Melanesia New Caledonia

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Number of species: 193
Number of endemics: 22
Number of globally threatened species: 12
Number of introduced species: 14
See also: http://membres.lycos.fr/skua/page46.html
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Zampull? Australiano
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Albatros Viajero
Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Albatros Real Rare/Accidental
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Albatros Ojeroso Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Abanto-marino Ant?tico Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Hall's Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli Abanto-marino Subant?tico Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Cape Petrel Daption capense Petrel Damero Rare/Accidental
Tahiti Petrel Pterodroma rostrata Petrel de Tahit?/strong>
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Petrel Moteado Near-threatened
Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri Petrel de Solander Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Petrel de la Trindade
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis Fardela de Cuello Blanco Rare/Accidental
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii Petrel de Cook Rare/Accidental Endangered
Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera Petrel de Gould
Bonin Petrel Pterodroma hypoleuca Petrel de las Bonin
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis Petrel Alinegro
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Pardela Gris Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Pardela Canosa
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Pardela Paticlara
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Pardela del Pac?ico
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela Sombr? Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Pardela de Tasmania
Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia Pardela Gavia
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Pardela Chica
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela Garrapatera
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Pa?o de Wilson Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Pa?o Ventriblanco Rare/Accidental
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa Pa?o Gorgiblanco Vulnerable
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro Pa?o de Madeira Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rabijunco Colirrojo
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Pel?ano Australiano Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Australian Gannet Morus serrator Alcatraz Australiano
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Alcatraz Enmascarado
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Cormor? Totinegro Rare/Accidental
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Cormor? Grande
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Cormor? Piquicorto
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rabihorcado Chico
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande Rare/Accidental
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Garceta Cariblanca
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Garceta de Arrecife
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera Rare/Accidental
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada Rare/Accidental
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Martinete Canelo
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Avetorillo Com?
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus Avetoro Australiano Extirpated Endangered
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Morito Com?
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia Esp?ula Real Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata Suirir?Capirotado Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Barnacla Canadiense Rare/Accidental
Sunda Teal Anas gibberifrons Cerceta de Sunda
Grey Teal Anas gracilis Cerceta Gris Rare/Accidental
Auckland Islands Teal Anas aucklandica Cerceta de Nueva Zelanda Extirpated Vulnerable
Brown Teal Anas chlorotis Cerceta de la Ila Auckland y Casta? Introduced species Endangered
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos ?ade Real Introduced species
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Anade Cejudo
Northern Shoveler Anas rhynchotis Cuchara Australiano Rare/Accidental
White-eyed Duck Aythya australis Porr? Australiano
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus ?uila Pescadora
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus Milano Silbador
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster Pigargo Oriental Rare/Accidental
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Aguilucho Lagunero del Pac?ico
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus Azor Australiano
White-bellied Goshawk Accipiter haplochrous Gavil? de Nueva Caledonia Endemic Near-threatened
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Australian Kestrel Falco cenchroides Cern?alo Australiano Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halc? Peregrino
 
GALLIFORMES: Meleagrididae
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Guajolote Gallipavo Introduced species
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Gallo Bankiva Introduced species
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Fais? Vulgar Introduced species
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Pavo-real Com? Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Painted Buttonquail Turnix varius Torillo Pintojo Extirpated
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
New Caledonian Rail Gallirallus lafresnayanus Rasc? de Nueva Caledonia Endemic Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Rasc? Filipino
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Polluela Chica Rare/Accidental
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis Polluela de Tongatapu
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea Polluela Cejiblanca Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Calam? Com?
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa Gallineta Enlutada
 
GRUIFORMES: Rhynochetidae
Kagu Rhynochetos jubatus Kag? Endemic Endangered
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris Alcarav? Picogrueso Australiano Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella Canastera Patilarga Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Avefr? Militar
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Chorlito Dorado Siberiano
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlitejo Semipalmeado Rare/Accidental
Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus Chorlitejo Bicinchado Rare/Accidental
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Chorlitejo Mongol Chico
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Chorlitejo Mongol Grande Rare/Accidental
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus Chorlito Asi?ico Grande Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Aguja Colipinta
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Zarapito Chico Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Zarapito Siberiano Rare/Accidental
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Andarr?s del Terek
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Andarr?s Chico
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes Playero Siberiano
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana Playero de Alaska
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Archibebe Claro
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Archibebe Fino Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Com?
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris Correlimos Grande Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus Correlimos Gordo Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Trid?tilo
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis Correlimos Cuellirrojo
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Correlimos Acuminado
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Correlimos Zarapit? Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae Gaviota Plateada Australiana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Ti?sa Boba
Black Noddy Anous minutus Ti?sa Menuda
Grey Noddy Procelsterna albivitta Ti?sa Gris
White Tern Gygis alba Charr? Blanco
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charr? Sombr?
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Charr? Embridado
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Charrancito Com?
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis Charrancito Australiano
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Fumarel Cariblanco
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Charr? Rosado
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Charr? de Sumatra
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Charr? Piquigualdo
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki P?alo Polar Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus P?alo Pomarino Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus P?alo Par?ito Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Brav? Introduced species
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Paloma Gorgiblanca
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis T?tola Moteada Introduced species
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica Palomita Esmeralda Dorsiverde
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata Tortolita Estriada Introduced species
Red-bellied Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus greyii Tilopo de Grey
Cloven-feathered Dove Drepanoptila holosericea Tilopo de Nueva Caledonia Endemic Near-threatened
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica D?ula del Pac?ico
New Caledonian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula goliath D?ula Goliat Endemic Near-threatened
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Tricogloso de Pecho Rojo
Horned Parakeet Eunymphicus cornutus Perico Cornudo Endemic
Red-fronted Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae Perico Maor?Rojo Vulnerable
New Caledonian Parakeet Cyanoramphus saissetti Endemic Near-threatened
New Caledonian Lorikeet Charmosyna diadema Endemic  possibly extinct.
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis Cuco Flabeliforme
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Cuclillo Bronc?eo
Long-tailed Koel Eudynamys taitensis Koel Colilargo
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae Cuco Tuc? Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Australasian Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris Lechuza Patilarga
Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza Com?
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Aegothelidae
New Caledonian Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles savesi Egotelo de Nueva Caledonia Endemic Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis Chotacabras Bigotudo Extirpated
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Salangana Lustrosa
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius Salangana Culiblanca
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Rabitojo Uniforme Rare/Accidental
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Vencejo Mongol Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Alci? Sagrado
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus Abejaruco Australiano
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Golondrina del Pac?ico
Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena Golondrina Australiana
Tree Martin Petrochelidon nigricans Golondrina Arbor?ola Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike Coracina caledonica Oruguero de Melanesia
Black-faced Cuckooshrike Coracina novaehollandiae Oruguero de Cara Negra Rare/Accidental
New Caledonian Cuckoo-shrike Coracina analis Oruguero de Nueva Caledonia Endemic
White-rumped Triller Lalage leucopygialis
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga Gorjeador de Cola Larga
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Bulbul de Caudal Roja Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus Mirlo Isle?
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
New Caledonian Grassbird Megalurulus mariei Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Grey Fantail Rhipidura albiscapa
Streaked Fantail Rhipidura spilodera Cola de Abanico Moteado
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Southern Shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides Monarca Sure?
Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica Miagra de Nueva Caledonia
 
Passeriformes.: Petroicidae
Yellow-bellied Robin Eopsaltria flaviventris Petroica Ventrigualda Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Silbador Dorado
New Caledonian Whistler Pachycephala caledonica Silbador de Nueva Caledonia Endemic
Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris Silbador Rufo
 
Passeriformes.: Acanthizidae
Fan-tailed Gerygone Gerygone flavolateralis Gerig? Melanesio
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Large Lifou White-eye Zosterops inornatus Ojiblanco Lifu Endemic
Green-backed White-eye Zosterops xanthochroa Ojiblanco de Nueva Celedonia Endemic
Small Lifou White-eye Zosterops minutus Ojiblanco Peque? Endemic
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis Ojiblanco de Lomo Gris
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Dark-brown Honeyeater Lichmera incana P?aro Miel de Orejas Plateadas
New Caledonian Myzomela Myzomela caledonica Endemic
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis Meloncillo Cardenal
New Caledonian Friarbird Philemon diemenensis Filem? de Nueva Caledonia Endemic
Crow Honeyeater Gymnomyza aubryana P?aro Az?ar de Cara Roja Endemic Endangered
Barred Honeyeater Phylidonyris undulatus P?aro Az?ar de Barras Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus Golondrina del Bosque de Pecho Blanca
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
New Caledonian Crow Corvus moneduloides Cuervo de Nueva Caledonia Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Striated Starling Aplonis striata Estornino Estriado Endemic
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Main?Com? Introduced species
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Estornino Pinto Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Gorri? Dom?tico Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Pico de Coral Introduced species
Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Pinz? Loro de Cara Azul Rare/Accidental
Red-throated Parrotfinch Erythrura psittacea Pinz? Loro de Garganta Roja Endemic
Chestnut-breasted Munia Lonchura castaneothorax Capuchino de Pecho Casta? Introduced species

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