The Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands, including many new species recently discovered in Australia

John Gould & Richard Bowdler Sharpe
(drawn/lith'd by John Gould & Wm. Hart)
London 1875 - 1888
5 Volumes (25 parts) - 320 lithographic plates

Volume 1 Scientific Name Common Name
1 Astur melanochlamys Black-mantled Goshawk
2 Erythrotriorchis doriæ Marquis Doria's Goshawk
3 Harpyopsis novæ guineæ, Salvad. New-Guinea Harpy-Eagle
4 Baza gurneyi,Ramsay. Gurney's Cuckoo-Falcon
5 Ninox odiosa,Sclater. New-Britain Hawk-Owl
6 Ninox forbesi,Sclater. Forbes's Hawk-Owl
7 Ninox dimorpha Salvadori's Hawk-Owl
8 Epimachus ellioti,Ward. Elliot's Promerops
9 Epimachus speciosus Great Promerops
10 Drepanornis cervinicauda Bennett's Bird of Paradise
11 Drepanornis albertisi, Sclater. D'Albertis's Bird of Paradise
12 Drepanornis bruijnii, Oustalet. Bruijn's Bird of Paradise
13 Craspedophora magnifica New-Guinea Rifle-bird
14 Seleucides nigricans Twelve-wired Bird of Paradise
15 Seleucides nigricans Twelve-wired Bird of Paradise
16 Paradigalla carunculata, Lesson. Wattled Bird of Paradise
17 Astrapia nigra Gorget Paradise-bird
18 Lophorhina superba Superb Bird of Paradise
19 Lophorhina minor,Ramsay Lesser Superb Bird of Paradise
20 Diphyllodes respublica Bare-headed Bird of Paradise
21 Diphyllodes gulielmi III., Meyer. Waigiou Bird of Paradise
22 Diphyllodes speciosa Magnificent Bird of Paradise
23 Diphyllodes chrysoptera, Gould. Golden-winged Bird of Paradise
24 Cicinnurus regius King Bird of Paradise
25 Parotia sexpennis Six-plumed Bird of Paradise
26 Parotia lawesi,Ramsay. Lawes's Bird of Paradise
27 Paradisea decora,Salv. & Godm. Grey-chested Bird of Paradise
28 Paradisea papuana Papuan Bird of Paradise
29 Paradisea papuana (Young Male & Famale) Papuan Bird of Paradise
30 Paradisea apoda,Linn. The Greater Bird of Paradise
31 Paradisea sanguinea,Shaw. Red Bird of Paradise
32 Paradisea raggiana,Sclater. Marquis de Raggi's Bird of Paradise
33 Manucodia comrii,Sclater. Curl-crested Manucode
34 Manucodia chalybea,Bodd. Green Manucode
35 Phonygama purpureoviolacea, Meyer. Purple-and-Violet Manucode
36 Lycocorax obiensis,Bernst. Obi Paradise-Crow
37 Ælurœdus stonii,Sharpe. Stone's Cat Bird
38 Ailurœdus maculosus,Ramsay. Queensland Cat-bird
39 Ailurœdus melanotis Black-cheeked Cat-bird
40 Ailurœdus arfakianus Arfak Cat-bird
41 Ailurœdus buccoides Barbet-like Cat-bird
42 Ælurœdus melanocephalus, Ramsay. Black-naped Cat-bird
43 Scenopœus dentirostris, Ramsay. Toothed-billed Bower-bird
44 Chlamydodera orientalis, Gould. Queensland Bower-bird
45 Chlamydodera occipitalis, Gould. Large-frilled Bower-bird
46 Amblyornis inornata Gardener Bower-bird
47 Amblyornis subalaris,Sharpe. Orange-crested Bower-bird
48 Xanthomelus aureus Golden Bird of Paradise
49 Oriolus decipiens Deceptive Oriole
50 Chætorhynchus papuensis, Meyer. Arfak Drongo
51 Dicranostreptus megarhynchus New-Ireland Drongo
52 Rectes leucorhynchus,Gray. White-billed Wood-Shrike
53 Rectes cerviniventris,Gray. Fawn-breasted Wood-Shrike
54 Rectes uropygialis,Gray. Rufous-and Black Wood-Shrike
55 Rectes jobiensis,Meyer. Jobi-Island Wood-Shrike
56 Rectes aruensis,Sharpe. Aru-Island Wood-Shrike
Volume 2 Scientific Name Common Name
1 Artamides unimodus Slaty-grey Cuckoo-Shrike
2 Artamides temmincki Blue Cuckoo-Shrike
3 Campephaga strenua,Schl. Blue-grey Campephaga
4 Graucalus pusillus,Ramsay. Ramsay's Cuckoo-Shrike
5 Graucalus axillaris,Salvad. Bruijn's Cuckoo-Shrike
6 Graucalus maforensis Mafoor Island Cuckoo-Shrike
7 Edoliisoma montanum Mount Arfak Cuckoo-Shrike
8 Edoliisoma poliopse,Sharpe Grey-faced Cuckoo-Shrike
9 Lalage mœsta,Sclater. Black-browed Caterpillar-catcher
10 Micrœca assimilis,Gould. Western Micrœca
11 Gerygone dorsalis,Sclater. Rofous-backed Gerygone
12 Pseudogerygone notata White-spotted Flycatcher
13 Pseudogerygone chrysogastra Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
14 Pseudogerygone cinereiceps, Sharpe. Grey-headed Flycatcher
15 Heteromyias cinereifrons Ashy-fronted Flycatcher
16 Monachella muelleriana Chat-like Flycatcher
17 Pœcilodryas bimaculata Black-and White Flycatcher
18 Pœcilodryas albifacies, Sharpe. Southern White-faced Flycatcher
19 Pœcilodryas placens Yellow-banded Robin
20 Hypothymis rowleyi Rowley's Blue Flycatcher
21 Todopsis cyanocephala,Q. & G. New-Guinea Todopsis
22 Todopsis bonapartii,Gray. Bonaparte's Todopsis
23 Todopsis wallacii,Gray. Wallace's Todopsis
24 Todopsis grayi,Wall. Gray's Todopsis
25 Malurus alboscapulatus, Meyer. Pied Malurus
26 Rhipidura rubrofrontata, Ramsay. Rufous-fronted Fantail Flycatcher
27 Rhipidura leucothorax, Salvad. White-breasted Fantail Flycatcher
28 Rhipidura cockerelli Cockerell's Fantail Flycatcher
29 Rhipidura opistherythra, Sclater. Larat Fantail Flycatcher
30 Rhipidura hamadryas,Sclater. Rufous-backed Fantail Flycatcher
31 Rhipidura fusco-rufa, Sclater. Timor-Laut Fantail Flycatcher
32 Rhipidura dryas,Gould. Wood-Fantail
33 Rhipidura hyperythra,Gray. Rufous-breasted Fantail Flycatcher
34 Myiagra fulviventris, Sclater. Buff-bellied Flycatcher
35 Myiagra cervinicauda,Tristr. Fawn-tailed Flycatcher
36 Myiagra ferrocyanea,Ramsay. Purple-backed Flycatcher
37 Machærirhynchus albifrons,G. R. Gray. White-fronted Flycatcher
38 Machærirhynchus nigripectus, Schlegel. Black-breasted Flycatcher
39 Heteranax mundus Forbes's Pied Flycatcher
40 Arses telescophthalmus Frilled-necked Flycatcher
41 Arses batantæ,Sharpe. Large Frilled-necked Flycatcher
42 Arses aruensis,Sharpe. Little Frilled-necked Flycatcher
43 Arses insularis Orange-collared Flycatcher
44 Piezorhynchus brodiei Brodie's Flycatcher
45 Piezorhynchus browni,Ramsay. Brown's Flycatcher
46 Piezorhynchus richardsii, Ramsay. Richards's Flycatcher
47 Piezorhynchus castus White-crowned Flycatcher
48 Piezorhynchus vidua, Tristram. White-backed Pied Flycatcher
49 Piezorhynchus squamulatus, Tristram. Scaly-necked Pied Flycatcher
50 Piezorhynchus medius,Sharpe. Coppinger's Flycatcher
51 Piezorhynchus axillaris White-tufted Flycatcher
52 Monarcha periophthalmicus, Sharpe. Black-Spectacled Flycatcher
53 Monarcha kordensis,Meyer. Mysore Yellow Flycatcher
54 Monarcha melanonota,Sclater. Papuan Yellow Flycatcher
55 Peltops blainvillei Broad-billed Flycatcher
56 Pomarea rufocastanea Rufous-and-Chestnut Flycatcher
57 Pomarea castaneiventris Chestnut-bellied Flycatcher
58 Pomarea ugiensis,Ramsay. Ugi-Island Flycatcher
Volume 3 Scientific Name Common Name
1 Geocichla schistacea,Meyer. Meyer's Ground-Thrush
2 Criniger chloris,Finsch. Moluccan Bulbul
3 Eupetes castanonotus,Salvad. Chestnut-backed Eupetes
4 Eupetes cærulescens,Temm. Blue-bodied Eupetes
5 Sericornis beccarii,Salvad. Beccari's Sericornis
6 Sericornis arfakiana,Salvad. Arfak Sericornis
7 Sericornis minimus,Gould. Little Sericornis
8 Amytis goyderi,Gould. Goyder's Striated Wren
9 Orthonyx novæ guineæ,Meyer. Papuan Orthonyx
10 Cinclosoma Ajax Orange-sided Ground-Thrush
11 Grallina bruijni,Salvad. Bruijn's Grallina
12 Megalurus albolimabatus White-edged Reed-Warbler
13 Drymaœdus beccarii,Salvad. Beccari's Scrub-Robin
14 Ephthianura crocea,Cast. & Ramsay. Yellow-breasted Ephthianura
15 Pachycare flavo-grisea Yellow-and-grey Thickhead
16 Cracticus rufescens,Devis. Rufous Crow-Shrike
17 Pachycephala collaris, Ramsay. Ramsay's Thickhead
18 Pachycephala fuscoflava, Sclater. Tenimber Thickhead
19 Pachycephala arctitorquis, Sclater. Narrow-collared Thickhead
20 Pachycephala brunnea,Ramsay. Brown Thickhead
21 Pachycephala hyperythra, Salvad. Ruddy-breasted Thickhead
22 Pachycephala schlegeli, Rosenb. Schlegel's Thick-head
23 Pachycephala christophori, Tristr. San-Christoval Thickhead
24 Pachycephalopsis fortis Grey-throated Thickhead
25 Pachycephalopsis hattamensis Hattam Thickhead
26 Pachycephalopsis poliosoma, Sharpe. Grey Thickhead
27 Xerophila pectoralis,Gould. Chestnut-breasted Xerophila
28 Sittella albata,Ramsay. White-winged White-headed Sittella
29 Climacteris placens,Sclater. New-Guinea Tree-Creeper
30 Cinnyris maforensis Mafoor-Island Black Sun-bird
31 Cinnyris mysorensis Mysore-Island Black Sunbird
32 Cinnyris sangirensis Sanghir Black Sun-bird
33 Melirrhophetes leucostephes, Meyer. White-faced Honey-eater
34 Melirrhophetes ochromelas, Meyer. Ochraceous Honey-eater
35 Melirrhophetes batesi, Sharpe. Bates's Honey-eater
36 Melidectes torquatus, Sclater. Pectoral Honey-eater
37 Melidectes emilii,Meyer. Count Turati's Honey-sucker
38 Melipotes gymnops,Sclater. Naked-faced Honey-eater
39 Glycychæra fallax,Salvad. Silky-plumed Honey-eater
40 Melithreptus lætior,Gould. Beautiful Honey-eater
41 Philemon plumigenis Hoary-throated Honey-eater
42 Stigmatops chloris,Salvad. Mysol Honey-eater
43 Stigmatops kebirensis,Meyer. Kebir Scaly-throated Honey-eater
44 Stigmatops squamata,Salvad. Scaly-chested Honey-eater
45 Stigmatops albo-auricularis, Ramsay. Broadbent's Honey-eater
46 Glyciphila subfasciata, Ramsay. Dusky Honey-eater
47 Ptilotis albonotata,Salvad. White-marked Honey-eater
48 Ptilotis marmorata,Sharpe. Mottled-breasted Honey-eater
49 Ptilotis frenata,Ramsay. Bridled Honey-eater
50 Ptilotis flavostriata,Gould. Yellow-streaked Honey-eater
51 Xanthotis chrysotis Golden-eared Honey-eater
52 Meliarchus sclateri Sclater's Honey-eater
53 Euthyrhynchus flavigura, Schl. Yellow-tinted Brown Honey-eater
54 Euthyrhynchus fulvigula, Schl. Buff-throated Honey-eater
55 Euthyrhynchus griseigula, Schl. Brown Honey-eater
56 Melilestes poliopterus, Sharpe. Grey-winged Honey-eater
57 Melilestes iliolophus, Salvad. Long-plumed Honey-eater
58 Zosterops uropygialis, Salvad. Ké-Island White-eye
59 Zosterops brunneicauda, Salvad. Brown-tailed White-eye
60 Zosterops fuscifrons,Salvad. Dusky-fronted White-eye
61 Zosterops longirostris, Ramsay. Heath-Island White-eye
62 Zosterops delicatula,Sharpe. Grey-sided White-eye
63 Zosterops rendovæ,Tristr. Rendova White-eye
64 Myzomela wakoloensis,H. O. Forbes. Lake Wakolo Honey-eater
65 Myzomela erythrina,Ramsay. New-Ireland Honey-sucker
66 Myzomela melanocephala Black-headed Honey-sucker
67 Myzomela annabellæ,Sclater. Mrs. Forbes's Honey-sucker
68 Myzomela sclateri,Forbes. Sclater's Honey-eater
69 Myzomela cineracea Ash-coloured Honey-eater
70 Myzomela rosenbergi, Schlegel. Von Rosenberg's Honey-eater
71 Myzomela cruentata,Meyer. Red-tinted Honey-eater
72 Myzomela nigrita,Gray. Black Honey-eater
Volume 4 Scientific Name Common Name
1 Parus arfaki,Meyer. New-Guinea Tit
2 Dicæum pectorale,Müll. & Schl. Müller's Flower-pecker
3 Dicæum tristrami,Sharpe. Tristram's Flower-pecker
4 Dicæum æneum,Jacq. et Pucher. Bronze-shaded Flower-pecker
5 Dicæum fulgidum,Sclater. Rosy-flanked Flower-pecker
6 Dicæum geelvinkianum,Meyer. Geelvink-Bay Dicæum
7 Dicæum eximium,Sclater. Brown Dicæum
8 Œdistoma pygmæum,Salvad. Pigmy Honey-eater
9 Rhamphocharis crassirostris, Salvad. Stout-billed Flower-pecker
10 Pristorhamphus versteri, Finsch. Verster's Flower-pecker
11 Urocharis longicauda Long-tailed Flower-pecker
12 Macruropsar magnus Long-tailed Glossy Starling
13 Calornis gularis,Gray. Purple-throated Glossy Starling
14 Calornis feadensis,Ramsay. Fead-Island Starling
15 Calornis crassa,Sclater. Slaty-grey Glossy Starling
16 Melanopyrrhus anais Orange-chested Starling
17 Melanopyrrhus orientalis Robertson's Starling
18 Lamprocorax minor,Ramsay. Lesser Brown-winged Starling
19 Artamus maximus,Meyer. Meyer's Wood-Swallow
20 Artamus insignis,Sclater. New-Ireland Wood-Swallow
21 Artamus monachus,Temm. Hooded Wood-Swallow
22 Munia grandis,Sharpe. Large Rufous-and-black Finch
23 Munia forbesi,Sclater. Forbes's Munia
24 Donacicola spectabilis, Sclater. Orange-rumped Finch
25 Donacicola nigriceps,Ramsay. The Black-cheeked Finch
26 Donacicola hunsteini,Finsch. Hunstein's Weaver-Finch
27 Pitta maxima,Müll. & Schl. Great Pitta.
28 Melampitta lugubris, Schlegel. Black Ground-Thrush
29 Pitta cyanonota,Gray. Blue-backed Pitta
30 Pitta forsteni Forsten's Pitta
31 Pitta concinna,Gould. Elegant Pitta
32 Pitta cæruleitorques Red-headed Pitta
33 Pitta maforensis,Schlegel. Mafoor-Island Pitta
34 Pitta celebensis,Forst. Celebean Pitta
35 Pitta rubrinucha,Wall. Red-naped Pitta
36 Pitta Novæ Guineæ,Müll. & Schleg. New-Guinea Pitta
37 Pitta rosenbergii,Schlegel. Rosenberg's Pitta
38 Collocalia terræ reginæ Queensland Edible Swift
39 Ægotheles wallacii,Gray. Wallace's Goatsucker
40 Podargus ocellatus,Quoy & Gaim. Ocellated Goatsucker
41 Microdynamis parva Dwarf Koel
42 Calliechthrus leucolophus White-crowned Black Cuckoo
43 Chalcites meyeri Meyer's Golden Cuckoo
44 Nesocentor milo Solomon-Islands Lark-heeled Cuckoo
45 Ceyx solitaria Solitary Kingfisher
46 Ceyx gentiana,Tristram. Gentian Kingfisher
47 Tanysiptera carolinæ, Schlegel. Blue-breasted Tanysiptera
48 Tanysiptera nympha,G. R. Gray. Red-breasted Tanysiptera
49 Tanysiptera Danae,Sharpe. Crimson-and-brown Kingfisher
50 Tanysiptera nigriceps, Sclater. Black-headed Tanysiptera
51 Tanysiptera microrhyncha, Sharpe. Port-Moresby Racket-tailed Kingfisher
52 Sauromarptis gaudichaudi. Gaudichaud's Kingfisher
53 Melidora macrorhina Hook-billed Kingfisher
54 Halcyon tristrami,Layard. Tristram's Kingfisher
55 Halcyon leucopygia White-backed Kingfisher
56 Halcyon quadricolor Four-coloured Kingfisher
57 Halcyon nigrocyanea,Wallace. Black and Blue Kingfisher
58 Halcyon stictolæma Spotted-throated Kingfisher
59 Clytoceyx Rex,Sharpe. Spoon-billed Kingfisher
Volume 5 Scientific Name Common Name
1 Cyclopsitta occidentalis, Salvad. Western Perroquet
2 Cyclopsittacus cervicalis, Salv. & D'Alb. Southern Ringed Perroquet
3 Cyclopsitta diophthalma Double-eyed Perroquet
4 Cyclopsitta aruensis,Schleg. Aru Perroquet
5 Cyclopsitta suavissima, Sclater. D'Albertis's Perroquet
6 Cyclopsitta melanogenys Black-cheeked Perroquet
7 Cyclopsitta maccoyi,Gould. M'Coy's Perroquet
8 Cyclopsitta coccineifrons Astrolabe-Mountain Perroquet
9 Aprosmictus callopterus, D'Albert. & Salvadl. Yellow-winged King Parrot
10 Aprosmictus insignissmus, Gould. Beautiful King-Parrot
11 Charmosyna margaritæ,Tristr. Duchess of Connaught's Parrakeet
12 Charmosyna josephinæ Josephina Parrakeet
13 Charmosyna pulchella,Gray. Pectoral Lorikeet
14 Charmosyna papuensis Papuan Lorikeet
15 Charmosyna stellæ,Meyer. Stella Parrakeet
16 Psitteuteles rubronotatus Red-backed Lorikeet
17 Psitteuteles subplacens Green-backed Lorikeet
18 Psitteuteles arfaki Arfak Lorikeet
19 Psitteuteles wilhelminæ Wilhelmina Lorikeet
20 Psitteuteles placens Beautiful Lorikeet
21 Nasiterna pygmæa Pygmy Parrot
22 Nasiterna maforensis Mafor Pygmy Parrot
23 Nasiterna misoriensis Misori Pygmy Parrot
24 Nasiterna bruijnii,Salvad. Bruijn's Pygmy Parrot
25 Nasiterna beccarii,Salvad. Beccari's Pygmy Parrot
26 Nasiterna pusio,Sclater. Solomon-Islands Pygmy Parrot
27 Nasiterna keiensis,Salvad. Ké-Island Pygmy Parrot
28 Geoffroyius heteroclitus, Hombr. & Jacq. Yellow-headed Parrot
29 Geoffroyius simplex Blue-collared Parrot
30 Geoffroyius timorlaoensis, Meyer. Tenimber Parrot
31 Eclectus polychlorus Green Lory
32 Eclectus riedeli,Meyer. Riedel's Parrot
33 Dasyptilus pesqueti (Less). Pesquet's Parrot
34 Eos fuscata,Blyth. Banded Lory
35 Eos reticulata Blue-streaked Lory
36 Lorius flavo-palliatus, Salvad. Yellow-mantled Lory
37 Lorius tibialis,Sclater. Blue-thighed Lory
38 Chalcopsittacus scintillatus (Temm.) Red-Fronted Lory
39 Psittacella brehmii, Rosenberg. Brehm's Parrot
40 Psittacella madaraszi,Meyer. Madar_z's Parrakeet
41 Trichoglossus Goldiei, Sharpe. Goldie's Perroquet
42 Trichoglossus musschenbroekii Van Musschenbroek's Lorikeet
43 Loriculus aurantiifrons, Schlegel. Orange-crowned Loriculus
44 Cacatua triton Triton Cockatoo
45 Cacatua ophthalmica,Sclater. Blue-eyed Cockatoo
46 Cacatua gymnopis,Sclater. Naked-eyed Cockatoo
47 Cacatua ducorpsi,Jacq. et Pucher. Ducorps's Cockatoo
48 Phlogœnas jobiensis,Meyer. White-chested Pigeon
49 Phlogœnas johannæ,Sclater. Mrs. Sclater's Ground-Dove
50 Œdirhinus insolitus Knob-billed Fruit-Pigeon
51 Ptilonopus nanus Tiny Fruit-Pigeon
52 Ptilopus solomonensis,Gray. Solomon-Island Fruit-Pigeon
53 Ptilopus richardsi,Ramsay. Richards's Fruit-Pigeon
54 Ptilopus lewisi,Ramsay. Lewis's Fruit-Pigeon
55 Ptilopus wallacei Wallace's Fruit-Pigeon
56 Ptilopus Fischeri,Brüggem. Fischer's Fruit-Pigeon
57 Ptilopus speciosus,Schlegel. Lilac-bellied Fruit-Pigeon
58 Ptilopus bellus,Sclater. Purple-bellied Fruit-Pigeon
59 Ptilopus rivolii Massena Fruit-Pigeon
60 Gymnophaps pœcilorrhoa Rusty-banded Fruit-Pigeon
61 Otidiphaps cervicalis, Ramsay. Grey-naped Otidiphaps
62 Eutrygon terrestris Papuan Ground-Pigeon
63 Carpophaga rubricera,Bonap. New-Ireland Fruit-Pigeon
64 Carpophaga van-wyckii,Cass. Van Wyck's Fruit-Pigeon
65 Carpophaga finschi,Ramsay. Finsch's Fruit-Pigeon
66 Carpophaga subflavescens, Finsch. Yellow-tinted White Fruit-Pigeon
67 Lanthœnas albigularis,Bp. White-throated Pigeon
68 Megapodius brenchleyi,Gray. Brenchley's Megapode
69 Megacrex inepta,D'Albert. & Salvad. New-Guinea Flightless Rail
70 Rallicula forbesi,Sharpe. Forbes's Rail
71 Gymnocrex plumbeiventris Grey-bellied Rail
72 Sternula placens,Gould. Torres-Straits Tern
73 Casuarius bicarunculatus, Sclater. Two-wattled Cassowary
74 Casuarius picticollis, Sclater. Painted-throated Cassowary
75 Casuarius westermanni Westerman's Cassowary

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