The birds you’re likely to see on your university campus

By AG Staff 20 April 2018
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Check out which birds call your campus home.

Macquarie University

Galah Eolophus roseicapilla                                          

Bush Turkey Alectura lathami

Musk Lorikeet Glossopsitta concinna

Ibis Threskiornis moluccus

University of Sydney

Little corella Cacatua sanguinea

Ibis Threskiornis moluccus

Laughing kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae

Hardhead duck Aythya australis

Magpie Cracticus tibicen

University of Newcastle

Maned duck Chenonetta jubata

White-headed pigeon Columba leucomela

Topknot pigeon Lopholaimus antarcticus

Silver eye Zosterops lateralis

Australasian swamphen Porphyrio melanotus

University of Southern Queensland

Laughing kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae

King parrot Alisterus scapularis

Pacific baza Aviceda subcristat

University of New South Wales

Commom myna bird Acridotheres tristis

Ibis Threskiornis moluccus

Crested pigeons Ocyphaps lophotes

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University of Tasmania

White-throated needletail Hirundapus caudacutus

Kelp gull Larus dominicanus

Spotted pardalote Pardalotus punctatus

Sulphur-crested cockatoo Cacatua galerita

University of Queensland

Musk lorikeet Glossopsitta concinna

Scaly-breasted lorikeet Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus

Long-billed corella Cacatua tenuirostris

Torresian crow Corvus orru

Charles Sturt University

Eastern rosella Platycercus eximius

Galah Eolophus roseicapilla

Pacific black duck Anas superciliosa

Superb parrot Polytelis swainsonii

La trobe University

Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel

Swift parrot Lathamus discolor

Red-browed firetail Neochmia temporalis

Pacific black duck Anas superciliosa

Silver gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae

James Cook University

White-breasted woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus

Masked lapwing Vanellus miles

Peaceful dove Geopelia placida

Australasian figbird Sphecotheres vieilloti

Bush stone-curlews Burhinus grallarius

Charles Darwin University

Plumed whistling duck Dendrocygna eytoni

Magpie goose Anseranas semipalmata

Brown honeyeater Lichmera indistincta

Varied lorikeet Psitteuteles versicolor

Pacific swift Apus pacificus

These birds are just a selection of what you may see on these campuses. This data was taken from eBird the world’s largest biodiversity-related citizen science project and various, indepednent student observations. You can read about their data quality here.


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