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As of the 2010 update to the AZE inventory, 200 bird species trigger a total of 152 AZEs (26% of the total), although some of these sites are also triggered by other taxa. The species, and the AZEs they trigger, are listed below. Most AZEs are also IBAs and links are also provided to the corresponding IBA factsheets. In a few instances, a sites IBA name differs to its AZE name or more than one IBA make up an AZE.

 
 
 Species AZE/IBA

Africa (25 AZEs)

Gabela Akalat Sheppardia gabela

Gabela AZE/ IBA, Angola

Swierstra's Francolin Francolinus swierstrai

Mount Moco AZE/ IBA, Angola

Mount Cameroon Francolin Francolinus camerunensis

Mount Cameroon and Mokoko-Onge AZE/ IBA, Cameroon

Raso Lark Alauda razae

Ilhéu Raso AZE/ IBA, Cape Verde

Moheli Scops-owl Otus moheliensis

Mwali highlands AZE/ IBA, Comoros

Grand Comoro Drongo Dicrurus fuscipennis

Mount Karthala AZE/ IBA, Comoros

Grand Comoro Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris

Mount Karthala AZE/ IBA, Comoros

Grand Comoro Scops-owl Otus pauliani

Mount Karthala AZE/ IBA, Comoros

Anjouan Scops-owl Otus capnodes

Ndzuani Highlands AZE/ IBA, Comoros

Itombwe Nightjar Caprimulgus prigoginei

Itombwe Mountains AZE/ IBA, Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo Bay-owl Phodilus prigoginei

Itombwe Mountains AZE/ IBA, Democratic Republic of Congo

Sidamo Lark Heteromirafra sidamoensis

Liben plains and Negele woodlands AZE/ IBA, Ethiopia

Taita Apalis Apalis fuscigularis

Taita Hills forests AZE/ IBA, Kenya

Taita Thrush Turdus helleri

Taita Hills forests AZE/ IBA, Kenya

Liberian Greenbul Phyllastrephus leucolepis

Zwedru AZE/ IBA, Liberia

Amber Mountain Rock-thrush Monticola erythronotus

Montagne d'Ambre National Park and Special Reserve AZE/ IBA, Madagascar

Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata

Bemanevika AZE, Madagascar

Rodrigues Warbler Acrocephalus rodericanus

Rodrigues Mainland AZE/ IBA, Mauritius

Reunion Cuckooshrike Coracina newtoni

Plaine des Chicots - Plaine d'Affouches AZE/ IBA, Reunion (to France)

Mascarene Petrel Pseudobulweria aterrima

Grand Bassin - Le Dimitile AZE/ IBA, Reunion (to France)

Dwarf Olive Ibis Bostrychia bocagei

São Tomé lowland forests AZE/ IBA, Sao Tome & Principe

Sao Tome Fiscal Lanius newtoni

São Tomé lowland forests AZE/ IBA, Sao Tome & Principe

Sao Tome Grosbeak Neospiza concolor

São Tomé lowland forests AZE/ IBA, Sao Tome & Principe

Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina

La Digue Islan AZE/ IBA, Seychelles

Seychelles Scops-owl Otus insularis

Mahé highlands and surrounding areas AZE/ IBA, Seychelles

Ash's Lark Mirafra ashi

Jowhar - Warshiikh AZE/ IBA, Somalia

Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena

Gough Island AZE/ IBA, St Helena (to UK)

Gough Bunting Rowettia goughensis

Gough Island AZE/ IBA, St Helena (to UK)

Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta

Gough Island AZE/ IBA, St Helena (to UK)

Wilkins's Bunting Nesospiza wilkinsi

Nightingale Island group AZE/ IBA, St Helena (to UK)

Loveridge's Sunbird Nectarinia loveridgei

Uluguru Mountains AZE/ IBA, Tanzania

Usambara Hyliota Hyliota usambara

East Usambara Mountains AZE/ IBA, Tanzania

Uluguru Bush-shrike Malaconotus alius

Uluguru Mountains AZE/ IBA, Tanzania

Usambara Akalat Sheppardia montana

West Usambara Mountains AZE/ IBA, Tanzania

Americas (72 AZEs)

Bermuda Petrel Pterodroma cahow

Cooper's Island and Castle Islands AZE/ IBA, Bermuda

Bolivian Spinetail Cranioleuca henricae

Cuenca Cotacajes AZE/ IBA, Bolivia

Cochabamba Mountain-finch Compsospiza garleppi

Vertiente Sur del Parque Nacional Tunari AZE/ IBA, Bolivia

Alagoas Curassow Mitu mitu

Engenho Coimbra (Usina Serra Grande) AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Black-hooded Antwren Formicivora erythronotos

Baía de Ilha Grande AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Restinga Antwren Formicivora littoralis

Restinga de Maçambaba e Ilha de Cabo Frio AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Araripe Manakin Antilophia bokermanni

Chapada do Araripe AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii

Curaçá AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Lear's Macaw Anodorhynchus leari

Raso da Catarina AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Hoary-throated Spinetail Synallaxis kollari

Rio Tacutu AZE/ Lavrados de Roraima IBA, Brazil

Blue-eyed Ground-dove Columbina cyanopis

Estação Ecológica Serra das Araras AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata

Serra dos Órgãos AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Grey-breasted Parakeet Pyrrhura griseipectus

Serra do Baturité AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Pernambuco Pygmy-owl Glaucidium mooreorum

Guadalupe AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Stresemann's Bristlefront Merulaxis stresemanni

Bandeira / Macarani AZE/ IBA, Brazil

Whooping Crane Grus americana

Whooping Crane Nesting Area and Summer Range AZE/ IBA, Canada

Juan Fernandez Firecrown Sephanoides fernandensis

Isla Robinson Crusoe AZE/ Isla Alejandro Selkirk IBA, Chile

Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafuerae

Isla Alejandro Selkirk AZE/ IBA, Chile

Chestnut-capped Piha Lipaugus weberi

La Forzosa-Santa Gertrudis AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Colourful Puffleg Eriocnemis mirabilis

Parque Nacional Natural Munchique AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Gorgeted Puffleg Eriocnemis isabellae

Serranía del Pinche AZE, Colombia

Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa gloriosissima

Bosques montanos del sur de Antioquia AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Santa Marta Bush-tyrant Myiotheretes pernix

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas AZE/ Cuchilla de San Lorenzo IBA, Colombia

Santa Marta Parakeet Pyrrhura viridicata

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas AZE/ Cuchilla de San Lorenzo IBA, Colombia

Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird Lepidopyga lilliae

Reserva de Biosfera RAMSAR Ciénaga Grande, Isla de Salamanca y Sabana Grande AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Dusky Starfrontlet Coeligena orina

Parque Nacional Natural Las Orquídeas AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Indigo-winged Parrot Hapalopsittaca fuertesi

Loros Andinos Natural Reserve AZE/ Reservas Comunitarias de Roncesvalles IBA and Paramos y Bosques Altoandinos de Genova IBA, Colombia

Santa Marta Sabrewing Campylopterus phainopeplus

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas AZE/ Cuchilla de San Lorenzo IBA, Colombia

Niceforo's Wren Thryothorus nicefori

Bosques Secos del Valle del Río Chicamocha AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti

Serranía de las Quinchas AZE/ IBA, Colombia

Perija Metaltail Metallura iracunda

Serranía de Perijá AZE/ Cerro Pintado IBA, Colombia and Parque Nacional Perij IBA, Venezuela

Perija Thistletail Schizoeaca perijana

Serranía de Perijá AZE/ Cerro Pintado IBA, Colombia and Parque Nacional Perij IBA, Venezuela

Black-cheeked Ant-tanager Habia atrimaxillaris

Sierpe Wetlands and Osa Peninsula AZE/ IBA, Costa Rica

Zapata Rail Cyanolimnas cerverai

Ciénaga de Zapata AZE/ IBA, Cuba

Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai

Ciénaga de Zapata AZE/ IBA, Cuba

Cuban Kite Chondrohierax wilsonii

Alejandro de Humboldt AZE/ IBA, Cuba

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis

Alejandro de Humboldt AZE/ IBA, Cuba

Ridgway's Hawk Buteo ridgwayi

Haitises AZE/ IBA, Dominican Republic

Mangrove Finch Camarhynchus heliobates

Áreas costeras de Fernandina y del occidente de Isabela AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi

Áreas costeras de Fernandina y del occidente de Isabela AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Áreas costeras de Fernandina y del occidente de Isabela AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Floreana Mockingbird Mimus trifasciatus

Champion y Gardner de Floreana AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Jocotoco Antpitta Grallaria ridgelyi

Reserva Tapichalaca AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Pale-headed Brush-finch Atlapetes pallidiceps

Reserva Yunguilla AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata

Isla Española AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

San Cristobal Mockingbird Mimus melanotis

Isla San Cristóbal AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Medium Tree-finch Camarhynchus pauper

Isla Floreana AZE/ IBA, Ecuador

Jamaica Petrel Pterodroma caribbaea

John Crow Mountains AZE/ IBA, Jamaica

Jamaican Pauraque Siphonorhis americana

Hellshire Hills AZE/ IBA, Jamaica

Cozumel Thrasher Toxostoma guttatum

Isla Cozumel AZE, Mexico

Guadalupe Storm-petrel Oceanodroma macrodactyla

Isla Guadalupe AZE, Mexico

Socorro Parakeet Aratinga brevipes

Isla Socorro AZE, Mexico

Socorro Mockingbird Mimus graysoni

Isla Socorro AZE, Mexico

Townsend's Shearwater Puffinus auricularis

Isla Socorro AZE, Mexico

Socorro Dove Zenaida graysoni

Isla Socorro AZE, Mexico

Tuxtla Quail-dove Geotrygon carrikeri

Los Tuxtlas AZE, Mexico

Worthen's Sparrow Spizella wortheni

Pradera de Tokio AZE, Mexico

Short-crested Coquette Lophornis brachylophus

Sierra de Atoyac AZE, Mexico

Sierra Madre Sparrow Xenospiza baileyi

Sur del Valle de México AZE, Mexico

Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi

Centre Hills AZE/ IBA, Montserrat (to UK)

Long-whiskered Owlet Xenoglaux loweryi

Abra Patricia - Alto Mayo AZE/ IBA, Peru

Ochre-fronted Antpitta Grallaricula ochraceifrons

Abra Patricia - Alto Mayo AZE/ IBA, Peru

Junin Rail Laterallus tuerosi

Lago de Junín AZE/ IBA, Peru

Junin Grebe Podiceps taczanowskii

Lago de Junín AZE/ IBA, Peru

Black-spectacled Brush-finch Atlapetes melanopsis

Río Mantaro-Cordillera Central AZE/ IBA, Peru

Iquitos Gnatcatcher Polioptila clementsi

Cuenca Río Nanay AZE/ IBA, Peru

Marvellous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis

Rio Utcubamba AZE/ IBA, Peru

Puerto Rican Amazon Amazona vittata

El Yunque AZE/ IBA, Puerto Rico

Semper's Warbler Leucopeza semperi

Government Forest Reserve AZE/ IBA, St Lucia

Whistling Warbler Catharopeza bishopi

St Vincent Central Forest reserves AZE (comprising 7 IBAs), St Vincent & Grenadines

Trinidad Piping-guan Pipile pipile

Northern Range AZE/ IBA, Trinidad and Tobago

Akekee Loxops caeruleirostris

Alaka'i Plateau AZE, United States of America

Puaiohi Myadestes palmeri

Alaka'i Plateau AZE, United States of America

Akikiki Oreomystis bairdi

Alaka'i Plateau AZE, United States of America

Ou Psittirostra psittacea

Alaka'i Plateau AZE, United States of America

Whooping Crane Grus americana

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge AZE, United States of America

Nukupuu Hemignathus lucidus

East Maui watershed AZE, United States of America

Poo-uli Melamprosops phaeosoma

East Maui watershed AZE, United States of America

Akohekohe Palmeria dolei

East Maui watershed AZE, United States of America

Maui Alauahio Paroreomyza montana

East Maui watershed AZE, United States of America

Maui Parrotbill Pseudonestor xanthophrys

East Maui watershed AZE, United States of America

Hawaiian Crow Corvus hawaiiensis

Hakalau Forest AZE, United States of America

Olomao Myadestes lanaiensis

Olokui Plateau AZE, United States of America

Millerbird Acrocephalus familiaris

Nihoa Island AZE, United States of America

Nihoa Finch Telespiza ultima

Nihoa Island AZE, United States of America

Oahu Alauahio Paroreomyza maculata

Poamoho, Oahu AZE, United States of America

Palila Loxioides bailleui

Mauna Kea, Hawaii AZE, United States of America

Tachira Antpitta Grallaria chthonia

Parque Nacional El Tamá AZE/ IBA, Venezuela

Paria Redstart Myioborus pariae

Parque Nacional Península de Paria AZE/ IBA, Venezuela

Scissor-tailed Hummingbird Hylonympha macrocerca

Parque Nacional Península de Paria AZE/ IBA, Venezuela

Carrizal Seedeater Amaurospiza carrizalensis

Caruachi AZE/ IBA, Venezuela

Plain-flanked Rail Rallus wetmorei

Parque Nacional Morrocoy AZE/ IBA, Venezuela

Venezuelan Flowerpiercer Diglossa venezuelensis

Cordillera de Caripe AZE/ Zona Protectora Macizo Montañoso del Turimiquire IBA and Parque Nacional El Guácharo IBA, Venezuela

Grey-headed Warbler Basileuterus griseiceps

Cordillera de Caripe AZE/ Zona Protectora Macizo Montañoso del Turimiquire IBA and Parque Nacional El Guácharo IBA, Venezuela

Venezuelan Sylph Aglaiocercus berlepschi

Cordillera de Caripe AZE/ Zona Protectora Macizo Montañoso del Turimiquire IBA and Parque Nacional El Guácharo IBA, Venezuela

Antarctica (1 AZEs)

Amsterdam Albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis

Plateau des Tourbières AZE/ IBA, French Southern Territories

Asia (26 AZEs)

Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus

Poyang Hu wetlands AZE/ IBA, China

Asian Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon

Yang Xian and neighboring area AZE/ IBA, China

Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax courtoisi

Wuyuan Forest AZE/ IBA, China

Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus

Sri Lankamalleswara Wildlife Sanctuary AZE/ IBA, India

Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami

Narcondam Island Wildlife Sanctuary AZE/ IBA, India

Bali Starling Leucopsar rothschildi

Bali Barat AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Rufous-throated White-eye Madanga ruficollis

Gunung Kapalat Mada AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Lompobatang Flycatcher Ficedula bonthaina

Gunung Lompobattang AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Sangihe Shrike-thrush Colluricincla sanghirensis

Pegunungan Sahendaruman AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Caerulean Paradise-flycatcher Eutrichomyias rowleyi

Pegunungan Sahendaruman AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Sangihe White-eye Zosterops nehrkorni

Pegunungan Sahendaruman AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Red-and-blue Lory Eos histrio

Karakelang AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Talaud Rail Gymnocrex talaudensis

Karakelang AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Banggai Crow Corvus unicolor

Peleng-Banggai AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Black-chinned Monarch Monarcha boanensis

Pulau Boano AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Flores Scops-owl Otus alfredi

Ruteng AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Siau Scops-owl Otus siaoensis

Siau AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

White-tipped Monarch Monarcha everetti

Tanah Jampea AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Taliabu Masked-owl Tyto nigrobrunnea

Taliabu Utara AZE/ IBA, Indonesia

Bruijn's Brush-turkey Aepypodius bruijnii

Waigeo Utara/Timur AZE, Indonesia

Kofiau Paradise-kingfisher Tanysiptera ellioti

Kofiau AZE, Indonesia

Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae

Yambaru, Northern Okinawa forest AZE/ IBA, Japan

Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii

Yambaru, Northern Okinawa forest AZE/ IBA, Japan

White-browed Nuthatch Sitta victoriae

Natmataung National Park (Mount Victoria) AZE/ IBA, Myanmar

Negros Fruit-dove Ptilinopus arcanus

Mount Kanla-on Natural Park AZE/ IBA, Philippines

Sulu Hornbill Anthracoceros montani

Tawi-Tawi Island AZE/ IBA, Philippines

Sulu Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba menagei

Tawi-Tawi Island AZE/ IBA, Philippines

Tawitawi Brown-dove Phapitreron cinereiceps

Tawi-Tawi Island AZE/ IBA, Philippines

Negros Striped-babbler Stachyris nigrorum

Cuernos de Negros AZE/ IBA, Philippines

Vietnamese Pheasant Lophura hatinhensis

Ke Go and Khe Net complex AZE/ Ke Go IBA and Khe Net IBA, Viet Nam

Europe (2 AZEs)

Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina

Pico da Vara AZE/ IBA, Portugal

Zino's Petrel Pterodroma madeira

Maciço Montanhoso Oriental AZE/ IBA, Portugal

Pacific (27 AZEs)

Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi

Christmas Island AZE/ IBA, Australia

Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti

Christmas Island AZE/ IBA, Australia

Lord Howe Woodhen Gallirallus sylvestris

Lord Howe Island AZE/ IBA, Australia

Norfolk Island Parakeet Cyanoramphus cookii

Norfolk Island AZE/ IBA, Australia

White-chested White-eye Zosterops albogularis

Norfolk Island AZE/ IBA, Australia

Slender-billed White-eye Zosterops tenuirostris

Norfolk Island AZE/ IBA, Australia

Fiji Petrel Pseudobulweria macgillivrayi

Gau Highlands AZE/ IBA, Fiji

Fatuhiva Monarch Pomarea whitneyi

Fatu Hiva AZE, French Polynesia

Polynesian Imperial-pigeon Ducula aurorae

Makatea AZE, French Polynesia

Marquesan Monarch Pomarea mendozae

Mohotani AZE, French Polynesia

Marquesan Kingfisher Todiramphus godeffroyi

Tahuata AZE, French Polynesia

Ultramarine Lorikeet Vini ultramarina

Ua Huka AZE, French Polynesia

Tuamotu Kingfisher Todiramphus gambieri

Niau AZE, French Polynesia

Tahiti Monarch Pomarea nigra

Vallées Maruapo, Papehue, Hopuetamai et Orofero AZE, French Polynesia

Kiritimati Reed-warbler Acrocephalus aequinoctialis

Teraina AZE, Kiribati

Pohnpei Starling Aplonis pelzelni

Pohnpei Watershed Forest Reserve AZE, Micronesia, Federated States of

Faichuk White-eye Rukia ruki

Mt. Winipot AZE, Micronesia, Federated States of

New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles savesi

Massifs du Grand Sud - entre le mont Humboldt et la rivière Bleue AZE/ IBA, New Caledonia

Uvea Parakeet Eunymphicus uvaeensis

Île d'Ouvéa AZE/ IBA, New Caledonia

Campbell Islands Teal Anas nesiotis

Campbell Island (and outliers) AZE/ IBA, New Zealand

Chatham Parakeet Cyanoramphus forbesi

Chatham Islands AZE, New Zealand

Chatham Oystercatcher Haematopus chathamensis

Chatham Islands AZE, New Zealand

Black Robin Petroica traversi

Chatham Islands AZE, New Zealand

Chatham Islands Shag Phalacrocorax onslowi

Chatham Islands AZE (comprising 3 IBA), New Zealand

Chatham Petrel Pterodroma axillaris

Chatham Islands AZE/ Chatham Islands (South East Island / Rangitira IBA, New Zealand

Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae

Chatham Islands AZE, New Zealand

Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae

Chatham Islands AZE, New Zealand

Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni

Kowhai Valley and Shearwater Stream AZE/ IBA, New Zealand

Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae

Upper Waitaki Valley AZE, New Zealand

Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi

Chatham Islands AZE/ Chatham Islands (The Forty-Fours) IBA, New Zealand

Pitt Island Shag Phalacrocorax featherstoni

Chatham Islands AZE (comprising 4 IBA), New Zealand

Rota Bridled White-eye Zosterops rotensis

Rota AZE, Northern Mariana Islands (to USA)

Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi

Rota AZE, Northern Mariana Islands (to USA)

Pitcairn Reed-warbler Acrocephalus vaughani

Pitcairn Island AZE/ IBA, Pitcairn Islands (to UK)

Samoan Moorhen Gallinula pacifica

Tuasivi Ridge, Savai'i AZE/ Central Savai'i Rainforest IBA, Samoa

Makira Moorhen Gallinula silvestris

Makira AZE, Solomon Islands

Santa Cruz Shrikebill Clytorhynchus sanctaecrucis

Nendo and Tomotu AZE, Solomon Islands

Splendid White-eye Zosterops luteirostris

Ghizo AZE, Solomon Islands

Henderson Petrel Pterodroma atrata

Henderson Island AZE/ IBA, St Helena (to UK)