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Charadriiformes
Waders, gulls and auks

name latin name german name english name species in collection
Scolopacidae
Schnepfenvögel
Schnepfenvögel Sandpipers 35 35
Jacanidae
Blatthhühnchen
Blatthhühnchen Jacanas 2 2
Alcidae
Alkenvögel
Alkenvögel Auks 10 10
Thinocoridae
Höhenläufer
Höhenläufer Seedsnipes 1 1
Burhinidae
Triele
Triele Stone-curlews or Dikkops 4 4
Stercorariidae
Raubmöwen
Raubmöwen Skuas 5 5
Charadriidae
Regenpfeifer
Regenpfeifer Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings 23 23
Sternidae
Seeschwalben
Seeschwalben Terns 15 15
Laridae
Möwen
Möwen Gulls, Terns, Skimmers & Kittiwakes 32 32
Glareolidae
Brachschwalben
Brachschwalben Pratincoles & Coursers 4 4
Haematopodidae
Austernfischer
Austernfischer Oystercatchers 1 1
Recurvirostridae
Säbelschnäbler-Artige
Säbelschnäbler-Artige Avocets & Stilts 3 3
Rostratulidae
Goldschnepfen
Goldschnepfen Painted-snipes 1 1
Turnicidae
Laufhühnchen
Laufhühnchen Buttonquails 1 1
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Common Redshank
Tringa totanus
Tringa totanus 26 26
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus
Tringa ochropus 3 3
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata
Numenius arquata 16 16
Eurasian Woodcock
Scolopax rusticola
Scolopax rusticola 17 17
Dunlin
Calidris alpina
Calidris alpina 38 38
Red Knot
Calidris canutus
Calidris canutus 24 24
Ruff
Calidris pugnax
Calidris pugnax 6 6
Common Snipe
Gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago 11 11
Jack Snipe
Lymnocryptes minimus
Lymnocryptes minimus 5 5
Black-tailed Godwid
Limosa limosa
Limosa limosa 1 1
Red-necked Phalarope
Phalaropus lobatus
Phalaropus lobatus 4 4
Spur-winged Lapwing
Vanellus spinosus
Vanellus spinosus 1 1
European Golden-Plover
Pluvialis apricaria
Pluvialis apricaria 5 5
Common Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula
Charadrius hiaticula 5 5
Little Ringed Plover
Charadrius dubius
Charadrius dubius 11 11
Kentish Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus
Charadrius alexandrinus 3 3
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
Sterna hirundo 16 16
Arctic Tern
Sterna paradisaea
Sterna paradisaea 9 9
Sandwich tern
Thalasseus sandvicensis
Thalasseus sandvicensis 3 3
Great Crested-Tern
Thalasseus bergii
Thalasseus bergii 1 1
Black-headed Gull
Larus ridibundus
Larus ridibundus 16 16
Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis
Larus michahellis 8 8
European Herring Gull
Larus argentatus
Larus argentatus 55 55
Mew Gull
Larus canus
Larus canus 15 15
Lesser black-backed gull
Larus fuscus
Larus fuscus 17 17
Slender-billed gull
Larus genei
Larus genei 1 1
Mediterranean gull
Larus melanocephalus
Larus melanocephalus 2 2
Caspian Gull
Larus cachinnans
Larus cachinnans 14 14
Audouin's Gull
Larus audouinii
Larus audouinii 1 1
Black-tailed Gull
Larus crassirostris
Larus crassirostris 3 3
Black-legged Kittiwake
Rissa tridactyla
Rissa tridactyla 8 8
Little gull
Hydrocoloeus minutus
Hydrocoloeus minutus 8 8
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
Haematopus ostralegus 15 15
Black-winged Stilt, Common Stilt
Himantopus himantopus
Himantopus himantopus 1 1
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta
Recurvirostra avosetta 7 7
Spotted Thick-knee
Burhinus capensis
Burhinus capensis 2 2
Greater Painted-snipe
Rostratula benghalensis
Rostratula benghalensis 6 6
Common murre
Uria aalge
Uria aalge 9 9
Atlantic Puffin
Fratercula arctica
Fratercula arctica 2 2
Parasitic Jaeger
Stercorarius parasiticus
Stercorarius parasiticus 2 2
Common sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
Actitis hypoleucos 10 10
Spotted Sandpiper
Actitis macularius
Actitis macularius 2 2
Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
Tringa nebularia 6 6
Spotted Redshank
Tringa erythropus
Tringa erythropus 4 4
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
Tringa glareola 5 5
Grey-tailed Tattler
Tringa brevipes
Tringa brevipes 1 1
Whimbrel or Hudsonian Curlew
Numenius phaeopus
Numenius phaeopus 2 2
Far Eastern Curlew
Numenius madagascariensis
Numenius madagascariensis 1 1
Amami Woodcock
Scolopax mira
Scolopax mira 2 2
Sanderling
Calidris alba
Calidris alba 3 3
Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea
Calidris ferruginea 4 4
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
Calidris minuta 3 3
Temminck's Stint
Calidris temminckii
Calidris temminckii 5 5
Pectoral sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
Calidris melanotos 1 1
Purple Sandpiper
Calidris maritima
Calidris maritima 1 1
Red-necked Stint
Calidris ruficollis
Calidris ruficollis 2 2
Great Knot
Calidris tenuirostris
Calidris tenuirostris 2 2
Great Snipe
Gallinago media
Gallinago media 2 2
Pin-tailed Snipe
Gallinago stenura
Gallinago stenura 3 3
Latham's snipe
Gallinago hardwickii
Gallinago hardwickii 1 1
Swinhoe's Snipe
Gallinago megala
Gallinago megala 1 1
Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago delicata
Gallinago delicata 1 1
Ruddy Turnstone
Arenaria interpres
Arenaria interpres 6 6
Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica
Limosa lapponica 9 9
Northern Lapwing
Vanellus vanellus
Vanellus vanellus 12 12
Red-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus indicus
Vanellus indicus 3 3
Crowned lapwing
Vanellus coronatus
Vanellus coronatus 2 2
Masked Lapwing
Vanellus miles
Vanellus miles 2 2
Blacksmith Lapwing
Vanellus armatus
Vanellus armatus 1 1
Grey-headed Lapwing
Vanellus cinereus
Vanellus cinereus 2 2
Southern Lapwing
Vanellus chilensis
Vanellus chilensis 2 2
Black-headed Lapwing
Vanellus tectus
Vanellus tectus 1 1
Sociable Lapwing
Vanellus gregarius
Vanellus gregarius 1 1
Wattled Lapwing
Vanellus senegallus
Vanellus senegallus 1 1
Grey Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
Pluvialis squatarola 13 13
Pacific Golden-Plover
Pluvialis fulva
Pluvialis fulva 1 1
Kittlitz
Charadrius pecuarius
Charadrius pecuarius 4 4
Greater Sand Plover
Charadrius leschenaultii
Charadrius leschenaultii 2 2
Eurasian Dotterel
Eudromias morinellus
Eudromias morinellus 4 4
Inca Tern
Larosterna inca
Larosterna inca 6 6
Whiskered tern
Chlidonias hybrida
Chlidonias hybrida 2 2
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
Chlidonias niger 3 3
White-winged Tern
Chlidonias leucopterus
Chlidonias leucopterus 1 1
Lesser Crested-Tern
Thalasseus bengalensis
Thalasseus bengalensis 1 1
Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus
Thalasseus maximus 1 1
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
Hydroprogne caspia 2 2
Gull-billed Tern
Gelochelidon nilotica
Gelochelidon nilotica 1 1
Common White-Tern
Gygis alba
Gygis alba 2 2
Little Tern
Sternula albifrons
Sternula albifrons 3 3
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
Larus marinus 13 13
Grey-headed gull
Larus cirrocephalus
Larus cirrocephalus 1 1
Ring-billed gull
Larus delawarensis
Larus delawarensis 5 5
California Gull
Larus californicus
Larus californicus 2 2
Glaucous Gull
Larus hyperboreus
Larus hyperboreus 4 4
Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
Larus dominicanus 9 9
Pallas's Gull
Larus ichthyaetus
Larus ichthyaetus 2 2
Sooty Gull
Larus hemprichii
Larus hemprichii 1 1
Western Gull
Larus occidentalis
Larus occidentalis 1 1
Slaty-backed Gull
Larus schistisagus
Larus schistisagus 5 5
Silver Gull
Larus novaehollandiae
Larus novaehollandiae 1 1
Laughing Gull
Larus atricilla
Larus atricilla 1 1
White-eyed Gull
Larus leucophthalmus
Larus leucophthalmus 1 1
Grey Gull
Leucophaeus modestus
Leucophaeus modestus 2 2
Black-necked Stilt
Himantopus mexicanus
Himantopus mexicanus 1 1
Collared Pratincole
Glareola pratincola
Glareola pratincola 2 2
Egyptian Plover
Pluvianus aegyptius
Pluvianus aegyptius 2 2
Cream-coloured Courser
Cursorius cursor
Cursorius cursor 5 5
Double-banded Courser
Smutsornis africanus
Smutsornis africanus 2 2
Bush Stone-curlew
Burhinus grallarius
Burhinus grallarius 3 3
Eurasian Stone-curlew
Burhinus oedicnemus
Burhinus oedicnemus 6 6
Senegal Thick-knee
Burhinus senegalensis
Burhinus senegalensis 4 4
Peruvian Thick-knee
Burhinus superciliaris
Burhinus superciliaris 1 1
Razorbill
Alca torda
Alca torda 15 15
Little auk, dovekie
Alle alle
Alle alle 1 1
Black guillemot
Cepphus grylle
Cepphus grylle 2 2
Spectacled Guillemot
Cepphus carbo
Cepphus carbo 1 1
Ancient Murrelet
Synthliboramphus antiquus
Synthliboramphus antiquus 1 1
Tufted Puffin
Fratercula cirrhata
Fratercula cirrhata 1 1
Rhinoceros Auklet
Cerorhinca monocerata
Cerorhinca monocerata 1 1
Wattled Jacana
Jacana jacana
Jacana jacana 2 2
African Jacana
Actophilornis africanus
Actophilornis africanus 1 1
Pomarine Jaeger
Stercorarius pomarinus
Stercorarius pomarinus 2 2
Long-tailed Jaeger
Stercorarius longicaudus
Stercorarius longicaudus 1 1
South Polar Skua
Stercorarius maccormicki
Stercorarius maccormicki 1 1
Skua
Catharacta skua
Catharacta skua 2 2
Barred Buttonquail
Turnix suscitator
Turnix suscitator 3 3
Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe
Attagis gayi
Attagis gayi 1 1
Northern jacana
Jacana spinosa
Jacana spinosa 1 1

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