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Checklist for Oahu's Bird Species
KEY....
Blue - Hawaiian names
Red - Endangered Species
Green - Native Hawaiian Honeycreepers
- Click the camera icons for photos of each species.
 

Common name

 

Scientific name & Hawaiian name

Status

‘Apapane Himatione sanguinea Resident
Barn Owl Tyto alba Alien
Black - Crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli - ’Auku’u Resident
Black - necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus knudseni - Ae’o Resident
Black Noddy Anous minutus melanogenys ‘Eki’eki Resident
Blue-winged Teal   Anas discors Visitor
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis - Resident
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster plotus ‘A Resident
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus pileatus Noio koha Resident
Bulwer Petrel Bulweria bulwerii ‘Ou Breeder
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis - Cosmopolitan/Florida 1959 Alien
Chestnut Mannikin Lonchura malacca - S.E. Asia 1941 Alien
Christmas Shearwater   Puffinus nativitatis Breeder
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis - India 1865 Insect control Alien
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild - Africa 1970’s Alien
Dunlin Calidris alpina Visitor
Fulvous Whistling Duck   Dendrocygna bicolor Resident
Gray - backed Tern   Sterna lunata - Pakalakala Breeder
Gray Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus - India 1958 Alien
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor palmerstoni - ’Iwa Resident
Green - winged Teal Anas crecca Visitor
Guam Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis - Guam 1962 Alien
Hawaiian Coot Fulica alai - Alae ke’oke’o Resident
Hawaiian Duck Anas wyvillianaKoloamaoli Resident
Hawaiian Gallinule Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis - Alae’ula Resident
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus - North America "prior to 1870" Alien
House Sparrow Passer domesticus - Eurasia, Africa, India 1871 From New Zealand Alien
‘I’iwi Vestiaria coccinea - ‘I’iwi Resident
Japanese Bushwarbler Cettia diphone - Japan 1929 Alien
Japanese White - eye Zosterops japonicus 1929 Alien
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora - S.E. Asia 1867 & 1960’s Alien
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Visitor
Longed - billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Visitor
Lysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis - Moli Resident
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Alien/Visitor
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra personata ‘A Resident
Newell Shearwater T - Puffinus tenuirostris ‘A’o Breeder
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis - North America 1929   Alien
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos - North America 1928 Alien
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Koloa mapu Visitor
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Koloa moha Visitor
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata - India,Indonesia 1865 Alien
O’ahu ‘Amakihi Hemignathus chloris Resident
O’ahu ‘Elepaio Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis Resident
Orange - cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda - West Africa 1960’s Alien
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva - Kolea Visitor
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Visitor
Pomerain Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Visitor
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava - S.E. Asia @1900 Alien
Red - Billed Leothrix Leiothrix lutea - S.Asia 1918 Alien
Red - crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata - South America 1930 Alien
Red Footed Booby Sula sula rubripes - ‘A Resident
Red - Tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubriccauda rothschildi - Koa’e ula Resident
Red - Vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer - India 1950 Alien
Red - whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus - India 1965 Alien
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis - Resident
Rose - ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Alien
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres - ‘Akekeke Visitor
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola - South America 1960 Alien
Sanderling Calidris alba Visitor
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Visitor
Sharp - tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Visitor
Short - eared Owl Asio flammeus sandwichensis - Pueo Resident
Sky Lark Alauda arvensis - England 1865 Alien
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscuta oahuensis ‘Ewa’ewa Breeder
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis - S.E. Asia mid 1800’s Alien
Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus - ‘Ulili Visitor
Warbling silverbill Lonchura malabarica - Africa 1974 Alien
Wedge - tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus chlororhynchus ‘Ua‘u kani Breeder
White - rumped Shama Copsychus malabarricus - Malaysia 1940 Alien
White - Tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus dorotheae - Koa’e kea Resident
White Tern Gygis alba rothschildi - Manu - o - Ku Resident
Yellow - fronted canary Serinus mazambicus - Africa 1969 Alien
Zebra / Barred Dove Geopelia striata - Malaya to Australia 1922 Alien
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