Wild Birds

Australian Whistlers

Whistlers Found in Australia

Whistlers that occur naturally in Australia

Gilbert’s Whistler (Pachycephala inornata) – Endemic

The Rufous Whistler on the Branch. Australian Whistlers
The Rufous Whistler on the Branch. Australian Whistlers

Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis) – Range: Forest, woodland, mallee, mangrove and scrub in Australia (except the interior and most of the north)

Grey Whistler (Pachycephala simplex)

Lord Howe Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis contempta) (no photo)

Mangrove Golden Whistler or Black-tailed Whistler (Pachycephala melanura) – endemic

Norfolk Island Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis xanthoprocta)

Olive Whistler (Pachycephala olivacea) – Endemic

Red-Lored Whistler (Pachycephala rufogularis) – No Photo – Range: South-eastern South Australia and western Victoria. Also north of the River Murray (at Gluepot Reserve, South Australia) and at Round Hill Nature Reserve in outback New South Wales. Has been recorded from Pinkawillinnie Conservation Park (near Kimba, Eyre Peninsula), and in the vicinity of Adelaide.

Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris) – Range: Throughout Australia a

White-breasted Whistler (Pachycephala lanioides)

Parrots / Psittacines 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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