Katandra Bushland Sanctuary

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Birds 

Birds regularly seen in or flying over the Sanctuary are included in the following list. Some are resident and some are nomadic so will be seen at different times of the year.


Mound building Birds

Superb lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae (pictured right)

Brush turkey Alectura lathami


Larger Birds 

Pied currawong Strepera graculina

Australian magpie lark (Peewee) Grallina cyanoleuca

Australian magpie Gymnorhina libicen

Australian raven (Crow) Corvus coronoides

Grey Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus (pictured right)

Spangled drongo Dicrurus hottentottus

Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis

Eastern Whipbird Psophodes olivaceus

Sacred kingfisher Halcyon sanctus 

Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaehollandiae (pictured lower right)

White-headed pigeon Columba leuomela

Maned goose (Wood duck) Chenonetta jubata

Pacific black duck Anas superciliosa


Smaller Birds and Honeyeaters

Welcome swallow Hirundo neoxena

Black-faced monarch Monarcha melanopsis

Golden whistler Pachycephala pectoralis

Jacky winter Microeca leucophae

Eastern yellow robin Eopsaltria australis (pictured right)

Grey fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa

Rufous fantail Rhipidura rufifrons

Red-whiskered bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus

Grey shrike-thrush Colluricincla harmonica

Willie wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys

White-browed scrub wren Sericornis frontalis 

Superb blue wren Malurus cyaneus (pictured right)

Variegated wren Malurus lamberti

Brown thornbill Acanthiza pusilla

Yellow thornbill Acanthiza nana

Buff-rumped thornbill Acanthiza reguloides

Weebill Smicornis brevirostris

Brown treecreeper Climacteris picumnus

White-throated treecreeper Climacteris leucophaea

Little wattlebird Anthochaera chrysoptera (pictured right)

Red wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata

Noisy miner Manorina melanocephala

Lewin’s honeyeater Meliphaga lewini

White-eared honeyeater Meliphaga flavicollis

White-naped honeyeater Melithreptus lunatus

Yellow-faced honeyeater Lichenostomus chrysops

New Holland honeyeater Phylidonyris novahollandiae

White-cheeked honeyeater Phylidonyris nigra

Scarlet honeyeater Myzomela sanguinolenta

Eastern spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Red-browed firetail Emblema temporalis

Silvereye Zosterops lataralis (pictured right)

Spotted pardalote Pardalotus punctatus

Cicada bird Edoliisoma tenuirostre

Southern fig bird Sphecotheres vieilloti

Fan-tailed cuckoo Cacomantis pyrrhophanus

Pallid cuckoo Cuculus pallidus

Brush cuckoo Cuculus variolosus

Golden bronze cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus plagosus

Channel-billed cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae

Black-faced cuckoo shrike Coracina novaehollandiae

Pheasant coucal Centropus phasianinus

 

Birds of Prey

Powerful owl Ninox strenua (pictured above right)

Boobook owl Ninox novaseelandiae

Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides (pictured right)

Black-shouldered kite Elanus notatus

Whistling kite Haliastur sphenurus

Brown goshawk Accipiter fasciatus

Collared sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus

Australian kestrel Falco cenchroides

Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus

Brown falcon Falco berigora


Parrots, Lorikeets and Cockatoos

Sulphur-crested cockatoo Cacatua galerita

Yellow-tailed black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus (pictured right)

Galah Cacatua rosecapillata

King parrot Alisterus scapularis

Rainbow lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus

Crimson rosella Platycercus elegans

Eastern rosella Platycercus eximius (pictured right)





                                 Australian magpie Gymnorhina libicen

                             Pied currawong Strepera graculina

           A juvenile Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) perched on a cliff                      edge overlooking Pittwater near not far from Katandra

                                    Brush turkey Alectura lathami