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Birds (Land and Estuaries) Listed by binomial names and photos .



Acanthisitta chloris (Rifleman)


Acridotheres tristis (Mynah)


                   Male                                                  Female
Aix galericulata (Mandarin duck)



Athene noctua vidalii (Little owl)



Anarhynchus frontalis (Wrybill)

Anas chlorotis (Brown teal) 


Anas gracilis (Grey teal)


Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard duck)   


Anas platyrhynchos domesticus (Domestic duck) 


Anas rhynchotis (Australasian shoveler) 


Anthornis melanura (Bellbird) 


Anthus novaeseelandiae (New Zealand pipit) 



Apteryx genus (Kiwi)


Apteryx mantelli (North Island brown kiwi) 


Apteryx owenii (Little spotted kiwi) 


Apteryx rowi (Okarito kiwi)


Arenaria interpret (Ruddy Turnstone)


Aythya novaeseelandiae (Scaup Duck)


Botaurus poiciloptilus (Australasian bittern) 


Branta Canadensis (Canada goose)  


Bubulcus ibis (Cattle Egret) 


Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested cockatoo)



Cairina moschata (Muscovy duck)  
 

Callaeas cinerea (South Island kokako) 



Callaeas wilsoni ( North Island Kōkako)


Callipepla californica (California Quail}  


Carduelis carduelis britannica (Goldfinch) 


Cereopsis novaehollandiae (Cape Barren goose)  


Charadrius bicinctus (Double banded plover) 


Chlidonias albostriatus (Black-fronted tern) 


Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining cuckoo) 


Circus approximans (Australasian harrier)



Coenocorypha aucklandica ssp. meinertzhagenae (Antipodes Island Snipe)  


Coenocorypha aucklandica ssp. perseverance (Campbell Island Snipe)


Corvus frugilegus (Rook)


Colchicus species: (Pheasant) 


Columbidae species; (Dove)


Columba livia (Rock Pigeon) 


Chloris chloris (Green finch)


Cracticus tibicen (Magpie)  


Cyanoramphus unicolor (Antipodes parakeet)



Cygnus atratus (Black swan)  


Cygnus olor (Mute swan)



Cyanoramphus auriceps (Yellow crowned parakeet) 


Cyanoramphus forbesi (Forbes parakeet) 


Cyanoramphus malherbi (Orange fronted parakeet) 


Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae (Red crowned  Parakeet) 


Dacelo novaeguineae (Kookaburra)


Egretta alba modesta (White heron)


Egretta garzetta nigripes (Little egret)


Egretta novaehollandiae (White Faced Heron)  


Egretta sacra sacra (Reef heron)


Emberiza cirlus (Cirl bunting)


Emberiza citronella (Yellowhammer}  


Falco novaeseelandiae (New Zealand Falcon)  


Fulica atra australis (Australian coot)



Fringilla coelebs gengleri (Chaffinch} 


Gallirallus australis (Weka)


Gallirallus philippensis (Banded rail) 


Gerygone igata (Grey Warbler) 


Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae (Wood Pigeon)  


Heteralocha acutirostris (Huia) extinct


Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus (White-headed Stilt


Himantopus novaezelandiae (Black stilt)   


Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow)  


Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos (Blue duck)


Leucocarbo colensoi (Auckland Island shag) 


Megalurus punctatus (Fernbird) 


Meleagris gallopavo (Feral turkey)


Mohoua achrocephala (Yellowhead)



Mohoua albicilla (Whitehead)


Mohoua novaeseelandiae (Pipipi)


Myiagra cyanoleuca (Satin flycatcher)


Numida meleagris (Helmeted Guineafowl)


Nestor meridionalis (Kaka)


Nestor notabilis (Kea)


Ninox novaeseelandiae (Morepork) 


Notiomystis cincta (Stitchbird)


Numenius madagascariensi (Far Eastern curlew)


Numenius phaeopus variegatus (
Asiatic whimbrel)


Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen night heron) 


Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) 

 













Pavo cristatus
 (Indian Peacock)


Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) 


Petroica australis (South Island robin)  


Petroica longipes (North Island robin)  


Petroica macrocephala dannefaerdi (Snares Island tomtit) 



Petroica macrocephala macrocephala (South Island tomtit)


Petroica macrocephala marrineri (Auckland Island tomtit) 


Petroica macrocephala toitoi (North Island tomtit)


Phalacrocorax carbo novaehollandiae (Black shag)


Phalacrocorax melanoleucos (Little Pied Shag) 


Phalacrocorax punctatus (Spotted Shag)


Phalacrocorax varius (Pied Shag)

                                                                
Phalaropus tricolor (Wilson's phalarope)    A female in breeding colours


Philesturnus carunculatus rufusater (North Island Saddleback) 


Platalea regia (Royal spoonbill)


Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella} 


Platycercus elegans (Crimson rosella)


Pluvialis fulva (Pacific golden plover)


Podiceps cristatus australis (Australasian Crested Grebe)


Poliocephalus rufopectus (New Zealand Dabchick) 


Porphyrio melanotus (Pukeko)


Porphyrio hochstetteri (Takahē)


Porzana pusilla (Marsh crake)



Porzana tabuensis (Spotless crake) 


Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae (Tui)  


Prunella modularis (Dunnock)



Psittacula derbiana (Derby’s Parakeet)


Pycnonotus cafer (Red-vented Bulbul)


Rhipidura fuliginosa placabilis (Fantail)  


Sisymbrium officinale (Katapo)   


Sturnus vulgaris (Starling)   


Synoicus ypsilophora (Brown Quail)


Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian grebe) 


Tadorna variegata (Paradise) 


Todiramphus sanctus (Kingfisher) 


Turdus merula (Blackbird}


Turdus philomelos (Thrush) 


Tyto javanica (Pacific Barn Owl) 


Urodynamis taitensis (Long tailed cuckoo)


Vanellus miles novaehollandiae (Spur-wing Plover)   


Xenicus gilviventris (New Zealand rock wren)


Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye} 

Thanks to the following websites for information.

Department of Conservation http://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/native-animals/birds

New Zealand Birds On-Line http://nzbirdsonline.org.nz/  
The Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi Inc. http://www.tiritirimatangi.org.nz
New Zealand Birds   http://nzbirds.com
What Bird? http://www.whatbird.co.nz
Thanks to the members of the Birds Nest Forum NZ http://www.birdingnz.net/forum/
Thanks to the Nga Manu Nature Reserve Trust
Wikipedia  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bird
https://www.wingspan.co.nz