Blue Tit by Julian Bhalerao

New Zealand Birdsong Vol 4

Leslie McPherson

Banded Rail to Turnstone. 43 species. In addition to the species in the table below there are recordings of the following subspecies (identified by the recorder): Weka (Gallirallus australis), 4 subspecies - greyi, australis, hectori, scotti. 61 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
WekaGallirallus australis
Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
Auckland Islands RailLewinia muelleri
Spotless CrakePorzana tabuensis
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusilla
Black-tailed Native-henGallinula ventralis
Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
TakahePorphyrio mantelli
Common CootFulica atra
Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis
Variable OystercatcherHaematopus unicolor
Chatham Islands OystercatcherHaematopus chathamensis
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Red-breasted PloverCharadrius obscurus
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Red-capped PloverCharadrius ruficapillus
Double-banded PloverCharadrius bicinctus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Oriental PloverCharadrius veredus
New Zealand Shore PloverThinornis novaeseelandiae
Black-fronted DotterelElseyornis melanops
Red-kneed DotterelErythrogonys cinctus
WrybillAnarhynchus frontalis
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Little CurlewNumenius minutus
Bristle-thighed CurlewNumenius tahitiensis
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Common NameScientific Name
Grey-tailed TattlerHeteroscelus brevipes
Wandering TattlerHeteroscelus incanus
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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