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Hobart

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Hobart , 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 Clements, version 2019. 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: Hobart [map]

Number of species: 218
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of introduced species: 14
Last modified: 2020-01-01
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Cape Barren GooseCereopsis novaehollandiaeEndemic (country/region)
Freckled DuckStictonetta naevosaRare/Accidental
Black SwanCygnus atratusEndemic (country/region)
Australian ShelduckTadorna tadornoidesEndemic (country/region)
Maned DuckChenonetta jubataEndemic (country/region)
Australian ShovelerSpatula rhynchotis
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
MallardAnas platyrhynchosIntroduced species
Gray TealAnas gracilis
Chestnut TealAnas castaneaEndemic (country/region)
HardheadAythya australis
Blue-billed DuckOxyura australisEndemic (country/region)
Musk DuckBiziura lobataEndemic (country/region)

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Brown QuailSynoicus ypsilophorus
Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicusIntroduced species

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

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

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensisIntroduced species
Common BronzewingPhaps chalcopteraEndemic (country/region)
Brush BronzewingPhaps elegansEndemic (country/region)

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Horsfield's Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx basalis
Shining Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx lucidus
Pallid CuckooCacomantis pallidus
Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae

Tawny FrogmouthPodargus strigoidesEndemic (country/region)

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Aegothelidae

Australian Owlet-nightjarAegotheles cristatus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
Pacific SwiftApus pacificus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Lewin's RailLewinia pectoralis
Tasmanian NativehenTribonyx mortieriiEndemic (country/region)
Australian CrakePorzana flumineaEndemic (country/region)
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
Eurasian CootFulica atra
Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotus
Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusilla
Spotless CrakeZapornia tabuensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalusRare/Accidental
Banded StiltCladorhynchus leucocephalusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosusEndemic (country/region)

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
Banded LapwingVanellus tricolorEndemic (country/region)
Masked LapwingVanellus miles
Double-banded PloverCharadrius bicinctus
Red-capped PloverCharadrius ruficapillus
Hooded PloverThinornis cucullatusEndemic (country/region)
Black-fronted DotterelElseyornis melanops

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutus
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
Latham's SnipeGallinago hardwickii
Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Painted ButtonquailTurnix varius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Pacific GullLarus pacificusEndemic (country/region)
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Australian Fairy TernSternula nereis
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
White-fronted TernSterna striata
Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae

Little PenguinEudyptula minor
Fiordland PenguinEudyptes pachyrhynchusRare/Accidental
Snares PenguinEudyptes robustusRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Yellow-nosed AlbatrossThalassarche chlororhynchosRare/Accidental
Gray-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostoma
Buller's AlbatrossThalassarche bulleri
White-capped AlbatrossThalassarche cauta
Salvin's AlbatrossThalassarche salviniRare/Accidental
Chatham AlbatrossThalassarche eremitaRare/Accidental
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris
Light-mantled AlbatrossPhoebetria palpebrata
Royal AlbatrossDiomedea epomophoraRare/Accidental
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Gray-backed Storm-PetrelGarrodia nereis
White-faced Storm-PetrelPelagodroma marina
Black-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta tropica

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoidesRare/Accidental
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Kerguelen PetrelAphrodroma brevirostris
Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Gould's PetrelPterodroma leucoptera
Blue PetrelHalobaena caerulea
Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
Salvin's PrionPachyptila salviniRare/Accidental
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
Gray PetrelProcellaria cinereaRare/Accidental
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialis
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Hutton's ShearwaterPuffinus huttoni
Fluttering ShearwaterPuffinus gavia

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Australasian GannetMorus serrator

 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiaeRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax variusRare/Accidental
Black-faced CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscescensEndemic (country/region)

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Australasian BitternBotaurus poiciloptilus
Pacific HeronArdea pacifica
Great EgretArdea alba
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Rufous Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Australian IbisThreskiornis molucca
Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regiaRare/Accidental

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-shouldered KiteElanus axillarisRare/Accidental
Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
Gray GoshawkAccipiter novaehollandiae
Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
Black KiteMilvus migransRare/Accidental
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Australian Masked-OwlTyto novaehollandiae
Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

MoreporkNinox novaeseelandiae

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Azure KingfisherCeyx azureus
Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineaeIntroduced species

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Australian KestrelFalco cenchroides
Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
Brown FalconFalco berigora
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae

Yellow-tailed Black-CockatooCalyptorhynchus funereusEndemic (country/region)
GalahEolophus roseicapillaEndemic (country/region)
Long-billed CorellaCacatua tenuirostrisIntroduced species
Little CorellaCacatua sanguineaIntroduced species
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Ground ParrotPezoporus wallicusEndemic (country/region)
Blue-winged ParrotNeophema chrysostomaEndemic (country/region)
Orange-bellied ParrotNeophema chrysogasterBreeding endemic
Swift ParrotLathamus discolorEndemic (country/region)
Green RosellaPlatycercus caledonicusEndemic (country/region)
Eastern RosellaPlatycercus eximiusEndemic (country/region)
Musk LorikeetGlossopsitta concinnaEndemic (country/region)
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus moluccanusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Menuridae

Superb LyrebirdMenura novaehollandiaeIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Maluridae

Southern EmuwrenStipiturus malachurusEndemic (country/region)
Superb FairywrenMalurus cyaneusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Meliphagidae

Eastern SpinebillAcanthorhynchus tenuirostrisEndemic (country/region)
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephala
Little WattlebirdAnthochaera chrysopteraEndemic (country/region)
Yellow WattlebirdAnthochaera paradoxaEndemic (country/region)
White-fronted ChatEpthianura albifronsEndemic (country/region)
Tawny-crowned HoneyeaterGliciphila melanopsEndemic (country/region)
Crescent HoneyeaterPhylidonyris pyrrhopterusEndemic (country/region)
New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiaeEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-throated HoneyeaterNesoptilotis flavicollisEndemic (country/region)
Black-headed HoneyeaterMelithreptus affinisEndemic (country/region)
Strong-billed HoneyeaterMelithreptus validirostrisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pardalotidae

Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatusEndemic (country/region)
Forty-spotted PardalotePardalotus quadragintusEndemic (country/region)
Striated PardalotePardalotus striatusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acanthizidae

Tasmanian ScrubwrenSericornis humilisEndemic (country/region)
ScrubtitAcanthornis magnaEndemic (country/region)
Striated FieldwrenCalamanthus fuliginosusEndemic (country/region)
Brown ThornbillAcanthiza pusillaEndemic (country/region)
Tasmanian ThornbillAcanthiza ewingiiEndemic (country/region)
Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoaEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclosomatidae

Spotted Quail-thrushCinclosoma punctatumEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Black-faced CuckooshrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pachycephalidae

Gray ShrikethrushColluricincla harmonica
Olive WhistlerPachycephala olivaceaEndemic (country/region)
Golden WhistlerPachycephala pectoralis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae

White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchusRare/Accidental
Masked WoodswallowArtamus personatusRare/Accidental
Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterusEndemic (country/region)
Gray ButcherbirdCracticus torquatusEndemic (country/region)
Australian MagpieGymnorhina tibicen
Black CurrawongStrepera fuliginosaEndemic (country/region)
Gray CurrawongStrepera versicolorEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

Gray FantailRhipidura albiscapa

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Satin FlycatcherMyiagra cyanoleuca

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Forest RavenCorvus tasmanicusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Petroicidae

Scarlet RobinPetroica boodang
Flame RobinPetroica phoeniceaEndemic (country/region)
Pink RobinPetroica rodinogasterEndemic (country/region)
Dusky RobinMelanodryas vittataEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Australian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus australis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Little GrassbirdPoodytes gramineus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

SilvereyeZosterops lateralis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Bassian ThrushZoothera lunulataEndemic (country/region)
Eurasian BlackbirdTurdus merulaIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Beautiful FiretailStagonopleura bellaEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Gray WagtailMotacilla cinereaRare/Accidental
Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiae

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

European GreenfinchChloris chlorisIntroduced species
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisIntroduced species

 

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