Endangered Birds of Australia
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Common Name Range ***
Abbott's Booby Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Albert's Lyrebird Australia
Antipodean Albatross Australia, Indian Ocean (Norfolk Islands), New Zealand
Archbold's Bowerbird Papua New Guinea
Asian Dowitcher Australia
Atoll Starling Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Auckland Island Rail New Zealand
Beach Thick-knee Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Bismarck Kingfisher Papua New Guinea
Black Honey-buzzard Papua New Guinea
Black-browed Albatross Australia
Black-footed Albatross New Zealand
Black-necked Stork Australia, Papua New Guinea
Black-tailed Godwit Australia
Blue Bird-of-paradise Papua New Guinea
Blue Duck New Zealand
Blue-billed Duck Australia
Bristle-thighed Curlew Australia
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Australia
Buller's Shearwater Australia
Chatham Albatross Australia, Cook Islands, New Zealand, Niue
Chatham Island Black Robin New Zealand
Chatham Parakeet New Zealand
Christmas Island Frigatebird Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island Goshawk Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Cloven-feathered Dove Southwest Pacific Ocean (New Caledonia)
Collared Petrel Australia
Cook's Petrel Australia (Norfolk Island), Cook Islands, New Zealand, Niue
Crested Cuckoo-dove Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Dwarf Cassowary Papua New Guinea
Eastern Bristlebird Australia
Eastern Ground Parrot Australia
Erect-crested Penguin Australia, New Zealand
Eurasian Curlew Australia
Fairy Tern Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Fearful Owl Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Gentoo Penguin Australia
Golden-shouldered Parakeet Australia
Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Papua New Guinea
Gould's Petrel Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue
Gray Petrel Australia
Grey Falcon Australia
Helmeted Honeyeater Australia
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Australia
Juan Fernandez Petrel Australia, New Zealand
Kagu South Pacific Ocean (New Caledonia)
Kakapo New Zealand
Kokako New Zealand
Laysan Albatross Australia (Norfolk Island), New Zealand
Light-mantled Albatross Australia, New Zealand
Little Spotted Kiwi New Zealand
Magellanic Penguin Australia
Mottled Petrel Australia
New Zealand Grebe New Zealand
Newell's Shearwater Australia
Nicobar Pigeon Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Night Parrot Australia
Northern Giant-petrel Australia
Northern Royal Albatross Australia
Orange-bellied Parakeet Australia
Paradise Parakeet Australia
Pied Cuckoo-dove Papua New Guinea
Pink-footed Shearwater Australia, New Zealand
Princess Parrot Australia
Providence Petrel Australia
Pycroft's Petrel New Zealand
Ranongga White-eye Solomon Islands
Red Goshawk Australia
Sarus Crane Australia
Snares Crested Penguin Australia, New Zealand
Sooty Albatross New Zealand
Sooty Shearwater Australia
Southern Cassowary Australia, Papua New Guinea
Southern Giant-petrel Australia
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Australia, New Zealand
Southern Royal Albatross Australia
Stejneger's Petrel New Zealand
Turquoise Parakeet Australia
Violaceous Coucal Papua New Guinea
White-chinned Petrel Australia
White-necked Petrel Australia
Yellow-crowned Parakeet New Zealand
Yellow-eyed Penguin New Zealand
Yellow-legged Pigeon Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

**What birds are listed here?:

The Australia section of this site lists the folllowing birds appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to any region found on the Australian continent and any nearby islands.
  • Birds that dwell in or travel to New Zealand and any nearby islands.
  • Birds that dwell in Papua New Guinea and nearby islands (east of Indonesia).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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