Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve - Fauna


This is a list of the fauna observed over a number of years in the reserve. Of course many of the creatures may only visit the reserve from time to time. Photos have only been given where the link to the information about the species does not already contain a photograph.

Family Scientific Name Common Name Photo
Class Amphibia: Frogs
Myobatrichidae Crinia signifera Common Eastern Froglet
Pseudrophyne australis Red-crowned toadlet
Limnodynastes peronii Brown-striped Frog
Class Reptilia: Reptiles
Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides Eastern Blue-tongue Lizard Photo
Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops nigrescens Blind Snake
Elapidae Demansia psammophis Yellow-faced Whip Snake
Pseudonaja textilis Eastern Brown Snake
Pseudechis porphyriacus Red-bellied Black Snake
Mammals - Monotremes:
Tachyglossidae Tachyglossus aculeatus Short-beaked Echidna
Petauridae Pseudocheirus peregrinus Common Ringtail Possum
Petaurus breviceps Sugar Glider
Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula Common Brushtail
Macropidae Wallabia bicolor Swamp Wallaby Photo
Rattus rattus Black Rat Introduced
Felis catus Feral Cat Introduced
Class Aves (Birds):
Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Crested Hawk
Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes Crested Pigeon
Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae Laughing Kookaburra
Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami Glossy Black-Cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus funereus Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
Cacatua roseicapilla Galah
Psittacidae Alisterus scapularis Australian King Parrot
Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow Lorikeet
Platycercus eximius Eastern Rosella
Maluridae Malurus cyaneus Superb Blue-wren
Malurus lamberti Variegated Blue-wren
Meliphagidae Anthochaera carnunculata Red Wattlebird
Philemon corniculatus Noisy Friarbird
Lichenostomus chrysops Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Meliphaga lewinii Lewin’s Honeyeater
Manorina melanocephala Noisy Miner
Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis Eastern Yellow Robin
Cinclosomatidae Psophodes olivaceus Eastern Whipbird
Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis Golden Whistler
Colluricincla harmonica Shrike-thrush
Dicruridae Grallina cyanoleuca Magpie-lark
Rhipidura rufifrons Rufous Fantail
Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Artamidae Cracticus torquatus Grey Butcherbird
Strepera graculina Pied Currawong
Cracticus tibicen Australian Magpie
Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian Raven
Passeridae Neochmia temporalis Red-browed Finch
Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena Welcome Swallow
Muscicapidae Zoothera lunulata Bassian Thrush