Photos of Forest or Land Birds Found in New Guinea

Below are images of birds typically found inland, sometimes near water, but most often in forests and urban areas. Please click on any of the images to go to the respective species page with more information and photos.

Listings and Photos of Other Birds

Spangled Kookaburra (Dacelo tyro)
Black-faced Woodswallow
Rufous-bellied Kookaburra
Azure Kingfisher
Blue-winged Kookaburra
Comb-crested Jacana
Chestnut-breasted Munia (Lonchura castaneothorax), also known as the Chestnut-breasted Mannikin or Bully Bird
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Glossy Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta)
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Crimson Finch
Crimson Finch
Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii), also known as the Macleay's or Blue Kingfisher
Dwarf Cassowary
Sacred Kingfisher
Fawn-breasted Bowerbirds
Golden Mynah
Hooded Pitohui
Grey Wagtails
MacGregor's Bowerbirds
Marbled Frogmouth (Podargus ocellatus)
Metallic Starling
Melanesian Megapode or Melanesian Scrubfowl (Megapodius eremita)
Tawny Frogmouth
Olive-backed Orioles
Orange-footed Scrubfowl
Yellow-faced Mynah
Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)
Papuan Hornbill (Rhyticeros plicatus)
Shovel-billed Kookaburra (Clytoceyx rex)
Pheasant Pigeon
Northern Cassowary
Rainbow Bee-eater
Red Wattlebird
Restless Flycatcher
Smokey Honeyeaters
Southern Cassowary
Uniform Swiftlet (Collocalia vanikorensis)
Varied Triller, Lalage leucomela
Willie Wagtail
Zebra Dove
Yellow-billed Kingfisher (Syma torotoro)
White-eared Catbird (Ailuroedus buccoides)
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)
White-winged Triller (Lalage tricolor)
White-rumped Swiftlet (Aerodramus spodiopygia)
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