common animals of the Sydney metro area

Things you'll see around the city and in parks and neighborhoods, without going to any special effort.

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Australian Water Dragon 1
Intellagama lesueurii
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Common Snake-necked Turtle 2
Chelodina longicollis
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Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 3
Cacatua galerita
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Long-billed Corella 4
Cacatua tenuirostris
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Rainbow Lorikeet 5
Trichoglossus haematodus
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Laughing Kookaburra 6
Dacelo novaeguineae
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Spotted Dove 7
Streptopelia chinensis
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Rock Pigeon 8
Columba livia
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Crested Pigeon 3
Ocyphaps lophotes
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Dusky Moorhen 3
Gallinula tenebrosa
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Buff-banded Rail 9
Gallirallus philippensis
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Eurasian Coot 10
Fulica atra
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Purple Swamphen 3
Porphyrio porphyrio
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Australian Brush-turkey 10
Alectura lathami
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Silver Gull 1
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
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Masked Lapwing 11
Vanellus miles
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Australian Ibis 1
Threskiornis moluccus
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Australian Pelican 3
Pelecanus conspicillatus
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White-faced Heron 12
Egretta novaehollandiae
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Great Egret 13
Ardea alba
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Black Swan 14
Cygnus atratus
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Chestnut Teal 3
Anas castanea
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Gray Teal 15
Anas gracilis
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Pacific Black Duck 16
Anas superciliosa
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White-eyed Duck 9
Aythya australis
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Australian Wood Duck 1
Chenonetta jubata
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Little Pied Cormorant 17
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
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Little Black Cormorant 3
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
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Australian Pied Cormorant 18
Phalacrocorax varius
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Australian Darter 4
Anhinga novaehollandiae
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Fairy Martin 19
Petrochelidon ariel
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Welcome Swallow 20
Hirundo neoxena
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Superb Fairywren 21
Malurus cyaneus
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Noisy Miner 3
Manorina melanocephala
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European Starling 1
Sturnus vulgaris
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Common Mynah 22
Acridotheres tristis
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Pied Currawong 3
Strepera graculina
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Australian Magpie 3
Gymnorhina tibicen
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Magpie-Lark 23
Grallina cyanoleuca
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Willie Wagtail 3
Rhipidura leucophrys
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Australian Raven 16
Corvus coronoides
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Grey-headed Flying-fox 24
Pteropus poliocephalus
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Common Brushtail 25
Trichosurus vulpecula
Short-finned Eel
Anguilla australis
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Australian Long-finned Eel 26
Anguilla reinhardtii
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Common Carp 27
Cyprinus carpio
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Bogong Moth 28
Agrotis infusa
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Moon Jellyfish 29
Aurelia aurita
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Portuguese Man o' War 30
Physalia physalis

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