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Number of species: 345
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2006-10-15
See also: http://www.putni.lv/saraksti/lvpsss.xls
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata Extirpated
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica
Common Loon Gavia immer Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii Rare/Accidental
 
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
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Great Egret Ardea alba Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
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
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Rare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Vulnerable
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Brent Goose Branta bernicla
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Vulnerable
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
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
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Extirpated
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Vulnerable
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Smew Mergellus albellus
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Red Kite Milvus milvus Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Near-threatened
Short-toed Snake-Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Extirpated Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus Extirpated
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Merlin Falco columbarius
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Tetraonidae
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
Eurasian 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
Common Crane Grus grus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Corn Crake Crex crex Near-threatened
Little Crake Porzana parva
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Great Bustard Otis tarda Vulnerable
Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata
Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Rare/Accidental
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Eurasian Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Great Snipe Gallinago media Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Critically endangered
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
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
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 Rare/Accidental
Western Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis Rare/Accidental
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Little Tern Leucophaeus pipixcan
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
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
 
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 Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
European Scops-Owl Otus scops
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Ural Owl Strix uralensis
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa Extirpated
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula Extirpated
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
Common Swift Apus apus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
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
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius
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
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
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta Rare/Accidental
Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Extirpated
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
 
Passeriformes.: Cinclidae
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus Extirpated
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
 
Passeriformes.: Prunellidae
Dunnock Prunella modularis
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma Rare/Accidental
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Extirpated
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola
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
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Rare/Accidental
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Asian Desert Warbler Sylvia nana Rare/Accidental
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Rare/Accidental
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Paradoxornithidae
Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus
 
Passeriformes.: Aegithalidae
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris
Willow Tit Poecile montana
Coal Tit Periparus ater
Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus
Great Tit Parus major
European Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Azure Tit Cyanistes cyanus
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Eurasian 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
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Extirpated
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Black-billed Magpie Pica pica
Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Extirpated
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 Extirpated
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
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Near-threatened
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
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