhawk
Ur
W
Accipiter cirrhocephalus
Red Goshawk
Rr
W
Erythrotriorchis radiayus
Brown Goshawk
Cr
W
Accipiter fasciatus
Grey Goshawk
Rr
W
Accipiter novehollandiae
CRESTED HAWKS
Pacific Baza
Ur
WRV
Aviceda subcristata
EAGLES
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Cr
W
Aquila audax
Little Eagle
Ur
W
Hieraaetus morphnoides
White-bellied Sea-eagle
Cr
FW
Haliaeeyus leucogaster
FALCONS
Australian Hobby
Us
W
Falco longipennis
Peregrine Falcon
Ur
W
Falco peregrinus
Black Falcon
Cr
WG
Falco subniger
Brown Falcon
Cr
WG
Falco berigora
Nankeen Kestrel
Cr
WG
Falco cenchroides
OSPREY
Osprey
Cr
E
Pandion haliaetus
HARRIERS
Spotted Harrier
Cr
WG
Circus assimilis
Swamp Harrier
Uw
FEG
Circus approximans
KITES
Black-shouldered Kite
Cr
WG
Elanus axillaries
Square-tailed Kite
Rw
W
Lophoictinia isura
Black Kite
Cr
WFE
Milvus migrans
Whistling Kite
Cr
WFE
Haliastur sphenurus
Brahminy Kite
Cr
WFE
Haliastur Indus
Black-breasted Buzzard
Cr
W
Hamirostra melanosternon
CRANES
Brolga
Cr
WGF
Grus rubicundus
Sarus Crane
Ur
WGF
Grus antigone
RAILS
Buff-banded Rail
Ur
F
Gallirallus philippensis
Baillon’s Crake
Uw
F
Porzana pusilla
White-browed Crake
Uw
F
Porzana cinerea
Purple Swamphen
Ur
F
Porphyrio porphyrio
Eurasian Coot
U
F
Fulica atra
BUSTARDS
Australian Bustard
Cw
WG
Ardeotis australis
STONE-CURLEWS
Bush Stone-curlew
Cr
W
Burhinus grallarius
Beach Stone-curlew
Ur
E
Esacus neglectus
BUTTON-QUAILS
Red-backed Button-quail
C
W
Turnix maculosa
Red-chested Button-quail
C
G
Turnix pyrrhothorax
Buff-breasted Button-quail
U
WG
Turnix olivii
SNIPES
Latham’s (Japanese) Snipe
Cs
FE
Gallinago hardwickii
Swinhoe’s Snipe
Cs
FE
Gallinago megala
SANDPIPERS
Blacked-tailed Godwit
Cs
FE
Limosa limosa
Bar-tailed Godwit
s
FE
Limosa lapponica
Eastern Curlew
Cs
FE
Numenius madagascariensis
Whimbrel
Cs
E
Numenius phaeopus
Little Curlew
Cs
E
Numenius minutus
Common Greenshank
s
E
Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper
s
E
Tringa stagnatilis
Common Sandpiper
Us
E
Actitis hypoleucos
Grey-tailed Tattler
Us
E
Heteroscelus brevipes
Wandering Tattler
Us
E
Heteroscelus incanus
Ruddy Turnstone
Cs
E
Arenaria interpres
Sanderling
Cs
E
Calidris alba
Great Knot
Cs
E
Calidris temuirostris
Red Knot
Cs
E
Calidris canutus
Red-necked Stint
Cs
E
Calidris ruficollis
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Us
E
Calidris acuminate
Pectoral Sandpiper
Cs
E
Calidris melanotos
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Us
E
Limicola falcinellus
JACANAS
Comb-crested Jacana (Lotusbird)
Cr
F
Irediparra gallinacean
OYSTERCATCHERS
Pied Oystercatcher
Cr
E
Haematopus longirostris
STILTS
Black-winged Stilt
Cs
F
Himantopus himantopus
PLOVERS
Pacific Golden Plover
Cs
E
Pluvialis fulva
Grey Plover
Cs
E
Pluvialis squatarola
Red-capped Plover
Ur
E
Charadrius ruficapillus
Lesser Sand Plover
Cs
E
Charadrius mongolus
Black-fronted Dotterel
Cr
F
Elseyornis melanops
Red-kneed Dotterel
Ur
F
Erythrogonys cinctus
LAPWINGS
Masked Lapwing
Cr
F
Vanellus miles
PRATINCOLES
Australian Pratincole
Cw
F
Stiltia Isabella
GULLS
Silver Gull
Cr
E
Larus novaehollandiae
TERNS
Whiskered Tern
Cw
E
Chlidonias hybrida
White-winged Black Tern
Us
E
Chlidonias leucopterus
Caspian Tern
Cs
F
Sterna caspia
Gull-billed Tern
Cs
F
Sterna nilotica
Common Tern
C
F
Sterna hirundo
Roseate Tern
Cs
F
Sterna dougallii
Sooty Tern
Us
F
Sterna fuscata
Bridled Tern
Us
F
Sterna anaethetus
Little Tern
Us
F
Sterna albifrons
Crested Tern
Us
F
Sterna bergii
Lesser Crested Tern
Us
F
Sterna bengalensis
Black-naped Tern
Us
F
Sterna sumatrana
NODDIES
Common Noddy
Us
F
Anous stolidus
Black Noddy
Us
F
Anous minutus
PIGEONS AND DOVES
Brown Cuckoo-dove
U
VWR
Macropygia amboinensis
Pied Imperial Pigeon
Cs
VWR
Ducula bicolor
Wompoo Fruit-Dove
U
VWR
Ptilinopus magnificus
Topknot Pigeon
U
VWR
Lopholaimus antarcticus
Peaceful Dove
Cr
VWG
Geopelia striata
Diamond Dove
Ur
W
Geopelia cuneata
Bar-shouldered Dove
Cr
VWG
Geopelia humeralis
Crested Pigeon
Ur
W
Ocyphaps lophotes
Squatter Pigeon
C`
WG
Geophaps scripta
Common Bronzewing
C
W
Phaps chalcoptera
COCKATOOS
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Cr
W
Calyptorhynchus banksii
Palm Cockatoo
R
R
Probosciger aterrimus
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Cr
VRWE
Cacatua galerita
Galah
Cr
VRW
Cacatua roseicapilla
Little Corella
Cr
VRWE
Cacatua sanguinea
LORIKEETS
Rainbow Lorikeet
Cr
VRW
Trichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Ur
W
Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Varied Lorikeet
Ur
W
Psitteuteles versicolor
PARROTS
Red-winged Parrot
Cr
W
Aprosmictus erythropterus
Pale-headed Rosella
Cr
W
Platycercus adscitus
Golden-shouldered Parrot
Rr
W
Psephotus chrysopterygius
CUCKOOS
Oriental Cuckoo
Us
WR
Cuculus saturatus
Pallid Cuckoo
Cw
WR
Cuculus pallidus
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
C
WR
Cacomantis flabelliformis
Brush Cuckoo
Cw
WR
Cacomantis variolosus
Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo
Cr
WG
Chrysococcyx basalis
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Cw
WRV
Chrysococcyx lucidus
Little Bronze-Cuckoo
Cw
WRV
Chrysococcyx minutillus
Gould’s Bronze-Cockoo
Cr
WRV
Chrysococcyx russatus
LARGE CUCKOOS
Common Koel
Cs
VRW
Eudynamys scolopaccea
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Cs
VRW
Scythrops novaehollandiae
COUCALS
Pheasant Coucal
Cr
WG
Centropus phasianinus
HAWK-OWLS
Southern Boobook
Cr
W
Ninox novaeseelandiae
Barking Owl
C
WG
Ninox connivens
BARN OWLS
Barn Owl
C
WG
Tyto alba
Masked Owl
Cr
WG
Tyto novaehollandiae
Grass Owl
Cr
G
Tyto Capensis
FROGMOUTHS
Tawny Frogmouth
Cr
W
Podargus strigoides
Papuan Frogmouth
Cr
W
Podargus papuensis
NIGHTJARS
Australian Owlet-nightjar
U
W
Aegotheles cristatus
White-throated Nightjar
U
W
Eurostopodus mystacalis
Spotted Nightjar
Cw
W
Eurostopodus argus
Large-tailed Nightjar
Cr
W
Caprimulgus macrurus
SWIFTLETS
White-rumped Swiftlet
Ur
W
Collocalia spodiopygius
SWIFTS
Fork-tailed Swift
Cs
W
Apus pacificus
White-throated Needletail
Cs
W
Hirundapus caudacutus
KINGFISHERS
Azure Kingfisher
Cr
RF
Alcedo azurea
Little Kingfisher
Ur
E
Alcedo pusilla
Laughing Kookaburra
Cr
W
Dacelo novaeguineae
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Cr
W
Dacelo leachii
Forest Kingfisher
Cr
WRG
Todirampus macleayii
Red-backed Kingfisher
Uw
WG
Todirampus pyrrhopygia
Sacred Kingfisher
Cr
WRG
Todirampus sanctus
Collared Kingfisher
C
E`
Todiramphus chloris
DOLLARBIRDS
Dollarbirds
Cs
W
Eurystomus orientalis
BEE-EATERS
Rainbow Bee-eater
Cs
WRVF
Merops ornatus
PITTAS
Noisy Pitta
Ur
VR
Pitta versicolor
TREECREEPERS
Brown Treecreeper
Ur
W
Climacteris picumnus
FAIRY-WRENS
Lovely Fairy-wren
Cr
V
Malurus amabilis
Red-backed Fairy-wren
Cr
W
Malurus melanocephalus
PARDALOTES
Striated Pardalote
Cr
W
Pardalotus striatus
Red-browed Pardaote
C
W
Pardalotus rubricatus
SCRUBWRENS
Tropical scrubwren
Ur
VR
Sericornis frontalis
GERYGONES
Mangrove Gerygone
Cr
E
Gerygone levigaster
White-throated Gerygone
Cr
W
Gerygone olivacea
Fairy Gerygone
Cr
VR
Gerygone palpebrosa
Large-billed Gerygone
Ur
VR
Gerygone magnirostris
THORNBILLS
Weebill
Ur
W
Smicrornis brevirostris
HONEYEATERS
Helmeted Friarbird
Cr
W
Philemon buceroides
Noisy Friarbird
Ur
W
Philemon corniculatus
Little Friarbird
Cr
WR
Philemon citreogularis
Silver-crowned Friarbird
Cr
W
Philemon argenticeps
Blue-faced Honeyeater
Cr
WR
Entomyzon cyantois
Yellow-spotted Honeyeater
Cr
WRV
Meliphaga notata
Graceful Honeyeater
Cr
WRV
Meliphaga gracilis
White-gaped Honeyeater
Cr
WRV
Lichenostomus unicolor
Yellow Honeyeater
Cr
WRV
Lichenostomus flavus
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater
Cr
W
Lichenostomus flavescens
Black-chinned Honeyeater
Ur
W
Melithreptus gularis
White-throated Honeyeater
Cr
WRV
Melithreptus albogularis
White-streaked Honeyeater
Ur
W
Trichodere cockereli
Bar-breasted Honeyeater
Cr
W
Ramsayornis fasciatus
Brown-backed Honeyeater
Cr
W
Ramsayornis modestus
Rufous-banded Honeyeater
Cr
W
Conopophila albogularis
Rufous-throated Honeyeater
Cr
WF
Conopophila rufogulari
Banded Honeyeater
Cr
W
Certhionyx pectoralis
Scarlet Honeyeater
U
WE
Myzomela sanguinolenta
Red-headed Honeyeater
C
E
Mzyomela erythrocephala
Dusky Honeyeater
Cr
WRV
Mzyomela obscura
Brown Honeyeater
Cr
W
Lichmera indistincta
FLYCATCHERS
Jacky Winter
Cr
W
Microeca fascinans
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
Cr
WR
Microeca flavigaster
ROBINS
Mangrove Robin
Ur
E
Eopsaltria pulverulenta
BABBLERS
Grey-crowned Babbler
Cr
W
Pomatostomus temporalis
SITTELLAS
Varied Sittella
Cr
W
Daphoenositta chrysoptera
WHISTLERS
Rufous Whistler
Cr
WRV
Pachycephala rufiventris
SHRIKE-THRUSHES
Grey Shrike-thrush
Cr
WV
Colluricincla harmonica
Little Shrike-thrush
Cr
VR
Colluricincla megarhyncha
MONARCHS
Black-faced Monarch
Cr
VR
Monarcha melanopsis
Spectacled Monarch
Cr
VR
Monarcha trivirgatus
White-eared Monarch
Ur
VR
Monarcha leucotis
TRUE FLYCATCHERS
Broad-billed Flycatcher
Cr
WRV
Myiagra ruficollis
Leaden Flycatcher
Cr
WRV
Myiagra rubecula
Satin Flycatcher
Cr
WRV
Myiagra cyanoleuca
Restless Flycatcher
Ur
W
Myiagra inquieta
Shining Flycatcher
Cr
E
Myiagra alecto
FANTAILS
Grey Fantail
Cw
WRV
Rhipidura fuliginosa
Rufous Fantail
Cw
WRV
Rhipidura rufifrons
Willie Wagtail
Cr
WRV
Rhipidura leucophrys
Northern Fantail
C
WRV
Rhipidura rufiventris
CUCKOO-SHRIKES
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Cr
W
Coracina novalehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
Cr
W
Coracina papuensis
Barred Cuckoo-shrike
U
W
Coracina lineate
Cicadabird
Cs
WV
Coracina tenuirostris
TRILLERS AND ORIOLES
White-winged Triller
Cr
W
Lalage sueurii
Varied Triller
Cr
WRV
Lalage leucomela
Olive-backed Oriole
Cw
WRV
Oriolus sagittatus
Yellow Oriole
C
WRV
Oriolus flavocinctus
Figbird
Cr
WRV
Specotheres viridis
WOODSWALLOWS
White-breasted Woodswallow
Cw
WG
Artamus leucorynchus
Black-faced Woodswallow
C
WG
Artamus cinereus
Little Woodswallow
C
WG
Artamus minor
BUTCHERBIRDS
Pied Butcherbird
Cr
W
Cracticus nigrogularis
Black Butcherbird
Cr
V
Cracticus quoyi
Black-backed Butcherbird
Cr
W
Cracticus mentalis
MUD LARKS
Magpie-lark
Cr
W
Grallina cyanoleuca
MAGPIES
Australian Magpie
Cr
W
Gymnorhina tilicen
CURRAWONGS
Pied Currawong
Ur
W
Strepera graculina
DRONGOS
Spangled Drongo
Cr
VRW
Dicrurus bracteatus
CROWS
Torresian Crow
Cr
W
Corvus orru
BOWERBIRDS
Great bowerbird
Cr
WRV
Chlamydera nuchalis
PIPITS
Richard’s Pipit
Cr
G
Anthus novaeseelandiae
LARKS
Singing Bushlark
Uw
G
Mirafra javanica
FINCHES
Double-barred Finch
Cr
W
Taeniopygia bichenovii
Star Finch
Rr
GF
Neochmia ruficauda
Crimson Finch
R
W
Neochmia phaeton
Black-throated Finch
Cr
WG
Poephila cincta
Masked Finch
Cr
W
Poephila personata
Red-browed Finch
Ur
VRE
Neochmia temporalis
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Ur
G
Lonchura castaneothorax
FLOWERPECKERS
Mistletoebird
Cr
WRV
Dicaeum hirundinaceum
SUNBIRDS
Yellow-bellied Sunbird
Cr
V
nectarinia jugularis
SWALLOWS
Welcome Swallow
C
W
Hirundo neoxena
Tree Martin
Cw
W
Hirundo nigricans
Fairy Martin
Uw
W
Hirundo ariel
WARBLERS
Clamorous Reed-warbler
Cw
GW
Acrocephalus stentoreus
Tawny Grassbird
Uw
G
Megalurus timoriensis
Rufous Songlark
Uw
G
Cinclorhamphus mathewsi
Golden-headed Cisticola
Cr
G
Cisticola exilis
Zitting Cisticola
Ur
G
Cisticola juncidis
WHITE-EYES
Yellow White-eye
Rr
WE
Zosteropus luteus
SILVER-EYES
Silvereye
U
W
Zosterops lateralis








































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