Species
Scientific Name
Status
Image
Herald petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana V  
Bulwer's petrel Bulweria bulwerii V  
Cory's shearwater Calonectris diomedea V  
Great shearwater Puffinus gravis V  
Sooty shearwater P. griseus V  
Audubon's shearwater P. lherminieri XB, V  
Wilson's storm-petrel Oceanites oceanicus V  
Black-bellied storm-petrel Fregetta tropica V  
White-bellied storm-petrel F. grallaria V  
Madeiran storm-petrel Oceanodroma castro B
Leach's storm-petrel O. leucorhoa V  
Red-billed tropicbird Phaethon aethereus B
Yellow-billed tropicbird Phaethon lepturus B
Masked booby Sula dactylatra B
Brown booby S. leucogaster B
Red-footed booby S. sula B
Ascension frigatebird Fregata aquila B
Night heron sp. Nycticorax sp. X  
Squacco heron Ardeola ralloides V  
Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis V  
Purple heron Ardea purpurea V  
White stork Ciconia ciconia V  
Domestic chicken Gallus gallus IB  
Red-necked francolin Francolinus afer IB
Guinea fowl Numida mealeagris IX  
Pheasant Phasianus colchicus IX  
Ascension rail Atlantisia elpenor X  
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus V  
American purple gallinule Porphyrio martinica V  
Allen's gallinule Porphyrula alleni V  
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus V  
Ringed plover Charadrius hiaticula V  
Greater sandplover C. leschenaultii V  
American golden plover Pluvialis dominica V  
Grey plover P. squatarola V  
Sanderling Calidris alba V  
Little stint C. minuta V  
Semipalmated sandpiper C. pusilla V  
Bar-tailed godwit Limosa lapponica V  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus V
Upland sandpiper Bartramia longicauda V  
Common redshank Tringa totanus V  
Greenshank T. nebularia V  
Wood sandpiper T. glareola V  
Common sandpiper T. hypoleucos V  
Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres V  
Pomarine skua Stercorarius pomarinus V  
Arctic skua S. parasiticus V  
Long-tailed skua S. longicaudus V  
Kelp gull Larus dominicanus V  
Arctic tern Sterna paradisaea V  
Sooty tern Sterna fuscata B
Brown noddy Anous stolidus B
Black noddy Anous minutus B
White tern Gygis alba B
Common cuckoo Cuculus canorus V  
European nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus V  
Common swift Apus apus V  
European roller Coracius garrulus V  
Swallow Hirundo rustica V  
House martin Delichon urbica V  
Sand martin Riparia riparia V  
Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio V  
Starling Sturnus vulgaris IX  
Common mynah Acridotheres tristis IB
House sparrow Passer domesticus IB,X?
Common waxbill Estrilida astrild IB
Yellow canary Serinus flaviventris IB

Status Key: X=Extinct, E=Endemic, N=Native, I=Introduced, B=Breeder, V=Vagrant


 

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