Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Number of species: 174      173 species covered
Number of endemics: 2
Number of globally threatened species: 4
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Rare/Accidental
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
White-tailed Hawk Buteo albicaudatus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Rare/Accidental
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Cracidae
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Sora Porzana carolina Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Rare/Accidental
Common Coot Gallinula chloropus Rare/Accidental
American Coot Fulica americana Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Rare/Accidental
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Rare/Accidental
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Rare/Accidental
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Rare/Accidental
Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis (extinct)
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Rare/Accidental
Spotted Redshank Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Rare/Accidental
Willet Tringa semipalmata Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba Rare/Accidental
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Rare/Accidental
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Rare/Accidental
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Rare/Accidental
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Rare/Accidental
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Rare/Accidental
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
St. Vincent Parrot Amazona guildingii Endemic Vulnerable
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Rare/Accidental
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Ashy-faced Owl Tyto glaucops
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger Rare/Accidental
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica
Short-tailed Swift Chaetura brachyura
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica
Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elaenia flavogaster
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Rare/Accidental
Grenada Flycatcher Myiarchus nugator Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Rare/Accidental
Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda Rare/Accidental
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca Rare/Accidental
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis
Cocoa Thrush Turdus fumigatus
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus nudigenis
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Northern Parula Parula americana Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Rare/Accidental
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Rare/Accidental
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Rare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Rare/Accidental
Whistling Warbler Catharopeza bishopi Endemic Endangered
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Rare/Accidental
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Rare/Accidental
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Rare/Accidental
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Rare/Accidental
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Rare/Accidental
Lesser Antillean Tanager Tangara cucullata Endemic (country/region)
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellow-bellied Seedeater Sporophila nigricollis Rare/Accidental
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis
Grassland Yellow-Finch Sicalis luteola Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Rare/Accidental

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