SOUTH ABACO – AVIBASE (126 SPECIES)

Country or region: South Abaco
Number of species: 126
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 5
Date last reviewed: 2011-10-23
Odontophoridae
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus Introduced species Near-threatened
Anatidae
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Common Teal Anas crecca Rare/Accidental
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Procellariidae
Audubon’s Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
Podicipedidae
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Threskiornithidae
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Ardeidae
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
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Cathartidae
Turkey-Vulture Cathartes aura
Falconidae
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Merlin Falco columbarius
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
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
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
American Coot Fulica americana
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
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
Laridae
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Rare/Accidental
Herring Gull Larus argentatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
Royal Tern Sterna maxima
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
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Caprimulgidae
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii
Chuck-will’s Widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Trochilidae
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii
Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae Endemic (country/region)
Alcedinidae
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Picidae
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
Tyrannidae
Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus
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
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus
Hirundinidae
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
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus
Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
Parulidae
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Rare/Accidental
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Rare/Accidental
Northern Parula Parula americana
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
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
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)
Icteridae
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Rare/Accidental
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Coerebidae
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
Emberizidae
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea
Genera Incertae Sedis
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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