Country checklist and status
We are delighted that our Corporate Sponsor iGoTerra has made its country checklists, including subspecies (IOC or Clements) as well as all other species groups like mammals, butterflies etc. available through the ABC website. The only thing required is a Basic membership / registration which is free of charge. Go to Tristan da Cunha checklists. If you are already a member of iGoTerra, you will be taken directly to the country page. In case you are not a member, you will be redirected automatically to the registration form and from there can go straight to the country page.
ABC and other checklists
You can download and print an ABC / Dowsett checklist for Tristan da Cunha. The ABC lists follow the taxonomic sequence and names of Birds of Africa Volumes I-VII and are kept up to date with published and peer-reviewed records.
|*Atlantic Petrel||Pterodroma incerta|
|Inaccessible Island Rail||Atlantisia rogersi|
|Gough Moorhen||Gallinula nesiotis|
|Tristan Thrush||Nesocichla eremita|
|Gough Bunting||Rowettia goughensis|
|Tristan Bunting||Nesospiza acunhae|
|Grosbeak Bunting||Nesospiza wilkinsi|
Tristan Albatross Diomedea (exulans) dabbenena (endangered), Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Diomedea (chlororhynchos) chlororhynchos (endangered) and Spectacled Petrel Procellaria (aequinoctialis) conspicillata (critical) are considered to be full species by some authorities and as such would be endemic to Tristan da Cunha.
The ABC checklist treats them as subspecies of Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans, Yellow-nosed Albatross Diomedea chlororhynchos and White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis respectively.
Near endemic species (found in 3 countries at most)
There are no near endemic species.
|Rockhopper Penguin||Eudyptes chrysocome||Vulnerable|
|Dark-mantled Sooty Albatross||Phoebetria fusca||Endangered|
|Atlantic Petrel||Pterodroma incerta||Vulnerable|
|Inaccessible Island Rail||Atlantisia rogersi||Vulnerable|
|Gough Moorhen||Gallinula nesiotis||Vulnerable|
|Gough Bunting||Rowettia goughensis||Vulnerable|
|Tristan Bunting||Nesospiza acunhae||Vulnerable|
|Grosbeak Bunting||Nesospiza wilkinsi||Vulnerable|