Broome

Description: Includes Broome township, sewage farm, jetty, zoo, mangroves etc.
Updated: 4/14/2012
Region: Australia: Western Australia
Location: 17°57'32"S 122°13'52"E
Season: January to December
Period: 1/1/1900 to 4/23/2014
Lists: 177
Species: 196
Best Day List: 61 species, Simon Starr 1/16/1991.

Common Names

The reporting rate (proportion of lists which record each species) is shown as a percentage.
Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
Plumed Whistling-Duck14%Pacific Black Duck11%White-eyed Duck10%
Freckled Duck1%Gray Teal11%
Radjah Shelduck3%Pink-eared Duck7%
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies
Brown Quail5%Indian Peafowl1%
Grebes
Australasian Grebe8%Hoary-headed Grebe1%
Shearwaters and Petrels
Wedge-tailed Shearwater1%
Storks
Black-necked Stork2%
Frigatebirds
Lesser Frigatebird8%
Boobies and Gannets
Brown Booby22%
Cormorants and Shags
Little Black Cormorant1%Pied Cormorant6%
Great Cormorant1%Little Pied Cormorant3%
Anhingas
Australasian Darter6%
Pelicans
Australian Pelican24%
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
Pacific Heron1%White-faced Heron6%Cattle Egret1%
Great Egret10%Little Egret5%Striated Heron6%
Intermediate Egret1%Pacific Reef-Heron18%Rufous Night-Heron1%
Ibises and Spoonbills
Glossy Ibis1%Straw-necked Ibis23%
Australian Ibis33%Royal Spoonbill15%
Osprey
Osprey30%
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites
Australian Kite3%Spotted Harrier1%Whistling Kite20%
Square-tailed Kite1%Brown Goshawk5%Brahminy Kite31%
Little Eagle1%Collared Sparrowhawk2%White-bellied Sea-Eagle14%
Wedge-tailed Eagle1%Black Kite49%
Bustards
Australian Bustard1%
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
Baillon's Crake1%Purple Swamphen1%
Australian Crake1%Eurasian Coot7%
Cranes
Brolga2%
Stilts and Avocets
Pied Stilt15%Red-necked Avocet1%
Oystercatchers
Pied Oystercatcher11%Sooty Oystercatcher2%
Plovers and Lapwings
Black-bellied Plover2%Greater Sand-Plover8%Little Ringed Plover2%
Pacific Golden-Plover5%Red-capped Plover10%Oriental Plover1%
Masked Lapwing28%Common Ringed Plover1%Red-kneed Dotterel1%
Lesser Sand-Plover1%Semipalmated Plover7%Black-fronted Dotterel9%
Sandpipers and Allies
Terek Sandpiper1%Little Curlew1%Ruff1%
Common Sandpiper10%Whimbrel13%Sharp-tailed Sandpiper2%
Gray-tailed Tattler6%Far Eastern Curlew1%Curlew Sandpiper2%
Common Greenshank2%Black-tailed Godwit1%Long-toed Stint1%
Marsh Sandpiper1%Bar-tailed Godwit4%Red-necked Stint5%
Wood Sandpiper2%Ruddy Turnstone8%Sanderling2%
Common Redshank1%Great Knot3%Asian Dowitcher1%
Pratincoles and Coursers
Oriental Pratincole1%
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Silver Gull52%Little Tern2%Common Tern3%
Black-headed Gull1%Gull-billed Tern7%Great Crested Tern10%
Franklin's Gull3%Caspian Tern4%Lesser Crested Tern5%
Lesser Black-backed Gull1%White-winged Tern2%
Brown Noddy1%Whiskered Tern10%
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon1%Diamond Dove6%Bar-shouldered Dove24%
Crested Pigeon28%Peaceful Dove33%Torresian Imperial-Pigeon1%
Cuckoos
Pallid Cuckoo1%Channel-billed Cuckoo1%
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo2%Pheasant Coucal4%
Owls
Barking Owl1%
Frogmouths
Tawny Frogmouth3%
Swifts
Pacific Swift1%House Swift1%
Kingfishers
Blue-winged Kookaburra7%Red-backed Kingfisher1%Sacred Kingfisher9%
Bee-eaters
Rainbow Bee-eater33%
Falcons and Caracaras
Australian Kestrel6%Brown Falcon8%
Australian Hobby1%Peregrine Falcon1%
Cockatoos
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo10%Little Corella10%Cockatiel1%
Parrots
Rainbow Lorikeet24%Budgerigar2%Red-winged Parrot16%
Bowerbirds
Great Bowerbird15%
Australasian Treecreepers
Black-tailed Treecreeper1%
Fairywrens
Variegated Fairywren6%Red-backed Fairywren6%
Honeyeaters
Singing Honeyeater42%Rufous-throated Honeyeater7%White-throated Honeyeater2%
White-gaped Honeyeater10%Crimson Chat1%Black-chinned Honeyeater1%
Gray-headed Honeyeater1%Red-headed Myzomela10%Little Friarbird40%
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater2%Banded Honeyeater1%
Yellow-throated Miner1%Brown Honeyeater23%
Pardalotes
Striated Pardalote2%
Thornbills and Allies
White-throated Gerygone4%Dusky Gerygone5%
Pseudo-babblers
Gray-crowned Babbler10%
Woodswallows
White-breasted Woodswallow7%Masked Woodswallow2%Black-faced Woodswallow2%
Bellmagpies and Allies
Pied Butcherbird22%Australasian Magpie2%
Cuckooshrikes
Black-faced Cuckooshrike25%White-bellied Cuckooshrike1%White-winged Triller5%
Sittellas
Varied Sittella1%
Whistlers and Allies
Gray Shrike-Thrush7%Rufous Whistler6%
Black-tailed Whistler7%White-breasted Whistler2%
Old World Orioles
Olive-backed Oriole2%
Fantails
Northern Fantail1%Gray Fantail1%
Willie-wagtail14%Mangrove Fantail11%
Monarch Flycatchers
Magpie-lark34%Broad-billed Flycatcher8%Paperbark Flycatcher7%
Crows, Jays, and Magpies
Torresian Crow35%Little Crow1%
Australasian Robins
Jacky-winter1%Lemon-bellied Flycatcher1%Mangrove Robin1%
Larks
Australasian Bushlark1%
Swallows
Barn Swallow6%Fairy Martin1%
Welcome Swallow1%Tree Martin11%
Grassbirds and Allies
Brown Songlark1%Rufous Songlark1%
Cisticolas and Allies
Golden-headed Cisticola1%
Yuhinas, White-eyes, and Allies
Australian Yellow White-eye15%
Flowerpeckers
Mistletoebird15%
Wagtails and Pipits
Eastern Yellow Wagtail6%Australasian Pipit2%
White Wagtail1%Red-throated Pipit1%
Waxbills and Allies
Crimson Finch1%Double-barred Finch2%
Zebra Finch10%Long-tailed Finch1%
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