Cettia diphone Japanese Bush-Warbler
C. d. diphone Res s Izu Is (Torishima), Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is. Int Hawaiian Is (Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Kauai)
F: Oahu: easiest at Punamano Unit, Campbell NWR, Pratt 1993. Kauai: Keahua Arboretum, Pratt 1993; Hanalei NWR, Lindsay).
C. squameiceps Stub-tailed Bush-Warbler
Acc Ogasawara Is (Chichijima, Hahajima).
C. annae Palau Bush-Warbler
Res Palau (Babelduab to Peleliu).
F: common forests throughout, Engbring 1988; Angaur: seen, de Vries. Peleliu: up to 20 forest s of Wenty's Guest house, S. Smith.
C. parens Shade Warbler
Res Solomon Is (Makira).
F: common above Hauta, Richards.
C. ruficapilla Fiji Bush-Warbler
C. r. ruficapilla Res Fiji (Kadavu).
F: seen, Lonsdale; not uncommon, Myers.
C. r. badiceps Res Fiji (Viti Levu).
F: common Joske's Thumb and Wailoku, Lonsdale; best views Colo-I-Suva Pk, Myers.
C. r. castaneoptera Res Fiji (Vanua Levu).
C. r. funebris Res Fiji (Taveuni).
F: not uncommon, Myers.
Bowdleria punctata Fernbird
OSNZ (1990) is followed here in using Bowdleria rather than Megalurus; anatomical differences separate the genera (Olson 1990).
B. p. vealeae Res NZ (NI).
B. p. punctata Res NZ (SI).
B. p. stewartiana Res NZ (Stewart I and outliers except Codfish I).
B. p. wilsoni Res NZ (Codfish I).
B. caudata Snares Island Fernbird
This taxon and the next are "quite distinct" from B. punctata (Worthy and Holdaway 2002).
Res Snares Is 1500 prs (Miskelly et al 2001).
B. rufescens Chatham Islands Fernbird
Extinct. Res formerly Chatham Is (Chatham, Pitt, Mangere).
Megalurulus mariel New Caledonia Grassbird
Mayr and Diamond (2001) use the generic name Cichlornis for this and the next two species; the three are sometimes considered conspecific.
Res New Caledonia.
F: directions Wheatley misleading; landslip area 20 min from auberge along track to summit (not "a few km up the Pt de Vue trail"); cross rope and wire-supported bridge over gully then soon grass and ferns of landslip; however col to radio mast is closer, one heard there (answered tape) in shallow valley in centre of open area before getting to concrete road and radio masts; bird was just behind seat along track in grassy-shrub area (Gregory). Seen furtively carrying grass in river reedbeds Dec in Havaatz area (Stokes 1980).
M. whitneyi Vanuatu (Guadalcanal) Thicketbird
M. w. whitneyi Res Vanuatu (Espiritu Santo).
M. w. turipavae Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal).
M. llaneae Bougainville Thicketbird
Res Solomon Is (Bougainville).
F: discovered 1979 Crown Prince Range at 1500m (Hadden 1981,1983). Presumed imm this sp collected 1500m near Arawa, Gregory.
Locustella lanceolata Lanceolated Warbler
Cas Palau.
Trichocichla rufa Long-legged Warbler
Mayr and Diamond (2001) use the generic name Ortygocichla.
T. r. rufa Res Fiji (Viti Levu).
F: 4 specs 1890-1894 and unconfirmed sightings 1967, 1973, 1991- two seen west of Laselevu, which is near Monasavu Dam; likes dense fern-choked wet undergrowth.
T. r. cluniei Res Fiji (Vanua Levu).
F: One spec 1973; unconfirmed sighting 1990s near Devo.
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Great Reed-Warbler
Acc (this sp? listed as hypo by Engbring 1988) Palau.
A. orientalis Oriental Reed-Warbler
Considered by some a subspecies of A. arundinaceus.
Cas Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is.
A. inornatus Yellow-browed Warbler
P. i. inornatus Acc Ogasawara Is (Chichijima).
A. stentoreus Clamorous Reed-Warbler
Mayr and Diamond (2001) combine the subspecies stentoreus and meyeri in sumbae.
A. s. stentoreus Res Solomon Is (Buka, Bougainville).
F: Bougainville: many heard, one seen Kieta, Gregory.
A. s. meyeri Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal, Santa Isabel, Banika, Gijunabena I near Santa Isabel).
A. luscinius Nightingale Reed-Warbler
Use of luscinius, an invariable noun, rather than luscinia is discussed by David and Gosselin (2002a).
A. l. luscinius Res Mariana Is (Saipan, Almagen; extirp Guam).
F: Saipan: decreased in numbers 2002, prob habitat reduction; has large territories, about 1 hectare, R. David; 1 near water tank, Talbot; 1 Marpi Forest, S. Smith.
A. l. yamashinae Extinct? Res Mariana Is (Pagan).
A. l. nijoi Res Mariana Is (Agiguan).
A. syrinx Caroline Islands Reed-Warbler
Res Caroline Is (Yap: Woleai Atoll, Lamotrek Atoll, Baker 1951, Truk, Pohnpei, extirpated Kosrae?).
F: Pohnpei: 1-2 each day grass, scrub, forest canopy, Lonsdale; 1 at Kolonia, S. Smith; Etscheit grasslands, Watson. Truk: 1-2 Weno, Tol South, S. Smith.
A. rehsei Nauru Reed-Warbler
Res Nauru.
A. familiaris Millerbird
Pratt (in Moore et al 2001) discussed these taxa; there is some evidence in favor of their status as separate species.
A. f. kingi Res Hawaiian Is (Nihoa).
A. f. familiaris Extinct. Res formerly Hawaiian Is (Laysan).
A. aequinoctialis Bokikokiko
A. a. aequinoctialis Res Kiribati (Kiritimati).
A. a. pistor Res Kiribati (Tabueran, Teraina).
A. cafer Tahiti Reed-Warbler
A. c. caffer Res Society Is (Tahiti).
F: most in Papenoo valley, Thibault et al 1975.
A. c. garretti Res Society Is (Huahine).
A. c. longirostris Res Society Is (Moorea).
F: very rare, Thibault et al 1975.
A. mendanae Marquesas Reed-Warbler
A. m. percernis Res Marquesas Is (Nuku Hiva).
A. m. mendanae Res Marquesas Is (Hiva Oa, Tahuata).
A. m. consobrinus Res Marquesas Is (Motane).
A. m. fatuhivae Res Marquesas Is (Fatu Hiva).
A. m. idae Res Marquesas Is (Ua Huka).
A. m. dido Res Marquesas Is (Ua Pou).
A. m. aquilonis Res Marquesas Is (Eiao).
F: endangered, Chester et al 1998.
A. m. postremus Res Marquesas Is (Hatutu).
F: rare, Chester et al 1998.
A. atypha Tuamotu Reed-Warbler
A. a. atypha Res nw Tuamotu Is.
A. a. rava Res se Tuamotu Is.
A. a. palmarum Res Tuamotu Is (Anaa).
A. a. niauensis Res Tuamotu Is (Niau).
A. a. erema Res Tuamotu Is (Makatea).
A. a. flavida Res Tuamotu Is (Napuka).
A. vaughani Pitcairn Reed-Warbler
Res Pitcairn Is (Pitcairn).
A. kerearako Cook Islands Reed-Warbler
A. k. kerearako Res Cook Is (Mangaia).
A. k. kaoko Res Cook Is (Mitiaro).
A. rimitarae Rimatara Reed-Warbler
Res Tubuai Is (Rimatara).
A. taiti Henderson Island Reed-Warbler
Res Pitcairn Is (Henderson).
Phylloscopus poliocephalus Island Leaf-Warbler
P. p. becki Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal, Malaita, Santa Isabel.
P. p. bougainvillei Res Solomon Is (Bougainville, ?Buka).
F: Buka: one possible, Anderson.
P. p. pallescens Res Solomon Is (Kulambangra).
F: Kolombangara: 4 near summit Mt Veve, Richards; 6+, Hornbuckle. P. makirensis Makira Leaf-Warbler
Res Solomon Is (Makira).
F: fairly common above Hauta, Richards.
P. amoenus Kulambangra Leaf-Warbler
Res Solomon Is (Kulambangra).
F: 3 pairs at 1400-1600m, Hornbuckle.


Cyanoptila cyanomelana Blue-and-White Flycatcher
C. c. cyanomelana Acc Ogasawara Is (Chichijima), Iwo Is (Kita-iwojima).
Muscicapa griseisticta Gray-streaked Flycatcher
Vis Sep-May Palau.
Ficedula narcissina Narcissus Flycatcher
F. n. narcissina Cas Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is, Palau.


Luscinia calliope Siberian Rubythroat
L. c. calliope Vis Oct-Apr Palau. Cas s Izu Is (Apr Torishima), Iwo Is.
Tarsiger cyanurus Red-flanked Bluetail
T. c. cyanurus Cas s Izu Is, Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is.
Phoenicurus auroreus Daurian Redstart
P. a. auroreus Cas s Izu Is, Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is.
Oenanthe oenanthe Northern Wheatear
O. o. oenanthe Acc Ogasawara Is (Oct Chichijima), Iwo Is (Apr Kita-iwojima).
O. deserti Desert Wheatear
Acc Ogasawara Is (Sep Hahajima).
Copsychus malabaricus White-rumped Shama
C. m. indicus Int Hawaiian Is (Kauai, Oahu; acc Molokai, Starr).
F: Kauai: Hanalei NWR, Lindsay).
Sialia currucoides Mountain Bluebird
Acc Guadalupe I.
Myadestes solitarius Townsend's Solitaire
M. s. subsp? Acc Guadalupe I.
M. obscurus Omao
Res Hawaiian Is (Hawaii).
F: Thurston Lava Tube, Kipuka Puaulu, around Volcano House, Hakalau Forest NWR, Saddle Rd kipukas, Puu Ou Trail, Pratt 1993.
M. myadestinus Kamao
Extinct? (Reynolds and Snetsinger, in Scott et al 2001). Res Hawaiian Is (Kauai).
F: v. rare; highest reaches Alakai Plateau just below peak of Waialeale; also poss jct Alakai Swamp and Pihea Ridge trails, Pratt 1993.
M. woahensis Amaui
The specific epithet was changed (Pyle 2002) from oahensis based on Olson (1996).
Extinct. Res formerly Hawaiian Is (Oahu).
M. palmeri Puaiohi
Res Hawaiian Is (Kauai >200 inds).
F: widely distributed Alakai 1060-1280m, Reynolds and Snetsinger, in Scott et al 2001.
M. lanaiensis Olomao
M. l. lanaiensis Extinct. Res formerly Hawaiian Is (Lanai).
M. l. rutha Res Hawaiian Is (Molokai).
F: Poss already extinct; maybe still at Kamakou Res (Pratt) or Olokui Plateau (Reynolds and Snetsinger, in Scott et al 2001).
Monticola solitarius Blue Rock-Thrush
M. s. philippensis Res s Izu Is (Torishima), Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is. Cas Oct-Apr Palau.
Zoothera dauma Scaly (White's) Thrush
Z. d. aureus Res Ogasawara Is (Chichijima, Hahajima). Vis s Izu Is (Torishima).
Z. heinei Olive-tailed Thrush
Formerly considered conspecific with Z. dauma Scaly Thrush. The taxa Z. heinei Heine's Thrush and Z. lunulata are sympatric in Australia and are thus specifically distinct; Mayr and Diamond 2001 assign the birds of Solomon Is (Choiseul) to heinei.
Z. h. choiseuli Extinct? Res Solomon Is (Choiseul).
F: known only from a 1924 specimen.
Z. talaseae New Britain Thrush
Z. t. atrigena Res Solomon Is (Bougainville).
F: 4 specs collected Jun 1980, Hadden 1981.
Z. margaretae Makira Thrush
Z. m. turipavae Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal).
Z. m. margaretae Res Solomon Is (Makira).
F: 1 above Hauta, Richards 1996; 5 singles above Hauta, often fleetingly, Hornbuckle 1999.
Cichlopasser terrestris Kittlitz's (Bonin) Thrush
Extinct. Res formerly Ogasawara Is.
Catharus minimus Gray-cheeked Thrush
C. m. minimus Acc Clipperton I.
C. guttatus Hermit Thrush
C. g. subsp/ Vis Sep-May Guadalupe I.
Turdus obscurus Eye-browed Thrush
Cas Oct-Apr Palau. Acc Hawaiian Is (Dec-Feb Midway, FN 52:261; Pyle 2002).
T. naumanni Dusky Thrush
T. n. eunomos? Cas s Izu Is, Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is, Mariana Is (Uracas, Maug).
T. merula Eurasian Blackbird
T. m. subsp? Int NZ (NI, SI, Stewart I, Long 1981). Res (self-int, Long 1981) Lord Howe I (Hutton 1991), Norfolk I, Kermadec Is, Chatham Is, Snares Is 220 prs, Auckland Is, Campbell Is. Cas Antipodes Is (Tennyson et al 2002). Acc Macquarie I (Tasmania PWS).
F: Norfolk I: very common, Duranti.
T. chrysolaus Brown Thrush
Cas s Izu Is, Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is.
T. pallidus Pale Thrush
Acc s Izu Is (Torishima), Iwo Is (Kita-iwojima).
T. poliocephalus Island Thrush
T. p. bougainvillei Res Solomon Is (Bougainville).
T. p. kulambangrae Res Solomon Is (Kulambangra).
F: 1-3, Hornbuckle.
T. p. sladeni Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal).
T. p. rennellianus Res Solomon Is (Rennell).
F: 6 along road to L Tenggano, Richards 1996.
T. p. vanikorensis Res Solomon Is (Santa Cruz Is), Vanuatu (Malo, Espritu Santo).
T. p. placens Res Vanuatu (Banks Is: Ureparapara, Vanua Lava).
T. p. whitneyi Res Vanuatu (Banks Is: Gaua).
T. p. malekulae Res Vanuatu (Pentecost, Malekula, Ambrym).
T. p. becki Res Vanuatu (Paama, Lopevi, Epi, Emae).
T. p. efatensis Res Vanuatu (Efate, Nguna).
T. p. albifrons Res Vanuatu (Erromango).
T. p. pritzbueri Res Vanuatu (Tanna), New Caledonia (Loyalty Is: Lifou, extirp?).
T. p. mareensis Extinct? Res New Caledonia (Loyalty Is: Mare).
T. p. xanthopus Res New Caledonia.
T. p. poliocephalus Extinct. Formerly res Norfolk I.
F: almost certainly extinct, none found NINP 1983-85, Hermes et al.
T. p. vinitinctus Extinct. Formerly res Lord Howe I.
T. p. layardi Res Fiji (Viti Levu, Ovalau, Yasawa Is, Koro).
F: Viti Levu: common Joske's Thumb and Wailoku, Lonsdale; 3 Colo-I-Suva, Sargeant 1992.
T. p. ruficeps Res Fiji (Kadavu).
F: seen, Lonsdale.
T. p. vitiensis Res Fiji (Vanua Levu).
T. p. hades Res Fiji (Gau).
T. p. tempesti Res Fiji (Taveuni).
F: heard often, seen once, Myers; 7 transmitter road, Sargeant 1992; common Des Voeux early, Clarke.
T. p. samoensis Res Samoa (Savaii, Upolu).
F: Savaii: high level forest, shy, best count 9 at 850-1500m, Reed 1979.
T. philomelos Song Thrush
T. p. subsp? Int NZ (NI, SI). Res (self-int, Long 1981) Lord Howe I (Hutton 1991), Norfolk I, NZ (Stewart I), Kermadec Is, Chatham Is, Snares Is 20-30 prs (Miskelly et al 2001), Auckland Is, Campbell Is. Cas Antipodes Is (Tennyson et al 2002). Acc Vanuatu, Macquarie I (Tasmania PWS).
F: Norfolk I: gardens Anson Bay, Burnt Pine, Duranti.
T. migratorius American Robin
T. m. subsp? Acc Guadalupe I.
T. falcklandii Austral Thrush
T. f. magellanicus Res Juan Fernandez Is.
Ixoreus naevius Varied Thrush
I. n. subsp? Acc Guadalupe I.


Garrulax pectoralis Greater Necklaced Laughing-Thrush
G. p. subsp? Int Hawaiian Is (Kauai).
F: Keahua Arboretum, Anahola Valley n of Kapaa, Haiku Rd alongside Huleia NWR, Pratt 1993.
G. caerulatus Gray-sided Laughing-Thrush
G. c. subsp? Int Hawaiian Is (Oahu).
G. canorus Hwamei (Melodious Laughing-Thrush)
G. c. subsp? Int Hawaiian Is (Kauai, Maui, Hawaii, Oahu, Molokai).
F: Kauai: easiest Koolau Rd, Haiku Rd, Pratt 1993.
Leiothrix lutea Red-billed Leiothrix
L. l. calipygia Int Hawaiian Is (Molokai, Maui, Hawaii, Kauai, Oahu).
F: Maui: Kula village, Kula Botanical Gardens, Pratt 1993. Hawaii: Mauna Loa Rd, Kipuka Puaulu, Pratt 1993; Hakalau NWR, Lindsay).


Dicaeum aeneum Midget Flowerpecker
D. a. aeneum Res Solomon Is (Buka, Shortland Is, Fauro, Bougainville, Choiseul, Santa Isabel, Florida, Buena Vista).
F: Bougainville: common, Hadden 1981). Santa Isabel: common Garanga R, Kratter et al 2001.
D. a. becki Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal).
F: fairly common Mt Austen and track to Tenaroo Falls, Richards.
D. a. malaitae Res Solomon Is (Malaita).
F: 10, Hornbuckle.
D. tristrami Mottled Flowerpecker
Res Solomon Is (Makira).
F: common around Kirakira and Hauta, Richards.


Nectarinia jugularis Olive-backed Sunbird
N. j. flavigastra (Use of flavigastra is discussed by David and Gosselin 2002a). Res Solomon Is except Makira, Rennell.
F: ommon Guadalcanal, seen all islands, Richards.