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Number of species. This table provides the number of species found in this region, based on the Howard and Moore (2003, rev. 2008) taxonomy. To view the full species list, click on the name of a region.
Region name Number of species endemics breeding endemics globally threatened extinct introduced
French Polynesia checklist 14230126614
Marquesas checklist 79100nullnull8
Northern Marquesas checklist 6300nullnull7
Eiao checklist 500000
Hatutu checklist 5000nullnull3
Motu Iti checklist 4300nullnull3
Motu One checklist 100nullnull0
Nuku Hiva checklist 6200nullnull7
Ua Huka checklist 5400nullnull6
Ua Pou checklist 5300nullnull6
Southern Marquesas checklist 6200nullnull7
Fatu Hiva checklist 2800nullnull3
Fatu Huku checklist 4500nullnull3
Hiva Oa checklist 5800nullnull7
Moho Tani checklist 2001nullnull1
Tahuata checklist 5500nullnull6
Terihi checklist 300nullnull0
Society Islands checklist 87901058
Polynesia Windward Islands checklist 7930nullnull12
Maiao checklist 4600nullnull3
Mehetia checklist 4300nullnull2
Moorea checklist 6600nullnull11
Tahiti checklist 7100nullnull11
Tetiaroa checklist 5200nullnull8
Polynesia Leeward Islands checklist 71008112
Bora Bora checklist 6401nullnull10
Huahine checklist 5800nullnull10
Maupiti checklist 4900nullnull5
Manuae checklist 4400nullnull3
Motu One checklist 4400nullnull3
Mopelia checklist 4400nullnull3
Raiatea checklist 5500nullnull8
Tahaa checklist 5300nullnull7
Tupai checklist 4700nullnull5
Tuamotu and Gambier Islands checklist 901011724
Tuamotu Islands checklist 82101nullnull4
Disappointment Islands checklist 4300nullnull2
Puka-Puka checklist 4200nullnull2
Napuka checklist 4200nullnull2
Tepoto North checklist 4200nullnull2
Duke of Gloucester Islands checklist 4100nullnull2
Hereheretue checklist 4000nullnull2
Anuanuraro checklist 4100nullnull2
Anuanurunga checklist 2900nullnull0
Nukutepipi checklist 2900nullnull0
Far East Tuamotu Group checklist 4600nullnull2
Fangatau checklist 4100nullnull2
Fakahina checklist 4100nullnull2
Tatakoto checklist 4200nullnull2
Akiaki checklist 4200nullnull2
Vahitahi checklist 4100nullnull2
Nukutavake checklist 4300nullnull2
Vairaatea checklist 4200nullnull2
Pinaki checklist 4300nullnull2
Reao checklist 4000nullnull2
Pukarua checklist 4100nullnull2
Vanavana checklist 4300nullnull2
Tureia checklist 4200nullnull2
Tematangi checklist 4000nullnull2
Moruroa checklist 2800nullnull0
Fangataufa checklist 2800nullnull0
Hao Group checklist 4500nullnull2
Rekareka checklist 4200nullnull2
Tauere checklist 4200nullnull2
Amanu checklist 4200nullnull2
Hao checklist 4400nullnull2
Paraoa checklist 4300nullnull2
Nengonengo checklist 4100nullnull2
Manuhangi checklist 4300nullnull2
Ahunui checklist 4200nullnull2
Hikueru Group checklist 4500nullnull2
Tekokota checklist 4200nullnull2
Hikueru checklist 4200nullnull2
Reitoru checklist 4500nullnull2
Marokau checklist 4300nullnull2
Ravahere checklist 4100nullnull2
King George Islands checklist 4700nullnull2
Ahe checklist 4300nullnull2
Manihi checklist 4300nullnull2
Takaroa checklist 4400nullnull2
Takapoto checklist 4600nullnull2
Tikei checklist 4300nullnull2
Palliser Islands checklist 6101nullnull5
Fakarava checklist 5000nullnull2
Niau checklist 4600nullnull2
Toau checklist 4500nullnull2
Arutua checklist 4500nullnull2
Apataki checklist 4500nullnull2
Kaukura checklist 4400nullnull2
Mataiva checklist 4300nullnull2
Tikehau checklist 5000nullnull2
Rangiroa checklist 5501nullnull5
Makatea checklist 4901nullnull3
Raeffsky Islands checklist 4800nullnull2
Anaa checklist 4300nullnull2
Faaite checklist 4400nullnull2
Tahanea checklist 4700nullnull2
Motutunga checklist 4300nullnull2
Takume checklist 3500nullnull0
Raroia checklist 4500nullnull2
Taenga checklist 4300nullnull2
Nihiru checklist 3000nullnull0
Makemo checklist 4400nullnull2
Katiu checklist 4500nullnull2
Tuanake checklist 4500nullnull2
Hiti checklist 4500nullnull2
Tepoto South checklist 4400nullnull2
Marutea Nord checklist 3000nullnull0
Haraiki checklist 4400nullnull2
Aratika checklist 4400nullnull2
Kauehi checklist 4400nullnull2
Taiaro checklist 4300nullnull2
Raraka checklist 4500nullnull2
Acteon Group checklist 4400nullnull2
Matureivavao checklist 4200nullnull2
Tenararo checklist 4400nullnull2
Tenarunga checklist 4200nullnull2
Vahanga checklist 4200nullnull2
Maria Est checklist 4200nullnull2
Marutea Sud checklist 4200nullnull2
Morane checklist 3700nullnull0
Gambier Islands checklist 5200903
Mangareva checklist 4800nullnull3
Gambier (commune) checklist 5200903
Akamaru checklist 4000nullnull2
Angakauitai checklist 3100nullnull0
Aukena checklist 4000nullnull2
Kamaka checklist 2800nullnull0
Kouaku checklist 2800nullnull0
Makaroa checklist 2900nullnull0
Manui checklist 3000nullnull0
Mekiro checklist 2800nullnull0
Taravai checklist 4000nullnull2
Totengengie checklist 200000
Gaioio checklist 2800nullnull0
Motu Teiku checklist 3100nullnull0
Tauna checklist 2800nullnull0
Tekava checklist 2800nullnull0
Tenoko checklist 3100nullnull0
Temoe checklist 2800nullnull0
Austral Islands checklist 6230nullnull4
Tupua'i Islands checklist 4910nullnull4
Îles Maria checklist 2900nullnull0
Rimatara checklist 4000nullnull3
Rurutu checklist 4100nullnull3
Tubuai Island checklist 4220nullnull1
Ra'ivavae checklist 3800nullnull1
Bass Islands checklist 3500nullnull0
Rapa Iti checklist 3500nullnull0
Marotiri island checklist 2800nullnull0
Clipperton Island checklist 15100700

Polynesia (FR) has 26 endemic species: The following species are endemic to the region of Polynesia (FR). You can search the web for site locations and information about them by clicking on the species name. (b) denotes a breeding endemic, and † an extinct species.

Tahiti Petrel (b)
Tuamotu Sandpiper
Polynesian Ground-Dove
Marquesan Ground-Dove
Rapa Fruit-Dove
Grey-green Fruit-Dove
Atoll Fruit-Dove
Makatea Fruit-Dove
White-capped Fruit-Dove
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon
Marquesan Imperial-Pigeon
Blue Lorikeet
Ultramarine Lorikeet
Tahiti Swiftlet
Marquesan Swiftlet
Tahiti Kingfisher
Marquesan Kingfisher
Tuamotu Kingfisher
Tahiti Monarch
Iphis Monarch
Marquesan Monarch
Fatuhiva Monarch
Tahiti Reed-Warbler
Marquesan Reed-Warbler
Tuamotu Reed-Warbler
Rimatara Reed-Warbler


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