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Netherland Antilles       Klein Bonaire

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Number of species: 208

Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 4
Date last reviewed: 2003-07-15
See also: http://www.mina.vomil.an/Eilandinfo/JerryLigon.html
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Dwergfuut
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Dikbekfuut
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Grote Pijlstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Vaalstormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Witstaartkeerkringvogel Rare/Accidental
 
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
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Geoorde Aalscholver Rare/Accidental
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Bigua Aalscholver
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Amerikaanse Fregatvogel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix Fluitreiger Rare/Accidental
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
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
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius Schuitbekreiger Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Zwarte Ibis
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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Zwartbuikfluiteend Rare/Accidental
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Knobbeleend Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Amerikaanse Smient
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Wilde Eend 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
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Ringsnaveleend Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Kleine Toppereend
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Maskerstekelstaart Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Visarend
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Zwaluwstaartwouw Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Kite Buteo albicaudatus Witstaartbuizerd Extirpated
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima Geelkopcaracara Rare/Accidental
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Amerikaanse Torenvalk Rare/Accidental
Merlin Falco columbarius Smelleken
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Slechtvalk
 
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: Jacanidae
Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana Jacana Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Amerikaanse Steltkluut
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Noordamerikaanse Kluut Rare/Accidental
 
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
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Dwergplevier Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
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
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
Dunlin Calidris alpina Bonte Strandloper Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Steltstrandloper
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Blonde Ruiter Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Grote Franjepoot Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Grauwe Franjepoot Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rosse Franjepoot Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ringsnavelmeeuw Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Kokmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Kleine Kokmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Lachmeeuw
 
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
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
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Kleine Jager Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Rotsduif Introduced species
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Roodhalsduif
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis Naaktoogduif
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Geoorde Treurduif
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Musduif
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti Steenduif Rare/Accidental
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Verreaux-duif
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Ma?parkiet
White-crowned Parrot Pionus senilis Witkopmargrietje
Yellow-shouldered Parrot Amazona barbadensis Kleine Geelkopamazone 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: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Kerkuil Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis Texas-nachtzwaluw Rare/Accidental
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
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Rode Kolibrie
Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Blauwstaart-smaragdkolibrie
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Bandijsvogel
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Geelbuiksapspecht Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Furnariidae
Scaly-throated Leaftosser Sclerurus guatemalensis Schubkeel-bladkrabber
Olivaceous Woodcreeper Sittasomus griseicapillus Grijze Muisspecht
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Witbuikelenia
Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis Kleine Elenia
Northern Scrub-Flycatcher Sublegatus arenarum Salvin-vliegenpikker
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Sparrenpiewie Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Oostelijke Bospiewie 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
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Caribische Purperzwaluw
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis Noordamerikaanse Ruwvleugelzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Boerenzwaluw
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Amerikaanse Klipzwaluw
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Tropische Spotlijster
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Witoogspotlijster
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Veery Catharus fuscescens Veery Rare/Accidental
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Grijswang-dwerglijster Rare/Accidental
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Dwerglijster Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Tapuit Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Spreeuw Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
European Starling Passer domesticus Huismus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Roodoogvireo Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Baardvireo
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Geelvleugelzanger Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Tennesseezanger Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana Noordelijke Parula Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Gele Zanger
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Roestflankzanger Rare/Accidental
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Magnoliazanger Rare/Accidental
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Tijgerzanger Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Blauwe Zwartkeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Geelstuitzanger Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Gele Zwartkeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Oranjekeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Kastanjezanger Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Witwangzanger
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Azuurzanger Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
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
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Monnikszanger
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Canadese Zanger
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Suikerdiefje
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Zwartvleugel-tangare
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Louisiana-tangare Rare/Accidental
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Blauwe Suikervogel Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina Jacarina-grasgors Rare/Accidental
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Maskergrondvink
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Gewone Saffraangors Rare/Accidental
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Sprinkhaangors
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Roodkraaggors Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Roodborstkardinaal
Blue-black Grosbeak Cyanocompsa cyanoides Blauwrugbisschop
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Blauwe Bisschop Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Indigogors
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink
Yellow-hooded Blackbird Chrysomus icterocephalus Geelkaptroepiaal Rare/Accidental
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna Witkaakweidespreeuw Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Caribische Troepiaal Rare/Accidental
Yellow Oriole Icterus nigrogularis Gele Troepiaal
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Oranje Troepiaal Introduced species
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Noordelije troepiaal

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