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West Caicos Marine National Park

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This checklist includes all bird species found in West Caicos Marine 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: West Caicos Marine National Park [map]

Number of species: 35
Last modified: 2021-06-29
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PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

American FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

White-crowned PigeonPatagioenas leucocephalaNear-threatened
Common Ground DoveColumbina passerina

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Smooth-billed AniCrotophaga ani

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Yellow-crowned Night HeronNyctanassa violacea
Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasRare/Accidental
Reddish EgretEgretta rufescensNear-threatened
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor

 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae

Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Brown BoobySula leucogasterRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Neotropic CormorantPhalacrocorax brasilianusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
WilletTringa semipalmata

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Least TernSternula antillarum
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaRare/Accidental
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Common TernSterna hirundoRare/Accidental
Royal TernThalasseus maximus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

American KestrelFalco sparverius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tyrannidae

Gray KingbirdTyrannus dominicensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Parulidae

Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae

Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Mimidae

Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Bahama MockingbirdMimus gundlachii

 

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