LAND BIRDS IN THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

  • Category:
    Land Birds
  • Number of Species:
    49
  • Endemic Species:
    22

In total, 49 species of land birds have been recorded in the Galapagos, 22 of which are endemic to the Islands. Land birds can be divided into 5 categories: Diurnal Raptors, Night Birds, Larger Land Birds, Aerial Feeders and Smaller Land Birds.

Animal Chart
Group Species
Recorded
Status Endemic
Species
Endemic
Subspecies
Residents Migrants Vagrants
Osprey 1 1
Hawks 1 1 1
Falcons 1 1
Barn Owls 1 1 1
Typical Owls 1 1 1
Nightjars 1
Pigeons / Doves 3 2 1
Kingfishers 1 1
Cuckoos 4 3 1
Swifts 3 1
Swallows & Martins 5 1 1 3 1
Flycatchers 3 2 1 1 1
New World Warblers 2 1 1 1
Vireos 1 1
Bananaquit 1 1
Waxwings 1 1
Brosbeaks 2 2
Tanagers 1 1
New World Blackbirds 1 1
Mockingbirds 4 4 4
Total 36 16 4 15 8 4
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