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Australian King Parrot (adult male)

Double-barred Finch

This page details the common plants and animals to be found in the Poona area and also includes a number of thumbnail pictures to assist in the identification of local bird species. The photography works of John Price, Craig Whittaker and Judy Sumner are acknowledged along with the expert assistance provided with identification by Natalie Richardson and Nikolas Haass.

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Noisy Friarbird

Scarlet Honeyeater (aka Scarlet Myzomela) - adult male

Australian Pelican

Double-barred Finches

Noisy Miner

Scarlet Honeyeater (aka Scarlet Myzomela) - adult male

Australian Pelican

Eastern Koel (aka Pacific Koel)

Noisy Miner

Silvereye

Australian Pied Oystercatchers

Eastern Osprey

Olive-backed Oriole

Silvereye

Australian Pied Oystercatchers

Eastern Spinebill

Olive-backed Oriole

Spangled Drongo

Australian Pipit (aka Australasian Pipit)

Eastern Yellow Robin

Pacific Baza

Spotted Pardalote (adult male)

Australian White Ibis (juvenile age)

Eastern Yellow Robin

Pacific Black Duck

Striated Heron (adult)

Australian Wood Duck (female)

Eastern Curlew

Pale-headed Rosella (adult)

Striated Heron (immature age)

Australian Wood Duck (male left/front: female right/back)

Eastern Whipbird

Peaceful Dove

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Australasian Figbird (juvenile)

Emerald Dove

Peaceful Dove

Tawny Frogmouth

Azure Kingfisher

Fairy Gerygone

Pheasant Coucal (in non-breeding plumage)

Tawny Frogmouths

Bar-shouldered dove

Golden Whistler (juvenile)

Pied Butcherbird

Topknot Pigeon (adult)

Bar-shouldered Dove

Golden Whistler, (adult male)

Pied Butcherbird (immature age)

Torresian_Crow

Bar-tailed Godwits (adult male)

Golden Whistler, (adult male)

Radjah Shelduck

Varied Triller

Bar-tailed Godwits (with immature age Greater Crested Tern at front, and likely Common Terns at back)

Golden Whistler (female)

Rainbow Bee-eater (adult female)

Variegated Fairywren (male)

Beach Stone-curlew

Great Egret

Rainbow Bee-eater (adult male)

Variegated Fairywren (male)

Beach Stone-curlew

Great Egret (front) and Little Egret (back)

Rainbow Lorikeet

Variegated Fairywren (female)

Black-faced Cuckooshrike

Great Egret

Rainbow Lorikeet

Whimbrel

Black-shouldered Kite

Grey Fantail

Red-backed Fairywrens (female or immature age birds)

Whimbrel

Blue-faced Honeyeater (adult)

Grey Fantail

Red-browed Finches

Whistling Kite (juvenile)

Blue-faced Honeyeater (adult)

Grey-tailed Tattler

Red-browed Finches

White-bellied Sea-Eagle

Brahminy Kite

Laughing Kookaburra

Red-winged Parrot (female)

White-browed Scrubwren

Brown Cuckoo-Dove

Leaden Flycatcher

Restless Flycatcher

White-faced Heron

Brown Falcon

Lewin's Honeyeater

Rose Robin (either immature bird or older female

White-faced Heron

Brown Honeyeater

Little Corella

Royal Spoonbill

White-headed Stilts (aka Pied Stilt)

Brown Thornbill

Little Pied Cormorant

Rufous Fantail

White-headed Stilts (aka Pied Stilts)

Buff-banded Rail

Little Wattlebird

Rufous Fantail

White-throated Honeyeater

Bush Stone-curlew

Little Shrikethrush

Rufous Whistler (immature age male)

White-throated Treecreeper (adult female)

Bush Stone-curlew

Magpie-lark (adult male)

Sacred Kingfisher (juvenile age)

Whistling Kite

Channel-billed Cuckoo

Mangrove Honeyeater

Sacred Kingfisher (juvenile or immature age)

Willie Wagtail

Common Bronzewing

Masked Lapwing

Leaden Flycatcher

Willie Wagtail

Crested Pigeon

Mistletoebird (adult male)

Scarlet Honeyeater (adult male, aka Scarlet Myzomela)

Yellow-faced Honeyeater

Crested Pigeons

Nankeen Night Heron

Scarlet Honeyeater (aka Scarlet Myzomela) - immature age

Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo