Black Hill Vertebrate Species List

Amphibia - Aves - Mammalia - Reptilia  
Brown Froglet (common Eastern Froglet)

Crinia signifera


Comon Eastern Froglet, Horsnell Gully CP
Bull Frog (Eastern Banjo Frog)

Limnodynastes dumerili

Bull Frog (Eastern Banjo Frog or pobble bonk), Cookr Bull Frog (Eastern Banjo Frog or Pobble bonk).
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0.
Marbled Frog (Spotted Grass Frog)

Limnodynastes tasmaniensis

Marbled Frog (Spotted Grass Frog), Cookr Marbled Frog (Spotted Grass Frog).
Thanks to David Cook
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Brown Tree Frog

Litoria ewingii

Brown Tree Frog Brown Tree Frog.
Thanks to Dept of Environment Victoria
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0.
Brown Toadlet

Pseudophryne bibronii

Brown Toadlet Brown Toadlet.
Thanks to Thomas Brown
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0.
Amphibia - Aves - Mammalia - Reptilia  
Yellow-rumped Thornbill

Acanthiza chrysorrhoa

Yellow-rumped Thornbill Yellow-rumped Thornbill,
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa.
Thanks to Duncan Mccaskill and Wikimedia
Used under creative commons license
Striated Thornbill

Acanthiza lineata


Striated Thornbill Striated Thornbill,
Acanthiza lineata.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0..
Brown Thornbill

Acanthiza pusilla

Brown Thornbill Brown Thornbill,
Acanthiza pusilla.
Thanks to David Cook
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Buff-rumped Thornbill

Acanthiza reguloides reguloides

Buff-rumped Thornbill Buff-rumped Thornbill,
Acanthiza reguloides reguloides.
Thanks to David Cook
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Eastern spinebill

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris tenuirostris

Eastern spinebill Eastern spinebill,
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris tenuirostris.
Thanks to David Cook
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Brown Goshawk

Accipiter fasciatus fasciatus

Brown Goshawk Brown Goshawk,
Accipiter fasciatus fasciatus.
Thanks to David Cook
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Red Wattlebird

Anthochaera carunculata carunculata

Red Wattle Bird
Red Wattlebird
Thanks to Chezhiyan and Wikimedia.
# Little Wattlebird

Anthochaera (Anellobia) chrysoptera


 
Little Wattle Bird
Little Wattlebird
Black Hill Conservation Park
16 February 2014.
Richard's Pipit

Anthus novaeseelandiae

 
Richard's Pipit Australasian Pipit,
Anthus novaeseelandia.
Thanks to David Cook
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Pacific Black Duck

Anas superciliosa

Pacific Black Duck, Anas superciliosa, Mark Barritt Pacific Black Duck, Anas superciliosa.
Mark Barritt
Black Hill Conservation Park.
Wedge-tailed Eagle

Aquila audax audax

 
Wedge-tailed Eagle Wedge-tailed Eagle,
Aquila audax audax.
Thanks to David Cook
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White-faced Heron

Ardea novaehollandiae

White faced heron, Ardea novaehollandiae , Mark Barritt White faced heron,
Ardea novaehollandiae .
Mark Barritt. Black Hill Conservation Park
Pacific (White-necked) Heron

Ardea pacifica

 
Pacific (White-necked) Heron Pacific (White-necked) Heron,
Ardea pacifica.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0..
Dusky Woodswallow

Artamus cyanopterus

Dusky Woodswallow Dusky Woodswallow,
Artamus cyanopterus.
Thanks to David Cook
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Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Cacatua galerita galerita

Sulphur-crested cockatoo, Tetragona trail, Black Hill Conservation Park, 31 December 2012 Sulphur-crested cockatoo,
Cacatua galerita galerita.
Tetragona Trail. Black Hill Conservation Park
31 December 2012
Long-billed Corella

Cacatua tenuirostris

Long-billed Corella, Tetragona trail, Black Hill Conservation Park, 14 April 2013 Long-billed Corella,
Cacatua tenuiostris.
Tetragona Trail. Black Hill Conservation Park
14 April 2013
Fan-tailed Cuckoo

Cacomantis flabelliformis flabeliformis

Fan-tailed Cuckoo Fan-tailed Cuckoo,
Cacomantis flabelliformis.
Thanks to David Cook
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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
(Funeral Cockatoo)

Calyptorhynchus funereus

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo, Summit Track, Black Hill Conservation Park, 31 December 2012 Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo,
Summit track. Black Hill Conservation Park
31 December 2012
* European Goldfinch

Carduelis carduelis

European Goldfinch, thanks to David Cook European Goldfinch.
Thanks to David Cook Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0..
* European Greenfinch

Chloris chloris

European Greenfinch, thanks to Sergey Yeliseev European Greenfinch.
Thanks to Sergey Yeliseev Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0..
Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx basalis

Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo, thanks to David Cook Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo.
Thanks to David Cook Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0..
Black-eared Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx osculans

Black-eared Cuckoo, thanks to David Cook Black-eared Cuckoo.
Thanks to David Cook
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Grey Shrikethrush

Colluricincla harmonica

Grey Shrikethrush Grey Shrikethrush,
Colluricincla harmonica.
Thanks to David Cook
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* Feral pigeon (Rock Dove)

Columba livia

Rock Dove
Rock Dove.
Morialta Conservation Park
26 January 2013
Black-faced Cuckooshrike

Coracina novaehollandiae novaehollandiae

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike,
Black Hill Conservation Park
25 January 2013.
White-winged Chough

Corcorax melanorhamphos

 
White-throated Treecreeper

Cormobates leucophaea leucophaea

White-throated treecreeper, photograph taken by Dan Monceaux, Photographer / Illustrator / Designer White-throated treecreeper.
Dan Monceaux / DANiMATiONS
Australian Raven

Corvus coronoides coronoides

 
Little Raven

Corvus mellori

Little Raven
Little Raven, Corvus mellori
2 June 2013
Black Hill Conservation Park
Grey butcherbird

Cracticus torquatus torquatus

 
Pallid Cuckoo

Cuculus pallidus (Cacomantis pallidus)

Cacomantis-pallidus Pallid Cuckoo,
Cacomantis-pallidus.
Thanks to David Cook
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Laughing Kookaburra

Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae

Kookaburra, Morialta Conservation Park Kookaburra.
15 November 2007
Varied Sittella

Daphoenositta chrysoptera

Varied sittella Varied sittella,
Daphoenositta chrysoptera.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0
Mistletoe Bird

Dicaeum hirundinaceum hirundinaceum

Mistletoe Bird Mistletoe Bird,
Dicaeum hirundinaceum hirundinaceum.
Thanks to David Cook
Resized and used under creative commons license 2.0
Black-shouldered Kite

Elanus axillaris

 
Galah

Eolophus roseicapilla

Galah, Morialta Conservation Park Galah. Wadmore Park
3 August 2014
Brown Hawk (Brown Falcon)

Falco berigora

 
Nankeen (Australian) Kestrel

Falco cenchroides cenchroides

 
Little Falcon (Australian Hobby)

Falco longipennis

 
(Crested) Shriketit

Falcunculus frontatus frontatus

 
Peaceful Dove

#Geopelia striata placida

Peaceful Dove, Geopelia striata placida, Mark Barritt Peaceful Dove, Geopelia striata placida.
Sidney Millington.
4th December 2016.
Addison Ave adj. Black Hill C.P.
Musk Lorikeet

Glossopsitta concinna

 
Purple-crowned Lorikeet

Glossopsitta porphyrocephala

 
Magpie Lark

Grallina cyanoleuca

 
Australian Magpie

Gymnorhina tibicen

Australian Magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen, Mark Barritt Australian Magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen.
Mark Barritt
Black Hill Conservation Park
Black-backed Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen tibicen  
Welcome Swallow

Hirundo neoxena

 
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren

Hylacola pyrrhopygia

Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Chestnut-rumped Heathwren,
Hylacola pyrrhopygia.
Thanks to David Cook
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White-winged Triller

Lalage sueurii

 
Yellow-faced Honeyeater

Lichenostomus chrysops

Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Lichenostomus chrysops, Mark Barritt Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Lichenostomus chrysops.
Black Hill Conservation Park 9 June 2014
Supurb Blue Fairy-Wren

Malurus cyaneus


Blue wren
Superb blue wren.
Malurus cyaneus
Noisy Miner

Manorina melanocephala

Noisy Miner Noisy Miner
3 August 2014, near Wadmore Park, Athelstone

Yellow-plumed Honeyeater Meliphaga ornata  
White-plumed Honeyeater Meliphaga pencillata  
Brown-headed Honeyeater

Melithreptus brevirostris

Brown-headed Honeyeater Brown-headed Honeyeater,
Melithreptus brevirostris.
Thanks to David Cook
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White-naped Honeyeater Melithreptus lunatus lunatus

White-naped Honeyeater White-naped Honeyeater
18 April 2009, Black Hill Conservation Park

White-naped Honeyeater White-naped Honeyeater
18 April 2009, Black Hill Conservation Park

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
(Southern Boobook)
Ninox novaeseelandiae  
Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes
 
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis  
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris rufiventris  
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

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 Frogmounth Podargus strigoides  
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
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Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris
 
Grey Currawong Strepera versicolor
 
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
 
Amphibia - Aves - Mammalia - Reptilia  
Yellow-footed Antichinus Antechninus flavipes  
Gould's Wattled Bat Chalinolobus gouldii  
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus

bandicoot Southern Brown Bandicoot
This photograph taken at an
information session hosted by the Friends

*Cat Felis catus  
#Western Grey Kangaroo Macropus fuliginosus
kangaroo Kangaroo 31 December 2012
Tetragona Trail, Black Hill Conservation Park
*House Mouse Mus domesticus  
*(European) Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus  
*Koala Phascolarctos cinereus
koala
Koala
# Common Ringtail Pseudocheirus peregrinus  
Bush Rat Rattus fuscipes greyii  
*Brown Rat (Sewer Rat or Norway Rat) Rattus norvegicus  
*Black Rat (Ship Rat) Rattus rattus  
Short-beaked Echidna (Spiny Anteater) Tachyglossus aculeatus  
Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula  
*Rox (red Fox) Vulupes vulupes  
Amphibia - Aves - Mammalia - Reptilia  
Gekkonides  
Marbled Gecko Phyllodectylus mormoratus
Marbled Gecko, Black Hill Conservation Park Marbled Gecko. Black Hill Conservation Park
20 November 2015
Thick-tailed Gecko Underwoodisaurus milii  
Spiny-tailed Gecko Diplodectylus intermedius  
Agamidae   
Tawny Dragon Ctenophorus decresii
Tawny Dragon, Black Hill Conservation Park Tawny Dragon. Black Hill Conservation Park
7 September 2014
Coastal Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata  
Scimcidae    
Striped Skink Ctenotus robustus  
Spotted Ctenotus Ctenotus uber  
Greys Skink Menetia greyii  
Common Grass Skink Lampropholis guichenoti  
Three-Toed Skink Hamiergis decresiiensis  
Bouganville Skink Lerista bougainvillii  
Common Blue-Tongue Tiliqua acincoides  
Shingleback Skink or Sleepy Lizard Tiliqua rugosa  
Whites Skink Egernia whitii  
Adelaide's Skink Morethia adelaidensis  
Elapidea   
Red-bellied black snake Pseudechis porphyriacus  
Common Brown Snake Pseudechis textilis  
Hooded snake Rhinoplocephalus flagellum  
Pygopodidae   
Adelaide Snake-Lizard Delma molleri - Dalma  
Common Scaly Foot Pygopus lepidopodus  
Striated Worm Lizard Aprasia striolata  
Note Reptile List as prepared by Derek J Mitchell 18/6/94 Scientific permit No E23438 - 01

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 4 January 2017, photo updated

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