|Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus ©Ian Montgomery http://birdway.com.au|
Number of bird species: c. 1800
This represents approximately 18% of the world total.
A Guide to the Birds of Fiji and Western Polynesia- including American Samoa, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Wallis and Futuna Dick Watling 272 pages, 16 col plates, figs, tabs, maps. Distributed by NHBS
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Where to Watch Birds in Australasia & OceaniaNigel Wheatley Helm (1998) 0713645431
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Australasian Raptor AssociationWebsite
The Australasian Raptor Association was established in 1979 to promote the study, conservation and management of diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey (raptors) throughout Australasia. The region extends east and southeast from Wallace`s Line, and from the southeastern portion of Asia, and encompasses approximately the southwestern quadrant of the Pacific. It includes Australia, New Zealand and the islands of the South West Pacific.
The Oceanic Society has an integrated approach to marine life preservation, combining several initiatives to achieve a single goal...
Pacific Seabird GroupWebsite
The Pacific Seabird Group (PSG) is a society of professional seabird researchers and managers dedicated to the study and conservation of seabirds. PSG was formed in 1972 out of a need for increased communication among academic and government seabird researchers.
Southern Oceans Seabird Study AssociationWebsite
SOSSA is a wildlife conservation and research organisation. Its members are dedicated amateurs and professionals who share a common interest and concern for the marine environment and the wildlife of the Southern Oceans. SOSSA organises regular pelagic trips from Wollongong, NSW and Southport, QLD so both members and visitors can view some of the spectacular marine life that occurs off Australia's coast...
The Pacific Islands Conservation Research AssociationWebsite
The Pacific Islands Conservation Research Association (PICRA) is a US federally recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission of advancing knowledge of Pacific species, populations, and ecosystems through unbiased scientific investigations. Our research focuses on improving understanding of islands and the conservation issues they face, and results are used in the development of applied and theoretical solutions to conservation problems. We have ongoing projects focused on endangered and threatened birds in Micronesia and Polynesia.
2004 - [April] - Dave Klauber - MicronesiaReport
... Merely getting prices for a proposed itinerary takes a couple of days; schedules take more time. It took 2 full weeks just to finalize a plane schedule for Guam, Chuuk and Pohnpei...
2005 [December] - Ornitholidays and Cruises for NatureReport
A Report on a Seabirding Trip to ‘The Subantarctic Islands’ The Snares, Auckland, Macquarie, Campbell, Antipodes, Bounty and Chatham Islands of New Zealand and Australia Aboard the 'Spirit of Enderby'...
2010 [April] - Chris Collins - Western Pacific Odyssey Trip ReportReport
By mid afternoon, the intrepid passengers of the 2010000WPO had gathered on our vessel, the Spirit of Enderby. Excitement was high as we prepared for departure of this epic voyage. First there were some practical considerations and we had to clear customs before heading out on deck as we let loose the lines and sailed out under Mount Manganui. Variable and South Island Pied Oystercatchers were both seen, two species that were new for the WPO! We also saw numerous other coastal species – Caspian and White-fronted Tern, Kelp and Red-bill Gull and Pied and Little Pied Shag...
Fijis Premier Eco Adventure Resort - Welcome to Fiji Bird Watching, our website dedicated to the birds and avifauna of the Fiji Islands where 27 species were found nowhere else in the world, such as the fabulous Golden and Orange Doves (Bune or Bunako), three species of Shining-Parrots (Kaka), and the widespread Collared Lory (Kula) which is even found in town centres… although some species are now extinct.
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