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NEW GUINEA

Start:07/04/2016
End:07/25/2016
Duration:22 days
#Species:331
#Endemics:172
#Heard Only:23

2016 Papua New Guinea Birding Tour

List of bird species seen or heard during the tour. The table indicates whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country.* See sidebar for meaning of location codes and symbols associated with common names.
h = heard only; g = seen by guide only

color codes

 
Ducks: Anatidae

1\Plumed Whistling-Duck\Dendrocygna eytoniPAU
2Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuataPAU
3Salvadori's TealSalvadorina waigiuensisMH
4Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosaNB,PAU

 
Megapodes: Megapodiidae

5Black-billed BrushturkeyTalegalla fuscirostrisBRh,ERh,KGh
VNPh

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

6Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiaePAU

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

7Rock PigeonColumba liviaBR,MH,PAU,SR
XFER1,XFER2
8Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensisER,KG
9Amboyna Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensisBR,ER,KG,NB
TB,TV,VNP
XFER2,XFER3
10Black-billed Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia nigrirostrisBRh,MH,TV
XFER2
11Great Cuckoo-DoveReinwardtoena reinwardtiBR,TV
12Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indicaBR,VNP
13Pacific Emerald DoveChalcophaps longirostrisBR,VNP
14Stephan's DoveChalcophaps stephaniNB
15{Nicobar Pigeon}Caloenas nicobaricaNB
16Sclater's Crowned-PigeonGoura sclateriiER,KG
17Wompoo Fruit-DovePtilinopus magnificusER,VNP
18Pink-spotted Fruit-DovePtilinopus perlatusBR,ER,KG,VNP
19Orange-fronted Fruit-DovePtilinopus aurantiifronsBR
20Superb Fruit-DovePtilinopus superbusER,KGh,NB,TB
VNP
21Coroneted Fruit-DovePtilinopus coronulatusBR
22Beautiful Fruit-DovePtilinopus pulchellusER,VNP,XFER3
23White-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus rivoliTV
24Orange-bellied Fruit-DovePtilinopus iozonusBR,ER,KG,VNP
XFER3
25Knob-billed Fruit-DovePtilinopus insolitusNB
26Dwarf Fruit-DovePtilinopus nainusKG
27Purple-tailed Imperial-PigeonDucula rufigasterER,KGh,VNP
28Finsch's Imperial-PigeonDucula finschiiNB
29Island Imperial-PigeonDucula pistrinariaNB
30Pinon's Imperial-PigeonDucula pinonBR,ER,KG
31Collared Imperial-PigeonDucula mulleriiER
32Zoe's Imperial-PigeonDucula zoeaeBR,ER,KG,VNP
33Torresian Imperial-PigeonDucula spilorrhoaBR,PAU
34Yellowish Imperial-PigeonDucula subflavescensNB
35Papuan Mountain-PigeonGymnophaps albertisiiMH,TB,TV

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

36Violaceous CoucalCentropus violaceusNBh
37Greater Black CoucalCentropus menbekiBRh,ER,KGh
38Pied CoucalCentropus ateralbusNB
39Pheasant CoucalCentropus phasianinusBR,PAU,SR
40Dwarf KoelMicrodynamis parvaVNP
41\Pacific Koel\Eudynamys orientalisER,KG,XFER3
42\Shining Bronze-Cuckoo\Chrysococcyx lucidusNB
43Rufous-throated Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx ruficollisTV
44White-eared Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx meyeriiTB
45Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillusKG
46White-crowned KoelCacomantis leucolophusER,VNP
47Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosusBRh,ER,KG,MH
NB,TB,VNPh
XFER3h
48Chestnut-breasted CuckooCacomantis castaneiventrisTB,VNP
49Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformisBRh,MH,TV

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

50Marbled FrogmouthPodargus ocellatusER
51Papuan FrogmouthPodargus papuensisBR,PAU

 
Owlet-Nightjars: Aegothelidae

52Feline Owlet-nightjarAegotheles insignisMHh
53Mountain Owlet-nightjarAegotheles albertisiMHh

 
Swifts: Apodidae

54Papuan Spinetailed SwiftMearnsia novaeguineaeBR,ER,KG
XFER3
55Glossy SwiftletCollocalia esculentaBR,KG,MH,TB
TV,VNP,XFER2
XFER3
56Mountain SwiftletAerodramus hirundinaceusMH,TV,XFER2
57White-rumped SwiftletAerodramus spodiopygiusNB
58Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensisBR,ER,KG,NB
TB,VNP,XFER1
XFER3

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

59Moustached TreeswiftHemiprocne mystaceaER,KG,XFER3

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

60Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensisKG
61Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosaPAU
62Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotusBR,PAU,SR
63White-browed CrakeAmaurornis cinereaMH,PAU
64Chestnut Forest-RailRallina rubraTVh

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

65Masked LapwingVanellus milesPAU,XFER1

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

66Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinaceaPAU

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

67/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopusNB
68/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucosNB

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

69Black NoddyAnous minutusNB
70Black-naped TernSterna sumatranaNB
71Great Crested TernThalasseus bergiiNB

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

72Lesser FrigatebirdFregata arielNB

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

73Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucosNB,PAU
74Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostrisPAU

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

75\Australian Pelican\Pelecanus conspicillatusNB

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

76Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollisNB
77Great-billed HeronArdea sumatranaER
78Great EgretArdea albaNB,PAU
79Intermediate EgretArdea intermediaPAU
80\Little Egret\Egretta garzettaPAU
81Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacraNB
82\Pied Heron\Egretta picataPAU
83\Cattle Egret\Bubulcus ibisBR,NB,PAU,SR
XFER1
84Striated HeronButorides striataER
85|Rufous Night-Heron|Nycticorax caledonicusER,NB,PAU

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

86\Australian Ibis\Threskiornis moluccaPAU
87\Straw-necked Ibis\Threskiornis spinicollisXFER1

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

88OspreyPandion haliaetusNB

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

89Pacific BazaAviceda subcristataBR,ER,NB,TB
90Long-tailed Honey-buzzardHenicopernis longicaudaER,MH,TB,VNP
91New Guinea EagleHarpyopsis novaeguineaeSR
92Pygmy EagleHieraaetus weiskeiXFER2
93Gurney's EagleAquila gurneyiTB
94Papuan Marsh-HarrierCircus spilothoraxMH,PM,TV
XFER2
95Variable GoshawkAccipiter hiogasterBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,TB,VNP
XFER3
96Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatusBR,XFER2
97Black-mantled GoshawkAccipiter melanochlamysTV
98Gray-headed GoshawkAccipiter poliocephalusER,KG
99Meyer's GoshawkAccipiter meyerianusTV
100Black KiteMilvus migransBR,MH
101Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurusBR,PAU
102Brahminy KiteHaliastur indusBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,TB,TV
VNP,XFER2
103White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogasterER,NB

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

104Sooty-OwlTyto tenebricosaMH,TV

 
Owls: Strigidae

105Papuan BoobookNinox theomachaERh,TBh,TVh

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

106Blyth's HornbillRhyticeros plicatusNB

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

107Common KingfisherAlcedo atthisNB
108Azure KingfisherCeyx azureusER,VNP
109Papuan Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx solitariusVNPh
110Blue-winged KookaburraDacelo leachiiBR,VNP,XFER1
111Rufous-bellied KookaburraDacelo gaudichaudBR,VNP
112Shovel-billed KookaburraClytoceyx rexTBh
113Forest KingfisherTodiramphus macleayiiBR,VNP
114New Britain KingfisherTodiramphus albonotatusNB
115\Sacred Kingfisher\Todiramphus sanctusBR,ER,NB,TB
TV,VNP,XFER2
116Beach KingfisherTodiramphus saurophagusNB
117Hook-billed KingfisherMelidora macrorrhinaERh,TBh
118Yellow-billed KingfisherSyma torotoroBR,KG,VNP
119Mountain KingfisherSyma megarhynchaTV
120Little Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera hydrocharisER
121Common Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera galateaBR,ERh
122Brown-headed Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera danaeVNP

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

123\Rainbow Bee-eater\Merops ornatusBR,KG,MH,NB
SR,XFER1

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

124Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalisBR,ER,KG,NB
VNP

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

125Brown FalconFalco berigoraMH,XFER2

 
Cockatoos: Cacatuidae

126Palm CockatooProbosciger aterrimusER
127Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galeritaBR,ER,KG,TB
VNP
128Blue-eyed CockatooCacatua ophthalmicaNB

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

129Pesquet's ParrotPsittrichas fulgidusTB
130Yellow-capped Pygmy-ParrotMicropsitta keiensisKG,XFER3
131Buff-faced Pygmy-ParrotMicropsitta pusioNB
132Papuan King-ParrotAlisterus chloropterusTV,VNP
133Eclectus ParrotEclectus roratusBR,ER,KG,NB
TB,VNP,XFER3
134Red-cheeked ParrotGeoffroyus geoffroyiBR,ER,KG,VNP
XFER3
135Singing ParrotGeoffroyus heteroclitusNB
136Painted Tiger-ParrotPsittacella pictaMH
137Brehm's Tiger-ParrotPsittacella brehmiiMH
138Yellow-billed LorikeetNeopsittacus musschenbroekiiTV
139Orange-breasted Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta gulielmitertiiBR,ER,KG
140Double-eyed Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta diophthalmaKG,XFER3
141Large Fig-ParrotPsittaculirostris desmarestiiER
142Plum-faced LorikeetOreopsittacus arfakiTV
143Red-flanked LorikeetCharmosyna placentisBR,KG,NB
XFER3
144Papuan LorikeetCharmosyna papouMH,TV
145Yellow-streaked LoryChalcopsitta scintillataBR,ER,KG
146Purple-bellied LoryLorius hypoinochrousNB
147Black-capped LoryLorius loryBR,ER,KG,TB
VNP,XFER3
148<Dusky Lory>Pseudeos fuscataKG,TB,XFER3
149Coconut LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodusBR,MH,TB,VNP
XFER1

 
Bowerbirds: Ptilonorhynchidae

150Flame BowerbirdSericulus ardensER,KG
151Yellow-breasted BowerbirdChlamydera lauterbachiMH,XFER2
152Fawn-breasted BowerbirdChlamydera cerviniventrisPAU

 
Australasian Treecreepers: Climacteridae

153Papuan TreecreeperCormobates placensTVh

 
Fairywrens: Maluridae

154Emperor FairywrenMalurus cyanocephalusBRh,ER,KG,TBh
XFER3h
155White-shouldered FairywrenMalurus alboscapulatusMH,SR,TB
XFER2

 
Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

156Plain HoneyeaterPycnopygius ixoidesKG
157Streak-headed HoneyeaterPycnopygius stictocephalusBR,KG,TB,VNP
XFER3
158Mountain MeliphagaMeliphaga orientalisMH
159Scrub HoneyeaterMeliphaga albonotataTB
160Mimic HoneyeaterMeliphaga analogaVNP
161Elegant HoneyeaterMeliphaga cinereifronsBR,KG
162Black-throated HoneyeaterCaligavis subfrenatusMH,TV
163Yellow-tinted HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavescensPAU
164Belford's MelidectesMelidectes belfordiMH,TV,XFER2
165Yellow-browed MelidectesMelidectes rufocrissalisTV
166Ornate MelidectesMelidectes torquatusMH
167Rufous-banded HoneyeaterConopophila albogularisPAU
168Smoky HoneyeaterMelipotes fumigatusMH,TV
169Long-billed HoneyeaterMelilestes megarhynchusER,TB
170Tawny StraightbillTimeliopsis griseigulaBR
171Dusky MyzomelaMyzomela obscuraTB
172Red MyzomelaMyzomela cruentataTB
173Papuan Black MyzomelaMyzomela nigritaTB
174Elfin MyzomelaMyzomela adolphinaeMH
175Sclater's MyzomelaMyzomela sclateriNB
176Red-collared MyzomelaMyzomela rosenbergiiMH
177Green-backed HoneyeaterGlycichaera fallaxTB
178Rufous-backed HoneyeaterPtiloprora guiseiTV
179Gray-streaked HoneyeaterPtiloprora perstriataMH
180White-throated HoneyeaterMelithreptus albogularisSR,VNP
181Tawny-breasted HoneyeaterXanthotis flaviventerBR,ER,KG,TB
VNPg,XFER3
182Meyer's FriarbirdPhilemon meyeriKG
183New Guinea Friarbird**Philemon novaeguineaeBR,ER,KG,MH
PAU,TB,VNP
XFER3
184New Britain FriarbirdPhilemon cockerelliNB

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

185Rusty Mouse-WarblerCrateroscelis murinaTB,VNPh
186Mountain Mouse-WarblerCrateroscelis robustaMH,TV
187Large ScrubwrenSericornis nouhuysiMH
188Buff-faced ScrubwrenSericornis perspicillatusTV
189Papuan ScrubwrenSericornis papuensisMH,TV
190Pale-billed ScrubwrenSericornis spiloderaVNP
191Green-backed GerygoneGerygone chloronotaBR,KGh,TB
VNPh
192Fairy GerygoneGerygone palpebrosaTVg
193White-throated GerygoneGerygone olivaceaBR
194Yellow-bellied GerygoneGerygone chrysogasterKG,VNP
195Large-billed GerygoneGerygone magnirostrisER
196Brown-breasted GerygoneGerygone ruficollisMHh,TVh

 
Pseudo-Babblers: Pomatostomidae

197Papuan BabblerPomatostomus isidoreiKG

 
Quail-thrushes and Jewel-babblers: Cinclosomatidae

198Painted Quail-thrushCinclosoma ajaxVNPh
199Blue Jewel-babblerPtilorrhoa caerulescensKG
200Chestnut-backed Jewel-babblerPtilorrhoa castanonotaTBh

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

201Stout-billed CuckooshrikeCoracina caeruleogriseaVNP
202Hooded CuckooshrikeCoracina longicaudaTV
203Barred CuckooshrikeCoracina lineataVNP
204Boyer's CuckooshrikeCoracina boyeriBR,ER,KG,VNP
205\Black-faced Cuckooshrike\Coracina novaehollandiaeBR,VNP
206White-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina papuensisBR,MH,VNP
207Varied TrillerLalage leucomelaER,KG,NB
XFER3
208Common CicadabirdEdolisoma tenuirostreTB
209Gray-headed CicadabirdEdolisoma schisticepsKG,TB,XFER3
210Black CicadabirdEdolisoma melasVNP

 
Ploughbill: Eulacestomatidae

211Wattled PloughbillEulacestoma nigropectusMH

 
Australo-Papuan Bellbirds: Oreoicidae

212Rufous-naped WhistlerAleadryas rufinuchaMH,TV
213Piping BellbirdOrnorectes cristatusVNPh

 
Tit Berrypecker, Crested Berrypecker: Paramythiidae

214Tit BerrypeckerOreocharis arfakiMH,TV
215Crested BerrypeckerParamythia montiumMH,TV

 
Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

216Rusty PitohuiPseudorectes ferrugineaKGh,VNP
217White-bellied PitohuiPseudorectes incertaERh
218Gray ShrikethrushColluricincla harmonicaBR,SR
219Little ShrikethrushColluricincla megarhynchaMH,VNP
220Regent WhistlerPachycephala schlegeliiMH,TV
221Sclater's WhistlerPachycephala sororTV
222Black-tailed WhistlerPachycephala melanuraNB
223Brown-backed WhistlerPachycephala modestaMH,TV
224Gray WhistlerPachycephala simplexVNP
225White-bellied WhistlerPachycephala leucogastraVNP
226Black-headed WhistlerPachycephala monachaMH

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

227Hooded PitohuiPitohui dichrousTB,VNP
228Northern Variable PitohuiPitohui kirhocephalusKGh
229Brown OrioleOriolus szalayiBR,KG,TB,VNP
XFER3
230Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieillotiBR,PAU

 
Boatbills: Machaerirhynchidae

231Black-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus nigripectusMH
232Yellow-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus flaviventerVNPh

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

233Great WoodswallowArtamus maximusTB,TV,XFER2
234White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchusPAU,SR,XFER1
235Mountain PeltopsPeltops montanusTB,TV
236Lowland PeltopsPeltops blainvilliiKG,XFER3
237Black-backed ButcherbirdCracticus mentalisPAU,SR
238Hooded ButcherbirdCracticus cassicusBR,ER,VNP
239Black ButcherbirdCracticus quoyiTB,TV,VNPh

 
Mottled Berryhunter: Rhagologidae

240Mottled BerryhunterRhagologus leucostigmaMH

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

241Black FantailRhipidura atraMH
242Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventrisNB,TB
243Black Thicket-FantailRhipidura maculipectusBRh,ERh
244White-bellied Thicket-FantailRhipidura leucothoraxTB,XFER3h
245Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrysBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,TB,TV
VNP,XFER1
XFER2
246Dimorphic FantailRhipidura brachyrhynchaMH
247Friendly FantailRhipidura albolimbataMH,TV
248Chestnut-bellied FantailRhipidura hyperythraVNP

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

249Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatusBR,ER,KG,TB
VNP

 
Birds-of-paradise: Paradisaeidae

250Trumpet ManucodePhonygammus keraudreniiBR,ER,KGh
XFER3
251Crinkle-collared ManucodeManucodia chalybatusER,TB,VNPh
252Glossy-mantled ManucodeManucodia aterBR,ER,KG,SR
VNP
253King-of-Saxony Bird-of-ParadisePteridophora albertiMH,TV
254Carola's ParotiaParotia carolaeTB
255Lawes's ParotiaParotia lawesiiTV
256Twelve-wired Bird-of-ParadiseSeleucidis melanoleucusER
257Greater LophorinaLophorina superbaMH,TV
258Magnificent RiflebirdPtiloris magnificusKG
259Growling RiflebirdPtiloris intercedensVNP
260Black SicklebillEpimachus fastosusXFER2
261Brown SicklebillEpimachus meyeriMH,TV
262Short-tailed ParadigallaParadigalla brevicaudaTV
263Stephanie's AstrapiaAstrapia stephaniaeMH,TV
264Ribbon-tailed AstrapiaAstrapia mayeriMH,TV
265King Bird-of-ParadiseCicinnurus regiusER,KG
266Magnificent Bird-of-ParadiseCicinnurus magnificusTB
267Blue Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea rudolphiMH,TV
268Lesser Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea minorMH
269Raggiana Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea raggianaER,VNP
270Greater Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea apodaER,KG,TB
XFER3

 
Ifrita: Ifritidae

271Blue-capped IfritaIfrita kowaldiMH,TV

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

272Golden MonarchCarterornis chrysomelaBR,ER,KG
XFER3
273{Island Monarch}Monarcha cinerascensNB
274Black-winged MonarchMonarcha fraterBR
275Spot-winged MonarchSymposiachrus guttulaVNP
276Frilled MonarchArses telescopthalmusBR,VNP
277Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubeculaVNP
278Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alectoER,NB
279Dull FlycatcherMyiagra hebetiorNBh

 
Melampittas: Melampittidae

280Lesser MelampittaMelampitta lugubrisMH

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

281Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schachMH,XFER2

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

282Gray CrowCorvus tristisER,VNP
283Torresian CrowCorvus orruBR,PAU,VNP
284Bismarck CrowCorvus insularisNB

 
Satinbirds: Cnemophilidae

285Loria's SatinbirdCnemophilus loriaeTV
286Crested SatinbirdCnemophilus macgregoriiMH

 
Berrypeckers and Longbills: Melanocharitidae

287Obscure BerrypeckerMelanocharis arfakianaTB
288Black BerrypeckerMelanocharis nigraVNP
289Fan-tailed BerrypeckerMelanocharis versteriMH,TV
290Spotted BerrypeckerMelanocharis crassirostrisTV
291Yellow-bellied LongbillToxorhamphus novaeguineaeKGh
292Spectacled LongbillOedistoma iliolophusVNP

 
Australasian Robins: Petroicidae

293Torrent FlycatcherMonachella muellerianaMH,TB
294Lemon-bellied FlycatcherMicroeca flavigasterBR,VNP
295Papuan FlycatcherMicroeca papuanaMH,TV
296White-faced RobinTregellasia leucopsVNP
297Black-sided RobinPoecilodryas hypoleucaERh
298Black-throated RobinPoecilodryas albonotataTV
299White-winged RobinPeneothello sigillataMH,TVg
300White-rumped RobinPeneothello bimaculataTBh
301Blue-gray RobinPeneothello cyanusTV
302Ashy RobinHeteromyias albispecularisMHh
303Papuan Scrub-RobinDrymodes beccariiVNP

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

304Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilisBR

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

305Papuan GrassbirdCincloramphus macrurusMH,TV

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

306Pacific SwallowHirundo tahiticaBR,KG,MH,NB
PAU,PM,TB,TV
VNP,XFER1
XFER3

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

307Island Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus maforensisMH,TVh

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

308Black-fronted White-eyeZosterops minorMH,TB
309New Guinea White-eyeZosterops novaeguineaeER,TB,TV

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

310Metallic StarlingAplonis metallicaBR,ER,KG,NB
PAU,XFER3
311Yellow-eyed StarlingAplonis mystaceaKG
312Singing StarlingAplonis cantoroidesBR,PAU
313Yellow-faced MynaMino dumontiiBR,ER,KG,PAU
SR,VNP,XFER3
314Golden MynaMino anaisBR,ER
315Long-tailed MynaMino krefftiNB

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

316Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalusMH

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

317Pied BushchatSaxicola caprataMH,PM,XFER2

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

318Red-capped FlowerpeckerDicaeum geelvinkianumBR,KG,MH,TB
TV,VNP
319Red-banded FlowerpeckerDicaeum eximiumNB

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

320Black SunbirdLeptocoma aspasiaBR,ER,KG,NB
XFER3
321Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularisBR

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

322<Blue-faced Parrotfinch>Erythrura trichroaTV
323Grand MuniaLonchura grandisSR
324Hooded MuniaLonchura spectabilisBR,MH,TV
XFER2
325Gray-headed MuniaLonchura canicepsBR,SR
326Bismarck MuniaLonchura melaenaNB

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

327House SparrowPasser domesticusPAU,TB
328Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,PM,SR
TB,XFER1

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

329Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiaeMH

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

330Peaceful DoveGeopelia placidaPAU,SR,XFER1
331Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralisPAU

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.

BIRDING LOCALES

  • Brown River (BR)
  • Elevala River (ER)
  • Kiunga Area (KG)
  • Mount Hagen Area (MH)
  • New Britain (NB)
  • Pacific Adventist University (PAU)
  • Sogeric Road (SR)
  • Tabubil Area (TB)
  • Tari Valley/Gap (TV)
  • Varirata National Park (VNP)

PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental