Story: Land birds – overview

New Zealand's land birds

This table lists New Zealand's land birds, including those that are extinct, grouped by order (and within those, by family and subfamily). Some species are native – that is, native to New Zealand but also found elsewhere in the world – while others are endemic (only found in New Zealand).

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How to cite this page:

Kerry-Jayne Wilson, 'Land birds – overview - Land bird groups and their origins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/46564/new-zealands-land-birds (accessed 13 December 2019)

Story by Kerry-Jayne Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2015