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Breeding Species Species Code Scientific Name

Bermuda Petrel BOPE Pterodroma cahow*

Black-capped Petrel BCPE Pterodroma hasitata*

Jamaica Petrel JAPE Pterodroma caribbaea*

Audubon's Shearwater AUSH Puffinus lherminieri lherminieri*

Manx Shearwater MASH Puffinus puffinus

Red-billed Tropicbird RBTR Phaethon aetherus mesonauta

White-tailed Tropicibird WTTR Phaethon lepturus catesbyii*

Brown Pelican BRPE Pelicanus occidentalis occidentalis*

Masked Booby MABO Sula dactylatra dactylatra

Red-footed Booby RFBO Sula sula sula

Brown Booby BRBO Sula leucogaster leucogaster

Neotropic Cormorant NECO Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Double-crested Cormorant DCCO Phalacrocorax auritus heuritus*
Phalacrocorax auritus floridanus

Magnificent Frigatebird MAFR Fregata magnificens

Laughing Gull LAGU Larus atricilla atricilla*

Gull-billed Tern GBTE Sterna (Gelochelidon) nilotica aranea

Royal Tern ROYT Sterna maxima

Sandwich Tern SATE Sterna sandvichensis acuflavidus

Cayenne Tern CAYT Sterna (sandvichensis) eurygnatha

Roseate Tern ROST Sterna dougallii dougallii

Common Tern COTE Sterna hirundo hirundo

Least Tern LETE Sterna albifrons antillarum

Bridled Tern BRTE Sterna anaethetus melanoptera

Sooty Tern SOTE Sterna fuscata fuscata

Brown Noddy BRNO Anous stolidus stolidus

Black Noddy BLNO Anous minutus minutus*
*Species or subspecies is endemic to the West Indies


Non-breeding Species Scientific Name Breeding Region

Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea Mediterranean, Madeira

Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis Southern Ocean

Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Southern Ocean

Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Balerics

Wilson's Storm Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
Southern Ocean

Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Maine, Canada

Madeiran Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma castro
Ascencion, St. Helena, Madeira, Azores


Northern Gannet Sula bassana Newfoundland, Northern Europe

American White Pelican Pelicanus erythrorhynchos Great Plains of North America

Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Arctic Tundra

Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Arctic Tundra

South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormicki Antarctica, Southern Ocean

Black-headed Gull Larus ridbundus Europe, Iceland, Asia

Ring-billed Gull
Larus delawarensis
Great Basin, Midwest, Quebec

Herring Gull Larus argentatus Arctic and Sub-arctic

Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Baltic, Iceland, Great Britain

Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Arctic, Sub-arctic, and Temperate


Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Arctic and Sub-arctic

Caspian Tern Sterna caspia SE US, Great Lakes, Great Basin, Europe

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Great Basin, SE US

White-winged Tern Chilidonias leucpterus Central Europe, Asia

Black Tern Chilidonias niger Great Basin, Great Lakes, to Quebec

Black Skimmer Rynochops niger Coasts of North, Central, and South America

Red Phalarope
Phalaropus fulicarius
Arctic


Red-Necked Phalarope
Phalaropus lobatus
Arctic


Dovekie Alle alle Arctic

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West Indian Breeding Seabird Atlas by Will Mackin and David Lee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Based on work at www.wicbirds.net. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at www.wicbirds.net.


Suggested Citation: Lee, D. S., W. A. Mackin. 2012. Species. West Indian Breeding Seabird Atlas http://www.wicbirds.net/species.html. Last Updated: _____. Date accessed: ______.
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