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Little Abaco

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Little Abaco , 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: Little Abaco [map]

Number of species: 151
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 4
Date last reviewed: 2011-10-23
Last modified: 2020-01-05
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

West Indian Whistling DuckDendrocygna arboreaNear-threatened
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species
White-crowned PigeonPatagioenas leucocephalaNear-threatened
Key West Quail DoveGeotrygon chrysia
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerinaIntroduced species

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Antillean NighthawkChordeiles gundlachii

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagicaVulnerable

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Cuban EmeraldChlorostilbon ricordii
Bahama WoodstarCalliphlox evelynae
Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubrisRare/Accidental

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minor

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Clapper RailRallus longirostris
SoraPorzana carolina
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicus
Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
American CootFulica americana

 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae

LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensisRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Madeiran Storm-petrelHydrobates castro

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris borealis
Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

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

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

White IbisEudocimus albus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Masked BoobySula dactylatra

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodusNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
SanderlingCalidris alba
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitariaRare/Accidental
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusRare/Accidental
American Herring GullLarus smithsonianus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Least TernSternula antillarum
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Royal TernThalasseus maximus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae

Turkey VultureCathartes aura

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Burrowing OwlAthene cunicularia

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
West Indian WoodpeckerMelanerpes superciliaris
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Cuban ParrotAmazona leucocephalaNear-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannusRare/Accidental
Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Loggerhead KingbirdTyrannus caudifasciatus
La Sagra's FlycatcherMyiarchus sagrae
Eastern Wood PeweeContopus virensRare/Accidental
Cuban PeweeContopus caribaeus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

White-eyed VireoVireo griseusRare/Accidental
Thick-billed VireoVireo crassirostris
Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

American PipitAnthus rubescensRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passerellidae

White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrysRare/Accidental
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phaenicophilidae

Western SpindalisSpindalis zena

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citreaRare/Accidental
Bahama YellowthroatGeothlypis rostrataEndemic (country/region)
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Kirtland's WarblerSetophaga kirtlandiiNear-threatened
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataNear-threatened
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Olive-capped WarblerSetophaga pityophila
Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Bahama WarblerSetophaga flavescensEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cardinalidae

Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
Blue GrosbeakPasserina caeruleaRare/Accidental
Painted BuntingPasserina ciris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Greater Antillean BullfinchMelopyrrha violacea
Black-faced GrassquitMelanospiza bicolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Bahama SwallowTachycineta cyaneoviridisEndangered

 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae

Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Bahama MockingbirdMimus gundlachii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Common StarlingSturnus vulgarisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

VeeryCatharus fuscescensRare/Accidental
Red-legged ThrushTurdus plumbeus

 

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