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Isabela Island

This checklist includes all bird species found in Isabela Island , 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 .

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Country or region: Isabela Island
Number of species: 98
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 11
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2007-11-19
See also: http://www.checklist.org.br/getpdf?SL003-06

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisRare/Accidental
Blue-winged TealAnas discors
Cinnamon TealAnas cyanopteraRare/Accidental
White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

American FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae

Galapagos PenguinSpheniscus mendiculusEndangered

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Waved AlbatrossPhoebastria irrorataCritically endangered

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Cape PetrelDaption capenseRare/Accidental
Galapagos PetrelPterodroma phaeopygiaEndemic (country/region) Critically endangered
Parkinson's PetrelProcellaria parkinsoniRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Pink-footed ShearwaterPuffinus creatopusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Sooty ShearwaterPuffinus griseusNear-threatened
Galapagos ShearwaterPuffinus subalarisEndemic (country/region)

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Elliot's Storm-PetrelOceanites gracilisData deficient
White-faced Storm-PetrelPelagodroma marinaRare/Accidental
White-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta grallariaRare/Accidental
Band-rumped Storm-PetrelOceanodroma castro
Black Storm-PetrelOceanodroma melaniaRare/Accidental

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens
Great FrigatebirdFregata minor

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Nazca BoobySula granti
Blue-footed BoobySula nebouxii

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Flightless CormorantPhalacrocorax harrisiEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea alba
Snowy EgretEgretta thulaRare/Accidental
Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaRare/Accidental
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Striated HeronButorides striata
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Galapagos HawkButeo galapagoensisEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Galapagos RailLaterallus spilonotusEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Paint-billed CrakeNeocrex erythrops
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicusRare/Accidental
Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
American CootFulica americanaRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
KilldeerCharadrius vociferusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusRare/Accidental
Wandering TattlerTringa incana
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemasticaRare/Accidental
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoaRare/Accidental
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutusRare/Accidental
SurfbirdCalidris virgataRare/Accidental
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusRare/Accidental
SanderlingCalidris alba
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Great SkuaStercorarius skuaRare/Accidental
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormickiRare/Accidental
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Swallow-tailed GullCreagrus furcatusEndemic (country/region)
Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalusRare/Accidental
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
Lava GullLeucophaeus fuliginosusEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Kelp GullLarus dominicanusRare/Accidental
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Common TernSterna hirundo
Royal TernThalasseus maximus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Galapagos DoveZenaida galapagoensisEndemic (country/region)

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphus
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniIntroduced species

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyonRare/Accidental

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Vermilion FlycatcherPyrocephalus rubinus
Galapagos FlycatcherMyiarchus magnirostrisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Galapagos MartinProgne modestaEndemic (country/region) Endangered

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Galapagos MockingbirdMimus parvulusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Green Warbler-FinchCerthidea olivaceaEndemic (country/region)
Vegetarian FinchPlatyspiza crassirostrisEndemic (country/region)
Woodpecker FinchCamarhynchus pallidusEndemic (country/region)
Large Tree-FinchCamarhynchus psittaculaEndemic (country/region)
Small Tree-FinchCamarhynchus parvulusEndemic (country/region)
Mangrove FinchCamarhynchus heliobatesEndemic Critically endangered
Small Ground-FinchGeospiza fuliginosaEndemic (country/region)
Large Ground-FinchGeospiza magnirostrisEndemic (country/region)
Common Cactus-FinchGeospiza scandensEndemic (country/region)
Medium Ground-FinchGeospiza fortisEndemic (country/region)

 

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