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Australasian* Birds
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*Scroll down to map of Australasian region at bottom of page

Each photo gallery represents a taxonomic group of convenient size, typically a family. The table below shows the higher level taxonomic structure of Australasian birds - Orders and Families - as defined by the IOC. Where there are photos on this website he family names are linked to the gallery thumbnails pages and appear in blue.

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  • Family - Family Description
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STRUTHIONIFORMES

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APTERYGIFORMES

  • Apterygidae - Kiwis (no photos)
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SPENISCIFORMES

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PODICIPEDIFORMES

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PHOENICOPTERIFORMES

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PHAETHONTIFORMES

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CICONIIFORMES

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OTIDIFORMES

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EURYPYGIFORMES

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BUCEROTIFORMES

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PASSERIFORMES

The website contains photos of members of all Australasian bird families except sixteen. Four of these missing families occur in Australia or its territories (Northern Storm-Petrels, Sheathbills, Scrub-birds, Leaf Warblers); four occur only in New Zealand (Kiwis, New Zealand Wattlebirds, Stitchbird, Whiteheads); the remainder occur only in New Guinea, neighbouring islands or beyond (Satinbirds, Berrypeckers and Longbills, Painted Berrypeckers, Mottled Berryhunter, Ploughbill, Melampittas, Ifrita, Hylocitrea, Cettia Bush Warblers).

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Map of Australasian ecozone showing photographic sites

Australasian ecozone (coloured pale yellow) as defined by the World Wildlife Fund. Red shading shows photographic locations.

Page revised on 12 February 2017