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Waterbirds / Waders: Seabirds, Shorebirds, / Inland Index of Birds Found in New Zealand (E - O)


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New Zealand Water / Wetland Birds: A - D (Page 1) ... E - O (this page)... P - Z (Page 3)


Index of Water / Wetland Birds found in New Zealand (E - O)

Images of Water / Wetland BIrds of New Zealand

Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta)

Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) - Range: Oceanic region of New Zealand

Erect-crested Penguins (Eudyptes sclateri)

Far Eastern Curlew or Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) - Rare visitor.

Fiordland Crested Penguin (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus) - Range: New Zealand - along the Fiordland coast and its outlying islands as well as on Stewart Island/Rakiura

Flesh-footed Shearwater - seabird (Puffinus carneipes) - Range: Northern New Zealand

Fluttering Shearwater (Puffinus gavia)

Great Egret (Casmerodius albus), also known as the Great White Egret, White Heron, Common Egret or Kotuku

Great-winged Petrel or Grey-faced Petrel (Pterodroma macroptera) - Range: Northern New Zealand

Grey-backed Storm-petrel (Garrodia nereis) - Seabird

Grey-headed Albatrosses (Thalassarche chrysostoma) - Range: Campbell Island (New Zealand) and Macquarie Island south of New Zealand

Grey Noddy or Grey Ternlet (Procelsterna albivitta) - Range: Breeds in northern New Zealand (particularly the Kermadec Islands)

Grey Petrel (Procellaria cinerea)

Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), known as the Black-bellied Plover in North America - Range: Rare visitor

Grey Teal (Anas gracilis)

Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)

Hardhead or White-eyed Ducks (Aythya australis)

Hoary-headed Grebe (Poliocephalus poliocephalus) - Rare visitor

Hutton's Shearwaters (Puffinus huttoni) - Range: Found in New Zealand, with breeding restricted to only two remaining colonies in the Kaikoura Seaward Ranges, Kaikoura.

Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross (Thalassarche carteri)

King Shag aka New Zealand King Shag or Rough-faced Shag (Phalacrocorax carunculatus)

Latham's Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) aka Japanese Snipe - Range: Rare straggler to New Zealand

Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) - Range: Northern New Zealand

Little Blue Penguin (Eudyptula minor) - Range: Coastline of New Zealand

Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor) - Range: Coastline of New Zealand

Little Pied Cormorant, Little Shag or Kawaupaka (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) - Range: Coasts, islands, estuaries, and inland waters

Magenta Petrel or Chatham Island Taiko (Pterodroma magentae)

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) - Range: Introduced into New Zealand

Mottled Petrel (Pterodroma inexpectata) - Seabird - Range: Breeds in New Zealand and some of the lesser islands

Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) - A small colony has established near Wanganui, New Zealand

New Zealand Coot (Fulica prisca) (prehistoric)

New Zealand Dabchick (Poliocephalus rufopectus, or Weweia) - Grebes

New Zealand Dotterel or Red-breasted Plover (Charadrius obscurus)

New Zealand Fairy Tern or tara-iti (Sterna nereis davisae) - Breed on the lower half of the Northland Peninsula of the North Island of New Zealand; on Waipu, Mangawhai, and the South Kaipara Head. The wintering range of the birds extends over the Kaipara Harbour. Outside of the breeding season fairy terns form flocks on the harbour, often around Tapora.

New Zealand King Shag aka Rough-faced Shag (Phalacrocorax carunculatus)

New Zealand Little Bittern (Ixobrychus novaezelandiae) - Extinct

New Zealand Scaup (Aythya novaeseelandiae)

New Zealand Snipes (Coenocorypha) - Range: Outlying Islands of New Zealand

New Zealand Storm-petrel (Oceanites maorianus) - seabird

New Zealand Swan (Cygnus atratus sumnerensis) - Range: Chatham Islands and the South Island of New Zealand

North Island Takah? or m?ho (Porphyrio mantelli) - Range: An extinct rail that was found in the North Island of New Zealand

Oriental Plover (Charadrius veredus) aka Oriental Dotterel - Range: Straggler to New Zealand


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