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Fiji

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Number of species: 149
Number of endemics: 26
Number of globally threatened species: 17
Number of introduced species: 13
Date last reviewed: 2003-12-31
See also: http://www.pacificbirds.com/fiji1.html
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Cape Petrel Daption capense
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera Rare/Accidental
Tahiti Petrel Pterodroma rostrata
Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba Rare/Accidental Endangered
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Near-threatened
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Rare/Accidental
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis
Fiji Petrel Pterodroma macgillivrayi Endemic Critically endangered
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus
Buller's Shearwater Puffinus bulleri Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Rare/Accidental
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Egret Ardea alba Rare/Accidental
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
Striated Heron Butorides striata
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata Extirpated
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans
Fiji Goshawk Accipiter rufitorques Endemic
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Meleagrididae
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Introduced species
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora Introduced species
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Rare/Accidental
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Rare/Accidental
Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Rare/Accidental
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Vulnerable
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Rare/Accidental
Gray-tailed Tattler                 Tringa brevipes Rare/Accidental
Wandering Tattler                 Tringa incana
Ruddy Turnstone                    Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Black Noddy Anous minutus
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea
White-Tern Gygis alba
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Gray-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Rare/Accidental
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis Rare/Accidental
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis Introduced species
Friendly Ground-Dove Gallicolumba stairi Vulnerable
Many-colored Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus perousii
Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
Orange Dove Ptilinopus victor Endemic
Golden Dove Ptilinopus luteovirens Endemic
Velvet Dove Ptilinopus layardi Endemic Near-threatened
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Peale's Imperial-Pigeon Ducula latrans Endemic
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Collared Lory Phigys solitarius Endemic
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
Red-throated Lorikeet Charmosyna amabilis Endemic Critically endangered
Crimson Shining-Parrot Prosopeia splendens Endemic Vulnerable
Red Shining-Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis Endemic
Masked Shining-Parrot Prosopeia personata Endemic Near-threatened
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Long-tailed Koel Eudynamys taitensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Australasian Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris Extirpated
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae
Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides Introduced species
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Fiji Bush-Warbler Cettia ruficapilla Endemic
Long-legged Warbler Trichocichla rufa Endemic Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Streaked Fantail Rhipidura spilodera
Kadavu Fantail Rhipidura personata Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Ogea Monarch Mayrornis versicolor Endemic Vulnerable
Slaty Monarch Mayrornis lessoni Endemic
Fiji Shrikebill Clytorhynchus vitiensis
Black-throated Shrikebill Clytorhynchus nigrogularis Vulnerable
Vanikoro Flycatcher Myiagra vanikorensis
Blue-crested Flycatcher Myiagra azureocapilla Endemic
Silktail Lamprolia victoriae Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Petroicidae
Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Layard's White-eye Zosterops explorator Endemic
Silver-eye Zosterops lateralis
Yellow-fronted White-eye Zosterops flavifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Rotuma Myzomela Myzomela chermesina Endemic Vulnerable
Orange-breasted Myzomela Myzomela jugularis Endemic
Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus
Kadavu Honeyeater Xanthotis provocator Endemic
Giant Honeyeater Gymnomyza viridis Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
Fiji Woodswallow Artamus mentalis Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Cracticidae
Australasian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Introduced species
Fiji Parrotfinch Erythrura pealii Endemic
Pink-billed Parrotfinch Erythrura kleinschmidti Endemic Vulnerable
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Introduced species Vulnerable

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