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Number of species: 102  
Number of endemics: 16  
Number of globally threatened species: 8  
Number of introduced species: 1  
   
   
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae  
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Pardela-de-bico-preto
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro Painho-da-ilha-da-madeira
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rabo-de-palha-de-bico-laranja
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Atob?grande
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Alcatraz
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus Mergulhao serpente
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Gar?-real Rare/Accidental
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Gar?-roxa Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba Gar?-branca-grande Rare/Accidental
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca Gar?-preta Rare/Accidental
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis Gar?-dos-recifes
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Garca-vaqueira
Striated Heron Butorides striata Socozinho
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Gar?-pequena
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Cegonha-branca Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Olive Ibis Bostrychia olivacea
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Flamingo-comum
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Flamingo-pequeno Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Pato-de-crista Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Black Kite Milvus migrans Milhafre-preto
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Falc?-de-p?-vermelhos Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Scaly Francolin Francolinus squamatus
Red-necked Francolin Francolinus afer Francolim-de-gola-vermelha
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei Codorniz-arlequim
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Fraca da Guin?/strong> Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
African Rail Rallus caerulescens Frango-d'?ua-africano Rare/Accidental
African Crake Crecopsis egregia Codorniz?-africano Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Galinha-d'?ua
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata Galinha-d'?ua-pequena
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Perdiz-do-mar-d'asa-preta Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Tarambola-cinzenta Rare/Accidental
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus Borrelho de testa branca Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Fuselo Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Ma?rico-galego
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Ma?rico-real Rare/Accidental
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Ma?rico-das-rochas
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Perna-verde-comum Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Ma?rico-bastardo Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Rola-do-mar Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Pilrito-de-bico-comprido Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Andorinha-do-mar-preta
Black Noddy Anous minutus Trinta-r?s-preto
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Garajau-comum Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Moleiro-pomarino Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix Pombo-d'olho-amarelo
Maroon Pigeon Columba thomensis Endemic Vulnerable
Sao Tome Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba malherbii
Forest Dove Columba simplex Endemic
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis Rola do Senegal
Sao Tome Green-Pigeon Treron sanctithomae Endemic
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius Inseparavel de cabeca vermelha
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus papagaio-do-congo
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Cuco-jacobino Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Cuco-canoro Rare/Accidental
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus Cuco-esmeraldino
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Coruja-das-torres
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Sao Tome Scops-Owl Otus hartlaubi Endemic Vulnerable
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Sao Tome Spinetail Zoonavena thomensis
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus Andorinh?-de-palmeiras
Little Swift Apus affinis Andorinh?-pequeno
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata Pica-peixe-de-poupa
White-bellied Kingfisher Alcedo leucogaster
Sao Tome Kingfisher Alcedo thomensis Endemic/Least Concern
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica Guarda-rios-de-peito-azul
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Guarda rios malhados Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Rolieiro-comum Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Banded Martin Riparia cincta Andorinha de colar Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Andorinha-das-chamin? Rare/Accidental
House-Martin Delichon urbicum Andorinho-dos-beirais Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Olivaceous Thrush Turdus olivaceofuscus Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
S? Tom?Prinia Prinia molleri Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Bocage's Longbill Amaurocichla bocagei Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Papa-moscas-cinzento Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
S? Tom?Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone atrochalybeia Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Dohrn's Thrush-Babbler Horizorhinus dohrni Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Newton's Sunbird Anabathmis newtonii Endemic
S? Tom?Sunbird Dreptes thomensis Endemic Vulnerable
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea Beija-flor-oliv?eo
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Black-capped Speirops Speirops lugubris Endemic
S? Tom?White-eye Zosterops ficedulinus Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Papa-figos Rare/Accidental
Sao Tome Oriole Oriolus crassirostris Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Pican?-pequeno Rare/Accidental
Newton's Fiscal Lanius newtoni Endemic Critically endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis Drongo-de-cauda-forcada
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Splendid Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis splendidus Estorninho esplendido
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus Estorninho do bosque
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Tecel?-malhado
Giant Weaver Ploceus grandis Endemic
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus
S? Tom?Weaver Ploceus sanctithomae Endemic
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus Bispo de coroa vermelha
Golden-backed Bishop Euplectes aureus Bispo de dorso amarelo
White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus Vi?a-d'asa-branca
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch Nigrita bicolor
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Bico-de-lacre
Blue-breasted Cordonbleu Uraeginthus angolensis Peito-celeste
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus Freirinha-bronzeada
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Viuvinha
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
S? Tom?Grosbeak Neospiza concolor Endemic Critically endangered
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus canario-de-testa-amarela
Principe Seedeater Serinus rufobrunneus

 

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