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Description: Torres Group
Number of species: 71
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2007-08-21
See also: http://www.birdsofmelanesia.net/vanuatu/torresgroup/torresgrp.pdf
 
Megapodiidae
Vanuatu Megapode Megapodius layardi Vanuatu-boshoen Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Bankivahoen Introduced species
 
Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Wenkbrauweend  
 
Procellariidae
Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri Solander-stormvogel Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta Kermadecstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Arminjon-stormvogel  
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Regenstormvogel Near-threatened
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis Kermadec-witnekstormvogel  
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis Zwartvleugelstormvogel Rare/Accidental
Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera Gould-stormvogel  
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata Tahiti-stormvogel Near-threatened
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Wigstaartpijlstormvogel  
Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia Vlinderpijlstormvogel  
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon-pijlstormvogel  
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Grauwe Pijlstormvogel Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Dunbekpijlstormvogel  
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Australische Grote Pijlstormvogel
 
Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilson-stormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Witbuikstormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Zwartbuikstormvogeltje Rare/Accidental
 
Ardeidae
Striated Heron Butorides striata Mangrovereiger  
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae Witwangreiger Rare/Accidental
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Oostelijke Rifreiger  
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Roodstaartkeerkringvogel  
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Witstaartkeerkringvogel  
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Grote Fregatvogel Rare/Accidental
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Kleine Fregatvogel  
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskergent Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent  
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent  
 
Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Slechtvalk  
 
Accipitridae
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans Australische Bruine Kiekendief  
 
Rallidae
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis Pacifisch Porseleinhoen  
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Purperkoet  
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Kleine Goudplevier  
 
Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rosse Grutto  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Regenwulp  
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Oeverloper  
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Amerikaanse Grijze Ruiter  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Steenloper  
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Siberische Strandloper  
 
Laridae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Grote Kuifstern  
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Dougall-stern Rare/Accidental
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Zwartnekstern  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Visdiefje  
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Brilstern Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Bonte Stern  
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy  
Black Noddy Anous minutus Witkapnoddy Rare/Accidental
White Tern Gygis alba Witte Stern  
 
Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Witkeelduif  
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica Smaragdduif  
Tanna Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus tannensis Vanuatu-jufferduif Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Red-bellied Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus greyii Grey-jufferduif  
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica Pacifische Muskaatduif  
 
Psittacidae
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Regenbooglori  
Palm Lorikeet Charmosyna palmarum Palmlori Vulnerable
 
Cuculidae
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Gouden Bronskoekoek  
 
Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Witbuikdwergsalangaan  
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Grijze Salangaan  
 
Alcedinidae
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Witkraagijsvogel  
 
Meliphagidae
White-bellied Honeyeater Glycifohia notabilis Witbuik-honingeter Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis Kardinaal-dwerghoningeter  
 
Campephagidae
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa Gevlekte Triller  
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga Langstaarttriller  
 
Rhipiduridae
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa Grijze Waaierstaart  
 
Monarchidae
Southern Shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides Vanuatu-klauwiermonarch  
Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica Vanuatu-monarch  
 
Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Hutzwaluw  
 
Zosteropidae
Yellow-fronted White-eye Zosterops flavifrons Vanuatu-brilvogel Endemic (country/region)
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis Australische Brilvogel  

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