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This is a list of birds that visit our suburban house.

The Birds that visit our house
Common NameScientific NameNative?FrequencyNotes
English BlackbirdTurdus merulaIntroducedDailyNests in neighbouring trees.
Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosusIntroducedFrequent
Satin BowerbirdNativeRare, from nearby bushland.
Pied ButcherbirdCracticus nigrogularisNativeRareOnly a couple of visits by a younger bird.
Yellow tailed Black CockatooCalyptorhynchus funereusNativeSeasonally infrequentOccasionally visits to feed on gum blossum in season.
White CockatooCacatua galeritaNativeOccassionalFlyover and visit gum tree
CorellaNativeOccassionalFly over yard and occassionally seen on playing fields in parks and reserves with other birds.
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikeCoracina novaehollandiaeNativeSeasonally infrequent
Pied CurrawongStrepera graculinaNativeInfrequentMostly heard in winter.
Grey FantailRhipidura fuliginosaNativeSeasonallyObvious over large gum tree.
Red-Browed Firetail/Beautiful FiretailNativeVery Rarely, SeasonalAlmost exclusively in Navel Orange Tree when grass underneath has seeds. Very easily disturbed.
FriarbirdNativeSeasonally infrequent
GalahCacatua roseicapillaNativeInfrequentFeeds on gum blossum in season and generally fly over.
Gang GangCallocephalon fimbriatumNativeInfrequentFlyover and perch in gum tree
Grey GoshawkNativeVery RareTwo successful strikes on parrots.
Yellow-faced HoneyeaterNativeInfrequentSeasonal.
KookaburraDacelo novaeguinraeNativeSeasonally infrequentResident of local reserve.
Square-Tailed KiteNativeSummer visitor from 2002/2003. Infrequent. Breeding.
Little LorikeetGlosopsitta pusillaNativeSeasonalFeeds on flowering Banksia pods.
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodusNativeSeasonal, InfrequentFeeds on flowering Banksia pods.
MagpieGymnorhina tibicenNativeInfrequentMostly heard in winter.
Noisy MinerManorina melanocephalaNativeInfrequentResident around local oval.
MopokePodargus strigoidesNativeVery rareResident for a week once. Now heard seasonally.
Indian MynahAcridotheres tristisIntroducedDaily
Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatusNativeRareA nest for two years running during lull in vegetable garden reengineering.
King ParrotAlisterus scapularisNativeSeasonalFly over and gum tree blossum.
Crimson RosellaPlatycerus elagansNativeSeasonalFly over and gum tree blossum.
Eastern RosellaPlatycerus eximiusNativeSeasonalGum tree blossom, banksia pods, occassionaly examine neighburing trees for nest holes.
Pee WeeGrallina cyanoleucaNativeOccassionalSeems to be resident around local oval.
SilvereyeZosterops lateralisNativeInfrequent seasonal
SparrowPasser domesticusIntroducedDailyStreet Resident
Scaly ThrushZoothera daumaNativeRareSpring, but not for four years since old wattle removed. Very easily disturbed.
Eastern SpinebillAcanthorhynchus tenuirostrisNativeDaily2004. Almost daily. Breeding locally.
Spotted Turtle DoveIntroducedDailyNests in Hakea
StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroducedAlmost DailyStreet Resident
Banksia BirdNativeFrequentAlso known as Brush Wattle Bird. Young are raised locally each year.
Red WattlebirdAnthochaera carunculataNativeInfrequent Spring and Summer
WeebillSmicrornis brevirostrisNativeSeasonal
Willy WagtailRhipidura leucophrysNativeVery OccassionallyPrefers open street closer to oval. 2004 - almost daily visitor to major gum in backyard.
Blue WrenNativeSeasonally occassionalAround Summer mainly. Breeds locally.

This list was started in 1999/2000, so undated comments belong to that periods.

Major admendments in early 2004.

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