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natural history: birds

We present a page of bird thumbnails linked to larger images. These have been selected from the main birds page to demonstrate common species seen on the Blue Tier.


Aquila audax
Wedge-tailed Eagle

Gallinula mortierii
Tasmanian Native-hen

Platycercus caledonicus
Green Rosella

Vanellus miles
Masked Lapwing

Acanthiza ewingii
Tasmanian Thornbill

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
Eastern Spinebill

Anthochaera paradoxa
Yellow Wattlebird

Melithreptus affinis
Black-headed Honeyeater

Pardalotus punctatus
Spotted Pardalote

Rhipidura fuliginosa
Grey Fantail

Sericornis humilus
Tasmanian Scrubwren

Stagonopleura bella
Beautiful Firetail

Cracticus torquatus
Grey Butcherbird

Hirundo neoxena
Welcome Swallow

Lichenostomus flavicollis
Yellow-throated Honeyeater

Phylidonyris novaehollandiae
New Holland Honeyeater

Accipiter novaehollandiae
Grey Goshawk

Calyptorhynchus funereus
Black Cockatoo

Cuculus pallidus
Pallid Cuckoo

Coracina novahollandiae
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

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