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Category:Charadriiformes - BirdForum Opus

Order: Charadriiformes

Description

Taxonomy

Charadriiformes is an order in the class Aves.

Order Charadriiformes viewedit

Family Chionididae viewedit

Genus Chionis viewedit
C. albus Snowy Sheathbill
C. minor Black-faced Sheathbill

Family Pluvianellidae viewedit

Genus Pluvianellus viewedit
P. socialis Magellanic Plover

Family Burhinidae viewedit

Genus Burhinus viewedit
B. vermiculatus Water Thick-knee
B. oedicnemus Eurasian Thick-knee
B. indicus Indian Thick-knee
B. senegalensis Senegal Thick-knee
B. capensis Spotted Thick-knee
B. bistriatus Double-striped Thick-knee
B. superciliaris Peruvian Thick-knee
B. grallarius Bush Thick-knee

Genus Esacus viewedit
E. recurvirostris Great Thick-knee
E. magnirostris Beach Thick-knee

Family Pluvianidae viewedit

Genus Pluvianus viewedit
P. aegyptius Egyptian Plover

Family Recurvirostridae viewedit

Genus Himantopus viewedit
H. himantopus Black-winged Stilt
H. leucocephalus Pied Stilt
H. novaezelandiae Black Stilt
H. mexicanus Black-necked Stilt

Genus Cladorhynchus viewedit
C. leucocephalus Banded Stilt

Genus Recurvirostra viewedit
R. avosetta Pied Avocet
R. novaehollandiae Red-necked Avocet
R. andina Andean Avocet
R. americana American Avocet

Family Ibidorhynchidae viewedit

Genus Ibidorhyncha viewedit
I. struthersii Ibisbill

Family Haematopodidae viewedit

Genus Haematopus viewedit
H. ostralegus Eurasian Oystercatcher
H. longirostris Pied Oystercatcher
H. finschi South Island Oystercatcher
H. chathamensis Chatham Oystercatcher
H. unicolor Variable Oystercatcher
H. fuliginosus Sooty Oystercatcher
H. palliatus American Oystercatcher
H. moquini African Oystercatcher
Skull t.png H. meadewaldoi
Canary Islands Oystercatcher Skull t.png
H. ater Blackish Oystercatcher
H. leucopodus Magellanic Oystercatcher
H. bachmani Black Oystercatcher

Family Charadriidae viewedit

Genus Pluvialis viewedit
P. squatarola Grey Plover
P. apricaria European Golden Plover
P. dominica American Golden Plover
P. fulva Pacific Golden Plover

Genus Oreopholus viewedit
O. ruficollis Tawny-throated Dotterel

Genus Vanellus viewedit
V. vanellus Northern Lapwing
V. crassirostris Long-toed Lapwing
V. armatus Blacksmith Lapwing
V. spinosus Spur-winged Lapwing
V. duvaucelii River Lapwing
V. malabaricus Yellow-wattled Lapwing
V. tectus Black-headed Lapwing
V. albiceps White-headed Lapwing
V. lugubris Senegal Lapwing
V. melanopterus Black-winged Lapwing
V. coronatus Crowned Lapwing
V. senegallus African Wattled Lapwing
V. melanocephalus Spot-breasted Lapwing
V. superciliosus Brown-chested Lapwing
V. cinereus Grey-headed Lapwing
V. indicus Red-wattled Lapwing
V. macropterus Javan Lapwing
V. tricolor Banded Lapwing
V. miles Masked Lapwing
V. gregarius Sociable Lapwing
V. leucurus White-tailed Lapwing
V. cayanus Pied Lapwing
V. chilensis Southern Lapwing
V. resplendens Andean Lapwing

Genus Charadrius viewedit
C. obscurus Red-breasted Plover
C. mongolus Lesser Sand Plover
C. leschenaultii Greater Sand Plover
C. asiaticus Caspian Plover
C. collaris Collared Plover
C. alticola Puna Plover
C. falklandicus Two-banded Plover
C. bicinctus Double-banded Plover
C. pecuarius Kittlitz's Plover
C. ruficapillus Red-capped Plover
C. peronii Malaysian Plover
C. alexandrinus Kentish Plover
C. nivosus Snowy Plover
C. javanicus Javan Plover
C. wilsonia Wilson's Plover
C. hiaticula Common Ringed Plover
C. semipalmatus Semipalmated Plover
C. placidus Long-billed Plover
C. melodus Piping Plover
C. thoracicus Madagascar Plover
C. dubius Little Ringed Plover
C. tricollaris Three-banded Plover
C. forbesi Forbes's Plover
C. marginatus White-fronted Plover
C. pallidus Chestnut-banded Plover
C. vociferus Killdeer
C. montanus Mountain Plover
C. veredus Oriental Plover
C. morinellus Eurasian Dotterel
C. sanctaehelenae St. Helena Plover
C. modestus Rufous-chested Dotterel

Genus Erythrogonys viewedit
E. cinctus Red-kneed Dotterel

Genus Thinornis viewedit
T. cucullatus Hooded Dotterel
T. novaeseelandiae Shore Dotterel

Genus Elseyornis viewedit
E. melanops Black-fronted Dotterel

Genus Peltohyas viewedit
P. australis Inland Dotterel

Genus Anarhynchus viewedit
A. frontalis Wrybill

Genus Phegornis viewedit
P. mitchellii Diademed Sandpiper-Plover

Family Pedionomidae viewedit

Genus Pedionomus viewedit
P. torquatus Plains-wanderer

Family Thinocoridae viewedit

Genus Attagis viewedit
A. gayi Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe
A. malouinus White-bellied Seedsnipe

Genus Thinocorus viewedit
T. orbignyianus Gray-breasted Seedsnipe
T. rumicivorus Least Seedsnipe

Family Rostratulidae viewedit

Genus Rostratula viewedit
R. benghalensis Greater Painted-snipe
R. australis Australian Painted-snipe

Genus Nycticryphes viewedit
N. semicollaris South American Painted-snipe

Family Jacanidae viewedit

Genus Microparra viewedit
M. capensis Lesser Jacana

Genus Actophilornis viewedit
A. africanus African Jacana
A. albinucha Madagascar Jacana

Genus Irediparra viewedit
I. gallinacea Comb-crested Jacana

Genus Hydrophasianus viewedit
H. chirurgus Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Genus Metopidius viewedit
M. indicus Bronze-winged Jacana

Genus Jacana viewedit
J. spinosa Northern Jacana
J. jacana Wattled Jacana

Family Scolopacidae viewedit

Genus Bartramia viewedit
B. longicauda Upland Sandpiper

Genus Numenius viewedit
N. tahitiensis Bristle-thighed Curlew
N. phaeopus Whimbrel
N. minutus Little Curlew
N. borealis Eskimo Curlew
N. americanus Long-billed Curlew
N. madagascariensis Far Eastern Curlew
N. tenuirostris Slender-billed Curlew
N. arquata Eurasian Curlew

Genus Limosa viewedit
L. lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit
L. limosa Black-tailed Godwit
L. haemastica Hudsonian Godwit
L. fedoa Marbled Godwit

Genus Arenaria viewedit
A. interpres Ruddy Turnstone
A. melanocephala Black Turnstone

Genus Prosobonia viewedit
Skull t.png P. cancellata
Kiritimati Sandpiper Skull t.png
Skull t.png P. leucoptera
Tahiti Sandpiper Skull t.png
Skull t.png P. ellisi
Moorea Sandpiper Skull t.png
P. parvirostris Tuamotu Sandpiper

Genus Calidris viewedit
C. tenuirostris Great Knot
C. canutus Red Knot
C. virgata Surfbird
C. pugnax Ruff
C. falcinellus Broad-billed Sandpiper
C. acuminata Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
C. himantopus Stilt Sandpiper
C. ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper
C. temminckii Temminck's Stint
C. subminuta Long-toed Stint
C. pygmea Spoon-billed Sandpiper
C. ruficollis Red-necked Stint
C. alba Sanderling
C. alpina Dunlin
C. ptilocnemis Rock Sandpiper
C. maritima Purple Sandpiper
C. bairdii Baird's Sandpiper
C. minuta Little Stint
C. minutilla Least Sandpiper
C. fuscicollis White-rumped Sandpiper
C. subruficollis Buff-breasted Sandpiper
C. melanotos Pectoral Sandpiper
C. pusilla Semipalmated Sandpiper
C. mauri Western Sandpiper

Genus Limnodromus viewedit
L. semipalmatus Asian Dowitcher
L. griseus Short-billed Dowitcher
L. scolopaceus Long-billed Dowitcher

Genus Lymnocryptes viewedit
L. minimus Jack Snipe

Genus Scolopax viewedit
S. rusticola Eurasian Woodcock
S. mira Amami Woodcock
S. bukidnonensis Bukidnon Woodcock
S. saturata Javan Woodcock
S. rosenbergii New Guinea Woodcock
S. celebensis Sulawesi Woodcock
S. rochussenii Moluccan Woodcock
S. minor American Woodcock

Genus Coenocorypha viewedit
Skull t.png C. barrierensis
North Island Snipe Skull t.png
Skull t.png C. iredalei
South Island Snipe Skull t.png
Skull t.png C. chathamica
Forbes's Snipe Skull t.png
C. pusilla Chatham Snipe
C. huegeli Snares Snipe
C. aucklandica Subantarctic Snipe

Genus Gallinago viewedit
G. imperialis Imperial Snipe
G. jamesoni Jameson's Snipe
G. stricklandii Fuegian Snipe
G. solitaria Solitary Snipe
G. hardwickii Latham's Snipe
G. nemoricola Wood Snipe
G. media Great Snipe
G. gallinago Common Snipe
G. delicata Wilson's Snipe
G. paraguaiae South American Snipe
G. andina Puna Snipe
G. nobilis Noble Snipe
G. stenura Pin-tailed Snipe
G. megala Swinhoe's Snipe
G. nigripennis African Snipe
G. macrodactyla Madagascar Snipe
G. undulata Giant Snipe

Genus Xenus viewedit
X. cinereus Terek Sandpiper

Genus Phalaropus viewedit
P. tricolor Wilson's Phalarope
P. lobatus Red-necked Phalarope
P. fulicarius Red Phalarope

Genus Actitis viewedit
A. hypoleucos Common Sandpiper
A. macularius Spotted Sandpiper

Genus Tringa viewedit
T. ochropus Green Sandpiper
T. solitaria Solitary Sandpiper
T. brevipes Grey-tailed Tattler
T. incana Wandering Tattler
T. erythropus Spotted Redshank
T. melanoleuca Greater Yellowlegs
T. nebularia Common Greenshank
T. guttifer Nordmann's Greenshank
T. semipalmata Willet
T. flavipes Lesser Yellowlegs
T. stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper
T. glareola Wood Sandpiper
T. totanus Common Redshank

Family Turnicidae viewedit

Genus Turnix viewedit
T. sylvaticus Common Buttonquail
T. maculosus Red-backed Buttonquail
T. nanus Black-rumped Buttonquail
T. hottentottus Hottentot Buttonquail
T. tanki Yellow-legged Buttonquail
T. ocellatus Spotted Buttonquail
T. suscitator Barred Buttonquail
T. nigricollis Madagascar Buttonquail
T. melanogaster Black-breasted Buttonquail
T. castanotus Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
T. olivii Buff-breasted Buttonquail
T. varius Painted Buttonquail
T. worcesteri Worcester's Buttonquail
T. everetti Sumba Buttonquail
T. pyrrhothorax Red-chested Buttonquail
T. velox Little Buttonquail

Genus Ortyxelos viewedit
O. meiffrenii Quail-plover

Family Dromadidae viewedit

Genus Dromas viewedit
D. ardeola Crab-plover

Family Glareolidae viewedit

Genus Cursorius viewedit
C. cursor Cream-coloured Courser
C. somalensis Somali Courser
C. rufus Burchell's Courser
C. temminckii Temminck's Courser
C. coromandelicus Indian Courser

Genus Rhinoptilus viewedit
R. africanus Double-banded Courser
R. cinctus Three-banded Courser
R. chalcopterus Bronze-winged Courser
R. bitorquatus Jerdon's Courser

Genus Stiltia viewedit
S. isabella Australian Pratincole

Genus Glareola viewedit
G. pratincola Collared Pratincole
G. maldivarum Oriental Pratincole
G. nordmanni Black-winged Pratincole
G. ocularis Madagascar Pratincole
G. nuchalis Rock Pratincole
G. cinerea Grey Pratincole
G. lactea Small Pratincole

Family Stercorariidae viewedit

Genus Stercorarius viewedit
S. skua Great Skua
S. chilensis Chilean Skua
S. maccormicki South Polar Skua
S. antarcticus Brown Skua
S. pomarinus Pomarine Jaeger
S. parasiticus Parasitic Jaeger
S. longicaudus Long-tailed Jaeger

Family Alcidae viewedit

Genus Alle viewedit
A. alle Dovekie

Genus Uria viewedit
U. aalge Common Murre
U. lomvia Thick-billed Murre

Genus Alca viewedit
A. torda Razorbill

Genus Pinguinus viewedit
Skull t.png P. impennis
Great Auk Skull t.png

Genus Cepphus viewedit
C. grylle Black Guillemot
C. columba Pigeon Guillemot
C. carbo Spectacled Guillemot

Genus Brachyramphus viewedit
B. perdix Long-billed Murrelet
B. marmoratus Marbled Murrelet
B. brevirostris Kittlitz's Murrelet

Genus Synthliboramphus viewedit
S. scrippsi Scripps's Murrelet
S. hypoleucos Guadalupe Murrelet
S. craveri Craveri's Murrelet
S. antiquus Ancient Murrelet
S. wumizusume Japanese Murrelet

Genus Ptychoramphus viewedit
P. aleuticus Cassin's Auklet

Genus Aethia viewedit
A. psittacula Parakeet Auklet
A. pusilla Least Auklet
A. pygmaea Whiskered Auklet
A. cristatella Crested Auklet

Genus Cerorhinca viewedit
C. monocerata Rhinoceros Auklet

Genus Fratercula viewedit
F. arctica Atlantic Puffin
F. corniculata Horned Puffin
F. cirrhata Tufted Puffin

Family Laridae viewedit

Genus Creagrus viewedit
C. furcatus Swallow-tailed Gull

Genus Rissa viewedit
R. tridactyla Black-legged Kittiwake
R. brevirostris Red-legged Kittiwake

Genus Pagophila viewedit
P. eburnea Ivory Gull

Genus Xema viewedit
X. sabini Sabine's Gull

Genus Saundersilarus viewedit
S. saundersi Saunders's Gull

Genus Chroicocephalus viewedit
C. genei Slender-billed Gull
C. philadelphia Bonaparte's Gull
C. serranus Andean Gull
C. maculipennis Brown-hooded Gull
C. bulleri Black-billed Gull
C. novaehollandiae Silver Gull
C. cirrocephalus Gray-hooded Gull
C. hartlaubii Hartlaub's Gull
C. ridibundus Black-headed Gull
C. brunnicephalus Brown-headed Gull

Genus Hydrocoloeus viewedit
H. minutus Little Gull

Genus Rhodostethia viewedit
R. rosea Ross's Gull

Genus Leucophaeus viewedit
L. scoresbii Dolphin Gull
L. modestus Gray Gull
L. atricilla Laughing Gull
L. pipixcan Franklin's Gull
L. fuliginosus Lava Gull

Genus Ichthyaetus viewedit
I. melanocephalus Mediterranean Gull
I. relictus Relict Gull
I. leucophthalmus White-eyed Gull
I. hemprichii Sooty Gull
I. ichthyaetus Pallas's Gull
I. audouinii Audouin's Gull

Genus Larus viewedit
L. belcheri Belcher's Gull
L. atlanticus Olrog's Gull
L. crassirostris Black-tailed Gull
L. pacificus Pacific Gull
L. heermanni Heermann's Gull
L. canus Mew Gull
L. delawarensis Ring-billed Gull
L. occidentalis Western Gull
L. livens Yellow-footed Gull
L. californicus California Gull
L. argentatus Herring Gull
L. michahellis Yellow-legged Gull
L. cachinnans Caspian Gull
L. armenicus Armenian Gull
L. glaucoides Iceland Gull
L. fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull
L. schistisagus Slaty-backed Gull
L. glaucescens Glaucous-winged Gull
L. hyperboreus Glaucous Gull
L. marinus Great Black-backed Gull
L. dominicanus Kelp Gull

Genus Anous viewedit
A. stolidus Brown Noddy
A. minutus Black Noddy
A. tenuirostris Lesser Noddy
A. albivitta Grey Noddy
A. ceruleus Blue Noddy

Genus Gygis viewedit
G. alba White Tern

Genus Onychoprion viewedit
O. fuscatus Sooty Tern
O. lunatus Grey-backed Tern
O. anaethetus Bridled Tern
O. aleuticus Aleutian Tern

Genus Sternula viewedit
S. albifrons Little Tern
S. antillarum Least Tern
S. superciliaris Yellow-billed Tern
S. nereis Fairy Tern
S. lorata Peruvian Tern
S. saundersi Saunders's Tern
S. balaenarum Damara Tern

Genus Phaetusa viewedit
P. simplex Large-billed Tern

Genus Gelochelidon viewedit
G. nilotica Gull-billed Tern

Genus Hydroprogne viewedit
H. caspia Caspian Tern

Genus Larosterna viewedit
L. inca Inca Tern

Genus Chlidonias viewedit
C. niger Black Tern
C. leucopterus White-winged Tern
C. hybridus Whiskered Tern
C. albostriatus Black-fronted Tern

Genus Sterna viewedit
S. dougallii Roseate Tern
S. striata White-fronted Tern
S. sumatrana Black-naped Tern
S. hirundo Common Tern
S. paradisaea Arctic Tern
S. hirundinacea South American Tern
S. vittata Antarctic Tern
S. forsteri Forster's Tern
S. trudeaui Snowy-crowned Tern
S. acuticauda Black-bellied Tern
S. aurantia River Tern
S. repressa White-cheeked Tern
S. virgata Kerguelen Tern

Genus Thalasseus viewedit
T. maximus Royal Tern
T. bergii Great Crested Tern
T. sandvicensis Sandwich Tern
T. elegans Elegant Tern
T. bengalensis Lesser Crested Tern
T. bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern

Genus Rynchops viewedit
R. niger Black Skimmer
R. flavirostris African Skimmer
R. albicollis Indian Skimmer
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