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Athough he has left us to live on the mainland we are grateful to Paul Hydes for compiling this list of the birds he saw at the Arboretum. Many may be seen regularly, some only occasionally.

The list of bird sightings

Key

AM

altitudinal migrant, usually not seen in summer

O

occasional sightings

Br

breeding confirmed

R

regular sightings

E

endemic to Tasmania

SM

summer migrant

I

introduced

WM

winter migrant

Alphbetical listing by common name: Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We

  • Australasian Grebe

    O

    Tachybaptus novaehollandiae

  • Australasian Shoveler

    O

    Anas rhynchotis

  • Australian Hobby

    R

    Falco longipennis

  • Australian Shelduck

    O

    Tadorna tadornoides

  • Australian Wood Duck

    O

    Chenonetta jubata

  • Beautiful Firetail

    R Br

    Stagonopleura bella

  • Black Faced Cuckoo Shrike

    R

    Coracina novaehollandiae

  • Black Headed Honeyeater

    R Br E

    Melithreptus affinis

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Black Swan

    R Br

    Cygnus atratus

  • Blackbird

    R Br I

    Turdus merula

  • Blue Winged Parrot

    R SM (Oct-Apr)

    Neophema chrysostoma

  • Brown Falcon

    R

    Falco berigora

  • Brown Goshawk

    R

    Accipiter fasciatus

  • Brown Thornbill

    R

    Acanthiza pusilla

  • Brush Bronzewing

    R

    Acanthiza pusilla

  • Cattle Egret

    R WM (Apr-Oct)

    Bubulcus ibis

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Chestnut Teal

    R Br

    Anas castanea

  • Common Bronzewing

    R

    Phaps chalcoptera

  • Crescent Honeyeater

    R AM

    Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus

  • Dusky Moorhen

    R Br

    Gallinula tenebrosa

  • Dusky Robin

    R Br E

    Melanodryas vittata

  • Dusky Woodswallow

    R Br SM

    Artamus cyanopterus

  • Eastern Spinebill

    R AM

    Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

  • Eurasian Coot

    R Br

    Fulica atra

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • European Goldfinch

    R I

    Carduelis carduelis

  • European Greenfinch

    R I

    Carduelis chloris

  • Fan Tailed Cuckoo

    R SM

    Cacomantis flabelliformis

  • Forest Raven

    R

    Corvus tasmanicus

  • Golden Whistler

    R Br

    Pachycephala pectoralis

  • Great Cormorant

    R

    Phalacrocorax carbo

  • Green Rosella

    R E

    Platycercus caledonicus

  • Grey Butcherbird

    R Br

    Cracticus torquatus

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Grey Currawong

    R

    Strepera versicolor

  • Grey Fantail

    R

    Rhipidura albiscapa

  • Grey Goshawk

    R

    Accipiter novaehollandiae

  • Grey Shrike Thrush

    R Br

    Colluricincla harmonica

  • Hoary-headed Grebe

    R Br

    Poliocephalus poliocephalus

  • Horsefield's Bronze Cuckoo

    O SM (Sep-Feb)

    Chrysococcyx basalis

  • House Sparrow

    R Br I

    Passer domesticus

  • Latham's Snipe

    O SM (Oct-Mar)

    Gallinago hardwickii

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Laughing Kookaburra

    R I

    Dacelo novaeguineae

  • Little Grassbird

    O

    Megalurus gramineus

  • Little Pied Cormorant

    O

    Microcarbo melanoleucos

  • Little Wattlebird

    R

    Anthochaera chrysoptera

  • Masked Lapwing

    R Br

    Vanellus miles

  • Masked Owl

    O

    Tyto novaehollandiae

  • New Holland Honeyeater

    R

    Phylidonyris novaehollandiae

  • Olive Whistler

    R

    Pachycephala olivacea

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Pacific Black Duck

    R Br

    Petroica rodinogaster

  • Pallid Cuckoo

    R SM (Oct-Feb)

    Cacomantis pallidus

  • Pink Robin

    R

    Petroica rodinogaster

  • Richard's Pipit

    R

    Anthus novaeseelandiae

  • Satin Flycatcher

    R Br SM (Oct-Feb)

    Myiagra cyanoleuca
     

  • Scarlet Robin

    R

    Petroica boodang
     

  • Shining Bronze Cuckoo

    R SM (Sep-Feb)

    Chrysococcyx lucidus
     

  • Silver Gull

    O

    Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Silvereye

    R

    Zosterops lateralis

  • Skylark

    R I

    Alauda arvensis

  • Southern Boobook Owl

    O

    Ninox novaeseelandiae

  • Spotless Crake

    R Br

    Porzana tabuensis

  • Spotted Pardalote

    R

    Pardalotus punctatus

  • Starling

    R Br I

    Sturnus vulgaris

  • Striated Fieldwren

    R AM(?)

    Calamanthus fuliginosus

  • Striated Pardalote

    R SM (Aug-Apr)

    Pardalotus striatus

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Strong Billed Honeyeater

    R Br E

    Melithreptus validirostris

  • Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

    R

    Cacatua galerita

  • Superb Fairy Wren

    R Br

    Malurus cyaneus

  • Swamp Harrier

    R SM

    Circus approximans

  • Swift Parrot

    R SM

    Lathamus discolor

  • Tasmanian Native Hen

    R Br E

    Gallinula mortierii

  • Tasmanian Scrubwren

    R E

    Sericornis humilis

  • Tasmanian Thornbill

    R E

    Acanthiza ewingii

Au-Bl | Bl-Ca | Ch-Eu | Eu-Gr | Gr-La | La-Ol | Pa-Si | Si-St | St-Ta | We | Index

  • Wedge Tailed Eagle

    O

    Aquila audax

  • Welcome Swallow

    R SM

    Hirundo neoxena

  • White Faced Heron

    R

    Egretta novaehollandiae

  • Yellow Rumped Thornbill

    R

    Acanthiza chrysorrhoa

  • Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo

    R

    Calyptorhynchus funereus

  • Yellow Throated Honeyeater

    R Br E

    Lichenostomus flavicollis

  • Yellow Wattlebird
     

    R AM E

    Anthochaera paradoxa