• Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps on the steps of the Court of Honor

    American Memorial

    Park Northern Mariana Islands

Animals

There are 18 species of birds as well as numerous insects, lizards, crabs, and snails that may be observed within the park. The Mariana Moorhen and Mariana Nightingale Reed Warbler are federally protected by the Endangered Species Act.

 
Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper, Chamorro: Dulili, Carolinian: Ghuliing
Scientific name: Actitis hypoleucos
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Eurasian Tree Sparrows
Eurasian Tree Sparrows, Chamorro: Ga'ga pale'
Scientific name: Passer montanus
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Golden White Eye
Golden White Eye, Chamorro: Canario, Carolinian: Ghanooriyo
Scientific name: Cleptornis marchei
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Grey Tailed Tattler
Grey Tailed Tattler, Chamorro: Dulili, Carolinian:Iilil
Scientific name: Heteroscelus sp.
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Collared Kingfishers
Collared Kingfishers, Chamorro: Sihek, Carolinian: Waaw
Scientific name: Halcyon chloris
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Micronesian Honeyeater
Micronesian Honeyeater, Chamorro: Egigi, Carolinian: Lighekkey Yang
Scientific name: Myzomela cardinalis
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Micronesian Starling
Micronesian Starling, Chamorro: Sali, Carolinian: Mwii
Scientific Name: Aplonis opaca
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Pacific Golden Plover
Pacific Golden Plover, Chamorro: Dulili, Carolinian: Ghuliing
Scientific name: Pluvialis fulva
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Pacific Reef Heron
Pacific Reef Heron, Chamorro: Chuchuko', Carolinian: Ghe're'scho'l
Scientific name: Egretta sacra
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Red Tailed Tropic Bird
Red Tailed Tropic Bird
Scientific name: Phaethon rubricauda
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Rufous Fantail
Rufous Fantail, Chamorro: Naabak and Chichirika, Carolinian: Liteghi par
Scientific name: Rhipidura rufifrons
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
Whimbrel
Whimbrel, Chamorro: Kalalang, Carolinian: Ghuliing
Scientific name: Numenius phaeopus
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
White Tailed Tropic Bird
White Tailed Tropic Bird, Chamorro: Fagpi-apa'ka, Carolinian: Su'ghu'bwesch
Scientific name: Phaethon lepturus
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
White Tern
White Tern, Chamorro: Chunge', Carolinian: Geeghi or Ghiyeghi
Scientific name: Gygis alba
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
White Tern with Chick
White Tern with Chick
Yasuhito Taguchi
 
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Common Ghost Crab
Scientific name: Ocypode sp.
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Toad
Scientific name: Bufo marinus
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Did You Know?

Wetland and mangrove forest

American Memorial Park includes a 30-acre Wetland and Mangrove Forested Sanctuary, consisting of mudflats, marshes, and mangroves —a dwindling habitat quite scarce in the Northern Marianas.