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Australian Various other Passerines



FAMILY : Australasian treecreeper

Brown Treecreeper
(Climacteris picumnus)
Brown Treecreeper
The Brown Treecreeper is a brown bird from eastern Australia. The upper parts are greyish brown and underside is streaked with dark and pale brown. The upper surface of the wings have a buff coloured band down the centre from body to near the wing... Click to continue>
Red-browed Treecreeper
(Climacteris erythrops)
Red-browed Treecreeper
The Red-browed Treecreeper has grey back and wings with broad brown area in middle of back. The head is grey with reddish brown stripe around the eye. The underside is dark heavily streaked with paler grey. The female has some reddish colouring on... Click to continue>
White-browed Treecreeper
(Climacteris affinis)
White-browed Treecreeper
The White-browed Treecreeper is found in inland Australia. It has greyish brown back, grey head and chest, the belly is dark streaked with white. It has a white stripe or brow above the eye, and white streaking behind the eye. The upper surface of... Click to continue>
White-throated Treecreeper
(Cormobates leucophaeus)
White-throated Treecreeper
The White-throated Treecreeper is a dark grey brown bird. The top of the head, neck and upper back are brown, the wings are grey. The underside is whitish, sides of the breast are brown with bold white streaks. The adult female has small reddish... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Australian mud nest builders

White-winged Chough
(Corcorax melanorhamphos)
White-winged Chough
The White-winged Chough is a mudnest builder from eastern Australia. The bird is black with white patch near the tip of each wing. The wing patches are visible when bird is in flight but not seen when wings are at rest. The eye is red and dark bill... Click to continue>
Apostlebird
(Struthidea cinerea)
Apostlebird
The Apostlebird is a dark grey bird with brown wings and black tail. They are communal birds often seen in groups of six to ten birds. They can become quite tame around farms and around camp sites. The common name comes from its communal living... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Bulbuls

Red-whiskered Bulbul
(Pycnonotus jocosus)
Red-whiskered Bulbul
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FAMILY : Drongos

Spangled Drongo
(Dicrurus bracteatus)
Spangled Drongo
The Spangled Drongo has glossy black plumage with metallic sheen. It has a distinctive long forked tail and red eyes. It is acrobatic in flight and can easily catch insects in the air. Click to continue>

FAMILY : Flowerpeckers

Mistletoebird
(Dicaeum hirundinaceum)
Mistletoebird
The Mistletoebird is a small flowerpecker. The adult male has glossy black head and back, with glossy black upper surface of wings and tail. It has bright red throat and chest and red under the tail. The rest of the underside is white with dark... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Larks, Sparrowlarks

Eurasian Skylark
(Alauda arvensis)
Eurasian Skylark
The Eurasian Skylark is a brown bird streaked with tan and white. The head has white markings around the eye and the underside is white. It has a short streaked crest on top of the head. The bird was introduced from Great Britain in the mid... Click to continue>
Horsfields Bushlark
(Mirafra javanica)
Horsfields Bushlark
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FAMILY : Old World Orioles

Olive-backed Oriole
(Oriolus sagittatus)
Olive-backed Oriole
The Olive-backed Oriole has an olive-green head and back, grey wings and tail, and cream underparts, streaked with brown. The eye is red, and beak is reddish too. The female has paler bill and duller-green back, and more streaking on the chest and... Click to continue>
Yellow Oriole
(Oriolus flavocinctus)
Yellow Oriole
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Australasian Figbird
(Sphecotheres vieilloti)
Australasian Figbird
The male Australasian Figbird is olive green with black crown and grey neck and throat. He has bare, red skin around the eye. The underside of tail is white. The female is brown-green above and dull-white below, streaked with brown. She has grey... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Sitellas

Varied Sittella
(Daphoenositta chrysoptera)
Varied Sittella
The Varied Sittella is a small insect eating bird from Australia. There are five separate subspecies with varying patterns. The eye is orange with a yellow eye ring, the legs and feet are yellow. ssp leucophylla ( White-headed Sittella) has white... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Sunbirds

Yellow-breasted Sunbird
(Nectarinia jugularis)
Yellow-breasted Sunbird
The Yellow-breasted Sunbird is a beautiful bird with olive green back and yellow underside. The bill is long and curves downwards. Males have a metallic blue throat and breast. Thy have short wings and fly with fast and direct flight, and hovers to... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Wagtails, Pipits

Australasian Pipit
(Anthus novaeseelandiae)
Australasian Pipit
The Australasian Pipit is a small brown ground bird. The back and wings is brown with white streaks. The chest is white streaked with brown and belly is white. There is a pale stripe above the eye. It is similar in appearance to the introduced... Click to continue>
Red-throated Pipit
(Anthus cervinus)
Red-throated Pipit
The Red-throated Pipit is a rare vagrant to Australia. It is a brown streaked bird with white underside. The crown is pale brown. The legs are pink. In the breeding season it has a reddish brown face and throat Click to continue>
Black-backed Wagtail
(Motacilla lugens)
Black-backed Wagtail
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Citrine Wagtail
(Motacilla citreola)
Citrine Wagtail
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Grey Wagtail
(Motacilla cinerea)
Grey Wagtail
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White Wagtail
(Motacilla alba)
White Wagtail
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Yellow Wagtail
(Motacilla flava)
Yellow Wagtail
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FAMILY : White-eyes

Silvereye
(Zosterops lateralis)
Silvereye
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