Black Hill Vertebrate Species List

Insects - Amphibia - Aves - Mammalia - Reptilia


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Rainbow Bird (Rainbow Bee-eater)
Merops ornatus
 

Restless Flycatcher (Scissor-grinder)

Myiagra inquieta inquieta

 
 

Red-browed Finch

Neochmia temporalis

 
Red browed finch Black Hill Conservation Park
Red browed finch.
12 November 2007

Boobook Owl

Ninox boobook

 

Crested Pigeon

Ocyphaps lophotes

 

Golden Whistler

Pachycephala pectoralis

Golden Whistler
Golden Whistler. Morilata 2017
Photo by Ken Hurley, used with
thanks and permission

Rufous Whistler

Pachycephala rufiventris rufiventris

Rufous Whistler, Wildflower Garden Building, Black Hill Conservation Park, 3 December 2018
Rufous Whistler, Wildflower Garden Building,
Black Hill Conservation Park 3 December 2018

Spotted Pardalote
Pardalotus punctatus
 

Striated Pardalote

Pardalotus striatus

Striated pardelote, Tetragona Trail, Black Hill Conservation Park, 31 December 2012
Striated pardelote. Tetragona Trail,
Black Hill Conservation Park 31 December 2012

House Sparrow
Passer domesticus domesticus
 

Australian Pelican
Pelecnus conspicillatus
 

Fairy Martin

Petrochelidon ariel

 

Tree Martin

Petrochelidon nigricans

 

Scarlet Robin
Petroica multicolor
 

Flame Robin
Petroica phoenicea
 

Common Bronzewing

Phaps chalcoptera


Common Bronzewing, photograph taken by one of our members
Common Bronzewing.
Thanks to one of our members

Brush Bronzewing

Phaps elegans elegans

 

White-fronted Honeyeater
Phylidonyris albifrons
 

New Holland Honeyeater

Phylidonyris novaehollandiae novaehollandiae

New Holland Honeyeater, photograph taken by one of our members
New Holland Honeyeater,
thanks to one of our members,
taken in Athelstone garden.

Crescent Honeyeater

Phylidonyris pyrrhoptera

 

Crescent Honeyeater
Crescent Honeyeater
3 March 2014, Black Hill Conservation Park


Crimson Rosella & Yellow Rosella

Platycercus elegans


 

Eastern Rosella

Platycercus eximius eximius


Eastern Rosella, Morialta Conservation Park
Eastern Rosella.
January 2017, thanks to John Fels for permission to use this photo.
Copyright John Fels

Tawny Frogmouth

Podargus strigoides

Tawny Frogmounth
Tawny Frogmounth, Podargus strigoides
Athelstone street tree.

White-browed Babbler

Pomatostomus superciliosus

Species added 28 November 2018 through local observation (photographed sighting 24th October 2007) and confirmation via the Atlas of Living Australia
White-browed babbler
White-browed babbler,
Sericornis frontalis frontalisPomatostomus superciliosus.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0

Zebra Finch

Taeniopygia guttata (prev Poephila guttata)

 

Red-rumped Parrot

Psephotus haematonotus


 

Grey Fantail

Rhipidura fuliginosa

 

Willie Wagtail

Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys


 

White-browed Scrubwren

Sericornis frontalis frontalis


White-browed Scrubwren
White-browed Scrubwren,
Sericornis frontalis frontalis.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0

Weebill

Smicrornis brevirostris

 

Grey Currawong

Strepera versicolor


White-browed Scrubwren
Grey Currawong, Strepera versicolor.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0

* Spotted Turtle-dove

Streptopelia (Spilopelia) chinensis

Spotted Turtle Dove
Spotted Turtle Dove.
thanks to one of our members

(Common or European) Starling

Sturnus vulgaris vulgaris

 

Black-throated (Australasian) Grebe

Tachybaptus novaehollandiae

 

Sacred (White) Ibis

Threskiornis aethiopicus

 
 

Sacred Kingfisher

Todiramphus sanctus

 

Rainbow Lorikeet

Trichoglossus haematodus

Rainbow lorikeet, Black Hill Conservation Park
Rainbow lorikeet, 22 October 2012
Black Hill Conservation Park.

* Blackbird

Turdus merula merula


 

Little Button-quail

Turnix velox

 
 

Barn Owl

Tyto alba ssp. delicatula

 
 

Masked Plover/Masked Lapwing/Spur-winged Plover

Vanellus miles

 

Silvereye

Zosterops lateralis

 


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Insects - Amphibia - Aves - Mammalia - Reptilia

source: Department for Environment and Heritage (2001) Morialta and Black Hill Conservation Parks Background Information, Adelaide, South Australia with additions

# Additions, Friends of Black Hill and Morialta Inc.
* Introduced species

This page updated 1 October 2020, new photo added

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