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Mauritius

Conservation Matters                Birding                Mauritius Backyard

Number of species: 119       100% 119 species covered but we sill want more photos, video and sound recordings
Number of endemics: 8
Number of globally threatened species: 16
Number of introduced species: 21
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Rare/Accidental Endangered
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Vulnerable
Cape Petrel Daption capense
Mascarene Petrel Pterodroma aterrima Critically endangered
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana
Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui Endangered
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Rare/Accidental
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri Rare/Accidental
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur Rare/Accidental
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Abbott's Booby Sula abbotti Extirpated Endangered
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rare/Accidental
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Rare/Accidental
Striated Heron Butorides striata
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Meller's Duck Anas melleri Introduced species Endangered
Garganey Anas querquedula
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Madagascar Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Endemic Vulnerable
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Rare/Accidental
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus Introduced species
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus Introduced species
Madagascar Partridge Margaroperdix madagascarensis Introduced species
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Jungle Bush-Quail Perdicula asiatica Extirpated
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Madagascar Buttonquail Turnix nigricollis Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Rare/Accidental
White-throated Rail Dryolimnas cuvieri
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Rare/Accidental
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Rare/Accidental
Madagascar Pratincole Glareola ocularis Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Rare/Accidental
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Rare/Accidental
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Rare/Accidental
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
 
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
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Rare/Accidental
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri Endemic Endangered
Madagascar Turtle-Dove Streptopelia picturata Introduced species
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis Introduced species
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata Introduced species
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Introduced species
Mauritius Parakeet Psittacula echo Endemic
Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus Introduced species
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Mascarene Swiftlet Aerodramus francicus Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Mauritius Cuckoo-shrike Coracina typica Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus Introduced species
Mauritius Bulbul Hypsipetes olivaceus Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Rodrigues Brush-Warbler Acrocephalus rodericanus Endemic Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Mascarene Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Mascarene Grey White-eye Split Zosterops borbonicus
Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus
Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos Endemic Critically endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Introduced species
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis Introduced species
Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra Endemic Critically endangered
Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans Vulnerable
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Introduced species
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata Introduced species
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Introduced species Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus Introduced species

 

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