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Birds - Aves

This subsection provides a listing of the commonest bird species, most of which exist in the Northern Hemisphere. We have attempted to provide a sampling of each of the bird families which live in and around the world's boreal forest regions.


Birds

Gaviformes - Loons
 Gaviidae
  Gavia
    Gavia stellata - Red-throated Diver
    Gavia arctica - Black-throated Loon
    Gavia adamsii - Yellow-billed Loon

Podicipediformes - Grebes
 Podicipedidae
  Tachybaptus
    Tachybaptus ruficollis - Little Grebe
  Podiceps
    Podiceps auritus - Horned Grebe
    Podiceps nigricollis - Black-necked Grebe

Procellariiformes - Tubenoses
 Procellariidae - Fulmars
  Fulmarus
    Fulmarus glacialis - Northern Fulmar (photo)
  Puffinus
    Puffinus griseus - Sooty Shearwater
    Puffinus assimilis - Little Shearwater
    Puffinus gravis - Great Shearwater
    Puffinus tenuirostris - Short-tailed Shearwater
 Hydrobatidae - Petrels
  Oceanodroma
    Oceanodroma leucorrhoa - Storm-Petrel
    Oceanodroma monorhis - Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel

Pelecaniformes - Pelicans, Cormorants
  Sulidae
    Sula bassana - Northern Gannet
    Sula leucogaster - Brown Booby
    Sula nebouxii - Blue-footed Booby
    Sula dactylatra - Masked Booby  (photo)
    Sula sula - Red-footed Booby
  Phalacrocoracidae
    Phalacrocorax carbo - Great Cormorant
    Phalacrocorax aristotelis - European Shag
    Phalacrocorax pelagicus - Pelagic Cormorant
    Phalacrocorax urile - Red-faced Cormorant
  Pelecanidae
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos- American White Pelican
    Pelecanus occidentalis- Brown Pelican

Ciconiiformes - Herons, Storks and Bitterns
 Ardeidae
  Botarus
    Botaurus stellaris - Eurasian Bittern 
    Botaurus lentiginosus- American Bittern
  Ixobrychus
    Ixobrychus minutus - Little Bittern
    Ixobrychus eurythmus - Bittern
    Ixobrychus sinensis - Yellow Bittern
  Nycticorax
    Nycticorax nycticorax - Black-crowned Night Heron
  Butorides
    Butorides striatus - Little Heron
  Ardeola
    Ardeola ralloides - Squacco Pond-Heron
  Egretta
    Egretta gularis - Western Reef Heron
  Ardea
    Ardea cinerea - Grey Heron
    Ardea purpurea - Purple Heron
    Ardea melanocephala - Black-headed Heron
 Ciconiidae
  Ciconia
    Ciconia nigra - Black Stork
    Ciconia ciconia - White Stork

Gruiformes - Cranes, Bustards, Rails, Buttonquail
 Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, Coots
  Rallus
    Rallus aquaticus - Water Rail (photo)
  Porzana
    Porzana porzana - Spotted Crake
    Porzana parva - Little Crake
    Porzana paykullii - Band-bellied Crake
    Porzana fusca - Ruddy-breasted Crake
    Porzana carolina - Sora Rail
  Crex
    Crex crex - Corn Crake
  Gallinula
    Gallinula chloropus - Moorhen, Common Gallinule
    Gallinula martinica - American Purple Gallinule
  Porphyrula
    Porphyrula alleni - Allen's Gallinule
  Fulica
    Fulica americana - American Coot, Common Coot
    Fulica cristata - Crested Coot
 Gruidae - Cranes
  Grus
    Grus grus - Crane Common Crane
    Grus canadensis - Sandhill Crane
    Grus vipio - White-naped Crane
    Grus monachus - Hooded Crane
    Grus leucogeranus - Siberian White Crane
 Otidae - Bustards
  Tetrax
    Tetrax tetrax - Little Bustard
  Chlamydotis
    Chlamydotis undulata - Houbara Bustard
  Otis
    Otis tarda - Great Bustard

Anseriformes - Swans, Geese, Ducks
 Anatidae
  Cygnus
    Cygnus olor - Mute Swan
    Cygnus columbianus - Whistling Swan
    Cygnus bewickii - Bewick's Swan
    Cygnus cygnus - Whooper Swan
    Cygnus atratus - Black Swan
  Anser
    Anser fabalis - Bean Goose
    Anser brachyrhynchus - Pink-footed Goose
    Anser albifrons - White-fronted Goose
    Anser erythropus - Lesser White-fronted Goose
    Anser anser - Greylag Goose
    Anser caerulescens - Snow Goose
  Branta
    Branta canadensis - Canada Goose (in Birds of NWO)
    Branta leucopsis - Barnacle Goose
    Branta bernicla - Brent Goose
    Branta ruficollis - Red-breasted Goose
  Tadorna
    Tadorna ferruginea - Ruddy Shelduck
    Tadorna tadorna - Red-billed Shelduck
    Tadorna cristata - Crested Shelduck
  Anas
    Anas penelope - Eurasian Wigeon
    Anas americana - American Wigeon
    Anas strepera - Gadwall
    Anas crecca - Green-winged Teal
    Anas platyrhynchos - Mallard (in Birds of NWO)
    Anas acuta - Northern Pintail
    Anas discors - Blue-winged Teal
    Anas clypeata - Northern Shoveler
    Anas falcata - Falcated Teal
    Anas formosa - Baikal Teal
    Anas rubripes - American Black Duck
  Netta
    Netta rufina - Red-crested Pochard
  Aythya
    Aythya ferina - Northern Pochard
    Aythya collaris - Ring-necked Duck
    Aythya nyroca - Ferruginous Duck (photo)
    Aythya fuligula - Tufted Pochard
    Aythya marila - Greater Scaup
    Aythya affinis - Lesser Scaup
  Somateria
    Somateria mollissima - Common Eider
    Somateria spectabilis - King Eider
    Somateria fischeri - Spectacled Eider
  Polysticta
    Polysticta stelleri - Steller's Eider (photo)
  Clangula
    Clangula hyemalis - Long-tailed Duck (photo)
  Histrionicus
  Histrionicus histrionicus - Harlequin Duck
  Melanitta
    Melanitta nigra - Common Scoter
    Melanitta perspicillata - Surf Scoter (photo)
    Melanitta fusca - White-winged Scoter
  Bucephala
    Bucephala clangula - Common Goldeneye
    Bucephala albeola - Bufflehead
    Bucephala islandica - Barrow's Goldeneye
  Mergus
    Mergus albellus - Smew
    Mergus serrator - Red-breasted Merganser
    Mergus merganser - Common Merganser (photo)
    Mergus cucullatus - Hooded Merganser
  Oxyura
    Oxyura leucocephala - White-headed Duck

Accipitriformes - Birds of Prey
 Accipitridae - Hawks and Eagles
  Pernis
    Pernis apivorus - Eurasian Honey-Buzzard (photo)
  Milvus
    Milvus migrans - Black Kite
    Milvus milvus - Red Kite
  Haliaeetus
    Haliaeetus leucoryphus - Sea-Eagle (photo)
    Haliaeetus albicilla - White-tailed Sea-Eagle
    Haliaeetus pelagicus - Steller's Sea-Eagle
  Gypaetus
    Gypaetus barbatus - Lammergeier (photo)
  Gyps
    Gyps fulvus - Eurasian Griffon (photo)
    Gyps rueppellii -Ruppell's Vulture
  Circaetus
    Circaetus gallicus - Short-toed Eagle
  Circus
    Circus aeruginosus - Marsh Harrier
    Circus cyaneus - Northern Harrier
    Circus melanoleucus - Pied Harrier
  Accipiter
    Accipiter gentilis - Northern Goshawk
    Accipiter nisus - Eurasian Sparrowhawk (photo)
    Accipiter badius - Shikra
    Accipiter brevipes - Levant Sparrowhawk
  Buteo
    Buteo buteo - Common Buzzard
    Buteo rufinus - Long-legged Buzzard
    Buteo lagopus - Rough-legged Buzzard
    Buteo hemilasius - Upland Buzzard
  Butastur
    Butastur indicus - Gray-faced Buzzard
  Aquila
    Aquila pomarina - Lesser Spotted Eagle (photo)
    Aquila clanga - Greater Spotted Eagle
    Aquila rapax - Steppe Eagle
  Aquila chrysaetos - Golden Eagle (in Birds of NWO)
  Hieraeetus
    Hieraeetus pennatus - Booted Eagle
    Hieraeetus fasciatus - Bonelli's Eagle
 Pandionidae - Sea Hawks
  Pandion
    Pandion haliaetus - Osprey (in Birds of NWO)

Falconiformes - Birds of Prey
 Falconidae - Falcons
  Falco
    Falco naumanni - Lesser Kestrel
    Falco tinnunculus - Common Kestrel (photo)
    Falco vespertinus - Red-footed Falcon
    Falco columbarius - Merlin
    Falco subbuteo - Northern Hobby
    Falco rusticolus - Gyrfalcon
    Falco peregrinus - Peregrine Falcon
    Falco biarmicus - Lanner Falcon
    Falco concolor - Sooty Falcon
    Falco sparverius - American Kestrel

Strigiformes - Owls - Birds of Prey
 Tytonidae
  Tyto
    Tyto alba - Barn Owl
 Strigidae
  Bubo
    Bubo bubo - Northern Eagle Owl (photo)
  Nyctea
    Nyctea scandiaca - Snowy Owl (in Birds of NWO)
  Surnia
    Surnia ulula - Northern Hawk Owl
  Glaucidium
    Glaucidium passerinum - Eurasian Pygmy-Owl
  Athene
    Athene noctua - Little Owl (photo)
  Strix
    Strix aluco - Tawny Owl (photo)
    Strix uralensis - Ural Owl
    Strix nebulosa - Great Grey Owl
  Asio
    Asio otus - Long-eared Owl
    Asio flammeus - Short-eared Owl (photo)
  Aegolius
    Aegolius funereus - Boreal Owl
  Otus
    Otus scops - Eurasian Scops-Owl
    Otus flammelous-  Flammulated Owl (photo)
    Otus bakhamoena - Collared Scops-Owl
    Otus brucei - Striated Scops-Owl
    Otus sunia - Eastern Scops-Owl
  Ninox
    Ninox scutulata - Brown Hawk-Owl (photo)

Galliformes - Gallinaceous Birds
 Tetraonidae
  Bonasa
    Bonasa bonasia - Northern Hazelhen (photo)
  Lagopus
    Lagopus lagopus - Willow Ptarmigan
    Lagopus mutus - Rock Ptarmigan
  Tetrao
    Tetrao tetrix - Northern Black Grouse (photo)
    Tetrao mlokosiewiczi - Caucasian Black Grouse
    Tetrao urogallus - Capercaillie (photo)
    Tetrao urogalloides - Black-billed Capercaillie
  Falcipennis
    Falcipennis falcipennis - Siberian Spruce Grouse (photo)
 Phasianidae
  Perdix
    Perdix perdix - Gray Partridge
    Perdix dauuricae - Daurian Partridge
  Ammoperdix
    Ammoperdix griseogularis - See-see Partridge
  Alectoris
    Alectoris chukar - Chukar Patridge (photo)
  Francolinus
    Francolinus francolinus - Black Francolin
  Tetraogallus
    Tetraogallus caucasicus - Caucasian Snowcock
    Tetraogallus caspius - Caspian Snowcock
    Tetraogallus himalayensis - Himalayan Snowcock
  Coturnix
    Coturnix coturnix  - Common Quail
  Lophortyx
    Lophortyx californicus- California Quail
  Phasianus
    Phasianus colchicus  - Ring-Necked Pheasant
 Meleagrididae
  Meleagris
    Meleagris gallopavo-  Wild Turkey

Charadriiformes - Shorebirds, Gulls, Alcids
 Haematopodidae - Oystercatchers
  Haematopus
    Haematopus ostralegus - Common Oystercatcher (photo)
 Recurvirostridae - Avosets, Stilts
  Recurvirostra
    Recurvirostra avosetta - Black-capped Avocet
 Burhinidae - Curlews
  Burhinus
    Burhinus oedicnemus - Eurasian Thick-knee (photo)
 Glareolidae - Coursers
  Cursorius
    Cursorius cursor - Cream-coloured Courser
  Glareola
    Glareola pratincola - European Pratincole
    Glareola nordmanni - Black-winged Pratincole
 Charadriidae - Plovers, Lapwings
  Charadrius
    Charadrius dubius - Little Ringed Plover
    Charadrius hiaticula - Greater Ringed Plover
    Charadrius leschenaultii - Greater Sand Plover (photo)
    Charadrius morinellus - Eurasian Dotterel (photo)
    Charadrius placidus - Long-billed Plover
    Charadrius vociferus - Killdeer
   Pluvialis
    Pluvialis dominica - American Golden Plover
    Pluvialis apricaria - Greater Golden Plover
    Pluvialis squatarola - Grey Plover (photo)
  Chettusia
    Chettusia gregaria - Sociable Lapwing
    Chettusia leucura - White-tailed Lapwing
  Vanellus
    Vanellus vanellus - Northern Lapwing (photo)
 Scolopacidae - Sandpipers
  Caldiris
    Calidris ruficollis - Red-necked Stint
    Calidris minuta - Little Stint
    Calidris temminckii - Temminck's Stint
    Calidris minutilla - Least Sandpiper (photo)
    Calidris bairdii - Baird's Sandpiper
    Calidris mauri - Western Sandpiper
  Limicola
    Limicola falcinellus - Broad-billed Sandpiper
  Micropalama
    Micropalama himantopus - Stilt Sandpiper
  Tryngites
    Tryngites subruficollis - Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  Philomachus
    Philomachus pugnax - Ruff
  Gallinago
    Gallinago gallinago - Common Snipe (photo)
  Scolopax
    Scolopax rusticola - Eurasian Woodcock
  Numenius
    Numenius borealis - Eskimo Curlew
    Numenius americana - Long-billed Curlew (photo)
    Numenius phaeopus - Hudsonian Curlew
  Actitis
    Actitis hypoleucos - Common Sandpiper (photo)
    Actitis macularia - Spotted Sandpiper
 Stercorariidae - Jaegers, Skuas
  Stercorarius
    Stercorarius pomarinus - Pomarine Jaeger
    Stercorarius parasiticus - Arctic Skua
    Stercorarius longicaudus - Long-tailed Jaeger
    Stercorarius skua - Great Skua (photo)
 Laridae - Gulls
  Larus
    Larus crassirostris - Black-tailed Gull
    Larus delawarensis - Ring-billed Gull (photo)
    Larus glaucescens - Glaucous-winged Gull
    Larus heermanni - Heermann's Gull
    Larus ridibundus - Black-headed Gull (photo)
    Larus pipixcan - Franklin's Gull
    Larus argentatus- Herring Gull (in Birds of NWO)
  Rhodostethia
    Rhodostethia rosea - Ross's Gull
  Rissa
    Rissa tridactyla -Black-legged Kittiwake
    Rissa brevirostris - Red-legged Kittiwake
  Pagophila
    Pagophila eburnea - Ivory Gull (photo)
 Sternidae - Terns
  Gelochelidon
    Gelochelidon niloticaGull-billed Tern (photo)
  Sterna
    Sterna hirundo - Common Tern (photo)
    Sterna paradisaea - Arctic Tern
    Sterna albirons - Little Tern
  Chlidonias
    Chlidonias hybridus - Whiskered Tern
    Chlidonias niger - Black Tern (photo)
    Chlidonias leucopterus - White-winged Black Tern
 Alcidae - Alcids
  Uria
    Uria aalge - Common Murre (photo)
    Uria lomvia - Thick-billed Murre
  Alca
    Alca torda - Razorbill
  Cepphus
    Cepphus grylle - Black Guillemot
    Cepphus carbo - Spectackled Guillemot
  Pinguinus
    Pinguinus impennis - Great Auk (extinct)
  Alle
    Alle alle - Little Auk
  Fratercula
    Fratercula arctica - Atlantic Puffin
    Fratercula corniculata - Horned Puffin
    Fratercula cirrhata - Tufted Puffin

Pteroclidiformes - Sandgrouse
 Pteroclididae
    Sandgrouse - overview
  Syrrhaptes
    Syrrhaptes paradoxus - Palla's Sandgrouse
    Syrrhaptes tibetanus - Tibetan Sandgrouse
  Pterocles
    Pterocles orientalis - Black-bellied Sandgrouse
    Pterocles alchata - Pin-tailed Sandgrouse

Columbiformes - Pigeons, Doves
 Columbidae
  Columba
    Columba livia - Rock Dove - "Domestic Pigeon"
    Columba oenas - Western Stock Pigeon
    Columba palumbus - Wood Pigeon
  Ectopistes 
    Ectopistes migratorius- Passenger Pigeon (extinct)
  Streptopelia
    Streptopelia decaocto - Collared Turtle-Dove
    Streptopelia turtur - European Turtle-Dove (photo)
    Streptopelia risoria - Ringed Turtle Dove
  Streptopelia
    Streptopelia decaocto - Collared Turtle-Dove
  Zenaidura
    Zenaidura macroura - Mourning Dove

Cuculiformes - Cuckoos
 Cuculidae
  Clamator
    Clamator glandarius - Great Spotted Cuckoo
  Cuculus
    Cuculus canorus - Eurasian Cuckoo (photo)
    Cuculus saturatus - Oriental Cuckoo
    Cuculus poliocephalus - Lesser Cuckoo
  Coccyzus
    Coccyzus erythropthalmus - Black-Billed Cuckoo

Caprimulgiformes - Nightjars
 Caprimulgidae
  Caprimulgus
    Caprimulgus europaeus - European Nightjar
    Caprimulgus indicus - Gray Nightjar

Apodiformes - Switfts, Hummingbirds
 Apodidae
  Hirundapus
    Hirundapus caudacutus - Needle-tailed Swift
  Apus
    Apus apus - Northern Swift (photo)
    Apus melba - Alpine Swift
    Apus caffer - White-rumped Swift
    Apus affinis - House Swift
    Apus unicolor - Plain Swift
 Trochilidae
  Archilochus
    Archilochus colubris - Ruby-throated Hummingbird (in Birds of NWO)
  Selasphorus
    Selasphorus rufus - Rufous Hummingbird (photo)

Coraciiformes - Rollers
 Alcedinidae - Kingfishers
  Alcedo
    Alcedo atthis - Eurasian Kingfisher (photo)
  Halcyon
    Halcyon smyrnensis - White-throated Kingfisher
    Halcyon pileata - Black-capped Kingfisher
  Ceryle
    Ceryle rudis - Pied Kingfisher (photo)
    Ceryle lugubris - Crested Kingfisher
 Meropidae - Bee-eaters
  Merops
    Merops superciliosus - Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
    Merops apiaster - European Bee-eater (photo)
 Coraciidae - Rollers
  Coracias
    Coracias garrulus - Eurasian Roller

Piciformes - Woodpeckers
 Picidae
  Jynx
    Jynx torquilla - Eurasian Wryneck
  Picus
    Picus canus - Grey-headed Woodpecker
    Picus viridis - Eurasian Green Woodpecker (photo)
  Dryocopus
    Dryocopus martius - Black Woodpecker
  Dendrocopus
    Dendrocopus major - Great Spotted Woodpecker (photo)
    Dendrocopus minor - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
    Dendrocopus leucotos - White-backed Woodpecker
  Picoides
    Picoides tridactylus - Northern Three-toed Woodpecker

Passeriformes- Larks, Swallows, Warblers, Buntings, Starlings, Crows, Thrushes...
 Alaudidae - Larks
  Melanocorypha
    Melanocorypha calandra - Calandra Lark
    Melanocorypha bimaculata - Bimaculated Lark (photo)
    Melanocorypha leucoptera - White-winged Lark
    Melanocorypha yeltoniensis - Black Lark
  Calandrella
    Calandrella brachydactyla - Greater Short-toed Lark (photo)
    Calandrella rufescens - Lesser Short-toed Lark
  Galerida
    Galerida cristata - Crested Lark (photo)
  Lullula
    Lullula arborea - Wood Lark
  Alauda
    Alauda arvensis - Northern Skylark
  Eremophila
    Eremophila alpestris - Horned Lark
 Hirundinidae - Swallows and Martins
  Riparia
    Riparia riparia - Sand Martin
  Ptyonoprogne
    Ptyonoprogne rupestris - Crag Martin
  Hirundo
    Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow
    Hirundo daurica - Rumped Swallow
  Tuchycineta
    Tuchycineta bicolor - Tree Swallow (in Birds of NWO)
  Delichon
    Delichon urbica - House Martin (photo)
 Motacillidae - Pipits and Wagtails
  Anthus
    Anthus novaeseelandiae - Richard's Pipit (photo)
    Anthus godlewskii - Blyth's Pipit
    Anthus campestris - Tawny Pipit
    Anthus hodgsoni - Olive-backed Pipit
    Anthus trivialis - Tree Pipit
  Motacilla
    Motacilla flava - Yellow Wagtail
    Motacilla citreola - Citrine Wagtail
    Motacilla cinerea - Grey Wagtail (photo)
    Motacilla alba - White Wagtail
 Bombycillidae - Waxwings
  Bombycilla
    Bombycilla garrulus - Bohemian Waxwing (photo)
    Bombycilla cedrorum -  Cedar Waxwing (in Birds of NWO)
 Cinclidae - Dippers
  Cinclus
    Cinclus cinclus - Eurasian Dipper (photo)
    Cinclus mexicanus - American Dipper
 Troglodytidae - Wrens
  Troglodytes
    Troglodytes troglolytes - Wren
    Troglodytes aedon - House Wren (photo)
 Prunellidae - Accentors
  Prunella
    Prunella modularis - Dunnock (photo)
    Prunella montanella - Siberian Accentor (photo)
    Prunella atrogularis - Black-throated Accentor
    Prunella collaris - Alpine Accentor
 Turdidae - Thrushes
  Erithacus
    Erithacus rubecula - European Robin (photo)
  Luscinia
    Luscinia luscinia - Thrush Nightingale
    Luscinia megarhynchos - Common Nightingale (photo)
    Luscinia calliope - Siberian Rubythroat
    Luscinia svecica - Bluethroat
  Tarsiger
    Tarsiger cyanurus - Red-flanked Bluetail (photo)
  Phoenicurus
    Phoenicurus ochruros - Black Redstart
    Phoenicurus phoenicurus - Redstart (photo)
  Saxicola
    Saxicola rubetra - Whinchat
    Saxicola torquata - Stonechat (photo)
  Oenanthe
    Oenanthe isabellina - Isabelline Wheatear
    Oenanthe oenanthe - Northern Wheatear
    Oenanthe pleschanka - Pied Wheatear (photo)
    Oenanthe hispanica - Black-eared Wheatear
  Monticola
    Monticola saxatilis - Rock Thrush
    Monticola solitarius  - Blue Rock-Thrush (photo)
  Zoothera
    Zoothera dauma - White's Thrush
    Zoothera siberica - Siberian Thrush
  Catharus
    Catharus ustulatus - Swainson's Thrush
    Catharus minimus - Grey-cheeked Thrush (photo)
  Turdus
    Turdus torquatus - Ring Ouzel
    Turdusmerula - European Blackbird (photo)
    Turdus obscurus - Eyebrowed Thrush
    Turdus naumanni - Dusky Thrush
    Turdus ruficollis - Black-throated Thrush
    Turdus philomelos - Song Thrush
 Sylviidae - Warblers
  Locustella
    Locustella lanceolata - Lanceolated Warbler (photo)
    Locustella naevia - Grasshopper Warbler
    Locustella fluviatilis - River Warbler (photo)
    Locustella luscinioides - Savi's Warbler
  Acrocephalus
    Acrocephalus paludicola - Aquatic Warbler
    Acrocephalus schoenobaenus - Sedge Warbler (photo)
    Acrocephalus agricola - Paddyfield Warbler
    Acrocephalus dumetorum - Blyth's Reed Warbler
    Acrocephalus palustris - Marsh Warbler (photo)
    Acrocephalus scirpaceus - Reed Warbler
    Acrocephalus arundinaceus - Great Reed Warbler
  Hippolais
    Hippolais pallida - Olivaceous Warbler
    Hippolais caligata - Booted Warbler (photo)
    Hippolais icterina - Icterine Warbler
  Dendroica
    Dendroica virens - Black-throated Green Warbler
    Dendroica nigrescens - Black-throated Gray Warbler
  Sylvia
    Sylvia undata - Dartford Warbler
    Sylvia cantillans - Subalpine Warbler
    Sylvia nana - Desert Warbler (photo)
    Sylvia nisoria - Barred Warbler
    Sylvia curruca - Lesser Whitethroat
    Sylvia communis - Whitethroat
    Sylvia borin - Garden Warbler
    Sylvia atricapilla - Blackcap (photo)
  Phylloscopus
    Phylloscopus trochiloides - Greenish Warbler
    Phylloscopus borealis - Arctic Warbler (photo)
    Phylloscopus sibilatrix - Wood Warbler
    Phylloscopus collybita - Chiffchaff
    Phylloscopus trochilus -  Willow Warbler
  Regulus
    Regulus regulus - Goldcrest (photo)
    Regulus ignicapillus - Firecrest
 Muscicapidae - Flycatchers
  Muscicapa
    Muscicapa striata - Spotted Flycatcher (photo)
    Muscicapa dauurica - Brown Flycatcher
  Ficedula
    Ficedula parva - Red-breasted Flycatcher (photo)
    Ficedula albicollis - Collared Flycatcher
    Ficedula hypoleuca - Pied Flycatcher (photo)
 Timaliidae - Parrotbills
  Panurus
    Panurus biarmicus - Bearded Tit, Parrotbill (photo)
 Aegithalidae - Long-Tailed Tits
  Aegithalos
    Aegithalos caudatus - Long-tailed Tit
 Paridae - Tits and Chikadees
  Parus
    Parus bicolor - Tufted Titmouse
    Parus cyanus - Azure Tit (photo)
    Parus montanus - Willow Tit
    Parus cinctus - Siberian Tit
    Parus cristatus - Crested Tit
    Parus atricapillus - Black-capped Chickadee (in Birds of NWO)
 Sittidae - Nuthatches
  Sitta
    Sitta europaea - Nuthatch
    Sitta carolensis - White-breasted Nuthatch (photo)
    Sitta neumayer - Rock Nuthatch
    Sitta tephronota - Eastern Rock Nuthatch
 Certhiidae - Treecreepers
  Certhia
    Certhia familiaris - Brown Creeper
    Certhia brachydactyla - Short-toed Treecreeper
 Remizidae - Penduline Tits
  Remiz
    Remiz pendulinus - Penduline Tit
 Oriolidae - Orioles
  Oriolus
    Oriolus oriolus - Golden Oriole
 Laniidae - Shrikes
  Lanius
    Lanius isabellinus - Rufous-tailed Shrike
    Lanius collurio - Red-backed Shrike
    Lanius minor - Lesser Grey Shrike
    Lanius excubitor - Great Grey Shrike
    Lanius senator - Woodchat Shrike (photo)
    Lanius nubicus - Masked Shrike
 Corvidae - Crows and Jays
  Garrulus
    Garrulus glandarius - Eurasian Jay (photo)
  Perisoreus
    Perisoreus infaustus - Siberian Jay
  Pica
    Pica pica - Magpie (photo)
  Nucifraga
    Nucifraga caryocatactes - Nutcracker
    Nucifraga columbiana- Clark's Nutcracker
  Corvus
    Corvus monedula - Eurasian Jackdaw
    Corvus dauuricus - Daurian Jackdaw
    Corvus frugilegus - Rook (photo)
    Corvus brachyrhynchos - American Crow (in Birds of NWO)
    Corvus corone - Hooded Crow
    Corvus corax - Common Raven (in Birds of NWO)
 Sturnidae - Starlings
  Sturnus
    Sturnus vulgaris - European Starling (in Birds of NWO)
    Sturnus roseus - Rose-coloured Starling
 Fringillidae - Finches
  Fringilla
    Fringilla coelebs - Chaffinch (photo)
    Fringilla montifringilla - Brambling
  Serinus
    Serinus serinus - European Serin (photo)
  Carduelis
    Carduelis chloris - Greenfinch
    Carduelis spinus - Siskin
    Carduelis flammea - Redpoll
    Carduelis hornemanni - Arctic Redpoll (photo)
  Loxia
    Loxia leucoptera - White-winged Crossbill
    Loxia curvirostra - Common Crossbill (photo)
    Loxia pytyopsittacus - Parrot Crossbill
  Carpodacus
    Carpodacus erythrinus - Common Rosefinch (photo)
  Pinicola
    Pinicola enucleator - Pine Grosbeak  (in Birds of NWO)
  Pyrrhula
    Pyrrhula pyrrhula - Bullfinch (photo)
  Coccothraustes
    Coccothraustes coccothraustes - Hawfinch
    Coccothraustes vespertinus - Evening Grosbeak (photo)
 Passeridae - Sparrows
  Passer
    Passer domesticus - House Sparrow
    Passer montanus - Tree Sparrow 
  Melospiza
  Melospiza melodia - Song Sparrow  (in Birds of NWO)
 Emberizidae - Sparrows
  Zonotrichia
    Zonotrichia albicollis - White-throated Sparrow
  Calcarius
    Calcarius lapponicus - Lapland Bunting (photo)
  Plectrophenax
    Plectrophenax nivalis - Snow Bunting (photo)
  Emberiza
    Emberiza spodocephala - Black-faced Bunting
    Emberiza leucocephala - Pine Bunting
    Emberiza rustica - Rustic Bunting
    Emberiza pusilla - Little Bunting
    Emberiza schoeniclus - Reed Bunting
    Emberiza melanocephala - Black-headed Bunting (photo)
  Miliaria
    Miliaria calandra - Corn Bunting (photo)

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