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Micronesia
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Number of species: 60
Number of endemics: 3
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2009-08-01
 
Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Bankivahoen Introduced species
 
Anatidae
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Slobeend Rare/Accidental
 
Diomedeidae
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis Laysanalbatros Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
Procellariidae
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Wigstaartpijlstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel  
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Dunbekpijlstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Bulwer-stormvogel Rare/Accidental
 
Ardeidae
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Kwak Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Koereiger Rare/Accidental
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Oostelijke Rifreiger  
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Roodstaartkeerkringvogel Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Witstaartkeerkringvogel  
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Grote Fregatvogel  
 
Sulidae
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent  
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent  
 
Rallidae
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea Wenkbrauwral  
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Kleine Goudplevier  
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Kleine Woestijnplevier  
 
Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rosse Grutto  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenwulp  
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Zuidzeewulp Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Oeverloper  
Grey-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Siberische Grijze Ruiter  
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Amerikaanse Grijze Ruiter  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steenloper  
Sanderling Calidris alba Drieteenstrandloper  
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Gestreepte Strandloper Rare/Accidental
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Siberische Strandloper Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina Bonte Strandloper Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Blonde Ruiter Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
Laridae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Grote Kuifstern  
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Zwartnekstern  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Visdiefje Rare/Accidental
Little Tern Sterna albifrons Dwergstern Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Bonte Stern  
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy  
Black Noddy Anous minutus Witkapnoddy  
White Tern Gygis alba Witte Stern  
 
Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Rotsduif Introduced species
Caroline Islands Ground-Dove Gallicolumba kubaryi Carolinenpatrijsduif Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus Purperkapjufferduif  
Micronesian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula oceanica Micronesische Muskaatduif Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Psittacidae
Pohnpei Lorikeet Trichoglossus rubiginosus Ponap?lori Endemic
 
Cuculidae
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Langstaartko?  
 
Strigidae
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Velduil  
 
Apodidae
Caroline Islands Swiftlet Aerodramus inquietus Carolinensalangaan  
 
Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Dollarvogel Rare/Accidental
 
Alcedinidae
Micronesian Kingfisher Todiramphus cinnamominus Micronesische Ijsvogel  
 
Meliphagidae
Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra Vuur-dwerghoningeter Endemic (country/region)
 
Campephagidae
Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris Monniksrupsvogel  
 
Monarchidae
Oceanic Flycatcher Myiagra oceanica Guammonarch Endemic (country/region)
 
Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Boerenzwaluw  
 
Sylviidae
Nightingale Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus luscinius Nachtegaalkarekiet  
 
Zosteropidae
Caroline Islands White-eye Zosterops semperi Carolinenbrilvogel Endemic (country/region)
Grey-brown White-eye Zosterops cinereus Palau-brilvogel  
Long-billed White-eye Rukia longirostra Langsnavel-brilvogel Endemic Near-threatened
 
Sturnidae
Micronesian Starling Aplonis opaca Micronesische Purperspreeuw Endemic (country/region)
Pohnpei Starling Aplonis pelzelni Ponap?purperspreeuw Endemic Crit end(possibly extinct)
 
Estrildidae
Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Blauwmasker-papegaaiamadine  
Mottled Munia Lonchura hunsteini Hunstein-non  

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