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Flinders Ranges

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Flinders Ranges , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Flinders Ranges [map]

Number of species: 247
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Number of introduced species: 9
Last modified: 2020-07-22
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STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae

Common OstrichStruthio camelusIntroduced species

 
CASUARIIFORMES: Casuariidae

EmuDromaius novaehollandiae

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Pink-eared DuckMalacorhynchus membranaceus
Cape Barren GooseCereopsis novaehollandiae
Black SwanCygnus atratus
Australian ShelduckTadorna tadornoidesEndemic (country/region)
HardheadAythya australis
Australasian ShovelerSpatula rhynchotis
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
MallardAnas platyrhynchosIntroduced species
Grey TealAnas gibberifrons
Chestnut-breasted TealAnas castaneaEndemic (country/region)
Freckled DuckStictonetta naevosaIntroduced species
Musk DuckBiziura lobata
Maned DuckChenonetta jubataEndemic (country/region)

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Stubble QuailCoturnix pectoralis
Brown QuailSynoicus ypsilophorusRare/Accidental

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae
Hoary-headed GrebePoliocephalus poliocephalusEndemic (country/region)
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba liviaIntroduced species
Spotted-necked DoveStreptopelia chinensisIntroduced species
Common BronzewingPhaps chalcopteraEndemic (country/region)
Brush BronzewingPhaps elegansEndemic (country/region)
Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotesEndemic (country/region)
Diamond DoveGeopelia cuneataEndemic (country/region)
Peaceful DoveGeopelia placida

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae

Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoides

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Spotted NightjarEurostopodus argus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Aegothelidae

Australian Owlet-nightjarAegotheles cristatus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
Fork-tailed SwiftApus pacificus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Horsfield's Bronze CuckooChalcites basalis
Black-eared CuckooChalcites osculansEndemic (country/region)
Shining Bronze CuckooChalcites lucidus
Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis
Pallid CuckooHeteroscenes pallidus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Australian CrakePorzana fluminea
Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusilla
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
Black-tailed Native-henTribonyx ventralisEndemic (country/region)
Common CootFulica atra

 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae

Australian BustardArdeotis australis

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Rufous Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
White-necked HeronArdea pacifica
Great EgretArdea alba
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Pacific Reef EgretEgretta sacra

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Australian IbisThreskiornis moluccus
Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes
Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
Black-faced CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscescens
Great Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax varius

 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae

Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Banded StiltCladorhynchus leucocephalus
Red-necked AvocetRecurvirostra novaehollandiae
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Red-capped PloverCharadrius ruficapillus
Black-fronted DotterelElseyornis melanops
Black-breasted LapwingVanellus tricolorEndemic (country/region)
Masked LapwingVanellus miles
Red-kneed DotterelErythrogonys cinctus
Inland DotterelPeltohyas australis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae

Australian Painted-snipeRostratula australisEndangered

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensisEndangered
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaNear-threatened
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutusNear-threatened
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollisNear-threatened
SanderlingCalidris alba
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Painted ButtonquailTurnix varius
Little ButtonquailTurnix velox

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Australian PratincoleStiltia isabella

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Pacific GullLarus pacificus
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
Greater Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-shouldered KiteElanus axillarisEndemic (country/region)
Letter-winged KiteElanus scriptusNear-threatened
Square-tailed KiteLophoictinia isura
Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
Spotted HarrierCircus assimilis
Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
Black KiteMilvus migrans

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Australian Masked OwlTyto novaehollandiae
Pearly OwlTyto delicatula

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Southern BoobookNinox boobook

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
Red-backed KingfisherTodiramphus pyrrhopygiusEndemic (country/region)
Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineaeEndemic (country/region)

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Nankeen KestrelFalco cenchroides
Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
Brown FalconFalco berigora
Grey FalconFalco hypoleucosVulnerable
Black FalconFalco subnigerEndemic (country/region)
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae

CockatielNymphicus hollandicusEndemic (country/region)
GalahEolophus roseicapillaEndemic (country/region)
Major Mitchell's CockatooCacatua leadbeateri
Little CorellaCacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Red-rumped ParrotPsephotus haematonotusEndemic (country/region)
BluebonnetNorthiella haematogaster
Mulga ParrotPsephotellus variusEndemic (country/region)
Crimson RosellaPlatycercus elegansEndemic (country/region)
RingneckBarnardius zonariusEndemic (country/region)
Blue-winged ParrotNeophema chrysostoma
Elegant ParrotNeophema elegansEndemic (country/region)
Rock ParrotNeophema petrophila
Musk LorikeetGlossopsitta concinnaEndemic (country/region)
Purple-crowned LorikeetGlossopsitta porphyrocephalaEndemic (country/region)
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus
BudgerigarMelopsittacus undulatusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Climacteridae

White-browed TreecreeperClimacteris affinis
Brown TreecreeperClimacteris picumnus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Maluridae

Blue-breasted FairywrenMalurus pulcherrimus
Variegated FairywrenMalurus lambertiEndemic (country/region)
Splendid FairywrenMalurus splendens
White-winged FairywrenMalurus leucopterusEndemic (country/region)
Short-tailed GrasswrenAmytornis merrotsyiNear-threatened
Thick-billed GrasswrenAmytornis modestus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Meliphagidae

Pied HoneyeaterCerthionyx variegatusEndemic (country/region)
Singing HoneyeaterGavicalis virescensEndemic (country/region)
Grey-fronted HoneyeaterPtilotula plumulaEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-plumed HoneyeaterPtilotula ornataEndemic (country/region)
White-plumed HoneyeaterPtilotula penicillataEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-faced HoneyeaterCaligavis chrysopsEndemic (country/region)
White-fronted HoneyeaterPurnella albifronsEndemic (country/region)
Purple-gaped HoneyeaterLichenostomus cratitius
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
Yellow-throated MinerManorina flavigula
Spiny-cheeked HoneyeaterAcanthagenys rufogularisEndemic (country/region)
Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysoptera
Red WattlebirdAnthochaera carunculataEndemic (country/region)
Crimson ChatEpthianura tricolorEndemic (country/region)
Orange ChatEpthianura aurifronsEndemic (country/region)
White-fronted ChatEpthianura albifronsEndemic (country/region)
Black HoneyeaterSugomel nigrumEndemic (country/region)
Tawny-crowned HoneyeaterGliciphila melanopsEndemic (country/region)
New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
White-eared HoneyeaterNesoptilotis leucotis
Brown-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus brevirostrisEndemic (country/region)
White-naped HoneyeaterMelithreptus lunatus
Little FriarbirdPhilemon citreogularis
Striped HoneyeaterPlectorhyncha lanceolataEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pardalotidae

Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatusEndemic (country/region)
Red-browed PardalotePardalotus rubricatus
Striated PardalotePardalotus striatusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acanthizidae

White-throated GerygoneGerygone olivacea
WeebillSmicrornis brevirostrisEndemic (country/region)
RedthroatPyrrholaemus brunneusEndemic (country/region)
Chestnut-rumped HeathwrenCalamanthus pyrrhopygius
Shy HeathwrenCalamanthus cautus
Rufous FieldwrenCalamanthus campestrisEndemic (country/region)
White-browed ScrubwrenSericornis frontalis
Southern WhitefaceAphelocephala leucopsisEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoaEndemic (country/region)
Yellow ThornbillAcanthiza nanaEndemic (country/region)
Inland ThornbillAcanthiza apicalisEndemic (country/region)
Slender-billed ThornbillAcanthiza iredaleiEndemic (country/region)
Chestnut-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza uropygialisEndemic (country/region)
Buff-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza reguloides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pomatostomidae

White-browed BabblerPomatostomus superciliosusEndemic (country/region)
Chestnut-crowned BabblerPomatostomus ruficepsEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Neosittidae

Varied SittellaDaphoenositta chrysoptera

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Ground CuckooshrikeCoracina maxima
Black-faced CuckooshrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclosomatidae

Chestnut-backed Quail-thrushCinclosoma castanotum
Cinnamon Quail-thrushCinclosoma cinnamomeum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pachycephalidae

Gilbert's WhistlerPachycephala inornataEndemic (country/region)
Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris
Australian Golden WhistlerPachycephala pectoralis
Grey Shrike-thrushColluricincla harmonica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Falcunculidae

Eastern Shrike-titFalcunculus frontatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oreoicidae

Crested BellbirdOreoica gutturalisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Psophodidae

Chirruping WedgebillPsophodes cristatusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae

Grey CurrawongStrepera versicolorEndemic (country/region)
Australian MagpieGymnorhina tibicen
Pied ButcherbirdCracticus nigrogularisEndemic (country/region)
Grey ButcherbirdCracticus torquatusEndemic (country/region)
Masked WoodswallowArtamus personatusEndemic (country/region)
White-browed WoodswallowArtamus superciliosusEndemic (country/region)
Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterusEndemic (country/region)
Black-faced WoodswallowArtamus cinereus
Little WoodswallowArtamus minor
White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucoryn

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
Grey FantailRhipidura albiscapa

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Australian CrowCorvus orru
Little CrowCorvus bennettiEndemic (country/region)
Little RavenCorvus melloriEndemic (country/region)
Australian RavenCorvus coronoidesEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Restless MyiagraMyiagra inquieta
Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corcoracidae

White-winged ChoughCorcorax melanoramphos
ApostlebirdStruthidea cinereaEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Petroicidae

Scarlet RobinPetroica boodang
Red-capped RobinPetroica goodenoviiEndemic (country/region)
JackywinterMicroeca fascinans
Southern Scrub RobinDrymodes brunneopygiaEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae

MistletoebirdDicaeum hirundinaceum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Diamond FiretailStagonopleura guttataEndemic (country/region)
Zebra FinchTaeniopygia guttata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Australian PipitAnthus australis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Horsfield's LarkMirafra javanica
Eurasian Sky LarkAlauda arvensisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Brown SonglarkCincloramphus cruralisEndemic (country/region)
Rufous SonglarkCincloramphus mathewsiEndemic (country/region)
Little GrassbirdPoodytes gramineus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Australian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus australis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

White-backed SwallowCheramoeca leucosternaEndemic (country/region)
Fairy MartinPetrochelidon arielEndemic (country/region)
Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans
Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Silver-eyeZosterops lateralis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Common StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Eurasian BlackbirdTurdus merulaIntroduced species

 

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