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Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.
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This volume deals with the orders Galliformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, Pterocliformes and Columbiformes. In this volume all of the plates are done by Martin Woodcock. It also includes line drawings by Ian Willis and Acoustic references by Claude Chappuis.
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActitis lliiger, 1811 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActitis hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnous Stephens, 1826 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous tenuirostris (Temminck, 1823) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBurhinus Illiger, 1811 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBurhinus vermiculatus (Cabanis, 1868) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris Merrem, 1804 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris alba (Pallas, 1764) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta Brünnich, 1764 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua Brünnich, 1764 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius skua (Brünnich, 1764) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius asiaticus Pallas, 1773 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius dubius Scopoli, 1786 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius pallidus Strickland, 1852 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias Rafinesque, 1822 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias leucopterus (Temminck, 1815) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias niger (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDromas Paykull, 1805 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDromas ardeola Paykull, 1805 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon Brehm, 1830 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola ocularis Verreaux, 1833 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopodidae accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriidae (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus moquini Bonaparte, 1856 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLarus Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus dominicanus Lichtenstein, 1823 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii Bruch, 1853 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ichthyaetus Pallas, 1773 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus sabini Sabine, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXema sabini (Sabine, 1819) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimicola Koch, 1816 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimicola falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa lapponica (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius Moehring, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOena Swainson, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOena capensis (Linnaeus, 1766) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalaropus (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhilomachus Merrem, 1804 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis Brisson, 1760 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPodica Lesson, 1831 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodica senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRecurvirostra Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRecurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRynchops Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRynchops flavirostris Vieillot, 1816 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna albifrons Pallas, 1764 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula albifrons (Pallas, 1764) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoprion anaethetus (Scopoli, 1786) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna caspia Pallas, 1770 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna dougallii Montagu, 1813 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna fuscata Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoprion fuscatus Linnaeus, 1766 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna repressa Hartert, 1916 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna saundersi Hume, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula saundersi (Hume, 1877) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStreptopelia Bonaparte, 1855 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStreptopelia semitorquata (Rüppell, 1837) (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTringa Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTurtur (basis of record)
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola ocularis Verreaux, 1833 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActitis hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris alba (Pallas, 1764) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius dubius Scopoli, 1786 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii Bruch, 1853 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna albifrons Pallas, 1764 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna caspia Pallas, 1770 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna repressa Hartert, 1916 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenus cinereus (Güldenstädt, 1775) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActitis hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris alba (Pallas, 1764) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius dubius Scopoli, 1786 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii Bruch, 1853 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ichthyaetus Pallas, 1773 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimicola falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna albifrons Pallas, 1764 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna caspia Pallas, 1770 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna repressa Hartert, 1916 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenus cinereus (Güldenstädt, 1775) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActitis hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous tenuirostris (Temminck, 1823) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBurhinus vermiculatus (Cabanis, 1868) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris alba (Pallas, 1764) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua Brünnich, 1764 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius dubius Scopoli, 1786 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola ocularis Verreaux, 1833 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican finfoot for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodica senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican skimmer for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRynchops flavirostris Vieillot, 1816
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic skua for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbar-tailed godwit [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa laponica (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack oystercatcher for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus moquini Bonaparte, 1856
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias niger (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-bellied plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-headed gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-naped tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-tailed godwit for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-winged stilt for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue-spotted wood dove for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurtur afer (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbridled tern [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbroad-billed sandpiper for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimicola falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown noddy for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown skua [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua Brünnich, 1764
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown-winged tern [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaspian plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius asiaticus Pallas, 1773
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaspian tern [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna caspia Pallas, 1770
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchestnut-banded plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius pallidus Strickland, 1852
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchestnut-banded sand-plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius pallidus Strickland, 1852
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcollared pratincole for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon black-headed gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon noddy for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon pratincole for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon redshank for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon ringed plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon sandpiper for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActitis hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon stilt for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrab plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDromas ardeola Paykull, 1805
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcurlew for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcurlew sandpiper for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDominican gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus dominicanus Lichtenstein, 1823
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurasian avocet for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRecurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurasian curlew for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurasian oyster catcher for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaematopus ostralegus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat black-headed gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus ichthyaetus Pallas, 1773
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat sand-plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater crested tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater sand-plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen sandpiper for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreenshank for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey-headed gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey-hooded gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgull-billed tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHemprich's gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii Bruch, 1853
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorherring gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkelp gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus dominicanus Lichtenstein, 1823
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKentish plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser black-backed gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser crested tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser golden plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser noddy for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous tenuirostris (Temminck, 1823)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser sand-plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle ringed plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius dubius Scopoli, 1786
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle stint for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris minuta (Leisler, 1812)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle tern [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna albifrons Pallas, 1764
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed dove for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOena capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar pratincole for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlareola ocularis Verreaux, 1833
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarsh sandpiper for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMongolian plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNamaqua dove for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOena capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorparasitic jaeger for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPeter's finfoot for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodica senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred knot for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-eyed dove for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStreptopelia semitorquata (Rüppell, 1837)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-necked stint for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorredshank for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorringed plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorroseate tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna dougallii Montagu, 1813
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorruddy turnstone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorruff for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrufous-necked stint for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSabine's gull [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus sabini Sabine, 1819
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsanderling for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris alba (Pallas, 1764)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandwich tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaunders' tern [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna saundersi Hume, 1877
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnowy plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsooty gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii Bruch, 1853
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsooty tern [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna fuscata Linnaeus, 1766
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspur-winged lapwing for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVanellus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspur-winged plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVanellus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorswift tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorterek sandpiper for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenus cinereus (Güldenstädt, 1775)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthree-banded plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortreble-banded plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorturnstone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwater dikkop for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBurhinus vermiculatus (Cabanis, 1868)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwater thick-knee for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBurhinus vermiculatus (Cabanis, 1868)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhimbrel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNumenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite winged tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias leucopterus (Temminck, 1815)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-cheeked tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna repressa Hartert, 1916
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-eyed gull for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-fronted plover for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-winged black tern for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias leucopterus (Temminck, 1815)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Classification

In separate family Haematopidae in Urban et al (1986) [details]

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Length: 12-15 cm. Plumage: grey above; white below; male with narrow chestnut breast band, continuous with chestnut ... [details]

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Length: 13-15 cm. Plumage: above grey with paler grey edges to feathers; below white with speckling on breast which ... [details]

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Length: 13-16 cm. Plumage: above grey; below white with partial grey band on chest; white superciliary line; ... [details]

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Length: 15-17 cm. Plumage: above grey-brown; below white; forehead and band on hindneck white continuous with white ... [details]

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Length: 16.5-17 cm. Plumage: above uniformly grey with paler edges to feathers; below white with some grey ... [details]

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Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: above brown or rufous brown; below white tinged buffy or tawny; faint rufous patches on ... [details]

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Length: 16-19 cm. Plumage: grey above, sides of neck and below white; dark eye patch; white bar in spread wing; dark ... [details]

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Length: 18 cm. Plumage: dark grey-brown above; white below; forehead and stripe from forehead to hindneck and throat ... [details]

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Length: 18-20 cm. Plumage: grey above with paler edges to feathers; face and sides of chest mottled grey; below and ... [details]

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Length: 18-20 cm. Plumage: non-breeding plain brown above, on crown and patches at sides of chest narrowly joined ... [details]

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Length: 18-20 cm. Plumage: above dark greyish brown; below white; forehead and superciliary stripe white, collar ... [details]

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Length: 18-22 cm. Plumage: above plain brown below white with brown mottling on breast; head and neck white mottled ... [details]

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Length: 18-22 cm. Plumage: above brown with two dark bands surrounding lighter band on rump and blue iridescent ... [details]

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Length: 19 cm. Plumage: above and on sides of neck and chest uniform dark brown; below white extending around bend ... [details]

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Length: 19-21 cm. Plumage: pale grey above, white below; grey patch on either side of breast; black shoulder; white ... [details]

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Length: 19-21 cm. Plumage: above grey-brown; no white on hind neck; below white; non-breeding adults with large ... [details]

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Length: 20-23 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey with some mottling on wings; tail white; forecrown white, hindcrown ... [details]

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Length: 20-28 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; whole crown black with white forehead (white extends over whole of ... [details]

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Length: 21-25 cm. Plumage: above mottled dull or dusky brown and black; below white; sides of face and breast ... [details]

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Length: 22-24 cm. Plumage: non-breeding bird has upperparts darkish grey; head with black hindcrown and nape ... [details]

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Length: 22-24 cm. Plumage: above pale grey; in breeding bird cap black, triangular white forehead patch not ... [details]

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Length: 22-25 cm. Plumage: above grey-brown, bend of wing blackish; below white with faint grey tinging and ... [details]

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Length: 22-25 cm. Plumage: brown above including neck; white below; white forehead continuing into white ... [details]

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Length: 22-27 cm. Plumage: tail long and graduated; above mostly grey-brown, lower back with two dark bands ... [details]

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Length: 23-24 cm. Plumage: above dark greenish brown with buff speckling; below white; white superciliary line; ... [details]

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Length: 23-25 cm. Plumage: above grey with paler edges to feathers, below white mottled grey on flanks, breast, ... [details]

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Length: 23-25 cm. Plumage: dark brown above to chest; crown darker; upper belly rufous, lower belly and crissum ... [details]

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Length: 23-25 cm. Plumage: above brownish grey; below white with some streaking on sides of neck and chest; ... [details]

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Length: 23-26 cm. Plumage: non-breeding adult greyish brown spotted golden above; conspicuous superciliary stripes ... [details]

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Length: 24-27 cm. Plumage: dark brown above to chest; upper belly ochre, lower belly and crissum white; conspicuous ... [details]

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Length: 25-28 cm. Plumage: lower mantle, back, scapulars and wing coverts plain brown; crown to just above eyes, ... [details]

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Length: 25-28 cm. Plumage: above mottled dull greyish brown; below white with light greyish brown streaking on neck ... [details]

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Length: 28-31 cm. Plumage: brownish grey mottled white or buff above, rump white; below white mottled grey or buff; ... [details]

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Length: 30-32 cm <393>, 36-42 cm <391>. Plumage: tail, rump, back and wings dark greyish brown; mantle pale greyish brown; ... [details]

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Length: 30-34 cm. Plumage: uniformly dark brown except lighter brown tail; head with whitish forehead merging into ... [details]

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Length: 30-36 cm. Plumage: tail forked; back and wing coverts grey; hindneck, rump and tail white; below all white; ... [details]

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Length: 30-36 cm. Plumage: above brown with dark brown wings; crown grey; face and below vinous pink with grey ... [details]

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Length: 30-36 cm. Plumage: above mottled grey; below white with some streaking on sides of neck and chest; tail ... [details]

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Length: 30-37 cm. Plumage: darkish grey back and wings, crown black in breeding bird; in non-breeding bird forehead ... [details]

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Length: 31-38 cm. Plumage: tail, rump, back and wings pale grey; collar on hindneck and below white; black cap on head; ... [details]

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Length: 33-40 cm. Plumage: above tail very pale grey rump white, back and wings very pale grey, hindneck collar ... [details]

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Length: 33-41 cm. Plumage: tail, rump, back and wings pale grey, wingtips darker grey; hind neck white; forehean ... [details]

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Length: 34-37 cm. Plumage: above very pale grey; below white; tail grey with white outer tail feathers; head white ... [details]

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Length: 34-43 cm. Plumage: back and wings pale grey; rump and tail white; head white with black smudge behind ear; ... [details]

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Length: 35-41 cm. Plumage: above pale grey with white collar on hind neck and black crown and crest (non-breeding ... [details]

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Length: 35-41 cm. Plumage: back, rump and wing pale grey, rest of upperparts white, with black speckling on nape ... [details]

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Length: 36-40 cm. Plumage: whole of back and wings black; forehead and trailing edge of secondaries in spread wing ... [details]

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Length: 36-45 cm. Plumage: most of body sooty brown; white forehead merges into blue- or lavender-grey cap ... [details]

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Length: 36-46 cm. Plumage: rump white, other wise very pale grey above, with black crown and crest in breeding ... [details]

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Length: 38 cm. Plumage: white with glossy black wings and back in male, less glossy in female; deep white V between ... [details]

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Length: 38-41 cm. Plumage: white; back, scapulars and outer webs of primaries black. Immature like adult but ... [details]

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Length: 40-43 cm. Plumage: above, neck chest and flanks buff streaked dark brown; belly and lower back white; bold ... [details]

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Length: 40-44 cm. Plumage: brownish black to black above to chest; tip of tail black; white below and on back, rump ... [details]

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Length: 40-47 cm. Plumage: above entirely black; large white on forehead does not extend behind eye; below entirely ... [details]

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Length: 41 cm. Plumage: all black. Immature browner than adult. Bare parts: iris red; eyering orange; bill red with an ... [details]

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Length: 41-43 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; collar on hind neck and underparts white; head with grey hood in ... [details]

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Length: 43-46 cm. Plumage: white with black crown, wing coverts, scapulars and wing-tips; black may become brownish ... [details]

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Length: 44-47 cm. Plumage: above, including hood, brownish grey with narrow white collar over hind neck and white ... [details]

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Length: 45 cm. Plumage: above, back and wings grey, head and V down fore neck to breast black, (white speckling on ... [details]

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Length: 46-50 cm. Plumage: above, dark grey tail, rump, wings and back with white leading and trailing edges to ... [details]

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Length: 46-67 cm. Plumage: two morphs; light morph above brown with darkish cap, below white with brownish wash on ... [details]

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Length: 47-56 cm. Plumage: above tail, rump, back and wings grey; white collar on hind neck; head crest and cap ... [details]

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Length: 51-61 cm. Plumage: wings and back black; rest of plumage white; trailing edge of wing and tips of primaries ... [details]

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Length: 53-59 cm. Plumage: above, head neck and breast streaked brown on buff; belly and rump white; flanks with brown ... [details]

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Length: 56-60 cm. Plumage: wings and back black; rest of plumage white; white training edge to wing. Immature ... [details]

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Length: 56-66 cm. Plumage: back grey; head and below white; outer primaries black with white mirrors on outer two; ... [details]

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Length: 57-61 cm. Plumage: above, wings and back pale grey with some white edges to wing coverts; head white, hind ... [details]

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Length: 65-78 cm (including tail streamers). Plumage: pale morph above dark brown; cap blackish; below yellowish ... [details]

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Length: male 28-31 cm, female 23-25 cm. Plumage: above dark brown with buffy-white edges to feathers giving scaly ... [details]

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Length: male 36-38 cm, female 41 cm. Plumage: above mottled brownish grey; below whitish with light streaking on ... [details]

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Length: male 40-41 cm, female 50 cm. Plumage: above plain grey-brown; below whitish; head, neck and breast light ... [details]

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Length: male 51-65 cm; female 45-56 cm. Plumage: male with crown and neck greyish black to black with a green to ... [details]

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Size: large, heavy bodied skuas. Plumage: brown; white patch at base of primaries; wings broad, pointed at tip; ... [details]

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Size: large. Distinguishing characters: lower mandible much longer than upper, striated and less than 1 mm wide ... [details]

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Size: large. Plumage: throat black or grey in male, white in female; tail long, stiff and graduated with 16-18 ... [details]

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Size: medium large. Plumage: non-breeding grey; breeding darker above, rich chestnut below. Other characters: ... [details]

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Size: medium small to medium large waders; relatively slender. Plumage: above grey or dull brown; below whitish; ... [details]

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Size: medium to large. Plumage: streaked, mottled and barred, dark brown and buff or whitish; breeding dress like ... [details]

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Size: medium, chunky plovers. Plumage: extensive spotting on upperparts; wings long and pointed; tail short, square ... [details]

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Size: medium, thickset. Plumage: black and white patterned; wings long and pointed, tail rounded. Other characters: ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: pied; wings long and pointed; outer primary longest, tail short with middle and outer rectrices ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: extremely bright and variable breeding plumage in males, including ear tufts and ruff. Other ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: uniformly dark; tail rounded and heavy. Other characters: tarsus much shorter than middle ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: pied; wings long and pointed; outer primary longest. Other characters: neck longish; long, ... [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: black and white. Other characters: heavy, black laterally compressed bill. <389> [details]

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Size: medium. Plumage: grey or light brown with black half-collar; tail longish and somewhat graduated with white ... [details]

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Size: relatively large. Plumage: black and white or all black; wings long and pointed; tail short. Other characters: ... [details]

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Size: relatively large. Plumage: tail short, shallowly forked. Other characters: bill stout, shorter than head, ... [details]

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Size: relatively large plover. Plumage: scapulars not black with white inner edges; wing longer than 150 mm. <389> [details]

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 for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalaropus

Size: small and slim. Plumage: breeding female more colourful than male; wings narrow and pointed; feathers thicker ... [details]

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Size: small to large. Other characters: upper mandible of bill extending slightly beyond lower and down-turned at ... [details]

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Size: small to large. Plumage: white and various shades of grey or black; most with deeply forked tails. Other ... [details]

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Size: small to medium. Plumage: as Tringa. Other characters: bill long and recurved, wide at base; legs short; feet ... [details]

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Size: small to medium. Plumage: dull grey or brownish non-breeding plumage; striking breeding plumage; long pointed ... [details]

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Size: small to medium. Plumage: usually with some black and white on heads; most with two usually black (but can be ... [details]

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Size: small, slim. Plumage; mainly brown; wings long and pointed with inconspicuous white bar at base of primaries; ... [details]

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Size: small. Plumage: long pointed wings; forked tail. Other characters: bill small with a wide gape; legs short, ... [details]

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 for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTurtur

Size: small. Plumage: brown or pale grey; wings and tail short; wings with rufous; iridescent spots present in ... [details]

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Size: small. Plumage: tail slightly forked, less than half length of wing, no streamers; strong seasonal variation. ... [details]