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This checklist includes all bird species found in Sint-Eustatius , 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 Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). 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: Sint-Eustatius [map]

Other names: Sint Eustatius

Number of species: 128
Number of introduced species: 5
Date last reviewed: 2018-03-26
Last modified: 2024-01-05
See also: http://ardeajournal.natuurinfo.nl/ardeapdf/a55-115-137.pdf
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Blue-winged TealSpatula discorsRare/Accidental
American WigeonMareca americana

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Red JunglefowlGallus gallusIntroduced species

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

American FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba liviaIntroduced species
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species
White-crowned PigeonPatagioenas leucocephalaRare/Accidental
Scaly-naped PigeonPatagioenas squamosa
Bridled Quail DoveGeotrygon mystacea
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
Mourning DoveZenaida macrouraRare/Accidental
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

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

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Antillean NighthawkChordeiles gundlachii

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Black SwiftCypseloides nigerRare/Accidental

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Green-throated CaribEulampis holosericeus
Purple-throated CaribEulampis jugularis
Antillean Crested HummingbirdOrthorhyncus cristatus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga aniRare/Accidental
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanusRare/Accidental
Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minor

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

SoraPorzana carolina
Common GallinuleGallinula galeataRare/Accidental
American CootFulica americana
Caribbean CootFulica caribaeaRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Leach's Storm-petrelHydrobates leucorhous

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Black-capped PetrelPterodroma hasitata
Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Yellow-crowned Night HeronNyctanassa violaceaRare/Accidental
Green HeronButorides virescensRare/Accidental
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasRare/Accidental
Great EgretArdea albaRare/Accidental
Reddish EgretEgretta rufescens
Little Blue HeronEgretta caeruleaRare/Accidental
Snowy EgretEgretta thulaRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificensRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Red-footed BoobySula sulaRare/Accidental
Brown BoobySula leucogasterRare/Accidental
Masked BoobySula dactylatra

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarolaRare/Accidental
American Golden PloverPluvialis dominicaRare/Accidental
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatusRare/Accidental
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsoniaRare/Accidental
KilldeerCharadrius vociferusRare/Accidental
Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusRare/Accidental
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresRare/Accidental
SanderlingCalidris albaRare/Accidental
Least SandpiperCalidris minutillaRare/Accidental
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollisRare/Accidental
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaRare/Accidental
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicataRare/Accidental
Spotted SandpiperActitis maculariusRare/Accidental
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesRare/Accidental
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black NoddyAnous minutus
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatusRare/Accidental
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetusRare/Accidental
Least TernSternula antillarumRare/Accidental
Black TernChlidonias nigerRare/Accidental
Roseate TernSterna dougalliiRare/Accidental
Common TernSterna hirundoRare/Accidental
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensisRare/Accidental
Royal TernThalasseus maximus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetusRare/Accidental

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatusRare/Accidental
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Burrowing OwlAthene cuniculariaRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyonRare/Accidental

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

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

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Brown-throated ParakeetEupsittula pertinax
Blue-and-yellow MacawAra araraunaIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Caribbean ElaeniaElaenia martinica
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Lesser Antillean FlycatcherMyiarchus oberiRare/Accidental
Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceusRare/Accidental
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapillaRare/Accidental
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensisRare/Accidental
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta variaRare/Accidental
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrinaRare/Accidental
American RedstartSetophaga ruticillaRare/Accidental
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrinaRare/Accidental
Northern ParulaSetophaga americanaRare/Accidental
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataRare/Accidental
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronataRare/Accidental
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolorRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Orchard OrioleIcterus spuriusRare/Accidental
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensisRare/Accidental
Carib GrackleQuiscalus lugubris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianusRare/Accidental
Indigo BuntingPasserina cyaneaRare/Accidental
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaRare/Accidental
Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivaceaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Greater Antillean BullfinchMelopyrrha violaceaRare/Accidental
Black-faced GrassquitMelanospiza bicolor
Lesser Antillean BullfinchLoxigilla noctis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Sand MartinRiparia riparia
Caribbean MartinProgne dominicensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Scaly-breasted ThrasherAllenia fusca
Pearly-eyed ThrasherMargarops fuscatus
Brown TremblerCinclocerthia ruficaudaRare/Accidental

 

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