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This checklist includes all bird species found in Ra , 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 2019. 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: Ra [map]

Description: Banks Group

Number of species: 48
Date last reviewed: 2014-08-02
Last modified: 2021-03-12
See also: http://www.birdsofmelanesia.net/vanuatu7htm/banksgrp/ra.pdf
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COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensis
Pacific Emerald DoveChalcophaps longirostris
Red-bellied Fruit-DovePtilinopus greyi
Pacific Imperial-PigeonDucula pacifica

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Satin SwiftletCollocalia uropygialis

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Wandering TattlerTringa incana

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black NoddyAnous minutus
White TernGygis alba
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Roseate TernSterna dougalliiRare/Accidental
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus
Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

White-bellied Storm-PetrelFregetta grallariaRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Herald PetrelPterodroma heraldicaRare/Accidental
Providence PetrelPterodroma solandriRare/Accidental
Mottled PetrelPterodroma inexpectata
Black-winged PetrelPterodroma nigripennisRare/Accidental
Gould's PetrelPterodroma leucoptera
Collared PetrelPterodroma brevipes
Tahiti PetrelPseudobulweria rostrataRare/Accidental
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel
Great FrigatebirdFregata minorRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Red-footed BoobySula sula

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiaeRare/Accidental
Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Pacific KingfisherTodiramphus sacer

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Coconut LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Meliphagidae

Cardinal MyzomelaMyzomela cardinalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Polynesian TrillerLalage maculosa
Long-tailed TrillerLalage leucopyga

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

Gray FantailRhipidura albiscapa

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

SilvereyeZosterops lateralis
Yellow-fronted White-eyeZosterops flavifronsEndemic (country/region)

 

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