Birds Of Algeria – Checklist


Birds Of Algeria

Checklist

Struthionidae
Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Procellariidae
Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)
Great Shearwater (Puffinus gravis)
Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus)
Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan)
Balearic Shearwater (Puffinus mauretanicus)

Hydrobatidae
Wilson’s Storm-petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)
European Storm-petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus)
Leach’s Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)

Gaviidae
Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata)
Black-throated Diver (Gavia arctica)
Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer)

Podicipedidae
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

Sulidae
Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)

Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)
Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

Ardeidae
Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Great Egret (Egretta alba)
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)

Ciconiidae
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)
Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita)
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor)

Anatidae
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)
Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus)
Bean Goose (Anser fabalis)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)
Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Common Teal (Anas crecca)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Garganey (Anas querquedula)
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta angustirostris)
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
Black Scoter (Melanitta nigra)
Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca)
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Smew (Mergellus albellus)
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)
White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)

Accipitridae
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus)
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)
Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus)
Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus)
Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)
Montagu’s Harrier (Circus pygargus)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)
Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina)
Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)
Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)
Spanish Imperial Eagle (Aquila adalberti)
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Verreauxs’ Eagle (Aquila verreauxii)
Bonelli’s Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus)
Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus)

Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
Eleonora’s Falcon (Falco eleonorae)
Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor)
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides)

Phasianidae
Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)
Barbary Partridge (Alectoris barbara)
Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa)

Turnicidae
Kurrichane Buttonquail (Turnix sylvaticus)

Rallidae
Corncrake (Crex crex)
Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)
Little Crake (Porzana parva)
Baillon’s Crake (Porzana pusilla)
Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
Striped Crake (Aenigmatolimnas marginalis)
Allen’s Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni)
Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)

Gruidae
Common Crane (Grus grus)
Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)

Otididae
Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax)
Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis undulata)
Arabian Bustard (Ardeotis arabs)
Great Bustard (Otis tarda)

Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

Burhinidae
Eurasian Thick-knee (Burhinus oedicnemus)

Glareolidae
Cream-coloured Courser (Cursorius cursor)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)

Charadriidae
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)
Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)
Eurasian Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellus leucurus)
Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)

Scolopacidae
Red Knot (Calidris canutus)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Temminck’s Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)
Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Great Snipe (Gallinago media)
Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris)
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)

Stercorariidae
Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)
Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)
Great Skua (Catharacta skua)

Laridae
Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)
Little Gull (Larus minutus)
Grey-headed Gull (Larus cirrocephalus)
Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)
Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)
Audouin’s Gull (Larus audouinii)
Mew Gull (Larus canus)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
Yellow-legged Gull (Larus cachinnans)
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Sabine’s Gull (Xema sabini)
Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

Sternidae
Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis)
Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)
Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)
White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

Alcidae
Common Murre (Uria aalge)
Razorbill (Alca torda)
Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Pteroclidae
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus)
Black-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)
Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus)
Crowned Sandgrouse (Pterocles coronatus)
Lichtenstein’s Sandgrouse (Pterocles lichtensteinii)

Columbidae
Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis)
Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)
Stock Dove (Columba oenas)
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon (Columba livia)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)

Cuculidae
Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)
Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)

Tytonidae
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

Strigidae
Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops)
Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)
Pharaoh Eagle Owl (Bubo ascalaphus)
Little Owl (Athene noctua)
Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)
Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
Marsh Owl (Asio capensis)

Caprimulgidae
Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius)
Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis)
European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

Apodidae
Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)
Common Swift (Apus apus)
Little Swift (Apus affinis)
Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba)

Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

Meropidae
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

Coraciidae
European Roller (Coracias garrulus)

Upupidae
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor)
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Levaillant’s Woodpecker (Picus vaillantii)

Alaudidae
Greater Hoopoe-Lark (Alaemon alaudipes)
Thick-billed Lark (Ramphocoris clotbey)
Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)
Bar-tailed Lark (Ammomanes cinctura)
Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti)
Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)
Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)
Dupont’s Lark (Chersophilus duponti)
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
Thekla Lark (Galerida theklae)
Woodlark (Lullula arborea)
Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
Black-crowned Sparrow Lark (Eremopterix nigriceps)
Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)
Temminck’s Lark (Eremophila bilopha)

Hirundinidae
Plain Martin (Riparia paludicola)
Common Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)
Rock Martin (Ptyonoprogne fuligula)
Eurasian Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Common House Martin (Delichon urbicum)

Motacillidae
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus)
Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)
Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)
Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus)

Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)

Bombycillidae
Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)

Cinclidae
White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

Troglodytidae
Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)

Prunellidae
Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris)
Dunnock (Prunella modularis)

Turdidae
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes)
Black Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas podobe)
Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Moussier’s Redstart (Phoenicurus moussieri)
Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus)
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)
White-crowned Black Wheatear (Oenanthe leucopyga)
Black Wheatear (Oenanthe leucura)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
Mourning Wheatear (Oenanthe lugens)
Red-rumped Wheatear (Oenanthe moesta)
Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)
Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)
Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)
Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius)
Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)
Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)

Sylviidae
Cetti’s Warbler (Cettia cetti)
Common Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)
River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
Savi’s Warbler (Locustella luscinioides)
Moustached Warbler (Acrocephalus melanopogon)
Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola)
Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (Hippolais pallida)
Western Olivaceous Warbler (Hippolais opaca)
Olive-tree Warbler (Hippolais olivetorum)
Melodious Warbler (Hippolais polyglotta)
Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina)
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Iberian Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus ibericus)
Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
Western Bonelli’s Warbler (Phylloscopus bonelli)
Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)
Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis)
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)
Rüppell’s Warbler (Sylvia ruppeli)
Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala)
Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans)
Spectacled Warbler (Sylvia conspicillata)
Tristram’s Warbler (Sylvia deserticola)
Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata)
Marmora’s Warbler (Sylvia sarda)

Regulidae
Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla)
Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)

Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)
Streaked Scrub Warbler (Scotocerca inquieta)

Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)

Timaliidae
Fulvous Babbler (Turdoides fulva)
Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus)

Paridae
Great Tit (Parus major)
Coal Tit (Parus ater)
Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)

Sittidae
Algerian Nuthatch (Sitta ledanti)
Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)

Certhiidae
Short-toed Treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla)

Laniidae
Masked Shrike (Lanius nubicus)
Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis)
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)

Malaconotidae
Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegalus)

Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)

Corvidae
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)
Common Raven (Corvus corax)
Brown-necked Raven (Corvus ruficollis)
Pied Crow (Corvus albus)
Rook (Corvus frugilegus)
Western Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica)
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax)

Sturnidae
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Spotless Starling (Sturnus unicolor)
Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)

Passeridae
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis)
Desert Sparrow (Passer simplex)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus)
Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)

Estrildidae
Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala)
African Silverbill (Lonchura cantans)

Fringillidae
Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
European Serin (Serinus serinus)
Citril Finch (Serinus citrinella)
European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Eurasian Siskin (Carduelis spinus)
Common Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)
Crimson-winged Finch (Rhodopechys sanguineus)
Trumpeter Finch (Bucanetes githagineus)
Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)
Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

Emberizidae
House Bunting (Emberiza striolata)
Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)
Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Cirl Bunting (Emberiza cirlus)
Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Cretzschmar’s Bunting (Emberiza caesia)
Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla)
Common Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)
Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)
Corn Bunting (Miliaria calandra)
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus)

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