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Birders Totals

A fun page devoted to those that wish to record their totals within our region.  If you wish your total to be added simply email your tally to tonyp@bigpond.net.au  To be fair and consistent for the purposes of maintaining this list a few basic rules shall apply:

1. All species counted should be seen alive and in the wild
2. Geography includes Mainland Australia, its Territories or anywhere within the 200 NM limit (excluding Antarctica).
3. Taxonomy should follow IOC Taxonomy and recommended bird names within. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/ 
4. Submissions should be honest, accurate and dated.

IOC Australian Checklist
(includes all external Territories:  Heard, Macquarie, Norfolk, Lord Howe, Christmas and Cocos (keeling) Islands. Mainland Australia does not include Macquarie Island, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island or Ashmore Reef etc but does include the Torres Strait Islands).
 

Australian Totals following IOC 10.1 Taxonomy (2020)

Name

Total

Mainland

Last update

Comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Carter

901

 

857

 

January 20

Mugimaki Flycatcher, Long-tailed Honey Buzzard

Richard Baxter

901

 

806

 

March 20

Purple Heron, Slaty-breasted Rail, Stephan’s Dove, Variable Goshawk

Darryel Binns

869

 

771

 

March 20

Variable Goshawk, Hudsonian Whimbrel, Long-tailed Honey Buzzard

Rohan Clarke

867

 

830

 

January 20

Mugimaki Flycatcher, Eyebrowed Thrush, Asian House Martin

Jenny Spry

851

 

779

 

March 20

Variable Goshawk, Long-tailed Honey Buzzard

Tania Ireton

848

 

772

 

March 20

Masked Owl, Stephan’s Emerald Dove

Tony Palliser

838

 

783

 

January 20

Eurasian Hobby, Tufted Duck

Glen Pacey

835

 

 

 

January 19

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo, Siberian Thrush, Western Osprey, Sab Gull

Tom Smith

832

 

777

 

April 19

Baird's Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail

Bill Moorhead

830

 

 

 

February 19

Savannah Nightjar, Common Swift, Tufted Duck, Collared Pratincole

Sue Taylor

827

759

January 20

Tufted Duck, Crested Honey Buzzard, Southern Fulmar

Chris Doughty

823

 

778

 

October 19

White-bellied Whipbird

Joy Tansey

822

766

December 19

Mugimaki Flycatcher, Asian House Martin and Purple Heron

Brian Johnston

819

 

773

 

April 18

Subantarctic Shearwater, Paradise Shelduck, Torresian Kingfisher

John Weigel

815

765

September 18

Catching up on splits, Aleutian Tern, Von Schrenck's Bittern

Frank O'Connor

814

 

760

 

July 18

House Crow, Baird's Sandpiper, Aleutian Tern, Blue Rock Thrush

Sue Abbotts

810

 

 

 

March 20

Gurney’s Eagle, Stephan’s Emerald Dove, Uniform Swiftlet

Peter Marsh

808

January 20

Recent Splits

Jan England

806

 

 

 

July 19

Tufted Duck, Citrine Wagtail, Siberian Thrush, Naretha Bluebonnet

Nigel Harland

805

June 19

Gurney's Eagle, Naretha Bluebonnet, Tufted Duck

Allan Benson

804

 

May 19

Tufted Duck, Sabine's Gull, Sooty Albatross, Great Shearwater

Adrian Boyle

803

 

759

 

March 17

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Eurasian Hobby, Night Parrot

Peter Lansley

803

 

773

 

April 19

Western Ground Parrot, Tufted Duck

Chris Lester

803

 

767

 

March 20

 

Xenia Dennett

800

February 20

Baird’s Sandpiper, White-bellied Whipbird & Recent Splits

Paul Newman

800

 

 

 

February 20

Chestnut-backed Button Quail, Semipalmated Plover, Kentish Plover

Barb Williams

800

 

746

 

April 20

White-bellied Whipbird and recent splits

Dion Hobcroft

799

 

 

 

August 17

Latest Splits

Tom Wheller

792

 

742

 

September 16

Copperback Quail-thrush, Nullarbor Quail-thrush and Laughing Gull

Jack Moorhead

792

 

January 19

Cocos Rarities including Chestnut-winged Cuckoo, Savannah NJ

Robert Shore

788

 

 

 

December 19

Kamchatka Leaf Warbler, Collared Kingfisher, Oriental Reed Warbler

Dougald Frederick

786

727

January 20

Collared Petrel. White-bellied Whipbird

Tim Faulkner

785

April 19

Blue Rock Thrush, Straited (Pilburra) Grasswren, Trinidade Petrel

Rob Farnes

784

 

753

 

January 20

Mottled Petrel

Judy Leitch

781

 

 

 

January 20

Black Petrel, Kentish Plover

Frank Pierce

780

 

737

 

September 19

Tufted Duck & Recent splits

June Harris

777

March 20

Swinhoe’s Storm Petrel, Oriental Honey Buzzard, Kentish Plover

Noel Luff

772

734

December 19

Letter-winged Kite and Cocos/Christmas Vagrants, Kentish Plover

Alan McBride

770

 

 

 

January 19

Recent Splits, Tufted Duck, Aleutian Tern

Tony Russell

770

 

 

 

June 19

Copper-backed Quailthrush

Bernard O'Keefe

770

 

 

 

January 20

Kentish Plover, King Penguin

Karen Blake

769

 

February 20

Lewin’s Rail, Chestnut Rail, Chestnut-backed Quail

Kevin Bartram

765

 

744

 

July 19

Tufted Duck, Rufous-crowned Emuwren

Gil Langfield

764

 

725

 

November 18

Morepork, SIPO, Gurney's Eagle, Red-rumped Swallow

Carl Billingham

763

728

February 20

Tufted Duck, Cape Gannet, Aleutian Tern, Kentish Plover

Damian Baxter

763

 

 

 

March 20

Papuan Spinetail, Uniform Swiftlet & Torres Strait Specials

Barbara Harvey

762

December 18

Forest Wagtail, Cape Gannet. Eurasian Curlew, White-rumped Sand

David James

760

 

706

 

January 15

Citrine Wagtail, Long-billed Dowitcher, White-rumped Sandpiper

John Tongue

759

February 20

King Penguin, Graceful Honeyeater, Royal Penguin

Shirley Tongue

759

 

 

 

February 20

King Penguin, Graceful Honeyeater, Royal Penguin

David Stewart (Snr)

756

 

 

 

December 16

703 of which have been sound recorded

Bruce Richardson

750

 

705

 

December 19

Purple Heron, Mugimaki & Blue-and-white Fly, Eyebrowed Thrush

Rosemary Lester

750

 

717

 

March 20

 

David Torr

742

October 16

Western Quailthrush, Copperback Quailthrush and Lesser Noddy

Greg Roberts

741

December 12

Ian Davies

741

 

January 19

Copperback Quailthrush, Tufted Duck, Citrine Wagtail

Scott Baker

739

 

 

 

January 17

Aleutian Tern, Roseate Tern, Grey Noddy

Alan Stuart

738

705

July 19

SIPO, Masked Finch, Arafura Fantail, Hooded Parrot

Ashwin Rudder

731

 

691

 

April 20

Tahiti Petrel, Black-br Buttonquail, Buller’s & Streaked Shearwater

Albert Wright

727

January 16

Long-billed Dowitcher, Naretha Bluebonnet, Paradise Shelduck

Eleanor Wright

727

January 16

Long-billed Dowitcher, Naretha Bluebonnet, Paradise Shelduck

Dave Koffel

727

 

 

 

January 20

Recent Splits

Kay Parkin

725

 

 

 

January 19

Recent Splits

John Durante

724

704

June 13

Garry Deering

724

 

704

 

April 20

Eungella HE, Chestnut Breasted Cuckoo, Spotted Whistling Duck

Geoff Walker

723

 

701

 

October 13

 

Roger McGovern

722

715

November 11

Great Shearwater

Greg McKay

722

 

 

 

December 19

Recent Splits

Edward Smith

721

February 20

Streaked Shearwater, Tahiti Petrel,  Broad-billed Sandpiper, King Quail

Janice McKay

720

 

 

 

December 19

Recent Splits

Yu Ota

720

 

 

 

September 19

 Oriental Honey Buzzard, African Collared-dove, Red-lored Whistler

Allan Wright

718

April 12

Streaked Shearwater

Hazel Wright

718

 

 

 

April 12

Streaked Shearwater, White-necked Petrel

James Mustafa

718

 

 

 

January 20

Kentish Plover, Crimson Chat

Darryl Eggins

716

 

 

 

December 18

Siberian Thrush, Chestnut-winged Cuckoo, Pin-tailed Snipe

Keith Fisher

716

 

669

 

August 19

Thick-billed Grasswren

Jeffrey Jones

716

 

655

 

March 20

Uniform Swiftlet, Variable Goshawk, Collared Imperial Pigeon

Andrew Stafford

710

710

November 11

Steve Murray

710

 

677

 

January 19

Lord Howe Woodhen, Little Stint, and Spotted Whistling Duck

Tim Bawden

710

 

676

 

June 19

Plains Wanderer and Southern Fulmar

Rod Gardner

709

 

 

 

September 15

Grey Petrel, Southern Royal Albatross

John Land

709

 

 

 

December 16

 

Pam Land

709

 

 

 

December 16

 

Graeme O'Conner

707

 

 

 

December 18

Aleutian Tern

Lindsay Fisher

706

 

659

 

August 19

Eyrean & Thick-billed Grasswren, Spotted & Cinnamon Quailthrush

Joshua Bergmark

706

 

 

 

December 19

Kentish Plover, Rock Parrot, Scarlet-chested Parrot

Scott Ryan

705

 

 

 

January 15

Long-billed Dowitcher, White-rumped Sandpiper

Chris Gladwin

705

 

 

 

October 17

Kimberley Honeyeater, Black Grasswren, Grasswren Sp

George Madani

701

March 18

Broad-billed Sandpiper, Little Bittern

Iian Denham

701

January 20

Kentish Plover, Rufous Scrubbird & Tufted Duck

David Stowe

701

 

670

 

February 20

Carpentarian & Kalkadoon Grasswren, Kentish Plover

Brian & Meg Johnson

700

 

 

March 20

Kentish Plover, Providence Petrel, Tahiti Petrel, Long-tailed Jaeger

Nathan Waugh

699

 

 

 

February 16

New Zealand (Coral Sea form) Storm Petrel, Eurasian Hobby

Mel Mitchell

689

 

631

 

April 20

Torres Strait Specials, and Recent Splits

Nigel Jackett

688

 

667

 

April 19

Christmas Island Endemics

Max Breckenridge

687

 

675 

 

February 20

Buller's Shearwater, White-chinned Petrel, Mottled Petrel

Neil Cheshire

685

 

 

 

August 15

 

Julian Miles

683

 

 

 

February 13

Grey-backed Storm Petrel, Buller's Shearwater, White-chinned Petrel

Debbie Colbourne

683

 

 

 

February 13

Grey-backed Storm Petrel, Buller's Shearwater, White-chinned Petrel

Peter Madvig

681

 

 

 

January 20

Red-necked Crake, Kentish Plover

Isaac Clarey

680

 

680

 

January 20

Kentish Plover, Bulwers’ Petrel, Pale-vented Bush-hen

Jannette Manins

680

 

 

 

March 20

Norfolk Island Specials

Tim Nickholds

679

 

 

 

December 19

Kentish Plover

Peter Ewin

675

658

February 15

Dave Newman

675

 

675

 

August 19

Sourthern Fulmar, Grey Grasswren , Chestnut-breasted Quailthrush

Martin Cake

673

 

673

 

January 19

Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross, Spotted Scrubwren

Lawrie Conole

672

 

 

 

May 16

 

Nick Livanos

671

 

 

 

January 16

Paradise Shelduck Western Whistler

Andrew Robinson

667

February 20

Soft-plumaged Petrel, White-headed Petrel

Laurie Knight

666

 

637

 

January 18

Aleutian Tern

Janette Fonda

666

 

666

 

January 19

Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gull, Pilotbird, Spotted Quail-thrush

David Fonda

666

 

666

 

January 10

Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gull, Pilotbird, Spotted Quail-thrush

Peter Manins

665

653

March 20

All on http://www.manins.net.au/birds  Norfolk Is Specials

Wendy McWilliams

663

 

658

 

August 19

Tufted Duck and recent splits

Steve Potter

663

December 19

Northern Shoveler

Russ Lamb

663

 

663

 

February 20

Recent Splits, Kentish Plover

Tim Jones

660

 

660

 

January 16

Paradise Shelduck and Hudsonian Godwit

Nigel Hartley

658

652

September 18

Black Grasswren, Yellow Chat

Ken Cross

656

 

656

 

September 16

 

Dan Pendavingh

656

 

656

 

January 19

Tufted Duck, Rufous Scrub-bird, Nullarbor Quail-thrush.

Alistair Smith

654

 

640

 

January 15

Long-billed Dowitcher, White-rumped Sandpiper

Lynn Richardson

654

 

654

 

September 16

Golden-shouldered Parrot, Short-tailed Grasswren, Slender-billed Prion 

John Harris

654

 

654

 

July 2019

Buff-sided Robin, Purple-crowned Fairywren, pictorella, Gouldian Finch

John Leonard

653

 

653

 

January 20

Recent Splits

Alwyn Simple

652

 

 

 

January 19

All photographed

Peter Tongue

652

 

652

 

February 20

King Penguin, Graceful Honeyeater, Royal Penguin

Robin Ashford

650

 

650

 

April 19

Collared Pratincole, Baird's Sandpiper

Michael Potter

649

 

 

 

December 19

Citrine Wagtail, Pictorella Mannikin, Blue Petrel,

Kimberley Tongue

649

 

649

 

February 20

King Penguin, Graceful Honeyeater, Royal Penguin

Mat Gilfedder

648

 

648

 

July 16

Iron Range species

John Walter

646

639

November 11

Ruth Walter

645

639

November 11

Tanya Hattingh

644

 

 

 

July 18

Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo, Black-eared Catbird, Northern Shoveler.

Grant Brosie

640

640

November 14

Mallee Emu-wren, Ostrich, Citrine Wagtail

Stuart Cooney

636

 

636

 

September 12

Tasmanian endemics, Grey and Soft-plumaged Petrels.

Cath Gilfedder

636

 

633

 

May 14

 

David Wilson

636

 

636 

 

August 14

Lewin's Rail, Australasian Bittern

Kevin Barker

634

 

622

 

November 11

Letter Winged Kite, Stilt Sandpiper, Yellow Chat

David Fisher (UK)

633

 

 

 

January 16

Macquarie specials - excluding introductions

Jon Spicer-Bell

633

 

618

 

June 17

Oriental Cuckoo

Martin Potter

633

 

633

 

September 19

Christmas and Cocos Specials

John Graff

630

630

February 16

Oriental Cuckoo, Kamchatka Leaf Warbler, Eurasian Hobby

Peter Taylor

629

 

 

 

October 18

Eurasian Hobby, Spotted Whistling Duck, White-streaked Honeyeater,

Greg Oakley

625

 

625

 

May 12

Kalkadoon Grasswren, Carpentarian Grasswren, Pictorella Mannikin

Simon Starr

621

 

621

 

June 19

 

Penny Potter

621

621

September 19

Christmas & Cocos Specials

Alison Nisbett

621

621

December 19

Red-footed Booby, Great-billed Heron, Sarus Crane, Golden Bowerbird

Phillipa Cannon

620

 

 

 

July 19

Sooty Shearwater, Salvin's Prion

Philip Peel

618

618

December 19

Red-footed & Brown Booby, Black Noddy, Greater Frigatebird

Robert McDonald

612

 

612

 

November 11

Great Shearwater

Barry Davies

612

 

 

 

April 12

Chestnut Quail-thrush, Black-eared Miner, Purple-gaped Honeyeater

Peter Valentine

611

 

611

 

November 18

Dusky Grasswren, Partridge Pigeon, Yelllow-rumped Mannikin

Peter White

610

 

610

 

May 20

Forty-spotted Pardalote, Pink Robin, Scrub Tit

Paul Dodd

608

 

 

 

June 12

Rufous Scrub-bird, Black-breasted Button Quail, Wandering Tattler

Ruth Woodrow

608

 

 

 

June 12

Rufous Scrub-bird, Black-breasted Button Quail, Wandering Tattler

Harvey Perkins

606

 

606

 

May 16

Paradise Shelduck, Red-necked Phalarope, Common Ostrich

Gary Oliver

603

 

603

 

January 15

Long-billed Dowitcher

Anita Flynn

603

603

March 20

Black-naped Tern, Kentish Plover

Matt McCrae

600

January 20

Kentish Plover, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Oriental Cuckoo, Black Noddy