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Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park , 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 2021. 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 Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park [map]

Number of species: 133
Number of globally threatened species: 6
Number of introduced species: 5
Last modified: 2022-07-26
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PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

White-crowned PigeonPatagioenas leucocephalaNear-threatened
Ring-tailed PigeonPatagioenas caribaeaEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina
Crested Quail-DoveGeotrygon versicolorEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Ruddy Quail-DoveGeotrygon montana
Caribbean DoveLeptotila jamaicensis
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusRare/Accidental
Chestnut-bellied CuckooCoccyzus pluvialisEndemic (country/region)
Jamaican Lizard-CuckooCoccyzus vetulaEndemic (country/region)

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Antillean NighthawkChordeiles gundlachii

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae

Northern PotooNyctibius jamaicensis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Black SwiftCypseloides nigerVulnerable
White-collared SwiftStreptoprocne zonaris
Antillean Palm-SwiftTachornis phoenicobia

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Jamaican MangoAnthracothorax mangoEndemic (country/region)
Vervain HummingbirdMellisuga minima
StreamertailTrochilus polytmusEndemic (country/region)

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
American CootFulica americana

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
Great EgretArdea alba
Snowy EgretEgretta thula
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Green HeronButorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusRare/Accidental

 
CATHARTIFORMES: Cathartidae

Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Jamaican OwlAsio grammicusEndemic (country/region)

 
CORACIIFORMES: Todidae

Jamaican TodyTodus todusEndemic (country/region)

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus variusRare/Accidental
Jamaican WoodpeckerMelanerpes radiolatusEndemic (country/region)

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbariusRare/Accidental
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Black-billed ParrotAmazona agilisEndemic (country/region) Endangered
Yellow-billed ParrotAmazona collariaEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Green-rumped ParrotletForpus passerinusIntroduced species
Olive-throated ParakeetEupsittula nana

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tityridae

Jamaican BecardPachyramphus nigerEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Jamaican ElaeniaMyiopagis cottaEndemic (country/region)
Greater Antillean ElaeniaElaenia fallax
Jamaican PeweeContopus pallidusEndemic (country/region)
Sad FlycatcherMyiarchus barbirostrisEndemic (country/region)
Rufous-tailed FlycatcherMyiarchus validusEndemic (country/region)
Stolid FlycatcherMyiarchus stolidus
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Loggerhead KingbirdTyrannus caudifasciatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Blue Mountain VireoVireo osburniEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Jamaican VireoVireo modestusEndemic (country/region)
Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicusRare/Accidental
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Jamaican CrowCorvus jamaicensisEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennisRare/Accidental
Caribbean MartinProgne dominicensis
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulva

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensisRare/Accidental
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Rufous-throated SolitaireMyadestes genibarbis
Bicknell's ThrushCatharus bicknelliRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelinaRare/Accidental
White-eyed ThrushTurdus jamaicensisEndemic (country/region)
White-chinned ThrushTurdus aurantiusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulataIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Jamaican EuphoniaEuphonia jamaicaEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolniiRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Spindalidae

Jamaican SpindalisSpindalis nigricephalaEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Jamaican OrioleIcterus leucopteryx
Jamaican BlackbirdNesopsar nigerrimusEndemic (country/region) Endangered
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisIntroduced species
Greater Antillean GrackleQuiscalus niger

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorumRare/Accidental
Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsoniiRare/Accidental
Tennessee WarblerLeiothlypis peregrinaRare/Accidental
Nashville WarblerLeiothlypis ruficapillaRare/Accidental
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
Arrowhead WarblerSetophaga pharetraEndemic (country/region)
Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrinaRare/Accidental
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnoliaRare/Accidental
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanicaRare/Accidental
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virensRare/Accidental
Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusillaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Summer TanagerPiranga rubraRare/Accidental
Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusRare/Accidental
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

Saffron FinchSicalis flaveolaIntroduced species
BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceus
OrangequitEuneornis campestrisEndemic (country/region)
Greater Antillean BullfinchMelopyrrha violacea
Yellow-shouldered GrassquitLoxipasser anoxanthusEndemic (country/region)
Black-faced GrassquitMelanospiza bicolor

 

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