Bush Birds

The images below are of some of the birds found in the Perth area. English name / Nyoongar name (Nyoongar names from Birds of Western Australia by Serventy and Whittell 1948 with name closest to Perth used on this web page).

Emu / Wadje are uncommon resident birds found around the edges of Perth.
Brown Quail / Murit are uncommon and cyptic residents of Perth.
Painted Button-Quail / Murolang are uncommon and very cryptic birds.
Common Bronzewing
Common Bronzewing / Woodah are uncommon residents of Perth.
Crested Pigeon
Crested Pigeon are found mainly in the outer suburbs of Perth.
The Rock Dove or feral pigeon is a common introduced species in Perth.
Laughing Dove are a common introduced bird found in Perth.
Spotted Dove are a common introduced resident of Perth.
Baudin's Black-Cockatoo
Baudin’s Black-Cockatoo / Oolack is endemic to southwest Australia.
Carnaby's Black Cockatoo is one of over 190 bird species found in Perth.
Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo / Oolack is endemic to southwest Australia.
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Red-tailed Black-cockatoos / Karrak are a common species in Perth.
Galah is a very common bird in Perth.
Galah is a very common bird in Perth. The female has a red iris.
Little Corella
Little Corella were introduced and are common in Perth.
Long-billed Corella
Long-billed Corella was introduced from eastern Australia and is uncommon in Perth.
The Western Corella / Mannich is seen out of Perth and only on a full day tour.
Rainbow Lorikeets were introduced to Perth and a extremely common.
Regent Parrot / Woukunga are uncommon in the Perth area and require a full day tour.
Western Rosella
Western Rosella / Guldanguldan are an uncommon southwest endemic species.
Red-capped Parrot
Red-capped Parrots / Djarrylbardang are endemic to southwest Australia.
Australian Ringneck Parrot
Australian Ringneck Parrots / Towarn are very common in Perth.
Elegant Parrots / Gulyidarang are uncommon and declining residents of Perth.

 

Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Fan-tailed Cuckoo / Dulaar is uncommon in Perth. It is one of four cuckoos seen in Perth.
Pallid Cuckoos are uncommon to rare in Perth.
Pallid Cuckoos / Djudarran are uncommon to rare in the Perth area.
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo are uncommon and usually seen in Winter to Summer.
Laughing Kookaburra
Laughing Kookaburra is a common introduced species in Perth.
Sacred Kingfishers are migratory birds and are in Perth from September to March.
Sacred Kingfisher / Kanyinnak are in Perth from September to March.
Rainbow Bee-eaters are common in Perth during Spring and Summer.
Rainbow Bee-eater / Beeroobeeroolong are common in Perth in Spring and Summer.

 

Rufous Treecreeper
Rufous Treecreeper / Jinni are only found in Western Australia and South Australia.
Splendid Wren
The male Splendid Fairy-wren / Deldilla is a vibrant blue plumage in Spring and Summer.
This is a female White-winged Fairy-wren / Yerreeyarro. They are uncommon in Perth.
Red-winged Fairy-Wrens are found in the Perth Hills.
Red-winged Fairy-Wren / Djurjeelya are found in the Perth Hills.

 

 

Variegated Fairy-wren
Variegated Fairy-wren are uncommon. This image is a male in moult.
Blue-breasted Fairy-Wren are uncommon and found east of Perth on a full day tour.
Spotted Pardalote
Spotted Pardalote / Wedupwedup are an uncommon Perth resident.
Striated Pardalote
Striated Pardalote / Widgiwinji are common birds found throughout Perth.
White-browed Babbler / Gnowun  are uncommon and only seen on a full day tour.
White-browed Scrubwren
Spotted (White-browed) Scrubwren / Goorgal  are a common but shy species.
Western (Rufous) Fieldwren are uncommon and found about 2 hours drive from Perth.
Inland Thornbill / Djoolbedjoolbung are common but very small resident birds in Perth.
Weebill
Weebill / Geahterbut are a common species and the smallest bird in Australia.
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Yellow-rumped Thornbill / Jeeda are a common and widespread species.
Western Thornbill
Western Thornbill / Djobuldjobul are uncommon and endemic to southwest Australia.
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater / Miamit are found east of Perth on a full day tour.
Yellow-throated Miner / Bilyagoorong are uncommon in Perth.

 

Western Wattlebird
Western Wattlebird / Djunggung are only found in southwest Australia.
Red Wattlebird
Red Wattlebird / Djanggang are a very common species in Perth.
Singing Honeyeater
Singing Honeyeater / Doorumdoorum are very common species in Perth.
White-Cheeked Honeyeater
White-cheeked Honeyeater / Bandene are common but patchily distributed in Perth.
New Holland Honeyeater / Bandin are a very common bird in Perth.
Brown-headed Honeyeater are uncommon and usually found an hours drive from Perth.
Gilberts (Western White-naped) Honeyeater is an uncommon bird in Perth.
Gilbert’s Honeyeater / Berrilberril is an uncommon bird in Perth.
Brown Honeyeater / Jinjogour are very common residents of the Perth area.
Tawny-crowned Honeyeater
Tawny-crowned Honeyeater / Wyrodjudong are uncommon and found in specific habitat.
Western Spinebill
Western Spinebill / Buljit are only found in southwest Australia.
White-fronted Chat / Yabawilban are uncommon residents of Perth.
Crimson Chat are nomadic dry land birds that sometimes visit the edges of Perth.
Crimson Chat are nomadic birds that sometimes visit the edges of Perth.
Varied Sittella / Goomaldedite are uncommon residents of Perth.
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike / Nulargo are common and found throughout Perth.
Crested Shrike-Tit / Jilleelee are uncommon birds found only on a full day tour.
Western Whistler
The Western Whistler / Pidilmidang is a recent split from the Golden Whistler.
Rufous Whistler
The Rufous Whistler is a common and widespread species.
Grey Shrike-Thrush / Gudilang are uncommon residents of Perth.
Black-faced Woodswallow
Black-faced Woodswallow /Biwoen is uncommon resident of Perth.
Dusky Woodswallow / Biwoen are uncommon residents of Perth.
Grey Butcherbird /Waddo-wadong are a common resident bird of Perth.
Pied Butcherbird / Cudgeego are common residents about 1 hours drive from Perth.
Australian Magpie
The Australian Magpie / Gooraba is a very common species throughout Perth.
Grey Currawong / Djillah are uncommon resident birds of Perth.
Grey Fantail / Gadjinnak are delightfully common residents of Perth.
Willie Wagtail
The Willie Wagtail / Wilarring or Jittejitte is a very common and widespread species.
Australian Raven
Australian Raven / Wardang are very common in Perth and surrounding areas.
Restless Flycatcher
The Restless Flycatcher / Jitingat is an uncommon species found out of Perth.
Magpie-Lark
Magpie-Larks / Dilabut are very common birds and seen throughout Perth.
Scarlet Robin
Scarlet Robin / Gooba are an uncommon but widespread species.
Red-capped Robin / Minidang are uncommon and usually found out of Perth.
Western Yellow Robin
Western Yellow Robin / Bamboore is an uncommon species in Perth.
Hooded Robin / Goobamogin are uncommon and found 1 hours drive from Perth.
Hooded Robin (female) are uncommon to rare and found 1 hours drive from Perth.
White-breasted Robin
White-breasted Robins are only found in southwest Australia.
Jacky Winter are uncommon to rare and found east of Perth only on a full day tour.
Australian Reed-Warbler / Gurji Gurji are found at Perths lakes, swamps and rivers.
Little Grassbird are found in Perths lakes, rivers and swamps.
Rufous Songlark / Eroledel are uncommon summer visitors to Perth.
Brown Songlark / Yejullup are uncommon summer visitors to the edges of Perth.
Silvereye
Silvereye / Julwidilung are a very common and widespread bird.
White-backed Swallow / Budibudi are uncommon residents of Perth.
Welcome Swallow
Welcome Swallow / Kannamit are very common throughout the Perth area.
Tree Martin / Gabbykallangoorong are common birds in the Perth area.
Mistletoebird / Moonejetang are uncommon birds found along the river and hills.
A female Mistletoebird is much plainer than the male with just a red vent area.
Red-eared Firetail / Jiri are uncommon birds that are found in the hills in Perth.
Red-browed Finch have been introduced to a few places in the perth hills area.
Australasian Pipit / Warrajudong are becoming less common in Perth rural areas.