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D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago

 
 

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Melanesia    Papua New Guinea

 Description: includes Amphlett Group, Fergusson, Goodenough & Normanby islands

Number of species: 210
Number of endemics: 1
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Spotted Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna guttata Suirir?Moteado
Radjah Shelduck Tadorna radjah Tarro Raj?/strong>
 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae
Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt Tel?ala de Reinwardt
 
PODICEPIDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Zampull? Com?
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta Petrel de las Kermadec
Tahiti Petrel Pterodroma rostrata Petrel de Tahit?/strong>
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Pardela Canosa
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Pardela Paticlara
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Pardela del Pac?ico
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela Sombr? Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Pardela de Tasmania
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Pardela de la Christmas
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela Garrapatera
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rabijunco Colirrojo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Alcatraz Enmascarado
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Pel?ano Australiano
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Cormor? Totinegro
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster Anhinga Com?
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rabihorcado Chico
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis Avetorillo Negro
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana Garza de Sumatra
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Garceta de Arrecife
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Martinete Canelo
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Eastern Osprey Pandion cristatus ?uila Pescadora
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Baza Australiano
Long-tailed Honey-buzzard Henicopernis longicauda Abejero Colilargo
Black Kite Milvus migrans Milano Negro
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus Milano Silbador
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Milano Brahm?
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster Pigargo Oriental
Variable Goshawk Accipiter hiogaster Azor Variable
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae Gavil? Variable
Grey-headed Goshawk Accipiter poliocephalus Gavil? Cabecigr?
Gurney's Eagle Aquila gurneyi ?uila Moluque? Near-threatened
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Oriental Hobby Falco severus Alcot? Filipino
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halc? Peregrino
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Red-necked Crake Rallina tricolor Polluela Tricolor
Bare-eyed Rail Gymnocrex plumbeiventris Cotara Moluque?
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Gallineta Filipina
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen Amaurornis moluccana Gallineta Moluque?
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea Polluela Cejiblanca
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Calam? Com?
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris Alcarav? Picogrueso Australiano Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Chorlito Dorado Siberiano
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Chorlitejo Mongol Chico
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Chorlitejo Mongol Grande
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Chorlitejo Chico
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus Cig??ela Australiana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea Jacana Crestada
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Andarr?s del Terek
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Andarr?s Chico
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes Playero Siberiano
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana Playero de Alaska
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Archibebe Claro
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Zarapito Chico
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Zarapito Siberiano
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Aguja Colinegra Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Aguja Colipinta
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Com?
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis Correlimos Cuellirrojo
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Correlimos Acuminado
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Correlimos Zarapit?
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Agachadiza del Baikal
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Ti?sa Boba
Black Noddy Anous minutus Ti?sa Menuda
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charr? Sombr?
Spectacled Tern Onychoprion lunatus Charr? Lunado Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Charr? Embridado
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Charrancito Com?
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Pagaza Piconegra
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Fumarel Aliblanco
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Charr? Rosado
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Charr? de Sumatra
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charr? Com?
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Charr? Piquigualdo
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Charr? Bengal?/strong>
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Paloma Gorgiblanca
Slender-billed Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia amboinensis T?tola-cuco Pechirrosa
Black-billed Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia nigrirostris T?tola-cuco Piquinegra
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi T?tola-cuco de Mackinlay
Great Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena reinwardtii Paloma Rabuda Pap?/strong>
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica Palomita Esmeralda Dorsiverde
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani Palomita Esmeralda Dorsiparda
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Paloma de Nicobar Near-threatened
White-bibbed Ground-Dove Gallicolumba jobiensis Paloma-perdiz Pechiblanca
Bronze Ground-Dove Gallicolumba beccarii Paloma-perdiz Pechigr?
Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis Paloma Fais?
Wompoo Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus magnificus Tilopo Magn?ico
Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus perlatus Tilopo Perlado
Orange-fronted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus aurantiifrons Tilopo Frenti?reo
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus Tilopo Soberbio
White-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus rivoli Tilopo de Rivoli
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis Tilopo Pechirrojo
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria D?ula Insular
Pinon Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pinon D?ula de Pinon
Zoe Imperial-Pigeon Ducula zoeae D?ula de Zo?/strong>
Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor D?ula Bicolor
Torresian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula spilorrhoa D?ula Australiana
Papuan Mountain-Pigeon Gymnophaps albertisii Paloma Montana Pap?/strong>
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Cacat? Galerita
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Tricogloso de Pecho Rojo
Purple-bellied Lory Lorius hypoinochrous Lori Ventrivinoso
Red-chinned Lorikeet Charmosyna rubrigularis Lori Barbirrojo
Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta pusio Microloro Pusio
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot Cyclopsitta diophthalma Lorito Dobleojo
Red-cheeked Parrot Geoffroyus geoffroyi Lorito Carirrojo
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Loro Ecl?tico
Papuan Hanging-Parrot Loriculus aurantiifrons Lor?ulo Pap?/strong>
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus Cuco Varioloso
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Cuclillo Bronc?eo
Little Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx minutillus Cuclillo Menudo
Dwarf Koel Microdynamis parva Koel Enano
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Koel Com?
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Cuco Tuc?
Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus Cucal Fais?
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Jungle Hawk-Owl Ninox theomacha N?ox Pap?/strong>
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Aegothelidae
Barred Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles bennettii Egotelo Franjeado
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae
Marbled Frogmouth Podargus ocellatus Podargo Ocelado
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus Chotacabras Macruro
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Papuan Needletail Mearnsia novaeguineae Vencejo Pap?/strong>
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Salangana Lustrosa
Mountain Swiftlet Aerodramus hirundinaceus Salangana Montana
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Rabitojo Uniforme
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Mart? Pescador Com?
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea Mart? Pescador Azur
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla Mart? Pescador Menudo
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus Mart? Pescador Variable
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii Alci? de Macleay
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Alci? Acollarado
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus Alci? Lagartijero
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Alci? Sagrado
Yellow-billed Kingfisher Syma torotoro Alci? Torotoro
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus Abejaruco Australiano
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Oriental Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Carraca Oriental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus C?ao Pap?/strong>
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida Pita Encapuchada
Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster Pita Roja
Noisy Pitta Pitta versicolor Pita Bulliciosa
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Black Myzomela Myzomela nigrita Mielero Negro
Red-collared Myzomela Myzomela rosenbergii Mielero de Rosenberg
Puff-backed Honeyeater Meliphaga aruensis Mielero de las Aru
Varied Honeyeater Lichenostomus versicolor Mielero Versicolor
Tawny-breasted Honeyeater Xanthotis flaviventer Mielero Ventrihabano
Helmeted Friarbird Philemon buceroides Filem? de Yelmo
Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis modestus Mielero Modesto
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae Oruguero de Cara Negra
Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris Come Cigarra Com?
Gray-headed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina schisticeps Oruguero de Nueva Guinea
Varied Triller Lalage leucomela Gorjeador de Cejas Blancas
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Grey Crow Corvus tristis Cuervo Gris
Torresian Crow Corvus orru Cuervo Australiano
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Black Monarch Monarcha axillaris Monarca Negro
Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens Monarca de Cabeza Gris
Black-faced Monarch Monarcha melanopsis Monarca de Alas Perladas
Spot-winged Monarch Monarcha guttulus Monarca de Alas Moteadas
Spectacled Monarch Monarcha trivirgatus Monarca de Anteojos
Hooded Monarch Monarcha manadensis Monarca Blanco y Negro
Golden Monarch Monarcha chrysomela Monarca Amarillo y Negro
Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula Miagra Plomiza
Satin Flycatcher Myiagra cyanoleuca Miagra Satin
Shining Flycatcher Myiagra alecto Miagra Brillante
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Golondrina del Pac?ico
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Golondrina D?rica
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis Buitr? de Capa Dorada
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Mountain Warbler Phylloscopus trivirgatus Mosquitero Monta?s
Island Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus poliocephalus Mosquitero Isle?
Tawny Grassbird Megalurus timoriensis
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus Mirlo Isle?
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Northern Fantail Rhipidura rufiventris Cola de Abanico Norte?
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Cola de Abanico Blanco y Negro
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Cola de Abanico Rufo
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Grey-headed Whistler Pachycephala griseiceps
Grey Whistler Pachycephala simplex Chiflador Girs
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Silbador Dorado
Sclater's Whistler Pachycephala soror Silbador de Sclater
Black-tailed Whistler Pachycephala melanura Silbador Colinegro
Rufous Shrike-Thrush Colluricincla megarhyncha Picanzo Chico
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Black-crowned White-eye Zosterops atrifrons Anteojitos Frentinegro
Black-fronted White-eye Zosterops minor Anteojitos Menor
Capped White-eye Zosterops fuscicapilla Anteojitos de las Arfak
Louisiade White-eye Zosterops griseotinctus Anteojitos de las Luisiada Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Maluridae
Wallace's Fairywren Sipodotus wallacii Maluro de Wallace
White-shouldered Fairywren Malurus alboscapulatus Maluro Hombroblanco
 
Passeriformes.: Acanthizidae
Large-billed Gerygone Gerygone magnirostris Gerig? Picudo
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Black Sunbird Leptocoma sericea Suimanga Negro
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Suimanga Dorsioliva
 
Passeriformes.: Melanocharitidae
Dwarf Honeyeater Toxorhamphus iliolophus Picudo Pechigr?
Pygmy Honeyeater Toxorhamphus pygmaeum Picudo Pigmeo
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Olive-crowned Flowerpecker Dicaeum pectorale Picaflores Pectoral
Red-capped Flowerpecker Dicaeum geelvinkianum Picaflores Capirrojo
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus Drongo Cresta de Pelo
Ribbon-tailed Drongo Dicrurus megarhynchus Drongo de Nueva Irlanda Endemic (country/region)
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Drongo de Lentejuelas
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus Golondrina del Bosque de Pecho Blanca
 
Passeriformes.: Cracticidae
Hooded Butcherbird Cracticus cassicus P?aro Matarife de Cabeza Negra
 
Passeriformes.: Paradisaeidae
Curl-crested Manucode Manucodia comrii Manucodia de Cresta Rizada
Trumpet Manucode Manucodia keraudrenii Manucodia Trompetera
Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora Ave del Para?o de Goldie Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica Estornino Lustroso
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides Estornino Mel?ico
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Pinz? Loro de Cara Azul
Chestnut-breasted Munia Lonchura castaneothorax Capuchino de Pecho Casta?

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