Last updated: 27/04/2015 [Design & Pictures by Simons Nature]
Charadriiformes
Family: Alcidae [Auks]
Genus: Alca
Species: Alca torda
Razorbill
Tordalk
Iceland
Near Threatened
Genus: Cepphus [True guillemots]
Species: Cepphus grylle arcticus
Black guillemot
Gryllteiste
Norway
Least Concern
Species: Cepphus grylle islandicus
Black guillemot
Gryllteiste
Iceland
Least Concern
Genus: Fratercula [Puffins]
Species: Fratercula arctica naumanii
Atlantic puffin
Papageitaucher
Iceland
Vulnerable
Genus: Uria
Species: Uria aalge aalge
Common murre
Trottellumme
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Uria lomvia lomvia
Thick-billed murre
Dickschnabellumme
Iceland
Least Concern
Family: Burhinidae [Stone-curlew]
Genus: Burhinus
Species: Burhinus capensis dodsoni
Spotted thick-knee
Kaptriel
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Burhinus vermiculatus
Water Thick-knee
Wassertriel
Uganda
Least Concern
Genus: Esacus
Species: Esacus recurvirostris
Great stone-curlew
Krabbentriel
Sri Lanka
Near Threatened
Family: Charadriidae [Plovers, dotterels and lapwings]
Genus: Charadrius [Plovers]
Species: Charadrius alexandrinus
Kentish plover
Seeregenpfeifer
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Charadrius hiaticula
Common ringed plover
Sandregenpfeifer
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Charadrius marginatus mechowi
White-fronted plover
Weissstirn-Regenpfeifer
Botswana
Least Concern
Species: Charadrius pallidus
Chestnut-banded plover
Fahlregenpfeifer
Namibia
Near Threatened
Species: Charadrius pecuarius
Kittlitz's plover
Hirtenregenpfeifer
Namibia
Least Concern
Species: Charadrius tricollaris
Three-banded Plover
Dreibandregenpfeifer
Kenya
Least Concern
Genus: Pluvialis [Plovers]
Species: Pluvialis apricaria
European golden plover
Goldregenpfeifer
Iceland
Least Concern
Genus: Vanellus [Lapwings]
Species: Vanellus armatus
Blacksmith lapwing
Waffenkiebitz
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus chilensis
Southern Lapwing
Bronzekiebitz
Brazil
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus coronatus coronatus
Crowned Lapwing
Kronenkiebitz
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus crassirostris
Long-toed Lapwing
Langzehenkiebitz
Uganda
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus indicus indicus
Red-wattled Lapwing
Rotlappenkiebitz
India
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus indicus lankae
Red-wattled lapwing
Rotlappenkiebitz
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus malabaricus
Yellow-wattled lapwing
Gelblappenkiebitz
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus senegallus
African Wattled Lapwing
Senegalkiebitz
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus spinosus
Spur-winged lapwing
Spornkiebitz
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus tectus
Black-headed lapwing
Schwarzschopfkiebitz
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Vanellus vanellus
Northern lapwing
Kiebitz
Sweden
Near Threatened
Family: Glareolidae [Pratincoles and coursers]
Genus: Glareola
Species: Glareola pratincola fuelleborni
Collared pratincole
Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe
Kenya
Least Concern
Genus: Smutsornis [Coursers]
Species: Smutsornis africanus gracilis
Double-banded courser
Doppelband-Rennvogel
Kenya
Least Concern
Family: Haematopodidae [Oystercatchers]
Genus: Haematopus [Oystercatchers]
Species: Haematopus ostralegus ostralegus
Eurasian oystercatcher
Austernfischer
Sweden
Near Threatened
Family: Jacanidae [Jacanas]
Genus: Actophilornis
Species: Actophilornis africanus
African jacana
Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Genus: Hydrophasianus
Species: Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Pheasant-tailed jacana
Fasanblatthühnchen
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Genus: Jacana
Species: Jacana jacana
Wattled Jacana
Rotstirn-Blatthühnchen
Brazil
Least Concern
Species: Jacana spinosa
Northern Jacana
Gelbstirn-Blatthühnchen
Costa Rica
Least Concern
Family: Laridae [Gulls]
Genus: Chroicocephalus
Species: Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Black-headed gull
Lachmöwe
Sweden
Least Concern
Genus: Creagrus
Species: Creagrus furcatus
Swallow-tailed Gull
Gabelschwanzmöwe
Ecuador
Least Concern
Genus: Larus
Species: Larus argentatus argenteus
European herring gull
Silbermöwe
Germany
Least Concern
Species: Larus canus canus
Common gull
Sturmmöwe
Norway
Least Concern
Species: Larus dominicanus vetula
Kelp gull
Dominikanermöwe
Namibia
Least Concern
Species: Larus fuscus graellsii
Lesser black-backed gull
Heringsmöwe
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Larus hyperboreus
Glaucous gull
Eismöwe
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Larus marinus
Great black-backed gull
Mantelmöwe
Norway
Least Concern
Species: Larus michahellis
Yellow-legged Gull
Mittelmeermöwe
Italy
Least Concern
Genus: Rissa [Kittiwakes]
Species: Rissa tridactyla tridactyla
Black-legged kittiwake
Dreizehenmöwe
Iceland
Least Concern
Family: Recurvirostridae [Avocets and stilts]
Genus: Himantopus [Stilts]
Species: Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged stilt
Stelzenläufer
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Himantopus melanurus
White-backed Stilt
Halsbandstelzenläufer
Brazil
Least Concern
Species: Himantopus mexicanus
Black-necked Stilt
Amerikanischer Stelzenläufer
Ecuador
Least Concern
Genus: Recurvirostra [Avocets]
Species: Recurvirostra avosetta
Pied avocet
Säbelschnäbler
Namibia
Least Concern
Family: Rynchopidae [Skimmers]
Genus: Rynchops [Skimmers]
Species: Rynchops niger cinerescens
Black Skimmer
Schwarzmantel-Scherenschnabel
Guyana
Least Concern
Family: Scolopacidae [Sandpipers]
Genus: Actitis
Species: Actitis hypoleucos
Common sandpiper
Flussuferläufer
Sweden
Least Concern
Genus: Bartramia
Species: Bartramia longicauda
Upland Sandpiper
Prärieläufer
Brazil
Least Concern
Genus: Calidris
Species: Calidris alpina schinzii
Dunlin
Alpenstrandläufer
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Calidris maritima
Purple sandpiper
Meerstrandläufer
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Calidris mauri
Western Sandpiper
Bergstrandläufer
Suriname
Least Concern
Species: Calidris minuta
Little stint
Zwergstrandläufer
Namibia
Least Concern
Genus: Limosa [Godwits]
Species: Limosa lapponica lapponica
Bar-tailed godwit
Pfuhlschnepfe
Sweden
Near Threatened
Species: Limosa lapponica taymyrensis
Bar-tailed godwit
Pfuhlschnepfe
Sri Lanka
Near Threatened
Species: Limosa limosa islandica
Icelandic black-tailed godwit
Uferschnepfe
Iceland
Near Threatened
Species: Limosa limosa limosa
Black-tailed godwit
Uferschnepfe
Sweden
Near Threatened
Genus: Numenius [Curlews]
Species: Numenius arquata arquata
Eurasian curlew
Großer Brachvogel
Norway
Near Threatened
Species: Numenius phaeopus islandicus
Whimbrel
Regenbrachvogel
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Numenius phaeopus phaeopus
Whimbrel
Regenbrachvogel
Sweden
Least Concern
Genus: Phalaropus
Species: Phalaropus lobatus
Red-necked phalarope
Odinshühnchen
Iceland
Least Concern
Genus: Tringa [Shanks and tattlers]
Species: Tringa flavipes
Lesser Yellowlegs
Kleiner Gelbschenkel
Suriname
Least Concern
Species: Tringa glareola
Wood sandpiper
Bruchwasserläufer
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Species: Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank
Grünschenkel
India
Least Concern
Species: Tringa ochropus
Green sandpiper
Waldwasserläufer
Sweden
Least Concern
Species: Tringa solitaria
Solitary Sandpiper
Einsamer Wasserläufer
Suriname
Least Concern
Species: Tringa totanus eurhina
Common redshank
Rotschenkel
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Tringa totanus robusta
Common redshank
Rotschenkel
Iceland
Least Concern
Species: Tringa totanus totanus
Common redshank
Rotschenkel
Germany
Least Concern
Family: Sternidae [Terns]
Genus: Chlidonias [Marsh terns]
Species: Chlidonias hybrida delalandii
Whiskered tern
Weissbart-Seeschwalbe
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Chlidonias hybrida hybrida
Whiskered tern
Weissbart-Seeschwalbe
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Chlidonias leucopterus
White-winged Tern
Weissflügelseeschwalbe
Uganda
Least Concern
Genus: Sterna
Species: Sterna paradisaea
Arctic tern
Küstenseeschwalbe
Iceland
Least Concern
Family: Turnicidae [Buttonquails]
Genus: Turnix
Species: Turnix suscitator leggei
Barred buttonquail
Bindenlaufhühnchen
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
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