Birding East Coast Australia 2000 - Bird Species


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Part III: Noisy Pitta - Silvereye



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Species Name
English
(Scientific)
German
Observations, Remarks
Noisy Pitta
(Pitta versicolor)
Lärmpitta
Rainforest bird, seen at Kingfisher Park on 3.11. and 4.11. and in Eungella National Park on 7.11.
Superb Lyrebird
(Menura novaehollandiae)
Graurücken-Leierschwanz
1 male singing Lady Carrington Drive, Royal National Park on 21.11.
Eastern Singing Bush Lark
(Mirafra javanica)
Horsfieldlerche
One bird singing near Moonie on 11.11., perhaps more common in rural areas?
Eurasian Skylark
(Alauda arvensis)
Feldlerche
Introduced species, Maroubra, Sydney on 22.11.
White-backed Swallow
(Cheramoeca leucosternus)
Weißrückenschwalbe
1 at a small creek in Lockyer Valley on 15.11.
Welcome Swallow
(Hirundo neoxena)
Neuhollandschwalbe
Common everywhere.
Tree Martin
(Hirundo nigricans)
Baumschwalbe
Around Atherton Tablelands and elsewhere.
Fairy Martin
(Hirundo ariel)
Arielschwalbe
Around Atherton Tablelands and elsewhere.
Richard's Pipit
(Anthus richardi)
Spornpieper
Single birds in rural areas, e.g. Eastern Mary Roads.
Black-faced Cuckooshrike
(Coracina novaehollandiae)
Schwarzgesicht-Raupenfänger
Most common Cuckooshrike, everywhere.
Barred Cuckooshrike
(Coracina lineata)
Gelbaugenfänger
1 at Cairns Esplanade Mangroves on 31.10.
White-bellied Cuckooshrike
(Coracina papuensis)
Weißbauch-Raupenfänger
Single birds, e.g. Cairns Esplanade.
Common Cicadabird
(Coracina tenuirostris)
Mönchsraupenfänger
Mostly heard, seen at Girraween National Park on 16.11. and at Cunninghams Gap on 18.11.
White-winged Triller
(Lalage sueurii)
Weißflügellalage
First at Lake Mitchell on 3.11., more common further south.
Varied Triller
(Lalage leucomela)
Weißbrauenlalage
Common.
Red-whiskered Bulbul
(Pycnonotus jocosus)
Rotohrbülbül
Introduced species, common in villages south of Sydney.
Bassian Thrush
(Zoothera lunulata)
Tasmanerddrossel
Rainforest bird, 1 on Mt. Lewis on 3.11., more common at Bunya Mountains National Park on 11.11..
Chowchilla
(Orthonyx spaldingii)
Schwarzkopfflöter
Some on Mt. Lewis on 3.11. and at Laceys Creek near Mission Beach on 6.11.
Eastern Whipbird
(Psophodes olivaceus)
Schwarzkopf-Wippflöter
Common in the rainforests on Atherton Tablelands, Great Sandy National and from here southwards, distinctive call.
Grey-crowned Babbler
(Pomatostomus temporalis)
Grauscheitelsäbler
Common in dry areas.
White-browed Babbler
(Pomatostomus superciliosus)
Brauensäbler
A small group near Girraween National Park on 16.11.
Tawny Grassbird
(Megalurus timoriensis)
Rostkopf-Schilfsteiger
Common in grassy areas.
Rufous Songlark
(Cincloramphus mathewsi)
Rostbürzel-Lerchensänger
1 along the road St. George to Nindigully on 12.11.
Clamorous Reed Warbler
(Acrocephalus stentoreus)
Stentorrohrsänger
2 at Gatton University on 15.11.
Golden-headed Cisticola
(Cisticola exilis)
Goldkopf-Cistensänger
Common in areas with long grass, e.g. Eastern Mary Road.
Red-backed Fairywren
(Malurus melanocephalus)
Rotrücken-Staffelschwanz
Common in rural areas with tall grass, e.g. Eastern Mary Roads, around Kingfisher Park etc.
Superb Fairywren
(Malurus cyaneus)
Prachtstaffelschwanz
Common in the south, first seen around Kingaroy on 10.11.
Variegated Fairywren
(Malurus lamberti)
Weißbauch-Staffelschwanz
Common in forests, first seen in Great Sandy National Park, on 9.11.
Yellow-throated Scrubwren
(Sericornis citreogularis)
Gelbkehlsericornis
Rainforest bird, e.g. Mt. Lewis, Bunya Mountains and Royal National Park.
White-browed Scrubwren
(Sericornis frontalis)
Weißbrauensericornis
Like Yellow-throated Scrubwren, also Eungella National Park.
Large-billed Scrubwren
(Sericornis magnirostris)
Fahlstirnsericornis
Like Yellow-throated Scrubwren, not at Mt. Lewis.
Atherton Scrubwren
(Sericornis keri)
Rotstirnsericornis
Mt. Lewis on 3.11., Lake Eacham, Atherton Tablelands on 5.11.
Speckled Warbler
(Chthonicola sagittata)
Grundhuscher
At Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Chestnut-rumped Heath Wren
(Hylacola pyrrhopygia)
Heidehuscher
Single birds in the heath of Royal National Park, e.g. at Wattamolla on 20.11.
Buff-rumped Thornbill
(Acanthiza reguloides)
Goldhähnchen-Dornschnabel
First seen near Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Mountain Thornbill
(Acanthiza katherina)
Bergdornschnabel
First seen at Mt. Lewis on 3.11.
Brown Thornbill
(Acanthiza pusilla)
Roststirn-Dornschnabel
First seen in Eungella National Park on 7.11.
Inland Thornbill
(Acanthiza apicalis)
Stelzschwanz-Dornschnabel
First seen near Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
(Acanthiza chrysorrhoa)
Gelbbürzel-Dornschnabel
First seen near Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Yellow Thornbill
(Acanthiza nana)
Gelbbauch-Dornschnabel
First seen near Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Striated Thornbill
(Acanthiza lineata)
Stricheldornschnabel
First seen in Girraween National Park on 16.11.
Weebill
(Smicrornis brevirostris)
Stutzschnabel
First seen at Mt. Carbine cemetery on 2.11.
White-throated Gerygone
(Gerygone olivacea)
Weißkehlgerygone
First seen near Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Large-billed Gerygone
(Gerygone magnirostris)
Sumpfgerygone
First seen near Daintree on 1.11.
Mangrove Gerygone
(Gerygone levigaster)
Mangrovegerygone
2-3 at Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk on 14.11.
Brown Gerygone
(Gerygone mouki)
Grauwangengerygone
First seen at Lake Eacham on 5.11.
Southern Whiteface
(Aphelocephala leucopsis)
Fahlrücken-Weißstirnchen
2 near Girraween National Park on 16.11.
Black-faced Monarch
(Monarcha melanopsis)
Maskenmonarch
Single birds near Dunbulla Forest Road, Atherton Tablelands on 4.11.
Spectacled Monarch
(Monarcha trivirgatus)
Brillenmonarch
Common in northern rainforests.
Leaden Flycatcher
(Myiagra rubecula)
Silbermonarch
1 at Abbatoir Swamps on 2.11., 1 near Kingaroy on 13.11.
Shining Flycatcher
(Myiagra alecto)
Glanzmonarch
2 at Chris Dahlberg's Specialised Daintree River Tours on 1.11.
Restless Flycatcher
(Myiagra inquieta)
Weißkehlmonarch
1 at St. George Sewage Ponds on 11.11., also at Girraween National Park on 16.11.
Yellow-breasted Boatbill
(Machaerirhynchus flaviventer)
Gelbbauch-Flachschnabel
1 near Dunbulla Forest Road, Atherton Tablelands on 4.11.
Willie-wagtail
(Rhipidura leucophrys)
Gartenfächerschwanz
Very common everywhere.
Grey Fantail
(Rhipidura fuliginosa)
Graufächerschwanz
Common forest bird, first seen at Mt. Lewis on 3.11.
Rufous Fantail
(Rhipidura rufifrons)
Fuchsfächerschwanz
Common forest bird, first seen at Mt. Lewis on 3.11.
Jacky Winter
(Microeca fascinans)
Weißschwanzschnäpper
Common inland bird, first seen near Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Red-capped Robin
(Petroica goodenovii)
Rotstirnschnäpper
2 Southwood National Park on 11.11.
Hooded Robin
(Melanodryas cucullata)
Schwarzkopfschnäpper
2 west of Southwood National Park on 11.11., 1 near Girraween National Park on 16.11.
Pale Yellow Robin
(Tregellasia capito)
Fahlgesichtschnäpper
Common in northern rainforests, e.g. Mossman Gorge, Kingfisher Park.
Eastern Yellow Robin
(Eopsaltria australis)
Goldbauchschnäpper
Common forest bird further south, first seen at Eungella National Park on 7.11.
White-browed Robin
(Poecilodryas superciliosa)
Augenstreifschnäpper
Dry country bird, 1 at Mitchell Creek on 4.11.
Grey-headed Robin
(Heteromyias cinereifrons)
Graukopf-Dickichtschnäpper
Rainforest bird, first seen at Mt. Lewis on 3.11., also rainforests of Atherton Tablelands (e.g. Curtain Fig Tree).
Crested Shrike Tit
(Falcunculus frontatus)
Meisendickkopf
1 near Girraween National Park 16.11.
Grey Whistler
(Pachycephala simplex)
Graudickkopf
First seen at Kingfisher Park on 3.11.
Golden Whistler
(Pachycephala pectoralis)
Gelbbauch-Dickkopf
Common rainforest bird.
Rufous Whistler
(Pachycephala rufiventris)
Schlichtmantel-Dickkopf
Dry country bird, first seen at Mitchell Creek on 4.11.
Little Shrike-thrush
(Colluricincla megarhyncha)
Waldgudilang
Common rainforest bird in the north.
Bower's Shrike-thrush
(Colluricincla boweri)
Graurückengudilang
Northern rainforest bird, first seen at Mt. Lewis on 3.11.
Grey Shrike-thrush
(Colluricincla harmonica)
Graubrustgudilang
First seen at Eungella National Park on 7.11.
Varied Sittella
(Daphoenositta chrysoptera)
Spiegelkleiber
6 White-headed S. at Mt. Dangore near Kingaroy on 13.11., those with dark heads at Girraween National Park on 16.11.
White-browed Treecreeper
(Climacteris affinis)
Weißbrauen-Baumrutscher
1 between St. George and Nindigully on 12.11.
Brown Treecreeper
(Climacteris picumnus)
Braunbaumrutscher
At Girraween National Park on 16.11.
White-throated Treecreeper
(Cormobates leucophaeus)
Weißkehl-Baumrutscher
Rainforest bird, first seen at Curtain Fig Tree on 5.11.
Mistletoebird
(Dicaeum hirundinaceum)
Rotsteiß-Mistelfresser
Common, often perched on the very top of a tree.
Spotted Pardalote
(Pardalotus punctatus)
Fleckenpanthervogel
First seen at Girraween on 16.11.
Striated Pardalote
(Pardalotus substriatus)
Strichelpanthervogel
More common than Spotted P., first seen at Eastern Mary Road on 4.11.
Yellow-bellied Sunbird
(Nectarinia jugularis)
Grünrücken-Nektarvogel
Common everywhere in the north.
Silvereye
(Zosterops lateralis)
Graumantel-Brillenvogel
Common forest bird.

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