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Gini~ PRO 10:22am, 21 May 2005
This list is obsolete. Here are the current versions, alpha by common name & Latin name).

Transition note 6/29/05: We have completed the process of switching from Sibley-Monroe 1996 to Clements 2004 as our primary taxonomic authority. Below is the old Sibley-Monroe list.

There are links in this list for both common names & Latin names. They get all of the pictures in the group with that name tag. So when you add a photo to the pool, make sure it is tagged with the correct common name so that it will be indexed by this method. (The common name tag is required; the Latin name is helpful but not mandatory.)

We will also be adding subspecies as appropriate, beneath the main species entry. Every photo must be tagged with the name of the main species. It may if desired also carry an additional tag for the subspecies.

New additions to the pool are checked on a regular (more-or-less daily) basis, and appropriate entries for new species will be added to the link list. But if you revise tags for a previously-added photo, or if you find a bird in the pool with a Clements or Sibley-Monroe name that is not in the link list, let us know and we will add it. Also, if you find a broken link or type-o let us know and we'll fix it.

[revised 6/29/05 -Anita Gould]
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Albatross, Wandering :: Diomedea exulans
Anhinga :: Anhinga anhinga
Auk, Razor-billed :: Alca torda
Avocet, American :: Recurvirostra americana
Avocet, Pied :: Recurvirostra avosetta
Babbler, Jungle :: Turdoides striatus
Barbet, Black-browed :: Megalaima oorti
Bee-eater, European :: Merops apiaster
Bee-eater, Green :: Merops orientalis
Bee-eater, Northern Carmine :: Merops nubicus
Bittern, Yellow :: Ixobrychus sinensis
Blackbird, Brewer's :: Euphagus cyanocephalus
Blackbird, Common :: Turdus merula
Blackbird, Eurasian :: Turdus merula
Blackbird, Red-winged :: Agelaius phoeniceus
Blackbird, Yellow-headed :: Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Bluebird, Eastern :: Sialia sialis
Bluebird, Western :: Sialia mexicana
Blue-Flycatcher, Tickell's :: Cyornis tickelliae
Booby, Brown :: Sula leucogaster
Brolga :: Grus rubicunda
Brush-turkey, Australian :: Alectura lathami
Bulbul, Light-vented :: Pycnonotus sinensis
Bulbul, Red-whiskered :: Pycnonotus jocosus
Bunting, Corn :: Emberiza calandran
Bunting, Painted :: Passerina ciris
Bushtit :: Psaltriparus minimus
Butcherbird, Grey :: Cracticus torquatus
Buzzard, Common :: Buteo buteo
Cardinal, Northern :: Cardinalis cardinalis
Cassowary, Southern :: Casuarius casuarius
Catbird, Grey :: Dumetella carolinensis
Chaffinch :: Fringilla coelebs
Chickadee, Black-capped :: Parus atricapillus
Chickadee, Carolina :: Parus carolinensis
Chickadee, Chestnut-backed :: Parus rufescens
Cough, Red-billed :: Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Cockatoo, Sulphur-crested :: Cacatua galerita
Cockatoo, Yellow-crested :: Cacatua sulphurea
Collared-Dove, Eurasian :: Streptopelia decaocto
Condor, California :: Gymnogyps californianus
Conure, Sun :: Aratinga solstitialis
Coot, American :: Fulica americana
Coot, Common :: Fulica atra
Coot, Eurasian :: Fulica atra
Cormorant, Double-crested :: Phalacrocorax auritus
Cormorant, Great :: Phalacrocorax carbo
Cormorant, Guanay :: Phalacrocorax bougainvillii
Cormorant, Little Black :: Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Cormorant, Neotropic :: Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Cormorant, Olivaceous :: Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Cowbird, Brown-headed :: Molothrus ater
Crag-Martin, Eurasian :: Hirundo rupestris
Crane, Sandhill :: Grus canadensis
Crow, American :: Corvus brachyrhynchos
Crow, Fish :: Corvus ossifragus
Crow, Hooded :: Corvus cornix
Crow, Northwestern :: Corvus caurinus
Cuckoo, Yellow-billed :: Coccyzus americanus
Darter, Australian :: Anhinga novaehollandiae
Dove, Mourning :: Zenaida macroura
Dove, Rock :: Columba livia
Dove, Spotted :: Streptopelia chinensis
Dowitcher, Short-billed :: Limnodromus griseus
Drongo, Ashy :: Dicrurus leucophaeus
Drongo, Black :: Dicrurus macrocercus
Duck, Andean :: Oxyura ferruginea
Duck, Domestic ::
Duck, Ferruginous :: Aythya nyroca
Duck, Mandarin :: Aix galericulata
Duck, Muscovy :: Cairina moschata
Duck, Ring-necked :: Aythya collaris
Duck, Ruddy :: Oxyura jamaicensis
Duck, Spot-billed :: Anas poecilorhyncha
Duck, Wood :: Aix sponsa
Dunlin :: Calidris alpina
Eagle, Bald :: Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Eagle, Golden :: Aquila chrysaetos
Eagle, Tawny :: Aquila rapax
Eagle-Owl, Eurasian :: Bubo bubo
Egret, Cattle :: Bubulcus ibis
Egret, Great :: Ardea alba
Egret, Little :: Egretta garzetta
Egret, Reddish :: Egretta rufescens
Egret, Snowy :: Egretta thula
Eider, Common :: Somateria mollissima
Emu :: Dromaius novaehollandiae
Falcon, Peregrine :: Falco peregrinus
Finch, House :: Carpodacus mexicanus
Finch, Purple :: Carpodacus purpureus
Fish-Eagle, African :: Haliaeetus vocifer
Flameback, Black-rumped :: Dinopium benghalense
Flameback, Common :: Dinopium javanense
Flamingo, Greater :: Phoenicopterus ruber
Flicker, Northern :: Colaptes auratus
Flycatcher, Ash-throated :: Myiarchus cinerascens
Flycatcher, Great Crested :: Myiarchus crinitus
Flycatcher, Scissor-tailed :: Tyrannus forficatus
Flycatcher, Vermilion :: Pyrocephalus rubinus
Frigatebird, Magnificent :: Fregata magnificens
Frogmouth, Tawny :: Podargus strigoides
Gadwall :: Anas strepera
Galah :: Cacatua roseicapilla
Gallinule, Purple :: Porphyrio martinicus
Gannet, Australasian :: Morus serrator
Gannet, Northern :: Morus bassanus
Glossy-Starling, Greater Blue-eared :: Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Godwit, Marbled :: Limosa fedoa
Goldeneye, Barrow's :: Bucephala islandica
Goldeneye, Common :: Bucephala clangula
Golden-Plover, European :: Pluvialis apricaria
Goldfinch, American :: Carduelis tristis
Goldfinch, European :: Carduelis carduelis
Goldfinch, Lesser :: Carduelis psaltria
Gonolek, Crimson-breasted :: Laniarius atrococcineus
Goose, Barnacle :: Branta leucopsis
Goose, Canada :: Branta canadensis
Goose, Egyptian :: Alopochen aegyptiacus
Goose, Greater White-fronted :: Anser albifrons
Goose, Greylag :: Anser anser
Goose, Hawaiian :: Branta sandvicensis
Goose, Lesser Snow :: Anser caerulescens caerulescens
Goose, Red-breasted :: Branta ruficollis
Goose, Ross's :: Anser rossii
Goose, Snow :: Anser caerulescens
Goose, Swan :: Anser cygnoides
Grackle, Boat-tailed :: Quiscalus major
Grackle, Common :: Quiscalus quiscula
Grackle, Great-tailed :: Quiscalus mexicanus
Grebe, Black-necked :: Podiceps nigricollis
Grebe, Eared :: Podiceps nigricollis
Grebe, Great Crested :: Podiceps cristatus
Greenfinch, European :: Carduelis chloris
Grosbeak, Black-headed :: Pheucticus melanocephalus
Grosbeak, Pine :: Pinicola enucleator
Grosbeak, Rose-breasted :: Pheucticus ludovicianus
Grouse, Blue :: Dendragapus obscurus
Grouse, Red :: Lagopus lagopus scoticus
Guineafowl, Helmeted :: Numida meleagris
Gull, Black-headed :: Larus ridibundus
Gull, Black-tailed :: Larus crassirostris
Gull, Bonaparte's :: Larus philadelphia
Gull, Franklin's :: Larus pipixcan
Gull, Glaucous-winged :: Larus glaucescens
Gull, Herring :: Larus argentatus
Gull, Laughing :: Larus atricilla
Gull, Lesser Black-backed :: Larus fuscus
Gull, Red-billed :: Larus scopulinus
Gull, Silver :: Larus novaehollandiae
Gull, Western :: Larus occidentalis
Hamerkop :: Scopus umbretta
Hammerhead :: Scopus umbretta
Hardhead :: Aythya australis
Harrier, Montagu's :: Circus pygargus
Hawk, Red-shouldered :: Buteo lineatus
Hawk, Red-tailed :: Buteo jamaicensis
Hawk, Sharp-shinned :: Accipiter striatus
Heron, Great Blue :: Ardea herodias
Heron, Green :: Butorides virescens
Heron, Grey :: Ardea cinerea
Heron, Little Blue :: Egretta caerulea
Heron, Purple :: Ardea purpurea
Heron, Tricolored :: Egretta tricolor
Heron, White-faced :: Egretta novaehollandiae
Hornbill, Southern Yellow-billed :: Tockus leucomelas
Hummingbird, Anna's :: Calypte anna
Hummingbird, Ruby-throated :: Archilochus colubris
Hummingbird, Rufous :: Selasphorus rufus
Ibis, Australian :: Threskiornis molucca
Ibis, Glossy :: Plegadis falcinellus
Ibis, Scarlet :: Eudocimus ruber
Ibis, White :: Eudocimus albus
Jackdaw, Eurasian :: Corvus monedula
Jay, Beautiful :: Cyanolyca pulchra
Jay, Blue :: Cyanocitta cristata
Jay, Eurasian :: Garrulus glandarius
Jay, Grey :: Perisoreus canadensis
Jay, Steller's :: Cyanocitta stelleri
Junco, Dark-eyed :: Junco hyemalis
Kestrel, American :: Falco sparverius
Kestrel, Common :: Falco tinnunculus
Killdeer :: Charadrius vociferus
Kingbird, Eastern :: Tyrannus tyrannus
Kingbird, Western :: Tyrannus verticalis
Kingfisher, Common :: Alcedo atthis
Kingfisher, Giant :: Megaceryle maxima
Kingfisher, Malachite :: Alcedo cristata
Kingfisher, Ringed :: Megaceryle torquata
Kite, Black :: Milvus migrans
Kite, Black-winged :: Elanus caeruleus
Kite, Red :: Milvus milvus
Kittiwake, Black-legged :: Rissa tridactyla
Kookaburra, Blue-winged :: Dacelo leachii
Kookaburra, Laughing :: Dacelo novaeguineae
Lapwing, Northern :: Vanellus vanellus
Lapwing, Red-wattled :: Vanellus indicus
Lark, Crested :: Galerida cristata
Laughingthrush, Masked :: Garrulax perspicillatus
Loon, Common :: Gavia immer
Loon, Red-throated :: Gavia stellata
Lorikeet, Musk :: Glossopsitta concinna
Lorikeet, Rainbow :: Trichoglossus haematodus
Lory, Collared :: Phigys solitarius
Macaw. Blue-and-yellow :: Ara ararauna
Macaw, Red-and-green :: Ara chloropterus
Macaw, Scarlet :: Ara macao
Magpie, Australian :: Gymnorhina tibicen
Magpie, Black-billed :: Pica pica
Magpie, Yellow-billed :: Pica nuttalli
Magpie-Robin, Oriental :: Copsychus saularis
Mallard :: Anas platyrhynchos
Marsh-Harrier, Eurasian :: Circus aeruginosus
Marsh-Harrier, Western :: Circus aeruginosus
Martin, Purple :: Progne subis
Meadowlark, Eastern :: Sturnella magna
Merganser, Common :: Mergus merganser
Merganser, Hooded :: Lophodytes cucullatus
Merlin :: Falco columbarius
Mockingbird, Northern :: Mimus polyglottos
Moorhen, Common :: Gallinula chloropus
Munia, White-rumped :: Lonchura striata
Murre, Common :: Uria aalge
Myna,Common :: Acridotheres tristis
Myna, Crested :: Acridotheres cristatellus
Nene :: Branta sandvicensis
Nighthawk, Common :: Chordeiles minor
Night-Heron, Black-crowned :: Nycticorax nycticorax
Night-Heron, Yellow-crowned :: Nyctanassa violacea
Nutcracker, Clark's :: Nucifraga columbiana
Nuthatch, Red-breasted :: Sitta canadensis
Nuthatch, White-breasted :: Sitta carolinensis
Oriole, Baltimore :: Icterus galbula
Osprey :: Pandion haliaetus
Owl, Barn :: Tyto alba
Owl, Barred :: Strix varia
Owl, Burrowing :: Speotyto cunicularia
Owl, Great Grey :: Strix nebulosa
Owl, Great Horned :: Bubo virginianus
Owl, Little :: Athene noctua
Owl, Northern Hawk :: Surnia ulula
Owl, Saw-whet :: Aegolius acadicus
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Oystercatcher, American :: Haematopus palliatus
Oystercatcher, Black :: Haematopus bachmani
Oystercatcher, Eurasian :: Haematopus ostralegus
Parakeet, Alexandrine :: Psittacula eupatria
Parakeet, Derbyan :: Psittacula derbiana
Parakeet, Moustached :: Psittacula alexandri
Parakeet, Red-breasted :: Psittacula alexandri
Parakeet, Rose-ringed :: Psittacula krameri
Parakeet, Sun :: Aratinga solstitialis
Parrot, Black-headed :: Pionites melanocephala
Partridge, Red-legged :: Alectoris rufa
Peafowl, Indian :: Pavo cristatus
Pelican, American White :: Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Pelican, Australian :: Pelecanus conspicillatus
Pelican, Brown :: Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelican, Great White :: Pelecanus onocrotalus
Penguin, Jackass :: Spheniscus demersus
Penguin, King :: Aptenodytes patagonicus
Pheasant, Common :: Phasianus colchicus
Pheasant, Golden :: Chrysolophus pictus
Phoebe, Eastern :: Sayornis phoebe
Pigeon, Common :: Columba livia
Pigeon, Crested :: Geophaps lophotes
Pigeon, Nicobar :: Caloenas nicobarica
Pintail, Northern :: Anas acuta
Pipit, Paddyfield :: Anthus rufulus
Plover, Black-bellied :: Pluvialis squatarola
Plover, Grey :: Pluvialis squatarola
Plover, Kentish :: Charadrius alexandrinus
Plover, Piping :: Charadrius melodus
Plover, Semipalmated :: Charadrius semipalmatus
Plover, Snowy :: Charadrius alexandrinus
Pochard, Ferruginous :: Aythya nyroca
Pochard, Red-crested :: Netta rufina
Pond-Heron, Chinese :: Ardeola bacchus
Pond-Heron, Indian :: Ardeola grayii
Pratincoler, Collared :: Glareola pratincola
Prinia, Plain :: Prinia inornata
Prinia, Yellow-bellied :: Prinia flaviventris
Ptarmigan, Willow :: Lagopus lagopus
Puffin, Atlantic :: Fratercula arctica
Pygmy-Owl, Ferruginous :: Glaucidium brasilianum
Pyrrhuloxia :: Cardinalis sinuatus
Quail, California :: Callipepla californica
Quail, Gambel's :: Callipepla gambelii
Quetzal, Resplendent :: Pharomachrus mocinno
Raven, Australian :: Corvus coronoides
Razorbill :: Alca torda
Redpoll, Common :: Carduelis flammea
Redshank, Common :: Tringa totanus
Redstart. American :: Setophaga ruticilla
Redstart, Black :: Phoenicurus ochruros
Robin, American :: Turdus migratorius
Robin, European :: Erithacus rubecula
Rock-Thrush, Blue :: Monticola solitarius
Roller, European :: Coracias garrulus
Sandpiper, Common :: Tringa hypoleucos
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Sandpiper, Green :: Tringa ochropuss
Sandpiper, Least :: Calidris minutilla
Sandpiper, Spotted :: Tringa macularia
Sapsucker, Red-breasted :: Sphyrapicus ruber
Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied :: Sphyrapicus varius
Scaup, Lesser :: Aythya affinis
Scops-Owl, Indian :: Otus bakkamoena
Screamer, Southern :: Chauna torquata
Screech-Owl, Eastern :: Otus asio
Serin, European :: Serinus serinus
Shag, European :: Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Shearwater, Wedge-tailed :: Puffinus pacificus
Shelduck, Common :: Tadorna tadorna
Shelduck, Ruddy :: Tadorna ferruginea
Shoveler, Cape :: Anas smithii
Shoveler, Northern :: Anas clypeata
Shrike, Great Grey :: Lanius excubitor
Shrike, Loggerhead :: Lanius ludovicianus
Shrike, Northern :: Lanius excubitor
Shrike, Southern Grey :: Lanius meridionalis
Siskin, Eurasian :: Carduelis spinus
Siskin, Pine :: Carduelis pinus
Skimmer, Black :: Rynchops niger
Smew :: Mergellus albellus
Snake-Eagle, Short-toed :: Circaetus gallicus
Sparrow, Cape :: Passer melanurus
Sparrow, Chipping :: Spizella passerina
Sparrow, Eurasian Tree :: Passer montanus
Sparrow, Field :: Spizella pusilla
Sparrow, Fox :: Passerella iliaca
Sparrow, Grasshopper :: Ammodramus savannarum
Sparrow, House :: Passer domesticus
Sparrow, Savannah :: Passerculus sandwichensis
Sparrow, Song :: Melospiza melodia
Sparrow, White-crowned :: Zonotrichia leucophrys
Sparrow, White-throated :: Zonotrichia albicollis
Spoonbill, Royal :: Platalea regia
Starling, Black-collared :: Sturnus nigricollis
Starling, Common :: Sturnus vulgaris
Starling, Superb :: Lamprotornis superbus
Stilt, Black-neckedt :: Himantopus mexicanus
Stilt, Black-winged :: Himantopus himantopus
Stonechat, Common :: Saxicola torquata
Stork, Painted :: Mycteria leucocephala
Stork, White :: Ciconia ciconia
Stork, Wood :: Mycteria americana
Swallow, Barn :: Hirundo rustica
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged :: Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Swallow, Tree :: Tachycineta bicolor
Swallow, Violet-green :: Tachycineta thalassina
Swamphen, Purple :: Porphyrio porphyrio
Swan, Black :: Cygnus atratus
Swan, Mute :: Cygnus olor
Swam, Whooper :: Cygnus cygnus
Tanager, Scarlet :: Piranga olivacea
Tanager, Summer :: Piranga rubra
Teal, Blue-winged :: Anas discors
Teal, Marbled :: Marmaronetta angustirostris
Tern, Caspian :: Sterna caspia
Tern, Common :: Sterna hirundo
Tern, Forster's :: Sterna forsteri
Tern, Inca :: Larosterna inca
Tern, Least :: Sterna antillarum
Tern, Little :: Sterna albifrons
Tern, Roseate :: Sterna dougallii
Thrasher, Brown :: Toxostoma rufum
Thrasher, Curve-billed :: Toxostoma curvirostre
Tit, Coal :: Parus ater
Tit, European Blue :: Parus caeruleus
Titmouse, Tufted :: Parus bicolor
Towhee, Canyon :: Pipilo fuscus
Towhee, Eastern :: Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Towhee, Spotted :: Pipilo maculatus
Trogon, Orange-bellied :: Trogon aurantiiventris
Turkey, Wild :: Meleagris gallopavo
Turnstone, Ruddy :: Arenaria interpres
Veery :: Catharus fuscescens
Violet-ear, Green :: Colibri thalassinus
Vireo, Red-eyed :: Vireo olivaceus
Vulture, Black :: Coragyps atratus
Vulture, Turkey :: Cathartes aura
Wagtail, Grey :: Motacilla cinerea
Wagtail, White :: Motacilla alba
Wagtail, Yellow :: Motacilla flava
Warbler, Black-and-white :: Mniotilta varia
Warbler, Chestnut-sided :: Dendroica pensylvanica
Warbler, Magnolia :: Dendroica magnolia
Warbler, Prairie :: Dendroica discolor
Warbler, Prothonotary :: Protonotaria citrea
Warbler, Sardinian :: Sylvia melanocephala
Warbler, Subalpine :: Sylvia cantillans
Warbler, Yellow :: Dendroica petechia
Warbler, Yellow-rumped :: Dendroica coronata
Waxwing, Cedar :: Bombycilla cedrorum
Whistling-Duck, White-faced :: Dendrocygna viduata
Whistling-Thrush, Formosan :: Myophonus insularis
White-eye, Japanese :: Zosterops japonicus
Wigeon, American :: Anas americana
Wigeon, Chiloe :: Anas sibilatrix
Wigeon, Eurasian :: Anas penelope
Willet :: Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Woodpecker, Acorn :: Melanerpes formicivorus
Woodpecker, Downy :: Picoides pubescens
Woodpecker, Eurasian Green :: Picus viridis
Woodpecker, Gila :: Melanerpes uropygialis
Woodpecker, Great Spotted :: Dendrocopos major
Woodpecker, Hairy :: Picoides villosus
Woodpecker, Indian Golden-backed Three Toed :: Dinopium javanense malabaricum
Woodpecker, Nuttall's :: Picoides nuttallii
Woodpecker, Pileated :: Dryocopus pileatus
Woodpecker, Red-bellied :: Melanerpes carolinus
Woodpecker, Red-headed :: Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Wood-Pewee, Eastern :: Contopus virens
Wood-Pigeon,Common :: Columba palumbus
Wren, Cactus :: Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Wren, Carolina :: Thryothorus ludovicianus
Wren, House :: Troglodytes aedon
Yellowlegs, Greater :: Tringa melanoleuca
Yellowlegs, Lesser :: Tringa flavipes
Yellowthroat, Common :: Geothlypis trichas

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What do you think of this sort order? It is a little weird because I'm sorting by

Woodpecker, Downy
Woodpecker, Great Spotted
Woodpecker, Hairy
Woodpecker, Pileated

But it is not written that way. I guess I should fix it. Sigh.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
ok I fixed it. I probably made a bunch of type-os.
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martytdx PRO 12 years ago
I think it makes it easier because all of the "Ducks" will be together, all of the "woodpeckers" together, etc.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
thank you, martytdx. They were sorting that way before, it was just that the text didn't read that way so it looked funny. (instead of woodpecker, downy it said downy woodpecker. but I haven't changed the way the list is sorted)
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List updated with the following birds:

Selasphorus rufus/Rufous Hummingbird
Parus ater/Coal Tit
Corvus monedula/Eurasian Jackdaw
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax/Red-billed Chough
Carduelis chloris/European Greenfinch
Fringilla coelebs/Chaffinch
Phalacrocorax aristotelis/European Shag
Branta leucopsis/Barnacle Goose
Marmaronetta angustirostris/Marbled Teal
Oxyura ferruginea/Andean Duck
Dendrocygna viduata/White-faced Whistling-Duck
Parus caeruleus/European Blue Tit
Molothrus ater/Brown-headed Cowbird
Coccyzus americanus/Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Piranga olivacea/Scarlet Tanager
Contopus virens/Eastern Wood-Pewee
Dendroica pensylvanica/Chestnut-sided Warbler
Gavia immer/Common Loon
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
List updated with the follwoing birds:

Vanellus vanellus/Northern Lapwing
Fratercula arctica/Atlantic Puffin
Carduelis carduelis/European Goldfinch
Athene noctua/Little Owl
Asio flammeus/Short-eared Owl
Elanus caeruleus/Black-winged Kite
Circaetus gallicus/Short-toed Snake-Eagle
Hirundo rupestris/Eurasian Crag-Martin
Sterna albifrons/Little Tern
Galerida cristata/Crested Lark
Circus aeruginosus/Western Marsh-Harrier
Circus aeruginosus/Eurasian Marsh-Harrier
Tringa ochropus/Green Sandpiper
Circus pygargus/Montagu's Harrier
Falco tinnunculus/Common Kestrel
Porphyrio porphyrio/Purple Swamphen
Bubo bubo/Eurasian Eagle-Owl
Milvus milvus/Red Kite
Glareola pratincola/Collared Pratincole
Coracias garrulus/European Roller
Anas strepera/Gadwall
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AceFrenzy 12 years ago
So Gini, I'm rather interested on how many birds we've archived so far and you have spent your time listing.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
238!
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
I have a couple I need to add of mine that are new birds. I haven't gotten around to it yet.
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AceFrenzy 12 years ago
Sheesh girl, take your time! Very impressed with this group and everyone taking the initiative.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Oh, ACe, it's ok. There are only a few new ones a day. Aaaaand, 8 new birds for today! That brings us to 246.

Nyctanassa violacea/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Sitta canadensis/Red-breasted Nuthatch
Sylvia cantillans/Subalpine Warbler
Haematopus ostralegus/Eurasian Oystercatcher
Pluvialis apricaria/European Golden-Plover
Pipilo maculatus/Spotted Towhee
Pheucticus ludovicianus/Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Egretta tricolor/Tricolored Heron
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds!

Sterna dougallii/Roseate Tern
Himantopus himantopus/Black-winged Stilt
Corvus cornix/Hooded Crow
Erithacus rubecula/European Robin
Turdus merula/Eurasian Blackbird
Turdus merula/Common Blackbird
Geothlypis trichas/Common Yellowthroat
Sterna antillarum/Least Tern
Sterna hirundo/Common Tern
Uria aalge/Common Murre
Psittacula eupatria/Alexandrine Parakeet
Pheucticus melanocephalus/Black-headed Grosbeak
Carpodacus purpureus/Purple Finch
Larus argentatus/Herring Gull
Gallinula chloropus/Common Moorhen
Tringa melanoleuca/Greater Yellowlegs
Picus viridis/Eurasian Green Woodpecker
Fulica atra/Common Coot
Fulica atra/Eurasian Coot
Phalacrocorax carbo/Great Cormorant
dianeham PRO 12 years ago
Gini - I don't see some of the birds I posted listed above.

common myna
common grackle
greater flamingo
black skimmer
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Got it, Diane. Thanks a bunch for letting me know!
dianeham PRO 12 years ago
Why did you tag the black-bellied plover as a grey plover?
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
It has 2 common names in our list.
dianeham PRO 12 years ago
Oh. I never heard grey plover, thanks.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
It seems like it might be a little bit of a strange list, Diane. As long as we have one standard to go by, though, it should help us id birds. Thanks for all of your photos, Diane.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
OH, new birds!

Geothlypis trichas/Common Yellowthroat
Columba palumbus/Common Wood-Pigeon
Phoenicopterus ruber/Greater Flamingo
Quiscalus quiscula/Common Grackle
Rynchops niger/Black Skimmer
Acridotheres tristis/Common Myna
Callipepla californica/California Quail
Picoides nuttallii/Nuttall's Woodpecker
Sphyrapicus ruber/Red-breasted Sapsucker
Myiarchus cinerascens/Ash-throated Flycatcher
Sialia mexicana/Western Bluebird
Spizella passerina/Chipping Sparrow
Corvus ossifragus/Fish Crow
Charadrius melodus/Piping Plover
Charadrius semipalmatus/Semipalmated Plover
Pluvialis squatarola/Grey Plover
Pluvialis squatarola/Black-bellied Plover
Pelecanus occidentalis/Brown Pelican
Gavia stellata/Red-throated Loon
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New Birds!

Spizella pusilla/Field Sparrow
Chordeiles minor/Common Nighthawk
Vireo olivaceus/Red-eyed Vireo
Progne subis/Purple Martin
Ciconia ciconia/White Stork
Emberiza calandra/Corn Bunting
Quiscalus mexicanus/Great-tailed Grackle
Coccyzus americanus/Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Falco columbarius/Merlin
Dendragapus obscurus/Blue Grouse
Egretta garzetta/Little Egret
Strix varia/Barred Owl
Haematopus bachmani/Black Oystercatcher
Gymnorhina tibicen/Australian Magpie
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
A few new birds

Charadrius alexandrinus/Kentish Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus/Snowy Plover
Passer montanus/Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Pyrocephalus rubinus/Vermilion Flycatcher
Cardinalis sinuatus/Pyrrhuloxia
Melanerpes uropygialis/Gila Woodpecker
Tachycineta thalassina/Violet-green Swallow
Motacilla cinerea/Grey Wagtail
Catharus fuscescens/Veery
Dacelo novaeguineae/Laughing Kookaburra
Buteo buteo/Common Buzzard
Carduelis psaltria/Lesser Goldfinch
Mike Rodriquez PRO 12 years ago
hi,

I checked the list, and it appears that "4385 Tyrannus forficatus Scissor-tailed Flycatcher" is missing.

I have a photo of same to link to once the tag for this bird is setup.

thanks!
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Hi glowrocks - yes, I'm adding the links as new birds come in. Can't wait to see your Scissor-tailed Flycatcher :) Just add your shot to the pool and I'll be updating the list with it with the next set of additions.
Mike Rodriquez PRO 12 years ago
Ok, I've added the photos to the group and also added the names from the master list as new tags.

some of the images aren't what I'd call great, and should probably be removed after better ones are uploaded.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Thank you, glowrocks. They are great!

Birds added to the list tonight:

Myiarchus crinitus/Great Crested Flycatcher
Threskiornis molucca/Australian Ibis
Anthus rufulus/Paddyfield Pipit
Vanellus indicus/Red-wattled Lapwing
Turdoides striatus/Jungle Babbler
Tringa totanus/Common Redshank
Megaceryle torquata/Ringed Kingfisher
Corvus caurinus/Northwestern Crow
Domestic Duck
Pipilo fuscus/Canyon Towhee
Fulica americana/American Coot
Merops orientalis/Green Bee-eater
Ara chloropterus/Red-and-green Macaw
Glaucidium brasilianum/Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Tyrannus forficatus/Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
BioGeek 12 years ago
Hi Gini,

Great iniative! Just a small nitpick: you have a space in the tag for "Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus".

I'm sure this will encourage biologist from all over the world (like this one from Belgium) to brush off their rusty ornithological skills :)
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Thanks, biogeek. I haven't gone through and checked every latin name link yet. I guess I need to! If you find others please let me know.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
There appears to be a limit on how large a single comment can be. I had to split the list into 2 parts.

Added these birds today:
Trichoglossus haematodus/Rainbow Lorikeet
Alopochen aegyptiacus/Egyptian Goose
Aegolius acadicus/Saw-whet Owl
Pelecanus onocrotalus/Great White Pelican
Speotyto cunicularia/Burrowing Owl
Lamprotornis superbus/Superb Starling
Sturnella magna/Eastern Meadowlark
Ammodramus savannarum/Grasshopper Sparrow
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds. I feel kinda bad for the Jackass Penguin. Wonder how he got that name.

Aythya affinis/Lesser Scaup
Podiceps cristatus/Great Crested Grebe
Dinopium benghalense/Black-rumped Flameback
Tyrannus tyrannus/Eastern Kingbird
Casuarius casuarius/Southern Cassowary
Nucifraga columbiana/Clark's Nutcracker
Podargus strigoides/Tawny Frogmouth
Alectura lathami/Australian Brush-turkey
Alectoris rufa/Red-legged Partridge
Lamprotornis chalybaeus/Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling
Spheniscus demersus/Jackass Penguin
Anser cygnoides/Swan Goose
Morus serrator/Australasian Gannet
Pelecanus conspicillatus/Australian Pelican
Dacelo leachii/Blue-winged Kookaburra
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds for today

Carduelis spinus/Eurasian Siskin
Lagopus lagopus scoticus/Red Grouse
Otus asio/Eastern Screech-Owl
Diomedea exulans/Wandering Albatross
Passer melanurus/Cape Sparrow
Glossopsitta concinna/Musk Lorikeet
Larus novaehollandiae/Silver Gull
Dromaius novaehollandiae/Emu
Lanius excubitor/Great Grey Shrike
Lanius excubitor/Northern Shrike
Puffinus pacificus/Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Tockus leucomelas/Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
Cairina moschata/Muscovy Duck
Fregata magnificens/Magnificent Frigatebird
Larus fuscus/Lesser Black-backed Gull
Sayornis phoebe/Eastern Phoebe
Larosterna inca/Inca Tern
Dan Coulter PRO 12 years ago
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Got it, thank you Maxx+ and Dan Coulter. I'm going through the new photos now.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds today:

Anhinga novaehollandiae/Australian Darter
Ara ararauna/Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Psittacula alexandri/Red-breasted Parakeet
Psittacula alexandri/Moustached Parakeet
Colibri thalassinus/Green Violet-ear
Pharomachrus mocinno/Resplendent Quetzal
Trogon aurantiiventris/Orange-bellied Trogon
Perisoreus canadensis/Grey Jay
Phalacrocorax brasilianus/Neotropic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax brasilianus/Olivaceous Cormorant
Aptenodytes patagonicus/King Penguin
Sylvia melanocephala/Sardinian Warbler
Serinus serinus/European Serin
Anser caerulescens caerulescens/Lesser Snow Goose
Pionites melanocephala/Black-headed Parrot
I'm not sure if the brolga escaped your list? www.flickr.com/photos/omnia/18292597/

you tagged it "grusrubicundus" :)
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Hi omnia - I'm not sure it's my tag but I'll look in to it. Thanks for letting me know.
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds for today

Cyornis tickelliae/Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher
Dinopium javanense/Common Flameback
Dinopium javanense malabaricum/Indian Golden-backed Three Toed Woodpecker
Limosa fedoa/Marbled Godwit
Phalacrocorax bougainvillii/Guanay Cormorant
Ardeola grayii/Indian Pond-Heron
Lagopus lagopus/Willow Ptarmigan
Egretta rufescens/Reddish Egret
Cacatua galerita/Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Laniarius atrococcineus/Crimson-breasted Gonolek
Cracticus torquatus/Grey Butcherbird
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds for today

Grus rubicunda/Brolga
Chauna torquata/Southern Screamer
Euphagus cyanocephalus/Brewer's Blackbird
Cacatua roseicapilla/Galah
Chrysolophus pictus/Golden Pheasant
CharlesLam 12 years ago
Gini, I've added those below. Thanks for the list updating.

Dicrurus macrocercus/Black Drongo
Ixobrychus sinensis/Yellow Bittern
Myophonus insularis/Formosan Whistling Thrush
Megalaima oorti/Black-browed Barbet
Monticola solitarius/Blue Rock Thrush
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Thank you, Charles!
RichardLowkes 12 years ago
Gini: I've been advised that the moustached parakeet I made my query on a few days ago is actually a Derbyan Parakeet (Psittacula derbiana), which has a greyer breast. I've changed my tags to reflect this, but the species isn't yet on your list
Wow, you all have been doing a fantastic job with this group! Thank you Gini and Anita for coming along and catching up my tags for me. You're awesome!

Is it okay now to have more than one photo of each bird if they are good for ID? I posted a couple of shots of an Anhinga pair on my pages today. Would it be appropriate to post one or the other of these to the group? I also have some shots of the chicks.
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Anita363 PRO 12 years ago
It is fine -- we would purely love your anhingas. We started out with a 1-bird quota, but quickly abandoned that rule -- 1 photo can never say all there is to say about a species. I'd say 1 or the other of the adults (personally I love the one with the necks turned, but it's of course photographer's choice), plus the chicks (can't wait to see them!).
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Richard - thanks so much for the heads up. I'll add links for it tonight.

latenightowl - you can put as many of your bird photos as you want in the pool :)
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Nother heads-up: need link for Snow Goose (full species).

EDIT: & subspecies:
Red-shafted Flicker, Colaptes auratus cafer
Yellow-shafted Flicker, Colaptes auratus auratus
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
New birds for today:

Aratinga solstitialis/Sun Parakeet
Aratinga solstitialis/Sun Conure
Egretta novaehollandiae/White-faced Heron
Dicrurus macrocercus/Black Drongo
Ixobrychus sinensis/Yellow Bittern
Aythya australis/Hardhead
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris/Little Black Cormorant
Myophonus insularis/Formosan Whistling-Thrush
Megalaima oorti/Black-browed Barbet
Monticola solitarius/Blue Rock-Thrush
Corvus coronoides/Australian Raven
Platalea regia/Royal Spoonbill
Numida meleagris/Helmeted Guineafowl
Dicrurus leucophaeus/Ashy Drongo
Geophaps lophotes/Crested Pigeon
Phoenicurus ochruros/Black Redstart
Psittacula derbiana/Derbyan Parakeet
Anser caerulescens/Snow Goose
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Anita - didn't see your edit. Will update with tomorrows new birds.
Cheryl Hellcat 12 years ago
Thanks for adding the scientific names in my tags.

Nice work on the group here!
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
thanks, tankgirl

sorry I'm behind on updating the list. I'm going to work on it tonight. I've got a sick kid and that makes it difficult.
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No excuses! Where are your priorities, girl? :-)

I hope your kid is OK.
CharlesLam 12 years ago
Gini, I've replaced my photo of Yellow Crested Cockatoo/Cacatua sulphurea with a better one. Pls have the list updated.

Wish Ur kid getting well soon. :)
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
Hi Charles - as long as the common name and latin name for the bird in your picture is in the hyperlink list there is no work to be done. Isn't that cool? When I click the hyperlink for Cacatua sulphurea I get your new photo already, without changing anything.
Simha K. PRO 12 years ago
Added red jungle fowl, Gallus gallus
koli
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
The Lawrd - your amazing red jungle fowl are in the clements lists. Their photo made me laugh out loud for real. I guess it is the suspicious expressions they seem to have.

Anita - I didn't see your note in the top of the discussion thread until now. You'd like an asterisk before a subspecies? They would naturally sort with the subspecies after the species in the list by latin name. I could add an asterik to that, no problem. As for the common name, if you want them together I can make a special column to sort by that will make it so. You still want it?
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Oh -- if you put an asterisk all the subspecies will sort down at the bottom after all the full species? No, that's not what we want. Let's see: now that we've got separate Latin & common lists... if you leave the asterisk out, the Latin subspecies will sort exactly where we want them: immediately below their full species that they are a subspecies of. And there's no need to label subspecies as such in the Latin list -- the fact that it's 3 names instead of 2 does that automatically.

For common names, I had been thinking that the ideal order would be, eg:

Northern Flicker
Yellow-shafted Flicker
Red-shafted Flicker

But maybe there's something to be said for having Yellow-shafted to be alphabetized under Y so people looking for it there can find it -- not the least, the fact that it doesn't require any extra work! The only problem with that is that when somebody is looking under Northern Flicker, they have no idea there's a "submenu" of subspecies to choose from. Maybe the right solution is again (like I was suggesting for Sibley names) to have an explicit text crossreference, like so:

Northern Flicker :: Colaptes auratus see also subspecies Yellow-shafted Flicker, Red-shafted Flicker
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Gini~ PRO 12 years ago
No, I understood you. The subspecies will sort directly under it's species and not at the bottom of the list. I can make that happen if you want me to. I wouldn't be sorting on the names, I would be sorting on a sort field in order to customize the sorting. I can put an asterisk in front of the subspecies in the common name list, the latin name list, or both.

The idea with 'see also subspecies' - the text is wide and will wrap like you see it in your comment. Which way would you rather see it? I think I've seen a case where the subspecies wouldn't sort directly under the species. I can fix that.

Let me know what you prefer exactly and I'll work on it.

Do you think I should republish the sibley list with the birds I have moved deleted? It might avoid confusion. Eventually that list would be empty.
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Anita363 PRO 12 years ago
I don't think we need the asterisks.

You're right, the text wrapping is pretty ugly. Of course, it's not really hurting anything -- except our sensitive aesthetic senses :-) -- but it would be nice to find a way to lose it.

I think I like:

a) let Yellow-shafted sort where it wants to, under Y.

b) add a text crossref under Northern -- EITHER with the ugly wrapping, OR use your custom sort field hack to put each subspecies on a line by itself under the Northern line. I'll leave it up to you whether you think it's worth the extra work to get them on a separate line so the text doesn't wrap.

Either way, I do like the idea of including the text "see also subspecies" to make it clear exactly what's going on -- beats the heck out of my stupid cryptic asterisk notation.

c) Hmm, if you're feeling really ambitious, you could also put a crossref under the Y-for-Yellow-shafted entry, saying "subspecies of Northern Flicker."

I don't think it matters whether you revise the Sibley list as you move the species. Do whatever is easist for you -- if that helps you keep track, it's fine. I don't think there's any downside (confusion) for users if you leave it as it is -- it just means they can find those species from either list. The transition period will be short enough that it doesn't really matter either way.
Simha K. PRO 12 years ago
Gini, I had to follow these fowl around for about 15 minutes before they let me get close enough for this shot. They have a well deserved fear of humans I guess:)
dosbears PRO 12 years ago
Perhaps they know that they taste like chicken. ;-)
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