Melanesia Central Province

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Solomon Archipelaga

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Number of species: 124
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 1
 
Megapodiidae
Melanesian Scrubfowl Megapodius eremita Heremietboshoen
 
Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Wenkbrauweend
 
Procellariidae
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata Tahiti-stormvogel Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Gestreepte Pijlstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Kleine Wigstaartpijlstormvogel
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Wigstaartpijlstormvogel
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Grauwe Pijlstormvogel Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Dunbekpijlstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Australische Grote Pijlstormvogel
 
Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilson-stormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
 
Ardeidae
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis Zwarte Roerdomp
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Rosse Kwak
Striated Heron Butorides striata Mangrovereiger
Great Egret Ardea alba Grote Zilverreiger
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Oostelijke Rifreiger
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Roodstaartkeerkringvogel Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Witstaartkeerkringvogel Rare/Accidental
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Grote Fregatvogel
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Kleine Fregatvogel
 
Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Brilpelikaan Rare/Accidental
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskergent Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Visarend
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Australische Koekoekswouw
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Brahmaanse Wouw
Sanford's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus sanfordi Sanford-zeearend Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Variable Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae Grijze Havik
Pied Goshawk Accipiter albogularis Bonte Havik
 
Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Geelbandral
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Olijfbruin Waterhoen
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Purperkoet
 
Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris Near-threatened
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Kleine Goudplevier
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Zilverplevier
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Kleine Woestijnplevier
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Woestijnplevier
 
Scolopacidae
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Siberische Snip
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Grutto Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rosse Grutto
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Kleine Regenwulp
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenwulp
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Siberische Wulp
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Groenpootruiter
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Terekruiter
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Oeverloper
Gray-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Siberische Grijze Ruiter
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Amerikaanse Grijze Ruiter
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steenloper
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis Roodkeelstrandloper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Siberische Strandloper
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Krombekstrandloper
 
Laridae
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica Lachstern
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Grote Kuifstern
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Dougall-stern
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Zwartnekstern
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Visdiefje
Grey-backed Tern Sterna lunata Fijistern
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Brilstern
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Bonte Stern
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy
Black Noddy Anous minutus Witkapnoddy
White Tern Gygis alba Witte Stern
 
Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Middelste Jager
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Kleine Jager
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Kleinste Jager Rare/Accidental
 
Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Witkeelduif
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps Geelpootduif Vulnerable
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi Mackinlay-koekoeksduif
Crested Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena crassirostris Gekuifde Langstaartduif Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani Stephan-smaragdduif
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Manenduif Near-threatened
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus Kleine Prachtjufferduif
Yellow-bibbed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis Geelbefjufferduif
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis Roodbefjufferduif
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica Pacifische Muskaatduif
Red-knobbed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rubricera Roodknobbelmuskaatduif Near-threatened
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria Koningsmuskaatduif
 
Psittacidae
Finsch's Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta finschii Finsch-spechtpapegaai
Ducorps's Cockatoo Cacatua ducorpsii Ducorps-kaketoe Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Lory Chalcopsitta cardinalis Kardinaallori
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Regenbooglori
Yellow-bibbed Lory Lorius chlorocercus Geelsnavellori Endemic (country/region)
Singing Parrot Geoffroyus heteroclitus Zangpapegaai
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Edelpapegaai
 
Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus Boskoekoek
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Gouden Bronskoekoek
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Indische Ko?
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Langstaartko?
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Reuzenkoekoek
Buff-headed Coucal Centropus milo Solomon Eilanden-spoorkoekoek Endemic (country/region)
 
Strigidae
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl Ninox jacquinoti Solomon Eilanden-valkuil Endemic (country/region)
 
Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Witbuikdwergsalangaan
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius Witstuitsalangaan
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Grijze Salangaan
 
Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea Witsnor-boomgierzwaluw
 
Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Dollarvogel
 
Alcedinidae
Ultramarine Kingfisher Todiramphus leucopygius Ultramarijnijsvogel Endemic (country/region)
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Witkraagijsvogel
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus Hagedisijsvogel
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Heilige Ijsvogel
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla Papoea-ijsvogel
 
Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus Papoea-jaarvogel
 
Meliphagidae
Black-headed Myzomela Myzomela melanocephala Savo-dwerghoningeter Endemic (country/region)
 
Campephagidae
Slender-billed Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris Monniksrupsvogel
Makira Cuckoo-shrike Coracina salomonis Endemic (country/region)
 
Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Gouden Fluiter
 
Rhipiduridae
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Tuinwaaierstaart
White-winged Fantail Rhipidura cockerelli Cockerell-waaierstaart Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Monarchidae
Chestnut-bellied Monarch Monarcha castaneiventris Kastanjebuikmonarch Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Monarch Monarcha barbatus Witbaardmonarch Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Steel-blue Flycatcher Myiagra ferrocyanea Staalmonarch Endemic (country/region)
 
Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Hutzwaluw
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Boomzwaluw
 
Sylviidae
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Indische Karekiet
 
Zosteropidae
Yellow-throated White-eye Zosterops metcalfii Geelkeel-brilvogel Endemic (country/region)
 
Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica Violette Purperspreeuw
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides Orpheus-purperspreeuw
Brown-winged Starling Aplonis grandis Grote Purperspreeuw Endemic (country/region)
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Treurmaina Introduced species
 
Dicaeidae
Midget Flowerpecker Dicaeum aeneum Solomon Eilanden-honingvogel Endemic (country/region)
 
Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Staalborst-honingzuiger

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