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New Zealand birds

Over 16 days my family and I did a lot of accidental twitching on South, Stewart, and Ulva islands. The only intentional twitching was a night of spotlighting for kiwis, and an afternoon at Croydon Aircraft Company. Species total = 73

Casuariiformes

Apterygidae (Kiwis)

Anseriformes

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Swans)

Columbiformes

Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)

Procellariformes

Oceanitidae (Southern Storm-petrels)

Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Procellariidae (Fulmarine and Gadfly Petrels, Prions, and Shearwaters)

Sphenisciformes

Spheniscidae (Penguins)

Suliformes

Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)

Ciconiiformes

Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)

  • White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiaeNov 7, 2013
    Chatham Island, Chatham Islands lc

Accipitriformes

Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, Kites, Harriers, and Old World Vultures)

  • Swamp HarrierCircus approximansDec 21, 2007
    Mandeville, South Island lc

Gruiformes

Rallidae (Rails, Crakes, Coots, and Gallinules)

  • WekaGallirallus australisDec 22, 2007
    Ulva Island vu

Charadriiformes

Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)

Recurvirostridae (Avocets and Stilts)

Charadriidae (Plovers, Dotterels, and Lapwings)

Scolopacidae (Sandpipers)

Stercorariidae (Skuas and Jaegers)

  • Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticusOct 20, 2013
    Rangatira Island, Chatham Islands lc

Laridae (Noddies, Gulls, and Terns)

  • White-fronted TernSterna striataOct 21, 2013
    Rangatira Island, Chatham Islands lc

  • Kelp GullLarus dominicanusDec 19, 2007
    Oamaru, South Island lc

  • Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiaeDec 21, 2007
    Stewart Island lc

  • Black-billed GullChroicocephalus bulleriDec 25, 2007
    Queenstown, South Island en

Psittaciformes

Nestoridae (New Zealand Parrots)

  • KeaNestor notabilisDec 24, 2007
    Milford Sound, South Island vu

  • KākāNestor meridionalisDec 21, 2007
    Stewart Island en

Psittaculidae (Australo-Asian Parrots)

Coraciiformes

Halcyonidae (Forest Kingfishers)

Acanthisitti

Acanthisittidae (New Zealand Wrens)

  • RiflemanAcanthisitta chlorisDec 21, 2007
    Ulva Island lc

Meliphagoidea

Acanthizidae (Scrubwrens, Thornbills, and Gerygones)

Meliphagidae (Honeyeaters)

  • New Zealand BellbirdAnthornis melanuraDec 21, 2007
    Stewart Island lc

  • TuiProsthemadera novaeseelandiaeDec 21, 2007
    Stewart Island lc

Corvoidea

Callaeidae (New Zealand Wattlebirds)

Notiomystidae (Stitchbird)

  • StitchbirdNotiomystis cinctaNov 23, 2013
    Wellington vu

Pachycephalidae (Whistlers and allies)

  • YellowheadMohoua ochrocephalaDec 21, 2007
    Ulva Island en

Artamidae (Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs, and Australian Magpie)

Rhipiduridae (Fantails)

Sylvioidea

Timaliidae (Old World Babblers and White-eyes)

  • SilvereyeZosterops lateralisOct 20, 2013
    Rangatira Island, Chatham Islands lc

Hirundinidae (Swallows and Martins)

  • Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxenaNov 7, 2013
    Chatham Island, Chatham Islands lc

Muscicapoidea

Turdidae (Thrushes and allies)

  • Common BlackbirdTurdus merulaDec 18, 2007
    Christchurch, South Island lc

  • Song ThrushTurdus philomelosDec 20, 2007
    Dunedin, South Island lc

Sturnidae (Starlings)

Passeroidea

Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

  • House Sparrow

    House SparrowPasser domesticusDec 18, 2007
    Christchurch, South Island lc

Prunellidae (Accentors)

  • DunnockPrunella modularisOct 30, 2013
    Rangatira Island, Chatham Islands lc

Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)

  • Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiaeOct 21, 2013
    Rangatira Island, Chatham Islands lc

Fringillidae (True Finches)

Emberizidae (Buntings, American Sparrows, Longspurs, and Arctic Buntings)

  • Yellowhammer

    YellowhammerEmberiza citrinellaDec 19, 2007
    South Island lc

incertae sedis

Petroicidae (Australasian Robins)

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