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Azores Endemic Species

Macaronesian Endemic Species & Subspecies

Endemic Subspecies on the Azores

Local Specialities

Azores Bullfinch
Monteiro's Storm Petrel      IMG_9313.JP
Atlantic Canary 161011- glossy ibis

Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina

Monteiro's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma Monteiroi

Atlantic Buzzard Buteo buteo insularum

Azores Buzzard 090211 494.JPG
Azores Gull FIRST CYCLE- FEBRUARY      2
Azores Woodpigeon IMG_0620.JPG
Azores Blackbird 403A6560.JPG
Azores Blackcaps IMG_0595.JPG
Azores Starling 161010- Corvo      015.J
Azores Chaffinch 12-IMG_0106.JPG
Cory's Shearwater IMG_2062.JPG
Barolo's Shearwater IMG_9470.JPG
Grant's Petrel   69293170_71742291202776
Roseate Tern IMG_1864.JPG

Azores Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus azorica

Azores Gull Larus michahellis atlantis

Azores Quail Coturnix coturnix conturbans

Sao Miguel Goldcrest Regulus regulus azoricus

Santa Maria Goldcrest Regulus regulus sanctamariae

Azores Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla gularis

Azores Goldcrest Regulus regulus inermis

Azores Blackbird Turdus merula azorensis

Azores Chaffinch Fringilla moreletti

Azores Starling Sturnus vulgaris granti

Grant's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma Castro

Kentish Plover Charadrius Alexandrinus

Roseate Tern Sterna dougalli

Barolo's Shearwater Puffinus baroli

Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea borealis

Azores Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Patriciae

Atlantic Canary Serinus canaria


Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii

There are two endemic bird species on The Azores; The Azores Bullfinch and the Monteiro's storm petrel. Additionally there are several island subspecies, species endemic to Macaronesia and localised sea bird specialities.

To find out where to see these species see the section 'where to watch birds on The Azores' here.

Santa Maria GOldcrest 110913- santa mari
Sao Miguel Goldcrest
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Azores Goldcrest
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