Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas

Hope all our surfers & supporters have a lovelly Christmas
We have completed the Scolopacidae Family.
Over the next few days we will be working on the rest of the Charadriiformes order.
Hope you get some birding in over the break and don't fprget to give your gardeb birds a treat.
Merry Christmas.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Nearly Christmas. Hope you can all have a wonderful time & whatever your religion embrace the Christmas spirit.
We have a checklist for Bonin  "The Galapagos of the Orient" Three of it's unique birds are lost forever. We must protect what's left.

We have almost finished the Scolopacidae family, we do still need photos/paintings/video/sound recordings of.
2966 Sulawesi Woodcock Scolopax celebensis Near Threatened TSN: 176582
2967 Moluccan Woodcock Scolopax rochussenii Endangered TSN: 176583

Please help if you can.
The fabulous photos keep coming. This one from AttributionNoncommercialShare AlikeSome rights reserved by Cláudio Timm

Friday, November 30, 2012

We have completed all counties in The United Kingdom & The Republic of Ireland, all regions of France & The Netherlands.
We now have working Guestbook & comments pages. We look forward to your comments.

The Friends of WorldBirds keep providing inspiration in the form pf great photos of superb birds from exotic locations.
By David Cook Wildlife Photography © all rights reserved
Short-legged Ground-Roller (Brachypteracias leptosomus)

Monday, October 29, 2012

More Pages

We have been busy. New pages for Russia & Siberia. We have completed pages for all the English counties and are working hard to finish all the Scottish regions. The Sheltland and Orkney Isles have amazing lists. Visit Great Britain.
The Friends of WorldBirds continue to grow and provide inspiration in the the form of spectacular photos of great birds.
Photo by By Cláudio Timm  © all rights reserved

Friday, September 28, 2012



Hope you enjoy our web site, please comment it you do or if you have any critisism.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Still paddling through the waders.

Bogged down but still managed a few more pages:-
2990 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Least concern TSN: 176687
2991 Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Least concern TSN: 176686
2992 Little Curlew Numenius minutus Least concern TSN: 176606
2993 Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Extinct TSN: 176605
2994 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Least concern TSN: 176600
2995 Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Vulnerable TSN: 176604
2996 Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Critically Endangered TSN: 176607
2997 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Near Threatened TSN: 176596
2998 Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus Least concern TSN: 176593
2999 Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis Vulnerable TSN: 176598
3000 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Least concern TSN: 176610
3001 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Least concern TSN: 176621
3002 Common Redshank Tringa totanus Least Concern TSN: 176622
3003 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Least Concern TSN: 176633
3004 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Least Concern TSN: 176624
3005 Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer Endangered TSN: 176629
3006 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca Least Concern TSN: 176619
3007 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Least Concern TSN: 176620
3008 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Least Concern TSN: 176615
3009 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Least Concern TSN: 176632
3010 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Least Concern TSN: 176618
3011 Terek Sandpiper Tringa cinerea - Xenus cinereus Least Concern TSN: 176718
3012 Common Sandpiper Tringa hypoleucos Least Concern TSN: 176613
3013 Spotted Sandpiper Tringa macularia
3014 Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes Least Concern TSN: 176626
3015 Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
3016 Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
3017 Tuamotu Sandpiper Prosobonia cancellata Endangered TSN: 562479
3018 Tahitian Sandpiper Prosobonia leucoptera
3019 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
3020 Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
3021 Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
3022 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
3023 Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Near Threatened TSN: 176680

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Still wading through the Scolopacidae family

We have finished editing the Snipes and the Godwits some very cosmopolitan travellers many of wihich could turn up almst anywhere.

 By f_snarfel Frans Vandewalle April 27, 2010 © all rights reserved
Frans has many great photo's on Flickr, well worth a look.
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria Least concern TSN: 176709
2970 Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii Least concern TSN: 176701
2971 Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola Vulnerable TSN: 176706
2972 Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Least concern TSN: 176710
2973 Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala Least concern TSN: 176705
2974 Great Snipe Gallinago media Near Threatened TSN: 176704
2975 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Least concern TSN: 726054
2976 African Snipe Gallinago nigripennis Least concern TSN: 176707
2977 Madagascan Snipe Gallinago macrodactyla Vulnerable TSN: 176703
2978 South American Snipe Gallinago paraguaiae Least concern TSN: 560142
Magellanic Snipe Gallinago magellanica No Data TSN: 560142
2979 Puna Snipe Gallinago andina Least concern TSN: 176699
2980 Noble Snipe Gallinago nobilis Near Threatened TSN: 176708
2981 Giant Snipe Gallinago undulata Least concern TSN: 176712
2982 Andean Snipe Gallinago jamesoni Least concern TSN: 560141
2983 Fuegian Snipe Gallinago stricklandii Near Threatened TSN: 176711
2984 Imperial Snipe Gallinago imperialis Near Threatened TSN: 176702
2985 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Least concern TSN: 176591
2986 Chatham Islands Snipe Coenocorypha pusilla Vulnerable TSN: 559383
2987 Subantarctic Snipe Coenocorypha aucklandica Near Threatened TSN: 176714
2988 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near Threatened TSN: 176691
2989 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica Least concern TSN: 176690
2990 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Least concern TSN: 176687
2991 Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa Least concern TSN: 176686

Friday, September 7, 2012

Woodcocks & some snipe

World No




2963 Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Least concern TSN: 176578
2964 Amami Woodcock Scolopax mira Vulnerable TSN: 176581
2965 Rufous Woodcock Scolopax saturata Near Threatened TSN: 176584
2966 Sulawesi Woodcock Scolopax celebensis Near Threatened TSN: 176582
2967 Moluccan Woodcock Scolopax rochussenii Endangered TSN: 176583
2968 American Woodcock Scolopax minor Least concern TSN: 176580
New Guinea Woodcock Scolopax rosenbergii Near Threatened TSN: 176584
2969 Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria Least concern TSN: 176709
2970 Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii Least concern TSN: 176701
2971 Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola Vulnerable TSN: 176706
2972 Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura

We still need some photos, videos & sound recordings.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Wonderful World of Waders

We have edited the following families, more data, photos, video & sound recordings: Thinocoridae, Burhinidae, Haematopodidae, Charadriidae, Pedionomidae, and covered many species in the Scolopacidae & Laridae family.
One of my all time favourite photos.
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Photo by Changhua Coast Conservation Action (TWSG) © all rights reserved



Sunday, June 17, 2012


We are continueing the edit of the Falcon pages  and have now completed all the Caracaras, Falconets, the Forest-falcons & the Kestrels.


Black Caracara

Daptrius ater

Least Concern

TSN: 175660
3547 Red-throated Caracara Ibycter americanus Least Concern TSN: 668596
3548 Carunculated Caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus Least Concern TSN: 175664
3549 Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus Least Concern TSN: 175665
3550 White-throated Caracara Phalcoboenus albogularis Least Concern TSN: 175662
3551 Striated Caracara Phalcoboenus australis Near Threatened TSN: 175663
3552 Guadalupe Caracara Polyborus lutosus Extinct TSN: 175597
3553 Crested Caracara Polyborus cheriway Least Concern TSN: 175595
N/A Southern Caracara Caracara plancus Least Concern TSN: 554146
3554 Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima Least Concern TSN: 175667
3555 Chimango Caracara Milvago chimango Least Concern TSN: 175668
3556 Laughing Falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans Least Concern TSN: 175670
3557 Barred Forest-Falcon Micrastur ruficollis Least Concern TSN: 175675
3558 Plumbeous Forest-Falcon Micrastur plumbeus Vulnerable TSN: 175674
3559 Lined Forest-Falcon Micrastur gilvicollis Least Concern TSN: 561103
3560 Slaty-backed Forest-Falcon Micrastur mirandollei Least Concern TSN: 175673
3561 Collared Forest-Falcon Micrastur semitorquatus Least Concern TSN: 175676
3562 Buckley's Forest-Falcon Micrastur buckleyi Least Concern TSN: 175672
N/A Cryptic Forest-Falcon Micrastur mintoni Least Concern TSN: 668597
3563 Spot-winged Falconet Spiziapteryx circumcinctus Least Concern TSN: 668600
3564 Pygmy Falcon Polihierax semitorquatus Least Concern TSN: 175681
3565 White-rumped Falcon Polihierax insignis Near Threatened TSN: 175680
3566 Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens Least Concern TSN: 175683
3567 Black-thighed Falconet Microhierax fringillarius Least Concern TSN: 175685
3568 White-fronted Falconet Microhierax latifrons Near Threatened TSN: 175686
3569 Philippine Falconet Microhierax erythrogenys Least Concerns TSN: 175684
3570 Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucus Least Concerns TSN: 668598
3571 Brown Falcon Falco berigora Least Concerns TSN: 175630
3572 Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Least Concern TSN: 175646
3573 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Least Concern TSN: 175621
N/A Greater Cape Verde Kestrel Falco alexandri No data TSN: 175620
Lesser Cape Verde Kestrel Falco neglectus No data TSN: 175620
N/A Rock Kestrel Falco rupicolus Least Concern TSN: 175620
3574 Madagascar Kestrel Falco newtoni Least Concern TSN: 175647
3575 Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Vulnerable TSN: 175650
3576 Seychelles Kestrel Falco araea Vulnerable TSN: 668603
3577 Spotted Kestrel Falco moluccensis Least Concern TSN: 175645
3578 Australian Kestrel Falco cenchroides Least Concern TSN: 175632
3579 American Kestrel Falco sparverius Least Concern TSN: 175622
3580 Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides Least Concern TSN: 175652
3581 Fox Kestrel Falco alopex Least Concern TSN: 175627
3582 Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus Least Concern TSN: 175629
3583 Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni Least Concern TSN: 175638
3584 Banded Kestrel Falco zoniventris Least Concern TSN: 175657

Thursday, June 7, 2012


We have created a new page for all the Caracaras. You can view them from the Falconidae  page.

view photos March 11, 2007 by pablo_caceres_c all rights reserved

Saturday, May 5, 2012

We have edited all the buteos (The buzzards)
Red Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

By Minkn October 30, 2009  © all rights reserved
More photos, videos, slide shows, sound recordings and data. Don't forget to have your sound on.