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Solomon Archipelaga     (Melanesia)

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Number of species: 191
Number of globally threatened species: 10
Number of introduced species: 1
 
Megapodiidae
Melanesian Scrubfowl Megapodius eremita Melanesisk Buskh?e  
 
Phasianidae
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Bankivah?e  
 
Anatidae
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa T?leand  
 
Procellariidae
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Marmorpetrel Near-threatened
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata Tahitipetrel Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Beck's Petrel Pseudobulweria becki Lille Tahitipetrel Critically endangered
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Hvidmasket Skr?e Rare/Accidental
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis Polynesisk Skr?e  
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Kilehalet Skr?e  
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Tropeskr?e Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Sodfarvet Skr?e Near-threatened
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris Tyndn?bet Skr?e Rare/Accidental
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Lysbenet Skr?e  
 
Podicipedidae
Australasian Grebe Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Sortstrubet Lappedykker  
 
Threskiornithidae
Australian Ibis Threskiornis molucca Australsk Ibis  
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Sort Ibis Rare/Accidental
 
Ardeidae
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis Sort Dv?ghejre  
Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus R? Nathejre  
Striated Heron Butorides striata Mangrovehejre  
Great Egret Ardea alba S?vhejre  
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia Mellemhejre Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Silkehejre Rare/Accidental
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra ?tlig Revhejre  
 
Phaethontidae
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda R?halet Tropikfugl Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Hvidhalet Tropikfugl Rare/Accidental
 
Fregatidae
Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi Jule?fregatfugl Critically endangered
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Stor Fregatfugl  
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Lille Fregatfugl  
 
Pelecanidae
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Australsk Pelikan Rare/Accidental
 
Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Maskesule Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Booby Sula sula R?fodet Sule  
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Brun Sule  
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Little Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Broget Dv?gskarv  
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Skarv Rare/Accidental
 
Falconidae
Oriental Hobby Falco severus Orientalsk L?kefalk  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Vandrefalk  
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Fiske?n  
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata Gr?odet Baza  
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Brahminglente  
Sanford's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus sanfordi Salomonhav?n Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae Lys Dueh?  
Pied Goshawk Accipiter albogularis Hvidstrubet Dueh?  
Imitator Sparrowhawk Accipiter imitator Imitator Spurveh? Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Meyer's Goshawk Accipiter meyerianus Papuadueh?  
 
Rallidae
Bar-winged Rail Nesoclopeus poecilopterus Fijirikse  
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis B?det Rikse  
Roviana Rail Gallirallus rovianae Rovianaskovrikse Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Olivenr?h?e  
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis Sodbrun R?vagtel  
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Sultanh?e  
San Cristobal Moorhen Gallinula silvestris Makirar?h?e Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered
 
Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris Kysttriel Near-threatened
 
Charadriidae
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles Hvidhalset Maskevibe  
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Sibirisk Hjejle  
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Strandhjejle  
Lesser SandPlover Charadrius mongolus Mongolsk Pr?tekrave  
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii ?kenpr?tekrave  
 
Scolopacidae
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Tajgabekkeasin  
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Stor Kobbersneppe Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Lille Kobbersneppe  
Little Curlew Numenius minutus Dv?gspove  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Sm?pove  
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis ?tspove  
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Hvidklire  
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Terekklire  
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Mudderklire  
Gray-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes Sibirisk Gr?lire  
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus Amerikansk Gr?lire  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Stenvender  
Sanderling Calidris alba Sandl?er  
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis R?halset Ryle  
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Spidshalet Ryle  
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Krumn?bet Ryle  
 
Laridae
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica Sandterne  
Lesser Crested-Tern Sterna bengalensis Bengalterne Rare/Accidental
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Bergiusterne  
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Rosenterne  
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Indonesisk Terne  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Fjordterne  
Little Tern Sterna albifrons Dv?gterne  
Grey-backed Tern Sterna lunata Polynesisk Terne  
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus Brilleterne  
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Sodfarvet Terne  
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Brun Noddy  
Black Noddy Anous minutus Sort Noddy  
White Tern Gygis alba Atlantisk Silketerne  
 
Columbidae
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis Hvidstrubet Due  
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps Gulbenet Skovdue Vulnerable
Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia mackinlayi Stillehavsg?edue  
Crested Cuckoo-Dove  Reinwardtoena crassirostris Toppet G?edue Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani Brunrygget Due  
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nicobardue Near-threatened
White-bibbed Ground-Dove Gallicolumba jobiensis Jobipurpurdue  
Thick-billed Ground Dove Gallicolumba salamonis Salomonpurpurdue Endemic (country/region) Extinct
Bronze Ground-Dove Gallicolumba beccarii Gr?rystet Purpurdue  
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus Pragtfrugtdue  
Yellow-bibbed Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis Gulb?det Frugtdue  
Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis R?brystet Frugtdue  
Red-knobbed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rubricera R?knoppet Kejserdue Near-threatened
Island Imperial-Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria Bl?r? Kejserdue  
Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula brenchleyi Vinbrystet Kejserdue Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Pale Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps solomonensis Salomonbjergdue Endemic (country/region)
 
Psittacidae
Finsch's Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta finschii Gr? Sp?tepapeg?e  
Red-breasted Pygmy-Parrot Micropsitta bruijnii Pragtsp?tepapeg?e  
Ducorps's Cockatoo Cacatua ducorpsii Salomonkakadu Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Lory Chalcopsitta cardinalis Kardinallori  
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Bjerglori  
Yellow-bibbed Lory Lorius chlorocercus Gr?halet Lori Endemic (country/region)
Meek's Lorikeet Charmosyna meeki Salomonprydlori Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Duchess Lorikeet Charmosyna margarethae Prinsesseprydlori Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Singing Parrot Geoffroyus heteroclitus Gulhovedet Sangpapeg?e  
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus ?elpapeg?e  
 
Cuculidae
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus Skovg?  
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus R?brystet G?  
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis Viftehaleg?  
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus Bronzeg?  
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Koel  
Long-tailed Koel Urodynamis taitensis Langhalet Koel  
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae K?peg?  
Buff-headed Coucal Centropus milo Lyshovedet Sporeg? Endemic (country/region)
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Sl?ugle  
 
Strigidae
Solomon Islands Hawk-Owl Ninox jacquinoti Salomonh?eugle Endemic (country/region)
 
Caprimulgidae
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis Gr?rystet Hornnatravn  
 
Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta Glanssalangan  
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius Hvidgumpet Salangan  
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis Ensfarvet Salangan  
 
Hemiprocnidae
Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea Stor Tr?ejler  
 
Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Gr? Ellekrage  
 
Alcedinidae
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii Nymfeisfugl  
Ultramarine Kingfisher Todiramphus leucopygius Hvidhalset Isfugl Endemic (country/region)
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Gr? Isfugl  
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus Krabbeisfugl  
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Hellig Isfugl  
Variable Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus Lepidaisfugl  
Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla Lille Isfugl  
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Isfugl  
 
Bucerotidae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus Papuarynken?  
 
Meliphagidae
San Cristobal Melidectes Meliarchus sclateri Makirahonning?er Endemic (country/region)
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis Kardinalhonning?er  
Scarlet-naped Honeyeater Myzomela lafargei R?nakket Honning?er Endemic (country/region)
Yellow-vented Honeyeater Myzomela eichhorni Gulbuget Honning?er Endemic (country/region)
Tristram's Honeyeater Myzomela tristrami Sodfarvet Honning?er Endemic (country/region)
 
Campephagidae
Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike Coracina caledonica Melanesisk Gr?ugl  
Yellow-eyed Cuckoo-shrike Coracina lineata Gul?et Gr?ugl  
Slender-billed Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris Tyndn?bet Gr?ugl  
Makira Cuckoo-shrike Coracina salomonis   Endemic (country/region)
Solomon Islands Cuckoo-shrike Coracina holopolia Salomongr?ugl Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga Langhalet Triller  
 
Pachycephalidae
Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Almindelig Fl?ter  
Black-tailed Whistler Pachycephala melanura M?khalet fl?ter  
 
Dicruridae
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus H?drongo  
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus Australsk Drongo  
 
Rhipiduridae
Willie-wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Sorthvid Viftehale  
White-winged Fantail Rhipidura cockerelli Hvidvinget Viftehale Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa Gr?Viftehale  
Dusky Fantail Rhipidura tenebrosa Makiraviftehale Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons R?pandet Viftehale  
 
Monarchidae
Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens Gr?ovedet Monark  
Bougainville Monarch Monarcha erythrostictus Bougainvillemonark Endemic (country/region)
White-capped Monarch Monarcha richardsii Hvidkronet Monark Endemic (country/region)
Black-and-white Monarch Monarcha barbatus Broget Monark Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Kolombangra Monarch Monarcha browni Kulambangramonark Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
White-collared Monarch Monarcha vidua Makiramonark Endemic (country/region)
Steel-blue Flycatcher Myiagra ferrocyanea St?bl?Monark Endemic (country/region)
Makira Flycatcher Myiagra cervinicauda Okkerhovedet Monark Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Corvidae
White-billed Crow Corvus woodfordi Lysn?bet Krage  
 
Petroicidae
Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor R?brystet Sangfluesnapper  
 
Hirundinidae
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Sydindisk Svale  
 
Sylviidae
Shade Warbler Cettia parens Makirabusksanger Endemic (country/region)
Mountain Warbler Phylloscopus trivirgatus Indonesisk L?sanger  
Island Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus poliocephalus Ny Guinea-l?sanger  
San Cristobal Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus makirensis Makiral?sanger Endemic (country/region)
Kolombangara Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus amoenus Kulambangral?sanger Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Zosteropidae
Yellow-throated White-eye Zosterops metcalfii Salomonbrillefugl Endemic (country/region)
Banded White-eye Zosterops vellalavella B?dbrillefugl Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Splendid White-eye Zosterops luteirostris Ganonggabrillefugl  
Solomon Islands White-eye Zosterops kulambangrae Kulumbangra-brillefugl Endemic (country/region)
Kulambangra White-eye Zosterops murphyi Eremitbrillefugl Endemic (country/region)
Grey-throated White-eye Zosterops ugiensis Rendovabrillefugl  
 
Sturnidae
Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica Metaltr?t?  
Singing Starling Aplonis cantoroides Sangtr?t?  
White-eyed Starling Aplonis brunneicapillus Hvid?et Tr?t? Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Brown-winged Starling Aplonis grandis Stor Tr?t? Endemic (country/region)
Makira Starling Aplonis dichroa Makiratr?t? Endemic (country/region)
Long-tailed Myna Mino kreffti    
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Maina Introduced species
 
Turdidae
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus ?rossel  
 
Dicaeidae
Midget Flowerpecker Dicaeum aeneum Dv?gblomsterpikker Endemic (country/region)
Mottled Flowerpecker Dicaeum tristrami Makirablomsterpikker Endemic (country/region)
 
Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Olivenrygget Solfugl  
 
Estrildidae
Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Bl?ovedet Papeg?eamadine  

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