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 ↓

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

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