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Azores

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Description: Includes islands of Santa Maria, So Miguel, Terceira, Graciosa, So Jorge, Pico, Faial, Flores and Corvo

Number of species: 319
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 7
Date last reviewed: 2006-09-02
See also: http://azores.seawatching.net/
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata Rare/Accidental
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica Rare/Accidental
Common Loon Gavia immer Rare/Accidental
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Rare/Accidental
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Rare/Accidental
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus Rare/Accidental
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis Rare/Accidental
Bermuda Petrel Pterodroma cahow Rare/Accidental Endangered
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Rare/Accidental
Cape Verde Shearwater Pterodroma feae Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea
Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii Near-threatened
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis
Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli Puffin de Macaron?ie
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina
European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus Rare/Accidental
Monteiro's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi  
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Rare/Accidental
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Rare/Accidental
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba Rare/Accidental
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Rare/Accidental
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Rare/Accidental
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis Rare/Accidental
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Rare/Accidental
Green Heron Butorides virescens Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare/Accidental
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Rare/Accidental
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Rare/Accidental
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Rare/Accidental
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Waldrapp Geronticus eremita Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rare/Accidental
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Rare/Accidental
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Rare/Accidental
Bean Goose Anser fabalis Rare/Accidental
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Rare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Rare/Accidental
Greylag Goose Anser anser Rare/Accidental
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Brant Branta bernicla Rare/Accidental
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Rare/Accidental
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
American Black Duck Anas rubripes Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Rare/Accidental
Garganey Anas querquedula Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Rare/Accidental
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Rare/Accidental
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Rare/Accidental
King Eider Somateria spectabilis Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Rare/Accidental
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra Rare/Accidental
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Rare/Accidental
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Rare/Accidental
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Rare/Accidental
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Rare/Accidental
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus Rare/Accidental
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Rare/Accidental
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus Introduced species Near-threatened
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa Introduced species
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Rare/Accidental
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Rare/Accidental
Common Crane Grus grus Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Rare/Accidental
Corn Crake Crex crex Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Little Crake Porzana parva Rare/Accidental
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Rare/Accidental
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare/Accidental
Sora Porzana carolina Rare/Accidental
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
American Coot Fulica americana Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Rare/Accidental
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Rare/Accidental
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Rare/Accidental
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Rare/Accidental
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Rare/Accidental
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Rare/Accidental
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Rare/Accidental
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Rare/Accidental
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Rare/Accidental
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Rare/Accidental
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta Rare/Accidental
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus Rare/Accidental
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Rare/Accidental
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Rare/Accidental
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides Rare/Accidental
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Rare/Accidental
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Rare/Accidental
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Rare/Accidental
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Rare/Accidental
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Rare/Accidental
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Rare/Accidental
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Rare/Accidental
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Rare/Accidental
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle Rare/Accidental
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia Rare/Accidental
Razorbill Alca torda Rare/Accidental
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur Rare/Accidental
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Rare/Accidental
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Rare/Accidental
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Rare/Accidental
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Rare/Accidental
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Rare/Accidental
Common Swift Apus apus Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Hoopoe Upupa epops Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Crested Lark Galerida cristata Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Rare/Accidental
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rare/Accidental
Purple Martin Progne subis Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Rare/Accidental
Northern House-Martin Delichon urbicum Rare/Accidental
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Rare/Accidental
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Rare/Accidental
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Rare/Accidental
American Pipit Anthus rubescens Rare/Accidental
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Rare/Accidental
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Rare/Accidental
Redwing Turdus iliacus Rare/Accidental
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Rare/Accidental
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare/Accidental
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita Rare/Accidental
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Rare/Accidental
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva Rare/Accidental
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Rare/Accidental
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Rare/Accidental
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Rare/Accidental
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula Rare/Accidental
Rook Corvus frugilegus Rare/Accidental
Carrion Crow Corvus corone Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Rock Petronia Petronia petronia Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Introduced species
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Rare/Accidental
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch

Azorean Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs

Fringilla coelebs moreletti

Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Rare/Accidental
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Rare/Accidental
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris Introduced species
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea Rare/Accidental
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus Rare/Accidental
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Introduced species
Island Canary Serinus canaria
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Azorean Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Rare/Accidental
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Rare/Accidental
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Rare/Accidental
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Rare/Accidental
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus Rare/Accidental
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Rare/Accidental
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Rare/Accidental
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