a field guide to the planet - by Damon Ramsey
The birds of the temperate seashores of Australasia...
Tadorna tadornoides, 'Australian Shelduck' (Rottnest Island, Australia).
Recurvirostra novaehollandiae, 'Red-necked Avocet'. Endemic to Australia. Can turn up anywhere there is open areas of shallow fresh or salt water.
Haematopus longirostris, 'Pied Oystercatcher' (Wineglass Bay, Australia).
Charadrius ruficapillus, 'Red-capped Plover' (Rottnest Island, Australia)
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae, 'Silver Gull' (Rottnest Island, Australia).
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae scopulinus, 'Red-biiled Gull'. The New Zealand form of the Silver Gull (Kaikoura).
Thalasseus bergii, 'Greater Crested Tern' (Rottnest Island).
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