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Herons

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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

Woodcock 

Snipe 

Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
Mull, Scotland (November, 2007)

Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Durham Dales, UK (April, 2013)

Wilsons Snipe

Short-billed Dowitcher 

Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata)
Carden Plain, Canada (May, 2015)

Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
Bolivar Peninsular, Texas (April, 2005)

Black-tailed Godwit 

Bar-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Caerlaverock, Dumfries, UK (December, 2014)

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Lindisfarne, UK (November, 2012)

Whimbrel

 Curlew

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Gran Canaria (November, 2011)

 Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Lindisfarne, UK (December, 2005)

Redshank 

Marsh Sandpiper 

Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Teesside, UK (March, 2013)

Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatalis)
Kazinga Channel, Uganda (March, 2015)

Greenshank 

Greater Yellowlegs 

Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Kotu, The Gambia (January, 2010)

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Agricultural Station, Trinidad (February, 2004)

Lesser Yellowlegs 

Green Sandpiper

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa falvipes)
South Padre Island, Texas (april, 2005)

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
Shibdon Pond, Gateshead, UK (September, 2014)

Solitary Sandpiper 

Wood Sandpiper 

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Point Pelee, Canada (May, 2015)

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Lesbos (May, 2002)

Willet 

Common Sandpiper 

Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Bolivar Peninsular, Texas (April, 2005)

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Tunstall Reservoir, Co Durham (May, 2013)

 Spotted Sandpiper

Turnstone 

 Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Exminster, UK (October, 2010)

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
 Teesside, UK (May, 2000)

Knot 

Sanderling

Knot (Calidris canutus)
Teesside, UK (December, 2013)

Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Hartlepool, UK (January, 2014)

Little Stint Baird's Sandpiper

Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Kazinga Channel, Uganda (March, 2015)

Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)
Puerto Varas, Chile (November, 2016)

Pectoral Sandpiper 

Purple Sandpiper 

Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Saltholme, Teesside, UK (July, 2013)

Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)
Teesside, UK (December, 2013)

Ruff 

Grey Phalarope

Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)
Kazinga Channel, Uganda (March, 2015)

Grey Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
 Teesside, UK (November, 2014)

Collared Pratincole 

 

Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Faneromeni, Lesbos (May, 2002)

 

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