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Northern Marianas

Capital Saipan

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Saipan, Tinian and Agiguan

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Number of species: 104
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 1
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Pardela Canosa
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Pardela del Pac?ico
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Pardela de Tasmania
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Pardela de la Christmas
Townsend's Shearwater Puffinus auricularis Pardela de Townsend
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela Garrapatera
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Pa?o Boreal
Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma matsudairae Pa?o de Matsudaira Data deficient
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rabijunco Colirrojo
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Alcatraz Enmascarado
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Cormor? Piquicorto
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rabihorcado Chico
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Garza Real
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia Garceta Intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Garceta Com?
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Garceta de Arrecife
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Martinete Com?
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Martinete Canelo
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Avetorillo Chino
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Silb? Europeo Rare/Accidental
Falcated Duck Anas falcata Cerceta de Alfanjes Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Gadwall Anas strepera Anade Friso
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Cerceta com?
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos ?ade Real
Northern Pintail Anas acuta ?ade Rabudo
Garganey Anas querquedula Cerceta Carretona
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Cuchara Com? Rare/Accidental
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Porr? Mo?do
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Porr? Bastardo
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis Gavil? Ranero
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis Gavilancito Japon?
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo Busardo Ratonero
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Cern?alo Vulgar
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis Cern?alo del Amur
 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae
Micronesian Scrubfowl Megapodius laperouse Tal?alo de las Marianas Endangered
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Gallo Bankiva
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallereta Com?
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Focha Com?
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Chorlito Dorado Siberiano
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Chorlitejo Patinegro
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Chorlitejo Mongol Chico
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Chorlitejo Mongol Grande
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Agachadiza Colirrara
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Agachadiza del Baikal
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Agachadiza com?
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Aguja Colipinta
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Zarapito del Pac?ico Vulnerable
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Zarapito Real
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Andarr?s del Terek
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Andarr?s Chico
Grey-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
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Andarr?s Bastardo
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Com?
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Trid?tilo
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Correlimos Cuellirrojo
Little Stint Calidris minuta Correlimos Menudo
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii Correlimos de Temminck
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Correlimos Acuminado
Dunlin Calidris alpina Correlimos Com?
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Combatiente
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Gaviota Arg?tea
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Gaviota Reidora
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Ti?sa Boba
Black Noddy Anous minutus Ti?sa Menuda
White Tern Gygis alba Charr? Blanco
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charr? Sombr?
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus Charr? Lunado
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Charrancito Com?
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus Fumarel Aliblanco
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charr? Com?
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Charr? Piquigualdo
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Brav?
Island Collared-Dove Streptopelia bitorquata T?tola Bicollar
White-throated Ground-Dove Gallicolumba xanthonura Paloma-perdiz de las Marianas Near-threatened
Mariana Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus roseicapilla Tilopo de las Marianas Endangered
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus B?o Campestre
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Rabitojo Uniforme
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus Vencejo del Pac?ico
Mariana Swiftlet Aerodramus bartschi Marianensalangaan Endemic (country/region) Endangered
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Alci? Acollarado
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina Com?
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Lavandera Boyera
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni Zorzal de Naumann
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Nightingale Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus luscinius Carricero Ruise?r Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Cola de Abanico Rufo
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Tinian Monarch Monarcha takatsukasae Monarca Tinian Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Bridled White-eye Zosterops conspicillatus Ojiblanco de Riendas
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus Drongo Real
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi Cuervo de las Marianas Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Micronesian Starling Aplonis opaca Estornino de Micronesia
Ashy Starling Spreo unicolor Estornino Unicolor
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Gorri? Molinero Introduced species

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