Grey Heron and Distribution Map


Photos of Birds Found on Saint Helena

Saint Helena Map and Birding Information


Listing of Birds found on Saint Helena

Allen’s Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni)

American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica)

Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)

Antarctic Tern (Sterna vittata)

Antarctic Giant Petrel or Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus)

Arctic Skua or Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)

Audubon’s Shearwater (Puffinus lherminieri)

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma castro)

Barred Ground-dove aka Zebra Dove (Geopetia striata striata) – (Common)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)

Black-bellied Storm-Petrel (Fregetta tropica)

Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris)

Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Black Noddy (Anous minutus)

Blacksmith Lapwings or Blacksmith Plovers (Vanellus armatus)

Broad-billed Prion (Pachyptila vittata) – Seabird

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)

Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)

Brown Skua (Stercorarius antarctica)

Bulwer’s Petrel (Bulweria bulwerii)

Cape Petrel (Daption capense)

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Chukar (Alectoris chukar)

Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) – Introduced towards the end of the same century – common on the island

Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild)

Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)

Giant Hoopoe (Upupa antaios), also known as St. Helena Giant Hoopoe or St. Helena Hoopoe -Endemic to the island of Saint Helena – † Extinct

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor)

Grey-backed Storm-petrel (Garrodia nereis) – seabird

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

Java Sparrow (Padda oryzivoraI)

Large Saint Helena Petrel (Pterodroma rupinarum) – † Extinct seabird

Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel)

Leach’s Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)

Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)


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