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Accipitridae

Falcons, hawks and eagles

Common name and details

thumbnail of Fijian goshawk Accipiter rufitorques Fiji goshawk (Fiji)
Falco novaeseelandiae New Zealand falcon (captive)
Falco peregrinus Fijian peregrine falcon (captive)
Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald eagle (captive)
Harpia harpyja Harpy eagle (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
Stephanoaetus coronatus African crowned eagle (captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
     

Anatidae

Ducks, geese and swans

Common name and details

red-breasted goose Anseranas semipalmata Magpie goose (Australia)
Aythya novaeseelandiae New Zealand scaup
Branta canadensis Canada goose (USA)
Branta ruficollis Red-breasted goose (captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
Cereopsis novaehollandiae Cape Barren goose (Australia)
Chenonetta jubata Maned duck (Australia)
  Cygnus atratus Black swan
  Cygnus melancoryphus Black-necked swan (captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
  Dendrocygna eytoni Plumed whistling duck (Australia)
  Dendrocygna javanica Javan whistling duck (captive Fort Worth Zoo)
  Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos Blue duck or whio (captive, New Zealand)
  Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy duck (USA)
  Oxyura leucocephala White-headed duck male (captive Fort Worth Zoo)
  Tadorna radjah Rajah shelduck (West Papua)
     

Anhimidae

Screamers

Common name and details

Chauna torquata Crested screamer captive FWZ-9156 low res.jpg Chauna torquata Crested screamer (Captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
   
   
   
   
   
     

Apterygidae

Kiwis

Common name and details

   
Apteryx australis North Island brown kiwi
Apteryx australis North Island brown kiwi
Apteryx australis North Island brown kiwi, egg being held
Apteryx australis North Island brown kiwi, egg being weighed
 
     

Aramidae

Limpkin

Common name and details

Limpkin Aramus guarauna Limpkin (Belize)
   
   
   
   
   
     

Ardeidae

Herons, bitterns, egrets

Common name and details

tricolopred heron thumbnail Ardea cinerea Grey heron (Singapore)
Ardea herodias Great blue heron (Sea of Cortez)
Ardea ibis Cattle egret
Ardea novaehollandiae White-faced heron (Fiji)
Ardea picata Pied heron (Australia)
Botaurus poiciloptilus Australasian bittern (captive)
  Butorides striatus Striated or mangrove heron (Fiji)
  Butorides virescens Green-backed heron (Belize and Texas)
  Egretta alba White heron or kotuku (New Zealand)
  Egretta sacra Pacific reef heron (Indonesia and Fiji)
  Tigrisoma mexicanum Bare-throated tiger heron (Belize)
     

Callaeidae

New Zealand wattlebirds

Common name and details

Heteralocha acutirostris
Huia (extinct)
Philesturnus carunculatus Saddleback
   
   
   
   
     

Casuariidae

Cassowaries

Common name and details

Casuarius casuarius Double-wattled cassowary (head shot)
   
   
   
   
   
     

Charadriidae

Lapwings, plover and dotterels

Common name and details

Vanellus miles Banded lapwing, Brisbane Botanic Gardens IMG_7405.jpg Charadrius vociferus Killdeer (Eastlake, Colorado)
Pluvialis dominica American Golden plover (Captive)
Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover (Taveuni, Fiji)
Vanellus indicus Red wattled lapwing (Captive)
Vanellus miles Banded lapwing (Brisbane Botanic Gardens)
   
     

Columbidae

Pigeons and doves

Common name and details

Caloenas nicobarica
Nicobar Pigeon
Chalcophaps indica Emerald ground dove
Chrysoenas luteovirens Golden dove (Fijian endemic)
Chrysoenas victor Orange dove (Fijian endemic)
Columba leucomela White-headed pigeon (Australia)
Columba vitiensis White-throated pigeon (Fiji)
Columbina passerina Common ground dove (Guyana)
Columbina subvinacea Ruddy pigeon (Arenal volcano, Costa Rica)
Ducula pacifica Pacific pigeon (Fiji)
  Gallicolumba bartletti Bartlett's bleeding heart dove
  Geopelia humeralis Bar-shouldered Dove (Australia)
  Geopelia placida Peaceful dove (Australia)
  Goura cristata Common crowned crowned pigeon
  Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae Kereru New Zealand pigeon
  Ocyphaps lophotes Crested pigeon (Australia)
  Otidiphaps nobilis Green-naped pheasant pigeon
  Ptilinopus perousii Many-colored fruit dove (Fiji)
  Ptilinopus pulchellus Beautiful fruit dove
  Zenaida asiatica White-winged dove (USA)
   

Dromaiidae

Emus

Common name and details

emu Dromaius novaehollandiae Emu
   
   
   
   
   
     

Fregatidae

Frigatebirds

Common name and details

Frigate birds thumbnail Fregata magnificens Magnificent frigatebird
   
   
   
   
   
     

Laridae

Gulls and terns

Common name and details

Thalasseus maximus Royal tern, Tulum, Yucatan, Mexico IMG_7080 thumb.jpg    
Larus dominicanus Black-backed gull (New Zealand)
Larus livens Yellow-footed gull (Isla Carmen, Baja California Sur)
Sterna bergii Crested tern (Fiji)
Thalasseus maximus Royal tern (Tulum, Yucatan, Mexico)
   
   
     

Loriidae

Lories and lorikeets

Common name and details

Eos bornea Red lory
Lorius chlorocercus Yellow-bibbed lory
Phigys solitarius Collared lory (Fiji)
Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow lorikeet
Vini australis Blue-crowned lory
   
     

Meliphagidae

Honeyeaters

Common name and details

tui thumbnail photo Foulehaio carunculata Kikau, Wattled honeyeater (Fiji)
Manorina melanocephala Noisy miner (Australia)
Myzomela jugularis Delakula, Orange-breasted honeyeater (Fiji)
Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae Tui (New Zealand)
   
   
     

Monarchidae

Monarch Flycatchers

Common name and details

Myiagra vanikoroensis Vanikoro broadbill, Fiji
   
   
   
   
   
     

Nectariniidae

Sunbirds

Common name and details

Cinnyris jugularis, Olive-backed sunbird, Daintree River, Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, Australia IMG_9061 thumb.jpg Cinnyris jugularis Olive-backed sunbird (Daintree River, Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, Australia)
   
   
   
   
   

Pelecanidae

Pelicans

Common name and details

thumbnail of brown pelican in flight Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis Brown pelican
   
   
   
   
     

Phalacrocoracidae

Cormorants and shags

Common name and details

Juvenile shag Microcarbo melanoleucas brevicauda Rennell Island little pied cormorant
Phalacrocorax colensoi Auckland Island shag
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Little black shag
Phalacrocorax varius Pied shag
Stictocarbon punctatus Spotted shag
   
     
     

Psittacidae

Parrots

Common name and details

Amazona oratrix Yellowhead parrot (Belize)
Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Hyacinth macaw (captive)
Ara macao Scarlet macaw (Costa Rica)
Aratinga nana Olive-throated parakeet (Belize)
Cyanoramphus auriceps Yellow-crowned parakeet (New Zealand)
Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae Red-crowned parakeet (New Zealand)
  Cyanoramphus unicolor Antipodes Island Parakeet
  Eclectus roratus Male eclectus parrot (Australia)
  Eolophus roseicapilla Galah or Rose-breasted cockatoo (captive)
  Guaruba guarouba Golden conure (captive)
  Nestor meridionalis Kaka (captive))
  Nestor notabilis Kea (New Zealand)
  Prosopeia personata Yellow-breasted musk parrot or masked shining-parrot (Fiji)
  Prosopeia tabuensis Red-breasted musk parrot or red shining-parrot (Fiji)
  Strigops habroptilus Kakapo (New Zealand)
     

Rallidae

Rails, coots and crakes

Common name and details

banded rail Aramides cajanea Gray-necked Wood-Rail (Mexico)
Fulica americana American Coot (Mexico)
Gallinula galeata Common gallinule (Guatemala)
Gallinula tenebrosa Dusky moorhen (Australia)
Gallirallus australis Weka (New Zealand)
Gallirallus philippensis Buff-banded rail
Porphyrio hochstetteri Takahe (New Zealand)
   
     

Recurvirostridae

Avocets

Common Name and details

American avocet reflection thumbnail Recurvirostra americana American avocet (Eastlake, Colorado)
   
   
   
   
   
     
     

Spheniscidae

Penguins

Common name and details

Eudyptes chrysocome Rockhopper penguin (captive, Fort Worth Zoo)
Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Fiordland crested penguin (New Zealand)
Eudyptula minor Blue, little or fairy penguin
Megadyptes antipodes Yellow-eyed penguin or hoiho
Spheniscus demersus Black-footed, jackass or African penguin
Spheniscus humboldti Humboldt or Peruvian penguin
     
     

Strigiformes

Owls

Common name and details

spectacled owl thumbnail Athene cunicularia Burrowing owl (captive)
Bubo lacteus Milky eagle owl (captive)
Bubo scandiacus Snowy owl (captive)
Negascops asio Common screech owl (captive)
Ninox connivens Barking owl (captive)
Ninox novaeseelandiae Morepork, boobook (captive)
  Pulsatrix perspicillata Spectacled owl (captive)
  Sceloglaux albifacies Laughing owl (New Zealand, extinct)
  Tyto alba Barn owl (Fiji)
  Tyto capensis Grass owl (captive)
     

Sulidae

Boobies and gannets

Common name and details

gannets Morus serrator Australasian gannet
Sula nebouxii Blue-footed booby (Sea of Cortez)
Sula sula Red-footed booby (Vatulele, Fiji)
   
   
   
     

Threskiornithidae

Ibis

Common name and details

Eudocimus albus White ibis (North and Central America)
Eudocimus rube Scarlet ibis (captive)
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis (Mississippi Delta, USA)
Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis (Australia)
   
   

Xenicidae

New Zealand wrens

Common name and details

Traversia lyalli Stephen's Island wren (extinct)
   
   
   
   
   
     
     

 


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