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Macquarie Island

 

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Number of species: 80
Number of endemics: 1
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 10
Number of introduced species: 5
 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Rare/Accidental
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Near-threatened
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Rare/Accidental
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus Rare/Accidental
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri Rare/Accidental Endangered
Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Vulnerable
Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli Breeding endemic Vulnerable
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Vulnerable
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Vulnerable
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Endangered
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Near-threatened
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Vulnerable
Hall's Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli Near-threatened
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides
Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica
Cape Petrel Daption capense
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea Rare/Accidental
White-headed Petrel Pterodroma lessonii
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Near-threatened
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis Rare/Accidental
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Garrodia nereis
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Pelecanoididae
South Georgia Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides georgicus
Common Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Australian Gannet Morus serrator
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Rare/Accidental
Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps
Macquarie Shag Phalacrocorax purpurascens Endemic
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Egret Ardea alba
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata
Grey Teal Anas gracilis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Introduced species
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Weka Gallirallus australis Introduced species Vulnerable
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata Rare/Accidental
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Red-fronted Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae Vulnerable
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Rare/Accidental
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula Introduced species
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea Introduced species
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Rare/Accidental

  Denis Lepage 2007

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