It is classified as “Critically Endangered” (CR) on the IUCN Red List.
Tahiti Monarch
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Common White Tern
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Rimatara Lorikeet
Common species in Polynesia.
Red-footed Booby
Non threatened species and abundant in French Polynesia.
Pacific Reef-egret
It is classified as “Critically Endangered” (CR) on the IUCN Red List.
Ultramarine Lorikeet
The species is threatened. Predation by black rat is the main reason.
Blue Lorikeet
The specie remains abundant and is not threatened.
Sanderling
Introduced in French Polynesia.
Common Waxbill
The species is increasingly rare in the Society Islands but remains well distributed elsewhere.
Pacific Black Duck
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Bristle-thighed Curlew
This species is not threatened. However, it is a predator of endemic birds of French Polynesia.
Long-tailed Koel
Common throughout French Polynesia.
Wandering Tattler
It is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Great Horned Owl
It is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Swamp Harrier
Introduced species. Responsible for destruction of orchards, it is very aggressive with endemic birds
Red-vented Bulbul
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Pacific Golden Plover
The species is widely distributed in the Pacific.
Spotless Crake
Non-endemic species although widespread throughout the Pacific and not threatened.
Tahiti Swallow
The subspecies of Tahiti is seriously threatened by the development of waterfronts.
Green-backed Heron
The species was classified species threatening biodiversity through territorial regulatory French Polynesia.
Common Myna
The species is critically endangered.
Fatu Hiva Monarch
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Tahiti Kingfisher
Species difficult to find but always present, at least in the Leeward Islands. It has disappeared from the atoll of Tupai.
Chattering Kingfisher
The species is endangered. Probably because Common Myna and Great Horned Owl.
Marquesas Kingfisher
It is classified as “Critically Endangered” (CR) on the IUCN Red List.
Tuamotu Kingfisher
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Polynesian Ground-dove
The species is listed in category A on the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Marquesas Ground-dove
It is classified as “Endangered” (EN) on the IUCN Red List.
Tuamotu Sandpiper
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Nukuhiva Imperial-pigeon
Espèce introduite, qui se répand partout dans le monde. Elle peut véhiculer d’île en île des maladies.
Rock Dove
Introduced in French Polynesia.
Crimson-backed Tanager
Introduced in Polynesia, it consumes also seeds of invasive plants such as Miconia calvescens which would help the propagation of the latter.
Silvereye
Introduced in French Polynesia
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Introduced and not threatened.
Red Junglefowl
Introduced in French Polynesia. It is not threatened.
Red-browed Finch
Introduced in French Polynesia.
Zebra Dove
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon
There are only 200-250 pairs of Marquesan Monarch on the small island of Mohotane.
Marquesas Monarch
Species not threatened but the young are eaten by humans.
Lesser Frigatebird
Common species in Polynesia.
Masked Booby
Common species in Polynesia.
Brown Booby
Considered extinct or nearly extinct in Hiva Oa where other birds were introduced.
Marquesan Swiftlet
The species is now vulnerable to extinction.
Polynesian Swiftlet
The species is not yet threatened.
Tuamotu Reed-warbler
The species are not threatened.
Marquesan Reed-warbler
It is classified as « Critically Endangered » (CR) on the IUCN Red List.
Rimatara Reed-warbler
The species is threatened of extinction. It is presumed extinct everywhere except in Tahiti and Moorea.
Tahiti Reed-warbler
Common species in its location area.
White-capped Fruit-dove
If the Atoll Fruit Dove is not yet threatened, it is undeniably in danger of becoming scarce.
Atoll Fruit-dove
Makatea Fruit-doves are still numerous on the island. However, the species is vulnerable to extinction.
Makatea Fruit-dove
Remains abundant in some islands but less than in the past.
Grey-green Fruit-dove
The species is classified as “Endangered” (EN) on the France and Polynesia 2015 UICN Red List.
Rapa Fruit-dove
The species is vulnerable to extinction.
Iphis Monarch
Common species in Polynesia.
White-tailed Tropicbird
Common species in Polynesia and in its location area.
Brown Noddy
Common species in Polynesia and in its location area.
Black Noddy
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Blue Noddy
The species is classified as « Least Concern » (LC) on the IUCN Red List but listed as « Endangered » (EN) on the France and Polynesia 2015 UICN Red List.
White-bellied Storl-petrel
Probably sensitive to the presence of rats, especially black rats, as suggested by its location on the islets.
Bulwer’s Petrel
The distribution is certainly limited by the presence of introduced predators (cat, dog or black rat).
Black-winged Petrel
These birds seem sensitive to the presence of black rats and polynesian rats that eat their eggs or chicks.
Herald Petrel
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List
Kermadec Petrel
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List
Wedge-tailed Sheawater
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Tropical Sheawater
Critically Endangered » (CR) on the IUCN Red List.
Rapa Sheawater
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List
Christmas Sheawater
Although the species is not threatened, it is close from being so for several reasons.
Tahiti Petrel
It is classified as « Near Threatened » (NT) on the IUCN Red List.
Murphy’s Petrel
It is classified as vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN
Colared Petrel
La répartition est certainement limitée par la présence de prédateurs introduits (chat, chien ou rat noir).
Phoenix Petrel
The species is listed in category A of the list of species protected by the territorial regulations of French Polynesia.
Polynesian Storm-petrel
Non-endangered species
Great Frigatebird
The species is classified as « Least Concern » (LC) on the IUCN Red List.
Black-headed Weaver
Moorea island
Moorea Kingfisher
This is probably the most abundant bird in the Southeast Polynesia.
Sooty Tern
Common species in Polynesia.
Greater Crested Tern
The species is classified as “Least Concern” (LC) on the IUCN Red List
Grey-backed Tern
Common species in French Polynesia.
Red-tailed Tropicbird