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Number of species: 139

Number of globally threatened species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela Garrapatera Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Pa?o Boreal
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rabijunco Et?eo Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabijunco Menor Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Pel?ano Pardo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Alcatraz Enmascarado Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Piquero Pardo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Rabihorcado Magn?ico
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Garza Azulada Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Garceta Azul Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Garceta N?ea Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera
Green Heron Butorides virescens Garcita verdosau Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Martinete Coronado
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Morito Com? Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Flamenco Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Suirir?Bicolor Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Suirir?Yaguaza Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
American Wigeon Anas americana Silb? Americano
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Cerceta americana Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta ?ade Rabudo Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Anade Gargantillo Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Cerceta Aliazul Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Cuchara Com?
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Porr? Bola Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Pato Malvasia de Cara Blanca Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus ?uila Pescadora Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Aguilucho P?ido
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Busardo Aliancho Rare/Accidental
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Busardo Colirrojo
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Cern?alo Americano
Merlin Falco columbarius Esmerej? Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halc? Peregrino
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus Col? de Virginia Extirpated Near-threatened
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Pintada Com? Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris Rasc? Piquilargo Rare/Accidental
Sora Porzana carolina Polluela Sora Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Calamoncillo Americano
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallereta Com?
American Coot Fulica americana Focha Americana Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Focha Caribe? Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Ostrero P? Americano Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Cig??ela de Cuello Negro Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Chorlito Dorado Americano Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlitejo Semipalmeado
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Chorlitejo Piquigrueso
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Chorlitejo Culirrojo Rare/Accidental
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Chorlitejo Silbador Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Chorlitejo Patinegro Rare/Accidental
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Chorlitejo de Azara Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Becasina Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Agujeta Gris Rare/Accidental
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Agujeta Escolop?ea Rare/Accidental
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Aguja Colinegra Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Aguja Canela Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Andarr?s Maculado
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Andarr?s Solitario Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Archibebe Patigualdo Grande Rare/Accidental
Willet Tringa semipalmata Playero Aliblanco Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Archibebe Patigualdo Chico Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Com?
Red Knot Calidris canutus Correlimos Gordo Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Trid?tilo
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Correlimos Semipalmeado
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Correlimos de Alaska Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Correlimos Menudillo
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Correlimos Culiblanco Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina Correlimos Com? Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Correlimos Zancol? Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Gaviota de Delaware Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Gaviota Arg?tea Americana Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota Guanaguanare
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Ti?sa Boba Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Charr? Sombr? Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Charr? Embridado Rare/Accidental
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Charrancito Americano Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Pagaza Piquirroja Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Charr? Rosado Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charr? Com? Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Charr? Real
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Charr? Patinegro Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Brav? Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Paloma Coronita Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Paloma Isle? Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto T?tola Turca Rare/Accidental
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Zenaida Caribe?
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Columbina Com?
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea Paloma-perdiz de Martinica Rare/Accidental
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Cuclillo Piquigualdo Rare/Accidental
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Cuclillo de Manglar
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Mochuelo de Madriguera Extirpated
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii A?pero Querequet?/strong> Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger Vencejo Negro Rare/Accidental
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris Vencejo Acollarado Rare/Accidental
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica Vencejo de Martinica Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Colibr?Caribe? Gorgimorado Rare/Accidental
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Colibr?Caribe? Gorgiverde
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Colibr?Crestado
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Mart? Gigante Norteamericano Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Fiof? Caribe?
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Tirano Oriental Rare/Accidental
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Tirano Dominicano
Lesser Antillean Flycatcher Myiarchus oberi Copet? de Ober
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Avi? Zapador Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Golondrina Caribe? Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Golondrina Com?
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Golondrina Risquera Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda Temblador Casta? Rare/Accidental
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca Azotador de Pecho Escamoso
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Azotador de Ojos Perlados
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Veery Catharus fuscescens Tordo Cachet? Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Vireo de Bigotes Negros
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Eufonia capuchiazul Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Northern Parula Parula americana P?ula de Pecho Dorado Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Chipe Amarillo
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Chipe Tigre Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Chipe Azul y Negro Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Chipe Coronado Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Chipe Galano Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Chipe Estriado Rare/Accidental
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Chipe Rayado
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Chipe Rey Americano
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Chipe Anaranjado Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Chipe de Tierra Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Chipe de Agua Norte? Rare/Accidental
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Chipe de Agua Sure? Rare/Accidental
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Chipe Careto Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Platanera Com?
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Quitrique Rojo Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Semillerito Bicolor
Puerto Rican Bullfinch Loxigilla portoricensis Come ?me Puertorrique? Extirpated
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis Come ?me Antillano
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Lesser Antillean  Saltator Saltator albicollis Saltator listado Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Soldadito Arrocero Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Zanate Caribe?
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Ict?ido anaranjado Rare/Accidental

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