Endemic Animals of Federated States of Micronesia








White-fronted ground dove
White-fronted ground dove
The white-fronted ground dove or Caroline Islands ground dove is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to Micronesia.
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White-fronted ground dove
Pohnpei fantail
Pohnpei fantail
The Pohnpei fantail is a fantail which is endemic to the Pacific island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is a bird commonly found in forests and at forest edges. It feeds on insects which it gathers by gleaning amongst foliage or by making short dashes while in the air.
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Pohnpei fantail
Long-billed white-eye
Long-billed white-eye
The long-billed white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia.
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Long-billed white-eye
Yap monarch
Yap monarch
The Yap monarch, or Yap Island monarch, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to the Yap Main Islands, Micronesia. Some authorities consider the Yap monarch to belong to the genus Metabolus. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. The natives of Yap Island call it "Gigiy" or "Achgigiy."
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Yap monarch
Pohnpei lorikeet
Pohnpei lorikeet
The Pohnpei lorikeet, known as serehd in Pohnpeian, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to the island of Pohnpei and the nearby Ahnd Atoll in Micronesia. Historically the species also occurred on Namoluk Atoll near Chuuk, and the species may once have had a wider distribution throughout Micronesia than it does today.
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Pohnpei lorikeet
Pohnpei starling
Pohnpei starling
The Pohnpei starling, also known as Pohnpei mountain starling or Ponape mountain starling, is an extremely rare or possibly extinct bird from the family of starlings . It is endemic to the island of Pohnpei in the Pacific Ocean. It was called "sie" by the Pohnpei islanders. It was named after the Austrian ornithologist August von Pelzeln .
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Pohnpei starling
Pohnpei kingfisher
Pohnpei kingfisher
The Pohnpei kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. It is endemic to Pohnpei. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the Micronesian kingfisher.
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Pohnpei kingfisher
Purple-capped fruit dove
Purple-capped fruit dove
The purple-capped fruit dove or Pohnpei fruit dove, is a species of bird in the family Columbidae found on Chuuk and Pohnpei in the Caroline Islands. It was formerly considered as a subspecies of the crimson-crowned fruit dove. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.
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Purple-capped fruit dove
Kosrae fruit dove
Kosrae fruit dove
The Kosrae fruit dove, is a species of bird in the family Columbidae found on Kosrae in the Micronesian Islands. It was formerly considered as a subspecies of the crimson-crowned fruit dove. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.
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Kosrae fruit dove
Chuuk monarch
Chuuk monarch
The Chuuk monarch, or Truk monarch is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is monotypic within the genus Metabolus. It is endemic to the island of Chuuk in Micronesia.
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Chuuk monarch
Pohnpei flycatcher
Pohnpei flycatcher
The Pohnpei flycatcher is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Micronesia and can be found on the Caroline Islands.
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Pohnpei flycatcher
Oceanic flycatcher
Oceanic flycatcher
The oceanic flycatcher is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Micronesia and can be found on the Caroline Islands.
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Oceanic flycatcher
Island swiftlet
Island swiftlet
The island swiftlet, also known as the Caroline swiftlet, Micronesian swiftlet, or Caroline Islands swiftlet, is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. Some taxonomists consider it to be a subspecies of the uniform swiftlet. It is endemic to the Caroline Islands, and its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Island swiftlet
Carolinian reed warbler
Carolinian reed warbler
The Carolinian reed warbler or Caroline Islands reed warbler is a species of Old World warbler in the family Acrocephalidae. It is found only on the Caroline Islands in Micronesia.
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Carolinian reed warbler
Yap cicadabird
Yap cicadabird
The Yap cicadabird, sometimes considered to be a distinctive subspecies of the common cicadabird, is a species of bird in the cuckooshrike family, Campephagidae. It is endemic to Yap, a small island cluster in the western Caroline Islands, and part of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean. It inhabits the dry tropical forest there.
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Yap cicadabird
Teardrop white-eye
Teardrop white-eye
The teardrop white-eye, also known as the Faichuk white-eye, Truk white-eye, or great Truk white-eye, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. Some advocate that it is the only true member of the genus Rukia, or the "great white-eyes".
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Teardrop white-eye
Grey-brown white-eye
Grey-brown white-eye
The grey-brown white-eye or Pohnpei white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Pohnpei.
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Grey-brown white-eye
Kosrae white-eye
Kosrae white-eye
The Kosrae white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Kosrae Island. This species and the grey-brown white-eye were formerly considered conspecific.
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Kosrae white-eye
Plain white-eye
Plain white-eye
The plain white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Yap.
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Plain white-eye
Olive-colored white-eye
Olive-colored white-eye
The olive-colored white-eye, also known as the olive white-eye, Yap olive white-eye or great Yap white-eye, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
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Olive-colored white-eye
Pohnpei cicadabird
Pohnpei cicadabird
The Pohnpei cicadabird is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is endemic to the Caroline Islands. It was previously considered conspecific with the common cicadabird.
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Pohnpei cicadabird
Pteropus pelagicus
Pteropus pelagicus
Pteropus pelagicus is a species of fruit bat in the family Pteropodidae. It includes two subspecies that were formerly recognized as full species— Pteropus insularis and Pteropus phaeocephalus . It is endemic to Micronesia. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Pteropus pelagicus
Kosrae flying fox
Kosrae flying fox
The Kosrae flying fox is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus found on the island of Kosrae, Micronesia.
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Kosrae flying fox
Caroline flying fox
Caroline flying fox
The Caroline flying fox or Pohnpei flying fox is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus, endemic to Micronesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. Prior to a ban on commercial exploitation, it was hunted for export substantially impacted the abundance. It is threatened by habitat loss due to expanding plantations.
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Caroline flying fox