The birds of the temperate freshwater lakes and rivers in New Zealand, and south-western and south-eastern Australian...
Cygnus atratus, 'Black Swan'. Found on freshwater and saline waters, mostly in southern Australia (rare in tropical north and central arid areas)
Anas superciliosa, 'Pacific Black Duck'.
Anas gracilis, 'Grey Teal'.
Spatula rhynchotis, 'Australasian Shoveller'.
Podiceps cristatus, 'Great Crested Grebe'.
Fulica atra, 'Eurasian Coot'.
Porphyrio melanotus, 'Australasian Purple Swamphen'.
Himantopus himantopus, 'Black-winged Stilt'.
Erythrogonys cinctus, 'Red-kneed Dotterel'.
Phalacrocorax carbo, 'Great Cormorant'.
Threskiornis molucca, 'Australian White Ibis'.
Pelecanus conspicillatus, 'Australian Pelican'.
Ardea alba, 'Great Egret'.
Cacatua sanguinea, 'Little Corella'.
Grallina cyanoleuca, 'Magpie Lark', 'Pee-wee'. This species is found in a range of open habitats, but is common on the edge of freshwater bodies.