Field Guide/Birds/New Zealand

  • Amokura (Red-tailed Tropic Bird) Phaethon rubricauda
  • Hakawai (New Zealand Snipe)
  • Skua (Hakoakoa) - several species
    • Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus (Migratory visitor)
    • Brown Skua (Subantarctic Skua) Catharacta lonnbergi
  • Hihi (Stitchbird) Notiomystis cincta
  • Hodgen's Rail Gallinula hodgeni
  • Huahou (Red Knot) Calidris canutus
  • Yellow eyed Penguin (Hoiho)
  • Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
  • Marsh Harrier| Kahu (Harrier Hawk) Circus approximans
  • Kaka (Bush Parrot), Nestor meridionalis
  • Kakariki (New Zealand Parakeet) - 2 species
    • Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae
    • Yellow-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus auriceps
  • Black Stilt (Kaki)
  • Kakapo (Owl Parrot)
  • Karearea (New Zealand Falcon)
  • Gull| Karoro (Gull)
    • Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri
    • Red-billed Gull Larus novaehollandiae
    • (Black backed Gull (Kelp Gull) Larus dominicanus
  • Cormorant (Kawau)
    • Great Cormorant (Kawau, Great Black Shag or Black Shag) Phalacrocorax carbo
    • Karuhiruhi (Pied Shag) Phalacrocorax varius
    • Little Black Shag Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
    • Little Pied Cormorant (Kawaupaka, Little Pied Shag or Little Shag) Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
    • Parekareka (Spotted Shag or Blue Shag) Phalacrocorax punctatus
    • Auckland Islands Shag Phalacrocorax colensoi
    • Campbell Island Shag Phalacrocorax campbelli
    • King Shag Phalacrocorax carunculatus
    • Bronze Shag Phalacrocorax chalconotus
    • Stewart Island Shag Phalacrocorax featherstoni
    • Chatham Island Shag Phalacrocorax onslowi
    • Bounty Islands Shag Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi
  • Kea (Mountain Parrot) Nestor notabilis
  • Kereru (Wood Pigeon)
  • Kiwi
    • North Island Brown kiwi Apteryx mantelli 'North Island'
    • Okarito Brown Kiwi Apteryx mantelli 'Okarito'
    • Southern tokoeka kiwi Apteryx australis 'Fiordland/Stewart Island',
    • Southern tokoeka kiwi(Haast tokoeka) Apteryx australis 'Haast'
    • Great spotted kiwi Apteryx haastii
    • Little spotted kiwi Apteryx owenii
  • Koekoea (Longtailed Cuckoo)
  • Kokako (Blue Wattled Crow) - 2 species
    • North Island kokako Callaeas cinerea wilsoni
    • South Island kokako Callaeas cinerea cinerea, Probably extinct
  • Korimako (Bellbird)
  • Kotuhi (Bush Wren) Xenicus longpipes
  • Little Barrier Snipe Coenocorypha aucklandica barrierensis
  • Matata (Fernbird)
  • New Zealand wren (Matuhi, Stephens Island Wren)
  • Miromiro (Tomtit)
  • Mohua (Yellowhead)
  • Wrybill| Ngutuparore (Wrybill)
  • Black Teal| Papango (Black Teal or New Zealand Scaup)
  • Brown Teal| Pateke (Brown Teal)
  • Piopio Turnagra capensis
  • Pipipi (Brown Creeper)
  • Grey Fantail| Piwakawaka (Fantail) Rhipidura fuliginosa
  • Pihoihoi (New Zealand Pipit)
  • Richard's Pipit| Popokatea (Whitehead)
  • Pukeko
  • Putangitangi (Paradise Duck)
  • Riroriro (Grey Warbler)
  • Morepork (Ruru)
  • Taiko (Magenta Petrel)
  • Takahe
    • South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri
  • Gannet (Takapu) Sula serrator
  • Taranui (Caspian Tern)
  • Tarapiroe (Black-fronted Tern)
  • Fiordland Penguin (Tawaki) Eudyptes pachyrhynchus
  • Tauhou (Silver-eye, Wax-eye or White-eye) Zosterops lateralis
  • Tieke (Saddleback) - 2 species
    • North Island Saddleback, carunculatus rufusater
    • South Island Saddleback, carunculatus carunculatus
  • Titi (Muttonbird or Sooty Shearwater)
  • Titipounamu (Rifleman, New Zealand wren)
  • Oystercatcher (Torea)
  • Albatross (Toroa)
  • New Zealand Robin (Toutouwai)
  • Tui (Parson Bird)
  • New Zealand Dotterel| Tuturiwhatu (New Zealand Dotterel)
  • Tuturuatu (Shore Plover)
  • Weka (Woodhen)
  • Weweia (New Zealand dabchick)
  • Whio (Blue Duck)
Last modified on 22 June 2009, at 19:12