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Lago Enriquillo e Isla Cabritos National Park

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Lago Enriquillo e Isla Cabritos 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 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: Lago Enriquillo e Isla Cabritos National Park [map]

Other names: Parque Nacional Lago Enriquillo e Isla Cabritos

Number of species: 143
Number of globally threatened species: 8
Number of introduced species: 5
Last modified: 2022-04-14
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

West Indian Whistling DuckDendrocygna arboreaNear-threatened
Fulvous Whistling DuckDendrocygna bicolor
Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
American WigeonMareca americana
White-cheeked PintailAnas bahamensis

 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae

Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagrisIntroduced species

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

American FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Least GrebeTachybaptus dominicus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

White-crowned PigeonPatagioenas leucocephalaNear-threatened
Scaly-naped PigeonPatagioenas squamosa
Plain PigeonPatagioenas inornataNear-threatened
Key West Quail DoveGeotrygon chrysia
White-fronted Quail DoveGeotrygon leucometopiaEndemic (country/region) Endangered
Ruddy Quail DoveGeotrygon montana
White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
Zenaida DoveZenaida aurita
Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Nyctibiidae

Northern PotooNyctibius jamaicensis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Antillean NighthawkChordeiles gundlachii
Least PauraqueSiphonorhis brewsteriEndemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensisNear-threatened
Greater Antillean NightjarAntrostomus cubanensis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

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

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Trochilidae

Antillean MangoAnthracothorax dominicus
Hispaniolan EmeraldChlorostilbon swainsoniiEndemic (country/region)
Vervain HummingbirdMellisuga minima

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani
Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Mangrove CuckooCoccyzus minor
Bay-breasted CuckooCoccyzus rufigularisEndemic (country/region) Endangered
Hispaniolan Lizard CuckooCoccyzus longirostrisEndemic (country/region)

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Clapper RailRallus longirostris
Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicus
Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
American CootFulica americana
Caribbean CootFulica caribaea

 
GRUIFORMES: Aramidae

LimpkinAramus guarauna

 
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

Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja
White IbisEudocimus albus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus

 
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
Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosusNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
SanderlingCalidris alba
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusillaNear-threatened
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Least TernSternula antillarum
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Black TernChlidonias niger
Common TernSterna hirundo
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

Antillean PiculetNesoctites micromegasEndemic (country/region)
Hispaniolan WoodpeckerMelanerpes striatusEndemic (country/region)

 
CORACIIFORMES: Todidae

Narrow-billed TodyTodus angustirostrisEndemic (country/region)
Broad-billed TodyTodus subulatusEndemic (country/region)

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Hispaniolan ParrotAmazona ventralisEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Olive-throated ParakeetEupsittula nanaIntroduced species
Hispaniolan ParakeetPsittacara chloropterusVulnerable

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis
Stolid FlycatcherMyiarchus stolidus
Hispaniolan PeweeContopus hispaniolensisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

Flat-billed VireoVireo nanusEndemic (country/region)
Black-whiskered VireoVireo altiloquus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

White-necked CrowCorvus leucognaphalusEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Hispaniolan Palm CrowCorvus palmarumEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

Village WeaverPloceus cucullatusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulataIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Antillean EuphoniaEuphonia musica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phaenicophilidae

Black-crowned Warbler TanagerPhaenicophilus palmarumEndemic (country/region)
White-winged Warbler TanagerXenoligea montanaEndemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Green-tailed Warbler TanagerMicroligea palustrisEndemic (country/region)
Hispaniolan SpindalisSpindalis dominicensisEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striataNear-threatened
Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Icteridae

Hispaniolan OrioleIcterus dominicensisEndemic (country/region)
Shiny CowbirdMolothrus bonariensis
Greater Antillean GrackleQuiscalus niger

 
PASSERIFORMES: Thraupidae

BananaquitCoereba flaveola
Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceus
Greater Antillean BullfinchMelopyrrha violacea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulva
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Caribbean MartinProgne dominicensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dulidae

PalmchatDulus dominicusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Bicknell's ThrushCatharus bicknelliVulnerable
Red-legged ThrushTurdus plumbeus

 

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