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Complete Species List of Order Charadriiformes (160)

Burhinidae (Thick-knees)
Beach Thick-knee (Esacus magnirostris) Bush Thick-knee (Burhinus grallarius)
Spotted Thick-knee (Burhinus capensis) Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)


Recurvirostridae (Stilts, Avocets)
American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)


Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)
African Oystercatcher (Haematopus moquini) American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)
Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris)
Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus) South Island Oystercatcher (Haematopus finschi)
Variable Oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor)


Charadriidae (Plovers, Lapwings)
American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) Andean Lapwing (Vanellus resplendens)
Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops)
Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus) Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus)
Greater Sand-Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) Hooded Plover (Thinornis cucullatus)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius)
Lesser Sand-Plover (Charadrius mongolus) Malaysian Plover (Charadrius peronii)
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus)
Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) Pied Lapwing (Vanellus cayanus)
Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus)
Red-kneed Dotterel (Erythrogonys cinctus) Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris)
Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia)


Thinocoridae (Seedsnipes)
Gray-breasted Seedsnipe (Thinocorus orbignyianus) Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe (Attagis gayi)


Rostratulidae (Painted-Snipes)
Greater Painted-Snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)


Jacanidae (Jacanas)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus) Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea)
Lesser Jacana (Microparra capensis) Northern Jacana (Jacana spinosa)
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana)


Scolopacidae (Sandpipers & Allies)
American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) Gray-tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes)
Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica) Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus)
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis)
Rock Sandpiper (Calidris ptilocnemis) Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Ruff (Calidris pugnax) Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata)
Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus)
Surfbird (Calidris virgata) Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana)
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)


Glareolidae (Pratincoles, Coursers)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola) Double-banded Courser (Smutsornis africanus)


Stercorariidae (Skuas, Jaegers)
Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)


Alcidae (Auks, Murres & Puffins)
Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
Common Murre (Uria aalge) Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella)
Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata) Least Auklet (Aethia pusilla)
Parakeet Auklet (Aethia psittacula) Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus columba)
Razorbill (Alca torda) Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia)
Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata)


Laridae (Gulls, Terns & Skimmers)
Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus) Andean Gull (Chroicocephalus serranus)
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) Black-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus bulleri)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia) Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus)
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) California Gull (Larus californicus)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri)
Franklin's Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens) Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii) Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni) Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)
Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus) Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex)
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) Lava Gull (Leucophaeus fuliginosus)
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus) Mew Gull (Larus canus)
Pacific Gull (Larus pacificus) Red-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus scopulinus)
Red-legged Kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris) Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus)
Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini) Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae) Sooty Tern (Onychoprion fuscatus)
Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) Thayer's Gull (Larus thayeri)
Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) Yellow-footed Gull (Larus livens)



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