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Mongolia
 

Capital (and largest city) Ulan Bator

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Number of species: 427
Number of globally threatened species: 23
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Chinese Pond-Heron Ardeola bacchus
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana Endangered
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides Endangered
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Falcated Duck Anas falcata Near-threatened
Gadwall Anas strepera
Baikal Teal Anas formosa Vulnerable
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
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
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Smew Mergellus albellus
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Endangered
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Pallas' Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus Vulnerable
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Near-threatened
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Vulnerable
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Merlin Falco columbarius
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Endangered
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Tetraonidae
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
Black-billed Capercaillie Tetrao parvirostris
Eurasian Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Altai Snowcock Tetraogallus altaicus
Chukar Alectoris chukar
Gray Partridge Perdix perdix
Daurian Partridge Perdix dauurica
Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Koklass Pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha
Brown Eared-Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum Extirpated Vulnerable
Blue Eared-Pheasant Crossoptilon auritum
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii Vulnerable
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo
Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus Critically endangered
White-naped Crane Grus vipio Vulnerable
Common Crane Grus grus
Hooded Crane Grus monacha Vulnerable
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Endangered
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Swinhoe's Rail Coturnicops exquisitus Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Corn Crake Crex crex Near-threatened
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
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
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Ibidorhynchidae
Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Rare/Accidental
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Near-threatened
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
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
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
East Siberian Gull Larus vegae
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Great Black-backed Gull Larus ichthyaetus
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi Vulnerable
Relict Gull Ichthyaetus relictus Vulnerable
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
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
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Hill Pigeon Columba rupestris
Pale-backed Pigeon Columba eversmanni Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Red Collared-Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
European Scops-Owl Otus scops
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
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
Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
Common Swift Apus apus
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
 
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
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra
Mongolian Lark Melanocorypha mongolica
White-winged Lark Melanocorypha leucoptera
Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Asian Short-toed Lark Calandrella cheleensis
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
 
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
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
White wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
 
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
Himalayan Accentor Prunella himalayana
Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella
Brown Accentor Prunella fulvescens
Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis
Mongolian Accentor Prunella koslowi
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
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
Spotted Bush-Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus
Chinese Bush-Warbler Bradypterus tacsanowskius
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides
Gray's Warbler Locustella fasciolata
Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
Sykes' Warbler Hippolais rama
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Mountain Chiffchaff Phylloscopus sindianus
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus
Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes
Marsh Grassbird Megalurus pryeri Vulnerable
Fly River Grassbird Megalurus albolimbatus Vulnerable
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Small Whitethroat Sylvia minula
Asian Desert Warbler Sylvia nana
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Korean Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki
Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla
Rufous-tailed Robin Larvivora sibilans
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Siberian Blue Robin Larvivora cyane
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus
Rufous-backed Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
White-winged Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastrus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
White-throated Bushchat Saxicola insignis Vulnerable
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Pre David's Laughingthrush Garrulax davidi
 
Passeriformes.: Paradoxornithidae
Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus
Vinous-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis webbianus
Reed Parrotbill Paradoxornis heudei Near-threatened
 
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
Great Tit Parus major
Turkestan Tit Parus bokharensis
Azure Tit Cyanistes cyanus
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea
 
Passeriformes.: Tichodromidae
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Eurasian Tree-Creeper Certhia familiaris
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
White-crowned Penduline-Tit Remiz coronatus
Chinese Penduline-Tit Remiz consobrinus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
Chinese Grey Shrike Lanius sphenocercus
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Mongolian Ground-Jay Podoces hendersoni
Eurasian Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
Daurian Jackdaw Corvus dauuricus
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
White-cheeked Starling Sturnus cineraceus
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Saxaul Sparrow Passer ammodendri
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
Rock Petronia Petronia petronia
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis
Pre David's Snowfinch Montifringilla davidiana
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Plain Mountain-Finch Leucosticte nemoricola
Black-headed Mountain-Finch Leucosticte brandti
Asian Rosy-Finch Leucosticte arctoa
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus pulcherrimus
Pallas's Rosefinch Carpodacus roseus
Red-mantled Rosefinch Carpodacus rhodochlamys
Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Grey-capped Greenfinch Carduelis sinica
Twite Carduelis flavirostris
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Yellow-billed Grosbeak Eophona migratoria
Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta
Long-tailed Rosefinch Uragus sibiricus
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos
Rock Bunting Emberiza cia
Godlewski's Bunting Emberiza godlewskii
Meadow Bunting Emberiza cioides
Grey-hooded Bunting Emberiza buchanani
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
Chestnut-breasted Bunting Emberiza fucata
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Yellow-browed Bunting Emberiza chrysophrys
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Near-threatened
Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala
Pallas's Bunting Emberiza pallasi
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis

 

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