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We care for more than 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 different species. If you're looking for information about one or more of the animals we have in our care — you can sort by exhibit or by class by using the buttons below.

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African collared doves, Streptopelia roseogrisea
African goose, Anser cygnoides domestic african
American wigeon, Mareca americana
Andean tinamou, Nothoprocta pentlandii
Argentine ruddy duck, Oxyura vittata
Australian wood duck, Chenonetta jubata
Baikal teal, Sibirionetta formosa
Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bar-headed goose, Anser indicus
Beautiful fruit dove, Ptilinopus pulchellus
Black crake, Amaurornis flavirostra
Black crowned crane, Balearica pavonina pavonina
Black swan, Cygnus atratus
Black white-breasted duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic black_white_breasted
Black-naped fruit dove, Ptilinopus melanospilus
Bleeding-heart dove, Gallicolumba luzonica
Blue dacnis, Dacnis cayana
Blue-and-yellow macaw, Ara ararauna
Blue-bellied roller, Coracias cyanogaster
Blue-crowned motmot, Momotus momota
Blue-crowned parrot, Loriculus galgulus
Blue-faced honeyeater, Entomyzon cyanotis
Blue-grey tanager, Thraupis episcopus
Blue-headed parrot, Pionus menstruus
Blue-throated macaw, Ara glaucogularis
Blue-winged teal, Spatula discors
Boat-billed heron, Cochlearius cochlearius
Bourbon red turkey, Meleagris gallopavo domestic bourbon_red
Bridled white-eye, Zosterops conspicillatus
Buffon's macaw, Ara ambigua
Bush thick-Knee, Burhinus grallarius
Caribbean flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber
Cayuga duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic cayuga
Cereopsis goose, Cereopsis novaehollandiae
Chestnut-backed thrush, Zoothera dohertyi
Chiloe wigeon, Mareca sibilatrix
Chinese hwamei, Garrulax canorus
Chinese merganser, Mergus squamatus
Cinereous finch, Piezorhina cinerea
Cinnamon teal, Spatula cyanoptera
Cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus
Collared finch-billed bulbul, Spizixos semitorques
Common bulbul, Pycnonotus barbatus
Coscoroba swan, Coscoroba coscoroba
Crested coua, Coua cristata cristata
Crested duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic crested
Crested quail dove, Geotrygon versicolor
Crested wood partridge, Rollulus rouloul
Crimson rosella, Platycercus elegans
Demoiselle crane, Anthropoides virgo
Diamond dove, Geopelia cuneata
Dollar bird, Eurystomus orientalis
Dominique chicken, Gallus gallus domestic dominique
Eastern rosella, Platycercus eximius eximius
Eastern white pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus
Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus
Edward's pheasant, Lophura edwardsi
Emerald starling, Lamprotornis iris
Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae
Fairy bluebird, Irena puella
Florida sandhill crane, Grus canadensis pratensis
Freckled duck, Stictonetta naevosa
Galah, Eolophus roseicapilla
Golden conure, Guaruba guarouba
Golden honeyeater, Cleptornis marchei
Golden-breasted starling, Cosmopsarus regius
Golden-headed quetzal, Pharomachrus auriceps
Grand eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus roratus
Great blue turaco, Corythaeola cristata
Greater flamingo, Phoenicopterus roseus
Greater yellow-headed vulture, Cathartes melambrotus
Green aracari, Pteroglossus viridis
Green jay, Cyanocorax yncas
Green woodhoopoe, Phoeniculus purpureus
Green-cheeked amazon, Amazona viridigenalis
Green-naped pheasant pigeon, Otidiphaps nobilis nobilis
Green-winged macaw, Ara chloropterus
Grey gull, Leucophaeus modestus
Grosbeak starling, Scissirostrum dubium
Guam kingfisher, Todiramphus cinnamominus cinnamominus
Guam rail, Gallirallus owstoni
Guira cuckoo, Guira guira
Hooded merganser, Mergus cucullatus
Hooded pitta, Pitta sordida
Humboldt penguin, Spheniscus humboldti
Hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Inca tern, Larosterna inca
Indian runner duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic indian_runner
Kea, Nestor notabilis
Khaki campbell duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic khaki_campbell
King vulture, Sarcorhamphus papa
Laughing kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae
Magpie goose, Anseranas semipalmata
Major Mitchell's cockatoo, Cacatua leadbeateri
Mandarin duck, Aix galericulata
Marbled teal, Marmaronetta angustirostris
Masked lapwing, Vanellus miles miles
Nankin chicken, Gallus gallus nankin bantam chicken nankin_bantam
New Zealand Shoveler, Anas Rhynchotis Variegata
Nicobar pigeon, Caloenas nicobarica
North American ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis jamaicensis
Northern pintail, Anas acuta acuta
Orinoco goose, Neochen jubata
Oriole warbler, Hypergerus atriceps
Pale-headed rosella, Platycercus adscitus
Palm cockatoo, Probosciger aterrimus
Peruvian thick-knee, Burhinus superciliaris
Pesquet's parrot, Psittrichas fulgidus
Pilgrim goose, Anser anser domestic pilgrim
Pink-backed pelican, Pelecanus rufescens
Pink-crowned fruit dove, Ptilinopus roseicapilla
Plumed whistling duck, Dendrocygna eytoni
Puna ibis, Plegadis ridgwayi
Puna teal, Anas puna
Radjah shelduck, Tadorna radjah
Red shoveler, Anas platalea
Red-billed leiothrix, Leiothrix lutea
Red-breasted goose, Branta ruficollis
Red-capped cardinal, Paroaria gularis
Red-crested pochard, Netta rufina
Red-crested turaco, Tauraco erythrolophus
Red-fronted macaw, Ara rubrogenys
Red-legged seriema, Cariama cristata
Regent parrot, Polytelis anthopeplus
Ringed teal, Callonetta leucophrys
Roseate spoonbill, Ajaia ajaja
Ruddy shelduck, Tadorna ferruginea
Saddle-billed stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Saipan white-eye, Zosterops conspicillatus saypani
Salmon-crested cockatoo, Cacatua moluccensis
Scarlet macaw, Ara macao
Scarlet-faced liocichla, Liocichla ripponi
Sebastopol goose, Anser anser domestic sebastopol
Silkie bantam chicken, Gallus gallus domestic bantam silkie
Snowy-headed robin chat, Cossypha niveicapilla
Southern cassowary, Casuarius casuarius
Southern screamer, Chauna torquata
Spangled cotings, Cotinga cayana
Speckled mousebird, Colius striatus
Straw-necked ibis, Threskiornis spinicollis
Sun conure, Aratinga solstitialis
Sunbittern, Eurypyga helias
Taiwan yuhina, Yuhina brunneiceps
Tambourine dove, Turtur tympanistria
Tawny frogmouth, Podargus strigoides
Thick-billed parrot, Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha
Troupial, Icterus icterus
Turquoise tanager, Tangara mexicana
Variable seedeater, Sporophila americana
Victoria crowned pigeon, Goura victoria
Violet-backed starling, Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
Western turkey vulture, Cathartes aura aura
White cockatoo, Cacatua alba
White stork, Ciconia ciconia
White-breasted wood swallow, Artamus leucorhynchus
White-cheeked pintail, Anas bahamensis
White-eared catbird, Ailuroedus buccoides
White-faced whistling duck, Dendrocygna viduata
Wild turkey, Meleagris gallopavo
Wonga pigeon, Leucosarcia melanoleuca
Wood stork, Mycteria americana
Wrinkled hornbill, Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus
Yellow-collared macaw, Ara auricollis
Yellow-naped amazon, Amazona auropalliata auropalliata
Yellow-shouldered amazon, Amazona barbadensis

Our animal pages are under construction. If there is a Sedgwick County Zoo animal page you would like us to complete sooner rather than later — please let us know. We will do our best to give your favorite animal page first priority.

Meanwhile, you can use the web to find information about specific animal species, habitats, conservation programs and much more. The internet is a great place to start – however you need to be specific regarding your search and you need reliable sources.

Start your search by using the animal’s scientific name. You can click on the sort options above to find the scientific name for each of the species found at your Sedgwick County Zoo. If you don’t know the scientific name of the animal you are researching try using an online encyclopedia. You can also narrow your internet search using the common name of the animal. Instead of searching for “bears,” try “grizzly bear” or “black bear” this will eliminate information such as teddy bears or Chicago Bears. Good luck in your quest for knowledge.

Suggested Resources

Start with the following suggested sources. Sedgwick County Zoo curators trust these sources for reliable information about the animals in our care.

Books

  1. Walker’s Mammals of the World by Ronald M Nowak (volumes I and II)
     
  2. Handbook of Birds of the World edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andy Elliott and Jordi Sargata (volumes 1-7)
     
  3. Handbook of Birds of the World edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andy Elliott and David Christie (volumes 8-13)
     
  4. Amphibians and Reptiles in Kansas by Joseph T. Collins
     
  5. The Sibley Guide to Birds by David Allen Sibley

Websites

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