Dry & Open Country Birds



About Dry & Open Country Birds

This page illustrates birds frequently observed in dry and open country habitats including dry sclerophyll forest, tropical savannah and agricultural land.

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Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis)

Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis)

Bush Stone-Curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-Curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Straw-Necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)

Straw-Necked Ibis (Threskiornis spinicollis)

Cattle Egret (Ardea ibis)

Cattle Egret Male Breeding

Cattle Egret (Ardea ibis)

Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen)

Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen)

Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lopotes)

Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneate)

Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera)

Rainbow Bee-Eater (Merops ornatus)

Rainbow Bee-Eater (Merops ornatus)
Male

Rainbow Bee-Eater (Merops ornatus)
Female

Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena)

Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena)

Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena)

Fork-Tailed Swift (Apus pacificus)

Tree Martin (Petrochelidon nigricans)

Fairy Martin (Petrochelidon ariel)

White-Breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus)

White-Breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus)

White-Browed Woodswallow (Artamus supercilious)

Chestnut-Breasted Mannikin
(Lonchura castaneothorax)

Chestnut-Breasted Mannikin(Lonchura castaneothorax)

Nutmeg-Mannikin (Lonchura punctulate)

Crimson Finch (Neochmia phaeton)
Red-Browed Finch (Neochmia temporalis)

Red-Browed Finch (Neochmia temporalis)

Double-Barred Finch (Taeniopygia bichenovii)
Masked Finch (Poephila personate) (C)

Gouldian Finch (Eerythrura gouldiae) (C)

Little Friarbird (Philemon citreogularis)
Noisy Friarbird (Philemon corniculatus)

White-Winged Triller (Lalage sueurii)
Male Eclipse Plumage

Grey-Crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)
Australasian Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)

Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus)

Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii)

Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulates)
Uncommon Vsitor

Red-Winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus) (C)

Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus)
Uncommon Visitor