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Jamaica

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  • Column A: Number of tours out of eleven on which this species has been recorded
  • Column B: Number of days this species was seen on the 2013 tour
  • Column C = Maximum daily count for this species on the 2013 tour
  • Column D: H = heard only, N = nesting evidence observed, x = also seen in 2013
  • (E) = Jamaican endemic species, (ES) = Jamaican endemic subspecies, (I) = introduced
A B C D
1 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
11 West Indian Whistling-Duck 1 11 Dendrocygna arborea
11 Blue-winged Teal 4 18 Anas discors
2 Northern Shoveler 1 3 Anas clypeata
1 Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
1 Lesser Scaup 1 1 Aythya affinis
6 Masked Duck 1 1 Nomonyx dominicus
9 Ruddy Duck 1 8 Oxyura jamaicensis
11 Least Grebe 4 5 N Tachybaptus dominicus
11 Pied-billed Grebe 2 6 Podilymbus podiceps
11 White-tailed Tropicbird 1 3 Phaethon lepturus
11 Magnificent Frigatebird 6 15 Fregata magnificens
1 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
1 cormorant species Phalacrocorax sp.
11 Brown Pelican 5 20 Pelecanus occidentalis
1 American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
6 Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
10 Great Blue Heron 2 4 Ardea herodias
11 Great Egret 6 160 Ardea alba
11 Snowy Egret 5 20 Egretta thula
11 Little Blue Heron 3 3 Egretta caerulea
11 Tricolored Heron 3 2 Egretta tricolor
6 Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
11 Cattle Egret 6 100 Bubulcus ibis
11 Green Heron 3 5 Butorides virescens
9 Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 2 Nycticorax nycticorax
11 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2 2 Nyctanassa violacea
3 White Ibis 2 1 Eudocimus albus
11 Glossy Ibis 1 25 Plegadis falcinellus
11 Turkey Vulture 6 50 Cathartes aura
9 Osprey 2 1 Pandion haliaetus
1 Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
11 Red-tailed Hawk 6 4 Buteo jamaicensis
8 American Kestrel (dark morph) 1 1 Falco sparverius sparverioides
11 American Kestrel (light morph) 6 6 N Falco sparverius sparverioides
4 American Kestrel (intermediate) 1 1 Falco sparverius sparverioides
4 Merlin 1 1 Falco columbarius
4 Peregrine Falcon 1 1 Falco peregrinus
7 Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris
3 Sora 2 2 Porzana carolina
3 Yellow-breasted Crake 1 4 Porzana flaviventer
10 Purple Gallinule 1 5 Porphyrio martinica
11 Common Gallinule 3 25 N Gallinula chloropus
11 American Coot 1 8 N Fulica americana
10 Caribbean Coot 1 1 Fulica caribaea
6 Limpkin 1 5 Aramus guarauna
11 Black-bellied Plover 2 4 Pluvialis squatarola
9 Wilson's Plover 2 2 Charadrius wilsonia
11 Semipalmated Plover 2 25 Charadrius semipalmatus
11 Killdeer 2 4 Charadrius vociferus
11 Black-necked Stilt 5 20 Himantopus mexicanus
11 Northern Jacana 3 8 Jacana spinosa
11 Spotted Sandpiper 4 3 Actitis macularius
3 Solitary Sandpiper 2 3 Tringa solitaria
8 Greater Yellowlegs 2 1 Tringa melanoleuca
9 Willet 1 1 Tringa semipalmata
11 Lesser Yellowlegs 2 3 Tringa flavipes
4 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
10 Ruddy Turnstone 2 12 Arenaria interpres
1 Red Knot Calidris canutus
2 Sanderling Calidris alba
11 Semipalmated Sandpiper 1 10 Calidris pusilla
3 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
11 Least Sandpiper 2 14 Calidris minutilla
2 White-rumped Sandpiper 1 1 Calidris fuscicollis
1 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
2 Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
6 Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
11 Laughing Gull 4 800 Larus atricilla
7 Least Tern 1 30 Sternula antillarum
3 Gull-billed Tern Geochelidon nilotica
1 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
11 Royal Tern 4 75 Thalasseus maxima
10 Sandwich Tern 2 50 Thalasseus sandvicensis
11 Rock Pigeon (I) 3 50 Columba livia
11 White-crowned Pigeon 6 20 Patagioenas leucocephala
4 Plain Pigeon (ES) 1 1 Patagioenas inornata exigua
11 Ring-tailed Pigeon (E) 5 6 Patagioenas caribaea
11 White-winged Dove 5 19 Zenaida asiatica
11 Zenaida Dove 6 10 Zenaida aurita
9 Mourning Dove 3 4 Zenaida macroura
11 Common Ground-Dove (ES) 6 28 Columbina passerina jamaicensis
11 Caribbean Dove (ES) 4 8 Leptotila jamaicensis jamaicensis
11 Crested Quail-Dove (E) 3 5 Geotrygon versicolor
11 Ruddy Quail-Dove 4 2 Geotrygon montana
11 Olive-throated Parakeet (ES) 5 8 N Aratinga nana nana
9 Green-rumped Parrotlet (I) Forpus passerinus
11 Yellow-billed Parrot (E) 3 16 Amazona collaria
11 Black-billed Parrot (E) 3 12 Amazona agilis
10 Mangrove Cuckoo 2 2 Coccyzus minor
11 Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo (E) 5 3 Coccyzus pluvialis
11 Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo (E) 4 3 Coccyzus vetula
11 Smooth-billed Ani 6 35 Crotophaga ani
6 Barn Owl 1 2 Tyto alba furcata
11 Jamaican Owl (E) 6 3 N Pseudoscops grammicus
7 Antillean Nighthawk 4 8 Chordeiles gundlachii
11 Northern Potoo (ES) 2 1 Nyctibius j. jamaicensis
7 Black Swift 1 2 Cypseloides n. niger
11 White-collared Swift 3 20 Streptoprocne zonaris pallidifrons
11 Antillean Palm-Swift 3 15 Tachornis p. phoenicobia
11 Jamaican Mango (E) 5 7 Anthracothorax mango
11 Vervain Hummingbird (ES) 6 10 Mellisuga m. minima
11 Red-billed Streamertail (E) 4 16 N Trochilus p. polytmus
11 Black-billed Streamertail (E) 3 5 Trochilus polytmus scitulus
11 Jamaican Tody (E) 5 10 Todus todus
10 Belted Kingfisher 2 1 Ceryle alcyon
11 Jamaican Woodpecker (E) 6 12 Melanerpes radiolatus
11 Jamaican Elaenia (E) 5 3 Myiopagis cotta
5 Greater Antillean Elaenia (ES) 2 1 Elaenia f. fallax
11 Jamaican Pewee (E) 5 5 Contopus pallidus
11 Sad Flycatcher (E) 6 8 Myiarchus barbirostris
11 Rufous-tailed Flycatcher (E) 6 3 Myiarchus validus
11 Stolid Flycatcher (ES) 2 2 Myiarchus s. stolidus
11 Gray Kingbird 6 25 Tyrannus dominicensis
11 Loggerhead Kingbird (ES) 6 16 Tyrannus caudifasciatus jamaicensis
11 Jamaican Becard (E) 3 7 N Pachyramphus niger
11 Jamaican Vireo (E) 6 12 Vireo modestus
11 Blue Mountain Vireo (E) 5 2 Vireo osburni
11 Black-whiskered Vireo 6 20 Vireo a. altiloquus
11 Jamaican Crow (E) 4 6 Corvus jamaicensis
5 Caribbean Martin 1 1 Progne dominicensis
1 Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
4 Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
11 Cave Swallow (ES) 5 25 N Petrochelidon fulva poeciloma
11 Barn Swallow 3 35 Hirundo rustica
11 Rufous-throated Solitaire (ES) 3 8 Myadestes genibarbis solitarius
11 White-eyed Thrush (E) 6 8 Turdus jamaicensis
11 White-chinned Thrush (E) 6 20 Turdus aurantius
1 Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
11 Northern Mockingbird 6 20 Mimus polyglottos orpheus
11 Bahama Mockingbird (ES) 1 3 Mimus gundlachii hillii
11 European Starling (I) 1 1 Sturnus vulgaris
1 Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
10 Ovenbird 2 1 Seiurus aurocapillus
7 Worm-eating Warbler 2 2 Helmitheros vermivorus
1 Louisiana Waterthrush Parkesia motacilla
10 Northern Waterthrush 1 1 Parkesia noveboracensis
11 Black-and-white Warbler 3 2 Mniotilta varia
2 Swainson’s Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii
1 Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
11 Common Yellowthroat 5 15 Geothlypis trichas
11 Arrowhead Warbler (E) 5 4 N Setophaga pharetra
11 American Redstart 6 12 Setophaga ruticilla
9 Cape May Warbler 1 1 Setophaga tigrina
11 Northern Parula 2 5 Setophaga americana
5 Magnolia Warbler 1 1 Setophaga magnolia
2 Bay-breasted Warbler 1 1 Setophaga castanea
11 Yellow Warbler (Golden) 3 6 Setophaga petechia eoa
3 Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
1 Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
11 Black-throated Blue Warbler 6 5 Setophaga caerulescens
8 Palm Warbler 2 2 Setophaga palmarum
1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) Setophaga coronata
10 Prairie Warbler 2 2 Setophaga discolor
9 Black-throated Green Warbler 1 2 Setophaga virens
11 Bananaquit (ES) 6 30 Coereba f. flaveola
11 Jamaican Spindalis (E) 6 12 Spindalis nigricephala
11 Yellow-faced Grassquit 5 20 Tiaris o. olivacea
11 Black-faced Grassquit 4 15 Tiaris bicolor marchii
11 Yellow-shouldered Grassquit (E) 6 3 Loxipasser anoxanthus
11 Greater Antillean Bullfinch (ES) 6 10 Loxigilla violacea ruficollis
11 Orangequit (E) 6 16 Euneornis campestris
8 Saffron Finch (I) Sicalis flaveola
11 Grasshopper Sparrow (ES) 1 1 Ammodramus s. savannarum
1 Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
3 Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
7 Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
1 Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
11 Jamaican Blackbird (E) 4 3 Nesopsar nigerrimus
11 Greater Antillean Grackle (ES) 6 30 Quiscalus niger crassirostris
8 Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
11 Jamaican Oriole (ES) 6 10 Icterus l. leucopteryx
1 Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
11 Jamaican Euphonia (E) 6 5 Euphonia jamaica
3 Nutmeg Mannikin 1 20 Lonchura punculata

Mammals

Small Indian Mongoose (I) x Herpestes javanensis
Common Fruit Bat x Artibeus jamaicensis
Norway Rat (I) x Rattus norvegicus

Amphibians and Reptiles

Giant Toad (I) x H Chaunus marinus
Savanna-la-Mar Treefrog x Osteopilus ocellatus
Johnstone's Robber Frog (I) x H Eleutherodactylus johnstonei
Panton's Robber Frog x H Eleutherodactylus pantoni
Bullfrog (I) x H Rana catesbeiana
Jamaican Croaking Gecko x H Aristelliger praesignis
Common House Gecko x Hemidactylus mabouia
Jamaican Giant Anole x Anolis garmani
Jamaican Turquoise Anole x Anolis grahami
Jamaican Gray Anole x Anolis lineatopus
Opal-bellied Anole x Anolis opalinus

Butterflies

Polydamas Swallowtail (ES) x Battus polydamas jamaicensis
Homerus Swallowtail (E) x Pterourus homerus
False Androgeus Swallowtail (E) x Heraclides thersites
Barred Yellow x Eurema daira palmira
Little Yellow x Pyrisitia lisa euterpe
Mimosa Yellow x Pyrisitia n. nise
Cloudless Sulphur x Phoebis s. sennae
Large Orange Sulphur x Phoebis agarithe antillia
Florida White (ES) x Glutophrissa drusilla castalia
Great Southern White x Ascia monuste eubotea
Pan Hairstreak (E) x Electrostrymon pan
Caribbean Scrub-Hairstreak (ES) x Strymon acis gossei
Cassius Blue x Leptotes cassius theonus
Ceraunus Blue x Hemiargus c. ceraunus
Jamaican Sister (E) x Adelpha abyla
Gulf Fritillary x Agraulis vanillae insularis
Julia Heliconian (ES) x Dryas iulia delila
Zebra Heliconian (ES) x Heliconius charithonia simulator
Jamaican Mestra (E) x Mestra dorcas
Orion Cecropian x Historis o. odius
White Peacock x Anartia jatrophae jamaicensis
Malachite x Siproeta s. stelenes
Mangrove Buckeye x Junonia genoveva
Cuban Crescent x Anthanassa f. frisia
Jamaican Calisto (E) x Calisto zangis
Long-tailed Skipper x Urbanus proteus domingo
Tropical Checkered-Skipper x Pyrgus oileus

Moths

Black Witch x Ascalapha odorata

Reptiles