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     EUROPEAN UNION BIRDS 
    by Alberto Masi
    following the sequence, systematics and nomenclature of Voous 
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    Non Passeriformes

    Status, symbols

STATUS
Explanation of symbols 
     
    N Regular breeder
    H Wintering of majority or all of EU breeders
    Wintering of minority of EU breeders
    W Species/population wintering regularly in the EU
    Species/population regularly passing on migration through the EU
    (N) Occasional breeder
    O Occasional visitor (annually observed)
    A Accidental visitor (<one observation on average per year)
    Ex  Species which has disappeared from the EU after 1800
    Nex Breeder which has disappeared from the EU after 1800
    Formerly disappeared and now re-introduced into the EU
    Int ()* Introduced artificially into the EU 
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    Scientific name 
    Genus following
    Sibley and Monroe
    Status
    Gaviidae    
    Gavia stellata   N, H + W
    Gavia arctica   N, H + W
    Gavia immer   (N) + M + W
    Gavia adamsii   O
    Podicipedidae    
    Podilymbus podiceps   A
    Tachybaptus ruficollis   N, H + M + W
    Podiceps cristatus   N, H + M + W
    Podiceps grisegena   N, H + M + W
    Podiceps auritus   N, H + M + W
    Podiceps nigricollis   N, H + M + W
    Diomedeidae not a family following S-M  
    Diomedea melanophris   A
    Diomedea exulans   A
    Procellariidae    
    Macronectes sp.   A
    Fulmarus glacialis   N, H + M + W
    Pterodroma madeira   N, H
    Pterodroma feae   N, H
    Pterodroma hasitata   A
    Bulweria bulwerii   N, H
    Calonectris diomedea   N + M
    incl. Calonectris d. borealis   /N, h + M
    Puffinus gravis   M
    Puffinus griseus   M
    Puffinus puffinus   N, H
    Puffinus yelkouan   N + M
    incl. Puffinus y. mauretanicus   / N
    Puffinus assimilis   N, h
    Hydrobatidae not a family following S-M  
    Oceanites oceanicus   M
    Pelagodroma marina   N, H?
    Hydrobates pelagicus   N + M
    Oceanodroma leucorhoa   N + M
    Oceanodroma monorhis   A (N)
    Oceanodroma castro   N
    Phaethontidae    
    Phaethon aethereus   A (N)
    Sulidae    
    Sula dactylatra   A
    Sula leucogaster   A
    Morus bassanus   N, h + M + W
    Morus capensis   A
    Phalacrocoracidae    
    Phalacrocorax carbo   N, H + M + W
    incl. Phalacrocorax c. lucidus   /A
    Phalacrocorax auritus   A
    Phalacrocorax aristotelis   N, H
    incl. Phalacrocorax a. desmarestii   /N, H
    Phalacrocorax pygmeus   N, H + W
    Pelecanidae    
    Pelecanus onocrotalus   N + M
    Pelecanus crispus   N, H + W
    Fregatidae    
    Fregata magnificens   A
    Ardeidae    
    Botaurus stellaris   N, H + M
    Botaurus lentiginosus   A
    Ixobrychus exilis   A
    Ixobrychus minutus   N + M
    Ixobrychus eurhythmus   A
    Ixobrychus sturmii   A
    Nycticorax nycticorax   N, h + M
    Butorides striatus Butorides virescens A
    Ardeola ralloides   N + M
    Bubulcus ibis   N, H
    Hydranassa caerulea Egretta caerulea A
    Egretta gularis   A
    Egretta garzetta   N, h + M + W
    Egretta alba Casmerodius alba N, H + M + W
    Ardea cinerea   N, H + M + W
    Ardea herodias   A
    Ardea purpurea   N, h + M
    Ardea melanocephala   A
    Ciconiidae    
    Ciconia nigra   N, h + M
    Ciconia ciconia   N, h + M
    Threskiornithidae    
    Plegadis falcinellus   N + M
    Geronticus eremita   A
    Platalea leucorodia   N, h + M + W
    Phoenicopteridae    
    Phoenicopterus ruber   N, H
    Anatidae    
    Cygnus olor   W + Int (N, H)
    Cygnus bewickii   W
    Cygnus columbianus   A
    Cygnus cygnus   N, H + W
    Anser fabalis   N, H + W
    incl. Anser f. serrirostris   /W
    Anser brachyrhynchus   W
    Anser albifrons   W
    incl. Anser a. flavirostris   /W
    Anser erythropus   N, H + W
    Anser anser   N, H + W
    Anser caerulescens   O
    Anser rossii   A
    Branta canadensis   A + Int (N, H)
    incl. Branta c. hutchinsii   / A
    Branta leucopsis   N, H + W
    Branta bernicla   W
    incl. Branta b. hrota   /W
    incl. Branta b. nigricans   /O
    Branta ruficollis   W
    Tadorna ferruginea   N, h
    Tadorna tadorna   N, H + M + W
    Anas penelope   N, H + M + W
    Anas americana   O
    Anas falcata   A
    Anas strepera   N, H + M + W
    Anas formosa   A
    Anas crecca   N, H + M + W
    incl. Anas c. carolinensis   / O
    Anas platyrhynchos   N, H + M + W
    Anas rubripes   A (N)
    Anas acuta   N, H + M + W
    Anas querquedula   N, h + M
    Anas discors   O
    Anas clypeata   N, H + M + W
    Marmaronetta angustirostris   N, h
    Netta rufina   N, H + W
    Aythya ferina   N, H + M + W
    Aythya americana   A
    Aythya valisineria   A
    Aythya collaris   O
    Aythya nyroca   N, H + M + W
    Aythya fuligula   N, H + M + W
    Aythya marila   N, H + W
    Aythya affinis   A
    Somateria mollissima   N, H + W
    Somateria spectabilis   W
    Polysticta stelleri   W
    Histrionicus histrionicus   A
    Clangula hyemalis   N, H + W
    Melanitta nigra   N, H + M + W
    incl. Melanitta n. americana   /A
    Melanitta perspicillata   O
    Melanitta fusca   N, H + W
    incl. Melanitta f. stejnegeri   /A
    incl. Melanitta f. deglandi   /A
    Bucephala albeola   A
    Bucephala islandica   A
    Bucephala clangula   N, H + W
    Lophodytes cucullatus   A
    Mergellus albellus   N, H + W
    Mergus serrator   N, H + W
    Mergus merganser   N, H + W
    Oxyura leucocephala   N, H + W
    Accipitridae    
    Pernis apivorus   N + M
    Elanoides forficatus   A
    Elanus caeruleus   N, H
    Milvus migrans   N, h + M
    Milvus milvus   N, H + W
    Haliaeetus leucoryphus   A
    Haliaeetus albicilla   N, H + W
    Haliaeetus leucocephalus   A
    Gypaetus barbatus   N, H
    Neophron percnopterus   N, h + M
    Gyps fulvus   N, H + M
    Torgos tracheliotus   A
    Aegypius monachus   N, H
    Circaetus gallicus   N, h + M
    Circus aeruginosus   N, H + M + W
    Circus cyaneus   N, H + M + W
    Circus macrourus   M (N)
    Circus pygargus   N + M
    Accipiter gentilis   N, H + W
    Accipiter nisus   N, H + M + W
    Accipiter brevipes   N + M
    Buteo buteo   N, H + M + W
    Buteo rufinus   N, H
    Buteo lagopus   N, H + W
    Aquila pomarina   N + M
    Aquila clanga   W
    Aquila rapax   A
    Aquila nipalensis   A
    Aquila heliaca   N, H + W
    Aquila adalberti   N, H
    Aquila chrysaetos   N, H
    Hieraaetus pennatus   N, h + M
    Hieraaetus fasciatus   N, H
    Pandionidae not a family following S-M  
    Pandion haliaetus   N, h + M
    Falconidae    
    Falco naumanni   N, h + M
    Falco tinnunculus   N, H + M + W
    Falco sparverius   A
    Falco vespertinus   M + N
    Falco amurensis   A
    Falco columbarius   N, H + M + W
    Falco subbuteo   N + M
    Falco eleonorae   N + M
    Falco biarmicus   N, H + M
    Falco cherrug   N, H + W
    Falco rusticolus   N, H + W
    Falco peregrinus   N, H + M + W
    incl. Falco p. pelegrinoides Falco pelegrinoides /N, H
    Tetraonidae not a family following S-M  
    Bonasa bonasia   N, H
    Lagopus mutus   N, H
    Lagopus lagopus   N, H
    incl. Lagopus l. scoticus   /N, H
    Tetrao tetrix   N, H
    Tetrao urogallus   N, H + Int (N, H)
    Phasianidae    
    Alectoris chukar   N, H
    Alectoris graeca   N, H
    Alectoris rufa   N, H + Int (N, H)
    Alectoris barbara   N, H + Int (N, H)
    Francolinus francolinus   Ex
    Perdix perdix   N, H
    Coturnix coturnix   N, h + M
    Phasianus colchicus   N, H + Int (N, H)
    Turnicidae    
    Turnix sylvatica   N, H
    Rallidae    
    Rallus aquaticus   N, H + M + W
    Porzana porzana   N, h + M
    Porzana carolina   A
    Porzana parva   N + M
    Porzana pusilla   N + M
    Aenigmatolimnas marginalis   A
    Limnocorax flavirostris Amaurornis flavirostra A
    Crex crex   N + M
    Gallinula chloropus   N, H + M + W
    Porphyrula alleni Porphyrio alleni A
    Porphyrula martinica Porphyrio martinicus A
    Porphyrio porphyrio   N, H
    inc. Porphyrio p. madagascariensis   / A
    incl. Porphyrio p. poliocephalus   / A
    Fulica atra   N, H + M + W
    Fulica americana   A
    Fulica cristata   N, H
    Gruidae    
    Grus grus   N, H + M + W
    Grus canadensis   A
    Anthropoides virgo Grus virgo A
    Otididae    
    Tetrax tetrax   N, H
    Chlamydotis undulata   N, H
    incl. Chlamydotis u. macqueenii   / A
    Otis tarda   N, H
    Haematopodidae not a family following S-M  
    Haematopus ostralegus   N, H + M + W
    Haematopus meadewaldoi   Ex
    Recurvirostridae not a family following S-M  
    Himantopus himantopus   N, h + M
    Recurvirostra avosetta   N, H + M + W
    Burhinidae    
    Burhinus oedicnemus   N, h + M + W
    Glareolidae    
    Pluvianus aegyptius   A
    Cursorius cursor   N, H
    Glareola pratincola   N + M
    Glareola nordmanni   O (N)
    Glareola maldivarum   A
    Charadriidae    
    Charadrius dubius   N, h + M
    Charadrius hiaticula   N, H + M + W
    Charadrius semipalmatus   A
    Charadrius vociferus   A
    Charadrius alexandrinus   N, h + M + W
    Charadrius mongolus   A
    Charadrius leschenaultii   O
    Charadrius asiaticus   A
    Eudromias morinellus   N, h + M
    Pluvialis dominica   O
    Pluvialis fulva   O
    Pluvialis apricaria   N, H + M + W
    Pluvialis squatarola   M + W
    Vanellus spinosus   N, h
    Vanellus gregarius   O
    Vanellus leucurus   A
    Vanellus vanellus   N, H + M + W
    Scolopacidae    
    Calidris tenuirostris   A
    Calidris canutus   M + W
    Calidris alba   M + W
    Calidris pusilla   O
    Calidris mauri   A
    Calidris ruficollis   A
    Calidris minuta   M + W
    Calidris temminckii   N, h + M
    Calidris subminuta   A
    Calidris minutilla   A
    Calidris fuscicollis   O
    Calidris bairdii   O
    Calidris melanotos   O
    Calidris acuminata   A
    Calidris maritima   N, H + M + W
    Calidris alpina   N, H + M + W
    Calidris ferruginea   M + W
    Micropalama himantopus   A
    Limicola falcinellus   N + M
    Tryngites subruficollis   O
    Philomachus pugnax   N, h + M + W
    Lymnocryptes minimus   N, H + M + W
    allinago gallinago   N, H + M + W
    incl. Gallinago g. delicata   /A
    Gallinago stenura   A
    Gallinago media   N + M
    Limnodromus griseus   A
    Limnodromus scolopaceus   O
    Scolopax rusticola   N, H + M + W
    Limosa limosa   N, h + M + W
    Limosa haemastica   A
    Limosa lapponica   M + W
    Numenius minutus   A
    Numenius borealis   A Ex?
    Numenius phaeopus   N, h + M + W
    Numenius tenuirostris   M + W
    Numenius arquata   N, H + M + W
    Bartramia longicauda   A
    Tringa erythropus   N, h + M + W
    Tringa totanus   N, H + M + W
    Tringa stagnatilis   N + M
    Tringa nebularia   N, h + M + W
    Tringa melanoleuca   A
    Tringa flavipes   O
    Tringa solitaria   A
    Tringa ochropus   N, H + M + W
    Tringa glareola   N, h + M
    Xenus cinereus Tringa cinerea N + M
    Actitis hypoleucos Tringa hypoleucos N, h + M + W
    Actitis macularia Tringa macularia O
    Heteroscelus brevipes Tringa brevipes A
    Catoptrophorus semipalmatus   A
    Arenaria interpres   N, H + M + W
    Steganopus tricolor   O
    Phalaropus lobatus   N + M
    Phalaropus fulicarius   M
    Stercorariidae not a family following S-M  
    Stercorarius pomarinus   M
    Stercorarius parasiticus   N, h + M
    Stercorarius longicaudus   N + M
    Catharacta skua   N, H + M +W
    Laridae    
    Larus leucophthalmus   A
    Larus ichthyaetus   A
    Larus melanocephalus   N, H + M + W
    Larus atricilla   O
    Larus pipixcan   A
    Larus minutus   N, h + M + W
    Larus sabini Xema sabini M
    Larus philadelphia   A
    Larus ridibundus   N, H + M + W
    Larus cirrocephalus   A
    Larus genei   N, h + M + W
    Larus audouinii   N, h
    Larus delawarensis   O
    Larus canus   N, H + M + W
    Larus fuscus   N + M
    incl. Larus f. graellsii   /N, H + M +W
    incl. Larus f. heuglini   /A
    Larus argentatus   N, H + W
    incl. Larus a. smithsonianus   /A
    Larus cachinnans   (N) + M + W
    incl. Larus c. michaellis   /N, H + M +W
    Larus glaucoides   W
    incl. Larus g. kumleini   / O
    incl. Larus g. thayeri   / A
    Larus hyperboreus   W
    Larus marinus   N, H + W
    Rhodostethia rosea   O
    Rissa tridactyla   N, H + M + W
    Pagophila eburnea   A
    Sternidae not a family following S-M  
    Gelochelidon nilotica Sterna nilotica N + M
    Sterna caspia   N + M
    Sterna maxima   A
    Sterna bengalensis   O (N)
    Sterna sandvicensis   N, h + M + W
    Sterna elegans   A
    Sterna dougallii   N + M
    Sterna hirundo   N, h + M
    Sterna paradisaea   N + M
    Sterna aleutica   A
    Sterna forsteri   A
    Sterna anaethetus   A
    Sterna fuscata   A (N)
    Sterna albifrons   N + M
    incl. Sterna a. antillarum Sterna antillarum /A?
    Chlidonias hybridus   N, h + M
    Chlidonias niger   N + M
    Chlidonias leucopterus   M (N)
    Anous stolidus   A
    Alcidae not a family following S-M  
    Uria aalge   N, H + W
    Uria lomvia   A
    Alca torda   N, H + M + W
    Cepphus grylle   N, H + W
    Pinguinus impennis   Ex
    Synthiboramphus antiquus   A
    Alle alle   M + W
    Cyclorrhynchus psittacula   A
    Fratercula arctica   N, H + M + W
    Lunda cirrhata Fratercula cirrhata A
    Pteroclididae    
    Pterocles senegallus   A
    Pterocles orientalis   N, H
    Pterocles alchata   N, H
    Syrrhaptes paradoxus   A
    Columbidae    
    Columba livia   N, H + Int (N, H)
    Columba oenas   N, H + W
    Columba palumbus   N, H + W
    Columba trocaz   N, H
    Columba bollii   N, H
    Columba junoniae   N, H
    Streptopelia decaocto   N, H + W
    Streptopelia turtur   N + M
    Streptopelia orientalis   A
    Streptopelia senegalensis   A
    Cuculidae    
    Clamator glandarius   N
    Cuculus canorus   N + M
    Coccyzus erythrophthalmus   A
    Coccyzus americanus   A
    Psittacidae    
    Tytonidae    
    Tyto alba   N, H + W
    Strigidae    
    Otus scops   N + M
    Bubo bubo   N, H
    Nyctea scandiaca   N, H + W
    Surnia ulula   N, H + W
    Glaucidium passerinum   N, H
    Athene noctua   N, H + Int (N, H)
    Strix aluco   N, H
    Strix uralensis   N, H
    Strix nebulosa   N, H
    Asio otus   N, H + W
    Asio flammeus   N, H + M + W
    Asio capensis   A
    Aegolius funereus   N, H
    Caprimulgidae    
    Caprimulgus europaeus   N + M
    Caprimulgus ruficollis   N
    Caprimulgus aegyptius   A
    Chordeiles minor   A
    Apodidae    
    Hirundapus caudacutus   A
    Chaetura pelagica   A
    Tachymarptis melba   N + M
    Apus unicolor   N, h
    Apus apus   N + M
    Apus pallidus   N, h
    Apus pacificus   A
    Apus caffer   N
    Apus affinis   A
    Alcedinidae    
    Halcyon smyrnensis   A
    Alcedo atthis   N, H + M + W
    Ceryle rudis   A
    Ceryle alcyon   A
    Meropidae    
    Merops persicus   A
    Merops apiaster   N + M
    Coraciidae    
    Coracias garrulus   N + M
    Upupidae    
    Upupa epops   N, h + M
    Picidae    
    Jynx torquilla   N, h + M
    Picus canus   N, H
    Picus viridis   N, H
    Dryocopus martius   N, H
    Sphyrapicus varius   A
    Dendrocopos major   N, H + W
    Dendrocopos syriacus   N, H
    Dendrocopos medius   N, H
    Dendrocopos leucotos   N, H
    incl. Dendrocopos l. lilfordi   /N, H
    Dendrocopos minor   N, H
    Picoides tridactylus   N, H
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