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Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 8
See also: http://www.epicislands.org/SXM%20Island%20Bird%20Checklist.pdf
 
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Zwartbuikfluiteend Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea West-Indische Fluiteend Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rosse Fluiteend Rare/Accidental
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Knobbelzwaan Introduced species
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata Muskuseend Introduced species
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Carolina-eend Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Krakeend Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Amerikaanse Smient Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Wilde Eend Introduced species
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Blauwvleugeltaling  
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Slobeend Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Bahamapijlstaart  
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Pijlstaart Rare/Accidental
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Wintertaling Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Ringsnaveleend Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Kleine Topper Rare/Accidental
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Buffelkopeend Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Middelste Zaagbek Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Rosse Stekelstaart  

GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Helmparelhoen Introduced species

PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Dikbekfuut  

PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Caribische Flamingo  

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Zwartkapstormvogel  
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubons Pijlstormvogel  

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilsons Stormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
Least Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma microsoma Vaal Stormvogeltje  

PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Witstaartkeerkringvogel  
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Roodsnavelkeerkringvogel  

SULIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Amerikaanse Fregatvogel  

SULIFORMES: Sulidae
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent  
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent  

SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Bigua-aalscholver Rare/Accidental
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Geoorde Aalscholver Rare/Accidental

PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Bruine Pelikaan  

PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Amerikaanse Blauwe Reiger  
Great Egret Ardea alba Grote Zilverreiger  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Kleine Zilverreiger Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Amerikaanse Kleine Zilverreiger  
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Kleine Blauwe Reiger  
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Witbuikreiger  
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Roodhalsreiger Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Koereiger  
Green Heron Butorides virescens Groene Reiger  
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Kwak Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Geelkruinkwak  

PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Zwarte Ibis Rare/Accidental
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Rode Lepelaar Rare/Accidental

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Visarend  

ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus Zwaluwstaartwouw Rare/Accidental
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Blauwe Kiekendief  
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Roodstaartbuizerd Extirpated

GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Spotted Rail Porzana porzana Porseleinhoen Rare/Accidental
Sora Porzana carolina Soraral Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Amerikaans Purperhoen Rare/Accidental
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata Amerikaans Waterhoen  
American Coot Fulica americana Amerikaanse Meerkoet  
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Caribische Koet Near-threatened

CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Zilverplevier  
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Amerikaanse Goudplevier Rare/Accidental
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Kraagplevier Rare/Accidental
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus Amerikaanse Strandplevier  
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Dikbekplevier  
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Amerikaanse Bontbekplevier  
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Killdeerplevier  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Amerikaanse Bonte Scholekster  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Amerikaanse Steltkluut  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Amerikaanse Oeverloper  
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Amerikaanse Bosruiter  
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grote Geelpootruiter  
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Willet  
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Kleine Geelpootruiter  
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Bartrams Ruiter Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenwulp  
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Rode Grutto Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steenloper  
Red Knot Calidris canutus Kanoet Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Drieteenstrandloper  
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla Grijze Strandloper Near-threatened
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Alaskastrandloper  
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Kleinste Strandloper  
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Bonapartes Strandloper Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Gestreepte Strandloper  
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Steltstrandloper  
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Blonde Ruiter Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax Kemphaan Rare/Accidental
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Kleine Grijze Snip  
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata Amerikaanse Watersnip Rare/Accidental

CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Kokmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Lachmeeuw  
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ringsnavelmeeuw  
Herring Gull Larus argentatus Zilvermeeuw Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Kleine Mantelmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Grote Mantelmeeuw Rare/Accidental
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy  
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Bonte Stern  
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Brilstern  
Least Tern Sterna antillarum Amerikaanse Dwergstern  
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica Lachstern Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Dougalls Stern  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Visdief  
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Forsters Stern Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Koningsstern  
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis Grote Stern  

CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Middelste Jager  

COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Rotsduif Introduced species
Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Roodhalsduif Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Witkapduif Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Turkse Tortel Introduced species
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica Witvleugeltreurduif Rare/Accidental
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Antilliaanse Treurduif  
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Musduif  
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea Grote Kwartelduif Rare/Accidental

CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Geelsnavelkoekoek Rare/Accidental
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor  Mangrovekoekoek Rare/Accidental

STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Kerkuil Rare/Accidental

CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Antilliaanse Nachtzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Chuck Will's Widow Rare/Accidental

APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Black Swift Cypseloides niger Zwarte Gierzwaluw Rare/Accidental

APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Groenkeelkolibrie  
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Antilliaanse Kuifkolibrie  

CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Bandijsvogel  

PICIFORMES: Picidae
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Geelbuiksapspecht  

FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Amerikaanse Torenvalk  
Merlin Falco columbarius Smelleken  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Slechtvalk  

PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Halsbandparkiet Introduced species

Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Witbuikelenia  
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Grijze Koningstiran  
Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana Vorkstaartkoningstiran Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Witoogvireo Rare/Accidental
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Geelborstvireo Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Baardvireo  

Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Caribische Purperzwaluw  
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Boomzwaluw Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Boerenzwaluw  
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Amerikaanse Klifzwaluw Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus nudigenis Naaktooglijster Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca Geschubde Spotlijster  
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Witoogspotlijster  

Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Ovenvogel Rare/Accidental
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum Streepkopzanger Rare/Accidental
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Louisianawaterlijster Rare/Accidental
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Noordse Waterlijster Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Blauwvleugelzanger Rare/Accidental
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Bonte Zanger  
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Citroenzanger Rare/Accidental
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Connecticutzanger Rare/Accidental
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Kentuckyzanger Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Gewone Maskerzanger Rare/Accidental
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Monnikszanger  
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Amerikaanse Roodstaart  
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Tijgerzanger  
Northern Parula Parula americana Brilparulazanger  
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Magnoliazanger Rare/Accidental
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Gele Zanger  
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Roestflankzanger Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Zwartkopzanger  
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Blauwe Zwartkeelzanger  
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Geelstuitzanger Rare/Accidental
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Prairiezanger  
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Gele Zwartkeelzanger Rare/Accidental
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Canadese Zanger Rare/Accidental
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae  
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Suikerdiefje  

Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Maskergrondvink  
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis Antillendikbekje  

Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Zwartvleugeltangare Rare/Accidental
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Roodborstkardinaal Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Indigogors Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink Rare/Accidental
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Caribische Troepiaal  
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Baltimoretroepiaal Rare/Accidental

Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Huismus Introduced species

 

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