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