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Number of species: 188

Number of endemics: 2
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01
See also: http://www.natureisland.com/bird+bot.html
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Gr?e minime Rare/Accidental
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Gr?e ?bec bigarr?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata P?rel diablotin Extirpated
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Puffin cendr?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Puffin majeur Rare/Accidental
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Puffin des Anglais Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Puffin d'Audubon Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Oc?nite de Wilson
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Oc?nite cul-blanc
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Pha?on ?bec rouge Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pha?on ?bec jaune Rare/Accidental
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis P?ican brun Rare/Accidental
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Fou masqu?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Fou ?pieds rouges Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Fou brun
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormoran vigua Rare/Accidental
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Fr?ate superbe
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Grand H?on Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba Grande Aigrette
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Aigrette rouss?re Rare/Accidental
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Aigrette tricolore Rare/Accidental
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Aigrette bleue
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Aigrette neigeuse Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Aigrette garzette Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis H?on garde-boeufs
Green Heron Butorides virescens H?on vert
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Bihoreau gris Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Bihoreau violac?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Petit Blongios Rare/Accidental
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Tantale d'Am?ique
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus Ibis blanc Rare/Accidental
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Ibis rouge Rare/Accidental
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Ibis falcinelle Rare/Accidental
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Dendrocygne fauve Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Dendrocygne des Antilles Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Dendrocygne ?ventre noir Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Canard d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Sarcelle ?ailes vertes Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Sarcelle ?ailes bleues Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Canard souchet Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Petit Fuligule Rare/Accidental
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica ?ismature routoutou Rare/Accidental
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Balbuzard p?heur Rare/Accidental
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Busard Saint-Martin
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Petite Buse
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Cr?erelle d'Am?ique
Merlin Falco columbarius Faucon ?erillon Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Faucon p?erin
Sora Porzana carolina Marouette de Caroline Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Tal?e violac? Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallinule poule-d'eau Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Foulque ?cachet blanc Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus ?hasse d'Am?ique
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Pluvier bronz?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Pluvier argent?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Pluvier semipalm?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Pluvier de Wilson
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Pluvier kildir Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata B?assine de Wilson Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus B?assin roux Rare/Accidental
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Barge hudsonienne Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Courlis corlieu
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Maub?he des champs Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Chevalier grivel?/strong>
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Chevalier solitaire
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grand Chevalier Rare/Accidental
Willet Tringa semipalmata Chevalier semipalm?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Petit Chevalier
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Tournepierre ?collier Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus B?asseau maub?he Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba B?asseau sanderling Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla B?asseau semipalm?/strong>
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri B?asseau d'Alaska Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla B?asseau minuscule Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis B?asseau ?croupion blanc Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii B?asseau de Baird Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos B?asseau ?poitrine cendr? Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea B?asseau cocorli Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina B?asseau variable Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus B?asseau ??hasses Rare/Accidental
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Go?and ?bec cercl?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Go?and brun Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Go?and hudsonien Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Mouette atricille
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Mouette de Franklin Rare/Accidental
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Mouette de Sabine
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi brun Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Sterne fuligineuse Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Sterne brid? Rare/Accidental
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Petite Sterne Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Sterne hansel Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Sterne caspienne Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Guifette noire Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Sterne de Dougall Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Sterne pierregarin Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Sterne royale
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Sterne caugek Rare/Accidental
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Grand Labbe Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Labbe pomarin Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Labbe parasite Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Labbe ?longue queue Rare/Accidental
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Pigeon biset Introduced species
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Pigeon ?couronne blanche Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Pigeon ?cou rouge
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Tourterelle turque Rare/Accidental
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea Tourterelle rieuse
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Tourterelle ?queue carr?
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica Tourterelle ?ailes blanches Rare/Accidental
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Colombe ?queue noire
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea Colombe ?croissants Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana Colombe rouviolette
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Conure cuivr? Introduced species
Red-necked Parrot Amazona arausiaca Amazone de Bouquet Endemic Vulnerable
Imperial Parrot Amazona imperialis Amazone imp?iale Endemic Endangered
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Coulicou ?bec noir Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Coulicou ?bec jaune Rare/Accidental
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Coulicou manioc
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Ani ?bec lisse
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops Effraie d'Hispaniola
Barn Owl Tyto alba Effraie des clochers
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Engoulevent d'Am?ique
White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis Engoulevent cor?/strong>
Black Swift Cypseloides niger Martinet sombre
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica Martinet chiquesol
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Martinet ramoneur Rare/Accidental
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Colibri mad?e
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Colibri falle-vert
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Colibri hupp?/strong>
Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor Colibri ?t?e bleue Endemic (country/region)
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Martin-p?heur d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata Martin-p?heur ?ventre roux
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Pic macul?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica ??ie siffleuse
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris Moucherolle gobemouche
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Tyran tritri Rare/Accidental
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Tyran gris
Lesser Antillean Flycatcher Myiarchus oberi Tyran janeau
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Hirondelle de rivage Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Hirondelle ?ventre blanc
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Hirondelle rustique
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Hirondelle ?front blanc Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Jaseur d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Troglodyte familier
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Moqueur des savanes
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda Trembleur brun
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca Moqueur grivotte
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Moqueur corossol
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Forest Thrush Cichlherminia lherminieri Grive ?pieds jaunes Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis Solitaire siffleur
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus Merle vantard
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus nudigenis Merle ?lunettes Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Vir? ?gorge jaune Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Vir? ?moustaches
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Organiste louis-d'or Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Northern Parula Parula americana Paruline ?collier Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Paruline jaune
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Paruline ?flancs marron Rare/Accidental
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Paruline ?t?e cendr? Rare/Accidental
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Paruline tigr? Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Paruline bleue Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Paruline ?croupion jaune Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Paruline ?gorge noire Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Paruline ?gorge orang? Rare/Accidental
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Paruline ?couronne rousse Rare/Accidental
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Paruline ?poitrine baie Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Paruline ray?
Plumbeous Warbler Dendroica plumbea Paruline caf?ette Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Paruline noir et blanc
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Paruline flamboyante Rare/Accidental
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Paruline orang? Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Paruline couronn? Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Paruline des ruisseaux Rare/Accidental
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Paruline hochequeue Rare/Accidental
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Paruline du Kentucky
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Paruline triste Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Paruline masqu? Rare/Accidental
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Paruline ?capuchon Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Sucrier ?ventre jaune
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Tangara ?arlate Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Sporophile cici
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis Sporophile rougegorge
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Lesser Antillean Saltator Saltator albicollis Saltator gros-bec
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Cardinal ?poitrine rose Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Passerin indigo Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Goglu des pr? Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Quiscale merle
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Vacher luisant
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Oriole troupiale Rare/Accidental



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