Wildlife of the Top End, Northern Territory Australia

antilopine200814p12cropenhLogolowres
Karndayh – female Antilopine Kangaroo

Here’s a full list of the mammals, reptiles and birds we’ve managed to see in our trips to the Top End since 2008. Most of these animals can be seen on our Wild Top End 6 day trip to Kakadu and Mary River National Parks:

shortEaredRockWallaby070713p03enhLogolowres
Badbong – Wilkins Rock Wallaby

MAMMALS

Dingo
Rock-wallaby – Wilkins (formerly Short-eared)
Wallaby – Agile
Kangaroo – Antilopine
Possum – Northern Brushtail
Flying-fox – Black
Flying-fox – Little Red

agileWallabies090814p02enhLogolowres
Kornobolo – Agile Wallaby

REPTILES

Crocodile – Saltwater (Estuarine)
Crocodile – Freshwater
Python – Water
Snake – Slaty Grey
Snake – Common Tree
Dragon – Gilbert’s (Ta-ta Lizard)
Water Monitor – Mertens

Burarr - Mertens Water Monitor
Burarr – Mertens Water Monitor

Goanna – Gould’s

BIRDS

birdBillabong200814p09enhLogolowres
Wandering & Manbarladjidji – Plumed Whistling-ducks and Manimunak – Magpie Geese

Goose – Magpie

Duck – Plumed Whistling-Duck

Manbarladjidji - Plumed Whistling-ducks
Manbarladjidji – Plumed Whistling-ducks

Duck – Wandering Whistling-Duck
Duck – Radjah Shelduck
Goose – Green Pygmy-goose
Duck – Pacific Black
Duck – Grey Teal
Duck – Pink-eared
Scrubfowl – Orange-footed
*Quail – Brown
Grebe – Australasian
Jabiru (Black-necked Stork)
Cormorant – Little Black
Cormorant – Pied
Cormorant – Little Pied
Darter
Pelican – Australian
Bittern – Black
Heron – White-necked (Pacific)
Egret – Great
Egret – Intermediate

Djakarna - Black-necked Stork (Jabiru)
Djakarna – Black-necked Stork (Jabiru)

Heron – White-faced
Egret – Little
Egret – Eastern Reef
Heron – Pied
Egret – Cattle
Heron – Striated
Heron – Nankeen Night
Ibis – Glossy
Ibis – Australian White
Ibis – Straw-necked
Spoonbill – Royal
Spoonbill – Yellow-billed
Osprey
Kite – Black-shouldered
Buzzard – Black-breasted
Eagle – Little
Eagle – Wedge-tailed
Harrier – Swamp

*Goshawk – Grey
Goshawk – Brown
Sparrowhawk – Collared
Kite – Black
Kite – Whistling
Kite – Brahminy
Sea-Eagle – White-bellied
Bustard – Australian
Rail – Buff-banded
Swamphen – Purple
Brolga

Ngalkordow - Brolgas
Ngalkordow – Brolgas

Stone-curlew – Bush
Stone-curlew – Beach
Stilt – Black-winged
Avocet – Red-necked
Oystercatcher – Australian Pied
Lapwing – Masked
Dotterel – Black-fronted
Dotterel – Red-kneed
Jacana – Comb-crested
Sandpiper – Common
Tattler – Grey-tailed
Greenshank – Common
Curlew – Eastern
Whimbrel
Plover – Pacific Golden
Grey Plover poss
Godwilt – Bar-tailed

Doddorok - Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon
Doddorok – Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon

Pratincole – Australian
Gull – Silver
Tern – Gull-billed
Tern – Caspian
Tern – Whiskered
Dove – Emerald
Pigeon – Crested
Pigeon – Partridge
Pigeon – Chestnut-quilled Rock-
Dove – Diamond
Dove – Peaceful
Dove – Bar-shouldered
Dove – Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove
Dove – Banded Fruit-Dove
Pigeon – Torresian Imperial
Cuckoo – Brush

Azure Kingfisher
Azure Kingfisher

Bronze-cuckoo – Little
Koel – Common
Cuckoo – Channel-billed
Coucal – Pheasant
Owl – Rufous
Owl – Barking
Boobook – Southern
Nightjar – Large-tailed
Kingfisher – Azure
Kingfisher – Little
Kookaburra – Blue-winged
Kingfisher – Forest
Kingfisher – Collared
Kingfisher – Sacred
Kingfisher – Collared
Bee-eater – Rainbow

Rainbow Bee-eater
Rainbow Bee-eater

Dollarbird
Kestrel – Nankeen
Hobby – Australian
Falcon – Brown
Falcon – Black
Black-cockatoo – Red-tailed
Galah
Corella – Little
Cockatoo – Sulphur-crested
Parrot – Red-winged
Rosella – Northern
Lorikeet – Red-collared (Rainbow)

Karnamarr - Red-tailed Black Cockatoo
Karnamarr – Red-tailed Black Cockatoo

Lorikeet – Varied
Pitta – Rainbow

Ngalelek - Little Corellas
Ngalelek – Little Corellas

Bowerbird – Great
Treecreeper – Black-tailed
Fairy-wren – Red-backed
Honeyeater – White-lined

Honeyeater – White-gaped
Miner – Yellow-throated
Honeyeater – Bar-breasted
Honeyeater – Rufous-banded
Honeyeater – Rufous-throated
Honeyeater – Dusky
Honeyeater – Red-headed
Honeyeater – Banded
Honeyeater – Brown
Honeyeater – White-throated
Honeyeater – Blue-faced
Friarbird – Little
Friarbird – Helmeted
Friarbird – Silver-crowned
Pardalote – Striated
Weebill
Gerygone – Green-backed
Gerygone – Large-billed
Gerygone – Mangrove
Babbler – Grey-crowned
Woodswallow – White-breasted
Woodswallow – Little
Butcherbird – Pied
Cuckoo-shrike – Black-faced
Cuckoo-shrike – White-bellied
Triller – White-winged
Triller – Varied
Shrike-thrush – Little
Shrike-thrush – Sandstone
Shrike-thrush – Grey
Whistler – Grey
Whistler – Rufous
Oriole – Olive-backed
Oriole – Yellow
Figbird

Australasian Figbird
Australasian Figbird

Drongo – Spangled
Fantail – Northern
Willie Wagtail
Fantail – Arafura (Rufous)
Mudlark (Magpie-lark)
Flycatcher – Leaden
Flycatcher – Broad-billed

Broad-billed Flycatcher
Broad-billed Flycatcher

Flycatcher – Paperbark
Flycatcher – Shining
Crow – Torresian
Flycatcher – Lemon-bellied
Martin – Tree
Reed-warbler – Australian
Grassbird – Tawny
Cisticola – Golden-headed
White-eye – Yellow
Mistletoebird
Finch – Crimson
Finch – Double-barred
Finch – Masked
Finch – Long-tailed
Mannikin – Chestnut-breasted

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s