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The Shoalhaven on the NSW south coast is home to an amazing variety of birds and is a mecca for birdwatchers.
BirdLife Shoalhaven promotes a better understanding of our birds and works tirelessly to ensure their survival.





SHOALHAVEN : ALL OUR BIRDS : THREATENED SPECIES : HEATHLAND : WOODLAND : RAINFOREST : SHOREBIRDS : WETLAND : BACKYARDS

Threatened Species


The threatened species list below was updated in early 2022. This list of threatened bird species in the Shoalhaven is based on the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (which commenced in August 2017) - click this link to search for species listed under the Act; the Commonwealth's Environment Protection, Biodiversity and Conservation (EPBC) Act of 1999 - click this link for Species Profile and Threats Database; and our own working list of Shoalhaven birds - click this link for the Working List of Shoalhaven Birds.

Definitions
Critically EndangeredA species at extremely high risk of extinction in the wild
EndangeredA species at very high risk of extinction in the wild
VulnerableA species at high risk of extinction in the wild


* an asterisk in the table above indicates that the image of the bird is shown below



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Bar-tailed Godwit
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Beach Stone Curlew

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Black-browed Albatross
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Black-necked Stork

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Black-tailed Godwit
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Blue-billed Duck
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Brown Treecreeper
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Bush Stone Curlew

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Curlew Sandpiper
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Diamond Firetail
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Dusky Woodswallow
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Eastern Bristlebird

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Eastern Curlew
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Eastern Ground Parrot
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Eastern Osprey
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Flame Robin
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Flesh-footed Shearwater
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Freckled Duck
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Gang-gang Cockatoo

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Gibson's Albatross

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Glossy Black Cockatoo
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Greater Sand Plover
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Great Knot
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Hooded Plover
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Lesser Sand Plover

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Little Eagle

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Little Lorikeet

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Little Tern

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Masked Owl

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Northern Giant Petrel

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Olive Whistler

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Pied Oystercatcher

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Powerful Owl
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Providence Petrel
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Red Knot
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Regent Honeyeater
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Rose-crowned Fruit Dove
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Sanderling
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Scarlet Robin
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Shy Albatross

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Sooty Oystercatcher
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Sooty Tern
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Southern Giant Petrel
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Spotted Harrier
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Square-tailed Kite
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Turquoise Parrot
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Varied Sittella

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Wandering Albatross
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White-bellied Sea-Eagle
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White-fronted Chat

While the above list is definitive, the gathering of images of all the threatened bird species in the Shoalhaven is still a work in progress. Most of the photos on this page were taken by Charles Dove, but Chris Brandis, Chris Grounds and Brett Davis have also contributed.