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Family NameScientific NameCommon Name
AccipitridaeAccipiter fasciatus didimusNorthern Brown Goshawk
 Aquila audax audaxMainland Wedge-tailed Eagle
 Erythrotriorchis radiatusRed Goshawk
 Haliastur sphenurusWhistling Kite
 Hamirostra melanosternonBlack-breasted Buzzard
 Lophoictinia isuraSquare-tailed Kite
 Milvus migrans affinisTorresian Black Kite
AlcedinidaeCeyx azureus ruficollarisNorthern Azure Kingfisher
 Ceyx pusillus ramsayiWestern Little Kingfisher
 Dacelo leachii leachiiNorthern Blue-winged Kookaburra
 Todiramphus macleayii macleayiiTop End Forest Kingfisher
 Todiramphus pyrrhopygiusRed-backed Kingfisher
AnatidaeAnas gracilisGrey Teal
 Anas superciliosa Pacific Black Duck
 Aythya australisHardhead
 Chenonetta jubataAustralian Wood Duck
 Dendrocygna arcuataWandering Whistling-duck
 Dendrocygna eytoniPlumed Whistling-duck
 Radjah radjah rufitergumRadjah Shelduck
AnseranatidaeAnseranas semipalmataMagpie Goose
ArdeidaeArdea alba modestaEastern Great Egret
 Ardea intermediaIntermediate Egret
 Butorides striata stagnatilisWestern Striated Heron
 Egretta garzetta nigripesAustralasian Little Egret
 Egretta novaehollandiaeWhite-faced Heron
 Egretta picataPied Heron
ArtamidaeArtamus cinereus melanopsInland Black-faced Woodswallow
 Artamus leucorhynchusWhite-brested Woodswallow
 Artamus superciliosusWhite-browed Woodswallow
 Cracticus nigrogularis picatusWestern Pied Butcherbird
 Cracticus torquatusGrey Butcherbird
CacatuidaeCacatua galerita fitzroyiNorthern Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
 Cacatua sanguinea sanguineaNorth-western Little Corella
 Calyptorhynchus banksii macrorhynchusNorth-western Red-tailed Black-cockatoo
 Eolophus roseicapilla kuhliNorthern Galah
 Nymphicus hollandicusCockatiel
CampephagidaeCoracina papuensis hypoleucaNorth-western White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
 Lalage leucomela rufiventrisTop End Varied Triller
 Lalage tricolorWhite-winged Triller
CasuariidaeDromaius novaehollandiaeEmu
CharadriidaeCharadrius veredusOriental Plover
 Elseyornis melanopsBlack-fronted Dotterel
 Vanellus miles milesNorthern Masked Lapwing
CiconiidaeEphippiorhynchus asiaticusBlack-necked Stork
CisticolidaeCisticola exilis lineocapillaNorth-western Golden-headed Cisticola
ClimacteridaeClimacteris melanura melanuraNorthern Black-tailed Treecreeper
ColumbidaeDucula 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
 Streptopelia chinensis*Spotted Turtle-dove
CorvidaeCorvus coronoidesAustralian Raven
 Corvus orruTorresian Crow
CuculidaeCentropus phasianinus melanurusNorthern Pheasant Coucal
 Chalcites basalisHorsfield's Bronze-cuckoo
 Chalcites minutillus minutillusWestern Little Bronze-cuckoo
 Scythrops novaehollandiaeChannel-billed Cuckoo
DicruridaeDicrurus bracteatus baileyiNorth-western Spangled Drongo
EstrildidaeChloebia gouldiaeGouldian Finch
 Neochmia phaeton phaetonBlack-bellied Crimson Finch
 Neochmia ruficaudaStar Finch
 Poephila acuticauda acuticaudaWestern Long-tailed Finch
 Poephila personata personataWestern Masked Finch
 Taeniopygia bichenovii annulosaWestern Double-barred Finch
 Taeniopygia guttataZebra Finch
FalconidaeFalco longipennisAustralian Hobby
 Falco subnigerBlack Falcon
FalcunculidaeFalcunculus frontatus whiteiNorthern Crested Shrike-tit
GlareolidaeStiltia isabellaAustralian Pratincole
GruidaeAntigone rubicundaBrolga
HirundinidaePetrochelidon nigricansTree Martin
LaridaeChlidonias hybridaWhiskered Tern
MaluridaeMalurus melanocephalus cruentatusNorthern Red-backed Fairy-wren
MeliphagidaeCissomela pectoralisBanded Honeyeater
 Conopophila albogularisRufous-banded Honeyeater
 Conopophila rufogularisRufous-throated Honeyeater
 Entomyzon cyanotis albipennisNorthern Blue-faced Honeyeater
 Epthianura croceaYellow Chat
 Manorina flavigula luteaNorthern Yellow-throated Miner
 Melithreptus albogularis albogularisNorthern White-throated Honeyeater
 Philemon argenticeps argenticepsWestern Silver-crowned Friarbird
 Philemon buceroides ammitophilaTop End Sandstone Helmeted Friarbird
 Philemon citreogularis sordidusNorth-western Little Friarbird
 Ptilotula flavescens flavescensMainland Yellow-tinted Honeyeater
 Ramsayornis fasciatusBar-breasted Honeyeater
MonarchidaeGrallina cyanoleuca neglectaNorthern Magpie-lark
 Myiagra nanaPaperbark Flycatcher
 Myiagra rubecula concinnaNorth-western Leaden Flycatcher
 Myiagra ruficollis mimikaeTorresian Broad-billed Flycatcher
OriolidaeOriolus flavocinctus flavocinctusNorth-western Yellow Oriole
 Sphecotheres vieilloti flaviventrisCape York Australasian Figbird
OtididaeArdeotis australisAustralian Bustard
PachycephalidaeColluricincla harmonica harmonicaEastern Grey Shrike-thrush
 Colluricincla woodwardiSandstone Shrike-thrush
 Pachycephala rufiventris falcataNorth-western Rufous Whistler
PetroicidaeMicroeca flavigaster flavigasterNorth-central Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
PhasianidaeSynoicus ypsilophora australisMainland Brown Quail
PomatostomidaePomatostomus temporalis rubeculusWestern Grey-crowned Babbler
PsittaculidaeAprosmictus erythropterusRed-winged Parrot
 Platycercus venustusNorthern Rosella
 Psephotellus dissimilisHooded Parrot
 Psitteuteles versicolorVaried Lorikeet
 Trichoglossus rubritorquisRed-collared Lorikeet
PtilonorynchidaePtilonorhynchus nuchalis nuchalisWestern Great Bowerbird
RallidaeAmaurornis moluccana Pale-vented Bush-hen
RhipiduridaeRhipidura leucophrys picataNorthern Willie Wagtail
 Rhipidura rufiventris isuraAustralian Northern Fantail
ScolopacidaeActitis hypoleucosCommon Sandpiper
 Tringa glareolaWood Sandpiper
 Tringa stagnatilisMarsh Sandpiper
StrigidaeNinox connivens peninsularisNorthern Barking Owl
ThreskiornithidaePlegadis falcinellusGlossy Ibis
TurnicidaeTurnix variusPainted Button-quail
TytonidaeTyto albaEastern Barn Owl
A total of 116 species from 42 families identified in this area.