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Gaaf Alif

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Gaaf Alif , 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 Clements, version 2018. 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: Gaaf Alif [map]

Other names: Huvadhu Atholhu Uthuruburi

Number of species: 24
Number of introduced species: 1
Last modified: 2019-04-15
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Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus


Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus


Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Lesser NoddyAnous tenuirostris
White TernGygis alba
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Saunders's TernSternula saundersi
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis


White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus


Swinhoe's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma monorhisRare/Accidental Near-threatened


Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulweriiRare/Accidental
Jouanin's PetrelBulweria fallaxRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipesNear-threatened
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni

SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel


Gray HeronArdea cinerea
Intermediate EgretArdea intermediaRare/Accidental
Striated HeronButorides striata


House CrowCorvus splendens


House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species


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