Lake Awoonga Birds

February 17, 2011

There are more than 225 bird species found at Lake Awoonga, including the vulnerable Southern Squatter Pigeon.


Visited Lake Awoonga, near Gladstone in Central Queensland.

The images have been taken over a period of about 4 years.

Locations visited

Lake Awoonga

Wildlife

Seabirds 7 species
Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) 25 Very common bird
Australian Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) 25 Very common bird
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) 2 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) 1
Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Little Pied Cormorant (Microcarbo melanoleucos) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Land Birds 146 species
Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina) 12
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata) 5 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta) 2 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax) 1
Torresian Crow (Corvus orru) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Brolga (Grus rubicunda) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Black Bittern (Dupetor flavicollis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Maned Duck (Chenonetta jubata) 1
Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Rose-crowned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus regina) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Rufous Fantail (Rhipidura rufifrons) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Squatter Pigeon (Geophaps scripta) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) 1
Scarlet Myzomela (Myzomela sanguinolenta) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Swamp Harrier (Circus approximans) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-eared Monarch (Carterornis leucotis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Hardhead (Aythya australis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Pacific Baza (Aviceda subcristata) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australasian Shoveler (Anas rhynchotis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Cotton Pygmy Goose (Nettapus coromandelianus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Bar-shouldered Dove (Geopelia humeralis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) 1
Red-backed Fairywren (Malurus melanocephalus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Black Falcon (Falco subniger) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Fuscous Honeyeater (Lichenostomus fuscus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Apostlebird (Struthidea cinerea) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Barking Owl (Ninox connivens) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Spangled Drongo (Dicrurus bracteatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Magpie Goose (Anseranas semipalmata) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Painted Snipe (Rostratula australis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) 1
Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-winged Chough (Corcorax melanoramphos) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
New Zealand Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Oriental Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) 1
Double-barred Finch (Taeniopygia bichenovii) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-throated Treecreeper (Cormobates leucophaea) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Little Shrikethrush (Colluricincla megarhyncha) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Leaden Flycatcher (Myiagra rubecula) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Black-chinned Honeyeater (Melithreptus gularis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Brushturkey (Alectura lathami) 1 Very common bird
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Brown Goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Satin Flycatcher (Myiagra cyanoleuca) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Rose Robin (Petroica rosea) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australasian Figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Eastern Osprey (Pandion cristatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Pratincole (Stiltia isabella) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles cristatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Raja Shelduck (Tadorna radjah) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Square-tailed Kite (Lophoictinia isura) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) 1
Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Red-kneed Dotterel (Erythrogonys cinctus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Jacky Winter (Microeca fascinans) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis moluccus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Latham's Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Intermediate Egret (Egretta intermedia) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Plumed Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna eytoni) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) 1
Rock Dove (Columba livia) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus) 1
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) 1
Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala) 1
Wandering Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna arcuata) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus) 1
Great Egret (Ardea alba) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Shining Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Varied Sittella (Daphoenositta chrysoptera) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Common Cicadabird (Coracina tenuirostris) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) 1
Eastern Cattle Egret (Bubulcus coromandus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) 1
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) 1
Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) 1
Noisy Friarbird (Philemon corniculatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Spectacled Monarch (Symposiachrus trivirgatus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Fairy Martin (Petrochelidon ariel) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Little Kingfisher (Ceyx pusillus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Wonga Pigeon (Leucosarcia melanoleuca) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Southern Boobook (Ninox boobook) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Black-faced Cuckooshrike (Coracina novaehollandiae) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Golden-headed Cisticola (Cisticola exilis) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
White-throated Gerygone (Gerygone olivacea) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area
Eastern Barn Owl (Tyto delicatula) 1 Has been confirmed in a survey of the area

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