Copeton Dam

Family NameScientific NameCommon Name
AcanthizidaeAcanthiza chrysorrhoa leighiSouth-eastern Yellow-rumped Thornbill
 Acanthiza reguloides reguloidesSouth-eastern Buff-rumped Thornbill
 Chthonicola sagittataSpeckled Warbler
AccipitridaeAccipiter cirrocephalus cirrhocephalisAustralian Collared Sparrowhawk
 Aquila audax audaxMainland Wedge-tailed Eagle
 Haliastur sphenurusWhistling Kite
AlcedinidaeDacelo novaeguineae novaeguineaeSouthern Laughing Kookaburra
 Todiramphus sanctusSacred Kingfisher
AnatidaeAnas castaneaChestnut Teal
 Anas clypeataNorthern Shoveler
 Anas gracilisGrey Teal
 Anas superciliosa Pacific Black Duck
 Aythya australisHardhead
 Chenonetta jubataAustralian Wood Duck
 Cygnus atratusBlack Swan
ApodidaeApus pacificusFork-tailed Swift
ArdeidaeArdea alba modestaEastern Great Egret
 Ardea pacificaWhite-necked Heron
 Egretta novaehollandiaeWhite-faced Heron
ArtamidaeArtamus cyanopterusDusky Woodswallow
 Artamus leucorhynchusWhite-brested Woodswallow
 Cracticus nigrogularis nigrogularisPied Butcherbird
 Cracticus torquatusGrey Butcherbird
 Gymnorhina tibicen tibicenAustralian Magpie
 Strepera graculinaPied Currawong
CacatuidaeCacatua galerita galeritaEastern Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
 Cacatua sanguinea gymnopisEastern Little Corella
 Cacatua tenuirostrisLong-billed Corella
 Eolophus roseicapilla albicepsEastern Galah
CampephagidaeCoracina novaehollandiae melanopsMainland Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
 Coracina papuensis artamoidesEastern White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
 Lalage tricolorWhite-winged Triller
CharadriidaeElseyornis melanopsBlack-fronted Dotterel
 Erythrogonys cinctusRed-kneed Dotterel
 Vanellus miles novaehollandiaeSouthern Masked Lapwing
ClimacteridaeClimacteris picummus victoriaeEastern Brown Treecreeper
 Cormobates leucophaeaWhite-throated Treecreeper
ColumbidaeGeopelia humeralis humeralisEastern Bar-shouldered Dove
 Geopelia placida placidaEastern Peaceful Dove
 Phaps chalcopteraCommon Bronzewing
 Streptopelia chinensis*Spotted Turtle-dove
CoraciidaeEurystomus orientalisDollarbird
CorcoracidaeCorcorax melanorhamphosWhite-winged Chouch
 Struthidea cinereaApostlebird
CorvidaeCorvus coronoidesAustralian Raven
CuculidaeCacomantis flabelliformisFan-tailed Cuckoo
 Chalcites lucidusShining Bronze-cuckoo
 Eudynamys orientalisEastern Koel
DicaeidaeDicaeum hirundinaceumMistletoebird
EstrildidaeNeochmia temporalisRed-browed Finch
 Stagonopleura guttataDiamond Firetail
 Taeniopygia bichenovii bichenoviiEastern Double-barred Finch
FalconidaeFalco berigoraBrown Falcon
 Falco cenchroidesNankeen Kestrel
HirundinidaeHirundo neoxena neoxenaWelcome Swallow
 Petrochelidon arielFairy Martin
 Petrochelidon nigricansTree Martin
LaridaeChlidonias hybridaWhiskered Tern
 Chroicocephalus novaehollandiaeSilver Gull
MaluridaeMalurus assimilis assimilisPurple-backed Fairy-wren
 Malurus cyaneus cyanochlamysNorthern Superb Fairy-wren
 Malurus lamberti lambertiCentral East Coast Variegated Fairy-wren
MeliphagidaeAcanthagenys rufogularisSpiny-cheeked Honeyeater
 Caligavis chrysops chrysopsSouth-eastern Yellow-faced Honeyeater
 Entomyzon cyanotis cyanotisEastern Blue-faced Honeyeater
 Lichenostomus melanops melanopsEastern Yellow-tufted Honeyeater
 Lichmera indistincta ocularisEastern Brown Honeyeater
 Manorina melanocephala melanocephalaSouthern Noisy Miner
 Myzomela sanguinolenta sanguinolentaAustralian Scarlet Honeyeater
 Nesoptilotis leucotis leucotisSouth-eastern White-eared Honeyeater
 Philemon citreogularis citreogularisEastern Little Friarbird
 Philemon corniculatus monachusSouthern Noisy Friarbird
 Ptilotula fuscus fuscusSouthern Fuscous Honeyeater
 Ptilotula penicillata penicillataEastern White-plumed Honeyeater
MonarchidaeGrallina cyanoleuca cyanoleucaSouthern Magpie-lark
 Myiagra rubecula rubeculaSouth-eastern Leaden Flycatcher
MotacillidaeAnthus novaeseelandiaeAustralian Pipit
OriolidaeOriolus sagittatus sagittatusEastern Olive-backed Oriole
 Sphecotheres vieilloti vieillotiEastern Australasian Figbird
PachycephalidaeColluricincla harmonica harmonicaEastern Grey Shrike-thrush
 Pachycephala pectoralis pectoralisEastern Golden Whistler
PelecanidaePelecanus conspicillatusAustralian Pelican
PetroicidaeEopsaltria australis australisSouth-eastern Yellow Robin
 Melanodryas cucullata cucullataSouth-eastern Hooded Robin
 Microeca fascinans fascinansEastern Jacky Winter
PhalacrocoracidaePhalacrocorax sulcirostrisLittle Black Cormorant
PodicipedidaeTachybaptus novaehollandiaeAustralian Grebe
PomatostomidaePomatostomus superciliosus gilgandraEastern White-browed Babbler
 Pomatostomus temporalis temporalisEastern Grey-crowned Babbler
PsittaculidaeAprosmictus erythropterusRed-winged Parrot
 Glossopsitta concinna concinnaSouth-eastern Musk Lorikeet
 Glossopsitta pusillaLittle Lorikeet
 Platycercus elegans elegansSouth-eastern Crimson Rosella
 Platycercus eximius eximiusSouth-east Eastern Rosella
 Psephotus haematonotus haematonotusSouth-eastern Red-rumped Parrot
 Trichoglossus moluccanusRainbow Lorikeet
PsophodidaePsophodes olivaceusEastern Whipbird
RallidaeFulica atraEurasian Coot
 Gallinula tenebrosaDusky Moorhen
RhipiduridaeRhipidura fuliginosa alisteriSouth-eastern Grey Fantail
 Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrysSouthern Willie Wagtail
StrigidaeNinox boobook boobookSouth-eastern Boobook
SturnidaeSturnus vulgaris*Common Starling
ThreskiornithidaePlatalea flavipesYellow-billed Spoonbill
 Threskiornis moluccaAustralian White Ibis
TurdidaeTurdus merula*Eurasian Blackbird
TytonidaeTyto albaEastern Barn Owl
A total of 107 species from 41 families identified in this area.