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French Polynesia
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Description: includes Hakahau, Ua Pou, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva
Number of species: 60
Number of endemics: 9
Number of globally threatened species: 13
Number of extinct species: 1
Number of introduced species: 8
 
Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Coq bankiva Introduced species
 
Anatidae
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Canard pilet Rare/Accidental
 
Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Albatros hurleur
 
Procellariidae
Cape Petrel Daption capense Damier du Cap Rare/Accidental
Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa P?rel de Juan Fernandez Vulnerable
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana P?rel de Trindade
Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba P?rel ?poitrine blanche Endangered
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis P?rel ?ailes noires Rare/Accidental
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata P?rel de Tahiti Near-threatened
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Puffin de la Nativit?/font>
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Puffin fouquet
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Puffin d'Audubon
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Petit Puffin Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Puffin fuligineux Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus Puffin ?pieds roses Vulnerable
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii P?rel de Bulwer
 
Hydrobatidae
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Oc?nite ?ventre blanc Rare/Accidental
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa Oc?nite ?gorge blanche Vulnerable
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Oc?nite cul-blanc Rare/Accidental
 
Ardeidae
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Aigrette sacr?
 
Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Pha?on ?bec rouge Rare/Accidental
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Pha?on ?brins rouges Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pha?on ?bec jaune
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Fr?ate du Pacifique
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Fr?ate ariel
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Fou masqu?/font>
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Fou ?pieds rouges
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Fou brun
 
Rallidae
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis Marouette fuligineuse
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Pluvier fauve
 
Scolopacidae
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Courlis d'Alaska Vulnerable
Grey-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Chevalier de Sib?ie
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Chevalier errant
Sanderling Calidris alba B?asseau sanderling Rare/Accidental
 
Laridae
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Mouette de Franklin Rare/Accidental
Grey-backed Tern Sterna lunata Sterne ?dos gris Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Sterne fuligineuse
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi brun
Black Noddy Anous minutus Noddi noir
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea Noddi bleu
White-Tern Gygis alba Gygis blanche
 
Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Pigeon biset Introduced species
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata G?p?ie z?r? Introduced species
Marquesan Ground Dove Gallicolumba rubescens Gallicolombe des Marquises Endemic Vulnerable
White-capped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus dupetithouarsii Ptilope de Dupetit Thouars Endemic
Red-moustached Fruit Dove Ptilinopus mercierii Ptilope de Mercier Extinct
Marquesan Imperial Pigeon Ducula galeata Carpophage des Marquises Endemic Endangered
 
Psittacidae
Ultramarine Lorikeet Vini ultramarina Lori ultramarin Endemic Endangered
 
Cuculidae
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Coucou de Nouvelle-Z?ande
 
Strigidae
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Grand-duc d'Am?ique Introduced species
 
Apodidae
Marquesan Swiftlet Aerodramus ocistus Salangane des Marquises Endemic
 
Alcedinidae
Marquesan Kingfisher Todiramphus godeffroyi Martin-chasseur des Marquises Endemic Endangered
 
Monarchidae
Marquesan Monarch Pomarea mendozae Monarque des Marquises Endemic
Iphis Monarch Pomarea iphis Monarque iphis Endemic
Fatuhiva Monarch Pomarea whitneyi Monarque de Fatu Hiva Endemic Critically endangered
 
Acrocephalidae
Marquesan Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus mendanae Rousserolle ?long bec
 
Sturnidae
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Martin triste Introduced species
 
Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Astrild ondul?/font> Introduced species
Red-browed Firetail Neochmia temporalis Diamant ?cinq couleurs Introduced species
Chestnut-breasted Munia Lonchura castaneothorax Capucin donacole Introduced species

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