Southern Downs BirdsSatin Bowerbird Spotted Pardalote Striated Pardalote Superb Fairy-wren

The Southern Downs, Queensland region is home to an amazing range of bird species. With many bird lovers travelling to do a bit of bird watchers and many more people encouraging them into their gardens, we share with you some of the magnificent photos from our contributors, here under the Southern Downs and also within our main section on Birds.

Southern Downs Birds
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus), Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Southern Downs Birds (class Aves)
Male Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) © Marc Newman
Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus), Southern Downs QLD © Marc Newman
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus)
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus), Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus)
Superb Fairy-wrens (Malurus cyaneus), Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Superb Fairy-wrens (Malurus cyaneus)

This page is under current development, but here is a sneak preview of some of the birds found in the region. As we add the species, they will appear in the link at the top of the page. Photographs by Marc Newman.



  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Subphylum: Vertebrata
  • Informal: Gnathostomata
  • Class: Aves

Footnote & References

  1. Wildlife of Southern Downs local government area, WetlandInfo, Queensland Government, https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=lga-southern-downs
  2. Aves, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https%3A//biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/65625205-db74-4a87-b566-ca387b119974

Southern Downs BirdsSatin Bowerbird Spotted Pardalote Striated Pardalote Superb Fairy-wren

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