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Republic of Finland

Suomi

Coat of arms of Finland

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The national bird of the Republic of Finland View Sylvan's gallery page all rights reserved

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Number of species: 444

Number of globally threatened species: 10
Number of introduced species: 4
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica
Common Loon Gavia immer
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus Rare/Accidental
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Vulnerable
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Brent Goose Branta bernicla
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Introduced species
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Vulnerable
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Introduced species
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
American Wigeon Anas americana
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Vulnerable
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Rare/Accidental
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Smew Mergellus albellus
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Introduced species
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Red Kite Milvus milvus Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Pallas' Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus Vulnerable
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
Short-toed Snake-Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Booted Eagle Aquila pennatus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Rare/Accidental
Merlin Falco columbarius
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Endangered
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Tetraonidae
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo
Common Crane Grus grus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Corn Crake Crex crex Near-threatened
Little Crake Porzana parva
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Common Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Great Bustard Otis tarda Vulnerable
Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Rare/Accidental
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Near-threatened
 
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 Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Rare/Accidental
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
GreaterSand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Great Snipe Gallinago media Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Willet Tringa semipalmatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris ruficollis
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Rare/Accidental
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Caspian Tern Larus cachinnans
Western Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Near-threatened
Ross' Gull Rhodostethia rosea
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Dovekie Alle alle
Common Murre Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
Razorbill Alca torda
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Stock Dove Columba oenas
Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus Rare/Accidental
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Ural Owl Strix uralensis
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula
Eurasian Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium passerinum
Little Owl Athene noctua
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift Apus apus
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus Rare/Accidental
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
White-winged Lark Melanocorypha leucoptera
Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Wood Lark Lullula arborea
 
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
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi
Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
 
Passeriformes.: Cinclidae
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
 
Passeriformes.: Prunellidae
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris
Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella
Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis
Dunnock Prunella modularis
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Rare/Accidental
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Vulnerable
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis Rare/Accidental
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei Rare/Accidental
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
African Desert Warbler Sylvia deserti
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
Rueppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppelli
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
 
Passeriformes.: Paradoxornithidae
Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus
 
Passeriformes.: Aegithalidae
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris
Willow Tit Poecile montana
Grey-headed Chickadee Poecile cincta
Coal Tit Periparus ater
Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus
Great Tit Parus major
European Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Azure Tit Cyanistes cyanus
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Wood Nuthatch Sitta europaea
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Eurasian Tree-Creeper Certhia familiaris
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Eurasian Penduline-Tit Remiz pendulinus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis Rare/Accidental
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Black-billed Magpie Pica pica
Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
Daurian Jackdaw Corvus dauuricus
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Twite Carduelis flavirostris
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina
European Serin Serinus serinus
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Near-threatened
Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis

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