Australian Native Birds

Australia and its offshore islands and territories have 898 recorded bird species as of 2014. Of the recorded birds, 165 are considered vagrant or accidental visitors, of the remainder over 45% are classified as Australian endemics: found nowhere else on earth.
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Variegated warbler. 20 December 1804 etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured

20 December 1804 etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate;

Mamura Superba [lyrebird]

clawmarks: “Select Specimens From Nature of the Birds and Animals of New South Wales - illustrated by T. Browne - 1813 - via State Library of New South Wales ”

Plyctolophus sulphureus. Lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo

Plyctolophus sulphureus. Lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo

Plyctolophus leadbeateri. Leadbeater's cockatoo

Plyctolophus leadbeateri. Leadbeater's cockatoo

Platycercus erythropterus. Crimson-winged parrakeet

Platycercus erythropterus. Crimson-winged parrakeet

Platycercus erythropterus. Crimson-winged parrakeet

Platycercus erythropterus. Crimson-winged parrakeet

Palæornis novæ-hollandiæ. New Holland parrakeet

Palæornis novæ-hollandiæ. New Holland parrakeet

Nanodes undulatus. Undulated parrakeet

Nanodes undulatus. Undulated parrakeet

Calyptorhynchus baudinii. Baudin's cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus baudinii. Baudin's cockatoo

The Masked Plover [masked lapwing]

The Masked Plover [masked lapwing]

The Emue

The Emue

The Black Swan

Select Specimens From Nature of the Birds and Animals of New South Wales - illustrated by T. Browne - 1813 - via State Library of New South Wales

Star Wing [dollar bird]

Star Wing [dollar bird]

Sparrow, Tom Tit, Fan Tail & Ant Killer [red-browed finch; superb fairy wren; southern emu-wren; eastern spinebill or honeyeater]

eastern spinebill or honeyeater]

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