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