Australia's Forest Birds: H - Z

Australia Bird Distribution

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Forest Birds (H - Z)

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Hall's Babblers (Pomatostomus halli)

House Sparrows aka English Sparrows (Passer domesticus)

Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

Lord Howe Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis tephropleurus), also known as the Lord Howe White-eye, Lord Howe Island White-eye or, locally, as the "Little Grinnell" - Endemic to Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea, part of New South Wales, Australia.

Lyrebirds - includes the Albert's Lyrebird (Menura alberti) found in the ubtropical rainforests of Australia, in a small area on the state border between New South Wales and Queensland

Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) - Range: It occupies semi-arid mallee scrub on the fringes of the relatively fertile areas of southern Australia, where it is now reduced to three separate populations: the Murray-Murrumbidgee basin, west of Spencer Gulf along the fringes of the Simpson Desert, and the semi-arid fringe of Western Australia's fertile south-west corner.

Narcissus Flycatcher (Ficedula narcissina)

Noisy Friarbird (Philemon corniculatus) aka Leatherhead - Range: Eastern and south-eastern Australia, from north-eastern Queensland to north-eastern Victoria

Norfolk Island Pacific Robin (Petroica multicolor multicolor), also known as the Norfolk Island Scarlet Robin or Norfolk Island Robin

Norfolk Island Triller (Lalage leucopyga leucopyga) - Extinct species. Was endemic to Norfolk Island, an Australian territory in the Tasman Sea

Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) - Range: Northern and eastern Australia

Olive-backed Sunbird aka Yellow-bellied Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) - Range: Northeast Australia

Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt) - Northern Australia

Painted Buttonquail (Turnix varia)

Pardalotes (Pardalotidae)

Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus)

Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis)

Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii)

Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata) - Range: Southern Australia

Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta)

Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons) - Range: East coast of Australia

Scarlet Robin (Petroica boodang)

Silvereye or Wax-eye (Zosterops lateralis)

Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius)

Superb Fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus) - Range: South-east of South Australia (including Kangaroo Island and Adelaide) and the tip of the Eyre Peninsula, through all of Victoria, Tasmania, coastal and sub-coastal New South Wales and Queensland, through the Brisbane area and extending inland - north to the Dawson River and west to Blackall; it is a common bird in the suburbs of Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

Trumpet Manucodes (Bird of Paradise) - Range: Lowland rainforests of northeastern Australia

Variegated Fairy-wrens (Malurus lamberti)

Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela) - Found along much of the tropical and sub-tropical coastal hinterland of eastern Australia, from about the Sydney area to the tip of Cape York Peninsula, in the moister part of the Kimberley, and throughout the Top End

Western Wattlebird (Anthochaera lunulata) - Range: South-western Western Australia

White-browed Babblers (Pomatostomus superciliosus)

White-browed Scrubwrens (Sericornis frontalis) - Range: Coastal areas of Australia

White-winged Chough (Corcorax melanorhamphos) - Native to south-eastern Australia

White-winged Triller (Lalage tricolor) - Found throughout mainland Australia and possibly on the islands to the north. It is resident or nomadic over the warmer part of its range (inland Australia and points north), and a summer breeding migrant to the cooler southern parts of Australia. Fairly common in woodland, and open scrub through most of their range, and close to riverbeds in the central arid zone.

Yellow Oriole or Green Oriole (Oriolus flavocinctus) - Range: Northern Australia, including Cape York Peninsula, the Top End and the Kimberley

Zitting Cisticola or Streaked Fantail Warbler (Cisticola juncidis)



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