GREAT ABACO – AVIBASE (196 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 Introduced species Near-threatened
Anatidae
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Rare/Accidental
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Rare/Accidental
American Wigeon Anas americana Rare/Accidental
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Common Teal Anas crecca Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Rare/Accidental
Procellariidae
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Rare/Accidental
Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Rare/Accidental
Audubon’s Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis Rare/Accidental
Hydrobatidae
Wilson’s Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Rare/Accidental
Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro 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 Rare/Accidental
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare/Accidental
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 or Louisiana Heron Egretta tricolor
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
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 Rare/Accidental
Northern Harrier/Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Rallidae
Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola Rare/Accidental
Sora Rail Porzana carolina
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
American Coot Fulica americana
Aramidae
Limpkin Aramus guarauna
Haematopodidae
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Charadriidae
Grey Plover/Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated Plover 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 Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Dunlin Calidris alpina Rare/Accidental
Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Rare/Accidental
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
Stercorariidae
Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Columbidae
Rock Dove Columba livia Introduced species
White-crowned Pigeon Columba leucocephala Near-threatened
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
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 Rare/Accidental
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii
Chuck-will’s Widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Trochilidae
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii
Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae Endemic (country/region)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris 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 Rare/Accidental
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
Vireonidae
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus Rare/Accidental
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
Hirundinidae
Collared Sand Martin/Bank Swallow Riparia riparia Rare/Accidental
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rare/Accidental
Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis Vulnerable
Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
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 Rare/Accidental
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus
Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
Motacillidae
Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens Rare/Accidental
Parulidae
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Rare/Accidental
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Rare/Accidental
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana
Chestnut-sided Warbler Dendroica pensylvanica Rare/Accidental
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 Rare/Accidental
Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Olive-capped Warbler Dendroica pityophila
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
Kirtland’s Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum
Swainson’s Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii Rare/Accidental
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Rare/Accidental
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
Bahama Yellowthroat Geothlypis rostrata Endemic (country/region)
Hooded Warbler Wilsonia citrina Rare/Accidental
Wilson’s Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Rare/Accidental
Icteridae
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Rare/Accidental
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Rare/Accidental
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
Emberizidae
Lincoln’s Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Rare/Accidental
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys Rare/Accidental
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Rare/Accidental
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina Rare/Accidental
Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida Rare/Accidental
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea
Genera Incertae Sedis
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Rare/Accidental
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Rare/Accidental
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena
Cardinalidae
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea Rare/Accidental
Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Near-threatened
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