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Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.
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This volume is the first in a planned series of seven books intended to cover the biology of all the birds of Africa including year-round residents and migrants. It contains Martin Woodcock and Peter Hayman's excellent colour plates of every species described and many subspecies. It also gives distribution maps for every species mentioned. This volume contains the Struthioniformes, Procellariiformes, Sphenisciformes, Gaviiformes, Podicipediformes, Pelecaniformes, Ciconiiformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Anseriformes and Falconiformes.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas capensis Gmelin, 1789 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas crecca Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas erythrorhyncha Gmelin, 1789 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas penelope Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas undulata Dubois, 1839 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus lamelligerus Temminck, 1823 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes J. R. Forster, 1777 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes patagonicus Miller, 1778 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea melanocephala Vigors & Children, 1826 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola Boie, 1822 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola idae (Hartlaub, 1860) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola ralloides (Scopoli, 1769) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAviceda (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAviceda cuculoides Swainson, 1837 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBostrychia Gray, 1847 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBostrychia hagedash (Latham, 1790) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBulweria Bonaparte, 1843 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulweria bulwerii (Jardine & Selby, 1828) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulweria fallax Jouanin, 1955 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorButorides Blyth, 1852 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides striata (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalonectris Mathews & Iredale, 1915 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalonectris diomedea (Scopoli, 1769) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCasmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea alba Linnaeus, 1758 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCiconia Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCiconia episcopus (Boddaert, 1783) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDaption Stephens, 1826 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDaption capense (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDendrocygna Swainson, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea cauta Gould, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassarche cauta (Gould, 1841) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassarche chlororhynchos (Gmelin, 1789) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea chrysostoma Forster, 1785 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassarche chrysostoma (Forster, 1785) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea melanophris Temminck, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassarche melanophris (Temminck, 1828) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea alba Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta ardesiaca (Wagler, 1827) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta gularis (Bosc, 1792) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta intermedia (Wagler, 1829) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes Vieillot, 1816 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysolophus (Brandt, 1837) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco concolor Temminck, 1825 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco eleonorae Géné, 1839 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFregata de Lacepède, 1799 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata ariel (Gray, 1845) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata minor (Gmelin, 1789) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFregetta Bonaparte, 1855 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregetta grallaria (Vieillot, 1817) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregetta tropica (Gould, 1844) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFulmarus Stephens, 1826 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulmarus glacialoides (Smith, 1840) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGypohierax Rueppell, 1835 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, 1788) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus Savigny, 1809 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus vocifer (Daudin, 1800) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHalobaena Bonaparte, 1856 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalobaena caerulea (Gmelin, 1789) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHydrobates (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrobates pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIxobrychus Billberg, 1828 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIxobrychus minutus (Linnaeus, 1766) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacheiramphus Westerman, 1848 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacheiramphus alcinus Westerman, 1851 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMacronectes Richmond, 1905 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacronectes giganteus (Gmelin, 1789) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacronectes halli Mathews, 1912 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus Lacepede, 1799 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorus capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823) (source of synonymy)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMycteria Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycteria ibis (Linnaeus, 1766) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNettapus Brandt, 1836 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettapus auritus (Boddaert, 1783) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNycticorax Moehring, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOceanites Keyserling & Blasius, 1840 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanites oceanicus (Kuhl, 1820) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma Reichenbach, 1853 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma leucorhoa (Vieillot, 1818) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma matsudairae Kuroda, 1922 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma monorhis (Swinhoe, 1867) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura maccoa (Eyton, 1838) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPachyptila (basis of record)
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola idae (Hartlaub, 1860) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata minor (Gmelin, 1789) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon lepturus Daudin, 1802 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon rubricauda Boddaert, 1783 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata ariel (Gray, 1845) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata minor (Gmelin, 1789) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanites oceanicus (Kuhl, 1820) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon lepturus Daudin, 1802 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon rubricauda Boddaert, 1783 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus carneipes Gould, 1844 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus pacificus (Gmelin, 1789) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas capensis Gmelin, 1789 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas crecca Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas erythrorhyncha Gmelin, 1789 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas penelope Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas undulata Dubois, 1839 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea melanocephala Vigors & Children, 1826 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola ralloides (Scopoli, 1769) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulweria fallax Jouanin, 1955 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides striata brevipes (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCiconia episcopus (Boddaert, 1783) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDromas ardeola Paykull, 1805 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta gularis (Bosc, 1792) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco concolor Temminck, 1825 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco eleonorae Géné, 1839 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata ariel (Gray, 1845) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycteria ibis (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettapus auritus (Boddaert, 1783) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanites oceanicus (Kuhl, 1820) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma monorhis (Swinhoe, 1867) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon aethereus Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax africanus (Gmelin, 1789) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax nigrogularis Ogilvie-Grant & Forbes, 1899 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatalea alba Scopoli, 1786 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRecurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula dactylatra Lesson, 1831 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula leucogaster (Boddaert, 1783) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula sula (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachybaptus ruficollis (Pallas, 1764) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThreskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790) 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma matsudairae Kuroda, 1922 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas capensis Gmelin, 1789 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas crecca Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas erythrorhyncha Gmelin, 1789 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas penelope Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas undulata Dubois, 1839 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea melanocephala Vigors & Children, 1826 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola ralloides (Scopoli, 1769) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCiconia episcopus (Boddaert, 1783) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816) 
Eritrea for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDromas ardeola Paykull, 1805 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta gularis (Bosc, 1792) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta intermedia (Wagler, 1829) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco concolor Temminck, 1825 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco eleonorae Géné, 1839 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata ariel (Gray, 1845) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus vocifer (Daudin, 1800) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycteria ibis (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettapus auritus (Boddaert, 1783) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon aethereus Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax africanus (Gmelin, 1789) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax nigrogularis Ogilvie-Grant & Forbes, 1899 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatalea alba Scopoli, 1786 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRecurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula dactylatra Lesson, 1831 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula leucogaster (Boddaert, 1783) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula sula (Linnaeus, 1766) 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican cuckoo falcon for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAviceda cuculoides Swainson, 1837
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican fish eagle for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus vocifer (Daudin, 1800)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican open-bill stork for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus lamelligerus Temminck, 1823
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican penguin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican pygmy goose for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettapus auritus (Boddaert, 1783)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican spoonbill for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatalea alba Scopoli, 1786
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranhinga for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctic petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassoica antarctica (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctic prion [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyptila desolata (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterodroma incerta (Schlegel, 1863)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAudubon's shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaillon's shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbat hawk for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacheiramphus alcinus Westerman, 1851
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack egret for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta ardesiaca (Wagler, 1827)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta ardesiaca (Wagler, 1827)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack kite for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-bellied storm petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregetta tropica (Gould, 1844)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-browed albatross [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea melanophris Temminck, 1828
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-crowned night heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-headed heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea melanocephala Vigors & Children, 1826
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-necked grebe for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodiceps nigricollis Brehm, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalobaena caerulea (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue-faced booby for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula dactylatra Lesson, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish storm-petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrobates pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbroad-billed prion for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyptila vittata (Forster, 1777)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown booby for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula leucogaster (Boddaert, 1783)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuff-backed heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBulwer's petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulweria bulwerii (Jardine & Selby, 1828)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape cormorant for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax capensis (Sparrman, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape gannet [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape hen for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProcellaria aequinoctialis Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape pigeon for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDaption capense (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape teal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas capensis Gmelin, 1789
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcattle egret for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon teal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas crecca Linnaeus, 1758
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCory's shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalonectris diomedea (Scopoli, 1769)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordabchick for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachybaptus ruficollis (Pallas, 1764)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordarter for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordove prion [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyptila desolata (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordusky shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreared grebe for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodiceps nigricollis Brehm, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEleonora's falcon for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco eleonorae Géné, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurasian wigeon for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas penelope Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfairy prion for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyptila turtur (Kuhl, 1820)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflesh-footed shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus carneipes Gould, 1844
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfulvous tree-duck for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfulvous whistling-duck for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgannets and boobies for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSula Brisson, 1760
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarganey for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorglossy ibis for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGoliath heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat crested grebe for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat egret [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat white egret [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat white pelican for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater flamingo for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater frigatebird for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata minor (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat-winged petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterodroma macroptera (Smith, 1840)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides striata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides striata brevipes (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen -winged teal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas crecca Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen-backed heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides striata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen-backed heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides striata brevipes (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProcellaria cinerea Gmelin, 1789
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey-headed albatross [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea chrysostoma Forster, 1785
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhadada for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBostrychia hagedash (Latham, 1790)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhadeda for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBostrychia hagedash (Latham, 1790)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorintermediate egret for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta intermedia (Wagler, 1829)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjackass penguin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJouanin's petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulweria fallax Jouanin, 1955
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKerguelen petrel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterodroma brevirostris (Lesson, 1831)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorking penguin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes patagonicus Miller, 1778
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser flamingo for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoeniconaias minor (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1798)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser frigatebird for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata ariel (Gray, 1845)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle bittern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIxobrychus minutus (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle egret for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus assimilis Gould, 1838
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed cormorant for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax africanus (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed cormorant for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMacaroni penguin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysolophus (Brandt, 1837)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMaccoa duck for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura maccoa (Eyton, 1838)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar squacco heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola idae (Hartlaub, 1860)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMalagasy pond heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdeola idae (Hartlaub, 1860)
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManx shearwater for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuffinus puffinus (Brünnich, 1764)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormasked booby for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula dactylatra Lesson, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMatsudaira's storm-petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanodroma matsudairae Kuroda, 1922
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornellie for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacronectes halli Mathews, 1912
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern giant petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacronectes halli Mathews, 1912
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorosprey for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpalmnut vulture for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, 1788)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpediunker for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProcellaria cinerea Gmelin, 1789
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpink-backed pelican for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPintado petrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDaption capense (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurple heron for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-billed duck for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas erythrorhyncha Gmelin, 1789
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-billed teal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas erythrorhyncha Gmelin, 1789
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-billed tropicbird for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon aethereus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-footed booby for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula sula (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-tailed tropicbird for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon rubricauda Boddaert, 1783
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Large and heavy bodied with a streamlined appearance and a fairly long neck. Wings long and pointed. Tail wedge ... [details]

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Large storm-petrels. Wings long. Tail slightly forked. Legs long, project beyond tail-tip. Plumage grey and white. ... [details]

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Large, somewhat stout wih short pointed wings. Bill slightly decurved and pointed with serrate edges. Legs very ... [details]

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Large, white-bodied birds with black or black and white wings. Twelve tail feathers. <388> [details]

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Largest of the Procellariidae—as large as the smaller albatrosses. Bills robust, longer than the head with large ... [details]

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Length: 120-152 cm. Plumage: grey back; chestnut head, neck and belly; foreneck and breast white streaked black. ... [details]

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Length: 43-46 cm. Plumage: breeding buffy brown above white below; crest, head, breast and upper back pale with ... [details]

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Length: 45-48 cm. Plumage: dark brown above heavily streaked with black; dull brown heavily streaked black on ... [details]

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Length: 48-66 cm. Plumage: slaty-black; heavy, shaggy crest. Immature like adult but duller without head-plumes. ... [details]

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Length: 55-65 cm Plumage: white. Dark morph varies from bluish grey to black. Long plumes on head neck and back ... [details]

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Length: 81-90 cm <391>; 121-126 cm <393>. Plumage: generally deep rich pink; wings black and red in flight. Immature ... [details]

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Length: 85-95. Plumage: White; long white back plumes in breeding adult. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare ... [details]

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Length: (excluding streamers) 50-55 cm. Colour: adult: white with uneven black barring on back, rump and inner wing ... [details]

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Length: (excluding streamers) 46-50 cm. Colour: adult white with a pink wash; a black crescent through the eye and ... [details]

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Length: (excluding tail streamers) 38-43 cm. Colour: adult white with wing-tip, diagonal bar on the wing coverts, ... [details]

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Length: 120-130 cm; wingspan: 272-328 cm. Colour: Adult: This plumage attained in a minimum of five years. Mostly ... [details]

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Length: 135-152 cm. Plumage: greyish white with a pink tinge; fairly prominent crest; breast feather long and ... [details]

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Length: 136-172 cm <393>; 127-140 cm <391>. Plumage: generally white with pink wash; wing coverts and axillaries bright red; ... [details]

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Length: 20-29 cm. Head rounded, neck short. Colour: Adult breeding: dark brown above, dusky below, with rufous ... [details]

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Length: 27-38 cm. Plumage: male greenish black on crown and back; wings buff; neck and wing patches ashy buff or ... [details]

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Length: 28-33 cm. Colour: adult, breeding: head, chin, throat fore- and hind-neck, breast and back black, ear-tufts ... [details]

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Length: 31-36 cm. Plumage: dark green above with a white face and neck; green patches on sides of neck in breeding ... [details]

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Length: 33-36 cm. Plumage: uniform slate grey with black wingtips and malar stripe; wings long and narrow. Immature ... [details]

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Length: 34-38 cm. Plumage: above and below vermiculated grey; head chestnut with irridescent green band from lores ... [details]

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Length: 36-40 cm. Plumage: dark slate grey above, rich rufous streaked with black below (rare dark morph appears ... [details]

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Length: 37-41 cm. Plumage: Breeding male vermiculated grey flanks, dark back, mottled brown breast; Head, neck and ... [details]

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Length: 40 cm. Plumage: brownish grey above, greyer on throat and breast; belly and underwing white barred rufuos; ... [details]

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Length: 40-41 cm. Plumage: general colour blackish green; grey below; throat white; buff to chestnut line down ... [details]

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Length: 43-48 cm. Plumage: above and below dark brown with wide buffy feather edges giving a scalloped appearance; ... [details]

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Length: 44-48 cm. Plumage: brownish grey with wide pale edges to body feathers giving a scalloped appearance, head ... [details]

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Length: 45 cm. Plumage: Blackish brown with very faint barring on tail and crest on head; throat with varying amounts ... [details]

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Length: 45-51 cm. Plumage: body vermiculated grey; head chestnut with buffy-cream forehead and crown and pinkish ... [details]

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Length: 46-56 cm. Colour: adult: Face, neck and underparts white. Face with chestnut and black frills. Crest, back ... [details]

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Length: 50-56 cm. Plumage: white in non- and white with buff plumes on crown, back and breast in breeding season. ... [details]

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Length: 51-60 cm Plumage: generally black with a faint greenish gloss; feathers from back to upper tail coverts ... [details]

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Length: 51-60 cm. Plumage: brown with slightly forked tail. Immature paler below with distinct streaks. Bare parts: ... [details]

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Length: 51-63 cm. Plumage: dark brownish grey with broad paler edging to feathers giving scaley appearance; head ... [details]

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Length: 55-58 cm. Plumage: dark brown above, white below; facial mast brown; dusky streaks form an irregular band ... [details]

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Length: 55-66 cm. Plumage: white or blackish with white chin; two long narrow plumes on occiput, scapular aigrettes ... [details]

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Length: 55-71 cm. Plumage: dark with purple gloss on neck, back and head, green gloss on wing coverts; ... [details]

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Length: 56-61 cm. Plumage: back and crown black; wings, rump and tail grey; face, foreneck and underparts white; ... [details]

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Length: 60 cm. Plumage: Adult black above white below with black band extending from upper breast down sides of ... [details]

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Length: 60 cm. Plumage: white with black back, secondaries and tail; tail tipped white, primaries tipped black. ... [details]

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Length: 61-64 cm. Plumage: Black. Bare parts: iris turquoise; face and gular skin yellow to yellow-orange; bill legs ... [details]

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Length: 61-69 cm. Plumage: white; long plumes on back and breast when breeding. Immature like non-breeding adult. ... [details]

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Length: 63-73 cm. Plumage: Head and tail white; back and wings black; wing coverts, belly and crissum dark chestnut. ... [details]

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Length: 64-74 cm. Colour: adult sooty-brown above, on head, neck and breast; belly and undertail coverts white; ... [details]

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Length: 64-89 cm. Plumage: white. Immature as adult. Bare parts: iris brown, ringed with red when breeding; facial ... [details]

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Length: 66-76 cm. Plumage: adult with head, throat, back, wings, tail and undertail coverts black, breast and belly ... [details]

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Length: 66-77 cm. Colour: adult variable either white with pale yellow head and black flight feathers and black ... [details]

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Length: 71-79 cm. Plumage: male largely black with greenish gloss; foreneck chestnut with a white lateral stripe; ... [details]

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Length: 71-81 cm. Plumage: Generally black; male with white patches on upper flanks extending into wing linings; ... [details]

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Length: 71-82 cm; wingspan: 214 cm. Colour: Adult: Head and throat pale bluish-grey; underparts whiite; mantle and ... [details]

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Length: 74–86 cm; wingspan: 178–206 cm. Colour: Adult: head, nape and mantle white with a grey wash; dark brown ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Length: 76-89 cm. Plumage: dark brownish grey with green iridescence on wing coverts and bronze gloss on back; ... [details]

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Length: 79-89 cm. Plumage: brownish grey above, rufous and black below; crown black; neck rufous with black stripes ... [details]

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Length: 80-100 cm. Plumage: generally black with a greenish gloss; cheeks, throat to upper breast white; thigh ... [details]

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Length: 81-87 cm; wingspan: 204 cm. Colour: Adult: uniformly dark sooty brown with a slightly darker head; bill black ... [details]

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Length: 81-92 cm. Colour: adult white with black flight feathers and tail; facial and gular skin blackish to dark ... [details]

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Length: 81-94 cm. Plumage: brownish black with a green gloss on chest, neck and mantle. Immature as adult. Bare ... [details]

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Length: 81-95 cm; Wingspan: 214-244 cm. Colour: Adult: Body white; upper wing black, under wing white with black ... [details]

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Length: 84-94 cm. Colour: adult general colour white; face buff-yellow fading into yellow on head and nape; primaries ... [details]

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Length: 84-97 cm. Plumage: general colour grey; top of head, occipital plumes and neck black; foreneck white; ... [details]

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Length: 86 cm. Plumage: glossy black with a wooly white neck and head. Immature blackish brown above, pale sooty ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Length: 86-100 cm. Plumage: Male entirely black. Female black with grey throat, white breast. Immature brown; head ... [details]

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Length: 89-99 cm; wingspan: 198-244 cm. Colour: Adult: Head and body white, with a grey nape, mantle, cheeks and ... [details]

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Length: 90-100cm. Plumage: Generally grey with head, lower neck and underparts white; black stripe over eye ending ... [details]

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Length: 91 cm. Plumage: all white. Immature white with black tips to primaries and underwing coverts and black ... [details]

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Length: 94 cm. Plumage: Head, wings and tail black; belly white; back blue-grey; black line from back of head ... [details]

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Length: 95-105 cm. Plumage: pinkish white with black wings and tail. Immature greyish brown. Bare parts: iris ... [details]

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 for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura

Males hold tails stiffly erect. Bills of breeding males blue. Swim with head and neck low in water. Good divers; ... [details]

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Medium-sized shearwaters. Bill long, strong, pale in colour with nasal tubes not bevelled, opening forward. Tarsus ... [details]

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Medium-sized, stocky, fulmarine petrel. Plumage pied. Bill broad with nasal tube relatively short, aperture appears ... [details]

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Palearctic migrant [details]

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Palearctic migrant [details]

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Palearctic migrant [details]

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Palearctic migrant [details]

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Palearctic migrant [details]

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Palearctic migrant. Distribution: open Western Indian Ocean <388> [details]

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Size: 140-178 cm. Plumage: white; breeding birds have pinkish tinge; back of head with small crest; primaries, ... [details]

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Size: large kite. Plumage: variable, brown or rufous; tail forked, wings rather long with rounded tips. Other ... [details]

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Size: large shearwaters. Bills narrow, robust and well-hooked; always pale-coloured with nasal tubes prominent with ... [details]

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Size: large to very large. Plumage: wings long and broad, tail short. Other details: bill large and strong; tarsus ... [details]

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Size: large. Other details: very long pointed wings sharply bent at carpal joint; long deeply forked tail; short ... [details]

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Size: large. Plumage: mainly white and brown; wings long. Other details: eyes large and directed foreword with no ... [details]

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Size: large. Resemble cormorants but slimmer. Head small; bill long, slender, pointed bill without hook; neck long ... [details]

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Size: largest of flamingoes, up to 1.6 m tall. Plumage: white, pink, bright red and black. Other details: bill with ... [details]

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Size: Medium to large. Plumage: mostly black; feathers not fully water-proof resulting in birds standing for ... [details]

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Size: medium to large. Plumage: mainly black and white. Other details: fly with neck fully extended. Highly gregarious. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium to large. Plumage: with lanceolate crest and scapular plumes. [details]

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Size: medium to large. Plumage: black with purple gloss; white filoplumes on head and neck when breeding. Immature ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium, slender, lightly built. Plumage: thick velvety feathers on lores; wing long, narrow and pointed; some ... [details]

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 for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus

Size: medium. Other details: bill with curving lower mandible separated from upper by a gap with only tips meeting. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium. Other details: legs long; bill flattened and expanded towards tip forming flat spoon; slight notching ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: mainly white with red or pink and black in wings. Other details: naked head or face; bill ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: short, very broad, rounded wings; short rounded tail about half of wing length. Other ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium. Plumage: mostly prown with bronze and greenish inidescence, especially on wing coverts. Other ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium. Plumage: white. Other details: head and neck bare; patches of skin on sides of breast and along ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium. Plumage: yellow or red plumes on sides of head. Bare parts: bill and feet red. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Size: medium. Plumage: crest short with long plumes arising from rear; adult black, grey and white; immatures brown ... [details]