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French Polynesia
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Description: includes Manihi Atoll, Rangiroa, Tikehau Atoll
Number of species: 59
Number of endemics: 11
Number of globally threatened species: 13
Number of extinct species: 2
Number of introduced species: 3
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Coq bankiva
Northern Pintail Anas clypeata Canard souchet Rare/Accidental
Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Albatros royal Rare/Accidental
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys Albatros ?sourcils noirs Rare/Accidental
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus P?rel g?nt Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea Prion bleu
Murphy's Petrel Pterodroma ultima P?rel de Murphy Near-threatened
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta P?rel des Kermadec
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana P?rel de Trindade
Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba P?rel ?poitrine blanche Endangered
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Puffin gris Near-threatened
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Puffin de la Nativit?/font>
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Puffin fouquet
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Puffin d'Audubon
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Puffin ?bec gr?e Rare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Oc?nite fr?ate
Polynesian Storm-Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa Oc?nite ?gorge blanche Vulnerable
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra Aigrette sacr?
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Pha?on ?brins rouges
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pha?on ?bec jaune
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Fr?ate du Pacifique
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Fr?ate ariel
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Fou masqu?/font>
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Fou ?pieds rouges
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Fou brun
Tahiti Rail Gallirallus pacificus R?e t?? Endemic Extinct
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis Marouette fuligineuse
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Pluvier fauve
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Courlis d'Alaska Vulnerable
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Chevalier errant
Kiritimati Sandpiper Aechmorhynchus parvirostris Chevalier de Kiritimati Endemic
Tuamotu Sandpiper Aechmorhynchus cancellatus Chevalier des Tuamotu Endemic
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Tournepierre ?collier Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba B?asseau sanderling Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos B?asseau ?poitrine cendr? Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Sterne hupp?
Grey-backed Tern Sterna lunata Sterne ?dos gris
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Sterne fuligineuse
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi brun
Black Noddy Anous minutus Noddi noir
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea Noddi bleu
White-Tern Gygis alba Gygis blanche
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Pigeon biset
Polynesian Ground-Dove Gallicolumba erythroptera Gallicolombe ?ythropt?e Endemic Critically endangered
Makatea Fruit Dove Ptilinopus chalcurus Ptilope de Makat? Endemic Vulnerable
Atoll Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus coralensis Ptilope des Tuamotu Endemic Near-threatened
Red-moustached Fruit Dove Ptilinopus mercierii Ptilope de Mercier Extinct
Pacific Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pacifica Carpophage pacifique
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aurorae Carpophage de la Soci??/font> Endangered
Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana Lori nonnette Endemic Vulnerable
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Coucou de Nouvelle-Z?ande
Tuamotu Kingfisher Todiramphus gambieri Martin-chasseur des Gambier Endemic Critically endangered
Marquesan Monarch Pomarea mendozae Monarque des Marquises Endemic
Iphis Monarch Pomarea iphis Monarque iphis Endemic
Fatuhiva Monarch Pomarea whitneyi Monarque de Fatu Hiva Endemic Critically endangered
Tahiti Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus caffer Rousserolle ?long bec
Silver-eye Zosterops lateralis Zost?ops ?dos gris Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Martin triste Introduced species
Red-browed Firetail Neochmia temporalis Diamant ?cinq couleurs Introduced species

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