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Description: Includes Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica & Puerto Rico.

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Number of species: 560
Number of endemics: 132
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 41
Number of extinct species: 2
Number of introduced species: 49
 
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Suirirí Cariblanco Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Suirirí Piquirrojo Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Suirirí Yaguaza Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Suirirí Bicolor  
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Ansar Careto Rare/Accidental
Graylag Goose Anser anser Ansar Común  
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens Ansar Nival  
Brant Branta bernicla Barnacla Carinegra Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Barnacla Canadiense Rare/Accidental
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Cisne Chico Rare/Accidental
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata Ganso del Orinoco Introduced species Near-threatened
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata Pato Criollo Introduced species
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Pato Joyuyo  
Gadwall Anas strepera Anade Friso  
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Silbón Europeo Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Silbón Americano  
American Black Duck Anas rubripes Anade Sombrío Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Ánade Real  
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Cerceta Aliazul  
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera Cerceta Colorada Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Cuchara Común  
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Anade Gargantillo  
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Ánade Rabudo  
Garganey Anas querquedula Cerceta Carretona Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Cerceta Común  
Canvasback Aythya valisineria Porrón Coacoxtle  
Redhead Aythya americana Porrón Americano  
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Porrón Acollarado  
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Porrón Moñudo Rare/Accidental
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Porrón Bastardo Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Porrón Bola  
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Porrón Albeola Rare/Accidental
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Serreta Capuchona Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Serreta Mediana Rare/Accidental
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Malvasía Enmascarada  
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Malvasía Canela  
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Pintada Común Introduced species
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus Colín de Virginia Near-threatened
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Gallo Bankiva Introduced species
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Faisán Vulgar Introduced species
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Common Loon Gavia immer Colimbo Grande Rare/Accidental
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Zampullín#Macacito  
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Zampullín Picogrueso  
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Flamenco  
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Petrel de la Trinidade Rare/Accidental
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Petrel Antillano Breeding endemic
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Pardela cenicienta  
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis Pardela Capirotada  
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela Sombría Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Pardela Pichoneta Rare/Accidental
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Pampero Chico Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela Garrapatera  
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Paíño de Wilson  
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Paíño Boreal  
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro Paíño de Madeira Rare/Accidental
 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor  
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rabijunco Etéreo Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Jabiru Jabiru mycteria Jabirú Americano Extirpated
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Tántalo Americano  
 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Rabihorcado Magnífico  
 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra    
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo  
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo  
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Alcatraz Atlántico Rare/Accidental
 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormorán Biguá  
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Cormorán Orejudo  
 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga Anhinga Americana  
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Pelícano Norteamericano Rare/Accidental
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano Pardo  
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Avetoro Lentiginoso  
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Avetorillo Panamericano  
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Garza Azulada  
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta   Rare/Accidental
Western Reef-Egret Egretta gularis Garceta Dimorfa Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Garceta Nívea  
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Garceta Azul  
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Garceta Tricolor  
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Garceta Rojiza Near-threatened
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera  
Green Heron Butorides virescens Garcita verdosau  
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Martinete Común  
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Martinete Coronado  
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus Corocoro Blanco  
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Corocoro Rojo Rare/Accidental
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Morito Común  
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Espátula Rosada  
 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus Zopilote Negro Rare/Accidental
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura Aura Gallipavo  
 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Águila Pescadora  
 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
Hook-billed Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus Milano Picogarfio  
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Elanio Tijereta  
Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis Caracolero Común  
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis Elanio del Mississipí  
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental Rare/Accidental
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Aguilucho Pálido  
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus Azor Rojizo  
Gundlach's Hawk Accipiter gundlachi Gavilán Cubano Endemic Endangered
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Pigargo Americano Rare/Accidental
Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus Cangrejero Negro  
Cuban Black-Hawk Buteogallus gundlachii   Endemic Near-threatened
Ridgway's Hawk Buteo ridgwayi Busardo de la Española Endemic Critically endangered
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Busardo Aliancho  
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni Busardo Chapulinero  
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Busardo Colirrojo  
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Polluela Negruzca  
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris Rascón Piquilargo  
King Rail Rallus elegans Rascón Elegante  
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola Rascón de Virginia Rare/Accidental
Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor Cotara Café Extirpated
Sora Porzana carolina Polluela Sora  
Yellow-breasted Crake Porzana flaviventer Polluela Pálida  
Zapata Rail Cyanolimnas cerverai Gallineta de Zapata Endemic Critically endangered
Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus Rascón Overo  
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Calamoncillo Americano  
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Tagüita del norte  
American Coot Fulica americana Focha Americana  
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Focha Caribeña Near-threatened
 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna Carrao  
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Grulla Canadiense  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus Alcaraván Venezolano  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Avefría Europea Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover  Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris  
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Chorlito Dorado Americano  
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Chorlitejo Blanco  
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Chorlitejo Piquigrueso  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlitejo Semipalmeado  
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Chorlitejo Silbador Near-threatened
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Chorlitejo Culirrojo  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Ostrero Pío Americano  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Cigüeñuela de Cuello Negro  
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Avoceta Americana  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa Jacana Centroamericana  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Andarríos Maculado  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Andarríos Solitario  
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Archibebe Oscuro Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Archibebe Patigualdo Grande  
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Archibebe Claro Rare/Accidental
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Playero Aliblanco  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Archibebe Patigualdo Chico  
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Correlimos Batitú  
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Zarapito Esquimal Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador  
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Zarapito Americano Rare/Accidental
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Aguja Café  
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Aguja Canela  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Común  
Red Knot Calidris canutus Correlimos Gordo  
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Tridáctilo  
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Correlimos Semipalmeado Near-threatened
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Correlimos de Alaska  
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Correlimos Menudillo  
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Correlimos Culiblanco  
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Correlimos de Baird Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral  
Dunlin Calidris alpina Correlimos Común  
Dunlin Calidris alpina Correlimos Zarapitín Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Correlimos Zancolín  
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Correlimos Canelo Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Combatiente Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Agujeta Gris  
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Agujeta Escolopácea  
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Becasina  
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Falaropo Tricolor  
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Falaropo Picofino Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Falaropo Picogrueso Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Gaviota Tridáctila Rare/Accidental
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Gaviota de Sabine Rare/Accidental
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Gaviota de Bonaparte  
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Gaviota Reidora  
Little Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota Enana Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota Guanaguanare  
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota Pipizcan Rare/Accidental
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Gaviota de Delaware  
Herring Gull Larus argentatus Gaviota Argéntea  
Western Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Gaviota Patiamarilla Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Gaviota Sombría  
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Gavión Atlántico  
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Tiñosa Boba  
Black Noddy Anous minutus Tiñosa Menuda Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charrán Sombrío  
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Charrán Embridado  
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Charrancito Americano  
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex Charrán Picudo Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Pagaza Piconegra  
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Pagaza Piquirroja  
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Fumarel Común  
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Fumarel Aliblanco Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Charrán Rosado  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charrán Común  
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Charrán Artico Rare/Accidental
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Charrán de Forster  
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Charrán Real  
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Charrán Patinegro  
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Rayador Americano  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Págalo Grande Rare/Accidental
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Págalo Polar Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Págalo Pomarino  
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Págalo Parásito  
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Págalo Rabero  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle Mérgulo Atlántico Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Bravía Introduced species
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Paloma Isleña  
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Paloma Coronita Near-threatened
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata Paloma Boba Endemic Near-threatened
Ring-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas caribaea Paloma Jamaicana Endemic Vulnerable
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur Tórtola Europea  
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Tórtola Turca Introduced species
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea Tórtola Rosigrís Introduced species
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata Tortolita Diamante Introduced species
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica Zenaida Aliblanca  
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Zenaida Caribeña  
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Zenaida Huilota  
Passenger Pigeon Ectopistes migratorius paloma migratoria Rare/Accidental Extinct
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Columbina Común  
Caribbean Dove Leptotila jamaicensis Paloma Montaraz Jamaicana  
Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia Paloma-perdiz Barbiqueja Endemic
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea Paloma-perdiz de Martinica Endemic (country/region)
Grey-fronted Quail-Dove Geotrygon caniceps Paloma Perdiz Camao Endemic
White-fronted Quail-Dove Geotrygon leucometopia   Endemic
Crested Quail-Dove Geotrygon versicolor Paloma-perdiz Jamaicana Endemic Near-threatened
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana Paloma-perdiz Común  
Blue-headed Quail-Dove Starnoenas cyanocephala Paloma-perdiz Cubana Endemic Endangered
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Cuclillo Piquigualdo  
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Cuclillo de Manglar  
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Cuclillo Piquinegro  
Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo Coccyzus pluvialis Cuco Picogordo de Jamaica Endemic
Bay-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus rufigularis Cuco Picogordo de la Española Endemic Endangered
Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus vetula Cuco-lagartero Jamaicano Endemic
Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus vieilloti Cuco-lagartero Portorriqueño Endemic
Great Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus merlini Cuco-lagartero Cubano Endemic
Hispaniolan Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris Cuco-lagartero de la Española Endemic
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Garrapatero Aní  
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza Común  
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops Lechuza de Campanario Cenicienta Endemic
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Puerto Rican Screech-Owl Megascops nudipes Autillo Portorriqueño Endemic
Bare-legged Owl Gymnoglaux lawrencii Autillo Cubano Endemic
Cuban Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium siju Mochuelo Sijú Endemic
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Mochuelo de Madriguera  
Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus Búho Chico Rare/Accidental
Stygian Owl Asio stygius Búho Negruzco  
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Búho Campestre  
Jamaican Owl Pseudoscops grammicus Búho Jamaicano Endemic
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Añapero Yanqui  
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Añapero Querequeté  
Jamaican Pauraque Siphonorhis americana Chotacabras Jamaicano Endemic
Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri Chotacabras Torico Endemic Near-threatened
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Chotacabras de la Carolina  
Greater Antillean Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis Chotacabra Cubana Endemic
Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferus Chotacabra Cuerprihuiu Rare/Accidental
Puerto Rican Nightjar Caprimulgus noctitherus Chotacabras Portorriqueño Endemic Endangered
White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis Chotacabras Coliblanco Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae
Northern Potoo Nyctibius jamaicensis Nictibio Jamaicano  
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger Vencejo Negro  
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris Vencejo Acollarado  
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Vencejo de Chimenea Near-threatened
Grey-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris Vencejo Ceniciento Rare/Accidental
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Vencejo Real Rare/Accidental
Antillean Palm-Swift Tachornis phoenicobia Vencejillo Antillano Endemic
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Green-breasted Mango Anthracothorax prevostii Mango Pechiverde  
Antillean Mango Anthracothorax dominicus Mango Antillano Endemic
Green Mango Anthracothorax viridis Mango Portorriqueño Endemic
Jamaican Mango Anthracothorax mango Mango Jamaicano Endemic
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Colibrí Caribeño Gorgimorado Endemic
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Colibrí Caribeño Gorgiverde Endemic (country/region)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Colibrí Gorgirrubí  
Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima Colibrí Zumbadorcito Endemic
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae Colibrí Zunzuncito Endemic Near-threatened
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii Esmeralda Zunzún Endemic
Hispaniolian Emerald Chlorostilbon swainsonii Esmeralda de la Española Endemic
Puerto Rican Emerald Chlorostilbon maugaeus Esmeralda Portorriqueña Endemic
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Colibrí Crestado  
Streamertail Trochilus [polytmus or scitulus] Colibrí Doctor de Pico Rojo Endemic
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Cuban Trogon Priotelus temnurus Trogón Tocororo Endemic
Hispaniolan Trogon Priotelus roseigaster Trogón de la Española Endemic Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Todidae
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor Barrancolí Cubano Endemic
Broad-billed Tody Todus subulatus Barrancolí Picogrueso Endemic
Narrow-billed Tody Todus angustirostris Barrancolí Picofino Endemic
Jamaican Tody Todus todus Barrancolí Jamaicano Endemic
Puerto Rican Tody Todus mexicanus Barrancolí Puertorriqueño Endemic
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata Martín Gigante Neotropical Rare/Accidental
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Martín Gigante Norteamericano  
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas Carpinterito Antillano Endemic
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis Carpintero Puertorriqueño Endemic
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus Carpintero de la Española Endemic
Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus Carpintero Jamaicano Endemic
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris Carpintero Antillano Endemic
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Chupasavia Norteño  
Cuban Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus Carpintero Tajá Endemic
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus Pico Velloso  
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Carpintero Escapulario  
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae Carpintero Churroso Endemic Vulnerable
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis Picamaderos Picomarfil Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Carancho Norteño  
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Cernícalo Americano  
Merlin Falco columbarius Esmerejón  
Aplomado Falcon Falco femoralis Halcón Aleto Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halcón Peregrino  
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae
Tanimbar Corella Cacatua goffiniana Cacatúa de las Tanimbar Introduced species Near-threatened
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Cacatúa Galerita Introduced species
White Cockatoo Cacatua alba Cacatúa Blanca Introduced species Vulnerable
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Periquito Común Introduced species
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus Aratinga Ñanday Introduced species
Canary-winged Parakeet Brotogeris versicolurus Cata Aliazul Introduced species
Red-masked Parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys Aratinga de Guayaquil Introduced species Near-threatened
Hispaniolan Parakeet Aratinga chloroptera Aratinga de la Española Endemic Vulnerable
Cuban Parakeet Aratinga euops Aratinga Cubana Endemic Vulnerable
Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana Aratinga Pechisucia  
Orange-fronted Parakeet Aratinga canicularis Aratinga Frentinaranja Introduced species
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Aratinga Pertinaz Introduced species
Cuban Macaw Ara cubensis   Endemic
Green-rumped Parrotlet Forpus passerinus Cotorrita Culiverde Introduced species
Canary-winged Parakeet Brotogeris versicolurus Catita Versicolor Introduced species
White-fronted Parrot Amazona albifrons Amazona Frentialba Introduced species
Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala Amazona Cubana Endemic Near-threatened
Yellow-billed Parrot Amazona collaria Amazona Jamaicana Piquiclara Endemic Vulnerable
Hispaniolan Parrot Amazona ventralis Amazona de la Española Endemic Vulnerable
Puerto Rican Parrot Amazona vittata Amazona Portorriqueña End Critically endangered
Black-billed Parrot Amazona agilis Amazona Jamaicana Piquioscura Endemic Vulnerable
Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis Amazona Tamaulipeca Introduced Endangered
Orange-winged Parrot Amazona amazonica Amazona Alinaranja Introduced species
Yellow-headed Parrot Amazona oratrix Loro Cabeza Amarilla Introduced species Endangered
 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae
Jamaican Elaenia Myiopagis cotta Fiofío Jamaicano Endemic
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Fiofío Caribeño  
Greater Antillean Elaenia Elaenia fallax Fiofío Canoso Endemic
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus Pibí Occidental Rare/Accidental
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Pibí Oriental  
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus Pibí Cubano Endemic
Jamaican Pewee Contopus pallidus Pibí Jamaicano Endemic
Hispaniolan Pewee Contopus hispaniolensis Pibí de la Española Endemic
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris Pibí Antillano Endemic
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris Mosquero Ventriamarillo Rare/Accidental
Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens Mosquero Verdoso  
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum Mosquero Alisero Rare/Accidental
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii Mosquero Saucero Rare/Accidental
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Mosquero Fibí Rare/Accidental
Sad Flycatcher Myiarchus barbirostris Copetón Jamaicano Endemic
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer Copetón Capirotado Rare/Accidental
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus Copetón Viajero  
Rufous-tailed Flycatcher Myiarchus validus Copetón Colirrufo Endemic
La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae Copetón de De La Sagra Endemic
Stolid Flycatcher Myiarchus stolidus Copetón Bobito Endemic
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum Copetón Puertorriqueño Endemic
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Tirano Melancólico  
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis Tirano Occidental Rare/Accidental
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Tirano Oriental Rare/Accidental
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Tirano Dominicano  
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus Tirano Guatíbere Endemic
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis Tirano Cubano Endemic Endangered
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus Tijereta Rosada Rare/Accidental
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Tijereta Sabanera Rare/Accidental
 
PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae
Jamaican Becard Pachyramphus niger Anambé Jamaicano Endemic
 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Vireo de Ojos Blancos  
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris Vireo de Pico Grueso  
Jamaican Vireo Vireo modestus Vireo Jamaiquino Endemic
Cuban Vireo Vireo gundlachii Vireo Cubano Endemic
Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri Vireo Puertorriqueño Endemic
Flat-billed Vireo Vireo nanus Vireo de Pico Plano Endemic
Blue Mountain Vireo Vireo osburni Vireo de las Monatñas Azules End Near-threatened
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Vireo de Cuello Amarilla  
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius Vireo Anteojillo  
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus Vireo Chipe Rare/Accidental
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Vireo Gris-olivo  
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Vireo de Ojos Rojos  
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Vireo de Bigotes Negros  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia Urraca de Hudson Extirpated
Hispaniolan Palm Crow Corvus palmarum Cuervo Palmero End Near-threatened
Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus Cuervo Cubano Endemic
White-necked Crow Corvus leucognaphalus Cuervo de la Española Endemic Vulnerable
Jamaican Crow Corvus jamaicensis Cuervo Jamaicano Endemic
 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Alondra Común Extirpated
 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis    
Purple Martin Progne subis Golondrina Purpúrea  
Cuban Martin Progne cryptoleuca Golondrina Cubana Endemic
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Golondrina Caribeña  
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Golondrina Bicolor  
Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea Golondrina Dorada Endemic Vulnerable
Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis Golondrina de las Bahamas Endemic Endangered
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Avión Zapador  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina Común  
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Golondrina Risquera  
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva Golondrina Pueblera  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae
Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai Ratona de Zapata Endemic Endangered
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Chercán Rare/Accidental
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris Ratona de los Estuarios Rare/Accidental
 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea Perlita Común  
Cuban Gnatcatcher Polioptila lembeyei Perlita Cubana Endemic
 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Reyezuelo de Moño Rojo  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Collalba Gris Rare/Accidental
 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Azulillo de Garganta Canela  
Cuban Solitaire Myadestes elisabeth Clarín Cubano End Near-threatened
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis Clarín de Garganta Rufa Endemic (country/region)
Veery Catharus fuscescens Tordo Cachetón Rare/Accidental
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Tordo de Cara Gris Rare/Accidental
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli Zorzal de Bicknell Vulnerable
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Tordo Olivo  
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus Zorzal de Cola Rojiza  
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Zorzal Maculado Rare/Accidental
White-eyed Thrush Turdus jamaicensis Tordo de Ojos Blancos Endemic
American Robin Turdus migratorius Robín Americano  
La Selle Thrush Turdus swalesi Tordo de La Salle Endemic Endangered
White-chinned Thrush Turdus aurantius Zorzal de Barbilla Blanca Endemic
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus Zorzal Cubano Endemic (country/region)
 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Sinsonte Maullador  
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Sinsonte Común  
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii Sinsonte de las Bahamas Endemic
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum Cuitlacoche Rojizo Rare/Accidental
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Azotador de Ojos Perlados  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa Miná Religioso Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Miná Común Introduced species
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Estornino Pinto Introduced species
 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae
American Pipit Anthus rubescens Bisbita Norteamericano  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Ampelis Americano  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Dulidae
Palmchat Dulus dominicus Cigua Palmera Endemic
 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Chipe de Tierra  
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum Chipe Gusanero  
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Chipe de Agua Sureño  
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Chipe de Agua Norteño  
Bachman's Warbler Vermivora bachmanii Chipe de Bachman  
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Chipe de Alas Azules  
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Chipe de Alas Doradas Near-threatened
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Chipe Rayado  
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Chipe Anaranjado  
Swainson's Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii Chipe de Swainson  
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Chipe Peregrino  
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Chipe Deslustrado  
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Chipe de Cabeza Gris  
Virginia's Warbler Vermivora virginiae Chipe de Virginia Rare/Accidental
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Chipe de Connecticut  
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Chipe Enlutado Rare/Accidental
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Chipe de Mejillas Negras  
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Chipe de Cara Negra  
Elfin-woods Warbler Setophaga angelae Chipe Duende Endemic Vulnerable
Arrowhead Warbler Setophaga pharetra Chipe Cabeza de Flecha Endemic
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Chipe Careto  
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Chipe Rey Americano  
Kirtland's Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Chipe de Kirtland R/Acc Near-threatened
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Chipe Tigre  
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Chipe Cerúleo Vulnerable
Northern Parula Parula americana Párula de Pecho Dorado  
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Chipe de Cola Fajeada  
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Chipe Castaño  
Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca Chipe de Garganta Anaranjada Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Chipe Amarillo  
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Chipe Pardo-blanco  
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Chipe Estriado  
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Chipe Azul y Negro  
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Chipe Palmero  
Olive-capped Warbler Dendroica pityophila Chipe de Capa Oliva Endemic
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus Chipe Pinero  
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Chipe Coronado  
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica Chipe de Garganta Amarilla  
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Chipe Galano  
Adelaide's Warbler Dendroica adelaidae Chipe de Adelaida Endemic
Barbuda Warbler Setophaga subita Reinita de Barbuda End Near-threatened
St. Lucia Warbler Setophaga delicata Reinita de Santa Lucía Endemic
Black-throated Grey Warbler Setophaga nigrescens Chipe de Garganta Negra Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens Chipe de Garganta Negra  
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Chipe Collarejo  
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Chipe de Coronilla Negra  
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Chipe Grande  
White-winged Warbler Xenoligea montana Chipe de Alas Blancas Endemic Vulnerable
Green-tailed Warbler Microligea palustris Chipe de Cola Verde Endemic
Yellow-headed Warbler Teretistris fernandinae Chipe de Cabeza Amarilla Endemic
Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi Chipe de Oriente Endemic
 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae
Red-crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata Cardenal de Cresta Roja Introduced species
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Tucuso Monatñés  
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Semillero Basto Introduced species
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Platanera Común  
Cuban Grassquit Tiaris canorus Tomeguín del Pinar Endemic
Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivaceus Tomeguín de la Tierra  
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Semillerito Bicolor  
Orangequit Euneornis campestris Pinzón Jamaiquino Endemic
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Loxigilla portoricensis Come Ñame Puertorriqueño Endemic
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea Come Ñame Violaceo Endemic
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis Come Ñame Antillano Rare/Accidental
Cuban Bullfinch Melopyrrha nigra Semillero Cubano Endemic
Yellow-shouldered Grassquit Loxipasser anoxanthus Semillerito de Hombros Amarillos Endemic
Puerto Rican Tanager Nesospingus speculiferus Llorosa de Puerto Rico Endemic
Black-crowned Palm-Tanager Phaenicophilus palmarum Frutero Palmero de Corona Negra Endemic
Grey-crowned Palm-Tanager Phaenicophilus poliocephalus Frutero Palmero de Corona Gris End Near-threatened
Western Chat-Tanager Calyptophilus tertius Frutero Occidental Endemic
Eastern Chat-Tanager Calyptophilus frugivorus Frutero Oriental Endemic
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena Tángara Cabeza Rayada  
Jamaican Spindalis Spindalis nigricephala Frutero Jamaiquino Endemic
Hispaniolan Spindalis Spindalis dominicensis Frutero de la Española Endemic
Puerto Rican Spindalis Spindalis portoricensis Frutero de Puerto Rico Endemic
 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus Rascadorcito Migratorio Rare/Accidental
Zapata Sparrow Torreornis inexpectata Sabanero de Zapata Endemic Endangered
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina Chimbito Común  
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida Chimbito Pálido  
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus Sabanero Arlequín  
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis Sabanero Zanjero  
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Sabanero Chapulín  
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia Sabanero Melódico Rare/Accidental
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Sabanero de Lincoln  
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Chingolo Común  
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Sabanero de Garganta Blanca Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Sabanero de Corona Blanca  
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Junco Pizarroso Rare/Accidental
 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Quitrique Colorado  
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Quitrique Rojo  
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Quitrique de Frente Colorada Rare/Accidental
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Piquigrueso Degollado  
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Piquigrueso Azul  
Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena Azulillo Lazulito Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Azulillo Norteño  
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Azulillo Pintado Near-threatened
Dickcissel Spiza americana Arrocero Americano  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Soldadito Arrocero  
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Turpial Sargento  
Red-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius assimilis Turpial de Hombros Rojos Endemic
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis Turpial de Hombros Castaños Endemic
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius xanthomus Turpial de Hombros Amarillos Endemic Endangered
Jamaican Blackbird Nesopsar nigerrimus Turpial Jamaiquino Endemic Endangered
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna Turpial Oriental  
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Turpial de Cabeza Amarilla Rare/Accidental
Cuban Blackbird Dives atroviolaceus Turpial Cubano Endemic
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Turpial Rojizo Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus Zanate Mexicano Rare/Accidental
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger Zanate Antillano Endemic
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Vaquero Mirlo  
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater Vaquero de Cabeza Castaña Rare/Accidental
Greater Antillean Oriole Icterus dominicensis Turpial de Sureste Endemic
Cuban Oriole Icterus melanopsis Turpial Cubano Endemic
Bahama Oriole Icterus northropi Turpial de las Bahamas End Critically endangered
Puerto Rican Oriole Icterus portoricensis Turpial Puertorriqueño Endemic
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius Turpial de los Huertos  
Hooded Oriole Icterus cucullatus Turpial Zapotero Rare/Accidental
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Trupial Introduced species
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii Turpial de Ojo Rayado Rare/Accidental
Jamaican Oriole Icterus leucopteryx Turpial Caribeño Endemic
Audubon's Oriole Icterus graduacauda Turpial Amarillento Rare/Accidental
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Ictérido anaranjado  
 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae
Jamaican Euphonia Euphonia jamaica Fruterito Jamaiquino Endemic
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Eufonia capuchiazul Endemic (country/region)
Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga Piquituerto de la Española Endemic Endangered
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera Piquituerto Franjeado  
Antillean Siskin Carduelis dominicensis Pinero Antillano Endemic
Lesser Goldfinch Carduelis psaltria Dominiquito de Dorso Oscuro Introduced species
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis Dominiquito Canario Rare/Accidental
Red Siskin Carduelis cucullata Pinero Rojo Introduced species Endangered
Island Canary Serinus canaria Canario Común Introduced species
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus Canario de Frente Amarillo Introduced species
 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Gorrión Común Introduced species
 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Tejedor de la Villa Introduced species
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus Obispo Anaranjado Introduced species
Red Bishop Euplectes orix Obispo Rojo Introduced species
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer Obispo de Corona Amarilla Introduced species
 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae
Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda Astrild de Mejillas Anaranjadas Introduced species
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes Astrild de Lomo Negro Introduced species
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Bengalí Rojo Introduced species
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus Capuchino Bronceado Introduced species
White-throated Munia Euodice malabarica Capuchino Gorjeador Introduced species
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata Capuchino Nutmeg Introduced species
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca Monjita Tricolor Introduced species
Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla Capuchino Castaño Introduced species
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Gorrión Javanés Introduced species Vulnerable
 
PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Viuda de Cola Aguda Introduced species

 

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