Endemic Animals of Solomon Islands








White-billed crow
White-billed crow
The white-billed crow is a member of the crow family found on the Solomon Islands.
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White-billed crow
White-headed fruit dove
White-headed fruit dove
The white-headed fruit dove is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to Makira and nearby islands of Ugi and Malaupaina in the Solomon Islands.
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White-headed fruit dove
Makira dwarf kingfisher
Makira dwarf kingfisher
The Makira dwarf kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to Makira Island. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Makira dwarf kingfisher
New Georgia dwarf kingfisher
New Georgia dwarf kingfisher
The New Georgia dwarf kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to the west central Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is sub-tropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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New Georgia dwarf kingfisher
Guadalcanal dwarf kingfisher
Guadalcanal dwarf kingfisher
The Guadalcanal dwarf kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to Guadalcanal Island. Its natural habitat is sub-tropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Guadalcanal dwarf kingfisher
Solomons white-eye
Solomons white-eye
The Solomons white-eye or New Georgia white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to the New Georgia Islands in the Solomon Islands. It is also known as Zosterops rendovae but this name properly refers to the grey-throated white-eye.
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Solomons white-eye
Sanford's white-eye
Sanford's white-eye
Sanford's white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Nendo Island.
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Sanford's white-eye
Makira cicadabird
Makira cicadabird
The Makira cicadabird is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. It used to be considered a subspecies of the common cicadabird.
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Makira cicadabird
Hooded whistler
Hooded whistler
The hooded whistler or Guadalcanal hooded whistler is a species of bird in the family Pachycephalidae. It is found on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. Prior to 2014, the Bougainville whistler was considered conspecific with the Hooded whistler.
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Hooded whistler
Makira starling
Makira starling
The Makira starling, also known as the San Cristobal starling, is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Makira starling
Shade bush warbler
Shade bush warbler
The shade bush warbler or shade warbler is a species of bird in the family Cettiidae. It is found only in Solomon Islands, where it is endemic to the island of Makira . Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and tropical moist montane forest above 600m. It feeds on insects in the undergrowth and on the ground.
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Shade bush warbler
Vella Lavella white-eye
Vella Lavella white-eye
The Vella Lavella white-eye, belted white-eye, or banded white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.
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Vella Lavella white-eye
Solomons frogmouth
Solomons frogmouth
The Solomons frogmouth, also known as the cinnamon frogmouth or Solomon Islands frogmouth, is a bird in the frogmouth family. It was first described in 1901, but not recognized as highly distinct until 2007. It is the only known member of the genus Rigidipenna. It is endemic to the islands of Isabel, Bougainville and Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.
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Solomons frogmouth
Woodford's rail
Woodford's rail
Woodford's rail is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.
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Woodford's rail
Solomons white ibis
Solomons white ibis
The Solomons white ibis or Solomon Islands white ibis, known locally as the tagoa, is a distinct, dwarf subspecies of the Australian white ibis. It is sometimes considered a full species Threskiornis pygmaeus. It is found only on Rennell and Bellona Islands, in the Solomon Islands of Melanesia, in the south-west Pacific Ocean.
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Solomons white ibis
Roviana rail
Roviana rail
The Roviana rail is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is endemic to the Western Province .
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Roviana rail
Rennell parrot
Rennell parrot
The Rennell parrot is an island species of parrot, found on Rennell Island in the Solomons. It is normally considered a subspecies of the song parrot but differs from it in its larger size, its blue collar being more lavender in colour and extending to the breast, and a more strongly grey-blue tone to the female's head. Population size is estimated at 5,000–20,000 individuals. Although only present in a small range, it is not currently c ...
onsidered threatened.
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Rennell parrot
Pale mountain pigeon
Pale mountain pigeon
The pale mountain pigeon is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands archipelago .
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Pale mountain pigeon
Chestnut-bellied imperial pigeon
Chestnut-bellied imperial pigeon
The chestnut-bellied imperial pigeon is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to the southern Solomon Islands.
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Chestnut-bellied imperial pigeon
Guadalcanal moustached kingfisher
Guadalcanal moustached kingfisher
The Guadalcanal moustached kingfisher is a kingfisher in the subfamily Halcyoninae that is endemic to Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. The bird can be found in closed-canopy forests at elevations of 900–1,100 m, and is reported to nest in holes in the ground. It is considered a subspecies of the moustached kingfisher by the International Ornithologists' Union but some taxonomists elevate the taxon to species status.
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Guadalcanal moustached kingfisher
Malaita dwarf kingfisher
Malaita dwarf kingfisher
The Malaita dwarf kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to Malaita Island. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Malaita dwarf kingfisher
Bare-eyed white-eye
Bare-eyed white-eye
The bare-eyed white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands.
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Bare-eyed white-eye
Kolombangara monarch
Kolombangara monarch
The Kolombangara monarch, or Brown's monarch, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Kolombangara monarch
Bougainville monarch
Bougainville monarch
The Bougainville monarch is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Bougainville monarch
Rennell fantail
Rennell fantail
The Rennell fantail is a species of bird in the family Rhipiduridae. It is endemic to Rennell Island .
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Rennell fantail
Rennell starling
Rennell starling
The Rennell starling is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is endemic to Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands.
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Rennell starling
Dark-eyed white-eye
Dark-eyed white-eye
The dark-eyed white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is found in the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.
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Dark-eyed white-eye
Rennell shrikebill
Rennell shrikebill
The Rennell shrikebill is a songbird species in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Rennell shrikebill
Guadalcanal honeyeater
Guadalcanal honeyeater
The Guadalcanal honeyeater is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is monotypic within the genus Guadalcanaria. It is endemic to Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, where it is found high in montane forest.
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Guadalcanal honeyeater
Vanikoro white-eye
Vanikoro white-eye
The Vanikoro white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Vanikoro in the Santa Cruz Islands of Temotu Province in the south-east of the Solomon Islands chain. The species is named for David Gibbs, who discovered it.
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Vanikoro white-eye
Makira honeyeater
Makira honeyeater
The Makira honeyeater, also known as the San Cristobal honeyeater, is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is endemic to Makira in the Solomon Islands.
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Makira honeyeater
Ranongga white-eye
Ranongga white-eye
The Ranongga white-eye or splendid white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.
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Ranongga white-eye
Malaita fantail
Malaita fantail
The Malaita fantail is a fantail endemic to Malaita in the Solomon Islands.
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Malaita fantail
Guadalcanal thrush
Guadalcanal thrush
The Guadalcanal thrush is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Guadalcanal thrush
Temotu whistler
Temotu whistler
The Temotu whistler is a species of bird in the family Pachycephalidae, which is endemic to the Santa Cruz Islands of the Solomon Islands group. It was classified as a separate species in 2016 by the IOC. Two of its subspecies belonged previously to the former white-throated whistler and the nominate subspecies was a subspecies of the Melanesian Whistler.
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Temotu whistler
Vanikoro monarch
Vanikoro monarch
The Vanikoro monarch is a species of bird in the monarch family endemic to the Santa Cruz Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and it is threatened by habitat loss. Alternate names for the Vanikoro monarch include slaty flycatcher, small slaty flycatcher, small slaty monarch and the Vanikoro flycatcher .
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Vanikoro monarch
Makira thrush
Makira thrush
The Makira thrush, also known as the San Cristobal thrush, is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Makira thrush
White-capped monarch
White-capped monarch
The white-capped monarch, or Richards' monarch, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to the Western Province in the Solomon Islands.
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White-capped monarch
Makira fantail
Makira fantail
The Makira fantail or dusky fantail is a species of bird in the family Rhipiduridae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.
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Makira fantail
Crimson-rumped myzomela
Crimson-rumped myzomela
The crimson-rumped myzomela or yellow-vented myzomela, is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is endemic to the Western Province .
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Crimson-rumped myzomela
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