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Number of species: 318  100%
Number of globally threatened species: 26
 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Japanese Cormorant Phalacrocorax capillatus
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes Vulnerable
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana Endangered
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Extirpated Endangered
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Endangered
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides Endangered
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
Brant Branta bernicla
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Falcated Duck Anas falcata Near-threatened
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
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri Vulnerable
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
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
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus Endangered
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Steller's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus Vulnerable
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Near-threatened
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
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
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Merlin Falco columbarius
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Tetraonidae
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
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 Vulnerable
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca
Band-bellied Crake Porzana paykullii Near-threatened
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Great Bustard Otis tarda Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer Endangered
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Endangered
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
Mew Gull Larus canus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi Vulnerable
Relict Gull Ichthyaetus relictus Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae
Common Murre Uria aalge
Spectacled Guillemot Cepphus carbo
Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix Near-threatened
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume Vulnerable
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Hill Pigeon Columba rupestris
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Northern Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus hyperythrus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Collared Scops-Owl Otus lettia
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Ural Owl Strix uralensis
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula
Little Owl Athene noctua
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata
Northern Boobook Ninox japonica
Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
Grey-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus
Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos kizuki
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Asian Short-toed Lark Calandrella cheleensis
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Asian Martin Delichon dasypus
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White wagtail Motacilla alba
Japanese Wagtail Motacilla grandis
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Brown-eared Bulbul Ixos amaurotis
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
 
Passeriformes.: Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Cinclidae
Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii
 
Passeriformes.: Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
 
Passeriformes.: Prunellidae
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris
Siberian Accentor Prunella montanella
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
White-throated Rock-Thrush Monticola gularis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
Grey-backed Thrush Turdus hortulorum
Japanese Thrush Turdus cardis
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus
Pale Thrush Turdus pallidus
Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
White-browed Chinese Warbler Rhopophilus pekinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Asian Stubtail Urosphena squameiceps
Manchurian Bush-Warbler Cettia canturians
Japanese Bush-Warbler Cettia diphone
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Middendorff's Warbler Locustella ochotensis
Pleske's Warbler Locustella pleskei Vulnerable
Gray's Warbler Locustella fasciolata
Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi
Lemom-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes
Eastern Crowned Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus
Marsh Grassbird Megalurus pryeri Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Grey-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa griseisticta
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Korean Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia
Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana
Rufous-tailed Robin Larvivora sibilans
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
Siberian Blue Robin Larvivora cyane
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone atrocaudata Near-threatened
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
 
Passeriformes.: Paradoxornithidae
Vinous-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis webbianus
 
Passeriformes.: Aegithalidae
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris
Willow Tit Poecile montana
Coal Tit Periparus ater
Great Tit Parus major
Varied Tit Sittiparus varius
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea
Snowy-browed Nuthatch Sitta villosa
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Eurasian Tree-Creeper Certhia familiaris
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Chestnut-flanked White-eye Zosterops erythropleurus
Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Tiger Shrike Lanius tigrinus
Bull-headed Shrike Lanius bucephalus
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Chinese Grey Shrike Lanius sphenocercus
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Eurasian Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Daurian Jackdaw Corvus dauuricus
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina
White-cheeked Starling Sturnus cineraceus
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Russet Sparrow Passer rutilans
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Asian Rosy-Finch Leucosticte arctoa
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
Pine Grosbeak Carpodacus erythrinus
Pallas's Rosefinch Carpodacus roseus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
Grey-capped Greenfinch Carduelis sinica
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Yellow-billed Grosbeak Eophona migratoria
Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata
Long-tailed Rosefinch Uragus sibiricus
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos
Meadow Bunting Emberiza cioides
Rufous-backed Bunting Emberiza jankowskii Vulnerable
Ochre-rumped Bunting Emberiza yessoensis Near-threatened
Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Near-threatened
Yellow Bunting Emberiza sulphurata Vulnerable
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala
Pallas's Bunting Emberiza pallasi
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus

 

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