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Number of species: 103

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By vansassa Vanessa September 10, 2004 © all rights reserved

 

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Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2007-11-19
See also: http://www.checklist.org.br/getpdf?SL003-06
 
 
 
Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Gallo Bankiva Introduced species

Anatidae
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Suirirí Piquirrojo Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Cerceta Aliazul  
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Anade Gargantillo  
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica Malvasía Enmascarada Rare/Accidental

Spheniscidae
Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus Pingüino de las Galápagos Endangered

Diomedeidae
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Albatros Patinegro Rare/Accidental Endangered
Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata Albatros de las Galápagos Critically endangered

Procellariidae
Cape Petrel Daption capense Petrel Damero Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia Petrel Hawaiano Endemic (country/region)
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Pardela de Audubon  
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Pardela Sombría Near-threatened

Hydrobatidae
White-vented Storm-Petrel Oceanites gracilis Paíño de Elliot Data deficient
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Paíño Pechialbo Rare/Accidental
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro Paíño de Madeira  
Markham's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma markhami Paíño Ahumado Rare/Accidental Data deficient
Black Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma melania Paíño Negro Rare/Accidental

Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Zampullín Picogrueso  

Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Flamenco Común  

Ardeidae
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Martinete Común Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Martinete Coronado  
Lava Heron Butorides sundevalli Garcilla de lava Endemic (country/region)
Striated Heron Butorides striata Garcita Azulada  
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garcilla Bueyera  
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Garza Azulada  
Great Egret Ardea alba Garceta Grande  
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Garceta Azul Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Garceta Nívea Rare/Accidental

Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rabijunco Etéreo  

Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Rabihorcado Magnífico  
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rabihorcado Grande  

Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Pelícano Alcatraz  

Sulidae
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii Piquero Camanay  
Nazca boobies Sula granti Alcatraz de Nazca  
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Piquero Patirrojo  

Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Halcón Peregrino  

Accipitridae
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Águila Pescadora  
Galapagos Hawk Buteo galapagoensis Busardo de Galápagos Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

Rallidae
Galapagos Rail Laterallus spilonotus Polluela de Galápagos Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Paint-billed Crake Neocrex erythrops Polluela Picopinta  
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Calamoncillo Americano Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallereta Común  

Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Ostrero Pío Americano  

Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Cigüeñuela de Cuello Negro  

Charadriidae
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Chorlito Gris  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Chorlitejo Semipalmeado  
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Chorlitejo Culirrojo Rare/Accidental

Scolopacidae
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Agujeta Gris  
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Aguja Café Rare/Accidental
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Aguja Canela Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Zarapito Trinador  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Archibebe Patigualdo Grande  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Archibebe Patigualdo Chico  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Andarríos Solitario Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Andarríos Maculado Rare/Accidental
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana Playero de Alaska  
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Playero Aliblanco  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Vuelvepiedras Común  
Surfbird Aphriza virgata Correlimos de Rompientes Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Correlimos Tridáctilo  
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Correlimos Semipalmeado Rare/Accidental
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Correlimos de Alaska Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Correlimos Menudillo  
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Correlimos Pectoral Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Correlimos Zancolín Rare/Accidental
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Falaropo Tricolor  
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Falaropo Picofino  

Laridae
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Gaviota Cocinera Rare/Accidental
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus Gaviota Fuliginosa Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Gaviota Guanaguanare  
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Gaviota Pipizcan  
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus Gaviota Tijereta Endemic (country/region)
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans Charrán Elegante Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Charrán Real  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Charrán Común  
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Tiñosa Boba  

Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Paloma Bravía Extirpated
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata Zenaida Torcaza Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis Zenaida de Galápagos Endemic (country/region)

Cuculidae
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus Cuclillo Canela  
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Garrapatero Aní Introduced species

Tytonidae
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Lechuza Común  

Strigidae
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Búho Campestre  

Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Añapero Yanqui  

Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Martín Gigante Norteamericano Rare/Accidental

Tyrannidae
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Mosquero Cardenal  
Galapagos Flycatcher Myiarchus magnirostris Copetón de Galápagos Endemic (country/region)

Hirundinidae
Purple Martin Progne subis Golondrina Purpúrea Rare/Accidental
Galapagos Martin  Progne modesta Golondrina de Galápagos Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

Mimidae
Galapagos Mockingbird Nesomimus parvulus Sinsonte de Galápagos Endemic (country/region)

Parulidae
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Chipe Amarillo  

Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Soldadito Arrocero  

Emberizidae
Large Ground-Finch Geospiza magnirostris Pinzón de Darwin Grande Endemic (country/region)
Medium Ground-Finch Geospiza fortis Pinzón de Darwin Mediano Endemic (country/region)
Small Ground-Finch Geospiza fuliginosa Pinzón de Darwin Pequeño Endemic (country/region)
Sharp-beaked Ground-Finch Geospiza difficilis Pinzón de Darwin de Pico Afilado Extirpated
Common Cactus-Finch Geospiza scandens Pinzón de Darwin de los Cactus Endemic (country/region)
Vegetarian Finch Camarhynchus crassirostris Pinzón de Darwin Vegetariano Endemic (country/region)
Large Tree-Finch Camarhynchus psittacula Pinzón de Darwin Insectívoro Grande Endemic (country/region)
Small Tree-Finch Camarhynchus parvulus Pinzón de Darwin Insectívoro Chico Endemic (country/region)
Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus Pinzón de Darwin Carpintero Endemic (country/region)
Green Warbler Finch Certhidea olivacea Pinzón de Darwin Oliváceo Endemic (country/region)

Genera Incertae Sedis
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Quitrique Colorado Rare/Accidental
 

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