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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)

Masked Lapwing

Southern Lapwing 

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)
Motueka, New Zealand (March, 2018)

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

 Golden Plover

Grey Plover

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

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

Ringed Plover

Semipalmated Plover 

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

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

Little Ringed Plover

Wilson's Plover 

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

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

Killdeer 

Three-banded Plover 

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

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

Kentish Plover 

Javan Plover

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

Javan Plover (Charadrius javanicus)
Bali (April, 2017)

Malaysian Plover

Collared Plover 

Malaysian Plover (Charadrius peronii)
Bali (April, 2017)

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

Sandplovers 

Greater Sandplover 

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

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

 Dotterel

 

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

 

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