Melanesia Choiseul Province

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Number of species: 128
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of extinct species: 1
 
Megapodiidae
Melanesian Scrubfowl Megapodius eremita M?apode m?an?ien
 
Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Canard ?sourcils
 
Procellariidae
Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa P?rel de Juan Fernandez Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata P?rel de Tahiti Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Puffin leucom?e Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Puffin de la Nativit?/font>
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Puffin fouquet
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Puffin d'Audubon Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Puffin fuligineux Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Puffin ?bec gr?e Rare/Accidental
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Puffin ?pieds p?es
 
Ardeidae
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis Blongios ?cou jaune
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Bihoreau cannelle
Striated Heron Butorides striata H?on stri?/font>
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Aigrette sacr?
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Pha?on ?brins rouges Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pha?on ?bec jaune Rare/Accidental
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Fr?ate du Pacifique
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Fr?ate ariel
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Fou masqu?/font> Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Fou ?pieds rouges
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Fou brun
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Cormoran pie
 
Falconidae
Oriental Hobby Falco severus Faucon aldrovandin
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Balbuzard p?heur
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Baza hupp?/font>
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Milan sacr?/font>
Sanford's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus sanfordi Pygargue de Sanford Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae Autour blanc
Pied Goshawk Accipiter albogularis Autour pie
Imitator Sparrowhawk Accipiter imitator Autour imitateur Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Rallidae
Bar-winged Rail Nesoclopeus poecilopterus R?e ?ailes barr?s
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea R?e des Philippines
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Tal?e sultane
 
Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris Oedicn?e des r?ifs Near-threatened
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Pluvier fauve
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Pluvier argent?/font>
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Pluvier de Mongolie
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Pluvier de Leschenault
 
Scolopacidae
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala B?assine de Swinhoe
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Barge ?queue noire Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Barge rousse
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Courlis nain
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Courlis corlieu
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Courlis de Sib?ie
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Chevalier aboyeur
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Chevalier bargette
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Chevalier guignette
Gray-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Chevalier de Sib?ie
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Chevalier errant
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Tournepierre ?collier
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis B?asseau ?col roux
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata B?asseau ?queue pointue
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea B?asseau cocorli
 
Laridae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Sterne hupp?
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Sterne de Dougall
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Sterne diamant
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Sterne pierregarin
Little Tern Sterna albifrons Sterne naine
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Sterne brid?
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Sterne fuligineuse
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi brun
Black Noddy Anous minutus Noddi noir
White Tern Gygis alba Gygis blanche
 
Columbidae
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps Pigeon ?t?e p?e Vulnerable
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi Phasianelle de Mackinlay
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani Colombine d'?ienne
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nicobar ?camail Near-threatened
Bronze Ground-Dove Gallicolumba beccarii Gallicolombe de Beccari
Choiseul Pigeon Microgoura meeki Microgoura de Choiseul Endemic (country/region) Extinct
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus Ptilope superbe
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis Ptilope turvert
Red-knobbed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rubricera Carpophage ?cire rouge Near-threatened
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria Carpophage meunier
 
Psittacidae
Finsch's Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta finschii Micropsitte de Finsch
Ducorps's Cockatoo Cacatua ducorpsii Cacato? de Ducorps Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Lory Chalcopsitta cardinalis Lori cardinal
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Loriquet ?t?e bleue
Singing Parrot Geoffroyus heteroclitus Perruche h??oclite
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Grand ?lectus
 
Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus Coucou oriental
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Coucou ?latant
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Coucou ko?
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Coucou de Nouvelle-Z?ande
 
Strigidae
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl Ninox jacquinoti Ninoxe de Jacquinot Endemic (country/region)
Fearful Owl Nesasio solomonensis Hibou redoutable Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Podargidae
Marbled Frogmouth Podargus ocellatus Podarge ocell?/font>
 
Caprimulgidae
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis Engoulevent moustac
 
Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Salangane soyeuse
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius Salangane ?croupion blanc
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Salangane de Vanikoro
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus Martinet de Sib?ie
 
Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea H?iprocn??moustaches
 
Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Rolle oriental
 
Alcedinidae
Ultramarine Kingfisher Todiramphus leucopygius Martin-chasseur outremer Endemic (country/region)
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Martin-chasseur ?collier blanc
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus Martin-chasseur ?t?e blanche
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Martin-chasseur sacr?/font>
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus Martin-p?heur gracieux
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla Martin-p?heur poucet
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Martin-p?heur d'Europe
 
Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus Calao papou
 
Pittidae
Black-faced Pitta Pitta anerythra Br?e masqu? Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Meliphagidae
Scarlet-naped Honeyeater Myzomela lafargei Myzom?e ?nuque rouge Endemic (country/region)
 
Campephagidae
Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike Coracina caledonica ?henilleur cal?onien
Yellow-eyed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineata ?henilleur lin?l?/font>
Slender-billed Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris ?henilleur cigale
SolomonIslands Cuckoo-shrike Coracina holopolia ?henilleur des Salomon Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Siffleur dor?/font>
 
Rhipiduridae
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Rhipidure hochequeue
White-winged Fantail Rhipidura cockerelli Rhipidure de Cockerell Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Rhipidure roux
 
Monarchidae
Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens Monarque des ?es
Chestnut-bellied Monarch Monarcha castaneiventris Monarque ?ventre marron Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Monarch Monarcha barbatus Monarque pie Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Steel-blue Flycatcher Myiagra ferrocyanea Monarque acier Endemic (country/region)
 
Corvidae
White-billed Crow Corvus woodfordi Corneille ?bec blanc
 
Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Hirondelle de Tahiti
 
Zosteropidae
Yellow-throated White-eye Zosterops metcalfii Zost?ops ?gorge jaune Endemic (country/region)
 
Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica Stourne luisant
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides Stourne chanteur
White-eyed Starling Aplonis brunneicapillus Stourne aux yeux blancs Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Brown-winged Starling Aplonis grandis Stourne des Salomon Endemic (country/region)
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti Mino de Krefft
 
Turdidae
Russet-tailed Thrush Zoothera heinei Grive de Heine
Olive-tailed Thrush Zoothera lunulata Grive ?lunules
 
Dicaeidae
Midget Flowerpecker Dicaeum aeneum Dic? des Salomon Endemic (country/region)
 
Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Souimanga ?dos vert

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