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Staten Isl.

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Staten Isl. , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements, version 2015. If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Threatened Birds of the World (Birds to Watch 3).

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Country or region: Staten Isl. [map]
Other names: Staten Island
Number of species: 42
Number of globally threatened species: 3

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Kelp GooseChloephaga hybrida
Flying Steamer-DuckTachyeres patachonicus
Flightless Steamer-DuckTachyeres pteneres

 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae

King PenguinAptenodytes patagonicus
Gentoo PenguinPygoscelis papuaNear-threatened
Southern Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes chrysocomeVulnerable

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Gray-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostomaEndangered
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris
Royal AlbatrossDiomedea epomophora
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Fairy PrionPachyptila turturRare/Accidental
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialisVulnerable
Great ShearwaterArdenna gravis
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseaNear-threatened

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Pelecanoididae

Magellanic Diving-PetrelPelecanoides magellani

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Magellanic CormorantPhalacrocorax magellanicus
Imperial CormorantPhalacrocorax atriceps

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Andean CondorVultur gryphusNear-threatened

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Bicolored HawkAccipiter bicolor
Black-chested Buzzard-EagleGeranoaetus melanoleucus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Plumbeous RailPardirallus sanguinolentus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Magellanic OystercatcherHaematopus leucopodus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Thinocoridae

White-bellied SeedsnipeAttagis malouinus
Gray-breasted SeedsnipeThinocorus orbignyianus
Least SeedsnipeThinocorus rumicivorus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Chilean SkuaStercorarius chilensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Dolphin GullLeucophaeus scoresbii
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
South American TernSterna hirundinacea

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Striated CaracaraPhalcoboenus australisNear-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae

Thorn-tailed RayaditoAphrastura spinicauda
Austral CanasteroAsthenes anthoides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Chilean SwallowTachycineta meyeni

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis

 

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