Bahamas Bird Species


Country or region: Great Abaco

Number of species: 196

Number of globally threatened species: 4

Number of introduced species: 5

Date last reviewed: 2011-10-23

Odontophoridae

Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus

Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
Introduced Near-threatened

Anatidae

Greater White-fronted

Goose Anser albifrons

Canada Goose Branta Canadensis

American Wigeon Anas Americana

Blue-winged Teal Anas discors

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis

Common Teal Anas crecca 

Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris

Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

Rare/Accidental

Procellariidae

Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata

Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris diomedea

Audubon’s Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri

Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Hydrobatidae

Wilson’s Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanicus

Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Podicipedidae

Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus

Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber

Threskiornithidae

White Ibis Eudocimus albus

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

 

Rare/Accidental

Ardeidae

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 

Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Great Egret Ardea alba

Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens

Tricolored/Louisiana Heron Egretta tricolor

Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

 

Phaethontidae

White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus

Fregatidae

Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens

Pelecanidae

Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Phalacrocoracidae

Neotropical Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Cathartidae

Turkey-Vulture Cathartes aura

Falconidae

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Merlin Falco columbarius

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Accipitridae

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus 

Northern/Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus

Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

 

Rare/Accidental

Rallidae

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Sora Rail Porzana carolina

Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

American Coot Fulica americana

 

Rare/Accidental

Aramidae

Limpkin Aramus guarauna

Haematopodidae

American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus

Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

Charadriidae

Grey/Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Semipalmated Plove Charadrius semipalmatus

Wilson’s Plover Charadrius wilsonia

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Piping Plover Charadrius melodus 

 

 

 

 

Near-threatened

Scolopacidae

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes

Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria 

Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius

Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Red Knot Calidris canutus

Sanderling Calidris alba

Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla

Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Dunlin Calidris alpine

 

 

 

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Laridae

Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 

Herring Gull Larus argentatus

Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Rare/Accidental

Bonaparte’s Gull Larus Philadelphia Rare/Accidental

Laughing Gull Larus atricilla

Caspian Tern Sterna caspia Rare/Accidental

Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis

Royal Tern Sterna maxima

Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii

Common Tern Sterna hirundo Rare/Accidental

Forster’s Tern Sterna forsteri Rare/Accidental

Least Tern Sterna antillarum

Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus

Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata

Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

 

 

Rare/Accidental

Stercorariidae

Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus

Rare/Accidental

Columbidae

Rock Dove Columba livia

White-crowned Pigeon Columba leucocephala

Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Introduced species

Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita

White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica

Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina

Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia

Introduced species

Near-threatened

Introduced species

Psittacidae

Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala

Near-threatened

Cuculidae

Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus

Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor

Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani

Tytonidae

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Strigidae

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Caprimulgidae

Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor

Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii

Chuck-will’s Widow Caprimulgus carolinensis

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Trochilidae

 

Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii

Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris

 

Endemic (country/region)

Rare/Accidental

Alcedinidae

Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

Picidae

West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius

Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus

Tyrannidae

Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe 

Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus

Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus Rare/Accidental

Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis Rare/Accidental

Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Rare/Accidental

Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis

Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus

La Sagra’s Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Vireonidae

White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus

Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris

Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons Rare/Accidental

Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus Rare/Accidental

Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Rare/Accidental

Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Hirundinidae

Collared Sand Martin/Bank Swallow Riparia riparia 

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rare/Accidental

Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis

Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Vulnerable

Rare/Accidental

Polioptilidae

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea

Mimidae

Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis

Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii

Sturnidae

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Introduced species

Turdidae

Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus

American Robin Turdus migratorius

Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus

Rare/Accidental

Passeridae

House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species

Motacillidae

Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens 

Rare/Accidental

Parulidae

Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus

Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata

Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla

Northern Parula Parula americana

Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica 

Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia

Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata

Magnolia Warbler Dendroica magnolia

Cape May Warbler Dendroica tigrina

Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens

Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata

Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens

Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica

Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor

Olive-capped Warbler Dendroica pityophila

Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus

Kirtland’s Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii 

Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum

Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia

American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla

Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum

Swainson’s Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii 

Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla

Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis

Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla

Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas

Bahama Yellowthroat Geothlypis rostrata

Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrine Rare/Accidental

Wilson’s Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

 

 

 

 

Endemic (country/region)

 

 

 

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

 

 

Rare/Accidental

 

 

Rare/Accidental

 

Endemic (country/region)

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Icteridae

Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula

Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Coerebidae

Bananaquit Coereba flaveola

Emberizidae

Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis

Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum

Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerine

Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida

Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor

Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

 

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Genera Incertae Sedis

Summer Tanager Piranga rubra

Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea

Western Spindalis Spindalis zena

Rare/Accidental

Rare/Accidental

Cardinalidae

Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea

Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Painted Bunting Passerina ciris

Rare/Accidental

 

Near-threatened

 

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