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Aussie Backyard Bird Count

An annual Citizen Science event hosted by Birdlife Australia. 

Citizen Science: the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general public, typically as part of a collaborative project with professional scientists.

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an activity that anyone of any age can enjoy.  It involves counting birds that live near you over 20min periods. Counts can be conducted in your garden, at the local park, reserve or beach. 

Use the Aussie Backyard Bird Count Website or App [1] to identify and record the number of birds you see.

Aussie Backyard Bird Count for postcode 7310

The below list includes most of the birds recorded. 

2019

  • 141 Checklists submitted
  • 89 Species recorded
  • 3,824 birds sighted

2020

  • 187 Checklists submitted
  • 97 Species recorded
  • 4,408 birds sighted

2021

  • 127 Checklists submitted
  • 96 Species recorded
  • 3,505 birds sighted
 201920202021
Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poicloptilus)  
Australasian Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae) 
Australasian Shoveler (Spatula rhynchotis)  
Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen)
Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspilatus)  
Australian Owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles crisatus)   
Australian Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)
Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides)
Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)  
Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)
Azure Kingfisher (Ceyx azurea)  
Banded Lapwing (Chenonetta jubata) 
Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata)  
Beautiful Firetail (Stagonopleura bella)
Black Currawong (Strepera fuliginosa)
Black Duck-Mallard hybrid
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) 
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae) 
Black-headed Honeyeater (Melithreptus)
Blue-winged Parrot (Neophema chrysostoma)
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora)
Brown Goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus) 
Brown Thornbill (Acanthiza pusilla)
Brush Bronzewing (Phaps elegans)
Cattle Egret (bubulcus ibis) 
Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea) 
Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus)  
Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera)
Common Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Crescent Honeyeater (Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus)
Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii)  
Domestic Duck  
Domestic Goose  
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) 
Dusky Robin (Melanodryas vittata)
Dusky Woodswallow (Artamus cyanopterus)
Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) 
Eastern Rosella (Egretta sacra)  
Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis)
Flame Robin (Petroica phoenicea) 
Forest Raven (Corvus tasmanicus)
Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus)
Golden Whistler (Pachücephala pectoralis)
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) 
Green Rosella (Platücercus caledonicus)
Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) 
Grey Currawaong (Strepera versicolor)
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa)
Grey Goshawk (Accipiter novaehollandiae)
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Grey Shrike-thrush (Colluricincla harmonica)
Grey Teal (anas gracilis)  
Ground Parrot (Pezoporus wallicus) 
Hardhead (Aythya australis)  
Hooded Plover (Thinornis rubricollis) 
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Kep Gull (Larus dominicanus)  
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)  
Little Grassbird (Poodytes gramineus) 
Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)  
Little Pied Cormorant (microcarbo melanoleucos) 
Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)
Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca)  
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)
Masked Owl (Tyto novaehollandia)  
Musk Duck (Biziura lobata) 
Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna)  
New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) 
Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala)
Northern Fantail (Rhipidura rufiventris)  
Noorthern Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  
Northern Royal Albatross (Rhipidura rufuventris)  
Olive Whistler (Pachücephala olivacea)
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa)
Pacific Gull (Larus pacificus)
Pallid Cuckoo (Heteroscenes pallidus)
Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) 
Pink Robin (Petroica rodinogaster)  
Purple Swamphen (Porphürio porphürio) 
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus)
Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus)  
Rock Dove (Columba livia) 
Scarlet Robin (Petrocia multicolor)
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo (Chalcites lucidus)
Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta)  
Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae)
Silver eye (Zosterops lateralis)
Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria fusca)  
Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus)  
Southern Boobook (Ninox boobook) 
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens)  
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus) 
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus)
Strong-billed Honeyeater (Melithreptus validirostris)  
Stubble Quail (Cotunix pectoralis)  
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) 
Superb Fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus)
Swamp Harrier (Circus approximans)
Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolour) 
Tasmanian Native-hen (Tribonyx mortierii)
Tasmanian Scrubwren (Sericornis humilis)
Tasmanian Thornbill (Acanthiza ewingii)
Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) 
Tree Martin (Petrochelidon nigricans)  
Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans)  
Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax)
Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena)
Western Spinebill (Acanthorhünchus superciliosus)  
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
White-faced Heron (Egretta novahollandiae)
Yellow Wattlebird (Anthochaera paradoxa)
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza chrüsorrhoa) 
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Zanda funereus)
Yellow-throated Honeyeater (Nesoptilotis flavicollis)