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New Guinea                Papua New Guinea           Irian Jaya
Number of species: 743
Number of endemics: 334
Number of globally threatened species: 25
Number of introduced species: 1
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Casuariidae
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius Vulnerable
Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti Near-threatened
Northern Cassowary Casuarius unappendiculatus Endemic Vulnerable
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES:
Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Tahiti Petrel Pterodroma rostrata
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Abbott's Booby Sula abbotti Rare/Accidental Endangered
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Rare/Accidental
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Pacific Heron Ardea pacifica
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana
Great Egret Ardea alba
Pied Heron Egretta picata
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Forest Bittern Zonerodius heliosylus Endemic Near-threatened
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Near-threatened
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Australian Ibis Threskiornis molucca
Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia
 
ANSERIFORMES:
Anatidae
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata
Spotted Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna guttata
Plumed Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna eytoni Rare/Accidental
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata
Black Swan Cygnus atratus Rare/Accidental
Radjah Shelduck Tadorna radjah
Green Pygmy-goose Nettapus pulchellus
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Salvadori's Teal Salvadorina waigiuensis Endemic Vulnerable
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
Grey Teal Anas gracilis
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Rare/Accidental
Garganey Anas querquedula
White-eyed Duck Aythya australis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata
Long-tailed Honey-buzzard Henicopernis longicauda Endemic
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Rare/Accidental
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis Rare/Accidental
Variable Goshawk Accipiter hiogaster
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus
Black-mantled Goshawk Accipiter melanochlamys Endemic
Grey-headed Goshawk Accipiter poliocephalus Endemic
Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus
Meyer's Goshawk Accipiter meyerianus
Chestnut-shouldered Goshawk Erythrotriorchis buergersi Endemic Data deficient
Doria's Goshawk Megatriorchis doriae Endemic Near-threatened
Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus
New Guinea Eagle Harpyopsis novaeguineae Endemic Vulnerable
Gurney's Eagle Aquila gurneyi Near-threatened
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax
Little Eagle Aquila morphnoides
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Spotted Kestrel Falco moluccensis Rare/Accidental
Australian Kestrel Falco cenchroides
Oriental Hobby Falco severus
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis
Brown Falcon Falco berigora
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae
Wattled Brush-turkey Aepypodius arfakianus Endemic
Bruijn's Brush-Turkey Aepypodius bruijnii Endemic Vulnerable
Red-billed Brush-turkey Talegalla cuvieri Endemic
Black-billed Brush-turkey Talegalla fuscirostris Endemic
Brown-collared Brush-turkey Talegalla jobiensis Endemic
Moluccan Scrubfowl Megapodius wallacei Vulnerable
Dusky Scrubfowl Megapodius freycinet
New Guinea Scrubfowl Megapodius affinis Endemic
Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
Snow Mountain Quail Anurophasis monorthonyx Endemic Near-threatened
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Red-backed Buttonquail Turnix maculosus
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Brolga Grus rubicunda
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Chestnut Forest-Rail Rallina rubra Endemic
White-striped Forest-Rail Rallina leucospila Endemic Near-threatened
Forbes' Rail Rallina forbesi Endemic
Mayr's Rail Rallina mayri Endemic Data deficient
Red-necked Crake Rallina tricolor
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Barred Rail Gallirallus torquatus
Lewin's Rail Lewinia pectoralis
Bare-eyed Rail Gymnocrex plumbeiventris
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen Amaurornis moluccana
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Chestnut Rail Eulabeornis castaneoventris
New Guinea Flightless Rail Megacrex inepta Endemic Near-threatened
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus longirostris
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Bush Thick-knee Burhinus grallarius Near-threatened
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles
Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus Rare/Accidental
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus Rare/Accidental
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Rufous Woodcock Scolopax saturata
New Guinea Woodcock Scolopax rosenbergii Least Concern
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Rare/Accidental
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Rare/Accidental
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Rare/Accidental
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Black Noddy Anous minutus
White Tern Gygis alba Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis
Slender-billed Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia amboinensis
Black-billed Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia nigrirostris
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi Rare/Accidental
Great Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena reinwardtii
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani
New Guinea Bronzewing Henicophaps albifrons Endemic
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
Peaceful Dove Geopelia placida
Bar-shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Near-threatened
Cinnamon Ground-Dove Gallicolumba rufigula Endemic
White-bibbed Ground-Dove Gallicolumba jobiensis
Bronze Ground-Dove Gallicolumba beccarii
Thick-billed Ground-Pigeon Trugon terrestris Endemic
Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis Endemic
Western Crowned-Pigeon Goura cristata Endemic Vulnerable
Southern Crowned-Pigeon Goura scheepmakeri Endemic Vulnerable
Victoria Crowned-Pigeon Goura victoria Endemic Vulnerable
Wompoo Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus magnificus
Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus perlatus Endemic
Ornate Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus ornatus Endemic
Orange-fronted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus aurantiifrons Endemic
Wallace's Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus wallacii
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus regina Rare/Accidental
Coroneted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus coronulatus Endemic
Beautiful Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus pulchellus Endemic
White-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus rivoli
Yellow-bibbed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis
Orange-bellied Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus iozonus Endemic
Dwarf Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus nanus Endemic
White-eyed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula perspicillata Rare/Accidental
Elegant Imperial-Pigeon Ducula concinna
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Spice Imperial-Pigeon Ducula myristicivora
Purple-tailed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rufigaster Endemic
Shining Imperial-Pigeon Ducula chalconota Endemic
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria
Pinon Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pinon Endemic
Collared Imperial-Pigeon Ducula mullerii Endemic
Zoe Imperial-Pigeon Ducula zoeae Endemic
Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor
Torresian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula spilorrhoa
Papuan Mountain-Pigeon Gymnophaps albertisii
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Black Lory Chalcopsitta atra Endemic
Brown Lory Chalcopsitta duivenbodei Endemic
Yellow-streaked Lory Chalcopsitta sintillata Endemic
Violet-necked Lory Eos squamata
Black-winged Lory Eos cyanogenia Endemic Vulnerable
Dusky Lory Pseudeos fuscata Endemic
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
Goldie's Lorikeet Psitteuteles goldiei Endemic
Purple-bellied Lory Lorius hypoinochrous
Black-capped Lory Lorius lory Endemic
Striated Lorikeet Charmosyna multistriata Endemic Near-threatened
Pygmy Lorikeet Charmosyna wilhelminae Endemic
Red-fronted Lorikeet Charmosyna rubronotata Endemic
Red-flanked Lorikeet Charmosyna placentis
Fairy Lorikeet Charmosyna pulchella Endemic
Josephine's Lorikeet Charmosyna josefinae Endemic
Papuan Lorikeet Charmosyna papou Endemic
Plum-faced Lorikeet Oreopsittacus arfaki Endemic
Yellow-billed Lorikeet Neopsittacus musschenbroekii Endemic
Orange-billed Lorikeet Neopsittacus pullicauda Endemic
Pesquet's Parrot Psittrichas fulgidus Endemic Vulnerable
Yellow-capped Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta keiensis
Geelvink Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta geelvinkiana Endemic Near-threatened
Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta pusio Endemic
Red-breasted Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta bruijnii
Orange-breasted Fig-Parrot Cyclopsitta gulielmitertii Endemic
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot Cyclopsitta diophthalma
Large Fig-Parrot Psittaculirostris desmarestii Endemic
Edwards's Fig-Parrot Psittaculirostris edwardsii Endemic
Salvadori's Fig-Parrot Psittaculirostris salvadorii Endemic Vulnerable
Painted Tiger-Parrot Psittacella picta Endemic
Brehm's Tiger-Parrot Psittacella brehmii Endemic
Modest Tiger-Parrot Psittacella modesta Endemic
Madarasz's Tiger-Parrot Psittacella madaraszi Endemic
Red-cheeked Parrot Geoffroyus geoffroyi
Blue-collared Parrot Geoffroyus simplex Endemic
Great-billed Parrot Tanygnathus megalorynchos
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
Moluccan King-Parrot Alisterus amboinensis
Papuan King-Parrot Alisterus chloropterus Endemic
Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus
Papuan Hanging-Parrot Loriculus aurantiifrons Endemic
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus
Pallid Cuckoo Cuculus pallidus
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo Cacomantis castaneiventris
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans Rare/Accidental
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx basalis
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus
Rufous-throated Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx ruficollis Endemic
White-eared Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx meyeri Endemic
Little Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx minutillus
Pied Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx crassirostris Endemic         
Long-billed Cuckoo Rhamphomantis megarhynchus Endemic
White-crowned Koel Caliechthrus leucolophus Endemic
Dwarf Koel Microdynamis parva Endemic
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Australian Koel Eudynamys cyanocephalus
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae
Greater Black Coucal Centropus menbeki Endemic
Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus
Lesser Black Coucal Centropus bernsteini Endemic
Biak Coucal Centropus chalybeus Endemic Near-threatened
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Greater Sooty-Owl Tyto tenebricosa
Australian Masked-Owl Tyto novaehollandiae
Australasian Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Moluccan Scops-Owl Otus magicus
Biak Scops-Owl Otus beccarii Endemic Endangered
Rufous Owl Ninox rufa
Barking Owl Ninox connivens
Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae
Southern Boobook Ninox boobook
Jungle Hawk-Owl Ninox theomacha Endemic
Papuan Hawk-Owl Uroglaux dimorpha Endemic Data deficient
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Aegothelidae
Feline Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles insignis Endemic
Spangled Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles tatei Endemic Data deficient
Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles wallacii Endemic Data deficient
Archbold's Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles archboldi Endemic
Mountain Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles albertisi Endemic
Barred Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles bennettii Endemic
Australian Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles cristatus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae
Marbled Frogmouth Podargus ocellatus
Papuan Frogmouth Podargus papuensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis
Papuan Nightjar Eurostopodus papuensis Endemic
Archbold's Nightjar Eurostopodus archboldi Endemic
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus Rare/Accidental
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
Mountain Swiftlet Aerodramus hirundinaceus Endemic
Bare-legged Swiftlet Aerodramus nuditarsus Endemic
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis
Papuan Swiftlet Aerodramus papuensis Endemic Data deficient
Papuan Needletail Mearnsia novaeguineae Endemic
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
 
APODIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus
Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii
Spangled Kookaburra Dacelo tyro Endemic
Rufous-bellied Kookaburra Dacelo gaudichaud Endemic
Shovel-billed Kookaburra Clytoceyx rex Endemic
Blue-black Kingfisher Todiramphus nigrocyaneus Endemic Data deficient
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
Hook-billed Kingfisher Melidora macrorrhina Endemic
Yellow-billed Kingfisher Syma torotoro
Mountain Kingfisher Syma megarhyncha Endemic
Little Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera hydrocharis Endemic Data deficient
Common Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera galatea
Kofiau Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera ellioti Endemic Data deficient
Biak Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera riedelii Endemic Near-threatened
Numfor Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera carolinae Endemic Near-threatened
Red-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera nympha Endemic
Brown-headed Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera danae Endemic
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida
Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster
Noisy Pitta Pitta versicolor
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Australasian Bushlark Mirafra javanica
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena Rare/Accidental
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Striated Swallow Cecropis striolata
Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel Rare/Accidental
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Australasian Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus Rare/Accidental
Alpine Pipit Anthus gutturalis Endemic
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Black-faced Cuckooshrike Coracina novaehollandiae
Stout-billed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina caeruleogrisea Endemic
Yellow-eyed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineata
Boyer's Cuckoo-shrike Coracina boyeri Endemic
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina papuensis
Hooded Cuckoo-shrike Coracina longicauda Endemic
Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris
Papuan Cuckoo-shrike Coracina incerta Endemic
Gray-headed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina schisticeps Endemic
New Guinea Cuckoo-shrike Coracina melas Endemic
Black-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina montana Endemic
Golden Cuckoo-shrike Campochaera sloetii Endemic
White-winged Triller Lalage tricolor
Varied Triller Lalage leucomela
Black-browed Triller Lalage atrovirens Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius Rare/Accidental
Olive-tailed Thrush Zoothera lunulata
Russet-tailed Thrush Zoothera heinei
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Gray's Warbler Locustella fasciolata
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Australian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus australis
Mountain Warbler Phylloscopus trivirgatus
Island Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus poliocephalus
Yellow-breasted Warbler Seicercus montis
Tawny Grassbird Megalurus timoriensis
Little Grassbird Megalurus gramineus
Fly River Grassbird Megalurus albolimbatus Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Grey-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa griseisticta
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Northern Fantail Rhipidura rufiventris
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys
Friendly Fantail Rhipidura albolimbata Endemic
Chestnut-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hyperythra Endemic
Sooty Thicket-Fantail Rhipidura threnothorax Endemic
Black Thicket-Fantail Rhipidura maculipectus Endemic
White-bellied Thicket-Fantail Rhipidura leucothorax Endemic
Black Fantail Rhipidura atra Endemic
Mangrove Fantail Rhipidura phasiana
Dimorphic Fantail Rhipidura brachyrhyncha Endemic
Rufous-backed Fantail Rhipidura rufidorsa Endemic
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons
Arafura Fantail Rhipidura dryas
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Black Monarch Monarcha axillaris Endemic
Rufous Monarch Monarcha rubiensis Endemic
Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens
Black-winged Monarch Monarcha frater
Black-faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis
Spot-winged Monarch Monarcha guttulus Endemic
Spectacled Monarch Monarcha trivirgatus
Black-backed Monarch Monarcha julianae Endemic Data deficient
Hooded Monarch Monarcha manadensis Endemic
Biak Monarch Monarcha brehmii Endemic Endangered
Golden Monarch Monarcha chrysomela
Frilled Monarch Arses telescophthalmus Endemic
Rufous-collared Monarch Arses insularis Endemic
Biak Flycatcher Myiagra atra Endemic Near-threatened
Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula
Broad-billed Flycatcher Myiagra ruficollis
Satin Flycatcher Myiagra cyanoleuca
Paperbark Flycatcher Myiagra nana
Shining Flycatcher Myiagra alecto
Black-breasted Boatbill Machaerirhynchus nigripectus Endemic
Yellow-breasted Boatbill Machaerirhynchus flaviventer
 
Passeriformes.: Petroicidae
Greater Ground-Robin Amalocichla sclateriana Endemic
Lesser Ground-Robin Amalocichla incerta Endemic
Torrent Flycatcher Monachella muelleriana
Jacky-winter Microeca fascinans
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher Microeca flavigaster
Yellow-legged Flycatcher Microeca griseoceps
Olive Flyrobin Microeca flavovirescens Endemic
Canary Flycatcher Microeca papuana Endemic
Garnet Robin Eugerygone rubra Endemic
Alpine Robin Petroica bivittata Endemic
Snow Mountain Robin Petroica archboldi Endemic Data deficient
White-faced Robin Tregellasia leucops
Mangrove Robin Eopsaltria pulverulenta
Black-chinned Robin Poecilodryas brachyura Endemic
Black-sided Robin Poecilodryas hypoleuca Endemic
Olive-yellow Robin Poecilodryas placens Endemic Near-threatened
Black-throated Robin Poecilodryas albonotata Endemic
White-winged Robin Peneothello sigillata Endemic
Smoky Robin Peneothello cryptoleuca Endemic
White-rumped Robin Peneothello bimaculata Endemic
Blue-gray Robin Peneothello cyanus Endemic
Grey-headed Robin Heteromyias albispecularis Endemic
Green-backed Robin Pachycephalopsis hattamensis Endemic
White-eyed Robin Pachycephalopsis poliosoma Endemic
Northern Scrub-Robin Drymodes superciliaris
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Mottled Whistler Rhagologus leucostigma Endemic
Dwarf Whistler Pachycare flavogriseum Endemic
Rufous-naped Whistler Aleadryas rufinucha Endemic
Island Whistler Pachycephala phaionota
Rusty Whistler Pachycephala hyperythra Endemic
Brown-backed Whistler Pachycephala modesta Endemic
Vogelkop Whistler Pachycephala meyeri Endemic
Grey-headed Whistler Pachycephala griseiceps
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
Sclater's Whistler Pachycephala soror Endemic
Lorentz's Whistler Pachycephala lorentzi Endemic
Black-tailed Whistler Pachycephala melanura
Regent Whistler Pachycephala schlegelii Endemic
Golden-backed Whistler Pachycephala aurea Endemic
Black-headed Whistler Pachycephala monacha Endemic
White-bellied Whistler Pachycephala leucogastra Endemic
Sooty Shrike-Thrush Colluricincla umbrina Endemic
Rufous Shrike-Thrush Colluricincla megarhyncha
Grey Shrike-thrush Colluricincla harmonica
Hooded Pitohui Pitohui dichrous Endemic
White-bellied Pitohui Pitohui incertus Endemic Near-threatened
Rusty Pitohui Pitohui ferrugineus Endemic
Crested Pitohui Pitohui cristatus Endemic
Variable Pitohui Pitohui kirhocephalus Endemic
Black Pitohui Pitohui nigrescens Endemic
Wattled Ploughbill Eulacestoma nigropectus Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Pomatostomidae
New Guinea Babbler Pomatostomus isidorei Endemic
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis
 
Passeriformes.: Orthonychidae
Northern Logrunner Orthonyx novaeguineae Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Eupetidae
Papuan Whipbird Androphobus viridis Endemic Data deficient
Painted Quail-thrush Cinclosoma ajax Endemic
Spotted Jewel-babbler Ptilorrhoa leucosticta Endemic
Blue Jewel-babbler Ptilorrhoa caerulescens Endemic
Chestnut-backed Jewel-babbler Ptilorrhoa castanonota Endemic
Blue-capped Ifrit Ifrita kowaldi Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Maluridae
Orange-crowned Fairywren Clytomyias insignis Endemic
Wallace's Fairywren Sipodotus wallacii Endemic
Broad-billed Fairywren Malurus grayi Endemic
White-shouldered Fairywren Malurus alboscapulatus Endemic
Emperor Fairywren Malurus cyanocephalus Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Acanthizidae
Rusty Mouse-Warbler Crateroscelis murina Endemic
Bicolored Mouse-Warbler Crateroscelis nigrorufa Endemic
Mountain Mouse-Warbler Crateroscelis robusta Endemic
Beccari's Scrubwren Sericornis beccarii
Perplexing Scrubwren Sericornis virgatus Endemic
Large Scrubwren Sericornis nouhuysi Endemic
Vogelkop Scrubwren Sericornis rufescens Endemic
Buff-faced Scrubwren Sericornis perspicillatus Endemic
Papuan Scrubwren Sericornis papuensis Endemic
Grey-green Scrubwren Sericornis arfakianus Endemic
Pale-billed Scrubwren Sericornis spilodera Endemic
Papuan Thornbill Acanthiza murina Endemic
Mountain Gerygone Gerygone cinerea Endemic
Green-backed Gerygone Gerygone chloronota
Fairy Gerygone Gerygone palpebrosa
Biak Gerygone Gerygone hypoxantha Endemic Endangered
White-throated Gerygone Gerygone olivacea
Yellow-bellied Gerygone Gerygone chrysogaster Endemic
Large-billed Gerygone Gerygone magnirostris
Brown-breasted Gerygone Gerygone ruficollis Endemic
Mangrove Gerygone Gerygone levigaster
 
Passeriformes.: Neosittidae
Black Sittella Neositta miranda Endemic
Varied Sittella Neositta chrysoptera
 
Passeriformes.: Climacteridae
Papuan Treecreeper Cormobates placens Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Black Sunbird Leptocoma sericea
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
 
Passeriformes.: Melanocharitidae
Obscure Berrypecker Melanocharis arfakiana Endemic Data deficient
Black Berrypecker Melanocharis nigra Endemic
Lemon-breasted Berrypecker Melanocharis longicauda Endemic
Fan-tailed Berrypecker Melanocharis versteri Endemic
Streaked Berrypecker Melanocharis striativentris Endemic
Spotted Berrypecker Melanocharis crassirostris Endemic
Yellow-bellied Longbill Toxorhamphus novaeguineae Endemic
Slaty-chinned Longbill Toxorhamphus poliopterus Endemic
Dwarf Honeyeater Toxorhamphus iliolophus Endemic
Pygmy Honeyeater Toxorhamphus pygmaeum Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Paramythiidae
Tit Berrypecker Oreocharis arfaki Endemic
Crested Berrypecker Paramythia montium Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Olive-crowned Flowerpecker Dicaeum pectorale Endemic
Red-capped Flowerpecker Dicaeum geelvinkianum Endemic
Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Black-capped White-eye Zosterops atricapilla
Yellow-bellied White-eye Zosterops chloris
Black-fronted White-eye Zosterops minor Endemic
Biak White-eye Zosterops mysorensis Endemic Near-threatened
Capped White-eye Zosterops fuscicapilla Endemic
New Guinea White-eye Zosterops novaeguineae Endemic
Louisiade White-eye Zosterops griseotinctus
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Olive Straightbill Timeliopsis fulvigula Endemic
Tawny Straightbill Timeliopsis griseigula Endemic
Long-billed Honeyeater Melilestes megarhynchus Endemic
Green-backed Honeyeater Glycichaera fallax
Olive Honeyeater Lichmera argentauris
Brown Honeyeater Lichmera indistincta
Silver-eared Honeyeater Lichmera alboauricularis Endemic
Red-throated Myzomela Myzomela eques Endemic
Ashy Myzomela Myzomela cineracea Endemic
Dusky Myzomela Myzomela obscura
Red Myzomela Myzomela cruentata
Black Myzomela Myzomela nigrita Endemic
Red-headed Myzomela Myzomela erythrocephala
Mountain Myzomela Myzomela adolphinae Endemic
Scarlet-bibbed Myzomela Myzomela sclateri Endemic
Ebony Myzomela Myzomela pammelaena
Red-collared Myzomela Myzomela rosenbergii Endemic
Forest Honeyeater Meliphaga montana Endemic
Spot-breasted Meliphaga Meliphaga mimikae Endemic
Mountain Meliphaga Meliphaga orientalis Endemic
Scrub Honeyeater Meliphaga albonotata Endemic
Puff-backed Honeyeater Meliphaga aruensis Endemic
Mimic Honeyeater Meliphaga analoga Endemic
Graceful Honeyeater Meliphaga gracilis
Yellow-gaped Honeyeater Meliphaga flavirictus Endemic
Black-throated Honeyeater Lichenostomus subfrenatus Endemic
Obscure Honeyeater Lichenostomus obscurus Endemic
Varied Honeyeater Lichenostomus versicolor Endemic
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Lichenostomus flavescens
Tawny-breasted Honeyeater Xanthotis flaviventer
Spotted Honeyeater Xanthotis polygrammus Endemic
Orange-cheeked Honeyeater Oreornis chrysogenys Endemic
White-throated Honeyeater Melithreptus albogularis
Plain Honeyeater Pycnopygius ixoides Endemic
Marbled Honeyeater Pycnopygius cinereus Endemic
Streak-headed Honeyeater Pycnopygius stictocephalus Endemic
Meyer's Friarbird Philemon meyeri Endemic
Brass' Friarbird Philemon brassi Endemic Near-threatened
Little Friarbird Philemon citreogularis
Helmeted Friarbird Philemon buceroides
Noisy Friarbird Philemon corniculatus
Leaden Honeyeater Ptiloprora plumbea Endemic
Olive-streaked Honeyeater Ptiloprora meekiana Endemic
Rufous-sided Honeyeater Ptiloprora erythropleura Endemic
Mayr's Honeyeater Ptiloprora mayri Endemic
Rufous-backed Honeyeater Ptiloprora guisei Endemic
Black-backed Honeyeater Ptiloprora perstriata Endemic
Sooty Melidectes Melidectes fuscus Endemic
Short-bearded Melidectes Melidectes nouhuysi Endemic
Long-bearded Melidectes Melidectes princeps Endemic Vulnerable
Cinnamon-browed Melidectes Melidectes ochromelas Endemic
Vogelkop Melidectes Melidectes leucostephes Endemic
Belford's Melidectes Melidectes belfordi Endemic
Yellow-browed Melidectes Melidectes rufocrissalis Endemic
Huon Melidectes Melidectes foersteri Endemic
Ornate Melidectes Melidectes torquatus Endemic
Arfak Honeyeater Melipotes gymnops Endemic
Smoky Honeyeater Melipotes fumigatus Endemic
Spangled Honeyeater Melipotes ater Endemic
Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis modestus
Rufous-banded Honeyeater Conopophila albogularis
Blue-faced Honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Brown Oriole Oriolus szalayi Endemic
Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus
Green Oriole Oriolus flavocinctus
Green Figbird Sphecotheres viridis
Australian Figbird Sphecotheres vieilloti
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Papuan Drongo Chaetorhynchus papuensis Endemic
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus
 
Passeriformes.: Grallinidae
Magpie-lark Grallina cyanoleuca
Torrent-lark Grallina bruijni Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
Great Woodswallow Artamus maximus Endemic
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
Black-faced Woodswallow Artamus cinereus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cracticidae
Mountain Peltops Peltops montanus Endemic
Lowland Peltops Peltops blainvillii Endemic
Black-backed Butcherbird Cracticus mentalis
Hooded Butcherbird Cracticus cassicus Endemic
Black Butcherbird Cracticus quoyi
Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
 
Passeriformes.: Paradisaeidae
Loria's Satinbird Cnemophilus loriae Endemic
Crested Bird-of-paradise Cnemophilus macgregorii Endemic
Yellow-breasted Bird-of-paradise Loboparadisea sericea Endemic Near-threatened
Macgregor's Giant Honeyeater Macgregoria pulchra Endemic Vulnerable
Glossy-mantled Manucode Manucodia ater Endemic
Jobi Manucode Manucodia jobiensis Endemic
Crinkle-collared Manucode Manucodia chalybatus Endemic
Trumpet Manucode Manucodia keraudrenii
Long-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla carunculata Endemic Near-threatened
Short-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla brevicauda Endemic
Arfak Astrapia Astrapia nigra Endemic
Splendid Astrapia Astrapia splendidissima Endemic
Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Astrapia mayeri Endemic Near-threatened
Princess Stepanie's Astrapia Astrapia stephaniae Endemic
Huon Astrapia Astrapia rothschildi Endemic
Western Parotia Parotia sefilata Endemic
Carola's Parotia Parotia carolae Endemic
Lawes's Parotia Parotia lawesii Endemic
Wahnes' Parotia Parotia wahnesi Endemic Vulnerable
King-of-Saxony Bird-of-paradise Pteridophora alberti Endemic
Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus
Superb Bird-of-paradise Lophorina superba Endemic
Black Sicklebill Epimachus fastuosus Endemic Vulnerable
Brown Sicklebill Epimachus meyeri Endemic
Black-billed Sicklebill Epimachus albertisi Endemic
Pale-billed Sicklebill Epimachus bruijnii Endemic Near-threatened
Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus magnificus Endemic
Wilson's Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus respublica Endemic Near-threatened
King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius Endemic
Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise Seleucidis melanoleucus Endemic
Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor Endemic
Greater Bird-of-Paradise Paradisaea apoda Endemic
Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana Endemic
Red Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rubra Endemic Near-threatened
Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi Endemic Near-threatened
Blue Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rudolphi Endemic Vulnerable
Lesser Melampitta Melampitta lugubris Endemic
Greater Melampitta Melampitta gigantea Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Ptilonorhynchidae
White-eared Catbird Ailuroedus buccoides Endemic
Spotted Catbird Ailuroedus melanotis
Archbold's Bowerbird Archboldia papuensis Endemic
Sanford's Bowerbird Archboldia sanfordi Endemic
Vogelkop Bowerbird Amblyornis inornata Endemic
Macgregor's Bowerbird Amblyornis macgregoriae Endemic
Streaked Bowerbird Amblyornis subalaris Endemic
Golden-fronted Bowerbird Amblyornis flavifrons Endemic
Flame Bowerbird Sericulus aureus Endemic
Fire-maned Bowerbird Sericulus bakeri Endemic Vulnerable
Yellow-breasted Bowerbird Chlamydera lauterbachi Endemic
Fawn-breasted Bowerbird Chlamydera cerviniventris
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Brown-headed Crow Corvus fuscicapillus Endemic Near-threatened
Grey Crow Corvus tristis Endemic
Torresian Crow Corvus orru
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica
Yellow-eyed Starling Aplonis mystacea Endemic Near-threatened
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides
Long-tailed Starling Aplonis magna Endemic
Moluccan Starling Aplonis mysolensis
Yellow-faced Myna Mino dumontii
Golden Myna Mino anais Endemic
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Mountain Firetail Oreostruthus fuliginosus Endemic
Crimson Finch Neochmia phaeton
Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa
Papuan Parrotfinch Erythrura papuana Endemic
Streak-headed Munia Lonchura tristissima
Grand Munia Lonchura grandis Endemic
Gray-banded Munia Lonchura vana Endemic Vulnerable
Gray-crowned Munia Lonchura nevermanni Endemic
Hooded Munia Lonchura spectabilis
Grey-headed Munia Lonchura caniceps Endemic
Chestnut-breasted Munia Lonchura castaneothorax
Black Munia Lonchura stygia Endemic Near-threatened
Black-breasted Munia Lonchura teerinki Endemic
Snow Mountain Munia Lonchura montana Endemic
Alpine Munia Lonchura monticola Endemic

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