1323 thumb Introduced Birds of New Zealand

A guide to the bird species that were brought to New Zealand and accidentally or purposefully liberated and have formed self sustaining populations.

This list is based on the list of "Introduced and Naturailsed" birds from DOC publication ...more ↓

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African Collared-Dove 1
Streptopelia roseogrisea
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Australian Magpie 2
Gymnorhina tibicen
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Australian Brown Quail 3
Coturnix ypsilophora australis
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California Quail 4
Callipepla californica
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Canada Goose 5
Branta canadensis
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Cape Barren Goose 6
Cereopsis novaehollandiae
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Chaffinch 7
Fringilla coelebs
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Chukor 8
Alectoris chukar
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Cirl Bunting 9
Emberiza cirlus
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Common Mynah 10
Acridotheres tristis
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Common Peafowl 11
Pavo cristatus
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Common Redpoll 12
Acanthis flammea
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Crimson Rosella 13
Platycercus elegans
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Domestic Chicken (feral) 14
Gallus gallus domesticus
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Domestic Pigeon (feral) 15
Columba livia domestica
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Dunnock 16
Prunella modularis
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Eastern Rosella 17
Platycercus eximius
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Eurasian Blackbird 18
Turdus merula
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Eurasian Goldfinch 19
Carduelis carduelis
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European Greenfinch 20
Chloris chloris
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Galah 21
Eolophus roseicapilla
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Greylag Goose 20
Anser anser
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Helmeted Guineafowl 22
Numida meleagris
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House Sparrow 23
Passer domesticus
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Laughing Kookaburra 24
Dacelo novaeguineae
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Little Owl 25
Athene noctua
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Mallard 26
Anas platyrhynchos
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Mute Swan 27
Cygnus olor
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Ring-necked Pheasant 28
Phasianus colchicus
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Rook 29
Corvus frugilegus
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Skylark 30
Alauda arvensis
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Song Thrush 31
Turdus philomelos
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Spotted Dove 10
Streptopelia chinensis tigrina
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Starling 32
Sturnus vulgaris
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Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 33
Cacatua galerita
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Turkey (feral) 34
Meleagris gallopavo
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Yellowhammer 35
Emberiza citrinella

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