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Number of species: 177

Number of endemics: 5
Number of globally threatened species: 6
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Gr?e ?bec bigarr?/strong> Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Puffin majeur Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Puffin fuligineux Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Puffin d'Audubon Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Pha?on ?bec rouge Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pha?on ?bec jaune Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Booby Pelecanus occidentalis P?ican brun Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Fou masqu?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Fou ?pieds rouges Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Fou brun
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormoran vigua
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga Anhinga d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Fr?ate superbe
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Grand H?on Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba Grande Aigrette
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Aigrette tricolore Rare/Accidental
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Aigrette bleue
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Aigrette neigeuse Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Aigrette garzette Rare/Accidental
Western Reef-Egret Egretta gularis Aigrette ?gorge blanche Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis H?on garde-boeufs
Green Heron Butorides virescens H?on vert
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Bihoreau gris Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Bihoreau violac?/strong> Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Ibis falcinelle Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Flamant des Cara?es
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Dendrocygne fauve Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Dendrocygne des Antilles Vulnerable
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Dendrocygne ?ventre noir Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Canard d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Canard chipeau Rare/Accidental
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Sarcelle ?ailes vertes Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Canard pilet Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Sarcelle ?ailes bleues
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Canard souchet Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Fuligule ?collier Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Petit Fuligule Rare/Accidental
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica ?ismature routoutou Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis ?ismature rousse Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Balbuzard p?heur Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Busard Saint-Martin
Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus Buse noire Rare/Accidental
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Petite Buse
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Buse ?queue rousse Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Cr?erelle d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Merlin Falco columbarius Faucon ?erillon Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Faucon p?erin
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Sora Porzana carolina Marouette de Caroline Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Tal?e violac? Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallinule poule-d'eau Rare/Accidental
American Coot Fulica americana Foulque d'Am?ique
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Foulque ?cachet blanc Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Hu?rier d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus ?hasse d'Am?ique
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Pluvier bronz?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Pluvier argent?/strong>
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Pluvier semipalm?/strong>
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Pluvier de Wilson
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Pluvier kildir Rare/Accidental
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Pluvier d'Azara Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata B?assine de Wilson Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus B?assin roux Rare/Accidental
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Barge hudsonienne Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Courlis corlieu
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Chevalier grivel?/strong>
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Chevalier solitaire Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grand Chevalier
Willet Tringa semipalmata Chevalier semipalm?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Petit Chevalier
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Tournepierre ?collier
Red Knot Calidris canutus B?asseau maub?he Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba B?asseau sanderling Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla B?asseau semipalm?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri B?asseau d'Alaska Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla B?asseau minuscule Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis B?asseau ?croupion blanc Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii B?asseau de Baird Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos B?asseau ?poitrine cendr? Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina B?asseau variable Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus B?asseau ??hasses Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis B?asseau rouss?re Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Combattant vari?/strong> Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Go?and ?bec cercl?/strong> Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Go?and hudsonien Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Mouette rieuse Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Mouette atricille Rare/Accidental
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Mouette tridactyle Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi brun
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Sterne fuligineuse
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Sterne brid?
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Petite Sterne Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Sterne hansel Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Sterne caspienne Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Sterne de Dougall Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Sterne pierregarin Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Sterne royale Rare/Accidental
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Sterne caugek Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Labbe pomarin Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Pigeon biset Introduced species
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Pigeon ?couronne blanche Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Pigeon ?cou rouge
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Tourterelle oreillarde
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Tourterelle ?queue carr?
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Colombe ?queue noire
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea Colombe ?croissants Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana Colombe rouviolette
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
St. Lucia Parrot Amazona versicolor Amazone de Sainte-Lucie Endemic Vulnerable
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Coulicou ?bec noir Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Coulicou ?bec jaune Rare/Accidental
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Coulicou manioc
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Ani ?bec lisse Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops Effraie d'Hispaniola
Barn Owl Tyto alba Effraie des clochers
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Engoulevent d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Rufous Nightjar Caprimulgus rufus Engoulevent roux
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger Martinet sombre Rare/Accidental
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica Martinet chiquesol
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Martinet ?ventre blanc Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Colibri mad?e
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Colibri falle-vert
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Colibri hupp?/strong>
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Martin-p?heur d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica ??ie siffleuse
Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elaenia flavogaster ??ie ?ventre jaune Rare/Accidental
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris Moucherolle gobemouche
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Tyran gris
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Tyran des savanes Rare/Accidental
Lesser Antillean Flycatcher Myiarchus oberi Tyran janeau
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Hirondelle de rivage Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Hirondelle ?ventre blanc
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Hirondelle rustique
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Hirondelle ?front blanc Rare/Accidental
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva Hirondelle ?front brun Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Troglodyte familier
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Moqueur des savanes
White-breasted Thrasher Ramphocinclus brachyurus Moqueur gorge-blanche Rare/Accidental Endangered
Grey Trembler Cinclocerthia gutturalis Trembleur gris Endemic (country/region)
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca Moqueur grivotte
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Moqueur corossol
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Forest Thrush Cichlherminia lherminieri Grive ?pieds jaunes Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis Solitaire siffleur
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus nudigenis Merle ?lunettes
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Vir? ?gorge jaune Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Vir? aux yeux rouges Rare/Accidental
Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis Vir? jaune-verd?re
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Vir? ?moustaches
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Organiste louis-d'or Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Northern Parula Parula americana Paruline ?collier Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Paruline jaune
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Paruline tigr? Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Paruline ?croupion jaune Rare/Accidental
St. Lucia Warbler Dendroica delicata Paruline de Sainte-Lucie Endemic
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Paruline des pr?
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Paruline ?couronne rousse Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Paruline ray? Rare/Accidental
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Paruline noir et blanc Rare/Accidental
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Paruline flamboyante Rare/Accidental
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Paruline orang? Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Paruline couronn? Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Paruline des ruisseaux Rare/Accidental
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Paruline hochequeue Rare/Accidental
Semper's Warbler Leucopeza semperi Paruline pied-blanc Possibly extinct
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Paruline ?capuchon
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Paruline du Canada Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Sucrier ?ventre jaune
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Tangara ?arlate Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Blue-black Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Sporophile cici
St. Lucia Black Finch Melanospiza richardsoni Moisson pied-blanc Endemic Endangered
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis Sporophile rougegorge
Grassland Yellow-Finch Sicalis luteola Sicale des savanes Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Lesser Antillean  Saltator Saltator albicollis Saltator gros-bec
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Cardinal ?poitrine rose Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Goglu des pr? Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Quiscale merle
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Vacher luisant
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Oriole de Baltimore Rare/Accidental
St. Lucia Oriole Icterus laudabilis Oriole de Sainte-Lucie Endemic Near-threatened

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