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This checklist includes all bird species found in Santa Catarina , 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: Santa Catarina [map]

Other names: Concelho de Santa Catarina

Number of species: 62
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Number of introduced species: 4
Last modified: 2022-07-22
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GALLIFORMES: Numididae

Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagrisIntroduced species

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Common QuailCoturnix coturnix

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Alexander's SwiftApus alexandriEndemic (country/region)

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-petrelPelagodroma marina

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Madeiran Storm-petrelHydrobates castro
Leach's Storm-petrelHydrobates leucorhous

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Cape Verde PetrelPterodroma feae
Great ShearwaterArdenna gravis
Scopoli's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedea
Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris borealis
Cape Verde ShearwaterCalonectris edwardsiiBreeding endemic Near-threatened
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus
Audubon's ShearwaterPuffinus lherminieri
Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulwerii

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Little EgretEgretta garzetta

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia

 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Brown BoobySula leucogaster

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
SanderlingCalidris alba
Little StintCalidris minuta
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus
Great SkuaStercorarius skua

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactylaVulnerable
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusEndangered
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Red KiteMilvus milvus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Common Barn OwlTyto alba

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Grey-headed KingfisherHalcyon leucocephala

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Brown-necked RavenCorvus ruficollis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Common WaxbillEstrilda astrildIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species
Spanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensis
Cape Verde SparrowPasser iagoensisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Bar-tailed LarkAmmomanes cinctura
Black-crowned Sparrow LarkEremopterix nigriceps

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Cape Verde WarblerAcrocephalus brevipennisEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Northern House MartinDelichon urbicumRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Eurasian BlackcapSylvia atricapilla
Spectacled WarblerCurruca conspicillata

 

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