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Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over 21 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information for 12,000 regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more. This site is managed by Denis Lepage and hosted by Bird Studies Canada, the Canadian copartner of Birdlife International. Avibase has been a work in progress since 1992 and I am now pleased to offer it as a service to the bird-watching and scientific community.

© Denis Lepage 2018 - Number of records currently in Avibase: 21,678,101 - Last update: 2018-06-07

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I am excited to announce a new important addition to Avibase, called myAvibase. This is a new section of the site that provides tools for planning your next birding trip and manage your own personal checklists. You can use maps and graphs to quickly see how many species can be found in a given region and at various times of year, for instance. If you import your own sightings in myAvibase, you can also view how many new species (lifers) you could add to your lifelist on your next trip and decide when and where you should go. For some additional details on the types of reports available, please click here.

People who participate in eBird can very simply import their lifelist from their eBird account with a click of a button. MyAvibase also offers more features, such as the ability to chose which taxonomy you want to follow (Clements, IOC, etc.) as well as the ability to compare your lifelist the various lists to each other. Best of all, myAvibase is available for free!. (Please understand however that I am unable to provide personalized support, and may not be able to respond to your requests for assistance).

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Search resultsLanguage Scientific nameStatus
African Illadopsis English Sylvia abyssinica
African Illadopsis English Illadopsis turdina
Bergsilladopsis Swedish Illadopsis pyrrhoptera
Blackcap Illadopsis English Illadopsis cleaveri
Blackcap Illadopsis English Illadopsis cleaveri cleaveri ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (Bioko) English Illadopsis cleaveri poensis ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (Cameroon) English Illadopsis cleaveri batesi ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (Eastern) English Illadopsis cleaveri [marchanti or batesi] ssp group
Blackcap Illadopsis (Liberian) English Illadopsis cleaveri johnsoni ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (marchanti) English Illadopsis cleaveri marchanti ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (nominate) English Illadopsis cleaveri cleaveri ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (poensis) English Illadopsis cleaveri poensis ssp.
Blackcap Illadopsis (Western) English Illadopsis cleaveri [cleaveri or johnsoni] ssp group
Blackcap Illadopsis [cleaveri or johnsoni] English Illadopsis cleaveri [cleaveri or johnsoni] ssp group
Blackcap Illadopsis [marchanti or batesi] English Illadopsis cleaveri [marchanti or batesi] ssp group
Blackcapped Illadopsis English Illadopsis cleaveri
Black-capped Illadopsis English Illadopsis cleaveri
Brown Illadopsis English Illadopsis fulvescens
Brown Illadopsis English Illadopsis fulvescens [fulvescens] ssp group
Brown Illadopsis English Illadopsis fulvescens fulvescens ssp.
Brown Illadopsis English (Kenya) Illadopsis fulvescens
Brown Illadopsis (Brown) English Illadopsis fulvescens [fulvescens] ssp group
Brown Illadopsis (dilutior) English Illadopsis fulvescens dilutior ssp.
Brown Illadopsis (Moloney's) English Illadopsis fulvescens [moloneyana or iboensis] ssp group
Brown Illadopsis (Moloney's) English Illadopsis fulvescens moloneyana ssp.

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