Field Guide/Birds/British Isles

PasseriformesEdit

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  • Tyrannidae, Tyrant flycatchers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe
  • Alaudidae, larks
    • Field Guide/Birds/Calandra Lark, Melanocorypha calandra, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bimaculated Lark, Melanocorypha bimaculata, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-winged Lark, Melanocorypha leucoptera, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black Lark, Melanocorypha yeltoniensis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greater Short-toed Lark, Calandrella brachydactyla
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Short-toed Lark, Calandrella rufescens, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Crested Lark, Galerida cristata
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wood Lark, Lullula arborea
    • Field Guide/Birds/Skylark, Alauda arvensis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Shore Lark, Eremophila alpestris
  • Hirundinidae, swallows and martins
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sand Martin, Riparia riparia
    • Field Guide/Birds/Crag Martin, Ptyonoprogne rupestris, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-rumped Swallow, Hirundo daurica, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cliff Swallow, Hirundo pyrrhonota, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/House Martin, Delichon urbicum
  • Motacillidae, wagtails and pipits
    • Field Guide/Birds/Citrine Wagtail, Motacilla citreola, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White Wagtail, Motacilla alba. Two races
      • Motacilla alba alba
      • Motacilla alba yarrelli, Pied Wagtail.
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grey Wagtail, Motacilla cinerea
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blue-headed Wagtail, Motacilla flava
      • Yellow Wagtail M. f. flavissima is the breeding form
    • Field Guide/Birds/Richard's Pipit, Anthus richardi
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tawny Pipit, Anthus campestris, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blyth's Pipit, Anthus godlewskii, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tree Pipit, Anthus trivialis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Olive-backed Pipit, Anthus hodgsoni , rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pechora Pipit, Anthus gustavi, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Meadow Pipit, Anthus pratensis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-throated Pipit, Anthus cervinus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Water Pipit, Anthus spinoletta
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rock Pipit, Anthus petrosus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Buff-bellied Pipit, Anthus rubescens, very rare
  • Bombycillidae, waxwings
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bohemian Waxwing, Bombycilla garrulus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cedar Waxwing, B. cedrorum, very rare
  • Cinclidae, dippers
    • European Dipper, Cinclus cinclus
  • Troglodytidae, wrens
    • Wren, Troglodytes troglodytes
  • Mimidae, mockingbirds
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Brown Thrasher, Toxostoma rufum, one record
  • Prunellidae, accentors
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dunnock, Prunella modularis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Alpine Accentor, Prunella collaris, rare
  • Turdidae: thrushes and chats
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blackbird, Turdus merula
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ring Ouzel, Turdus torquatus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eyebrowed Thrush, Turdus obscurus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dark-throated Thrush, Turdus atrogularis , rare
      • Black-throated Thrush, T. a. atrogularis, rare
      • Red-throated Thrush, T.a. ruficollis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dusky Thrush, Turdus naumanni
      • Naumann's Thrush, T. n. naumanni, very rare
      • Dusky Thrush, T. n. eunomus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Fieldfare, Turdus pilaris
    • Field Guide/Birds/Redwing, Turdus iliacus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Song Thrush, Turdus philomelos
    • Field Guide/Birds/Mistle Thrush, Turdus viscivorus
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Robin, Turdus migratorius, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Siberian Thrush, Zoothera sibirica, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White's Thrush or Scaly Thrush, Zoothera dauma, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Varied Thrush, Zoothera naevia, one record
    • Field Guide/Birds/ Veery, Catharus fuscescens, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Gray-cheeked Thrush, Catharus minimus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Swainson's Thrush, Catharus ustulatus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hermit Thrush, Catharus guttatus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, very rare
    • Rock Thrush, Monticola saxatilis, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blue Rock-Thrush, Monticola solitarius, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rufous Bush Robin, Cercotrichas galactotes, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bluethroat, Luscinia svecica
    • Field Guide/Birds/Siberian Rubythroat, Luscinia calliope, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Thrush Nightingale, Luscinia luscinia, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Nightingale, Luscinia megarhynchos
    • Field Guide/Birds/Siberian Blue Robin, Luscinia cyanea, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-flanked Bluetail, Tarsiger cyanurus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Robin, Erithacus rubecula
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-throated Robin, Irania gutturalis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Stonechat, Saxicola torquatus
      • Field Guide/Birds/Siberian Stonechat, S. (torquatus) maura may be a separate species, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Whinchat, Saxicola rubetra.
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Wheatear, Oenanthe oenanthe
    • Field Guide/Birds/Isabelline Wheatear, Oenanthe isabellina, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Desert Wheatear, Oenanthe deserti, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-eared Wheatear, Oenanthe hispanica, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pied Wheatear, Oenanthe pleschanka, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-crowned Wheatear, Oenanthe leucopyga, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black Redstart, Phoenicurus ochruros
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Redstart, Phoenicurus phoenicurus
  • Corvidae: crows, ravens, and allies
    • Field Guide/Birds/Carrion Crow, Corvus corone
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Raven, Corvus corax
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hooded Crow, Corvus cornix
    • Field Guide/Birds/Jackdaw, Corvus monedula
    • Rook, Corvus frugilegus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Jay, Garrulus glandarius
    • Field Guide/Birds/Chough, Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Magpie, Pica pica
    • Field Guide/Birds/Nutcracker, Nucifraga caryocatactes, very rare
  • Sylviidae: Old World warblers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cetti's Warbler, Cettia cetti
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lanceolated Warbler, Locustella lanceolata, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grasshopper Warbler, Locustella naevia
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler, Locustella certhiola, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/River Warbler, Locustella fluviatilis, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Savi's Warbler, Locustella luscinioides, rare breeder
    • Field Guide/Birds/Moustached Warbler, Acrocephalus melanopogon, very rare, has bred
    • Field Guide/Birds/Aquatic Warbler, Acrocephalus paludicola, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sedge Warbler, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Paddyfield Warbler, Acrocephalus agricola, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blyth's Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus dumetorum, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Marsh Warbler, Acrocephalus palustris
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus arundinaceus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Thick-billed Warbler, Acrocephalus aedon, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Booted Warbler, Hippolais caligata, rare
    • Sykes' Warbler, Hippolais rama,very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eastern Olivaceous Warbler, Hippolais pallida, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Western Olivaceous Warbler, Hippolais opaca, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Melodious Warbler, Hippolais polyglotta
    • Field Guide/Birds/Icterine Warbler, Hippolais icterina
    • Field Guide/Birds/Willow Warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus collybita
    • Field Guide/Birds/Iberian Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus brehmii, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Western Bonelli's Warbler, Phylloscopus bonelli, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eastern Bonelli's Warbler, Phylloscopus orientalis, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wood Warbler, Phylloscopus sibilatrix
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dusky Warbler, Phylloscopus fuscatus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Radde's Warbler, Phylloscopus schwarzi, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pallas's Warbler, Phylloscopus proregulus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-browed Warbler, Phylloscopus inornatus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hume's Warbler, Phylloscopus humei, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Arctic Warbler, Phylloscopus borealis, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greenish Warbler, Phylloscopus trochiloides, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla
    • Field Guide/Birds/Garden Warbler, Sylvia borin
    • Field Guide/Birds/Whitethroat, Sylvia communis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Whitethroat, Sylvia curruca
    • Asian Desert Warbler, Sylvia nana
    • Field Guide/Birds/Barred Warbler, Sylvia nisoria
    • Field Guide/Birds/Orphean Warbler, Sylvia hortensis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rüppell's Warbler, Sylvia rueppelli
    • Field Guide/Birds/Subalpine Warbler, Sylvia cantillans, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sardinian Warbler, Sylvia melanocephala, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Spectacled Warbler, Sylvia conspicillata, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dartford Warbler, Sylvia undata
    • Field Guide/Birds/Marmora's Warbler Sylvia sarda, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Zitting Cisticola, Cisticola juncidis, very rare
  • Regulidae: kinglets
    • Field Guide/Birds/Goldcrest, Regulus regulus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Firecrest, Regulus ignicapillus
  • Muscicapidae: Old World flycatchers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Spotted Flycatcher, Muscicapa striata
    • Pied Flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca
    • Field Guide/Birds/Collared Flycatcher, Ficedula albicollis, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-breasted Flycatcher, Ficedula parva
  • Aegithalidae: long-tailed tits
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-tailed Tit, Aegithalos longicaudus
  • Remizidae: penduline tits
    • Field Guide/Birds/Penduline Tit, Remiz pendulinus, rarity, has bred
  • Tichodromadidae: Wallcreeper
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wallcreeper, Tichodroma muraria, very rare
  • Sittidae: nuthatches
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Nuthatch, Sitta europaea
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
  • Certhiidae - treecreepers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Treecreeper, Certhia familiaris
    • Field Guide/Birds/Short-toed Treecreeper, Certhia brachydactyla, rare
  • Laniidae - shrikes
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Grey Shrike, Lanius excubitor
    • Field Guide/Birds/Southern Grey Shrike, Lanius meridionalis, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Grey Shrike, Lanius minor, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-backed Shrike, Lanius collurio
    • Field Guide/Birds/Isabelline Shrike, Lanius isabellinus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Woodchat Shrike, Lanius senator, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-tailed Shrike, Lanius schach, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Brown Shrike, Lanius cristatus, very rare
  • Emberizidae - buntings and, as very rare vagrants, American sparrows
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellowhammer, Emberiza citrinella
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pine Bunting, Emberiza leucocephalos, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ortolan Bunting, Emberiza hortulana
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cretzschmar's Bunting, Emberiza caesia, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Bunting, Emberiza pusilla, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-browed Bunting, Emberiza chrysophrys, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rustic Bunting, Emberiza rustica, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-breasted Bunting, Emberiza aureola
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-faced Bunting, Emberiza spodocephala, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-headed Bunting, Emberiza melanocephala, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pallas' Reed Bunting, Emberiza pallasi, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Reed Bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Corn Bunting, Miliaria calandra
    • Field Guide/Birds/Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lapland Bunting, Calcarius lapponicus
    • Rufous-sided Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lark Sparrow, Chondestes grammacus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis, very rare
  • Thraupidae - tanagers: very rare vagrant
    • Field Guide/Birds/Scarlet Tanager, Piranga olivacea, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra, one record
  • Vireonidae - vireos: very rare vagrant
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-throated Vireo, Vireo flavifrons, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Philadelphia Vireo, Vireo philadelphicus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-eyed Vireo, Vireo olivaceus, rare
  • Parulidae - New World warblers: very rare vagrants
    • Field Guide/Birds/Golden-winged Warbler, Vermivora chrysoptera, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tennessee Warbler, Vermivora peregrina, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Parula, Parula americana, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Chestnut-sided Warbler, Dendroica pensylvanica, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Magnolia Warbler, Dendroica magnolia, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cape May Warbler, Dendroica tigrina, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-rumped Warbler, Dendroica coronata, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blackburnian Warbler, Dendroica fusca, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bay-breasted Warbler, Dendroica castanea, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blackpoll Warbler, Dendroica striata, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-and-white Warbler, Mniotilta varia, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Redstart, Setophaga ruticilla, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Waterthrush, Seiurus noveboracensis, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hooded Warbler, Wilsonia citrina, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wilson's Warbler, Wilsonia pusilla, very rare
  • Icteridae - icterids: very rare vagrant
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, very rare vagrant
    • Field Guide/Birds/Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula, very rare vagrant
  • Fringillidae - finches
    • Field Guide/Birds/Chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs
    • Field Guide/Birds/Brambling, Fringilla montifringilla
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pine Grosbeak, Pinicola enucleator, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Rosefinch, Carpodacus erythrinus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Parrot Crossbill, Loxia pytyopsittacus, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Scottish Crossbill, Loxia scotica
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra
    • Field Guide/Birds/Two-barred Crossbill, Loxia leucoptera, rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Greenfinch, Carduelis chloris
    • Common Redpoll, Carduelis flammea
    • Lesser Redpoll, Carduelis cabaret
    • Arctic Redpoll, Carduelis hornemanni
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Siskin, Carduelis spinus
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis
    • Field Guide/Birds/Twite, Carduelis flavirostris
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Linnet, Carduelis cannabina
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Serin, Serinus serinus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hawfinch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes
    • Field Guide/Birds/Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus, very rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Trumpeter Finch, Rhodopechys githaginea, very rare
  • Ploceidae - sparrows
    • Field Guide/Birds/House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Spanish Sparrow, Passer hispaniolensis, very rare vagrant
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Passer montanus
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rock Sparrow, Petronia petronia, very rare vagrant
  • Sturnidae - starlings
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rosy Starling, Sturnus roseus, rare but increasing
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
  • Oriolidae - orioles
    • Field Guide/Birds/Golden Oriole, Oriolus oriolus

AnseriformesEdit

  • Anatidae: swans, geese and ducks
    • Field Guide/Birds/Mute Swan - Cygnus olor A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tundra Swan - Cygnus columbianus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Whooper Swan - Cygnus cygnus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bean Goose - Anser fabalis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pink-footed Goose - Anser brachyrhynchus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser White-fronted Goose - Anser erythropus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greylag Goose - Anser anser A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Snow Goose - Anser caerulescens A most records are presumed escapes from captivity
    • Field Guide/Birds/Canada Goose - Branta canadensis A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Barnacle Goose - Branta leucopsis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Brent Goose - Branta bernicla A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-breasted Goose - Branta ruficollis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiaca C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ruddy Shelduck - Tadorna ferruginea B & C many records are presumed escapes from captivity
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Shelduck - Tadorna tadorna A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Mandarin Duck - Aix galericulata C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wigeon - Anas penelope A
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Wigeon - Anas americana A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Gadwall - Anas strepera A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Teal - Anas crecca A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Green-winged Teal - Anas carolinensis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Black Duck - Anas rubripes A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Pintail - Anas acuta A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Garganey - Anas querquedula A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-crested Pochard - Netta rufina A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pochard - Aythya ferina A
    • Redhead - Aythya americana A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Canvasback - Aythya valisineria A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ring-necked Duck - Aythya collaris A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ferruginous Duck - Aythya nyroca A rare many records are presumed escapes from captivity
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tufted Duck - Aythya fuligula A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greater Scaup - Aythya marila A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Scaup - Aythya affinis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Eider - Somateria mollissima A
    • Field Guide/Birds/King Eider - Somateria spectabilis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Steller's Eider - Polysticta stelleri A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Harlequin Duck - Histrionicus histrionicus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-tailed Duck - Clangula hyemalis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Scoter - Melanitta nigra A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Surf Scoter - Melanitta perspicillata A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Velvet Scoter - Melanitta fusca A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola A rare most records are presumed escapes from captivity
    • Field Guide/Birds/Barrow's Goldeneye - Bucephala islandica A rare most records are presumed escapes from captivity
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Smew - Mergellus albellus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-breasted Merganser - Mergus serrator A
    • Goosander - Mergus merganser A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis C introduced species currently subject to an eradication programme

GalliformesEdit

  • Tetraonidae: grouse
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red Grouse - Lagopus lagopus scotica A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ptarmigan - Lagopus muta A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Black Grouse - Tetrao tetrix A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Capercaillie - Tetrao urogallus B & C reintroduced
  • Phasianidae: partridges, pheasants and quails
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-legged Partridge - Alectoris rufa C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grey Partridge - Perdix perdix A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Quail - Coturnix coturnix A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Pheasant - Phasanius colchicus C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Golden Pheasant - Chrysolophus pictus C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lady Amherst's Pheasant - Chrysolophus amherstiae C

GaviiformesEdit

  • Gaviidae: divers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-throated Diver - Gavia stellata A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-throated Diver - Gavia arctica A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Northern Diver - Gavia immer A
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-billed Diver - Gavia adamsii A rare

PodicipediformesEdit

  • Podicepidae: grebes
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Crested Grebe - Podiceps cristatus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-necked Grebe - Podiceps grisegena A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Slavonian Grebe - Podiceps auritus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-necked Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis A

ProcellariiformesEdit

  • Diomedeidae: albatrosses
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris A rare
  • Procellariidae: fulmar, shearwaters, gadfly and other petrels
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Fulmar - Fulmarus glacialis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Fea's Petrel - Pterodroma feae A rare
    • Capped Petrel - Pterodroma hasitata B rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bulwer's Petrel - Bulweria bulwerii A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cory's Shearwater - Calonectis diomedea A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Shearwater - Puffinus gravis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sooty Shearwater - Puffinus griseus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Manx Shearwater - Puffinus puffinus A
    • Balearic Shearwater - Puffinus mauretanicus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Shearwater - Puffinus assimilis A rare
  • Hydrobatidae: storm petrels
    • Wilson's Petrel - Oceanites oceanicus A rare (though more regular well offshore)
    • White-faced Petrel - Pelagodroma marina B rare
    • Storm Petrel - Hydrobates pelagicus A
    • Leach's Petrel - Oceanodroma leucorhea A
    • Swinhoe's Petrel - Oceanodroma monorhis A rare
    • Madeiran Petrel - Oceanodroma castro B rare

PelecaniformesEdit

  • Sulidae: gannets
    • Gannet - Morus bassanus A
  • Phalacrocoracidae: cormorants
    • Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Shag - Phalacrocorax aristotelis A
  • Fregatidae: frigatebirds
    • Field Guide/Birds/Magnificent Frigatebird - Fregata magnificens A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ascension Frigatebird - Fregata aquila B rare - one record
  • Phaethontidae: tropicbirds
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-billed Tropicbird - Phaeton aetherius A rare

CiconiiformesEdit

  • Ardeidae: herons and bitterns
    • Bittern - Botaurus stellata A
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Bittern - Botaurus lentiginosa A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Bittern - Ixobrychus minutus A rare
    • Night Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Green Heron - Butorides virescens A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Squacco Heron - Ardeola ralloides A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Egret - Egretta garzetta A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Snowy Egret - Egretta thula A rare
    • Great White Egret - Ardea alba A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Purple Heron - Ardea purpurea A
  • Ciconiidae: storks (rare)
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black Stork - Ciconia nigra A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White Stork - Ciconia ciconia A
  • Threskiornithidae: ibises and spoonbills
    • Field Guide/Birds/Glossy Ibis - Plegadis falcinellus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia A

AccipitriformesEdit

Some classifications also include the Falconidae.

  • Pandionidae: Osprey
    • Field Guide/Birds/Osprey - Pandion haliaetus A
  • Accipitridae: hawks, eagles, buzzards, harriers, kites and allies
    • European Field Guide/Birds/Honey Buzzard - Pernis apivorus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black Kite - Milvus migrans A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red Kite - Milvus milvus A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-tailed Eagle - Haliaeetus albicilla A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Egyptian Vulture - Neophron percnopterus B
    • Field Guide/Birds/Short-toed Eagle - Circaetus gallicus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Marsh Harrier - Circus aeruginosus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hen Harrier - Circus cyaneus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pallid Harrier - Circus macrourus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Montagu's Harrier - Circus pygargus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Goshawk - Accipiter gentilis A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Buzzard - Buteo buteo A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Rough-legged Buzzard - Buteo lagopus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greater Spotted Eagle - Aquila clanga B
    • Field Guide/Birds/Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos A

FalconiformesEdit

Sometimes included in the Accipitriformes

  • Falconidae: falcons
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Kestrel - Falco naumanni A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Kestrel - Falco sparverius A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-footed Falcon - Falco vespertinus A rare
    • Merlin - Falco columbarius A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Hobby - Falco subbuteo A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eleanora's Falcon - Falco eleonorae A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Gyr Falcon - Falco rusticolus A rare
    • Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus A

GruiformesEdit

  • Rallidae: rails and crakes
    • Field Guide/Birds/Water Rail - Rallus aquaticus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Spotted Crake - Porzana porzana A
    • Sora - Porzana carolina A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Crake - Porzana parva A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Baillon's Crake - Porzana pusilla A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Corn Crake - Crex crex A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Allen's Gallinule - Porphyrio alleni A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica A rare
    • Coot - Fulica atra A
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Coot - Fulica americana A rare
  • Gruidae: cranes
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Crane - Grus grus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sandhill Crane - Grus americana A rare
  • Otidae: bustards
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Bustard - Tetrax tetrax A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Macqueen's Bustard - Chlamydotis macqueenii B rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Bustard - Otis tarda A rare

CharadriiformesEdit

Suborder Charadrii: wadersEdit

  • Haematopodidae: oystercatchers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Pied Oystercatcher - Haematopus ostralegus A
  • Recurvirostridae: avocets and stilts
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus A rare
    • Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta A
  • Burhinidae: thick-knees
    • Stone Curlew - Burhinus oedicnemus A
  • Glareolidae: coursers and pratincoles
    • Field Guide/Birds/Cream-coloured Courser - Cursorius cursor A rare rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Collared Pratincole - Glareola pratincola A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Oriental Pratincole - Glareola maldivarum A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-winged Pratincole - Glareola nordmanni A rare
  • Charadriidae: plovers and lapwings
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Ringed Plover - Charadrius dubius A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ringed Plover - Charadrius hiaticula A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Kentish Plover - Charadrius alexandrinus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Sand Plover - Charadrius mongolus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greater Sand Plover - Charadrius leschenaultii A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Caspian Plover - Charadrius asiaticus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Dotterel - Charadrius morinellus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/American Golden Plover - Pluvialis dominica A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pacific Golden Plover - Pluvialis fulva A rare
    • Golden Plover - Pluvialis apricaria A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grey Plover - Pluvialis squatarola A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sociable Lapwing - Vanellus gregarius A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-tailed Lapwing - Vanellus leucurus A rare
    • Lapwing - Vanellus vanellus A
  • Scolopacidae: typical waders or shorebirds
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Knot - Calidris tenuirostris A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red Knot - Calidris canutus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sanderling - Calidris alba A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Western Sandpiper - Calidris mauri A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-necked Stint - Calidris ruficollis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Stint - Calidris minuta A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Temminck's Stint - Calidris temminckii A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-toed Stint - Calidris subminuta A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-rumped Sandpiper - Calidris fuscicollis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Baird's Sandpiper - Calidris bairdii A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pectoral Sandpiper - Calidris melanotos A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sharp-tailed Sandpiper - Calidris acuminata A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Curlew Sandpiper - Calidris ferruginea A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Stilt Sandpiper - Calidris himantopus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Purple Sandpiper - Calidris maritima A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Dunlin - Calidris alpina A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Broad-billed Sandpiper - Limicola falcinellus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Buff-breasted Sandpiper - Tryngites subruficollis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ruff - Philomachus pugnax A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Jack Snipe - Lymnocryptes minimus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Snipe - Gallinago gallinago A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Snipe - Gallinago media A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus A rare
    • Woodcock - Scolopax rusticola A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-tailed Godwit - Limosa limosa A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hudsonian Godwit - Limosa haemastica A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bar-tailed Godwit - Limosa lapponica A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Curlew - Numenius minutus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eskimo Curlew - Numenius borealis B extinct
    • Field Guide/Birds/Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Slender-billed Curlew - Numenius tenuirostris A rare
    • Curlew - Numenius arquata A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Upland Sandpiper - Bartramia longicauda A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Spotted Redshank - Tringa erythropus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Redshank - Tringa totanus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Marsh Sandpiper - Tringa stagnatilis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Greenshank - Tringa nebularia A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Solitary Sandpiper - Tringa solitaria A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Green Sandpiper - Tringa ochropus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wood Sandpiper - Tringa glareola A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Terek Sandpiper - Xenus cinereus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grey-tailed Tattler - Heterosceles brevipes A rare
    • Turnstone - Arenaria interpres A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wilson's Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-necked Phalarope - Phalaropus lobatus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Grey Phalarope - Phalaropus fulicaria A

Suborder Lari: skuas, gulls & ternsEdit

  • Stercorariidae: skuas
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pomarine Skua - Stercorarius pomarinus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Arctic Skua - Stercorarius parasiticus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-tailed Skua - Stercorarius longicaudus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Skua - Stercorarius skua A
  • Laridae: gulls
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Black-headed Gull - Larus ichthyaetus B rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Mediterranean Gull - Larus melanocephalus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Laughing Gull - Larus atricilla A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Franklin's Gull - Larus pipixcan A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Gull - Larus minutus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sabine's Gull - Larus sabini A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bonaparte's Gull - Larus philadelphia A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-headed Gull - Larus ridibundus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Slender-billed Gull - Larus genei A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Audouin's Gull - Larus audouinii A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Gull - Larus canus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Herring Gull - Larus argentatus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Iceland Gull - Larus glaucoides A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Glaucous Gull - Larus hyperboreus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Black-backed Gull - Larus marinus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ross's Gull - Rhodostethia rosea A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ivory Gull - Pagophila eburnea A rare
  • Sternidae: terns
    • Field Guide/Birds/Gull-billed Tern - Sterna nilotica A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Royal Tern - Sterna maximus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Crested Tern - Sterna bengalensis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sandwich Tern - Sterna sandvicensis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Elegant Tern - Sterna elegans A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Roseate Tern - Sterna dougallii A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Tern - Sterna hirundo A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Arctic Tern - Sterna paradisaea A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Aleutian Tern - Sterna aleutica A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Bridled Tern - Sterna anaethetus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Sooty Tern - Sterna fuscata A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Tern - Sterna albifrons A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Whiskered Tern - Childonias hybridus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black Tern - Childonias niger A
    • Field Guide/Birds/White-winged Tern - Childonias leucopterus A rare

Suborder Alcae: auksEdit

  • Alcidae: auks
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Guillemot - Uria aalge A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Brunnich's Guillemot - Uria lomvia A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Razorbill - Alca torda A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Auk - Pinguinus impennis B extinct
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black Guillemot - Cepphus grylle A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Ancient Murrelet - Synthliboramphus antiquus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Auk - Alle alle A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Atlantic Puffin - Fratercula arctica A

PterocliformesEdit

  • Pteroclidae: sandgrouse
    • Field Guide/Birds/Field Guide/Pallas's Sandgrouse - Syrrhaptes paradoxus A rare

ColumbiformesEdit

  • Columbidae: [[Dove|pigeons and doves
    • Rock Dove or Feral Pigeon - Columba livia A & C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Stock Dove - Columba oenas A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Wood Pigeon - Columba palumbus A
    • Collared Dove - Streptopelia decaocto A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Turtle Dove - Streptopelia turtur A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Oriental Turtle Dove - Streptopelia orientalis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura' A rare

PsittaciformesEdit

  • Psittacidae: parrots
    • Ring-necked Parakeet - Psittacula krameri C

CuculiformesEdit

  • Cuculidae: cuckoos
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Spotted Cuckoo - Clamator glandarius A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Cuckoo - Cuculus canorus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Black-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus erythropthalmus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus A rare

StrigiformesEdit

  • Tytonidae: barn owls
    • Field Guide/Birds/Barn Owl - Tyto alba A
  • Strigidae: owls
    • Scops Owl - Otus scops A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Snowy Owl - Bubo scandiacus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Northern Hawk Owl - Surnia ulula A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Owl - Athene noctua C
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tawny Owl - Strix aluco A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Long-eared Owl - Asio otus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Tengmalm's Owl - Aegolius funereus A rare

CaprimulgiformesEdit

  • Caprimulgidae: nightjars
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Nightjar - Caprimulgus europaeus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Red-necked Nightjar - Caprimulgus ruficollis A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Egyptian Nightjar - Caprimulgus aegyptius A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor A rare

ApodiformesEdit

  • Apodidae: swifts
    • Field Guide/Birds/Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica A rare
    • Needle-tailed Swift - Hirundapus caudacutus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Common Swift - Apus apus A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pallid Swift - Apus pallidus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Pacific Swift - Apus pacificus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Alpine Swift - Apus melba A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Little Swift - Apus affinis A rare

CoraciiformesEdit

  • Alcedinidae: kingfishers
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Belted Kingfisher - Ceryle alcyon A rare
  • Meropidae: bee-eaters
    • Field Guide/Birds/Blue-cheeked Bee-eater - Merops persicus A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Bee-eater - Merops apiaster A
  • Coraciidae: rollers
    • Field Guide/Birds/European Roller - Coracias garrulus A rare
  • Upupidae: Hoopoes
    • Field Guide/Birds/Hoopoe - Upupa epops A

PiciformesEdit

  • Picidae: woodpeckers
    • Field Guide/Birds/Eurasian Wryneck - Jynx torquilla A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Green Woodpecker - Picus viridis A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Sphyrapicus varius A rare
    • Field Guide/Birds/Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos major A
    • Field Guide/Birds/Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos minor A
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