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Number of species: 201    Images of 201 species

Number of globally threatened species: 4
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus Gr?e minime
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps Gr?e ?bec bigarr?/strong>
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Puffin d'Audubon Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pha?on ?bec jaune
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis P?ican brun
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Fou de Bassan Rare/Accidental
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Fou masqu?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Fou brun Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Cormoran ?aigrettes Rare/Accidental
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cormoran vigua Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Fr?ate superbe
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Grand H?on Rare/Accidental
Great Egret Ardea alba Grande Aigrette
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Aigrette rouss?re
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Aigrette tricolore
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Aigrette bleue Rare/Accidental
Snowy Egret Egretta thula Aigrette neigeuse Rare/Accidental
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis H?on garde-boeufs
Green Heron Butorides virescens H?on vert
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Bihoreau gris Rare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Bihoreau violac?/strong>
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Petit Blongios Rare/Accidental
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Butor d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Ibis falcinelle Rare/Accidental
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Spatule ros? Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Caribbean Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Flamant des Cara?es
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Dendrocygne fauve Rare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea Dendrocygne des Antilles Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Bernache du Canada Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Canard d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Canard chipeau Rare/Accidental
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Sarcelle ?ailes vertes Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Canard colvert Introduced species
American Black Duck Anas rubripes Canard noir Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Canard pilet Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Canard des Bahamas
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Sarcelle ?ailes bleues
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Canard souchet Rare/Accidental
Redhead Aythya americana Fuligule ?t?e rouge Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Fuligule ?collier Rare/Accidental
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis Petit Fuligule Rare/Accidental
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Harle couronn?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica ?ismature routoutou Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis ?ismature rousse
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Balbuzard p?heur
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus Busard Saint-Martin
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus ?ervier brun
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Buse ?queue rousse Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Cr?erelle d'Am?ique
Merlin Falco columbarius Faucon ?erillon
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Faucon p?erin Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna Courlan brun Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris R?e gris
Sora Porzana carolina Marouette de Caroline Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Tal?e violac?
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Gallinule poule-d'eau
American Coot Fulica americana Foulque d'Am?ique
Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Foulque ?cachet blanc Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Hu?rier d'Am?ique
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black Necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus ?hasse d'Am?ique
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Avocette d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Pluvier bronz?/strong> Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola Pluvier argent?/strong>
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Pluvier semipalm?/strong>
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Pluvier de Wilson
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Pluvier kildir
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Pluvier siffleur Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Pluvier ?collier interrompu
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata B?assine de Wilson
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus B?assin roux
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Barge hudsonienne Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Courlis corlieu
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Maub?he des champs Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Chevalier grivel?/strong>
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Chevalier solitaire Rare/Accidental
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grand Chevalier
Willet Tringa semipalmata Chevalier semipalm?/strong>
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Petit Chevalier
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Tournepierre ?collier
Red Knot Calidris canutus B?asseau maub?he Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba B?asseau sanderling
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla B?asseau semipalm?/strong>
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri B?asseau d'Alaska
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla B?asseau minuscule
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis B?asseau ?croupion blanc Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos B?asseau ?poitrine cendr? Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina B?asseau variable Rare/Accidental
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus B?asseau ??hasses
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Go?and ?bec cercl?/strong> Rare/Accidental
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Go?and argent?/strong>
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus Go?and hudsonien Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Mouette rieuse Rare/Accidental
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Mouette de Bonaparte Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Mouette atricille
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddi brun
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Sterne fuligineuse
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Sterne brid?
Least Tern Sternula antillarum Petite Sterne
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Sterne hansel Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Sterne caspienne Rare/Accidental
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Guifette noire Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Sterne de Dougall Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Sterne pierregarin Rare/Accidental
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Sterne royale
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Sterne caugek
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Bec-en-ciseaux noir Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle Mergule nain Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Pigeon biset
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Pigeon ?couronne blanche Near-threatened
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Tourterelle triste
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Tourterelle ?queue carr?
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica Tourterelle ?ailes blanches
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Colombe ?queue noire
Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia Colombe ?joues blanches Rare/Accidental
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Coulicou ?bec jaune
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Coulicou manioc
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Ani ?bec lisse
Great Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus merlini Native
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Effraie des clochers
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Hibou des marais Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Engoulevent d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Engoulevent piramidig
Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Engoulevent de Caroline Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica Martinet ramoneur Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae
Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae Colibri des Bahamas
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae Colibri d'Helen Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Colibri ?gorge rubis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Martin-p?heur d'Am?ique
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Pic macul?/strong>
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus Pic chevelu Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Tyrannidae
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Pioui de l'Est Rare/Accidental
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Tyran tritri Rare/Accidental
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Tyran gris
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis Tyran g?nt Extirpated Endangered
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Hirondelle de rivage Rare/Accidental
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Hirondelle bicolore Rare/Accidental
Purple Martin Progne subis Hirondelle noire Rare/Accidental
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis Hirondelle ?ventre blanc Rare/Accidental
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis Hirondelle ?ailes h?iss?s Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Hirondelle rustique
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Hirondelle ?front blanc Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
American Pipit Anthus rubescens Pipit d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Jaseur d'Am?ique Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Mimidae
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Moqueur chat
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii Moqueur des Bahamas
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Moqueur polyglotte
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Moqueur corossol
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
American Robin Turdus migratorius Merle d'Am?ique
 
Passeriformes.: Polioptilidae
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea Gobemoucheron gris-bleu
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus Corneille de Cuba
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris ?ourneau sansonnet Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Vir? aux yeux blancs Rare/Accidental
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris Vir? ?bec fort
Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Vir? ?gorge jaune Rare/Accidental
Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus Vir? de Philadelphie Rare/Accidental
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Vir? aux yeux rouges Rare/Accidental
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Vir? ?moustaches
 
Passeriformes.: Parulidae
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Paruline ?ailes bleues Rare/Accidental
Tennessee Warbler Vermivora peregrina Paruline obscure Rare/Accidental
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Paruline ?joues grises Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana Paruline ?collier
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Paruline jaune
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Paruline ?flancs marron Rare/Accidental
Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia Paruline ?t?e cendr?
Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina Paruline tigr?
Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens Paruline bleue
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata Paruline ?croupion jaune
Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens Paruline ?gorge noire Rare/Accidental
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi Paruline de Townsend Rare/Accidental
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Paruline ?gorge orang? Rare/Accidental
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica Paruline ?gorge jaune
Kirtland's Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Paruline de Kirtland Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor Paruline des pr?
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum Paruline ?couronne rousse
Bay-breasted Warbler Dendroica castanea Paruline ?poitrine baie Rare/Accidental
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Paruline ray?
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Paruline noir et blanc
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Paruline flamboyante
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Paruline orang? Rare/Accidental
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum Paruline vermivore
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Paruline couronn?
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Paruline des ruisseaux
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Paruline hochequeue Rare/Accidental
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus Paruline du Kentucky Rare/Accidental
Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis Paruline ?gorge grise Rare/Accidental
Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia Paruline triste Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Paruline masqu?
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Paruline ?capuchon Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Sucrier ?ventre jaune
 
Passeriformes.: Thraupidae
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Tangara ?arlate Rare/Accidental
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Tangara vermillon Rare/Accidental
Western Tanager Spindalis zena Z?a ?t?e ray?
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Sporophile cici
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea Sporophile petit-coq
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina Bruant familier Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Bruant ?couronne blanche Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cardinalidae
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Cardinal ?poitrine rose Rare/Accidental
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Guiraca bleu Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea Passerin indigo
 
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Goglu des pr? Rare/Accidental
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater Vacher ?t?e brune Rare/Accidental
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Oriole de Baltimore Rare/Accidental

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