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NEW GUINEA BIRDING TRIP REPORT

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NEW GUINEA

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

BIRD CHECKLIST

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. Names in parentheses (if any) are new official names in the revised Clements updates.* 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

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

7Lesser FrigatebirdFregata arielNB

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

8Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucosNB,PAU
9Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostrisPAU

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

10\Australian Pelican\Pelecanus conspicillatusNB

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

11Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollisNB
12Great-billed HeronArdea sumatranaER
13Great EgretArdea albaNB,PAU
14Intermediate EgretMesophoyx intermediaPAU
15\Little Egret\Egretta garzettaPAU
16Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacraNB
17\Pied Heron\Egretta picataPAU
18\Cattle Egret\Bubulcus ibisBR,NB,PAU,SR
XFER1
19Striated HeronButorides striataER
20|Rufous Night-Heron|Nycticorax caledonicusER,NB,PAU

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

21\Australian Ibis\Threskiornis moluccusPAU
22\Straw-necked Ibis\Threskiornis spinicollisXFER1

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

23OspreyPandion haliaetusNB

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

24Pacific BazaAviceda subcristataBR,ER,NB,TB
25Long-tailed Honey-buzzardHenicopernis longicaudaER,MH,TB,VNP
26New Guinea EagleHarpyopsis novaeguineaeSR
27Pygmy EagleHieraaetus weiskeiXFER2
28Gurney's EagleAquila gurneyiTB
29Papuan Marsh-Harrier**Circus spilothoraxMH,PM,TV
XFER2
30Variable GoshawkAccipiter hiogasterBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,TB,VNP
XFER3
31Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatusBR,XFER2
32Black-mantled GoshawkAccipiter melanochlamysTV
33Gray-headed GoshawkAccipiter poliocephalusER,KG
34Meyer's GoshawkAccipiter meyerianusTV
35Black KiteMilvus migransBR,MH
36Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurusBR,PAU
37Brahminy KiteHaliastur indusBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,TB,TV
VNP,XFER2
38White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogasterER,NB

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

39Chestnut Forest-RailRallina rubraTVh
40Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensisKG
41White-browed CrakeAmaurornis cinereaMH,PAU
42Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotusBR,PAU,SR
43Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosaPAU

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

44Masked LapwingVanellus milesPAU,XFER1

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

45Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinaceaPAU

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

46/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopusNB
47/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucosNB

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

48Black NoddyAnous minutusNB
49Black-naped TernSterna sumatranaNB
50Great Crested TernThalasseus bergiiNB

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

51Rock PigeonColumba liviaBR,MH,PAU,SR
XFER1,XFER2
52Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensisER,KG
53Amboyna Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensisBR,ER,KG,NB
TB,TV,VNP
XFER2,XFER3
54Black-billed Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia nigrirostrisBRh,MH,TV
XFER2
55Great Cuckoo-DoveReinwardtoena reinwardtiBR,TV
56Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indicaBR,VNP
57Pacific Emerald DoveChalcophaps longirostrisBR,VNP
58Stephan's DoveChalcophaps stephaniNB
59Peaceful DoveGeopelia placidaPAU,SR,XFER1
60Bar-shouldered DoveGeopelia humeralisPAU
61{Nicobar Pigeon}Caloenas nicobaricaNB
62Southern Crowned-PigeonGoura scheepmakeriER,KG
63Wompoo Fruit-DovePtilinopus magnificusER,VNP
64Pink-spotted Fruit-DovePtilinopus perlatusBR,ER,KG,VNP
65Orange-fronted Fruit-DovePtilinopus aurantiifronsBR
66Superb Fruit-DovePtilinopus superbusER,KGh,NB,TB
VNP
67Coroneted Fruit-DovePtilinopus coronulatusBR
68Beautiful Fruit-DovePtilinopus pulchellusER,VNP,XFER3
69White-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus rivoliTV
70Orange-bellied Fruit-DovePtilinopus iozonusBR,ER,KG,VNP
XFER3
71Knob-billed Fruit-DovePtilinopus insolitusNB
72Dwarf Fruit-DovePtilinopus nainusKG
73Purple-tailed Imperial-PigeonDucula rufigasterER,KGh,VNP
74Finsch's Imperial-PigeonDucula finschiiNB
75Island Imperial-PigeonDucula pistrinariaNB
76Pinon's Imperial-PigeonDucula pinonBR,ER,KG
77Collared Imperial-PigeonDucula mulleriiER
78Zoe Imperial-PigeonDucula zoeaeBR,ER,KG,VNP
79Torresian Imperial-PigeonDucula spilorrhoaBR,PAU
80Yellowish Imperial-Pigeon**Ducula subflavescensNB
81Papuan Mountain-PigeonGymnophaps albertisiiMH,TB,TV

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

82Violaceous CoucalCentropus violaceusNBh
83Greater Black CoucalCentropus menbekiBRh,ER,KGh
84Pied CoucalCentropus ateralbusNB
85Pheasant CoucalCentropus phasianinusBR,PAU,SR
86Dwarf KoelMicrodynamis parvaVNP
87\Pacific Koel\Eudynamys orientalisER,KG,XFER3
88\Shining Bronze-Cuckoo\Chrysococcyx lucidusNB
89Rufous-throated Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx ruficollisTV
90White-eared Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx meyeriiTB
91Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillusKG
92White-crowned KoelCacomantis leucolophusER,VNP
93Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosusBRh,ER,KG,MH
NB,TB,VNPh
XFER3h
94Chestnut-breasted CuckooCacomantis castaneiventrisTB,VNP
95Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformisBRh,MH,TV

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

96Sooty-OwlTyto tenebricosaMH,TV

 
Owls: Strigidae

97Papuan BoobookNinox theomachaERh,TBh,TVh

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

98Marbled FrogmouthPodargus ocellatusER
99Papuan FrogmouthPodargus papuensisBR,PAU

 
Owlet-Nightjars: Aegothelidae

100Feline Owlet-nightjarAegotheles insignisMHh
101Mountain Owlet-nightjarAegotheles albertisiMHh

 
Swifts: Apodidae

102Papuan Spinetailed SwiftMearnsia novaeguineaeBR,ER,KG
XFER3
103Glossy SwiftletCollocalia esculentaBR,KG,MH,TB
TV,VNP,XFER2
XFER3
104Mountain SwiftletAerodramus hirundinaceusMH,TV,XFER2
105White-rumped SwiftletAerodramus spodiopygiusNB
106Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensisBR,ER,KG,NB
TB,VNP,XFER1
XFER3

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

107Moustached TreeswiftHemiprocne mystaceaER,KG,XFER3

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

108Blyth's HornbillRhyticeros plicatusNB

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

109Common KingfisherAlcedo atthisNB
110Azure KingfisherCeyx azureusER,VNP
111Papuan Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx solitariusVNPh
112Blue-winged KookaburraDacelo leachiiBR,VNP,XFER1
113Rufous-bellied KookaburraDacelo gaudichaudBR,VNP
114Shovel-billed KookaburraClytoceyx rexTBh
115Forest KingfisherTodiramphus macleayiiBR,VNP
116New Britain KingfisherTodiramphus albonotatusNB
117\Sacred Kingfisher\Todiramphus sanctusBR,ER,NB,TB
TV,VNP,XFER2
118Beach KingfisherTodiramphus saurophagusNB
119Hook-billed KingfisherMelidora macrorrhinaERh,TBh
120Yellow-billed KingfisherSyma torotoroBR,KG,VNP
121Mountain KingfisherSyma megarhynchaTV
122Little Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera hydrocharisER
123Common Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera galateaBR,ERh
124Brown-headed Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera danaeVNP

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

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

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

126DollarbirdEurystomus orientalisBR,ER,KG,NB
VNP

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

127Brown FalconFalco berigoraMH,XFER2

 
Cockatoos: Cacatuidae

128Palm CockatooProbosciger aterrimusER
129Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galeritaBR,ER,KG,TB
VNP
130Blue-eyed CockatooCacatua ophthalmicaNB

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

131Pesquet's ParrotPsittrichas fulgidusTB
132Yellow-capped Pygmy-ParrotMicropsitta keiensisKG,XFER3
133Buff-faced Pygmy-ParrotMicropsitta pusioNB
134Papuan King-ParrotAlisterus chloropterusTV,VNP
135Eclectus ParrotEclectus roratusBR,ER,KG,NB
TB,VNP,XFER3
136Red-cheeked ParrotGeoffroyus geoffroyiBR,ER,KG,VNP
XFER3
137Singing ParrotGeoffroyus heteroclitusNB
138Painted Tiger-ParrotPsittacella pictaMH
139Brehm's Tiger-ParrotPsittacella brehmiiMH
140Yellow-billed LorikeetNeopsittacus musschenbroekiiTV
141Orange-breasted Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta gulielmitertiiBR,ER,KG
142Double-eyed Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta diophthalmaKG,XFER3
143Large Fig-ParrotPsittaculirostris desmarestiiER
144Plum-faced LorikeetOreopsittacus arfakiTV
145Red-flanked LorikeetCharmosyna placentisBR,KG,NB
XFER3
146Papuan LorikeetCharmosyna papouMH,TV
147Yellow-streaked LoryChalcopsitta scintillataBR,ER,KG
148Purple-bellied LoryLorius hypoinochrousNB
149Black-capped LoryLorius loryBR,ER,KG,TB
VNP,XFER3
150<Dusky Lory>Pseudeos fuscataKG,TB,XFER3
151Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodusBR,MH,TB,VNP
XFER1

 
Bowerbirds: Ptilonorhynchidae

152Flame Bowerbird**Sericulus ardensER,KG
153Yellow-breasted BowerbirdChlamydera lauterbachiMH,XFER2
154Fawn-breasted BowerbirdChlamydera cerviniventrisPAU

 
Australasian Treecreepers: Climacteridae

155Papuan TreecreeperCormobates placensTVh

 
Fairywrens: Maluridae

156Emperor FairywrenMalurus cyanocephalusBRh,ER,KG,TBh
XFER3h
157White-shouldered FairywrenMalurus alboscapulatusMH,SR,TB
XFER2

 
Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

158Plain HoneyeaterPycnopygius ixoidesKG
159Streak-headed HoneyeaterPycnopygius stictocephalusBR,KG,TB,VNP
XFER3
160Mountain MeliphagaMeliphaga orientalisMH
161Scrub HoneyeaterMeliphaga albonotataTB
162Mimic HoneyeaterMeliphaga analogaVNP
163Elegant HoneyeaterMeliphaga cinereifronsBR,KG
164Black-throated HoneyeaterCaligavis subfrenatusMH,TV
165Yellow-tinted HoneyeaterLichenostomus flavescensPAU
166Belford's MelidectesMelidectes belfordiMH,TV,XFER2
167Yellow-browed MelidectesMelidectes rufocrissalisTV
168Ornate MelidectesMelidectes torquatusMH
169Rufous-banded HoneyeaterConopophila albogularisPAU
170Smoky HoneyeaterMelipotes fumigatusMH,TV
171Long-billed HoneyeaterMelilestes megarhynchusER,TB
172Tawny StraightbillTimeliopsis griseigulaBR
173Dusky MyzomelaMyzomela obscuraTB
174Red MyzomelaMyzomela cruentataTB
175Papuan Black MyzomelaMyzomela nigritaTB
176Elfin MyzomelaMyzomela adolphinaeMH
177Sclater's MyzomelaMyzomela sclateriNB
178Red-collared MyzomelaMyzomela rosenbergiiMH
179Green-backed HoneyeaterGlycichaera fallaxTB
180Rufous-backed HoneyeaterPtiloprora guiseiTV
181Gray-streaked HoneyeaterPtiloprora perstriataMH
182White-throated HoneyeaterMelithreptus albogularisSR,VNP
183Tawny-breasted HoneyeaterXanthotis flaviventerBR,ER,KG,TB
VNPg,XFER3
184Meyer's FriarbirdPhilemon meyeriKG
185New Guinea Friarbird**Philemon novaeguineaeBR,ER,KG,MH
PAU,TB,VNP
XFER3
186New Britain FriarbirdPhilemon cockerelliNB

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

187Rusty Mouse-WarblerCrateroscelis murinaTB,VNPh
188Mountain Mouse-WarblerCrateroscelis robustaMH,TV
189Large ScrubwrenSericornis nouhuysiMH
190Buff-faced ScrubwrenSericornis perspicillatusTV
191Papuan ScrubwrenSericornis papuensisMH,TV
192Pale-billed ScrubwrenSericornis spiloderaVNP
193Green-backed GerygoneGerygone chloronotaBR,KGh,TB
VNPh
194Fairy GerygoneGerygone palpebrosaTVg
195White-throated GerygoneGerygone olivaceaBR
196Yellow-bellied GerygoneGerygone chrysogasterKG,VNP
197Large-billed GerygoneGerygone magnirostrisER
198Brown-breasted GerygoneGerygone ruficollisMHh,TVh

 
Pseudo-Babblers: Pomatostomidae

199Papuan BabblerPomatostomus isidoreiKG

 
Satinbirds: Cnemophilidae

200Loria's SatinbirdCnemophilus loriaeTV
201Crested SatinbirdCnemophilus macgregoriiMH

 
Berrypeckers and Longbills: Melanocharitidae

202Obscure BerrypeckerMelanocharis arfakianaTB
203Black BerrypeckerMelanocharis nigraVNP
204Fan-tailed BerrypeckerMelanocharis versteriMH,TV
205Spotted BerrypeckerMelanocharis crassirostrisTV
206Yellow-bellied LongbillToxorhamphus novaeguineaeKGh
207Spectacled LongbillOedistoma iliolophusVNP

 
Tit Berrypecker, Crested Berrypecker: Paramythiidae

208Tit BerrypeckerOreocharis arfakiMH,TV
209Crested BerrypeckerParamythia montiumMH,TV

 
Quail-thrushes and Jewel-babblers: Cinclosomatidae

210Painted Quail-thrushCinclosoma ajaxVNPh
211Blue Jewel-babblerPtilorrhoa caerulescensKG
212Chestnut-backed Jewel-babblerPtilorrhoa castanonotaTBh

 
Boatbills: Machaerirhynchidae

213Black-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus nigripectusMH
214Yellow-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus flaviventerVNPh

 
Woodswallows: Artamidae

215Great WoodswallowArtamus maximusTB,TV,XFER2
216White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchusPAU,SR,XFER1

 
Bellmagpies and Allies: Cracticidae

217Mountain PeltopsPeltops montanusTB,TV
218Lowland PeltopsPeltops blainvilliiKG,XFER3
219Black-backed ButcherbirdCracticus mentalisPAU,SR
220Hooded ButcherbirdCracticus cassicusBR,ER,VNP
221Black ButcherbirdCracticus quoyiTB,TV,VNPh

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

222Stout-billed CuckooshrikeCoracina caeruleogriseaVNP
223Hooded CuckooshrikeCoracina longicaudaTV
224Barred CuckooshrikeCoracina lineataVNP
225Boyer's CuckooshrikeCoracina boyeriBR,ER,KG,VNP
226\Black-faced Cuckooshrike\Coracina novaehollandiaeBR,VNP
227White-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina papuensisBR,MH,VNP
228Varied TrillerLalage leucomelaER,KG,NB
XFER3
229Common CicadabirdEdolisoma tenuirostreTB
230Gray-headed CicadabirdEdolisoma schisticepsKG,TB,XFER3
231Black CicadabirdEdolisoma melanVNP

 
Ploughbill: Eulacestomatidae

232Wattled PloughbillEulacestoma nigropectusMH

 
Mottled Berryhunter: Rhagologidae

233Mottled BerryhunterRhagologus leucostigmaMH

 
Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

234Rusty PitohuiColluricincla ferrugineaKGh,VNP
235White-bellied PitohuiColluricincla incertaERh
236Little ShrikethrushColluricincla megarhynchaMH,VNP
237Gray ShrikethrushColluricincla harmonicaBR,SR
238Regent WhistlerPachycephala schlegeliiMH,TV
239Sclater's WhistlerPachycephala sororTV
240Black-tailed WhistlerPachycephala melanuraNB
241Brown-backed WhistlerPachycephala modestaMH,TV
242Gray WhistlerPachycephala simplexVNP
243White-bellied WhistlerPachycephala leucogastraVNP
244Black-headed WhistlerPachycephala monachaMH

 
Australo-Papuan Bellbirds: Oreoicidae

245Rufous-naped WhistlerAleadryas rufinuchaMH,TV
246Piping BellbirdOrnorectes cristatusVNPh

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

247Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schachMH,XFER2

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

248Hooded PitohuiPitohui dichrousTB,VNP
249Variable PitohuiPitohui kirhocephalusKGh
250Brown OrioleOriolus szalayiBR,KG,TB,VNP
XFER3
251Australasian FigbirdSphecotheres vieillotiBR,PAU

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

252Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatusBR,ER,KG,TB
VNP

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

253Black FantailRhipidura atraMH
254Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventrisNB,TB
255Black Thicket-FantailRhipidura maculipectusBRh,ERh
256White-bellied Thicket-FantailRhipidura leucothoraxTB,XFER3h
257Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrysBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,TB,TV
VNP,XFER1
XFER2
258Dimorphic FantailRhipidura brachyrhynchaMH
259Friendly FantailRhipidura albolimbataMH,TV
260Chestnut-bellied FantailRhipidura hyperythraVNP

 
Ifrita: Ifritidae

261Blue-capped IfritaIfrita kowaldiMH,TV

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

262Golden MonarchCarterornis chrysomelaBR,ER,KG
XFER3
263{Island Monarch}Monarcha cinerascensNB
264Black-winged MonarchMonarcha fraterBR
265Spot-winged MonarchSymposiachrus guttulaVNP
266Frilled MonarchArses telescopthalmusBR,VNP
267Leaden FlycatcherMyiagra rubeculaVNP
268Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alectoER,NB
269Dull FlycatcherMyiagra hebetiorNBh

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

270Gray CrowCorvus tristisER,VNP
271Torresian CrowCorvus orruBR,PAU,VNP
272Bismarck CrowCorvus insularisNB

 
Birds-of-paradise: Paradisaeidae

273Trumpet ManucodePhonygammus keraudreniiBR,ER,KGh
XFER3
274Crinkle-collared ManucodeManucodia chalybatusER,TB,VNPh
275Glossy-mantled ManucodeManucodia aterBR,ER,KG,SR
VNP
276King-of-Saxony Bird-of-ParadisePteridophora albertiMH,TV
277Carola's ParotiaParotia carolaeTB
278Lawes's ParotiaParotia lawesiiTV
279Twelve-wired Bird-of-ParadiseSeleucidis melanoleucusER
280Superb Bird-of-ParadiseLophorina superbaMH,TV
281Magnificent RiflebirdPtiloris magnificusKG
282Growling Riflebird**Ptiloris intercedensVNP
283Black SicklebillEpimachus fastosusXFER2
284Brown SicklebillEpimachus meyeriMH,TV
285Short-tailed ParadigallaParadigalla brevicaudaTV
286Stephanie's AstrapiaAstrapia stephaniaeMH,TV
287Ribbon-tailed AstrapiaAstrapia mayeriMH,TV
288King Bird-of-ParadiseCicinnurus regiusER,KG
289Magnificent Bird-of-ParadiseCicinnurus magnificusTB
290Blue Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea rudolphiMH,TV
291Lesser Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea minorMH
292Raggiana Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea raggianaER,VNP
293Greater Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea apodaER,KG,TB
XFER3

 
Melampittas: Melampittidae

294Lesser MelampittaMelampitta lugubrisMH

 
Australasian Robins: Petroicidae

295Torrent FlycatcherMonachella muellerianaMH,TB
296Lemon-bellied FlycatcherMicroeca flavigasterBR,VNP
297Papuan FlycatcherMicroeca papuanaMH,TV
298White-faced RobinTregellasia leucopsVNP
299Black-sided RobinPoecilodryas hypoleucaERh
300Black-throated RobinPoecilodryas albonotataTV
301White-winged RobinPeneothello sigillataMH,TVg
302White-rumped RobinPeneothello bimaculataTBh
303Blue-gray RobinPeneothello cyanusTV
304Ashy RobinHeteromyias albispecularisMHh
305Papuan Scrub-RobinDrymodes beccariiVNP

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

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

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

307Island Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus maforensisMH,TVh

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

308Papuan Grassbird**Megalurus macrurusMH,TV

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

309Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilisBR

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

310Black-fronted White-eyeZosterops minorMH,TB
311New Guinea White-eyeZosterops novaeguineaeER,TB,TV

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

312Pied BushchatSaxicola caprataMH,PM,XFER2

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

313Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalusMH

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

314Metallic StarlingAplonis metallicaBR,ER,KG,NB
PAU,XFER3
315Yellow-eyed StarlingAplonis mystaceaKG
316Singing StarlingAplonis cantoroidesBR,PAU
317Yellow-faced MynaMino dumontiiBR,ER,KG,PAU
SR,VNP,XFER3
318Golden MynaMino anaisBR,ER
319Long-tailed MynaMino krefftiNB

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

320Red-capped FlowerpeckerDicaeum geelvinkianumBR,KG,MH,TB
TV,VNP
321Red-banded FlowerpeckerDicaeum eximiumNB

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

322Black SunbirdLeptocoma sericeaBR,ER,KG,NB
XFER3
323Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularisBR

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

324Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiaeMH

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

325House SparrowPasser domesticusPAU,TB
326Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusBR,ER,KG,MH
NB,PAU,PM,SR
TB,XFER1

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

327<Blue-faced Parrotfinch>Erythrura trichroaTV
328Grand MuniaLonchura grandisSR
329Hooded MuniaLonchura spectabilisBR,MH,TV
XFER2
330Gray-headed MuniaLonchura canicepsBR,SR
331Bismarck MuniaLonchura melaenaNB

 * 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

 

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