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Jordan                Middle East
Number of species: 412
Number of globally threatened species: 12
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2004-05-22
See also: http://www.andrewsi.freeserve.co.uk/jordan-birdlist.htm
 
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus Extirpated
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Rare/Accidental
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmaeus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala Rare/Accidental
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath Rare/Accidental
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata Rare/Accidental
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis Rare/Accidental
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Waldrapp Geronticus eremita Extirpated Critically endangered
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Rare/Accidental
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Rare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Rare/Accidental
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Falcated Duck Anas falcata Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
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 Vulnerable
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Rare/Accidental
White-winged Scoter Oxyura leucocephala Rare/Accidental Endangered
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus Rare/Accidental
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Rare/Accidental
Red Kite Milvus milvus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
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
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Vulnerable
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus 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
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Merlin Falco columbarius
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Endangered
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Chukar Alectoris chukar
Sand Partridge Ammoperdix heyi
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo Rare/Accidental
Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
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
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Rare/Accidental
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 Rare/Accidental
 
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
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Spur-winged Plover Vanellus spinosus
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus 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 Rare/Accidental
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Rare/Accidental
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Rare/Accidental
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Rare/Accidental
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
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus Near-threatened
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii Rare/Accidental
Mew Gull Larus canus
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini Rare/Accidental
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
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
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 Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Rare/Accidental
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus Rare/Accidental
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis
Crowned Sandgrouse Pterocles coronatus Rare/Accidental
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii Rare/Accidental
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Stock Dove Columba oenas
Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus Rare/Accidental
European 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
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Introduced species
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
European Scops-Owl Otus scops
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Bubo ascalaphus
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Hume's Owl Strix butleri
Little Owl Athene noctua
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius
Nubian Nightjar Caprimulgus nubicus Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Little Swift Apus affinis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
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
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps Rare/Accidental
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti
Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey
Calandra Lark
Melanocorypha calandra
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha
Dunn's Lark Eremalauda dunni
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
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
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-spectacled Bulbul Pycnonotus xanthopygos
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
 
Passeriformes.: Prunellidae
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris Rare/Accidental
Dunnock Prunella modularis
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Redwing Turdus iliacus Rare/Accidental
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Streaked Scrub-Warbler Scotocerca inquieta
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia Rare/Accidental
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Rare/Accidental
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Rare/Accidental
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Rare/Accidental
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
African Desert Warbler Sylvia deserti
Red Sea Warbler Sylvia leucomelaena
Cyprus Warbler Sylvia melanothorax
Menetries' Warbler Sylvia mystacea
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata
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
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 Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga
Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii
Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca
Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe melanoleuca
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna Rare/Accidental
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Blackstart Cercomela melanura
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Arabian Babbler Turdoides squamiceps
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Great Tit Parus major
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
 
Passeriformes.: Tichodromidae
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Eurasian Penduline-Tit Remiz pendulinus
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Palestine Sunbird Cinnyris osea
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach Rare/Accidental
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
House Crow Corvus splendens
Rook Corvus frugilegus Rare/Accidental
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis
Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Tristram's Starling Onychognathus tristramii
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis
Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus
Rock Petronia Petronia petronia
Pale Rockfinch Carpospiza brachydactyla
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
White-throated Munia Euodice malabarica Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Rare/Accidental
Pale Rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina
Fire-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus Rare/Accidental
European Serin Serinus serinus
Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus Vulnerable
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos Rare/Accidental
Rock Bunting Emberiza cia
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea Near-threatened
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia
House Bunting Emberiza striolata
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla Rare/Accidental
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra

 

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