Missing Birds Needed

Missing Birds Needed ~ Images – Photos – Drawings, etc.

73 Needed

Here is a list of the missing Birds of the World. They are listed in order by families. If you know of a Photo, Drawing, Image, or Video, please leave a comment. Would love to tie up these loose ends. I have searched the internet extensively for them. Any help is appreciated.

Megapodiidae – Megapodes

  1. Forsten’s Megapode (Megapodius forsteni) Sound

Herons, Bitterns

  1. Ascension Night Heron (Nycticorax olsoni †) Extinct

Rails, Crakes and Coots

  1. St. Helena Crake (Porzana astrictocarpus) † Extinct

Columbidae – Pigeons, Doves

  1. Mindanao Brown Dove (Phapitreron brunneiceps)
  2. Comoros Green Pigeon (Treron griveaudi)

Strigidae – Owls

  1. Bermuda Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius gradyi) †  Extinct

Apodidae – Swifts

  1. Bare-legged Swiftlet (Aerodramus nuditarsus)
  2. Marquesan Swiftlet (Aerodramus ocistus)
  3. Pygmy Palm Swift (Tachornis furcata)

Furnariidae – Ovenbirds

  1. Perija Thistletail (Asthenes perijana) – Sound
  2. Vilcabamba Thistletail (Asthenes vilcabambae)
  3. Coiba Spinetail (Cranioleuca dissita) – Sound
  4. Slaty-winged Foliage-gleaner (Philydor fuscipenne) – Sound

Thamnophilidae – Antbirds

  1. Rio Suno Antwren (Myrmotherula sunensis) – Sound
  2. Slate-colored Antbird (Schistocichla schistacea) – Sound

Grallariidae – Antpittas

  1. Grey-naped Antpitta (Grallaria griseonucha) – Sound  

Rhinocryptidae – Tapaculos

  1. Bolivian White-crowned Tapaculo (Scytalopus bolivianus)  – Sound
  2. Large-footed Tapaculo (Scytalopus macropus) Sound IBC

Tityridae – Tityras, Becards

  1. Foothill Schiffornis (Schiffornis aenea) – Sound
  2. Russet-winged Schiffornis (Schiffornis stenorhyncha)

Meliphagidae – Honeyeaters

  1. Guadalcanal Honeyeater (Guadalcanaria inexpectata) – Sound
  2. Tagula Honeyeater (Meliphaga vicina)
  3. New Ireland Friarbird (Philemon eichhorni)
  4. Gilliard’s Melidectes (Melidectes whitemanensis)
  5. Huon Melidectes (Melidectes foersteri)
  6. Leaden Honeyeater (Ptiloprora plumbea)
  7. Mayr’s Honeyeater (Ptiloprora mayri)
  8. Bougainville Honeyeater (Stresemannia bougainvillei)
  9. White-chinned Myzomela (Myzomela albigula)
  10. Red-vested Myzomela (Myzomela malaitae)

Psophodidae – Whipbirds, Jewel-babblers, Quail-thrushes

  1. Brown-headed Jewel-babbler (Ptilorrhoa geislerorum)

Platysteiridae – Wattle-eyes, Batises

  1. Reichenow’s Batis (Batis reichenowi)

Malaconotidae – Bushshrikes

  1. Black Boubou (Laniarius nigerrimus) – Sound

Campephagidae – Cuckooshrikes

  1. North Melanesian Cuckooshrike (Coracina welchmani)
  2. Pohnpei Cicadabird (Coracina insperata) – Sound
  3. Grey-capped Cicadabird (Coracina remota) – Sound
  4. Mussau Triller (Lalage conjuncta)

Pachycephalidae – Whistlers and Allies

  1. Bismarck Whistler (Pachycephala citreogaster)
  2. Hooded Whistler (Pachycephala implicata) – Sound

Rhipiduridae – Fantails

  1. Makira Fantail (Rhipidura tenebrosa) – Sound
  2. Bismarck Fantail (Rhipidura dahli)
  3. Mussau Fantail (Rhipidura matthiae)
  4. Malaita Fantail (Rhipidura malaitae)

Monarchidae – Monarchs

  1. Marquesan Monarch (Pomarea mendozae)
  2. Ua Pou Monarch (Pomarea mira) Extinct
  3. Nuku Hiva Monarch (Pomarea nukuhivae) Extinct
  4. Eiao Monarch (Pomarea fluxa) Extinct
  5. Vanikoro Monarch (Mayrornis schistaceus) – Sound
  6. Santa Cruz Shrikebill (Clytorhynchus sanctaecrucis) Stamp
  7. Biak Monarch (Symposiachrus brehmii)
  8. Hooded Monarch (Symposiachrus manadensis)
  9. Mussau Monarch (Symposiachrus menckei)
  10. Velvet Flycatcher (Myiagra hebetior)

Corvidae – Crows, Jays

  1. Bougainville Crow (Corvus meeki)

Pycnonotidae – Bulbuls

  1. Pale-olive Greenbul (Phyllastrephus fulviventris)
  2. Baumann’s Olive Greenbul (Phyllastrephus baumanni)
  3. Liberian Greenbul (Phyllastrephus leucolepis)

Hirundinidae – Swallows, Martins

  1. Congo Martin (Riparia congica)

Phylloscopidae – Leaf warblers and allies

  1. Makira Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus makirensis) – Sound 
  2. Kolombangara Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus amoenus) – Sound  

Acrocephalidae – Reed warblers and allies

  1. Aguiguan Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus nijoi)† Extinct
  2. Pagan Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus yamashinae) Extinct
  3. Mangareva Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus astrolabii) CE 

Locustellidae – Grassbirds and allies

  1. Bamboo Warbler (Bradypterus alfredi) 
  2. Fly River Grassbird (Megalurus albolimbatus)

Hyliotidae – Hyliotas

  1. Usambara Hyliota (Hyliota usambara) – Endangered 

Polioptilidae – Gnatcatchers

  1. Rio Negro Gnatcatcher (Polioptila facilis) 

Sturnidae – Starlings

  1. Rusty-winged Starling (Aplonis zelandica) 

Turdidae – Thrushes

  1. Black-backed Thrush (Zoothera talaseae) 

Dicaeidae – Flowerpeckers

  1. Louisiade Flowerpecker (Dicaeum nitidum)

Nectariniidae – Sunbirds

  1. Prigogine’s Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris prigoginei) 

Emberizidae – Buntings, New World Sparrows & Allies

  1. Bermuda Towhee (Pipilo naufragus) † Extinct
  2. Caracas Brush Finch (Arremon phaeopleurus) – Sound

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If you can assist in this, please leave me an e-mail at Lee@Leesbird.com

Thank You!!!

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