Waterfowl

Sea / Water / Wading Birds Endemic to Solomon Islands

Other Birds found on Solomon Islands Water Birds  


Species of Sea / Water / Wading Birds occurring naturally on the Solomon Islands

Beck’s Petrels (Pseudobulweria becki) – Seabirds – Range: Likely nest on small islands with tall mountains around Melanesia. Sightings were reported from the Bismarck Archipelago and Solomon Islands

Black-bellied Storm-Petrel (Fregetta tropica) – Seabird

Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis)

Collared Petrel (Pterodroma brevipes)

Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta)

Fluttering Shearwater (Puffinus gavia)

Grey Teal (Anas gracilis)

Heinroth’s Shearwaters (Puffinus heinrothi) – Range: Restricted to the seas around the Bismarck Archipelago and northern Solomon Islands – around the islands of Kolombangara (Papua New Guinea) and Bougainville (Solomon Islands)

Rennell Island Teal (A. g. remise) – Formerly found on Rennell Island in the Solomons

Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) also known as the Black-billed Spoonbill

Rusty-winged Starling (Aplonis zelandica)

Makira Moorhen (Gallinula silvestris) (No Photo)

Solomon Islands White Ibis (T. m. pygmaeus)

Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis)

White-billed Crows (Corvus woodfordi)

White-browed Crakes (Porzana cinerea)

Buff-banded Rail
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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