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Bimini/Berry Islands

This checklist includes all bird species found in Bimini/Berry Islands , 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 Howard & Moore 3rd edition (corrigenda 8). 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: Bimini/Berry Islands
Number of species: 220
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 7
Date last reviewed: 2011-10-23

 
Phasianidae

Indian PeafowlPavo cristatusIntroduced species

 
Anatidae

West Indian Whistling DuckDendrocygna arboreaVulnerable
Wood DuckAix sponsaRare/Accidental
GadwallAnas streperaRare/Accidental
American WigeonAnas americanaRare/Accidental
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeataRare/Accidental
White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis
Northern PintailAnas acutaRare/Accidental
Common TealAnas creccaRare/Accidental
RedheadAythya americanaRare/Accidental
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatusRare/Accidental
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serratorRare/Accidental
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis

 
Procellariidae

Black-capped PetrelPterodroma hasitataRare/Accidental
Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedea
Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri
Little ShearwaterPuffinus assimilis
Sooty ShearwaterPuffinus griseusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Great ShearwaterPuffinus gravisRare/Accidental

 
Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Band-rumped Storm PetrelOceanodroma castroRare/Accidental
Leach's Storm PetrelOceanodroma leucorhoaRare/Accidental

 
Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps

 
Phoenicopteridae

Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
Threskiornithidae

White IbisEudocimus albus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Roseate SpoonbillAjaia ajaja

 
Ardeidae

Least BitternIxobrychus exilis
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night HeronNyctanassa violacea
Green HeronButorides virescens
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea alba
Reddish EgretEgretta rufescensNear-threatened
Tricolored or Louisiana HeronEgretta tricolor
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
Snowy EgretEgretta thula

 
Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

 
Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
Pelecanidae

American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchosRare/Accidental
Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
Sulidae

Northern GannetMorus bassanusRare/Accidental
Masked BoobySula dactylatraRare/Accidental
Red-footed BoobySula sulaRare/Accidental
Brown BoobySula leucogaster

 
Phalacrocoracidae

Neotropical CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianus
Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus

 
Cathartidae

Black VultureCoragyps atratusRare/Accidental

 
Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Accipitridae

OspreyPandion haliaetus
Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusRare/Accidental
Northern Harrier/Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis

 
Rallidae

Clapper RailRallus longirostris
Sora RailPorzana carolina
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinica
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
American CootFulica americana

 
Aramidae

LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
American AvocetRecurvirostra americanaRare/Accidental

 
Charadriidae

American Golden PloverPluvialis dominicaRare/Accidental
Grey Plover/Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodusNear-threatened

 
Scolopacidae

Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusRare/Accidental
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicaudaRare/Accidental
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaRare/Accidental
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
WilletCatoptrophorus semipalmatus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutusRare/Accidental
SanderlingCalidris alba
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisRare/Accidental
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
DunlinCalidris alpinaRare/Accidental
Stilt-SandpiperCalidris himantopusRare/Accidental
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorRare/Accidental

 
Laridae

Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinusRare/Accidental
Herring GullLarus argentatusRare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusRare/Accidental
Laughing GullLarus atricilla
Gull-billed TernSterna nilotica
Caspian TernSterna caspiaRare/Accidental
Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis
Royal TernSterna maxima
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Common TernSterna hirundoRare/Accidental
Forster's TernSterna forsteriRare/Accidental
Least TernSterna antillarum
Bridled TernSterna anaethetus
Sooty TernSterna fuscata
Black TernChlidonias nigerRare/Accidental
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus

 
Stercorariidae

Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus

 
Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba liviaIntroduced species
White-crowned PigeonColumba leucocephalaNear-threatened
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina
Key West Quail-DoveGeotrygon chrysia

 
Psittacidae

Cuban ParrotAmazona leucocephalaNear-threatened

 
Cuculidae

Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmusRare/Accidental
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minor
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani

 
Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Strigidae

Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusRare/Accidental

 
Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Antillean NighthawkChordeiles gundlachii
Chuck-will's WidowCaprimulgus carolinensisRare/Accidental

 
Apodidae

Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagicaNear-threatened

 
Trochilidae

Bahama WoodstarCalliphlox evelynaeEndemic (country/region)

 
Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
Picidae

Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius

 
Tyrannidae

Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebeRare/Accidental
Eastern Wood PeweeContopus virensRare/Accidental
Cuban PeweeContopus caribaeus
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
La Sagra's FlycatcherMyiarchus sagrae

 
Vireonidae

White-eyed VireoVireo griseusRare/Accidental
Thick-billed VireoVireo crassirostris
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifronsRare/Accidental
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusRare/Accidental
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquus

 
Bombycillidae

Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorumRare/Accidental

 
Hirundinidae

Collared Sand Martin/Bank SwallowRiparia ripariaRare/Accidental
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolorRare/Accidental
Bahama SwallowTachycineta cyaneoviridisEndangered
Purple MartinProgne subisRare/Accidental
Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennisRare/Accidental
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaRare/Accidental
Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulva

 
Regulidae

Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendulaRare/Accidental

 
Troglodytidae

House WrenTroglodytes aedonRare/Accidental

 
Polioptilidae

Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea

 
Mimidae

Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Bahama MockingbirdMimus gundlachii

 
Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
Turdidae

Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimusRare/Accidental
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatusRare/Accidental

 
Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
Motacillidae

Buff-bellied PipitAnthus rubescensRare/Accidental

 
Parulidae

Blue-winged WarblerVermivora pinusRare/Accidental
Tennessee WarblerVermivora peregrinaRare/Accidental
Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celataRare/Accidental
Nashville WarblerVermivora ruficapillaRare/Accidental
Northern ParulaParula americana
Chestnut-sided WarblerDendroica pensylvanicaRare/Accidental
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
Blackpoll WarblerDendroica striata
Bay-breasted WarblerDendroica castaneaRare/Accidental
Blackburnian WarblerDendroica fuscaRare/Accidental
Magnolia WarblerDendroica magnolia
Cape May WarblerDendroica tigrina
Black-throated Blue WarblerDendroica caerulescens
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virensRare/Accidental
Yellow-throated WarblerDendroica dominica
Prairie WarblerDendroica discolor
Pine WarblerDendroica pinus
Kirtland's WarblerDendroica kirtlandiiNear-threatened
Palm WarblerDendroica palmarum
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citreaRare/Accidental
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsoniiRare/Accidental
OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana WaterthrushSeiurus motacillaRare/Accidental
Kentucky WarblerOporornis formosusRare/Accidental
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
Hooded WarblerWilsonia citrinaRare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensRare/Accidental

 
Icteridae

Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaRare/Accidental
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus aterRare/Accidental
BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus

 
Coerebidae

BananaquitCoereba flaveola

 
Emberizidae

Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolniiRare/Accidental
White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrysRare/Accidental
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensisRare/Accidental
Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarumRare/Accidental
Chipping SparrowSpizella passerinaRare/Accidental
Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceusIntroduced species
Black-faced GrassquitTiaris bicolor
Greater Antillean BullfinchLoxigilla violacea

 
Genera Incertae Sedis

Summer TanagerPiranga rubraRare/Accidental
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaRare/Accidental
Western SpindalisSpindalis zena

 
Cardinalidae

DickcisselSpiza americanaRare/Accidental
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusRare/Accidental
Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalisIntroduced species
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaRare/Accidental
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
Painted BuntingPasserina cirisNear-threatened

 

References (partial list)

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