Bird Species Found on Kangaroo Islands
Australian Pelican (Pelicanus conspicillatus) aka Goolayyalibee
Australian Magpie (C. tibicentelonocua)
Range: From Cowell south into the Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas in southern South Australia, as well as the southwestern Gawler Ranges. Intermediate forms are found in the Mount Lofty Ranges and on Kangaroo Island.
Australian Brush-turkey (Alectura lathami)
Found in eastern Australia from Far North Queensland to Illawarra in New South Wales. It has also been introduced to Kangaroo Island in South Australia.
Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae)
Elegant Parrots, Elegant Grass Parakeets or Elegant Neophemas (Neophema elegans)
Range: South-western and South-eastern Australia as well as Kangaroo Island
Glossy Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami)
Range: Australia, from the central Queensland coast to East Gippsland in Victoria, and inland to the southern tablelands and central western plains of NSW, with a small population in the Riverina. An isolated population exists on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.
Kangaroo Island Crimson Rosellas
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) aka Laughing Jackass
Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)
Musk Lorikeets (Glossopsitta concinna)
Range: Southeast Australia, Kangaroo Islands, Tasmania
Superb Fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus)
Range: South-east of South Australia (including Kangaroo Island and Adelaide) and the tip of the Eyre Peninsula, through all of Victoria, Tasmania, coastal and sub-coastal New South Wales and Queensland, through the Brisbane area and extending inland – north to the Dawson River and west to Blackall; it is a common bird in the suburbs of Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.