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Birds 2017-04-08T20:54:37+00:00

Daintree Birds – Cooper Creek Wilderness

Daintree Birds of Cooper Creek Wilderness Phylogeny

Palaeognathae – (Cassowaries)

Casuariidae (Cassowaries)

Southern Cassowary – Casuarius casuarius

Neognathae –

Galloanserae (fowls, ducks, & relatives)

Galliformes (Megapodes)

Brush Turkey (Alectura lathamii)

Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt)

Neoaves (Most modern birds)

Caprimulgiformes (Nightbirds)

Podargidae (Frogmouths)

Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)

Apodiformes (Swifts)

Apodidae

Aerodramus

White-rumped Swiftlet (Aerodramus terraereginae)

Columbiformes (Pidgeons, doves, etc.)

Chalcophaps

Common Emerald Dove (Chalcophalps indica)

Columbidae

Columba

White-headed Pigeon (Columba leucomela)

Geopelia

Bar-shouldered Dove (Geopelia humeralis)

Lopholaimus

Topknot Pidgeon (Lopholaimus antarcticus)

Ptilinopus

Wompoo Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus magnificus)

Rose-crowned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus regina)

Supurb Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus superbus)

Ducula (Imperial Pidgeons)

Pied Imperial Pidgeon (Ducula bicolor)

Macropygia

Brown Cuckoo-dove (Macropygia amboinensis)

Cuculiformes (Cuckoos)

Centropodinae

Centropus (Coucals)

Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus)

Cuculinae

Cacomantis

Brush Cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus)

Cuculini

Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae)

Eudynamys

Australian Koel (Eudynamys cyanocephalus)

Cuculus

Oriental Cuckoo (Cuculus optatus)

Gruiformes (Crakes/railes, etc.)

Rallidae

Red-necked Crake/Rail (Rallina tricolor)

Charadriiformes

Laridae (Gulls, terns, skimmers)

Anous (Brown Noddy & relatives)

Common Noddy (Anous stolidus)

Land Birds

Accipitriformes (Hawks, Eagles, etc.)

Accipitridae

Accipiter

Brown Goshawk (Accipter fasciatus)

Grey Goshawk (Accipiter novaehollandiae)

Aviceda

Pacific Baza/Crested Hawk (Aviceda subcristata)

Haliaeetus

White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

Haliastur

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)

Coraciiformes (Kingfishers, bee-eaters & relatives)

Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Alcedininae

Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea)

Little Kingfisher (Alcedo pusilla)

Daceloninae

Dacelo (Kookaburras)

Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

Tanysiptera

Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera sylvia)

Halcyonidae

Todiramphus

Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii)

Coraciidae

Eurystomus

Oriental Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)

Meropidae (Bee-eaters)

Merops

Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)

Passeriformes

Oscines

Meliphagoidea (honeyeaters, Australasian wrens, pardalotes)

Meliphagidae (honeyeaters)

Entomyzon

Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis)

Lichenostomus

Bridled Honeyeater (Lichenostomus frenatus)

Meliphaga

Graceful Honeyeater (Meliphaga gracilis)

Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii)

Yellow-spotted Honeyeater (Meliphaga notata)

Myzomela

Dusky Honeyeater (Myzomela obscura)

Acanthizidae (scrubwrens & thornbills)

Large-billed Gerygone (Gerygone magnirostris)

Large-billed Scrubwren (Sericornis magnirostris)

Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris)

Maluridae (fairy wrens & emu wrens)

Lovely Fairy-wren (Malurus amabilis)

Philemon

Helmeted Friarbird (Philemon buceroides)

Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis)

Noisy Friarbird (Philemon corniculatus)

Xanthotis

Macleay’s Honeyeater (Xanthotis macleayanus)

Partilotidae (pardalotes)

Climacteridae (Australian treecreepers)

Cormobates

White-throated Treecreeper (Cormobates leucophaea)

Corvoidea

Artamidae (wood-swallows)

Campephagidae (cuckoo-shrikes)

Corcacina

Barred Cuckoo-shrike (Corcacina lineata)

Coracina (Coracina)

White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina (Coracina) papuensis) РGmelin, 1788

Lalage

Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela)

Colluricincla (shrike-thrush)

Rufous (Little) Shrike-thrush (Colluricincla megarhyncha)

Cracticidae (butcherbirds)

Black Butcherbird (Cracticus quoyi)

Dicruidae (drongos)

Dicrurus

Spangled Drongo (Dicurus bracteatus)

Monarchidae (monarch flycatchers)

Arses

Pied Monarch (Arses kaupi)

Myiagra

Leaden Flycatcher (Myiagra rubecula)

Satin Flycatcher (Myiagra cyanoleuca)

Shining Flycatcher (Myriagra alecto)

Monarcha

Spectacled Monarch (Monarcha trivirgatus)

White-eared Monarch (Monarchus leucotis)

Oriolidae (Old-world orioles)

Oriolus

Australasian Yellow Oriole (Oriolus flavocinctus)

Pachycephalidae (whistlers)

Pachycephala

Mangrove Golden or Black-tailed Whistler (Pachycephala melanura)

Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris)

Paradisaeidae (birds of paradise)

Ptiloris

Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae)

Ptilonorhynchidae (bowerbirds)

Ailuroedus

Spotted Catbird (Ailuroedus melanotis)

Rhipiduridae (fantails)

Rhipidure

Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa)

Northern Fantail (Rhipidura rufiventris)

Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons)

Sphecotheres (figbirds)

Figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti)

Orthonychidae

Chowchilla (Orthonyx spaldingii)

Suboscines

Eurylaimides

Pittidae

Noisy Pitta (Pitta versicolor)

Passerida

Troglodytidae (Wrens)

Muscicapoidea

Sturnidae

Metallic Starling (Aplonis metallica)

Petroicidae (Australian Robins)

Eopsaltria

Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis)

Microeca

Lemon-bellied Flycatcher (Microeca flavigastor)

Poecilodryas

Pale-headed Robin (Poecilodryas cinereifrons)

Tregellasia

Pale-yellow Robin (Tregellasia capito)

Passeroidea

Dicaeidae (flowerpeckers)

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)

Estrildidae (Weaver finches)

Red-browed Firetail (Neochmia temporalis)

Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)

Yellow-bellied Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)

Suboscines

Tyranni

Eurylaimides

Pittidae (Pittas)

Furnarii

Psittaciformes (Parrots)

Cacatuinae (Cockatoos)

Cacatua

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)

Cyclopsitta (Double-eyed Fig Parrots)

Cyclopsittacini

Double-eyed Fig Parrot (Cyclopsitta diophthalma)

Loriinae (Lorikeets)

Loriini

Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus)

Strigiformes (Owls)

Strigidae (Typical Owls)

Ninox (Hawk Owls, Boobooks, etc,)

Rufous Owl (Ninox rufa)

Southern Boobook (Ninox boobook)

Red Boobook (Ninox boobook lurida)

Tytonidae (Masked Owls, Barn Owls & relatives)

Lesser Sooty Owl (Tyto multipunctata)

Water Birds

Pelecaniformes (Pelicans, cormorants, herons & relatives)

Ardeidae (herons)

Ardea

Great-billed Heron (Ardea sumantrana)

Egretta

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)

Nycticorax

Rufous (or Nankeen) Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)

Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)

Phalacrocorax

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)