Lake Murray Bird List

Bird List of Lake Murray Lodge

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Listed below in systematic order are the common and scientific names compiled in October 2013 until the present day by Dean Portelli, where there are now a total of 154 species have been recorded. The identification of bird species is an ongoing process and this list will be updated accordingly .


CASSOWARIES

Common Name  Scientific Name
Southern Cassowary                               Casuarius casuarius


GEESE & DUCKS

Common Name                   Scientific Name
Magpie Goose  Anseranas semipalmata
Green Pygmy-Goose  Nettapus pulchellus
Spotted Whistling-Duck   Dendrocygna guttata
Wandering Whistling-Duck                              Dendrocygna  arcuata


MEGAPODES

Common Name Scientific Name
Black-billed Brush-turkey Talegalla fuscirostris
Orange-footed Scrubfowl                           Megapodius reinwardt

DARTER, COMORANTS & PELICAN
Common Name  Scientific Name
Australasian Darter                                                       Anhinga novaehollandiae
Little Black Cormorant    Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Little Pied Cormorant     Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Australian Pelican  Pelecanus conspicillatus

BITTERNS, HERONS & EGRETS

Common Name         Scientific Name
Black Bittern       Ixobrychus flavicollis
Rufous Night-Heron                                       Nycticorax caledonicus
Striated Heron   Butorides striata
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Great-billed Heron  Ardea sumatrana
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret   Mesophoyx intermedia
Pied Heron   Egretta picata
Little Egret  Egretta garzetta

IBISES

Common Name                                      Scientific Name
Australian Ibis      Threskiornis molluca
Glossy Ibis    Plegadis falcinellus

HAWKS, KITES & EAGLES

Common Name                                                      Scientific Name
Grey Goshawk  Accipiter novaehollandiae
Pacific Baza (Crested Hawk) Aviceda subcristata
Brahminy Kite   Haliastur indus
Whistling Kite   Haliastur sphenurus
Papuan Harrier  Circus spilonotus
White-Bellied Sea-eagle      Haliaeetus leucogaster
New Guinea Eagle                Harpyopsis novaeguineae

RAILS

Common Name Scientific Name
New Guinea Flightless Rail           Megacrex inepta

PLOVERS
Common Name Scientific Name
Masked Lapwing                           Vanellus miles

TERNS

Common Name                    Scientific Name
Whiskered Tern                                             Chlidonias hybrida
White-winged Black Tern  Chlidonias leucopterus

PIGEONS & DOVES
Common Name Scientific Name
Emerald Ground-Dove Chalchophaps indica
Stephan’s Ground-Dove Chalcophaps stephani
Southern Crowned-Pigeon Goura scheepmakeri
Bar-shouldered Dove  Geopelia humeralis
Brown Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia amboinensis
Beautiful Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus pulchellus
Wompoo Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus magnificus
Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus perlatus
Orange-bellied Fruit-Dove         Ptilinopus iozonus
Orange-fronted Fruit-Dove   Ptilinopus aurantiifrons
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus
Coroneted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus coronulatus
Pied Imperial-Pigeon  Ducula bicolor
Zoe Imperial-Pigeon Ducula zoeae
Pinon Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pinon
Collared Imperial-Pigeon  Ducula mullerii
Purple-tailed Imperial-Pigeon                              Ducula rufigaster
Papuan Mountain Pigeon  Gymnophaps albertisii

COCKATOOS & PARROTS

Common Name Scientific Name
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo  Cacatua galerita
Palm Cockatoo  Probosciger aterrimus
Coconut (Rainbow) Lorikeet                                      Trichoglossus haematodus
Red-flanked Lorikeet Charmosyna placentis
Yellow-streaked Lory Chalcopsitta sintillata
Black-capped Lory Lorius lory
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
Red-checked Parrot Geoffroyus geoffroyi
Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot                  Micropsitta keiensis
Orange-breasted Fig-parrot  Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii

CUCKOOS, KOELS & COUCALS
Common Name  Scientific Name
Little ('Malay") Bronze Cuckoo  Chrysococcyx minutillus
Brush Cuckoo   Cacomantis variolosus
Channel-billed Cuckoo                                               Scythrops novaehollandiae
Eastern Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Greater Black Coucal  Centropus menbeki
Pheasant Coucal  Centropus phasianinus

OWLS

Common Name                           Scientific Name
Barking Owl  Ninox connivens

FROGMOUTHS
Common Name   Scientific Name
Papuan Frogmouth                                 Podargus papuensis

SWIFTS & SWIFTLETS

Common Name   Scientific Name
White-throated Needletail                                    Hirundapus caudacutus
Papuan Needletail Mearnsia novaeguineae
Pacific Swift Apus pacificus
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis

KINGFISHERS
Common Name  Scientific Name
Little Paradise-Kingfisher                                 Tanysiptera hydrocharis
Common Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera galatea
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidas
Azure Kingfisher Ceyx azureus
Little Kingfisher Ceyx pusilla
Yellow-billed Kingfisher  Syma torotoro
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sancta
Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii
Rufous-bellied Kookaburra  Dacelo gaudichaud
DOLLARBIRD
Common Name Scientific Name
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
BEE-EATERS
Common Name Scientific Name
Rainbow Bee-eater                     Merops ornatus

HORNBILLS
Common Name                         Scientific Name
Blyth’s Hornbill    Aceros plicatus

PITTAS
Common Name                             Scientific Name
Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster
Hooded Pitta  Pitta sordida

CATS & BOWER BIRDS
Common Name   Scientific Name
Spotted Catbird  Ailuroedus melanotis
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird                                 Chlamydera cerviniventris

FAIRY-WREN
Common Name   Scientific Name
Emperor Fairy-wren  Malurus cyanocephalus
Campbell's Fairy-wren                               Chenorhamphus (Malurus) campbelli
White-shouldered Fairy-wren   Malurus alboscapulatus
Wallace’s Fairy wren Sipodotus wallacii

HONEYEATERS
Common Name    Scientific Name
Green-backed Honeyeater    Glycichaera fallax
Dusky Honeyeater                                                                       Myzomela obscura
Rufous-banded Honeyeater Conopophila albogularis
Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis modestus
Mimic Meliphaga Meliphaga analoga
Graceful Meliphaga Meliphaga gracilis
Puff-backed Meliphaga  Meliphaga aruensis
Tawny-breasted Honeyeater     Xanthotis flaviventer
Spotted Honeyeater Xanthotis polygrammus
Sreak-headed Honeyeater Pycnopygius stictocephalus
Long-billed Honeyeater  Melilestes megarhynchus
Meyer's Friarbird Philemon meyeri
New Guinea Friarbird   Philemon buceroides novaeguineae

AUSTRALO-PAPUAN BABBLERS
Common Name Scientific Name
New Guinea Babbler                                Pomatostomus isidorei

GREYGONES, SCRUBWRENS & MOUSE-WARBLERS
Common Name  Scientific Name
Green-backed Gerygone                           Gerygone chloronota
Yellow-bellied Gerygone  Gerygone chrysogaster
Large-billed Gerygone  Gerygone magnirostris
Fairy Gerygone  Gerygone palpebrosa
Pale-billed Scrubwren  Sericornis spilodera
Tropical Scrubwren  Sericornis beccarii
Rusty Mouse-Warbler  Crateroscelis murina

BERRYPECKERS & LONGBILLS

Common Name  Scientific Name
Black Berrypecker                                          Melanocharis nigra
Pygmy Longbill Toxorhamphus pymaeum
Dwarf Longbill Toxorhamphus iliolophis

JEWEL-BABBLERS
Common Name   Scientific Name
Blue Jewel-Babbler                                  Ptilorrhoa caerulescens

BOATBILLS

Common Name Scientific Name
Yellow-breasted Boatbill                                        Machaerirhynchus flaviventer

WOODSWALLOWS & BUTCHERBIRDS
Common Name Scientific Name
White-breasted Woodswallow             Artamus leucorynchus
Black Butcherbird Cracticus quoyi
Hooded Butcherbird Cracticus cassicus

PELTOPS
Common Name                    Scientific Name
Lowland Peltops Peltops blainvillii

CUCKOO-SHRIKES & TRILLERS
Common Name  Scientific Name
Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike  Coracina novaehollandiae
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike                         Coracina papuensis
Common Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris
Varied Triller Lalage leucomela

WHISTLERS, SHRIKE-THRUSHES & PITOHUISE
Common Name  Scientific Name
Grey Whistler  Pachycephala simplex
Grey Shrike-Thrush   Colluricincla harmonica
Little Shrike-Thrush                                        Colluricincla megarhyncha
Rusty Pitohui Pitohui ferrugineus
Hooded Pitohui Pitohui dichrous
Variable Pitohui Pitohui kirhocephalus


ORIOLES

Common Name     Scientific Name
Brown Oriole                          Oriolus szalayi


DRONGOS

Common Name  Scientific Name
Spangled Drongo                          Dicrurus bracteatus

FANTAILS
Common Name Scientific Name
Northern Fantail Rhipidura rufiventris
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons
Chestnut-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hyperythra
White-bellied Thicket-fantail                   Rhipidura leucothorax
Black Thicket-fantail Rhipidura maculipectus
Sooty Thicket-fantail Rhipidura threnothorax
Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys

MONARCH FLYCATCHERS
Common Name Scientific Name
Frilled Monarch Arses telescopthalmus
Black-faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis
Spot-winged Monarch                           Symopsiachrus guttula
Golden Monarch Carteronis chrysomela
Satin Flycatcher Myiagra cyanoleuca
Shining Flycatcher Myiagra alecto

CROWS
Common Name                    Scientific Name
Torresian Crow  Corvus orru
Grey Crow Corvus tristis

BIRDS OF PARADISE
Common Name Scientific Name
Trumpet Manucode Manucodia keraudrenii
Glossy Mantled Manucode                         Manucodia atra
Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus
Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise Paradisaea raggiana
King Bird-of-Paradise  Cicinnurus regius

AUSTRALIAN ROBINS & FLYCATCHERS
Common Name Scientific Name
Black-sided Robin Poecilodryas hypoleuca
Olive Flycatcher                             Microeca flavovirenscens

SWALLOWS
Common Name Scientific Name
Pacific Swallow                      Hirundo tahitica

CISTICOLA
Common Name Scientific Name
Golden-headed Cisticola       Cisticola exilis

STARLINGS & MYNAS
Common Name Scientific Name
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides
Yellow-faced Myna                       Mino dumontii


FLOWERPECKERS

Common Name Scientific Name
Red-capped Flowerpecker                     Dicaeum geelvinkianum

SUNBIRDS
Common Name                        Scientific Name
Black Sunbird          Leptocoma sericea
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis

OLD WORLD SPARROWS
Common Name                  Scientific Name
Eurasian Tree Sparrow          Passer montanus

MANNIKINS & FINCHES
Common Name Scientific Name
Streak-headed Mannikin Lonchura tristissima
Black Mannikin Lonchura stygia
Crimson Finch Neochmia phaeton

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