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Marshall Islands

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Number of species: 84      84 species covered
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 1
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis Vulnerable
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Endangered
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta
Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa Vulnerable
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis
Bonin Petrel Pterodroma hypoleuca
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis
Stejneger's Petrel Pterodroma longirostris Vulnerable
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa Vulnerable
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Canvasback Aythya valisineria
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Vulnerable
Spotted Redshank Actitis macularius
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Black Noddy Anous minutus
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea
White Tern Gygis alba
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
Micronesian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula oceanica Near-threatened
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Long-tailed Koel Eudynamys taitensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Fulvous Owl Strix fulvescens
Striped Owl Pseudoscops clamator
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Introduced species

 

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25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

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24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

Credits Some of the maps, data, are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page               Data from Avibase