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Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites

13/02/2018

Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day

01/02/2018

'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

Stage Three of Three Capes Track complete

29/01/2018

Stage Three of the award-winning Three Capes Track has now been completed. The Cape Raoul and Shipstern Bluff lookout tracks have been upgraded to a class 3 dry boot standard track consistent with the existing Three Capes walks.More

Freycinet National Park

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.