The fauna of Warrien Reserve

Warrien Reserve provides a healthy habitat for a wide variety of fauna.

Birds list from March 2011 to Feb 2016 compiled by Paul Evans and supplemented by Mike Potts


Tawny Frogmouth – Podargus strigoides
Grey Butcherbird – Cracticus torquatus
Laughing Kookaburra – Dacelo novaeguineae
Superb Fairy-wren – Malurus cyaneus
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo – Calyptorhynchus funereus
Crimson Rosella – Platycercus elegans
Bell Miner – Manoria melanophrys
Pied currawong – Strepera graculina
Red Wattlebird – Anthochaera carunculata
Willie Wagtail – Rhipidura leucophrys

Australian Magpie – Cracticus tibicen white backed hybrid

Australian Raven – Corfus coroniodes

Eastern Rosella – Platycerus eximius – becoming less common

King Parrot – Alisterus scapularis

Little Corella – Cacatua sanguinea – up to 20 or 30 at a time

Sulphur crested Cockatoo – Cacatua galerita

Galah – Eolophus reseicapillus – occasional

Gang-Gang Cockatoo – Callocephalon fimbriatum

Rainbow Lorikeet – Trichoglossus haematodus – flocks of 50-100

Crested Pigeon – Ocyphaps lophotes

Spotted Turtle Dove – Streptopelia chinensis – less common recently

Common Mynah – Sturnus tristis  – less common now and being displaced by Noisy Miners

Noisy Miner – Manorina melanocephala  – have moved in since about 2010

Common Drongo  –those who pick up their dogs mess and hang the bag in a tree !!


Sugar Glider – Petaurus breviceps
Short-beaked Echidna – Tachyglossus aculeatus
Eastern Grey Kangaroo – Macropus giganteus
Koala – Trichosurus vulpecula
Common Brushtail Possum – Trichosurus vulpecula
Common Ringtail Possum – Pseudocheirus peregrinus
White-striped Freetail Bat – Tadarida australis
Common Walleroo – Macropus robustus
Grey Kangaroo – Macropus giganteus
Fox – Vulpes vulpes


Victorian Smooth Froglet – Geocrinia victoriana
Common Froglet – Crinia signifera
Southern Brown Tree Frog – Litoria ewingi


Garden Skink – Lampropholis guichenot
Blue-Tongued Skink –  Tiliqua scincoides