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Number of species: 290
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 14
Number of introduced species: 9
Date last reviewed: 2007-07-18
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Vulnerable
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Rare/Accidental
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata Introduced species Near-threatened
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
American Wigeon Anas americana
Gadwall Anas strepera Rare/Accidental
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Introduced species
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Canvasback Aythya valisineria Rare/Accidental
Redhead Aythya americana Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Rare/Accidental
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Cathartidae
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Ridgway's Hawk Buteo ridgwayi Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Rare/Accidental
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus Introduced species Near-threatened
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
Sora Porzana carolina
Yellow-breasted Crake Porzana flaviventer
Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
American Coot Fulica americana
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Near-threatened
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Willet Tringa semipalmatus
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Near-threatened
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Least Tern Sternula antillarum
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata Near-threatened
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
Grey-fronted Quail-Dove Geotrygon caniceps
White-fronted Quail-Dove Geotrygon leucometopia Endemic
Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Hispaniolan Parakeet Aratinga chloroptera Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana Introduced species
Hispaniolan Parrot Amazona ventralis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor
Hispaniolan Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris Endemic (country/region)
Bay-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus rufigularis Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops Endemic (country/region)
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
Stygian Owl Asio stygius
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae
Northern Potoo Nyctibius jamaicensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii
Least Poorwill or Jamaican Pauraque Siphonorhis brewsteri Endemic (country/region) Data deficient
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
Hispaniolan Nightjar Caprimulgus ekmani Endemic (country/region)
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris
Grey-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris Rare/Accidental
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
Antillean Palm-Swift Tachornis phoenicobia
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Antillean Mango Anthracothorax dominicus
Hispaniolian Emerald Chlorostilbon swainsonii Endemic (country/region)
Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Hispaniolan Trogon Priotelus roseigaster Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
 
CORACIIFORMES: Todidae
Broad-billed Tody Todus subulatus Endemic (country/region)
Narrow-billed Tody Todus angustirostris Endemic (country/region)
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas Endemic (country/region)
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus Endemic (country/region)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Greater Antillean Elaenia Elaenia fallax
Hispaniolan Pewee Contopus hispaniolensis Endemic (country/region)
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus Rare/Accidental
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus Rare/Accidental
Stolid Flycatcher Myiarchus stolidus
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea Vulnerable
Purple Martin Progne subis
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Rare/Accidental
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
 
Passeriformes.: Dulidae
Palmchat Dulus dominicus Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis
Veery Catharus fuscescens Rare/Accidental
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli Vulnerable
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Rare/Accidental
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus
American Robin Turdus migratorius Rare/Accidental
La Selle Thrush Turdus swalesi Endemic (country/region) Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Hispaniolan Palm Crow Corvus palmarum Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
White-necked Crow Corvus leucognaphalus Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Rare/Accidental
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Rare/Accidental
Flat-billed Vireo Vireo nanus Endemic (country/region)
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica
Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga Endemic (country/region) Endangered
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Antillean Siskin Carduelis dominicensis Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Near-threatened
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum
Swainson's Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Green-tailed Warbler Microligea palustris Endemic (country/region)
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Rare/Accidental
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Rare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Rare/Accidental
White-winged Warbler Xenoligea montana Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Black-crowned Palm-Tanager Phaenicophilus palmarum Endemic (country/region)
Grey-crowned Palm-Tanager Phaenicophilus poliocephalus Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Western Chat-Tanager Calyptophilus tertius Endemic (country/region)
Eastern Chat-Tanager Calyptophilus frugivorus
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Rare/Accidental
Hispaniolan Spindalis Spindalis dominicensis Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivaceus
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Rare/Accidental
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Greater Antillean Oriole Icterus dominicensis

 

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