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Birds

Overview

We are very fortunate to have a great variety of birdlife in the Budawang Coast Region. The natural ecosystems that surround us support that variety and include beaches and rocky shores, dry and wet Schleraphyl forests, grasslands, grassy woodlands, rivers, lakes and wetlands, as well as urban gardens and parks. There are permanent residents as well as seasonal migrants, and occasional visitors from the nearby coast or inland areas. So there is much to learn and discover when you look at this diversity which includes about 300 species.

The Atlas of Life Budawang Coast Nature Map project is a new initiative to allow people to record sightings of different kinds of wildlife including birds. ALBC will import their database of recorded sightings going back over 20 years. We also have the guidance of experienced and knowledgeable birdwatchers. The data collected is uploaded to the CSIRO's Atlas of Life database in Canberra. This enables better decisions for the conservation and preservation of our wildlife.

The birds have been listed in a number of categories. These are: Birds of prey, Nocturnal Birds, Parrots, Pigeons and Doves, Water birds, Other - smaller than magpie and Other - magpie or larger.

This system avoids scientific classifications in order to create a simple and easy to understand system for beginners as well as experts.

By recording your sightings of birds you can add to our knowledge of the local birdlife, as well as learning for yourself about the natural world around us. If you don’t know the name of the species of bird you have photographed, our experts are happy to identify what you have seen. You will also be able to chat with other like-minded people about your experiences and observations. All sightings of birds are welcome, and we are especially interested in sightings of rare birds.

So you are invited to participate in this project and share your photos of the local birds. It is a good way to enjoy nature and be part of the new wave of citizen science.

 

Further Details

There are three sensitivity levels which have been included in the Nature Map.

Highly sensitive species

  • Species that are listed as threatened or listed as species of concern within the ALBC area of interest.
  • Species of particular concern and showing their distribution could indicate breeding sites.
  • Any photo can be shown on the site but the location will be hidden automatically irrespective of whether the picture is of a nesting bird or not.
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Sensitive species

  • Species that are listed as threatened or listed as species of concern within the ALBC area of interest. Note that some species maybe listed as threatened in NSW but not in other states / territories and vice versa.
  • Any photo can be shown on the site but the location will be hidden by the moderator if the picture is of a nesting bird

Non-sensitive species

  • All species not listed as threatened or as species of concern within the ALBC area of interest
  • Any photo can be shown on the site but the location will be hidden by the moderator if the picture is of a nesting bird

Note: For all purposes there will be no difference in the treatment of records between sensitive and non-sensitive species. The moderator will consider all records to determine if the details of the location should be suppressed.

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Anthochaera phrygia (Regent Honeyeater)

Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow)

Artamus cyanopterus Dusky woodswallow - Ulladulla
Artamus cyanopterus Dusky woodswallow - feeding fledgling- Ulladulla
Artamus cyanopterus Dusky woodswallow - juvenilee - Ulladulla
Artamus cyanopterus
Artamus cyanopterus
Artamus cyanopterus

Botaurus poiciloptilus (Australasian Bittern)

Burhinus grallarius (Bush Stone-curlew)

Calamanthus fuliginosus (Striated Fieldwren)

Calidris canutus (Red Knot)

Calidris canutus Red Knot - Lake Wollumboola
Calidris canutus Red Knot - Lake Wollumboola
Calidris canutus Red Knot - Lake Wollumboola
Calidris canutus
Calidris canutus
Calidris canutus

Calidris ferruginea (Curlew Sandpiper)

Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper - Wilford Lane Wetlands - Milton
Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper - Lake Wollumboola
Calidris ferruginea Cattle Egret - Wilford Lane Wetlands - Milton
Calidris ferruginea
Calidris ferruginea
Calidris ferruginea

Calidris tenuirostris (Great Knot)

Calidris tenuirostris Great Knot - Lake Wollumboola
Calidris tenuirostris Great Knot - Lake Wollumboola
Calidris tenuirostris
Calidris tenuirostris

Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo)

Callocephalon fimbriatum Male Gang-gang Cockatoo (image: Leo)
Callocephalon fimbriatum Gang-gang Cockatoo -Female - Rusden Head track
Callocephalon fimbriatum Gang-gang Cockatoo -Male - Mogo
Callocephalon fimbriatum
Callocephalon fimbriatum
Callocephalon fimbriatum

Calyptorhynchus lathami (Glossy Black-cockatoo)

Calyptorhynchus lathami Glossy Black-Cockatoo - Ulladulla
Calyptorhynchus lathami Glossy Black-Cockatoo - F- Ulladulla
Calyptorhynchus lathami Glossy Black-Cockatoo - Kings Point
Calyptorhynchus lathami
Calyptorhynchus lathami
Calyptorhynchus lathami

Charadrius mongolud (Lesser Sand Plover)

Charadrius mongolud Lesser Sandplover - Lake Wollumboola
Charadrius mongolud Lesser Sandplover - Lake Conjola
Charadrius mongolud Lesser Sandplover - Lake Conjola
Charadrius mongolud
Charadrius mongolud
Charadrius mongolud

Chthonicola sagittata (Speckled Warbler)

Circus assimilis (Spotted Harrier)

Circus assimilis image: Leo
Circus assimilis
Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus ALA image
Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus Max Campbell, Bega Swamp
Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus Jackie Miles, Lower Snowy
Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus
Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus
Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus
Daphoenositta (Neositta) chrysoptera Varied Sittella - Jervis Bay
Daphoenositta (Neositta) chrysoptera Varied Sittella - Lake Conjola
Daphoenositta (Neositta) chrysoptera Varied Sittella - Ulladulla
Daphoenositta (Neositta) chrysoptera
Daphoenositta (Neositta) chrysoptera
Daphoenositta (Neositta) chrysoptera

Dasyornis brachypterus (Eastern Bristlebird)

Dasyornis brachypterus Eastern Bristlebird - Booderee - Jervis Bay
Dasyornis brachypterus Eastern Bristlebird - Booderee - Jervis Bay
Dasyornis brachypterus Eastern Bristlebird - Booderee - Jervis Bay
Dasyornis brachypterus
Dasyornis brachypterus
Dasyornis brachypterus

Diomedea gibsoni (Gibson's Albatross)

Diomedea melanophris (Black-browed Albatross)

Diomedea melanophris image: Leo
Diomedea melanophris image: Leo
Diomedea melanophris image: Leo
Diomedea melanophris
Diomedea melanophris
Diomedea melanophris

Geophaps scripta scripta (Squatter pigeon)

Glossopsitta pusilla (Little Lorikeet)

Glossopsitta pusilla Little Lorikeet - Granite Falls
Glossopsitta pusilla Little Lorikeet - Booderee National Park
Glossopsitta pusilla
Glossopsitta pusilla

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