For those with a keen eye for our feathery friends, we have an exhaustive list of the species you may spot within and surrounding Clarendon Forest Retreat. The regeneration after the bushfires has been quite something to behold.

Talawahl Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area

Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Acanthizidae Acanthiza pusilla pusilla South-eastern Brown Thornbill
Acanthiza reguloides reguloides South-eastern Buff-rumped Thornbill
Gerygone mouki richmondi Southern Brown Gerygone
Sericornis citreogularis citreogularis Southern Yellow-throated Scrubwren
Sericornis frontalis frontalis South-eastern White-browed Scrubwren
Smicrornis brevirostris occidentalis Southern Weebill
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Accipitridae Accipiter novaehollandiae Grey Goshawk
Aquila audax audax Mainland Wedge-tailed Eagle
Elanus axillaris Black-shouldered Kite
Haliaeetus leucogaster White-breasted Sea Eagle
Haliastur indus girrenera Torresian Brahminy Kite
Haliastur sphenurus Whistling Kite
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian Owlet-nightjar
Alcedinidae Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae Southern Laughing Kookaburra
Apodidae Apus pacificus Fork-tailed Swift
Hirundapus caudacutus White-throated Needletail
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Artamidae Artamus personatus Masked Woodswallow
Artamus superciliosus White-browed Woodswallow
Cracticus nigrogularis nigrogularis Pied Butcherbird
Cracticus torquatus Grey Butcherbird
Gymnorhina tibicen tibicen Australian Magpie
Strepera graculina Pied Currawong
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami South-eastern Glossy Black-cockatoo
Eolophus roseicapilla albiceps Eastern Galah
Zanda funereus funereus Eastern Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae melanop Mainland Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Lalage leucomela leucomela Eastern Varied Triller
Lalage tricolor White-winged Triller
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae Southern Masked Lapwing
Climacteridae Climacteris erythrops Red-browed Treecreeper
Cormobates leucophaea White-throated Treecreeper
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris rogersi Eastern Brown-capped Emerald-dove
Geopelia placida placida Eastern Peaceful Dove
Leucosarcia melanoleuca Wonga Pigeon
Lopholaimus antarcticus Topknot Pigeon
Ocyphaps lophotes Crested Pigeon
Phaps chalcoptera Common Bronzewing
Ptilinopus magnificus magnificus Southern Wompoo Fruit-dove
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian Raven
Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus phasianinus Eastern Pheasant Coucal
Eudynamys orientalis Eastern Koel
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis Red-browed Finch
Falconidae Falco berigora Brown Falcon
Falcunculidae Falcunculus frontatus frontatus Eastern Crested Shrike-tit
Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena neoxena Welcome Swallow
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Maluridae Malurus cyaneus cyanochlamys Northern Superb Fairy-wren
Malurus lamberti lamberti Central East Coast Variegated Fairy-wren
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops chrysops South-eastern Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Manorina melanocephala melanocephala Southern Noisy Miner
Manorina melanophrys Bell Miner
Meliphaga lewinii lewinii Southern Lewin's Honeyeater
Myzomela sanguinolenta sanguinolenta Australian Scarlet Honeyeater
Philemon corniculatus monachus Southern Noisy Friarbird
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Meropidae Merops ornatus Rainbow Bee-eater
Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca cyanoleuca Southern Magpie-lark
Monarcha melanopsis Black-faced Monarch
Symposiarchus trivirgatus gouldii Southern Spectacled Monarch
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica harmonica Eastern Grey Shrike-thrush
Pachycephala pectoralis pectoralis Eastern Golden Whistler
Pachycephala rufiventris rufiventris Southern Rufous Whistler
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus ornatus South-eastern Striated Pardalote
Passeridae Passer domesticus* House Sparrow
Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis australis South-eastern Yellow Robin
Microeca fascinans fascinans Eastern Jacky Winter
Tregellasia capito capito Southern Pale-yellow Robin
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Phasianidae Synoicus chinensis victoriae Eastern King Quail
Podargidae Podargus strigoides strigoides Eastern Tawny Frogmouth
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Psittaculidae Alisterus scapularis scapularis Southern Australian King-parrot
Glossopsitta pusilla Little Lorikeet
Platycercus elegans elegans South-eastern Crimson Rosella
Platycercus eximius eximius South-east Eastern Rosella
Trichoglossus moluccanus Rainbow Lorikeet
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus Eastern Whipbird
Ptilonorynchidae Ailuroedus crassirostris Green Catbird
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus Satin Bowerbird
Sericulus chrysocephalus Regent Bowerbird
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Rhipiduridae Rhipidura fuliginosa alisteri South-eastern Grey Fantail
Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys Southern Willie Wagtail
Strigidae Ninox boobook boobook South-eastern Boobook
Ninox connivens connivens Southern Barking Owl
Ninox strenua Powerful Owl
Family Name Scientific Name Common Name
Turdidae Zoothera lunulata Bassian Thrush
Tytonidae Tyto tenebricosa Sooty Owl
Zosteropidae Zosterops lateralis cornwalli Eastern Silvereye
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