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Number of species: 160

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Number of endemics: 28
Number of breeding endemics: 2
Number of globally threatened species: 16
Number of introduced species: 3
Date last reviewed: 2007-11-19
See also: http://www.checklist.org.br/getpdf?SL003-06
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Gallo Bankiva Introduced species

ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Suirirí Piquirrojo Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Cerceta Aliazul  
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera Cerceta Colorada Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Anade Gargantillo  
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Malvasía Enmascarada Rare/Accidental

SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae
Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus Pingüino de las Galápagos Endemic Endangered

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Albatros Patinegro Rare/Accidental Endangered
Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata Albatros de las Galápagos Breeding endemic Critically endangered
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Albatros Viajero Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Albatros Ceja Negra Rare/Accidental Endangered

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Abanto-marino Antártico Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides Fulmar Austral Rare/Accidental
Cape Petrel Daption capense Petrel Damero Rare/Accidental
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Pato-petrel Antártico Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia Fardela Gris Parda Breeding endemic Critically endangered
Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera Fardela Gris Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Parkinson's Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Pardela de Parkinson Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Pardela del Pacífico Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela Sombría Near-threatened
Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus Pardela Patirrosa Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Galapagos Shearwater Puffinus subalaris Pardela de los Galapagos Endemic

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
White-vented Storm-Petrel Oceanites gracilis Paíño de Elliot Data deficient
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Paíño Pechialbo Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Paíño Ventriblanco Rare/Accidental
Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tethys Paíño de las Galápagos  
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro    
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Paíño Boreal Rare/Accidental
Markham's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma markhami Paíño Ahumado Rare/Accidental Data deficient
Black Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma melania Paíño Negro Rare/Accidental

PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Zampullín Picogrueso  

PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Flamenco  

PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rabijunco Etéreo  
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rabijunco Colirrojo Rare/Accidental

PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Martinete Común Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Martinete Coronado  
Lava Heron Butorides sundevalli Garcilla de lava Endemic
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada  
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera  
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Garza Azulada  
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande  
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Garceta Tricolor Rare/Accidental
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Garceta Azul Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Garceta Nívea Rare/Accidental

PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano Pardo  

SULIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Rabihorcado Magnífico  
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande  

SULIFORMES: Sulidae
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii Piquero Camanay  
Nazca boobies Sula granti Alcatraz de Nazca  
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo  
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo Rare/Accidental

SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi Cormorán Mancón Endemic Endangered

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Aguila Pescadora  

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
Galapagos Hawk Buteo galapagoensis Busardo de Galápagos Endemic Vulnerable

FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halcón Peregrino  

GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Galapagos Rail Laterallus spilonotus Polluela de Galápagos Endemic Vulnerable
Sora Porzana carolina Polluela Sora Rare/Accidental
Paint-billed Crake Neocrex erythrops Polluela Picopinta  
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Calamoncillo Americano Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus    
American Coot Fulica americana Focha Americana Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Ostrero Pío Americano  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Cigüeñuela de Cuello Negro  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Chorlito Dorado Siberiano Rare/Accidental
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Chorlito Dorado Americano Rare/Accidental
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlitejo Semipalmeado  
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Chorlitejo Piquigrueso Rare/Accidental
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Chorlitejo Culirrojo Rare/Accidental
Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis Chorlito Cabezón Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Agujeta Gris  
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Aguja Café Rare/Accidental
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Aguja Canela Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Archibebe Patigualdo Grande  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Archibebe Patigualdo Chico  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Andarríos Solitario Rare/Accidental
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana Playero de Alaska  
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Playero Aliblanco  
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Andarríos Maculado Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Común  
Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala Vuelvepiedras Oscuro Rare/Accidental
Surfbird Aphriza virgata Correlimos de Rompientes Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus Correlimos Gordo Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Tridáctilo  
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Correlimos Semipalmeado Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Correlimos de Alaska Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Correlimos Menudillo  
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Correlimos Culiblanco Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Correlimos de Baird Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Correlimos Zancolín Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Correlimos Canelo Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Falaropo Tricolor  
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Falaropo Picofino  
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Falaropo Picogrueso  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Tiñosa Boba  
White-Tern Gygis alba Charrán Blanco Rare/Accidental
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus Gaviota Tijereta Near-endemic
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Gaviota de Bonaparte Rare/Accidental
Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus Gaviota Cabecigrís Rare/Accidental
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus Gaviota Fuliginosa Endemic Vulnerable
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota Guanaguanare  
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota Pipizcan  
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Gaviota de Delaware Rare/Accidental
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Gaviota Cocinera Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Charrán Real  
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans Charrán Elegante Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charrán Sombrío  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charrán Común  
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Fumarel Común Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Págalo Polar Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Págalo Pomarino Rare/Accidental

COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Bravía Introduced species
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Zenaida Torcaza Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis Zenaida de Galápagos Endemic

CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Garrapatero Aní Introduced species
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus Cuclillo Canela  
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Cuclillo Piquinegro Rare/Accidental

STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza Común  

STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Búho Campestre  

CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Añapero Yanqui  

APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Vencejo de Chimenea Rare/Accidental

CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Martín Gigante Norteamericano Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Mosqueta Sangre de Toro  
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Tirano Oriental Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Flycatcher Myiarchus magnirostris Copetón de Galápagos Endemic

Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Vireo de Ojos Rojos Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Ampelis Americano Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Sand Martin Riparia riparia Avión Zapador  
Purple Martin Progne subis Golondrina Purpúrea Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Martin  Progne modesta Golondrina de Galápagos Endemic Vulnerable
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina Común  
American Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Golondrina Risquera Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Galapagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus Sinsonte de Galápagos Endemic
Charles Mockingbird Nesomimus trifasciatus Sinsonte de los Galápagos Endemic Critically endangered
Hood Mockingbird Nesomimus macdonaldi Sinsonte de Española Endemic Vulnerable
San Cristobal Mockingbird Nesomimus melanotis Sinsonte de San Cristobal Endemic Endangered

Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Reinita Dorada  
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Chipe Estriado Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Soldadito Arrocero  

Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Platanera Común Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Large Ground-Finch Geospiza magnirostris Pinzón de Darwin Grande Endemic
Medium Ground-Finch Geospiza fortis Pinzón de Darwin Mediano Endemic
Small Ground-Finch Geospiza fuliginosa Pinzón de Darwin Pequeño Endemic
Sharp-beaked Ground-Finch Geospiza difficilis Pinzón de Darwin de Pico Afilado Endemic
Common Cactus-Finch Geospiza scandens Pinzón de Darwin de los Cactus Endemic
Large Cactus-Finch Geospiza conirostris Pinzón de Darwin de los Cactus Grande Endemic
Vegetarian Finch Camarhynchus crassirostris Pinzón de Darwin Vegetariano Endemic
Large Tree-Finch Camarhynchus psittacula Pinzón de Darwin Insectívoro Grande Endemic
Medium Tree-Finch Camarhynchus pauper Pinzón de Darwin Pobre Endemic Vulnerable
Small Tree-Finch Camarhynchus parvulus Pinzón de Darwin Insectívoro Chico Endemic
Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus Pinzón de Darwin Carpintero Endemic
Mangrove Finch Camarhynchus heliobates Pinzón de Darwin de los Mangles Endemic Critically endangered
Green Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea Pinzón de Darwin Oliváceo Endemic
Grey Warbler-Finch Certhidea fusca   Endemic
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Quitrique Colorado Rare/Accidental
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Quitrique Rojo Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Piquigrueso Degollado Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Azulillo Norteño Rare/Accidental
 

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25/10/2009 500,000

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01/10/2010 562,291

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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

 

01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

Credits Some of the maps, data, are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page               Data from Avibase