Lyrebirds are ground-dwelling birds that are native to Australia. They are known for their noteworthy mimicking abilities, unique tails and plumes as well as interesting courtship display.
The Sulphur Crested Cockatoo is a large white cockatoo bird found in various parts of Australia as well as in New Guinea. They are quite popular as pets and make delightful companions.
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo Scientific Name
The scientific name for these species of cockatoo is “Cacatua galerita”.
The White Bellied Sea Eagle, also known as the White Breasted Sea Eagle, is mainly found near coastline as their name suggests. They are normally found in pairs and live close to water ways. The Eagle is found in many parts of Australia and numerous folk tales have been there about this beautiful bird. This is Australia’s second largest Bird of Prey. They are giant sized kites.
White Bellied Sea Eagle Scientific Name
The scientific name of White Bellied Sea Eagle is Haliaeetus leucogaster.
The Australian Magpie is a medium-sized, passerine bird that is native to Australia and Southern New Guinea. These birds are one of the most common Australian birds and are also described as one of the most proficient song birds. They usually have an array of multifaceted vocalizations.
Australian Magpie Scientific Name
Magpies are scientifically known as Gymnorhina Tibicin.
Rainbow lorikeet is a parrot with a dash of color on its feathers. It belongs to the Psittacidae family of the Lorini tribe. This bird is an Australian pride. With its smearing colorful beauty and sweet-naughty nature, this bird is a hot favorite amongst bird petting enthusiasts.
Rainbow Lorikeet Scientific Name
The Rainbow Lorikeet bears the scientific name of Trichoglossus haematodus.
Fairy Penguin is the smallest member of the family of Penguins primarily found in the southern parts of Australia and New Zealand. This cute looking Penguin has multiple species and known by different names like Little Blue Penguins. These Penguins are among the major tourist attractions in the places they are found and people are in awe of their beauty as they glide along the coastal areas. They are distinguished by their typical bluish hue and white under color and look wonderful when they move around noisily in clusters.
Fairy Penguin is scientifically known as Eudyptula minor.
Fairy Penguin Description
These creatures can be easily identified, as they are the smallest of creatures in the species of Penguins in an attractive shade. Some of their physical attributes are: