Micronesia Wake Island

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Number of species: 27
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of extinct species: 1
 
Anatidae
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Slobeend
Northern Shoveler Anas acuta Pijlstaart
Garganey Anas querquedula Zomertaling
 
Diomedeidae
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis Laysanalbatros Vulnerable
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Zwartvoetalbatros Endangered
 
Procellariidae
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Kleine Wigstaartpijlstormvogel
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Roodstaartkeerkringvogel
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Grote Fregatvogel
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskergent
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Roodpootgent
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Bruine Gent
 
Rallidae
Wake Island Rail Gallirallus wakensis Wake-ral Endemic Extinct
 
Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Kleine Goudplevier
 
Scolopacidae
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Watersnip
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Zuidzeewulp Vulnerable
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Grote Geelpootruiter
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Amerikaanse Grijze Ruiter
Wandering Tattler Arenaria interpres Steenloper
Sanderling Calidris alba Drieteenstrandloper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Siberische Strandloper
Dunlin Calidris alpina Bonte Strandloper
 
Laridae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Grote Kuifstern
Grey-backed Tern Sterna lunata Fijistern
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Bonte Stern
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Noddy
Black Noddy Anous minutus Witkapnoddy
White Tern Gygis alba Witte Stern

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