Finches in Australia (incl. Pardalotus, Munias, etc. )

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

Parrots / Psittacines found in Australia

Kingfishers / Kookaburras that occur naturally in Australia

Red-browed Pardalote (Pardalotus rubricatus)

Bicheno Finches / Owl Finches (Poephila bichenovii) – Range: Northern, interior, and eastern Australia

Black-throated Finches (Poephila cincta cincta) – Range: Cape York Peninsula to northern New South Wales in Australia.

Black-throated Finch (Poephila cincta cincta) aka Parson Finch – Range: Cape York Peninsula to northern New South Wales in Australia

Cherry Finches (Aidemosyne modesta) – Range: Interior Queensland and New South Wales, Australia

Chestnut-breasted Finches (Lonchura castaneothorax) – Range: Northern and eastern Australia

Crimson Finches (Neochmia phaeton) – Range: Northern Australia

Diamond Firetail FinchRange: Central west to southeastern regions of Australia

Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae)

Long-tailed Grassfinches (Poephila acuticauda) – Range: Northern Australia west of the Gulf of Carpentaria

Masked Grassfinches (Poephila personata) – Range: Northern Australia east to northwestern Queensland

Owl Finches also known as Bicheno Finches or Double-barred Finches – Range: Northern and eastern Australia

Painted Finches (Emblema pictum or Emblema picta) – Range: Northwestern Australia to western Queensland

Pardalotes (Pardalotidae)

Parson Finches (Poephila cincta cincta) – Range: Cape York Peninsula to northern New South Wales, Australia

Pictorella Finches (Lonchura pectoralis) – Range: Northern Australia from west coast to east coast

Red-browed Finches (Neochmia temporali) – Range: East Australia

Shaft Tail Finches

Shaftail Finch

Star Finches (Neochmia ruficauda) – Range: Northern Australia

Tricolored Munia (Lonchura malacca) – Introduced species

Yellow-rumped Finches (Lonchura flaviprymna) – Range: Interior, northern and northwestern Australia

Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata or Poephila guttata) – Range: Australia, except for northwestern, southeastern, and southwestern coasts

More Birds Found in Australia

Chestnut-breasted Munia (Lonchura castaneothorax), also known as the Chestnut-breasted Mannikin or Bully Bird
Tricolored Munia, Lonchura malacca
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Gordon Ramel

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