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Birds
Common Name Range ***
Abbott's BoobyIndian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Albert's LyrebirdAustralia
Antipodean AlbatrossAntarctica, Australia, Chile, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Norfolk Islands), New Zealand
Antipodes Green ParakeetNew Zealand
Archbold's BowerbirdIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Asian DowitcherAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
Atiu SwiftletCook Islands
Atoll StarlingPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Auckland Island RailNew Zealand
Auckland Islands ShagNew Zealand
Auckland Islands TealNew Zealand
Australasian BitternAustralia, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Australian BustardAustralia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Banded White-eyeSolomon Islands
Beach Thick-kneeAustralia, Brunei Darussalam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu
Beck's PetrelPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Bismarck KingfisherPapua New Guinea
Bismarck Masked-owlPapua New Guinea
Bismarck MelidectesPapua New Guinea
Bismarck ThicketbirdPapua New Guinea
Black Honey-buzzardPapua New Guinea
Black MuniaIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Black SicklebillIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Black StiltNew Zealand
Black-and-white MonarchPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Black-billed GullNew Zealand
Black-breasted ButtonquailAustralia
Black-browed AlbatrossAfrica, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, Oceanic, South America
Black-eared MinerAustralia
Black-faced PittaPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Black-footed AlbatrossAsia, Canada, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands (including Hawaii)
Black-fronted TernNew Zealand
Black-necked StorkAustralia, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka
Black-tailed GodwitAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
Black-throated FinchAustralia
Blue Bird-of-paradisePapua New Guinea
Blue DuckNew Zealand
Blue LorikeetCook Islands, French Polynesia
Blue-billed DuckAustralia
Blue-eyed CockatooPapua New Guinea
Bougainville Bush-warblerPapua New Guinea
Bougainville ThicketbirdPapua New Guinea
Bounty Islands ShagNew Zealand
Bristle-thighed CurlewAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Brown TealNew Zealand
Buff-breasted ButtonquailAustralia
Buff-breasted SandpiperAfrica, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Buller's AlbatrossAntarctica, Australia, Chile, Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
Buller's ShearwaterAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Bush Thick-kneeAustralia, Indonesia
Campbell AlbatrossAntarctica, Australia and Norfolk Island, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Tonga
Campbell Island TealNew Zealand (Campbell Island)
Cape GannetAfrica, Australia
Carpentarian GrasswrenAustralia
Chatham AlbatrossAmerican Samoa, Australia, Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Zealand, Niue, Peru, Wallis and Futuna
Chatham Island Black RobinNew Zealand
Chatham Island Pied OystercatcherNew Zealand
Chatham Island PigeonNew Zealand
Chatham Island SnipeNew Zealand
Chatham Islands ShagNew Zealand
Chatham ParakeetNew Zealand
Chatham PetrelNew Zealand
Chestnut-backed ButtonquailAustralia
Chestnut-bellied Imperial-pigeonSolomon Islands
Chestnut-bellied KingfisherVanuatu
Chestnut-breasted WhitefaceAustralia
Christmas Hawk-owlIndian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island FrigatebirdIndian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island GoshawkIndian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island Imperial PigeonIndian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island White-eyeIndian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Cloven-feathered DoveSouthwest Pacific Ocean (New Caledonia)
Collared PetrelAustralia, North America, Oceanic, South America
Cook Islands Fruit-doveCook Islands
Cook Islands Reed-warblerCook Islands
Cook's PetrelAmerican Samoa, Australia (Norfolk Island), Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Crested Cuckoo-dovePapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Crow HoneyeaterNew Caledonia
Diamond FiretailAustralia
Doria's GoshawkIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Duchess LorikeetPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Dusky FantailSolomon Islands
Dwarf CassowaryIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Eastern BristlebirdAustralia
Emperor Bird-of-paradisePapua New Guinea
Erect-crested PenguinAntarctic, Argentina, Australia, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), New Zealand
Eurasian CurlewAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Eyrean GrasswrenAustralia
Fairy TernAustralia, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Fearful OwlPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Finsch's Imperial-pigeonPapua New Guinea
Fiordland Crested PenguinAustralia, New Zealand
Fire-maned BowerbirdPapua New Guinea
Flame RobinAustralia
Fly River GrassbirdIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Forest BitternIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Forty-spotted PardaloteAustralia
Gentoo PenguinAfrica, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Golden-shouldered ParakeetAustralia
Goldie's Bird-of-paradisePapua New Guinea
Gould's PetrelAmerican Samoa, Antarctica, Australia, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Peru, Pitcairn, Wallis and Futuna
Gouldian FinchAustralia
Gray PetrelAfrica, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Gray-headed AlbatrossAfrica, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Great Spotted KiwiNew Zealand
Green-fronted Hanging-parrotPapua New Guinea
Grey FalconAustralia
Ground ParrotAustralia
Guadalcanal ThicketbirdSolomon Islands, Vanuatu
Guadalcanal ThrushSolomon Islands
Gurney's EagleIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Heinroth's ShearwaterPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Helmeted HoneyeaterAustralia
Hooded PloverAustralia
Horned ParakeetNew Caledonia
Hutton's ShearwaterAustralia, New Zealand
Imitator SparrowhawkPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Indian Yellow-nosed AlbatrossAfrica, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic
Juan Fernandez PetrelAustralia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guam, Japan, Kiribati, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Pitcairn, United States
KaguSouth Pacific Ocean (New Caledonia)
KakapoNew Zealand
KeaNew Zealand
KokakoNew Zealand
Kolombangara MonarchSolomon Islands
Laysan AlbatrossAlaska, Australia (Norfolk Island), California, Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Japan, Marshall Islands, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Washington
Letter-winged KiteAustralia
Light-mantled AlbatrossAntarctica, Argentina, Australia, Bouvet Island, Brazil, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Mauritius, New Zealand, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Little Spotted KiwiNew Zealand
Long-bearded MelidectesPapua New Guinea
Long-billed Black CockatooAustralia
Lord Howe Wood RailAustralia (Lord Howe Island)
Magellanic PenguinAntarctica, Australia, South America
Magenta PetrelNew Zealand
Makira FlycatcherSolomon Islands
Makira MoorhenSolomon Islands
Makira ThrushSolomon Islands
Malaita FantailSolomon Islands
Malherbe's ParakeetNew Zealand
Mallee EmuwrenAustralia
MalleefowlAustralia
Mangaia KingfisherCook Islands
Manus FantailPapua New Guinea
Manus Masked-owlPapua New Guinea
Manus MonarchPapua New Guinea
Matthias FantailPapua New Guinea
Meek's LorikeetPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Mottled PetrelAntarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
Moustached KingfisherPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
New Britain BronzewingPapua New Guinea
New Britain GoshawkPapua New Guinea
New Britain KingfisherPapua New Guinea
New Britain RailPapua New Guinea
New Britain SparrowhawkPapua New Guinea
New Britain ThrushPapua New Guinea
New Caledonian GrassbirdNew Caledonia
New Caledonian Imperial-pigeonNew Caledonia
New Caledonian LorikeetNew Caledonia
New Caledonian Owlet-nightjarNew Caledonia
New Caledonian ParakeetNew Caledonia
New Caledonian Wood RailNew Caledonia
New Guinea EagleIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
New Guinea Flightless RailIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
New Zealand BushwrenNew Zealand
New Zealand FalconNew Zealand
New Zealand GrebeNew Zealand
New Zealand KakaNew Zealand
New Zealand King ShagNew Zealand
New Zealand PigeonNew Zealand
New Zealand Shore PloverNew Zealand
New Zealand SnipeNew Zealand
New Zealand Storm-petrelNew Zealand
New Zealand ThrushNew Zealand
Newell's ShearwaterAmerican Samoa, Australia, Kiribati, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Hawaii)
Nicobar PigeonIndia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Vietnam
Night ParrotAustralia
Noisy Scrub-birdAustralia
Norfolk Island GerygoneAustralia (Norfolk Island)
Norfolk Island ParakeetAustralia (Norfolk Island)
Norfolk Island White-eyeIndian Ocean (Norfolk Islands)
North Island Brown KiwiNew Zealand
Northern CassowaryIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Northern Giant-petrelAfrica, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Northern Royal AlbatrossAfrica, Australia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Oceans, South America, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Ochre-winged HoneyeaterIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Olive-yellow RobinIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Orange-bellied ParakeetAustralia
Painted HoneyeaterAustralia
Pale-billed SicklebillIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Palm LorikeetSolomon Islands, Vanuatu
Paradise ParakeetAustralia
Parkinson's PetrelAustralia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Partridge PigeonAustralia
Pesquet's ParrotIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Pied Cuckoo-dovePapua New Guinea
Pink-footed ShearwaterArgentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, United States
Pitt Island ShagNew Zealand
Plain WandererAustralia
Plains-wandererAustralia
Princess ParrotAustralia
Providence PetrelAsia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pycroft's PetrelJapan, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Ranongga White-eyeSolomon Islands
Rarotonga MonarchCook Islands
Rarotonga StarlingCook Islands
Red GoshawkAustralia
Red-bellied MyzomelaSolomon Islands
Red-breasted PloverNew Zealand
Red-fronted ParakeetNew Zealand
Red-knobbed Imperial-pigeonPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Red-lored WhistlerAustralia
Regent HoneyeaterAustralia
Ribbon-tailed AstrapiaPapua New Guinea
Roviana RailSolomon Islands
Royal ParrotfinchVanuatu
Royal PenguinAustralia
Rufous Scrub-birdAustralia
Russet Hawk-owlPapua New Guinea
Rusty-winged StarlingSolomon Islands, Vanuatu
SaddlebackNew Zealand
Salvadori's TealIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Salvin's AlbatrossAustralia, Chile, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
Sanford's Sea-eaglePapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Sanford's White-eyeSolomon Islands
Santa Cruz Ground DoveSolomon Islands, Vanuatu
Santa Cruz ShrikebillSolomon Islands
Santo StarlingVanuatu
Sarus CraneAustralia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam
Scarlet-breasted RobinAustralia (Norfolk Island)
Scarlet-chested ParakeetAustralia
Short-billed Black CockatooAustralia
Shy AlbatrossAustralia, New Zealand, South Africa
Slaty-mantled SparrowhawkPapua New Guinea
Slender-billed White-eyeIndian Ocean (Norfolk Islands)
Snares Crested PenguinAustralia, New Zealand
Solomon Islands CuckooshrikePapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Sombre Leaf-warblerSolomon Islands
Sooty AlbatrossAntarctica, New Zealand, Oceanic, South Africa, South America
Sooty ShearwaterAfrica, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
South Island WrenNew Zealand
Southern Brown KiwiNew Zealand
Southern CassowaryAustralia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Southern Crowned-pigeonIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Southern Giant-petrelAfrica, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Southern Rockhopper PenguinArgentina, Australia, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Heard Island and McDonald Islands, New Zealand, Southern Africa, Uruguay
Southern Royal AlbatrossAfrica, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Spectacled PetrelAngola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
Splendid White-eyeSolomon Islands
Star FinchAustralia
Stejneger's PetrelChile, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Stewart Island ShagNew Zealand
StitchbirdNew Zealand
Striated LorikeetIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Superb ParrotAustralia
Superb PittaPapua New Guinea
Swift ParrotAustralia
Tahiti PetrelAmerican Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
TakaheNew Zealand
Tanna Fruit-doveVanuatu
Turquoise ParakeetAustralia
Uvea ParakeetNew Caledonia
Vanikoro MonarchSolomon Islands
Vanuatu Imperial-pigeonVanuatu
Vanuatu MegapodeVanuatu
Victoria Crowned-pigeonIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Violaceous CoucalPapua New Guinea
Wahnes's ParotiaPapua New Guinea
Wandering AlbatrossAfrica, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
WekaNew Zealand
Western BristlebirdAustralia
Western Rufous BristlebirdAustralia
Western WhipbirdAustralia
Westland Black PetrelArgentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand
White-bellied GoshawkNew Caledonia
White-bellied PitohuiIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
White-breasted MonarchPapua New Guinea
White-capped AlbatrossAustralia, Namibia, New Zealand, South Africa
White-chinned PetrelAfrica, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
White-eyed StarlingPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
White-headed Fruit-doveSolomon Islands
White-naped LoryPapua New Guinea
White-necked PetrelAsia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic
White-throated GrasswrenAustralia
White-throated Storm-petrelNew Caledonia, Vanuatu
White-winged FantailPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Woodford's RailPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
WrybillNew Zealand
Yellow-breasted Bird-of-paradiseIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Yellow-crowned ParakeetNew Zealand
Yellow-eyed PenguinNew Zealand
Yellow-eyed StarlingIndonesia, Papua New Guinea
Yellow-legged PigeonPapua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
YellowheadNew Zealand
Yellowish Imperial-pigeonPapua New Guinea
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***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).
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

Disclaimer: 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 Us page.



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