Charadriiformes
Waders, gulls and auks

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Latin name german name
Alcidae Alkenvögel
Burhinidae Triele
Charadriidae Regenpfeifer
Glareolidae Brachschwalben
Haematopodidae Austernfischer
Jacanidae Blatthhühnchen
Laridae Möwen
Recurvirostridae Säbelschnäbler-Artige
Rostratulidae Goldschnepfen
Scolopacidae Schnepfenvögel
Stercorariidae Raubmöwen
Sternidae Seeschwalben
Turnicidae
Trivial name Latin name
Common sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Whimbrel or Hudsonian Curlew Numenius phaeopus
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Amami Woodcock Scolopax mira
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Great Snipe Gallinago media
Pin-tailed Snipe Gallinago stenura
Latham's snipe Gallinago hardwickii
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Black-tailed Godwid Limosa limosa
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Crowned lapwing Vanellus coronatus
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles
Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
European Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kittlitz’s Plover Charadrius pecuarius
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Eurasian Dotterel Eudromias morinellus
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Inca Tern Larosterna inca
Whiskered tern Chlidonias hybrida
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Sandwich tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Slender-billed gull Chroicocephalus genei
Grey-headed gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Mew Gull Larus canus
Lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus
Ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis
Mediterranean gull Larus melanocephalus
California Gull Larus californicus
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii
Western Gull Larus occidentalis
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Little gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Black-winged Stilt, Common Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Egyptian Plover Pluvianus aegyptius
Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor
Double-banded Courser Rhinoptilus africanus
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
Eurasian Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
Razorbill Alca torda
Common murre Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
Little auk, dovekie Alle alle
Black guillemot Cepphus grylle
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata
Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana
Northern jacana Jacana spinosa
Skua Stercorarius skua
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator