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Table 1 List of migratory and resident birds encountered on Coroa do Avião Island, northeastern Brazil

From: Do artisanal fishers perceive declining migratory shorebird populations?

Scientific name Popular name Status
Charadriiformes Huxley, 1867   
Charadrii Huxley, 1867   
CharadriidaeLeach, 1820   
Pluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758) Black-bellied Plover Migratory
Charadrius semipalmatus Bonaparte, 1825 Semipalmated Plover Migratory
Charadrius wilsonia Ord, 1814 Wilson’s Plover Resident
Charadrius collaris Vieillot, 1818 Collared Plover Resident
Haematopodidae Bonaparte, 1838   
Haematopus palliatus Temminck, 1820 American Oystercatcher Resident
Scolopaci Steijneger, 1885   
Scolopacidae Rafinesque, 1815   
Limnodromus griseus (Gmelin, 1789) Short-billed Dowitcher Migratory
Numenius hudsonicusLatham, 1790 Hudsonian Whimbrel Migratory
Actitis macularius (Linnaeus, 1766) Spotted Sandpiper Migratory
Tringa solitaria Wilson, 1813 Solitary Sandpiper Migratory
Tringa melanoleuca (Gmelin, 1789) Greater Yellowlegs Migratory
Tringa semipalmata (Gmelin, 1789) Willet Migratory
Tringa flavipes (Gmelin, 1789) Lesser Yellowlegs Migratory
Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758) Ruddy Turnstone Migratory
Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758) Red Knot Migratory
Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764) Sanderling Migratory
Calidris pusilla (Linnaeus, 1766) Semipalmated Sandpiper Migratory
Calidris minutilla (Vieillot, 1819) Least Sandpiper Migratory
Calidris fuscicollis (Vieillot, 1819) White-rumped Sandpiper Migratory
Laridae Rafinesque, 1815   
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus (Vieillot, 1818) Grey-hooded Gull Resident
SternidaeVigors, 1825   
Sternula antillarumLesson, 1847 Least Tern Migratory
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) Gull-billed Tern Resident
Sterna hirundoLinnaeus, 1758 Common Tern Migratory