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Grenada

This checklist includes all bird species found in Grenada , 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 6th edition (updated 2014). 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: Grenada
Number of species: 176
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2005-05-01

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalisRare/Accidental
West Indian Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arboreaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolorRare/Accidental
American WigeonAnas americana
Blue-winged TealAnas discorsRare/Accidental
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeata
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Masked DuckNomonyx dominicus
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis

 
GALLIFORMES: Cracidae

Rufous-vented ChachalacaOrtalis ruficauda

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicusRare/Accidental
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieriRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicusRare/Accidental

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturusRare/Accidental
Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereusRare/Accidental

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

JabiruJabiru mycteriaRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Masked BoobySula dactylatraRare/Accidental
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Red-footed BoobySula sulaRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

AnhingaAnhinga anhingaRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalisRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasRare/Accidental
Great EgretArdea alba
Little EgretEgretta garzettaRare/Accidental
Snowy EgretEgretta thulaRare/Accidental
Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaRare/Accidental
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolorRare/Accidental
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Green HeronButorides virescens
Striated HeronButorides striataRare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticoraxRare/Accidental
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violaceaRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Scarlet IbisEudocimus ruberRare/Accidental
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

Black VultureCoragyps atratusRare/Accidental

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetusRare/Accidental

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Hook-billed KiteChondrohierax uncinatus
Northern HarrierCircus cyaneus
Common Black HawkButeogallus anthracinus
Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

SoraPorzana carolinaRare/Accidental
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicus
Common GallinuleGallinula galeataRare/Accidental
American CootFulica americanaRare/Accidental
Caribbean CootFulica caribaeaRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarolaRare/Accidental
American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominicaRare/Accidental
Southern LapwingVanellus chilensis
Collared PloverCharadrius collarisRare/Accidental
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsoniaRare/Accidental
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatusRare/Accidental
KilldeerCharadrius vociferusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusRare/Accidental
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaRare/Accidental
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleucaRare/Accidental
WilletTringa semipalmataRare/Accidental
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesRare/Accidental
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicaudaRare/Accidental
Eskimo CurlewNumenius borealisRare/Accidental Critically endangered (possibly extinct)
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoaRare/Accidental
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresRare/Accidental
Red KnotCalidris canutusRare/Accidental
RuffCalidris pugnaxRare/Accidental
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusRare/Accidental
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaRare/Accidental
SanderlingCalidris albaRare/Accidental
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdiiRare/Accidental
Least SandpiperCalidris minutillaRare/Accidental
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisRare/Accidental
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Western SandpiperCalidris mauriRare/Accidental
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseusRare/Accidental
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicataRare/Accidental
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusRare/Accidental
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatusRare/Accidental
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetusRare/Accidental
Least TernSternula antillarumRare/Accidental
Black TernChlidonias nigerRare/Accidental
Roseate TernSterna dougalliiRare/Accidental
Common TernSterna hirundoRare/Accidental
Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensisRare/Accidental
Black SkimmerRynchops nigerRare/Accidental

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Scaly-naped PigeonPatagioenas squamosa
Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoRare/Accidental
Common Ground-DoveColumbina passerina
Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
Grenada DoveLeptotila wellsiEndemic Critically endangered
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
Eared DoveZenaida auriculata

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Dark-billed CuckooCoccyzus melacoryphusRare/Accidental
Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minor
Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae

Black SwiftCypseloides nigerRare/Accidental
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonarisRare/Accidental
Short-tailed SwiftChaetura brachyura
Gray-rumped SwiftChaetura cinereiventris

 
APODIFORMES: Trochilidae

White-necked JacobinFlorisuga mellivora
Rufous-breasted HermitGlaucis hirsutus
Ruby-topaz HummingbirdChrysolampis mosquitus
Purple-throated CaribEulampis jugularis
Green-throated CaribEulampis holosericeus
Antillean Crested HummingbirdOrthorhyncus cristatus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Ringed KingfisherMegaceryle torquata
Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyonRare/Accidental

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparveriusRare/Accidental
MerlinFalco columbariusRare/Accidental
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Orange-winged ParrotAmazona amazonicaIntroduced species (non established)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Caribbean ElaeniaElaenia martinica
Yellow-bellied ElaeniaElaenia flavogaster
Euler's FlycatcherLathrotriccus euleriExtirpated
Grenada FlycatcherMyiarchus nugatorEndemic (country/region)
Tropical KingbirdTyrannus melancholicusRare/Accidental
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savanaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifronsRare/Accidental
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Caribbean MartinProgne dominicensis
White-winged SwallowTachycineta albiventerRare/Accidental
Bank SwallowRiparia ripariaRare/Accidental
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonotaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

House WrenTroglodytes aedon

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Cocoa ThrushTurdus fumigatus
Spectacled ThrushTurdus nudigenis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Scaly-breasted ThrasherAllenia fuscaRare/Accidental
Pearly-eyed ThrasherMargarops fuscatus
Brown TremblerCinclocerthia ruficaudaRare/Accidental
Tropical MockingbirdMimus gilvus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensisRare/Accidental
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citreaRare/Accidental
American RedstartSetophaga ruticillaRare/Accidental
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrinaRare/Accidental
Northern ParulaSetophaga americanaRare/Accidental
Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fuscaRare/Accidental
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataRare/Accidental
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolorRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Lesser Antillean TanagerTangara cucullataEndemic (country/region)
Grassland Yellow-FinchSicalis luteolaRare/Accidental
Blue-black GrassquitVolatinia jacarina
Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollisRare/Accidental
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Black-faced GrassquitTiaris bicolor
Lesser Antillean BullfinchLoxigilla noctis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Summer TanagerPiranga rubraRare/Accidental
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaRare/Accidental
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorusRare/Accidental
Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubris
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Venezuelan TroupialIcterus icterusRare/Accidental
Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbulaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Antillean EuphoniaEuphonia musicaRare/Accidental

 

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