Endangered Birds of Australia
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Common Name Range ***
Abbott's Booby Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Albert's Lyrebird Australia
Antipodean Albatross Antarctica, Australia, Chile, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Norfolk Islands), New Zealand
Antipodes Green Parakeet New Zealand
Archbold's Bowerbird Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Asian Dowitcher Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
Atiu Swiftlet Cook Islands
Atoll Starling Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Auckland Island Rail New Zealand
Auckland Islands Shag New Zealand
Auckland Islands Teal New Zealand
Australasian Bittern Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Australian Bustard Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Banded White-eye Solomon Islands
Beach Thick-knee Australia, Brunei Darussalam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu
Beck's Petrel Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Bismarck Kingfisher Papua New Guinea
Bismarck Masked-owl Papua New Guinea
Bismarck Melidectes Papua New Guinea
Bismarck Thicketbird Papua New Guinea
Black Honey-buzzard Papua New Guinea
Black Munia Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Black Sicklebill Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Black Stilt New Zealand
Black-and-white Monarch Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Black-billed Gull New Zealand
Black-breasted Buttonquail Australia
Black-browed Albatross Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, Oceanic, South America
Black-eared Miner Australia
Black-faced Pitta Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Black-footed Albatross Asia, Canada, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands (including Hawaii)
Black-fronted Tern New Zealand
Black-necked Stork Australia, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka
Black-tailed Godwit Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
Black-throated Finch Australia
Blue Bird-of-paradise Papua New Guinea
Blue Duck New Zealand
Blue Lorikeet Cook Islands, French Polynesia
Blue-billed Duck Australia
Blue-eyed Cockatoo Papua New Guinea
Bougainville Bush-warbler Papua New Guinea
Bougainville Thicketbird Papua New Guinea
Bounty Islands Shag New Zealand
Bristle-thighed Curlew American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Brown Teal New Zealand
Buff-breasted Buttonquail Australia
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Buller's Albatross Antarctica, Australia, Chile, Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
Buller's Shearwater American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Bush Thick-knee Australia, Indonesia
Campbell Albatross Antarctica, Australia and Norfolk Island, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Tonga
Campbell Island Teal New Zealand (Campbell Island)
Cape Gannet Africa, Australia
Carpentarian Grasswren Australia
Chatham Albatross American Samoa, Australia, Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Zealand, Niue, Peru, Wallis and Futuna
Chatham Island Black Robin New Zealand
Chatham Island Pied Oystercatcher New Zealand
Chatham Island Pigeon New Zealand
Chatham Island Snipe New Zealand
Chatham Islands Shag New Zealand
Chatham Parakeet New Zealand
Chatham Petrel New Zealand
Chestnut-backed Buttonquail Australia
Chestnut-bellied Imperial-pigeon Solomon Islands
Chestnut-bellied Kingfisher Vanuatu
Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Australia
Christmas Hawk-owl Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island Frigatebird Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island Goshawk Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Christmas Island White-eye Indian Ocean (Christmas Island)
Cloven-feathered Dove Southwest Pacific Ocean (New Caledonia)
Collared Petrel Australia, North America, Oceanic, South America
Cook Islands Fruit-dove Cook Islands
Cook Islands Reed-warbler Cook Islands
Cook's Petrel American Samoa, Australia (Norfolk Island), Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Crested Cuckoo-dove Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Crow Honeyeater New Caledonia
Diamond Firetail Australia
Doria's Goshawk Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Duchess Lorikeet Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Dusky Fantail Solomon Islands
Dwarf Cassowary Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Eastern Bristlebird Australia
Emperor Bird-of-paradise Papua New Guinea
Erect-crested Penguin Antarctic, Argentina, Australia, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), New Zealand
Eurasian Curlew Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Eyrean Grasswren Australia
Fairy Tern Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Fearful Owl Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Finsch's Imperial-pigeon Papua New Guinea
Fiordland Crested Penguin Australia, New Zealand
Fire-maned Bowerbird Papua New Guinea
Flame Robin Australia
Fly River Grassbird Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Forest Bittern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Forty-spotted Pardalote Australia
Gentoo Penguin Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Golden-shouldered Parakeet Australia
Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Papua New Guinea
Gould's Petrel American Samoa, Antarctica, Australia, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Peru, Pitcairn, Wallis and Futuna
Gouldian Finch Australia
Gray Petrel Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Gray-headed Albatross Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Great Spotted Kiwi New Zealand
Green-fronted Hanging-parrot Papua New Guinea
Grey Falcon Australia
Ground Parrot Australia
Guadalcanal Thicketbird Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Guadalcanal Thrush Solomon Islands
Gurney's Eagle Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Heinroth's Shearwater Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Helmeted Honeyeater Australia
Hooded Plover Australia
Horned Parakeet New Caledonia
Hutton's Shearwater Australia, New Zealand
Imitator Sparrowhawk Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic
Juan Fernandez Petrel Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guam, Japan, Kiribati, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Pitcairn, United States
Kagu South Pacific Ocean (New Caledonia)
Kakapo New Zealand
Kea New Zealand
Kokako New Zealand
Kolombangara Monarch Solomon Islands
Laysan Albatross Alaska, Australia (Norfolk Island), California, Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Japan, Marshall Islands, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Washington
Letter-winged Kite Australia
Light-mantled Albatross Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Bouvet Island, Brazil, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Mauritius, New Zealand, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Little Spotted Kiwi New Zealand
Long-bearded Melidectes Papua New Guinea
Long-billed Black Cockatoo Australia
Lord Howe Wood Rail Australia (Lord Howe Island)
Magellanic Penguin Antarctica, Australia, South America
Magenta Petrel New Zealand
Makira Flycatcher Solomon Islands
Makira Moorhen Solomon Islands
Makira Thrush Solomon Islands
Malaita Fantail Solomon Islands
Malherbe's Parakeet New Zealand
Mallee Emuwren Australia
Malleefowl Australia
Mangaia Kingfisher Cook Islands
Manus Fantail Papua New Guinea
Manus Masked-owl Papua New Guinea
Manus Monarch Papua New Guinea
Matthias Fantail Papua New Guinea
Meek's Lorikeet Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Mottled Petrel Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
Moustached Kingfisher Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
New Britain Bronzewing Papua New Guinea
New Britain Goshawk Papua New Guinea
New Britain Kingfisher Papua New Guinea
New Britain Rail Papua New Guinea
New Britain Sparrowhawk Papua New Guinea
New Britain Thrush Papua New Guinea
New Caledonian Grassbird New Caledonia
New Caledonian Imperial-pigeon New Caledonia
New Caledonian Lorikeet New Caledonia
New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar New Caledonia
New Caledonian Parakeet New Caledonia
New Caledonian Wood Rail New Caledonia
New Guinea Eagle Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
New Guinea Flightless Rail Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
New Zealand Bushwren New Zealand
New Zealand Falcon New Zealand
New Zealand Grebe New Zealand
New Zealand Kaka New Zealand
New Zealand King Shag New Zealand
New Zealand Pigeon New Zealand
New Zealand Shore Plover New Zealand
New Zealand Snipe New Zealand
New Zealand Storm-petrel New Zealand
New Zealand Thrush New Zealand
Newell's Shearwater American Samoa, Australia, Kiribati, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Hawaii)
Nicobar Pigeon India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Vietnam
Night Parrot Australia
Noisy Scrub-bird Australia
Norfolk Island Gerygone Australia (Norfolk Island)
Norfolk Island Parakeet Australia (Norfolk Island)
Norfolk Island White-eye Indian Ocean (Norfolk Islands)
North Island Brown Kiwi New Zealand
Northern Cassowary Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Northern Giant-petrel Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Northern Royal Albatross Africa, Australia, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Oceans, South America, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Ochre-winged Honeyeater Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Olive-yellow Robin Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Orange-bellied Parakeet Australia
Painted Honeyeater Australia
Pale-billed Sicklebill Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Palm Lorikeet Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Paradise Parakeet Australia
Parkinson's Petrel Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Partridge Pigeon Australia
Pesquet's Parrot Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Pied Cuckoo-dove Papua New Guinea
Pink-footed Shearwater Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, United States
Pitt Island Shag New Zealand
Plain Wanderer Australia
Plains-wanderer Australia
Princess Parrot Australia
Providence Petrel Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pycroft's Petrel Japan, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Ranongga White-eye Solomon Islands
Rarotonga Monarch Cook Islands
Rarotonga Starling Cook Islands
Red Goshawk Australia
Red-bellied Myzomela Solomon Islands
Red-breasted Plover New Zealand
Red-fronted Parakeet New Zealand
Red-knobbed Imperial-pigeon Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Red-lored Whistler Australia
Regent Honeyeater Australia
Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Papua New Guinea
Roviana Rail Solomon Islands
Royal Parrotfinch Vanuatu
Royal Penguin Australia
Rufous Scrub-bird Australia
Russet Hawk-owl Papua New Guinea
Rusty-winged Starling Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Saddleback New Zealand
Salvadori's Teal Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Salvin's Albatross Australia, Chile, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa
Sanford's Sea-eagle Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Sanford's White-eye Solomon Islands
Santa Cruz Ground Dove Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Santa Cruz Shrikebill Solomon Islands
Santo Starling Vanuatu
Sarus Crane Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam
Scarlet-breasted Robin Australia (Norfolk Island)
Scarlet-chested Parakeet Australia
Short-billed Black Cockatoo Australia
Shy Albatross Australia, New Zealand, South Africa
Slaty-mantled Sparrowhawk Papua New Guinea
Slender-billed White-eye Indian Ocean (Norfolk Islands)
Snares Crested Penguin Australia, New Zealand
Solomon Islands Cuckooshrike Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Sombre Leaf-warbler Solomon Islands
Sooty Albatross Antarctica, New Zealand, Oceanic, South Africa, South America
Sooty Shearwater Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
South Island Wren New Zealand
Southern Brown Kiwi New Zealand
Southern Cassowary Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Southern Crowned-pigeon Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Southern Giant-petrel Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Argentina, Australia, Chile, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Heard Island and McDonald Islands, New Zealand, Southern Africa, Uruguay
Southern Royal Albatross Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Spectacled Petrel Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, Uruguay
Splendid White-eye Solomon Islands
Star Finch Australia
Stejneger's Petrel Chile, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Stewart Island Shag New Zealand
Stitchbird New Zealand
Striated Lorikeet Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Superb Parrot Australia
Superb Pitta Papua New Guinea
Swift Parrot Australia
Tahiti Petrel American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
Takahe New Zealand
Tanna Fruit-dove Vanuatu
Turquoise Parakeet Australia
Uvea Parakeet New Caledonia
Vanikoro Monarch Solomon Islands
Vanuatu Imperial-pigeon Vanuatu
Vanuatu Megapode Vanuatu
Victoria Crowned-pigeon Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Violaceous Coucal Papua New Guinea
Wahnes's Parotia Papua New Guinea
Wandering Albatross Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Oceanic, South America
Weka New Zealand
Western Bristlebird Australia
Western Rufous Bristlebird Australia
Western Whipbird Australia
Westland Black Petrel Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand
White-bellied Goshawk New Caledonia
White-bellied Pitohui Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
White-breasted Monarch Papua New Guinea
White-capped Albatross Australia, Namibia, New Zealand, South Africa
White-chinned Petrel Africa, Antarctic, Australia, Oceanic, South America
White-eyed Starling Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
White-headed Fruit-dove Solomon Islands
White-naped Lory Papua New Guinea
White-necked Petrel Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic
White-throated Grasswren Australia
White-throated Storm-petrel New Caledonia, Vanuatu
White-winged Fantail Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Woodford's Rail Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Wrybill New Zealand
Yellow-breasted Bird-of-paradise Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Yellow-crowned Parakeet New Zealand
Yellow-eyed Penguin New Zealand
Yellow-eyed Starling Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Yellow-legged Pigeon Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Yellowhead New Zealand
Yellowish Imperial-pigeon Papua New Guinea

**What birds are listed here?:

The Australia section of this site lists the folllowing birds appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to any region found on the Australian continent and any nearby islands.
  • Birds that dwell in or travel to New Zealand and any nearby islands.
  • Birds that dwell in Papua New Guinea and nearby islands (east of Indonesia).

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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