Darwin

Description: The township of Darwin, including Botanical Gardens and East Point.
Updated: 9/30/2009
Region: Australia: Northern Territory
Location: 12°27'17"S 130°50'18"E
Season: January to December
Period: 1/1/1900 to 4/19/2014
Lists: 74
Species: 166
Best Day List: 41 species, Gus Daly 9/20/2013.

Common Names

The reporting rate (proportion of lists which record each species) is shown as a percentage. The reporting rate for a single observation is 1%.
Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
Magpie Goose7%Radjah Shelduck20%
Wandering Whistling-Duck3%Pacific Black Duck3%
Megapodes
Orange-footed Scrubfowl34%
Storks
Black-necked Stork5%
Frigatebirds
Lesser Frigatebird1%
Boobies and Gannets
Brown Booby3%
Cormorants and Shags
Little Black Cormorant18%Pied Cormorant3%Little Pied Cormorant4%
Anhingas
Australasian Darter3%
Pelicans
Australian Pelican9%
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
Great-billed Heron1%Little Egret3%Cattle Egret1%
Great Egret9%Pacific Reef-Heron20%Striated Heron16%
Intermediate Egret1%Pied Heron5%Rufous Night-Heron3%
Ibises and Spoonbills
Glossy Ibis1%Straw-necked Ibis32%
Australian Ibis32%Royal Spoonbill3%
Osprey
Osprey8%
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites
Pacific Baza1%Brown Goshawk5%Whistling Kite22%
Square-tailed Kite1%Collared Sparrowhawk4%Brahminy Kite20%
Wedge-tailed Eagle3%Black Kite50%White-bellied Sea-Eagle5%
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
Buff-banded Rail1%
Cranes
Brolga1%
Thick-knees
Bush Thick-knee11%Beach Thick-knee4%
Stilts and Avocets
Pied Stilt3%
Oystercatchers
Pied Oystercatcher1%
Plovers and Lapwings
Black-bellied Plover1%Masked Lapwing55%Greater Sand-Plover4%
Pacific Golden-Plover1%Lesser Sand-Plover5%Red-capped Plover1%
Jacanas
Comb-crested Jacana3%
Sandpipers and Allies
Terek Sandpiper3%Whimbrel5%Red Knot1%
Common Sandpiper12%Far Eastern Curlew4%Sharp-tailed Sandpiper1%
Gray-tailed Tattler7%Black-tailed Godwit1%Curlew Sandpiper1%
Common Greenshank4%Bar-tailed Godwit3%Red-necked Stint3%
Marsh Sandpiper1%Ruddy Turnstone4%Asian Dowitcher1%
Little Curlew4%Great Knot3%Latham's Snipe1%
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Silver Gull26%Gull-billed Tern5%Whiskered Tern4%
Franklin's Gull1%Caspian Tern3%Great Crested Tern1%
Little Tern7%White-winged Tern3%Lesser Crested Tern1%
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon5%Diamond Dove1%Torresian Imperial-Pigeon49%
Emerald Dove1%Peaceful Dove51%
Crested Pigeon1%Bar-shouldered Dove55%
Cuckoos
Little Bronze-Cuckoo1%Pheasant Coucal3%
Owls
Barking Owl4%Southern Boobook1%
Frogmouths
Tawny Frogmouth3%
Nightjars and Allies
Large-tailed Nightjar1%
Kingfishers
Azure Kingfisher4%Forest Kingfisher15%Collared Kingfisher8%
Blue-winged Kookaburra7%Red-backed Kingfisher1%Sacred Kingfisher22%
Bee-eaters
Rainbow Bee-eater35%
Rollers
Dollarbird4%
Falcons and Caracaras
Australian Kestrel1%Brown Falcon1%
Cockatoos
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo15%Little Corella14%
Galah19%Sulphur-crested Cockatoo11%
Parrots
Rainbow Lorikeet42%Northern Rosella1%
Varied Lorikeet3%Red-winged Parrot15%
Pittas
Rainbow Pitta1%
Bowerbirds
Great Bowerbird3%
Fairywrens
Red-backed Fairywren3%
Honeyeaters
White-gaped Honeyeater47%Dusky Myzomela8%Little Friarbird22%
Yellow-throated Miner1%Red-headed Myzomela11%Helmeted Friarbird19%
Bar-breasted Honeyeater4%Brown Honeyeater42%Silver-crowned Friarbird12%
Rufous-banded Honeyeater34%White-throated Honeyeater8%
Rufous-throated Honeyeater1%Blue-faced Honeyeater19%
Thornbills and Allies
Green-backed Gerygone5%Large-billed Gerygone7%Mangrove Gerygone9%
Pseudo-babblers
Gray-crowned Babbler1%
Woodswallows
White-breasted Woodswallow34%Black-faced Woodswallow1%
Bellmagpies and Allies
Gray Butcherbird1%Pied Butcherbird1%Black Butcherbird11%
Cuckooshrikes
Black-faced Cuckooshrike23%White-winged Triller4%
White-bellied Cuckooshrike26%Varied Triller27%
Sittellas
Varied Sittella1%
Whistlers and Allies
Black-tailed Whistler1%Gray Whistler4%
Old World Orioles
Olive-backed Oriole8%Green Oriole18%Australasian Figbird47%
Drongos
Spangled Drongo15%
Fantails
Northern Fantail19%Willie-wagtail3%Gray Fantail1%
Monarch Flycatchers
Magpie-lark55%Broad-billed Flycatcher3%Shining Flycatcher4%
Leaden Flycatcher1%Paperbark Flycatcher1%
Crows, Jays, and Magpies
Torresian Crow7%
Australasian Robins
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher9%Mangrove Robin1%
Swallows
Fairy Martin3%Tree Martin11%
Cisticolas and Allies
Golden-headed Cisticola3%
Yuhinas, White-eyes, and Allies
Australian Yellow White-eye5%
Flowerpeckers
Mistletoebird9%
Wagtails and Pipits
Eastern Yellow Wagtail1%Gray Wagtail1%Australasian Pipit4%
Waxbills and Allies
Crimson Finch7%Long-tailed Finch1%
Double-barred Finch32%Chestnut-breasted Munia4%
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