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This checklist includes all bird species found in Salawati , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements, version 2015. If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Threatened Birds of the World (Birds to Watch 3).

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Country or region: Salawati [map]
Other names: Selawati
Number of species: 265
Number of globally threatened species: 4
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2014-08-02
See also: http://www.birdsofmelanesia.net/indonesia8/salawati.pdf

 
CASUARIIFORMES: Casuariidae

Northern CassowaryCasuarius unappendiculatusVulnerable

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Spotted Whistling-DuckDendrocygna guttata
Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuataRare/Accidental
Radjah ShelduckTadorna radjah
Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
Gray TealAnas gracilis

 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae

Red-billed BrushturkeyTalegalla cuvieri
Dusky ScrubfowlMegapodius freycinet

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Brown QuailSynoicus ypsilophorus
Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulwerii
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Matsudaira's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma matsudairaeVulnerable

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel
Great FrigatebirdFregata minor

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Red-footed BoobySula sula

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
Little Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax melanoleucos

 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterNear-threatened

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
Forest BitternZonerodius heliosylusNear-threatened
Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretMesophoyx intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
Pied HeronEgretta picata
Striated HeronButorides striata
Rufous Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Australian IbisThreskiornis moluccus
Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Long-tailed Honey-buzzardHenicopernis longicauda
Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
Gurney's EagleAquila gurneyiNear-threatened
Gray-faced BuzzardButastur indicus
Variable GoshawkAccipiter hiogaster
Gray-headed GoshawkAccipiter poliocephalus
Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Red-necked CrakeRallina tricolor
Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
Barred RailGallirallus torquatus
Bare-eyed RailGymnocrex plumbeiventris
Rufous-tailed Bush-henAmaurornis moluccana
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusilla
Spotless CrakePorzana tabuensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Malaysian PloverCharadrius peroniiNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinacea

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipesNear-threatened
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisVulnerable
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
Swinhoe's SnipeGallinago megala
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Little TernSternula albifrons
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensis
Slender-billed Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensis
Great Cuckoo-DoveReinwardtoena reinwardti
Stephan's DoveChalcophaps stephani
New Guinea BronzewingHenicophaps albifrons
Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobaricaNear-threatened
Cinnamon Ground-DoveGallicolumba rufigula
Thick-billed Ground-PigeonTrugon terrestris
Pheasant PigeonOtidiphaps nobilis
Western Crowned-PigeonGoura cristataVulnerable
Wompoo Fruit-DovePtilinopus magnificus
Pink-spotted Fruit-DovePtilinopus perlatus
Orange-fronted Fruit-DovePtilinopus aurantiifrons
Superb Fruit-DovePtilinopus superbus
Coroneted Fruit-DovePtilinopus coronulatus
Beautiful Fruit-DovePtilinopus pulchellus
White-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus rivoli
Claret-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus viridis
Orange-bellied Fruit-DovePtilinopus iozonus
Dwarf Fruit-DovePtilinopus nainus
Spice Imperial-PigeonDucula myristicivora
Purple-tailed Imperial-PigeonDucula rufigaster
Island Imperial-PigeonDucula pistrinaria
Pinon Imperial-PigeonDucula pinon
Zoe Imperial-PigeonDucula zoeae
Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolor
Torresian Imperial-PigeonDucula spilorrhoa

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Himalayan CuckooCuculus saturatus
Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus
Pallid CuckooCacomantis pallidus
White-crowned KoelCacomantis leucolophusEndemic (country/region)
Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus
Chestnut-breasted CuckooCacomantis castaneiventris
Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
Long-billed CuckooRhamphomantis megarhynchus
Dwarf KoelMicrodynamis parva
Pacific KoelEudynamys orientalis
Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae
Greater Black CoucalCentropus menbeki
Lesser Black CoucalCentropus bernsteini

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Sooty OwlTyto tenebricosa

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Rufous OwlNinox rufa
Papuan OwlUroglaux dimorphaData deficient

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae

Marbled FrogmouthPodargus ocellatus
Papuan FrogmouthPodargus papuensis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Papuan NightjarEurostopodus papuensis
Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae

Papuan Spinetailed SwiftMearnsia novaeguineae
Glossy SwiftletCollocalia esculenta
Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensis
Pacific SwiftApus pacificus

 
APODIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae

Moustached TreeswiftHemiprocne mystacea

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae

Blyth's HornbillRhyticeros plicatus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
Azure KingfisherCeyx azureus
Little KingfisherCeyx pusillus
Papuan Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx solitarius
Rufous-bellied KookaburraDacelo gaudichaud
Blue-black KingfisherTodiramphus nigrocyaneusData deficient
Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
Beach KingfisherTodiramphus saurophagus
Hook-billed KingfisherMelidora macrorrhina
Yellow-billed KingfisherSyma torotoro
Common Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera galatea

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Oriental HobbyFalco severus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae

Palm CockatooProbosciger aterrimus
Sulphur-crested CockatooCacatua galerita

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Yellow-capped Pygmy-ParrotMicropsitta keiensis
Moluccan King-ParrotAlisterus amboinensis
Eclectus ParrotEclectus roratus
Red-cheeked ParrotGeoffroyus geoffroyi
Great-billed ParrotTanygnathus megalorynchos
Orange-breasted Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta gulielmitertii
Double-eyed Fig-ParrotCyclopsitta diophthalma
Large Fig-ParrotPsittaculirostris desmarestii
Red-fronted LorikeetCharmosyna rubronotata
Red-flanked LorikeetCharmosyna placentis
Black LoryChalcopsitta atra
Black-capped LoryLorius lory
Violet-necked LoryEos squamataEndemic (country/region)
Dusky LoryPseudeos fuscata
Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus
Papuan Hanging-ParrotLoriculus aurantiifrons

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae

Papuan PittaErythropitta macklotii
Hooded PittaPitta sordida

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ptilonorhynchidae

White-eared CatbirdAiluroedus buccoides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Maluridae

Wallace's FairywrenSipodotus wallacii
Broad-billed FairywrenChenorhamphus grayi
Emperor FairywrenMalurus cyanocephalus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Meliphagidae

Streak-headed HoneyeaterPycnopygius stictocephalus
Puff-backed HoneyeaterMeliphaga aruensis
Mimic HoneyeaterMeliphaga analoga
Varied HoneyeaterGavicalis versicolor
Brown-backed HoneyeaterRamsayornis modestus
Rufous-banded HoneyeaterConopophila albogularis
Long-billed HoneyeaterMelilestes megarhynchus
Ruby-throated MyzomelaMyzomela eques
Dusky MyzomelaMyzomela obscura
Green-backed HoneyeaterGlycichaera fallax
Olive HoneyeaterLichmera argentauris
Tawny-breasted HoneyeaterXanthotis flaviventer
Spotted HoneyeaterXanthotis polygrammus
Meyer's FriarbirdPhilemon meyeri
Helmeted FriarbirdPhilemon buceroides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acanthizidae

Rusty Mouse-WarblerCrateroscelis murina
Pale-billed ScrubwrenSericornis spilodera
Green-backed GerygoneGerygone chloronota
Fairy GerygoneGerygone palpebrosa
Yellow-bellied GerygoneGerygone chrysogaster
Large-billed GerygoneGerygone magnirostris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Melanocharitidae

Black BerrypeckerMelanocharis nigra
Yellow-bellied LongbillToxorhamphus novaeguineae

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclosomatidae

Blue Jewel-babblerPtilorrhoa caerulescens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Machaerirhynchidae

Yellow-breasted BoatbillMachaerirhynchus flaviventer

 
PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae

White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cracticidae

Lowland PeltopsPeltops blainvillii
Hooded ButcherbirdCracticus cassicus
Black ButcherbirdCracticus quoyi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Stout-billed CuckooshrikeCoracina caeruleogrisea
Barred CuckooshrikeCoracina lineata
Boyer's CuckooshrikeCoracina boyeri
White-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina papuensis
Black-browed TrillerLalage atrovirens
Varied TrillerLalage leucomela
Gray-headed CicadabirdEdolisoma schisticeps
Black CicadabirdEdolisoma melan

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pachycephalidae

Rusty PitohuiColluricincla ferruginea
Little ShrikethrushColluricincla megarhyncha
Island WhistlerPachycephala phaionota
Gray WhistlerPachycephala simplex

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Variable PitohuiPitohui kirhocephalus
Brown OrioleOriolus szalayi
Green OrioleOriolus flavocinctus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

Black FantailRhipidura atra
Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventris
Sooty Thicket-FantailRhipidura threnothorax
Black Thicket-FantailRhipidura maculipectus
White-bellied Thicket-FantailRhipidura leucothorax
Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
Rufous FantailRhipidura rufifrons
Arafura FantailRhipidura dryas

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Golden MonarchCarterornis chrysomela
Spectacled MonarchSymposiachrus trivirgatus
Hooded MonarchSymposiachrus manadensis
Spot-winged MonarchSymposiachrus guttula
Frilled MonarchArses telescopthalmus
Shining FlycatcherMyiagra alecto

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Gray CrowCorvus tristis
Torresian CrowCorvus orru

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paradisaeidae

Trumpet ManucodePhonygammus keraudrenii
Crinkle-collared ManucodeManucodia chalybatus
Glossy-mantled ManucodeManucodia ater
Twelve-wired Bird-of-ParadiseSeleucidis melanoleucus
Magnificent RiflebirdPtiloris magnificus
King Bird-of-ParadiseCicinnurus regius
Magnificent Bird-of-ParadiseCicinnurus magnificus
Red Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea rubraNear-threatened
Lesser Bird-of-ParadiseParadisaea minor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Petroicidae

Olive FlyrobinMicroeca flavovirescens
Black-sided RobinPoecilodryas hypoleuca

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Oriental Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Gray's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella fasciolata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Gray-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa griseisticta

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Metallic StarlingAplonis metallica
Singing StarlingAplonis cantoroides
Moluccan StarlingAplonis mysolensis
Yellow-faced MynaMino dumontii
Golden MynaMino anais

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae

Olive-crowned FlowerpeckerDicaeum pectorale

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Black SunbirdLeptocoma sericea
Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Streak-headed MuniaLonchura tristissima

 

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