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The Checklist of the Birds of Lithuania


Gaviiformes

    Loons

    1. Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata)
    2. Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica)
    3. Common Loon (Gavia immer)
    4. Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii)

Podicipediformes

    Grebes

    5. Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    6. Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)
    7. Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
    8. Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
    9. Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

Procellariiformes

Pelecaniformes

    Pelicans

    12. Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    13. Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

    Gannets

    14. Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)

    Cormorants

    15. Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)
    16. Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
    17. European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)

Ciconiiformes

    Herons and Egrets

    18. Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
    19. Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)
    20. Black-сrowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    21. Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
    22. Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
    23. Great Egret (Casmerodius albus)
    24. Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
    25. Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

    Storks

    26. Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
    27. White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

    Ibises

    28. Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    29. Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
    30. Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

Phoenicopteriformes

    Flamingos

    31. Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Anseriformes

    Waterfowl

    32. Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
    33. Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)
    34. Bewick's Swan (Cygnus bewickii)
    35. Bean Goose (Anser fabalis)
    36. Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
    37. Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
    38. Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus)
    39. Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
    40. Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus)
    41. Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens)
    42. Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
    43. Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
    44. Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)
    45. Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)
    46. Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
    47. Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
    48. Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)
    49. Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
    50. American Wigeon (Anas americana)
    51. Gadwall (Anas strepera)
    52. Common Teal (Anas crecca)
    53. Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
    54. Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
    55. Garganey (Anas querquedula)
    56. Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
    57. Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)
    58. Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
    59. Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
    60. Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
    61. Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri)
    62. Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)
    63. King Eider (Somateria spectabilis)
    64. Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
    65. Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra)
    66. Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca)
    67. Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)
    68. Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)
    69. Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
    70. Smew (Mergellus albellus)
    71. Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
    72. Goosander (Mergus merganser)
    73. White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)

Falconiformes

    Falcons

    74. Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)
    75. Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
    76. Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
    77. Merlin (Falco columbarius)
    78. Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
    79. Eleonora’s Falcon (Falco eleonorae)
    80. Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)
    81. Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)
    82. Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

    Ospreys

    83. Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

    Eagles and Hawks

    84. European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
    85. Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
    86. Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
    87. White-tailed Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
    88. Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus)
    89. Short-toed Snake-Eagle (Circaetus gallicus)
    90. Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
    91. Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
    92. Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)
    93. Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)
    94. Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
    95. Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
    96. Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
    97. Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)
    98. Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus)
    99. Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina)
    100. Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)
    101. Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)
    102. Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)
    103. Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
    104. Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus)

Galliformes

    Grouses

    105. Hazel Grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)
    106. Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus)
    107. Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)
    108. Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus)

    Pheasants and Quails

    109. Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix)
    110. Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)
    111. Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Gruiformes

    Cranes

    112. Common Crane (Grus grus)

    Rails

    113. Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)
    114. Corncrake (Crex crex)
    115. Little Crake (Porzana parva)
    116. Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)
    117. Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
    118. Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
    119. Common Coot (Fulica atra)

    Bustards

    120. Great Bustard (Otis tarda)
    121. Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii)
    122. Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax)

Charadriiformes

    Thick-knees

    123. Eurasian Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

    Oystercatchers

    124. Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

    Stitls and Avocets

    125. Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
    126. Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

    Plovers

    127. Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
    128. White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)
    129. Eurasian Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
    130. Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)
    131. American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica)
    132. Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
    133. Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
    134. Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
    135. Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
    136. Eurasian Dotterel (Eudromias morinellus)

    Sandpipers and Snipes

    137. Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
    138. Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)
    139. Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
    140. Great Snipe (Gallinago media)
    141. Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
    142. Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
    143. Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
    144. Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
    145. Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)
    146. Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
    147. Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
    148. Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
    149. Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
    150. Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
    151. Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
    152. Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
    153. Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
    154. Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
    155. Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
    156. Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
    157. Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
    158. Temminck’s Stint (Calidris temminckii)
    159. Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
    160. Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
    161. Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)
    162. Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
    163. Red Knot (Calidris canutus)
    164. Sanderling (Calidris alba)
    165. Ruff male, Reeve female (Philomachus pugnax)
    166. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus)

    Pratincoles

    167. Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

    Skuas

    168. Great Skua (Stercorarius skua)
    169. Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)
    170. Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)
    171. Long-tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus)

    Gulls and Terns

    172. Common Gull (Larus canus)
    173. Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
    174. Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus)
    175. Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
    176. Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)
    177. Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis)
    178. Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
    179. Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
    180. Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
    181. Pallas's Gull (Larus ichthyaetus)
    182. Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)
    183. Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla)
    184. Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)
    185. Bonaparte's Gull (Larus philadelphia)
    186. Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)
    187. Little Gull (Larus minutus)
    188. Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini)
    189. Ross's Gull (Rhodostethia rosea)
    190. Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
    191. Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)
    192. Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
    193. Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
    194. Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
    195. Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)
    196. Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
    197. White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    198. Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)

    Alcidae

    199. Little Auk (Alle alle)
    200. Razorbill (Alca torda)
    201. Common Guillemot (Uria aalge)
    202. Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
    203. Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Pterocliformes

    Sandgrouses

    204. Pallas’s Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)

Columbiformes

Cuculiformes

    Cuckoos

    212. Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)

Strigiformes

    Barn Owls

    213. Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

    True Owls

    214. Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops)
    215. Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)
    216. Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)
    217. Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)
    218. Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)
    219. Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)
    220. Tengmalm’s Owl (Aegolius funereus)
    221. Little Owl (Athene noctua)
    222. Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum)
    223. Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula)
    224. Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
    225. Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Caprimulgiformes

    Nightjars

    226. Eurasian Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

Apodiformes

    Swifts

    227. Alpine Swift (Apus melba)
    228. Common Swift (Apus apus)

Coraciiformes

    Rollers

    229. European Roller (Coracias garrulus)

    Kingfishers

    230. Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

    Bee-eaters

    231. European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

Upupiformes

    Hoopoes

    232. Common Hoopoe / Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

Piciformes

    Woodpeckers

    233. Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
    234. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor)
    235. White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos)
    236. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)
    237. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
    238. Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus)
    239. Black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
    240. European Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis)
    241. Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus)

Passeriformes

    Larks

    242. Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)
    243. Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)
    244. Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)
    245. Horned Lark / Shore Lark (Eremophila alpestris)
    246. Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
    247. Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
    248. Wood Lark (Lullula arborea)

    Swallows

    249. Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
    250. Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
    251. Northern House Martin (Delichon urbicum)

    Pipits and Wagtails

    252. Richard's Pipit (Anthus richardi)
    253. Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
    254. Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)
    255. Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
    256. Olive-backed Pipit (Anthus hodgsoni)
    257. Pechora Pipit (Anthus gustavi)
    258. Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
    259. Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)
    260. Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus)
    261. Western Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
    262. Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)
    263. Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)
    264. White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

    Waxwings

    265. Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)

    Dippers

    266. White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

    Wrens

    267. Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)

    Accentors

    268. Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)
    269. Black-throated Accentor (Prunella atrogularis)
    270. Dunnock / Hedge Sparrow (Prunella modularis)

    Thrushes

    271. Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
    272. Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
    273. Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
    274. Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
    275. Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
    276. Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)
    277. Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
    278. Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
    279. European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
    280. Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
    281. Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)
    282. Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
    283. Northern Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)
    284. Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)
    285. European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
    286. Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
    287. Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
    288. Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)

    Flycatchers

    289. Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
    290. European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
    291. Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
    292. Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)

    Warblers

    293. Savi’s Warbler (Locustella luscinioides)
    294. River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
    295. Common Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)
    296. Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola)
    297. Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
    298. Paddyfield Warbler (Acrocephalus agricola)
    299. Blyth's Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)
    300. Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
    301. Eurasian Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
    302. Great Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
    303. Booted Warbler (Iduna caligata)
    304. Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina)
    305. Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
    306. Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
    307. Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
    308. Arctic Warbler (Phylloscopus borealis)
    309. Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
    310. Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)
    311. Hume’s Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus humei)
    312. Pallas’s Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)
    313. Dusky Warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus)
    314. Radde's Warbler (Phylloscopus schwarzi)
    315. Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
    316. Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
    317. Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria)
    318. Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
    319. Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
    320. Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans)
    321. Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala)

    Goldcrests

    322. Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)
    323. Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla)

    Bearded Tits

    324. Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus)

    Long-tailed Tits

    325. Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

    Penduline Tits

    326. Eurasian Penduline-tit (Remiz pendulinus)

    Titmices

    327. Marsh Tit (Parus palustris)
    328. Willow Tit (Parus montanus)
    329. Crested Tit (Parus cristatus)
    330. Coal Tit (Parus ater)
    331. Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)
    332. Azure Tit (Parus cyanus)
    333. Great Tit (Parus major)

    Nuthatches

    334. Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)

    Treecreepers

    335. Eurasian Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris)
    336. Short-toed Treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla)

    White-eyes

    337. Chestnut-flanked White-eye (Zosterops erythropleurus)

    Shrikes

    338. Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)
    339. Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
    340. Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)
    341. Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)

    Orioles

    342. Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)

    Crows and Jays

    343. Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
    344. Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica)
    345. Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes)
    346. Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
    347. Rook (Corvus frugilegus)
    348. Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)
    349. Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)
    350. Common Raven (Corvus corax)

    Starlings

    351. Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus)
    352. Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

    Sparrows

    353. House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
    354. Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)

    Finches

    355. Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
    356. Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
    357. European Serin (Serinus serinus)
    358. European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
    359. Eurasian Siskin (Spinus spinus)
    360. European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
    361. Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)
    362. Twite (Acanthis flavirostris)
    363. Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
    364. Arctic Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni)
    365. Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)
    366. Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator)
    367. Parrot Crossbill (Loxia pytyopsittacus)
    368. Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)
    369. White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)
    370. Common Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
    371. Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)

    Buntings

    372. Corn Bunting (Miliaria calandra)
    373. Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
    374. Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephalos)
    375. Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
    376. Reed Bunting (Schoeniclus schoeniclus)
    377. Little Bunting (Ocyris pusillus)
    378. Rustic Bunting (Ocyris rusticus)
    379. Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus)
    380. Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)

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