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Number of species: 334
Number of globally threatened species: 6
Number of introduced species: 4
Date last reviewed: 2006-10-15
See also: http://www.hawar-islands.com/checklist.html
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus Extirpated
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Reef-Egret Egretta gularis
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Rare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Rare/Accidental
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina Rare/Accidental
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Short-toed-Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Endangered
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Chukar Alectoris chukar
Philby's Partridge Alectoris philbyi
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Common Quail Grus grus Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Corn Crake Crex crex Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Little Crake Porzana parva
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata
Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Spur-winged Plover Vanellus spinosus Rare/Accidental
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus Rare/Accidental
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius Rare/Accidental
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Rare/Accidental
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris Rare/Accidental
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii Rare/Accidental
Mew Gull Larus canus
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Stock Dove Columba oenas
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea Rare/Accidental
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Introduced species
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Pallid Scops-Owl Otus brucei Rare/Accidental
European Scops-Owl Otus scops
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Rare/Accidental
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Bubo ascalaphus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Little Swift Apus affinis Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis Rare/Accidental
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti
Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra Rare/Accidental
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
Wood Lark Lullula arborea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Eurasian Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii Rare/Accidental
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni Rare/Accidental
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta
White wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis
White-cheeked Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Hypocoliidae
Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula Rare/Accidental
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Rare/Accidental
Redwing Turdus iliacus Rare/Accidental
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis Rare/Accidental
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides Rare/Accidental
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon Rare/Accidental
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum Rare/Accidental
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Plain Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus neglectus Rare/Accidental
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Rare/Accidental
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Small Whitethroat Sylvia minula
Hume's Whitethroat Sylvia althaea
Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris
African Desert Warbler Sylvia nana
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
African Desert Warbler Sylvia deserti
Menetries' Warbler Sylvia mystacea
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Rare/Accidental
Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Near-threatened
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
Black Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas podobe Rare/Accidental
Rufous-backed Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus Rare/Accidental
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus
White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga Rare/Accidental
Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha Rare/Accidental
Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra Rare/Accidental
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii Rare/Accidental
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Eurasian Penduline-Tit Remiz pendulinus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis Extirpated
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis Rare/Accidental
Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus Rare/Accidental
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Petronia xanthocollis Rare/Accidental
Pale Rockfinch Carpospiza brachydactyla
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Introduced species
African Silverbill Euodice cantans
White-throated Munia Euodice malabarica
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina Rare/Accidental
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus
Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Rare/Accidental
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Rare/Accidental
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Rare/Accidental
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra

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