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This web site uses the taxonomy (species list) defined by BirdLife Australia as their 'Working List of Australia Birds v4.3', available for download here.
To see just the changes (and some notes on 'splits' and 'lumps') .
Note that currently we only allow photos to be identified at the Species level. However, members may provide additional taxonomic information, as per the 'Working List of Australia Birds v4.3', in the ‘Comments’ field when submitting photos.


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Common Name Scientific Name Family Order Status Population Notes Images Avibase Link Actions
Abbott's BoobyPapasula abbottiGannets and Boobies (Sulidae)PelecaniformesLeast concernAustralian15Show Avibase Record
Adelie PenguinPygoscelis adeliaePenguins (Spheniscidae)FalconiformesNo confirmed record27Show Avibase Record
Albert's LyrebirdMenura albertiLyrebirds (Menuridae)PasseriformesVagrantVagrant11Show Avibase Record
Aleutian TernOnychoprion aleuticusGulls, Terns and Noddies (Laridae)CharadriiformesNo confirmed record5
American Golden PloverPluvialis dominicaPlovers, Dotterel and Lapwings (Charadriidae)CharadriiformesNo confirmed record6Show Avibase Record
Amsterdam AlbatrossDiomedea amsterdamensisAlbatrosses (Diomedeidae)ProcellariiformesNear threatenedNo confirmed recordResult of v2.1 split from Wandering Albatross complex (Diomedea exulans)0Show Avibase Record
Amur FalconFalco amurensisFalcons (Falconidae)No confirmed record0
Antarctic PetrelThalassoica antarcticaPetrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)ProcellariiformesNo confirmed record6Show Avibase Record
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolataPetrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)ProcellariiformesVagrant15Show Avibase Record
Antarctic TernSterna vittataGulls, Terns and Noddies (Laridae)Charadriiformes7Show Avibase Record
Antipodean AlbatrossDiomedea antipodensisAlbatrosses (Diomedeidae)ProcellariiformesEndemicResult of v2.1 split from Wandering Albatross complex (Diomedea exulans)30Show Avibase Record
ApostlebirdStruthidea cinereaChough and Apostlebird (Corcoracidae)PasseriformesVagrant53Show Avibase Record
Arafura FantailRhipidura dryasFantails (Rhipiduridae)PasseriformesVagrantResult of v3 split from Rufous Fantail complex (Rhipidura rufifrons)6
Arctic JaegerStercorarius parasiticusSkuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)CharadriiformesVagrantEndemic10Show Avibase Record
Arctic TernSterna paradisaeaGulls, Terns and Noddies (Laridae)CharadriiformesNo confirmed record3Show Avibase Record
Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealisLeaf-warblers (Phylloscopidae)PasseriformesNo confirmed record0Show Avibase Record
Ashy-bellied White-eyeZosterops citrinellaWhite-eyes and Yuhinias (Zosteropidae)Passeriformescorrected species scientific name0Show Avibase Record
Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauuricaOld world flycatchers (Muscicapidae)PasseriformesNo confirmed record1Show Avibase Record
Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatusSnipe, Sandpipers, Godwits, Curlew, Stints and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)CharadriiformesLeast concernEndemic1Show Avibase Record
Asian Golden WeaverPloceus hypoxanthusWeaverbirds, Bishops and Wydahs (Ploceidae)PasseriformesDomestic0

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