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This checklist includes all bird species found in Tokelau , 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 2021. 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).
Bird Checklists of the World is part of Avibase and Bird links to the World, which are designed and maintained by Denis Lepage, and hosted by Birds Canada, which is a co-partner of Birdlife International.
© Denis Lepage 2022
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|Red Junglefowl||Gallus gallus||Introduced species|
|Pacific Imperial-Pigeon||Ducula pacifica|
|Long-tailed Koel||Urodynamis taitensis|
|Pacific Golden-Plover||Pluvialis fulva|
|Bristle-thighed Curlew||Numenius tahitiensis||Near-threatened|
|Bar-tailed Godwit||Limosa lapponica||Near-threatened|
|Ruddy Turnstone||Arenaria interpres|
|Wandering Tattler||Tringa incana|
|Brown Noddy||Anous stolidus|
|Black Noddy||Anous minutus|
|Blue-gray Noddy||Anous ceruleus||Rare/Accidental|
|White Tern||Gygis alba|
|Sooty Tern||Onychoprion fuscatus|
|Gray-backed Tern||Onychoprion lunatus|
|Black-naped Tern||Sterna sumatrana|
|Great Crested Tern||Thalasseus bergii|
|White-tailed Tropicbird||Phaethon lepturus|
|Red-tailed Tropicbird||Phaethon rubricauda|
|Southern Giant-Petrel||Macronectes giganteus||Rare/Accidental|
|Bulwer's Petrel||Bulweria bulwerii||Rare/Accidental|
|Flesh-footed Shearwater||Ardenna carneipes||Near-threatened|
|Wedge-tailed Shearwater||Ardenna pacifica||Rare/Accidental|
|Tropical Shearwater||Puffinus bailloni|
|Lesser Frigatebird||Fregata ariel|
|Great Frigatebird||Fregata minor|
|Masked Booby||Sula dactylatra||Rare/Accidental|
|Brown Booby||Sula leucogaster|
|Red-footed Booby||Sula sula|
|Pacific Reef-Heron||Egretta sacra|
|Australian Masked-Owl||Tyto novaehollandiae||Extirpated|