Maria Island

Description: Partly cleared for agriculture, partly open woodland. Public access, at least to large parts.
Updated: 4/29/2003
Region: Australia: Tasmania
Location: 42°37'40"S 148°04'50"E
Season: January to December
Period: 1/1/1900 to 4/16/2014
Lists: 19
Species: 81
Best Day List: 38 species, Steve & Judi Duke 1/22/2012.

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 5%.
Emu
Emu5%
Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
Cape Barren Goose84%Australian Shelduck5%Gray Teal11%
Black Swan5%Pacific Black Duck21%Chestnut Teal68%
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies
Brown Quail5%
Grebes
Australasian Grebe5%Hoary-headed Grebe5%
Penguins
Little Penguin26%
Boobies and Gannets
Australasian Gannet53%
Cormorants and Shags
Little Black Cormorant16%Black-faced Cormorant58%
Great Cormorant32%Little Pied Cormorant26%
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
White-faced Heron47%Cattle Egret5%
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites
Wedge-tailed Eagle21%Swamp Harrier11%White-bellied Sea-Eagle26%
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
Tasmanian Native-hen89%
Oystercatchers
Pied Oystercatcher47%Sooty Oystercatcher32%
Plovers and Lapwings
Masked Lapwing32%Hooded Plover37%
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Silver Gull68%Kelp Gull21%
Pacific Gull63%Great Crested Tern32%
Pigeons and Doves
Common Bronzewing5%Brush Bronzewing16%
Cuckoos
Pallid Cuckoo21%Fan-tailed Cuckoo37%Shining Bronze-Cuckoo16%
Kingfishers
Laughing Kookaburra68%
Falcons and Caracaras
Australian Kestrel11%Brown Falcon16%
Cockatoos
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo21%
Parrots
Green Rosella74%Swift Parrot11%
Fairywrens
Superb Fairywren5%
Honeyeaters
Eastern Spinebill32%White-fronted Chat26%Black-headed Honeyeater63%
Yellow-throated Honeyeater74%Tawny-crowned Honeyeater5%Strong-billed Honeyeater32%
Little Wattlebird16%Crescent Honeyeater16%
Yellow Wattlebird68%New Holland Honeyeater68%
Pardalotes
Spotted Pardalote37%Forty-spotted Pardalote47%Striated Pardalote58%
Thornbills and Allies
Tasmanian Scrubwren16%Tasmanian Thornbill42%
Brown Thornbill11%Yellow-rumped Thornbill53%
Woodswallows
Dusky Woodswallow21%
Bellmagpies and Allies
Australasian Magpie68%Black Currawong74%Gray Currawong16%
Cuckooshrikes
Black-faced Cuckooshrike16%
Whistlers and Allies
Olive Whistler26%Golden Whistler21%
Fantails
Gray Fantail74%
Monarch Flycatchers
Satin Flycatcher16%
Crows, Jays, and Magpies
Forest Raven79%
Australasian Robins
Scarlet Robin58%Flame Robin47%Dusky Robin21%
Larks
Sky Lark26%
Swallows
Welcome Swallow63%Tree Martin74%
Yuhinas, White-eyes, and Allies
Silver-eye58%
Starlings
European Starling32%
Wagtails and Pipits
Australasian Pipit47%
Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies
European Goldfinch37%
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow11%
Waxbills and Allies
Beautiful Firetail11%
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