Some bird species seen during the trip

   
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White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaetus leucogaster

White-Bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaetus leucogaster), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
 

White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaetus leucogaster),

White-Bellies Sea Eagle, Broome region, Western Australia

Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax), Northern Territory

 

Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Wedge-tailed Eagle, 2008 trip, Northern Territory

Brown Falcon Falco berigora

Brown Falcon (Falco berigora), Lakefield National Park, Queensland

 

 

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Broome region, Western Australia

Black Kite Milvus migrans

Black Kite (Milvus migrans), common all over Australia. The main carrion-cleaner in the country
 

Black Kite

Black Kite (Milvus migrans), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), Broome region, Western Australia

 

Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris

Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris), Broome region, Western Australia

Nankeen kestrel

Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides), Broome region, Western Australia
 

Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides

Nankeen Kestrel, Derby, Western Australia

Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides

Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides), Marlgu Billabong, Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve, Wyndham, Western Australia

 

Collared Sparrowhawk Accipter cirrhocephalus

Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipter cirrhocephalus), Broome region

Spotted harrier

Spotted harrier (Circus assimilis), Gulf Developmental Road, Queensland

 

Spotted harrier (Circus assimilis), Gulf Developmental Road, Queensland

Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus

Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus), Adelaide River, Northern Territory

 

Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus), Queensland

Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae

Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae), Marlgu Billabong, Western Australia

 

Wandering Whistling duck Dendrocygna arcuata

Wandering Whistling duck (Dendrocygna arcuata), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Plumed Whistling Duck Dendrocygna eytoni

Plumed Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna eytoni), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Radjah Shelduck Tadorna radjah

Radjah Shelduck (Tadorna radjah), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa

Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa), Broome region, Western Australia

 

Hardhead Aythya australis

Hardhead (Aythya australis), Marlgu Billabong, Western Australia

Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata

Magpie Goose (Anseranas semipalmata), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Magpie Goose (Anseranas semipalmata), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Green Pygmy-Goose Nettapus pulchellus

Green Pygmy Goose (Nettapus pulchellus), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

Pelicans Pelecanus conspicillatus

Australian Pelicans (Pelecanus conspicillatus), Roebuck Bay, Western Australia
 

Eastern Reef Egret Egretta sacra

Pacific Reef Egret (Egretta sacra), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia

Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus), Kimberley, Western Australia

 

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

 

 

Striated (Mangrove) Heron (Butorides striata), Derby, Western Australia

White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae), Broome region, Western Australia

 

White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica

White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica), Broome region, Western Australia

Great Egret Ardea ibis

Great Egret (Ardea ibis), Broome region, Western Australia

 

Pied Heron Ardea picata

Pied Heron (Ardea picata), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia

Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

 

Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Black-necked Stork (female) (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Brolga Grus rubicunda

Brolga (Grus rubicunda), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Darter Anhinga melanogaster

Darter (Anhinga melanogaster), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Brolga (Grus rubicunda) and Sarus Crane (Grus antigone), Lakefield National Park, Queensland

 

 

Little Pied Cormorant

Little Pied Cormorant (Platalea regia), Daintree National Park, Queensland

 

Nankeen Night-Heron

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis

Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca

Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca), Yungaburra, Queensland

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

     
     

Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt

Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt), Daintree National Park, Queensland

 

Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

Red-necked Avocet Recurvirostra novaehollandiae

Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae), Roebuck Bay, Western Australia

 

Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis

Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis), Savannah Way, west of Normanton, Queensland

Black-Fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

 

 

 

Red-Kneed Dotterel (Erythrogonys cinctus) , Derby, Western Australia

Beach Stone Curlew Burhinus grallarius

Bush Stone Curlew (Burhinus grallarius), Cairns Esplanade
 

Bush Stone Curlew (Burhinus grallarius), Cairns Esplanade

Bar-Tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica

Bar-Tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica), Roebuck Bay, Western Australia

 

Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris

Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris), Broome Bird Observatory, Western Australia

Three Bar-Tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica), three Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) and one Black-Tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), Roebuck Bay, Broome Bird Observatory, Western Australia. Norsk: Lappspove, Sibirsnipe og Svarthalespove

 

Lots of shorebird species here (September 21st). Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Bar-Tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica), Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris), Grey-Tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes), Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenault), Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae) and Greater Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii). Roebuck Bay

Grey-Tailed Tattler, Whimbrel, Greater Sand Plover and two flying Ruddy Turnstones (norsk: Sibirvandresnipe, Småspove, Ørkenlo og Steinvender)

 

Darter, Roebuck Bay, Western Australia

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra

Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

     

Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascarensis

Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis), Cairns Esplanade, Queensland

 

Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae

Silver Gull (Larus novaehollandiae), Derby, Western Australia

Brown (Common) Noddy (Anous stolidus), Michaelmas Cay, Queensland

 

Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata

Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata), Michaelmas Cay, Queensland

Crested Tern Sterna bergii

Greater Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii), Michaelmas Cay, Queensland

 

Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica

Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica), Marlgu Billabong, Western Australia

Black-Naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) and Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis), Michaelmas Cay, Queensland

 

Brown (Common) Noddy

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor), Michaelmas Cay

 

Brown Noddy, Michaelmas Cay

Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis

Greater Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii), Roebuck Bay, Western Australia

 

Sooty Oystercatchers Haematopus fuliginosus

Sooty Oystercatchers (Haematopus fuliginosus), Roebuck Bay, Western Australia

Caspian Tern

Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia), Cairns, Queensland

 

Little Tern

Black-Naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) in front of Greater Crested (left) and Lesser Crested Tern, Michaelmas Cay

Brown Booby Sula leucogaster

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), Michaelmas Cay, Queensland

 

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), reef 35 km outside Broome, Western Australia

Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus

Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus), reef 35 km outside Broome, Western Australia

 

Wilson's Storm-Petrels (Oceanites oceanicus), reef 35 km outside Broome

Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel

Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel), reef 35 km outside Broome, Western Australia

 

Hutton's Shearwater

Hutton's Shearwater (Puffinus huttoni), 2008 trip, New South Wales

Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae

Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae), Daintree region, Queensland

 

Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii

Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii), Timber Creek, Northern Territory

Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii

Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii), Daintree National Park, Queensland

 

Red-Backed Kingfisher

Red-Backed Kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius), probably half-tame or escapy? 2008 trip, Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus), Lakeland National Park, Queensland
 

Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea

Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea), Daintree National Park, Queensland

Azure Kingfisher, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

 

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), Broome Zoo (captive bird)

 

Papuan Frogmouth Podargus papuensis

Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis), Daintree National Park, Queensland

 

 

Diamond Dove

Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata), Queensland

Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes

Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes), Broome region, Western Australia

 

Bar-shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis

Bar-shouldered Dove (Geopelia humeralis), Broome region, Western Australia

White-quilled Rock Pigeon Petrophassa albipennis

White-quilled Rock Pigeon (Petrophassa albipennis), Bell Gorge, Western Australia

 

Pied Imperial Pigeon Ducula bicolor

Torresian Imperial Pigeon (Ducula spilorrhoa), Cairns, Queensland

Peaceful Dove Geopelia placida

Peaceful Dove (Geopelia placida), Bell Gorge, Western Australia

 

 

Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus

Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus), Derby, Western Australia

 

 

Red-necked Lorikeet Trichoglossus rubritorquis

Red-collared Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rubritorquis), Timber Creek, Northern Territory

 

 

Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus

Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus), Lakeland National Park, Queensland

 

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksii

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii), east of Timber Creek, Northern Territory

 

Varied Lorikeet Psitteuteles versicolor

Varied Lorikeet (Psitteuteles versicolor), Bell Gorge, Western Australia

Gallah Eolophus roseicapillus

Gallah (Eolophus roseicapillus), Derby, Western Australia

 

Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea

Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea), Bungle Bungles National Park, Western Australia

Sulfur-creasted Cockatoo Cacatua galerita

Sulfur-creasted Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), Cape Crawford, Northern Territory

 

Crimson Rosella

Crimson Rosella (Crimson Rosella), 2008 trip, Southern Australia

Scaly-Breasted Lorikeet

Scaly-Breasted Lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus), 2008 trip, Queensland

 

Eastern Pale-Headed Rosella

Eastern Pale-Headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus), 2008 trip, Queensland

Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina novaehollandiae

Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae), Derby, Western Australia

 

White-winged Triller - left (Lalage sueurii), and Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila rufogularis), Kimberley, Western Australia

Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Lichenostomus flavescens

Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (Lichenostomus flavescens), Victoria Highway, Northern Territory

 

Blue-faced Honeyeater (juvenile) Entomyzon cyanotis

Blue-faced Honeyeater (juvenile) (Entomyzon cyanotis), Timber Creek, Northern Territory

Bar-breasted Honeyeater (Ramsayornis faciatus

Bar-breasted Honeyeater (Ramsayornis faciatus), Bell Gorge, Western Australia

 

Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta

Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta), Kimberley, Western Australia

Levine's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii

Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii), Yungaburra, east of Atherton, Queensland

 

Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila albogularis

Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila albogularis), Victoria Highway, Northern Territory

Singing Honeyeater (Licheostomus virescens

Singing Honeyeater (Licheostomus virescens), Broome Bird Observatory, Western Australia

 

White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis), Bell River Gorge, Western Australia

Yellow Honeyeater (Lichenostomus flavus

Yellow Honeyeater (Lichenostomus flavus), Lakeland National Park, Queensland

 

Yellow-throated Miner (Manorina flavigula ssp. lutea), Derby, Western Australia

Australian Brush-Turkey (Alectura lathami

Australian Brush-Turkey (Alectura lathami), Lakeland National Park

 

Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis), Derby, Western Australia

Silver-crowned Friarbird (Philemon argenticeps

Silver-crowned Friarbird (Philemon argenticeps), Timber Creek, Northern Territory

 

Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis

Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis), Timber Creek, Northern Territory

Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus

Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus) Broome Bird Observatory; Western Australia

 

Australian Figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti

Australian Figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti), Cairns, Queensland

Double-barred Finch (Taeniopygia bichenovi

Double-barred Finch (Taeniopygia bichenovi), Bell River Gorge, Western Australia

 

Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata

Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata), Broome region, Western Australia

Spectacled Monarch (Monarcha trivirgatus

Spectacled Monarch (Monarcha trivirgatus), Mt. Lewis, Julatten, Queensland

 

Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris

Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris), Broome Bird Observatory, Western Australia

White-Breasted Woodswallow (Artamus

White-Breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus), Derby, Western Australia

 

Rose Robin (Petroica rosea

Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris), Bungle Bungles National Park, Western Australia

Mangrove Fantail (Artamus

Mangrove Fantail (Artamus leucorynchus), Broome region, Western Australia

 

Fantail

Grey Shrike Thrush (Colluricincla harmonica), Broome region, Western Australia

Grey Fantail

Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa ssp. keasti), Mt. Lewis, Queensland

 

Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufivent

Northern Fantail (Rhipidura rufiventris), Bell Gorge, Kimberley, Western Australia

Willie Wagtail

Wille Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys), Cairns, Queensland

 

Black-Faced Woodswallow

Black-Faced Woodswallow (Artamus cinereus), 2008 trip, Northern Territory

 

Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis

Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis), Derby, Western Australia

 

Silver-backed Butcherbird (Cracticus argenteus

Silver-backed Butcherbird (Cracticus argenteus), El Questro Station, Western Australia

Apostlebird (Struthidea cinerea

Apostlebird (Struthidea cinerea), Daly Waters, Northern Territory

 

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) , an introduced species to Australia. In 2008, the bird was named "The Most Important Pest/Problem" in Australia

Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta

Paperbark Flycatcher (Myiagra nana), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

 

Paperbark Flycatcher (Myiagra nana), Broome, Western Australia

Olive-backed Sunbird (Nectarinia jugalaris

Male Olive-backed Sunbird (Nectarinia jugularis), Daintree National Park, Queensland

 

Female Olive-backed Sunbird in the nest (Nectarinia jugularis), Daintree National Park, Queensland

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum), Broome Bird Observatory,Western Australia

 

Leaden Flycatcher (Myiagra rubecula), Lakefield National Park, Queensland

Broad-billed Flycatcher (Myiagra ruficollis

Broad-billed Flycatcher (Myiagra ruficollis), Broome Bird Observatory, Western Australia

 

Great Bowerbird (Chlamydrea nuchalis

Great Bowerbird (Chlamydrea nuchalis), Bell River Gorge, Western Australia

Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca), Daily Waters, Northern Territory

 

Torresian crow (Corvus orru), Lakefield National Park, Queensland

     
     
     
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