# Species:169
# Excl Vagrants:169
# Endemics:40
# Near Endemics:1


The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Ducks: Anatidae

1Spotted Whistling-DuckDendrocygna guttata
2Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuata
3Radjah ShelduckRajah radjah
4Green Pygmy-GooseNettapus pulchellus
5Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
6Sunda TealAnas gibberifrons

Megapodes: Megapodiidae

7Moluccan MegapodeEulipoa wallacei
8Orange-footed MegapodeMegapodius reinwardt

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

9Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis

Grebes: Podicipedidae

10Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

11Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensis
12Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis
13Amboyna Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia amboinensis
14Great Cuckoo-DoveReinwardtoena reinwardti
15Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
16Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobarica
17Buru Green-PigeonTreron aromaticus
18Superb Fruit-DovePtilinopus superbus
19White-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus rivoli
20Claret-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus viridis
21Spectacled Imperial-PigeonDucula perspicillata
22Elegant Imperial-PigeonDucula concinna
23Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolor
24Buru Mountain-PigeonGymnophaps mada

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

25Himalayan CuckooCuculus saturatus
26Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
27\Pacific Koel\Eudynamys orientalis
28Channel-billed CuckooScythrops novaehollandiae
29Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
30Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

31Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

Swifts: Apodidae

32White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
33Glossy SwiftletCollocalia esculenta
34Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensis
35Pacific SwiftApus pacificus

Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

36Moustached TreeswiftHemiprocne mystacea

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

37Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
38Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
39Eurasian CootFulica atra
40Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotus
41White-browed CrakePoliolimnas cinerea
42White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
43Rufous-tailed Bush-henAmaurornis moluccana
44Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciata

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

45Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostris

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

46/Black-winged Stilt/Himantopus himantopus
47Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

48Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
49Greater Sand-PloverAnarhynchus leschenaultii

Jacanas: Jacanidae

50Comb-crested JacanaIrediparra gallinacea

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

51Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
52/Swinhoe's Snipe/Gallinago megala
53Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura
54Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
55Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
56/Gray-tailed Tattler/Tringa brevipes
57Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
58Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
59Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
60Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
61Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
62Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

63Australian PratincoleStiltia isabella
64Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

65Little TernSternula albifrons
66Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
67White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
68Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
69Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis
70Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

71#Streaked Shearwater#Calonectris leucomelas

Anhingas: Anhingidae

72Australasian DarterAnhinga novaehollandiae

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

73Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
74Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

75Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
76Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
77Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
78Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
79Pied HeronEgretta picata
80Medium EgretArdea intermedia
81Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

82Royal SpoonbillPlatalea regia

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

83Pacific BazaAviceda subcristata
84Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
85Variable GoshawkAccipiter hiogaster
86Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
87Rufous-necked SparrowhawkAccipiter erythrauchen
88Black KiteMilvus migrans
89Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
90White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster
91Lesser Fish-EagleIcthyophaga humilis

Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

92Lesser Masked-OwlTyto sororcula

Owls: Strigidae

93Moluccan Scops-OwlOtus magicus
94Buru BoobookNinox hantu

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

95Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
96Buru Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx cajeli
97Sacred KingfisherTodiramphus sanctus
98Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
99Common Paradise-KingfisherTanysiptera galatea

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

100Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

Rollers: Coraciidae

101Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

102Spotted KestrelFalco moluccensis
103Oriental HobbyFalco severus

Parrots: Psittaculidae

104Red-breasted Pygmy-ParrotMicropsitta bruijnii
105Moluccan King-ParrotAlisterus amboinensis
106Buru Racquet-tailPrioniturus mada
107Moluccan EclectusEclectus roratus
108Red-cheeked ParrotGeoffroyus geoffroyi
109Black-lored ParrotTanygnathus gramineus
110Great-billed ParrotTanygnathus megalorynchos
111Red-flanked LorikeetHypocharmosyna placentis
112Blue-fronted LorikeetCharmosynopsis toxopei
113Purple-naped LoryLorius domicella
114Red LoryEos bornea
115Coconut LorikeetTrichoglossus haematodus

Pittas: Pittidae

116South Moluccan PittaErythropitta rubrinucha
117Ornate PittaPitta concinna

Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

118Wakolo MyzomelaMyzomela wakoloensis
119Buru HoneyeaterLichmera deningeri
120Buru FriarbirdPhilemon moluccensis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

121Buru CuckooshrikeCoracina fortis
122Pale CicadabirdEdolisoma ceramense
123Common CicadabirdEdolisoma tenuirostre

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

124Yellow-throated WhistlerPachycephala macrorhyncha
125Drab WhistlerPachycephala griseonota

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

126Buru OrioleOriolus bouroensis
127Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

128White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

129Northern FantailRhipidura rufiventris
130Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
131Tawny-backed FantailRhipidura superflua

Drongos: Dicruridae

132Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

133White-naped MonarchCarterornis pileatus
134Island MonarchMonarcha cinerascens
135Spectacled MonarchSymposiachrus trivirgatus
136Black-tipped MonarchSymposiachrus loricatus
137Moluccan FlycatcherMyiagra galeata

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

138Violet CrowCorvus violaceus

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

139Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

140Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis
141Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

142Gray's Grasshopper WarblerHelopsaltes fasciolata
143Buru Bush WarblerLocustella distrbans

Swallows: Hirundinidae

144Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

145Buru Golden-BulbulHypsipetes mystacalis

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

146Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis
147Island Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus poliocephalus

Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

148Mountain TailorbirdPhyllergates cucullatus

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

149Warbling White-eyeZosterops japonicus
150Buru White-eyeZosterops buruensis

Starlings: Sturnidae

151Metallic StarlingAplonis metallica
152Moluccan StarlingAplonis mysolensis

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

153Buru ThrushGeokichla dumasi

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

154Gray-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa griseisticta
155Buru Jungle FlycatcherEumyias additus
156Turquoise FlycatcherEumyias panayensis
157Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythra
158Cinnamon-chested FlycatcherFicedula buruensis
159/Blue Rock-Thrush/Monticola solitarius

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

160Buru FlowerpeckerDicaeum erythrothorax

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

161Black SunbirdLeptocoma aspasia
162Sahul SunbirdCinnyris frenatus

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

163Black-faced MuniaLonchura molucca
164Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla
165Blue-faced ParrotfinchErythrura trichroa

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

166Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

167Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
168/Western Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla flava
169MadangaAnthus ruficollis


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.



//Boreal Visitor5
\\Austral Visitor1
##Non-breeding Dispersal1
()Breeding Season Only0


NTNear Threatened14
CRCritically Endangered1

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.