Darwin

Family NameScientific NameCommon Name
AcanthizidaeGerygone chloronota chloronotusTop End Green-backed Gerygone
 Gerygone levigaster levigasterNorthern Mangrove Gerygone
 Gerygone magnirostris magnirostrisTop End Large-billed Gerygone
AccipitridaeAccipiter cirrocephalus cirrhocephalisAustralian Collared Sparrowhawk
 Accipiter fasciatus didimusNorthern Brown Goshawk
 Aquila audax audaxMainland Wedge-tailed Eagle
 Haliaeetus leucogasterWhite-breasted Sea Eagle
 Haliastur indus girreneraTorresian Brahminy Kite
 Haliastur sphenurusWhistling Kite
 Milvus migrans affinisTorresian Black Kite
AcrocephalidaeAcrocephalus australis australisEastern Australian Reed-warbler
AlcedinidaeCeyx azureus ruficollarisNorthern Azure Kingfisher
 Dacelo leachii leachiiNorthern Blue-winged Kookaburra
 Todiramphus macleayii macleayiiTop End Forest Kingfisher
 Todiramphus pyrrhopygiusRed-backed Kingfisher
 Todiramphus sanctusSacred Kingfisher
 Todiramphus sordidusTorresian Kingfisher
AnatidaeAnas gracilisGrey Teal
 Anas superciliosa Pacific Black Duck
 Radjah radjah rufitergumRadjah Shelduck
AnseranatidaeAnseranas semipalmataMagpie Goose
ApodidaeApus pacificusFork-tailed Swift
ArdeidaeArdea alba modestaEastern Great Egret
 Ardea intermediaIntermediate Egret
 Ardea pacificaWhite-necked Heron
 Butorides striata stagnatilisWestern Striated Heron
 Egretta garzetta nigripesAustralasian Little Egret
 Egretta novaehollandiaeWhite-faced Heron
 Egretta picataPied Heron
 Egretta sacraEastern Reef Egret
ArtamidaeArtamus cinereus melanopsInland Black-faced Woodswallow
 Artamus leucorhynchusWhite-brested Woodswallow
 Cracticus argenteus argenteusSilver-backed Butcherbird
 Cracticus nigrogularis picatusWestern Pied Butcherbird
 Cracticus torquatusGrey Butcherbird
 Gymnorhina tibicen tibicenAustralian Magpie
 Melloria quoyi spaldingiTop End Black Butcherbird
 Strepera graculinaPied Currawong
BurhinidaeBurhinus grallariusBush Stone Curlew
CacatuidaeCacatua galerita fitzroyiNorthern Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
 Cacatua sanguinea sanguineaNorth-western Little Corella
 Calyptorhynchus banksii macrorhynchusNorth-western Red-tailed Black-cockatoo
 Eolophus roseicapilla kuhliNorthern Galah
CampephagidaeLalage leucomela rufiventrisTop End Varied Triller
 Lalage tricolorWhite-winged Triller
CasuariidaeDromaius novaehollandiaeEmu
CharadriidaeCharadrius leschenaultiiGreater Sand Plover
 Charadrius mongolusLesser Sand Plover
 Charadrius veredusOriental Plover
 Elseyornis melanopsBlack-fronted Dotterel
 Erythrogonys cinctusRed-kneed Dotterel
 Pluvialis fulvaPacific Golden Plover
 Pluvialis squatarolaGrey Plover
 Vanellus miles milesNorthern Masked Lapwing
CiconiidaeEphippiorhynchus asiaticusBlack-necked Stork
ColumbidaeChalcophaps longirostris longirostrisNorth-western Brown-capped Emerald-dove
 Ducula spilorrhoaTorresian Imperial-pigeon
 Geopelia cuneataDiamond Dove
 Geopelia humeralis inexpectaNorthern Bar-shouldered Dove
 Geopelia placida placidaEastern Peaceful Dove
 Phaps chalcopteraCommon Bronzewing
 Ptilinopus regina ewingiiWestern Rose-crowned Fruit-dove
CuculidaeCacomantis variolosus dumetorumNorthern Brush Cuckoo
 Centropus phasianinus melanurusNorthern Pheasant Coucal
 Chalcites basalisHorsfield's Bronze-cuckoo
 Chalcites minutillus minutillusWestern Little Bronze-cuckoo
 Scythrops novaehollandiaeChannel-billed Cuckoo
DicaeidaeDicaeum hirundinaceumMistletoebird
DicruridaeDicrurus bracteatus baileyiNorth-western Spangled Drongo
EstrildidaeNeochmia phaeton phaetonBlack-bellied Crimson Finch
 Poephila acuticauda acuticaudaWestern Long-tailed Finch
 Taeniopygia bichenovii annulosaWestern Double-barred Finch
 Taeniopygia guttataZebra Finch
FalconidaeFalco berigoraBrown Falcon
GlareolidaeStiltia isabellaAustralian Pratincole
HaematopodidaeHaematopus fuliginosus ophthalmicusNorthern Sooty Oystercatcher
 Haematopus longirostisPied Oystercatcher
HirundinidaeHirundo neoxena neoxenaWelcome Swallow
 Petrochelidon arielFairy Martin
 Petrochelidon nigricansTree Martin
LaridaeChroicocephalus novaehollandiaeSilver Gull
 Sterna hirundoCommon Tern
 Sternula albifronsLittle Tern
LocustellidaeCincloramphus timoriensis alisteriAustralian Tawny Grassbird
MegapodiidaeMegapodius reinwardt tumulusWestern Orange-footed Scrubfowl
MeliphagidaeCissomela pectoralisBanded Honeyeater
 Conopophila albogularisRufous-banded Honeyeater
 Conopophila rufogularisRufous-throated Honeyeater
 Entomyzon cyanotis albipennisNorthern Blue-faced Honeyeater
 Lichmera indistincta indistinctaWestern Brown Honeyeater
 Myzomela erythrocephala erythrocephalaNorthern Red-headed Honeyeater
 Myzomela obscura obscuraTop End Dusky Honeyeater
 Philemon argenticeps argenticepsWestern Silver-crowned Friarbird
 Philemon buceroides ammitophilaTop End Sandstone Helmeted Friarbird
 Philemon citreogularis sordidusNorth-western Little Friarbird
 Ramsayornis fasciatusBar-breasted Honeyeater
 Stomiopera unicolorWhite-gaped Honeyeater
MeropidaeMerops ornatusRainbow Bee-eater
MonarchidaeGrallina cyanoleuca neglectaNorthern Magpie-lark
 Myiagra alecto melvillensisNorth-western Shining Flycatcher
 Myiagra nanaPaperbark Flycatcher
 Myiagra ruficollis mimikaeTorresian Broad-billed Flycatcher
MotacillidaeAnthus novaeseelandiaeAustralian Pipit
OriolidaeOriolus flavocinctus flavocinctusNorth-western Yellow Oriole
 Sphecotheres vieilloti ashbyiNorth-western Australasian Figbird
PachycephalidaeColluricincla harmonica harmonicaEastern Grey Shrike-thrush
 Colluricincla megarhyncha parvulaNorth-western Little Shrike-thrush
 Pachycephala simplex simplexTop End Grey Whistler
PardalotidaePardalotus striatus uropygialisNorthern Striated Pardalote
PelecanidaePelecanus conspicillatusAustralian Pelican
PetroicidaeMicroeca fascinans fascinansEastern Jacky Winter
PittidaePitta iris irisTop End Rainbow Pitta
PsittaculidaeAprosmictus erythropterusRed-winged Parrot
 Psittacula krameriRose-ringed Parakeet
 Trichoglossus rubritorquisRed-collared Lorikeet
RallidaeAmaurornis cinereaWhite-browed Crake
 Fulica atraEurasian Coot
 Porphyrio porphyrioPurple Swamphen
RecurvirostridaeCladorhynchus leucocephalusBanded Stilt
RhipiduridaeRhipidura leucophrys picataNorthern Willie Wagtail
 Rhipidura rufifrons dryasArafura Rufous Fantail
 Rhipidura rufiventris isuraAustralian Northern Fantail
ScolopacidaeActitis hypoleucosCommon Sandpiper
 Calidris canutusRed Knot
 Calidris ferrugineaCurlew Sandpiper
 Calidris tenuirostrisGreat Knot
 Limosa lapponicaBar-tailed Godwit
 Limosa limosaBlack-tailed Godwit
 Numenius madagascariensisEastern Curlew
 Numenius minutusLittle Curlew
 Numenius phaeopusWhimbrel
 Phalaropus lobatusRed-necked Phalarope
 Tringa brevipesGrey-tailed Tattler
 Tringa stagnatilisMarsh Sandpiper
 Xenus cinerusTerek Sandpiper
StrigidaeNinox connivens peninsularisNorthern Barking Owl
 Ninox rufa rufaNorth-western Rufous Owl
ThreskiornithidaePlatalea flavipesYellow-billed Spoonbill
TytonidaeTyto albaEastern Barn Owl
ZosteropidaeZosterops luteus luteusNorthern Yellow White-eye
A total of 140 species from 46 families identified in this area.