A bird survey of the Strathbogie Ranges was undertaken by Chris Tzaros in Autumn 2019

  • 73 sites surveyed of varying habitat types
  • Baseline data (no previous systematic surveys)
Species in each vegetation type

What is important for bird habitat?

  • Mistletoe for food and nesting
  • Shrubs! Shrubs! Shrubs!
  • Fallen timber for food and nesting camouflage
  • Mature, hollow bearing trees
  • Revegetation
Species in each habitat type

Fun Facts

  • 22% of surveyed birds are Seed Eaters
  • 56% of surveyed birds are Insect Eaters
  • 7% are Nectar and Fruit Eaters
  • 22% of surveyed birds are hollow dependent
Most Common Species

What species were found?

A total of 58 species and 1483 individuals.

  • Australian King-Parrot
  • Australian Magpie
  • Australian Raven
  • Brown Thornbill
  • Brown Treecreeper
  • Brown-headed Honeyeater
  • Buff-rumped Thornbill
  • Common Blackbird
  • Common Starling
  • Crested Pigeon
  • Crested Shrike-tit
  • Crimson Rosella
  • Diamond Firetail
  • Eastern Rosella
  • Eastern Spinebill
  • Eastern Yellow Robin
  • Flame Robin
  • Galah
  • Gang Gang Cockatoo
  • Goldfinch
  • Golden-headed Cisticola
  • Golden Whistler
  • Grey Butcherbird
  • Grey Currawong
  • Grey Fantail
  • Grey Shrike-thrush
  • Laughing Kookaburra
  • Long-billed Corella
  • Mistletoebird
  • New holland Honeyeater
  • Pied Currawong
  • Pink Robin
  • Red Wattlebird
  • Red-browed Finch
  • Red-browed Treecreeper
  • Red-rumped Parrot
  • Restless Flycatcher
  • Scarlet Robin
  • Speckled Warbler
  • Spotted Pardalote
  • Striated Pardalote
  • Striated Thornbill
  • Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
  • Superb Fairy-wren
  • Tawny Frogmouth
  • Varied Sittella
  • Weebill
  • Welcome Swallow
  • White-browed Scrubwren
  • White-eared honeyeater
  • White-naped Honeyeater
  • White-plumed Honeyeater
  • White-throated Treecreeper
  • White-winged Chough
  • Willie Wagtail
  • Yellow faced-honeyeater
  • Yellow Thornbill
  • Yellow-rumped Thornbill

Whats next?

Spring bird surveys to see what species move in over summer.

For more information contact: Jenny Wilson, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority
e: jennyw@gbcma.vic.gov.au Ph:58227715