AUSTRALASIAN Tropical & Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest
non-passerine birds

The non-passerine birds of the rainforests of Australia and New Guinea and surrounding islands...

Family Casuariidae: Cassowaries

'Southern Cassowary' (Etty Bay, Australia).

Family Megapodiidae

'Orange-footed Scrubfowl' (Cairns Botanical Gardens, Australia).

Family Columbidae: Doves & Pigeons

Macropygia phasianella, 'Brown Cuckoo-Dove' (Chambers Lodge).

Ptilinopus viridis, 'Claret-breasted Fruit Dove', Found in the Spice Islands, New Guinea and Solomon Islands (Maravagi, Solomon Islands).

Ptilinopus tannensis, 'Tanna Fruit Dove', (Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu).

Family Cacatuidae

Cacatua ducorpsii, 'Solomons Cockatoo', 'Ducorp's Cockatoo', (Marovo Lagoon, Solomons).

Family Psittaculidae

Pseudeos cardinalis, 'Cardinal Lorikeet', (Marovo Lagoon, Solomons).

For the next page:
Songbirds of the Australian rainforest

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.