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Saint Helena

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St. Helena Plover The national bird.

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St. Helena island
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Number of species: 128
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 34
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus Avestruz Introduced species
 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae
Jackass Penguin Spheniscus demersus Ping?no de El Cabo Vulnerable
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Zampull? Com?
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Albatros Viajero
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Albatros Ojeroso Rare/Accidental
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta Albatros Frentiblanco
Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Albatros Clororrinco Rare/Accidental
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Albatros Ahumado Rare/Accidental Endangered
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides Fulmar Austral Rare/Accidental
Cape Petrel Daption capense Petrel Damero Rare/Accidental
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera Petrel Aligrande
Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Petrel de Schlegel Vulnerable
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis Petrel Suave Rare/Accidental
Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata Pato-petrel Piquiancho Rare/Accidental
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Petrel de Bulwer Rare/Accidental
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Pardela Gris Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Pardela Gorgiblanca Rare/Accidental
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Pardela cenicienta
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Pardela Capirotada
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela Sombr? Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Pardela Chica Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela Garrapatera
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Pa?o de Wilson Rare/Accidental
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Pa?o Pechialbo Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Pa?o Ventrinegro Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Pa?o Ventriblanco Rare/Accidental
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro Pa?o de Madeira
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Pa?o Boreal Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rabijunco Et?eo
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Cape Gannet Morus capensis Alcatraz de El Cabo Vulnerable
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Alcatraz Enmascarado
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila Rabihorcado de Ascensi? Vulnerable
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rabihorcado Chico
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Garza Real Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Martinete Com? Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Cig?? Blanca Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Suirir?Bicolor
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis Cern?alo del Amur Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca Perdiz Griega Introduced species
Chukar Alectoris chukar Perdiz Chucar Introduced species
Cape Francolin Francolinus capensis Francol? de El Cabo Introduced species
Red-necked Spurfowl Francolinus afer Francol? Gorgirrojo
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix Codorniz Com? Introduced species
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
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Pintada Com? Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Polluela Pintoja Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Calam? Com? Rare/Accidental
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Calamoncillo Africano Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Calamoncillo Americano Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallereta Com?
Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata Focha Moruna
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus Jacana Africana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus Avefr? Armada Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris Rare/Accidental
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius Chorlitejo Pecuario
St. Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae Chorlitejo de Santa Elena Endemic Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Aguja Colipinta Rare/Accidental
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Correlimos Batit?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Andarr?s Grande Rare/Accidental
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Archibebe Fino
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Com? Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus Correlimos Gordo Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Trid?tilo
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Correlimos Culiblanco Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral Rare/Accidental
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Combatiente Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Falaropo Picogrueso
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Chionididae
Snowy Sheathbill Chionis albus Picovaina de Malvinas Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota Pipizcan Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Ti?sa Boba
Black Noddy Anous minutus Ti?sa Menuda
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris Ti?sa Picofina
White-Tern Gygis alba Charr? Blanco
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charr? Sombr?
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata Charr? Ant?tico Rare/Accidental
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Charr? Artico Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus P?alo Subant?tico Rare/Accidental
Great Skua Stercorarius skua P?alo Grande Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus P?alo Pomarino Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus P?alo Par?ito Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus P?alo Rabero Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Brav? Introduced species
Madagascar Turtle-Dove Streptopelia picturata T?tola Malgache Introduced species
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata Tortolita Estriada Introduced species
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae
Galah Eolophus roseicapilla Cacat? Galah Introduced species
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Chotacabras Europeo Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Common Swift Apus apus Vencejo Com? Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Alondra Com?
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina Com? Rare/Accidental
House-Martin Delichon urbicum Avi? Com? Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula Mirlo Com?
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Zorzal Com?
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
European Robin Erithacus rubecula Petirrojo Europeo
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Cape White-eye Zosterops virens Ojiblanco P?ido
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Common Fiscal Lanius collaris Alcaud? Fiscal
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa Main?del Himalaya Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Main?Com? Introduced species
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Estornino Pinto Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Gorri? Dom?tico Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Scaly Weaver Sporopipes squamifrons Tejedor Escamoso Introduced species
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis Fodi Malgache Introduced species
Red Bishop Euplectes orix Obispo Rojo Introduced species
White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus Obispo de Alas Blancas Introduced species
Long-tailed Widowbird Euplectes progne Obispo de Cola Larga Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Pico de Coral Introduced species
Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos Astrild de Mejillas Negras Introduced species
Blue-breasted Cordonbleu Uraeginthus angolensis Cord? Azul Com?
Violet-eared Waxbill Granatina granatina Granadero Com? Introduced species
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba Pinz? Melba Introduced species
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Gorri? Javan? Introduced species Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Eastern Paradise-Whydah Vidua paradisaea Viuda del Para?o Introduced species
Shaft-tailed Whydah Vidua regia Viuda Cola de Flecha Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Pinz? Vulgar
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris Verder? Com?
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Jilguero Europeo
European Serin Serinus serinus Verdecillo Introduced species
Island Canary Serinus canaria Canario Com? Introduced species
Cape Canary Serinus canicollis Canario de Corona Amarilla
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus Canario de Frente Amarillo Introduced species
Brimstone Canary Serinus sulphuratus Ser? Sulfuroso Introduced species
Yellow Canary Serinus flaviventris Canario Amarillo Introduced species
Gough Finch Rowettia goughensis

 

 

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