Birds and Animals at Arnwood Place

Sunday, 01 March 2015 05:11
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The current bushcare group (or ecological monitoring) has observed the following species at the site at least once.  If you have seen other animals, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Likewise if you think we have a wrong ID. 

*An asterisk indicates an introduced species


Thanks to Ken Gemell for recording most of these.

  1. Australian Brush Turkey
  2. Australian Wood Duck
  3. Domestic Duck*
  4. Pacific Black Duck
  5. Hardhead Duck
  6. Rock Dove AKA Feral Pigeon*
  7. Spotted Dove*
  8. Crested Pigeon
  9. Australasian Darter
  10. Little Pied Cormorant
  11. Little Black Cormorant
  12. Eastern Great Egret
  13. White-faced Heron
  14. Little Egret
  15. Australian White Ibis
  16. Straw-necked Ibis
  17. Brown Goshawk
  18. Buff-banded Rail
  19. Dusky Moorhen
  20. Bush Stone-curlew
  21. Masked Lapwing
  22. Galah
  23. Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
  24. Rainbow Lorikeet
  25. Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
  26. Pale-headed Rosella
  27. Pheasant Coucal
  28. Eastern Koel
  29. Channel-billed Cuckoo
  30. Laughing Kookaburra
  31. Sacred Kingfisher
  32. Superb Fairy-wren
  33. Red-backed Fairy-wren
  34. Noisy Miner
  35. Scarlet Honeyeater
  36. Brown Honeyeater
  37. Blue-faced Honeyeater
  38. Noisy Friarbird
  39. Striated Pardalote
  40. White-browed Scrubwren
  41. Eastern Whipbird
  42. Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike
  43. Rufous Whistler
  44. Australasian Figbird
  45. Olive backed Oriole
  46. Australian Magpie
  47. Grey Butcherbird
  48. Pied Butcherbird
  49. Pied Currawong
  50. Spangled Drongo
  51. Grey Fantail
  52. Willie Wagtail
  53. Torresian Crow
  54. Magpie Lark
  55. Welcome Swallow
  56. Fairy Martin
  57. Tawny Grassbird
  58. Silvereye
  59. Common Myna*


  1. Common Brushtail Possum
  2. Common Ringtail Possum
  3. Grey-headed Flying-fox
  4. Eastern Bentwing Bat
  5. Water Rat


  1. Macquarie Turtle (also called Short-necked Turtle)
  2. Garden Skink
  3. Eastern Water Skink  
  4. Water Dragon
  5. Carpet Python
  6. Green Tree Snake


  1. Cane Toad*


  1. Longfin Eel
  2. Freshwater Mullet
  3. Firetail Gudgeon
  4. Gambusia*
  5. Tilapia*

The council does not permit fishing at Arnwood Place as it is a Habitat Brisbane area.


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