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This checklist includes all bird species found in Bounty Isl. , 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 2015. 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 Isl. [map]
Number of species: 42
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 8
Number of introduced species: 1

 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae

Erect-crested PenguinEudyptes sclateriEndangered
Southern Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes chrysocomeVulnerable

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

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

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Southern Giant-PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Northern Giant-PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Kerguelen PetrelAphrodroma brevirostris
Great-winged PetrelPterodroma macroptera
Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Mottled PetrelPterodroma inexpectataNear-threatened
Chatham PetrelPterodroma axillarisEndemic (country/region) Endangered
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
Fluttering ShearwaterPuffinus gavia
Little ShearwaterPuffinus assimilis

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

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 Vulnerable

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Red-billed GullChroicocephalus scopulinus
Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
Antarctic TernSterna vittata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Australasian PipitAnthus novaeseelandiae

 

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