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Curacao

Curaçao

 

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Netherland Antilles    Klein Curacao

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Number of species: 182
Number of introduced species: 5
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Dwergfuut
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Dikbekfuut
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Bulwer-stormvogel Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilson-stormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
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
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
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
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus Witte Ibis
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Zwarte Ibis
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Rode Flamingo
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Witwangfluiteend Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Zwartbuikfluiteend Rare/Accidental
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Knobbeleend Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Amerikaanse Smient
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Bahamapijlstaart
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Blauwvleugeltaling
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Kleine Toppereend
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Visarend
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
White-tailed Hawk Buteo albicaudatus Witstaartbuizerd
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima Geelkopcaracara Rare/Accidental
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Amerikaanse Torenvalk
Merlin Falco columbarius Smelleken
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Slechtvalk
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus Kuifbobwhite
 
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: Burhinidae
Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus Caribische Griel Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
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
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
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Lachmeeuw
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy
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 Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
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
Green-rumped Parrotlet Forpus passerinus Groene Muspapegaai Rare/Accidental
Orange-winged Parrot Amazona amazonica Oranjevleugelamazone Introduced species
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Geelsnavelkoekoek
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Mangrovekoekoek
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris Groefsnavelani
Guira Cuckoo Guira guira Zuidamerikaanse Kuifkoekoek Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Kerkuil
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Holenuil Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis Texas-nachtzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Antilliaanse Nachtzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Chuck-will'S-widow Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis Witstaartnachtzwaluw
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Rufous-breasted Hermit Glaucis hirsutus Grzimek-baardkolibrie Rare/Accidental
White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora Witnekkolibrie Rare/Accidental
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.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Witbuikelenia
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris Kortsnavelelenia
Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis Kleine Elenia
Northern Scrub-Flycatcher Sublegatus arenarum Salvin-vliegenpikker
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Tropische Koningstiran
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
White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer Witbuikzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Chilean Swallow Tachycineta meyeni Chileense Zwaluw Rare/Accidental
Purple Martin Progne subis Purperzwaluw
Cuban Martin Progne cryptoleuca Cubaanse Purperzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Caribische Purperzwaluw
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Boerenzwaluw
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Amerikaanse Klipzwaluw
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva Holezwaluw Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Tropische Spotlijster
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum Rosse Spotlijster Rare/Accidental
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Witoogspotlijster Rare/Accidental
 
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
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Amerikaanse Boslijster Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Tapuit Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Huismus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Grote Textorwever Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Geelborstvireo Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Roodoogvireo Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Baardvireo
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Tennesseezanger Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana Noordelijke Parula Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Gele Zanger
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Tijgerzanger Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Geelstuitzanger Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Oranjekeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Prairiezanger Rare/Accidental
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Palmzanger Rare/Accidental
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Kastanjezanger 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
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Connecticutzanger
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Grijskopzanger Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Suikerdiefje
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Zwartvleugel-tangare
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Zomertangare 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 Introduced species
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Sprinkhaangors
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Roodkraaggors
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Roodborstkardinaal
Black-backed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus Zwartkopbisschop Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Indigogors
Dickcissel Spiza americana Dickcissel Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink
Yellow-hooded Blackbird Chrysomus icterocephalus Geelkaptroepiaal Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Caribische Troepiaal Rare/Accidental
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Glanskoevogel Introduced species
Yellow Oriole Icterus nigrogularis Gele Troepiaal
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Oranje Troepiaal

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