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Ostrich, Chachalacas, Guans & Guineafowl

Gamebirds

Geese & Swans

Ducks

Penguins, Divers, & Grebes

Storks, Ibis & Spoonbills

Herons

Frigatebirds, Hamerkop, Pelicans & Cormorants

New World Vultures & Secretarybird

Hawks, Eagles & Kites

Falcons

Bustards, Sunbittern, Rails, Crakes, & Coots

Cranes, Thick-knees, Oystercatchers, Crab Plover, Avocets & Stilts

Plovers & Lapwings

Egyptian Plover, Painted Snipe & Jacanas

Sandpipers & Pratincoles

Gulls

Terns, Skuas & Auks

Pigeons

Doves

Parrots & Turacos

Cuckoos

Owls

Frogmouths, Oilbird, Nightjars & Swifts

Hummingbirds

Mousebirds & Trogons

Rollers

Kingfishers

Motmots, Bee-eaters & Hoopoes

Hornbills, Jacamars, Toucans & Asian Barbets

Woodpeckers

Ovenbirds

Antbirds

Tyrant Flycatchers

Cotingas, Manakins, & Tityras

Wattle-eyes, Bushshrikes, Woodswallows, Ioras & Cuckoo-shrikes

Shrikes

Vireos & Orioles

Drongos, Fantails & Monarch Flycatchers

Crows, Jays & Magpies

Waxwings, Silky-flycatchers & Hilocitrea

Tits, Chickadees, & Penduline Tits

Larks

Bulbuls

Swallows

Long-tailed Tits, Leaf & Reed Warblers

Grassbirds & Cisticolas

Babblers

Old World Warblers

White-eyes, Sugarbirds, & Kinglets

Wrens

Nuthatches & Treecreepers

Mockingbirds & Thrashers

Starlings

Thrushes

Chats

Old World Flycatchers

Dippers, Leafbirds & Flowerpeckers

Sunbirds & Spiderhunters

Old World Sparrows

Weavers & Widowbirds

Waxbills, Munias, Indigobirds & Whydahs

Accentors, Wagtails & Pipits

Finches

New World Warblers

New World Orioles

New World Blackbirds & Bananaquit

Buntings

New World Sparrows

Tanagers

Snow Buntings, Grosbeaks & Saltators

Lapwing 

Long-toed Lapwing

 Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
Teesside, UK ( March, 2013)

Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris)
Mabamba Swamp, Uganda (February, 2015)

Blacksmith's Plover 

Spur-winged Lapwing 

Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus)
Cape Town, South Africa (February, 2002)

Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
Tendaba mangroves, The Gambia (January, 2010)

Black-headed Lapwing 

Crowned Lapwing 

Black-headed Lapwing (Vanellus tectus)
Fajara Golf Course, The Gambia (February, 1999)

Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus)
Lake Naivasha, Kenya (November, 2006)

African Wattled Lapwing 

Red-wattled Lapwing 

African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus)
Ghana (March, 2014)

Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)
Arpora, Goa (February, 2001)

Southern Lapwing 

 Golden Plover

Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
El Calafate, Chile (November, 2016)

European Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Durham dales, UK (April, 2013)

Grey Plover Ringed Plover

Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Seahouses, UK (December, 2013)

Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Crimdon Dene, Teesside, UK (June, 2014)

Semipalmated Plover 

Little Ringed Plover

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)
Bermuda (October, 2014)

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Teesside, UK (July, 2013)

Wilson's Plover 

Killdeer 

Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia)
Antigua (July, 2002)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)
Carden Plain, Canada (May, 2015)

Three-banded Plover 

Kentish Plover 

Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris)
Lake Naivasha, Kenya (November, 2006)

Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Albufera, Majorca (May, 2014)

Collared Plover 

Sandplovers 

Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris)
Tarcoles, Costa Rica (February, 2006)

Lesser & Greater Sandplovers (Charadrius mongolus / leschenaultii)
Morji Beach, Goa (February, 2001)

Greater Sandplover 

 Dotterel

Greater Sandplover (Charadrius leschenaultii)
K20 pools, Israel (March, 1998)

Eurasian Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)
Newbiggin, UK (September, 2008)

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