Australia
Summary and Stats

I had an incredible time on this trip, and I loved every minute of it in spite of the little problems.  I would recommend Australia to anyone who loves wildlife as much as a great adventure.  I enjoyed it so much that I decided to share it with my husband in 1999.  (On a different itinerary, of course!)

Statistics:
Number of bird species: 201
Number of lifebirds: 172

Birds seen:
Double-wattled Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius)
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
Australian Dabchick (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae)
Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
Little Black Shag (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris)
Little Shag (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos)
Australian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Pied Egret (Egretta picata)
Intermediate Egret (Egretta intermedia)
White-faced Egret (Egretta novaehollandiae)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Black Bittern (Ixobrychus flavicollis)
Black-necked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus)
Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)
Straw-necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia)
Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)
Pied Goose (Anseranas semipalmata)
East Indian Wandering Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna arcuata)
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)
Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa)
Moluccan Radjah Shelduck (Tadorna radjah)
Green Pygmy Goose (Nettapus pulchellus)
Maned Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)
Australian Grey Teal (Anas gibberifrons)
Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea)
Australian Black Duck (Anas superciliosa)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Australian Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus notatus)
Letter-winged Kite (Elanus scriptus)
Square-tailed Kite (Lophoictinia isura)
Black-breasted Buzzard Kite (Hamirostra melanosternon)
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)
White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
Australian Collared Sparrow Hawk (Accipiter cirrhocephalus)
Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax)
Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides)
Australian Kestrel (Falco cenchroides)
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora)
Orange-footed Scrub Fowl (Megapodius reinwardt)
Brush Turkey (Alectura lathami)
Indian Blue Quail (Coturnix chinensis)
Painted Button-Quail (Turnix varia)
Brolga (Grus rubicunda)
Buff-banded Rail (Rallus philippensis)
White-browed Rail (Porzana cinerea)
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)
Eurasian Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Australian Bustard (Choriotis australis)
Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea)
Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)
Australian Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus)
Southern Stone Curlew (Burhinus magnirostris)
Indian Pratincole (Glareola maldivarus)
Masked Plover (Vanellus miles)
Red-capped Dotterel (Charadrius ruficapillus)
Greater Sandplover (Charadrius leschenaultii)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Asian Dowitcher (Limnodromus semipalmatus)
Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris)
Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis)
Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta)
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Red-billed Gull (Larus novaehollandiae)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
White-fronted Tern (Sterna striata)
Greater Crested Tern (Sterna bergii)
Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)
Pink-breasted Cuckoo Dove (Macropygia amboinensis)
Flock Pigeon (Phaps histrionica)
Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)
White-bellied Plumed Pigeon (Petrophassa plumifera)
Bare-eyed Partridge Bronzewing (Petrophassa smithii)
Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata)
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata)
Bar-shouldered Dove (Geopelia humeralis)
Magnificent Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus magnificus)
Pink-capped Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus regina)
Australian Pied Imperial Pigeon (Ducula spilorrhoa)
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)
Varied Lorikeet (Trichoglossus versicolor)
Red-tailed Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus magnificus)
Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus)
Great Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)
Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea)
Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus)
Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus)
Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans)
Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius)
Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus)
Northern Rosella (Platycercus venustus)
Western Rosella (Platycercus icterotis)
Golden-shouldered Parrot (Psephotus chrysopterygius)
Hooded Parrot (Psephotus chrysopterygius dissimilis)
Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)
Koel (Eudynamis scolopacea)
Pheasant Coucal (Centropus phasianinus)
Barking Owl (Ninox connivens)
White-rumped Swiftlet (Collocalia spodiopygius)
White-bellied Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta)
Fork-tailed Swift (Apus pacificus)
Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azureus)
Mangrove Kingfisher (Alcedo pusilla)
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii)
Forest Kingfisher (Halcyon macleayii)
Red-backed Kingfisher (Halcyon pyrrhopygia)
Lesser Yellow-billed Kingfisher (Halcyon torotoro)
Sacred Kingfisher (Halcyon sancta)
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus orientalis)
Noisy Pitta (Pitta versicolor)
Pacific Swallow (Hirundo tahitica)
Fairy Martin (Hirundo ariel)
Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)
Papuan Cuckoo Shrike (Coracina papuensis)
Common Cicadabird (Coracina tenuirostris)
White-winged Triller (Lalage sueurii)
Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)
Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus)
Gray-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)
Red-backed Wren (Malurus melanocephalus)
White-browed Sericornis (Sericornis frontalis)
Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris)
Spectacled Monarch (Monarcha trivirgatus)
Satin Flycatcher (Myiagra cyanoleuca)
Shining Flycatcher (Myiagra alecto)
Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta)
Black and White Fantail (Rhipidura leucophrys)
Northern Fantail (Rhipidura rufiventris)
Australian Brown Flycatcher (Microeca leucophaea)
Lemon-breasted Flycatcher (Microeca flavigaster)
Yellow-footed Microeca Flycatcher (Microeca griseoceps)
Hooded Robin (Petroica cucullata)
Gray-headed Robin (Poecilodryas albispecularis)
Crested Shrike Tit (Falcunculus frontatus)
Rufous Shrike Thrush (Colluricincla megarhyncha)
Olive-backed Sunbird (Nectarinia jugularis)
Yellow Silver-eye (Zosterops lutea)
Gray-backed White-eye (Zosterops lateralis)
Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta)
White-eared Honeyeater (Lichmera alboauricularis)
Mangrove Red-headed Honeyeater (Myzomela erythrocephala)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Varied Honeyeater (Meliphaga versicolor)
Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis)
Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis)
Timor Helmeted Friarbird (Philemon buceroides)
Silver-crowned Friarbird (Philemon argenticeps)
Tawny-crowned Honeyeater (Glyciphilus melanops)
Yellow-winged Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae)
Bar-breasted Honeyeater (Ramsayornis fasciatus)
Rufous-banded Honeyeater (Conopophila albogularis)
Painted Honeyeater (Conopophila picta)
Banded Honeyeater (Cissomela pectoralis)
Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris)
Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala)
Yellow-throated Miner (Manorina flavigula)
Red-browed Waxbill (Aegintha temporalis)
Crimson Neochmia (Neochmia phaeton)
Star Finch (Neochmia ruficauda)
Spotted-sided Finch (Poephila guttata)
Double-barred Finch (Poephila bichenovii)
Masked Finch (Poephila personata)
Long-tailed Finch (Poephila acuticauda)
Nutmeg Munia (Lonchura punctulata)
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin (Lonchura castaneothorax)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)
Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus)
Australian Yellow Oriole (Oriolus flavocinctus)
Figbird (Sphecotheres viridis)
Spangled Drongo (Dicrurus bracteatus)
Magpie Lark (Grallina cyanoleuca)
White-winged Chough (Corcorax melanorhamphos)
White-breasted Wood Swallow (Artamus leucorhynchus)
Black-faced Wood Swallow (Artamus cinereus)
Gray Butcher Bird (Cracticus torquatus)
Black-throated Butcher Bird (Cracticus nigrogularis)
Black Butcher Bird (Cracticus quoyi)
Black-backed Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen)
Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina)
Gray Currawong (Strepera versicolor)
Tooth-billed Catbird (Scenopoeetes dentirostris)
Great Gray Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis)
Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)
Little Raven (Corvus mellori)

Reptiles:
Saltwater Crocodile
Freshwater Crocodile
Water Monitor
Gecko
Frilled Lizard

Mammals:
Wallaby (sp?)
Fruit Bats
Water Buffalo

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