Western Australian Bird Species

       
WA Endemics      
       
Emu Spotted Harrier Spinifex Pigeon New Holland Honeyeater
Malleefowl Swamp Harrier Partridge Pigeon White-cheeked Honeyeater
Orange-footed Scrubfowl Brown Goshawk White-quilled Rock-Pigeon White-fronted Honeyeater
Stubble Quail Grey Goshawk¶ Diamond Dove Tawny-crowned Honeyeater
Brown Quail Collared Sparrowhawk Peaceful Dove Bar-breasted Honeyeater
King Quail¶ Red Goshawk Bar-shouldered Dove Rufous-throated Honeyeater
Common Pheasant* Wedge-tailed Eagle Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove Grey Honeyeater
Indian Peafowl* Little Eagle Pied Imperial-Pigeon¶ Western Spinebill
Magpie Goose Brown Falcon Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Banded Honeyeater
Plumed Whistling-Duck Australian Hobby Short-billed Black-Cockatoo Black Honeyeater
Wandering Whistling-Duck Grey Falcon¶ Long-billed Black-Cockatoo Pied Honeyeater
Blue-billed Duck Black Falcon Galah Dusky Honeyeater§
Musk Duck Peregrine Falcon Long-billed Corella* Red-headed Honeyeater
Freckled Duck¶ Nankeen Kestrel Western Corella Crimson Chat
Mute Swan* Sarus Crane§ Little Corella Orange Chat
Black Swan Brolga Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo Yellow Chat
Cape Barren Goose Red-legged Crake§ Sulphur-crested Cockatoo White-fronted Chat
Australian Shelduck Buff-banded Rail Cockatiel Gibberbird§
Radjah Shelduck Lewin’s Rail (extinct) Rainbow Lorikeet Jacky Winter
Australian Wood Duck Bush-hen§ Varied Lorikeet Lemon-bellied Flycatcher
Green Pygmy-goose Baillon's Crake Purple-crowned Lorikeet Scarlet Robin
Mallard* Australian Spotted Crake Red-winged Parrot Red-capped Robin
Pacific Black Duck Spotless Crake Regent Parrot Hooded Robin
Australasian Shoveler White-browed Crake Princess Parrot¶ Western Yellow Robin
Northern Shoveler§ Chestnut Rail¶ Northern Rosella White-breasted Robin
Grey Teal Purple Swamphen Western Rosella Mangrove Robin
Chestnut Teal Dusky Moorhen Australian Ringneck White-browed Robin
Northern Pintail§ Black-tailed Native-hen Red-capped Parrot Southern Scrub-robin
Garganey¶ Eurasian Coot Blue Bonnet Grey-crowned Babbler
Pink-eared Duck Australian Bustard Mulga Parrot White-browed Babbler
Hardhead Red-backed Button-quail Budgerigar Western Whipbird
Australasian Grebe Little Button-quail Bourke’s Parrot Chiming Wedgebill
Hoary-headed Grebe Red-chested Button-quail Elegant Parrot Chestnut Quail-thrush
Great Crested Grebe Chestnut-backed Button-quail Rock Parrot Cinnamon Quail-thrush
King Penguin§ Painted Button-quail Scarlet-chested Parrot Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush
Adelie Penguin§ Latham’s Snipe§ Ground Parrot Varied Sittella
Rockhopper Penguin§ Pin-tailed Snipe¶ Night Parrot§ Crested Shrike-tit
Fiordland Penguin§ Swinhoe’s Snipe Oriental Cuckoo¶ Crested Bellbird
Erect-crested Penguin§ Black-tailed Godwit Pallid Cuckoo Gilbert’s Whistler
Macaroni Penguin§ Bar-tailed Godwit Brush Cuckoo Golden Whistler
Little Penguin Little Curlew Fan-tailed Cuckoo Mangrove Golden Whistler
Common Diving-Petrel Whimbrel Black-eared Cuckoo Rufous Whistler
Southern Giant-Petrel Eastern Curlew Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo White-breasted Whistler
Northern Giant-Petrel¶ Eurasian Curlew§ Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Little Shrike-thrush
Southern Fulmar Spotted Redshank§ Little Bronze-Cuckoo Sandstone Shrike-thrush
Cape Petrel Common Redshank Common Koel Grey Shrike-thrush
Kerguelen Petrel¶ Marsh Sandpiper Channel-billed Cuckoo Black-faced Monarch§
Tahiti Petrel¶ Common Greenshank Pheasant Coucal Broad-billed Flycatcher
Great-winged Petrel Wood Sandpiper Rufous Owl¶ Leaden Flycatcher
White-headed Petrel Terek Sandpiper Barking Owl Satin Flycatcher§
Herald Petrel Common Sandpiper Southern Boobook Shining Flycatcher
Soft-plumaged Petrel Grey-tailed Tattler Brown Hawk-Owl§ Restless Flycatcher
Barau’s Petrel§ Ruddy Turnstone Masked Owl¶ Magpie-lark
Gould’s Petrel§ Asian Dowitcher Barn Owl Rufous Fantail
Blue Petrel¶ Great Knot Grass Owl¶ Grey Fantail
Broad-billed Prion Red Knot Tawny Frogmouth Mangrove Grey Fantail
Salvin’s Prion¶ Sanderling Spotted Nightjar Northern Fantail
Antarctic Prion¶ Little Stint¶ Australian Owlet-nightjar Willie Wagtail
Slender-billed Prion¶ Red-necked Stint White-throated Needletail Spangled Drongo
Fairy Prion¶ Long-toed Stint Fork-tailed Swift Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Bulwer’s Petrel¶ White-rumped Sandpiper§ House Swift White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike
White-chinned Petrel Baird’s Sandpiper§ Azure Kingfisher Cicadabird
Grey Petrel¶ Pectoral Sandpiper Little Kingfisher§ Ground Cuckoo-shrike
Streaked Shearwater¶ Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Laughing Kookaburra* White-winged Triller
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Curlew Sandpiper Blue-winged Kookaburra Varied Triller
Flesh-footed Shearwater Buff-breasted Sandpiper§ Forest Kingfisher¶ Yellow Oriole
Sooty Shearwater¶ Broad-billed Sandpiper Red-backed Kingfisher Olive-backed Oriole
Short-tailed Shearwater¶ Ruff¶ Sacred Kingfisher Figbird
Fluttering Shearwater Red-necked Phalarope Collared Kingfisher White-breasted Woodswallow
Hutton’s Shearwater Painted Snipe¶ Rainbow Bee-eater Masked Woodswallow
Little Shearwater Comb-crested Jacana Dollarbird White-browed Woodswallow¶
Wandering Albatross Pheasant-tailed Jacana§ Blue-winged Pitta§ Black-faced Woodswallow
Royal Albatross Bush Stone-curlew Fairy Pitta§ Dusky Woodswallow
Black-browed Albatross Beach Stone-curlew Rainbow Pitta¶ Little Woodswallow
Shy Albatross Pied Oystercatcher Noisy Scrub-bird Black Butcherbird
Grey-headed Albatross¶ Sooty Oystercatcher White-browed Treecreeper Grey Butcherbird
Yellow-nosed Albatross Black-winged Stilt Black-tailed Treecreeper Pied Butcherbird
Sooty Albatross¶ Banded Stilt Rufous Treecreeper Australian Magpie
Light-mantled Sooty Albatross Red-necked Avocet Purple-crowned Fairy-wren Grey Currawong
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel Pacific Golden Plover Splendid Fairy-wren Australian Raven
Grey-backed Storm-Petrel§ Grey Plover Variegated Fairy-wren Little Crow
White-faced Storm-Petrel Little Ringed Plover¶ Blue-breasted Fairy-wren Torresian Crow
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel§ Kentish Plover§ Red-winged Fairy-wren House Crow*
White-bellied Storm-Petrel§ Red-capped Plover White-winged Fairy-wren Tiger Shrike*
Leach’s Storm-Petrel¶ Double-banded Plover¶ Red-backed Fairy-wren White-winged Chough§
Matsudaira’s Storm-Petrel¶ Lesser Sand Plover Southern Emu-wren Apostlebird§
Swinhoe’s Storm-Petrel§ Greater Sand Plover Rufous-crowned Emu-wren Western Bowerbird
Red-tailed Tropicbird Oriental Plover Black Grasswren Great Bowerbird
White-tailed Tropicbird§ Inland Dotterel Striated Grasswren Singing Bushlark
Abbott's Booby§ Black-fronted Dotterel Thick-billed Grasswren Richard's Pipit
Cape Gannet§ Hooded Plover Dusky Grasswren§ Red-throated Pipit§
Australasian Gannet Red-kneed Dotterel Spotted Pardalote Yellow Wagtail
Masked Booby Banded Lapwing Red-browed Pardalote Grey Wagtail§
Red-footed Booby¶ Masked Lapwing Striated Pardalote White Wagtail§
Brown Booby Oriental Pratincole Western Bristlebird Black-backed Wagtail§
Darter Australian Pratincole Rufous Bristlebird (extinct) House Sparrow*
Little Pied Cormorant Great Skua White-browed Scrubwren Eurasian Tree Sparrow*
Black-faced Cormorant South Polar Skua§ Shy Heathwren Zebra Finch
Pied Cormorant Pomarine Jaeger Rufous Fieldwren Double-barred Finch
Little Black Cormorant Arctic Jaeger Redthroat Long-tailed Finch
Great Cormorant Long-tailed Jaeger¶ Weebill Masked Finch
Australian Pelican Pacific Gull Dusky Gerygone Crimson Finch
Great Frigatebird¶ Black-tailed Gull§ Mangrove Gerygone Star Finch
Lesser Frigatebird Kelp Gull¶ Western Gerygone Red-browed Finch*
Christmas Frigatebird§ Silver Gull Large-billed Gerygone¶ Red-eared Firetail
White-faced Heron Black-headed Gull§ Green-backed Gerygone Painted Finch
Little Egret Laughing Gull§ White-throated Gerygone Yellow-rumped Mannikin
Eastern Reef Egret Franklin’s Gull§ Inland Thornbill Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Grey Heron§ Sabine’s Gull§ Chestnut-rumped Thornbill Pictorella Mannikin
White-necked Heron Gull-billed Tern Slaty-backed Thornbill Gouldian Finch
Great-billed Heron¶ Caspian Tern Western Thornbill European Goldfinch¶*
Pied Heron Lesser Crested Tern Slender-billed Thornbill Mistletoebird
Great Egret Crested Tern Yellow-rumped Thornbill White-backed Swallow
Intermediate Egret Roseate Tern Southern Whiteface Barn Swallow
Cattle Egret White-fronted Tern§ Banded Whiteface Welcome Swallow
Striated Heron Black-naped Tern¶ Red Wattlebird Pacific Swallow§
Black-crowned Night Heron§ Common Tern Little Wattlebird Red-rumped Swallow§
Nankeen Night Heron Arctic Tern¶ Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater Tree Martin
Little Bittern Antarctic Tern§ Silver-crowned Friarbird Fairy Martin
Yellow Bittern§ Little Tern Little Friarbird Clamorous Reed-warbler
Black Bittern Fairy Tern Blue-faced Honeyeater Oriental Reed-warbler¶
Australasian Bittern¶ Bridled Tern Yellow-throated Miner Arctic Warbler§
Glossy Ibis Sooty Tern White-lined Honeyeater Tawny Grassbird
Australian White Ibis Whiskered Tern Singing Honeyeater Little Grassbird
Straw-necked Ibis White-winged Black Tern White-gaped Honeyeater Spinifexbird
Royal Spoonbill Black Tern§ White-eared Honeyeater Rufous Songlark
Yellow-billed Spoonbill Common Noddy Purple-gaped Honeyeater Brown Songlark
Black-necked Stork Black Noddy¶ Grey-headed Honeyeater Zitting Cisticola¶
Osprey Lesser Noddy Yellow-plumed Honeyeater Golden-headed Cisticola
Pacific Baza White Tern§ Grey-fronted Honeyeater Yellow White-eye
Black-shouldered Kite Rock Dove* Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Silvereye
Letter-winged Kite¶ Laughing Turtle-Dove* White-plumed Honeyeater Dark-sided Flycatcher§
Square-tailed Kite Spotted Turtle-Dove* Black-chinned Honeyeater Blue & White Flycatcher§
Black-breasted Buzzard Emerald Dove Brown-headed Honeyeater Narcissus Flycatcher§
Black Kite Common Bronzewing White-throated Honeyeater Common Blackbird§*
Whistling Kite Brush Bronzewing White-naped Honeyeater Common Starling*
Brahminy Kite Flock Bronzewing Brown Honeyeater Rosy Starling§
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Crested Pigeon Painted Honeyeater§  
* Introduced § Very few (if any) records Very uncommon Bold - I haven't seen in WA

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