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Number of species: 82
Number of endemics: 10
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 5
Date last reviewed: 2003-12-31
See also: http://www.pacificbirds.com/samoa.html
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa    
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus   Introduced species
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata   Near-threatened
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus    
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris    
Townsend's Shearwater Puffinus auricularis   Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri    
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica   Rare/Accidental
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa   Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus    
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda   Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra    
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster    
Red-footed Booby Sula sula    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor    
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel   Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra    
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus   Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis    
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis    
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea    
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola   Rare/Accidental
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva    
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus   Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos   Rare/Accidental
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana    
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola   Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus    
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis   Vulnerable
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis   Rare/Accidental
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica    
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres    
Red Knot Calidris canutus   Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba   Rare/Accidental
Rufous-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis   Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos   Rare/Accidental
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata   Rare/Accidental
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus   Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla   Rare/Accidental
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus    
Black Noddy Anous minutus    
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea   Rare/Accidental
White-Tern Gygis alba    
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus   Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus    
Little Tern Sternula albifrons   Rare/Accidental
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis    
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana    
Common Tern Sterna hirundo   Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki   Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus   Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia   Introduced species
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis    
Friendly Ground-Dove Gallicolumba stairi   Vulnerable
Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris   Endemic Endangered
Many-colored Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus perousii    
Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus    
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica    
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis    
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Long-tailed Koel Eudynamys taitensis    
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba    
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius    
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris   Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Meliphagidae
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis    
Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus    
Mao Gymnomyza samoensis   Endemic Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Samoan Triller Lalage sharpei   Endemic Near-threatened
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa    
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris   Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer   Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus    
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Samoan Fantail Rhipidura nebulosa   Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Petroicidae
Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor    
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Samoan Whistler Pachycephala flavifrons   Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Samoan White-eye Zosterops samoensis   Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis    
Samoan Starling Aplonis atrifusca   Endemic
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus   Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis   Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Red-headed Parrotfinch Erythrura cyaneovirens   Endemic

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