Nature conservation

Native animals

Bird species that can be traded by a licensed fauna dealer in NSW

In the tables, (E) = species that can be kept and traded without a licence


Common name 
Quails and button-quails  
Coturnix chinensis King quail (E)
Coturnix pectoralis Stubble quail (E)
Coturnix ypsilophora Brown quail (E)
Turnix melanogaster Black-breasted button-quail
Turnix varia Painted button-quail (E)
Turnix velox Little button-quail (E)
Turnix maculosa Red-backed button-quail
Turnix pyrrhothorax Red-chested button-quail
Species Common name
Pigeons and doves  
Columba leucomela White-headed pigeon
Chalcophaps indica Emerald dove (E)
Geopelia cuneata Diamond dove (E)
Geopelia humeralis Bar-shouldered dove (E)
Geopelia striata Peaceful dove (E)
Ptilinopus regina Rose-crowned fruit-dove
Geophaps plumifera Spinifex pigeon
Geophaps scripta Squatter pigeon
Ocyphaps lophotes Crested pigeon (E)
Phaps chalcoptera Common bronzewing (E)
Phaps elegans Brush bronzewing
Species Common name
Cacatua galerita Sulphur-crested cockatoo (E)
Cacatua leadbeateri Major Mitchell’s cockatoo
Cacatua pastinator butleri Western corella (E)
Cacatua roseicapilla Galah (E)
Cacatua sanguinea Little corella (E)
Cacatua tenuirostris Long-billed corella (E)
Calyptorhynchus banksii  Red-tailed black-cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus baudinii Long-billed black-cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus funereus Yellow-tailed black-cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus lathami Glossy black-cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus latirostris Short-billed black-cockatoo
Callocephalon fimbriatum Gang-gang cockatoo
Nymphicus hollandicus Cockatiel (E)
Species Common name
Glossopsitta concinna Musk lorikeet (E)
Glossopsitta porphyrocephala Purple-crowned lorikeet
Glossopsitta pusilla Little lorikeet
Psitteuteles versicolor Varied lorikeet
Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus Scaly-breasted lorikeet (E)
Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow lorikeet (E)
Trichoglossus rubritorquis Red-collared lorikeet (E)
Species Common name 
Alisterus scapularis Australian king parrot
Aprosmictus erythropterus Red-winged parrot
Barnardius zonarius barnardi Mallee ringneck
Barnardius zonarius macgillivrayi Cloncurry parrot
Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus Twenty-eight parrot (E)
Barnardius zonarius zonarius Port Lincoln parrot (E)
Eclectus roratus macgillivrayi Eclectus parrot (Aust. ssp.)
Lathamus discolor Swift parrot
Melopsittacus undulatus Budgerigar (E)
Neopsephotus bourkii Bourke's parrot (E)
Neophema chrysostoma Blue-winged parrot
Neophema elegans Elegant parrot (E)
Neophema petrophila Rock parrot
Neophema pulchella Turquoise parrot
Neophema splendida Scarlet-chested parrot (E)
Northiella haematogaster Blue bonnet
Platycercus adscitus Pale-headed rosella (E)
Platysercus caledonicus Green rosella
Platycercus elegans adelaidae Adelaide rosella (E)
Platycercus elegans elegans Crimson rosella
Platycercus elegans flaveolus Yellow rosella (E)
Platycercus eximius Eastern rosella (E)
Platycercus icterotis Western rosella (E)
Platycercus venustus Northern rosella
Polytelis alexandrae Princess parrot (E)
Polytelis anthopeplus  Regent parrot
Polytelis swainsonii Superb parrot
Psephotus chrysopterygius Golden-shouldered parrot
Psephotus dissimilis Hooded parrot (E)
Psephotus haematonotus Red-rumped parrot (E)
Psephotus varius Mulga parrot
Purpureicephalus spurius Red-capped parrot (E)
Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow lorikeet (E)
 Species  Common name
Emblema pictum Painted finch (E)
Erythrura trichroa Blue-faced parrot finch (E)
Erythrura gouldiae Gouldian finch (E)
Heteromunia pectoralis Pictorella mannikin
Lonchura castaneothorax Chestnut-breasted mannikin
Lonchura flaviprymna Yellow-rumped mannikin
Neochmia modesta Plum-headed finch
Neochmia phaeton Crimson finch
Neochmia ruficauda Star finch (E)
Neochmia temporalis Red-browed finch
Poephila acuticauda Long-tailed finch
Poephila cincta Black-throated finch
Poephila personata Masked finch
Stagonopleura guttata Diamond firetail
Taeniopygia bichenovii Double-barred finch
Taeniopygia guttata Zebra finch (E)


Page last updated: 25 March 2013