List of Birds of Jamaica

Ducks, Geese, Swans

 
 
 
 
American Wigeon
Mareca americana
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Black-bellied Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Blue-winged Teal
Spatula discors
LC-Least Concern
Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Eurasian Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca
LC-Least Concern
Fulvous Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Gadwall
Mareca strepera
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
Greater Scaup
Aythya marila
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
Northern Shoveler
Spatula clypeata
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
LC-Least Concern
Snow Goose
Anser caerulescens
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
West Indian Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna arborea
NT-Near Threatened
 
Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
NT-Near Threatened
Rare

Nightjars

 
 
 
 
Chuck-will's-widow
Antrostomus carolinensis
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Common Nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Swifts

 
 
 
 
Black Swift
Cypseloides niger
VU-Vulnerable
 
Chimney Swift
Chaetura pelagica
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
 

Cuckoos

 
 
 
 
Black-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus americanus
VU-Vulnerable
Rare

Pigeons, Doves

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Collared Dove
Streptopelia decaocto
LC-Least Concern
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
LC-Least Concern
 
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
LC-Least Concern

Rails, Crakes & Coots

 
 
 
 
American Coot
Fulica americana
LC-Least Concern
Clapper Rail
Rallus crepitans
LC-Least Concern
 
Common Gallinule
Gallinula galeata
LC-Least Concern
 
Purple Gallinule
Porphyrio martinica
LC-Least Concern
 
Sora
Porzana carolina
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Grebes

 
 
 
 
Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
LC-Least Concern

Flamingos

 
 
 
 
American Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Stilts, Avocets

 
 
 
 
American Avocet
Recurvirostra americana
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Plovers

 
 
 
 
American Golden Plover
Pluvialis dominica
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Black-bellied Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
LC-Least Concern
Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus
LC-Least Concern
 
Piping Plover
Charadrius melodus
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Semipalmated Plover
Charadrius semipalmatus
LC-Least Concern
Snowy Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus
NT-Near Threatened
Rare

Sandpipers, Snipes

 
 
 
 
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Calidris subruficollis
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Dunlin
Calidris alpina
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa melanoleuca
LC-Least Concern
 
Least Sandpiper
Calidris minutilla
LC-Least Concern
 
Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes
LC-Least Concern
 
Long-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus scolopaceus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Red Knot
Calidris canutus
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
Red-necked Phalarope
Phalaropus lobatus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Ruddy Turnstone
Arenaria interpres
LC-Least Concern
Ruff
Calidris pugnax
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Sanderling
Calidris alba
LC-Least Concern
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Calidris pusilla
NT-Near Threatened
Short-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus griseus
LC-Least Concern
 
Solitary Sandpiper
Tringa solitaria
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Spotted Sandpiper
Actitis macularius
LC-Least Concern
 
Stilt Sandpiper
Calidris himantopus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Upland Sandpiper
Bartramia longicauda
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Western Sandpiper
Calidris mauri
LC-Least Concern
 
Whimbrel
Numenius phaeopus
LC-Least Concern
White-rumped Sandpiper
Calidris fuscicollis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Willet
Tringa semipalmata
LC-Least Concern
 
Wilson's Phalarope
Phalaropus tricolor
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago delicata
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

 
 
 
 
Black Skimmer
Rynchops niger
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
NT-Near Threatened
Black-headed Gull
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Black-legged Kittiwake
Rissa tridactyla
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Bonaparte's Gull
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
LC-Least Concern
 
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
EN-Endangered
Rare
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Forster's Tern
Sterna forsteri
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Gull-billed Tern
Gelochelidon nilotica
EN-Endangered
Rare
Herring Gull
Larus argentatus
LC-Least Concern
Laughing Gull
Leucophaeus atricilla
LC-Least Concern
 
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Larus fuscus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Ring-billed Gull
Larus delawarensis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus
LC-Least Concern
 
Sandwich Tern
Thalasseus sandvicensis
NT-Near Threatened
Sooty Tern
Onychoprion fuscatus
LC-Least Concern

Skuas

 
 
 
 
Long-tailed Jaeger
Stercorarius longicaudus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Parasitic Jaeger
Stercorarius parasiticus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Pomarine Jaeger
Stercorarius pomarinus
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Tropicbirds

 
 
 
 
Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Austral Storm Petrels

 
 
 
 
Wilson's Storm Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
LC-Least Concern
 

Northern Storm Petrels

 
 
 
 
Leach's Storm Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
VU-Vulnerable
Rare

Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels

 
 
 
 
Black-capped Petrel
Pterodroma hasitata
EN-Endangered
Rare
 
Cory's Shearwater
Calonectris borealis
NT-Near Threatened
Sooty Shearwater
Ardenna grisea
EN-Endangered
Rare

Cormorants, Shags

 
 
 
 
Double-crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Ibises, Spoonbills

 
 
 
 
Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
EN-Endangered
Rare
Roseate Spoonbill
Platalea ajaja
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
White Ibis
Eudocimus albus
LC-Least Concern
 

Herons, Bitterns

 
 
 
 
American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
NT-Near Threatened
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
LC-Least Concern
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
LC-Least Concern
 
Great Egret
Ardea alba
LC-Least Concern
Green Heron
Butorides virescens
LC-Least Concern
 
Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea
LC-Least Concern
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
LC-Least Concern
 
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Nyctanassa violacea
LC-Least Concern
 

New World Vultures

 
 
 
 
Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
LC-Least Concern
 

Ospreys

 
 
 
 
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
LC-Least Concern

Kites, Hawks, Eagles

 
 
 
 
Black Vulture
Aegypius monachus
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
Northern Harrier
Circus cyaneus
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Accipiter striatus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Barn Owls

 
 
 
 
Barn Owl
Tyto alba
NT-Near Threatened

Kingfishers

 
 
 
 
Belted Kingfisher
Megaceryle alcyon
LC-Least Concern
 

Woodpeckers

 
 
 
 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Sphyrapicus varius
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Caracaras, Falcons

 
 
 
 
American Kestrel
Falco sparverius
LC-Least Concern
Crested Caracara
Caracara cheriway
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Merlin
Falco columbarius
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
LC-Least Concern

African & New World Parrots

 
 
 
 
Yellow-headed Parrot
Amazona oratrix
EN-Endangered
 

Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura

 
 
 
 
Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Eastern Wood Pewee
Contopus virens
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Gray Kingbird
Tyrannus dominicensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Western Wood Pewee
Contopus sordidulus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Vireos, Greenlets, Shrike-babblers

 
 
 
 
Philadelphia Vireo
Vireo philadelphicus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceus
LC-Least Concern
 

Waxwings

 
 
 
 
Cedar Waxwing
Bombycilla cedrorum
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Larks

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Skylark
Alauda arvensis
VU-Vulnerable

Swallows, Martins

 
 
 
 
Bank Swallow
Riparia riparia
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
NT-Near Threatened
Cliff Swallow
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Purple Martin
Progne subis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Tree Swallow
Tachycineta bicolor
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Mockingbirds, Thrashers

 
 
 
 
Gray Catbird
Dumetella carolinensis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Northern Mockingbird
Mimus polyglottos
LC-Least Concern
 

Starlings, Rhabdornis

 
 
 
 
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
LC-Least Concern

Thrushes

 
 
 
 
American Robin
Turdus migratorius
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Catharus minimus
LC-Least Concern
 
Swainson's Thrush
Catharus ustulatus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Veery
Catharus fuscescens
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Wood Thrush
Hylocichla mustelina
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 

Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches

 
 
 
 
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Wagtails, Pipits

 
 
 
 
American Pipit
Anthus rubescens
LC-Least Concern
Rare

New World Sparrows

 
 
 
 
Dark-eyed Junco
Junco hyemalis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Grasshopper Sparrow
Ammodramus savannarum
LC-Least Concern
 
Savannah Sparrow
Passerculus sandwichensis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
White-crowned Sparrow
Zonotrichia leucophrys
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Oropendolas, Orioles, Blackbirds

 
 
 
 
Baltimore Oriole
Icterus galbula
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Bobolink
Dolichonyx oryzivorus
LC-Least Concern
 
Great-tailed Grackle
Quiscalus mexicanus
LC-Least Concern
 

New World Warblers

 
 
 
 
American Redstart
Setophaga ruticilla
LC-Least Concern
Bay-breasted Warbler
Setophaga castanea
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Black-and-white Warbler
Mniotilta varia
LC-Least Concern
 
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Setophaga caerulescens
LC-Least Concern
 
Black-throated Green Warbler
Setophaga virens
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Blackpoll Warbler
Setophaga striata
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Blue-winged Warbler
Vermivora cyanoptera
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Canada Warbler
Cardellina canadensis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Setophaga pensylvanica
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Common Yellowthroat
Geothlypis trichas
LC-Least Concern
 
Golden-winged Warbler
Vermivora chrysoptera
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Hooded Warbler
Setophaga citrina
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Louisiana Waterthrush
Parkesia motacilla
LC-Least Concern
 
Magnolia Warbler
Setophaga magnolia
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Northern Parula
Setophaga americana
LC-Least Concern
 
Northern Waterthrush
Parkesia noveboracensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Ovenbird
Seiurus aurocapilla
LC-Least Concern
 
Prothonotary Warbler
Protonotaria citrea
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Tennessee Warbler
Leiothlypis peregrina
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Worm-eating Warbler
Helmitheros vermivorum
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Yellow Warbler
Setophaga petechia
LC-Least Concern
 
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Setophaga coronata
LC-Least Concern
 

Cardinals & Allies

 
 
 
 
Dickcissel
Spiza americana
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Indigo Bunting
Passerina cyanea
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Painted Bunting
Passerina ciris
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Pheucticus ludovicianus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Scarlet Tanager
Piranga olivacea
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Tanagers & Allies

 
 
 
 
Black-faced Grassquit
Tiaris bicolor
LC-Least Concern
 
Greater Antillean Bullfinch
Loxigilla violacea
LC-Least Concern
 
Yellow-faced Grassquit
Tiaris olivaceus
LC-Least Concern
 
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