Backyard Birds

Australian Black Birds, Ravens, Magpie-larks and Riflebirds

Australian Black Birds

Listing of Birds found in Australia … Photos of Birds found in Australia

Parrots / Psittacines found in Australia

Blackbirds, Ravens, Starlings, Magpies, Magpie-larks, Koels that occur naturally in Australia

Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea) aka Common Koel or Rainbird (in eastern Australia) – May winter in Eastern Australia

Koels (Eudynamys)

Pacific or Eastern Koels (Eudynamys orientalis) – Range: Northern and eastern Australia

Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca)

Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen)

Western Magpie (G. tibicen dorsalis) – Range: South-west corner of Western Australia

Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides) – Range: Eastern Australia and southern Western Australia

Forest Raven (Corvus tasmanicus) – Range: South-eastern Australia

Little Raven (Corvus mellori) – Range: Southeastern Australia from southern South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales

Blackbird or Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) – Introduced into Australia

Crows (Corvus)

Little Crow (Corvus bennetti) – Range: Western and Central Australia

Metallic Starling (Aplonis metallica) – Range: Northeastern Australia

Black Currawong (Strepera fuliginosa) aka Black Jay

Grey Currawong (Strepera versicolor) – Range: Southern Australia

Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina) – Native to eastern Australia and Lord Howe Island

Magnificent Riflebird (Ptiloris magnificus) – Range: Northeastern Australia

Paradise Riflebird (Ptiloris paradiseus) – Range: Endemic to eastern Australia – rainforests of New South Wales and central Queensland

Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) – aka Duwuduwu – Range: Endemic to the Atherton Tableland region of northeastern Queensland, Australia

More Birds Found in Australia


Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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