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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

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Bird Checklist

Brown Quail
Musk Duck
Black Swan
Cape Barren Goose
Pacific Black Duck
Chestnut Teal
Hoary-headed Grebe
Fiordland Penguin
Little Penguin
Common Diving-petrel
Southern Giant-petrel
Fairy Prion
Short-tailed Shearwater
Fluttering Shearwater
Wandering Albatross
Black-browed Albatross T
Shy Albatross T
Yellow-nosed Albatross
White-faced Storm-petrel
Australasian Gannet
Little Pied Cormorant
Black-faced Cormorant
Little Black Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Australian Pelican
White-faced Heron
Great Egret
Australasian Bittern
White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Swamp Harrier
Brown Goshawk
Collared Sparrowhawk
Wedge-tailed Eagle T
Brown Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Purple Swamphen
Tasmanian Native Hen
Eurasian Coot
Painted Button-quail
Latham’s Snipe
Ruddy Turnstone
Pied Oystercatcher
Sooty Oystercatcher
Hooded Plover
Masked Lapwing
Pomarine Jaeger
Arctic Jaeger
Pacifi c Gull
Kelp Gull
Silver Gull
Caspian Tern
White-fronted Tern T
Crested Tern
Fairy Tern T
Common Bronzewing
Brush Bronzewing

 

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
Green Rosella
Eastern Rosella
Swift Parrot TPallid Cuckoo
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Horsfi elds Bronze-Cuckoo
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Southern Boobook
White-throated Needletail
Masked Owl
Tawny Frogmouth
Laughing Kookaburra
Superb Fairy-Wren
Spotted Pardalote
Striated Pardalote
White-browed Scrubwren
Scrubtit
Striated Fieldwren
Brown Thornbill
Tasmanian Thornbill
Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Yellow Wattlebird
Little Wattlebird
Noisy miner
Yellow-throated Honeyeater
Black-headed Honeyeater
Crescent Honeyeater
New Holland Honeyeater
Eastern Spinebill
White-fronted Chat
Flame Robin
Dusky Robin
Spotted Quail-thrush
Golden Whistler
Grey Shrike-Thrush
Satin Flycatcher
Grey Fantail
Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike
Dusky Wood Swallow
Grey Butcherbird
Australian Magpie
Black Currawong
Grey Currawong
Forest Raven
Skylark
Richard’s Pipit
House Sparrow
Beautiful Firetail
European Greenfi nch
European Goldfi nch
Welcome Swallow
Black-Face-Cuckoo Shrike
Tree Martin
Little Grassbird
Silvereye
Bassian Thrush
Common Blackbird
Common Starling

T = Listed in the Schedules of the Threatened Species

Further reading

Thomas, D. Tasmanian Bird Atlas. University of Tasmania, 1972.