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This checklist includes all bird species found in Bounty 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 .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements, version 2017. 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: Bounty Island [map]
Number of species: 52
Number of globally threatened species: 11
Date last reviewed: 2016-02-28
Last modified: 2017-11-12
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Erect-crested PenguinEudyptes sclateriEndangered
Southern Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes chrysocomeVulnerable
Snares PenguinEudyptes robustusVulnerable


Gray-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostomaEndangered
Buller's AlbatrossThalassarche bulleriNear-threatened
White-capped AlbatrossThalassarche cauta
Salvin's AlbatrossThalassarche salviniVulnerable
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris
Light-mantled AlbatrossPhoebetria palpebrataNear-threatened
Royal AlbatrossDiomedea epomophora
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans


Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Kerguelen PetrelAphrodroma brevirostris
Gray-faced PetrelPterodroma gouldi
Magenta PetrelPterodroma magentaeCritically endangered
Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Mottled PetrelPterodroma inexpectataNear-threatened
Chatham PetrelPterodroma axillarisEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Pycroft's PetrelPterodroma pycroftiRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Blue PetrelHalobaena caerulea
Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
Broad-billed PrionPachyptila vittata
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Fulmar PrionPachyptila crassirostris
Gray PetrelProcellaria cinereaNear-threatened
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialisVulnerable
Buller's ShearwaterArdenna bulleriEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseaNear-threatened
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Fluttering ShearwaterPuffinus gavia
Little ShearwaterPuffinus assimilis
Common Diving-PetrelPelecanoides urinatrix


Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus
Gray-backed Storm-PetrelGarrodia nereis
White-faced Storm-PetrelPelagodroma marina
Black-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta tropica

SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Bounty Islands ShagPhalacrocorax ranfurlyiEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable

CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalusRare/Accidental


Masked LapwingVanellus milesRare/Accidental


Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus


Red-billed GullChroicocephalus scopulinus
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
White-fronted TernSterna striata
Arctic TernSterna paradisaeaRare/Accidental
Antarctic TernSterna vittata


European StarlingSturnus vulgarisRare/Accidental


Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiae


Common ChaffinchFringilla coelebsRare/Accidental


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