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Australian bird habitats:
Farmland with scattered trees

Description of habitat

Since the start of white settlement, a large part of the Australian continent has been shaped by human activity. In many areas where there used to be contiguous forest or woodland, there are now buildings, such as e.g. farms, with only a remnant of the former vegetation. Scattered trees around buildings, such as farms, provide habitats for a wide variety of birds.

Some more related information is available about commercial crops, fallow fields, paddocks and pasture.

Bird species found in this type of habitat or plant

This is not necessarily a complete list. We display here some examples of bird species found by us in this kind of habitat or plant. Hover your cursor on thumbnails to see names of species; click on thumbnail to go to the page describing the species.


Remnant scattered eucalypt trees, which once formed part of open woodland, on a farm in inland NSW

This isolated tree with its undergrowth and surrounding open paddock in inland NSW is a typical habitat for a clan of Grey-crowned Babblers

These pages are largely based on our own observations and those of our contributors. The structure of these bird pages is explained HERE. For more salient facts on any bird species please refer to a field guide.

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