White-faced Heron

The white-faced heron is commonly seen in Australia. They are found throughout the mainland of Tasmania and most coastal islands. They commonly occur in Indonesia, New Guinea, New Caledonia and New Zealand. The white-faced heron can be found anywhere where there is water, from tidal mudflats and coastal reefs to moist grasslands and gardens. They […]

Australian Brush Turkey

Roaming around rainforest and wet schlerophyll rainforest are the Australian Brushturkey. They are commonly seen at high altitudes. They feed on insects, seeds, and fallen fruit. They use their feet to rake up the leaves and break down rotten logs to expose their food. Brush turkeys incubate their eggs in large organic mounds, that a […]

Masked Lapwing

Bird is also known as: Masked Lapwing, Masked Plover, formerly Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus miles) / Maskenkiebitz The masked lapwings is a large, ground-dwelling bird that is closely related to Waders. They are manly white with brown wings and back, with a black crown. The birds also have a yellow wattle covering their face. There are […]

Australia Magpie – Australian Bird

The Australian Magpie is a black and white bird. According to experts it is a large species of butcher bird, and is well known for its pleasant songs and the tendency to swoop people during spring. It is a common species that is found throughout Australia including Tasmania. They can be found in most areas […]

Willy Wagtail – Australian Bird

Willy Wag Tails are one of the largest and well known fantail birds in Australia. They are black in colour with a white belly, eyebrows and whisker marks. The wag tail name stems from the constant wagging of the tail. They are found throughout Australia except for Tasmania. And they are also found in New […]

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo – Australian Bird

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo is one of the most popular and iconic birds in Australia. They can live up to eighty years in captivity. Being a large white parrot, with a dark grey-black bill, a distinctive sulphur-yellow crest and yellow wash on the underside of its wings. The Sulphur Crested Cockatoo can be found throughout the […]