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Seychelles
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Number of species: 238

 

 

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Number of endemics: 15
Number of globally threatened species: 16
Number of extinct species: 1
Number of introduced species: 10
Date last reviewed: 2004-01-26
See also: http://www.stokecoll.ac.uk/sbrc/index.htm
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Eared Grebe Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Cape Petrel Rare/Accidental
Jouanin's Petrel Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Flesh-footed Shearwater Rare/Accidental
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Audubon's Shearwater
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Rare/Accidental
White-faced Storm-Petrel Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Rare/Accidental
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Rare/Accidental
Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel Rare/Accidental Data deficient
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Rare/Accidental
Red-tailed Tropicbird
White-tailed Tropicbird
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Pink-backed Pelican Extirpated
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Abbott's Booby Extirpated Endangered
Masked Booby
Red-footed Booby
Brown Booby
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Cormorant Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird
Lesser Frigatebird
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron
Humblot's Heron Endangered
Purple Heron Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Rare/Accidental
Intermediate Egret Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Rare/Accidental
Squacco Heron Rare/Accidental
Indian Pond-Heron Rare/Accidental
Madagascar Pond-Heron Endangered
Cattle Egret
Striated Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern Rare/Accidental
Great Bittern Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
White Stork Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis
Glossy Ibis Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Rare/Accidental
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Shelduck Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Rare/Accidental
Mallard Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Rare/Accidental
Garganey
Northern Shoveler Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Rare/Accidental
Black Kite Rare/Accidental
Western Marsh-Harrier Rare/Accidental
Pallid Harrier Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Booted Eagle Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Madagascar Kestrel
Seychelles Kestrel Endemic Vulnerable
Red-footed Falcon Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Rare/Accidental
Eleonora's Falcon Rare/Accidental
Sooty Falcon Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Hobby Rare/Accidental
Saker Falcon Rare/Accidental Endangered
Peregrine Falcon Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Grey Francolin Introduced species
Common Quail Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
White-throated Rail
Corn Crake Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
White-breasted Waterhen Rare/Accidental
Spotted Crake Rare/Accidental
Striped Crake Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Extirpated
Allen's Gallinule Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Collared Pratincole Rare/Accidental
Oriental Pratincole Rare/Accidental
Black-winged Pratincole Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Madagascar Pratincole Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Sociable Lapwing Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
Pacific Golden-Plover
Black-bellied Plover
Common Ringed Plover
Little Ringed Plover Rare/Accidental
Lesser SandPlover
Greater Sand Plover
Caspian Plover Rare/Accidental
Oriental Plover Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Pintail Snipe Rare/Accidental
Great Snipe Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Rare/Accidental
Black-tailed Godwit Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit
Little Curlew Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper Rare/Accidental
Gray-tailed Tattler Rare/Accidental
Spotted Redshank Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper Rare/Accidental
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot Rare/Accidental
Sanderling
Little Stint
Temminck's Stint Rare/Accidental
Long-toed Stint Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Rare/Accidental
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper
Broad-billed Sandpiper Rare/Accidental
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Phalarope Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Sooty Gull Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Rare/Accidental
Heuglin's Gull Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy
Lesser Noddy
White-Tern
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Little Tern Rare/Accidental
Saunders' Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
White-winged Tern
Whiskered Tern Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern
Black-naped Tern
Common Tern
White-cheeked Tern Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern
Sandwich Tern Rare/Accidental
Lesser Crested-Tern
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Rare/Accidental
Brown Skua
Parasitic Jaeger Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Rare/Accidental
Madagascar Turtle-Dove
Zebra Dove Introduced species
Comoro Blue-Pigeon
Seychelles Blue-Pigeon Endemic
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Gray-headed Lovebird Extirpated
Black Parrot
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Rare/Accidental
Great Spotted Cuckoo Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Rare/Accidental
Lesser Cuckoo Rare/Accidental
Madagascar Coucal
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-Owl
Biak Scops-Owl Endemic Endangered
Seychelles Scops-Owl Endemic Endangered
Enggano Scops-Owl Endemic Near-threatened
Brown Fish-Owl Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Rare/Accidental
Madagascar Nightjar
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Seychelles Swiftlet Endemic Vulnerable
Mottled Spinetail Rare/Accidental
White-throated Needletail Rare/Accidental
Common Swift Rare/Accidental
Fork-tailed Swift Rare/Accidental
Little Swift Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Rare/Accidental
Madagascar Bee-eater
European Bee-eater Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Broad-billed Roller Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Bimaculated Lark Rare/Accidental
Greater Short-toed Lark Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Mascarene Martin Rare/Accidental
Bank Swallow Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Rare/Accidental
House-Martin Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Red-throated Pipit Rare/Accidental
Tree Pipit Rare/Accidental
White wagtail
Yellow Wagtail Rare/Accidental
Citrine Wagtail Rare/Accidental
Grey Wagtail Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-whiskered Bulbul Introduced species
Madagascar Bulbul
Seychelles Bulbul Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Aldabra Brush-Warbler Endemic Extinct
Sedge Warbler Rare/Accidental
Seychelles Brush-Warbler Endemic Vulnerable
Icterine Warbler Rare/Accidental
Willow Warbler Rare/Accidental
Wood Warbler Rare/Accidental
Blackcap Rare/Accidental
Greater Whitethroat Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Rare/Accidental
Seychelles Magpie-Robin Endemic Endangered
Common Redstart Rare/Accidental
Whinchat Rare/Accidental
Northern Wheatear Rare/Accidental
Isabelline Wheatear Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Seychelles Paradise-Flycatcher Endemic Critically endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Souimanga Sunbird
Seychelles Sunbird Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Mayotte White-eye
Madagascar White-eye
Seychelles White-eye Endemic Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Rare/Accidental
Lesser Grey Shrike Rare/Accidental
Woodchat Shrike Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Aldabra Drongo Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Introduced species
Pied Crow
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Common Myna Introduced species
Rosy Starling Rare/Accidental
Wattled Starling Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Red Fody Introduced species
Red-headed Fody
Seychelles Fody Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Common Rosefinch Rare/Accidental
Yellow-fronted Canary Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidael
Ortolan Bunting Rare/Accidental

 

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