About Australian Birds

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Birds of Prey Found In Australia

List of Australian Birds of Prey

In Australia there are many birds of prey one; one of the largest is the iconic Wedge-tailed Eagle of the smallest is the Australian Nankeen Kestrel.

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Eagles, Kites, Falcons and Hawks

Wedgetail EagleWEDGE TAILED EAGLE

Photo Glenn Budd

Owls and Nightjars

Barking OwlBARKING OWL

Photo Jim Coxon

List of Australian Birds of Prey

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List of Australian Eagles

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• Australian Little Eagle

• Eastern Osprey

• Wedgetailed Eagle

• White-Bellied Sea Eagle

List of Australian Kites

SEE KITES PHOTOS AND DATA

• Black Kite

• Black-shouldered Kite [E]

• Brahminy Kite

• Letter-winged Kite

• Nankeen Kestrel [E]

• Square-tailed Kite [E]

• Whistling Kite

List of Australian Falcons

SEE FALCONS PHOTOS AND DATA

• Black Falcon [E]

• Brown Falcon

• Grey Falcon [E]

• Peregrine Falcon

List of Australian Hawks

SEE HAWKS PHOTOS AND DATA

• Brown Goshawk

• Grey Goshawk

• Red Goshawk [E]

• Collared Sparrowhawk

List of Australian Owls

SEE OWLS PHOTOS AND DATA

• Barking Owl

• Barn Owl

• Brown Hawk-owl

• Buffy Fish-owl

• Grass Owl

• Greater Sooty Owl

• Lesser Sooty Owl

• Masked Owl

• Powerful Owl [E]

• Rufous Owl

• Christmas Island Hawk-owl

List of Australian Frogmouths

SEE FROGMOUTHS PHOTOS AND DATA

• Papuan Frogmouth

• Marbled Frogmouth

• Tawny Frogmouth [E]

List of Australian Swifts

SEE SWIFTS PHOTOS AND DATA

• Australian Swiftlet [E]

• Christmas Island Swiftlet

• Glossy Swiftlet

• House Swift

• Mossy-nest Swiftlet

• Pacific Swift

• Uniform Swiftlet

• White-throated Needletail

List of Australian Nightjars

SEE NIGHTJARS PHOTOS AND DATA

• Australian owlet-nightjar

• Large-tailed Nightjar

• Spotted Nightjar [E]

• White-throated nightjar

 

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Data Abbreviations Legend

Origin

E - Endemic

R - Resident

M - Migratory

V - Vagrant

Size; in length

L:230-400mm

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A - All Australia

CY - Cape York

QT - Queensland Wet Tropics

CC - Central Channel Country

EA - Eastern Australia

SE - South Eastern Australia

T - Tasmania

CD - Central/Southern Deserts

SW - South of Western Australia

NW - North West Australia