Alice Springs Desert Park

ASDP Birds > Birds Index

The Alice Springs Desert Park provide some great opportunities to see and hear birds, not only within the avaries and bird of prey show, but also the wild birds that also live and pass through the desert park.

Check out some of the bird species that have been documented in the desert park.

Southern Boobook Owl, Free-flying Birds Show, Alice Springs Desert Park
Australian Boobook Owl (Ninox boobook)
Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis)
Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis)
Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis), Alice Springs Desert Park
Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)
Banded Lapwing (Vanellus tricolor)
Banded Lapwing (Vanellus tricolor)
Barn Owls (Tyto alba) © Dorothy Latimer
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) - Free-flying Birds Show, Alice Springs Desert Park
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
Black-breasted Buzzard (Hamirostra melanosternon)
Black-breasted Buzzard (Hamirostra melanosternon)
Black-faced Woodswallow (Artamus cinereus)
Black-faced Woodswallow (Artamus cinereus)
Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops), Alice Springs Desert Park
Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops)
Bourke's Parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii), Alice Springs Desert Park
Bourke’s Parrot (Neopsephotus bourkii)
Brown Falcon - Nature Theatre - Alice Springs Desert Park
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora)
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), Alice Springs Desert Park
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla), Alice Springs Desert Park
Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla)
Inland Dotterel (Peltohyas australis), Alice Springs Desert Park
Inland Dotterel (Peltohyas australis)
Orange Chat (Epthianura aurifrons), Alice Springs Desert Park
Orange Chat (Epthianura aurifrons)
Pied Honeyeater (Certhionyx variegatus), Alice Springs Desert Park, NT
Pied Honeyeater (Certhionyx variegatus)
Princess Parrot (Polytelis alexandrae)
Princess Parrot (Polytelis alexandrae)
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii), Alice Springs Desert Park, NT
Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii)
Spinifex Pigeon (Geophaps plumifera), Alice Springs Desert Park
Spinifex Pigeon (Geophaps plumifera)
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs Desert Park
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens)
Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)
Wedge-tail Eagle (Aquila audax), Alice Springs Desert Park
Wedge-tail Eagle (Aquila audax)
Western Bowerbird (Chlamydera guttata), Alice Springs Desert Park, NT
Western Bowerbird (Chlamydera guttata)
Whistling Kite - Birds of Prey Show, Alice Springs Desert Park
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)
White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)
White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)
White-winged Fairywren (Malurus leucopterus), Alice Springs Desert Park, NT
White-winged Fairywren (Malurus leucopterus)

For information about the park see their website www.alicespringsdesertpark.com.au


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Clade: Sauropsida
  • Clade: Avemetatarsalia
  • Clade: Ornithurae
  • Class: Aves

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