Forest / Land Birds found in New Guinea

New Guinea Map / Location

Photos of Forest Birds ... Listing below

New Guinea Water Birds ... New Guinea Birds of Prey ... New Guinea Parrots ... New Guinea Birds of Paradise


Listing: A - L (Below)

Listing: M - Z


Australasian Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)

Australasian / Australian Treecreepers (Red-browed Treecreeper, Climacteris erythrops; Rufous Treecreeper, Climacteris rufa; White-throated Treecreeper, Cormobates leucophaeus)

Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis) aka Bush Turkey - Range: Southern New Guinea

Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen)

Australian Pipit (A. n. exiguus)

Australasian / Australian Treecreepers

Australo-Papuan or Australasian babblers (Pomatostomidae) aka pseudo-babblers

Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea) - Range: Lowlands of New Guinea and neighboring islands

Bare-legged Swiftlet (Collocalia nuditarsus) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Bee-eaters (Meropidae)

Bismarck Thicketbird (Megalurulus grosvenori) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Black-faced Woodswallow (Artamus cinereus)

Blue-black Kingfisher (Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis)

Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) - Range: Southern New Guinea

Bougainville Thicketbird (Megalurulus llaneae) - Range: Papua New Guine

Bowerbirds and Catbirds (Ptilonorhynchidae)

Brown Oriole (Oriolus szalayi) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Brown or Rusty Pitohui (Pitohui ferrugineus)

Brown Quail aka Swamp Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora)

Brown-winged Starling (Aplonis grandis) - Found in Papua New Guinea

Brush Cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) - Native to northern New Guinea

Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera sylvia salvadoriana) - Range: South-east New Guinea, from R Angabunga to R Kemp Welch. Nominate species (Tanysiptera sylvia sylvia) migrates to South and North New Guinea in March to April.

Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae) - Range:, Papua New Guinea

Chestnut-breasted Finches (Lonchura castaneothorax)

Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)

Common or European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris(Sturnus vulgaris) - Rare/Accidental

Crimson Finches (Neochmia phaeton) - Range: Southern New Guinea

Dusky Honeyeaters (Myzomela obscura)

Dwarf Cassowary (Casuarius bennetti) (Flightless Bird)

Fawn-breasted Bowerbird (Chlamydera cerviniventris)

Flame Bowerbird (Sericulus aureus)

Figbirds (Sphecotheres viridis)

Fire-maned Bowerbird (Sericulus bakeri) - Range: Adelbert Mountains in Papua New Guinea

Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii), also known as the Macleay's or Blue Kingfisher - Range: native to Papua New Guinea

Glossy Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta)

Golden Myna (Mino anais) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Greater Melampitta (Melampitta gigantea) - Range: Found in Papua New Guinea

Grey Crow (Corvus tristis) - Range: New Guinea and associated offshore islands

Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Hooded Pitohui (Pitohui dichrous)

Horsfield's Cuckoo or Oriental Cuckoos (Cuculus optatus)

Island Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus poliocephalus) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Island Thrush (Turdus poliocephalus)

Kookaburras / Kingfishers

Large-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Lesser Melampitta (Melampitta lugubris) - Range: Mountain forests of New Guinea

Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach) - Range: Indomalayan ecozone from Kazakhstan and Afghanistan through India to New Guinea



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