Browse Birds

Beach Stone-curlew

The Beach Stone-Curlew is a large wading bird. It has a strong bill with a yellow base. It has stout legs & thick knees.

Eastern Spinebill

The Eastern Spinebill is a beautiful bird, up to 160mm long with a long, dark, curved beak.

It has a black head and a white throat with a black line like a collar partially separates the white of the throat from the rufous chest. There is a brown patch on the throat. The tail feathers are dark but the outer feathers have white tips.

Juveniles and females are duller and a bit smaller.

Pacific Gull

The Pacific Gull is a large gull. It has a white body, black back and black wings. There is a narrow strip of white on the trailing edge of the wing.

It has a powerful yellow bill with a bright red tip.

Pacific Gulls are often seen in pairs, foraging between the the high and low water marks and in shallow waters on sandy beaches.

Pied Currawong

The Pied Currawong is a large grey to black bird with white on the tip of the tail, abdomen and on the wings.

It has distinctive yellow eyes. and a powerful beak.

Rock Warbler

The Rock Warbler is brown bird, cinnamon in front, rufous underneath with a greyish throat.

It lays up to 3 white eggs in a bulbous nest of barks, grasses, root fibres, moss and cobwebs, suspended by a cobweb from an overhang, cave ceiling or similar.

Satin Bower Bird

Male birds are black with a deep blue sheen. Females are a dull green colour with rufous wings and a lighter scalloped pattern underneath. Their eyes are a blue colour.

Superb Lyrebird

The Superb Lyrebird is a large bird with a grey-brown body, brown on its wings and a long tail.

They have powerful legs and feet, used for foraging and building their mounds.

Lyrebirds are excellent mimics & can repeat the calls of other birds, musical instruments, farm & building machinery perfectly.

Yellow-faced Honeyeater

The Yellow-faced Honeyeater is a small bird olive brown above and grey underneath with a black curved bill.

A yellow band runs from the bill back past and blow the eye.  A black band runs below the yellow band from the bottom of the bill and a short black band can be seen on top of the yellow band, behind the eye.