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Chlidonias' 2009 year list (1 Viewer)


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OK, not *quite* as big a list as some other peoples' but all of these are just from the first two days of the year and just what I could find before work. I doubt I'll be able to get out much (or at all) for the next few months so my list is going to stagnate a little until May. Anyway...

1) Common starling Sturnus vulgaris
2) Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
3) Black-backed (kelp) gull Larus dominicanus
4) Australian magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
5) House sparrow Passer domesticus
6) Spur-winged (masked) plover Vanellus miles
7) Paradise duck Tadorna variegata
8) White-faced heron Ardea novaehollandiae
9) European blackbird Turdus merula
10) Pukeko (purple gallinule) Porphyrio porphyrio
11) Australasian harrier Circus approximans
12) Grey teal Anas gracilis
13) NZ pied (white-headed) stilt Himantopus leucocephalus
14) Canada goose Branta canadensis
15) Black shag Phalacrocorax carbo
16) Black swan Cygnus atratus
17) Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
18) Red-billed gull Larus scopulinus
19) Pied shag Phalacrocorax varius
20) Skylark Alauda arvensis
21) Bar-tailed godwit Limosa lapponica
22) Little pied shag Phalacrocorax melanoleucus
23) NZ scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae
24) South Island pied oystercatcher Haematopus finschi
25) Black-billed gull Larus bulleri
26) Feral (rock) pigeon Columba livia
27) NZ pied fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
28) Waxeye Zosterops lateralis
29) Song thrush Turdus philomelos
30) NZ pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae
31) Hedge sparrow (dunnock) Prunella modularis
32) Common chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
33) Redpoll Carduelis flammea
34) Welcome swallow Hirundo (tahitica) neoxena
35) Little black shag Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
36) European greenfinch Carduelis chloris


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37) White-fronted tern Sterna striata
38) Caspian tern Sterna caspia
39) Variable oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor


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40) European goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
41) Sacred kingfisher Todiramphus sancta
42) Common coot Fulica atra
43) Grey (Pacific black) duck Anas superciliosa


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Kaikoura, 15 August

[the heading is supposed to say 15 April not August...d'oh)

51) spotted shag Stictocarbo punctatus
52) Australasian gannet Morus serrator
53) northern giant petrel Macronectes halli
54) Gibson's albatross Diomedea gibsoni
55) black-browed mollymawk Thalassarche melanophrys
56) white-capped mollymawk Thalassarche steadi
57) Cape pigeon Daption capense
58) sooty shearwater Puffinus griseus
59) southern Buller's mollymawk Thalassarche bulleri
60) Westland black petrel Procellaria westlandica
61) white-chinned petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis
62) Buller's shearwater Puffinus bulleri
63) snowy albatross Diomedea exulans
64) Antipodean albatross Diomedea antipodensis
65) northern royal albatross Diomedea sanfordi
66) southern royal albatross Diomedea epomophora
67) eastern reef heron Egretta sacra
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Motunau Beach, 15 August

[as with the last post, the month should say 15 April not August]

68) black-fronted tern Sterna albostriata
69) Arctic skua Stercorarius parasiticus
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Bali (May)

70) tree sparrow Passer montanus
71) spot-necked dove Streptopelia chinensis
72) cave swiftlet Collocalia linchi
73) yellow-vented bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier
74) zebra dove Geopelia striata
75) scaly-breasted munia (nutmeg finch) Lonchura punctulata
76) streaked weaver Ploceus manyar
77) olive-backed sunbird Nectarinia jugularis
78) Javan munia Lonchura leucogastroides
79) Javan pond heron Ardeola speciosa
80) cattle egret Bubulcus ibis
81) Javan kingfisher Halcyon cyanoventris


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Baluran National Park, Java (June)

82) green peafowl Pavo muticus
83) edible-nest swiftlet Collocalia fuciphaga
84) bar-winged prinia Prinia familiaris

85) collared kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
86) great tit Parus major
87) green junglefowl Gallus varius
88) island collared dove Streptopelia bitorquata
89) fulvous-breasted woodpecker Dendrocopos macei
90) plain prinia Prinia inornata

91) lesser coucal Centropus bengalensis
92) Oriental pied hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris
93) black drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
94) small minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
95) white-shouldered triller Lalage sueurii
96) blue-breasted quail Coturnix chinensis


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Sumba (June)

97) glossy (white-bellied) swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
98) purple heron Ardea purpurea
99) black kite Milvus migrans
100) pale-headed munia Lonchura pallida
101) common dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
102) rainbow bee-eater Merops ornatus
103) blood-breasted flowerpecker Dicaeum sanguinolentum
104) helmeted friarbird Philemon buceroides
105) brown quail Coturnix (Synoicus) ypsilophora
106) brown goshawk Accipiter fasciatus
107) Wallacean drongo Dicrurus densus
108) yellow-spectacled white-eye Zosterops wallacei

109) Asian paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
110) large-billed crow Corvus macrorhynchos
111) savannah nighjar Caprimulgus affinis
112) short-tailed starling Aplonis minor
113) black-naped oriole Oriolus chinensis
114) apricot-breasted sunbird Nectarinia buettikoferi
115) red-naped fruit-dove Ptilinopus dohertyi
116) pied chat Saxicola caprata

117) golden whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
118) pale-shouldered cicadabird Coracina dohertyi
119) grey-headed canary-flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonesis
120) blue-tailed bee-eater Merops philippinus
121) black-faced munia Lonchura molucca
122) Brahminy kite Haliastur indus
123) thick-billed flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
124) Mees' nightjar Caprimulgus meesi
125) ashy-bellied white-eye Zosterops citrinellus

126) brown-throated sunbird Anthreptes malacensis
127) Arafura fantail Rhipidura dryas
128) green imperial pigeon Ducula aenea
129) black-naped fruit-dove Ptilinopus melanospila
130) Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo Chrysococcyx basalis
131) rusty-breasted cuckoo Cacomantis sepulcralis
132) Sumba flycatcher Ficedula harterti
133) Indonesian honeyeater Lichmera limbata
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West Timor (June)

134) plain gerygone Gerygone inornata
135) yellow-eared honeyeater Lichmera flavicans
136) northern fantail Rhipidura rufiventris
137) streak-breasted honeyeater Meliphaga reticulata
138) Timor blue flycatcher Cyornis hyacinthinus
139) black-chested myzomela Myzomela vulnerata
140) flame-breasted sunbird Nectarinia solaris
141) red-chested flowerpecker Dicaeum maugei

142) spectacled monarch-flycatcher Monarcha trivirgata
143) olive-headed lorikeet Trichoglossus euteles
144) mountain white-eye Zosterops montanus
145) iris lorikeet Trichoglossus iris
146) island thrush Turdus poliocephalus
147) spotted kestrel Falco moluccensis

148) paddyfield pipit Anthus rufulus
149) Timor imperial pigeon Ducula cineracea
150) Timor leaf-warbler Phylloscopus presbytes
151) yellow-breasted warbler Seicercus montis
152) chestnut-backed thrush Zoothera dohertyi
153) Timor crimson-wing parrot Aprosmictus jonquillaceus
154) Timor friarbird Philemon inornatus

155) little cuckoo-dove Macropygia ruficeps
156) fawn-breasted whistler Pachycephala orpheus
157) black-backed fruit-dove Ptilinopus cinctus
158) Timor figbird Sphecotheres viridis
159) zebra finch Taeniopygia guttata

160) white-breasted woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
161) barred dove Geopelia maugei
162) Timor stubtail Urosphena subulata
163) orange-sided thrush Zoothera peronii
164) white-bellied chat Saxicola gutturalis
165) Gould's bronze-cuckoo Chrysococcyx russatus

166) great white egret Egretta (Ardea) alba
167) intermediate egret Egretta intermedia
168) little egret Egretta garzetta
169) zitting cisticola Cisticola juncidis
170) gull-billed tern Gelochelidon niloticus
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Flores (June)

171) scaly-crowned honeyeater Lichmera lombokia
172) russet-capped tesia Tesia everetti
173) brown-capped fantail Rhipidura diluta

174) Sunda pigmy woodpecker Dendrocopos moluccensis
175) rufous-chested flycatcher Ficedula dumetoria
176) bare-throated whistler Pachycephala nudigula
177) white-browed shortwing Brachypteryx montana

178) common moorhen Gallinula chloropus
179) little minivet Pericrocotus lansbergi
180) Flores leaf-warbler Phylloscopus floris
181) Eurasian little grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
182) Wallacean cuckoo-shrike Coracina personata
183) black-fronted flowerpecker Dicaeum igniferum
184) golden-rumped flowerpecker Dicaeum annae
185) crested dark-eye Lophozosterops dohertyi
186) Oriental cuckoo Cuculus saturatus

187) little pied flycatcher Ficedula westermanni
188) yellow-browed dark-eye Lophozosterops superciliaris
189) dark-backed imperial pigeon Ducula lacernulata

190) black-naped monarch Hypothymis azurea
191) golden-bellied gerygone Gerygone sulphurea
192) great crested tern Sterna bergii
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a little bit more on Flores (June)

194) Oriental white-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
195) emerald dove (green-winged pigeon) Chalcophaps indica
196) hill mynah Gracula religiosa
197) red-cheeked parrot Geoffroyus geoffroyi
198) Flores crow Corvus florensis

199) orange-footed scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt
200) ruddy cuckoo-dove Macropygia emiliana
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Tangkoko National Park, Sulawesi (July)

201) barred rail Gallirallus torquatus
202) little heron Butorides striatus
203) silver-tipped imperial pigeon Ducula luctuosa
204) slender-billed crow Corvus enca
205) great-billed kingfisher Pelargopsis melanorhyncha
206) grey-rumped tree-swift Hemiprocne longipennis
207) Sulawesi swiftlet Collocalia sororum
208) Sulawesi scops-owl Otus manadensis
209) Sulawesi babbler Trichastoma celebense
210) red-backed thrush Zoothera erythronota
211) lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea
212) finch-billed starling Scissirostrum dubium
213) blue-backed parrot Tanygnathus sumatranus

214) sooty-headed bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster
215) banded rail Gallirallus philippensis
216) pink-necked green pigeon Treron vernans
217) hair-crested drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
218) yellow-billed malkoha Phaenicophaeus calyorhynchus
219) green-backed kingfisher Actenoides monachus
220) Sulawesi red-knobbed hornbill Rhyticeros cassidix
221) yellow-sided flowerpecker Dicaeum aureolimbatum
222) lilac-cheeked kingfisher Cittura cyanotis
223) blue-breasted pitta Pitta erythrogaster
224) Tabon scrubfowl Megapodius cumingii
225) Stephan's dove Chalcophaps stephani
226) golden-mantled racquet-tailed parrot Prioniturus platurus
227) grey-sided flowerpecker Dicaeum celebicum
228) black-fronted white-eye Zosterops atrifrons
229) white-rumped cuckoo-shrike Coracina leucopygia
230) Sulawesi large hanging parrot Loriculus stigmatus
231) yellow-breasted racquet-tailed parrot Prioniturus flavicans
232) Sulawesi dwarf hornbill Penelopides exarhatus
233) Sulawesi black pigeon Turacoena manadensis
234) bay coucal Centropus celebensis

235) Asian glossy starling Aplonis panayensis
236) black-headed munia Lonchura malacca
237) purple-winged roller Coracias temminckii
238) ashy woodpecker Mulleripicus fulvus
239) ruddy kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
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Bogani Nani Wartabone, Sulawesi (July)

240) Sulawesi triller Lalage leucopygialis
241) Sulawesi cicadabird Coracina morio
242) Sulawesi hawk-cuckoo Cuculus crassirostris
243) Sulawesi hawk-eagle Spizaetus lanceolatus

244) wandering whistling duck Dendrocygna arcuata
245) cinnamon bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
246) white-breasted waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
247) Sulawesi serpent-eagle Spilornis rufipectus
248) ornate lorikeet Trichoglossus ornatus
249) white-necked mynah Streptocitta albicollis
250) great-eared nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis

251) black eagle Ictinaetus malayensis
252) maleo Macrocephalon maleo
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