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SPECIES INFO

In addition to genera in the families above, the following genera are endemic to the region :

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  • Margarops, with one species, the Pearly-eyed Thrasher
  • Priotelus, with two species, the Cuban Trogon and Hispaniolan Trogon

Five genera found only on Hispaniola:

  • Nesoctites, with one species, the Antillean Piculet
  • Phaenicophilus, with two species, Black-crowned and Grey-crowned Palm-tanagers
  • Calyptophilus, with two species, Eastern Chat-tanager and Western Chat-tanager
  • Microligea, with one species, the Green-tailed Warbler
  • Xenoligea, with one species, the White-winged Warbler

Five genera found only on Jamaica:

  • Pseudoscops, with a single species, the Jamaican Owl
  • Trochilus, with two species, Red-billed and Black-billed Streamertails
  • Loxipasser, with one species, the Yellow-shouldered Grassquit
  • Euneornis, with one species, the Orangequit
  • Nesopsar, with one species, the Jamaican Blackbird

One genus found only on Puerto Rico:

  • Nesospingus, a genus with only one species, the Puerto Rican Tanager

Three genera found only on Cuba:

  • Ferminia, a genus with only one species, the Zapata Wren
  • Cyanolimnas, with one species, the Zapata Rail
  • Torreornis, with one species, the Zapata Sparrow
  • Xiphidiopicus, with one species, the Cuban Green Woodpecker

The following genera are confined to the Lesser Antilles:

  • Ramphocinclus, with a single species, the White-breasted Thrasher
  • Cinclocerthia, with two species, the Gray Trembler and the Brown Trembler
  • Allenia, with one species, the Scaly-breasted Thrasher

In addition in the following genera, high proportions of the member species are endemic to the West Indies:

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Endemic Bird Areas

Birdlife International has defined a number of Endemic Bird Areas in the West Indies.

025 Cuba 026 Bahamas 027 Jamaica 028 Hispaniola 029 Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands 030 Lesser Antilles

They have also defined the following Secondary Areas:

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List of species

Species endemic to Cuba
  • Cuban Bullfinch
  • Cuban Kite
  • Gundlach's Hawk
  • Cuban Black-hawk
  • Zapata Rail
  • Blue-headed Quail-dove
  • Cuban Parakeet
  • Bare-legged Owl
  • Cuban Pygmy-owl
  • Bee Hummingbird
  • Cuban Trogon
  • Cuban Tody
  • Cuban Green Woodpecker
  • Fernandina's Flicker
  • Giant Kingbird
  • Cuban Martin
  • Cuban Palm Crow
  • Cuban Crow
  • Zapata Wren
  • Cuban Gnatcatcher
  • Cuban Solitaire
  • Cuban Vireo
  • Yellow-headed Warbler
  • Oriente Warbler
  • Cuban Grassquit
  • Zapata Sparrow
  • Red-shouldered Blackbird
  • Cuban Blackbird

Species endemic to Hispaniola
  • Ridgway's Hawk
  • Hispaniolan Lizard-cuckoo
  • Bay-breasted Cuckoo
  • Ashy-faced Owl
  • Least Poorwill
  • Hispaniolan Nightjar
  • Hispaniolan Emerald
  • Hispaniolan Trogon
  • Broad-billed Tody
  • Narrow-billed Tody
  • Antillean Piculet
  • Hispaniolan Woodpecker
  • Hispaniolan Pewee
  • Hispaniolan Palm Crow
  • White-necked Crow
  • La Selle Thrush
  • Palmchat
  • Flat-billed Vireo
  • Green-tailed Ground Warbler
  • White-winged Warbler
  • Hispaniolan Spindalis
  • Black-crowned Palm-tanager
  • Grey-crowned Palm-tanager
  • Western Chat-tanager
  • Eastern Chat-tanager
  • Hispaniolan Oriole
  • Antillean Siskin
  • Hispaniolan Crossbill
  • White-fronted Quail-dove
  • Hispaniolan Parrot
  • Hispaniolan Parakeet

Species endemic to Jamaica
  • Ring-tailed Pigeon
  • Crested Quail-dove
  • Yellow-billed Parrot
  • Black-billed Parrot
  • Jamaican Lizard-cuckoo
  • Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo
  • Jamaican Owl
  • Jamaican Poorwill
  • Jamaican Mango
  • Black-billed Streamertail
  • Red-billed Streamertail
  • Jamaican Tody
  • Jamaican Woodpecker
  • Jamaican Elaenia
  • Jamaican Pewee
  • Sad Flycatcher
  • Rufous-tailed Flycatcher
  • Jamaican Becard
  • Jamaican Crow
  • White-eyed Thrush
  • White-chinned Thrush
  • Jamaican Vireo
  • Blue Mountain Vireo
  • Arrow-headed Warbler
  • Jamaican Euphonia
  • Jamaican Spindalis
  • Yellow-shouldered Grassquit
  • Orangequit
  • Jamaican Blackbird
  • Jamaican Oriole

Species endemic to Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rican Parrot
  • Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo
  • Puerto Rican Screech-Owl
  • Puerto Rican Nightjar
  • Green Mango
  • Puerto Rican Emerald
  • Puerto Rican Tody
  • Puerto Rican Woodpecker
  • Puerto Rican Pewee
  • Puerto Rican Flycatcher
  • Puerto Rican Vireo
  • Adelaide's Warbler
  • Elfin Woods Warbler
  • Puerto Rican Spindalis
  • Puerto Rican Tanager
  • Puerto Rican Bullfinch
  • Yellow-shouldered Blackbird

Other species endemic to the Greater Antilles
  • Grey-headed Quail-dove
  • Greater Antillean Nightjar
  • Tawny-shouldered Blackbird
  • Greater Antillean Bullfinch
  • Vervain Hummingbird
  • Greater Antillean Elaenia
  • Stolid Flycatcher
  • Golden Swallow
  • Rufous-throated Solitaire
  • Antillean Mango
  • Hispaniolan Parrot
  • Antillean Euphonia
  • Antillean Palm Swift
  • Caribbean Martin
  • Plain Pigeon
  • Bahama Mockingbird

Species endemic to the Lesser Antilles
  • Grenada Dove
  • Red-necked Parrot
  • St Lucia Parrot
  • St Vincent Parrot
  • Imperial Parrot
  • Lesser Antillean Swift
  • Purple-throated Carib
  • Blue-headed Hummingbird
  • Guadeloupe Woodpecker
  • Lesser Antillean Pewee
  • St Lucia Pewee
  • Grenada Flycatcher
  • Lesser Antillean Flycatcher
  • Forest Thrush
  • White-breasted Thrasher
  • Scaly-breasted Thrasher
  • Brown Trembler
  • Grey Trembler
  • St Lucia Warbler
  • Barbuda Warbler
  • Plumbeous Warbler
  • Whistling Warbler
  • Semper's Warbler
  • Lesser Antillean Tanager
  • Lesser Antillean Saltator
  • Lesser Antillean Bullfinch
  • St Lucia Black Finch
  • St Lucia Oriole
  • Montserrat Oriole
  • Martinique Oriole

Other species endemic to the region
  • Hispaniolan Parakeet
  • West Indian Whistling Duck
  • Loggerhead Kingbird
  • Greater Antillean Grackle
  • White-cheeked Pintail
  • Scaly-naped Pigeon
  • Key West Quail-dove
  • Red-legged Thrush
  • Caribbean Flamingo
  • Rose-throated Parrot
  • West Indian Woodpecker
  • La Sagra's Flycatcher
  • Great Lizard-cuckoo
  • Cuban Emerald
  • Crescent-eyed Pewee
  • Olive-capped Warbler
  • Western Spindalis
  • Caribbean Elaenia
  • Bridled Quail-dove
  • Green-throated Carib
  • Antillean Crested Hummingbird
  • Thick-billed Vireo
  • Bahama Woodstar
  • Bahama Swallow
  • Bahama Yellowthroat
  • St Andrew Vireo
  • Vitelline Warbler

Near-endemics
  • Zenaida Dove
  • Antillean Nighthawk
  • White-crowned Pigeon
  • Caribbean Coot
  • Pearly-eyed Thrasher
  • Caribbean Dove

The following is a list of species endemic to the region as breeding species:

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

The following is a list of species endemic to the region as non-breeding species:

  • Kirtland's Warbler
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

The following restricted-range species are also found in the region:

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

The following seabirds are restricted to the region as breeders:

  • Black-capped Petrel
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