About Australian Birds

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Birds of Prey Found In Australia

Photos and Data of Australian Birds of Prey

Owls, Frogmouths, Swifts and Nightjars

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Owls

Barking OwlBARKING OWL

Barn OwlBARN OWL

Brown Hawk-owlBROWN HAWK-OWL

Buffy Fish-owlBUFFY FISH-OWL

Grass OwlGRASS OWL

Greater Sooty  OwlGREATER SOOTY OWL

Lesser Sooty  OwlLESSER SOOTY OWL

Masked  OwlMASKED OWL

Powerful OwlPOWERFUL OWL

Rufous OwlRUFOUS OWL

Christmas Island Hawk-owlCHRISTMAS ISLAND HAWK-OWL

 

Frogmouths

Tawny FrogmouthTAWNY FROGMOUTH

A master of disguise able to morph with three variations.

Photo Jim Coxon

Marbled FrogmouthMARBLED FROGMOUTH

Papuan FrogmouthPAPUAN FROGMOUTH

 

Swifts

Australian SwiftletAUSTRALIAN SWIFTLET

Christmas Island SwiftletCHRISTMAS ISLAND SWIFTLET

Glossy SwiftletGLOSSY SWIFTLET

House SwiftletHOUSE SWIFTLET

Mossy-nest  SwiftletMOSSY-NEST SWIFTLET

Pacific SwiftPACIFIC SWIFT

Uniform SwiftletUNIFORM SWIFTLET

White-throated needletailWHITE-THROATED NEEDLETAIL

Or Spine-tailed Swift is unverifed but reputed to reach speeds of up to 170 km/h in horizontal flight.

 

Nightjars

Australian Owlet NightjarAUSTRALIAN OWLET-NIGHTJAR

Large-tailed NightjarLARGE-TAILED NIGHTJAR

Spotted NightjarSPOTTED NIGHTJAR

White-Throated NightjarWHITE-THROATED NIGHTJAR

 

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