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This checklist includes all bird species found in Aris 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).

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Country or region: Aris Island [map]

Number of species: 73
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Date last reviewed: 2014-08-02
Last modified: 2022-04-15
See also: http://www.birdsofmelanesia.net/indonesia8/aris.pdf
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GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae

New Guinea MegapodeMegapodius decollatus

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Brown Cuckoo DoveMacropygia amboinensis
Great Cuckoo DoveReinwardtoena reinwardti
Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
Torresian Imperial PigeonDucula spilorrhoa
Superb Fruit DovePtilinopus superbus

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda
White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Glossy SwiftletCollocalia esculenta

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae
Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Red-necked CrakeRallina tricolor

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Matsudaira's Storm-petrelHydrobates matsudairae

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni
Tahiti PetrelPseudobulweria rostrata

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
Pacific Reef EgretEgretta sacra

 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae

Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel
Great FrigatebirdFregata minor

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Red-footed BoobySula sula
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Masked BoobySula dactylatra

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Grey-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Wandering TattlerTringa incana
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black NoddyAnous minutus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis
Greater Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
Pygmy EagleHieraaetus weiskei
Grey-headed GoshawkAccipiter poliocephalus
Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
White-bellied Sea EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Blue-black KingfisherTodiramphus nigrocyaneus

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Rainbow LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Meliphagidae

Puff-backed HoneyeaterMeliphaga aruensis
Varied HoneyeaterGavicalis versicolor
Ruby-throated MyzomelaMyzomela eques
Helmeted FriarbirdPhilemon buceroides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Satin MyiagraMyiagra cyanoleuca
Island MonarchMonarcha cinerascens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae

Red-capped FlowerpeckerDicaeum geelvinkianum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Black SunbirdLeptocoma aspasia
Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Blue-faced ParrotfinchErythrura trichroa

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Metallic StarlingAplonis metallica

 

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