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Want list of species in Australia

There are 856 species in Australia.
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There are 24 species without videos
Family Pigeons, Doves (Columbidae)
Rufous-bellied Spinifex Pigeon   Geophaps ferruginea Endemic
Family Rails, Gallinules, Coots (Rallidae)
Lord Howe Woodhen   Hypotaenidia sylvestris Endemic
Family Petrels, Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Trindade Petrel   Pterodroma arminjoniana Vagrant
Newell's Shearwater   Puffinus newelli Vagrant
Jouanin's Petrel   Bulweria fallax Vagrant
Family Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)
Kerguelen Shag   Leucocarbo verrucosus Vagrant
Family Buttonquails (Turnicidae)
Red-backed Buttonquail   Turnix maculosus
Buff-breasted Buttonquail   Turnix olivii Endemic
Chestnut-backed Buttonquail   Turnix castanotus Endemic
Red-chested Buttonquail   Turnix pyrrhothorax Endemic
Family Typical Owls (Strigidae)
Tasmanian Boobook   Ninox leucopsis Endemic
Family Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)
Little Paradise-kingfisher   Tanysiptera hydrocharis Vagrant
Family Parrots (Psittacidae)
Night Parrot   Pezoporus occidentalis Endemic
Coxen's Fig-parrot   Cyclopsitta coxeni Endemic
Family Scrub-birds (Atrichornithidae)
Rufous Scrub-bird   Atrichornis rufescens Endemic
Family Fairy-wrens (Maluridae)
Black Grasswren   Amytornis housei Endemic
Family Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)
Banded Honeyeater   Cissomela pectoralis Endemic
Golden-backed Honeyeater   Melithreptus laetior Endemic
Green-backed Honeyeater   Glycichaera fallax
Family Thornbills (Acanthizidae)
Dusky Gerygone   Gerygone tenebrosa Endemic
Family Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)
Frill-necked Monarch   Arses lorealis Endemic
Family Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)
Yellow-legged Flyrobin   Kempiella griseoceps
Kimberley Flyrobin   Microeca tormenti Endemic
Family Waxbills (Estrildidae)
White-bellied Crimson Finch   Neochmia evangelinae
There are 4 species without photos
Family Buttonquails (Turnicidae)
Buff-breasted Buttonquail   Turnix olivii Endemic
Family Parrots (Psittacidae)
Coxen's Fig-parrot   Cyclopsitta coxeni Endemic
Family Scrub-birds (Atrichornithidae)
Rufous Scrub-bird   Atrichornis rufescens Endemic
Family Quail-thrushes and Jewel-babblers (Cinclosomatidae)
Nullarbor Quail-thrush   Cinclosoma alisteri Endemic
There are 206 species without sound recordings
Family Ostriches (Struthionidae)
Common Ostrich   Struthio camelus Introduced
Family Megapodes (Megapodiidae)
Malleefowl   Leipoa ocellata Endemic
Family Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse (Phasianidae)
Asian Blue Quail   Synoicus chinensis
Family Ducks, Geese, Swans (Anatidae)
Blue-billed Duck   Oxyura australis Endemic
Freckled Duck   Stictonetta naevosa Endemic
Green Pygmy-goose   Nettapus pulchellus
Family Grebes (Podicipedidae)
Hoary-headed Grebe   Poliocephalus poliocephalus
Family Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Red-billed Tropicbird   Phaethon aethereus Vagrant
Family Pigeons, Doves (Columbidae)
Chestnut-quilled Rock-pigeon   Petrophassa rufipennis Endemic
White-quilled Rock-pigeon   Petrophassa albipennis Endemic
Rufous-bellied Spinifex Pigeon   Geophaps ferruginea Endemic
Partridge Pigeon   Geophaps smithii Endemic
Flock Bronzewing   Phaps histrionica Endemic
Nicobar Pigeon   Caloenas nicobarica Vagrant
Collared Imperial-pigeon   Ducula mullerii Vagrant
Grey-rumped Fruit-dove   Ptilinopus alligator Endemic
Orange-bellied Fruit-dove   Ptilinopus iozonus Vagrant
Topknot Pigeon   Lopholaimus antarcticus Endemic
Family Frogmouths (Podargidae)
Papuan Frogmouth   Podargus papuensis
Family Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)
Spotted Nightjar   Eurostopodus argus
White-throated Nightjar   Eurostopodus mystacalis
Family Swifts (Apodidae)
Papuan Spinetail   Mearnsia novaeguineae Vagrant
White-throated Needletail   Hirundapus caudacutus
Australian Swiftlet   Aerodramus terraereginae Endemic
Uniform Swiftlet   Aerodramus vanikorensis Vagrant
Family Cuckoos (Cuculidae)
Black-eared Cuckoo   Chalcites osculans Endemic
Family Rails, Gallinules, Coots (Rallidae)
Red-legged Crake   Rallina fasciata Vagrant
Lewin's Rail   Lewinia pectoralis
Chestnut Rail   Eulabeornis castaneoventris
Lord Howe Woodhen   Hypotaenidia sylvestris Endemic
Black-tailed Native-hen   Tribonyx ventralis Endemic
Tasmanian Native-hen   Tribonyx mortierii Endemic
Family Bustards (Otididae)
Australian Bustard   Ardeotis australis
Family Penguins (Spheniscidae)
Erect-crested Penguin   Eudyptes sclateri Vagrant
Family Southern Storm-petrels (Oceanitidae)
Wilson’s Storm-petrel   Oceanites oceanicus
Grey-backed Storm-petrel   Garrodia nereis
White-faced Storm-petrel   Pelagodroma marina
White-bellied Storm-petrel   Fregetta grallaria Vagrant
Black-bellied Storm-petrel   Fregetta tropica
Family Northern Storm-petrels (Hydrobatidae)
Band-rumped Storm-petrel   Hydrobates castro Vagrant
Matsudaira's Storm-petrel   Hydrobates matsudairae Vagrant
Leach’s Storm-petrel   Hydrobates leucorhous Vagrant
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel   Hydrobates monorhis Vagrant
Tristram's Storm-petrel   Hydrobates tristrami Vagrant
Family Albatrosses (Diomedeidae)
Northern Royal Albatross   Diomedea sanfordi
Sooty Albatross   Phoebetria fusca
Laysan Albatross   Phoebastria immutabilis Vagrant
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross   Thalassarche carteri
Campbell Albatross   Thalassarche impavida
Chatham Albatross   Thalassarche eremita
Family Petrels, Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Blue Petrel   Halobaena caerulea
Broad-billed Prion   Pachyptila vittata
Salvin’s Prion   Pachyptila salvini
Fairy Prion   Pachyptila turtur
Fulmar Prion   Pachyptila crassirostris Vagrant
Kerguelen Petrel   Aphrodroma brevirostris
White-winged Petrel   Pterodroma leucoptera
Cook's Petrel   Pterodroma cookii Vagrant
Black-winged Petrel   Pterodroma nigripennis
Providence Petrel   Pterodroma solandri
Kermadec Petrel   Pterodroma neglecta Vagrant
Trindade Petrel   Pterodroma arminjoniana Vagrant
Herald Petrel   Pterodroma heraldica
Barau's Petrel   Pterodroma baraui Vagrant
White-necked Petrel   Pterodroma cervicalis Vagrant
Juan Fernandez Petrel   Pterodroma externa Vagrant
Soft-plumaged Petrel   Pterodroma mollis
Atlantic Petrel   Pterodroma incerta Vagrant
White-headed Petrel   Pterodroma lessonii
Great-winged Petrel   Pterodroma macroptera
Grey-faced Petrel   Pterodroma gouldi
Grey Petrel   Procellaria cinerea
Westland Petrel   Procellaria westlandica Vagrant
Buller's Shearwater   Ardenna bulleri
Great Shearwater   Ardenna gravis Vagrant
Streaked Shearwater   Calonectris leucomelas
Fluttering Shearwater   Puffinus gavia
Hutton's Shearwater   Puffinus huttoni
Newell's Shearwater   Puffinus newelli Vagrant
Tropical Shearwater   Puffinus bailloni Vagrant
Little Shearwater   Puffinus assimilis
Tahiti Petrel   Pseudobulweria rostrata
Bulwer's Petrel   Bulweria bulwerii Vagrant
Jouanin's Petrel   Bulweria fallax Vagrant
South Georgia Diving-petrel   Pelecanoides georgicus Vagrant
Common Diving-petrel   Pelecanoides urinatrix
Family Ibises, Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)
Yellow-billed Spoonbill   Platalea flavipes
Family Herons (Ardeidae)
Yellow Bittern   Ixobrychus sinensis Vagrant
Black Bittern   Ixobrychus flavicollis
Javan Pond-heron   Ardeola speciosa Vagrant
White-necked Heron   Ardea pacifica
Plumed Egret   Ardea plumifera
Pied Heron   Egretta picata
Family Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)
Christmas Frigatebird   Fregata andrewsi Vagrant
Family Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)
Kerguelen Shag   Leucocarbo verrucosus Vagrant
Family Avocets, Stilts (Recurvirostridae)
Banded Stilt   Cladorhynchus leucocephalus Endemic
Red-necked Avocet   Recurvirostra novaehollandiae Endemic
Family Plovers (Charadriidae)
Red-capped Plover   Charadrius ruficapillus
Caspian Plover   Charadrius asiaticus Vagrant
Oriental Plover   Charadrius veredus
Hooded Plover   Thinornis cucullatus Endemic
Family Plains-wanderer (Pedionomidae)
Plains-wanderer   Pedionomus torquatus Endemic
Family Painted-snipes (Rostratulidae)
Australian Painted-snipe   Rostratula australis
Family Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)
Great Knot   Calidris tenuirostris
Broad-billed Sandpiper   Calidris falcinellus
Stilt Sandpiper   Calidris himantopus Vagrant
Long-toed Stint   Calidris subminuta
Asian Dowitcher   Limnodromus semipalmatus
Pintail Snipe   Gallinago stenura Vagrant
Swinhoe's Snipe   Gallinago megala
Wilson's Phalarope   Steganopus tricolor Vagrant
Grey-tailed Tattler   Tringa brevipes
Marsh Sandpiper   Tringa stagnatilis
Family Buttonquails (Turnicidae)
Red-backed Buttonquail   Turnix maculosus
Black-breasted Buttonquail   Turnix melanogaster Endemic
Buff-breasted Buttonquail   Turnix olivii Endemic
Chestnut-backed Buttonquail   Turnix castanotus Endemic
Red-chested Buttonquail   Turnix pyrrhothorax Endemic
Little Buttonquail   Turnix velox Endemic
Family Coursers, Pratincoles (Glareolidae)
Australian Pratincole   Stiltia isabella
Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)
Bridled Tern   Onychoprion anaethetus
Saunders's Tern   Sternula saundersi Vagrant
Common Gull-billed Tern   Gelochelidon nilotica
Australian Gull-billed Tern   Gelochelidon macrotarsa
Lesser Crested Tern   Thalasseus bengalensis
Family Barn-owls (Tytonidae)
Eastern Grass-owl   Tyto longimembris
Family Typical Owls (Strigidae)
Tasmanian Boobook   Ninox leucopsis Endemic
Family Hawks, Eagles (Accipitridae)
Oriental Honey-buzzard   Pernis ptilorhynchus Vagrant
Black-breasted Buzzard   Hamirostra melanosternon Endemic
Square-tailed Kite   Lophoictinia isura Endemic
Gurney's Eagle   Aquila gurneyi Vagrant
Spotted Harrier   Circus assimilis
Grey Goshawk   Accipiter novaehollandiae Endemic
Family Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)
Little Kingfisher   Ceyx pusillus
Family Falcons, Caracaras (Falconidae)
Australian Hobby   Falco longipennis
Grey Falcon   Falco hypoleucos Endemic
Black Falcon   Falco subniger Endemic
Family Parrots (Psittacidae)
Bluebonnet   Northiella haematogaster Endemic
Red-capped Parrot   Purpureicephalus spurius Endemic
Green Rosella   Platycercus caledonicus Endemic
Western Rosella   Platycercus icterotis Endemic
Ground Parrot   Pezoporus wallicus Endemic
Night Parrot   Pezoporus occidentalis Endemic
Rock Parrot   Neophema petrophila Endemic
Coxen's Fig-parrot   Cyclopsitta coxeni Endemic
Superb Parrot   Polytelis swainsonii Endemic
Princess Parrot   Polytelis alexandrae Endemic
Family Pittas (Pittidae)
Papuan Pitta   Erythropitta macklotii
Family Bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchidae)
Golden Bowerbird   Prionodura newtoniana Endemic
Family Australasian Treecreepers (Climacteridae)
Red-browed Treecreeper   Climacteris erythrops Endemic
Family Fairy-wrens (Maluridae)
Red-winged Fairy-wren   Malurus elegans Endemic
Blue-breasted Fairy-wren   Malurus pulcherrimus Endemic
Rufous-crowned Emu-wren   Stipiturus ruficeps Endemic
Grey Grasswren   Amytornis barbatus Endemic
Black Grasswren   Amytornis housei Endemic
Western Grasswren   Amytornis textilis Endemic
Family Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)
Gilbert's Honeyeater   Melithreptus chloropsis Endemic
Black-headed Honeyeater   Melithreptus affinis Endemic
Strong-billed Honeyeater   Melithreptus validirostris Endemic
Golden-backed Honeyeater   Melithreptus laetior Endemic
Yellow-throated Honeyeater   Nesoptilotis flavicollis Endemic
Tawny-breasted Honeyeater   Xanthotis flaviventer
Black Honeyeater   Sugomel nigrum Endemic
Red-headed Myzomela   Myzomela erythrocephala
Western Spinebill   Acanthorhynchus superciliosus Endemic
Rufous-throated Honeyeater   Conopophila rufogularis Endemic
Grey Honeyeater   Conopophila whitei Endemic
Gibberbird   Ashbyia lovensis Endemic
Crimson Chat   Epthianura tricolor Endemic
Orange Chat   Epthianura aurifrons Endemic
Eungella Honeyeater   Bolemoreus hindwoodi Endemic
Western Wattlebird   Anthochaera lunulata Endemic
Varied Honeyeater   Gavicalis versicolor
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater   Ptilotula flavescens
Grey-fronted Honeyeater   Ptilotula plumula Endemic
Family Thornbills (Acanthizidae)
Dusky Gerygone   Gerygone tenebrosa Endemic
Rockwarbler   Origma solitaria Endemic
Atherton Scrubwren   Sericornis keri Endemic
Tasmanian Thornbill   Acanthiza ewingii Endemic
Slaty-backed Thornbill   Acanthiza robustirostris Endemic
Western Thornbill   Acanthiza inornata Endemic
Family Quail-thrushes and Jewel-babblers (Cinclosomatidae)
Western Quail-thrush   Cinclosoma marginatum Endemic
Nullarbor Quail-thrush   Cinclosoma alisteri Endemic
Family Shrike-tits (Falcunculidae)
Western Shrike-tit   Falcunculus leucogaster Endemic
Family Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)
Black-tailed Whistler   Pachycephala melanura
Family Cuckooshrikes (Campephagidae)
Ground Cuckooshrike   Coracina maxima Endemic
Family Woodswallows and Butcherbirds (Artamidae)
Silver-backed Butcherbird   Cracticus argenteus Endemic
Black-backed Butcherbird   Cracticus mentalis
Black-faced Woodswallow   Artamus cinereus
Little Woodswallow   Artamus minor Endemic
Family Shrikes (Laniidae)
Tiger Shrike   Lanius tigrinus Vagrant
Family Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)
Flame Robin   Petroica phoenicea Endemic
Yellow-legged Flyrobin   Kempiella griseoceps
Kimberley Flyrobin   Microeca tormenti Endemic
Northern Scrub-robin   Drymodes superciliaris Endemic
White-breasted Robin   Quoyornis georgianus Endemic
White-faced Robin   Tregellasia leucops
Family Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)
White-backed Swallow   Cheramoeca leucosterna Endemic
Family White-eyes and Yuhinas (Zosteropidae)
Australian Yellow White-eye   Zosterops luteus Endemic
Family Thrushes (Turdidae)
Russet-tailed Thrush   Zoothera heinei
Family Waxbills (Estrildidae)
Pictorella Mannikin   Heteromunia pectoralis Endemic
Red-eared Firetail   Stagonopleura oculata Endemic
White-bellied Crimson Finch   Neochmia evangelinae
Star Finch   Neochmia ruficauda Endemic
Masked Finch   Poephila personata Endemic
Blue-faced Parrotfinch   Erythrura trichroa