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Invasive and Exotic Birds

The following species have been listed on an invasive species list in North America. For more information on each species, including the listing sources, images, and publication links, click on the species.

92 Records


Subject Name Scientific Name Family Order
sacred ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Latham Threskiornithidae Ciconiiformes
greater flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus Phoenicopteridae Ciconiiformes
black swan Cygnus atratus (Latham, 1790) Anatidae Anseriformes
mallard Anas platyrhyncos Linnaeus, 1758 Anatidae Anseriformes
chukar Alectoris chukar Gray Phasianidae Galliformes
grey crowned crane Balearica regulorum E.T. Bennett. Gruidae Gruiformes
european starling Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 Sturnidae Passeriformes
house finch Carpodacus mexicanus (Muller, 1776) Fringillidae Passeriformes
house sparrow Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758) Passeridae Passeriformes
rock dove Columba livia J F. Gmelin, 1789 Columbidae Columbiformes
mute swan Cygnus olor (J.F. Gmelin, 1789) Anatidae Anseriformes
blue-and-yellow macaw Ara ararauna (Linnaeus, 1758) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
trumpeter swan Cygnus buccinator Richardson, 1832 Anatidae Anseriformes
white-winged dove Zenaida asiatica (Linnaeus, 1758) Columbidae Columbiformes
black-hooded parakeet Nandayus nenday (Vieillot, 1823) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Eurasian collared-dove Streptopelia decaocto (Frivaldszky, 1838) Columbidae Columbiformes
Muscovy duck Cairina moschata (Linnaeus, 1758) Anatidae Anseriformes
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758) Rallidae Gruiformes
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus (Boddaert, 1783) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Egyptian geese Alopochen aegyptiacus (Linnaeus, 1766) Anatidae Anseriformes
common pheasant Phasianus colchicus Linnaeus, 1758 Phasianidae Galliformes
red-crested cardinal Paroaria coronata (J.F. Miller, 1776) Emberizidae Passeriformes
common myna Acridotheres tristis (Linnaeus, 1766) Sturnidae Passeriformes
yellow-chevroned parakeet Brotogeris chiriri Vieillot, 1818 Psittacidae Psittaciformes
scarlet ibis Eudocimus ruber (Linnaeus, 1758) Threskiornithidae Ciconiiformes
yellow-fronted canary Serinus mozambicus (Statius Muller, 1776) Fringillidae Passeriformes
Red-capped Cardinal Paroaria gularis (Linnaeus, 1766) Emberizidae Passeriformes
white-faced whistling-duck Dendrocygna viduata (Linnaeus, 1766) Dendrocygnidae Anseriformes
Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) Accipitridae Ciconiiformes
red-lored parrot Amazona autumnalis (Linnaeus, 1758) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
White-fronted parrot Amazona albifrons (Sparrman, 1788) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Orange-winged Amazon Amazona amazonica (Linnaeus, 1766) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Yellow-naped Amazon Amazona auropalliata (Lesson, 1842) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Lilac-crowned parrot Amazona finschi (P. L. Sclater, 1864) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Yellow-crowned parrot Amazona ochrocephala (Gmelin, 1788) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Yellow-headed parrot Amazona oratrix Ridgway, 1887 Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Hispaniolan parrot Amazona ventralis (Statius Muller, 1776) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Red-crowned parrot Amazona viridigenalis (Cassin, 1853) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
chestnut-fronted macaw Ara severus (Linnaeus, 1758) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
blue-crowned parakeet Aratinga acuticaudata (Vieillot, 1818) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
orange-fronted parakeet Aratinga canicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
red-masked parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys (Lesson, 1844) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
mitred parakeet Aratinga mitrata (Tschudi, 1844) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
dusky-headed parakeet Aratinga weddellii (Deville, 1851) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
white-winged parakeet Brotogeris versicolurus (Statius Muller, 1776) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
hill myna Gracula religiosa Linnaeus, 1758 Sturnidae Passeriformes
spot-breasted Oriole Icterus pectoralis (Wagler, 1829) Icteridae Passeriformes
Indian peafowl Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758 Phasianidae Galliformes
African collared dove Streptopelia roseogrisea (Sundevall, 1857) Columbidae Columbiformes
nutmeg mannikin Lonchura punctulata (Linnaeus, 1758) Estrildidae Passeriformes
budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus (Shaw, 1805) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
helmeted guineafowl Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758) Numididae Galliformes
cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus (Kerr, 1792) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
rose-ringed parakeet Psittacula krameri (Scopoli, 1769) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
red-whiskered bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus (Linnaeus, 1758) bulbuls Passeriformes
green-cheeked parakeet Pyrrhura molinae (Massena & Souance, 1854) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
paradise shelduck Tadorna variegata (Gmelin, 1789) Anatidae Anseriformes
pin-tailed whydah Vidua macroura (Pallas, 1764) Viduidae Passeriformes
crested myna Acridotheres cristatellus (Linnaeus, 1758) Sturnidae Passeriformes
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix (Wagler, 1827) Musophagidae Musophagiformes
Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata (Vieillot, 1817) Estrildidae Passeriformes
common shelduck Tadorna tadorna (Linnaeus, 1758) Anatidae Anseriformes
European turtle dove Streptopelia turtur (Linnaeus, 1758) Columbidae Columbiformes
yellow grosbeak Pheucticus chrysopeplus (Vigors, 1832) Cardinalidae Passeriformes
red-winged starling Onychognathus morio (Linnaeus, 1766) Sturnidae Passeriformes
Spotted Nothura Nothura maculosa (Temminck, 1815) Tinamidae Tinamiformes
Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus Ehrenberg, 1828 Sturnidae Passeriformes
Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus Rüppell, 1845 Sturnidae Passeriformes
diamond dove Geopelia cuneata (Latham, 1801) Columbidae Columbiformes
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata (Linnaeus, 1758) Anatidae Anseriformes
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis (Vieillot, 1818) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa (Boddaert, 1783) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Falcated Teal Anas falcata Georgi, 1775 Anatidae Anseriformes
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota (Eyton, 1838) Anatidae Anseriformes
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides (Linnaeus, 1758) Anatidae Anseriformes
crimson-fronted parakeet Aratinga finschi (Salvin, 1871) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
green parakeet Aratinga holochlora (P. L. Sclater, 1859) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
white-eyed parakeet Aratinga leucophthalmus (Statius Muller, 1776) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
scarlet-fronted parakeet Aratinga wagleri (G. R. Gray, 1845) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
Ringed Teal Callonetta leucophrys (Vieillot, 1816) Anatidae Anseriformes
Black-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta colliei (Vigors, 1829) Corvidae Passeriformes
Wooly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus (Boddaert, 1783) Ciconiidae Ciconiiformes
House Crow Corvus splendens Vieillot, 1817 Corvidae Passeriformes
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus (Linnaeus, 1758) Anatidae Anseriformes
orange bishop Euplectes franciscanus (Isert, 1789) Ploceidae Passeriformes
Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda (Vieillot, 1817) Estrildidae Passeriformes
Greylag Goose Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758) Anatidae Anseriformes
Tricolored Munia Lonchura malacca (Linnaeus, 1766) Estrildidae Passeriformes
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti Swinhoe, 1872 Phasianidae Galliformes
yellow-crowned bishop Euplectes afer (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) Ploceidae Passeriformes
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus (Gmelin, 1788) Psittacidae Psittaciformes
lesser flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1798 Phoenicopteridae Ciconiiformes


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