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Number of species: 286       286 species covered
Number of globally threatened species: 4
Number of introduced species: 5
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Dwergfuut
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Dikbekfuut
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Zwartkapstormvogel
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Bulwer-stormvogel
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Grote Pijlstormvogel
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilson-stormvogeltje
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Vaalstormvogeltje
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Witstaartkeerkringvogel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Bruine Pelikaan
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskergent
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Geoorde Aalscholver
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Bigua Aalscholver
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Aalscholver
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Amerikaanse Fregatvogel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix Fluitreiger Rare/Accidental
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Amerikaanse Blauwe Reiger
Great Egret Ardea alba Grote Zilverreiger
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Roodhalsreiger
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Witbuikreiger
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Kleine Blauwe Reiger
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Amerikaanse Kleine Zilverreiger
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Kleine Zilverreiger Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Koereiger
Striated Heron Butorides striata Mangrovereiger
Green Heron Butorides virescens Kleine Groene Reiger
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Kwak
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Geelkruinkwak
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius Schuitbekreiger
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus Zuidamerikaanse Roerdomp
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Wood Stork Mycteria americana Kaalkopooievaar
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus Witte Ibis
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Rode Ibis
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Zwarte Ibis
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi Amerikaanse Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Rode Lepelaar
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Rode Flamingo
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rosse Fluiteend
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Witwangfluiteend
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Westindische Fluiteend Vulnerable
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Zwartbuikfluiteend
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Kolgans
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Knobbeleend
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Carolinaeend Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Amerikaanse Smient
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Amerikaanse Wintertaling
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Wilde Eend Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Pijlstaart eend Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Bahamapijlstaart
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Blauwvleugeltaling
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Slobeend
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Ringsnaveleend
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Kleine Toppereend
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Maskerstekelstaart
 
FALCONIFORMES: Cathartidae
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura Kalkoengier
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Visarend
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Zwaluwstaartwouw Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus Amerikaanse Grijze Wouw
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Blauwe Kiekendief
White-tailed Hawk Buteo albicaudatus Witstaartbuizerd
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Roodstaartbuizerd
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima Geelkopcaracara
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Amerikaanse Torenvalk
Merlin Falco columbarius Smelleken
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Slechtvalk
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus Kuifbobwhite
 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna Koerlan
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Sora Porzana carolina Soraral
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Amerikaans Purperhoen
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Waterhoentje
American Coot Fulica americana Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Caribische Koet Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana Jacana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Amerikaanse Steltkluut
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Noordamerikaanse Kluut
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus Caribische Griel
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Chileense Kievit
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Amerikaanse Goudplevier
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Zilverplevier
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Amerikaanse Bontbekplevier
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Dikbekplevier
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Killdeerplevier
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Dwergplevier Near-threatened
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Strandplevier
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Kraagplevier
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Amerikaanse Watersnip
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Kleine Grijze Snip
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Grote Grijze Snip
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Rode Grutto
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenwulp
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Bartram-ruiter
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Amerikaanse Oeverloper
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Amerikaanse Bosruiter
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grote Geelpootruiter
Willet Tringa semipalmata Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Kleine Geelpootruiter
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steenloper
Red Knot Calidris canutus Kanoetstrandloper
Sanderling Calidris alba Drieteenstrandloper
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Grijze Strandloper
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Alaskastrandloper
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Kleinste Strandloper
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Bonapartes-strandloper
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Baird-strandloper
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Gestreepte Strandloper
Dunlin Calidris alpina Bonte Strandloper Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Steltstrandloper
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Blonde Ruiter Near-threatened
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Grote Franjepoot
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Grauwe Franjepoot
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rosse Franjepoot Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ringsnavelmeeuw
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Grote Mantelmeeuw
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Kleine Mantelmeeuw
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Kokmeeuw
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Kleine Kokmeeuw
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Lachmeeuw
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Franklin-meeuw
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy
Black Noddy Anous minutus Witkapnoddy
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Bonte Stern
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Brilstern
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Amerikaanse Dwergstern
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex Grootbekstern
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Lachstern
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Reuzenstern
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Zwarte Stern
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Dougall-stern
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Visdiefje
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Koningsstern
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Grote Stern
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Amerikaanse Schaarbek
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Grote Jager
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Middelste Jager
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Kleine Jager
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Rotsduif Introduced species
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Witkapduif Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Roodhalsduif
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis Naaktoogduif
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Geoorde Treurduif
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Antilliaanse Treurduif
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica Witvleugeltreurduif Rare/Accidental
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Musduif
Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti Steenduif
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Verreaux-duif
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea Grote Kwartelduif
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Ma?parkiet
Green-rumped Parrotlet Forpus passerinus Groene Muspapegaai
White-crowned Parrot Pionus senilis Witkopmargrietje Rare/Accidental
Yellow-shouldered Parrot Amazona barbadensis Kleine Geelkopamazone Vulnerable
Orange-winged Parrot Amazona amazonica Oranjevleugelamazone Introduced species
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Geelsnavelkoekoek
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Mangrovekoekoek
Grey-capped Cuckoo Coccyzus lansbergi Grijskopkoekoek
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Gladsnavelani Rare/Accidental
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris Groefsnavelani
Guira Cuckoo Guira guira Zuidamerikaanse Kuifkoekoek
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Kerkuil
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Holenuil
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Steatornithidae
Oilbird Steatornis caripensis Vetvogel
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis Texas-nachtzwaluw
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Antilliaanse Nachtzwaluw
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Chuck-will'S-widow
White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis Witstaartnachtzwaluw
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris Witkraaggierzwaluw
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Schoorsteengierzwaluw
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Rufous-breasted Hermit Glaucis hirsutus Grzimek-baardkolibrie
White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora Witnekkolibrie
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Granaatkolibrie
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Groenkeelkolibrie
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Rode Kolibrie
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Antilliaanse Kuifkolibrie
Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Blauwstaart-smaragdkolibrie
Copper-rumped Hummingbird Saucerottia tobaci Koperrugamazilia
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Bandijsvogel
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona Amazone-ijsvogel
American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea  
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Geelbuiksapspecht
 
Passeriformes.: Furnariidae
Scaly-throated Leaftosser Sclerurus guatemalensis Schubkeel-bladkrabber Rare/Accidental
Olivaceous Woodcreeper Sittasomus griseicapillus Grijze Muisspecht Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Witbuikelenia
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris Kortsnavelelenia
Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis Kleine Elenia
Northern Scrub-Flycatcher Sublegatus arenarum Salvin-vliegenpikker
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Sparrenpiewie Near-threatened
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Oostelijke Bospiewie
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Rode Tiran
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Tropische Koningstiran
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Koningstiran
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Grijze Koningstiran
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Vorkstaart-koningstiran
Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus Cayennetiran
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Oeverzwaluw
White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer Witbuikzwaluw
Chilean Swallow Tachycineta meyeni Chileense Zwaluw
Purple Martin Progne subis Purperzwaluw
Cuban Martin Progne cryptoleuca Cubaanse Purperzwaluw
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Caribische Purperzwaluw
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis Noordamerikaanse Ruwvleugelzwaluw
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Boerenzwaluw
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Amerikaanse Klipzwaluw
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva Holezwaluw
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Cederpestvogel
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Huiswinterkoning
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Tropische Spotlijster
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum Rosse Spotlijster Rare/Accidental
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda Sidderspotlijster
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca Geschubde Spotlijster
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Witoogspotlijster
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Veery Catharus fuscescens Veery
Grey-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus Grijswang-dwerglijster
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Dwerglijster
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Amerikaanse Boslijster
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Tapuit
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Spreeuw Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Huismus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Grote Textorwever Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Geelborstvireo
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Philadelphiavireo Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Roodoogvireo
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Baardvireo
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Antillenorganist
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Geelvleugelzanger Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Tennesseezanger
Northern Parula Parula americana Noordelijke Parula
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Gele Zanger
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Roestflankzanger
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Magnoliazanger Rare/Accidental
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Tijgerzanger
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Blauwe Zwartkeelzanger
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Geelstuitzanger
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Gele Zwartkeelzanger
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Oranjekeelzanger
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Prairiezanger
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Palmzanger
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Kastanjezanger
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Witwangzanger
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Azuurzanger Vulnerable
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Zwart-witte Zanger
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Amerikaanse Roodstaart
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Citroenzanger
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum Streepkopzanger
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Ovenvogel
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Noordse Waterlijster
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Louisiana-waterlijster
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Kentuckyzanger
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Connecticutzanger
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Grijskopzanger
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Maskerzanger  
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Monnikszanger
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Canadese Zanger
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Suikerdiefje
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Zwartvleugel-tangare
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Zomertangare
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Louisiana-tangare Rare/Accidental
Golden-hooded Tanager Tangara larvata Purpermasker-tangare
Masked Tanager Tangara nigrocincta Zwartborst-tangare
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus Blauwe Suikervogel
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina Jacarina-grasgors
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Maskergrondvink
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis Antillen-dikbekje
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Gewone Saffraangors
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Sprinkhaangors
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Witkeelgors
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Roodkraaggors
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Roodborstkardinaal
Black-backed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus Zwartkopbisschop
Blue-black Grosbeak Cyanocompsa cyanoides Blauwrugbisschop Rare/Accidental
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Blauwe Bisschop Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Indigogors
Dickcissel Spiza americana Dickcissel
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink
Yellow-hooded Blackbird Chrysomus icterocephalus Geelkaptroepiaal
Red-breasted Blackbird Sturnella militaris Rare/Accidental
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna Witkaakweidespreeuw
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Caribische Troepiaal
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Glanskoevogel
Yellow Oriole Icterus nigrogularis Gele Troepiaal
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Oranje Troepiaal
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Noordelije troepiaal

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