• Common (Indian) Myna

    Description The common myna is readily identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind the eye. The bill and legs are bright yellow. There is a white patch on the outer primaries and the wing lining on the underside is white. The sexes are similar and birds are usually seen […]

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  • Eastern Koel

    Description The Eastern koel, also known as the Pacific koel or Australian koel in Australia, is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. In Australia, it is colloquially known as the rainbird or stormbird, as its call is usually more prevalent before or during stormy weather. Behaviour The Eastern koel is a brood parasite. In Australia, their […]

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  • Australian Raven

    Description Measuring 46–53 cm (18–21 in) in length with a 100 cm (39 in) wingspan and weighing around 650 g (1.43 lb),[4] the adult Australian raven is an all black-bird with a black beak, mouth and tongue and sturdy black or grey-black legs and feet.[23] The tibia is fully feathered and the tarsus is long, and the feet large and strong.[24] It […]

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  • Australian Magpie

    Description The Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen) is a medium-sized black and white passerine bird native to Australia and southernNew Guinea. Although once considered to be three separate species, it is now considered to be one, with nine recognisedsubspecies. A member of the Artamidae, the Australian magpie is classified in the butcherbird genus Cracticus and is most […]

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  • Elegant Parrot

    Description The elegant parrot (Neophema elegans) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is endemic to Australia. The elegant parrot is 23 cm (9.1 in) long and predominantly golden olive in colour with a dark blue frontal band line above with lighter blue. while abdomen and vent are yellow. The female is a duller […]

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  • Bourke’s Parrot

    Description  The Bourke’s parrot is a relatively small species. They tend to vary between 18 cm and 23 cm in length with a tail length of approximately 9 cm. The females of the species tend to be slightly smaller than the males. The males of the species weigh between 47 g and 49 g whilst […]

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  • Australian King Parrot

    Description Adults of both sexes are about 43 cm (17 in) in length, including the long broad tail. The adult male has a red head, breast, and lower undersides, with a blue band on the back of the neck between the red above and green on the back, the wings are green and each has a pale […]

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