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American Samoa

 

Polynesia

Description: includes Tutuila and Manu'a
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Number of species: 66
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 5
Date last reviewed: 2003-12-31
See also: http://www.pacificbirds.com/samoa.html
 PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Tahiti Petrel Pterodroma rostrata
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis
Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Rare/Accidental
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis
Townsend's Shearwater Puffinus auricularis Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Rare/Accidental
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Rare/Accidental
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Rare/Accidental
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Vulnerable
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Black Noddy Anous minutus
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea
White-Tern Gygis alba
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Gray-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Rare/Accidental
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Friendly Ground-Dove Gallicolumba stairi Vulnerable
Many-colored Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus perousii
Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Long-tailed Koel Eudynamys taitensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Fiji Shrikebill Clytorhynchus vitiensis
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis
Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus
Mao Gymnomyza samoensis Extirpated Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis
Samoan Starling Aplonis atrifusca
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species

 

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