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Number of species: 324       100% 324 species covered

Number of endemics: 28
Number of globally threatened species: 12
Number of introduced species: 15
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Rare/Accidental
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Rare/Accidental
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Rare/Accidental
 
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 Rare/Accidental
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 Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Rare/Accidental
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Rare/Accidental
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Vulnerable
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Rare/Accidental
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Rare/Accidental
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Rare/Accidental
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Canvasback Aythya valisineria Rare/Accidental
Redhead Aythya americana Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Rare/Accidental
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Rare/Accidental
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Rare/Accidental
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Cathartidae
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus Rare/Accidental
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Rare/Accidental
Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis Rare/Accidental
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis Rare/Accidental
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Rare/Accidental
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus Rare/Accidental
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Rare/Accidental
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Rare/Accidental
Southern Caracara Caracara plancus Rare/Accidental
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus Extirpated Near-threatened
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Rare/Accidental
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
King Rail Rallus elegans Rare/Accidental
Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor Extirpated
Sora Porzana carolina Rare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted Crake Porzana flaviventer
Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
American Coot Fulica americana
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Willet Tringa semipalmatus
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Rare/Accidental
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 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 Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Rare/Accidental
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
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
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Rare/Accidental
Ring-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas caribaea Endemic Vulnerable
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata Near-threatened
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur Introduced species
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea Introduced species
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
Caribbean Dove Leptotila jamaicensis
Crested Quail-Dove Geotrygon versicolor Endemic Near-threatened
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana
Blue-headed Quail-Dove Starnoenas cyanocephala Introduced species Endangered
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana
Green-rumped Parrotlet Forpus passerinus Introduced species
Yellow-billed Parrot Amazona collaria Endemic Vulnerable
Black-billed Parrot Amazona agilis Endemic Vulnerable
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Rare/Accidental
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor
Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus vetula Endemic
Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo Coccyzus pluvialis Endemic
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Jamaican Owl Pseudoscops grammicus Endemic
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae
Northern Potoo Nyctibius jamaicensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Rare/Accidental
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus Rare/Accidental
Jamaican Pauraque Siphonorhis americana Critically Endangered
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Rare/Accidental
Antillean Palm-Swift Tachornis phoenicobia
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Jamaican Mango Anthracothorax mango Endemic
Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus Endemic
Black-billed Streamertail Trochilus scitulus Endemic
Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
 
CORACIIFORMES: Todidae
Jamaican Tody Todus todus Endemic
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus Endemic
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Rare/Accidental
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Jamaican Elaenia Myiopagis cotta Endemic
Greater Antillean Elaenia Elaenia fallax
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii Rare/Accidental
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus Rare/Accidental
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Rare/Accidental
Jamaican Pewee Contopus pallidus Endemic
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Rare/Accidental
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis
Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Rare/Accidental
Sad Flycatcher Myiarchus barbirostris Endemic
Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer Rare/Accidental
Rufous-tailed Flycatcher Myiarchus validus  
Stolid Flycatcher Myiarchus stolidus
Jamaican Becard Pachyramphus niger Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Extirpated
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Rare/Accidental
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rare/Accidental
Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Purple Martin Progne subis Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Rare/Accidental
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
American Pipit Anthus rubescens Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis
Veery Catharus fuscescens Rare/Accidental
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Rare/Accidental
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Rare/Accidental
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus
White-eyed Thrush Turdus jamaicensis Endemic
American Robin Turdus migratorius Rare/Accidental
White-chinned Thrush Turdus aurantius Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia Extirpated
Jamaican Crow Corvus jamaicensis Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus Rare/Accidental
Red Bishop Euplectes orix Introduced species
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata Introduced species
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Rare/Accidental
Jamaican Vireo Vireo modestus Endemic
Blue Mountain Vireo Vireo osburni Endemic Near-threatened
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Rare/Accidental
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius Rare/Accidental
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Jamaican Euphonia Euphonia jamaica Endemic
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Rare/Accidental
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Rare/Accidental
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Rare/Accidental
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Rare/Accidental
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Rare/Accidental
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Rare/Accidental
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica Rare/Accidental
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Rare/Accidental
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Arrow-headed Warbler Dendroica pharetra Endemic
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Rare/Accidental
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum Rare/Accidental
Swainson's Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Rare/Accidental
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Rare/Accidental
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Rare/Accidental
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Rare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Rare/Accidental
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Rare/Accidental
Jamaican Spindalis Spindalis nigricephala Endemic
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivaceus
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor
Yellow-shouldered Grassquit Loxipasser anoxanthus Endemic
Orangequit Euneornis campestris Endemic
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Introduced species
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus Rare/Accidental
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Rare/Accidental
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Rare/Accidental
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Rare/Accidental
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Dickcissel Spiza americana Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Jamaican Blackbird Nesopsar nigerrimus Endemic Endangered
Greater Antillean Grackle Quiscalus niger
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Introduced species
Jamaican Oriole Icterus leucopteryx
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Extirpated
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Rare/Accidental
Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius Rare/Accidental

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