List of Birds of Western Sahara

Ostriches

 
 
 
 
Common Ostrich
Struthio camelus
LC-Least Concern
 

Pheasants & Allies

 
 
 
 
Common Quail
Coturnix coturnix
LC-Least Concern

Ducks, Geese, Swans

 
 
 
 
Brant Goose
Branta bernicla
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
VU-Vulnerable
Common Scoter
Melanitta nigra
LC-Least Concern
Common Shelduck
Tadorna tadorna
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Eurasian Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Wigeon
Mareca penelope
LC-Least Concern
Ferruginous Pochard
Aythya nyroca
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
Gadwall
Mareca strepera
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Garganey
Spatula querquedula
LC-Least Concern
Greater Scaup
Aythya marila
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Greylag Goose
Anser anser
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
LC-Least Concern
Marbled Teal
Marmaronetta angustirostris
VU-Vulnerable
Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
LC-Least Concern
Northern Shoveler
Spatula clypeata
LC-Least Concern
Red-crested Pochard
Netta rufina
LC-Least Concern
Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Ruddy Shelduck
Tadorna ferruginea
LC-Least Concern
Tufted Duck
Aythya fuligula
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Nightjars

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Nightjar
Caprimulgus europaeus
LC-Least Concern

Swifts

 
 
 
 
Common Swift
Apus apus
LC-Least Concern
Little Swift
Apus affinis
LC-Least Concern
 
Pallid Swift
Apus pallidus
LC-Least Concern

Cuckoos

 
 
 
 
Common Cuckoo
Cuculus canorus
LC-Least Concern

Pigeons, Doves

 
 
 
 
Common Wood Pigeon
Columba palumbus
LC-Least Concern
European Turtle Dove
Streptopelia turtur
VU-Vulnerable
Namaqua Dove
Oena capensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
LC-Least Concern

Rails, Crakes & Coots

 
 
 
 
African Crake
Crex egregia
LC-Least Concern
 
Allen's Gallinule
Porphyrio alleni
LC-Least Concern
 
Baillon's Crake
Porzana pusilla
LC-Least Concern
Corn Crake
Crex crex
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Coot
Fulica Atra
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Moorhen
Gallinula Chloropus
LC-Least Concern
Little Crake
Porzana parva
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-knobbed Coot
Fulica cristata
LC-Least Concern
Spotted Crake
Porzana porzana
LC-Least Concern
Water Rail
Rallus aquaticus
LC-Least Concern

Cranes

 
 
 
 
Common Crane
Grus grus
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Grebes

 
 
 
 
Little Grebe
Tachybaptus ruficollis
LC-Least Concern

Flamingos

 
 
 
 
Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
LC-Least Concern

Stone-curlews, Thick-knees

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Thick-knee
Burhinus oedicnemus
LC-Least Concern

Oystercatchers

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
NT-Near Threatened

Stilts, Avocets

 
 
 
 
Black-winged Stilt
Himantopus himantopus
LC-Least Concern
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta
LC-Least Concern

Plovers

 
 
 
 
Black-bellied Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
LC-Least Concern
Common Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Dotterel
Charadrius morinellus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
European Golden Plover
Pluvialis apricaria
LC-Least Concern
Kentish Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus
LC-Least Concern
Little Ringed Plover
Charadrius dubius
LC-Least Concern
Northern Lapwing
Vanellus vanellus
NT-Near Threatened

Sandpipers, Snipes

 
 
 
 
Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica
NT-Near Threatened
Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
NT-Near Threatened
Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
LC-Least Concern
Common Redshank
Tringa totanus
LC-Least Concern
Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
LC-Least Concern
Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea
NT-Near Threatened
Dunlin
Calidris alpina
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata
NT-Near Threatened
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus
LC-Least Concern
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
LC-Least Concern
Long-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus scolopaceus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Red Knot
Calidris canutus
NT-Near Threatened
Ruddy Turnstone
Arenaria interpres
LC-Least Concern
Ruff
Calidris pugnax
LC-Least Concern
Sanderling
Calidris alba
LC-Least Concern
Spotted Redshank
Tringa erythropus
LC-Least Concern
Temminck's Stint
Calidris temminckii
LC-Least Concern
Whimbrel
Numenius phaeopus
LC-Least Concern
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
LC-Least Concern

Coursers, Pratincoles

 
 
 
 
Collared Pratincole
Glareola pratincola
LC-Least Concern
Cream-colored Courser
Cursorius cursor
LC-Least Concern
 

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

 
 
 
 
Arctic Tern
Sterna paradisaea
LC-Least Concern
Audouin's Gull
Ichthyaetus audouinii
LC-Least Concern
 
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
LC-Least Concern
Black-headed Gull
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
LC-Least Concern
Black-legged Kittiwake
Rissa tridactyla
LC-Least Concern
Bridled Tern
Onychoprion anaethetus
LC-Least Concern
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
LC-Least Concern
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
LC-Least Concern
Grey-headed Gull
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
LC-Least Concern
 
Gull-billed Tern
Gelochelidon nilotica
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Larus fuscus
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Crested Tern
Thalasseus bengalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Little Tern
Sternula albifrons
LC-Least Concern
Roseate Tern
Sterna dougallii
LC-Least Concern
Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus
LC-Least Concern
Sandwich Tern
Thalasseus sandvicensis
LC-Least Concern
Slender-billed Gull
Chroicocephalus genei
LC-Least Concern
 
Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias hybrida
LC-Least Concern
Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis
LC-Least Concern

Skuas

 
 
 
 
Great Skua
Stercorarius skua
LC-Least Concern
Parasitic Jaeger
Stercorarius parasiticus
LC-Least Concern
Pomarine Jaeger
Stercorarius pomarinus
LC-Least Concern

Auks

 
 
 
 
Common Murre
Uria aalge
LC-Least Concern
Razorbill
Alca torda
NT-Near Threatened

Austral Storm Petrels

 
 
 
 
Wilson's Storm Petrel
Oceanites oceanicus
LC-Least Concern

Northern Storm Petrels

 
 
 
 
Leach's Storm Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
VU-Vulnerable

Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels

 
 
 
 
Balearic Shearwater
Puffinus mauretanicus
CR-Critically Endangered
Cory's Shearwater
Calonectris borealis
LC-Least Concern
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
LC-Least Concern
Rare

Storks

 
 
 
 
Black Stork
Ciconia nigra
LC-Least Concern
White Stork
Ciconia ciconia
LC-Least Concern
Yellow-billed Stork
Mycteria ibis
LC-Least Concern
 

Gannets, Boobies

 
 
 
 
Northern Gannet
Morus bassanus
LC-Least Concern

Cormorants, Shags

 
 
 
 
European Shag
Phalacrocorax aristotelis
LC-Least Concern
Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
LC-Least Concern

Ibises, Spoonbills

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Spoonbill
Platalea leucorodia
LC-Least Concern
Glossy Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus
LC-Least Concern

Herons, Bitterns

 
 
 
 
Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
LC-Least Concern
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
LC-Least Concern
Gray Heron
Ardea cinerea
LC-Least Concern
Great Bittern
Botaurus stellaris
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Great Egret
Ardea alba
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Little Bittern
Ixobrychus minutus
LC-Least Concern
Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
LC-Least Concern
Purple Heron
Ardea purpurea
LC-Least Concern
Squacco Heron
Ardeola ralloides
LC-Least Concern
Western Reef Heron
Egretta gularis
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Pelicans

 
 
 
 
Dalmatian Pelican
Pelecanus crispus
NT-Near Threatened
 
Great White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
LC-Least Concern
 

Ospreys

 
 
 
 
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
LC-Least Concern

Kites, Hawks, Eagles

 
 
 
 
Bearded Vulture
Gypaetus barbatus
NT-Near Threatened
 
Black Kite
Milvus migrans
LC-Least Concern
Black-winged Kite
Elanus caeruleus
LC-Least Concern
 
Bonelli's Eagle
Aquila fasciata
LC-Least Concern
Booted Eagle
Hieraaetus pennatus
LC-Least Concern
Common Buzzard
Buteo buteo
LC-Least Concern
Dark Chanting Goshawk
Melierax metabates
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Egyptian Vulture
Neophron percnopterus
EN-Endangered
Eurasian Griffon Vulture
Gyps fulvus
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Circus aeruginosus
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Accipiter nisus
LC-Least Concern
European Honey Buzzard
Pernis apivorus
LC-Least Concern
Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
LC-Least Concern
Hen Harrier
Circus cyaneus
LC-Least Concern
Hooded Vulture
Necrosyrtes monachus
CR-Critically Endangered
 
Lappet-faced Vulture
Torgos tracheliotos
EN-Endangered
Rare
 
Long-legged Buzzard
Buteo rufinus
LC-Least Concern
Montagu's Harrier
Circus pygargus
LC-Least Concern
Pallid Harrier
Circus macrourus
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Red Kite
Milvus milvus
NT-Near Threatened
Ruppell's Griffon Vulture
Gyps rueppelli
CR-Critically Endangered
Rare
 
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Circaetus gallicus
LC-Least Concern
Spanish Eagle
Aquila adalberti
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
 
Steppe Eagle
Aquila nipalensis
EN-Endangered
Rare
 
Tawny Eagle
Aquila rapax
VU-Vulnerable
 

Barn Owls

 
 
 
 
Barn Owl
Tyto alba
LC-Least Concern

Owls

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Scops Owl
Otus scops
LC-Least Concern
Little Owl
Athene noctua
LC-Least Concern

Hoopoes

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Hoopoe
Upupa epops
LC-Least Concern

Rollers

 
 
 
 
European Roller
Coracias garrulus
LC-Least Concern

Bee-eaters

 
 
 
 
European Bee-eater
Merops apiaster
LC-Least Concern

Woodpeckers

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Wryneck
Jynx torquilla
LC-Least Concern

Caracaras, Falcons

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Kestrel
Falco tinnunculus
LC-Least Concern
Lanner Falcon
Falco biarmicus
LC-Least Concern
 
Lesser Kestrel
Falco naumanni
LC-Least Concern
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
LC-Least Concern

Shrikes

 
 
 
 
Woodchat Shrike
Lanius senator
LC-Least Concern

Figbirds, Orioles, Turnagra

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Golden Oriole
Oriolus oriolus
LC-Least Concern

Crows, Jays

 
 
 
 
Brown-necked Raven
Corvus ruficollis
LC-Least Concern
 

Larks

 
 
 
 
Crested Lark
Galerida cristata
LC-Least Concern
Desert Lark
Ammomanes deserti
LC-Least Concern
 
Greater Hoopoe-Lark
Alaemon alaudipes
LC-Least Concern
 
Greater Short-toed Lark
Calandrella brachydactyla
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Short-toed Lark
Alaudala rufescens
LC-Least Concern
 
Thekla's Lark
Galerida theklae
LC-Least Concern

Swallows, Martins

 
 
 
 
Bank Swallow
Riparia riparia
LC-Least Concern
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
LC-Least Concern
Common House Martin
Delichon urbicum
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Crag Martin
Ptyonoprogne rupestris
LC-Least Concern
Red-rumped Swallow
Cecropis daurica
LC-Least Concern
Rock Martin
Ptyonoprogne fuligula
LC-Least Concern
 

Leaf Warblers & Allies

 
 
 
 
Common Chiffchaff
Phylloscopus collybita
LC-Least Concern
Western Bonelli's Warbler
Phylloscopus bonelli
LC-Least Concern

Reed Warblers & Allies

 
 
 
 
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
Iduna pallida
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
LC-Least Concern
Great Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus arundinaceus
LC-Least Concern
Melodious Warbler
Hippolais polyglotta
LC-Least Concern
Sedge Warbler
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
LC-Least Concern

Sylviid Babblers

 
 
 
 
Garden Warbler
Sylvia borin
LC-Least Concern
Greater Whitethroat
Sylvia communis
LC-Least Concern
Sardinian Warbler
Sylvia melanocephala
LC-Least Concern
Spectacled Warbler
Sylvia conspicillata
LC-Least Concern
 
Subalpine Warbler
Sylvia cantillans
LC-Least Concern
Western Orphean Warbler
Sylvia hortensis
LC-Least Concern

Thrushes

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Blackbird
Turdus merula
LC-Least Concern

Chats, Old World Flycatchers

 
 
 
 
Black Wheatear
Oenanthe leucura
LC-Least Concern
Black-eared Wheatear
Oenanthe hispanica
LC-Least Concern
Bluethroat
Luscinia svecica
LC-Least Concern
Common Nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
LC-Least Concern
Common Redstart
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
LC-Least Concern
Common Rock Thrush
Monticola saxatilis
LC-Least Concern
Desert Wheatear
Oenanthe deserti
LC-Least Concern
 
European Pied Flycatcher
Ficedula hypoleuca
LC-Least Concern
European Stonechat
Saxicola rubicola
LC-Least Concern
Northern Wheatear
Oenanthe oenanthe
LC-Least Concern
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin
Cercotrichas galactotes
LC-Least Concern
 
Spotted Flycatcher
Muscicapa striata
LC-Least Concern
Whinchat
Saxicola rubetra
LC-Least Concern

Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches

 
 
 
 
Spanish Sparrow
Passer hispaniolensis
LC-Least Concern

Wagtails, Pipits

 
 
 
 
Citrine Wagtail
Motacilla citreola
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Gray Wagtail
Motacilla cinerea
LC-Least Concern
Meadow Pipit
Anthus pratensis
NT-Near Threatened
Olive-backed Pipit
Anthus hodgsoni
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Red-throated Pipit
Anthus cervinus
LC-Least Concern
Richard's Pipit
Anthus richardi
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Rock Pipit
Anthus petrosus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Tawny Pipit
Anthus campestris
LC-Least Concern
Tree Pipit
Anthus trivialis
LC-Least Concern
Water Pipit
Anthus spinoletta
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Western Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava
LC-Least Concern
White Wagtail
Motacilla alba
LC-Least Concern

Finches, Euphonias

 
 
 
 
Trumpeter Finch
Bucanetes githagineus
LC-Least Concern
 

Buntings

 
 
 
 
Ortolan Bunting
Emberiza hortulana
LC-Least Concern
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