jbw Steppe EagleJBW Honey buzzardJBW Short Toed Eagle

Jordan Bird List, prepared and updated by Jordan Bird Watch (2016)

e = extinct / fb = former breeder / ob = occasional or irregular breeder / pm = passage migrant / sb = summer visitor and breeder / sv = non-breeding summer visitor / r = resident / t = transient (present all year but without breeding) / wv = winter visitor / v = vagrant / upper case (PM, SB, R, WV) = locally common or widespread / ? = status unclear.

Common NameScientific NameStatus
1Ostrich Struthio cameluse
2Black-throated DiverGavia arcticav
3Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisSB,WV
4Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatuspm,wv
5Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollispm,wv
6Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollisv
7Atlantic PetrelPterodroma incertav
8Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedeapm
9Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelasv
10Flesh-footed ShearwaterPuffinus carneipesv
11Sooty ShearwaterPuffinus griseuspm
12Wilson’s Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicusv
13Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereusv
14Brown BoobySula leucogasterwv,t
15CormorantPhalacrocorax carbopm,WV
16Pygmy CormorantPhalacrocorax pygmeust/ wv,sv
17DarterAnhinga melanogasterwv (formerly)
18White PelicanPelecanus onocrotaluspm
19Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescensv
20Lesser FrigatebirdFregata arielv
21BitternBotaurus stellariswv
22Little BitternIxobrychus minutussb,PM,?wv
23Night HeronNycticorax nycticoraxt, sb?wv,PM
24Striated HeronButorides striatat
25Squacco HeronArdeola ralloidessb,PM
26Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisR,PM,WV
27Western Reef HeronEgretta gularist
28Little EgretEgretta garzettaR,PM,WV
29Intermediate EgretMesophoyx intermediav
30Great White Egret Casmerodius albusPM,WV,?s
31Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephalav
32Grey HeronArdea cinereat,PM,WV
33Purple HeronArdea purpureasb?,PM
34Goliath HeronArdea goliathv
35Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibisv
36Black StorkCiconia nigra?PM,wv,sv
37White StorkCiconia ciconiaPM,sv
38Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusPM
39SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiapm
40Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruberwv
41Mute SwanCygnus olorv
42Tundra SwanCygnus columbianusv
43Whooper SwanCygnus cygnusv
44White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsv
45Lesser White-fronted GooseAnser erythropusv
46Bean GooseAnser fabilisv
47Greylag GooseAnser anserwv
48Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegytiagar(introduced)
49Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferrugineav
50ShelduckTadorna tadornaob,pm,WV
51Cotton Pygmy-gooseNettapus coromandelianusv
52WigeonAnas penelopepm,WV
53Falcated DuckAnas falcatav
54GadwallAnas streperawv
55TealAnas creccaPM,WV
56MallardAnas platyrhynchosr,WV
57PintailAnas acutapm,WV
58GarganeyAnas querquedulaPM,?wv
59ShovelerAnas clypeatapm,WV
60Marbled DuckMarmaronetta angustirostris?fb,v
61Red-crested PochardNetta rufinapm,wv
62PochardAythya ferinapm,wv
63Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocapm,wv
64Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaPM,wv
65Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisv
66White-headed DuckOxyura leucocephalav
67Red-breasted MerganserMergus serratorv
68Honey BuzzardPernis apivorusPM
69Crested Honey BuzzardPernis ptilorhyncusv
70Black KiteMilvus migransPM,WV
71Red KiteMilvus milvusv
72Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus?r,pm
73LammergeierGypaetus barbatusfb,?e
74Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusfb,PM
75Griffon VultureGyps fulvusr
76Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotosfb,v
77Black VultureAegypius monachusv, ?wv
78Short-toed EagleCircaetus gallicusSB,PM
79Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosusfb,PM,wv
80Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusPM,wv
81Pallid HarrierCircus macrouruspm,wv
82Montagu’s HarrierCircus pygargusPM
83GoshawkAccipiter gentiliswv?;
84SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusPM,WV,r
85Levant SparrowhawkAccipiter brevipesPM
86Steppe BuzzardButeo buteo vulpinusPM
87Common BuzzardButeo buteo buteowv
88Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinusR
89Rough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopusv
90Lesser Spotted EagleAquila pomarinaPM
91Spotted EagleAquila clangapm,?wv
92Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisPM,WV
93Imperial EagleAquila heliacapm,WV
94Golden EagleAquila chrysaetosr
95Verreaux’s EagleAquila verreauxiir/?fb
96Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatusPM
97Bonelli’s EagleAquila fasciatusr
98OspreyPandion haliaetuspm
99Lesser KestrelFalco naumanniSB,PM
100KestrelFalco tinnunculusR,pm
101Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinuspm
102MerlinFalco columbariusWV
103HobbyFalco subbuteosb,PM
104Eleonora’s FalconFalco eleonoraev
105Sooty FalconFalco concolorSB,pm
106LannerFalco biarmicusr
107SakerFalco cherrugpm,wv
108/td>PeregrineFalco peregrinuspm,wv
109Barbary FalconFalco pelegrinoidesr
110/td>ChukarAlectoris chukarR
111Sand PartridgeAmmoperdix heyiR
112Black FrancolinFrancolinus francolinusR
113QuailCoturnix coturnixPM,?sb
114Water RailRallus aquaticusfb,pm,wv
115Spotted CrakePorzana porzanapm
116Little CrakePorzana parvapm
117Baillon's CrakePorzana pusillafb,pm
118CorncrakeCrex crexpm
119MoorhenGallinula chloropusR,pm,wv
120Purple GallinulePorphyrio porphyriov
121CootFulica atraob,pm,WV
122CraneGrus grusPM,WV
123Siberian White CraneGrus leucogeranusv
124Demoiselle CraneGrus virgov
125Houbara BustardChlamydotis undulatar
126Painted SnipeRostratula benghalensisv
127OystercatcherHaematopus ostraleguspm
128Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopusSB,PM
129AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaSB,PM
130Crab PloverDromas ardeolav
131Stone-curlewBurhinus oedicnemusR,pm
132Cream-coloured CourserCursorius cursorSB,r,pm
133Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincolaob,PM
134Black-winged PratincoleGlareola nordmanniv
135Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiussb,PM
136Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaPM,wv
137Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusSB,PM,WV
138Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultiisb,PM,?wv
139Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticuspm
140DotterelEudromias morinelluswv
141Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulvav
142European Golden PloverPluvialis apricariav
143Grey PloverPluvialis squatarolapm
144Spur-winged PloverVanellus spinosusR
145Blackhead PloverVanellus tectusv
146Red-wattled PloverVanellus indicusv
147Sociable PloverVanellus gregariuspm
148White-tailed PloverVanellus leucurusob,pm
149LapwingVanellus vanelluspm,WV
150KnotCalidris canutusv
151SanderlingCalidris albav
152Little StintCalidris minutaPM,wv
153Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckiiPM
154Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosv
155Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaPM
156DunlinCalidris alpinaPM,WV
157Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinelluspm
158RuffPhilomachus pugnaxPM,wv
159Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimuspm,wv
160SnipeGallinago gallinagoPM,WV
161Great SnipeGallinago mediav
162Pintail SnipeGallinago stenurav
163WoodcockScolopax rusticolav
164Painted SnipeRostratula benghalensisv
165Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaPM,wv
166Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicav
167WhimbrelNumenius phaeopuspm
168CurlewNumenius arquatapm
169Spotted RedshankTringa erythropuspm
170RedshankTringa totanusPM,WV
171Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisPM
172GreenshankTringa nebulariaPM,wv
173Green SandpiperTringa ochropusPM,WV,sv
174Wood SandpiperTringa glareolaPM
175Terek SandpiperXenus cinereuswv
176Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosPM, wv
177TurnstoneArenaria interprespm
178Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatuspm
179Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius v
180Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinusv
181Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticusPM
182Long-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudusv
183South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormickiv
184Sooty Gull Larus hemprichiiv
185White-eyed GullLarus leucophthalmusr/t
186Palla’s GullLarus ichthyaetuspm,wv
187Little GullLarus minutuspm
188Sabine’s GullXema sabiniv
189Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusPM,WV,sv
190Grey-headed GullLarus cirrocephalusv
191Slender-billed GullChroicocephalus geneiPM,wv,sv
192Audouin’s GullLarus audouiniiv
193Common GullLarus canuswv
194Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus, L. f. heugliniPM,wv
195Caspian GullLarus cachinnanspm,wv
196Yellow-legged GullLarus michaellis?wv
197Armenian GullLarus armenicuspm,WV
198Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreusv
199Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticasb,PM
200Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiar,ob
201Crested TernSterna bergiiv
202Lesser Crested TernSterna bengalensisv
203Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensispm
204Common TernSterna hirundoPM,sv
205Arctic TernSterna paradisaeav
206White-cheeked TernSterna repressapm
207Little TernSterna albifronssb,PM
208Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetusv
209Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridapm
210Black TernChlidonias nigerpm
211White-winged Black TernChlidonias leucopterusPM
212Lichtenstein’s SandgrousePterocles lichtensteiniir
213Crowned SandgrousePterocles coronatusr
214Spotted SandgrousePterocles senegallusr
215Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustusv
216Black-bellied SandgrousePterocles orientaliswv
217Pin-tailed SandgrousePterocles alchatar
218Rock DoveColumba livia (+C.l.domest.)R
219Stock DoveColumba oenaswv
220WoodpigeonColumba palumbusv
221African Collared DoveStreptopelia roseogriseav
222Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoR
223Turtle DoveStreptopelia turturSB,PM
224Laughing DoveStigmatopelia senegalensisR
225Namaqua DoveOena capensisR,sb,pm
226Ring-necked ParakeetPsittacula kramerir (introduced)
227Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandariusSB,PM
228CuckooCuculus canorusSB,PM
229Barn OwlTyto albaR
230Striated Scops OwlOtus brucei?wv
231Scops OwlOtus scopsSB,PM
232Eagle OwlBubo bubor
233Brown Fish OwlKetupa zeylonensisfb/?e
234Little OwlAthene noctuaR
235/td>Tawny OwlStrix alucoR
236Hume’s Tawny OwlStrix butleriR
237Long-eared OwlAsio otusr,pm,wv
238Short-eared OwlAsio flammeuspm,wv
239Nubian NightjarCaprimulgus nubicusr
240NightjarCaprimulgus europaeuspm
241Egyptian NightjarCaprimulgus aegyptius?ob,pm
242SwiftApus apusSB,PM,wv
243Pallid SwiftApus pallidusSB,PM,wv
244Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melbaSB,PM
245Little SwiftApus affinisR
246Smyrna KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensisR
247KingfisherAlcedo atthisPM,WV
248Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudisR
249Little Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalisR
250Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops superciliosusSB,pm
251Bee-eaterMerops apiasterSB,PM
252RollerCoracias garrulusSB,PM
253HoopoeUpupa epopsR,PM
254WryneckJynx torquillaPM,?wv
255Syrian WoodpeckerDendrocopos syriacusR
256Black-crowned Finch-larkEremopterix nigricepsv
257Dunn’s LarkEremalauda dunnir/ob
258Bar-tailed Desert Lark Ammomanes cincturaR
259Desert LarkAmmomanes desertiR
260Hoopoe LarkAlaemon alaudipesR
261Thick-billed LarkRhamphocoris clotbeyR
262Calandra LarkMelanocorypha calandrar,pm,WV
263Bimaculated LarkMelanocorypha bimaculataob,pm,wv
264Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactylaSB,PM
265Lesser Short-toed LarkCalandrella rufescensSB,pm,wv
266Crested LarkGalerida cristataR
267WoodlarkLullula arborear,WV
268SkylarkAlauda arvensisWV
269Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgulav
270Temminck’s Horned Lark Eremophila bilophaR
271Sand MartinRiparia ripariaPM
272Rock MartinHirundo fuligulaR
273Crag MartinHirundo rupestrispm,wv
274SwallowHirundo rusticaR,PM
275Red-rumped SwallowHirundo dauricaSB,PM
276House MartinDelichon urbicumSB,PM
277Tawny PipitAnthus campestrissb,PM
278Long-billed PipitAnthus similisR
279Richard’s PipitAnthus novaeseelandiaepm
280Blyth’s PipitAnthus godlewskiiv
281Water PipitiAnthus spinolettaWV
282Buff-bellied PipitAnthus rubescens japonicusv
283Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoniwv
284Tree PipitAnthus trivialisPM,wv
285Meadow PipitAnthus pratensispm,WV
286Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusPM,WV
287Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavasb,PM
288Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreola pm,ob
289Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereapm,WV
290White WagtailMotacilla albaPM,WV
291White-cheeked BulbulPycnonotus leucogenysR (introduced)
292Spectacled BulbulPycnonotus xanthopygosR
293WrenTroglodytes troglodytesR
294DunnockPrunella modulariswv
295Radde’s AccentorPrunella ocularisv
296Alpine AccentorPrunella collarisv
297Rufous Bush RobinErythropygia galactotesSB,PM
298Black Bush RobinCercotrichas podobev
299RobinErithacus rubeculaWV
300Thrush NightingaleLuscinia lusciniaPM
301NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchossb,PM
302BluethroatLuscinia svecicaPM,WV
303White-throated RobinIrania gutturalispm
304Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochrurosPM,WV
305RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusPM
306BlackstartCercomela melanuraR
307WhinchatSaxicola rubetraPM
308StonechatSaxicola torquatusPM,WV
309Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellinaSB,pm,wv
310WheatearOenanthe oenanthePM
311Cyprus WheatearOenanthe cypriacapm
312Black-eared WheatearOenanthe hispanicaSB,PM
313Desert WheatearOenanthe desertiR
314Finsch’s WheatearOenanthe finschiiWV
315Red-rumped WheatearOenanthe moestar
316Red-tailed (Kurdish) WheatearOenanthe xanthoprymnav
317Mourning WheatearOenanthe lugensR
318Hooded WheatearOenanthe monachaR
319White-crowned Black WheatearOenanthe leucopygaR
320Rock ThrushMonticola saxatilisPM
321Blue Rock ThrushMonticola solitariusR,pm
322Ring OuzelTurdus torquatusv
323Blackbird Turdus merulaR,wv
324FieldfareTurdus pilariswv
325Song ThrushTurdus philomelosWV
326RedwingTurdus iliacusv
327Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivoruswv
328Cetti’s WarblerCettia cettiR
329Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidisR
330Graceful WarblerPrinia gracilisR
331Scrub WarblerScotocerca inquietaR
332Grasshopper WarblerLocustella naeviav
333River WarblerLocustella fluviatilispm
334Savi’s WarblerLocustella luscinioidesfb,pm
335Moustached WarblerAcrocephalus melanopogonfb,wv
336Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenusPM
337Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustrispm
338Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceusSB,PM,wv
339Paddyfield WarblerAcrocephalus agricolav
340Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreusR
341Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceusfb,PM
342Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallidaSB,PM
343Booted WarblerIduna caligatapm
344Upcher’s WarblerHippolais languidaSB,pm
345Olive-tree WarblerHippolais olivetorumpm
346Icterine WarblerHippolais icterinapm
347Spectacled WarblerSylvia conspicillataR,wv
348Subalpine WarblerSylvia cantillanspm
349Ménétries’s WarblerSylvia mystaceapm
350Sardinian WarblerSylvia melanocephalaR,wv
351Cyprus WarblerSylvia melanothoraxwv
352Rüppell’s WarblerSylvia rueppellipm
353Desert WarblerSylvia nanapm,wv
354Arabian WarblerSylvia leucomelaenar
355Eastern Orphean WarblerSylvia crassirostrisSB,PM
356Barred WarblerSylvia nisoriaPM
357Lesser WhitethroatSylvia currucaSB,PM
358WhitethroatSylvia communisSB,PM
359Garden WarblerSylvia borinPM
360BlackcapSylvia atricapillaPM,wv
361Eastern Bonelli’s WarblerPhylloscopus orientalis?sb,PM
362Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrixPM
363ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaPM,WV
364Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusPM
365Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatusv
366GoldcrestRegulus regulusv
367Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataSB,PM
368Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parvapm
369Semi-collared FlycatcherFicedula semitorquataPM
370Collared FlycatcherFicedula albicollisPM
371Pied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleucaPM
372Arabian BabblerTurdoides squamicepsR
373Coal TitParus aterv
374Blue TitParus caeruleusR
375Great TitParus majorR
376WallcreeperTichodroma murariav
377Penduline TitRemiz pendulinuspm,wv
378Palestine SunbirdNectarinia oseaR
379Golden OrioleOriolus oriolusPM
380Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitorR
381Lesser Grey ShrikeLanius minorPM
382Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinusv
383Turkestan ShrikeLanius phoencuroidespm
384Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurioPM
385Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schachv
386Woodchat ShrikeLanius senatorSB,PM
387Masked ShrikeLanius nubicusSB,PM
388JayGarrulus glandariusR
389JackdawCorvus monedulaR,?wv
390Indian House CrowCorvus splendensR
391RookCorvus frugilegusv
392Hooded CrowCorvus coroneR
393Brown-necked RavenCorvus ruficollisR
394RavenCorvus coraxr
395Fan-tailed RavenCorvus rhipidurusR
396Tristram’s GrackleOnychognathus tristramiiR
397StarlingSturnus vulgarisWV
398Rose-coloured StarlingSturnus roseuspm
399Common MynaAcridotheres tristis R (introduced)
400Bank MynaAcridotheres ginginianusfb (introduced)
401House SparrowPasser domesticusR
402Spanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensisR,WV
403Dead Sea SparrowPasser moabiticusR
404Pale Rock SparrowPetronia brachydactylasb,pm
405Rock SparrowPetronia petroniaR
406Yellow-throated SparrowGymnoris xanthocollisv
407Indian SilverbillLonchura malabarica R (introduced)
408ChaffinchFringilla coelebsWV
409BramblingFringilla montifringillawv
410Red-fronted SerinSerinus pusillusv
411SerinSerinus serinus?r,WV
412Syrian SerinSerinus syriacusR,pm,wv
413GreenfinchChloris chlorisR,wv
414GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisR,wv
415SiskinCarduelis spinuswv
416LinnetCarduelis cannabinaR,wv
417Common CrossbillLoxia curvirostrav
418Desert FinchRhodopechys obsoletusR
419Trumpeter FinchBucanetes githagineusR
420Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinusv
421Sinai RosefinchCarpodacus synoicusR
422HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustes wv
423Pine BuntingEmberiza leucocephalosv
424YellowhammerEmberiza citrinellawv
425Rock BuntingEmberiza ciawv
426Striolated BuntingEmberiza striolataR
427Cinereous BuntingEmberiza cineraceapm
428Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaPM
429Cretzschmar’s BuntingEmberiza caesiaSB,PM
430Rustic BuntingEmberiza rusticav
431Little BuntingEmberiza pusillan
432Reed BuntingEmberiza schoenicluswv
433Black-headed BuntingEmberiza melanocephalasb,PM
434Corn BuntingMiliaria calandraR,WV
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