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Number of species: 249
Number of endemics: 13
Number of globally threatened species: 8
Date last reviewed: 2006-07-23
 
See also: http://www.birdsofmelanesia.net/png/newbritain.pdf
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Casuariidae
Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti Casuario Menor Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Spotted Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna guttata Suirir?Moteado
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata Suirir?Capirotado
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Anade Cejudo
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Cuchara Com? Rare/Accidental
Garganey Anas querquedula Cerceta Carretona
Sunda Teal Anas gibberifrons Cerceta de Sunda

Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

针尾鸭

Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Porr? Mo?do
 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae
Melanesian Scrubfowl Megapodius eremita Tal?alo Eremita
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis Codorniz China
 
PODICEPIDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Zampull? Com?
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Zampull? Australiano Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta Petrel de las Kermadec
Tahiti Petrel Pterodroma rostrata Petrel de Tahit?/strong>
Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera Petrel de Gould
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

Tropical Shearwater

Puffinus bailloni

 

 

Heinroth's Shearwater Puffinus heinrothi Pardela de Heinroth Endemic Vulnerable
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Pa?o de Wilson
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Pa?o Ventriblanco
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Pa?o Ventrinegro
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rabijunco Colirrojo Rare/Accidental
 
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
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Cormor? Piquicorto
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster Anhinga Com?
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rabihorcado Chico
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Avetorillo Chino
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis Avetorillo Negro
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia Garceta Intermedia Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Garceta Com?
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Garceta de Arrecife
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Martinete Canelo
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus ?uila Pescadora
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Baza Australiano
Black Honey-buzzard Henicopernis infuscatus Abejero Negro Endemic Vulnerable
Black Kite Milvus migrans Milano Negro
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
Slaty-mantled Goshawk Accipiter luteoschistaceus Gavil? de Nueva Breta? Endemic Vulnerable
New Britain Goshawk Accipiter princeps Azor de Nueva Breta? Endemic Near-threatened
New Britain Sparrowhawk Accipiter brachyurus Gavilancito de Nueva Breta? Endemic Vulnerable
Meyer's Goshawk Accipiter meyerianus Azor de Meyer
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Oriental Hobby Falco severus Alcot? Filipino
Australian Hobby Falco longipennis Alcot? Australiano
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halc? Peregrino
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Red-backed Buttonquail Turnix maculosus Torillo Moteado
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Red-necked Crake Rallina tricolor Polluela Tricolor
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Rasc? Filipino
New Britain Rail Gallirallus insignis Rasc? de Nueva Breta? Endemic Near-threatened
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Gallineta Filipina
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen Amaurornis moluccana Gallineta Moluque?
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis Polluela de Tongatapu
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea Polluela Cejiblanca
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Calam? Com?
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa Gallineta Enlutada
 
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

Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus

黑翅长脚鹬

 

Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus Cig??ela Australiana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea Jacana Crestada Rare/Accidental
 
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
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Archibebe Fino
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Andarr?s Bastardo
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?
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Trid?tilo
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis Correlimos Cuellirrojo
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Correlimos Dedilargo
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Correlimos Acuminado
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Correlimos Zarapit?
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Combatiente
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Agachadiza Colirrara Rare/Accidental
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Agachadiza del Baikal
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Falaropo Picofino
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella Canastera Patilarga
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Canastera Oriental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Ti?sa Boba
Black Noddy Anous minutus Ti?sa Menuda
White Tern Gygis alba Charr? Blanco
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charr? Sombr?
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus Charr? Lunado
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
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Fumarel Cariblanco
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Charr? Rosado
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Charr? de Sumatra
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charr? Com?
Swift Tern Thalasseus bergii Charr? Piquigualdo
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Charr? Bengal?/strong>
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus P?alo Pomarino
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus P?alo Par?ito
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Paloma Gorgiblanca
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps Paloma Cabeciclara Endangered
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis T?tola Moteada Rare/Accidental
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
Pied Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena browni Paloma Rabuda de Nueva Breta? Endemic (country/region)
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani Palomita Esmeralda Dorsiparda
New Britain Bronzewing Henicophaps foersteri Paloma-bronce de Nueva Breta? Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
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?
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus Tilopo Soberbio
White-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus rivoli Tilopo de Rivoli
Yellow-bibbed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis Tilopo de las Salom?
Knob-billed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus insolitus Tilopo Ins?ito Endemic (country/region)
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica D?ula del Pac?ico
Red-knobbed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rubricera D?ula Cerarroja
Purple-tailed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rufigaster D?ula Ventrirrufa
Finsch's Imperial-Pigeon Ducula finschii D?ula de Finsch Endemic (country/region)
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria D?ula Insular
Pinon Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pinon D?ula de Pinon
Bismarck Imperial-Pigeon Ducula melanochroa D?ula Negra Endemic (country/region)
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
Blue-eyed Cockatoo Cacatua ophthalmica Cacat? Oft?mica Endemic
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Tricogloso de Pecho Rojo
Purple-bellied Lory Lorius hypoinochrous Lori Ventrivinoso Endemic (country/region)
Red-chinned Lorikeet Charmosyna rubrigularis Lori Barbirrojo
Red-flanked Lorikeet Charmosyna placentis Lori Flanquirrojo
Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta pusio Microloro Pusio
Red-breasted Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta bruijnii Microloro Pechirrojo
Singing Parrot Geoffroyus heteroclitus Lorito Heter?lito
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Loro Ecl?tico
Green-fronted Hanging-Parrot Loriculus tener Lor?ulo de las Bismarck Endemic (c/region) Near-threatened
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus Cuco oriental
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus Cuco Varioloso
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Cuclillo Bronc?eo
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Koel Com?
Long-tailed Koel Eudynamys taitensis Koel Colilargo
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Cuco Tuc?
Violaceous Coucal Centropus violaceus Cucal Viol?eo
Pied Coucal Centropus ateralbus Cucal Blanquinegro
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Bismarck Masked-Owl Tyto aurantia Lechuza Dorada Endemic Data deficient
Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza Com?
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Bismarck Hawk-Owl Ninox variegata N?ox de las Bismarck
New Britain Hawk-Owl Ninox odiosa N?ox de Nueva Breta? Endemic
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus Chotacabras Argos
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus Chotacabras Macruro
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Salangana Lustrosa

White-throated Needletail

Hirundapus caudacutus

白喉针尾雨燕

 

White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius Salangana Culiblanca
Mayr's Swiftlet Aerodramus orientalis Salangana de Guadalcanal Data deficient
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Rabitojo Uniforme
 
APODIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea Vencejo Arbor?ola Bigotudo
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Mart? Pescador Com?
Bismarck Kingfisher Alcedo websteri Mart? Pescador de las Bismarck Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla Mart? Pescador Menudo
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus Mart? Pescador Variable
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii Alci? de Macleay
New Britain Kingfisher Todiramphus albonotatus Alci? Dorsiblanco Endemic Near-threatened
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Alci? Acollarado
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus Alci? Lagartijero
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Alci? Sagrado
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia Alci? Colilargo Silvia
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Abejaruco Coliazul
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus Abejaruco Australiano
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Carraca Oriental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus C?ao Pap?/strong>
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster Pita Roja
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Ashy Myzomela Myzomela cineracea Mielero Cenizo

Red-throated Myzomela

Myzomela eques

红喉摄蜜鸟

 

Red Myzomela Myzomela cruentata Mielero Rojo
Red-headed Myzomela Myzomela erythrocephala Mielero Cabecirrojo
Scarlet-bibbed Myzomela Myzomela sclateri Mielero de Sclater
Ebony Myzomela Myzomela pammelaena Mielero ?ano Endemic (country/region)

Yellow-vented Myzomela

Myzomela eichhorni

黄臀摄蜜鸟

 

Black-bellied Myzomela Myzomela erythromelas Mielero Ventrinegro Endemic
New Britain Friarbird Philemon cockerelli Filem? de Nueva Breta?
Bismarck Melidectes Melidectes whitemanensis Mielero de las Bismarck Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae Oruguero de Cara Negra
Yellow-eyed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineata Oruguero Lineado
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina papuensis Oruguero Pap?/strong>
Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris Come Cigarra Com?
Varied Triller Lalage leucomela Gorjeador de Cejas Blancas
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Torresian Crow Corvus orru Cuervo Australiano
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens Monarca de Cabeza Gris
Black-tailed Monarch Monarcha verticalis Monarca de Bismarck Endemic (country/region)
Leaden Flycatcher Myiagra rubecula Miagra Plomiza
Satin Flycatcher Myiagra cyanoleuca Miagra Satin
Shining Flycatcher Myiagra alecto Miagra Brillante
Dull Flycatcher Myiagra hebetior Miagra Descolorida
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Golondrina del Pac?ico
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Golondrina D?rica
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Golondrina Arbor?ola
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis Buitr? de Capa Dorada
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Carricero Aclamador
Australian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus australis
Island Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus poliocephalus Mosquitero Isle?
Tawny Grassbird Megalurus timoriensis
Bismarck Thicketbird Megalurulus grosvenori Endemic (c/region) Data deficient
Rusty Thicketbird Megalurulus rubiginosus Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata Tarabilla P?ida
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
New Britain Thrush Zoothera talaseae Zorzal Melanesio Near-threatened
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
Bismarck Fantail Rhipidura dahli Cola de Abanico Rufo
 
Passeriformes.: Petroicidae
Torrent Flycatcher Monachella muelleriana Petroica Torrentera
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Silbador Dorado
Black-tailed Whistler Pachycephala melanura Silbador Colinegro
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Black-crowned White-eye Zosterops atrifrons Anteojitos Frentinegro
Black-headed White-eye Zosterops hypoxanthus Anteojitos de las Bismarck
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Black Sunbird Leptocoma sericea Suimanga Negro
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Suimanga Dorsioliva
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Red-banded Flowerpecker Dicaeum eximium Picaflores de las Bismarck
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Brown Oriole Oriolus szalayi Orop?dola Pap?/strong>
Olive-backed Oriole Oriolus sagittatus Orop?dola Estriada
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Drongo de Lentejuelas
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
Bismarck Woodswallow Artamus insignis Golondrina del Bosque de Bismarck
Black-faced Woodswallow Artamus cinereus Golondrina del Bosque de Cara Negra
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica Estornino Lustroso
Yellow-eyed Starling Aplonis mystacea Estornino de Grant Near-threatened
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides Estornino Mel?ico
Yellow-faced Myna Mino dumontii Main?de Cara Amarillos
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti Main?de Cola Larga
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Lavandera Boyera
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Pinz? Loro de Cara Azul
Hooded Munia Lonchura spectabilis Capuchino de Nueva Breta?
Bismarck Munia Lonchura melaena Capuchino de Pico Grueso

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