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POLYNESIA (FR)

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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 781001318
Northern Marquesas checklist 60001017
Eiao checklist 500000
Hatutu checklist 4700703
Motu Iti checklist 4000603
Motu One checklist 100nullnull0
Nuku Hiva checklist 59001017
Ua Huka checklist 5000806
Ua Pou checklist 5000806
Southern Marquesas checklist 59001017
Fatu Hiva checklist 2300512
Fatu Huku checklist 4200703
Hiva Oa checklist 5500817
Moho Tani checklist 1701000
Tahuata checklist 5200906
Society Islands checklist 87901058
Polynesia Windward Islands checklist 77309412
Maiao checklist 4000503
Mehetia checklist 3700612
Moorea checklist 63008110
Tahiti checklist 69008311
Tetiaroa checklist 4700508
Polynesia Leeward Islands checklist 71008112
Bora Bora checklist 59016010
Huahine checklist 55006010
Maupiti checklist 4300503
Manuae checklist 3900503
Motu One checklist 3900503
Mopelia checklist 3900503
Raiatea checklist 5200718
Tahaa checklist 4900607
Tupai checklist 4400505
Tuamotu and Gambier Islands checklist 901011724
Tuamotu Islands checklist 801011624
Disappointment Islands checklist 3600602
Puka-Puka checklist 3500602
Napuka checklist 3500502
Tepoto North checklist 3500502
Duke of Gloucester Islands checklist 3200602
Hereheretue checklist 3100502
Anuanuraro checklist 3200602
Anuanurunga checklist 2200400
Nukutepipi checklist 2200400
Far East Tuamotu Group checklist 3900702
Fangatau checklist 3300502
Fakahina checklist 3300502
Tatakoto checklist 3400502
Akiaki checklist 3400502
Vahitahi checklist 3300502
Nukutavake checklist 3500602
Vairaatea checklist 3400502
Pinaki checklist 3500602
Reao checklist 3200502
Pukarua checklist 3200502
Vanavana checklist 3500702
Tureia checklist 3500502
Tematangi checklist 3200502
Moruroa checklist 2200400
Fangataufa checklist 2200400
Hao Group checklist 4100602
Rekareka checklist 3800502
Tauere checklist 3800502
Amanu checklist 3800502
Hao checklist 4000602
Paraoa checklist 3900502
Nengonengo checklist 3700502
Manuhangi checklist 3900502
Ahunui checklist 3800502
Hikueru Group checklist 4000602
Tekokota checklist 3700502
Hikueru checklist 3700502
Reitoru checklist 4000602
Marokau checklist 3800502
Ravahere checklist 3600502
King George Islands checklist 4200602
Ahe checklist 3800502
Manihi checklist 3800502
Takaroa checklist 3900602
Takapoto checklist 4100502
Tikei checklist 3800502
Palliser Islands checklist 58011105
Fakarava checklist 4800902
Niau checklist 4400702
Toau checklist 4300602
Arutua checklist 4300702
Apataki checklist 4300702
Kaukura checklist 4200602
Mataiva checklist 4100502
Tikehau checklist 4700702
Rangiroa checklist 51011005
Makatea checklist 4601803
Raeffsky Islands checklist 4500902
Anaa checklist 4000502
Faaite checklist 4100502
Tahanea checklist 4400802
Motutunga checklist 4000502
Takume checklist 3200400
Raroia checklist 4200702
Taenga checklist 4000502
Nihiru checklist 2700400
Makemo checklist 4100602
Katiu checklist 4200702
Tuanake checklist 4200702
Hiti checklist 4200702
Tepoto South checklist 4100602
Marutea Nord checklist 2700400
Haraiki checklist 4100502
Aratika checklist 4100602
Kauehi checklist 4100602
Taiaro checklist 4000502
Raraka checklist 4200602
Acteon Group checklist 3900702
Matureivavao checklist 3700702
Tenararo checklist 3900702
Tenarunga checklist 3700702
Vahanga checklist 3700702
Maria Est checklist 4000702
Marutea Sud checklist 4000702
Morane checklist 3500700
Gambier Islands checklist 5200903
Mangareva checklist 4500803
Gambier (commune) checklist 5200903
Akamaru checklist 3800602
Angakauitai checklist 2600400
Aukena checklist 3800602
Kamaka checklist 2600400
Kouaku checklist 2600400
Makaroa checklist 2700400
Manui checklist 2800400
Mekiro checklist 2600400
Taravai checklist 3800602
Totengengie checklist 200000
Gaioio checklist 2600400
Motu Teiku checklist 2900400
Tauna checklist 2600400
Tekava checklist 2600400
Tenoko checklist 2900400
Temoe checklist 2600400
Austral Islands checklist 60301204
Tupua'i Islands checklist 4310703
Îles Maria checklist 2400400
Rimatara checklist 3400602
Rurutu checklist 3400403
Tubuai Island checklist 3720701
Ra'ivavae checklist 3200401
Bass Islands checklist 2800400
Rapa Iti checklist 2800400
Marotiri island checklist 2200300
Clipperton Island checklist 15300700

Polynesia (FR) has 31 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)
Tahiti Rail
Tuamotu Sandpiper
Polynesian Ground-Dove
Marquesan Ground-Dove
Rapa Fruit-Dove
Grey-green Fruit-Dove
Atoll Fruit-Dove
Makatea Fruit-Dove
Red-moustached Fruit-Dove
White-capped Fruit-Dove
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon
Marquesan Imperial-Pigeon
Kuhl's Lorikeet
Blue Lorikeet
Ultramarine Lorikeet
Black-fronted Parakeet
Raiatea Parakeet
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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