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Common name

Latin name

Abdim's stork Ciconia abdimii
Abyssinian (ground) hornbill

Bucorvus abyssinicus

African blue tit

Cyanistes teneriffae ultramarinus/Parus ultramarinus

African collared dove/Barbary Streptopelia roseogrisea/risoria

African fish eagle

Haliaeetus vocifer

African goshawk Accipiter tachiro

African harrier hawk

Polyboroides typus

African jacana

Actophilornis africana

African long-tailed shrike Urolestes melanoleucus/Corvinella melanoleuca
African olive pigeon Columba arquatrix
African openbill/open-billed stork Anastomus lamelligerus
African pygmy falcon Polihierax semitorquatus
African quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis
African rock dove Columba guinea
African silverbill Lonchura cantans
African spotted eagle owl Bubo africanus
African swamphen Porphyrio madagascariensis
African tawny eagle Aquila rapax belisarius
African wattled lapwing Vanellus senegallus
African white-backed vulture Gyps africanus
African wood owl Strix woodfordii
Altai accentor Prunella collaris
Altai accentor Prunella himalayana

Amazilia humming bird

Amazilia amazilia

Amazonian motmot Momotus momota

American bald eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

American black vulture Coragyps atratus
American golden plover Pluvialis dominica
American goldfinch Spinus tristis
American kestrel Falco sparverius
American oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
American robin Turdus migratorius
American white pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
American yellow warbler Setophaga petechia

Amethyst starling

Cinnyricinclus leucogaster

Andean cock of the rock Rupicola peruvianus

Andean condor

Vultur gryphus

Arabian partridge Alectoris melanocephala
Arctic tern Sterna paradisaea
Argus pheasant Argusianus argus
Ashy prinia/wren-warbler Prinia socialis
Ashy starling Lamprotornis unicolor
Ashy wood pigeon Columba pulchricollis
Ashy-crowned sparrow-lark Eremopterix griseus
Ashy-faced owl Tyto glaucops
Asian blue quail Coturnix chinensis
Asian fairy bluebird Irena puella
Asian glossy starling Aplonis panayensis
Asian pied starling/myna Gracupica/(Sturnus) contra

Asian woolly-necked stork

Ciconia episcopus

Australasian marsh/swamp harrier Circus approximans
Australasian gannet Morus serrator
Australasian swamphen Porphyrio melanotus

Australian brushturkey (brush-turkey)

Alectura lathami

Australian magpie Cracticus tibicen (prev. Gymnorhina tibicen)
Australian pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus

Avocet (pied)

Recurvirostra avosetta

Azure tit Cyanistes cyanus
Azure-winged magpie Cyanopica cyana/cooki
Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Bali starling/mynah

Leucopsar rothschildi

Baltimore oriole Icterus galbula
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola

Banded rail

Gallirallus philippensis

Bank cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus

Bantam - see chicken

 

Barbary dove

Streptopelia roseogrisea/risoria

Barbary falcon Falco pelegrinoides
Barbary bushshrike Laniarius barbarus
Barbary partridge Alectoris barbara
Bare-eyed mountain pigeon Gymnophaps albertisii
Bare-faced go-away bird Corythaixoides personatus
Bare-faced curassow Crax fasciolata
Bare-throated tiger heron Tigrisoma mexicanum

Barking owl

Ninox connivens

Barn owl

Tyto alba

Barn swallow Hirundo rustica
Barred buttonquail Turnix suscitator
Barred cuckoo-dove Macropygia unchall
Barred ground dove Geopelia striata
Barred/Malay eagle owl Bubo sumatranus
Bar-backed partridge Arborophila brunneopectus

Bar-tailed godwit

Limosa lapponica

Bateleur eagle Terathopius ecaudatus
Bay-backed shrike Lanius vittatus
Baya weaver Ploceus philippinus

Bearded barbet

Lybius dubius

Bearded tit Panurus biarmicus
Bearded vulture/Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus
Beautiful fruit dove/ rose-fronted pigeon Ptilinopus pulchellus
Bee-eater(European) Merops apiaster
Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Bengal eagle owl

Bubo bengalensis

Bengalese finch

Lonchura (striata) domestica

Berthelot's pipit

Anthus berthelotii

Bimaculated lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
Bishop weaver Euplectes afer/orix/franciscanus
Bittern, Eurasian Botaurus stellaris
Black and white laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor
Black and white seedeater Sporophila luctuosa
Black bulbul (Himalayan black/Asian black) Hypsipetes leucocephalus
Black crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Black/crested curassow Crax alector
Black drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Black francolin Francolinus francolinus
Black grouse Tetrao tetrix
Black hawk Buteogallus anthracinus

Black kite

Milvus migrans

Black redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Black skimmer Rynchops niger
Black stork Ciconia nigra
Black tern Chlidonias niger
Black-backed magpie Gymnorhina tibicen/hypoleuca
Black-bellied sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis
Black-billed turaco Tauraco schuetti

Black-breasted thrush

Turdus dissimilis

Black-browed barbet

Psilopogon/Megalaima oorti

Black-chested buzzard-eagle Geranoaetus/(Buteo) melanoleucus
Black-collared starling Sturnus nigricollis
Black-crowned night heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Black-eared kite Milvus (migrans) lineatus
Black-faced dacnis Dacnis lineata
Black-faced quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis
Black-faced spoonbill Platalea minor
Black-fronted piping-guan Pipile/Aburria jacutinga
Black-headed greenfinch Chloris (Carduelis) ambigua
Black-headed gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Black-headed sibia Heterophasia desgodinsi (Malacias desgodinsi)
Black-headed trogon Trogon melanocephalus
Black-legged kittiwake Rissa tridactyla

Black-naped fruit dove

Ptilinopus melanospilus

Black-naped oriole Oriolus chinensis

Black-necked aracari

Pteroglossus aracari

Black-necked crane Grus nigricollis
Black-necked grebe Podiceps nigricollis
Black-necked stilt Himantopus mexicanus
Black-necked stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Black-necked weaver Ploceus nigricollis
Black-rumped waxbill Estrilda troglodytes

Black-tailed godwit

Limosa limosa

Black-tailed (Japanese) gull Larus crassirostris
Black-tailed hawfinch Eophona migratoria
Black-throated accentor Prunella atrogularis
Black-throated finch Poephila cincta
Black-throated laughingthrush Pterorhinus/Garrulax chinensis
Black-throated magpie-jay Calocitta colliei
Black-throated thrush Turdus atrogularis
Black-winged ground dove Metriopelia melanoptera
Black-winged kite Elanus caeruleus

Black-winged red bishop

Euplectes hordeaceus

Black-winged myna/starling Acridotheres melanopterus

Black-winged/common stilt

Himantopus himantopus

Blackbird

Turdus merula

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Blacksmith lapwing/plover Vanellus armatus
Bleeding heart dove - Luzon Gallicolumba luzonica
Bleeding heart dove - Mindanao Gallicolumba crinigera
Blue and white swallow Notiochelidon/Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Blue and yellow tanager Pipraeidea/Thraupis bonariensis
Blue chaffinch Fringilla teydea
Blue crane Anthropoides paradiseus
Blue coua Coua caerulea
Blue dacnis Dacnis cayana
Blue eared pheasant Crossoptilon auritum
Blue grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Blue ground dove Claravis pretiosa

Blue tit

Cyanistes caeruleus

Blue whistling thrush Myophonus caeruleus

Blue-bellied roller

Coracias cyanogaster

Blue-breasted quail Coturnix chinensis
Blue-breasted kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
Blue-capped cordon-bleu Uraeginthus cyanocephalus
Blue-capped redstart Phoenicurus caeruleocephalus
Blue-cheeked bee-eater Merops persicus
Blue-crowned laughingthrush Garrulax courtoisi
Blue-eared glossy starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Blue-faced honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis
Blue-faced parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa
Blue-grey tanager Thraupis/Tangara episcopus
Blue-naped mousebird Urocolius macrourus
Blue-necked tanager Tangara cyanicollis
Blue-tailed bee-eater Merops philippinus
Blue-tailed magpie Cyanopica cyana
Blue-throated piping-guan Pipile cumanensis
Blue-winged kookaburra Dacelo leachii
Blue-winged leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
Blue-winged minla/siva Siva/(Minla) cyanouroptera
Blue-winged pitta Pitta moluccensis
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Boat-billed flycatcher Megarynchus pitangua
Boat-billed heron/boatbill Cochlearius cochlearius
Bobwhite/virginian quail Colinus virginianus
Bolle's/dark-tailed pigeon Columba bollii
Bonxie Stercorarius skua
Boobook owl/spotted hawk owl Ninox boobook/ Ninox novaeseelandiae
Booted eagle Aquila pennata (prev. Hieraaetus pennatus)

Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla

Brahminy kite Haliastur indus
Brahminy starling/myna Sturnia (ex Sturnus) pagodarum
Brazilian tanager Ramphocelus bresilius
Broad-ringed/montane white-eye Zosterops poliogastrus
Brolga crane Grus rubicunda
Bronzewing pigeon, cmn Phaps chalcoptera
Brown accentor Prunella fulvescens
Brown creeper Mohoua novaeseelandiae
Brown dipper Cinclus pallasii
Brown wood owl Strix leptogrammica
Brown-breasted barbet Lybius melanopterus
Brown-breasted flycatcher Muscicapa muttui
Brown-hooded kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
Bruce's green pigeon Treron waalia

Budgerigar

Melopsittacus undulatus

Buff-banded rail

Gallirallus philippensis

Buffon's (Guinea) turaco Tauraco persa (buffoni)

Buffy fish owl

Ketupa/Bubo ketupu

Buffy laughingthrush Pterorhinus berthemyi
Bulbul, common Pycnonotus barbatus
Buller's mollymawk/albatross

Thalassarche bulleri

Bullfinch

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Burrowing owl

Athene cunicularia/ Speotyto cunicularia

Bush stone-curlew

Burhinus grallarius (prev. Burhinus magnirostris)

Buzzard (common)

Buteo buteo

Cabot's tern Thalasseus acuflavidus
Cabot's tragopan Tragopan caboti
Calandra lark Melanocorypha calandra
Californian quail Callipepla californica

Canary (wild)

Serinus canaria

Cape dove Oena capensis
Cape Eagle Owl Bubo capensis
Capercaillie, western/wood grouse Tetrao urogallus
Capuchinbird Perissocephalus tricolor

Cardinal, northern

Cardinalis cardinalis

Cardinal, pope

Paroaria dominicana

Cardinal, red-crested

Paroaria coronata

Carmine bee-eater Merops nubicus

Carrion crow

Corvus corone

Caspian gull Larus (argentatus) cachinnans
Caspian plover Charadrius asiaticus
Cassowary, Northern/Single-wattled Casuarius unappendiculatus

Cassowary, Southern/Double-wattled

Casuarius casuarius

Catbird, white-eared

Ailuroedus buccoides

Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis
Cetti's warbler Cettia cetti
Chaco chachalaca Ortalis canicollis
Chaco owl Strix chacoensis

Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs

Channel-billed cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae
Chestnut and black weaver Ploceus castaneofuscus
Chestnut-backed scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus montanus
Chestnut-backed thrush Zoothera dohertyi/Geokichla dohertyi
Chestnut-bellied (hill) partridge Arborophila javanica
Chestnut-eared aracari Pteroglossus castanotis

Chestnut-tailed starling

Sturnia malabarica
Chestnut-winged laughingthrush Pterorhinus berthemyi

Chicken

Gallus gallus domesticus

Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita

   Canary Islands chiffchaff

Phylloscopus canariensis
Chilean (blue) eagle Geranoaetus/(Buteo) melanoleucus

Chimango caracara

Milvago chimango

Chinese bamboo partridge Bambusicola thoracicus
Chinese/light-vented bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis
Chinese babax Pterorhinus lanceolatus
Chinese grosbeak Eophona migratoria
Chinese/king/painted quail Coturnix chinensis

Chough

Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar
Cinnamon ground dove Gallicolumba rufigula
Cinereous black vulture Aegypius monachus
Clay-coloured Thrush Turdus grayi
Cloven-feathered dove Drepanoptila holosericea

Coal tit

Periparus ater

Cock of the rock (Andean) Rupicola peruvianus
Cock-of-the-rock (Guianan) Rupicola rupicola

Cockatoos/Cockatiels - see parrots below

Cacatuidae

Coleto Sarcops calvus

Collared dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Collared finch-billed bulbul

Spizixos semitorques

Collared hill partridge Arborophila gingica
Collared imperial pigeon Ducula mullerii
Collared kingfisher Todiramphus chloris/Halcyon chloris
Collared owlet (col. pygmy owl) Taenioptynx/Glaucidium brodiei
Collared pratincole Glareola pratincola
Collared trogon Trogon collaris

Combassou

Vidua chalybeata

Common bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera
Common bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
Common crossbill Loxia curvirostra
Common crowned pigeon Goura cristata
Common diving petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix
Common gull Larus canus
Common loon Gavia immer
Common murre Uria aalge
Common (Indian) mynah Acridotheres tristis
Common rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Common tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius

Common tern

Sterna hirundo

Condor

Vultur gryphus

Congo peafowl

Afropavo congensis

Conifer/pine eagle Terathopius ecaudatus

Coot

Fulica atra

Coral-billed ground cuckoo Carpococcyx renauldi

Cormorant, great/black

Phalacrocorax carbo

Cormorant, green Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Corn bunting Emberiza/(Miliaria) calandra
Cory's shearwater Calonectris diomedea

Crag martin

Ptyonoprogne rupestris

Crane, Eurasian/common Grus grus
Crested bobwhite quail Colinus cristatus
Crested cariama (red-legged seriema) Cariama cristata
Crested coua Coua cristata
Crested fireback Lophura ignita
Crested guan Penelope purpurascens
Crested guinea fowl Guttera pucherani
Crested lark Galerida cristata
Crested mynah Acridotheres cristatellus
Crested oropendola Psarocolius decumanus
Crested pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes
Crested quail-dove Geotrygon versicolor
Crested seriema Cariama cristata

Crested wood partridge

Rollulus rouloul (prev. roulroul)

Cretzschmar's bunting Emberiza caesia
Crimson sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Croaking ground dove Columbina cruziana
Crossbill, common Loxia curvirostra

Crow

Corvus corone

Crowned crane   Black crowned crane Balearica pavonina
Crowned crane   Grey crowned crane Balearica regulorum
Crowned lapwing/plover Vanellus coronatus
Cuban grassquit Tiaris canorus
Cuckoo (common) Cuculus canorus
Cuckoo roller Leptosomus discolor
Curl-crested aracari Pteroglossus beauharnaesii
Curlew/Eurasian curlew

Numenius arquata

Cut-throat finch Amadina fasciata

Dabchick

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Dalmation pelican Pelecanus crispus
Danphe/ Impeyan monal Lophophorus impejanus
Dark-eyed junco Junco hyemalis
Daubenton's curassow Crax daubentoni
Daurian/purple-backed starling Sturnus sturninus
Demoiselle crane Anthropoides virgo
Desert finch Carduelis (prev. Rhodopechys) obsoleta
Desert wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Diamond dove Geopelia cuneata
Diamond firetail Stagonopleura guttata
Dipper (white-throated/European) Cinclus cinclus
Diving/common diving petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix
Double-barred finch Taeniopygia bichenovii

Dove, white/domestic

Columba livia domestica

Duck - see button below 

Anatidae

Dull-coloured grassquit Tiaris obscurus

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Dunnock

Prunella modularis

Dusky moorhen

Gallinula tenebrosa
Dybowski's twinspot Euschistospiza dybowskii
Eared dove Zenaida auriculata
Eastern cattle egret Bubulcus coromandus
Eastern imperial eagle Aquila heliaca
Eastern pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Edible-nest swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus

Egret, little

Egretta garzetta

Eqyptian plover Pluvianus aegyptius
Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus
Elegant crested tinamou Eudromia elegans
Emerald/green-winged dove Chalcophaps indica

Emerald/iris glossy starling

Coccycolius iris

Emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae

Eurasian crane Grus grus

Eurasian eagle owl

Bubo bubo

Eurasian three-toed woodpecker Picoides tridactylus
European bee-eater Merops apiaster
European honey buzzard Pernis apivorus
European roller Coracias garrulus

European/Common starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Eversmann's redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus
Ferruginous hawk Buteo regalis
Ferruginous pygmy owl Glaucidium brasilianum

Fieldfare

Turdus pilaris

Finch-billed bulbul Spizixos semitorques

Finch-billed mynah

Scissirostrum dubium

Fire-fronted serin Serinus pusillus
Fire-tufted barbet Psilopogon pyrolophus
Firecrest Regulus ignicapillus

Fischer's turaco

Tauraco fischeri

Flamingo American/(Caribbean) Phoenicopterus ruber
Flamingo Andean Phoenicopterus/Phoenicoparrus andinus
Flamingo Chilean Phoenicopterus chilensis

Flamingo greater

Phoenicopterus roseus

Flamingo James/Puna Phoenicopterus/Phoenicoparrus jamesi
Flamingo lesser Phoenicopterus minor
Forbes parrotfinch Erythrura tricolor
Forest Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis

French partridge

Alectoris rufa

Frogmouth, tawny

Podargus strigoides

Gannet Morus bassanus

Garden warbler

Sylvia borin

Geese - see button below

Anserinae

Giant coua Coua gigas
Giant wood rail Aramides ypecaha

Goldcrest

Regulus regulus

Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Golden oriole (Eur.) Oriolus oriolus
Golden plover (Eur.) Pluvialis apricaria
Golden quail Coturnix japonica

Golden weaver, African

Ploceus subaureus

Golden-backed weaver

Ploceus jacksoni

Golden-breasted/royal starling Cosmopsarus regius
Golden-crested myna Ampeliceps coronatus
Golden-fronted leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons
Golden-headed quetzal Pharomachrus auriceps
Golden-heart dove/ cinnamon ground dove Gallicolumba rufigula

Goldfinch

Carduelis carduelis

Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

Gouldian finch/ Lady Gouldian finch

Chloebia/(Erythrura) gouldiae

Great argus Argusianus argus
Great black-backed gull Larus marinus
Great black-headed/Pallas's gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
Great blue heron Ardea herodias
Great bustard Otis tarda
Great crested grebe Podiceps cristatus
Great curassow Crax rubra
Great grey owl Strix nebulosa

Great horned owl

Bubo virginianus

Great kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
Great northern diver Gavia immer
Great skua Stercorarius skua
Great spotted cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Great spotted woodpecker Dendrocopos major

Great tit

Parus major

Great white egret Ardea alba
Great white pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Great-tailed/Mexican grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
Greater Antillean bullfinch Loxigilla violacea
Greater Antillean grackle Quiscalus niger
Greater bird of paradise Paradisaea apoda
Greater blue-eared glossy starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Greater coucal Centropus sinensis
Greater green leafbird Chloropsis sonnerati
Greater-necklaced laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis
Greater roadrunner Geococcyx californianus
Greater sand plover Charadrius leschenaultii
Greater short-toed lark Calandrella brachydactyla

Grebe, great crested

Podiceps cristatus

Green aracari Pteroglossus viridis
Green bee-eater Merops orientalis
Green broadbill Calyptomena viridis
Green heron Butorides virescens
Green honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza
Green jay Cyanocorax yncas
Green magpie Cissa chinensis
Green oropendola Psarocolius viridis

Green sandpiper

Tringa ochropus

Green singing finch

Serinus mozambicus

Green wood hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus

Green woodpecker

Picus viridis

Green-mantled tanager Pipraeidea darwinii
Green-winged/emerald dove Chalcophaps indica

Greenfinch (European)

Chloris (Carduelis) chloris

Greenish warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

Grey gull Leucophaeus modestus
Grey heron Ardea cinerea
Grey junglefowl Gallus sonneratii
Grey partridge Perdix perdix
Grey plantain-eater Crinifer piscator
Grey plover Pluvialis squatarola

Grey/(white-cheeked) starling

Sturnus cineraceus

Grey wagtail

Motacilla cinerea

Grey-breasted spurfowl Pternistis rufopictus
Grey-faced liocichla Liocichla omeiensis
Grey-headed/-hooded gull Chroicocephalus (prev. Larus) cirrocephalus
Grey-headed myna Sturnia malabarica
Grey-headed oliveback Delacourella/Nesocharis capistrata
Grey-headed quail-dove Geotrygon caniceps
Grey-headed swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus
Grey-necked/-hooded bunting Emberiza buchanani
Grey-winged blackbird Turdus boulboul
Grey-winged trumpeter Psophia crepitans

Griffon vulture (Eurasian)

Gyps fulvus

Grooved-billed ani Crotophaga sulcirostris

Grosbeak/finch-billed starling/myna

Scissirostrum dubium

Guillemot, common Uria aalge
Guianan cock-of-the-rock Rupicola rupicola

Guinea fowl, helmeted

Numida meleagris

Guinea turaco Tauraco persa
Guira cuckoo Guira guira
Guldenstadt's redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastrus
Gymnogene Polyboroides typus
Harlequin quail Coturnix delegorouei
Hammerhead/Hammerkop/Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja

Harris hawk

Parabuteo unicinctus

Hartlaub's turaco

Tauraco hartlaubi

Hawfinch

Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Hawk owl (northern hawk owl)

Surnia ulula

Hedge sparrow

Prunella modularis

Helmeted curassow Pauxi pauxi
Helmeted friarbird

Philemon buceroides

Helmeted guinea fowl

Numida meleagris

Heron, grey

Ardea cinerea

Herring gull Larus argentatus
Hill mynah, (common hill mynah) Gracula religiosa
Himalayan accentor Prunella himalayana
Himalayan black bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus
Himalayan griffon vulture Gyps himalayensis

Himalayan monal

Lophophorus impejanus

Himalayan rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis

Hobby, Eurasian

Falco subbuteo

Hoffmann's woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii
Honey buzzard (European) Pernis apivorus
Hooded crane Grus monacha

Hooded crow

Corvus cornix

Hooded pitta

Pitta sordida

Hooded vulture

Necrosyrtes monachus

Hoopoe Upupa epops

Hornbill, Abyssinian/northern ground

Bucorvus abyssinicus

Hornbill, southern ground

Bucorvus leadbeateri

Hornbill, black/ Malay black

Anthracoceros malayanus

Hornbill, black-casqued Ceratogymna atrata
Hornbill, black and white casqued Bycanistes subcylindricus
Hornbill, Blyth's/Papuan Rhyticeros plicatus
Hornbill, crowned Tockus alboterminatus
Hornbill, (African) grey Tockus nasutus
Hornbill, great (Indian/pied) Buceros bicornis
Hornbill, knobbed/(Sulawesi wrinkled) Aceros cassidix
Hornbill, Mindanao tarictic Penelopides affinis
Hornbill, Oriental/Southern Pied Anthracoceros albirostris
Hornbill, red-billed Tockus erythrorhynchus
Hornbill, rhinoceros Buceros rhinoceros
Hornbill, rufous Buceros hydrocorax
Hornbill, silvery-cheeked Bycanistes brevis
Hornbill, (Sunda) wrinkled Aceros corrugatus
Hornbill, Temmink's/Sulawesi tarictic Penelopides exhartus sanfordi
Hornbill, Visayan tarictic Penelopides panini
Hornbill, trumpeter Bycanistes bucinator
Hornbill, von der Decken's Tockus deckeni
Hornbill, West African Pied Tockus fasciatus
Hornbill, Western Piping Bycanistes fistulator
Hornbill, White-crested/W. Long-tailed Horizocerus (prev.Tropicranus) albocristatus
Hornbill, wreathed Rhyticeros undulatus
Hornbill, writhed Aceros leucocephalus
Horned guan Oreophasis derbianus
House finch Carpodacus mexicanus

House martin

Delichon urbicum

House sparrow

Passer domesticus

Hume's warbler Phylloscopus humei
Hume's whitethroat Sylvia althaea
Hummingbird - see under species name   
Hwamei melodius laughingthrush Garrulax canorus
Ibis, American white Eudocimus albus

Ibis, Australian white

Threskiornis molucca

Ibis, black-headed

Threskiornis melanocephalus

Ibis, black-faced Sitta neumayer
Ibis, glossy Plegadis falcinellus
Ibis, hadada Bostrychia hagedash
Ibis, Indian black Pseudibis papillosa
Ibis, Madagascar crested Lophotibis cristata
Ibis, Madagascar sacred Threskiornis bernieri
Ibis, Puna Plegadis ridgwayi
Ibis, red-naped Pseudibis papillosa

Ibis, sacred

Threskiornis aethiopicus

Ibis, scarlet

Eudocimus ruber

Ibis, southern bald Geronticus calvus

Ibis, straw-necked

Threskiornis spinicollis

Ibis waldrapp (bald/northern bald)

Geronticus eremita

Ibis, white-faced Plegadis chihi
Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii
Inca jay Cyanocorax yncas
Inca dove/pigeon Columbina inca
Inca tern Larosterna inca
Indian golden oriole Oriolus kundoo
Indian house crow Corvus splendens

Indian/common mynah

Acridotheres tristis

Indian pond heron Ardeola grayii
Indian robin Copsychus/Saxicoloides fulicatus
Indian river tern Sterna aurantia
Indian tawny eagle Aquila rapax vindhiana
Indigo bunting Passerina cyanea

Iris glossy/(Emerald) starling

Coccycolius iris

Isabelline shrike Lanius isabellinus
Isabelline wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Island imperial pigeon Ducula pistrinaria
Italian sparrow Passer italiae

Jackdaw

Corvus monedula

Jacana, African

Actophilornis africana

Jack snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus

Jambu fruit dove

Ptilinopus jambu

Japanese quail Coturnix japonica

Japanese waxwing

Bombycilla japonica

Java finch/sparrow Padda oryzivora
Javan green magpie Cissa thalassina
Javan kingfisher Halcyon cyanoventris
Javan mynah Acridotheres javanicus
Javan pond heron Ardeola speciosa

Jay

Garrulus glandarius

Jay, blue

Cyanocitta cristata

Jay, Steller's

Cyanocitta stelleri

Johnny rook Phalcoboenus australis
Jungle babbler Argya (pre-2018 Turdoides) striata
Jungle bush-quail Perdicula asiatica

Jungle fowl/junglefowl

Gallus gallus

Kagu/Cagou Rhynochetos jubatus
Kelp gull Larus dominicanus
Kentish plover Charadrius alexandrinus

Kestrel (common)

Falco tinnunculus

King bird of paradise Cicinnurus regius

King vulture

Sarcoramphus papa

Kingfisher (common/Eurasian) Alcedo atthis
Kittlitz's plover Charadrius pecuarius
Kittiwake - black-legged Rissa tridactyla
Kiwi Apteryx spp.
Knot Calidris canutus
Koklass Pucrasia macrolopha

Kookaburra, laughing/common

Dacelo novaeguineae

Kori bustard Ardeotis kori
Lady Ross's turaco Musophaga rossae
Lammergeier/bearded vulture Gypaetus barbatus
Lanner falcon Falco biarmicus
Lappet-faced/Nubian vulture Torgos tracheliotos

Lapwing (northern)

Vanellus vanellus

Laughing dove Spilopelia/Streptopelia/Stigmatopelia senegalensis
Laughing gull Leucophaeus (prev. Larus) atricilla
Laurel/white-tailed pigeon Columba junoniae
Lemon dove Columba/Aplopelia larvata
Lesser adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
Lesser bird of paradise Paradisaea minor
Lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus
Lesser blue-eared glossy starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
Lesser grey shrike Lanius minor
Lesser kestrel Falco naumanni
Lesser sand plover Charadrius mongolus
Lesser short-toed lark Calandrella rufescens

Lesser whitethroat

Sylvia curruca

Lilac-breasted roller

Coracias caudatus

Linnet Linaria (prev. Carduelis) cannabina
Little banded goshawk Accipiter badius
Little bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Little blue heron Egretta caerulea
Little (pied) cormorant/shag

Microcarbo melanoleucos

Little cormorant Microcarbo niger
Little egret Egretta garzetta
Little grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Little gull Hydrocoloeus minutus

Little owl

Athene noctua

Little ringed plover

Charadrius dubius

Little stint Calidris minuta
Livingstone's turaco Tauraco livingstonii
Loggerhead shrike Lanius ludovicianus
Long-crested eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
Long-eared owl Asio otus (prev. Strix otus)
Long-legged buzzard Buteo rufinus
Long-tailed/blackheart finch Poephila acuticauda
Long-tailed fiscal Lanius cabanisi
Long-tailed glossy starling Lamprotornis caudatus
Long-tailed shrike Lanius schach

Long-tailed tit

Aegithalos caudatus

Long-toed lapwing Vanellus crassirostris
Loon (common) Gavia immer

Lovebirds - see parrots below

Agapornis

Luzon bleeding heart dove Gallicolumba luzonica
Luzon lowland scops owl Otus megalotis

Common name

Latin name

Macqueen's bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii
Madagascar blue pigeon Alectroenas madagascariensis
Madagascar partridge Margaroperdix madagascariensis
Madagascar pond heron Ardeola idae
Madagascar red fody Foudia madagascariensis

Magpie (common/European)

Pica pica

Magpie/(Af. long-tailed) shrike Urolestes melanoleucus/Corvinella melanoleuca
Magpie-jay, black-throated Calocitta colliei
Magpie-jay, white-throated Calocitta formosa
Maguari stork Ciconia maguari
Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Makinder's eagle owl Bubo (capensis) makinderii
Malagasy/Madagascar turtle dove Nesoenas picturata
Malay eagle owl Bubo sumatranus

Mallard - see Duck below

Anas platyrhynchos

Manchurian crane Grus japonensis
Mangrove warbler Setophaga petechia bryanti
Marabou stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Maranon pigeon Patagioenas oenops
Marbled godwit Limosa fedoa
Marsh harrier Circus aeruginosus
Martial eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Masked crimson tanager Ramphocelus nigrogularis

Masked lapwing (northern/southern)

Vanellus miles (miles/novaehollandiae)

Mauritius pink pigeon Nesoenas mayeri
Meadow pipit Anthus pratensis
Mediterranean gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Melodius laughingthrush Garrulax canorus
Metallic pigeon Columba vitiensis
Metallic starling Aplonis metallica
Mew gull Larus canus
Mexican/great-tailed grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
Milky eagle owl Bubo lacteus
Milky stork Mycteria cineria
Mindanao bleeding heart dove Gallicolumba crinigera

Mistle thrush

Turdus viscivorus

Mockingbird, southern/tropical Mimus gilvus
Mongolian (trumpeter) finch Bucanetes mongolicus
Montagu's harrier Circus pygargus
Montezuma oropendola Psarocolius montezuma
Montserrat oriole Icterus oberi

Moorhen (common)

Gallinula chloropus

Morepork/Mopoke Ninox novaeseelandiae
Moriche oriole Icterus cayanensis chrysocephala
Mottled owl Ciccaba/(Strix) virgata
Mountain bamboo partridge Bambusicola fytchii
Mountain caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus
Mourning dove Zenaida macroura
Namaqua (Cape) dove Oena capensis

Nankeen/rufous night heron

Nycticorax caledonicus

Napoleon weaver Euplectes afer
Neotropic cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
New Zealand fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
New Zealand (wood) pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae
New Zealand robin Petroica australis
Nicobar pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Nocturnal curassow Nothocrax urumutum
Noisy miner Manorina melanocephala
North Island brown kiwi Apteryx mantelli
Northern barred owl Strix varia
Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Northern ground hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus

Northern hawk owl

Surnia ulula

Northern helmeted curassow Pauxi pauxi
Northern red bishop Euplectes franciscanus

Northern wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe

Northern white-faced owl (prev. Scops) Ptilopsis leucotis (prev. Otus leucotis)
Nutcracker (Eurasian) Nucifraga caryocatactes

Nuthatch (Eurasian)

Sitta europaea

Occipital blue pie Urocissa erythrorhyncha
Ocellated turkey Meleagris ocellato
Olivaceous cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Olive-backed sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Olive-winged bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus
Omei Shan liocichla Liocichla omeiensis
Opal-rumped tanager Tangara velia
Orange bishop,   Orange weaver Euplectes orix/franciscanus
Orange oriole Icterus auratus
Orange-bellied fruit dove Ptilinopus iozonus
Orange-bellied leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii
Orange-fronted fruit dove Ptilinopus aurantiifrons
Orange-headed thrush Geokichla/Zoothera citrina
Orange-spotted bulbul Pycnonotus bimaculatus
Oriental bay owl Phodilus badius
Oriental magpie-robin Copsychus saularis
Oriental turtle dove Streptopelia orientalis
Oriental white-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
Ortolan bunting Emberiza hortulana
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Ostrich Struthio camelus
Owls - see species name Strigiformes
Owl finch Taeniopygia bichenovii
Oystercatcher, American Haematopus palliatus
Oystercatcher, common pied/Eurasian Haematopus ostralegus
Oystercatcher, South Island pied Haematopus finscii
Oystercatcher, variable Haematopus unicolor
Pagoda starling/mynah Sturnia (ex Sturnus) pagodarum
Painted bunting Passerina ciris
Painted firetail finch Emblema pictum
Painted/Chinese quail Coturnix chinensis
Painted stork Mycteria leucocephala
Pale sand martin Riparia diluta
Pale-legged hornero Furnarius leucopus
Pallas's gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
Palm/Senegal/laughing dove Spilopelia/Streptopelia/Stigmatopelia senegalensis
Palm nut vulture Gypohierax angolensis
Papuan mountain pigeon Gymnophaps albertisii
Paradise crane Anthropoides paradiseus
Paradise tanager Tangara chilensis
Paradise whydah/wydah (eastern) Vidua paradisaea

Parrots/Parakeets - see button below

Psittaciformes

Parson finch Poephila cincta
Partridge, grey Perdix perdix

Peacock/peafowl, blue,  Indian

Pavo cristatus

Peacock/peafowl, green,  Java

Pavo muticus

Pekin robin/(red-billed leiothrix)

Leiothrix lutea

Pelican, American white

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Pelican, Australian Pelecanus conspicillatus
Pelican, brown Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelican, Dalmation Pelecanus crispus
Pelican, eastern Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pelican, great white Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pelican, Peruvian Pelecanus thagus
Pelican, pink-backed Pelecanus rufescens
Pelican, spot-billed Pelecanus philippensis
Pel's fishing owl Scotopelia peli
Penguin, African/black-footed/cape Spheniscus demersus
Penguin, blue/ little Eudyptula minor
Penguin, chinstrap Pygoscelis antarctica
Penguin, emperor Aptenodytes forsteri
Penguin, gentoo Pygoscelis papua
Penguin, Humboldt Spheniscus humboldti
Penguin, king Aptenodytes patagonicus
Penguin, macaroni Eudyptes chrysolophus
Penguin, Magellan/Magellanic Spheniscus magellanicus

Penguin, rockhopper northern

Eudyptes moseleyi

Penguin, rockhopper southern Eudyptes chrysocome

Peregrine falcon

Falco peregrinus

Peruvian pigeon Patagioenas oenops
Peruvian thick-knee Burhinus superciliaris
Peters's twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus

Petronia (rock sparrow)

Petronia petronia

Pheasant (common, ring-necked)

Phasianus colchicus

Pheasant, blue eared Crossoptilon auritum
Pheasant, bronze-tailed peacock Polyplectron chalcurum
Pheasant, brown-eared Crossoptilon mantchuricum
Pheasant, cheer Catreus wallichii
Pheasant, common Phasianus colchicus
Pheasant, crested fireback Lophura ignita
Pheasant, crested peacock Polyplectron malacense
Pheasant, crimson horned Tragopan satyra

Pheasant, Edward's

Lophura edwardsi

Pheasant, Elliot's Syrmaticus ellioti
Pheasant, Germain's peacock Polyplectron germaini

Pheasant, golden

Chrysolophus pictus

Pheasant, grey/Burmese peacock Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Pheasant, (Mrs) Hume's Syrmaticus humiae
Pheasant, Impeyan Lophophorus impejanus
Pheasant, Japanese/green Phasianus versicolor
Pheasant, kalij Lophura leucomelanos
Pheasant, khivan Phasianus colchicus chrysomelas
Pheasant, koklass Pucrasia macrolopha

Pheasant, Lady Amherst's

Chrysolophus amherstiae

Pheasant, Malay/crested peacock Polyplectron malacense
Pheasant, Mikado Syrmaticus mikado
Pheasant, mountain peacock Polyplectron inopinatum

Pheasant, Palawan peacock

Polyplectron napoleonis (ex. emphanum)

Pheasant, Reeve's Syrmaticus reevesii
Pheasant, ring-necked Phasianus colchicus
Pheasant, Rothschild's peacock Polyplectron inopinatum
Pheasant, Salvadori's Lophura inornata

Pheasant, silver

Lophura nycthemera

Pheasant, Sumatran peacock Polyplectron chalcurum

Pheasant, Swinhoe's

Lophura swinhoii

Pheasant, Vietnamese (fireback) Lophura (edwardsi) hatinhensis
Pheasant, white eared Crossoptilon crossoptilon
Pheasant pigeon, green-naped Otidiphaps nobilis (nobilis)
Pheasant pigeon, white-naped Otidiphaps (nobilis) aruensis
Philippine/Luzon lowland scops owl Otus megalotis
Philippine metallic pigeon Columba vitiensis griseogularis
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
Pied bush chat Saxicola caprata
Pied (Australia pied) cormorant Phalacrocorax varius
Pied crow Corvus albus
Pied currawong Strepera graculina
Pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Pied imperial pigeon Ducula bicolor
Pied kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Pied wagtail

Motacilla alba yarrellii

Pied wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka

Pigeon, feral

Columba livia domestica

other pigeons/doves - see species name  
Pin-tailed sandgrouse Pterocles alchata
Pine bunting Emberiza leucocephalos
Pine-cone eagle Terathopius ecaudatus
Pink-backed pelican Pelecanus rufescens
Pink-headed fruit dove Ptilinopus porphyreus
Pink-headed imperial pigeon Ducula rosacea
Pink-necked green pigeon Treron vernans
Pink-spotted fruit dove Ptilinopus perlatus
Piping-guan, black-fronted Aburria jacutinga
Pipit, Australasian/New Zealand Anthus novaeseelandiae

Pipit, Berthelot's

Anthus berthelotii

Pipit, meadow Anthus pratensis
Pipit, tawny Anthus campestris

Pipit, tree

Anthus trivialis

Pipit, water Anthus spinoletta
Plain chachalaca Ortalis vetula
Plain mountain finch Leucosticte nemoricola
Pompadour cotinga Xipholena punicea
Pope cardinal Paroaria dominicana

Puffin (Atlantic)

Fratercula arctica

Pukeko swamphen Porphyrio melanotus
Purple ground dove Gallicolumba jobiensis

Purple glossy starling

Lamprotornis purpureus

Purple heron Ardea purpurea
Purple roller Coracias naevius
Purple sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus
Purple-backed/Daurian starling Sturnus sturninus
Purple-crested turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus
Purple-rumped sunbird Leptocoma zeylonica
Purple swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Purple-tailed imperial pigeon Ducula rufigaster
Purple-throated fruitcrow Querula purpurata
Quail, common Coturnix coturnix

Quelea, red-billed

Quelea quelea

Raggiana bird of paradise Paradisaea raggiana

Raven (common)

Corvus corax

Razor-billed curassow Mitu tuberosum
Red and white crake Laterallus leucopyrrhus
Red and yellow barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus
Red avadavat/munia Amandava amandava

Red bishop, northern/southern

Euplectes franciscanus/ Euplectes orix

Red (cardinal) fody Foudia madagascariensis

Red kite

Milvus milvus

Red junglefowl Gallus gallus
Red siskin Carduelis/Spinus cucullata
Red turtle dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Red-backed sea eagle Haliastur indus
Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio
Red-bellied fruit dove Ptilinopus greyii
Red-billed blue magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha
Red-billed chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Red-billed firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
Red-billed gull

Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Red-billed leiothrix (Pekin robin)

Leiothrix lutea

Red-billed quelea

Quelea quelea

Red-billed starling Sturnus sericeus
Red-billed streamertail/doctor bird Trochilus polytmus
Red-cheeked cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Red-crested cardinal Paroaria coronata
Red-crested finch Coryphospingus cucullatus

Red-crested turaco

Tauraco erythrolophus

Red-crowned crane

Grus japonensis

Red-faced liocichla Liocichla phoenicea
Red-footed falcon Falco vespertinus
Red-fronted serin Serinus pusillus
Red-headed bunting Emberiza bruniceps
Red-legged honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus
Red-legged kittiwake Rissa brevirostris

Red-legged partridge

Alectoris rufa

Red-legged/crested seriema Cariama cristata
Red-mantled rosefinch Carpodacus rhodochlamys
Red-rumped swallow Cecropis daurica
Red-shouldered hawk Buteo lineatus

Red-tailed hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Red-tailed minla Minla ignotincta
Red-tailed shrike Lanius (isabellinus) phoenicuroides
Red-tailed laughingthrush Garrulax/(Trochalopteron) milnei
Red-throated parrotfinch Erythrura psittacea
Red-throated twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus
Red-vented bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
Red-wattled lapwing Vanellus indicus
Red-whiskered bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Red-winged laughingthrush Garrulax formosus/Trochalopteron formosum
Red-winged starling Onychognathus morio

Redpoll (common/mealy)

Acanthis (prev. Carduelis) flammea

Redpoll, lesser Acanthis (prev. Carduelis) cabaret

Redshank

Tringa totanus

Redstart (Common) Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Redwing

Turdus iliacus

Reed bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus

Reed warbler

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Rhea, common/greater/grey

Rhea americana

Rhea, Darwin's/lesser Rhea pennata
Ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis
Ringed kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
Ringed plover Charadrius hiaticula
River tern Sterna aurantia
Roadrunner, greater Geococcyx californianus

Robin (European)

Erithacus rubecula

Rock bunting Emberiza cia

Rock dove

Columba livia

Rock eagle owl

Bubo bengalensis

Rock nuthatch Sitta neumayer
Rock partridge Alectoris graeca

Rock sparrow

Petronia petronia

Rock thrush (common/rufous-tailed) Monticola saxatilis

Rook

Corvus frugilegus

Rose-coloured/rosy starling

Sturnus/Pastor roseus

Roulroul partridge

Rollulus rouloul (prev. roulroul)

Royal/golden-breasted starling Cosmopsarus regius
Royal tern Thalasseus maximus/Sterna maxima
Ruddy ground dove Columbina talpacoti
Ruddy quail-dove Geotrygon montana
Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Rufous/Nankeen night heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Rufous-backed redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus
Rufous-backed shrike Lanius schach
Rufous-crowned/(purple) roller Coracias naevia
Rufous-naped wren Campylorhynchus rufinucha
Rufous-tailed/common rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
Rufous-vented chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda
Rufous-vented laughingthrush Garrulax gularis
Ruppell's glossy starling Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Ruppell's griffon vulture Gyps rueppellii

Rusty barred owl

Strix hylophila

Saddleback Philesturnus carunculatus
Saddle-billed stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Saffron finch Sicalis flaveola
Saffron toucanet Pteroglossus bailloni

Saker falcon

Falco cherrug

Sand martin

Riparia riparia

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Sandpiper (common)

Actitis hypoleucos

Sandwich tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Santa Cruz ground dove Pampusana (Alopecoenas/Gallicolumba) sanctaecrucis

Sardinian warbler

Sylvia melanocephala

Sarus crane Grus antigone
Satyr tragopan Tragopan satyra
Saxaul sparrow Passer ammodendri
Scaled quail Callipepla squamata
Scaly laughingthrush Trochalopteron subunicolor

Scaly-breasted munia

Lonchura punctulata

Scarlet ibis Eudocimus ruber
Scarlet rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Scarlet-faced liocichla Liocichla ripponi
Scarlet-headed blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus
Scarlet-rumped cacique Cacicus curopygialis
Scarlet-rumped tanager Ramphocelus passerinii
Schalow's turaco Tauraco schalowi
Scheepmaker's crowned pigeon Goura scheepmakeri
Sclater's crowned pigeon Goura slaterii
Scops owl (common/Eurasian) Otus scops
Seagull -- see gull species Larus, etc
Secretary bird Sagittarius serpentarius

Sedge warbler

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Senegal firefinch

Lagonosticta senegala

Senegal laughing dove Streptopelia/Stigmatopelia/Spilopelia senegalensis
Senegal wattled plover Vanellus senegallus
Severtzov's/Turkestan Tit Warbler Leptopoecile sophiae
Seychelles magpie-robin Copsychus sechellarum
Shag, European/crested/common Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Shaft-tail finch Poephila acuticauda

Shama, common/white-rumped

Copsychus malabaricus

Shikra Accipiter badius
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex
Short-billed dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Short-eared owl Asio flammeus
Short-toed lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Short-toed snake eagle Circaetus gallicus
Shy mollymawk/albatross Thalassarche cauta
Siamese fireback Lophura diardi
Siberian crane Grus leucogeranus
Siberian stonechat Saxicola maurus
Siberian thrush Geokichla/Zoothera sibirica
Sickle-billed vanga Falculea palliata
Silver gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Silver-beaked tanager Ramphocelus carbo
Silver-eared mesia Leiothrix argentauris
Silver-tipped imperial pigeon Ducula luctuosa
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Siskin

Spinus (prev. Carduelis) spinus

Skylark (Eurasian) Alauda arvensis

Snipe, common

Gallinago gallinago

Snowy egret

Egretta thula

Snowy owl

Bubo scandiacus (formerly Nyctea scandiaca)

Snowy-crowned robin chat Cossypha niveicapilla
Social flycatcher Myiozetetes similis

Society finch

Lonchura (striata) domestica

Socorro dove Zenaida graysoni

Solitary tinamou

Tinamus solitarius
Somali ostrich Struthio molybdophanes

Song thrush

Turdus philomelos

Songar tit Poecile (prev. Parus) songarus
Southern black-backed gull Larus dominicanus
Southern brown kiwi Apteryx australis

Southern (crested) caracara

Caracara (prev. Polyborus) plancus
Southern crowned pigeon Goura scheepmakeri
Southern grey shrike Lanius meridionalis

Southern ground hornbill

Bucorvus leadbeateri

Southern lapwing Vanellus chilensis

Southern masked weaver

Ploceus velatus

Southern/tropical mockingbird Mimus gilvus
Southn. white-faced owl (prev. Scops) Ptilopsis granti (prev. Otus leucotis)
Spangled cotinga Cotinga cayana

Spanish sparrow

Passer hispaniolensis

Sparrow, house

Passer domesticus

Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus

Speckled mousebird Colius striatus
Speckled pigeon Columba guinea

Spectacled owl

Pulsatrix perspicillata

Spectacled warbler Sylvia conspicillata

Spice finch

Lonchura punctulata

Splendid glossy starling Lamprotornis splendidus

Spoonbill, African

Platalea alba

Spoonbill, Eurasian/common Platalea leucorodia
Spoonbill, roseate Platalea/Ajaja ajaja
Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis
Spotted dove Spilopelia chinensis
Spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Spotted hawk owl/boobook Ninox boobook/ Ninox novaeseelandiae
Spotted imperial pigeon Ducula carola
Spotted laughingthrush Garrulax ocellatus/Ianthocincla ocellata
Spotted nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Spotted owlet Athene brama
Spotted palm thrush Cichladusa guttata
Spotted sandpiper Actitis macularius
Spotted thick-knee Burhinus capensis
Squacco heron Ardeola ralloides
Squatter pigeon Geophaps scripta
Sri Lankan junglefowl Gallus lafayettii

St Helena waxbill

Estrilda astrild

Stanley crane Anthropoides paradiseus
Star finch Neochmia ruficauda

Starling  (common/European)

Sturnus vulgaris

Steller's sea eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus
Steppe eagle Aquila nipalensis
Steppe grey shrike Lanius (meridionalis) pallidirostris
Stewart Island robin Petroica australis rakiura
Stilt, black-necked Himantopus mexicanus

Stilt, black-winged/common

Himantopus himantopus

Stock dove

Columba oenas

Stone curlew

Burhinus oedicnemus
Stone partridge Ptilopachus petrosus

Stonechat

Saxicola rubicola (prev. torquata)

Stork, white

Ciconia ciconia

Stork-billed kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
Straw-headed bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus
Strawberry finch Amandava amandava
Streak-backed oriole Icterus pustulatus

Striated caracara

Phalcoboenus australis

Stripe-headed sparrow Peucaea ruficauda
Striped owl Pseudoscops/Asio clamator
Sudan golden sparrow Passer luteus

Sulawesi/yellow-breasted ground dove

Gallicolumba tristigmata
Sulphur-bellied warbler Phylloscopus griseolus

Sumatran laughingthrush

Garrulax bicolor

Sumatran trogon

Apalharpactes mackloti
Sun bittern/Sunbittern Eurypyga/Eurypiga helias
Sunbird, bronze Nectarinia kilimensis
Sunbird, copper Cinnyris (prev. Nectarinia) cupreus
Sunbird, purple-rumped Leptocoma zeylonica

Sunbird, scarlet-chested

Nectarinia/Chalcomitra senegalensis

Sunbird, splendid

Cinnyris coccinigaster/coccinigastrus

Sunbird, variable

Cinnyris (prev. Nectarinia) venustus

Sunda/Malay fishing owl

Ketupa/Bubo ketupu

Sunda laughingthrush Garrulax palliatus
Superb fairywren

Malurus cyaneus

Superb fruit dove Ptilinopus superbus

Superb starling

Lamprotornis superbus (Spreo superbus)

Swainson's hawk Buteo swainsoni

Swallow (barn swallow)

Hirundo rustica

Swamp harrier/New Zealand hawk Circus approximans

Swans - see below

Cygnus

Swift, common

Apus apus

Swift, plain

Apus unicolor

Syke's warbler Iduna rama
Taiwan liocichla Liocichla steerii
Taveta (golden) weaver Ploceus castaneiceps
Tawny eagle Aquila rapax

Tawny frogmouth

Podargus strigoides

Tawny owl

Strix aluco

Tawny pipit Anthus campestris
Temminck's stint Calidris temminckii
Temminck's tragopan Tragopan temminckii

Tenerife blue tit

Cyanistes teneriffae

Tenessee warbler Oreothlypis/Leiothlypis/Vermivora peregrina
Terek sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Tern - see species name Sternidae
Thick-billed ground pigeon Trugon terrestris
Thrush - see under species name Turdidae
Tintillon chaffinch Fringilla tintillon
Tomtit Petroica macrocephala

Toucan, toco

Ramphastos toco

Toucan, channel-billed

Ramphastos vitellinus

Toucan, keel-billed/rainbow-billed

Ramphastos sulfuratus

Toucan, red-billed/white-throated

Ramphastos tucanus

Treecreeper Certhia familiaris

Tree pipit

Anthus trivialis

Tree sparrow (Eurasian tree sparrow)

Passer montanus

Tricolored heron Egretta tricolor
Tricoloured parrotfinch Erythrura tricolor
Tropical kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
Trumpet manucode Manucodia/Phonygammus keraudrenii
Tufted puffin Fratercula cirrhata
Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae

Turaco - see species name

 

Turkestan shrike Lanius (isabellinus) phoenicuroides
Turkestan tit Parus bokharensis

Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo

Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Turkoman eagle owl

Bubo bubo turkomanus/omissus

Turnstone (ruddy turnstone)

Arenaria interpres

Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa
Turquoise honeycreeper Dacnis cayana
Turquoise tanager Tangara mexicana

Turtle dove

Streptopelia turtur

Twelve-wired bird of paradise

Seleucidis melanoleucus/melanoleuca

Ultramarine grosbeak

Cyanocompsa brissonii

Upcher's warbler Hippolais languida

Ural owl

Strix uralensis

Vermiculated (eagle) owl

Bubo cinerascens
Verreaux's eagle owl Bubo lacteus

Victoria crowned pigeon