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  1. Zoo Birding

    Zoo Birding Well-Known Member

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    This was my first visit to what I call the main San Diego Zoo. I also did the behind-the-scenes tour, hoping to see some species that were off exhibit. Like with the San Diego Safari Park post, I will post species I saw and those that were listed but didn't get to see. Below is the list of species I did see:

    • White-faced whistling-duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
    • Emperor goose (Anser canagicus)
    • Red-breasted goose (Branta ruficollis)
    • Cinnamon teal (Spatula cyanoptera ssp.)
    • Northern shoveler (Spatula clypeata)
    • Gadwall (Mareca strepera)
    • Eurasian wigeon (Mareca penelope)
    • Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos)
    • Northern pintail (Anas acuta)
    • Canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
    • Redhead (Aythya americana)
    • Ring-necked duck (Aythya collaris)
    • Hooded merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
    • Ruddy duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)
    • Maleo (Macrocephalon maleo)
    • Blyth's tragopan (Tragopan blythii ssp.)
    • Edward's (Vietnamese) pheasant (Lophura edwardsi)
    • Great argus (Malayan) (Argusianus argus argus)
    • Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
    • American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
    • Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    • Rameron (African olive) pigeon (Columba arquatrix)
    • Metallic pigeon (Columba vitiensis ssp.)
    • Adamawa turtle-dove (Streptopelia hypopyrrha)
    • Laughing dove (Streptopelia senegalensis senegalensis)
    • Namaqua dove (Oena capensis ssp.)
    • Asian emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica ssp.)
    • Wonga pigeon (Leucosarcia melanoleuca)
    • Nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica nicobarica)
    • Pheasant pigeon (Green-nape) (Otidiphaps nobilis nobilis)
    • Pheasant pigeon (White-nape) (Otidiphaps nobilis aruensis)
    • Western (Blue) crowned-pigeon (Goura cristata)
    • Victoria crowned-pigeon (Goura victoria ssp.)
    • Bruce's green-pigeon (Treron waalia)
    • Pink-headed (Temminck's) fruit-dove (Ptilinopus porphyreus)
    • Black-chinned fruit-dove (Ptilinopus leclancheri ssp.)
    • Wompoo fruit-dove (Vogelkop Mountain) (Ptilinopus magnificus puella)
    • Beautiful fruit-dove (Ptilinopus pulchellus ssp.)
    • Green imperial-pigeon (Rufous-naped) (Ducula aenea paulina)
    • Collared imperial-pigeon (Ducula mullerii ssp.)
    • Papuan mountain-pigeon (Gymnophaps albertisii ssp.)
    • Great blue turaco (Corythaeola cristata)
    • White-bellied go-away-bird (Corythaixoides leucogaster)
    • Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna)
    • Costa's hummingbird (Calypte costae)
    • Masked lapwing (Vanellus miles miles)
    • Wattled jacana (Jacana jacana [jacana group])
    • Inca tern (Larosterna inca)
    • African openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus)
    • African jacana (Anhinga rufa rufa)
    • Great cormorant (White-breasted) (Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus)
    • Great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    • Great blue heron (Ardea herodias ssp.)
    • Great egret (American) (Ardea alba egretta)
    • Madagascar crested ibis (Lophotibis cristata ssp.)
    • African spoonbill (Platalea alba)
    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus)
    • Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
    • Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus)
    • Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo ssp.)
    • Blue-naped mousebird (Urocolius macrourus ssp.)
    • Green-backed trogon (Trogon viridis)
    • Green woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus ssp.)
    • Southern ground-hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
    • Trumpeter hornbill (Bycanistes bucinator)
    • Sulawesi hornbill (Southern or Sanford's) (Rhabdotorrhinus exarhatus sanfordi)
    • Wrinkled hornbill (Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus)
    • Collared kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris chloris)
    • White-fronted bee-eater (Merops bullockoides)
    • Northern carmine bee-eater (Merops nubicus)
    • Plate-billed mountain-toucan (Andigena laminirostris)
    • Toco toucan (Ramphastos toco)
    • Pygmy falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus)
    • Red-tailed black-cockatoo (Forest) (Calyptorhynchus banksii naso)
    • Horned parakeet (Eunymphicus cornutus)
    • Blue-crowned lorikeet (Vini australis)
    • Blue-crowned hanging-parrot (Loriculus galgulus)
    • Congo African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
    • Blue-headed macaw (Primolius couloni)
    • Blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna)
    • Green-winged macaw (Ara chloropterus)
    • Hooded pitta (Philippine) (Pitta sordida sordida)
    • Andean cock-of-the-rock (Peruvian) (Rupicola peruvianus peruvianus)
    • Capuchinbird (Perissocephalus tricolor)
    • Spangled cotinga (Cotinga cayana)
    • Screaming piha (Lipaugus vociferans)
    • Pompadour cotinga (Xipholena punicea)
    • Fawn-breasted bowerbird (Chlamydera cerviniventris)
    • Blue-faced honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis ssp.)
    • White-breasted woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus ssp.)
    • Raggiana bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana ssp.)
    • Plush-crested jay (Cyanocorax chrysops ssp.)
    • Black-billed magpie (Pica hudsonia)
    • Common raven (Corvus corax ssp.)
    • White-eared bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis ssp.)
    • Chestnut-backed scimitar-babbler (Pomatorhinus montanus ssp.)
    • Chinese hwamei (Garrulax canorus ssp.)
    • Black-throated laughingthrush (Pterorhinus chinensis ssp.)
    • Metallic starling (Aplonis metallica ssp.)
    • Emerald starling (Lamprotornis iris)
    • Purple [glossy] starling (Lamprotornis purpureus)
    • White-crowned robin-chat (Cossypha albicapillus ssp.)
    • White-headed buffalo-weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli dinemelli)
    • Taveta golden-weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps)
    • Tricolored parrotfinch (Erythrura tricolor)
    • Purple grenadier (Granatina ianthinogaster)
    • Red-cheeked cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus bengalus ssp.)
    • Pin-tailed whydah (Vidua macroura)
    • Violaceous euphonia (Euphonia violacea ssp.)
    • Golden-breasted bunting (Emberiza flaviventris ssp.)
    • Turquoise tanager (Tangara mexicana ssp.)
    • Paradise tanager (Tangara chilensis ssp.)
    • Opal-rumped tanager (Tangara velia velia)
    • Swallow tanager (Tersina viridis ssp.)
    • Green honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza ssp.)
     
  2. Zoo Birding

    Zoo Birding Well-Known Member

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    List of species that were posted but didn't get to see during my visit.
    • Oriental (Indian) pygmy-goose (Nettapus coromandelianus coromandelianus)
    • African pygmy-goose (Nettapus auritus)
    • Ringed teal (Callonetta leucophrys)
    • Baikal teal (Sibirionetta formosa)
    • Falcated duck (Mareca falcata)
    • African black duck (Anas sparsa ssp.)
    • Marbled duck (Marmaronetta angustirostris)
    • Ferruginous duck (Aythya nyroca)
    • Maccoa duck (Oxyura maccoa)
    • Stone partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus ssp.)
    • Temminck's tragopan (Tragopan temminckii)
    • Siamese pheasant (Lophura diardi)
    • Palawan peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis)
    • Mountain peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron inopinatum)
    • Philippine collared-dove (Streptopelia dusumieri)
    • Emerald-spotted wood-dove (Turtur chalcospilos)
    • Blue-headed wood-dove (Turtur brehmeri ssp.)
    • Diamond dove (Geopelia cuneata)
    • Pink-necked green-pigeon (Treron vernans)
    • Marianan fruit-dove (Ptilinopus roseicapilla)
    • Black-naped fruit-dove (Ptilinopus melanospilus ssp.)
    • Purple-tailed imperial-pigeon (Ducula rufigaster ssp.)
    • White-crested turaco (Tauraco leucolophus)
    • Crested coua (Northern) (Coua cristata cristata)
    • Amazilia hummingbird (Amazilis amazilia ssp.)
    • Black crake (Zapornia flavirostra)
    • White-headed lapwing (Vanellus albiceps)
    • African penguin (Spheniscus demersus)
    • Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta ssp.)
    • Southern bald ibis (Geronticus calvus)
    • Harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja)
    • Amazonian motmot (Momotus momota momota)
    • Laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae ssp.)
    • Guam kingfisher (Todiramphus cinnamominus cinnamominus)
    • White-throated bee-eater (Merops albicollis)
    • Blue-bellied roller (Coracias cyanogaster)
    • Red and yellow barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus ssp.)
    • Bearded barbet (Lybius dubius)
    • Black-spotted barbet (Capito niger)
    • Australian king-parrot (Alisterus scapularis ssp.)
    • Eclectus parrot (Grand) (Eclectus roratus roratus)
    • Long-tailed parakeet (Malayan) (Psittacula longicauda longicauda)
    • Papuan lorikeet (Mount Goliath) (Charmosyna papou goliathina)
    • Collared lorikeet (Vini solitarius)
    • Mindanao lorikeet (Saudareos johnstoniae)
    • Blue-winged pitta (Pitta moluccensis)
    • Golden-collared manakin (Manacus vitellinus ssp.)
    • White-eared catbird (Ailuroedus buccoides)
    • African golden oriole (Oriolus auratus ssp.)
    • Black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis ssp.)
    • Greater lophorina (Superb bird-of-paradise) (Lophorina superba ssp.)
    • Magnificent bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus magnificus ssp.)
    • Magpie shrike (Lanius melanoleucus ssp.)
    • Collared finchbill (Spizixos semitorques ssp.)
    • Common bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus ssp.)
    • Black bulbul (Hypsipetes leucocephalus ssp.)
    • Red-billed leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea ssp.)
    • Scarlet-faced liocichla (Liocichla ripponi ssp.)
    • Spotted laughingthrush (Ianthocincla ocellata ssp.)
    • Blue-crowned laughingthrush (Pterorhinus courtoisi ssp.)
    • Golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus)
    • Black-collared starling (Gracupica nigricollis)
    • Bali myna (Leucopsar rothschildi)
    • Violet-backed (Amethyst) starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster ssp.)
    • Golden-breasted starling (Lamprotornis regius)
    • Superb starling (Lamprotornis superbus)
    • Greater blue-eared starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus ssp.)
    • Chestnut-backed thrush (Geokichla dohertyi)
    • White-rumped shama (thrush) (Copsychus malabaricus ssp.)
    • Snowy-crowned robin-chat (Cossypha niveicapilla niveicapilla)
    • Splendid sunbird (Cinnyris coccinigastrus)
    • Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella ssp.)
    • Golden-fronted leafbird (Chloropsis aurifrons ssp.)
    • Baglafecht weaver (Reichenow's) (Ploceus baglafecht reichenowi)
    • Black-headed weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus ssp.)
    • Northern red bishop (Euplectes franciscanus)
    • Yellow-crowned bishop (Euplectes afer ssp.)
    • Yellow-mantled widowbird (Euplectes macroura ssp.)
    • Diamond firetail (Stagonopleura guttata)
    • Plum-headed finch (Aidemosyne modesta)
    • Long-tailed finch (Heck's) (Poephila acuticauda hecki)
    • Magpie mannikin (Spermestes fringilloides)
    • African silverbill (Euodice cantans ssp.)
    • Gouldian finch (Chloebia gouldiae)
    • Common waxbill (Estrilda astrild ssp.)
    • Zebra waxbill (Amandava subflava ssp.)
    • Red-faced (Yellow-winged) pytilia (Pytilia hypogrammica)
    • Red-billed firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala ssp.)
    • Exclamatory paradise-whydah (Vidua interjecta)
    • Village indigobird (Vidua chalybeata ssp.)
    • Crested oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus decumanus)
    • Yellow-rumped cacique (Amazonian) (Cacicus cela cela)
    • Blue-necked tanager (Stilpnia cyanicollis ssp.)
    • Purple honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus ssp.)
    • Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola ssp.)
     
  3. amur leopard

    amur leopard Well-Known Member

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    Have you done a similar list for mammals and herps out of interest? Would be very useful indeed...
     
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