Species Number Species Samoa American Samoa
100 Tahiti Petrel . BS
102 White-naped Petrel ? MS
103 Herald Petrel . BS
105 Mottled Petrel MS VS
108 Collared Petrel ? BS
177 Blue Petrel ? .
109 Audubon's Shearwater BS BS
110 Newell's Shearwater VS VS
111 Wedge-tailed Shearwater BS VS
112 Short-tailed Shearwater MS MS
113 Christmas Shearwater . BS?
115 Sooty Shearwater . MS
179 Flesh-footed Shearwater ? VS
117 Polynesian Storm-petrel BS? BS
118 White-faced Storm-petrel . VS
119 Black-bellied Storm-petrel VS VS
181 White-bellied Storm-petrel VS? ?
120 Red-tailed Tropicbird VS BS
121 White-tailed Tropicbird BS BS
123 Masked Booby S BS
124 Brown Booby BS BS
125 Red-footed Booby BS BS
126 Great Frigatebird S BS
127 Lesser Frigatebird VS BS
1 Eastern Reef Heron BL BL
2 White-faced Heron . VL
183 Snowy Egret . ?
184 Cattle Egret . ?
185 Nankeen Night Heron . ?
6 Pacific Black Duck BL BL
11 Junglefowl I I
16 Peregrine Falcon VL .
18 Banded Rail BL BL
19 White-browed Crake BL ?
20 Spotless Crake BL BL
21 Purple Swamphen BL BL
22 Samoan Moorhen BLX ?
148 Pacific Golden Plover MW;OW MW/OW
149 Grey Plover VW .
153 Semipalmated Plover VW .
155 Whimbrel MW:OW VW
156 Bristle-thighed Curlew MW MW/OW
157 Far Eastern Curlew VW .
159 Bar-tailed Godwit MW VW
161 Wandering Tattler MW;OW MW
165 Pectoral Sandpiper VW .
166 Common Sandpiper VW .
189 Buff-breasted Sandpiper ? .
167 Wood Sandpiper VW .
168 Long-billed Dowitcher VW .
169 Ruddy Turnstone MW;OW MW
170 Sanderling VW VW
171 Rufous-necked Stint VW .
172 Red Knot VW .
128 Pomarine Skua VS .
131 South Polar Skua VS .
132 Crested Tern S VS
133 Black-naped Tern BS VS
134 Sooty Tern VS BS
135 Grey-backed Tern ? BS
136 Bridled Tern BS VS
137 Common Tern VS .
138 Little Tern VS .
139 Fairy Tern S .
140 Blue Noddy VS BS
142 Brown Noddy BS BS
143 Black Noddy S BS
144 White Tern BS BS
145 Laughing Gull VS VS
23 Feral Pigeon I I(V)
24 White-throated Pigeon BL ?
26 Friendly Ground-dove BL BL
27 Pacific Pigeon BL BL
29 Tooth-billed Pigeon BL .
30 Many-coloured Fruit-dove BL BL
31 Crimson-crowned Fruit-dove BL BL
37 Blue-crowned Lory BL BL
42 Long-tailed Cuckoo ML ML/OW
43 Barn Owl BL BL
46 White-rumped Swiftlet BL BL
48 White-collared Kingfisher BL
49 Flat-billed Kingfisher BL .
53 Polynesian Starling BL BL
54 Samoan Starling BL BL
56 Common Mynah I I
57 Jungle Mynah I I
58 Red-vented Bulbul I I
59 Island Thrush BL .
62 Scarlet Robin BL .
66 Samoan Fantail BL .
69 Lesser Shrikebill BL
73 Samoan Broadbill BL .
76 Samoan Whistler BL .
77 Polynesian Triller BL .
78 Samoan Triller BL .
81 Samoan White-eye BL
83 Samoan Parrotfinch BL
89 Cardinal Myzomela BL BL
91 Wattled Honeyeater BL BL
94 Mao BL X


NX Extinct/extirpated native breeding species (historic times)
IX Extirpated introduced species;
I Introduced breeding species
? Current status uncertain or questionable/unverified record
BL "Resident, native breeding land bird"
BS Resident breeding seabird
VL Vagrant Land bird (irregular visitor or arrival)
VS Vagrant Seabird (irregular visitor to country's waters)
VW Vagrant Shorebird (irregular visitor)
S Seabirds not known to breed but are regularly present throughout the year
ML Migrant Land bird (of annual occurrence)
MS Migrant Seabird (believed to be of annual occurrence)
MW Migrant Shorebird (believed to be of annual occurrence)
OW Wader known to overwinter
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