Wildlife of Zealandia

A guide to the mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles, insects and other creepy crawlies commonly found in Zealandia - Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, Wellington, New Zealand.

Black-backed Gull 1
Larus dominicanus dominicanus
Black Shag 2
Phalacrocorax carbo novaehollandiae
Brown Teal 3
Anas chlorotis
Grey Duck × Mallard hybrid 4
Anas superciliosa × platyrhynchos
Hihi (Stitchbird) 5
Notiomystis cincta
Kākā 6
Nestor meridionalis
Kākāriki (Red-crowned Parakeet) 5
Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae
Kārearea (NZ Falcon) 7
Falco novaeseelandiae
Kererū (NZ Wood Pigeon) 8
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae
Korimako (NZ Bellbird) 9
Anthornis melanura
Kōtare (NZ Kingfisher) 10
Todiramphus sanctus vagans
Little Black Cormorant 11
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Little shag 12
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos brevirostris
Little Spotted Kiwi 13
Apteryx owenii
New Zealand pied shag 14
Phalacrocorax varius varius
New Zealand Scaup 15
Aythya novaeseelandiae
Pipiwharauroa (Shining Cuckoo) 16
Chrysococcyx lucidus lucidus
Pīwakawaka (NZ Fantail) 17
Rhipidura fuliginosa
Pōpokotea (Whitehead) 18
Mohoua albicilla
Riroriro (Grey Warbler) 5
Gerygone igata
Ruru (Morepork) 5
Ninox novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae
Silvereye 20
Zosterops lateralis
Takahe 21
Porphyrio mantelli hochstetteri
Tieke (Saddleback) 3
Philesturnus carunculatus
Tītipounamu (Rifleman) 22
Acanthisitta chloris granti
Toutouwai (NZ Robin) 23
Petroica longipes
Tui 24
Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae
Welcome Swallow 25
Hirundo tahitica neoxena
Banded kokopu 26
Galaxias fasciatus
Common bully 27
Gobiomorphus cotidianus
New Zealand Longfin Eel 28
Anguilla dieffenbachii
Common Green Gecko 29
Naultinus elegans
Geckos 30
Gekkonidae
Maud Island Frog 31
Leiopelma pakeka
Tuatara 32
Sphenodon punctatus
Skinks
Oligosoma
Cook Strait giant weta 33
Deinacrida rugosa
Huhu 27
Prionoplus reticularis
Stick Insects 35
Phasmida
Wellington Tree Weta 14
Hemideina crassidens
Mice 37
Mus musculus
Blackbird 38
Turdus merula
California Quail 39
Callipepla californica
Chaffinch 40
Fringilla coelebs
Dunnock 41
Prunella modularis
Eastern Rosella 42
Platycercus eximius
House Sparrow 43
Passer domesticus
Mallard 44
Anas platyrhynchos
Starling 45
Sturnus vulgaris
Buff-tailed Bumblebee 46
Bombus terrestris

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