Melanesia Makira-Ulawa Province

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Makira-Ulawa Province

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Solomon Archipelaga

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Number of species: 151
Number of endemics: 7
Number of globally threatened species: 6
Number of introduced species: 2
 
Megapodiidae
Melanesian Scrubfowl Megapodius eremita Bismarckhuhn
 
Anatidae
Plumed Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna eytoni Gelbfu?Pfeifgans Rare/Accidental
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Augenbrauenente
 
Procellariidae
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata Tahitisturmvogel Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Wei?esicht-Sturmtaucher Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Weihnachtssturmtaucher
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Keilschwanz-Sturmtaucher
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubonsturmtaucher Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Dunkler Sturmtaucher Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Kurzschwanz-Sturmtaucher Rare/Accidental
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Blassfu?Sturmtaucher
 
Hydrobatidae
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Schwarzbauch-Sturmschwalbe Rare/Accidental
 
Threskiornithidae
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia K?igsl?fler
 
Ardeidae
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Rotr?kenreiher
Striated Heron Butorides striata Mangrovereiher
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia Mittelreiher Rare/Accidental
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Riffreiher
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rotschwanz-Tropikvogel Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Wei?chwanz-Tropikvogel Rare/Accidental
 
Fregatidae
Great Cormorant Fregata minor Bindenfregattvogel
Little Pied Cormorant Fregata ariel Arielfregattvogel
 
Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Brillenpelikan Rare/Accidental
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskent?pel Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Rotfu??pel
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Wei?aucht?pel
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Kr?selscharbe
 
Falconidae
Oriental Hobby Falco severus Maleienbaumfalke
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Wanderfalke
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Fischadler
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Papuaweih
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Brahminenweih
Sanford's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus sanfordi Salomonenseeadler Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Sumpfweihe
Pied Goshawk Accipiter albogularis Elsterhabicht
 
Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Bindenralle
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Philippinenkielralle
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis S?see-Sumpfhuhn
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea Wei?rauen-Sumpfhuhn
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Purpurhuhn
San Cristobal Moorhen Gallinula silvestris Blaustirn-Pfuhlhuhn Endemic Critically endangered
 
Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris Rifftriel Near-threatened
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Pazifischer Goldregenpfeifer
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Kiebitzregenpfeifer
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Mongolenregenpfeifer
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii W?tenregenpfeifer
 
Scolopacidae
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Waldbekassine
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Uferschnepfe Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Pfuhlschnepfe
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Zwergbrachvogel
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenbrachvogel
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Borstenbrachvogel Vulnerable
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Isabellbrachvogel
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Gr?schenkel
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Terekwasserl?fer
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Flu?ferl?fer
Gray-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Grauschwanz-Wasserl?fer
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Wanderwasserl?fer
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steinw?zer
Red Knot Calidris canutus Knutt
Sanderling Calidris alba Sanderling
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis Rotkehl-Strandl?fer
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Spitzschwanz-Strandl?fer
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Sichelstrandl?fer
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus Sumpfl?fer Rare/Accidental
 
Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Orientbrachschwalbe Rare/Accidental
 
Laridae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Eilseeschwalbe
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Rosenseeschwalbe
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Schwarznacken-Seeschwalbe
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Flu?eeschwalbe
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Z?elseeschwalbe
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Ru?eeschwalbe
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi
Black Noddy Anous minutus Wei?opfnoddi
White Tern Gygis alba Feenseeschwalbe
 
Stercorariidae
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Falkenraubm?e Rare/Accidental
 
Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Wei?angentaube
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps Gelbfu?aube Vulnerable
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi Mackinlaytaube
Crested Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena crassirostris Helmtaube Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani Stephantaube
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Kragentaube Near-threatened
White-bibbed Ground-Dove Gallicolumba jobiensis Jobitaube
Thick-billed Ground Dove Gallicolumba salamonis San-Cristobal-Taube Extinct
Bronze Ground-Dove Gallicolumba beccarii Graubrusttaube
Silver-capped Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus richardsii Silberkappen-Fruchttaube Endemic (country/region)
Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis Gelbbauch-Fruchttaube
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis Rotlatz-Fruchttaube
White-headed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus eugeniae Schneekopf-Fruchttaube Near-threatened
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica Tongafruchttaube
Red-knobbed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rubricera Roth?ker-Fruchttaube Near-threatened
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria Nelkenfruchttaube
Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula brenchleyi Brenchleyfruchttaube Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Psittacidae
Finsch's Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta finschii Salomonenspechtpapagei
Ducorps's Cockatoo Cacatua ducorpsii Salomonenkakadu Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Lory Chalcopsitta cardinalis Kardinallori
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Allfarblori
Yellow-bibbed Lory Lorius chlorocercus Gr?schwanzlori Endemic (country/region)
Duchess Lorikeet Charmosyna margarethae Margarethenlori Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Singing Parrot Geoffroyus heteroclitus Bismarckpapagei
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Edelpapagei
 
Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus Hopfkuckuck
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus Buschkuckuck
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis F?herschwanzkuckuck
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Bronzekuckuck
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Indischer Koel
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Langschwanzkoel
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Schleiereule
 
Strigidae
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl Ninox jacquinoti Salomonenkauz Endemic (country/region)
 
Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Glanzkopfsalangane
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius Wei??zelsalangane
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Einfarbsalangane
 
Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea Bartbaumsegler
 
Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Dollarvogel
 
Alcedinidae
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Halsbandliest
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus Echsenliest
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus G?zenliest
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus Waldfischer
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Eisvogel
 
Meliphagidae
Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala Wei?tirn-Schwatzvogel Introduced species
San Cristobal Melidectes Meliarchus sclateri Rostschwanz-Honigfresser Endemic
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis Kardinalhonigfresser
Tristram's Honeyeater Myzomela tristrami Tristramhonigfresser Endemic (country/region)
 
Campephagidae
Yellow-eyed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineata Gelbaugen-Raupenf?ger
Makira Cuckoo-shrike Coracina salomonis Endemic
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga Langschwanz-Lalage
 
Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Gelbbauch-Dickkopf
Yellow-throated Whistler Pachycephala orioloides
 
Dicruridae
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus Glanzfelckdrongo
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Glanzspitzendrongo
 
Rhipiduridae
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Gartenf?herschwanz
Grey Fantail Rhipidura albiscapa Grauf?herschwanz
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa Grauf?herschwanz
Dusky Fantail Rhipidura tenebrosa Ru??herschwanz Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Fuchsf?herschwanz
 
Monarchidae
Chestnut-bellied Monarch Monarcha castaneiventris Schwarzr?kenmonarch Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Monarch Monarcha barbatus Wei?artmonarch Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
White-collared Monarch Monarcha vidua Schuppenmonarch Endemic (country/region)
Ochre-headed Flycatcher Myiagra cervinicauda San-Cristobal-Myiagra Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Petroicidae
Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor S?see-Scharlachschn?per
 
Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica S?seeschwalbe
 
Sylviidae
Shade Warbler Cettia parens Schattenhuscher Endemic
San Cristobal Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus makirensis San-Cristobal-Laubs?ger Endemic
 
Zosteropidae
Grey-throated White-eye Zosterops ugiensis Graukehl-Brillenvogel
 
Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica Weberstar
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides Siedelstar
Makira Starling Aplonis dichroa Cristobalstar Endemic
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti Bismarckatzel
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Hirtenmaina Introduced species
 
Turdidae
South Seas Thrush Zoothera talaseae Bismarckerddrossel
 
Dicaeidae
Mottled Flowerpecker Dicaeum tristrami Tristrammistelfresser Endemic
 
Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Gr?r?ken-Nektarvogel

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