List of Mediterranean waterbirds

Duck, Swans and Geese

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)
Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)
Taiga Bean Goose (Anser fabalis)
Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus)
Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Canada goose (Branta canadensis)
Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Dark-bellied Brant (Branta bernicla)
Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca)
Mallard (Anas platynrhynchos)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Garganey (Anas querquedula)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Marbled Duck (Marmaronetta angustirostris)
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)
Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)
Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra)
Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca)
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Smew (Mergus albellus)
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)
White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)

Divers

Red-throated Diver (Gavia arctica)
Arctic Loon (Gavia stellata)
Common Loon (Gavia immer)

Grebes

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

Cormorants

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)
Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

Pelicans

Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus)
Pink-backed Pelican (Pelecanus rufescens)

Herons

Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)
Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Striated Heron (Butorides striatus)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Western Reef Egret (Egretta gularis)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Great White Egret (Casmerodius albus)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)

Storks, Ibis et Spoobills

Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita)
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

Flamingos

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)

Rails and coots

Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)
Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)
Little Crake (Porzana parva)
Eurasian Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Purple Swamp-hen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Common Coot (Fulica atra)
Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)

Cranes

Common Crane (Grus grus)
Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)

Waders

Greater Painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)
Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Crab Plover (Dromas ardeola)
Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)
Senegal Thick-kneel (Burhinus senegalensis)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius)
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)
Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)
Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)
European Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus)
Sociable Plover (Vanellus gregarius)
White-tailed Plover (Vanellus leucurus)
Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
Red Knot (Calidris canutus)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus)
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)
Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Great Snipe (Gallinago media)
Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris)
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Terek Sandpiper (Tringa cinerea)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
Grey Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)

Gulls

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Slender-billed Gull (Croicocephalus genei)
Black-headed Gull (Croicocephalus ridibundus)
Little Gull (Hydrocoleus minutus)
Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)
Audouin's Gull (Larus audouinii)
White-eyed Gull (Larus leucophthalmus)
Great Black-headed Gull (Larus ichthyaetus)
Sooty Gull (Larus hemprichii)
Common Gull (Larus canus)
Armenian Gull (Larus armenicus)
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis)
European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)

Terns and Skimmers

Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
Royal Tern (Sterna maxima)
Crested Tern (Sterna bergii)
Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis)
Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)
Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
White-cheeked Tern (Sterna repressa)
Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus)
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybridus)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)
White-winged Black Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris)

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