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Bouvet Island

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Bouvet 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 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).

Bird Checklists of the World is part of Avibase and Bird links to the World, which are designed and maintained by Denis Lepage, and hosted by Bird Studies Canada, which is a co-partner of Birdlife International.

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Country or region: Bouvet Island [map]

Number of species: 40
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Date last reviewed: 2018-03-25
Last modified: 2020-01-05
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King PenguinAptenodytes patagonicus
Gentoo PenguinPygoscelis papua
Adelie PenguinPygoscelis adeliae
Chinstrap PenguinPygoscelis antarcticus
Macaroni PenguinEudyptes chrysolophus


Wilson's Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicus
Black-bellied Storm-petrelFregetta tropica


Royal AlbatrossDiomedea epomophora
Wandering AlbatrossDiomedea exulans
Sooty AlbatrossPhoebetria fuscaEndangered
Light-mantled AlbatrossPhoebetria palpebrataNear-threatened
Yellow-nosed AlbatrossThalassarche chlororhynchos
Grey-headed AlbatrossThalassarche chrysostomaEndangered
Black-browed AlbatrossThalassarche melanophris


Northern Giant PetrelMacronectes halli
Southern Giant PetrelMacronectes giganteus
Southern FulmarFulmarus glacialoides
Antarctic PetrelThalassoica antarctica
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Snow PetrelPagodroma nivea
Blue PetrelHalobaena caerulea
Broad-billed PrionPachyptila vittata
Antarctic PrionPachyptila desolata
Slender-billed PrionPachyptila belcheri
Fairy PrionPachyptila turtur
Kerguelen PetrelAphrodroma brevirostris
Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Great-winged PetrelPterodroma macropteraRare/Accidental
Grey PetrelProcellaria cinereaNear-threatened
White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialisVulnerable
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseaNear-threatened
Great ShearwaterArdenna gravis
Common Diving PetrelPelecanoides urinatrix


Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormicki
Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus


Kelp GullLarus dominicanus
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Antarctic TernSterna vittata


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