Solomon Islands Birds

Birds Endemic to Solomon Islands

Solomon Island Maps

White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

Bird Families found on Solomon Islands

Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen)

Barred Cuckooshrike / Yellow-eyed Cuckooshrike (Coracina lineata)

Black-bellied Cicadabirds (Coracina holopolia)

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikes (Coracina novaehollandiae)

Buff-headed Coucal (Centropus milo) – A common endemic of the central islands of the Solomon Islands

Cardinal Myzomela (Myzomela cardinalis)

Common Cicadabirds (Coracina tenuirostris) – also known as Slender-billed Cicadabirds

Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis)

Fan-tailed Gerygone (Gerygone flavolateralis)

Glossy Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta)

Grey Fantails (Rhipidura fuliginosa)

Guadalcanal Thicketbirds (Old World Warbler / Megalurulus whitneyi) – No Photo

Hooded Whistler (Pachycephala implicata) – Range: Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands

Hornbills (Bucerotidae)

Horsfield’s Cuckoo or Oriental Cuckoos (Cuculus optatus)

Island Leaf-warblers (Phylloscopus poliocephalus)

Island Thrushes (Turdus poliocephalus)

Long-tailed Trillers (Lalage leucopyga)

Makira Leaf-warblers or San Cristobal Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus makirensis)

Malaita Fantails (Rhipidura malaitae)

Marbled Frogmouth (Podargus ocellatus).

Mayr’s Swiftlet (Collocalia orientalis)

Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina caledonica)

Melanesian Megapode or Melanesian Scrubfowl (Megapodius eremita)

New Caledonian Flycatcher or Melanesian Flycatcher (Myiagra caledonica)

Oriole Whistler (Pachycephala orioloides) (no photo)

Pacific or Eastern Koels (Eudynamys orientalis)

Pacific Robin (Petroica multicolor)

Papuan Hornbill (R. p. mendanae) – Range: From Choiseul to Guadalcanal and Malaita

Moustached Treeswift (Hemiprocne mystacea)

Shining Bronze-Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus / Chalcites lucidus)

Solomon Islands Cuckoo-shrikes (Oracina holopolia)

Sombre Leaf-warblers or Kulambangra Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus amoenus)

Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis)

White-bellied Cuckooshrike (Coracina papuensis)

White-browed Crakes (Porzana cinerea)

White-rumped Swiftlet (Aerodramus spodiopygia)

White-throated Whistler (Pachycephala vitiensis) – Range: Santa Cruz Islands in the Solomons (no photo)

Willie Wagtails (Rhipidura leucophrys)

Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike
Pacific Robin (Petroica multicolor)
Papuan Hornbill (Rhyticeros plicatus)
Moustached Treeswift (Hemiprocne mystacea)
Melanesian Flycatcher (Myiagra caledonica)
Long-tailed Triller
Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina caledonica)
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Common Cicadabirds (Coracina tenuirostris) - also known as Slender-billed Cicadabirds
Melanesian Megapode or Melanesian Scrubfowl (Megapodius eremita)
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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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