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Netherland Antilles

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Number of species: 196

Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 3
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Dwergfuut
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Dikbekfuut
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Zwartkapstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilson-stormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Bruine Pelikaan
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskergent Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Bigua Aalscholver
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Amerikaanse Fregatvogel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Amerikaanse Blauwe Reiger
Great Egret Ardea alba Grote Zilverreiger
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Roodhalsreiger
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Witbuikreiger
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Kleine Blauwe Reiger
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Amerikaanse Kleine Zilverreiger
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Kleine Zilverreiger Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Koereiger
Striated Heron Butorides striata Mangrovereiger
Green Heron Butorides virescens Kleine Groene Reiger
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Kwak
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Geelkruinkwak
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus Zuidamerikaanse Roerdomp Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Kaalkopooievaar Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus Witte Ibis
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Rode Ibis
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Zwarte Ibis
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi Amerikaanse Ibis Rare/Accidental
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Rode Lepelaar Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Rode Flamingo
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rosse Fluiteend Rare/Accidental
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Witwangfluiteend Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Zwartbuikfluiteend Rare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Kolgans Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Amerikaanse Smient
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Amerikaanse Wintertaling Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Pijlstaart eend Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Bahamapijlstaart
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Blauwvleugeltaling
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Slobeend Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Kleine Toppereend
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Maskerstekelstaart
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Visarend
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Zwaluwstaartwouw Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus Amerikaanse Grijze Wouw Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Hawk Buteo albicaudatus Witstaartbuizerd
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Amerikaanse Torenvalk
Merlin Falco columbarius Smelleken
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Slechtvalk
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus Kuifbobwhite
 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna Koerlan Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Sora Porzana carolina Soraral
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Amerikaans Purperhoen
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Waterhoentje
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Caribische Koet Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Amerikaanse Steltkluut
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Chileense Kievit Rare/Accidental
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Amerikaanse Goudplevier
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Zilverplevier
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Amerikaanse Bontbekplevier
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Dikbekplevier
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Killdeerplevier
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Strandplevier
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Kraagplevier
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Amerikaanse Watersnip
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Kleine Grijze Snip
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Grote Grijze Snip Rare/Accidental
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Rode Grutto Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenwulp
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Bartram-ruiter Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Amerikaanse Oeverloper
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Amerikaanse Bosruiter
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grote Geelpootruiter
Willet Tringa semipalmata Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Kleine Geelpootruiter
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steenloper
Red Knot Calidris canutus Kanoetstrandloper
Sanderling Calidris alba Drieteenstrandloper
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Grijze Strandloper
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Alaskastrandloper
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Kleinste Strandloper
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Bonapartes-strandloper
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Baird-strandloper
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Gestreepte Strandloper
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Steltstrandloper
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ringsnavelmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Grote Mantelmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Kleine Mantelmeeuw Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Lachmeeuw
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin-meeuw Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy
Black Noddy Anous minutus Witkapnoddy Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Bonte Stern
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Brilstern
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Amerikaanse Dwergstern
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex Grootbekstern Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Lachstern
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Reuzenstern Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Zwarte Stern
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Dougall-stern
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Visdiefje
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Koningsstern
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Grote Stern
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Amerikaanse Schaarbek
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Middelste Jager
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Kleine Jager
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Roodhalsduif
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis Naaktoogduif
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Geoorde Treurduif
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Musduif
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Verreaux-duif
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Ma?parkiet
Yellow-shouldered Parrot Amazona barbadensis Kleine Geelkopamazone Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Geelsnavelkoekoek
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Mangrovekoekoek
Grey-capped Cuckoo Coccyzus lansbergi Grijskopkoekoek Rare/Accidental
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris Groefsnavelani
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Holenuil
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Steatornithidae
Oilbird Steatornis caripensis Vetvogel Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Chuck-will'S-widow Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis Witstaartnachtzwaluw
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Schoorsteengierzwaluw Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora Witnekkolibrie Rare/Accidental
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Rode Kolibrie
Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Blauwstaart-smaragdkolibrie
Copper-rumped Hummingbird Saucerottia tobaci Koperrugamazilia
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Bandijsvogel
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona Amazone-ijsvogel Rare/Accidental
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Geelbuiksapspecht Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Witbuikelenia
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris Kortsnavelelenia Rare/Accidental
Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis Kleine Elenia Rare/Accidental
Northern Scrub-Flycatcher Sublegatus arenarum Salvin-vliegenpikker
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Oostelijke Bospiewie Rare/Accidental
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Rode Tiran Rare/Accidental
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Tropische Koningstiran
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Koningstiran Rare/Accidental
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Grijze Koningstiran
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Vorkstaart-koningstiran
Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus Cayennetiran
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Oeverzwaluw
Purple Martin Progne subis Purperzwaluw
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Boerenzwaluw
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Amerikaanse Klipzwaluw
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Cederpestvogel Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Tropische Spotlijster
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Spreeuw Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Huismus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphiavireo Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Baardvireo
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Tennesseezanger Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Gele Zanger
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Roestflankzanger Rare/Accidental
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Tijgerzanger Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Blauwe Zwartkeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Gele Zwartkeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Oranjekeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Prairiezanger Rare/Accidental
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Palmzanger Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Witwangzanger
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Zwart-witte Zanger
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Amerikaanse Roodstaart
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Citroenzanger
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Ovenvogel
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Noordse Waterlijster
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Louisiana-waterlijster Rare/Accidental
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Kentuckyzanger Rare/Accidental
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Connecticutzanger
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Grijskopzanger
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Maskerzanger Rare/Accidental
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Monnikszanger
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Suikerdiefje
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Zwartvleugel-tangare
Golden-hooded Tanager Tangara larvata Purpermasker-tangare
Masked Tanager Tangara nigrocincta Zwartborst-tangare
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Maskergrondvink
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Gewone Saffraangors Introduced species
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Witkeelgors Rare/Accidental
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Roodkraaggors
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Roodborstkardinaal
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Indigogors
Dickcissel Spiza americana Dickcissel Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink
Yellow-hooded Blackbird Chrysomus icterocephalus Geelkaptroepiaal
Red-breasted Blackbird Sturnella militaris Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Caribische Troepiaal Introduced species
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Glanskoevogel
Yellow Oriole Icterus nigrogularis Gele Troepiaal
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Oranje Troepiaal
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Noordelije troepiaal

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