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Maldives

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Africa       America     Europe      Asia        Austrailasia        Antarctica  

Number of species: 125
Number of globally threatened species: 2
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Rare/Accidental
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Cormorant Fregata minor
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Critically endangered
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus Near-threatened
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris
White-Tern Gygis alba
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
Common Swift Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Little Swift Apus affinis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus

 

 

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