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Nauru

This checklist includes all bird species found in Nauru , 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 Sibley & Monroe 1996. 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: Nauru
Number of species: 28
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 1

 
CORACIIFORMES: Halcyonidae

Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Long-tailed KoelEudynamys taitensis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba liviaIntroduced species
Micronesian Imperial-PigeonDucula oceanicaNear-threatened

 
CICONIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Bristle-thighed CurlewNumenius tahitiensisVulnerable
Grey-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Wandering TattlerTringa incana
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata

 
CICONIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Mongolian PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii

 
CICONIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Sooty TernSterna fuscata
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black NoddyAnous minutus
Common White-TernGygis alba

 
CICONIIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda
White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

 
CICONIIFORMES: Sulidae

Brown BoobySula leucogaster

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ardeidae

Pacific Reef-EgretEgretta sacra

 
CICONIIFORMES: Fregatidae

Great FrigatebirdFregata minor

 
CICONIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Nauru Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus rehseiEndemic Vulnerable

 

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