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This is a list of Australian bird emblems.

Area represented Image Common name Binomial nomenclature Ref.
Emu showing feet
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae [1]
Australian Capital Territory
Gang-gang female MJC01
Gang-gang Cockatoo Callocephalon fimbriatum[2]
New South Wales
Kookaburra portrait
Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae[3]
Northern Territory
Wedge Tailed Eagle
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax[4]
Brolga Grus rubicunda[5]
South Australia
Au magpie
Piping Shrike Gymnorhina tibicen telonocua[6]
Yellow Wattlebird 2
Yellow Wattlebird (unofficial) Anthochaera paradoxa [7]
Helmeted Honeyeater Lichenostomus melanops cassidix[8]
Western Australia
Black Swans
Black Swan Cygnus atratus[9]


  1. ^ "Guidelines on the Use of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Archived from the original on 2007-08-28. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Flags and Emblems". Chief Minister's Department (ACT). Retrieved 2007-10-18.  This link is dead.
  3. ^ "Image Gallery - Kookaburra". Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  4. ^ "Official Symbols - Faunal Emblems". Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  5. ^ "The bird emblem". Queensland Government. Retrieved 2007-10-18.  This link is dead.
  6. ^ "State Badge of South Australia=2007-10-18". The Department of Premier and Cabinet - South Australia. 
  7. ^ Tasmanian State Emblems Tasmanian Parliamentary Library
  8. ^ "The Helmeted Honeyeater". Department of Premier and Cabinet - Victoria. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  9. ^ "The Bird Emblem of Western Australia". Department of the Premier and Cabinet (WA). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 

See also

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