Birds of the Cooks River - Sydney NSW

All images David Noble. No image can be used for any purpose without permission.

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This gallery is a work in progress. It contains photos of birdlife in and around the Cooks River close to where I live. It will be added to from time to time.

The photos are continued on page 2, page 3, page 4 , page 5 , page 6, page 7, page 8, page 9, page 10 , page 11, page 12, page 13, page 14 and page 15

Species List (in rough order that they appear on these pages)

Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae)
Chestnut Teal (Anas Castanea)
Grey Teal (Anas gracilis)
Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris)
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
White Faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)
Magpie Lark (Peewee) - (Grallina cyanoleuca)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)
Rock Dove (Columba livea)
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)
Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)
Great Egret (Ardea modesta)
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)
Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea)
Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys)
Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala)
Welcome Swallow (Hiroundo neoxena)
Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae)
Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)
Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)
Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus)
Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)
Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)
Tawny Frogmouth  (Podargus strigoides)
Australian Magpie (Cracticus (Gymnorhina) tibicen)
Australasian Figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti)
Superb Fairy-Wren  (Malurus cyancus)
Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae)
New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae)
Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia)
Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)
Indian Myna (Sturnus tristis)
Silvereye (Zostertops lateralis)
White-browed Scrubwren (Sericornis frontalis)
Striated Heron (Butrorides striata)
Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)
Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos)
Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius)
Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa)
Rock Dove (Columba livea)
Sacred Kingfisher (Todirampus sanctus)
Black Faced Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)
Red-Rumped Parrot (Psephotus haematonotus)
Red-Browed Finch (Neochmia temporalis)
Red Whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotis jocosus)
Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina)

Thanks to Andrew Taylor for help with some of the id's.



Above - pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)



Above - Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)



Above - Chestnut Teal (Anas Castanea)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - White Faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)



Above - White Faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)



Above - Grey Teals (Anas gracilis)



Above - Grey Teals (Anas gracilis)



Above - Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae), Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris)



Above - Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae), Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)



Above - Juvenile Magpie Lark (Peewee) - (Grallina cyanoleuca)



Above - Juvenile Magpie Lark (Peewee) - (Grallina cyanoleuca)



Above - Juvenile Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)



Above - Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)



Above - Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)



Above - Rock Dove (Columba livea)



Above - Rock Dove (Columba livea)



Above - Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)



Above - Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae)



Above - Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae)



Above - Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae),



Above - Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)



Above - Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)



Above - Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)



Above - Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)



Above - Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)



Above - Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca)



Above - Grey Teals (Anas gracilis)



Above - Grey Teals (Anas gracilis)



Above - Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)



Above - Grey Teal (Anas gracilis)

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