Melanesia Malaita Province

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Malaita Province

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Number of species: 135
Number of globally threatened species: 8
Number of introduced species: 1
 
Megapodiidae
Melanesian Scrubfowl Megapodius eremita
 
Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
 
Procellariidae
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Crazina-da-trindade Rare/Accidental
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Pardela do Pac?ico
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela-de-asa-larga
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela-preta Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Rare/Accidental
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Pardela-de-patas-rosadas
 
Podicipedidae
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae
 
Ardeidae
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Striated Heron Butorides striata Socozinho
Great Egret Ardea alba Gar?-branca-grande
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rabo-de-palha-de-cauda-vermelha Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabo-de-palha-de-bico-laranja Rare/Accidental
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Tesour?-grande
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Tesour?-pequeno
 
Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Rare/Accidental
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Atob?grande Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Atob?de-p?vermelho
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Alcatraz
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus ?uia-pesqueira
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Sanford's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus sanfordi Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae
Pied Goshawk Accipiter albogularis
 
Rallidae
Bar-winged Rail Nesoclopeus poecilopterus
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Caim?
 
Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris Near-threatened
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Batuirucu
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Tarambola-cinzenta
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Borrelho-mongol
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Borrelho-mongol-grande
 
Scolopacidae
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Narceja de Swinhoe
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Ma?rico-de-bico-direito Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Fuselo
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Ma?rico-an?
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Ma?rico-galego
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Vulnerable
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Perna-verde-comum
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Ma?rico-sovela
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Ma?rico-das-rochas
Gray-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Ma?rico-cinzento
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Rola-do-mar
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis Pilrito-de-pesco?-ruivo
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Pilrito-acuminado
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Pilrito-de-bico-comprido
 
Laridae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Gaivina-de-bico-amarelo
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Andorinha-do-mar-r?ea
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Gaivina-de-nuca-preta
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Andorinha-do-mar-comum
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Gaivina-de-dorso-castanho
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Andorinha-do-mar-escura
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Andorinha-do-mar-preta
Black Noddy Anous minutus Trinta-r?s-preto
White Tern Gygis alba Grazina
 
Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps Vulnerable
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi
Crested Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena crassirostris End (country/region) Near-threatened
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Near-threatened
Thick-billed Ground Dove Gallicolumba salamonis Endemic (country/region) Extinct
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus
Red-bellied Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus greyii
Yellow-bibbed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Red-knobbed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rubricera Near-threatened
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria
Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula brenchleyi Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Pale Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps solomonensis Endemic (country/region)
 
Psittacidae
Finsch's Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta finschii
Ducorps's Cockatoo Cacatua ducorpsii Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Lory Chalcopsitta cardinalis
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
Yellow-bibbed Lory Lorius chlorocercus Endemic (country/region)
Meek's Lorikeet Charmosyna meeki End (country/region) Near-threatened
Duchess Lorikeet Charmosyna margarethae End (country/region) Near-threatened
Singing Parrot Geoffroyus heteroclitus
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
 
Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus Cuco-orientale
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Coruja-das-torres
 
Strigidae
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl Ninox jacquinoti Endemic (country/region)
 
Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis
 
Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea
 
Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
 
Alcedinidae
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Guarda-rios-comum
 
Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus
 
Meliphagidae
Malaita Honeyeater Myzomela malaitae End (country/region) Near-threatened
Black-headed Myzomela Myzomela melanocephala Endemic (country/region)
 
Campephagidae
Yellow-eyed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineata
Slender-billed Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris
Solomon Islands Cuckoo-shrike Coracina holopolia End (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
Yellow-throated Whistler Pachycephala orioloides
 
Rhipiduridae
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys
White-winged Fantail Rhipidura cockerelli End (country/region) Near-threatened
Malaita Fantail Rhipidura malaitae Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons
 
Monarchidae
Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens
Chestnut-bellied Monarch Monarcha castaneiventris Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Monarch Monarcha barbatus End (country/region) Near-threatened
Steel-blue Flycatcher Myiagra ferrocyanea Endemic (country/region)
 
Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans
 
Sylviidae
Mountain Warbler Phylloscopus trivirgatus
Island Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus poliocephalus
 
Zosteropidae
Malaita White-eye Zosterops stresemanni Endemic (country/region)
 
Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides
Atoll Starling Aplonis feadensis Near-threatened
Brown-winged Starling Aplonis grandis Endemic (country/region)
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Mainato Introduced species
 
Dicaeidae
Midget Flowerpecker Dicaeum aeneum Endemic (country/region)
 
Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis

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